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The Good Food Institute REMOTE
Jul 19, 2018
Full time
Engineer a New Paradigm in Food Production   The Good Food Institute (GFI) is on the forefront of the movement to use food technology and markets to solve some of the world’s biggest problems, from climate change and global hunger to antibiotic resistance and the exploitation of billions of animals annually. How You Will Make a Difference The work of GFI’s  Food Scientist  will expand the frontiers of  clean  meat and  plant-based  meat, egg, and dairy technologies until they dominate the market. The Food Scientist will be responsible for: Providing technical support and strategic advice to entrepreneurs, startups, large food companies, and venture capitalists on topics such as product development, technology trends, and process design. Leading and writing technical analyses of the clean meat and plant-based meat, egg, and dairy industries that culminate in white papers, conference presentations, and peer-reviewed articles. Working with GFI’s Corporate Engagement team to help companies identify the best plant-based alternatives to replace animal-based ingredients in food products. Identifying the key areas requiring the most focused research and finding researchers to perform that work. Building GFI’s capacity to serve as a knowledge hub for the industry and to guide public discourse around it. Performing any other duties assigned by the supervisor.   Who We’re Looking For The Food Scientist must have: A master’s degree or Ph.D. in food science. At least 3 years of experience working in the food science industry. Strong writing. Experience analyzing scientific literature and conducting literature reviews. A proven track record in translating scientific information into formats for lay professionals.   Functional understanding of the principles, methods, equipment and techniques used in either clean meat or plant-based meat, egg, and dairy research and manufacturing. Permission to work in the U.S. (residency, visa, etc.). Support for GFI’s philosophy and ability to advocate professionally for GFI’s positions. Experience  working with plant-based or clean  meat, egg, or dairy companies  is a strong plus but not required. We want the best people and we don’t want biases holding us back. We strongly encourage people of every color, orientation, gender, origin, and ability to apply. Because we value a diverse workplace, we prioritize an inclusive climate absent of discrimination and harassment during the application process and after you join the team. The Fine Print   Terms of employment:   Full-time, exempt Reports to:   Director of Science and Technology Location:   Remote Benefits:  Work that changes the world for the better, working from home  or a co-working space , full medical coverage, optional dental and vision packages, a 401(k) retirement plan, flexible holiday and vacation plans, high levels of autonomy, room for advancement, respectful managers, and supportive colleagues.   Apply online at  https://grnh.se/16fb4a791 Application Deadline: Monday, July 30
Utah Department of Environmental Quality Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Jul 18, 2018
Full time
Job Description Join a team of passionate environmental professionals dedicated to safeguarding and improving air quality in Utah. The Air Quality Policy Section in the Division of Air Quality is looking for an   Environmental Planning Consultant  to join their team.  Principle Duties As an Environmental Planning Consultant in the Air Quality Policy Section you will:  Apply for and administer air quality grants Create and administer programs in conjunction with air quality grants such as: VW SEttlement Mitigation Plan National Clean Diesel Campaign Clearn Air Retrofit, Replacement, and Off-Road Technology (CARROT) plan, and Division of Air Quality's Clean Air Fund  Implement and oversee projects in conjunction with budgets and program goals Evaluate program participation to ensure eligibility and program goals are met Coordinate with different groups and agencies to implement program needs. The Ideal Candidate The ideal candidate will possess: Experience creating incentive programs, applying for grants for those programs and administering those programs Strong writing skills, including the ability to communicate complicated technical and scientific ideas and concepts succinctly and clearly Degree in Public Policy, Public Administration, Environmental Science, Sustainability, Technical Writing, Program Development, Project Management, or related field. The Perks In this position, you would enjoy the generous benefits package offered by the State of Utah. We have an extremely competitive total compensation package that you can learn about   HERE!   Why DEQ? Working for the Department of Environmental Quality means working for an organization you can believe in. We are dedicated to safeguarding and improving Utah's air, land, and water through balanced regulation. Learn more about our amazing organization on our website   deq.utah.gov      Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Berkeley Berkeley, CA, USA
Jul 18, 2018
Full time
The Position The Energy Program Manager develops and administers a comprehensive City wide program of all activities pertaining to environmental sustainability; plans, organizes and directs the activities and programs of the Energy and Sustainable Development Division; provides expert professional assistance to City management staff in areas of responsibility; performs related work as assigned. The incumbent is responsible for assisting in formulating policy, developing goals and objectives, supervising staff, administering the division's budget and directing the day to day operations. Assignments allow for a high degree of administrative direction in their execution. Typical duties include: Planning, organizing, directing and coordinating the Energy and Environmental Sustainable Development Division;  Assessing policy and programmatic initiatives in terms of their potential to further the city's environmental sustainability goals and objectives. Making recommendations and presentations to senior management and the City Council;  Planning, developing, implementing and monitoring programs, policies and procedures to support the City's environmental sustainability goals and objectives;  Managing grants and revenue contracts, including preparation of proposals, negotiating scopes of work, developing information systems to track performance, preparing deliverables, and preparing invoices;  Contracting with vendors to provide personal services, including preparing Request For Proposals (RFPs), interviewing and selecting vendors and negotiating scopes and payment terms;  Identifying and obtaining project financing for energy improvements;  Administering the low income energy assistance program, in which City residents can install energy conservation devices with assistance from City Weatherization Workers or receive a utility payment subsidy;  Developing the capability of local organizations to support the City's sustainability goals and objectives, including creation of new organizations, fundraising and strategic planning;  Maintaining liaison with federal, state and local offices; staffing and serving on committees with City departments and agencies, commissions and other groups on environmental sustainability; representing the City before public interest and professional groups and the media;  Planning, organizing, directing, reviewing and evaluating the work of staff; training staff in work procedures and administering discipline as required;  Planning, organizing, implementing and monitoring activities in the community and in internal City operations regarding sustainable practices;  Convening City management staff, staff from partner cities and other partners to establish common set of environmental sustainability goals and objectives and to coordinate programmatic activities;  Managing budgets from multiple funds and multiple fiscal years; and  Performing related duties as assigned. Required Qualifications Education Equivalent to graduation from a four year college with major coursework in business or public administration, economics, or a field related to the field. AND Experience Three (3) years of administrative and program management experience. Experience in the development or administration of programs for energy conservation or development and experience in a public agency setting are desirable. Lead or supervising experience is desirable. Progressively responsible related experience may be substituted for the college coursework on a year-for-year basis. Other Requirements Must be able to travel to various locations within and outside the City of Berkeley to meet the program needs and to fulfill the job responsibilities. When driving on City business, maintenance of a valid California driver's license and satisfactory driving record is required. Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of:   Principles and practices of administrative management, including goals and objectives development, work planning, budgeting and employee supervision; Principles and practices of program management, including development, planning, monitoring, evaluation and administration; Available funding sources for energy related and similar programs; Principles and practices of effective employee supervision, including selection, training, work evaluation and discipline; Basic principles and practices of energy conservation and development; Principles and practices of budget development and administration; and Principles and practices of education and public speaking, including the planning, preparation and evaluation of educational materials and outreach tools. Skill in and Ability to : Organize, assign, direct, review, and evaluate the work of assigned staff; Assess long and short term energy conservation and development needs, and design effective programs to meet these needs in a cost effective manner; Train staff in work procedures and provide for their professional development; Administer and manage a variety of energy conservation projects and programs; Deal tactfully and effectively with a wide variety of board and commission members, government officials, civic groups, contractors, regulated industry representatives, students, the public and City staff; Recommend comprehensive energy conservation planning policy and programs based upon community needs, available resources and overall City priorities and policies; Coordinate energy conservation programs with other departments and agencies and prepare sound, oral and written reports and recommendations; Prepare clear, concise and accurate written studies, proposals and reports; and Represent the City in meetings with the public, media and government bodies to promote program goals. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
CDM Smith Denver, CO, USA
Jul 18, 2018
Full time
Job Description Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:   - Environmental field sampling and analysis.   - Remedial investigation and feasibility study development and technical reporting.   - Facility compliance/ environmental management system auditing. - Remediation system and facility engineering design/ construction management. Minimum Qualifications - Bachelor’s degree in Water Resources, Environmental, or Civil Engineering with at least 1 year of post-graduate experience is required.  - Master’s strongly preferred (no experience required with MS.).   - Registration as an Engineer-in-Training, or ability to obtain an EIT within 18 months of hire required.  - Knowledge of commonly used computer software (Word, Excel, AutoCAD) expected.   - Candidate must have excellent writing and communication skills. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Chicago, IL, USA
Jul 18, 2018
Full time
Summary Earth Day is every day at EPA!  At EPA, you can protect human health and the environment of all Americans, and you’ll discover that EPA is one great place to work!  We offer great benefits and work flexibilities, and our diverse workforce connects to more than just a career--we share a common passion to promote a cleaner, healthier environment.  Discover how exciting safeguarding our natural resources and protecting human health can be.  Find yourself at EPA. This position is located in Region 5, Superfund Division, Remedial Response Branch #1, Science & Quality Assurance Section in Chicago, IL.  For more information on this office, visit their website:  Region 5 If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement. Except in special circumstances, those new to the federal government will be hired at the starting salary (step 1) of the applicable grade range listed above. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities You will: - Serve as a technical authority within the Program to provide ecological expertise for projects within the Superfund Division Removal and Remedial Programs. Consult with Remedial Project Managers (RPMs) and On-Scene Coordinators (OSCs) to provide advice on complex ecological problems at sites; and advising Agency decision makers concerning the appropriate course of action at sites. Advising RPMs and OSCs on proper scopes of work for site ecological investigations.  - Plan, oversee and conduct ecological field investigations including biological tissue, soil, water and sediment sampling; wetlands assessments and delineations; sampling for toxicity testing; biological community surveys; site reconnaissance surveys to document ecological resources at a site and check for the presence of Federal threatened or endangered species or state species or plant communities of special concern.  - Act as an Agency technical representative in enforcement negotiations with Potentially Responsible Parties (PRPs) to represent the Agency’s position regarding the ecological aspects of site investigations and clean-ups during negotiations with PRPs for site clean-ups.   - Serve as the lead on ecological conditions in a variety of meetings held to discuss technical aspects of Action Memos, Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study (RI/FS) work plans, data presentations including ecological risk assessments, and screening of remedial alternatives.  You will spend less than 25% of your work time on contracts, grants/cooperative agreements, and/or interagency agreements. Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be required to travel 1 to 5 days per month. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Smithfield Foods Tar Heel, NC, USA
Jul 18, 2018
Full time
Overview The Environmental Coordinator is responsible for ISO 14001 Environmental Management System, Risk Management program, Process Safety Management, wastewater treatment plant operation, air permitting and reporting, EPCRA reporting, storm water pollution prevention, spill prevention controls and countermeasures, hazardous waste and other regulatory programs.  This position is responsible for contributing to a safe work place and will lead the identification of and response to the environmental needs and concerns of regulators, company management and employees.   Responsibilities Responsibilities and tasks are written as follows: Ensures conformance to environmental regulations and company environmental policies and guidelines.  Responsible for Environmental Management System, Risk Management Program, wastewater treatment plant operation, air permitting and reporting, EPCRA reporting, storm water pollution prevention, spill prevention controls and countermeasures and hazardous waste. Maintains ISO 140001 certification and conformance to the standard. Assists with environmental site audits and coordinates the facility response to findings. Ensures facility compliance RMP/PSM program. Prepares permit applications for modifications and renewals. Works with Corporate and Plant engineers on construction projects. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university, and 3+ years experience with environmental compliance, EMS, and PSM; and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Wastewater Treatment Operator Certification, preferred. Working knowledge and experience with wastewater operations, air permitting program, and ISO 140001. Working knowledge and experience in analyzing and implementing permit requirements; identifying environmental issues; providing recommendations and developing clear SOP's. Knowledge and understanding of all regulatory programs and Environmental regulations; e.g., RCRA, EPCRA, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, etc. Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills. Capable of communicating and expressing ideas clearly and concisely, in both written and verbal formats. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel and Access. Supervisory Responsibilities This position may supervise Waste Water Operators. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems.   Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals. Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area. EEO/AA Information Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by la w. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Walker Basin Conservancy Yerington, Nevada, USA
Jul 18, 2018
Full time
JOB PURPOSE : Reporting to the Executive Director, this position will primarily be responsible for oversight of the management, development and implementation of all stewardship and land management plans and activities on both private and public lands. This position will guide and direct the Land Manager in detailed and comprehensive planning efforts, provide support in identifying conservation goals, and prioritize those efforts. This position will also provide direction and support to the Field Manager who is responsible for supervision, and management of a large field staff working in ever changing field conditions. The Land Conservation Director is expected to develop and follow an annual budget for all restoration and field activities and approve expenses of the field staff. The Land Conservation Director will build, maintain and coordinate successful relationships with various Federal, State and local private and public entities. This position is ultimately responsible for oversight of the entire stewardship program and field operations of the Conservancy. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Staff Management and Administration (50%) • Ability to successfully coordinate and direct a large field program and to identify priorities; • Ability to direct and support long-term stewardship planning on a large scale (10,000+ acres); • Ability to develop and manage staff effectively and efficiently, laying out schedules well in advance and adapting as necessary; • Ability to identify shortfalls, anticipate potential problems and improve operations and efficiencies; • Ability to help grow existing staff into increasing responsibilities; Walker Basin Conservancy • Ensure Managers work closely with various staff and contractors for successful implementation of plans and project development; • Work closely with staff, Board and associated committees to ensure information is being shared and effectively communicated; • Coordinate regularly with other Directors and staff to ensure open lines of communication are being promoted; and • Ensure metrics established in WBCs strategic plan are being met, adapt as necessary. Development and implementation of a program specific strategic plan. Conservation Planning and Implementation (30%) • Directly supervise Land Manager and Field Manager for successful implementation of stewardship plans and field activities; • Provide support to Managers to ensure “Best practices” are being identified and implemented; • Ensure water use and land activities are implemented in the most effective and efficient manner; and • Work closely with land owners, lessees, Federal and State Agencies to effectively implement stewardship plans. Management of Assets (20%) • Develop and maintain an annual budget for all field activities; • Oversight of all field tools and equipment including fleet and tractors; and • Ensure Managers are following procurement and expense protocols. QUALIFICATIONS • M.S. degree in natural resources, land management, land planning or similar field preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; • Experience in natural resource planning and policy development; • A minimum of 7 years in a conservation management position with progressively increasing responsibility; • A minimum of 7 years of experience in employee management; • Highly independent, proactive and entrepreneurial with experience developing and implementing large conservation projects; • Experience with agriculture (farming/ ranching operations) and irrigation water conveyance systems: drip, sprinkler, flood, pumps (small and large irrigation); • Experience working with conservation/environmental land management organizations and agencies at a management level; • Familiarity with Great Basin ecosystems; • Previous experience in conservation, agriculture knowledge; • Demonstrated organization, tracking and management experience required; • Excellent communication skills, ability to clearly and concisely give direction; • Excellent computer skills and proficient in Excel, Word, Outlook, and Access; and • Team player with a strong work ethic and is always up for a new challenge. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center, Goodview Drive, Lanesboro, MN, USA
Jul 18, 2018
Graduate Assistant/Fellowship
Summary:   Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center is a private, non-profit, accredited school dedicated to fostering awareness, enhancing respect, and promoting personal responsibility for the natural world. Eagle Bluff has trained naturalists and educators since 1997.  As one of 12 participants in the fellowship, naturalists develop teaching, interpretive, and public relations techniques, plus many other skills related to residential environmental education.  Participants are exposed to a wide variety of audiences and classes during the course.   They learn through direct teaching experience, guided by staff support, professional workshops, and a series of evaluations throughout the year.   We will be accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Fellowship in January! Hone your   talents.  Improve your   skills.  Learn from   professionals.  Leave your   mark   as a participant in the Professional Naturalist Fellowship. Spend a year facilitating amazing experiences for students while you develop teaching and public relations skills and opt to earn an Environmental Education Certificate that will prepare you for success as an environmental educator.  The fellowship begins and ends in August and Naturalists are exposed to a wide variety of audiences and classes during the year. They learn by doing, through direct teaching experience guided by staff support, trainings, and a series of evaluations.  Eagle Bluff's primary audience (80% of visitors) is 4th - 8th grade students who participate in our overnight, Residential Program with their school. However, visiting students can range from Kindergarten through 12th grade. Other audiences include scout troops, church groups, at-risk youth, summer camps, corporate groups, family and adult weekends, and college classes. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Barr Engineering Duluth, MN, USA
Jul 18, 2018
Full time
Summary Barr Engineering Co. is seeking an environmental scientist to join its Minneapolis office and undertake challenging and fast-paced work on environmental impact assessment, permitting, and compliance projects. Work may include conducting environmental reviews; communicating with regulatory agencies and client contacts; developing and reviewing environmental permit applications; conducting wetland delineations, inventories, and functional assessments; participating in other field studies; performing desktop threatened and endangered species reviews; and reviewing field reports to verify environmental compliance. The person chosen for this position will work with other Barr staff, regulatory staff, clients, and subcontractors. The work may involve short-term, out-of-town assignments in the field or another office. NOTE:   Some work locations may feature rough terrain typical of construction sites and require entering and working within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste-disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required. Safety training will be provided. Minimum Qualifications BS or BA degree in environmental science/studies/policy, ecology, biology, botany, or a related field MS degree in environmental science/studies/policy, ecology, biology, botany, or a related field or two years of relevant post-undergraduate experience Writing and communication skills Proficiency with GIS tools Flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs Exceptional task management skills, including scheduling, prioritizing, and following-up Attention to detail Strong Computer skills (MS Word, Excel, etc.) Ability to collaborate with local, state, and federal regulators Legal authorization to work in the U.S. without the need for sponsorship Acceptable driving record Preferred Qualifications Three to five years of relevant post-undergraduate experience Advanced degree in related area or specialized experience in the fields of ecology or natural resources Environmental consulting or regulatory agency work experience Wisconsin DNR certification to complete Natural Heritage Inventory reviews Experience with the following: State and federal environmental regulations, permitting processes (including EAW and EIS), or field compliance for utility corridor projects Wetland delineation, wetland assessments, wetland restoration design and construction, and restoration project contracting and management State and federal endangered species programs Soil erosion and sedimentation control plans, construction stormwater plans, and site restoration plans Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed. We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States.  Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.  Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status.  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Barr Engineering Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Jul 18, 2018
Full time
Summary The person selected for this position will work with a leading engineering and environmental consulting firm. Barr was named a 2016 Great Place to Work based on the results of a national comprehensive employee survey. This is a full time position involving air quality permitting and compliance for clients specializing in the production, compression, transmission, and processing of natural gas throughout the United States. The successful candidate will lead project teams developing air quality permitting and environmental compliance strategies and associated information and documents; review operational functions and activities to verify that appropriate actions are developed and undertaken to achieve and maintain compliance; interface frequently with natural gas industry representatives and technical and information resource experts. The candidate will also be expected to participate and/or lead upstream and midstream natural gas industry business development activities. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in civil, environmental, chemical, or mechanical engineering or closely-related scientific discipline 10 years of upstream and/or midstream natural gas industry professional experience working with federal air regulations such as New Source Performance Standards and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants, federal air permitting programs, and state air permitting programs Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients Aptitude for developing client relationships, developing leads and opportunities and turning them into business A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and or client needs Strong networking skills and robust connections with natural gas industry representatives Demonstrated effectiveness in building working relationships and interacting with multi-disciplinary teams Demonstrated project organization and management skills Self-initiative and motivation with an emphasis on client service while cultivating a career in environmental consulting Demonstrated ability to fulfill commitments on schedule and meet clients' service expectations and requirements Strong technical and problem-solving skills, including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness, as well as a commitment to producing high-quality deliverables Ability to travel to client locations and other Barr offices Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship Acceptable driving record Preferred Qualifications 15 years of upstream and/or midstream natural gas industry professional experience working with federal air regulations, state air construction permitting, New Source Performance Standards, and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants. Experience with upstream and/or midstream natural gas air quality permitting and compliance in North Dakota, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, and/or New Mexico Engineering or scientific knowledge and experience in the upstream and/or midstream natural gas industries Ability to identify problem symptoms and causes, and develop and evaluate alternative solutions Knowledge of and familiarity with regulatory agency staff Ability to process complex or rapidly developing information to extract key issues and implications and develop appropriate strategies Familiarity with relationships between upstream and/or midstream natural gas operational function and environmental performance Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed. We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States.  Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.  Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status.  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Hexicon Argo, IL, USA
Jul 18, 2018
Full time
Position Overview The Environmental, Health and Safety's Leaders primary objective is to develop, execute, and sustain the Argo Site’s strategic and tactical plan for all Environmental, Health, Safety, Process Safety, and Security matters. The primary deliverable of this position is to create a culture of engagement, empowerment, and compliance through direction and oversight of all programs that support of the site’s primary goal of an incident-free workplace. The EHS Leader plans and directs activities for the site’s EHS organization.  The position provides leadership and technical expertise to meet Hexion Corporate and site expectations in environmental, health, safety, process safety, and security management systems. It also ensures compliance with policies and applicable regulations as an active member of the Site Leadership Team. Job Responsibilities Leadership: Set tactical & strategic direction & provide leadership for the EHS department Actively participate on the Site Leadership Team; Participate on Corporate teams Keep abreast of Corporate EHS strategic initiatives & expectations & provide guidance & feedback regarding all Corporate initiatives & expectations Develop & lead site sustainability initiative Focal point for site for all community relations Operational EHS Management: Establish & continually refine plant’s long term EHS strategy & improvement plan Establish EHS performance & cultural metrics to gauge current state and provide basis for continuous improvement measurement Manage site EHS budget & associated spending. Provide monthly spending analysis reports Participate in development of site’s capital expense spending budget & site plan Review all EHS capital expense requests for risk, cost & prioritization within overall plan & budget Review & enhance site’s incident investigation process. Ensure robust process is in place to fully determine root cause and corrective actions as necessary. Provide leadership & facilitation of incident investigations.  Train others at the plant in the use of causal analysis tools and methods. Ensure EHS matters are fully addressed in plant PHA studies & participate in review of all PHA studies Provide oversight & management of site EHS, Security, and Process Safety related action items Regulatory Compliance: Ensure site compliance with all federal (EPA), State (Illinois IEPA), and local (MWRD) (COOK COUNTY) air, water, & waste regulations Ensure site compliance with OSHA s Occupational Safety and Health Standards, 29CFR1910 and 1926 Responsible for overall site Process Safety Management process, ensuring all requirements are met per OSHA s 1910.119 Process Safety Management (PSM) standards & regulations Ensure management of change (MOC) requirements are met. Reviews all modifications & changes associated with MOC Review equipment designs, installations & modifications to ensure all EHS, security, and process safety requirements are addressed Be the focal point for site for all Governmental regulatory contacts & inquiries Training & Development: Define & manage EHS training needs for all site associates & contractors. Ensures all training is completed according to established training plan and records are accurately maintained. Define & manage training needs for EHS personnel & develop an associated training plan Define & manage plant emergency preparedness activities. Serve as the plant’s IH coordinator that ensures required periodic monitoring programs are conducted. Participate in EHS professional organizations & network to stay abreast of best practices, emerging technology, & all regulatory changes Communicate with EHS professionals in other plants on a regular basis to share best practices & ensure consistency in practices Auditing and Management Systems: Track & publish standardized EHS performance & cultural metrics on a routine basis consistent with company requirements & align EHS performance indicators with overall business key performance indicators. Identify & implement initiatives to drive continuous improvement Administer, plan, coordinate, and execute company adopted EHS management systems & ensure site complies & meets deadlines on all management systems Conduct periodic audits of plant EHS programs including contractor activities. Minimum Qualifications 5 to 10  years’ experience as an EH&S professional, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in both Environmental and Safety roles 2 to 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing/industrial environment Demonstrated knowledge and application of: EPA air, water, and waste regulations OSHA 29CFR1910 and 1926 regulations OSHA 29CFR1910.119 PSM regulations Ability to work in fast paced environment Ability to effectively communicate and interact with all levels of the organization Ability to lead and influence project teams Passion for recognizing and leading positive change Aptitude to lead and make challenging decisions in any situation Must be willing to support community outreach and communication programs as necessary Must be available to responds to emergency situations Preferred Qualifications Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing an Environmental compliance program in a chemical plant. Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing an Occupational Safety compliance program in a chemical plant Familiar with standard chemical plant processes Working knowledge of SAP functionality Demonstrated ability to develop and implement management systems and compliance programs. CSP and/or IH Certification Six Sigma Green Belt Certification or willingness to complete training Education Requirements Bachelor of Science in Engineering, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Other We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, minority status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any characteristic protected by law. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
CDM Smith Edison, NJ, USA
Jul 18, 2018
Full time
Job Description As a member of this team, you would contribute to CDM Smith's mission by: Initiating and maintaining extensive contacts with key engineers/scientists and officials of other organizations Overseeing and directing new business development activities Taking responsibility for an important segment of the engineering/scientific program of CDM Smith, which is involved in solving critical environmental problems whose solution require major technological advances and open the way for extensive related development Managing several subordinate organizational segments or teams Recommending facilities, personnel, and funds to implement programs which are directly related with and directed toward the fulfillment of overall CDM Smith objectives Directing and planning the work of a large staff of engineers/scientists and technicians (typically more than 25), some of whom are in positions of Level VI Selecting research problems to further CDM Smith's objectives Conceiving and planning investigations of broad, important, novel areas of study for which precedents are lacking, in areas critical to CDM Smith's overall engineering/scientific program Extensively consulting associates and others, who place a high degree of reliance on your interpretations and advice Typically contributing inventions, new designs, or techniques, which would be regarded as major advances in the field Possibly being assisted on individual projects by other engineers/scientists and technicians Minimum Qualifications 12 - 15 minimum years of experience since B. S. Registration as Professional Engineer is required for engineering positions. Registration as a licensed Professional Geologist within the resident state (if available, or by a recognized professional society if not) is a requirement for geologist positions. Certification and/or Master's degree in specialty required for most scientist positions (where one exists). Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
CDM Smith Orlando, Florida, USA
Jul 18, 2018
Full time
Job Description CDM Smith currently has a new opportunity for an experienced PD&E/NEPA Sr. Project Manager to join our Transportation Group in Orlando! CDM Smith has been providing transportation services in Florida for over 50 years. As a member of this team, you would contribute to CDM Smith’s mission by: -Leading large complex transportation FDOT PD&E projects -Assisting the design team on other large scale transportation design and design build projects -Arranging, facilitating and preparing for meetings with FDOT -Building and managing relationships with key FDOT leaders -Engaging in preparing proposals, cost estimates, and public workshops -Mentoring and training staff -Assisting in the development of building new practice lines Minimum Qualifications -Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a related engineering field -At least 12 years of experience on PD&E/NEPA transportation projects since Bachelor's degree -PE in Florida or ability to obtain within one year -Current Project Management certification (either PMP,CCM, or DBI) or ability to receive within 12 months of start date -Knowledge of PD&E/NEPA documents (CEs, EAs, EISs), permitting process, and associated technical reports for transportation   -Excellent writing and communication skills -Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project and Adobe Acrobat Certification/License Requirements -  Professional Engineer Amount of Travel Required: 10% EEO Statement We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate—as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Army Installation Management Command West Point, NY, USA
Jul 18, 2018
Full time
Summary About the Position:   You will serve as a Forester in the Directorate of Public Works to accomplish the professional, scientific, and technical work required in the administration of the forest management program, including long range objectives of multiple use/sustained yield with emphasis on biodiversity and sustainability of the forest resource to support military training. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Surveys timber stands and compartments, and makes professional evaluations for land management decision-making. Utilizes the Geographic Information System to maintain the data base of forest resources. Prepares silvicultural prescriptions for timber stand improvement and reforestation programs utilizing inventory data, aerial photographs, field observation, and measurements. Develops and executes annual work plans for the forestry program. Executes annual plans for the Timber Harvesting Program to include sale design, layout, cruising and marking. Monitors all harvesting availabilities to insure that the annual allowable harvest is not exceeded. Investigates alternative courses of action and determines and executes the best alternative. Coordinates with other Natural Resources Branch staff specialists to provide compartment prescriptions which are environmentally sound and in accordance with the Integrated Natural Resources Management Plan. Coordinates activities with other Natural Resource personnel to optimize other multiple-use benefits and enhance the biodiversity of the resource base. Prepares and conducts briefings on forestry programs for interested groups. Insures all forestry activities are in compliance with State and Federal Environmental Laws and are compatible with primary military mission activities. Prepares SOWs (Statement of Work) and required forms for projects. Researches market and potential vendors. Plans the establishment and maintenance of fire lanes along with fire and timber access roads. Coordinates with base firefighting personnel concerning control of forest land wildfires. Analyzes forest fire damages and submits reports to higher authorities. Serve as a Contract Officer Representative (COR) for contracts related to forest products harvest and forest management. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Washington, DC, USA
Jul 18, 2018
Full time
Summary Earth Day is every day at EPA!  At EPA, you can protect human health and the environment of all Americans, and you’ll discover that EPA is one great place to work!  We offer great benefits and work flexibilities, and our diverse workforce connects to more than just a career--we share a common passion to promote a cleaner, healthier environment.  Discover how exciting safeguarding our natural resources and protecting human health can be.  Find yourself at EPA. This position is located in Office of Administration and Resources Management (OARM), Office of Grants and Debarment (OGD), Grants and Interagency Agreement Management Division (GIAMD), Washington, DC. For more information on this office, visit their website: https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-office-administration-and-resources-management-oarm#oa If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities At the entry level of this position, you will: Possess a working knowledge of and receives on-going training on Federal assistance statutes, applicable Executive Orders, various Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circulars and EPA assistance regulations, policies and published guidelines. Serves as a liaison and principal point of contact for decisions regarding receipt, award, management, and closeout of Headquarters assistance projects. The incumbent provides interpretation and clarification in difficult cases on all Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrative regulations, statutes and related policies for Headquarters assistance. Manages an assistance (grants and cooperative agreements) workload and/or interagency agreements (IAs) including receiving and reviewing applications, processing, and assistance agreements/IAs for award, monitoring and performing post-ward management activities, and closing out projects. Performs legal and administrative reviews of all assistance applications; determines compliance with EPA administrative regulations, statutes and related policies for Headquarters assistance. Provides assistance to EPA Headquarters technical scientific and administrative staff, and recipients and applicants in interpreting Agency policies and regulations such as Office of Management budget Circulars, payment procedures, and assistance versus acquisition issues. When entering a Federal job at a grade level lower than the highest promotion potential level, you may be promoted to more complex duties and work more independently, as your career progresses. You will spend more than 50% of your work time on contracts, grants/cooperative agreements, and/or interagency agreements. Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be required to travel 1 to 5 days per month. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Army Corps of Engineers Whitefield, OK, USA
Jul 18, 2018
Seasonal
Summary About the Position:   This position is for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Tulsa District. The incumbent performs various Park Ranger duties related to recreation program administration, visitor services, and facility maintenance. The position is located in Whitefield, OK. This is a seasonal position. Seasonal employment means annually recurring periods of work that typically last six months each year, but may vary depending upon the needs of management. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities The incumbent serves as a work leader for in-house facility maintenance activities and provides work direction for temporary park rangers and gate attendants. The incumbent also participates in recreation program planning and administration. Collect user fees from visitors for park entry and usage Provide visitors with information concerning points of interest, travel routes, historical and natural features, fish and wildlife habitats, and park activities. Participate in natural resources management activities at a recreation project, such as fish and wildlife surveys, forest inventories, type mapping, and firefighting. Assist with building new trails, signs, or foot bridges to improve outdoor recreation programs. Check recreation areas for compliance with park rules pertaining to parking, camping, noise level, sanitation, and safety. Perform routine inspections of contracted services, including maintenance, refuse removal, janitorial, and law enforcement, to ensure compliance with terms of contract. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
National Park Service Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
Jul 18, 2018
Temporary
Summary These positions are located in Joshua Tree National Park in the Division of Interpretation and Education. This job announcement is open to receive applications from the first 150 applicants. The job announcement will remain open until either the quota of 150 applicants, or July 23, 2018, is reached. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration, even those that exceed the 150 applicant limit. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Provides assistance to the Education Specialist in meeting goals and objectives of the park's education and youth outreach programs, specifically performing a wide variety of interpretive and curriculum-based educational programs. Researches historical and natural resource topics utilizing resource files and libraries. Assists in developing and presenting interpretive and educational programs (on-site, off-site, and distance learning curriculum-based education programs) relevant to the park's interpretive themes and goals. Program development is based on current interpretive methods, educational theory, NPS policy, and is aligned with the Common Core Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, C3 Framework for Social Studies, and California State standards. Programs will incorporate aspects of the fine arts to enhance science and resource learning. Assists in ensuring programs meet the needs of specific grade levels according to these standards, and uses appropriate technologies and other visual aids/props. Assists with the effective coordination of projects with diverse educational partners as well as with other federal/state/local and private agencies and organizations. The purpose of the position is to supplement the permanent park ranger workforce by performing duties designed to: Facilitates visitor and student understanding of park resources by integrating components of art into public and educational programming; Facilitates enjoyment of park resources while inducing visitor behavior consistent with resource protection; and encouraging visitors and students to develop a sense of stewardship for park resources and public lands. Performs a variety of clerical duties to include record-keeping and compiling routine reports, upkeep and storage of materials, responding to correspondence via mail and email, and additional clerical duties as assigned. The position requires the incumbent to be safety conscious in all situations. It also requires the operation of government vehicles and wearing the NPS uniform. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
National Park Service Del Rio, TX, USA
Jul 18, 2018
Temporary
Summary Interpretive Rangers are uniformed staff who develop and present educational programs including guided walks and illustrated presentations in visitor centers and campgrounds on natural, cultural, or historical resources. They work with diverse audiences in a variety of park settings including coastal and temperate rainforest, grasslands, coniferous forests, and subalpine and alpine ecosystems. Anticipated EOD: October 2018 Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Develop and present a variety of programs including guided walks, illustrated talks (PowerPoint amphitheater and campfire programs)and demonstrations. Develop programs using principles of the NPS thematic interpretation model through topic research, familiarity with and creative use of delivery techniques. Provide informal interpretation and orientation for park guests in visitor centers, ranger stations and while roving in the field. Perform cashier duties and assist with a variety of special projects to support park goals. 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. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Forest Service Hodgen, OK, USA
Jul 18, 2018
Full time
Summary Who May Apply:  US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required. This position is located on the Ouachita National Forest on the Choctaw Ranger District located in Hodgen, OK. This position will serve on a crew of 4-6 persons in the implementation of the annual plan of work associated with timber sales, developed and dispersed recreation areas, trails, wilderness, special interest areas, reforestation, timber stand improvement, wildlife and fisheries, watershed improvement, fleet and facilities, roads, prescribed fire, wildland fire, range, oil/gas and minerals, special uses, signs, cultural resources and others. For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Erick Warren at 580-494-6402 ext. 116  or by e-mail at ewarren@fs.fed.us. The USDA Forest Service has legislative authority to recruit and fill Permanent (Career/Career-Conditional), Temporary, and Term Appointments under the USDA Demonstration Project. Under this authority, any U.S. citizen may apply. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Duties are listed at the full performance level. Prepares, develop, and executes timber cruises and sample surveys to develop resource information and estimate quality and quantity of timber for purpose of appraisal, sales administration, management planning, and logging plans. Assembles and summarizes data, and prepares reports and maps regarding areas cruised. Lays out sales considering variables such as accessibility, steep slopes, stream protection, nesting tree protection, wildlife impacts, fuels management and regeneration requirements. Monitors and inspects timber sale operations having conventional contract requirements and conditions. Independently marks trees using and adapting complex marking rules in areas complicated by variations in type, species composition, defect, site, age, class, etc. Performs as a Certified Timber Marker. Fire and Fuels: Directs and participates in fireline location and construction, backfiring and burnout operations, engine and pump operations, tree falling and holding/patrol/mop-up operations. Monitors fire behavior, fire effects and fire weather on prescribed fires and wildland fire use. Recreation: Assists in the implementation of recreation operation/maintenance plans for developed and dispersed recreation sites such as inspecting recreation areas and special use permits for compliance. Wildlife: Performs complex tasks in support of the vegetation management program and project plans such as constructing/completing habitat projects. Prepares written reports of sale inspections and follows up on deficiencies. Enters data into computer programs and databases and uses Global Positioning System (GPS), Field Data Recorders and Geographic Information System (GIS). May serve as leader of a crew consisting of three or more employees, when necessary. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Air National Guard Columbus, OH, USA
Jul 18, 2018
Full time
Summary THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER, Position Description Number T5210000 and is part of the 121st ARW, 178th Wing, 179th AW, and 180th FW , Air National Guard. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities 1. Manages a most complex, highly technical environmental management and protection program and serves as the installation's single most knowledgeable expert on DoD, AF, ANG, EPA state specific environmental laws and regulations. Environmental Management duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: (1) Hazardous Waste Management; (2) Storm Water Management and Control; (3) Air Quality; (4) Water Quality; (5) Pollution Prevention; (6) Green Procurement; (7) Environmental Restoration Program (ERP); (8) Cultural and Natural Resources Management; (9) Spill Prevention and Response; (10) Environmental Management System; (11) Environmental Impact Analysis Program (EIAP) Management; and (12) Qualified Recycling Program Management. 2. Manages the entire Planning, Programming, Budget and Execution (PPB&E) for the installations environmental quality (EQ) program area. Additional budgetary responsibilities may include working with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Energy and Environment for recurring environmental costs related to DLA owned fuel systems. Provides financial analysis and planning for Environmental resource requirements, to include planning, programming and execution. Responsible for planning, budgeting, and reporting environmental financial information through directed financial databases. 3. Prepares and guides implementation of environmental program plans. Environmental program plans can include, but are not limited to (1) Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) Plan; (2) Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP); (3) Hazardous Waste Management Plan (HWMP); (4) Air Emissions Inventory (AEI); (5) Green Procurement Plan (GPP); (6) Integrated Pest Management Plan; (7) Refrigerant Management Plan; (8) Cultural or Natural Resources Management Plans; (9) Environmental Management System (EMS) Plans; and (10) Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan. Performs other duties as assigned. *The above duty description doesn't contain all details of the official position description. A copy of the entire position description can be found on FASCLASS by searching the position description (T5210000). https://acpol2.army.mil/fasclass/search_fs/search_fasclass.asp Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com