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Ventura CA Ventura, CA, USA
Mar 26, 2019
Full time
Wastewater vacancy Ventura Water RECRUITMENT #18-J12-001 INTRODUCTION Do you see yourself as an environmental steward with experience conducting safe field inspections at industrial pretreatment facilities and industrial users? The City of Ventura is accepting applications for an Environmental Compliance Inspector/Senior Environmental Compliance Inspector vacancy on our innovative Wastewater team in the Ventura Water Department. To be considered for this exciting career opportunity, apply online at www.cityofventura.ca.gov/jobs by the 4/21/2019 filing deadline! Ventura Water is dedicated to providing our community with quality water and wastewater services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. As environmental stewards, our goal is integrate water management to create long-term health and economic benefits for our community. As financial stewards, our goals are to operate and use resources efficiently, understand and meet the needs of our customers, and protect our infrastructure by investing wisely in maintenance and renewal projects. To learn more about working for the Ventura Water Department, visit https://www.cityofventura.ca.gov/885/Ventura-Water. THE POSITION Under general supervision, administers and enforces environmental permis and regulations, conducts inspections, reviews and conditions new business projects, collects and analyzes samples and data. Represents the City at meetings; monitors budgets and user fees; prepares and processes site inspection reports and other reports in compliance with Federal and State environmental quality regulations. An eligibility list is being established to fill the current vacancy, which focuses on wastewater programs, as well as future related vacancies in wastewater, stormwater, recycling and hazardous waste programs. The position is flexibly staffed and may be filled at either level depending on the qualifications of the applicants or needs of the City. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE Possesses a CWEA Environmental Compliance Inspector Grade I Certificate. Has enthusiasm for environmental issues. Enjoys working outside and meeting with a variety of people every day. Has experience safely conducting field inspections on construction sites and other areas with various hazards. Has a broad understanding of environmental issues such as recycling, waste reduction, storm water quality, energy conservation, and environmental sustainability. Enjoys meeting with individuals and organizations to work cooperatively to address environmental issues. Is understanding, responsive, fair, courteous, respectful and has strong listening skills. Works independently to develop and implement City and community-based programs. Works cooperatively and collaboratively to attain regulatory compliance. Has excellent oral and written communication skills. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Depending on area of assignment in environmental regulation programs, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Administers environmental inspection programs in compliance with Federal, State and local regulations; applies appropriate regulations and administrative rules; issues field directives, notices of violation, fines, or “stop work” orders as necessary. Explains regulations and administrative rules; confers with industrial and commercial representatives regarding environmental regulations, types of treatment equipment and pollution prevention techniques; evaluates historical performance and environmental quality data; evaluates information to determine violation of regulations; enforces compliance and resolves related problems. Performs other related duties as required. Specialized inspection duties related to Ventura Water Wastewater may include: Monitors, maintains, evaluates and inspects activities proposed for new or redeveloped industrial and commercial projects for potential detrimental impact on collection systems, wastewater treatment plant processes, or general environment; assigns projects to the North American Classification System, predicts likely pollutants of concerns and structural components with potential for chronic illicit discharge, spills or overflows; screens new and existing businesses for minimum Federal, State and local thresholds that designate specific environmental requirements for application to the project; generates development conditions, and provides supporting information to planning department for proper application of pre-treatment, reclaimed water, and other environmental regulations; consults with intra-city departments, public, Industrial Users and contractors related to pre-treatment regulations and responsibilities; evaluates pre-treatment mitigation measures. Conducts plan checks for industrial pre-treatment construction; reviews and approves Baseline Monitoring Reports and Slug Discharge Control Plans; reviews and approves spill clean-up procedures; schedules and conducts inspections at industrial and commercial facilities; collects samples and conducts laboratory screening tests in compliance with the approved methods for the examination of waste and wastewater; interprets biological and chemical data and computes test results; evaluates industrial/commercial processes, flows, spill containment, wastewater sources, treatment equipment, and chemistry of pollutants; determines volume and strength of wastewater flow for billing of industries discharging waste to the City sewer system; installs, operates and maintains monitoring equipment. Monitors and inspects practices and procedures in relation to Industrial Users Best Management Practices; receives and evaluates industrial monitoring reports for non-compliance; conducts oversight of reclaimed water user installations and operations; prepares permit and sewer user fees; enforces non-compliance, records and manages historical records of inspections, sampling, reports, plans, non-compliance and enforcement actions, hosts Pre-treatment Compliance inspections by the approval authority; prepares periodic and submits compliance reports to the approval authority; assists in the development of local regulations and standards. Conducts pre-treatment site inspections of industrial and commercial businesses including periodic collecting and analyzing of industrial waste samples; logging self monitoring reports; conducts site inspections on related facilities; monitors site inspections; prepares and processes site inspection reports. Coordinates and administers the Wastewater FOG (fats, oils, and grease) inspection program. Provides staff assistance to solve a variety of industrial waste discharge problems; responds to complaints and inquiries pertaining to industrial waste; explains regulations and administrative rules; represents the City on various advisory committees relating to water quality control; prepares reports on compliance status for Federal and State water quality enforcement agencies; designs and implements system user surveys to identify industrial users and types of discharge; establishes billing rates for waste discharged by industry; compiles and maintains files on laboratory tests and other reference material; inputs, maintains and evaluates data in computer system. Specialized inspection duties related to Public Works Stormwater may include:  Monitors, maintains, evaluates and inspects stormwater activities for compliance with Municipal Stormwater Permit including stormwater illicit discharge and illicit stormdrain connection program; reviews and approves illicit discharge procedures; inspects storm drains for illicit connections and responds to illicit discharges as needed; and maintains effective working relationships with the Countywide Stormwater Quality Program. Oversees and monitors stormdrain treatment and infiltration projects in new developments; conducts plan checks and inspections during design and construction; ensures post-construction maintenance and operation of stormwater treatment/infiltration systems. Monitors contractor stormwater activity relative to street sweeping program; responds to inquiries and complaints; improves operational processes; maintains records and monitoring reports. Specialized inspection duties related to Public Works Recycling and Hazardous Waste may include:  Monitors, maintains, evaluates and inspects activities to ensure compliance with mandated recycling programs at construction sites, special events, and other sites; enforces documentation and mandated processes; maintains records and reports.  Monitors and ensures refuse/recycling practices and procedures are compliant with the City’s Franchise Agreement for Refuse/Recycling Collection; inspects trash/recycling trucks; responds to illegal rolloffs; enforces trash/recycling collection service standards; responds to customer complaints and inquiries.  Conducts site inspections related to the City’s Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Program; inspects and monitors HHW contractor’s performance; collects HHW from satellite collection centers throughout City; maintains compliance of City’s Permanent HHW collection facility; provides grant funded assistance to oil and paint recycling centers. LICENSE/CERTIFICATES License :  Depending on assignment, possession of a valid California Class C driver's license may be required. Certification: Environmental Compliance Inspector: Possession of a CWEA Environmental Compliance Inspector Grade I certification is required within 12 months of appointment. Senior Environmental Compliance Inspector: When assigned to Ventura Water, possession of a CWEA Environmental Compliance Inspector Grade II certification is required within 12 months of appointment. When assigned to Public Works, possession of a CWEA Environmental Compliance Inspector Grade II certification is highly desirable. When assigned to Public Works Household Hazardous Waste and Recycling, the possession of a HAZWOPER certification and a Forklift Operator certification is required within 6 months of appointment. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS A combination of education, training and experience equivalent to two years college with major course work in stormwater and wastewater chemistry, organic or inorganic chemistry, biology, or science related to the environment, AND Environmental Compliance Inspector: one year of progressively responsible experience conducting laboratory tests and inspections related to the evaluation of wastewater, storm water, raw water discharge, recycling or hazardous waste related to assigned area; or two years of experience performing wastewater analysis, collection system operation, water treatment plant operations, or wastewater treatment plant operations. Senior Environmental Compliance Inspector: three years of progressively responsible full-time experience inspecting a variety of pretreatment systems, facilities and processes of industrial, commercial, residential and institutional establishments for compliance with Federal, State and local regulations and permit conditions related to pretreatment of wastewater and storm water, recycling or  hazardous waste, depending on assigned area.  An Associate's degree is highly desirable. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Windsor CA Windsor, CA, USA
Mar 26, 2019
Part time
Description Seasonal Aide-Water, Environment and Sustainability Public Works Department Extra Help position Part-Time Variable Hours, Weekdays and Occasional Weekends (20 hours/week) Apply immediately $20.00 - $23.64   per hour depending on experience Examples of Duties Part-time Seasonal Aide in Water, Environmental and Sustainability (WES) needed to assist the Water, Environmental and Sustainability Division within the Public Works Department.  Position may be assigned to work in the Storm Water, Water Quality or Water Conservation programs. This position's duties include but are not limited to the following:  Assist Program Manager in environmental programs; Compile and prepare information for mandated reports for various agencies on water conservation compliance; Develop outreach materials and assist with public outreach and education events; Provide administrative and promotional support for the various programs; Attend staff safety meetings and trainings as required; Prepare and update complex Excel spreadsheets and Word tables for program tracking and reporting. Typical Qualifications Desired qualifications: Related coursework in Environmental Studies, and/or experience in researching and applying federal, state and local environmental regulations; Proficient in graphics design software such as Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator; Proficient in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint; Knowledge of landscape plants, irrigation systems, and soils as it relates to irrigation water budgets; Ability to provide education and instruction related to water use efficiency. Must be able interact with the public both in person and over the phone in a positive and professional manner, provide exceptional customer service, and establish effective working relationships.  Must demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail and follow through on assigned related tasks. Computer skills with data entry, graphics design software and proficiency in Microsoft Office are also required. This position reports to an Environmental Program Manager, as assigned. This position works in the office and occasionally in the field and must be able to work in both office and outside environments. Under the direction of the Environmental Program Manager, must be able to work independently. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection New Stanton, PA, USA
Mar 25, 2019
Internship- Paid
THE POSITION Looking to start an exciting career in the field of environmental protection?  Want to put your bachelor's degree in a physical, biological or engineering field to good use?  Don't want to be tied to a desk?  Look no further than to Environmental Trainee opportunities with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)! DEP has immediate openings for college graduates with no professional environmental protection experience required! We are seeking environmentally friendly and energetic individuals who are committed to protecting and preserving Pennsylvania's resources through the regulation of air, water, waste, mining, radiation sources, and oil and gas.  Environmental Trainees are hired into a 12-month training program, which consists of on-the-job training to learn the duties of an environmental inspector in a specific environmental field.  Employees in the trainee job will learn applicable regulations and policies, and assist more experienced employees in performing inspections of assigned facilities.  Trainees may become Safe Drinking Water inspectors, Storage Tanks inspectors, Wastewater Treatment Plant inspectors, Air Quality inspectors, among others. Travel is required for these positions, but does not typically include overnight stays.  Applicants must possess a valid driver's license as issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  DEP vehicles can be signed out to facilitate travel to and from inspection sites. Inspections may require employees to negotiate uneven or rough terrain, sometimes while carrying test equipment. Employees who complete the Environmental Trainee year often move on to higher-level specialist and supervisory job titles in the future. IMPORTANT:  YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS AND RECEIVE A SCORE.  YOUR SCORE IS ONLY VALID FOR THIS SPECIFIC VACANCY.  ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID.   Full-time employment Must be willing to travel. Travel expenses will be paid Must successfully complete training period for promotion with a salary increase DESCRIPTION OF WORK This position is in the Southwest Regional Office's Clean Water program.  The candidate selected for this position will be trained to perform the duties of a Water Quality Specialist.  The employee in the position will be responsible for performing inspections and investigations pertaining to the regulation of persons, establishments and municipalities discharging to the waters of the Commonwealth to ensure compliance with the Commonwealth's Rules and Regulations, permits and environmental laws.  Assignments will be made within a predetermined geographic area of responsibility. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY Must meet   PA residency requirement Minimum Experience and Training Requirements   - A bachelor's degree with major course work in an appropriate physical or biological science or a closely-related environmental field This position requires a bachelor's degree with major coursework in one of the following three fields:  Chemistry, Biology, or Environmental Science. Necessary Special Requirement   - Possession of a valid driver's license This position requires the submission of college transcripts. This posting requires submission of a resume. Must be able to perform essential job functions Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Walker Basin Conservancy Yerington, NV, USA
Mar 25, 2019
Temporary
STATUS : Half Time, 900-hour term from May 27, 2019 to November 27, 2019 NUMBER OF POSITIONS AVAILABLE : 8 REPORTS TO : AmeriCorps Program Manager JOB PURPOSE : The Restoration Team Members will serve alongside other members and WBC Conservation Technicians conducting primarily invasive species removal and native plant re-vegetation within the Walker River Basin. Members may also work on recreational trail construction, sign installation, and fence construction. Members will work in conjunction with other WBC field staff, providing on the ground support to larger project operations A working knowledge of, or a desire to learn more about, desert plant ecology and ecological restoration, nursery or horticultural practices, or agricultural systems and irrigation equipment is essential. The Restoration Team Members should also have a sincere interest in expanding their knowledge of Great Basin Desert ecology, restoration practices, the flora and fauna of Nevada, and agricultural methods and equipment. Members will serve in an outdoor setting and will sometimes be required to camp in the field for the duration of the tour. Camping will generally be in areas with at least primitive road access for crew vehicles, but the camping sites will usually be undeveloped backcountry sites. Both camp and project sites will generally not have access to potable water, restroom facilities, or cellphone signals, and members will be expected to follow Leave No Trace principals in camp and on project. Project work will frequently require hiking over rough terrain while carrying tools and equipment. Compensation & Benefits : Living allowance of $9,180; Education award of $2,960; Medical, dental and vision insurance, child care, and federal student loan forbearance are available for eligible members at no additional cost; Uniform reimbursement; Per diem when on spike (while camping); Paid personal and sick leave; and • Paid holidays. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Pepsico Ciudad de Mexico, CDMX, Mexico
Mar 25, 2019
Full time
Job Description Do you want to be part of one of the most important foods and beverages companies of the world? PepsiCo  is a global leader in foods and beverages with a portfolio of 22 brands that generate more million dollars per year.  Today we are looking for our next:  Citizenship & Sustainability Coordinator Principal  purpose  –  The C&S Coordinator supports the reinforcement of PepsiCo Mexico’s reputation by implementing programs and partnerships that contribute to our PWP 2025 goals in aligment with our global and LatAm C&S strategy. The role will support the local implementation of Global and regional programs (i.e. Women with Purpose, Agro with Purpose), as well as serve as day-to-day project manager for the Fundación PepsiCo México programs, maintaining a strong coordination with our HR, Sales, and Operations teams (i.e. volunteer day organization). The role serves as a consultant to the PepsiCo Food and Beverages Brand teams to develop cause-related marketing programs (i.e. Operation Smiles). The Coordinator will support the C&S Jr Manager as point person of the Disaster Relief Task Force to support product delivery and rebuilding programs. The manager will be in charge of holding our partners accountable via adequate reporting of progress in alignment with our Contracts and Donations guidelines.   Main responsibilities – Support local execution of regional multi-year programs. Accountable for executing. Identify and cultivate potential institutional partners for local programs. Accountable for executing. Propose potential partnerships and programs to support PMF and LAB Mexico cause-related marketing. Accountable for executing. Propose an employee engagement agenda that impacts our organizational health results. Ensure that programs and contracts comply with financial and operational reporting. Accountable for executing. Support the Fundación PepsiCo México’s Board and Working Committees, and organize and execute the annual meeting calendar. Accountable for executing actions. Propose and implement community actions pertaining to crises recovery strategies, as needed. Accountable for executing actions. In PepsiCo, we are committed to offer equal development opportunities to all the candidates, no matter the religion, race, sexual orientation, nationality, age, etc. We respect and appreciate the diversity as a workforce and innovation to the organization.  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Microsoft New Delhi, Delhi, India
Mar 25, 2019
Full time
Certification Compliance Program Manager   The Microsoft Devices - Safety, Compliance and Sustainability Team has a position based in New Delhi, India for an experienced Compliance Program Manager. This position is responsible for researching requirements in multiple disciplines and jurisdictions and obtaining compliance certifications for hardware products in the Asian markets. Responsibilities Responsibilities Establish and maintain global electrotechnical requirement database including jurisdictional authorities, standards reference, labeling requirements and certification procedures. Program manage all necessary worldwide electrotechnical documentation, testing, declarations and certifications. Manage product documentation, labeling and retail packaging updates resulting from regulatory requirement changes. Work closely with global cross functional groups including product planning, marketing, global subsidiaries, legal and localization services to ensure that our products meet global technical requirements. Interact directly with BIS, MEITY, and other India regulatory authorities to ensure Microsoft receives timely information on regulatory policies and submittals are completed on-time. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline required. Advance degree in business or technical field desired. Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in hardware compliance certifications work, with a track record of effectively managing a program in a global, empowered, and changing environment. Experience and understanding of international regulatory requirements such as Electromagnetic Compatibility, RF, energy efficiency, environmental compliance and product safety. Strong program management, time management, prioritization and organizational skills. Very strong written and verbal English communication skills required. Other languages a plus. Microsoft Office required. Power BI and SharePoint a plus.  Learn more about our products:   https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/devices   Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.  We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the  Accommodation request form .   Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
BL Companies Meriden, CT
Mar 25, 2019
Full time
JOB DESCRIPTION: BL Companies is a multi-disciplined, ENR Top 500 consulting firm, with immediate career opportunities available for dynamic, a qualified Environmental Scientist with 5+ years’ experience to join our Site Assessment and Remediation Group.    Responsibilities include: Coordination and execution of project tasks associated with commercial due diligence and phased environmental site assessment Reporting of Phase I, II, III site investigations, remedial action plans, remediation reports, groundwater monitoring reports, and waste characterization and disposal documentation Development of proposals including site investigation strategies, scope and fee Preparation of CTDEEP and other regulatory submittals including CTA Form Filings, ECAFs, ELURs, COIs, and verifications under guidance of a Licensed Environmental Professional Scheduling and supervision of field staff Field work as needed including groundwater sampling, soil boring and monitoring well installation, remediation implementation/oversight/O&M, soil management and inspection EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS: Requirements: BS Degree in Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science, or related scientific or technical field 5-8 years of experience in conducting environmental investigations and site remediation Knowledge of CT Site Characterization Guidance Document, CT Property Transfer Act, and CTDEEP Remediation Standard Regulations OSHA HAZWOPER 40-hour Certification – or ability to obtain Strong oral and written communication skills Experience in management and development of field personnel and oversight of contractors Willingness to travel up 25% locally with occasional overnight travel Ability to oversee all field activities in accordance with company health and safety policies Ability to complete multiple projects within short timeframes Computer literacy skills; proficiency in AutoCad and/or GIS a plus Experience with property conditions assessments a plus Experience and/or licensure in asbestos or lead disciplines a plus BENEFITS BL is an Employee-Owned Company and offers a comprehensive, highly-competitive employee benefit package, which further demonstrates our commitment to our staff. Click   2019 Benefits Summary  to view our benefits brochure Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Mar 25, 2019
Internship- Paid
THE POSITION Looking to start an exciting career in the field of environmental protection?  Want to put your bachelor's degree in a physical, biological or engineering field to good use?  Don't want to be tied to a desk?  Look no further than to Environmental Trainee opportunities with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)! DEP has immediate openings for college graduates with no professional environmental protection experience required! We are seeking environmentally friendly and energetic individuals who are committed to protecting and preserving Pennsylvania's resources through the regulation of air, water, waste, mining, radiation sources, and oil and gas.  Environmental Trainees are hired into a 12-month training program, which consists of on-the-job training to learn the duties of an environmental inspector in a specific environmental field.  Employees in the trainee job will learn applicable regulations and policies, and assist more experienced employees in performing inspections of assigned facilities.  Trainees may become Safe Drinking Water inspectors, Storage Tanks inspectors, Wastewater Treatment Plant inspectors, Air Quality inspectors, among others. Travel is required for these positions, but does not typically include overnight stays.  Applicants must possess a valid driver's license as issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  DEP vehicles can be signed out to facilitate travel to and from inspection sites. Inspections may require employees to negotiate uneven or rough terrain, sometimes while carrying test equipment. Employees who complete the Environmental Trainee year often move on to higher-level specialist and supervisory job titles in the future. IMPORTANT:  YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS AND RECEIVE A SCORE.  YOUR SCORE IS ONLY VALID FOR THIS SPECIFIC VACANCY.  ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID.   Full-time employment Must be willing to travel. Travel expenses will be paid Must successfully complete training period for promotion with a salary increase DESCRIPTION OF WORK This position is in the Southwest Regional Office's Air Quality program.  The candidate selected for this position will be trained to perform the duties of an Air Quality Specialist.  The employee in the position will be responsible for conducting inspections and compliance activities on commercial and industrial facilities; collection and input of emission inventory data; and reviewing and resolving existing or potential air pollution problems and complaints in a manner consistent with Air Quality Control Act and the Rules and Regulations of the Department..  Assignments will be made within a predetermined geographic area of responsibility. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY Must meet  PA residency requirement Minimum Experience and Training Requirements - A bachelor's degree with major course work in an appropriate physical or biological science or a closely-related environmental field This position requires a bachelor's degree with major coursework in one of the following three fields:  Chemistry, Environmental GeoScience, or Environmental Science. Necessary Special Requirement - Possession of a valid driver's license This position requires the submission of college transcripts. This posting requires submission of a resume. Must be able to perform essential job functions
CDM Smith Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Mar 25, 2019
Full time
Job Description We’re looking to hire the best, brightest and boldest in the industry. Our employees are the heart of our company. Are you self-motivated, curious, creative, take a collaborative approach to problem solving?   Our Phoenix office is a Global Resource Center, providing design support services to the Western United States and projects world-wide. You could be a member of a team developing essential water and wastewater infrastructure on some of our most exciting projects. In this position, your tasks could include storm water pollution prevention plan preparation, local and state permitting and compliance; erosion and sediment control; sustainability; hydrologic/hydraulic modeling; civil utility and right-of-way design; water and wastewater treatment; water resources and construction services.   Routine and local field work is also involved. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in civil, environmental or chemical engineering.   3 years of related experience.   Domestic and/or international travel may be required.  The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands. Certification/License Requirements Engineer-In-Training Preferred Qualifications A master's degree in engineering is preferred.   Knowledge of commonly used computer software (Word, Excel) is also desired.   Some AutoCAD, Microstation, 3D drafting is a plus. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
National Science Foundation
Mar 25, 2019
Flexible - Several Options
We are seeking qualified candidates for temporary rotator appointments as Program Director in the Division of Earth Sciences (EAR), Directorate of Geosciences (GEO), Alexandria, VA. EAR supports research that improves understanding of the structure, composition, and evolution of the Earth. In addition to programs administered in support of basic research, EAR supports workforce and education opportunities, facilities, and a wide spectrum of other scientific activities. Information about EAR and its programs can be found at   https://www.nsf.gov/div/index.jsp?div=EAR . Individuals interested in rotating as Temporary Program Directors in one of the following programs are encouraged to apply. Geobiology and Low-Temperature Geochemistry Geophysics Geomorphology and Land Use Dynamics Hydrologic Sciences Instrumentation and Facilities Petrology and Geochemistry Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology Tectonics DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The Program Directors are guided by the goals of NSF's Strategic Plan: (1) Transform the Frontiers of Science and Engineering, (2) Stimulate Innovation and Address Societal Needs through Research and Education, and (3) Excel as a Federal Science Agency. It is expected that the rotating Program Director will be knowledgeable in the scientific areas covered by the program and will help identify emerging opportunities in the Geosciences. The responsibilities of a Program Director include long-range planning for the areas of science represented by the program; administration of the merit review process and proposal recommendations; preparation of material describing advances in the research supported; and coordination with other NSF programs as well as those at other Federal agencies and organizations. In addition, the incumbent will be involved in the design, development, analysis, documentation, management and implementation of programs and activities within the program and across disciplinary boundaries. QUALIFICATIONS Candidates must have a Ph.D. in an appropriate field plus after award of the Ph.D., six or more years of successful research, research administration, and/or managerial experience pertinent to the position. The successful applicant requires not only knowledge in the appropriate scientific discipline but also a commitment to high scientific standards, considerable breadth of scientific interest, and receptivity to new ideas. Also necessary are a strong sense of fairness, good judgment, and a high degree of personal integrity and ethics, decisiveness, and an ability to effectively lead teams across a variety of institutional cultures within Federal and state government agencies, legislative bodies, and private sector organizations. The Program Director positions recruited under this announcement will be filled with one of the following appointment options: Intergovernmental Personnel Assignment (IPA) Act:   Individuals eligible for an IPA assignment with a Federal agency include employees of State and local government agencies or institutions of higher education, Indian tribal governments, and other eligible organizations in instances where such assignments would be of mutual benefit to the organizations involved. Initial assignments under IPA provisions may be made for a period up to two years, with a possible extension for up to an additional two-year period. The individual remains an employee of the home institution and NSF provides the negotiated funding toward the assignee’s salary and benefits. Initial IPA assignments are made for a one-year period and may be extended by mutual agreement. Visiting Scientist Appointment : Appointment to this position will be made under the Excepted Authority of the NSF Act. Visiting Scientists are on non-paid leave status from their home institution and placed on the NSF payroll. NSF withholds Social Security taxes and pays the home institution’s contributions to maintain retirement and fringe benefits (i.e., health benefits and life insurance), either directly to the home institution or to the carrier. Appointments are usually made for a one-year period and may be extended for an additional year by mutual agreement. Temporary Excepted Service Appointment:   Appointment to this position will be made under the Excepted Authority of the NSF Act. Candidates who do not have civil service or reinstatement eligibility will not obtain civil service status if selected. Candidates currently in the competitive service will be required to waive competitive civil service rights if selected. Usual civil service benefits (retirement, health benefits, and life insurance) are applicable for appointments of more than one year. Temporary appointments may not exceed three years. For additional information on NSF's rotational programs, please see "Programs for Scientists, Engineers, and Educators" on the NSF website at:   https://www.nsf.gov/careers/rotator/   and   https://www.nsf.gov/careers/rotator/microsite/ . Applications will be accepted from U.S. Citizens. Recent changes in Federal Appropriations Law require Non-Citizens to meet certain eligibility criteria to be considered. Therefore, Non-Citizens must certify eligibility by signing and attaching this   Citizenship Affidavit   to their application. This also applies to individuals considered for Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) assignments to NSF. Non-citizens who do not provide the affidavit at the time of application will not be considered eligible. We also ask that you complete and submit the   Applicant Survey Form . This will help NSF to ensure that our recruiting efforts are attracting a diverse candidate pool; it will be used for statistical purposes only. Individuals interested in applying for these Program Director positions should send a current CV and letter of interest to: Dr. Lina Patino Acting Division Director Division of Earth Sciences, E 8328 National Science Foundation 2415 Eisenhower Ave   Alexandria, VA 22314 Email:   lpatino@nsf.gov NSF is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Employing a Highly Qualified Staff that Reflects the Diversity of Our Nation. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Walker Basin Conservancy Yerington, NV, USA
Mar 25, 2019
LOCATION : Yerington, NV with possible travel to WBC’s Reno, Nevada office and other locations within the Walker Basin. BACKGROUND : The Walker Basin Conservancy (WBC) was established in 2014 to support development and implementation of the Walker Basin Restoration Program (Program) (www.walkerbasin.org). The nascent and dynamic nature of the WBC and its diverse management obligations provide unique opportunities to develop operations from the ground level up, working closely with staff who are passionate about their mission. The WBC was initially established to assist with land and water stewardship activities on properties associated with the Program’s mission. The WBC currently manages thousands of acres of land and assets in the Walker Basin. Land planning activities are underway on all of these properties. Planning efforts focus on assessing public use opportunities, conservation values, long term land ownership and stewardship, and active and passive revegetation and restoration activities. JOB PURPOSE : The Operations Coordinator will provide support for WBC’s Yerington field office and AmeriCorps program operations. Responsibilities will include working closely with AmeriCorps members and staff located in Yerington and the greater Walker Basin to ensure grant compliance and smooth field and office operations. The position will also assist the AmeriCorps Program Manager with tracking grant performance measures, managing AmeriCorps members, and preparing grant application documents and progress reports. These tasks require a high level of organization and administrative skills. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Pepsico Reading, United Kingdom
Mar 25, 2019
Full time
We are looking for a Packaging Sustainability specialist to join our European & Sub-Sahran Africa (ESSA) R&D packaging team. This is a newly created position and will focus on driving our snacks sustainability agenda and overcoming relevant economic challenges across the ESSA region. With the expected delivery of key sustainability programs and economic challenges that need to be addressed, we need to ensure that the R&D packaging team has the necessary skills in place to support these work stream. With increased focus on both packaging innovation and sustainability, building a balanced Foods packaging team capable of supporting both the medium and long term agendas is critical. Sustainable packaging is a key objective for us and this position will be crucial in further developing this critical capability.   Key Accountabilities: Lead and Execute Packaging "performance With Purpose" agenda to deliver innovation for Sustainability projects for ESSA marketss Translate regional goals and business strategy into technical packaging projects. Influence marketing teams positively regarding packaging benefits and opportunities. Identify new global technologies and materials sources in order to define a pipeline of differentiated packaging solutions to drive productivity, sustainabilty and innovation programs Globally. Serve as Globlal packaging “COE” providing technical expertise (Formats, technology, materials), best practices , guidelines and analytical support for the region, working in collaboration with Global Innovation team, as well as with local teams to deliver capability, packaging harmonization, complexity reduction and flawless Innovation implementation. Be fully conversant with the latest packaging technologies and initiatives to leverage relevant benefits and opportunities for the consumer and Pepsico. Identify, analyse and improve existing packaging and processes to drive continuous improvement programs and competitive advantage for the business Proactively optimize cost through evaluation of alternative materials and processes whilst maintaining product quality standards. Qualifications/Requirements Technical degree in Chemisty, Engineering or a packaging related field with significant industry experience. Advanced technical degree is preferred Experience of flexible film packaging advantageous. Line Management experience. Strong understanding of R&D and product development disciplines. Understanding of regulatory requirements. Exceptional inter-personal and communication skills with ability to influence different teams and challenge the status-quo Understanding consumer insights and supporting appropriate innovations through application of various packaging technologies. Deep knowledge of packaging machines, materials and process. Demonstrated ability to influence development strategies of an organization. Demonstrated ability to work in a diverse organization to accomplish complex goals. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple initiatives and work effectively in an environment of ambiguity and change. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Microsoft China
Mar 25, 2019
Full time
The  Microsoft Manufacturing and Supply Chain - Safety, Compliance and Sustainability Team has an immediate opening in Suzhou, China for an experienced Social and Environmental Accountability (SEA) Program Manager.   This position is directly responsible for developing and managing a risk-based social and environmental accountability program for Microsoft’s hardware supply chain. This role provides a unique opportunity to make a difference in the lives of many.   This position will report to the Senior Social and Environmental Accountability (SEA) Operations Manager based in Shenzhen, Shanghai, Suzhou, China. Responsibilities SEA capability program development and management for internal stakeholders, suppliers and other partners including administration, planning, course delivery, data collection and analysis, vendor management and related communication. Program manage internal and external resources to develop and deliver programs, materials and other SEA related learning resources that supports the overall SEA strategy. Implement and manage key internal and external stakeholder relationships (with support of U.S. team) to provide business insight on SEA related programs Follow up, research and implement global SEA related regulations, standards, literature and provide guidance to senior management Communicate trends in risk and control issues to senior management on the results of ongoing reviews Work with team of experts to plan, develop, implement and communicate supplier requirements, SEA compliance and sustainability programs, operating controls and procedures with the intent to manage and reduce Microsoft’s related compliance risks and continuously improve upon and implement best practices Participate in development of strategy relating to strengthening the social, environmental, health and safety capabilities of the supply chain Respond to stakeholder inquiries, and develop effective internal and external communication materials Develop evaluation and assessment methods to measure program effectiveness and drive continuous improvement. Raise the social, labor, environmental, health & safety knowledge of the group through on the job training and continuous professional development Successfully integrate within a broader compliance, safety and sustainability team of experienced and highly motivated and talented experts Qualifications At least 10 years of demonstrated work experience in program development and management with strong analytical skills and a track record of effectively managing a program in an empowered, and changing environment At least 5 years of demonstrated work experience in social responsibility field (labor, ethics, health & safety, environmental management system and practices) that includes progressive and diversified industry experience Experience in successful implementation of quality and environmental management systems to ISO 9000/14001 and other applicable standards Ability to design and deliver compliance and awareness capability building programs, and manage vendors and service providers A high level of enthusiasm, creativity, self-motivation, resourcefulness and effectiveness as a team player with experience of leading and influencing internal and external resources to ensure successful outcomes Strong leadership skills and proven ability to drive change Strong verbal and written communication skills in both English and Mandarin Attention to details, strong analytical skills, patient & follows through Knowledge of IT systems for product compliance and sustainability management A BS/BA degree, PMP Certified required, MS, MBA or Advance degree preferred Advanced user- MS Excel and PowerPoint, POWER BI preferred. Learning and Development design experience preferred Ability to travel 25-40%     Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.    Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
BL Companies Harrisburg, PA, USA
Mar 25, 2019
Full time
JOB DESCRIPTION: We are looking to hire a mid-level professional with 5-10 years of experience to work with the Environmental Site Assessment and Remediation Group to provide quality services to our clients. In addition to field work, this individual will mentor and train junior staff and be responsible for phase-level management of projects. Additionally, they will have the opportunity to see, and gain experience in, all aspects of a full-service environmental group including all technical aspects of field work, proposal preparation, phase-level management, subcontractor oversight and reporting Responsibilities include: Phase I site assessments – including conducting and managing Phase II field work site investigation Field supervision and sampling for remediation projects Supervision of drilling subcontractors and subcontractor oversight. Log soil borings, well installation, soil and groundwater sample collection Field documentation, analysis of environmental data, technical report writing Management of field health and safety EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS: Requirements: BS Degree in Environmental Science, Geology, Biology, Chemistry or related scientific or technical fiel 5-10 years of experience in conducting environmental investigations Ability to lift/carry field equipment up to 40 pounds Experience in field sampling of environmental media (soil, water, air, waste) Strong oral and written communication skills Ability to access remote locations and sites for sampling Familiarity in AutoCad and/or GIS a plus (not required) OSHA HAZWOPER 40-hour Certification preferred (not required) Experience with State (including PA Act 2 and Storage Tank Program) and Federal laws and regulations BENEFITS BL is an Employee-Owned Company and offers a comprehensive, highly-competitive employee benefit package, which further demonstrates our commitment to our staff. Click   2019 Benefits Summary  to view our benefits brochure Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Burbank, WA, USA
Mar 25, 2019
Full time
Summary This position is a part of the Mid-Columbia River National Wildlife Refuge Complex. As a Biological Science Technician, you will be responsible to lead a mobile invasive species team traveling extensively throughout all refuges within the Complex to implement high priority invasive plant management projects in a wide variety of habitat types. This is a term appointment, not-to-exceed 13 months, which can be extended one year at a time at management discretion for a total appointment of 4 years. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Independently plans and implements habitat management activities designed to monitor, control, and eradicate non-native or invasive plant species and/or limit plant disease outbreaks. Independently plans and conducts plants surveys and recommends plant management practices. Assists in planning multifaceted plant studies by contributing ideas, determining research methods, establishing practical procedures for accomplishing and reporting the work, and determining other needs, such as costs, equipment and personnel. Monitors elements of the physical environment, such as temperature, precipitation, stream flow, snow depth, wind speed, and humidity. Uses specialized techniques and methods to collect biological and physical environment data from field investigations and reports findings. Develops and uses automated databases to enter, organize and perform preliminary analysis of collected field data, using standard statistical methods. Travel Required 50% or less - You may be expected to travel up to 30% of the time for this position. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Geological Survey Santa Cruz, CA, USA
Mar 25, 2019
Full time
This is a term appointment not to exceed 13 months with possible extensions up to a total of 4 years without further competition. Appointment to this position will not convey permanent status in the Federal service. Summary What General Information Do I Need To Know About This Position?   Salary: $61,084 (Step 01) to $79,410 (Step 10);   NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at  the Step 01.  There is one vacancy; however, this announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies if they become available.  Learn more about this agency Responsibilities As a Wildlife Biologist within the Western Ecological Research Center, some of your specific duties will include: - Participates in the planning and execution of complex studies and investigations concerning biological, chemical, and physical processes that affect wildlife communities and ecosystems. - Performs wild sea otter captures for marking/tagging using closed-circuit oxygen rebreathers. - Uses SCUBA to sample and survey subtidal marine environments. - Operates small boats/vessels inn support of research needs. - Performs assignments in planning the approach and collecting data needed to carry out less complex studies or portions of larger wildlife investigations. - Performs data analysis and writes reports to evaluate findings. - Recommends minor modifications to program objectives and associated documentation in accordance with established program directives. - Gathers, organizes, and interprets a wide variety of biological, ecological, pathological, public use data or other information pertinent to scientific studies or investigations. - Works with or provides assistance to other federal, state and public and private organizations, including presentations at professional meetings, answering questions, providing orientation talks, and developing responses to routine biological correspondence. - Operates a government vehicle as an incidental driver. Travel Required Occasional travel - Occasional travel away form home may be required up to 3 nights per month. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Scott County Jordan, MN, USA
Mar 25, 2019
Full time
Job Summary The eligible register developed from this posting will be used to fill two current openings and may be used to fill future FT and PT vacancies within this classification. Performs a variety of professional duties related to maintaining a healthy environment for County residents. Assignment includes working at the County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Facility several times a week, including every Saturday.  Assignment also includes planning and enforcement activities in hazardous waste, solid waste, inspection of subsurface sewage treatment systems (SSTS), enforcement of sewage regulations, investigation of nuisance complaints and related matters as well as assignments in other divisions of the Department. Work is performed both in the field and in the office. Regular work hours include 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on three weekdays, 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This position works at both the Government Center in Shakopee and the Household Hazardous Waste Facility in Jordan. Essential Duties Collects, categorizes, and packages household hazardous waste for reuse or proper management at the HHW Facility, maneuvering up to 50 pounds. Ensures code enforcement in the areas of Hazardous Waste, Solid Waste, SSTS, and public health nuisance. Provides routine management of at least one program area.   Licenses and relicense businesses for regulated activities.   Conducts inspections and/or review of sites, sewage systems, plans, designs, etc., for the purpose of issuing permits.   Attends meetings with federal, state, and local agencies relative department or specialty area tasks.   Provides public education which includes writing/presenting/facilitating educational materials/ events and Web publications; education includes work with individuals and groups. Conducts investigations of illegal dumps, burns, abandoned waste, or public nuisance complaints, etc.; enforces rules/regulations outlining corrective action necessary to comply.   Keeps statistics, tracks data, and prepares reports relative to program area; prepares and submits state reports as required.   Prepares and/or reviews contracts, makes grant applications, and monitors grant dollars related to program area.   Performs duties of professional Environmentalist as the HHW Facility Specialist when working at the HHW Facility.   Serves as the Assistant Facility Manager at the HHW Facility in the absence of the HHW Facility Manager and/or as assigned.   Works the hours and/or shifts assigned and begins and ends work on time. Regular work hours include Wednesdays until 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Performs other related duties as required or assigned. Minimum Qualifications Requires equivalency of a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science or directly related field and one year of professional experience in the environmental health field. Ability to become trained, certified, or otherwise qualified to work in a household hazardous waste facility and serve as an inspector in two of the following areas: hazardous waste generators and facilities, subsurface sewage treatment systems, , solid waste landfills, public nuisance investigation, and solid waste program planning and development. Valid driver's license is required.  Regular work hours include Wednesdays until 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Selection Process Selection for this position will be based on a minimum qualifications screening and rating of training and experience.  Top candidates will be forwarded to the hiring manager or supervisor for consideration for interview and/or additional assessments.  Final selection will include a background check and approval by the County Board. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
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