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Environmental Defense Fund Boston, MA, USA
May 24, 2019
Program Overview EDF Climate Corps  ( www.edfclimatecorps.org ) is a network of professionals united to advance climate solutions. This network is grounded in an innovative summer fellowship program which embeds trained graduate students in companies, cities and universities to accelerate and advance climate and energy goals.  Since the program’s launch in 2008, EDF Climate Corps fellows have uncovered over $1.6 billion dollars in energy savings for participating organizations. With a network of over 1,700 professionals, EDF Climate Corps seeks to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon energy system by inspiring and empowering leaders. Locations Boston, Austin Overall Function The Program Associate will play a key role in advancing the recruitment campaign to attract highly qualified graduate students to the EDF Climate Corps fellowship program. Working under the direction of the Project Manager, the Program Associate will help to ensure a seamless and productive recruitment season by assisting with communications to universities and prospective applicants, supporting the screening and selection process and coordinating across the EDF Climate Corps team.  Additionally, the Program Associate will support organizational relationship management activities, coordinate EDF-paid fellow onboarding and assist with Salesforce data projects for the team. Key Responsibilities Help to coordinate and schedule fellow recruitment events, assist in developing content for prospective applicant communications; monitor the application inbox and respond to applicant inquires as necessary, track recruitment activities, and execute other related activities such as assisting in the design of recruitment materials;    Support the development of fellow application screening and selection criteria, coordinate with program staff and consultants to identify, collect and share project information with fellow applicants, assist in the development of content for fellow candidate communications and support other matching processes as necessary; Support EDF Climate Corps team in meeting organizational relationship management objectives by annually updating materials such as call guides and email templates, coordinating information gathering from EDF Climate Corps team and reminding them of key relationship management tasks and coordinating with IT to update salesforce trigger emails and workflows; Coordinate with Human Resources on fellow payroll needs, track fellow hiring paperwork submissions, troubleshoot issues as necessary and process fellow travel reimbursements; Coordinate with Data Specialist on special Salesforce projects and regularly enter program-related data into Salesforce; Oversee 5 relationships with EDF Climate Corps host organizations, assist in developing scope of work for these engagements, oversee summer fellowships and ensure successful completion of fellowship deliverables. Qualifications Required qualifications for this position include: Highly organized self-starter with a passion for environmental issues; Proficiency with Microsoft Office; Excellent written and oral communication skills; Ability to work with colleagues and partners of varied backgrounds and experience; Strong project management skills including demonstrated ability to use independent judgement to plan, prioritize and organize a diversified workload; Ability to oversee details of complex projects with high level of accuracy and attention to detail; Ability to organize data, information and files in a thoughtful manner; Willingness to travel (10-15% of the time); Desired qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; 2+ years of relevant work experience; Basic knowledge of the business implications of environmental issues and climate and energy policy; Proficiency with Salesforce.com and Microsoft SharePoint. Environmental Defense Fund  is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Army Corps of Engineers Ford City, PA, USA
May 24, 2019
Full time
Summary About the Position:   Serves as a natural resources management staff specialist for a major water resource project. Performs a variety of assignments involving all aspects of project operations including natural resources management and recreation. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Plans and executes natural resources analyses pertaining to forest management, wildlife management, natural, cultural, and historical resource interpretation, determination of levels of fire hazards, and public safety hazards Participates in conservation, preservation, restoration and use of project natural and cultural resources. Develops approaches to problems, personally collects or supervises collection of data, analyzes results, and makes recommendations for action. Develops and administers the agricultural outgrant program designed to protect and further enhance fish, wildlife, vegetative and water resources. Plans, promotes, and presents visitor information programs, such as environmental awareness programs, water safety programs, wildlife observation, and volunteer opportunities. Participates in all aspects of park and recreation management at the project to include developing plans for facility improvements which are consistent with current and future demands. Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be expected to occasionally travel for this position. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Ecology and Environment, Inc.
May 24, 2019
Ecology and Environment, Inc. is seeking an Air Quality Permitting Specialist in our Buffalo, NY, Chicago, IL, Houston, TX, Pensacola, FL or Tallahassee, FL office.  This position will be responsible for supporting a variety of air permitting/modeling projects.  Our successful candidate will have experience working with state and federal air quality permitting agencies, emissions estimation, conducting BACT analyses and other air quality-related engineering analyses.  Working experience with Texas, Louisiana, and EPA air quality regulations is desired.  The candidate should have direct experience with developing dispersion modeling protocols, conducting air dispersion modeling and permit application submittal/negotiation.    Responsibilities: Manage projects and tasks for air quality permitting Prepare air permit applications and correspondence, conduct negotiations with regulatory agencies Perform air dispersion modeling Conduct emission control engineering studies for existing, proposed, and newly constructed commercial and industrial facilities with a focus on combustion processes and cost analyses.  Prepare BACT and LAER analyses. Provide engineering support for emission inventories, air permit application, and air dispersion modeling studies Conduct air pollutant regulation applicability studies and permitting strategies Requirements: BS in Mechanical, Environmental, Chemical or Civil Engineering or related engineering discipline; MS preferred 5 to 7 years of air quality engineering experience for LNG, energy and other industrial processes Experience interpreting and applying TCEQ, EPA, and other states’ air permitting, emission and air quality regulations desired Experience permitting under Best Available Control Technology (BACT), Lowest Achievable Emission Rate (LAER), Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) and Nonattainment New Source Review (NNSR) requirements under the Clean Air Act Experience in performing air quality modeling studies with refined (AERMOD) and screening techniques in conjunction with air permit applications   Experience in preparation of state and federal air permit applications, EIS/EAs and FERC applications preferred Strong interpersonal, organizational, analytical, project management, and data interpretation skills with attention to detail and a high quality of work in a fast-paced environment Must be flexible to a variety of schedules to meet business needs and able to quickly adapt to change Excellent communication, presentation, and technical writing skills; proficient in Microsoft Office Ability to travel domestically to support business needs We are a global network of innovators and problem solvers, dedicated professionals and industry leaders in scientific, engineering, and planning disciplines working together with our clients to develop technically sound, science-based solutions to the leading environmental challenges of our time.  E & E offers opportunities for growth in a team-oriented environment. Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S.; Visa sponsorship will not be provided.  Please view our website at www.ene.com to apply on-line.  Local candidates preferred Ecology and Environment, Inc. is an EO and AA employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled/and other protected categories.  
Beaverton OR Beaverton, OR, USA
May 24, 2019
Full time
The Position The City of Beaverton is seeking a highly motivated individual to coordinate the city's Sustainability Program. The position requires the ability to encourage adoption of sustainable behavior and technology (including environmental, economic, and equity) with city staff, the business community and public in a professional and courteous manner.    The position will coordinate efforts to prioritize sustainability projects to reduce the city's carbon footprint and adapt to a changing climate. Program components may include climate mitigation and adaptation, accounting and reporting of greenhouse gases, natural resource management and conservation (energy, water, and land), reducing consumption, transportation choices and the built environment.   Recent city projects have included development of a climate action plan, a low-income weatherization program, sustainable procurement guidelines, greenhouse gas inventories, work with fleet and transportation staff on EV infrastructure and community engagement on climate and sustainability.   Under the general supervision of a senior program manager in the Mayor's Office, a successful candidate will develop, implement and administer operational and community sustainability initiatives. The position may work with department directors, division and program managers, and other staff, but does not have any direct supervision of any position at this time. The position is a full-time position, primarily during standard office hours, with occasional evening and weekend event work. This position is an SEIU classification.   In addition to the application, a cover letter is required.   Responsibilities Provide vision and leadership in the implementation of the city's Climate Action Plan and Sustainability Plan, track and measure progress and coordinate future updates. Develop, implement and coordinate outreach and communication strategies to engage staff, businesses and residents related to sustainability, climate, and energy. Work with city departments in identifying and implementing best practices in sustainable operations by acting as a resource and directing staff activities with the public, city departments and other organizations on sustainability programs and policies, Create presentations for staff and citizens on programs, policies, or other sustainability efforts. Serve as liaison between groups as required, attend and facilitate meetings. Increase awareness of sustainability initiatives, through participation in civic, neighborhood or professional group activities. Collaborate with the city recycling and solid waste program, and other city staff, for integrated program development and outreach. Support and respect diversity in the workplace. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's degree in sustainability, natural resource management, renewable energy, environmental studies or a related field. Two or more years of experience in sustainability or climate action planning, with an emphasis on community outreach and engagement. Or Associate's degree in sustainability, natural resource management, renewable energy, environmental studies or a related field and four or more years of experience in sustainability, with an emphasis on community outreach and engagement Technical knowledge of policy or best practices in sustainable purchasing, energy efficiency and conservation, materials management, natural resource management, low impact development, greenhouse gas emissions reduction, climate change and renewable energy. Experience and skill at presenting scientific or complex data in creative ways. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; including making presentations to a variety of audiences throughout the community. Experience in social marketing, community outreach and project management. Valid driver's license and the ability to meet the city's driving standards. Ability to pass reference checks, degree verification check and background check. Knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office Suite, data management and evaluating program outcomes.     Preferred qualifications: Master's degree in sustainability, natural resource management, sustainable development, renewable energy, environmental studies or a related field. Knowledge and experience working in local government on policy and program development, particularly related to sustainability, climate action, and energy. Experience in or technical knowledge of, GHG emissions inventories, climate mitigation and adaptation planning, and strategic energy management. Compensation Wage Range: $26.02 - $34.87 per hour Starting salary will be determined depending on relevant work experience. The city pays the full retirement contribution to PERS; provides employees with an opportunity to participate in a deferred compensation retirement plan; tuition reimbursement program available; public service loan forgiveness program; and offers excellent health, dental, vision and life insurance coverage. In addition to hourly wage, 4% bilingual pay may be available.  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Waste Management Anderson, CA
May 24, 2019
Full time
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran ready to develop your career? Stability. Great Pay. Advancement. Join the Waste Management team today.  You’ll develop a career focused on positive change and advancement.  You’ll be part of a dynamic team, grow as a leader, and earn amazing benefits.  Waste Management:  It’s not trash; it’s a dependable job you can make into a career.    The Opportunity:   As an Environmental Protection Specialist at Waste Management, you will administer and assists in implementing Environmental Protection (EP) programs in assigned districts within a Market Area. Serve as district EP contact to assist field operations personnel and management with technical guidance on EP topics and regulatory environments. Monitors and investigates compliance status providing training and to site and district management and operations in maintenance settings and ensure all safety standards are being upheld.  Your ability to create a positive work environment for all employees will be highly valued in this role. Some Basic  Requirements :   Bachelor’s degree in environmental Science or similar area of study and 1+ years of relevant work experience OR a High School Diploma/GED and (4+) years of relevant work experience Will travel approximately 50% across the N. CA region, to include some overnight stay. Proficient computer and communication skills (verbal and written.) WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?  WE INVEST IN YOU! We’ll provide you with a competitive salary and a top-notch benefits package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short- and Long-Term Disability.  You can participate in our Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP), a fantastic company match on 401K, and more!  You’ll also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days.    The Company:   Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America.  We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength.  WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.   More Details: Prepares, reviews and submits required environmental reports for internal and external audiences as required. Maintain EP data tracking system databases (Cycle, Dakota Tracer) and provides company related reporting. Communicates and implements the Corporate EP program policies and strategies within assigned districts. Serves as districts EP contact regarding incident notifications, environmental issues and permit applications.  Monitors and records site operations and engineering efforts to maintain compliance. Investigates and assesses the regulatory findings and analysis and prepares related documents. Identifies local, state and federal regulatory impacts to operations.  Plans, organizes and secures related environmental permits and other regulatory approvals. Prepares related documentation. Responsible for developing, coordinating and overseeing district EP testing, investigations, assessments, guidance and reporting.  May administer customer waste and special waste disposal approvals. Don’t delay and apply today!  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Waste Management Burnsville, Minnesota, USA
May 24, 2019
Full time
Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects. I. Job Summary Performs basic engineering techniques and procedures. II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities   To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.  Uses prescribed methods and performs portions of a broader assignment which requires the application of advanced engineering techniques and procedures in support of an engineering department. Applies standard practices and techniques in specific situations, adjusts and correlates data, recognizes discrepancies in results and follows operations through a series of related detailed steps or processes. Reviews data and prepares recommendations, summaries, and cost estimates for consideration by senior engineers or managers. Utilizes basic engineering skill-set to assist more senior engineers. Writes technical reports to document engineering analysis and findings. Conducts feasibility studies for proposed equipment and systems. May assist senior engineer in reviewing design and development plans and/or cost estimates for completing the proposed projects and evaluates engineering proposals and specifications. May act as a liaison with customer and vendor representatives to ensure adherence to design specification and customer requirements. Conducts on-site technical visits. Monitors field installation and testing. Reviews and evaluates operational efficiency of equipment and systems at various facilities. III. Supervisory Responsibilities This job has no supervisory duties. IV. Qualifications The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job. A. Education and Experience Education: Bachelor’s degree (accredited), or in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and four years of relevant work experience. Experience: No previous experience required (in addition to education requirement). B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements None required. C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required None required. V. Work Environment Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Normal setting for this job is: office setting. Benefits At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Northrop Grumman Corporation Clearfield, UT, USA
May 24, 2019
Full time
Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Group is currently recruiting for an experienced Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Engineer to join our team in Clearfield Utah. ACTIVE SECURITY CLEARANCE PREFERRED, MUST BE ABLE TO OBTAIN SECURITY CLEARANCE. Job Description: The Aerospace Structures Group Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) is a multi-faceted department which focuses on the following: Prevent injury, illness, or ill health by proactively managing risk and prompting a culture that expects and supports a safe, healthy workplace. Respect and protect the environment by preventing pollution, minimizing waste and conserving resources. Review and improve our EHS processes while meeting or exceeding legal and regulatory requirements. Provide an environment for open communication and participation by consulting, training and advising internal and external stakeholders. Evaluate and manage the EHS aspects and risks of our process, equipment, and services based on hierarchy of control Measure EHS performance and provide a framework for setting objectives to achieve continual improvement. We foster partnerships with employees and develop a culture where EHS is integrated throughout all levels of the organization.  We create tangible benefits to the business as we continuously improve the health and safety of our employees and the environment.    Our vision is for every OATK ASD employee to be an Environmental, Health and Safety leader. Responsibilities: Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Supports the EHS team in the development, implementation, monitoring and continuous improvement of ASD Environmental Health and Safety programs, ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local regulatory requirements.  Participate in investigations and root cause analysis and make resolution recommendations. Implements corrective/preventative actions and continuous improvement activities as directed.  Maintains various reporting systems and provides safety analysis as required.  Assists in job hazard assessments (JHA) by participating in processes and procedures and researching industry best practices and regulatory requirements.  Participates in EHS site audits, inspections and routine surveys including the developing and drafting of audit documentation, tracking corrective actions, and monitoring trends in results of audit activities.  Assists in the development of technical documents including EHS procedures, programs, and guidance documents.  Leads internal customers and others for the purpose of completing projects/assignments efficiently and effectively.  Assists in maintaining, updating and coordinating EHS training programs including setup and use of EHS management system.  May respond to emergency situations during or after hours for the purpose of resolving immediate safety/security concerns.  Qualifications   Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering, Environmental Health, and Safety or related field preferred. Minimum of three (3) years of experience working in an EHS role within a manufacturing environment preferred. Experience with OSHA and environmental compliance requirements. Experience in Microsoft Office (i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel, Visio, SharePoint and PowerPoint). Able to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment with strong attention to detail. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. High level analytical, interpersonal, organizational, and computer skills.  Independent judgment is exercised in performance of duties. Must be able to obtain If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional,  Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Group  is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.  Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Group  provides products and services that span the launch, missile systems and aerospace markets. We are a premier producer of solid rocket propulsion systems and specialty energetic products; a leading provider of small and medium class space launch vehicles for Civil, DoD and Commercial missions; a major supplier of interceptor boosters and target vehicles for missile defense; and a world class manufacturer of composite primary and secondary structures for commercial and military aircraft and launch vehicles.  Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit  www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Environmental Defense Fund San Francisco, CA, USA
May 24, 2019
Full time
This is a 2 year fixed term position.  Office of Chief Scientist Overview The Office of Chief Scientist (OCS) is the nexus of science at EDF, ensuring that the natural and social science that is the backbone for all EDF policy positions is based on the best available information. To be most effective in this role, OCS provides programmatic support for all scientists at EDF and fosters relationships with scientists outside the organization. The OCS team works on projects across all of EDF’s programs, translating basic and applied research into actionable ideas for colleagues who are designing programs and projects. Locations San Francisco, Sacramento Overall Function   The Senior Research Analyst will be a key team member in the Office of Chief Scientist, conducting research and analysis on biogas as a renewable energy source with particular attention to full life cycle emissions, both direct and indirect.  Research focus will largely be on efforts in North America and Europe.  In addition, the Senior Research Analyst will also take a leadership role on a variety of smaller projects, synthesize complex information and translate it for technical and non-technical audiences. The Senior Research Analyst will report to a Lead Senior Scientist in the Office of Chief Scientist. Key Responsibilities Analyze the state-of-science in biogas production pathways, infrastructure, feedstock potential, greenhouse gas impacts. Track current initiatives on emerging biogas policy design in North America and Europe. Evaluate current research gaps in biogas assessment of carbon dioxide and methane emissions Identify experts in academia, industry, and NGOs to help advance knowledge in the above topics, and assist in convening associated workshops. Qualifications Four or more years of experience with a Bachelor’s degree in biogeochemistry, agricultural science/engineering or related field required. Master’s degree in one of these fields, preferred. Knowledge of environmental issues associated with agricultural practices and/or fossil fuel production. Experience with greenhouse gas accounting or life cycle assessment. Strong communication skills, including experience in presenting at scientific conferences, writing scientific publications, and communicating complex ideas to a general audience. Strong computational and statistical skills. Must be well organized, motivated, and detail-oriented. Strong computer proficiency, including experience with Microsoft Office, and Internet research. Intellectual agility and comfort with working across disciplines and learning new skills. Ability to complete small complex projects and research assignments. Ability to work independently, manage time efficiently, and collaborate effectively with diverse colleagues in a fast-paced environment. Excellent problem solving and multi-tasking skills. High attention to detail. Willingness to travel. Project management experience preferred. Passion for environmental protection, equity, and sustainable development. Commitment to rigorous analysis. Commitment to creativity and pragmatism in the real-world application of scientific theory to practice. Environmental Defense Fund  is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Environmental Defense Fund Austin, TX, USA
May 24, 2019
Full time
Location can be Austin, TX (preferred) or San Francisco, CA The Office of the Chief Scientist is the nexus of science at EDF, ensuring that all EDF positions are based on the best available natural and social science. To be most effective in this role, the Office of the Chief Scientist provides programmatic support for all scientists at EDF and fosters relationships with scientists outside the organization.   OVERALL FUNCTION   The Senior Data Analyst will be a key team member in the Office of the Chief Scientist and the cross-cutting Clean Air Innovation project, where our interdisciplinary team is working to demonstrate and scale hyperlocal air quality assessments from low and medium cost air quality sensors. The Data Analyst will contribute to the team’s goal of accelerating the adoption and impact of air pollution mitigation strategies in diverse geographies by supporting a team of air quality scientists who are refining hyperlocal data collection, analysis and presentation approaches. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Assess performance of low cost sensor data by comparison with reference instrument data. Clean air quality data sets from mobile deployments of various grades of instrumentation and stationary deployments of low cost sensors. Run existing algorithms for a variety of air quality data sets. Parse, format, and aggregate data in preparation for various analyses. Set up scheduling of certain data processes for regularly timed execution in the cloud. Create static and interactive maps of results from geospatial analyses. Develop and apply systematic approaches to characterize temporal and spatial patterns in air quality data. Help to develop and test algorithms to derive emission ratios, correlation coefficients/spatial regressions for air quality data sets. Evaluate attributes of traffic activity datasets and conduct integrative analyses with air quality datasets. REQUIREMENTS Strong spatial analysis and mapping skills using  e.g. ArcGIS, QGIS, or GRASS GIS Experience in one or more of the following: Statistical software (e.g. “R”) SQL databases (e.g. PostgreSQL, Google BigQuery, Microsoft SQL Server or Access), and advanced SQL scripting capability JavaScript programming Comfort and familiarity with accessing and manipulating spatial data sets using Python scripting (e.g. arcpy or open source equivalent) Demonstrated ability to conduct independent scientific data analyses and experience with interpreting scientific results Experience in data visualization programming (e.g. Tableau, Plotly, Leaflet) preferred Strong interpersonal and written communication skills Excellent attention to detail and record keeping abilities Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field (e.g., mathematics, statistics, engineering, physics, computer science), with at least 4 years of work experience or Master’s degree in an environmentally relevant science field; background in atmospheric and/or environmental sciences a plus Environmental Defense Fund  is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Booz Allen Hamilton Leavenworth, KS
May 24, 2019
Full time
Environmental Compliance Inspector, Mid Key Role : Support compliance evaluation inspections for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) client and site investigations at Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) corrective action and enforcement facilities, researching and comprehending environmental compliance requirements for facilities that manage fuel storage tanks, hazardous materials, and operate under various permits, including RCRA, HSWA, CAA, and CWA. Provide mid-level technical support and project management for diverse and challenging environmentally-focused projects while supporting other mid-level staff and senior staff. Provide management and development support for junior staff. Perform task leadership and project management. Basic Qualifications : -6+ years of experience with working as an environmental consultant -Experience with federal environmental regulations, including CAA, NESHAP, RCRA, TSCA, FIFRA, CWA, SDWA, CERCLA, and NEPA -Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and SharePoint -Ability to travel -Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously and demonstrate flexibility and adaptability in a working environment -BS degree in Environmental Engineering or Environmental Health Science -Completion of 40-hour HAZWOPER Certification -US EPA Inspector Credential Certification -EPA Order 3500.1 Credentials Additional Qualifications : -Experience with providing onsite consulting support and knowledge transfer for clients -Experience with data management, SharePoint, and Tableau -Experience with air programs, water or wastewater, and fuel storage tanks -Experience with supporting field sampling events -Possession of excellent time management skills -Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills -MS or MPH degree preferred -Current 40-hour HAZWOPER Certification -Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) and RCRA Inspector Certification We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Booz Allen Hamilton San Francisco, CA, USA
May 24, 2019
Full time
Key Role : Provide a broad spectrum of support for environmental compliance and sustainability programs. Support Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) operations, including site visits and field oversight. Support pollution prevention (P2) initiatives. Perform as a researcher capable of interpreting federal, state, and local environmental regulations, including pertinent agency guidance documents and orders. Provide communications support, including technical writing or editing, press releases, infographics, and slick sheets on environmental compliance and sustainability topics. Show initiative in problem solving and work independently as well as in a team environment while managing multiple projects with quick turnaround times. Manage projects, including timelines and budget analysis. Develop and manage client relationships. Basic Qualifications : -4+ years of experience in the environmental compliance and sustainability fields -Experience with RCRA compliance and hazardous waste management -Experience with project management and client delivery -Experience with producing communications materials, including infographics -Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint -Knowledge of environmental regulations and executive orders, including the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), RCRA, Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), Clean Air Act (CAA), Clean Water Act (CWA), Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA), EPAct, and EO 13834 -Ability to work independently and on teams -Ability to work core hours at a Booz Allen facility or on client site within the San Francisco Bay area -Ability to obtain a security clearance -BA or BS degree Additional Qualifications : -Experience with designing infographics and reports using professional design software, including Adobe InDesign -Experience with federal agencies’ environmental compliance and sustainability programs -Ability to be versatile, adaptable, and flexible and prioritize within and across multiple assignments -Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills -Possession of excellent analytical skills -Public Trust clearance -MA or MS degree in a related field -40 hour HAZWOPER Clearance : Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
EarthWatch Institute Boston, MA, USA
May 24, 2019
Full time
POSITION SUMMARY : The Program Manager (PM) role is key to the successful delivery of the Earthwatch mission. The PM is responsible for managing partner relationships and delivering programs to time, budget, global mission priorities and protocols and a high standard of quality. Program Managers hold responsibility for the management and delivery of a portfolio of field research projects, grant programs, or a combination of both. The successful Program Manager is responsible and accountable, with an ongoing drive for improvement. He or she is an excellent relationship manager, able to understand the needs of different audiences, with a keen focus on delivering high standards of customer service. He or she communicates priorities effectively and continuously strives to find better ways to support his/her scientists, funders and colleagues. The ability to collaborate effectively, internally and externally, across regions and functions, is essential. RESPONSIBILITIES : Grant Management For a portfolio of programs funded by individuals, foundations, corporations or other partners: Provide excellent relationship management with funding partners, in collaboration with the Development team Manage all aspects of funded program delivery to a high standard, including:  Establishing clear program goals, objectives, deliverables, and delivery timeline Agreeing and managing appropriate partner communication and reporting processes Creating and managing grant budgets; approving and tracking all associated expenses Supporting the expansion of programs to other audiences including: teachers, students, scientists, NGOs, universities, corporations and foundations  Overseeing successful learning programs for students, teachers and corporate audiences. Delivering in-field programs, as required and depending on experience. Work closely with the Development team on the creation and renewal of funded programs, including: Supporting or leading the writing of grant proposals Seeking and applying for alternate funding for existing programs  Seeking ways to align mission and funder priorities for mutual benefit Providing feedback on new program ideas, particularly in the areas of program cost, resource utilization, and interaction with existing programs Field Project Management For a portfolio of field-based research projects: Serve as the primary liaison between Earthwatch and the project Scientists, acting as the ‘go to’ contact point and advocate for each project Manage all aspects of field project delivery to a high standard, including:  Finances – program/project budgets, scientist and partner payments Logistics  Health and safety – risk assessments, emergency response plans, etc. Contract negotiation, including setting annual team dates and budgets  Site visits, as required and depending on experience Training project and Earthwatch staff on Earthwatch protocols as needed Create and annually revise detailed expedition Briefings to disclose risk, describe research and prepare volunteers for fielding Develop, renew and retire projects in accordance with Earthwatch protocols and industry standards Provide internal evaluation and feedback on each project Work closely with the Research, Communications and FRE teams to support each project’s success  Incident Management Serve as an active member of the International Incident Management Team  Promote a culture of safety internally and externally  Serve as 24-hour on call Duty Officer 3-6 weeks per year Coordinate incident management associated with projects managed; participate in incident management for other programs as needed. Line Management As needed and depending on experience, Program Managers may have the opportunity to manage direct reports, such as Program Coordinator(s), consultants, interns or volunteers.  Line management includes recruiting, retaining and developing talent within the team, as well as engaging and inspiring them around Earthwatch’s mission and business goals with clear objectives and constructive feedback. REQUIREMENTS : Bachelors’ degree (science, environmental studies, international business, non-profit management or related field preferred) 3-5 years of experience in NGO sector, including working globally across regions  Proven track record in managing complex projects and programs Ability to communicate with and develop good relationships at all levels, presenting information in varying degrees of technicality/ detail as the audience dictates Excellent written communication skills in English, and ability to communicate effectively with remote audiences (PIs, partners, and colleagues) Ability to work effectively and collaboratively as a member of a culturally diverse, multidisciplinary team Ability to find creative ideas and solutions which overcome obstacles and add value Ability to meet deadlines, set priorities and work in fast-pace environment A ‘can-do’ positive attitude and collaborative, ‘team-player’ approach Commitment to Earthwatch’s mission and values Preferred Fluency/High level of proficiency in another language  International and intercultural experience such as studying, living, or working abroad Experience with presenting information to the public and facilitating groups in a field setting Strong interest in learning about and working with individual, corporate, and foundation funders and partners Earthwatch is an equal opportunity employer  with a strongc ommitment to create a diverse and inclusive organization that is reflective of the global communities with whom we work. We actively seek individuals of diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and culture. We encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, sexes, religions, national or regional origins, ages,disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.   No phone calls please.  Due to limited resources, we are only able to accept applicants who are already eligible to work in the United States.
U.S. Bureau of Land Management Kingman, AZ, USA
May 24, 2019
Temporary
Summary Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource.   For additional information about the BLM, please visit   Our website . 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. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Park Rangers support the Bureau's recreation program. They work with the public to provide information, conduct permit compliance, and safety inspections. They respond to emergency situations. They participate in evaluating visitor use patterns, preparing and maintaining recreation sites, and monitoring condition of sites and natural and cultural resources Presents a positive image of the area and of the BLM; ensuring visitor contact is conducted in a courteous, professional, and friendly manner. Performs routine facility maintenance and/or repair. Installs and maintains various types of signage on public lands, such as off road vehicle, wilderness, portal, boundary, directional road and trail, and interpretive signing. As required, may occasionally serve as a liaison/work leader for special employment program enrollees, youth conservation crew members/interns, temporary employees and/or volunteer enrollees, work/study students, ensuring that work projects are conducted efficiently and safely.  Meets with visitors to provide information concerning points of interest, travel routes, historical and natural features, site use opportunities and limitation, and recreational activities. Advises visitors concerning safety, fire prevention, amenities available, and proper and authorized uses of recreational facilities. Assists with the management of SRPs including the issuance of permits/permit renewals, monitoring of SRPs, and collection of initial/post use fees, permit compliance and data entry as well as handling suspected SRP violations. Patrols and inspects facilities ensuring compliance with rules and regulations pertaining to parking, campfires, noise level, sanitation, and safety; bringing problems or violations to the attention of visitors. Reviews visitor use patterns and their effect on the resources; suggesting changes in operations or facilities when necessary. Uses collected visitor use patterns to prioritize and plan day-to-day operations and maintenance needs while ensuring facilities and recreational use areas are free of visible safety hazards. Physical Demands:   The work is performed mostly outdoors in rugged terrain; to include very steep, wet, muddy, rough, uneven or rocky surfaces. The position requires physical exertion such as, but not limited to, driving over unpaved roads, walking over rough terrain or inclines, standing for long periods of time, bending, crouching and stooping, digging, hiking, lifting, biking, stretching, reaching, or similar activities. Work may involve early morning hours, night hours, or daytime hours and may require working on holidays. It can require carrying heavy backpacks, tools, rescue equipment, or other loads. Work Environment:   Most work will be performed out of doors, in all types of weather conditions, terrain, and elevations. Work may take place in an extremely remote environment and may require primitive camping and living skills for upwards of two weeks in duration. Indoor duties are performed in a normal office setting. If selected from this or a similar competitive, seasonal announcement, your appointment may be creditable for consideration under PL-114-47,  Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA) ​. The Act allows certain individuals, who have or had time-limited appointments at land management agencies, to compete for any permanent position in the competitive service under “internal” merit promotion procedures. For more information, see the section under  Eligibility , which starts with Question #15 ( Q15. Who is eligible for appointment under these provisions? ). Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Langley AFB, Hampton, VA, USA
May 24, 2019
Full time
Summary If selected you will perform a wide range of assignments related to wildlife damage management with special emphasis on activities to assess, reduce or prevent wildlife hazards to air operations at at civil and military airports. In addition to reducing human health and safety hazards the incumbent may also assists with other wildlife management projects as required within the district or state program. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities The duties may include, but are not limited to: Provide technical assistance and conducts wildlife damage management activities in an integrated pest management approach to prevent/reduce economic loss and protective safety. Monitors wildlife behavior and abundance on airports and surrounding properties. Use of various devices, tools, firearms, toxicants, and related equipment used in wildlife damage management Identifies damage from wildlife species and assists in appropriate corrective action. Prepare and submits routine and special reports regarding daily, weekly, or monthly activities, observations, and events Assist airports with compliance with the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), Endangered Species Act, Federal Air Regulations, and Department of Defense Regulations Travel Required Occasional travel - Travel for training and work assignments may be required. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Raleigh, NC, USA
May 24, 2019
Temporary
Description of Work NOTE:     If you are a current NC State Government employee, you will not be considered for a temporary assignment.   Temporary Solutions   cannot accommodate dual employment. Individuals hired into a temporary State job must be fully qualified for the job.  OSHR supports the Governor's Job Ready initiative and seeks to expand a temporary's skill set to enhance their qualifications for State government and private sector jobs.  Exposure to an agency's culture, process, procedures and potential learning opportunities can provide valuable experience to those who may ultimately seek permanent employment with the state. This temporary position is located in Raleigh - Wake County.  There are no leave or retirement benefits offered.  Visit   www.nctemporarysolutions.com   for employment information. Hourly Rate of Pay:  $7.25 - $24.00 (Based on education and/or years of relevant work experience reflected on the application) These temporary positions will be assigned to the Department of Environmental Quality - Waste Management/Hazardous Waste.  Position is responsible for assisting the Environmental Program Consultant in the Section who is the Section lead for PFAS and emerging contaminants with field sampling. The position will be conducting all aspects of well sampling, including contacting citizens, setting up times for sampling, contacting the lab to order sampling kits, preparing and securing gear needed for sampling, scheduling sampling volunteers, conducting field sampling, completing record keeping and chain of custody documents, shipping samples to the laboratory for analysis, and other duties as assigned. The person filling the position will be required to conduct statewide travel, including occasional overnight travel. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies [NOTE:  Qualified applicants must meet and CLEARLY reflect on their application training and experience and all knowledge, skills, abilities and any experience or competencies specified in the supplemental question(s) to be considered.] Experience with environmental sampling of soil, surface water, groundwater, air, or other media. Experience with chain of custody and sampling recordkeeping Minimum Education and Experience Requirements Bachelor's degree in one of the agricultural, biological, engineering, environmental or natural resource sciences or a closely related curriculum from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of experience related to the area of assignment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Management Preferences:    Candidate with advanced degree or work towards an advanced degree Supplemental and Contact Information Temporary Solutions Office of State Human Resources 2321 Crabtree Blvd., Suite 110 Raleigh, NC  27604
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Harrisburg, PA, USA
May 24, 2019
Full time
THE POSITION Would you like a rewarding career that can make a positive difference in the lives of others? The Department of Environmental Protection's Bureau of Safe Drinking Water is in immediate need of a professional engineer to be responsible for the statewide permitting and associated activities in the Safe Drinking Water Program. The person would assist in developing, revising and maintaining statewide technical design standards within this program.  Apply today for this career opportunity and experience the satisfaction of public service while enjoying professional career growth! 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 DESCRIPTION OF WORK This is an environmental engineering position responsible for statewide permitting and associated activities in the Safe Drinking Water Program. These activities include developing, updating and maintaining the Department's design manuals, regulations and technical guidance related to public water system permitting, with specific responsibilities for permitting out-of-state bottled, vended, retail and bulk hauling systems. This position also requires providing training and technical assistance related to permitting activities to the regulated community, engineering consultants and Department staff. Work is performed under the responsible charge of a licensed professional engineer. Work assignments typically involve a variety of complex features, including the application and interpretation of complex regulatory requirements, the application of complex engineering design principles and standards, and an astute understanding of public water supply treatment systems and technologies. This position contributes to the public health and safety objectives of the SDW Program by helping to ensure that public water systems are properly planned, designed, constructed and operated in accordance with the Safe Drinking Water Act and regulations. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY Qualifications: PA residency currently   waived   for this title Minimum Experience and Training Requirements   - Successful completion of the training program for Environmental Engineering Trainee; OR one year of professional experience in environmental engineering, and a bachelor's degree in environmental engineering or in any engineering field that includes or is supplemented by 9 credits in environmental engineering; OR two years of professional experience in environmental engineering, and possession of a valid Engineer-in-Training certificate issued by or acceptable to the Pennsylvania State Registration Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists; OR one year of professional experience in environmental engineering, and possession of a valid Professional Engineer license issued by the Pennsylvania State Registration Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists.  Graduate study in environmental engineering or in a closely related field may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis Condition of Employment:   Certain positions in this job will require possession of a valid driver's license. A resume needs to be submitted with your application. You may upload your document as an Attachment during the application process. You must still complete the application and answer the supplemental questions. Must be able to perform essential job functions Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Milwaukee Area Technical College Milwaukee, WI, USA
May 24, 2019
Full time
Description Under the direction of the Director, Facilities, Planning, Construction and Sustainability, the Manager oversees the energy efficiency of district-wide facilities; implements Integrated Energy Master Plan and other conservation measures;  monitors energy consumption, assesses decisions for sustainability and seeks opportunities to increase energy efficiency which supports the college's sustainability goals. Works closely with building operations and trade staff and personally commissions new and existing HVAC and mechanical systems. Responsibilities include daily planning, design, direction, implementation and evaluation of new and existing HVAC systems. Communication is continuous between the division, industry partners, specialized agencies, and governmental regulatory bodies. Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities Reviews specifications, submittals and other data for new HVAC, electric and mechanical equipment Builds spreadsheets and performs energy efficiency calculations Field verifies and investigates physical conditions Coordinates with project managers, engineers, and clients to understand needs and requirements for mechanical systems. Reviews materials and specifications for efficiency requirements and conformance to district-wide mechanical long-range plan/ Integrated Energy Master Plan Reviews and supports the creation of project OPRs, BOD review and project design documents Develops construction checklists and Cx site reports/ issues logs and systems manual, identifying discrepancies from contract documents Perform system performance testing and BAS monitoring Reviews final project O&M submittal and ensures O&M training of appropriate college personnel Lead owner role on LEED projects Project manages minor mechanical infrastructure projects Performs other related duties as required for the efficient operations of the division. Qualifications Required Education: Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering or related field. Preferred Education: Master's degree is preferred. Required Experience: At least three (3) years of experience of progressive relevant of related experience, preferably working in a consulting firm or with a contractor.  Required License/Certification:  EIT (engineer In Training Certified); CEM certified energy manager; and LEED GA required with capability to receive LEED AP within six months, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  Working knowledge of practical application of sustainable mechanical (HVAC) system design. Tangible proven experience with mechanical, electrical, and control systems. Working knowledge of construction drawings; AutoCAD, and REVIT is a plus. Ability to oversee project commissioning and existing systems retro commissioning.  Knowledge of current codes and regulations, i.e. Energy & ASHRAE. Familiarity with load calculation software (Trane Trace, eQuest, etc.), preferred General knowledge of work processing, database, spreadsheet, and CADD software/hardware (including peripherals and networks) including but not limited to basic operations, service and maintenance. Knowledge of human resources and labor relations procedures. Knowledge and experience with implementing new and improved facilities-related programs. Thorough knowledge of project management techniques. Strong verbal, written, analytical, and persuasive skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management. Ability to utilize applicable facilities management software and Microsoft Office including excel and word. Ability to provide leadership and team building ability, strong supervisory and management skills and experience. Ability to read and understand architectural and engineering construction documents. Ability to self-organize, prioritize, and schedule work assignments. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Ability to quickly learn complex technical subjects Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, outside governmental and community agencies, and the general public. Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse educational and socio-economic backgrounds.   Physical Demands:   Ability to lift up to 25 lbs., carry, and push up to 20 lbs. and ability pull up to 50 lbs. Ability to climb stairs and a ladder and maintain balance. Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, hear and speak. Sitting/Standing/Walking: 50% of time spent sitting, 25% of time standing, and 25% of time walking. Supervisory Responsibilities Regularly assigns work to a group of 1-3 staff members.  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com