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Environmental Career Center Lafayette, IN, USA
Dec 08, 2018
Full time
Job Duties : Implement the Environmental Health and Safety program for a site that will double in size in upcoming months. Lead the implementation and maintenance of EHS risk assessment tools. Lead the creation of annual, environmental, health and safety targets. Identify action based EHS goals Lead deployment of employee-directed environmental, health and safety teams. Facilitate employee engagement in ownership of activities. Make a strong EHS presence, ability to build an EHS framework. Requirements : Bachelors degree in Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Fire Protection, Environmental Science or Engineering. Masters degree preferred. 7+ years of progressively increasing environmental, health and safety leadership. Professional certification (CSP, CIH, CFPS, and CHMM) preferred. Self-confident, creative, collaborative and a leader. Make a strong EHS presence. Must have built or implemented an EHS program for a larger site. Ability to build an EHS framework in a multisite environment. Benefits : Comprehensive Health Benefit package Flex Spending Account (FSA) Disability & Life Insurance Vacation and PTO Fitness discounts 401(k) Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Environmental Career Center Santa Clarita, CA, USA
Dec 08, 2018
Full time
Job Duties: Be an advocate for EHS program implementation. Lead the implementation and maintenance of EHS risk assessment tools. Lead the creation of annual, environmental, health and safety targets. Identify action based EHS goals Lead deployment of employee-directed environmental, health and safety teams. Facilitate employee engagement in ownership of activities. Make a strong EHS presence, ability to build an EHS framework. Requirements : Bachelors degree in Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Fire Protection, Environmental Science or Engineering. Masters degree preferred. 7+ years of progressively increasing environmental, health and safety leadership. Professional certification (CSP, CIH, CFPS, and CHMM) preferred. Self-confident, creative, collaborative and a leader. Make a strong EHS presence. Must have built or implemented an EHS program for a larger site. Ability to build an EHS framework in a multisite environment. Benefits :  Comprehensive Health Benefit package Flex Spending Account (FSA) Disability & Life Insurance Vacation and PTO Fitness discounts 401(k) Employee Stock Purchase Plan Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Ecology and Environment, Inc. United States
Dec 07, 2018
Full time
Ecology and Environment, Inc. is seeking an experienced, results-driven Marketing Director.  This position is responsible for directing, developing, implementing, and facilitating marketing strategies, activities, and policies for the company.  The position requires entrepreneurial and dynamic business acumen, continually seeking and seizing opportunities to accelerate top-line growth, optimize risk-reward, and maximize sustainable growth in shareholder value.  The successful candidate will be progressive and imaginative regarding growth initiatives, while articulating and instilling a forward-looking strategy to understand client needs, influence client perceptions, and identify how E&E can capitalize on this in order to positively affect sales and revenue generation activities. This is a national position that can work from any of the company’s domestic office locations.    Primary Responsibilities: Responsible for the development of clear and compelling marketing plans supported by a strong business case, and strategic marketing programs to support successful sales and key company lines of business.  Works with Sales Directors, Managing Directors, President, and Business Operations Director to develop pricing strategies, balance company objectives and client satisfaction, identify the right product/service mix, and what needs to be communicated to target customers to ensure successful sales. Proactively and effectively positions, reinforces, and differentiates E & E brand, values, culture, and services from its competitors. Initiates market research studies and analyzes findings to discover which market segments would procure E&E’s services, and how to best present those services to the selected target market. Understands and anticipates external trends and a broad range of changes in the political, economic, sociological, technological, and regulatory environment, and accurately evaluates their impact on E & E vision, brand, and organizational business drivers. Possesses a sound understanding of competitor strategies and operations, their strengths and weaknesses, and market intelligence, and uses these to inform strategies and plans. Implements and administers marketing database that includes prospect and client information. Manages marketing creative team (collateral, copy/content development), analytics team (CRM, search engine optimization, web/data analytics), and works with corporate communications (brand awareness and expression, public/community/investor/media relations). Develops and implements methods and procedures for monitoring work activities, e.g., preparation of records of expenditures, progress reports, budget, marketing activity, etc., in order to keep top management informed. Capitalize on own expertise and existing professional relationships to generate new business opportunities. Perform other assigned duties pertaining to forecasting and business marketing intelligence affecting business lines Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business Administration, or related discipline; MBA or Master’s degree preferred. 15+ years of proven marketing experience in the professional services space. 5+ years of leadership/management responsibility for a corporate marketing function.   Solid expertise in all areas of marketing strategy development including B2B customer targeting, brand strategy and management, integrated communications planning, marketing research, brand and corporate partnerships, campaign measurement and optimization, digital and social media strategy and analytics. Experience with enterprise marketing with substantial web and social media presence. Demonstrated experience using and managing a variety of web channels, and monitoring and evaluating the impact of such channels to understand and influence organizational reputation. Familiarity with the latest trends, technologies and methodologies to translate organizational services and programs into engaging and accessible narrative and other content for a variety of audiences. Ability to flex between creative, strategic and analytical thinking. Demonstrated experience with managing budgets, adhering to budget-conscious practices, and accurately illustrating the return on investment of initiatives and investment. Highly motivated, decisive leader with strong interpersonal communication skills and excellent managerial ability to thrive in an agile, evolving, collaborative, and decentralized working environment. Knowledge of CRM best practices and analytics. Extremely adept at working with leaders across the organization to ensure coordination and consistency, and that marketing priorities are aligned with corporate strategy. A deep network and ability to build meaningful relationships across industries and companies Ability to travel to support business needs. We are a global network of innovators and problem solvers, dedicated professionals and industry leaders in scientific, engineering, and planning disciplines working together with our clients to develop technically sound, science-based solutions to the leading environmental challenges of our time.  E & E offers opportunities for growth in a team-oriented environment. Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S.; Visa sponsorship will not be provided.  Please view our website at www.ene.com to apply on-line.  Ecology and Environment, Inc. is an EO and AA employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled/and other protected categories. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Montana Conservation Corps Montana, USA
Dec 07, 2018
Internship- Paid
MCC’s Conservation Intern (CI) program provides opportunities for young adults to gain professional experience in a conservation-related field.  Conservation Interns serve at partnering federal/state agencies, nonprofits, tribal offices, and other community-based conservation organizations across Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Idaho. The Conservation Intern program is designed to make a measurable difference in local conservation efforts while strengthening the professional experience of our members. Interns are placed individually with a partner organization and work under the direct supervision of the Host Site Supervisor while coordinating with MCC staff to ensure successful completion of the program objectives.  CIs serve on a variety of projects including GPS and GIS projects, river ranger patrols, habitat enhancement, data analysis, public outreach and education, trails projects, research, and invasive species management.  Location: Varies based on host site placement Position Dates:      Summer Term: 5/15/19 – 8/16/19      Extended Term:  5/15/19 – 10/4/19 Living Allowance: $504 bi-weekly + AmeriCorps Education Award upon completion of the program. More information about our program can be found here:  http://mtcorps.org/join/big-sky-watershed-corps-conservation-internships/conservation-intern-program / Apply online https://careers-mtcorps.icims.com/jobs/1365/conservation-intern/job Application deadline is February 17th Please contact Mandy Hedstrom at mandy@mtcorps.org or 406-587-4475 with any questions.
Ecology and Environment, Inc. United States
Dec 07, 2018
Full time
Ecology and Environment, Inc. is seeking 3 experienced, professional, results-driven Sales Directors in the following business lines/regions: Energy - any of the company's domestic office locations; Site Assessment & Remediation - Chicago, IL, San Francisco, CA or Arlington, VA; and Enterprise Programs - Arlington, VA.  These positions, as part of a team, will contribute to establishing and leading sales operations, sales strategy, and revenue plans for their assigned business line, in concert with company growth strategies.  Because the Sales Directors will help to shape and grow the role, the ideal candidates must possess experience in the A/E/C consulting industry, be results-oriented, value the flexibility and autonomy inherent within smaller companies, and be able to work collaboratively within a knowledge-based culture. Primary Responsibilities: Directs, develops, and implements sales strategy and marketing plans in assigned area of responsibility to grow company revenue in accordance with organization goals and objectives. Reports to the Managing Director and confers with other key managers to determine sales objectives and develop tactical actions to achieve line of business revenue goals. Defines current and new target markets and analyzes current market share of the organization and its competitors. Develops, coordinates, and executes sales objectives, strategies, and advertising and promotional programs to gain market share. Hires, directs, develops, motivates, and evaluates sales staff. Establishes key account relationships and ensures they are managed properly. Develops contract strategies in accordance with company standards and business requirements. Reviews business and market analyses to determine client needs, volume potential, pricing schedules, and develops sales campaigns. Oversees and approves sales budget planning and forecasting, and prepares other reports for management as requested. Capitalizes on own expertise and existing professional relationships to generate new business opportunities. Performs other job duties as assigned. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, Planning, or related discipline. 10+ years of proven experience as a sales leader in the A/E/C industry – successfully generating new business within HTRW, Government, Department of Defense, Energy, and/or similar markets. Demonstrated expertise in sales and marketing, and financial/resource management.    Excellent leadership and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with clients including energy project developers, commercial businesses, utilities, investors, and other organizations. Strong organizational skills and results orientation with successfully achieving/exceeding sales and revenue targets. Ability to travel to support business needs. We are a global network of innovators and problem solvers, dedicated professionals and industry leaders in scientific, engineering, and planning disciplines working together with our clients to develop technically sound, science-based solutions to the leading environmental challenges of our time.  E & E offers opportunities for growth in a team-oriented environment. Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S.; Visa sponsorship will not be provided.  Please view our website at www.ene.com to apply on-line.  Ecology and Environment, Inc. is an EO and AA employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled/and other protected categories. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Jay C. Hormel Nature Center 1304 21st St NE, Austin, MN, USA
Dec 07, 2018
Internship- Paid
Position available: One-year Intern Teacher/Naturalist (must be able to begin January 2, 2019). Job description: Teach environmental, conservation, and outdoor education to all ages with a primary emphasis on children preschool through 7th grade; welcome visitors; feed and handle critters; present radio programs; write press releases; participate in major events such as the summer Water Festival, Thanksgiving Feast, Halloween Warm-Up, and summer adventure programs. Benefits: 40 hours per week at $13.00 an hour. The workweek will include Saturdays or Sundays. Interns receive public employment retirement and are eligible for health insurance benefits. Time accumulated over 40 hours per week can be used as paid vacation. Qualifications: Minimum two years, preferred four years, college study in natural resources, biology, or environmental education. Must have good written and oral communication skills and a willingness to work flexible hours. Employment is contingent upon satisfactory results of a background investigation. Application: Submit a letter of application, resume, and three references to: Luke Reese, Director – luke.reese@hormelnaturecenter.org Jay C. Hormel Nature Center PO Box 673 Austin, MN 55912 Application Deadline: 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 12, 2018. For more information, contact the Nature Center at 507-437-7519 or e-mail info@hormelnaturecenter.org . ~~~~~ Remember to say you found this career opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com .
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, Gateway Rd, Commerce City, CO, USA
Dec 07, 2018
Temporary
Summary This position is part of the R6-Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge. As a Park Ranger you will be responsible for assisting with the operations of the refuge's visitor services program. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Develops and presents a variety of interpretive programs including orientation talks, conducted walks, and demonstrations to a variety of general public audiences or school groups. Initiates or assists with development or revision of interpretive materials, such as brochures, guidebooks, handouts, and exhibits. Assists with recruitment and training of candidates for a volunteer program and assists in developing volunteer work projects and schedules for visitor services. May assist in developing and scheduling work projects for program areas outside of visitor services. Assists with the management of wildlife-dependent recreation opportunities such as hunting, fishing, wildlife observation, wildlife photography, environmental education and/or interpretation as described in the Refuge Improvement Act of 1997 and with secondary recreational uses such as camping, and horseback riding in support of one or more of the primary uses. Prepares and conducts on- and off-site environmental education programs for a variety of audiences. Initiates or assists with development or revision of environmental education materials. Communicates effectively with visitors and staff by writing or through interpretive activities that aid in implementing the refuge's outreach program. May operate passenger vehicles and light trucks, off-road vehicles such as all terrain vehicles and snow machines, and small watercraft. TEMPORARY 1039 : This is a full-time temporary position not-to-exceed 1 year that will total less than 1040 hours (6 months), excluding overtime in a service year. The service year is the calendar year that begins on the date of the employee's initial appointment in the agency. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Kaplan, LA, USA
Dec 07, 2018
Full time
Summary If selected, you will be responsible for wildlife damage management operations relating to assessment, reduction, and/or elimination of problems associated with birds, mammals, and other types of wildlife in urban, suburban and rural environments. You will be involved with program delivery, management and administration with minimal supervision. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities The duties may include, but are not limited to: Conducts wildlife damage management activities where there is a demonstrated need to prevent or reduce loss to property, agriculture, and natural resources, or to protect human health and safety. Supports and conducts negotiation, development and monitoring of agreement instruments, such as cooperative service field agreements with work/financial plans. Modifies or adapts established damage control techniques as necessary to meet local conditions. Communicates safe and effective damage control techniques through extension and other channels to the general public. Assists supervisor in the development and conduct of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) processes and documents.   Recommends, through supervisor, areas for potential research or developmental study. Prepares required scientific and administrative program reports. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Connecticut Forest & Park Association Rockfall, Middlefield, CT, USA
Dec 07, 2018
Temporary
Love working outside? Want to gain real hands-on experience in the trail conservation and outdoor recreation fields? Join our Summer Trail Crew as a CFPA intern and help improve Connecticut’s 825-mile Blue-Blazed Hiking Trail System! Description of Duties CFPA trail interns work to maintain, build and restore CFPA’s hiking trails across Connecticut. Interns will conduct needed trail restoration and improvements in a variety of environments. Duties include: Assist staff and volunteer trail managers with the construction of hiking trails and trail structures. Perform routine maintenance duties such as brushing trails, blazing, tread repair and clearing drainage structures. Work in the field, sometimes very remotely, as part of a tight-knit team. Camp in remote regions to undertake larger, multi-day trail improvement projects in state forests, parks, and private conservation lands. Work with existing trail volunteer trail teams such as chainsaw or rock crews to tackle larger trail improvement projects. Layout and design new trails or major relocations and flag sustainable trail routes. Perform tool and equipment maintenance as needed. Benefits The internship will give interns vital skills and experience for a career in outdoor recreation, conservation, or land management, as well as a greater appreciation for the importance of CT’s natural areas. Those selected will learn from and work closely with professional trail staff and land management professionals in the field. Educational opportunities beyond the daily work experiences will be provided, including participation in land conservation and environmental education workshops, which will expose interns to local conservationists and organizations. Tool use and safety, best practices, sustainable trail design, bridge building, chainsaw use and leadership training will be provided. Additionally, work safety equipment, uniforms and camping equipment will be provided. Desired Skills/ Qualifications The most important qualifications for interns is a positive attitude, an eagerness to learn and a willingness to work hard. Additional preferred skills include: Ability to work in a small, cohesive team. Appreciation for the natural world, conservation & outdoor recreation. Familiarity and/or desire to learn how to operate hand and power tools to perform trail work. Desire to learn natural and cultural history of Connecticut and the role of trails in protecting these resources. Overnight camping experience preferred but not necessary. Desire and ability to work outdoors and willingness to perform strenuous physical activity such as frequent bending, lifting, and carrying of heavy objects.  Willingness to work in outdoor settings in inclement or high temperature weather conditions, such as rain, heat, or humidity. Ability to hike up to five miles daily and perform work in sometimes steep and uneven terrain. Ability to lift and/or carry tools and construction materials weighing up to 40 pounds. Internship Term The Trail Internship is full-time from early June to mid- August. Interns will work 35-40 hours/week. Depending on the project location, the work week may include weekends. Interns will work, travel, and camp together. Scheduling is flexible to accommodate college start/end dates. Transportation and Housing Interns will work out of our Middlefield office and travel to project sites each day. Interns will be required to also spend a week at a time camping in the field at State campgrounds or remote campsites with limited modern conveniences. All interns are responsible for providing their own transportation to and from the Middlefield office. Transportation from the office to project sites will be provided. Reimbursement Trail interns will be paid $10.10/hr. Personal vehicle mileage to project sites will be provided if necessary. During overnight trips, group food will be provided. Possibility for temporary housing support during the Summer. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Ceres
Dec 07, 2018
Full time
Communications Manager, Food and Water    Organization Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization leading the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through powerful networks and advocacy, Ceres tackles the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses.  For more information about Ceres, please visit our web site ( www.ceres.org ). Description and Responsibilities The Communications Manager of Water and Food will develop and execute short and long-term communications and marketing strategies for our Food and Water initiatives to elevate the leadership and actions of influential investors and companies on a host of sustainability issues, including water, food and deforestation, and expand Ceres position as a thought leader on these issues in the U.S. and around the globe.  Ceres works with the most influential investors and companies to tackle sustainability risks and opportunities, and reduce the impacts of threats on our planet and natural resources, including fresh sources of water and forests.  Embedded within the Water and Food team, and working closely with the Communications and Marketing team, the Manager will be responsible for executing media strategies and generating earned media coverage through an array of media relations and cultivation tactics. This position will be responsible for developing related-media materials and placing thought leadership columns in targeted investor, business and financial outlets, while leveraging messaging and content around key Ceres and external events and moments.  This position will also support the execution of paid and unpaid marketing strategies, developing corresponding materials to market key reports and investor engagement tools, and campaigns and initiatives, and provide input on website, social media and eCommunity messaging to amplify impact across Ceres’ digital platforms.  This is a full-time salaried position. This person will report to the Senior Director, Water and Food and have a dotted line relationship to the Department Director of Communications and Marketing.  Specific duties include, but are not limited to the following: Work closely with communications and marketing team to develop and execute long-term communications and marketing strategies for Ceres Conduct targeted media relations and outreach to generate uptake in earned news coverage of Ceres experts/thought leadership as well as investor and company leadership and action. Work with Ceres experts and investor and company media spokespeople to conduct on-the-record interviews, provide quotes and statements, author columns/op-eds and editorials, and support social media amplification. Execute media strategies for research reports and initiative rollouts, ensuring coordination internally and with external partners, and consistency in framing, messaging and design.  Identify key events and moments to leverage messaging and content, ensuring activities are coordinated and organized closely together with relevant initiatives, and with Ceres’ overall communications and marketing priorities and calendar.  Support strategies for paid and unpaid marketing tactics to market reports, investor engagement tools, and campaigns and initiatives. Identify and cultivate new strategic (paid and unpaid) media/social media partnerships. Provide input on website, social media, eCommunity messaging to amplify impact across all Ceres’ digital platforms.  Ensure regular communications with investor and company communications staff to cultivate and maintain those relationships. Provide communications and marketing support as needed for key Ceres events (e.g. Ceres Conference, Investor Summit on Climate Risk, etc.). Qualifications Bachelor degree, required.  Graduate degree, preferred. 5 years of work experience in journalism, communications, public relations, required. Experience developing media relations strategies and working in fast-paced media environments. Strong writing and fact-checking skills with experience writing for media audiences including pitches, press releases, statements, columns/op-eds, etc. Experience with producing content that resonate with various audiences including media, policymakers and the business community. Demonstrated interest in water and food and/or sustainability issues, preferred. Existing relationships with water and food, business and financial reporters, preferred. Experience managing and strengthening relationships and coordinating with multiple partners. Strong pitching and organizational skills. Ability to regularly evaluate workload and prioritize projects. Able to direct and manage multiple projects at the same time. Able to work well independently and as a team member. Comfortable working with different personalities and people. Desire to work in a mission-driven and nonprofit environment. How to Apply We encourage all applicants to review our website to familiarize themselves with Ceres before applying:  www.ceres.org .  If you are interested in applying, please submit a resume, cover letter, two writing samples, and a list of three references, as well as complete the additional information as instructed.  Ceres is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any individual based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, disability, or any factors prohibited by applicable law.     
California League of Conservation Voters Oakland, CA
Dec 07, 2018
Full time
Online Communications Manager The California League of Conservation Voters (CLCV), a 501(c)4 organization, is the political arm of California’s environmental community. Our mission is to protect and enhance the environment and the health of all California communities by electing environmental champions, advancing critical priorities, and holding policymakers accountable to their constituents. In support of our mission we support environmental candidates for state public office, track legislative activity and work across communities to include and amplify the voices of all Californians on behalf of their community and environment. For more information please visit   www.ecovote.org . CLCV Education Fund (CLCVEF), CLCV’s 501(c)3 sister organization, protects California’s natural resources and improves the health of our communities. In support of our mission, we work will allies and stakeholders to educate decision makers, support and amplify and diversify community participation on behalf of environmental and public health priorities, and increase public participation in civic activities. For more information please visit   www.clcvedfund.org Title: Online Communications Manager Reports to: Communications Director Employment Type: Full time/Exempt DESCRIPTION: The Online Communications Manager has experience in online advocacy and fundraising, email outreach, online-to-offline mobilization strategies, social media, and innovating campaigns to grow CLCV’s online community, presence, and fundraising capacity. The Online Communications Manager serves in a key communications capacity as the primary organizer of CLCV’s online activists. The manager is skilled at creating compelling email messages and fundraising appeals. The manager identifies and engages the most active supporters, maximizing opportunities for individuals to move up a “chain of engagement” with CLCV, and testing what works. Experience producing compelling content for blogs, digital publications, and social media, and engaging supports across multiple digital channels is key. The ideal candidate will be able to work efficiently, with an eye for detail, and with a positive attitude in a fast-paced political environment. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Collaborate across CLCV’s departments to implement and enhance CLCV’s online communications program, including online advocacy campaigns, grassroots mobilization, online/offline strategies, fundraising, and membership development Produce written content and graphics for the CLCV website, emails, social media, and other online forums Help manage CLCV’s social media presence on Facebook and Twitter Assist in identifying opportunities for engagement and managing the email calendar Manage, build, and target email lists Gather and analyze metrics and implement best practices to maximize the effectiveness of online organizing and communication efforts Assist in managing and developing new and existing relationships with partner organizations, news organizations, bloggers, and others Work with other staff to encourage shared content creation responsibility across departments Research, develop, execute, and analyze results of targeted advertising on social media and other sites Other responsibilities as assigned REQUIRED SKILLS: 2-3 years online organizing experience with an electoral campaign, advocacy organization, or non-profit Excellent writing and editing skills with an eye for detail Ability to manage multiple deadline-driven projects and competing priorities Experience in crafting and executing online advocacy and fundraising campaigns Ability to develop and analyze email and online metrics based on benchmarks and best practices for non-profits Experience with Action Kit or other online CRM systems Experience using Content Management Systems (CMS) such as Wordpress, Drupal, etc. Skilled in using social media and innovative digital storytelling tools Experience in engaging and building communities on social networks (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) Comfort with HTML / CSS and the constraints of various email programs Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, or other image editing software THE IDEAL CANDIDATE: Has experience with list growth and digital advertisements Has experience with constituent database management Is comfortable producing videos for Facebook and social media channels Has experience with text messaging lists and engagement Is passionate about protecting California’s environment Has a basic understanding of California politics Is committed to engaging Californians in campaigns to elect and hold accountable environmental champions Is willing and able to work in a fast-paced work environment Exercises sound independent judgment and decision making Thrives on change, innovation, and teamwork COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: CLCV offers competitive salaries and a generous benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and disability coverage; a 401(k) retirement program with employer match; discounted pre-tax Commuter Checks for public transit; flexible spending account (FSA) for health care expenses; paid vacation, personal time, and floating holidays; optional life insurance; and employee assistance and travel assistance programs. The California League of Conservation Voters and CLCV Education Fund are committed to equity, inclusion, and environmental justice. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we seek to create and sustain a team that reflects the diversity of the state we serve. We welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds, especially those with experience working with communities most impacted by California’s environmental challenges. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
WEST Glendive, MT, USA
Dec 07, 2018
Temporary
Job Description Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc. (WEST), a dynamic medium size consulting firm with offices across the United States, is looking for a full-time/temporary (30+ hrs a week/one year) Biological Field Technician in Glendive, MT. Since 1990, WEST has grown to be one of the premier environmental and statistical consulting firms in the United States. WEST has a permanent core of professionals with broad experience in basic and applied ecological studies and the sophisticated analysis of natural resource data. Job Summary : The successful candidate will be an independent self-motivated individual who is skilled in bird identification in shrub-steppe, grassland, and agricultural habitats and has previous experience conducting avian use surveys in the western US. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in various (extreme) weather conditions and terrains and have a passion for the outdoors.   Responsibilities include:  Conduct avian use surveys and other seasonal wildlife surveys at a pre-construction wind energy project in eastern Montana Conduct standardized avian-use surveys; data collection will include use of detailed paper datasheets Field work will entail long hours of standing and observing, sometimes in inclement conditions and walking in varying terrain  This a general description of the functions for this position and is not inclusive of all the duties which may be associated with this position  Start Date: immediate Compensation: $17-20/hr DOE. Housing will be provided. Project Length: One year. An extension for a second year is possible but not guaranteed. Job Requirements Requirements :  Must be willing/able to relocate immediately to Glendive, MT. Housing will be provided. Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Resources, Wildlife Management, Wildlife Biology, or an equivalent degree preferred Must be able to identify birds by sight and sound for species in the region; candidates experienced in bird identification will be given preference Previous experience on biological field studies and/or prior field experience preferred Skilled use of topographic maps, compass, GPS units, and other field equipment is required• Applicants must be in good physical shape, as surveys will be conducted in locations where temperatures and conditions can be extreme• Must be able to maintain equipment• must be able to work independently and interact professionally and respectfully with project managers, clients, landowners, and other technicians Technician must be equipped with and provide own suitable footwear (rugged hiking boots, etc.), clothing, and binoculars Follow all WEST safety protocols Successful candidates must be able to pass a background check; a pre-employment drug screen; and a DMV records check that meets WEST’s minimum criteria to operate a motor vehicle on behalf of the company.  A valid driver’s license will be required.  Candidates must adhere to all health and safety requirements.  WEST is an employee owned organization with a tradition of professional integrity dedicated to a family atmosphere and a diverse workforce.  Key Benefits: Competitive salary Comprehensive Medical (if working 30 or more hours a week) SEP/IRA (100% employer contributions, after initial eligibility requirements are met)  WEST provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Further, WEST takes affirmative action to ensure that all individuals are treated fairly, and without discrimination, for recruitment, selection, advancement and every other term and privilege associated with employment. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Baltimore Woods Nature Center Baltimore Woods Nature Center, Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus, NY, USA
Dec 07, 2018
Part time
Baltimore Woods Nature Center is a premier educational organization located in Marcellus, NY that transforms individuals and communities by cultivating a personal connection to, and an abiding love for the natural world, while serving as a model of sensible stewardship of nature for generations to come. Our Nature in the City program is in its 16th year of providing hands-on/minds-on natural science lessons to K-6 th grades in the Syracuse City School District and we are proud to partner with Onondaga County Save the Rain for third-grade programming focused on the Onondaga Lake Watershed. Environmental Educators will provide place-based environmental education lessons to third grades in all 19 Syracuse City School District Elementary Schools through Baltimore Woods Nature in the City program. Training will be provided and can begin as early as March 30. Job Description : Environmental Educator’s primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:  Serving as an educator for Baltimore Woods Nature Center’s award-winning Nature in the City program. Delivering programs to 3rd grade students at the Syracuse City School District from April – June 2018. Includes lessons in the classroom and at Elmwood Park in Syracuse. Using sound judgment when it comes to classroom management and engagement during programs Must have an understanding of natural science themes, nature-play and interpretation. This position reports directly to Becky Wilson, Education Manager at Baltimore Woods Nature Center Education and/or Experience:   Bachelor’s Degree in environmental interpretation, Biology or education field is preferred Experience teaching in an urban setting preferred  Experience teaching in an elementary school setting preferred NYS Teaching Certification preferred BWNC is an equal opportunity employer. Final applicant is required to be fingerprinted and complete a background check. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Ceres
Dec 07, 2018
Full time
Communications Manager, Climate and Energy   Organization Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization leading the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through powerful networks and advocacy, Ceres tackles the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses.  For more information about Ceres, please visit our web site ( www.ceres.org ). Description and Responsibilities Progress toward advancing climate solutions at the pace and scale necessary to stabilize the climate hinges like never before on actions, investments and leadership by the business and investor communities. Ceres is poised to dramatically ramp up its communications strategies to amplify meaningful private sector climate and clean energy commitments, and bold actions to accelerate the transition to the low-carbon economy. This includes actions to decarbonize the electric power and transportation sectors, such as through investments in renewable energy, energy efficiency and electric vehicle infrastructure, as well as corporate and investor actions to adopt science-based greenhouse gas emissions reductions targets, analyze and disclose exposure to climate-related risks, and shift spending from high carbon to clean energy.  The Communications Manager, Climate and Energy position will develop and support execution of short and long-term communications planning, including strategies that generate an uptake in earned media coverage on climate and clean energy leadership by elevating the voices and actions of influential investors and companies through an array of traditional, digital and social vehicles and tactics.  Working closely with the communications and marketing team as well as the climate and energy team at Ceres, this position will be responsible for executing on both planned and rapid response activities that are pivotal in expanding Ceres’ position as a climate and clean energy thought leader in the U.S. and beyond.  This is a full-time salaried position. This person will report to the Vice President of Climate and Energy and have a dotted line relationship to the Department Director of Communications and Marketing.  Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: Develop and support execution of long-term communications plan for the Ceres climate and energy team, which works to transform the oil and gas, electric power, insurance, and transportation sectors. Conduct targeted media relations and outreach to generate uptake in earned news coverage of Ceres experts/thought leadership as well as investor and company leadership and action. Identify, train, and deploy Ceres experts and investor and company media spokespeople to conduct on-the-record interviews, provide quotes and statements, author columns/op-eds and editorials, and participate in social media outreach. Work closely with communications and marketing team to develop media toolkits for research reports and initiative rollouts, ensuring coordination internally and with external partners, and consistency in framing, messaging and design.  Identify key communications priorities and moments, help ensure communications elements are coordinated and organized closely together with relevant initiatives, and integrate climate and energy communications plans with Ceres’ overall communications and marketing priorities calendar.  Support strategies for paid and unpaid media via columns/blogs and multi-media content to promote solutions-oriented stories, demonstrating the economic benefits (jobs, savings, etc.) of business and investment decisions that advance climate solutions. Develop media plan to elevate Ceres’ carbon asset risk initiative and continue to amplify investor engagement and strong shareholder votes. Coordinate and help manage relationship with long-time external consultant on transportation-related communications activities and messaging. Develop, maintain, and expand relationships with external partner organizations and coalitions to coordinate and amplify impact and messaging. Identify and cultivate new strategic (paid and unpaid) media/social media partnerships. Support Ceres digital communications and marketing team with input on social media, eCommunity, annual report and other content needs to amplify impact and messaging on digital platforms.  Ensure regular communications with investor and company media spokespeople and their communications staff, as well as with reporters and producers, to cultivate and maintain those relationships. Provide communications and marketing support as needed for key Ceres events (e.g.,. annual Ceres Conference, biennial Investor Summit, etc.). Qualifications Bachelor degree, required.  Graduate degree, preferred. 5 years of work experience in journalism, communications, public relations, required. Experience developing media relations strategies and working in fast-paced media environments. Strong writing and fact-checking skills with experience writing for traditional and digital media audiences including pitches, press releases, statements, columns/op-eds, etc. Experience with producing content and messaging that resonates with various audiences including traditional and digital media, and the business community. Demonstrated interest in climate and clean energy and/or sustainability issues, preferred. Existing relationships with business, climate and energy reporters and broadcast producers, preferred. Experience working on environment, energy, and/or transportation, oil and gas, electric power issues. Experience managing and strengthening relationships and coordinating with multiple partners and coalitions, and/or consultants. Strong pitching and organizational skills. Ability to regularly evaluate workload and prioritize projects. Able to direct and manage multiple projects at the same time. Able to work well independently and as a team member. Comfortable working with different personalities and people. Desire to work in a mission-driven and nonprofit environment. How to Apply We encourage all applicants to review our website to familiarize themselves with Ceres before applying:  www.ceres.org .  If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a resume, cover letter, two writing samples, and a list of three references, as well as complete the additional information as instructed.  Ceres is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any individual based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, disability, or any factors prohibited by applicable law.     
WEST Corvallis, OR, USA
Dec 07, 2018
Seasonal
Job Description Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc. (WEST), a dynamic medium size consulting firm with offices across the United States, is looking for 5 full-time temporary Biological Field Technicians in Roseburg, OR and Corvallis, OR.   Since 1990, WEST has grown to be one of the premier environmental and statistical consulting firms in the United States. WEST has a permanent core of professionals with broad experience in basic and applied ecological studies and the sophisticated analysis of natural resource data. Job Summary: The successful candidate will be able to work independently in a variety of extreme temperatures and areas often between sunset and sunrise to conduct northern spotted owl surveys on private timber lands in Western Oregon. The ideal candidate will be experienced in spotted owl surveys and/or environmental consulting and have a passion for the outdoors.  Responsibilities include:  Hike and drive forest roads at night to access survey stations Conduct electronic broadcast surveys for northern spotted owls and accurately record and map any owl species heard or seen Take detailed field notes and accurately map owl locations Conduct daytime surveys as needed to follow up on any nighttime detections of spotted owls Daytime visits to historic nest or roost locations as needed• Complete data forms, road clearing, and additional duties as required This a general description of the functions for this position and is not inclusive of all the duties which may be associated with this position Project Length:  March 1, 2019 – August 31, 2019 Compensation:  $15-17/per hour DOE Schedule:  Full-time temporary; Hours will be primarily between sunset and sunrise with some overtime and weekends required Additional Details:  A housing stipend may be provided depending on location. A vehicle will be provided, or mileage will be reimbursed at standard government rates. Start and end dates are somewhat flexible, but preference will be given to individuals that can work the entire field season. Job Requirements Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Resources, Wildlife Management, Wildlife Biology, or an equivalent degree preferred A minimum of one year field experience is required; candidates with prior experience with spotted owl surveys and/or environmental consulting will be given preference Must be able to identify spotted owls by sight and/or sound, including the ability to differentiate between spotted owls and barred owl vocalizations• Experience with or sufficient demonstrable understanding of navigation techniques including paper maps, compass, and/or PLSS systems is required• Must be able to adhere to all WEST safety protocol Must be able to work independently and often alone; a high degree of self-motivation, attention to detail, independent problem-solving skills, and a sense of humor are essential Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Cornell Lab of Ornithology Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca, NY, USA
Dec 07, 2018
Full time
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology (the Lab) is a globally renowned nonprofit institution that advances research, education, citizen science, and conservation to improve the understanding and protection of birds and biodiversity. A vibrant unit within Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the Lab has 12 interdisciplinary programs directed by full-time faculty and staff.  The Cornell Lab is committed to fostering a healthy workplace that values diverse perspectives and backgrounds. Based in the Lab’s’s education program, the Bird Academy Marketing Manager plays a key role in furthering the mission of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology by supporting online courses and educational websites through which people of all ages can learn more about birds and connect with biodiversity. Cornell provides great benefits that include professional development, access to a plethora of wellness programs, employee discounts with local and national retail brands, health care options to choose from, generous paid leave provisions:  3 weeks of vacation, 12 holidays (including end of year winter break) and superior retirement contributions. Cornell has also been nationally recognized as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability, and diversity initiatives. For more information, follow the link:   https://hr.cornell.edu/sites/default/files/documents/benefits_overview_cc_2018_ax.pdf . Bird Academy Marketing Manager Manager Sales Marketing - Band F Lab of Ornithology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Cornell University The Bird Academy project is seeking marketing leadership for a growing eLearning platform and expanding set of learning tools. Collectively, Bird Academy attracts tens of thousands of participants and millions of views per year. Specific Duties Include : Work within a dynamic team including biologists, designers, programmers, and media producers who are dedicated to supporting the curiosity and confidence of lifelong learners, and collaborate with staff throughout the organization to realize strategic priorities and support diversity and inclusion initiatives. Develop and continually refresh a comprehensive marketing plan for Bird Academy that grows participation and promotes connections across Cornell Lab programs and development initiatives. Plan and implement campaigns to attract a diversity of new learners to the platform and encourage sustained learning. Conduct market research and creatively integrate findings into innovative new strategies for meeting the educational mission. Applicants to provide cover letter, resume, contact information for 3 references. Required Qualifications : Bachelor’s degree in communications, business, education, or similar field and 2-3 years of professional experience in sales or marketing. Experience with marketing campaigns, social media campaigns, audience segmentation, and/or developing business plans. Demonstrated writing skills. Ability to work collaboratively to set priorities and manage projects effectively under clear timelines. Must have a good understanding of the target customers’ needs and appropriate business knowledge to lead development in coordination with all the stakeholders. Role requires an excellent communicator and collaborator capable of sharing a vision, aligning people, focusing efforts and motivating the team. High emotional intelligence will help in the collaborative process and steer the product development to a successful conclusion. Must understand the dynamic of online learning products and platforms. Preferred Qualifications : Professional experience in the online learning field or with educational products. Familiarity with inbound marketing platforms and/or customer relations management systems. Interest in education and birds a plus. Project management a plus.
Cornell Lab of Ornithology Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca, NY, USA
Dec 07, 2018
Full time
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is seeking an associate editor to produce the Cornell Lab’s Online Bird Guide, a premier destination for North American bird information on the All About Birds website, which reaches more than 14 million visitors per year. The associate editor will join our Birds of the World digital publication teams generating authoritative, accessible information about birds for education, citizen science, and conservation. Located in the beautiful Sapsucker Woods Sanctuary in Ithaca, New York, the Cornell Lab is a renowned nonprofit institution dedicated to advancing the understanding and protection of birds, other wildlife, and our planet through research, education, citizen science, and conservation. A vibrant unit within Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the Lab has 12 interdisciplinary programs directed by full-time faculty and staff. Supported by more than 100,000 donors, the Lab offers rich lifelong learning opportunities through distance-learning courses, citizen-science projects, interactive web and mobile apps, publications, live cams, and multimedia. We are seeking an associate editor with strong expertise in ornithology, bird identification, writing, editing, and project management. Duties: Research, write, and edit engaging, accessible, and authoritative life history and bird-identification information for the Online Bird Guide, Merlin Bird ID mobile app, and other products and publications as assigned. Edit species account drafts written by freelance writers. Use content management systems to edit and publish text, images, and image captions for species accounts. Coordinate schedules and workflows to ensure timely editing and publication of new and updated species accounts. Edit and proofread work to ensure appropriate style, relevance, and comprehensiveness. Ensure quality of content reflecting the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s brand and the standards of Cornell University and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Work under the direction of the Senior Science Editor to generate bird species information. Collaborate with team members from other units, including Communications, Macaulay Library, Multimedia, and Information Science, to move content through content management systems to final online publication. Collaborate with the Birds of the World digital publication teams to generate content across web and mobile platforms for audiences ranging from nature enthusiasts to advanced birders and professionals. Required Qualifications : Strong knowledge of North American bird identification and behavior is essential. Bachelor’s degree; up to 2 years of experience or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree in science with relevant course work in ornithology and science writing/editing, or a Bachelor’s degree in English/journalism with strong course work/experience in ornithology. Experience with word processing, image processing, and web publishing. Proven ability to work in a team environment requiring flexibility with different styles and approaches. Ability to work independently as well as within teams. Excellent organizational and communication skills (written and oral). Ability to multi-task and prioritize. Preferred Qualifications : Strong expertise in bird identification for North, Central, and South American species. Graduate degree in science journalism or biology. At least two years of experience in publishing as a science writer or editor for a nonacademic publication. Written fluency in Spanish. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. Cornell provides great benefits that include professional development, wellness programs, health care, and generous paid leave provisions: 3 weeks of vacation, 12 holidays (including end of year winter break) and superior retirement contributions. Cornell has been nationally recognized as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability, and diversity initiatives.   Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Ceres Boston, MA, USA
Dec 07, 2018
Full time
Director, Investor Network    Organization Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization leading the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through our powerful networks and advocacy, we tackle the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses. For more information about Ceres, please visit our web site ( www.ceres.org ).  Description & Responsibilities The Director plays a key relationship management role on the Investor Network.  The Ceres Investor Network on Climate Risk and Sustainability is a group of more than 150 leading institutional investors with collective assets under management of over $17.3 trillion. We are looking for candidates who are strategic thinkers and understand U.S. institutional investment finance markets.  The Ceres Investor Network is specifically looking for someone that will manage high-level engagement with institutional investors to recruit, retain and engage members of our Investor Network, primarily based on the East Coast .   This full-time position is based in Boston, MA, and reports to the Senior Program Director of the Investor Network team.  Specific duties include, but are not limited to the following: Manage and deepen Ceres’ relationships with asset owners and asset managers, serving a dedicated portfolio of investors. Develop strategic plans for engaging priority members in Ceres initiatives and campaigns, supporting the members in integrating material ESG issues into their investment processes. Recruit strategic new asset owner and asset manager members to the Investor Network from both the U.S. and Canada and encourage their action on ESG issues. Promote “sustainable investment” policies and practices that incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into the investment decision-making process. Manage or contribute to one or more Investor Network working groups and project work with investors. Partner with the Communications team in developing media messaging and communications materials, such as op-eds, press releases, reports, and blogs. Attend and participate in key investor meetings and events. Track Investor Network member progress and impact on sustainable investment metrics including implementation of 21st   Century Investor Blueprint steps, new investment commitments, and participation in Ceres working groups utilizing the Ceres Salesforce platform. Make public presentations at investor conferences on ESG integration issues, low carbon/clean energy investment opportunities, Ceres policy priorities or other special topics of interest to Ceres and Investor Network members. Partner with Program Director in funder meetings and outreach to potential new funders, with the Ceres Development Team. Participate in planning and organizing Ceres annual conference and program events for both the Investor Network. Partner with Senior Program Director on team management and annual planning. Train and supervise other Investor Network team staff or interns. Travel as necessary for relationship management purposes. Qualifications Bachelor degree required.   Graduate degree in business, environment, law or public policy preferred. At least ten years of work experience, preferably direct experience working in investment sector on sustainability-related issues. Knowledge of climate and energy issues desirable. An understanding of institutional investors and financial markets. Demonstrated experience with relationship management. Sound judgment, sensitivity to diverse constituencies, excellent interpersonal skills, strong initiative and motivation. Strong writing skills. Effective oral and written communication skills, especially with senior-level executives. Public speaking skills. Strong project management skills and attention to detail. Successful record of organizing multiple projects, delivering on time, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team. 3+ years of experience supervising staff, including ability to provide training and support staff development. Desire to work in a not-for-profit, advocacy-focused organization. Willingness to travel as needed to accomplish duties noted above.  Proficient with word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation, database, and e-mail computer applications. Interest and willingness to be trained on specific applications necessary for work: ReadyTalk, Salesforce, listserv program, Bloomberg Terminal, etc.   How to Apply We encourage all applicants to review our website to familiarize themselves with Ceres before applying:   www.ceres.org .  If you are interested in applying, please submit a resume, cover letter, two writing samples, and a list of three references, as well as complete the additional information as instructed.  Ceres is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any individual based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, disability, or any factors prohibited by applicable law.
Wetlands Institute Stone Harbor, New Jersey, USA
Dec 07, 2018
Part time
The Wetlands Institute is currently accepting applications for the year round, part-time position of   Aquarist . Applicant must be enthusiastic and have strong personal feelings about conserving and protecting the environment, ecological research, and environmental education. Essential Job Responsibilities Creating and maintaining saltwater aquarium habitat and educational displays for reptiles, fish and invertebrates that are appropriate for study and viewing by students and visitors. Performing husbandry activities involving saltwater fish, reptiles and marine invertebrates. Performing maintenance activities involving aquarium life support systems. Conducting water quality monitoring activities. Using different methods to collect a wide variety of invertebrates and fish stock including those kept live on display, those held in reserve and all animals collected and stored for food. Preparing and maintaining digital records of all aquarium activities. Providing training and supervision of volunteers assigned to work in the aquarium. Assisting as needed with education programs including, but not limited to, on-site and off-site school programs, year-round public programs, community outreach events, and special events. Acting as Manager on Duty (MOD) responsible for public programming, site safety and building open/closing procedures. It is expected that this position will work no more than 24 hours per week. Minimum Job Qualifications Sufficient education and training to demonstrate an ability or aptitude to perform the above and related duties. A bachelor degree in biology, marine biology, zoology, aquaculture, environmental science and/or related field. May substitute 4 years of experience. Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and presentation skills. Previous experience with public speaking and/or teaching experience to a variety of groups of all sizes and age levels is preferred. Experience and comfort in the management of aquarium systems and displays, animal care particularly focused on fish, reptiles and marine invertebrates. Proficiency with computer systems and software including Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to perform multiple tasks with effective time management and organizational skills.  Working Conditions and Physical Demands The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be able to work outdoors on a boat on the Inter-coastal Waterway, Delaware Bay, and Atlantic Ocean in all weather conditions, including sun, rain, and wind. Frequent physical activities including lifting, pushing and pulling items up to 50 pounds; reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, climbing, crouching and prolonged periods of sitting. Ability to work a shifted work week schedule that includes weekends and some evenings. Final candidate will be subject to a background check. All such testing will be conducted in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. This information is not designed to be a complete inventory of the job duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. Rather, it is designed to give the general nature and level of work to be performed by an employee assigned to this job title. The Wetlands Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors. Application Information To apply, please send cover letter, resume and references to Brooke Knapick, Director of Educational Program Development, The Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Boulevard, Stone Harbor, New Jersey 08247 ( bknapick@wetlandsinstitute.org ). Electronic submission is strongly preferred. Position is open until filled. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Larimer County Conservation Corps Fort Collins, CO, USA
Dec 06, 2018
Seasonal
Position Summary: The Water & Energy Corpsmember role is a temporary, seasonal position performing basic home efficiency assessments in Fort Collins and Loveland, Colorado. Corpsmembers will install efficiency measures and provide water and energy conservation education to residents. Corpsmembers are engaged in a combination of hands-on projects and service learning activities focused on environmental awareness, community engagement and personal and professional skill development. Corpsmembers participate in twenty-two weeks of service within the Larimer County community.   Schedule: LCCC crews are expected to serve 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday for approximately 40 hours per week. This schedule may be modified due to weather, logistics, or other unforeseen circumstances.   Duties and Responsibilities:  Educate residents about water and energy efficiency practices and services Adhere to safe and proper use of various tools and equipment Install water conserving shower heads and aerators, smoke/carbon monoxide detectors, clothes lines, programmable thermostats, light bulbs, and high-efficiency toilets Inspect home insulation, appliances, windows, toilets, and heating/cooling systems Assist with program marketing and Corps outreach Participate in personal and professional development activities including team building, service learning, and workshops Adhere to policies and procedures outlined in the AmeriCorps contract and Corpsmember handbook Safely drive a twelve-passenger van Report directly to Program Coordinator, Dan Marotti, (970) 498-6081/dmarotti@larimer.org Training will include: First Aid and CPR Certification LCCC Policies and Procedures Customer Service Home Science Auditor Training   Qualifications: Between the ages of 18 and 25 Committed to completing the 22-week program in its entirety Ability to remain focused, alert, and productive in difficult working conditions and perform physical labor Must be dedicated to Larimer County Conservation Corps' mission Team oriented, punctual, and dependable with a strong work ethic Interest in making a difference in the community If selected, required to verify identity and eligibility to serve in the United States Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Colorado driver’s license   Physical Requirements: Must have: Acceptable eyesight, including clear near and far vision, good depth perception Adequate hearing to perform function Appropriate voice skills to be clearly understood on the telephone and in public contacts Fine and gross motor skills and use of arms, hands, and fingers to perform computer duties and operate equipment Must be able to: Exert up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects Climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and reach frequently or constantly   Environmental Conditions and Physical Surroundings: Exposure to variable weather conditions, confined spaces, noise, dust, airborne particles, and vibration Offer is Contingent upon the Following Stipulations: Must possess an acceptable driving record, insurable driving record preferred Must pass a state and national criminal history check and drug screening     The Larimer County Conservation Corps (LCCC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This position is available to all without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, religion, or other improper criterion. Qualified individuals with disabilities who need accommodations during the application, interview, hiring process or for service may make arrangement by contacting the LCCC at (970) 498-6660 or lccc@larimer.org.