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U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Seney National Wildlife Refuge, Seney, MI, United States
Dec 11, 2017
Temporary
Summary You too can make a difference in our world. The work of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is meaningful and varied. Want to know more about what it is like to work for us? Click here to watch short podcasts entitled  Meet Your New Boss  and  Diversity is our Strength . This vacancy is recruiting for multiple locations within the Fish and Wildlife Service's Midwest Region, Region 3. The positions are temporary seasonal Biological Science Technicians at a National Wildlife Refuge in support of programs conducted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. As a  Biological Science Technician for a National Wildlife Refuge , you will be a member of a team of professionals working together to conserve, restore, and protect some of the nation's premier fish and wildlife habitat. You will be responsible for a broad range of duties such as monitoring flora and fauna of grasslands, wetlands, and forests; monitoring and controlling invasive species; and utilizing GIS and GPS technologies. You may also conduct minor maintenance on equipment, grounds and visitor use facilities. Additionally, you may provide information about your Refuge to the public and assist with community outreach programs. Positions will be filled at : Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge (Oak Harbor, OH). Anticipated field season will depend on position-- position one is anticipated to have a field season of March to December, and the incumbent MUST demonstrate prior experience in invasive species control and wetland management. Position two has an anticipated field season of May through August. Government housing is available at this location. Seney National Wildlife Refuge (Seney, MI). Anticipated field season is May to September. Government housing is available at this location. Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge (Saginaw, MI). Anticipated field season is June to December. Government housing is not available at this location. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Duties may include, but are not limited to: Collecting and organizing biological field data using standardized collection procedures and equipment; assembling basic information on habitat (forests, wetlands, and grasslands), plants, and fish and wildlife populations. Ensuring quality control of data collected; performing field, and data analysis of collected samples and records data. Making preliminary assessments or determinations on the cause of noted problems. Collecting data from surveys and employing appropriate data analyses, mathematics and statistics to interpret results. Assisting with performing a variety of habitat restoration and management activities in forests, grasslands, and wetland landscapes. Carrying out routine field studies on plants and plant ecology, and/or wildlife and wildlife ecology; inventorying and monitoring of invasive plants. Working with private landowners, other federal and state agencies, and non-governmental partners to carry out low complexity, non-controversial habitat restoration projects. Assisting in locating threatened and endangered plant or animal populations; and identifies and maps major exotic species infestations and rare plant populations. Assisting in the areas of public use which may include answering visitor questions, assisting in a visitor center, and conducting refuge tours. Assisting with maintenance and construction work such as road repair, fencing, posting, painting, minor repair of equipment and facilities, clearing water control structures such as dikes, ditches, or water impoundments. May be required to operate passenger vehicles, farm tractors, light trucks, tractors, boats, ATV/UTVs, small watercraft and utilize global positioning systems (GPS), geographic information systems (GIS), cameras, and a variety of computer programs. May be responsible for providing work direction for volunteers, YCC enrollees, temporary employees, etc. Closes 12/18/2017   Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
EnSafe Dallas, Texas, United States
Dec 11, 2017
Full time
EnSafe Inc. is an employee-owned, global professional services firm. We strive to provide cutting-edge, creative solutions for our clients. We are currently accepting applications for an Environmental Scientist in our Dallas (Irving), Texas office. This person will provide client and project management, coordination, and implementation of comprehensive project work associated with environmental due diligence, regulatory compliance/permitting, and assessment/remediation. Experience with federal and State of Texas environmental programs/requirements (TRRP, PST, RRC), SPCC rules, industrial and hazardous waste, air permitting, water/wastewater, along with other federal and state regulatory requirements, is desirable. Candidates with strong client and project management skills are preferred. There are no typical days at EnSafe, so you may go from doing fieldwork, to compiling data and preparing reports, to assisting with labor/material estimates. We require a minimum of a BS in engineering, geology, or related environmental science with a minimum of five years’ experience. HAZWOPER training, strong consulting and problem solving skills, and experience in the field are required. EnSafe’s philosophy is to seek individuals with extraordinary talent and to keep them on the cutting edge of emerging technologies through continuing professional development. Our employees are outgoing, self-motivated, and thrive in a fast-paced consulting environment. Communication, written and verbal, is also critical to success. Overnight travel will be required. EnSafe offers competitive salaries and benefits, an outstanding work environment, and the opportunity to work on innovative and exciting projects. For consideration, submit your cover letter, salary expectations, and resume. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Apple Santa Clara Valley, San Jose, California, United States
Dec 11, 2017
Full time
Job Summary This position is responsible for managing environmental programs to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations at Global Data Center locations. Key areas of responsibility include permitting, waste disposal, chemical management, and environmental protection. Key Qualifications 7+ years EHS experience 3+ years data center experience Knowledge of applicable EHS regulations and standards Strong interpersonal and communication skills Able to influence without authority Able to work independently Description Provide or arrange for environmental program services for facilities, including but not limited to: - Permitting - Training - Hazard assessments - Incident investigations/reporting - Inspections - Emergency response, including after-hours on-call coverage - Regulated waste disposal (Universal Waste, RCRA, Non-RCRA) - Contractor Safety Develop and implement written environmental programs, tools, and training materials Maintain positive relationships with regulatory agencies for the facilities and manage permits, regulatory inspections, and reporting Partner with various site departments, including Facilities, Project Management, Human Resources, and Security Support Corporate EHS initiatives, including EHS metrics reporting and audits Some travel required Education BA or BS program in a relevant EHS discipline; Master’s degree preferred Additional Requirements Relevant technical certification (CSP, CIH, etc.) preferred Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Outward Bound Asheville, NC, United States
Dec 11, 2017
Temporary
Location: Wilderness Basecamps (North Carolina Mountains and Outer Banks)  Summary: Founded in 1967, North Carolina Outward Bound School (NCOBS) is a charter member of the leading outdoor education network in the world.  Our wilderness courses, from the mountains of North Carolina to the shores of south Florida to the peaks of South America, deliver our mission to change lives through challenge and discovery. The Assistant Instructor position is an entry-level instructional role, providing familiarity with OB procedures, policies, and the local course area. The Assistant Instructor works under the direct supervision of the Instructor, Lead Instructor and Course Director and is responsible for supervising students, teaching OB curriculum and facilitating all course activities throughout the course. The Lead Instructor position is for staff that have 1.5 - 3 years of prior experience in the primary role of leading extended wilderness expeditions with groups.  At the North Carolina Outward Bound School, we are dedicated to the goal of building a vibrant, culturally diverse community of staff who are committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. In this effort, we strongly encourage women, people of color, people with disabilities, and veterans to apply.   We hire staff for the following seasons: North Carolina Mountains  (staff are encouraged to work multiple seasons and may have the opportunity to work during our winter season in the Everglades course area based on their skill set.)   Spring Season: March – May   Summer Season: Mid-May – August   Fall Season: September – October   Essential Duties and Responsibilities Assists the Instructor in the delivery of Outward Bound mission, educational framework and required course components. Participates in course planning, including the development of educational and technical curricula, route planning, food and equipment organization/packing, and more. Manages student group and all emergencies in Instructor’s absence. Provides clear, effective and timely communication with the Instructor, Course Director and other staff. Locates and uses communication systems in the event of an emergency. Adheres to all local operating procedures, safety policies and emergency procedures outlined in the NCOBS Policy Manual and LOPP’s.  Participates in required staff training. New Staff average 35-days of training in their first year. Consistently strives to give and receive timely, honest feedback with co-workers and supervisors. Commits to own professional growth as well as improving technical and interpersonal skills.   Qualifications 21 years of age or older. Current Wilderness First Responder and CPR certifications. Must be willing to commit to multiple years of work. To blossom as an Instructor requires a commitment of two or more years. Bachelor degree and/or 2-3 years’ experience in the outdoor education/experiential learning field or any similar combination of education and experience. Outward Bound or other wilderness expeditionary experience preferred. (OB, NOLS, College Outing/Orientation trip or equivalent) Excellent leadership, organizational skills and attention to detail. Flexible, adaptable and open to change. Strong personal motivation, initiative, follow through and commitment.  Able to effectively plan and deliver engaging experience-based educational lessons to achieve desired outcomes. Able to work effectively with students of different ages and backgrounds. Have a level of competence in backpacking skills and experience that enables the individual to focus on the students’ performance and not their own. Suggested 20+ days, some of which should be extended expeditionary travel. Confident in basic navigation using map and compass. Can assess and choose safe route through 3rd class terrain. Excellent self-care and ability to oversee self-care of students in a backcountry setting. Knowledge of environmental hazards and weather patterns.   Climbing Skills Able to teach basic climbing skills, such as movement over rocks, knots and hitches, and belay technique. Able to climb (top rope) 5.5 or better top rope. Ability to belay and rappel without guidance.  Experience with managing students at a rocks site. Experience with ropes courses as a student or staff is preferred.   Canoeing Skills Personal whitewater paddling experience and comfort on class ll and lll white water. Ability to perform basic tandem canoe strokes in both bow and stern and execute basic maneuvers. Competence in identifying & assessing river hazards. Ability to frame and facilitate a paddling experience with students.    Physical Requirements Must be sufficiently fit to participate in all site and course activities and maintain ample energy, strength and focus to aid students and instructors. This includes: Extended time on your feet – sometimes for up to 16+ hours a day, or possibly more in the case of an emergency. Ability to carry a 40 – 65 pound pack on and off trail for up to 12+ hours in a day. Ability to complete 7-mile running event over mountainous terrain. (Finishing in 75 minutes is an encouraged benchmark.)   Compensation and Benefits Pay is per diem and based upon the NCOBS field staff pay scale (starting rate is $70 per day). Recognition of previous experience awarded with commensurate pay.  Rustic but comfortable housing is provided; laundry, showers and internet are available for your use on base. Access to seasonal staff benefits (professional development opportunities and funds, pro-deal purchase program, etc.) When working, staff receive field food on course and are fed out of the common kitchen while on base. While not working, staff can receive food and housing in exchange for completing two hours of service per day. There is a cook present for the summer months who prepares lunch and dinner daily. Breakfast food items are provided, as well.   Application Instructions Click Apply Now" and then at NCOBS web site click "Apply for this Position" Upload your cover letter, resume,  and  relevant technical experience log to the following web page. Please include three references within your resume.  For a blank template of a technical experience log, click here:   Technical Experience Log . Supplemental documents can be uploaded as appropriate. Qualified candidates will be contacted to set up an interview. Applications are due by January 15th , 2018 .   Most of our hiring is done between November and January for work that begins the following spring.  Hiring may also be done on a rolling basis depending on the needs of the school.   North Carolina Outward Bound School prohibits discrimination against, and harassment of, any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, age, religion, sex, gender, pregnancy, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, military or veteran status, qualified individuals with a disability on the basis of the disability, or any other category which may be protected under applicable local, state or federal law. NCOBS promotes respect for all people, and will not tolerate harassment based on any of these characteristics nor on differences based on gender identity or expression.   Time Commitment   Summer is our busiest time at Outward Bound. Almost all of our field staff begin working with our summer and fall programs (May - October). To blossom as an Instructor requires a commitment of two or more summers. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com