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Waxman Strategies Washington, DC, USA
Apr 19, 2018
Full time
What We Need:   Waxman is supporting the work of the non-profit campaign   Mighty Earth . Mighty Earth is a global environmental organization that works to make a lasting difference for the planet and its people, with a focus on forests, sustainable agriculture, and climate change. A significant emphasis of their work is breaking the link between agriculture and deforestation in the tropics. Mighty Earth has achieved some of the most important breakthroughs in persuading the private sector to reduce deforestation throughout their global supply chains. Mighty Earth’s team successfully secured strict No Deforestation, No Exploitation policies from the world’s largest agribusinesses, including companies that cover the overwhelming majority of global palm oil trade, three of the world’s largest soy traders, and recently helped persuade all major chocolate and cocoa companies to pledge to end deforestation and restore forests. We are looking for an experienced senior director to lead the work on forests, with a significant focus on protecting forests and land rights in Southeast Asia and South America. A major focus of our work is using creative campaigns to persuade leading private sector companies connected to deforestation to change their practices. In addition, we work closely with governments, civil society, and indigenous communities in forest nations, conduct comprehensive remote sensing monitoring, develop practical solutions, and work with a range of different stakeholders. We are looking for a creative, nimble and experienced senior director who can lead large-scale international campaigns that include: Developing long and short-term strategic plans; Integrating investigations, communications, and field organizing into compelling campaigns; Negotiating with CEOs and senior leadership in target companies; Conducting advocacy with high-level policymakers and lawmakers for lasting reforms; Working closely with civil society organizations in key countries; Tracking campaign benchmarks; Coordinating with campaign partners; and Advising international philanthropies and donor governments. Fundraising (primarily from large foundations) Regional and subject-matter expertise are a requirement for this job. Spanish, Portuguese, Bahasa Indonesia, Chinese, or French language proficiency will be particularly helpful. This position is based in Washington, DC, but significant international travel is part of the job.   Application Deadline:  Please submit applications by Monday, April 30th at 5pm.  Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience; includes a generous benefits package. Waxman Strategies is an equal opportunity employer; we strictly prohibit discrimination against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression and any other characteristic protected by law.
Waxman Strategies Washington, DC, USA
Apr 19, 2018
Full time
What We Need:   Waxman is supporting the work of the non-profit campaign   Mighty Earth . One of the most significant areas of focus is the protection of the world’s tropical rainforests, which are critical to stopping climate change, protecting endangered wildlife, and providing homes for indigenous communities. Through creative campaigns and savvy negotiating, our team has achieved a series of victories over the last several years that have secured commitments from the world’s leading agriculture and consumer companies to eliminate deforestation across their supply chains. We recently achieved a major breakthrough that convinced the entire chocolate and cocoa industry to adopt strong forest conservation and restoration commitments in West Africa and have achieved important protections for great ape habitats from palm oil and rubber expansion in the Congo Basin. But there is much more work to do to ensure that these policies are implemented across Africa and to lay the groundwork for government action, including groundbreaking new conservation policies, improved governance, and lasting legal reforms. To lead this effort, we are looking for a talented  African Forests   Campaign Director  to oversee campaigning on private sector action and also law and policy advocacy to achieve change across commodities such as palm oil, cocoa, and rubber. The candidate will help us continue to expand our work on the protection of the forests, wildlife and communities of the Congo Basin and West Africa. Responsibilities Include: Developing long and short-term strategic plans; Integrating investigations, communications, and field organizing into compelling campaigns; Negotiating with CEOs and senior leadership in target companies; Conducting advocacy with high-level policymakers and lawmakers for lasting reforms; Working closely with civil society organizations in key countries; Tracking campaign benchmarks; Coordinating with campaign partners; and Advising international philanthropies and donor governments. Fundraising (primarily from large foundations) Regional and subject-matter expertise are a requirement for this job. The ability to fluently or proficiently speak French is a major plus. This position is based in Washington, DC, but significant international travel is part of the job. Application Deadline:  Please submit applications by Monday, April 30th at 5pm.  Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience; includes a generous benefits package Waxman Strategies is an equal opportunity employer; we strictly prohibit discrimination against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity or expression and any other characteristic protected by law.
Ponca Tribe of Nebraska Norfolk, NE, USA
Apr 19, 2018
Full time
Summary: Works closely with Environmental Manager within the Tribe on all aspects of Air Issues both Ambient and Indoor.   Essential Responsibilities and Duties:       Serves as principle investigator for the EPA CAA 103 Grant. Work with NPHA to develop schedule to perform Radon testing. Work with NPHA to implement Indoor Air Assessment in Tribal Homes. Develops necessary Databases for Air Program. Prepares data reposts and advises Supervisor, NPHA contact, and DDTA on Environmental Sampling. Attends training as necessary to complete job. Keep Air data current for the 15 Service Area Counties; i.e. Emmission Inventory and Green House Gas Inventory. Build relationships with consultants and vendors for new energy conservation equipment and ideas. Develop training and outreach education on Ambient and Indoor Air Quality issue and Green Energy information. Pursues outside funding sources for wind equipment. Prepares grant proposals or assigned parts of grant proposals upon request. Prepares monthly activity report for Supervisor and prepares quarterly report for grant. Promotes projects and activities that reduce the Tribe’s carbon footprint. Additional dues as assigned.     Relationships and Authority: Works in conjunction with all Ponca Tribe of Nebraska staff and outside entities.  This position has no supervisory responsibilities.  Reports to the Environmental Manager.       Working Environment and Physical Demands: Professional office environment. Travel within service areas is required.  The duties of this position will require this individual to use physical strength, dexterity, and endurance (including, but not limited to, walking, running, bending, pushing, lifting up to 50 lbs., crouching reaching over head, etc.). Some outdoor activities; climbing ladders to check anemometers.  Travel to training and workshops may be required outside of the service delivery areas.   Qualifications: Minimum: Associate of Arts/Science in engineering, planning, environmental science, public administration, business administration, environment management, earth science or an equivalent combination of experience and education. Computer proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access programs. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Possess a valid driver’s license and be insurable. Successfully pass drug and alcohol testing, motor vehicle, education, character, and criminal background checks. Able and willing to travel.   Preferred: Bachelors or Master degree in Environmental Science, Public Administration, or Environmental Planning. Experience in Energy Conservation Planning. Once year experience working with Native Americans or Native American organizations. Must have knowledge and understanding of Public Law 93-638: Indian Self-Determination Act, Tribal organizations and funding opportunities.   Preference will be given to Ponca Tribe of Nebraska members or members of a federally recognized tribe.  However, all qualified individuals are eligible. The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska is an at-will employer. Tribal Council Approval: 6/26/2016.
Illinois Natural History Survey Champaign, IL, USA
Apr 19, 2018
The Illinois State Geological Survey (ISGS) is a premier state geological survey, with over 200 scientists and technical support staff, serving the needs of the public, government, and industry with earth science information and research relevant to natural resources, environmental quality, economic vitality, and public safety. ISGS is part of the Prairie Research Institute (PRI) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign which is centrally located between Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis.   PRI houses five large scientific surveys covering a wide range of expertise including biology, water resources, climate, geology, sustainable technology, and archaeology.  PRI’s mission is to provide objective, integrated scientific research and service, in cooperation with other academic and research units of the University of Illinois and elsewhere, that allow citizens and decision-makers to make choices that ensure sustainable economic development, enduring environmental quality, and cultural resource preservation for the people, businesses, and governments of Illinois.  To learn more about ISGS please visit   http://isgs.illinois.edu/ .   ISGS is seeking to hire a Visiting Environmental Assessments Specialist (up to five) to perform environmental site assessments (PESAs) and evaluate potential environmental and geologic hazards and risks for Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) infrastructure improvement projects. IDOT’s infrastructure projects range in size and can involve anything from a single property to hundreds of properties across many miles of existing or future highways.  IDOT uses the PESAs completed by ISGS to assess each project’s needs, plan the agency’s short-term and long-term needs, assist in land acquisition decisions, and promote awareness of natural and man-made hazards that may affect the project and its construction.  Position is based in Savoy, Illinois.  Major Duties and Responsibilities:  Collect, review, and evaluate geological maps, regulatory files, as well as site-specific historical and environmental data. Conduct fieldwork, which includes statewide on-site investigations as well as interviews with representatives of industry, government agencies, and landowners. Synthesize and analyze the collected data and information pertaining to potential environmental and geologic hazards and risks related to environmental site assessments. Prepare comprehensive technical reports detailing the findings of the assessments, site-specific historical information, and regulatory information. Participate in other geologic/environmental research. Travel, including up to a work week of consecutive nights of overnight travel, and conduct field work, some of which may be under less than ideal conditions (inclement weather, remoteness, site security concerns, moderate physical exertion, heavy traffic). Work in areas of potentially unknown hazardous materials.  Qualifications: Required: Bachelor's degree in geology, environmental science, engineering geology, civil or environmental engineering, physical geography, or related discipline. A background in the geosciences or environmental sciences with experience performing fieldwork. Ability to interpret maps. Ability to accurately collect, analyze, and interpret data from various information sources. Ability to evaluate potential environmental hazards and risks. Ability to write comprehensive technical reports. Ability to prioritize, organize, and handle heavy workloads with multiple deadlines. Ability to use sound judgment in decision-making. Strong interpersonal skills to develop good working relationships. Ability and willingness to effectively contribute and lead as part of a team. Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and graphics software. Ability to work independently with off-site supervision. Valid driver's license. Adhere to the IDOT property assessment program health and safety plan, which includes having or acquiring 40-hour OSHA hazardous waste site worker training, followed by 8-hour annual refresher training, and undergoing annual physical examinations as part of the medical monitoring program for hazardous waste site workers.  This is a visiting, full-time, contract-funded, academic professional appointment subject to the continued availability of funding and programmatic need.  Position may become a regular position at a later date depending on funding and programmatic need. The starting date is negotiable after the closing date.  Salary is commensurate with experience. Applications must be received by May 4, 2018.  Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after this date.  To apply, please visit   https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board   to complete an online profile and to upload 1) a cover letter that clearly articulates how your qualifications and experience make you a viable candidate for this position and should address the qualifications listed above, 2) a résumé/CV, and 3) the names and contact information (including e-mail addresses) of three professional references. All requested information/documentation must be submitted for applications to be considered.  Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.  Close Date: 05/04/2018 For further information please contact Lori Walston-Vonderharr, Human Resources, Prairie Research Institute, at   lwalston@illinois.edu   or 217-244-2401. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit   http://go.illinois.edu/EEO . To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit   http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Rainforest Trust Warrenton, VA, USA
Apr 19, 2018
Full time
Rainforest Trust seeks  Asia Conservation Officers  to develop and manage land protection projects with our in-country partners across the tropical countries of 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 partnerships. To date, we have saved over 18 million tropical habitat acres. We are an efficient organization, earning the top 4-star rating from Charity Navigator. Successful candidates for the Asia Conservation Officer positions will work under the supervision of the Asia Conservation Director. Duties for this position include: Supervising, managing, and tracking the progress of Rainforest Trust protected area projects in Asia. 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. Participating actively with Development and Communications staff in project fundraising and communication efforts. Organizing donor trips to visit project sites. The successful candidate will have the following 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, preferably in Asia. Prior experience with conservation and project management in Asia preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. Proficiency in one or more regional languages a plus, but not a requirement. A personal passion for biodiversity conservation and belief in Rainforest Trust’s conservation mission. Knowledge of relevant organizations in Asia (NGOs, government, universities, community organizations, etc.). Efficient, creative, enthusiastic, and self-starting, with excellent organizational and social skills. Able to work independently as well as cooperatively within a team. Ability and willingness to travel internationally. Must be authorized to work in the US. This position 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.  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com .
U.S. Forest Service United States
Apr 19, 2018
Temporary
Click the job titles  to see details and to apply to each position. (Clicking Apply Now links to EnvironmentalCareer.com U.S. Forest Service employer page)   Forestry Technician (Wilderness/Trails) Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest,  Bridgeport, California Starting at $16 (GS 05) Temporary • Full-Time Open 04/19/2018 to 04/25/2018 (apply ASAP- limited to the first 50 applications received) Forestry Aid (Fire Suppression) 36 Arizona and New Mexico locations.  Starting at $12.74 (GS 03) Temporary • Full-Time Open 04/19/2018 to 04/23/2018 Forestry Technician (Wilderness/Trails) Troy, Montana Starting at $17.84 (GS 06) Temporary • Full-Time Open 04/19/2018 to 04/23/2018 ( L imited to the first 50 applications ) Forestry Technician (Trails) V acancies in the following locations:  Mountain Home, ID   T ijeras, NM  -  Detroit, OR Starting at $14.30 (GS 04) Temporary • Full-Time Open 04/18/2018 to 04/24/2018 Forestry Technician (Timber Sale Administration) Prather, California Starting at $17.84 (GS 06) Temporary • Full-Time Open 04/18/2018 to 04/24/2018 Forestry Technician (Recreation) Brooklyn, Mississippi Starting at $14.30 (GS 04) Temporary • Full-Time Open 04/17/2018 to 04/23/2018 Forestry Technician (Timber Sale Peparation) Chippewa National Forest, Deer River, Minnesota Starting at $17.84 (GS 06) Temporary • Full-Time Open 04/17/2018 to 04/23/2018 Forestry Technician (Timber Sale Preparation) V acancies in the following locations:  North Fork, CA  -  Prather, CA  -  Steamboat Springs, CO  -  Baldwin, MI Starting at $14.30 (GS 04) Temporary • Full-Time Open 04/17/2018 to 04/23/2018 Forestry Aid (Timber) La Jara, Colorado Starting at $12.74 (GS 03) Temporary • Full-Time Open 04/17/2018 to 04/23/2018 Forestry Aid (General) Black Hills National Forest,  Newcastle, Wyoming Starting at $12.74 (GS 03) Temporary • Full-Time Open 04/19/2018 to 04/23/2018   Forestry Technician (Timber Stand Improvement) Vacancies in the following locations:  Groveland, CA  -  North Fork, CA  -  Springville, CA Starting at $16 (GS 05) Temporary • Full-Time Open 04/19/2018 to 04/25/2018   Forestry Technician (Timber Sale Preparation) Vacancies in the following locations:  Mi-Wuk Village, CA  -  North Fork, CA  -  Prather, CA Starting at $16 (GS 05) Temporary • Full-Time Open 04/19/2018 to 04/25/2018     Click the job titles  to see details and to apply to each position. (Clicking Apply Now links to EnvironmentalCareer.com U.S. Forest Service employer page)   Remember to say you found this opportunity at   EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Apr 19, 2018
Full time
Summary This position is part of the Southwest Region Fish and Aquatic Conservation Program. As the Deputy Assistant Regional Director, you will be responsible for a broad Fish and Aquatic Conservation program . The geographical area spans the four states of Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. The incumbent 's responsibilities cover a wide variety of assignments, including: supervision; coordination of highly visible multistate, multi-Federal agency programs; and diverse and complex, professional, technical, and administrative issues. This announcement is being advertised concurrently under R2-18-10191380-CS-MP, for current and former federal employees serving under a competitive service career or career-conditional appointment or reinstatement eligible. You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under both recruitment methods. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Major Duties Include: · Responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating programs and associated activities. · Formulate polices, standards, and procedures necessary for the efficient and effective management of the program. · Serve as a Fish and Wildlife Service senior advisor and consultant on key scientific and technical program matters. · Serve as a senior Service representative working with States, and Federal agencies, Tribal entities, and private, commercial, and academic partnerships involved in meeting mutually agreed upon natural resource objectives. · Supervise Fishery field stations as a program level supervisor. Travel Required 50% or less - For field station visits, FAC Program meetings, other FWS Program meetings. Closes 05/03/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
National Park Service Wind Cave National Park Visitor Center, U.S. 385, Hot Springs, SD, USA
Apr 19, 2018
Full time
Summary This position is located in Wind Cave National Park. Please visit   find a park   for additional park information. AREA INFORMATION:   Wind Cave National Park is located in the southern Black Hills of southwest South Dakota. Climate extremes range from sub-zero temperatures during winter to over 100 degrees during summer. Medical and dental services, grade school, high school, shopping, and churches of most faiths are available in Hot Springs (12 miles) and Custer (20 miles). Housing for rent or purchase is available in Hot Springs and Custer. This position has been identified as one of the key fire management positions under the Interagency Fire Program management (IFPM) Standard. This position has been categorized as an Engine Module Supervisor (EMLS) and requires selectee to meet the minimum qualification standards for IFPM prior to being placed into the position. For more information on IFPM,   click here . Who may be considered:   All U.S Citizens This is a Career/Career-Conditional Full-Time appointment. This position is concurrently open under Announcement Number MW-1542-WICA-18-10190884-ST for merit promotion eligibles. Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will be paid if the selectee lives outside of the local commuting area and is otherwise eligible for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with the Federal Travel Regulation. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Serves as a first line supervisor on a wildland fire engine. Directs the operation of a wildland fire engine, ensuring the correct positioning, proper use and operation. Personally performs and directs other in starting pump engine, priming pump, adjusting engine speed and pump valves, laying hose, and using appropriate nozzles and nozzle adjustments in effective use of water and additives. Responsible for maintenance of specialized equipment. Ensures the engine is kept in a full state of readiness for emergency fire dispatch. Closes 04/30/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
National Park Service Great Smoky Mountains National Park Library, Sugarlands Visitor Center Loop Road, Gatlinburg, TN, USA
Apr 19, 2018
Full time
Few vacancies in the following locations: Cherokee, NC Gatlinburg, TN Summary This position is located in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, in the Education Branch of the Resources Education Division. Please visit   find a park   for additional park information. This is a Career/Career-Conditional Full-Time appointment. This position is concurrently open under Announcement Number SE-1618-GRSM-18-10152732-ST for merit promotion eligibles. Relocation:   Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid. All travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the sole responsibility of the selected employee. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Develop and present educational programs and citizen science programs to a variety of audiences and ages. Develop curriculum and educational assessments. Assist natural and cultural history field research. Create education media using computer software, multi-media equipment, etc. Communicate effectively with students, teachers, colleagues and park cooperators.   Duties will be developmental in nature when filled below the full performance level. Closes 05/03/2018
U.S. Bureau of Land Management Casper, WY, USA
Apr 19, 2018
Full time
Summary Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource. For additional information about the BLM, please visit   Our website . This position is located in the Casper Field Office. Located at the base of Casper Mountain and along the banks of the North Platte River in central Wyoming, the Casper Field Office manages approximately 1.4 million acres of BLM-administered surface land and 4.7 million acres of mineral estate within Natrona, Converse, Platte and Goshen Counties. The area has a rich history and a variety of recreational opportunities.For information on the City of Casper, please go to:   Casper, WY Learn more about this agency Responsibilities At the GS-07 level - performs work as an advanced trainee under the guidance and supervision of a supervisor or higher graded wildlife biologist. Major duties include but are not limited to: Evaluating and conducting biological analyses of wildlife ecology and behavior as it relates to land and water resource projects; identifying the impacts to wildlife habitat and threatened and endangered species; evaluating inventory and monitoring data to determine population trends and impacts; serving on interdisciplinary teams addressing wildlife and other natural resource issues and problems; and writing and reviewing the biological input to a variety of documents. At the GS-05 level - this is a developmental and basic trainee position; employee will work under the guidance and supervision of a supervisor or higher graded wildlife biologist. Major duties include but are not limited to: Evaluating and conducting biological analyses of wildlife ecology and behavior as it relates to land and water resource projects; identifying the impacts to wildlife habitat and threatened and endangered species; evaluating inventory and monitoring data to determine population trends and impacts; serving on interdisciplinary teams addressing wildlife and other natural resource issues and problems; and writing and reviewing the biological input to a variety of documents. Closes 04/25/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Forest Service Santa Fe National Forest, Jemez Springs, NM, USA
Apr 19, 2018
Full time
Summary This position is located on the Santa Fe National Forest on the Jemez Ranger District. This position serves as a professional wildlife biologist in the administration of the wildlife habitat and related coordination with other resources and to provide guidance and assistance for the protection, management, and improvement of wildlife habitat within the framework of multiple-use management of forest and range lands. For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Andre Silva @ (575) 829-3535 or amsilva@fs.fed.us. This is a term, time-limited appointment with an initial duration no less than 13 months and can be extended up to a total of 4 years. The USDA Forest Service has legislative authority to recruit and fill Permanent (Career/Career-Conditional), Temporary, and Term Appointments under the USDA Demonstration Project. Under this authority, any U.S. citizen may apply. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Provides technical advice and leadership for a wildlife management program.  This includes gathering, compiling, and analyzing data to determine wildlife habitat requirements and management needs; assessing habitat quality and quantity, interpreting biological requirements for all wildlife species and their habitat; inventorying and monitoring habitat and in some cases populations; determining the need for and recommending wildlife habitat restoration, enhancement or improvement projects; and studying and recommending solutions to special coordination problems involving wildlife habitat protection. Performs specific portions or minor phases of assignments in support of Integrated Resource Inventory (IRI) activities. Incumbent prepares field data to be digitized; digitizes data and processes data for use in geographic information systems (GIS). Documents field procedures and office methodologies produced by IRI team to develop information on IRI data layers. Works cooperatively with State wildlife resource agencies.  Coordinates wildlife management with timber, grazing, minerals and recreation and other resource programs. This includes gathering information for wildlife management plans, surveys of game and nongame occurrence, mapping key game for suitability, determination of annual browse utilization and/or amount of soil disturbance, joint recommendations for annual game harvest, and the need for wildlife habitat development or restoration. Prepares wildlife management input for the unit land management planning team. Prepares environmental analysis reports.  Develops biological evaluations for review by journey-level biologists. Recommends, prepares, or reviews annual operating plans and budgets for wildlife habitat improvement and animal damage control projects in consideration of biological needs, project standards, and the needs of other resources. Participates in wildlife monitoring program activities by making observations, gathering data, and reporting findings. Gathers information to be used in environmental assessments and environmental impact statements affecting wildlife resources. Develops plans for information and education activities in wildlife conservation.  Responsible for assigned areas of public relation activities, such as speaking at meetings and participating in field trips. Serves as project leader on wildlife habitat improvement projects and participates on interdisciplinary teams in all aspects of natural resource management, which may include program evaluation. Closes 04/30/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Forest Service
Apr 19, 2018
Full time
Summary PLEASE NOTE:   This vacancy is limited to the first 50 applications received and will close at 11:59pm ET on the closing date or at 11:59pm ET on the day we receive the 50th application, whichever comes first. This position is temporary, has a Not-to-Exceed date and will be filled for up to 6 months. The appointment may also end early due to lack of work or funds.   This position is located within the Green MountainNational Forest & Finger Lakes. The position is responsible for performing work involved in Natural Resources Planning and Environmental law compliance, including the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).   For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact: Donna Grosz at dgrosz@fs.fed.us or (802) 474-6722. The USDA Forest Service has legislative authority to recruit and fill Permanent (Career/Career-Conditional), Temporary, and Term Appointments under the USDA Demonstration Project. Under this authority, any U.S. citizen may apply. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Provides input for the unit interdisciplinary planning teams. Participates in developing the unit program of work for all aspects or portions of the unit-planning program. Advises, coordinates, or reviews the annual operating plans and budgets. Is responsible for developing the environmental analysis reports concerning resources activity. Participates in public relations events involving speaking engagements and field trips.   May lead interdisciplinary teams carrying out routine environmental studies and evaluations to determine the consequences of various actions or events, i.e., forest planning project, on the environment. Advises the unit staff officers of the different levels of NEPA documentation based on information provided by the interdisciplinary teams. Conducts routine environmental studies and evaluations linking a variety of resources, such as social economics, land, air, water, timber, recreation, wildlife, fisheries, and/or special management areas.   Supports team leader with work planning by tracking the progress of NEPA documents and fully supporting team members in meeting timelines.   Supports GIS specialists in identifying spatial information, assessing, interpreting, and applying GIS data to the NEPA process. Applies GIS data to exhibit assimilated resource management projects and to observe resource activities.   Assesses and documents environmental impacts on social, economic, environmental, and other resources and makes recommendations regarding the management of specific natural resources.   Performs field reconnaissance, collects, and analyzes data needed for preparation of environmental documents. Reviews permits, contracts, or work plans to ensure that the design criteria or mitigation specified in the NEPA decision have been incorporated into the implementing tool. Documents findings and makes recommendations on any needed actions. Reviews inquiries from federal, state, or local officials, commercial interests, consulting firms and private individuals to determine how best to comply with NEPA requirements and resource responsibilities.   Gathers and reviews subject matter documents and includes the required information in the NEPA source document. Evaluates permits, contracts, or work plans to make sure that the design criteria or mitigation outlined in the NEPA decision have been combined into the implementing tool. Responsible for ensuring findings and recommendations are documented. Evaluates comments received from other federal, state, public agencies, tribes, etc. to determine how best to respond to their concerns in accordance with environmental laws, regulations and policies. Closes 04/25/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
International Union for Conservation of Nature Washington D.C., DC, USA
Apr 19, 2018
Full time
BACKGROUND IUCN’s Science & Knowledge Unit supports the Union in maintaining: a) data and knowledge products mobilized against IUCN standards; b) relationships with peer conservation science-related networks; c) a culture of science and knowledge; and d) the development and production of IUCN’s flagship report. In addition, the Science & Knowledge Unit implements a portfolio of projects, for example, in supporting scientific aspects of the implementation of IUCN Resolutions, and in fulfilling scientific needs from other IUCN Programme Units. JOB DESCRIPTION OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY The Senior Manager will lead the execution of the portfolio of projects through the Science & Knowledge Unit, integrating all four of the Unit’s business lines. Application of data and knowledge products mobilised against IUCN standards will be a common theme, and expected to be harnessed as appropriate in all projects. Most if not all Science & Knowledge projects will be implemented jointly with peer conservation science -related institutions and networks, both among the IUCN membership and beyond it (e.g., the Global Environment Facility). Most if not all will also anticipate written outputs for publication into the peer reviewed literature, either into independent scientific journals or as IUCN publications, as well as presentations in scientific and policy-related conferences and other fora. The Senior Manager will serve a substantial role in development of the IUCN flagship report, especially in handling the data compilation, analysis, and visualization aspects of the report. Finally, the Senior Manager will have project management responsibilities for substantive tracking and reporting on the Science & Knowledge Unit project portfolio, and liaison with the GPOU for budget management aspects. SPECIFIC DUTIES •Apply the data and knowledge products mobilised against IUCN standards (including but not limited to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, the World Database of Key Biodiversity Areas, and the World Database of Protected Areas) as appropriate in all projects, including leading novel analyses (e.g., of agriculture as a driver of extinction risk). Anticipated time: 10%.   •Lead interactions with peer conservation science -related institutions and networks, both among the IUCN membership and beyond it, in implementation of Science & Knowledge projects, for example, with the Global Environment Facility in science-based targets work and follow up to the 2016–2018 Global Commons project. Anticipated time: 30%. •Lead and collaborate as appropriate in dissemination of project results, through (a) presentations in scientific and policy-related conferences and other fora and (b) publication into the peer reviewed literature, either into independent scientific journals or as IUCN publications. Anticipated time: 20%. •Undertake a substantial role in development of the IUCN flagship report, especially in handling the data compilation, analysis, and visualization aspects of the report. Anticipated time: 30%. •Fulfill project management responsibilities for substantive tracking and reporting on the Science & Knowledge Unit project portfolio, and liaison with the GPOU on budget management aspects. Anticipated time: 10%. REQUIREMENTS  • PhD in conservation-related scientific field required • Advanced degree in policy-related field required • Five years of experience in conservation-related activities required • Excellent knowledge of the conservation-related scientific literature required • Experience writing scientific publications required • Experience in convening scientific and technical workshops, meetings, or conferences required • Analytical skills including database development, GIS, programming required • Fluency in English, French, and Spanish as the official IUCN languages required • Willingness to undertake some travel associated with the position required • Experience of field conservation in developing countries useful • Passion for conservation essential • The above job description contains the main duties and responsibilities for this position. However, in a small organization such as IUCN, staff members are expected to show flexibility in their approach to work and be willing to undertake other tasks that are reasonably allocated to them but which are not part of their regular job description. Where any task becomes a regular part of an employee's responsibilities, the job description will be changed in consultation with the employee and the Human Resources Management Group. Expected start date:  25 July 2018 Type of contract:  Fixed-term (24 months with possibility of renewal) Closing date:  23 April 2018   Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com And always apply early because employers may close the job listing early.
350.org
Apr 18, 2018
Full time
Flexible. Options include WA, CA, MT, CO, GA, NC, VA, DC, MD, PA, NY, NJ, CT, MA, VT, ME About 350.org 350.org is looking to hire a talented campaign manager to help lead our work around the 2018 US elections at both 350.org, a 501c(3) organization and 350 Action, a 501(c)(4)4 organization. In 2018, 350 Action aims to make climate change a top tier political issue, advance our demands for a just and equitable transition away from fossil fuels to 100% renewable energy for all, mobilize the climate base, and challenge climate denialism and fossil fuel industry influence at all levels of government. The approach will lean heavily on innovative communications and digital organizing to find, inspire, and turn-out the millions of people in the United States who care about climate change but aren’t making it to the ballot box. In short: we want to become the go-to campaign for everyone who cares about the climate and wants to make an impact around the 2018 election. At 350.org, you’ll work with a team of brilliant, fierce colleagues, tackling one of the greatest issues of our time, in a flexible and collaborative environment. Learn more about   who we are, what we stand for, and where we’re going here . About the role The 350.org Voter Engagement Manager will oversee nationwide campaigns in the US. In this role, you’ll be able to help refine and execute the political strategy for 350 Action, one of the country’s leading climate advocacy organizations. You’ll manage a team of a talented staff, as well as work with the wider 350 Action team. This role reports to 350.org’s US Program Director. Our ideal candidate is someone who brings a background in political organizing, but also has a talent for groundbreaking digital and communications work. Your understanding of what makes for effective messaging and digital strategy will be just as important as your talent in managing field staff. 350.org is a highly collaborative environment: the best candidates will be those who thrive in this sort of team-based setting. Responsibilities Refine and develop political strategy for 2018 Manage a team to implement 350 Action’s 2018 strategy, turning out climate voters and establishing resistance to fossil fuel infrastructure and support for 100% renewable energy as key litmus tests for want-to-be climate champions Work with 350’s digital team to engage tens of thousands of new supporters and donors in our work Work with 350 local groups to help them develop and implement a strategy for the 2018 election Manage field staff Required Qualifications Strategic campaign development expertise and excellent problem-solving skills Highly organized, and able to manage multiple projects at once without sacrificing quality. Experience at the intersection of online and offline organizing, mobilization, and direct action Creativity and comfort with experimenting with new tools and tactics Experience managing diverse teams of organizers, political, press and digital campaigners, Proven track record of working successfully with coalition partners Excellent verbal and written communications skills and the ability to write for a variety of audiences and platforms Knowledge of and dedication to the climate movement, and/or other movements for social justice. Commitment to building grassroots power as a means to effect change Comfort working in a fast-paced environment with team members who are often remote Able to make management and political decisions quickly and effectively, even without having all the information you might need Excellent time management skills and commitment to healthy work-life balance Engage in and support the organization's commitment to advancing and creating an equitable and inclusive work culture. Desired (but not required) skills and experiences 5+ years of experience managing political and/or issue campaigns 3+ years of high-level strategic planning or project management experience A deep commitment to developing a deeper understanding around intersectionality, climate justice and allyship organizing. Proven ability to work effectively  with people from diverse racial, ethnic, class, age, gender, and sexual orientation backgrounds. At least one cycle running volunteer or field operations on an electoral campaign Knowledge of legal limits on 501(c)3 and 501(c)4 affiliated organizations Professional digital campaigning experience Ability to train others on online campaigning tools and offline campaigning skills Position Type: Full Time Application Deadline:  This job is open until filled, or the hiring manager determines that they can no longer accept applications. Start Date: Flexible Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com --- 350.org strives to be an inclusive and collaborative group of people who bring a variety of approaches to the work we do. We’re committed to the principles of justice, and we try to build a safe workplace where everyone is treated fairly and enjoys working together. We value new perspectives, ideas of all sorts, and different ways of working. Diverse perspectives and experiences improve the way 350.org carries out our work – including what we decide to work on and how creatively/effectively we do that. We do our best to make staff positions accessible to all potential team members, regardless of race, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, assigned gender, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or identity, religion or creed, veteran status, marital or parental status, and genetic information. We also strive to include team members in communities most impacted by climate change or impacted by other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustice.
Army Corps of Engineers Palm Beach Gardens, FL, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Full time
2 vacancies in the following locations: Palm Beach Gardens, FL Panama City, FL You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy. Moving expenses may be authorized. Summary About the Position:   Panama City   is located on the Gulf of Mexico with a total population of approximately 160,000 people. The area is known for its sugary white sandy beaches. The Corps' Office is located in a 4-story office building on a major commercial corridor (i.e.,23rd Street). Free parking is readily available immediately adjacent to the office building. Retail shopping and numerous dining choices are located within a short walk, or drive, from the office. A great place to live and work. Information about the Jacksonville District is located at http://www.saj.usace.army. The   Palm Beach Gardens   office is located north of West Palm Beach, Florida. This position offers flexi-time work schedule with credit hour option, workspace cubicles in a close-knit, corporate business setting with free parking. The Palm Beach Gardens area is subtropical offering warm weather in the winter and has easy access to Atlantic Coast beaches, world class fishing, diving/snorkeling, surfing, golfing, shopping, and many other activities. This position is a TERM position. It is a time limited position and may be extended up to a maximum of six years. This position may be converted to a permanent, career or career-conditional appointment without further competition as long as all requirements are met. To be eligible for conversion, employee must complete at least 2 years of current continuous service under a term appointment in the competitive service AND employee must have a current performance rating under such term appointment of at least fully successful or equivalent. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Responsible for reviewing and evaluating applications for Department of the Army permits pursuant to Section 10, Rivers and Harbors Act, Section 404, Clean Water Act, and Section 103, Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act. Determines regulatory jurisdiction, ensures project compliance with Endangered Species Act, National Historic Preservation Act, National Environmental Policy Act, and other regulations, policies, and guidance. Prepare public notices, biological assessments, and other documents and correspondence related to permit decisions. Negotiate with applicants to ensure sufficient avoidance and minimization of impacts and adequacy of mitigation proposals. Contributes to watershed initiatives such as agency representative at a variety of meetings. Travel Required Occasional travel - This position has a Temporary Duty (TDY) or business travel requirement of 10% or less of the time. Closes 05/02/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com And always apply early because employers may close the job listing early
ERT Silver Spring, MD, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Full time
Position Description Will support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Office of Habitat Conservation (OHC), Habitat Protection Division (HPD). Will focus on HPD's strategic communications related to key office priorities including ecosystem approaches to management and effective use of existing coastal and marine authorities. Will plan and implement internal communication efforts and development of communication products to raise awareness and visibility of the HPD.  Other duties include: * Develop and disseminate print and online communication products, including communications plans, web stories, messages, social media posts, and talking points. * Create and lay-out fact sheets, brochures, and other outreach materials such as infographics using Adobe Creative Cloud. * Coordinate the communication of HPD staff's outreach needs, develop messages and share announcements following agency processes, and work with subject matter experts and field staff to identify opportunities to communicate their work. * Build and maintain relationships and effective communications within NOAA and with other government agencies, private groups, and not-for-profit organizations to leverage information and identify opportunities for collaboration. * Support strategic communication for HPD program priorities by identifying linkages with wider Office and NOAA Fisheries priorities and programs. * Assist in defining key messages of HPD programs and issues appropriate to audiences including but not limited to Congress, NOAA leadership, media, and the general public. Required Skills 3+ years of specialized experience developing strategic communications plans and campaigns for science or environmental agency, private company, public relations firm, or non-governmental organization. Must have: * Excellent writing and editing skills including a demonstrated ability to write for the web, including articles, static content, and/or blog posts. * Experience with content management systems, preferably Drupal, and using social media, particularly Twitter, required. * Experience with Google Analytics and other user analysis applications is preferred. * Must be proficient with Adobe Creative Cloud, particularly InDesign and Illustrator. * Experience with content management systems, preferably Drupal. * Experience using social media, particularly Twitter. * Excellent writing and editing skills are required. Desired Skills : * Experience executing media relations events intended for news media, partners, and stakeholders. * Experience with Google Analytics and other user analysis applications. * Experience with creating infographics, charts/graphs, tables. Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident and be able to pass a background investigation to obtain a security badge to enter the applicable government facility. Education BS in related discipline, or equivalent. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Arlington, VA, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Full time
Summary Earth Day is every day at EPA! At EPA, you can protect human health and the environment of all Americans, and you’ll discover that EPA is one great place to work! We offer great benefits and work flexibilities, and our diverse workforce connects to more than just a career--we share a common passion to promote a cleaner, healthier environment. Discover how exciting safeguarding our natural resources and protecting human health can be. Find yourself at EPA. These positions are located in the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, Office of Pesticides Programs, Environmental Fate and Effects Division in Arlington, VA. For more information on this office, visit their website:   https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-office-chemical-safety-and-pollution-prevention-ocspp . If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement. Except in special circumstances, those new to the federal government will be hired at the starting salary (step 1) of the applicable grade range listed above. One or more positions may be filled. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities At the entry level of this position, you will: -Evaluate and assess validity of laboratory studies from study types to identify possible adverse effects to animals and/or plants. -Participate in reviews of biology, microbiology and toxicology literature with senior scientists and consultants.   -Assist in preparation of reports used in the development of guidelines; pesticides classification; regulatory needs; scientific research and/or monitoring needs. -Research and provide scientific advice on matters related to Pesticide Programs. -Participate in meetings, workshops and other events related to biology, microbiology, toxicology, and pesticides. When entering a Federal job at a grade level lower than the highest promotion potential level, you may be promoted to more complex duties and work more independently, as your career progresses. Closes 04/24/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com And always apply early because employers may close the job listing early
Xerces Society Bismarck, ND, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Full time
JOIN US! Come join a growing team of conservation professionals at the Xerces Society who are dedicated to protecting some of the world’s most important animals. Invertebrates are essential to the reproduction of most flowering plants, including many fruits, vegetables, and nuts; they play an important role in pest management; and they are a critical food source for birds, fish, and other animals. Yet invertebrate populations are often imperiled by human activities and rarely accounted for in traditional conservation. WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING : Under the direction of the Xerces Society Senior Pollinator Conservation Specialist (Midwest Region), and in collaboration with USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) North Dakota state office staff, the Farm Bill Pollinator Conservation Planner will provide conservation planning, technical support and training focused on pollinators, honey bees, declining butterflies, declining bumble bees, and other beneficial insects to farmers and NRCS field office planners in North Dakota and Montana. During the first several months, this position will support conservation planning in field offices close to Bismarck. Over time, the incumbent will provide support to conservation planners throughout North Dakota and into Montana. The ideal candidate will be able to bring together conservation planning guidance that addresses multiple goals of soil, water, and pollinator conservation. QUALIFICATIONS: REQUIRED • A Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree strongly preferred) in natural resource management, ecology, conservation biology, entomology, wildlife biology, horticulture, or more than 4 years of experience in conservation planning, pollinator or wildlife conservation, or equivalent combination of education and experience. • Valid driver’s license. PREFERRED • Bilingual or multilingual. • Pesticide applicators license. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Xerces Society Portland, OR
Apr 18, 2018
Full time
JOIN US! Come join a growing team of conservation professionals working to protect habitat for some of the world’s most important animals. We are seeking a Community Engagement Coordinator who will reach out to broadly engage the public in Xerces Society’s education and conservation efforts. The Coordinator will develop and implement a community outreach and engagement plan including: defining engagement goals, identifying key audiences, recruiting volunteers to expand the reach of our communication and education efforts, and evaluating the impact of engagement activities. Our vision is to transform towns and cities around the country to increase their support for sustainable populations of bees, butterflies, and other invertebrates. By developing and working with a network of motivated activists, the successful candidate will mobilize communities to speak out for protection of natural areas; augment habitat in yards, parks, community gardens, and other public spaces; and advocate for policies that reduce the use of pesticides. The Community Engagement Coordinator will report to the Director of Communications and Outreach to help communities reconnect with nature and beautify neighborhoods with flowering habitats and will foster leaders and stewards of nature. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE : The ideal candidate will have expertise in outreach and education and a background in or knowledge of ecology, biology, conservation biology, or entomology. REQUIRED : Action-oriented with a passion for engaging the community. Strong knowledge of ecology, conservation biology, entomology, and/or environmental studies. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with staff and public. Exceptional presentation, public speaking, and verbal communication skills. Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple tasks with attention to detail and timeliness. Able to supervise volunteers at a distance in coordination with Xerces staff. Self-motivated and able to take initiative with minimal supervision. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, and preferably with systems to manage volunteers or events. Experience with program evaluation planning, implementation, and analysis. QUALIFICATIONS : Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in education, organizing, or communications with a background in natural resource management; or Bachelor’s degree in natural resources management, ecology, entomology, or other related field plus two to five years of experience in communications, organizing, or other relevant work. PHYSICAL & JOB-SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS : If hired in a location other than our Portland, OR, office, candidate must be able to work from an office located in their home. Ability to travel out of town up to ~ 5 days/month. Occasionally lift and move supplies, materials, equipment weighing up to 30 lbs. Ability to drive vehicle for periods of up to 8 hours.
Wilcox Environmental Engineering Speedway, IN, USA
Apr 18, 2018
Full time
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. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com