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RS&H, Inc. Denver, CO, United States
Sep 21, 2017
Full time
Locations :    Denver, CO San Francisco, CA Jacksonville, FL RS&H is currently seeking an Entry Level Environmental Specialist for our Aviation Practice.   Our aviation experts are recognized, industry leaders who provide cutting-edge solutions that shape the future of aviation in four broad service areas: airfields, buildings, environmental, and planning. From large hub to small hub, commercial to private, you can help create aviation systems that serve communities around the world. The Opportunity This individual will be part of the Environmental Planning Service Group providing support and consulting expertise to Aviation clients on a national and international level.  They will assist with environmental documentation services for airport improvement projects.   Requirements: Requires an accredited Bachelor's or Master's degree in planning, aviation, engineering, environmental science, or related field Understanding of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), federal environmental laws and regulations and FAA orders associated with compliance with federal laws and regulations 0 to 2 years of experience in preparing NEPA documentation (Categorical Exclusions, Environmental Assessments, Environmental Impact Statements) for airport improvement projects Strong verbal, written and presentation skills Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) is essential for use in completing assignments Ability to work in a collaborative, team environment and responsive to deadlines. Understanding of or strong interest in working in an airport/airfield environment Core Competencies :   In addition to the position’s skills, education and experience requirements, the following RS&H competencies are considered foundational to understanding performance, now and in the future.   ·         Teamwork ·         Leadership ·         Change Orientation ·         Communication ·         Ingenuity ·         Client Focus   If this sounds like the role for you and you're ready to join an amazing team, please apply.   An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.   Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP  here. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Terracon Consultants Omaha, NE, United States
Sep 21, 2017
Full time
General Responsibilities: Terracon’s Omaha, NE office  is seeking a candidate to assist with Phase I/II Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) reviews and associated documentation. Tasks would be focused on report development, fieldwork, agency consultations/coordination, research, and writing. Other documentation may include compliance with Section 7 of the Endangered Species Act, 404 Permitting, Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), subsurface assessments and collection/analysis of soil, groundwater, air and other media, report preparation and compliance with applicable state, local and federal regulations. Projects and tasks would be performed under the oversight of team leaders.  A strong candidate will have the ability to quickly learn and communicate complex regulatory concepts and procedures; work in a fast-paced team environment; and possess strong attention to detail, organization, and consciousness of deadlines.    Essential Role and Responsibilities:   Follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects.  Participate in pre-task planning.  Report any safety issues or concerns to management. Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all projects. P roject management for Phase I/II ESAs,  NEPA  reviews   and other related environmental work. Performs site visits, field observations and field data collection or assignments. Performs desktop research and review of readily available resource documents and surveys that  evaluate   project sites for the presence of natural and/or cultural resources and potential environmental issues and compliance with state, local and federal regulations. Tasks may include applicable permit applications and technical document reviews, including proposals, reports, and regulatory agency correspondence. Projects may include historical reviews for wetland and Waters of the U.S. determinations / delineations, protected species habitat assessments and surveys (i.e. threatened and endangered species, migratory bird species, bald and golden eagles), cultural resources assessments, and studies and assessments as required by the NEPA and may require consultations with federal agencies, state agencies, tribal groups, municipalities and other stakeholders. The position may also involve contributions to business development through preparation of proposals and statements of qualifications, presentations to clients, and active engagement in professional networking activities Requirements:   Bachelor’s degree in engineering, geology, hydrogeology, or environmental science or related field. Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history. Ability to travel out of town on as needed basis. Minimum of 1 year experience with environmental field services. Strong organization and technical writing skills. OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training. Follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects.  Participate in pre-task planning.  Report any safety issues or concerns to management. Maintain quality standards on all projects. Prepare reports or sections of larger reports. Consult with other technical professionals and supervisor on routine and complex projects. Perform calculations and analysis. Write routine proposals and reports and assist in the preparation of more complex proposals and reports.   Preferred:   Certification in field of expertise preferred. Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy Saint Paul, MN 55101, United States
Sep 21, 2017
Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy seeks Clean Energy Associate PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE POSITION : The primary purpose of this position will be to assist Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy (MCEA) lawyers with their work in the area of Clean Energy and Climate. MCEA regularly intervenes in proceedings at the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission to encourage cost-effective and lower-carbon or carbon-free alternatives to meet Minnesota’s electricity needs. The Clean Energy Associate will work closely with MCEA’s legal team to provide technical and analytical support for this work. In addition, as appropriate, the Clean Energy Associate will assist with legislative advocacy, act as a liaison to outside consultants and expert witnesses, coordinate with law clerks, concerned citizens and other advocacy organizations, provide communications and media support, and conduct research and writing. The Clean Energy Associate will be supervised by and report to MCEA’s lead attorney for climate and energy. MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY :​ Works with MCEA’s legal director and lead attorney for climate and energy to assist with MCEA’s Clean Energy and Climate program, including analyzing utility filings, researching and analyzing publicly available energy data, assisting with the drafting of comments and testimony, and representing MCEA at stakeholder meetings or in other venues as directed by MCEA’s legal staff. In conjunction with the legal staff and communications staff, helps to implement appropriate media strategies for clean energy cases and advocacy projects. In conjunction with lead climate and energy attorney, assists MCEA’s legislative and legal teams, as appropriate, with legislative and administrative advocacy as it relates to clean energy matters, including reviewing proposed legislation and rules, meeting with legislators and agency staff, and assisting with written and oral testimony. Stays abreast of emerging trends in energy law and policy, technologies, and regulation. Assists the Clean Energy and Climate staff as needed in communicating with funders. Learns and abides by core professional requirements of work in a law office. ​ OTHER PERFORMANCE CRITERIA : Sound judgment with the ability to balance independent action with adequate communication to supervisor and other legal staff. Good working relationship with MCEA staff, partner and client organizations, and affected communities. Clear, logical, and focused analysis and synthesis of issues. Excellent research and writing ability. Positive contribution to team-oriented work environment.  QUALIFICATIONS : Bachelor’s degree required; relevant field preferred but not required. Excellent writing and analytic skills. Commitment to public interest environmental advocacy and environmental justice. Commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and culture that values differences. Experience with and knowledge of energy regulation preferred but not required.  MCEA strives to create a mission-focused work environment that is fair and inclusive. We offer a competitive non-profit salary, including excellent benefits. MCEA highly values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. ​ Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Earthjustice Washington, DC, United States
Sep 21, 2017
This position in Earthjustice’s Policy and Legislation Department is focused on advocating for and defending laws and policies that promote a shift from fossil fuel to clean energy in key states and opposing measures that seek to increase fossil fuel development and consumption. RESPONSIBILITIES Develop and implement legislative and administrative advocacy strategies relating to assigned issues. Directly lobby multiple state legislatures. Tracks trends, legislation and policy initiatives relating to assigned issues nationally and in key states. Seeks out opportunity for proactive policy movement. Develops lobby and education materials, including but not limited to fact sheets, letters, action alerts and blogs. Works with Communications Department to develop media strategies and conducts outreach to media on assigned issues. Perform policy and legislative analysis. Cultivate state and national clean energy allies, thoughtful partnerships and coalitions in support of assigned issues. Conduct outreach to local environmental justice organizations and communities in key states. Coordinate briefings, seminars, and informational sessions with partners in key states. Represents PAL on Earthjustice practice and work groups related to assigned issues. Liaison with Earthjustice Practice Group Chair, relevant litigators, communications campaigners and press secretaries working on assigned issues. Educate state legislators on key legal challenges and rulings. Serve as spokesperson for Earthjustice on assigned issues. Manage projects and other efforts performed on assigned issues by Assistants, Interns, Contractors or others. QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor’s degree required, J.D. a plus. Two to five years of experience working within legislative and administrative processes. Familiarity with administrative rulemaking process. Ability to handle multiple tasks, projects and deadlines. Detail oriented and good organizational skills. Excellent writing and oral communications skills. Proven ability to lead and work within coalitions and with allies. Previous experience working with environmental justice communities a plus. Experience working with traditional and social media. Self-starter with proven ability to work independently and proactively, and as part of a team. Demonstrates an awareness and sensitivity to the needs and concerns of individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds and orientations. Contributes to recruiting, hiring, developing and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. We offer a mission- and employee-focused work environment and a competitive compensation package, including excellent benefits.  Earthjustice is an equal opportunity employer and highly values diversity. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com