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Virginia Department of Environmental Quality Richmond, VA, United States
Oct 17, 2017
Full time
Job Description The Department of Environmental Quality’s Water Planning Division, Office of Watershed Programs, is seeking a qualified candidate to provide data management and database expertise in the tracking and reporting of   NPS   pollution control measures implemented each year statewide and within the Chesapeake Bay portions of the state. The position will assist   DEQ   by entering data into   USEPA   GRTS   and help with coordination of   GRTS   activities for the Commonwealth by assisting regional staff as needed to support data flows from regional offices. This position also supports the data entry, data and system QA, and development of data layers and databases to be used by other   DEQ   programs involving nutrient management, Chesapeake Bay Program activities, watershed planning, non-point source pollution reductions, watershed modeling, TMDLs, and grants management database support. Minimum Qualifications The successful candidate must have knowledge of nonpoint source pollution; knowledge of nonpoint source water quality problems and corrective actions; knowledge of state and federal water quality programs; and experience in use of spreadsheets and databases required. Computer skills include database operations (e.g., MS Excel/Access,   SQL ); familiarity with   GIS   is preferred. Interpersonal skills include excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to make sound decisions; attention to detail to properly enter and manage data; and critical thinking to test and improve data management systems. NOTE : This temporary wage position is limited to a maximum of 180 consecutive days. This position is not eligible for benefits. Job Close Date 10/20/2017 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com       Job Close Date10/20/2017 Please let us know   when you land a job you discovered at   EnvironmentalCareer.com
Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk, VA, United States
Oct 17, 2017
Full time
Summary Looking for a great place to work? The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is one of the best! In 2016, USACE ranked number two of government large-agency subcomponents! As rated by their employees, USACE supervisors strongly support employee development and opportunities to demonstrate leadership skills, while also maintaining an optimal work/life balance. The Corps offers a team-inspiring and collaborative work environment; providing challenging and rewarding careers across a variety of disciplines. Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army. About the Position: Norfolk is a mid sized coastal city that enjoys four distinct, yet mild, seasons and is very close to the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay beaches as well as several rivers and major waterways. In addition to a variety of outdoor recreational activities, the city of Norfolk also offers many museums and performing arts venues, the Virginia Zoo, minor league baseball and ice hockey teams, various craft breweries, and numerous festivals and events throughout the year. The Norfolk District Headquarters building is located on the Elizabeth River waterfront in downtown Norfolk. The position is assigned to the Water Resources Division under the Panning Branch supporting the Water Resources Division. Management may select at any of the grade levels announced. If selected at the GS-9, the incumbent will have non-competitive promotion potential to the target grade Who May Apply: US Citizens Learn more about this agency Responsibilities The Plan Formulator is responsible for the technical management, administration, planning, development, coordinating and controlling of the required phases of Congressionally authorized Civil works planning investigations involving flood risk management, coastal storm risk management, navigation, ecosystem restoration, watershed planning, and allied project purposes, projects are typically of moderate size. Coordinates and is accountable for accomplishment, by others, of engineering, environmental and economic investigations for the plan formulation aspects of surveys and report. Responsibility for plan formulation, including the incorporation of environmental, engineering, economic, real estate, scientific, and operation and maintenance information in the plan formulation process. Serves as Study Manager on other types of planning investigations including but not limited to Section 22 Planning Assistance to States, work for others, and other water resources projects and technical assistance investigations. Closes 10/30/2017 Please let us know   when you land a job you discovered at   EnvironmentalCareer.com
Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Oct 17, 2017
Summary Looking for a great place to work? The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is one of the best! In 2016, USACE ranked number two of government large-agency subcomponents! As rated by their employees, USACE supervisors strongly support employee development and opportunities to demonstrate leadership skills, while also maintaining an optimal work/life balance. The Corps offers a team-inspiring and collaborative work environment; providing challenging and rewarding careers across a variety of disciplines. Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army. About the Position: You will serve as a study manager, key team member, and senior technical specialist responsible for the execution of environmental, cultural resource and land use activities for the Corps civil works program. This position accomplishes environmental protection, a primary mission of the Corps, (a) through interpretation and implementation of numerous laws, executive orders, regulations and policies dealing with natural and cultural resources; (b) through survey of baseline environmental conditions, projection of future conditions, analysis of project impacts and formulation of appropriate mitigation; (c) through coordination and negotiation with other Corps elements, other agencies, governmental representatives and the public; (d) through providing leadership on interdisciplinary teams; and (e) through production of documents dealing with environmental, cultural resource and land use issues. Serving as the senior technical specialist, personally performing the more challenging assignments. This is an Interdisciplinary position that may be filled as an Archaeologist (0193), Biologist (0401), Environmental Resource Specialist (0401), Soil Conservationist (0457), Wildlife Biologist (0486), or Landscape Architect (0807).? Who May Apply: US Citizens If you are currently a permanent, Federal employee or have other appointment eligibility(s) as an internal candidate, please apply to vacancy SWGJ173606393349 for status candidates. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Utilizes knowledge of federal law and Corps environmental protection policies to the plan formulation process to ensure proposed projects are designed to achieve environmental objectives; Supports project management thought providing scheduling and budgetary information , integrating work into the overall project schedule, providing input into project management reports, and providing leadership in team meetings; Initiates and manages environmental resource studies to develop information necessary to support environmental compliance programs; Prepares reports, plans, or material for incorporation into other reports; Reviews and responds to comments, resolves conflicts, and prepares final documents; Performs quality assurance/quality control reviews on District documents; Initiates and manages cultural resource investigations to locate, identify, evaluate, protect, and preserve archeological and historical properties under District control; Coordinates with and serves as District point-of-contact for federal, state, and local agencies, and private interests on environmental, cultural resource and land use aspects of assigned projects; Initiates and manages professional services contracts for work to be accomplished by consultants, Corps laboratories, or by other agencies including the US Fish and Wildlife Service pursuant to the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act. Closes 10/30/2017 Please let us know   when you land a job you discovered at   EnvironmentalCareer.com
National Marine Fisheries Service Silver Spring, MD, United States
Oct 17, 2017
Full time
Summary This position is located in the National Marine Fisheries Services (NMFS), Office of Protected Resources (OPR), Silver Spring, MD. This position will be filled under the DOC Alternative Personnel System (CAPS). This system replaced the Federal GS pay plan and structure. Under CAPS, positions are classified by career, pay plan, and pay band. The ZP-05 is equivalent to the GS-15.   The full performance level for this position is ZP-05. This position is also announced under vacancy number (insert MAP vacancy #), which is open to status candidates. You must apply to both announcements if you want to be considered for both. *A one year supervisory probationary period may be required. *Payment of relocation expenses   is not   authorized. *This position   is not   in the bargaining unit. NOTE: This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other   Supervisory Marine Biologist, ZP-0401-05   positions throughout NOAA. The position must be alike (e.g.: within the same geographic locations, same grade/band and requires the same qualifications and specialized experience as indicated in this vacancy announcement). Financial Disclosure Form, SF 450 is required. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities The individual selected for this position will: Participate with, and collaborate in, the planning and coordination of long-range program planning and implementation of the Endangered Species Act, Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, and the Marine Mammal Protection Act to assess and develop approaches to influence Federal decision-making in conserving and protecting living marine resources and their habitats. Recommend courses of action designed to maximize the achievement of the organization's desired objectives. Identify program management challenges; assess program management needs and assure the presence and flow of communication between the regions, stakeholders, and Headquarter with counterparts at the DOC/NOAA level and other conservation organizations having national significance relevant to OPR program objectives. Perform budget planning and implementation for the program, overseeing all resources and personnel. Provide overall direction to subordinate staff and defining organizational objectives and standards. Evaluate the work performance of subordinates; interview candidates; and recommend appointment, promotion or reassignment. Closes 10/31/2017 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com