Search 323 live jobs

Finding your new job just got easier

POST YOUR JOB TODAY

Job seekers will be able to find
your first-class job
Post a Job

Latest Jobs

Wilburforce Foundation Boston, MA, United States
Oct 18, 2017
Full time
Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) is seeking an experienced and innovative advocate on energy and the environment to lead its Massachusetts Advocacy Center, the largest of its five Advocacy Centers in New England. Working with the President, the Executive Vice President, and CLF senior staff, the Massachusetts Advocacy Center Director (ACD) will be responsible for developing and implementing an advocacy program for Massachusetts with the potential to impact law and policy throughout New England and nationally. Responsibilities include managing the Massachusetts Advocacy Center staff, working with the Massachusetts Advisory Board, and establishing and deepening relationships with members, partner organizations, businesses, government agencies, supporters, media, and the public. This position is based in CLF's Boston, Massachusetts office. For more information on Conservation Law Foundation, please visit https://www.clf.org/ . CANDIDATE PROFILE The Massachusetts Advocacy Center Director will be responsible for, but not limited to: Manages the Massachusetts Advocacy Center and reports directly to the President and the Executive Vice President (EVP); Works with program directors (PDs), the managing director of CLF Ventures and the EVP, to develop and implement advocacy goals and strategies in the state; Serves as the hiring manager and supervises and mentors staff advocates, legal assistants, legal interns and fellows, office managers and volunteers in her/his state, in coordination with PDs where appropriate; Works closely with senior staff colleagues and CLF constituencies to develop and execute fundraising strategies in her/his state, manage operations and expenses of her/his state office and develop and execute media strategy in the state; Manages and works closely with the CLF Massachusetts Advisory Board to maximize relevance, visibility and effectiveness of advocacy in Massachusetts, and to develop and execute fundraising strategies; Represents CLF at the Massachusetts state legislature, in legal and regulatory proceedings at the state and federal level, at public forums, media events and conferences; Develops, directs and stewards relationships with relevant NGOs, government agencies, political and legislative representatives, the business community and other stakeholders in her/his state; Manages the Massachusetts office, including its operating budget, administrative matters, a staff of professionals, and an office manager; Collaborates with other CLF staff at all levels on interdisciplinary matters; and Contributes to the strategic direction and stewardship of the organization throughout the region. Experience in a nonprofit public interest advocacy setting is highly desirable. A law degree and litigation experience at the state court, federal district court, and/or appellate court levels are preferred, but would not be required for an appropriate candidate. Qualifications The ideal candidate will be: A highly motivated individual with 7 or more years of advocacy experience in environment, energy, or related public interest fields. Experienced in law, policy and politics at the federal, state, and local levels; Experienced writing blogs and opinion pieces, and using social media platforms for advocacy and social change; Experienced as a media spokesperson (print and broadcast); Experienced in fundraising including identifying prospects and cultivating major donors and grant funders; An individual possessing excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, having respect for a diversity of opinions, and able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment; Accustomed to articulating and meeting measurable goals; and Experienced managing an operating budget and professional staff. Contact Conservation Law Foundation has engaged Liz Lombard and Turner Delano of Koya Leadership Partners to help in this hire. Please submit a compelling cover letter and resume here . Conservation Law Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBT applicants. PI99849482
Virginia Department of Transportation Lynchburg, VA, United States
Oct 18, 2017
Full time
Job Description Are you looking for a great career that offers excellent career development opportunities, benefits and work/life balance? The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is responsible for building, maintaining and operating the Commonwealthâ??s roads, bridges and tunnels. Virginia has the third largest state-maintained highway system in the country, covering over 58,000 miles of roadway. With over 7,000 employees, VDOT is one of the largest state agencies in the Commonwealth and best transportation agencies in the country with opportunities for long-term career growth. The Culpeper and Lynchburg Districts cover nineteen counties in central Virginia stretching from Warrenton down to Danville. The Environmental Compliance Inspector (ECI) position will work as a strategic environmental compliance inspector with an interdisciplinary team to provide environmental inspection management, planning, guidance, and technical assistance for transportation projects. The ECI will implement the Environmental Commitments and Compliance Program for both districts. This position will provide expert technical assistance, advice, and guidance on proper implementation of and compliance with the following: water-quality permit conditions; environmental document commitments; cultural resources commitments; hazardous materials commitments; threatened and endangered species commitments; other state and federal environmental commitments, laws, regulations, guidelines and policies; and VDOT Road & Bridge Specifications related to Environmental requirements. The position will fulfill ECI duties outside the home District as warranted based on program needs, assist with ECI Program training and outreach efforts, and follow established program reporting communication protocols related to non-compliance findings and issues. The ECI position will analyze projects and identify environmental compliance concerns, constraints, and requirements associated with project development, construction, and future maintenance liabilities, as well as identify and help solve environmental design, and constructability issues. The ECI will propose recommendations and assist in the development of design options, alternatives, and special provisions to be used to avoid or minimize impacts and will review bid proposals and contracts to confirm all environmental commitments identified in documents and clearances are included. Likewise, the ECI will confirm all commitments are properly identified and documented in the commitments database and will prepare accurate and clear environmental preconstruction handouts conveying all compliance requirements. The ECI will assist staff with any required water quality permit modifications and any additional coordination required for other environmental program commitments. Serve as the Environmental representative and liaison with internal and external stakeholders and represent the Environmental section at various meetings such as preconstruction meetings, progress meetings, training sessions, etc. Confirm that contractors, construction inspectors, construction and project managers, engineers, and other stakeholders have a complete and accurate set of environmental commitments. As needed, the ECI will also support the facility compliance program, the identification and/or implementation of MS4 TMDL projects, and assist with the IDDE program. This is a full-time teleworking position that will work out of the residence or nearby residency office. Therefore, selected candidate shall reside in one of the following more central cities/counties: Charlottesville, Lynchburg, Culpeper, Green, Madison, Orange, Albemarle, Louisa, Fluvanna, Buckingham, Charlotte, Prince Edward, Pittsylvania, Appomattox, Campbell, Nelson, Amherst. In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers educational assistance and professional growth  opportunities. Minimum Qualifications Considerable knowledge of federal, state, and local transportation and environmental rules, regulations, policies, and practices. Training or experience in environmental monitoring and inspection of construction activities, including providing recommendations to evaluate environmental compliance. Experience working with project proponents to avoid, minimize, and mitigate environmental impacts. Experience in Waters of the U.S. delineation and permitting. Experience interpreting and implementing the requirements of threatened and endangered species regulations. Skill in project management, workload planning and scheduling, and technical data interpretation and tracking, including gathering and analyzing data to make environmental recommendations. Ability to review, critique, and interpret plans, contracts, special provisions, and specifications. Skill in the use of computers and software applications. Valid Driver's License. Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector and Stormwater Management Control Inspector Certifications or ability to obtain within one year of employment.    Preferred Qualifications Progressively responsible experience managing complex projects in the transportation or construction industry. Degree in environmental studies or sciences. Equivalent experience or training may substitute for a degree. Combined Administrator Certification.    Job closes at 11:59 pm EDT on  10/20/2017 Please let us know   when you land a job you discovered at   EnvironmentalCareer.com
Virginia Department of Transportation Bristol, VA, United States
Oct 18, 2017
Full time
Job Description The Environmental Compliance Inspector (ECI) position will work as a strategic environmental compliance inspector with an interdisciplinary team to provide environmental inspection management, planning, guidance, and technical assistance for transportation projects. The ECI will implement the Environmental Commitments and Compliance Program for the district and/or region, as warranted. This position will provide expert technical assistance, advice, and guidance on proper implementation of and compliance with the following: water-quality permit conditions; environmental document commitments; cultural resources commitments; hazardous materials commitments; threatened and endangered species commitments; other state and federal environmental commitments, laws, regulations, guidelines and policies; and VDOT Road & Bridge Specifications related to Environmental requirements. The posiition will fullfull ECI duties outside the home District as warranted based on program needs, assist with ECI Program training and outreach efforts, and follow established program reporting communication protocols related to non-compliance findings and issues. The ECI position will analyze projects and identify environmental compliance concerns, constraints, and requirements associated with project development, construction, and future maintenance liabilities, as well as identify and help solve environmental design, and constructability issues. The ECI will propose recommendations and assist in the development of design options, alternatives, and special provisions to be used to avoid or minimize impacts and will review bid proposals and contracts to confirm all environmental commitments identified in documents and clearances are included. Likewise, the ECI will confirm all commitments are properly identified and documented in the commitments database and will prepare accurate and clear environmental preconstruction handouts conveying all compliance requirements. The ECI will assist staff with any required water quality permit modifications and any additional coordination required for other environmental program commitments. Serve as the Environmental representative and liaison with internal and external stakeholders and represent the Environmental section at various meetings such as preconstruction meetings, progress meetings, training sessions, etc. Confirm that contractors, construction inspectors, construction and project managers, engineers, and other stakeholders have a complete and accurate set of environmental commitments. As needed, the ECI will also support the facility compliance program, the indentification and/or implementation of MS4 TMDL projects, and assist with the IDDE program. THIS RECRUITMENT MAY BE USED TO FILL MULTIPLE POSITIONS. Minimum Qualifications Considerable knowledge of federal, state, and local transportation and environmental rules, regulations, policies, and practices. - Training or experience in environmental monitoring and inspection of construction activities, including providing recommendations to evaluate environmental compliance. - Experience working with project proponents to avoid, minimize, and mitigate environmental impacts. - Experience in Waters of the U.S. delineation and permitting. - Experience interpreting and implementing the requirements of threatened and endangered species regulations. - Skill in project management, workload planning and scheduling, and technical data interpretation and tracking, including gathering and analyzing data to make environmental recommendations. - Ability to review, critique, and interpret plans, contracts, special provisions, and specifications. - Skill in the use of computers and software applications. - Valid Drivers License - Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector and Stormwater Management Control Inspector Certifications or ability to obtain within one year of employment.  Preferred Qualifications Progressively responsible experience managing complex projects in the transportation or construction industry. - Degree in environmental studies or sciences. Equivalent experience or training may substitute for a degree - Combined Administrator Certification     Job closes at 11:59pm EDT on  10/20/2017 Please let us know   when you land a job you discovered at   EnvironmentalCareer.com
Clean Water Action Philadelphia, PA, United States
Oct 18, 2017
Full time
Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund are seeking an experienced Community Organizer to work in our Philadelphia office on health related environmental issues in Philadelphia and Southeast Pennsylvania. Clean Water Action (CWA) is a national, grassroots environmental organization that seeks to protect the environment and safeguard public health, promote passage of strong environmental laws, and help communities address local environmental problems affecting them. Clean Water Fund (CWF) is a national research and education organization which promotes the public interest on issues related to water, waste, and toxics. This position will involve organizing community and civic involvement and coordinating local campaigns for clean water, clean air and a healthy environment in southeast Pennsylvania, and to assist with CWA’s state and national campaigns. A primary responsibility of this position will be to work on community outreach and education on the hazards of lead exposure in vulnerable communities in the greater Philadelphia area. Vulnerable communities are ones disenfranchised regarding threats to their health and environment, particularly those that are low income and communities of color. The main focus of CWA’s state campaigns is to stop climate change by reducing methane emissions of the oil and gas industry. Nationally, CWA is a leader in working to resist the Trump Administration’s efforts to rollback federal clean water and clean air protections, and to eviscerate EPA. Responsibilities: Organize community-based campaigns for clean air and water, helping residents address pollution problems that threaten their health. Conduct community outreach and education on the hazards of exposure from lead in drinking water, dust, soil, and paint in Philadelphia, particularly in vulnerable communities. Recruit community leaders to become ‘Green Ambassadors’ for neighborhood based efforts for environmental health. Work on state and national campaigns to protect water resources, address climate change, and to stop Trump Administration rollbacks of federal environmental protections. Assist with voter education efforts on environmental issues, and through Clean Water Action, help elect pro-environment candidates. Help coordinate media and public relations activities in southeast Pennsylvania. Help with local fundraising activities. Provide support for Clean Water Action’s field and phone canvasses. Qualifications :  Paid or volunteer experience in issue organizing or community/neighborhood-based campaigns. Must have experience in community outreach and campaign strategy and development. Over one year’s paid experience preferred. Experience working in diverse communities preferred including low-income and communities of color. Experience with canvass programs, including management of field outreach staff/volunteers highly desirable. Strong oral and written communication skills. Knowledge of environmental policy and public health issues. Compensation : This position is a permanent, full-time position. Salary is based on experience. Attractive benefits package. TO APPLY : Send your resume to Myron Arnowitt, Pennsylvania Director, Clean Water Action by email to   marnowitt@cleanwater.org . Application taken until position filled. Internal candidates should contact their supervisors first. Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund are equal opportunity employers. Clean Water Action and Clean Water Fund value a diverse workplace. People of color and those from economically disadvantaged communities are particularly encouraged to apply. Clean Water Action is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic. Please let us know   when you land a job you discovered at   EnvironmentalCareer.com