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Illinois Department of Public Health Springfield, IL, USA
Jun 24, 2018
Full time
Under immediate supervision, performs elementary professional environmental engineering investigations, plan reviews, complaint investigations and provides detailed technical reports for supervisory review and approval.  Minimum Requirements : Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to the completion of four years college with a bachelor's degree in engineering and coursework in sanitary, public health or environmental engineering, preferably from an ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) accredited university. Prefers mechanical, chemical, civil or electrical or other applicable field of engineering. Requires elementary knowledge of the basic principles, practices and subject matter of environmental engineering including the design, construction and operation of environmental systems and devices; requires the ability to interpret regulations, requirements, and policies of the program.  Requires the ability to travel and possession of a valid Illinois driver's license. Remember to say you found this opportunity at   EnvironmentalCareer.com
City of Tacoma Tacoma, WA, USA
Jun 22, 2018
Full time
Position Description Tacoma Water has a great opportunity for an experienced program manager to work closely with, and support various City and Utility departments in conservation, sustainability, stewardship, education, and community partnership efforts.  This position will be responsible for developing and implementing Tacoma Water's conservation plan with the Customer Support Supervisor and management team. Primary Responsibilities: Develop, Implement and evaluate the Conservation Program. Develop, organize, and conduct water program education and outreach activities such as presentations, workshops, and tours for public and professional organizations, conferences, workshops, and festivals/fairs. Conduct and evaluate Tacoma Water customer research.  Conceptualize, develop, write, and produce water conservation education and outreach materials, such as social media, brochures, pamphlets, bill inserts, posters, articles, public service announcements, efficiency guides and protocols to create outside interest and educate customers, city employees and other agencies on water conservation programs, issues and activities. Act as a subject matter expert to members of the public, community organizations, elected officials, other agencies, and the media. Relate information to diverse groups clearly and in a manner that is responsive to the styles and needs of each group. Provide conservation program support including responding to customer inquiries and evaluating customer needs. Tacoma Water has a proud tradition of operating and maintaining one of the country's oldest municipally owned water systems.  We own and operate over $1 billion of assets that provide high-quality water to more than 320,000 direct service customers throughout Pierce and King counties.  Our mission is to provide clean, reliable water now and in the future.   Remain current on industry news, technology, trends, and issues related to water conservation and programs. Perform on-site water evaluations for Tacoma Water customers - commercial, industrial, and residential. Analyze water use and give recommendations to lower water bill, reduce water consumption, and improve water efficiency. Administer the CII rebate program. Participate and engage with local city and regional public water partnerships to build and maintain a cooperative water industry network. Develop, track, and report water conservation goals that meet State mandates and support Tacoma Water's strategic plans. Qualifications Bachelor's degree with major course work in environmental studies, natural resource management, earth or plant sciences, planning, business or public administration, marketing, journalism or related field; 3+ years of progressively responsible experience in program development, project development, and/or informing and educating the public on public policy issues. LICENSING, CERTIFICATIONS AND OTHER LEGAL REQUIREMENTS: Positions require ability to regularly travel within a 30 mile radius, occasionally travel within a 50 mile radius, and rarely travel within a 300 mile radius of Tacoma.   Knowledge & Skills Customer Focus Build and maintain internal and external customer satisfaction with the products and services offered by Tacoma Water. Put the customer first, making excellent customer service a high priority. Consistently go beyond basic service expectations to help customers implement complete solutions. Search out ways to enhance customer satisfaction by improving efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery. Gain customer confidence and trust by making sure that long-term needs are met.  Team Leadership Actively take steps to build cohesive and results-oriented team, using: facilitation and team leadership techniques that create a cooperative and productive environment in which to resolve problems or develop and implement plans. Establishes collaborative interoffice and interagency relationships.   Results Orientation & Initiative Effectively directing and integrating all aspects of a program, ensuring that work progresses toward achieving goals and objectives on schedule; collection, evaluation, and interpretation of data for program execution; problem solving; developing fact-based recommendations; decision making and policy development; conducting assignments in a professional, independent, and timely manner; remaining current on applicable ordinances, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.  Workload Management Effectively organize multiple assignments, sometimes of a complex nature or involving competing priorities and analyzing situations to develop a course of action to produce work products that are accurate, thorough and on time.       Communications Effectiveness Effective communication both verbal and in writing including the compilation of reports, presentations and records; and interacting respectfully and sensitively with individuals and groups to develop and maintain productive relationships and achieve results. Develop and conduct training seminars, forums and other presentations that result in a high level of understanding. Prepare publications, visual aids, displays websites and newsletters.     Accountability Accept personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work. Can be relied upon to achieve excellent results with little need for oversight. Employ precision and attention to detail when preparing grant applications or calculating fiscal data. Ensure that all financial data is properly calculated and reported.        Organizational & Political Awareness   Use knowledge and understanding of the organizational and political climate to make decisions and take actions that satisfy diverse interests and contribute effectively to organizational goals.  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
The Good Food Institute REMOTE
Jun 21, 2018
Full time
Senior Scientist 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. The work of GFI’s  Senior Scientists  will expand the frontiers of  plant-based  and  clean  meat, egg, and dairy technologies until they render factory farming obsolete. How You Will Make a Difference GFI’s Senior Scientists develop and promote the science of plant-based and clean meat, egg, and dairy technologies. As the global experts in this sector, they work to ensure that a roadmap exists for plant-based and clean alternatives; that the best scientists are engaged in plant-based and clean meat, egg, and dairy R&D; and that significant funds are directed toward scientific endeavors to transform agriculture away from the industrial farming of animals. Working with key academic, nonprofit, and industry stakeholders, GFI’s Senior Scientists ensure that plant-based and clean alternatives to factory-farmed products dominate the marketplace as quickly as possible by: Leading and writing technical analyses of the plant-based and clean meat, egg, and dairy industries that culminate in white papers, conference presentations, and peer-reviewed articles. Identifying the key areas requiring the most focused research and finding researchers to perform that work. Mobilizing funding by meeting with venture capitalists, foundations, universities, and others that are interested in putting capital into plant-based and clean meat, egg, and dairy technologies. Building GFI’s capacity to serve as a knowledge hub for the industry and to guide public discourse around it. Providing technical support, mentoring, and strategic advice to entrepreneurs, start-ups, venture capitalists, academic faculty, and students on topics such as product development, career changes, business design, and process expertise. Who We’re Looking For We are seeking smart, thoughtful, and creative self-starters who want to push back against climate change, transform industrial animal agriculture, and develop healthy and humane foods that are accessible to everyone. GFI staff enjoy high levels of autonomy and must be self-motivated, work well both independently and in concert with a larger group, and be comfortable working with a rapidly evolving and growing team. We are currently looking for two Senior Scientists with distinct and complementary areas of expertise: one to focus primarily on clean meat, eggs, and dairy (with expertise in, e.g.,  stem cell biology, tissue engineering, biochemical engineering, or synthetic biology); and another to focus primarily on plant-based products (with expertise in, e.g., plant molecular biology, plant genetics, or crop science). Both Senior Scientists must also have: A Ph.D. in a relevant scientific field , or the equivalent  (e.g. a master’s degree plus at least five years of experience in R&D in a relevant industry). Exceptional writing. Comfort with public speaking. 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 plant-based or clean meat, egg, and dairy research and manufacturing. A background in food science or experience  working with plant-based or clean  meat, egg, or dairy companies  is a strong plus. Enjoy working from home, full medical coverage, optional dental and vision packages, a 401(k) retirement plan, flexible holiday and vacation plans, room for advancement, respectful managers, and supportive colleagues at The Good Food Institute! (Please Note:  We are only able to consider applicants who currently have permission to work in the United States. All applicants must live in the United States.)   Application Deadline: July 6, 2018   Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: Women, people of color, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.  In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces   diversity , the Good Food Institute does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran.   GFI complies with applicable federal, state, and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the organization operates. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Washington, DC, USA
Jun 21, 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. These positions are located in the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Risk Assessment Division, in Washington, DC. For more information on this office, visit their website:  https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-office-chemical-safety-and-pollution-prevention-ocspp . 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. One or more positions may be filled. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities You will: -Serve as a recognized authority and subject matter expert on evaluating the hazard and risks to aquatic and terrestrial species from exposure to industrial chemicals, biological agents, and/or nanomaterials; -Prepare hazard and risk characterizations and integrate cross-cutting information in support of regulatory and non-regulatory programs; -Provide analyses and recommendations on strategies and methodologies for hazard prioritization, screen and assessment to advise the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention’s (OCSPP) programs; -Provide expertise for the collection and analysis of data, and participate in the design, evaluation and development of hazard assessment methods, tools, databases, and models; -Develop briefing materials and presentations on complex issues related to hazard prioritization, screening and assessments. When entering a Federal job at a grade level lower than the highest promotion potential level, you may be promoted to more complex duties and work more independently, as your career progresses. You will spend less than 25% of your work time on contracts, grants/cooperative agreements, and/or interagency agreements. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Aerotek San Diego, CA, USA
Jun 21, 2018
Job Summary Looking for experienced Environmental Scientist/ Field Leads Great opportunity for graduates with a degree in Environmental Studies or an experience field technician. Looking anyone with 2+years field work experience.   Person will be responsible for: mapping out project site staking job site using GPS/GIS tracking tools   Person will work with labor crews and still be responsible for performing manual labor as well as working as a lead with team. *Candidates must be willing to submit to a drug and/or background check. If interested please email resume   Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Washington D.C., DC, USA
Jun 21, 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 the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Assistance Division, Human Resources and Administrative Management Branch, Washington, DC.  For more information on this office, visit their website:   https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-office-chemical-safety-and-pollution-prevention-ocspp . If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement. One or more positions may be filled. 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 At the entry level of this position, you will: -Observe and/or assist in collecting and reviewing technical information contributing to the development of non-regulatory strategies and approaches to reduce or prevent pollution and conserve natural resources. -Under close supervision and direction, provide routine guidance and technical assistance to stakeholders. -Assist higher graded staff in making routine changes to policy analyses for pollution prevention regulations, directives, and programs. -Prepare documentation to support organization and Agency plans, policies and regulations. 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. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Marine Corps Quantico, VA, USA
Jun 21, 2018
Full time
Summary You will serve as a WILDLIFE BIOLOGIST in the Natural Resources & Environmental Affairs Branch of MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities You will work with internal organizations, state and federal wildlife agencies, and university researchers to collect biological data necessary for the preparation and implementation of natural resources management plans. You will identify fish, wildlife, and program requirements that require contractual support. You will gather, compile, and analyze biological data to determine habitat needs and requirements of plant and animal species, including threatened and endangered species. You will develop plans for information and education activities in wildlife conservation. You will manage daily changes to MCB Quantico web-site to communicate current hunting schedules, trout stocking, volunteer program work schedules, and other advisories to base patrons. You will provide leadership to field crews in the accomplishment of habitat management projects and natural resources surveys. You will research and compile comprehensive and detailed documents using biological and ecological techniques. You will use a variety of animal capture and handling techniques for research and animal damage control purposes. You will lead field crews on habitat management projects and natural resource surveys. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Burns & McDonnell La Jolla, San Diego, California, USA
Jun 21, 2018
Full time
Description Conduct or coordinate work on a variety of environmental projects in California, as well as research and draft environmental assessments relative to requirements of CEQA, NEPA, and other relevant environmental regulations. Take on progressive project responsibilities under Environmental Managers. A typical career path for an entry level environmental scientist would include a variety of assignments, such as the following: Drafting sections of technical reports for state and federal processes, such aspreparation of California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) documentationand National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Habitat Conservation Plans, Mitigation Monitoring Plans, and other Environmental Assessments. Assist in preparing a wide variety of permitting applications such as air, land use and biological resources permitting. Support site selection studies/feasibility studies and alternatives assessments.. Responsibilities include environmental site assessments; and report and permit writing. Work will mainly consist of report/permit preparation with the possibility of occasional field work and travel. Assist in conducting environmental compliance audits. Ensure compliance with company and site safety policies. Support GIS staff in preparation of technical reports and maps. Support preparation of proposals. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in environmental management, environmental science, environmental planning, ecology, or related field. Zero (0) to four (4) years of professional experience. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Excellent written & verbal communication skills required. Previous consulting experience related to environmental permitting and compliance and audits, and report writing strongly preferred. Proficient computer skills. Ability to develop project management skills. Familiar with California plants and animals. Knowledge of CEQA and NEPA preferred. Basic knowledge of the environmental permitting process. Basic knowledge of GPS and working in the ArcGIS desktop environment. EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Galloway, NJ, USA
Jun 21, 2018
Full time
Summary This position is part of the New Jersey Ecological Services Field Office. As a Environmental Contaminants Biologist you will be responsible for conducting Natural Resources Damage Assessment and Restoration (NRDAR) injury assessments. This is a full time term position with the USFWS, Region 5, Ecological Services Division, New Jersey Field Office, located in Galloway, NJ. This position is initially not to exceed one year and one day and may be extended for a total of four years. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Duties include and are not limited to the following: Serve as a biologist in the Environmental Contaminants program. Evaluate and provide technical assistance within the Service and to other agencies on the effects of environmental contaminants on fish and wildlife species, including endangered species, and appropriate restoration. Represent the Service in meetings, through written correspondence, and in public forums to discuss often controversial and complex projects and issues related to environmental contaminants and natural resources. Prepare objective, scientifically valid reports and other written materials that present findings, identify impacts, and make recommendations pertaining to the conservation and management of fish and wildlife resources and endangered species. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Aerotek Tampa, FL, USA
Jun 21, 2018
Full time
Job Summary Soil and groundwater sampling and analysis On site Geologist logging information from the drill rig for a DOT project Preparation of planning documents and reports Environmental compliance audits Hazardous Waste Site experience a plus Degree in Geology or environmental scientist is require 0-2 years of experience in Geology 40HR HAZWOPER is preferred Contact Information Name:  Rick McBride Email:  rmcbride@aerotek.com Phone:  813-636-1012 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Burns & McDonnell Houston, Texas, USA
Jun 21, 2018
Full time
Description The Staff Environmental Scientist will perform environmental and siting studies, preparing permitting applications and analyzing environmental data for various types of projects, including high-voltage transmission line routing, power generation construction activities and water treatment facilities. Conduct field surveys, assessments and collect project-related data for analysis in environmental impact projects. Prepare environmental reports, environmental impact statements and transmission line routing studies. Collect GIS data for analysis, conversion and migration. Compile GIS data for map production in accordance with standards and industry best practices. Perform environmental site investigations, support erosion control efforts and subsurface soil sampling. Conduct and file environmental compliance audits. Prepare a wide variety of permitting applications such as air, land use and cultural resources permitting. Lead site selection studies and preparation of related National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation. Ensure compliance with company and site safety policies. All other duties as assigned. Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science or a related natural science degree from an accredited program required. Completion of a master's degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of experience. Minimum 4 years’ experience performing environmental and siting studies, preparing permitting applications and analyzing environmental data for various environmental impact projects. Field experience and knowledge of environmental field investigation techniques required. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to clearly communicate both verbal and written technical information. Demonstrated knowledge of environmental site assessment methods. Demonstrated knowledge of environmental compliance and compliance audits. Demonstrated knowledge of the environmental permitting process. Experience using GPS and working in the ArcGIS desktop environment. Must be proficient in the use of computer software (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Valid driver's license required. In addition, must meet standards to qualify for and maintain the Company's vehicle driving privileges as outlined in the Company's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy. EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Bureau of Land Management Cañon City, CO, USA
Jun 21, 2018
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 . This position is located in Canon City, CO. Information about Canon City can be found at   City of Canon City . Physical Demands: The individual works in an office setting at this level, however, in order to gather samples and complete monitoring activities, the individual frequently may be required to walk or ride vehicles over rough terrain, perform duties that require recurring bending, crouching, stooping, reaching or lifting. Work may also include lifting of moderately heavy items, such as equipment and samples. Work Environment: Much of the work is performed in an office setting. However, frequent field work is necessary to complete the work involving outdoor exposure. Outdoor exposure involves some discomfort in extremes of temperature or inclement weather. The incumbent may be subjected to hostile wildlife, chemical and physical hazards. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Major duties include but are not limited to: Assisting in preparing, evaluating and conducting biological analysis of land and water resource projects. Supporting the Field Office in Oil and Gas planning process and related activities. Writing and reviewing the biological input to environmental assessments, biological assessments, development of protective stipulations, and resource management plans. Evaluating inventory and monitoring data to determine population trends and impacts. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Department of Treasury Philadelphia, PA, USA
Jun 21, 2018
Full time
Summary This position is located in the U.S. Mint, Manufacturing Department, Plant Manager – Philadelphia Mint, Office of Administration, Facilities Management Division (FMD). The FMD is a support group responsible for the building and its infrastructure. The primary goal is to support Coining, Numismatic, the Die Shop and other tenants. In support of managerial tenants, FMD will provide and maintain all utilities such as HVAC, plumbing, and other basic accommodations. In support of manufacturing tenants, FMD will provide the essentials such as process water and all necessary utilities to run the equipment and treat waste produced to comply with and maintain all federal and state permits. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities The following are the duties of this position at the GS-11. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position. - Plans and implements programs to ensure the Philadelphia Mint complies with all applicable federal, state, and local environmental regulations and Mint directives for use, storage, discharge, emissions, and disposal of hazardous chemical products. - Conducts surveys, audits, and inspections of Mint facilities, equipment, and operations to assure compliance with environmental regulations.   - Reviews drawings and specifications prepared by engineers for equipment and operations that use, store, or control hazardous chemical products; and recommends changes that will enhance the safety or level of environmental compliance of the processes. - Oversees the waste collection and recycling program and ensures all wastes and recyclable materials are managed in accordance with published Mint instructions and directives. - Maintains an inventory of spill control equipment and media; assists the environmental engineer and responds to spills according to the Mint’s spill response plan. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Whiteriver, AZ, USA
Jun 21, 2018
Full time
Summary This announcement is being advertised concurrently under R2-18-10241387-LLP-MP for current and former federal employees serving under a competitive service career or career-conditional appointment or reinstatement eligible. You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under both recruitment methods. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities This position is part of the Arizona Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office located in Whiteriver, AZ. As a Fish Biologist, you will be responsible for performing a variety of operational tasks and applying standard methods and practices relating to fishery management activities. The duties of the position include but are not limited to: Participating in recover efforts for rare and endangered fish species Assisting biologists with recovery actions designed to improve the status of Humpback Chub, Razorback Sucker, Bonytail, Gila and Apache trout, other native fishes in Arizona habitats Functioning as lead biologist for Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) in Arizona Assisting in program planning, budget preparation and execution of the planned programs Collecting and analyzing scientific data regarding fish community structure, macro habitat use, and physical water chemistry Computing, compiling, and analyzing data in tabular, graphic, or narrative form Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Environmental Defense Fund NYC, NY, USA
Jun 21, 2018
Full time
Overall Function To facilitate and support management in EDF New York offices with the daily programmatic, communication, operation needs between EDF China program in China with the US and other International offices. Key Responsibilities Support Senior Manager, Global Strategy - China Program in liaising with program management, program staff, finance staff and development staff to develop proposal/report submission. Coordinate to ensure smooth information flow between regional office with that of the headquarter, review monthly reports of actual vs. budget results; investigate, analyze and explain variances from budget for income and expense line items; and advise program managers, program staff and finance staff on trends and issues of concern. Apply excellent organizational, communication, and planning skills by responding to requests for information and project management, helping to coordinate activities and projects for the China team and preparing correspondence and reports as needed. Support meetings and document meeting via excellent note-taking and meeting minutes; Organize internal and external meetings as assigned; Facilitate in internal and external information collection, translation, summary and compilation; Translation or editing between English and Chinese documents required; Administer contracts for consultants, including assistance in writing, processing contracts, and working with program staff and consultants to ensure the obligations of contracts are fulfilled and invoices are submitted in a timely fashion. Maintain schedules and provide travel arrangements for program leadership (Program Director and Deputy Director). Oversee the administrative processes of the team, including expense reporting and invoice processing.  Follow through with Finance staff to ensure these payments are made. Manage other administrative tasks associated with staff, consultants and interns, including logistics, office needs, and telecommunications. Maintain and update file libraries for team. Assist Program staff and other colleagues to better communicate and coordinate on joint projects. All other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree required or Master’s degree with 1 to 2 year of experience. At least 2 years of relevant work experience. Must be bilingual, fluency in both English and Chinese, verbal, written and oral skills required. Creativity, energy, and the ability to multi-task and get work done under pressure. Experience with budgeting, accounting and/or bookkeeping. Excellent management and administration skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability and willingness to work as a strong team player, while at the same time able to work independently and as a self-starter. Ability to work independently, and successfully handle and prioritize diverse, simultaneous tasks. Proficiency in the use of PCs and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.). Preferred Education and Experience Interest in environmental advocacy is preferred. 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
Aerotek Syracuse, NY, USA
Jun 21, 2018
Contractor - Independent Consultant
Aerotek is hiring!!! I am seeking an Environmental Scientist with Wetland Delineation for several utility environmental permitting projects coming up in Central and Western NY. This is a seasonal position; starting as soon as possible and ending sometime late fall/early winter. Responsibilities : - Permitting (US Army Corp of Engineers, NYSDEC) - Wetlands Delineation - Wetlands Mitigation - Wildlife & Habitat Surveys - Environmental Report writing - Client interaction and consulting Qualifications : - Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science, Biology or related (M.S. is preferred) - Wetlands Delineation experience 5 years - Expertise with USACE manual for delineation including NE region supplement - Permit preparation - Experience with Trimble GPS - Valid Driver's License Compensation is based on experience ($25-32/hr) Interested candidates should promptly send resumes for consideration. Thank you for your attention! Contact Information Name:  Jacalyn Maiorella Email:  jmaiorel@aerotek.com Phone:  585-350-2715
Natural Resources Defense Council Washington, DC, USA
Jun 21, 2018
Graduate Assistant/Fellowship
Position Summary: NRDC is looking for a 2-year Fellow with technical and/or engineering expertise to join our Climate & Clean Energy and International teams in Washington, DC. The Fellow will support NRDC’s domestic and international efforts to phase down the climate-damaging super-pollutants called hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). The ideal candidate will be familiar with refrigerants, refrigerant-using technologies such as heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR), and have strong interest in clean air policy, energy efficiency, and environmental advocacy. The Fellow will work cross-functionally with a top team of lawyers, engineers, analysts and advocates to support HFC- and energy efficiency-related work with U.S. states, the federal government, India, Chile, and the Montreal Protocol. Responsibilities Provide technical expertise in support of NRDC’s efforts to phase down HFCs while increasing the energy efficiency of cooling appliances Deliver analytical and program-design support to NRDC’s federal and state advocacy teams, primarily in the adoption of HFC reduction regulations and incentives by priority states  Develop a roadmap for additional state-level actions to reduce the climate impacts of cooling and explore next-generation technologies Work with industry trade groups to promote state and local adoption of safety standards and building codes that allow use of flammable HFC alternatives  Promote adoption and implementation of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol by working in key countries, including the United States, India, and Chile  Work with NRDC’s international partner organizations on analyses and publications  Qualifications Ph.D., M.S., or B.S. degree in a science, engineering, or other quantitative field with interest in climate policy development, analysis, and advocacy 1-3 years of relevant experience developing and demonstrating key knowledge and skills: Ability to analyze complex, multi-dimensional problems and make actionable recommendations Ability to review, distill and summarize scientific and technical research for both technical and non-technical audiences Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple work streams Excellent verbal communication, strong writing, and confident presentation skills Diplomacy and relationship-building skills to interact with peers in government, other non-profits, and the business community Experience working on climate, clean energy or clean air policies Willingness to travel on occasion Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Natural Resources Defense Council San Francisco, CA, USA
Jun 21, 2018
Full time
Position Summary :   NRDC is seeking a Program Assistant to work primarily with legal staff of the Water & Wildlife team, with some additional support for the Clean Air team, in our San Francisco office.  The Program Assistant will bring a high level of organization and initiative to supporting NRDC’s freshwater goals, and is ideally suited to someone with an interest in California water issues. Responsibilities Administrative support duties include processing invoices and expense reports; tracking budgets; proofreading, formatting, copying, and scanning documents; scheduling meetings and travel; and assisting other program assistants as needed. Litigation support duties include preparing, proofreading, and fact-checking documents for court filings; and assisting with filing and service of court documents. Additional opportunities include blogging; managing social media accounts; developing content for NRDC webpages; researching, drafting and editing reports; data gathering, analysis, and visualization; planning and assisting with office events and team meetings; participating in internal and external project meetings; and preparing grant requests and reports. Qualifications Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. 1 year previous administrative experience (or equivalent) preferred. Must be able to accurately perform, or quickly learn to accurately perform, tasks such as: proofreading and cite-checking documents; processing and tracking expenses; maintaining electronic files and budgets; researching and writing memos; and planning retreats and meetings. Ability to prioritize and efficiently execute multiple tasks, follow institutional procedures, and perform undirected work with meticulous attention to detail. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Superior editing, research and data synthesis skills. Commitment to accuracy and rigor. Ability to maintain composure and sense of humor under deadline pressure. Use of superior time management skills to balance competing priorities and manage needs of multiple staff simultaneously. Willingness and flexibility to work overtime on an occasional basis. Ability to professionally represent team members when working with staff across the organization; fielding inquiries from media, members, and the public; participating in coalition meetings; and coordinating with state and federal agencies. Ability to maintain confidentiality and work discretely with sensitive information. High proficiency with Microsoft office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Burns & McDonnell Cincinnati, OH, USA
Jun 21, 2018
Full time
Description We are seeking a self-motivated, senior-level environmental remediation professional (Engineer, Geologist, or Scientist), with 10-plus years of experience, preferably in the utility industry. Experience in the investigation and remediation of former manufactured gas plant (MGP) sites and/or coal combustion residuals (CCR) sites is a plus. The successful candidate will lead our talented and successful team of professionals serving a portfolio of well-established utility clients and projects. Leadership responsibilities associated with this position include technical practice leadership, key account management, and development and implementation of sales strategies for the remediation industry. The successful candidate should possess a diverse remediation technical background, project/program management skills, and significant remediation investigation, consulting, and execution experience. Existing client relationships, particularly within the utility industry, are a plus. The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying key target clients and developing a focused sales approach and comprehensive business development strategy. Applicants should have more than 5 years of active involvement in acquiring new business and developing client relationships in the remediation industry. Regional knowledge of the remediation market and relationships with key clients within the industry are a must. The successful candidate will also be responsible for managing technical aspects of investigation and remediation projects and may serve as a subject matter expert and technical support resource for the national Remediation Technical Practice Area. Duties will also include the management of individual projects and the supervision and coordination of multidisciplinary project teams. Projects will range from multi-million dollar remediation programs to smaller projects (i.e.< $100k) investigation and remediation sites. Candidates must have the ability to effectively balance billable and non-billable time. Travel is required and professional registration is preferred. Qualifications Bachelor's degree in engineering, geology, environmental sciences or related field from an accredited curriculum is preferred. Minimum of 10 years of related experience investigating and remediating environmental sites; experience with MGP and/or CCR sites is preferred. Minimum of 5 years in remediation-related marketing, sales, and client development. Strong understanding and current knowledge of applicable remediation technologies and techniques. Report, design, and bid package preparation experience. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to manage technical projects and lead remediation design efforts. Ability to work within a team framework. Self-motivation and the ability to multi-task (write reports, analyze data, perform design tasks, etc.) are also a prerequisite. Must have ability to deal effectively with a wide variety of project-related matters. EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Burns & McDonnell San Diego, CA, USA
Jun 21, 2018
Full time
Description We are seeking a self-motivated Environmental Project Manager to support and grow a Federal Project Execution team in Southern California. This individual will join our successful team of professionals in Southern California and serve our environmental team nationwide. This seller/doer position requires experience managing client accounts and business development with technical competence in the remediation services area. Project management responsibilities will include significant client service, budget and schedule control, technical quality and working in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. Existing business relationships and ability to develop new business as well as cross-sell services to existing client accounts are expected. Qualifications Bachelors or Masters degree in engineering (civil, chemical, environmental) or related field from an accredited curriculum is preferred. Minimum of 8 years of related remedial experience, including investigation, feasibility analyses, remedial design and construction implementation. Experience on airfields, aircraft or vehicle fueling system installs, shore-based fueling systems and underground tank removal programs is a plus. The successful candidate should possess proven project management skills and a solid understanding of in-situ and ex-situ remedial technologies. Experience with and working knowledge of State and Federal remedial regulations is a must. Demonstrated ability to develop sales strategies, lead business development pursuits and consistently win new business. Experience with developing the federal market sector is required especially NAVFAC and the Army Corps of Engineers; AFCEC experience is preferred. Experience with remediation project management for LA Districts preferred Experience within multiple other market sectors, such as: industrial, aviation, utility, oil & gas, etc. is a plus. Experience with Engineer-Procure-Construct (EPC) or design-build execution is preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong problem-solving abilities. Must possess strong interpersonal skills. Ability to work within a Team framework. Self-motivation and the ability to multi-task (write reports, analyze data, perform design tasks, etc.) are also a prerequisite. EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com