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Manice Education Center Manice Education Center, Savoy Road, Florida, MA, USA
Mar 23, 2019
Seasonal
Love the outdoors? Have a sense of adventure? Enjoy working with youth? www.christodora.org Christodora: Nature, Learning, Leadership since 1897 is seeking Outdoor Educators to work at its Manice Education Center located in the heart of the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. This is a phenomenal setting for nature enthusiasts and outdoor adventurers to enjoy a pristine wilderness playground, alongside music, arts, and festivities in nearby college towns. The Manice Education Center operates several distinctly different seasonal programs focusing on highly engaging opportunities for junior and senior high school youth from New York City in environmental education, wilderness expeditions, and leadership training from May through October. The Center is located on a 200 acre forested campus, surrounded by thousands of acres in abutting Savoy Mountain State Forest, boasting mountain streams, rivers, ponds and diverse wildlife including moose! Join our diverse team for spring, or summer, or fall or for all 3 seasons! Chaperoned School Field Trip Program (Spring): 4-10 to 6-7-19 Seasonal Summer Camp Backcountry Expedition Program: 6-10 to 8-24-19     MEC offers SOLO Wilderness First Aid and Red Cross CPR     Certification Courses on 6-8 & 6-9. Chaperoned School Field Trip Program (Fall): 9-4 to 10-27-19 Free Training Opportunities! Red Cross First Aid and CPR Certifications provided for spring and fall team members. SOLO Wilderness First Aid, Red Cross CPR, Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguarding, a 2-day professional tandem canoeing skill clinic, and overnight backpacking and camping skills training are all provided for summer team members. All educators receive hands-on training in the delivery of an experientially driven curriculum, challenge course training and facilitation, and ongoing professional development as an outdoor and environmental educator in a program using cutting edge techniques in youth development. Job Responsibilities : Facilitate challenge course activities designed to focus on teamwork, communication, leadership skills, trust, and social development. Inspire curiosity about our natural world through discovery-based activities in forested ecosystems. Use our testing equipment & interact with live exhibits in our science lab. Introduce gardening, composting and small-scale farming with live chickens. Learn and teach wilderness survival skills including primitive fire making, shelter building, and foraging for wild edibles. Lead nighttime hikes to see the stars and the magic of bioluminescence. Supervise 6-7 youth overnight in canvas, cabin style tents on platforms. Celebrate with skits, drumming, and s’mores at our campfire program—rain or shine in a gazebo surrounded by forest—that can seat the entire campus. Mentor outdoor educator assistants as part of a small co-teaching group working with 10-12 participants. Outdoor Educators in the spring/fall school programs will facilitate 3-day school chaperoned field trips at MEC for our partner NYC public schools. Staff work closely together in a supportive atmosphere and teach small, coed groups of 10-12 youth in a variety of outdoor settings. Each school trip will engage in hikes to a summit with a view of 4 states, an 80-foot cascading waterfall, a unique bog ecosystem, and a llama farm. Outdoor Educators in our Summer Programs lead Wilderness Expeditions: 6 overnight wilderness expeditions backpacking and/or canoeing for 2-5 days in length. Hike on the Appalachian Trail, Long Trail, and Mahican-Mohawk Trail. Paddle a series of mountain ponds and rivers in Southern New England, including the Deerfield River, Connecticut River, and Battenkill River. Lead youth in service projects to improve publicly used wilderness areas and trails. Qualifications: Required : Adventurous spirit, willingness to learn, passion for the outdoors, and enjoys connecting with urban youth. BA/BS in related discipline preferred. Significant professional experience considered. Background clearances and medical physical required. Initial drug screening may be required. Preferred: Experience in outdoor education & leadership training in a camp setting. Experience working with urban school groups (field trip program only) Experience with wilderness navigation (summer only) Spanish/English Bilingual a plus. Valid driver’s license. Stipend : Competitive weekly salary; lodging & basic amenities, excellent food service. Access to wilderness equipment, and outdoor equipment discounts. Enjoy living in a unique outdoor setting, and be a part of a 122-year-old tradition of developing a constructive, supportive community through hard work, play, and dedication to our mission. **Outdoor Educators work as Outdoor Education Residential Camp Counselors TO APPLY : Send cover letter & resume (feel free to include wilderness, leadership, and/or education portfolios) to Matthew Scholl, M.E.C. Director @ employment@christodora.org Christodora is committed to making a difference within a culturally diverse, educational environment. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. Three professional references will be required. Christodora is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Earthjustice Seattle, WA, USA
Mar 23, 2019
Full time
Earthjustice is now accepting applications for a full-time Litigation Assistant to join the Oceans Program and provide both substantive and administrative support to our team of attorneys who litigate cases in federal courts around the country aimed at protecting ocean resources in the United States. The position is available immediately and will be based in our Seattle office. Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization.  We take on the biggest, most precedent-setting cases across the country.  We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health; to preserve magnificent places and wildlife; to advance clean energy; and to combat climate change.  We partner with thousands of groups and supporters to engage the critical environmental issues of our time, and bring about positive change.  We are here   because the earth needs a good lawyer . Founded in 1971, Earthjustice has a distinguished track record of achieving significant, lasting environmental protections.  We achieve this by hiring people who share a passion for justice and a healthy environment.  Our headquarters are in San Francisco with offices in Anchorage, Juneau, Los Angeles, Miami, Tallahassee, Honolulu, New York, Philadelphia, Denver, Seattle, Bozeman, and Washington, DC. The Oceans Program uses hard-hitting litigation and administrative advocacy to protect oceans and oceans wildlife from threats such as overfishing, pollution, oil and gas drilling, and habitat degradation. For more information about the Oceans Program, please visit   https://earthjustice.org/about/offices/oceans . Responsibilities: The Litigation Assistant provides administrative and litigation support services for 6 active Oceans Program attorneys practicing in federal courts and administrative forums.  Tasks may include but are not limited to the following:  Preparation and editing of documents for filing, including: proofreading, cite checking, bluebooking, formatting, producing tables of contents and authorities, assembling exhibit lists, etc. Filing and service of paper and electronic filings. Ensuring all court rules are being met. Creating, organizing, and maintaining case files and contacts. Computing and calendaring court deadlines. Assisting in the collection, processing, and review of incoming and outgoing discovery productions, such as administrative records, including use of an eDiscovery software platform. Assisting attorneys with deposition and hearing preparation, including: organizing document binders, printing exhibits, creating exhibit lists, communicating with court reporters, etc. Supporting attorneys in gaining admission to courts, registration renewals, and creating and managing e-filing accounts. Reviewing, organizing, and interpreting factual and technical information; generating research notes, memoranda, summaries, tables, maps, and other visuals as needed. Drafting basic pleadings and other case-related documents under attorney supervision, including: case initiating documents, proposed orders, cover letters, FOIA requests, pro hac vice applications, etc. Communicating with courts, clients, experts, opposing counsel, and government officials as requested or approved by attorneys. Tracking relevant dockets and issues related to the work of the Oceans Program via the Federal Register, agency web sites, various distribution lists, media outlets, etc. Communicating with the Communications Department about notable case developments and helping to ensure the Oceans web page is up-to-date. Participating in conference calls and meetings when relevant to the position and/or assigned projects. General administrative assistance (photocopying, proofreading, taking meeting minutes, updating database of case descriptions). Operating and performing minor trouble-shooting of all office equipment (copier, Stamps.com equipment, fax machines, etc.) and providing basic technical assistance to staff (word processing, e-mail software, etc.) as needed. Providing backup to Legal Practice Manager as needed, including receiving packages, scanning mail, and greeting visitors. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. Paralegal experience or training a plus. To qualify for Litigation Assistant II, at least three years of paralegal or legal assistant experience in a litigation setting, and experience with discovery management programs or GIS. Interest in and knowledge of environmental, social justice, or public interest issues a plus. A can-do attitude, meticulous attention to detail, and an unrelenting commitment to high performance standards. Excellent research, analytical, writing, and computer skills (word processing, databases and spreadsheets, Internet, etc.). The ability to organize, set priorities among multiple assignments, meet deadlines, and function calmly under pressure. The ability to work effectively as part of a team, including with remote staff, and to maintain confidential information. Flexible, punctual, highly reliable, and available for occasional evening and weekend work. Ability to work for extended periods on the computer as needed to meet filing deadlines. A team player who will enthusiastically take on tasks that range from intellectually challenging to administrative work. Demonstrated awareness and sensitivity to the needs and concerns of individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds, and orientations. Commitment and contribution to the creation of a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work culture that encourages and celebrates differences. We offer a mission- and employee-focused work environment and a competitive compensation package, including excellent benefits.  Earthjustice is an equal opportunity employer and highly values diversity. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
RS&H, Inc. United States
Mar 23, 2019
Full time
The Opportunity RS&H is currently seeking  an  Environmental  Planning  Specialist  for our Aviation Practice.     Potential  Job Location : San Francisco CA,  Chicago IL, Houston TX,  Denver CO or Jacksonville FL.   This individual will be part of the Environmental Planning Service Group providing support and consulting expertise to Aviation clients on a national level. They will assist with and manage environmental documentation services for airport improvement projects.   Requirements: Requires an accredited Bachelor's degree in planning, aviation, environmental science, or related field Understanding of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), federal environmental laws and regulations, and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Orders associated with compliance with federal laws and regulations Minimum of 7 years of experience in preparing NEPA documentation (Categorical Exclusions, Environmental Assessments, Environmental Impact Statements) for airport improvement projects Strong verbal, written, and presentation skills Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) is essential for use in completing assignments Working knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS is desired Ability to work in a collaborative, team environment and responsive to deadlines Understanding of or strong interest in working in an airport/airfield environment Demonstrated project management skills Ability to work on multiple projects at one time Desired Completed Coursework: ecology, geology, biology, water resources/hydrology, environmental regulation/law/policy, urban and regional planning, noise and air quality analyses, and stakeholder engagement/public outreach Core Competencies :   In addition to the position’s skills, education and experience requirements, the following RS&H competencies are considered foundational to understanding performance, now and in the future.   Teamwork Leadership Change Orientation Communication Ingenuity Client Focus   If this sounds like the role for you and you're ready to join an amazing team, please apply. The Team Joining our Aviation team means an opportunity to explore your potential and apply your diverse skills to serve the large and small airports of the aviation industry as a trusted advisor.  You can do this in a collaborative and team-oriented environment among other driven professionals. Service areas include airfields, buildings, facility planning, environmental planning, and environmental stewardship & resiliency.  Join RS&H to define and master challenges, advance professionally, and build strong and lasting relationships. The Company RS&H provides fully integrated architecture, engineering, and consulting services to help clients realize their most complex facility and infrastructure projects for land, air, and space. We are committed to bringing extraordinary solutions to our clients through the promise of imagination, ingenuity, and innovation. With a tradition of excellence that began in 1941, we are consistently ranked among the nation’s top 100 design firms. We attribute our success to an unwavering commitment to our core values of: integrity, quality service, business success and valuing associates.   An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.   Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP  here.
RS&H, Inc. Miami, FL, USA
Mar 23, 2019
Full time
The Opportunity The Environmental Scientist will be responsible for managing and executing NEPA compliance related tasks for transportation projects and corridor studies, multimodal planning, transit planning, and freight related assignments. Specific tasks may include: analysis and preparation of environmental and engineering reports, GIS, plans, and design documents as well as review and coordination of NEPA documents and agency approvals; and preparations for internal and public use. The ideal candidate will have experience with various computer software packages, Geographic Information Systems, FDOT’s SWEPT and ERC; and strong written and oral communication skills.  The Environmental Scientist or Project Development Engineer will have the ability to work independently with general supervision as well as within a collaborative team environment.  Position may require applicant to work at FDOT district office in Miami.   Qualifications: Bachelor or Master of Environmental Science, Biology, Zoology, Environmental/Civil Engineering or other professionally recognized equivalent discipline from an accredited university Minimum 2-4 years of experience within the field of transportation planning/engineering NEPA process experience as it relates to transportation projects Skilled using software applications including Microsoft Office applications; GIS and MicroStation experience a plus Excellent verbal and written communication skills Ability to work independently with general supervision Ability to work collaboratively in client’s office as necessary Strong work ethic aligning with the company's mission and core values The Team From managed toll lanes and long-range corridor plans, to complex segmental bridges, our teams are working in the field and in the office while providing the highest quality infrastructure and facility solutions. Each day, we partner with transportation agencies and local governments across the country to keep our communities moving. By joining our team, you too can provide unique expertise in the full life cycle of transportation delivery, and lead the evolution of transportation. The Company RS&H provides fully integrated architecture, engineering, and consulting services to help clients realize their most complex facility and infrastructure projects for land, air, and space.  We are committed to bringing extraordinary solutions to our clients through the promise of imagination, ingenuity, and innovation.  With a tradition of excellence that began in 1941, we are consistently ranked among the nation’s top 100 design firms.  We attribute our success to an unwavering commitment to our core values of: integrity, quality service, business success and valuing associates.   An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Great Forest New York, NY, USA
Mar 22, 2019
Full time
Great Forest, a consulting firm specializing in all aspects of sustainable waste management, including recycling, organics, zero waste, auditing, and solid waste management, has immediate openings for two Sustainability Consultant positions: Sustainability Consultant (Entry Level) Sustainability Consultant (>3 Years Experience) Both positions will have Primary duties involving maintaining waste management programs at a variety of commercial/other property types, including contributing to program development and associated educational campaigns, drafting all required reports (Entry level consultant), as well as consulting on general sustainability management systems. General responsibilities include scheduling and performing checks on waste management programs at client properties, conducting information sessions and presentations, and assisting with general program related inquiries. Work involves assessing programs, identifying problems, recommending solutions, and taking immediate action when appropriate. Previous sustainability work is a plus, and applicants should indicate any relevant experience or certifications in their cover letter. Ability to work some late nights as needed. Must be self-reliant and self-motivating, very organized and detail-oriented, and have a strong interest in the environment. Must enjoy educating people and solving problems; speaking in public; possess excellent communication skills; write clearly and concisely; and have good computer skills. Excellent time management and the ability to multi-task are imperative. Project management experience is a plus. While many days will be spent in office, there will be frequent client meetings and field work. Expected work hours are Monday to Friday, with a high degree of flexibility subject to scheduled meetings/events etc. Additionally, some evening hours may be required a few days each month. Due to the nature of consulting work, flexibility is essential. Please note that our offices are located at 125th Street in Harlem, and travel time must be taken into consideration. College degree (4-year) required. How to apply: Send cover letter and résumé via email only to info@greatforest.com (résumé should be included as an attachment). NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Brightworks Sustainability Portland, OR, USA
Mar 22, 2019
Brightworks Sustainability is seeking a Building Energy Simulation Analyst (Energy Analyst). This person will perform building energy simulation using software models and custom calculations to quantify energy efficiency opportunities. The analyst may also help develop recommendations to optimize building systems, envelope, passive strategies, and controls on new and existing commercial/institutional buildings. The analyst’s tasks would also include the generation of as-designed energy models, and documentation required for code compliance, energy efficiency incentive programs, and green building certification. The Building Energy Simulation Analyst position is part of Brightworks’ Energy Group, reports directly to a Principal and will be assisting other company practices to support their business needs. Areas of Responsibility: Extract energy efficiency related design features from drawings and specifications, and juxtapose them to baseline requirements (e.g., ASHRAE 90.1). Perform energy simulation computer modeling for complete commercial/institutional buildings, including advanced HVAC and DHW systems. Provide calculations for typical process and plug loads as well as custom analysis for manufacturing, information technology, and other loads. Help develop strategies to achieve higher levels of energy performance. Interact with clients during all project phases. Document and communicate discussions and resolutions with project team members to align deliverables to the project scope. Prepare and maintain LEED documentation for energy-related credits. Prepare and submit energy code compliance permit applications. Keep abreast of the latest advancements and technologies for energy efficiency, and share knowledge with the rest of the staff.  Keep abreast of the latest in energy modeling software and technologies. Follow company quality processes to deliver projects that exceed our client expectations resulting in long term relationships beneficial to the client and company.   Provide input to the senior staff to help win projects and meet the company’s profitability criteria.   Requirements:  This person will have the ability to model the architecture of a building at an optimum energy efficiency level using software such as eQUEST, EnergyPlus, Energy Pro, and/or IES-VE.  Preferably a trained engineer or experienced architect who has moved to simulation for energy efficiency simulation for building design related to most efficient use of materials, HVAC systems. Basic proficiency of Revit, along with early energy modeling programs such as Green Building Studio, is preferred. Must be familiar with the LEED rating system. Additional analysis experience with energy efficiency incentive programs or state mandates are desirable Qualifications: Entry level with 1-3 years of experience in building energy simulation. Preference for experience using the following energy simulation software programs: eQUEST, EnergyPlus, Energy Pro, IES-VE. A good understanding of mechanical systems, ideally due to engineering design practice. A basic understanding of the LEED certification process and credits. Bachelor degree or higher and advanced degree or specialized training in engineering or architecture. Preference for mechanical engineering, building science, or energy engineering degrees. Ability to obtain professional licensure (R.A. or P.E.) and accreditations such as CEM or BEMP. Revit experience is preferred.  Location:   This position may be filled in any of our offices in Portland (OR), Eugene (OR), Berkeley (CA), or Los Angeles (CA). Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Air Force Holloman Air Force Base, NM, USA
Mar 22, 2019
Full time
Summary Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below for   IMPORTANT   additional information. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities The primary purpose of this position is to: serve as an advanced trainee professional Biological Scientist (Environmental). Uses prescribed methods to perform specific & limited work assignments that are part of a broader assignment Performs recurring environmental assignments Participates in special initiatives & carries out projects Prepares written documents & orally communicates Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Salisbury, MD, USA
Mar 22, 2019
Full time
Summary This position is located on Salisbury, Maryland Provides direct assistance to landowners and partners in the determination, restoration, enhancement and creation of wetlands, especially related to Farm Bill Programs. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Provides direct assistance to landowners and partners in the determination, restoration, enhancement and creation of wetlands, especially related to Farm Bill Programs. Provides training to NRCS staff and direct technical assistance and policy guidance to field staff. Provides leadership and coordinates activities in planning and conducting special wildlife, plant, or wetland studies, special investigations, and data gathering necessary for the development and refinement of standards. Makes field studies, demonstrations, and trials to determine efficiency and effectiveness of projects and practices in meeting overall wetland and wildlife habitat goals. Provides regular and special progress reports to supervisor and technical leaders as requested. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Charlestown, Rhode Island, USA
Mar 22, 2019
Temporary
Summary This Biological Science Technician position is part of the R5-Rhode Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex located in Charlestown, Rhode Island. This is a full-time temporary position not-to-exceed 6 months. This position may be extended for an additional 1 year and 6 months without further advertisement. This position may be terminated at any time due to lack of work, funding, or as the needs of the Service dictate. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities As a Biological Science Technician, your duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Conducting various wildlife and avian censuses; making brood counts of birds; making observations of song birds, predators and other forms of wildlife; assisting with banding of song birds and other wildlife species; conducting nest checks and surveys, conducting vegetation evaluations; and assisting in the operation of bird banding stations, including mist nets. May be responsible for providing work direction for volunteers, interns, YCC enrollees, temporary employees, etc. Assisting with habitat restorations including landowner contacts, GIS mapping, surveying, staking, construction monitoring, seeding, etc. Assisting in preparation of management plans for restored areas. Assisting with performing biological studies for determining the manner and extent to which wildlife populations are affected by management activities. Recording data and compiling information. Assisting with the invasive plant control program by GPS mapping areas and applying herbicides with hand-operated equipment. May be required to operate passenger vehicles, light trucks, ATVs or tractors, load and unload materials and equipment, clean grounds, collect and dispose of refuse, and perform a variety of light maintenance and housekeeping tasks involving the use of hand and power tools and equipment. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency New York, NY, USA
Mar 22, 2019
Full time
Summary These positions will be located in Region 2, Superfund and Emergency Management Division, New Jersey Remediation Branch, Northern New Jersey Remediation Section, in New York, NY.  For more information on this office, visit their website:   https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/epa-region-2 . One or more positions may be filled. If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities At the entry level of this position, you will: - Participate in cleanup actions for toxic and hazardous waste sites. - Assist Senior RPM to oversee and monitor contractual work. - Participate in monitoring cleanup efforts. - Participate in enforcement activities. - Participate in community relation activities. 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. You will spend less than 25% of your work time on contracts, grants/cooperative agreements, and/or interagency agreements. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Janesville WI Janesville, WI, USA
Mar 22, 2019
Full time
OBJECTIVE: This position, under direct supervision of the Water Superintendent, performs manual, skilled or semi-skilled tasks in a variety of inspections and operations in the Water and Wastewater Utilities.   RELATIONSHIPS : Reports to: Water Superintendent    Supervises: N/A   Has direct contact with the Wastewater Superintendent, Water Superintendent, division and department heads, Public Works employees, City Staff, customers, and the general public. Essential Duties The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as an illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Performs scheduled and unscheduled site inspections in all public and private buildings to ensure compliance with the City of Janesville Grease Trap Ordinance requirements. Responds to requests and provides assistance to the general public and follows-up on complaints or inquiries. Maintains records of inspections and instructions issued pursuant to department policies and procedures. Issues directives and follows up on incorrect and/or improper use and maintenance of grease traps to ensure compliance with the City of Janesville Grease Trap Ordinance. Coordinates work activities with other crews within the Water Utility, Wastewater Utility and other City Departments. Coordinates and provides documentation to homeowners as it relates to private well abandonment or use permit as required. Assists Wastewater laboratory staff with collecting and analyzing samples and reporting data. Reports and coordinates plumbing problems to the City Plumbing Inspector. May assist with industrial and commercial Cross Connection inspections upon request of Plumbing Inspector. Operates hand held computer to log grease trap inspections. Reports to supervisor daily assignments completed, work activities and records; and any incident, problem or question. Performs other special projects and other duties as assigned or required during and after normal business hours, including providing support as a part of any City response to essential or emergency operations. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.     Education and Experience Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate's Degree in a related field of study is required. Minimum two (2) years of relevant experience in an environmental occupation, including one year of Wastewater Treatment Plant laboratory experience is required. Have and maintain a valid state-issued driver's license. Experience as a plumber or related field highly desired.   A candidate for this position should have thorough knowledge, skills, and abilities of the following:     Knowledge of: Knowledge of the principles and practices of Utility operation and maintenance, including environmental monitoring and relevant State and Federal regulations. Knowledge of State of Wisconsin Plumbing Code. Knowledge of State of Wisconsin Cross Connection and Backflow codes. Knowledge of City geography and the location of City utilities. Considerable knowledge of the proper use and cleaning practices of grease interceptors. Knowledge of the operation and maintenance requirements of assigned equipment, which includes, but is not limited to, passenger vehicles and personal protective equipment. Knowledge of computers and related software used in televising collection system mains and recording daily work activities.   Skill in: Skill in effective communication between co-workers and supervisors. Skill in the use of hand tools to effectively complete inspections.  Proficient in Microsoft applications, including Excel and Word.   Ability to: Ability to obtain and maintain DNR Certifications for treatment plant laboratory operation. Ability to log daily assignments completed, work activities and records in the computer. Ability to obtain and maintain various certifications and other training as needed for Cross Connection Control inspections. Must be able to perform strenuous labor for extended periods of time under varying weather conditions, and to do so in a safe manner. Ability to prepare and maintain accurate, detailed, computerized records and reports. Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with Department and Division heads, employees, co-workers, customers, and the general public. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in written form, with supervisors, contractors, utility companies, property owners, government officials, the general public, fellow employees, and City officials. Ability to exercise good judgment and courtesy in maintaining public and employee relations. Ability to work with others in a positive, supportive fashion to solve problems, generate ideas, and accomplish department and City goals. Ability to make decisions in accordance with laws, regulations, and established procedures. Ability to learn and apply new technology. Ability and skill to operate City trucks, vehicles, and equipment is a safe manner. Ability to effectively plan, organize and complete the tasks assigned. Ability to work without direct supervision and within the boundaries of areas of responsibility. Ability to work effectively as part of a team. Perform work in a safe manner, follow safe work procedures and take necessary safety precautions. Must be able to work a varied schedule including nights and weekends. Supplemental Information EQUIPMENT, INSTRUMENTS OR MACHINES: Machinery and equipment including computers and other standard office machines; City motor vehicles including pickup truck, dump truck, and end loaders; utility locating equipment, water meters, metal detectors, and a variety of hand-held power tools   PHYSICAL FACTORS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by any an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.      While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in an outdoor environment and may, on occasion, be exposed to adverse weather conditions, including extreme heat and extreme cold, high winds, and wet/humid conditions.  The employee may work near moving mechanical parts in precarious places; and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, dust, and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is generally quiet to moderately noisy.    This position frequently walks, stands, stoops, kneels, crouches, crawls and exerts up to 100 pounds of force by lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling objects. The employee is frequently required to see/observe, talk/speak and listen/hear; use their hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects and equipment; repetitive arm, wrist, hand and eye movements are included.  There is frequent twisting, reaching, wrist turning and grasping.  The employee may be required to climb or balance.    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.  Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of equipment.  Employee is required to use cognitive ability to reason, analyze and verbalize thoughts and ideas.  Requires the ability to recognize and identify similarities or differences between characteristics of colors, shapes and sounds associated with job-related objects, materials or tasks.     The City of Janesville, Wisconsin is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. 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Aurora CO Aurora, CO, USA
Mar 22, 2019
Full time
Summary of Job Duties City of Aurora, Colorado It is an exciting time to work for the City of Aurora, we're growing and looking for dedicated and collaborative individuals to join our team of talented and valued employees. Excellent organizations have a set of principles, or core values, that are used to implement their mission and vision. Those values represent the touchstone for the organization, guiding the decisions of the individuals and the organization. At the City of Aurora, we demonstrate our excellence by modeling the CORE 4 Values of:   Integrity ,  Respec t,   Professionalism , and  Customer Service , and we welcome all who share these values to apply. Why Work for Aurora? Make a difference in the lives of real people every day Diverse community Competitive total compensation package Well-Funded General Employees Retirement Plan Light rail station minutes away On-site fitness center and overall employee well-being programs Internal educational programs to assist with career advancement Access to innovation workspaces Aurora Water Department Aurora Water is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the drinking water, sanitary sewer and storm drainage systems, treatment of drinking water and non-potable reclaimed wastewater for irrigation, billing and collection, public outreach and water conservation, acquisition and development of future water rights, major capital projects programs, and quality control for regulatory compliance and public health. The   Environmental Inspector   for the Aurora Water department performs environmental inspections of private and public stormwater and wastewater conveyance systems and infrastructure, and erosion control assessments of private and public construction sites for compliance with federal, state and local guidelines, ordinances, rules and regulations; provides educational services on environmental aspects of stormwater and wastewater operations; responds to citizen complaints, spills, illicit discharges; performs technical work to assist in the protection of the City's wastewater and stormwater conveyance system; assists in the implementation of stormwater quality programs and supports the City's NPDES Stormwater MS4 permit. The City of Aurora will conduct ongoing screenings of applications on a first come-first serve basis; as soon as we determine to have a qualified pool of applicants, this position may close quickly and without notice.  If you are an out of state applicant, please note that all expenses incurred for the interview process and relocation will not be covered by the City of Aurora. PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES May perform routine inspections of commercial pretreatment units (grease and sand/oil interceptors) to determine adherence to treatment requirements Performs inspections of public and private stormwater infrastructure (channels, creeks, and ponds) Inspects commercial, industrial, residential, educational and linear construction projects to determine implementation of  the approved SWMP (narrative & design drawings), proper installation of best management practices (BMPs) associated with the control of pollution and impacts to  stormwater discharges from construction activities Performs erosion control inspection and compliance assistance services Provides inspection of temporary water quality features and other BMPs Maintains database and records of active permits and sites working on achieving final site stabilization Provides documentation of project work activity Completes appropriate reports Coordinates with the Environmental Inspection supervisor regarding enforcement action, findings, and documentation Explains and enforces City standards, specifications, plans, and ordinances, provides inspection services and evaluates the performance of temporary and permanent water quality Best Management Practices (BMPs) Inspects municipal operations Responds to spills, sanitary sewer overflows, illicit discharges that threaten stormwater conveyance Maintains records of businesses with pretreatment devices Provides documentation of work activity, equipment, and resources for City projects Measures and records completed work Provides environmental education and information to City employees, citizens, and other interested parties Collects and provides data Performs additional duties as assigned MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: Associate's degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Physical or Biological Science or another directly related field Experience: At least two (2) years of technical experience in stormwater/environmental regulatory/inspection field An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that demonstrates required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered on a year for year basis Knowledge: Knowledge of environmental inspection procedures, stormwater management systems and conveyances, knowledge of principles and practices related to site grading, construction best management practices, and construction of streets, water and sewer lines and other public infrastructure Municipal inspections, NPDES Stormwater, inspection requirements for grease traps, sand traps, and other similar appurtenances City standards and specifications Code enforcement techniques and principles Knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and databases preferred Knowledge of construction practices is preferred Abilities: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, contractors and citizens Communicate effectively both orally and in writing Ability to perform mathematical calculations Read and interpret project plans and drawings Explain, and enforce City standards, specifications, and plans Write and maintain detailed reports, logs, and inspection records Public speaking abilities are preferred Skill: Skill in the interpretation of construction plans / drawings, standards, specifications, guidelines, and ability to read and understand ordinances, environmental rules and regulations. Customer Service Orientation : Acceptance of the importance of customer service, and the ability to provide effective customer service as measured by the timing of response, and the follow up with the customer to ensure issues are resolved Licenses and/or Certificates Required: Colorado Driver's license with a good driving record Certification in the Colorado Department of Transportation's Transportation Erosion Control Supervisor course or similar is preferred WORKING CONDITIONS Physical Demands: Moderate physical work which requires the ability to remove an 80 pound - 100-pound man-hole lid, with assistance Frequent lifting and carrying of objects weighing up to 50 pounds, with or without assistance Regular walking and standing Full range of body movements including pushing, pulling, climbing and crawling Foot/eye coordination to operate a motor vehicle Vision to read plans, specifications and other information Frequent hearing and speech communication with employees, contractors, and citizens.  Work Environment: Works indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions and over all types of terrain with some exposure to dust, noise, traffic and moving construction equipment Must be able to deal with the public in potentially confrontation situations related to environmental compliance violations Equipment Used: Operates a motor vehicle; measuring equipment such as tapes, levels, and micrometers; camera; personal computer.  This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment.  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Arlington, County of Arlington, VA, USA
Mar 22, 2019
Internship- Paid
Position Information Arlington County Management Interns This is a one-year, full-time, paid Internship Program Most Internships will begin between   July 1, 2019 and September 1, 2019*  Arlington County Arlington County is an exciting, innovative local government entity located in Northern Virginia. We are seeking bright, highly motivated individuals for an exciting one-year Management Internship in a variety of positions across the County. These positions offer a career opportunity to qualified individuals with little or no previous professional work experience to help them prepare for a career in a variety of fields of work. This Internship will provide new college graduates and currently enrolled graduate students with in-depth, hands-on learning opportunities in areas critical to supporting local government initiatives while participating in a developmental and training cohort with peers. Internship Over the course of a year, Management Interns work under the mentorship and supervision of senior staff members to gain valuable on-the-job training and real-world work experience. They support the County's efforts to consistently work toward greater efficiency and effectiveness by offering improved processes and fresh ideas, and by leveraging smart technologies, while becoming familiar with the public-sector work environment as a viable and fulfilling career path. Program Participation 2018 and 2019 college graduates with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and who have no professional work experience in an area related to the internship are welcome to apply. Applications will be considered from candidates who have earned a Bachelor's or Master's degree in 2018 or 2019 prior to the start date of the Internship or who are currently enrolled in a Master's degree program related to the internship. The successful candidate will possess the following traits; The willingness to explore and follow best practices; Self-motivation with a desire to excel; Excellent analytical, quantitative, and problem-solving abilities; Demonstrated experience managing multiple projects and/or tasks and easily switch focus as required; Ability to research and understand technical documentation; Interacting with multiple levels of staff and to express ideas articulately, verbally, and in writing to a variety of audiences; Exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational and planning skills; and Strong customer service skills. Positions Available (2) Department of Environmental Services Stormwater Permit Intern: (30 hrs/week).   The intern will perform work in the Office of Sustainability and Environmental Management supporting the County's Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit requirements, specifically related to the inspection and maintenance records for the County's growing inventory of stormwater management facilities. There will be opportunities to interact with multiple program staff to learn about what they do, including accompanying staff on field work and inspections. Responsibilities: Downloading inspection reports from the County's website; Filing the reports and photos using Acrobat; Updating database Cartegraph); Tracking correspondence; and Other MS4 permit support tasks. Transit Services and Operations Intern:    This Intern will work within the Transit Bureau, which plans, schedules, procures, and oversees the provision of Arlington Transit (ART) fixed route and Specialized Transportation for Arlington Residents (STAR) paratransit services.  The Intern will work on a variety of transit operation projects. This is a grant-funded position for one year. Responsibilities:   Analyze service, which includes reviewing peak load counts, trip counts from farebox data, and assisting with the development of quarterly reports; Maintain Bus Stop Database, including surveying stops, entering data, coordinating the installation and removal of customer information elements (flags, poles, schedules, passenger notices); Work in the field, including collecting observations related to operation/functioning of stops, inspecting shelter maintenance/repairs, and providing equipment inventory updates; Perform various asset management duties, including assisting with asset tagging new buses and equipment; managing inventory spreadsheet; and Creating reports from asset database (MS Access or Cartegraph). Selection Criteria We anticipate filling these positions between July 1, 2019 and September 1, 2019. Therefore, applications will be accepted from candidates graduating with an undergraduate degree no later than August 2019 and from candidates currently pursuing a Master's Degree in their field. Minimums: Must have earned a Bachelor's or Master's degree in 2018 or 2019 prior to the start date of the Internship or are currently enrolled in a Master's degree program related to the internship. Management Interns may not have professional work experience related to the internship. G.P.A. of 3.0 or above. Applicants may be asked to provide certified official transcripts. Degree Requirements:   Stormwater Permit Intern (30hrs/week):   Urban Planning, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Natural Science, Environmental Science, and/or Conservation.   Desirables : Preference may be given to candidates with experience in one or more of the following: Demonstrated experience and/or knowledge of watersheds; Demonstrated experience and/or knowledge of green infrastructure such as bioretention and/or permeable pavement. Transit Services and Operations Intern:   Public Administration, Public Policy, Transportation Planning, Urban Planning, and/or related field. Desirables : Preference may be given to candidates with experience in one or more of the following: Working familiarity with GIS software; and. Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs including SPSS, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel and MS Access. Special Requirements Transit Services and Operations Intern:   This is a grant-funded position for one year. Additional Information Work Hours:  Stormwater Permit Intern:   30 hours/week, with some flexibility. Transit Services and Operations Intern:   40 hours/week, with some flexibility. Applicants may be asked to provide certified official transcripts. All Management Interns are eligible for health, dental, and leave benefits. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Baltimore Carrie Murray Nature Center, Ridgetop Road, Baltimore, MD, USA
Mar 21, 2019
Temporary
Position Overview: Carrie Murray Nature Center is seeking responsible, enthusiastic individuals to lead summer nature camps and weekend nature programming. Our Nature Camp Counselors coordinate and lead camps for children ages 4-13 years old, with most camps offered for 6-8 and 9-11-year-olds. Seasonal Nature Camp leaders ensure the safety and well-being of children and work as a team with fellow staff and volunteers. A positive, hard-working attitude is key, as is a fun-loving rapport with children. Genuine love of nature and spirit of outdoor adventures are also crucial to this role.  Additional naturalist duties may include leading weekend nature programs or field trips, support for group volunteer projects, and other outreach/special events at Carrie Murray Nature Center. Candidates with a strong interest in nature, environmental education, environmental sciences, outdoor education, or a related field are encouraged to apply. Visit www.carriemurraynaturecenter.org to learn more.   Typical Examples of the Work : The following examples illustrate the work performed in the positions in this class. Positions may require some or all of these examples depending on the scope of work and where the individual is assigned within the agency. This list is not inclusive. A position may require related duties not listed, if necessary, to accomplish the work of the agency. Lead summer nature camp and nature programs for children age 4-13 years old Facilitate a fun, safe learning experience within Gwynn Falls Park Organize and manager daily camp supplies and snacks Assist with animal care, trail, and garden maintenance Other related naturalist duties as needed Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to speak effectively Ability to stimulate the interest of children in natural history and natural science. Ability to adapt quickly Required Education and Experience: Minimum age of 18 years old Education:  Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a GED certificate. Experience:  Two years of experience in recreational activities working with youth ages 4-13. Preferred:  Completion of two years of college (60 credits) and Pediatric First Aid/CPR from the American Red Cross. Experience working with children in an outdoors setting. Compensation The salary is $14.00 per hour based upon the relevant education and experience.  Therefore, it is important for all applicants to include ALL relevant experience on the application and submit copies of degrees and/or transcripts along with their application at the time of submission. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Glenn County CA Willows, CA
Mar 21, 2019
Full time
Job The Environmental Compliance Specialist I/II position in the CUPA and Air Pollution Control District within the Glenn County Agriculture Department performs inspection and enforcement duties related to federal, state, and local Air Pollution regulations. In addition, implements and administers a variety of programs to track hazardous materials use, storage, and hazardous waste disposal in accordance with the requirements of the Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA) requirements and applicable Uniform Fire Code regulations. The Environmental Compliance Specialist II is the advanced level in this series, fully competent to independently perform a variety of inspection and regulatory duties and serves as the technical expert in areas of assignment. Incumbents are expected to be familiar with multiple program elements under Air Pollution and CUPA rules and regulations and be able to perform inspections and enforce compliance with regulations in an effective manner.  This position is scheduled for forty (40) hours per week. This recruitment may be used to establish a list to fill future vacancies for the next twelve (12) months. Experience :                   I – None required. II - Two years experience and demonstrated advanced working knowledge of inspecting and enforcing applicable Air Pollution and/or CUPA regulations at a level equivalent to the County's class of Environmental Compliance Specialist I. Training :                        I/II - Graduation from an accredited college or university with a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, biology or other physical science, engineering, or a field listed in California Code of Regulations (27 CCR 15260). Licenses/Certificates :    I – California Driver’s License. State Certification as a visible emissions evaluator EPA Method 9 Certified Visible Emissions Observer within 1 year of employment, 24 hour HAZWOPER certification within 6 months of employment, and Above Ground Petroleum Storage Act (APSA) Exam Certification within 6 months of employment. II – All licenses and certification listed along with the International Code Council (ICC) for Underground Storage Tank Inspector Certification. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
North Carolina School of Science & Math Durham, NC
Mar 21, 2019
Description of Work POSITION TYPE:     12-month SHRA Exempt, 1.0 FTE This position will provide research and assessment design and analysis support to the Director of Institutional Research and Strategic Initiatives on projects of high importance to the executive leadership of the school and divisions, such as studies on organizational systems and climate, impact projections related to institutional policies, strategic planning metrics definition and calculations, etc.   The specialist will fulfill data requests and consult on research/evaluation/assessment design with a variety of institutional stakeholders with a customer service orientation as well as serve in a supportive role to the Director in developing and implementing an institutional assessment and data collection/reporting plan across three signature programs (NCSSM-Durham, NCSSM-Morganton, & NCSSM-Distance Education) with faculty and staff in two locations (Durham, Morganton).   35%     Database Design and Management Identify and utilize data extraction techniques and methodologies using SQL programming to construct and manage project-specific databases for research, assessment, and compliance activities in collaboration with partners across school divisions. Fulfill data requests for stakeholders across the institution with efficiency and attention to deadlines by extracting data from the student information system and other databases while ensuring accuracy, validity, and privacy of data.   30%     Research, Evaluation, and Assessment Leadership Independently conduct quantitative research and assessment studies related to projects of high importance to the executive leadership of the school and divisions, such as studies on organizational systems and climate, impact projections related to institutional policies, strategic planning initiatives, etc. Design and implement program evaluations and assessment initiatives for departments that include program and institutional-level surveys amongst other methodologies. Core duties will include: literature searches, data collection, data analysis by statistical or other means, and project design and management for institutional studies.   15%     Data and Assessment Planning In collaboration with the Director of Institutional Research and Strategic Initiatives, develop and implement an institutional assessment and data collection/reporting plan across three signature programs (NCSSM-Durham, NCSSM-Morganton, & NCSSM-Distance Education). Core duties will include staying current with trends in higher education assessment strategies, developing timelines, data definitions, and identification of metrics for student success and outcomes tracking.   10%     Communications Consult on research, evaluation, and assessment design with a variety of institutional stakeholders with a customer service orientation. Train and collaborate with faculty, administration, and staff related to the major duties of this position. Edit and format reports and data visualizations for a wide variety of audiences.   5%       Scientific Review Committee Proposals Review student proposals for research studies to ensure alignment with ethical standards for human and vertebrate subjects according to national science and engineering fair guidelines.   5%       Other duties as assigned   Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies Knowledge of education and policy research and assessment methodologies in secondary or postsecondary education environment (ability to identify participants and methodologies, develop research questions, and analyze large datasets with statistics and other social science research methodologies) Ability to work independently and meet project deadlines Proficiency with SQL data extraction management tool Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Microsoft Excel Proficiency with at least one software tool for statistical analysis of large datasets (SAS, R, STATA, SPSS etc.) Knowledge of survey design, distribution, and analysis Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines Ability to interact professionally within different levels of the institution and across multiple programs/locations (NCSSM-Durham, NCSSM-Morganton, NCSSM-Online) Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to present technical information to non-technical audiences  Advanced problem-solving and critical thinking skills Minimum Education and Experience Requirements Bachelor's degree in a discipline related to the field assigned and one year of related training or experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience.  All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.   Preferred: Graduate degree in a social sciences field or STEM field Experience with education and policy research and assessment practices in secondary or postsecondary education Proficiency with SQL data extraction management tool (or willingness to learn) Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Microsoft Excel Ability to work independently Excellent written and oral communication skills Proficiency with at least one software tool for statistical analysis of large datasets (SAS, R, STATA, SPSS etc.) Advanced problem-solving and critical thinking skills Knowledge of survey design Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines Ability to interact professionally within different levels of the institution About NCSSM North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics   (NCSSM) challenges academically talented students from across the state with a comprehensive curriculum including highly specialized courses in science, technology, engineering/computer science, and mathematics. NCSSM opened in 1980 as something of an academic experiment: Would something excellent happen if we gathered together a highly motivated and diverse student body with a critical mass of equally motivated, accomplished, credentialed, and diverse faculty within a space dedicated to the power of the scientific method? Nearly four decades later, NCSSM has built a firmly rooted reputation as an academic powerhouse, educating intellectually gifted students from every corner of the state, representing rural and urban communities, and all socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds. Eleven states and several countries worldwide have since used NCSSM as the model for their own programs. Today, as in 1980, the mission of NCSSM, an intellectually stimulating, diverse, and collaborative community, is to: educate academically talented students to become state, national, and global leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, advance public education in North Carolina, and inspire innovation for the betterment of humankind, through challenging residential and virtual programs driven by instructional excellence and the excitement of discovery. We invite and welcome all applications for employment within our institution. NCSSM is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. If you are an individual with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process, please contact us at (919) 416-2662.                About NCSSM's Office of Research, Planning, and Assessment             The mission of NCSSM's Office of Research, Planning, and Assessment is to: Ensure the institution's decision-makers and external stakeholders are equipped with accurate, unbiased information for use in planning, decision-making, and policy formation, Facilitate strategic planning and consensus-building actions to prioritize and accomplish organizational goals, and Engage in research and discovery activities to gain insights into promising practices and innovative strategies for ensuring student success and advancing STEM education in North Carolina. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Idaho Department of Fish & Game Boise River Wildlife Management Area Offices, Boise, ID, USA
Mar 21, 2019
Temporary
Location: Boise, Boise River Wildlife Management Area Application Period:  3/18/2019 to 3/31/2019 Employment Type: Temporary/Seasonal/Part Time Salary: $12.41 per hour Employment Dates:  4/1/2019 to 6/14/2019 About the position The Southwest Region is seeking two (2) temporary Wildlife Technicians (non-benefited) to assist with wildlife habitat management activities in the Boise River Wildlife Management Area (Boise River WMA) during spring 2019. The selected applicants will work both independently and as part of a team to conduct wildlife habitat management activities on the Boise River WMA near Boise, Idaho. The Boise River WMA is located east of Boise, approximately 14 miles up state highway 21. It contains upland and riparian habitat. Dates Needed: April 1, 2019 through June 14, 2019. General Information: With or without reasonable accommodations, incumbent must be able to work in adverse weather conditions and be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. Work is generally conducted Monday – Friday, but the schedule may vary depending on the project. Housing is NOT provided.Responsibilities: Perform wildlife and habitat management duties on WMA. Operate various equipment including, but not limited to: 4x4 truck, ATV, tractor w/ implements, chainsaw, power tools, and sprayers. Conduct weed control and monitor use of chemical herbicides. Build, repair, remove fences; maintain equipment, facilities, and grounds. Conduct vegetation monitoring and public use of WMA. Assist manager with other duties as assigned.Qualifications: Knowledge of at least one of the following: 1) Good knowledge of wildlife ecology and habitat requirements and some knowledge of wildlife habitat including evaluation and management practices; OR 2) Good knowledge of biology, zoology, botany, conservation biology or closely related discipline. Experience with herbicide applications, farm equipment, and plant identification is preferred. Must have some experience recording and summarizing biological data using a personal or field computer. Must be able to communicate effectively with the public. The abilities to work independently with minimal supervision and make efficient use of field time are essential requirements for this position. Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to competently and safely operate a chainsaw, power trimmer, 4x4 truck, ATV, and tractor with implements (disk, mower, etc.). How to Apply 1. Applicants must first register with Idaho Department of Labor (Reference Job Number 1176177 at   https://labor.idaho.gov .) 2. Complete an IDFG Application for Temporary Employment (see link below) 3. Submit a cover letter, a resume, three professional or academic references, and a completed IDFG Application for Temporary Employment via email (preferred) or by mail to: Idaho Department of Fish and Game Attention: Krista Biorn 13000 East Highway 21 Boise, ID 83716 krista.biorn@idfg.idaho.gov URL:  https://idfg.idaho.gov/jobs/application-temporary Contact: Krista Biorn Email:  krista.biorn@idfg.idaho.gov Phone: 208-334-2115 Additional Comments: EEO/Veteran’s Preference. If qualified applicants are found, this announcement may close before the listed closing date.URL:  https://idfg.idaho.gov/jobs/application-temporary Contact: Mrs. Krista BiornEmail:  krista.biorn@idfg.Idaho.gov Phone: 208-334-2115 SEE OTHER  Idaho Department of Fish and Game JOBS HERE :  https://idfg.idaho.gov/jobs Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Stantec Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Mar 21, 2019
Full time
Your Opportunity Stantec’s Atmospheric Sciences group is dedicated to helping our clients manage air quality and climate change issues professionally and proactively. Our professional engineers and scientists provide specialized services to a wide variety of sectors including manufacturing, industry, commercial, transportation, and government. We offer a full suite of services including Greenhouse Gas emission quantification and verification, sustainability, climate change adaptation and planning, design and permitting, monitoring programs, predictive modelling, as well as planning and policy studies. Your Key Responsibilities We have an immediate opening for an Intermediate Engineer or Scientist to join our team in our Ottawa, Waterloo, or Toronto office. Collection of data and information (desktop and at client sites) Greenhouse gas quantification Data analysis and interpretation Greenhouse validation and verification Climate change adaptation planning Authoring technical climate related reports and documents Your Capabilities and Credentials Strong quantitative and computer skills with Microsoft Office software needed. Training and experience in the ISO 14064 greenhouse gas standards would be an asset General understanding of provincial and federal GHG reporting and verification fundamentals would be an asset Experience conducting climate change adaptation planning would be an asset Experience with PIEVC assessments would be an asset Experience with quantifying environmental metrics and sustainability reporting would be an asset Experience conducting air quality or noise assessments would be an asset Excellent communication skills (both oral and written). Able to work independently with minimal supervision and in a multi-disciplinary team. Flexibility in scheduling is required for travel necessary for site work (travel across Canada will be required from time to time). A valid driver’s license is required. Education and Experience A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related Sciences. A Master’s degree in Engineering or relevant science would be an asset. 5-10 years of related experience necessary, or relevant post graduate degree in lieu of work experience. Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice. Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best. Primary Location:   Canada-Ontario-Waterloo Other Locations:   Canada-Ontario-Mississauga, Canada-Ontario-Markham, Canada-Ontario-Toronto, Canada-Ontario-Ottawa Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com