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World Animal Protection New York, NY, United States
Oct 19, 2017
Full time
Campaign Manager, Animals in Farming – The Role   As a Campaign Manager, Animals in Farming at World Animal Protection, you will lead campaigns in the Animals in the farming program area and is the key organizational representative for all external campaign activity and central point of contact for organizational activity relating to the campaign(s) they represent.   The Campaign Manager will partner with colleagues around the world to develop and implement the US strategy as part of a global campaign to end cruelty to animals and is responsible for promoting a culture of campaigning in order to increase World Animal Protection’s impact, influence and profile in the US market. S/he will lead the delivery of an inspiring, dynamic and creative global campaign, with US localization, to improve the welfare of animals whilst also contributing to building a global movement in support of animal protection.   Campaign Manager, Animal in Farming – Requirements You must be a degreed professional with proven experience in leading the design and development of high impact social change campaign strategies that have achieved change. Strong leadership qualities with the ability to communicate direction, gain commitment to action and develop mutual co-operation across teams and with external stakeholders. Experience leading and managing teams and motivational skills to inspire others to deliver outstanding campaigns. A team player with excellent project management and co-ordination skills and ability to develop and maintain good working relationships across internal departments and teams. Strong communicator, able to constructively engage external and internal stakeholders at all levels, to develop and deliver campaign solutions. First class analytical and decision-making skills - able to assimilate and analyse information quickly and accurately to effectively inform campaign tactics and strategies. Experience of working in an international NGO environment. You will thrive in working for a mission-led campaigning organisation, confident in championing our cause and ambitions. An effective thought leader, you will have the capacity to communicate direction, motivate others, gain commitment to action and develop mutual co-operation across teams and external stakeholders. A confident networker and relationship builder, you are also comfortable controlling budgets and meeting deadlines.  You will possess first-class analytical and decision-making skills too. You will have a relevant qualification, and a solid understanding of political and socio-economic trends.    A detailed knowledge of animal welfare is not essential; however you will have a natural passion for animal welfare and a strong commitment to the aims and values of World Animal Protection.   Who are we?   We are World Animal Protection. For over 50 years we have moved the world to protect animals. We protect animals because we believe a sustainable future for the planet can only be achieved if both animals and people are part of the solution.   We stop the exploitation of wild animals for entertainment and profit. We protect pets and working animals in communities across the globe. We campaign for better farm animal welfare and fight against factory farming. We also help animals when disaster strikes.   Our vision is a world where animals live free from suffering. We are working to help people to see how important animals are to all of us.   We are determined to influence decision makers to put animals on the global agenda and inspire people to change animals’ lives for the better. Today we’re working on projects to end animal suffering by helping governments and communities to protect and care for their animals. Join us and together we can move the world for animals.   Campaign Manager, Animals in Farming –  How to Apply If you want to be part of a dynamic organisation that values people as individuals, as well as inspires and motivates its employees to succeed and expand their talents, then please send a copy of your CV and cover/motivation letter addressing your skills and experience relative to the role to recruiter@worldanimalprotection.us.org. The position is open until filled, however strong consideration will be provided to those candidates that submit their application by midnight October 31, 2017. Please note that all candidates must have the right to work in United States.  We will not be able consider candidates who do not have the eligibility to work in the stated country office location. As we often receive a large number of applications from experienced and qualified candidates we will generally give priority to those who can demonstrate that they meet all of the essential criteria listed.  It is important that you show how you meet all the essential criteria and your application will be stronger if you show that you meet at least some of the desirable criteria. Due to the large volume of applications that we receive, we will not be able to personally acknowledge receipt of your application.  If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful. World Animal Protection is committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone regardless of their background.  We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the communities. We kindly request Recruitment agencies should not approach us for this role as we will be considering direct applications. Our new name is World Animal Protection. We were known as WSPA (World Society for the Protection of Animals)    
Army Corps of Engineers Brookfield, WI, United States
Oct 19, 2017
Full time
Basic Requirement:   Degree: Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in at least one of the following occupational fields: ARCHEOLOGIST, 0193 Series BIOLOGIST, 0401 Series ECOLOGIST, 0408 Series SOIL SCIENTIST, 0470 Series WILDLIFE BIOLOGIST, 0486 Series ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER, 0819 Series PHYSICAL SCIENTIST, 1301 Series GEOLOGIST, 1350 Series You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Biological Field Investigation Communications Environmental Law and Regulatory Compliance Personnel Action Processing and Recordkeeping Summary Looking for a great place to work? The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is one of the best! In 2016, USACE ranked number two of government large-agency subcomponents! As rated by their employees, USACE supervisors strongly support employee development and opportunities to demonstrate leadership skills, while also maintaining an optimal work/life balance. The Corps offers a team-inspiring and collaborative work environment; providing challenging and rewarding careers across a variety of disciplines. Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army. About the Position: Utilizes a professional knowledge of natural, physical, and social sciences theories, practices, and methodologies, as they relate to the natural and human environment, to serve as a regulatory specialist with technical expertise: Personally conducts the evaluation of applications for permits, and the modification of permits, for activities or work in waters of the United States, Personally monitors compliance with permits and conducts the investigation of unauthorized work, developing and recommending resolution of enforcement actions and Assists with the development and implementation of programmatic initiatives and requirements. Who May Apply: US Citizens Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Selection may be made at the developmental GS-05 level, GS-07 level, GS-09 level or the full performance GS-11 level. During the developmental level, you will perform some of the same duties as the full performance level; however, you will perform in a training capacity and under closer than normal supervision. The incumbent will serve as a Project Manager within the Operations Division, Regulatory Branch, for Department of the Army (DA). Incumbent responsibilities include, but not limited to, the following; Assist in the development of general permits (GP); Assist in the development of procedures to implement directives from higher authority; and Serve as a District representative on groups and task forces with missions of interest to the District and/or the regulatory program, and to complete assignments related to special regulatory initiatives directed toward effective, efficient, and consistent application of the regulatory program. The regulatory specialist facilitates the accomplishment of items (1) to (4) above, by coordinating the activities of subject matter specialists within or outside the District to produce a timely and quality product which meets the overall objectives of the regulatory program. The regulatory program is directed at ensuring that the physical, biological and chemical integrity of the nations water resources are improved and enhanced and that regulated activities in these waters are in the best interest of the people, considering environmental, social, and economic concerns. At times, the regulatory specialist may be required to advise lower grade employees on the procedural aspects of the regulatory program, resolve differences (administrative and technical) among views and positions of other Federal and state agencies and private interests for finalizing certain regulatory actions, and represent the Corps as an expert witness in court cases on permit decisions and/or enforcement actions in which he/she was involved. Closes 11/02/2017 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
National Park Service Congaree National Park, Hopkins, SC, United States
Oct 19, 2017
Temporary
Summary The National Staffing Office-Congaree National Park is currently accepting applications to fill up to 2 vacancies. These positions are located in South Carolina. Please visit   find a park   for additional park information. Appointments made under this announcement are limited to 1039 hours (six months) in a service year and may be terminated at any time. Appointments under this announcement are eligible for rehire and/or extension (when initial appointment is less than 1039 hours) if workload and funding allow.   Anticipated Entry on Duty: January 2018 This announcement is being advertised under delegated examining procedures and is open to all U.S. citizens. This announcement may be used to fill additional positions if identical vacancies occur within 90 days of the issue date of the referral certificate. All positions may not be filled or they may be filled at different times depending on budget, hiring needs, and requirements. These positions are temporary and are expected to last for approximately 6 months. These positions have no promotion potential, if you want to be considered for a higher grade you must apply for the higher grade. APPLICANTS WHO DO NOT SUBMIT THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION WILL NOT RECEIVE FULL CONSIDERATION. The salary reflected in this announcement may not include locality pay and will differ based on the location. View this link for more information:   https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/2015/general-schedule/ . Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid. All travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the sole responsibility of the selected employee. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Interpretation Rangers work with diverse audiences in a variety of park settings that include coastal, temperate rainforest, grasslands, coniferous forests,subalpine, and alpine ecosystems. As communication professionals, interpreters are responsible for developing and presenting a variety of programs including guided walks, illustrated talks (PowerPoint amphitheater and campfire programs)and demonstrations. Programs are developed using principles of the NPS thematic interpretation model necessitating thorough research, familiarity with and creative use of delivery techniques and a desire to strive for interpretive excellence. Interpretation rangers incorporate informal interpretation techniques while providing information and orientation services in visitor centers, ranger stations and while roving in the field. Interpretation rangers perform cashier duties and assist with a variety of special projects to support park goals. Rangers actively promote the safety of park visitors and stewardship of park resources in all interactions, and may also be the initial contact for accident reporting and emergency assistance. Work is performed both indoors and outdoors in all types of weather from snow, wind, and rain to sun and heat. Work involves standing for long periods of time, walking over rough and uneven terrain and living in close quarters with co-workers. You will present informal and formal talks; lead guided tours and respond to visitor inquiries for information, direction and guidance. Closes 10/26/2017 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Wilburforce Foundation Boston, MA, United States
Oct 18, 2017
Full time
Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) is seeking an experienced and innovative advocate on energy and the environment to lead its Massachusetts Advocacy Center, the largest of its five Advocacy Centers in New England. Working with the President, the Executive Vice President, and CLF senior staff, the Massachusetts Advocacy Center Director (ACD) will be responsible for developing and implementing an advocacy program for Massachusetts with the potential to impact law and policy throughout New England and nationally. Responsibilities include managing the Massachusetts Advocacy Center staff, working with the Massachusetts Advisory Board, and establishing and deepening relationships with members, partner organizations, businesses, government agencies, supporters, media, and the public. This position is based in CLF's Boston, Massachusetts office. For more information on Conservation Law Foundation, please visit https://www.clf.org/ . CANDIDATE PROFILE The Massachusetts Advocacy Center Director will be responsible for, but not limited to: Manages the Massachusetts Advocacy Center and reports directly to the President and the Executive Vice President (EVP); Works with program directors (PDs), the managing director of CLF Ventures and the EVP, to develop and implement advocacy goals and strategies in the state; Serves as the hiring manager and supervises and mentors staff advocates, legal assistants, legal interns and fellows, office managers and volunteers in her/his state, in coordination with PDs where appropriate; Works closely with senior staff colleagues and CLF constituencies to develop and execute fundraising strategies in her/his state, manage operations and expenses of her/his state office and develop and execute media strategy in the state; Manages and works closely with the CLF Massachusetts Advisory Board to maximize relevance, visibility and effectiveness of advocacy in Massachusetts, and to develop and execute fundraising strategies; Represents CLF at the Massachusetts state legislature, in legal and regulatory proceedings at the state and federal level, at public forums, media events and conferences; Develops, directs and stewards relationships with relevant NGOs, government agencies, political and legislative representatives, the business community and other stakeholders in her/his state; Manages the Massachusetts office, including its operating budget, administrative matters, a staff of professionals, and an office manager; Collaborates with other CLF staff at all levels on interdisciplinary matters; and Contributes to the strategic direction and stewardship of the organization throughout the region. Experience in a nonprofit public interest advocacy setting is highly desirable. A law degree and litigation experience at the state court, federal district court, and/or appellate court levels are preferred, but would not be required for an appropriate candidate. Qualifications The ideal candidate will be: A highly motivated individual with 7 or more years of advocacy experience in environment, energy, or related public interest fields. Experienced in law, policy and politics at the federal, state, and local levels; Experienced writing blogs and opinion pieces, and using social media platforms for advocacy and social change; Experienced as a media spokesperson (print and broadcast); Experienced in fundraising including identifying prospects and cultivating major donors and grant funders; An individual possessing excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, having respect for a diversity of opinions, and able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment; Accustomed to articulating and meeting measurable goals; and Experienced managing an operating budget and professional staff. Contact Conservation Law Foundation has engaged Liz Lombard and Turner Delano of Koya Leadership Partners to help in this hire. Please submit a compelling cover letter and resume here . Conservation Law Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBT applicants. PI99849482