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Exponent Maynard, MA
Feb 18, 2018
Exponent's   Ecological and Biological Sciences   Practice is currently hiring for a  Principal Scientist  for our Maynard, MA office. This person will participate in a diverse array of projects involving natural resource damage assessment, ecological and human health risk assessment, water resources and water quality management, ecotoxicology, biological oceanography, terrestrial and aquatic ecology, fishery science, plant ecology, wetland science and restoration, and geospatial analyses. Responsibilities include: Identifying, developing, and securing new business opportunities and promote Exponent through industry contacts Enhancing and growing client relationships Developing and mentoring staff in both technical and business areas Growing the practice area by recruiting and developing staff Promoting Exponent’s multidisciplinary consulting expertise by publishing papers, presenting at conferences, and conducting seminars Qualifications for this position include: Ph.D. in Ecology, Biology, Oceanography, Ecotoxicology, Natural Resources, or other related field Fifteen (or more) years of experience in Ecological Science consulting including experience as an expert witness Has built an existing personal consulting practice comprised of a substantial client base Experience in managing projects and multidisciplinary teams An outstanding reputation among clients for integrity, responsiveness, and technical expertise Exceptional interpersonal skills Excellent writing and critical thinking skills We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity, Veterans and Disabled Employer. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Wilcox Environmental Engineering Speedway, IN, USA
Feb 18, 2018
Wilcox Environmental Engineering is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as Project Manager at its Indianapolis location. Qualified candidates will have a minimum of three (3) years of stack testing experience with a diverse portfolio of projects, and expertise in USEPA test methods for air emissions sources. Preferred candidates will have/are willing to obtain a QSTI certification. This position involves the following activities and responsibilities, which are directed at managing and supporting Air Analysis projects: • Preparing technically sound project proposals and test protocols • Schedule management • Technical and quality review, including work scopes, safety plans, reports, etc. • Overseeing the documentation of project activities • Data analysis and report preparation • Overseeing the preparation of instruments of service • Timely filing of project documentation • Efficiently and responsibly using company resources • Prompt invoicing • Maintaining client contact via site meetings, phone calls, and/or other correspondence • Managing contracts with clients and subcontractors • Mentoring and training of field technicians This position requires well-developed skills in technical writing, organization, client and staff interaction; data staff management; mechanical aptitude; willingness to learn; problem solving; attention to detail; the ability to simultaneously manage multiple project tasks; and strong communication, administrative, and computer skills. Overnight traveling for projects may be required. Benefits Wilcox offers a comprehensive benefits package including Short and Long Term Disability coverage, Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance, and a 401(k) plan. To Apply Qualified candidates may send their resume to Human Resources at careers@wilcoxenv.com . Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
ERT San Juan, Puerto Rico
Feb 18, 2018
ocation:Job Code: 1866 Description Position Description Will assist in the review of water development projects to determine their potential impact on coral reef ecosystem resources under Endangered Species Act (ESA) or Magnuson-Stevens Fisheries Conservation Management Act (MSA) mandates; provide technical assistance and field support in the areas of coral reef ecosystem conservation and planning, restoration ecology, and fisheries science/ecology/management; and coordinate with jurisdiction coral reef points-of-contact and other appropriate entities on NOAA Caribbean Fishery Management Council (CFMC) regional activities to address fisheries-related priority goals and objectives, including local action strategies. Will work closely with partners including the Regional Fishery Management Councils, Southeast Fishery Science Center (SEFSC), jurisdictional management agencies, and other university and fisheries stakeholders; provide support for State and Territory efforts to develop and manage marine protected areas (MPAs) or other applicable jurisdictional coral reef protection measures (Florida) and to build State and Territory management capacity with potential to join the national network of MPAs or relevant coral reef protection networks; and assist with the CRCP plan to address the adverse impacts of fishing. Required Skills 1 year of specialized experience directly related to marine habitat resources. Requires a strong background in education and outreach, including at least 5 semester hours in communications, education, speech, or public speaking, or experience in the promotion of resource stewardship through stakeholder engagement, or equivalent experience. Must have demonstrated written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with non-scientists; fluency in English and Spanish - reading, writing, and speaking; and proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office software suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe Design Standard software suite. Experience with environmental laws and regulations and/or permitting; experience in research, monitoring, proposal writing and evaluation, and/or project evaluation as it relates to the marine environment and the ability to work in field settings that will require hiking and snorkeling, required. Must have a demonstrated ability to work independently and comply with project deadlines. Must be able to pass a background investigation to obtain a security badge to enter the applicable government facility. Education BS in Marine Science/Biology, Fisheries Science, Ecology, related field or equivalent.
Rainforest Trust Warrenton, VA 20187, USA
Feb 18, 2018
Full time
Rainforest Trust seeks Latin America Conservation Officers to develop and manage land protection projects with our in-country partners across the region. Rainforest Trust is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 1988. Partnering with the most respected conservation organizations in the world’s tropical regions, Rainforest Trust supports the protection of critical habitat for endangered species through local partnership. To date, we have saved over 17 million tropical habitat acres. We are an efficient organization, earning the top 4-star rating from Charity Navigator. Successful candidates for the Latin America Conservation Officer positions will work under the supervision of the Chief Conservation Officer and the Director of Biodiversity Conservation. Duties Include : Supervising, managing, and tracking the progress of Rainforest Trust protected area projects in Latin America. Identifying prospective partners and projects to create new protected areas. Coordinating closely with in-country partners and staff. Undertaking field visits to identify new projects and partners and to assess progress of ongoing projects. Reviewing and meeting all reporting deadlines. Preparing and submitting timely monthly reports on projects. Participating actively with Development and Communications staff in project fundraising and communication efforts. Organizing donor trips to visit project sites. Qualifications : A degree in biological or environmental sciences, or combination of education and experience. Significant experience in conservation practice, conservation science, or related field essential. Prior experience with conservation and project management in Latin America preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. Fluency or proficiency in spoken and written Spanish required; Portuguese a plus. A personal passion for biodiversity conservation and belief in Rainforest Trust’s conservation mission. Involvement with relevant organizations in Latin America (NGOs, government, universities, community organizations, etc.). Efficient, enthusiastic, and self-starting, with excellent organizational and social skills. Ability and willingness to travel internationally. Must be authorized to work in the US. The job will be full-time and based in our office in northern Virginia. How to Apply: Please send applications to   jobs@RainforestTrust.org . Please include a resume and a cover letter describing your interest in working for Rainforest Trust.   Please also provide your salary aspirations and the names of at least three references.