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Minneapolis Minneapolis, MN, USA
Jan 21, 2019
Full time
General Duties: The City of Minneapolis Coordinator's Division of Sustainability is hiring a part-time (20-25 hours/week) temporary Food Policy Program Aide. The Food Policy Program Aide will assist with planning, development and implementation of events, activities, policies, research, engagement and communications for the City of Minneapolis food policy and Homegrown Minneapolis initiatives. The work is both independent and collaborative in nature. The position may last up to 12 months in duration.   Education and Experience: High School Diploma or Equivalent.  Two years' experience performing duties similar to those described. May use advanced education, volunteer positions, previous internships and school projects as equivalency for professional work experience. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Gainesville FL Gainesville, FL, USA
Jan 21, 2019
Full time
The City of Gainesville is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual who is innovative and forward thinking that will embrace the organization's citizen-centered vision. The community, its elected leaders, and executive leadership team have embraced this vision. The  City of Gainesville's Public Works Department   currently has an opening for a qualified  Sustainability Manager   to join our team to perform managing, planning and providing leadership for the Solid Waste Program, Zero Waste Initiative, Recycling Program, Yard Waste Program and Commercial Waste Program, Development Review (as relates to solid waste management) and Strategic Planning for the solid waste program and the Zero Waste Initiative projects (including planning, development, implementation and analysis). The Sustainability Manager creates strategies to make the workplace greener and is also responsible for communicating and marketing sustainability campaigns to internal and external stakeholders. Will working closely with internal staff, Communications and Marketing, and vendors to educate and inform on the sustainable changes to be implemented and how they will impact the environment and workplace.  This position will be responsible for being the environmental steward for the City's Solid Waste Program and related initiatives. The Sustainability Manager reports to an assigned supervisor.Work in this class is distinguished from higher classes by its emphasis on Solid Waste/Recycling Programs and Zero Waste Initiative and from lower classes by its departmental, managerial responsibility.   Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in public administration, planning, economics, environmental studies, or related subject,   and   five (5) years of experience in solid waste,   including   two (2) years of experience in a supervisory capacity;   or   any equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid Florida Driver License required. Certification as a Recycling Coordinator by the State of Florida is desired.     Embracing change is the Gainesville way of life. Come join our team as we shift the culture from "No to Yes", "from reactive to proactive," "from policy-oriented to services-oriented", and "from silos to teams". Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Washington Department of Natural Resources Tacoma, WA, USA
Jan 21, 2019
Full time
POSITION PROFILE:   Working across the diverse landscapes of Western Washington, the Easement Land Manager works to authorize sustainable uses of DNR-managed lands. The Land Manager is part of a seventeen-member team.  This position specializes in negotiating easements crossing state-owned aquatic lands (SOAL). SOAL includes tidelands and bedlands in marine areas, and shorelands and bedlands of larger rivers and lakes. Crossings may be aerial (such as power lines), subterranean (such as pipelines) or in between (such as bridges or outfalls.)  If you are interested in working with a broad range of businesses, governmental entities, and private individuals in 5 western Washington counties, this could be the job for you. As part of the Shoreline District team, you would be working with colleagues who have local-area, habitat, and technical expertise.   The primary responsibility of the Land Manager is to negotiate, prepare, and manage aquatic land use authorizations (easements, licenses, and/or leases) on behalf of the citizens of the state. The Land Manager is expected to become the subject matter expert on uses of SOAL for easements throughout the Shoreline District.  Specific tasks include reviewing applications; determining ownership; calculating fees; reviewing property surveys; assembling contracts; coordinating with DNR environmental scientists and policy experts; ensuring compliance with contract terms; performing site inspections; and resolving unauthorized uses. Additional duties include conducting stakeholder outreach; developing and maintaining strong intergovernmental relationships; and providing information regarding department laws, policies, and guidance to the public and to other government entities pertaining to management of SOAL. The Land Manager must be able to work independently – planning, prioritizing, and coordinating his/her own workload, with guidance and support from the District Manager. The majority of the work is performed in an office environment. The ideal candidate will be a proven self-starter who: Enjoys work that is non-routine, frequently complex, and always detail-oriented. Works well independently. Enjoys being part of a team, working with and learning from his/her colleagues at all levels. Is eager to become highly proficient in all aspects of the position, and welcomes feedback and coaching. Qualifications REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:   Experience managing multiple complex tasks, setting workload priorities, and completing tasks on time. Knowledge of and/or experience with contract, business, or property management. Experience interpreting and implementing guidelines, regulations, and laws. Experience working with natural resource management/environmental protection issues. Demonstrated ability to provide good customer service. Experience negotiating contentious issues in a respectful, responsive, and informed manner. Demonstrated ability to speak and write clearly and succinctly, and use typical office software. Demonstrated ability to collaborate on internal and external issues in active, respectful, cooperative, and professional manner.   DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:   Bachelor's Degree and two years' experience in natural resource management, real estate, forestry, science, engineering, land use or environmental planning, business or other relevant field. Knowledge and understanding of land use authorizations (leases, easements, licenses, etc.) and other legal instruments associated with land management. Experience working for or with other resource agencies, tribes, or local governments. Knowledge of environmental permitting/regulatory processes and rules. Experience working in commodity industries (e.g., shellfish, minerals, timber, or agriculture.) Experience using business management software and/or GIS. Experience with site analysis and/or sampling programs. Experience working on public access, recreation, or parks issues. Experience operating small motorboats.   SPECIAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: The incumbent in this position may be required to travel. Must have a valid driver's license and have two years of driving experience. This position requires driving as an essential function.  Employees who drive for state business, whether in a state or privately-owned vehicle, are required to possess a valid license as defined in policy PO02-006 and abide by all other driver responsibility requirements. Must be at least 18 years of age at the time of hire. WHO MAY APPLY This recruitment is open to anyone who meets the required qualifications for this position. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Eden Prairie MN Eden Prairie, MN, USA
Jan 21, 2019
Internship- Paid
General Duties: The Sustainability Intern role is to support the implementation of the Sustainable Eden Prairie Initiative. Assist in providing technical support to residents, businesses and other interested persons on waste reduction, water conservation clean/energy conservation, native landscaping and other sustainable issues. Engage community stakeholders to raise awareness about the Energy Action Plan and available programs. Position begins in March 2019, 3-5 days per week through September.   Minimum Requirements: High school diploma required; must be pursuing or have recently completed a bachelor's or master's degree in a related field such as environmental science, sustainability, environmental policy, or similar. Must have experience working independently with minimal supervision in a busy environment.   Apply: Application deadline Friday, February 8, 2019 at 4:00pm.   For the complete job profile and to apply online go to  www.edenprairie.org  under "Employment". Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Conservancy of Southwest Florida Conservancy of Southwest Florida, Smith Preserve Way, Naples, FL, USA
Jan 19, 2019
Temporary
Six to nine month positions available on a rotating basis The Intern will work with the Conservancy’s highly skilled Environmental Policy Team to research environmental issues and advocate for the Conservancy’s positions on a local, state, and/or federal level. As an environmental policy intern, you will assist with the creation of comment letters, presentations, and handouts. You will sit in on and participate in relevant meetings to help protect Southwest Florida’s land, water, and wildlife as well as conduct public outreach on Conservancy programs and positions. Daily administrative duties will include tracking issues in the media and other office tasks as required. This position is office-based, but also entails offsite meetings. If you thrive in a fast paced, detail oriented environment, we are the team for you! The Estuaries Report Card Intern will have a similar experience to the Natural Resources Intern but will work primarily on updating the Conservancy’s Estuaries Report Card, a snapshot of the health of our regional estuaries in Southwest Florida. Major responsibilities include conducting literature review and evaluating wildlife habitat, water quality, and other ecosystem health indicators. This is a special opportunity for the intern to have his/her work published and gain comprehensive knowledge of Southwest Florida’s water quality issues. Qualifications Strong commitment to the conservation of water, land and wildlife. BS or BA, preferably in environmental policy or the environmental studies. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Working knowledge of spreadsheets and word processing applications. Strong organizational and leadership abilities. Willing to work variable hours and to travel locally as necessary. Must possess a valid driver's license and clean driving record. Ability to work independently under rapidly changing situations and be flexible. Ability to work well with and appreciate your co-workers is a must. GIS experience preferred Benefits Interns will leave this experience with a better understanding of the government’s legislative and regulatory processes as well as deeper insight into the politics behind policy. Successful interns will become more skilled at the tasks assigned to full-time policy professionals and build lasting professional connections with the Conservancy Team. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Ceres
Jan 18, 2019
Full time
Associate, Web Development and Administration Organization Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization leading the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through our powerful networks and advocacy, we tackle the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses.  For more information about Ceres, please visit our web site ( www.ceres.org ).  Description & Responsibilities  Ceres is launching a new digital marketing effort and is looking for an innovative, detail-oriented web developer and administrator to help build the Ceres brand and market the organization on the digital stage. We’re looking for someone who is excited about trying new things, who isn’t afraid to have bold new ideas and who is passionate about using data and metrics to inform and drive digital marketing strategies. This is a great opportunity to join a fast-paced, dynamic organization and put your digital and analytic skills to good use to help us create and maintain a dynamic, engaging digital presence that will attract new users and better communicate the impacts of Ceres mission. The Website Associate will join the Communications and Marketing team to help Ceres develop maintain its suite of websites, improve user experience and design, manage online distribution and marketing platforms and inform web and digital strategy decisions with curated data analysis. This person will work across the organization to effectively communicate our work and impact across various issues and sectors, build our online presence and increase brand recognition, and attract new interest and support for Ceres mission with a digital audience. This is a full-time position, based in our Boston office and will report to the Digital Director of Communications and Marketing.  Specific duties include, but are not limited to: Overall maintenance of the Ceres websites (ceres.org, engagethechain.org, feedingourselvesthirsty.ceres.org and ceres.org/turningpoint), including posting new content, building new sections and pages and updating stats and figures on a regular basis. Building new Drupal-based modules and plugins, including lightboxes, forms, new page elements and features to drive more signups, donations and other conversions goals. Work with overall marketing team to identify, build and test new web marketing tactics to optimize pages, content and user experience across the site. Responsible for regularly auditing and updating programmatic and other website content to ensure site is fresh, accurate and engaging to visitors. Providing website support for Ceres major events and campaigns by building and maintaining event websites, mobile apps and registration systems, and supporting the events team on site during events. Using Google Analytics to monitor and analyze key metrics and work with programs, teams and the Digital Director to make strategic recommendations based on your analysis. Providing regular website statistics reports on online engagement to the digital communications and Ceres leadership teams and help evaluate and assess key metrics against marketing strategies and goals. Use Google Adwords to market Ceres website, events, projects and reports. Manage Ceres Google Adwords program to drive high quality traffic to the Ceres website. Manage external online news posts, including posting original Ceres content on Forbes, Huffington Post, National Geographic, 3BL and other online distribution platforms. Other duties, some administrative, as assigned by the Digital Director and Senior Director of Marketing and Communications. Qualifications Associate or Bachelor degree, preferred.   2-3 years of relevant work experience, required. Experience building and maintaining Drupal-based websites. Working knowledge of HTML, required. Demonstrated interested in environmental or sustainability issues, preferred. Prior office experience, preferred. Prior experience with data analysis platforms, like Google Analytics, Google Data Studio, or AddThis, preferred. Strong organizational skills. Ability to translate highly technical things to a non-technical staff. Ability to evaluate workload and prioritize projects. Able to manage multiple tasks at the same time, and shift quickly from one to the next. Able to work well independently and as a team member. Comfortable working with different personalities. Desire to work in a mission-driven / nonprofit environment. Marketing/Branding experience a plus. Strong sense of design and knowledge of Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, Illustrator, preferred. How to Apply We encourage all applicants to review our website to familiarize themselves with Ceres before applying:  www.ceres.org .  If you are interested in applying, please submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of three references, as well as complete the additional information as instructed.  Ceres is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any individual based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, disability, or any factors prohibited by applicable law. 
Ceres Boston, MA, USA
Jan 18, 2019
Full time
Communications Manager, Food and Water    Organization Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization leading the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through powerful networks and advocacy, Ceres tackles the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses.   For more information about Ceres, please visit our web site ( www.ceres.org ). Description and Responsibilities The Communications Manager of Water and Food will develop and execute short and long-term communications and marketing strategies for our Food and Water initiatives to elevate the leadership and actions of influential investors and companies on a host of sustainability issues, including water, food and deforestation, and expand Ceres position as a thought leader on these issues in the U.S. and around the globe.  Ceres works with the most influential investors and companies to tackle sustainability risks and opportunities, and reduce the impacts of threats on our planet and natural resources, including fresh sources of water and forests. Embedded within the Water and Food team, and working closely with the Communications and Marketing team, the Manager will be responsible for executing media strategies and generating earned media coverage through an array of media relations and cultivation tactics. This position will be responsible for developing related-media materials and placing thought leadership columns in targeted investor, business and financial outlets, while leveraging messaging and content around key Ceres and external events and moments. This position will also support the execution of paid and unpaid marketing strategies, developing corresponding materials to market key reports and investor engagement tools, and campaigns and initiatives, and provide input on website, social media and eCommunity messaging to amplify impact across Ceres’ digital platforms. This is a full-time salaried position. This person will report to the Senior Director, Water and Food and have a dotted line relationship to the Department Director of Communications and Marketing.  Specific duties include, but are not limited to the following: Work closely with communications and marketing team to develop and execute long-term communications and marketing strategies for Ceres Conduct targeted media relations and outreach to generate uptake in earned news coverage of Ceres experts/thought leadership as well as investor and company leadership and action. Work with Ceres experts and investor and company media spokespeople to conduct on-the-record interviews, provide quotes and statements, author columns/op-eds and editorials, and support social media amplification. Execute media strategies for research reports and initiative rollouts, ensuring coordination internally and with external partners, and consistency in framing, messaging and design.  Identify key events and moments to leverage messaging and content, ensuring activities are coordinated and organized closely together with relevant initiatives, and with Ceres’ overall communications and marketing priorities and calendar.  Support strategies for paid and unpaid marketing tactics to market reports, investor engagement tools, and campaigns and initiatives. Identify and cultivate new strategic (paid and unpaid) media/social media partnerships. Provide input on website, social media, eCommunity messaging to amplify impact across all Ceres’ digital platforms.  Ensure regular communications with investor and company communications staff to cultivate and maintain those relationships. Provide communications and marketing support as needed for key Ceres events (e.g. Ceres Conference, Investor Summit on Climate Risk, etc.). Qualifications Bachelor degree, required.  Graduate degree, preferred. 5 years of work experience in journalism, communications, public relations, required. Experience developing media relations strategies and working in fast-paced media environments. Strong writing and fact-checking skills with experience writing for media audiences including pitches, press releases, statements, columns/op-eds, etc. Experience with producing content that resonate with various audiences including media, policymakers and the business community. Demonstrated interest in water and food and/or sustainability issues, preferred. Existing relationships with water and food, business and financial reporters, preferred. Experience managing and strengthening relationships and coordinating with multiple partners. Strong pitching and organizational skills. Ability to regularly evaluate workload and prioritize projects. Able to direct and manage multiple projects at the same time. Able to work well independently and as a team member. Comfortable working with different personalities and people. Desire to work in a mission-driven and nonprofit environment. How to Apply We encourage all applicants to review our website to familiarize themselves with Ceres before applying:  www.ceres.org .  If you are interested in applying, please submit a resume, cover letter, two writing samples, and a list of three references, as well as complete the additional information as instructed.  Ceres is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any individual based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, disability, or any factors prohibited by applicable law.   
Ceres Boston, MA, USA
Jan 18, 2019
Full time
Director, Events and Sponsorship   Organization  Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization leading the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through powerful networks and advocacy, Ceres tackles the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses.  For more information about Ceres, please visit our web site ( www.ceres.org ).  Description & Responsibilities The Director leads the Events & Sponsorship team in their responsibilities of planning, organizing and executing the annual Ceres Conference (a signature event), the biennial Investors Summit, anniversary special events and other day/half-day events throughout the year.  The team coordinates sponsorship for these events through research, internal/external outreach and follow-up, and by tracking all sponsorship on an organization-wide basis.  The Events & Sponsorship team engages with all Ceres program teams on these efforts and works closely with the Development, Operations, and Communications and Marketing teams. This is a full-time, staff position that will report to the Chief Operating Officer.  Specific duties include, but are not limited to the following: Oversee and direct development of the annual Ceres Conference, the biennial Investor Summit, anniversary year events and other special events for program teams. Coordinate and oversee the execution of all Ceres-wide events within a fiscal year. Collaborate with senior program staff to develop the strategic direction of the annual Conference and special program events. Oversee development and management of the Events annual budget including securing over $1 million in sponsorship revenue annually. Oversee the development of the sponsorship program for all major events for fiscal year or longer time periods, balancing immediate needs with longer-term organizational priorities and sponsor relationship development. This includes marketing materials, budget, outreach and stewardship and provide guidance to the Manager of Sponsorships to achieve sponsorship goals. Oversee appropriate integration of sponsors into Ceres’ events including integration of sponsors as speakers in events in alignment with the organization’s goals and global outcomes. Partner with Communications and Marketing to develop materials to promote Ceres’ events. Conduct evaluation of events and incorporate findings into future activities. Supervise Events and Sponsorship staff in executing logistical and programmatic details of events. Determine events temporary staffing needs and research, contract and oversee temporary staffing for the conference, Investor Summit, anniversary year events and other major events as needed. Research and recommend venues for the conference, Summit and other special events and lead contract negotiations for final approval by the CFO. Engage with Human Resources in hiring, training, managing, retaining, and terminating Events and Sponsorship staff. Qualifications Bachelor degree required.  Graduate degree preferred. Minimum 10 years events management experience in roles of progressive responsibility, including team management/supervisory experience. Track record of securing significant sponsorship funds. Must possess strategic and creative ability to identify and implement sponsorship strategies to grow event revenue. Familiarity with nonprofit organizations and management, a plus. Familiar with organizing events attracting 600+ attendees for nonprofit organizations. Excellent oral and written communication skills.  3+ years of experience supervising staff, including ability to provide training and support staff development. Motivational manager that can stimulate effective action by and collaboration among colleagues. Demonstrated success in building and managing diverse teams, including gender identity, people of color, and people from various socio-economic backgrounds, and supporting an inclusive work place, where everyone has an opportunity for advancement. Marketing background, a plus. Strong team leader and comfort working in a team-based atmosphere.  Demonstrated ability to deliver specific projects and initiatives independently and as part of a team.  A confident and poised demeanor, demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with corporate partners. Superior organizational, planning, and team management skills. Passion for Ceres’ mission and ability to inspire others in that mission. Willingness to travel domestically as needed to meet with donors and prospects. How to Apply  We encourage all applicants to review our website to familiarize themselves with Ceres before applying:   www.ceres.org . If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of three references, as well as complete the additional information as instructed.    Ceres is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any individual based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, disability, or any factors prohibited by applicable law. 
Ceres Boston, MA, USA
Jan 18, 2019
Full time
Vice President, Sustainable Programs Organization  Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization leading the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through our powerful networks and advocacy, we tackle the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses.  For more information about Ceres, please visit our web site ( www.ceres.org ).  Description and Responsibilities  The Vice President, Sustainable Programs will oversee Ceres’ Capital Markets Systems, Climate and Energy, and Water and Food Programs, in a fast-paced, not-for-profit, organization with a $19+ million budget. This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced professional to build on Ceres’ solid achievements in promoting private sector leadership on a wide range of sustainability issues. The Vice President, Sustainable Programs will serve on the five-person Program Management Team to ensure programmatic alignment, coordination and impact across the organization. S/he will supervise a diverse team of issue experts who lead and manage Ceres’ programmatic teams.  S/he will also support staff to develop and implement effective strategies, initiatives, and campaigns that advance Ceres’ mission. In addition, the Vice President of Sustainable Programs will ensure effective evaluation, measurement and communications of Ceres’ programmatic successes in order to continually grow and enhance Ceres leadership in the sustainability field.  This role shares cross-organizational responsibilities with the Program Management Team focused on the efficient deployment of Ceres Network members and other key assets to support Ceres’ policy work, as well as initiatives and campaigns. S/he will participate in regular assessment of existing programs and new opportunities, support fundraising efforts, communicate Ceres’ impact and successes, and manage special projects to grow or enhance initiative and campaign priorities. The position is well-suited for someone with strong internal management capabilities, as well as the experience and ability to represent Ceres externally in a wide range of settings. In particular, the Vice President, Initiatives and Campaigns will serve as a high-level ambassador to Ceres’ company members, policy-makers, funders, and donors representing the organization in public and private forums.  The Vice President will report to the Chief Program Officer/Executive Vice President.  Specifically, the Vice President of Sustainable Programs will: Oversee development of Ceres’ overall programmatic and campaign strategies, Assure programmatic and campaign strategies maximize the impacts of our work across race, gender identity, and socio-economic background, to build Ceres influence and achieve the organization’s outcomes and goals.  Serve on cross-organizational Program Management Team, collaboratively engaging with the Chief Program Officer/Executive Vice President and the Vice Presidents of Government Relations, Networks, and Innovation and Evaluation providing expert input and guidance into decisions affecting the development of programmatic strategy. Partner with ET and PMT colleague on strategic allocation of resources. Work with senior staff to ensure development and implementation of results-driven strategies to increase revenue for programs and campaigns and achieve organizational outcomes and goals. Regularly solicit strategy and issue expertise from senior staff, including the other Vice Presidents and Program Directors, to support effective decision-making and development of program strategy. Supervise and support senior staff ensuring they are resourced and empowered to lead on staff, program, and budget management to achieve the objectives of their specific teams. Support senior staff to build diverse teams, to include a mixed composition of race, gender identity, and socio-economic background, to better reflect the populations we are working with and working to positively impact. Guide and mentor senior staff in strategy development and execution. Oversee the development, implementation and evaluation of results-driven and integrated cross-program annual work plans. Ensure strong coordination between Ceres’ Initiatives and Campaigns with our Government Relations, Networks, and Innovation and Evaluation teams and activities, including deployment of systems to support alignment. Work in partnership with the Development and Finance teams to develop and deliver fundraising targets. Support Development in major donor and foundation cultivation, solicitation and stewardship activities, participating in high-level relationships as needed. Ensure that Program Directors and other senior staff are showcased as issue experts and elevate their and Ceres’ public profiles as spokespeople for Ceres’ work. Engage in high-level external relationship building or public speaking events to increase Ceres’ influence and impact. Other duties as they arise. Qualifications Graduate degree, in relevant area, preferred.  Bachelor degree required. 15 years of relevant work experience in roles of progressive responsibility.  Experience as a senior leader and manager in a fast-paced, nonprofit organization.  Experience with environmental or sustainability issues required.  Demonstrated record of supervising senior staff to achieve organizational programmatic and fundraising goals. Proven track record of results-driven strategic program management is required, including demonstrated success in supervising senior staff to achieve organizational programmatic and fundraising goals. Demonstrated success in both halves of the resource equation—cultivating and closing income prospects, and managing and deploying staff and budgets. Strong relationship management skills with external partners is necessary for success in the position. Demonstrated success in building and managing diverse teams, including gender identity, people of color, and people from various socio-economic backgrounds, and supporting an inclusive work place, where everyone has an opportunity for advancement. Experienced cultivating effective supervisory relationships (across gender identity, race, ethnicity, and socio-economic background) with direct reports and managing senior level staff and teams. Proven track record and successful engagement in a public relations or external communications role. Familiarity with non-profit fundraising approaches and experience in managing grants is a plus. Entrepreneurial attitude. Ability to both build strong, stable programs and to innovate to take advantage of strategic opportunities Broad understanding of how to build effective collaborations across other program areas, departments, and different levels of staff across the organization Superior communication skills, both oral and written How to Apply  We encourage all applicants to review our website to familiarize themselves with Ceres before applying:   www.ceres.org .  If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of three references, as well as complete the additional information as instructed.  Ceres is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any individual based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, disability, or any factors prohibited by applicable law.  
Ceres Boston, MA, USA
Jan 18, 2019
Full time
Marketing Manager, Communications and Marketing   Organization  Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization leading the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through our powerful networks and advocacy, we tackle the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses. For more information about Ceres, please visit our web site ( www.ceres.org ).  Description & Responsibilities   This position will join Ceres’ growing Communications and Development Department and will be responsible for is responsible for stewarding, executing, and expanding key functions and strategies that enhance Ceres’ mission, visibility, and revenue growth.  Based in Ceres’ Boston office, the Marketing Manager, Communications and Marketing will develop marketing and donor stewardship content and collateral, including impact stories, organizational brochures and signature program marketing materials. Reporting to the Director of Digital Communications and Marketing, the Marketing Manager will be embedded in the digital communications and marketing team and will work closely with the development team to integrate traditional marketing activities with digital activities across the organization. In 2019, the Marketing Manager will be a key player in planning and executing marketing strategies and materials to highlight Ceres’ 30th   anniversary. This is an exciting opportunity for a well-rounded, entrepreneurial, and collaborative marketing and communications professional who is eager to apply their experience and talents to a growing organization that is having impact at a national and global level. Specific duties include, but are not limited to the following:          Content Development Develop marketing content and collateral, and donor stewardship communications Provide project management and writing support for print and digital marketing and fundraising materials including the Ceres Annual Report, donor newsletters, and stewardship of Ceres 1000 donor circle. Develop messaging and compelling email communications to Ceres’ digital community. Evaluate, recommend, and implement new activities and processes to steward and manage marketing and fundraising projects. Improve visual and design elements of all marketing and fundraising materials and communications. Support planning and execution of Ceres 30th   anniversary marketing materials.  Marketing and Digital Communications Work with digital team to regularly update website pages to maximize visitor experience, with a particular focus on highly trafficked pages. Work with the digital team to help maximize the philanthropic potential of Ceres’ digital community, and develop a plan to transfer printed products to the website. Work closely with graphic designers to format and design marketing materials in line with Ceres brand and logo standards, and work with the digital team as needed to transfer materials to a digital audience. Assist efforts to build the digital community (website, eCommunity, social, etc.) where appropriate by exploring, vetting and helping to support and implement new strategies and tactics to aid list growth and website traffic. Provide input on the master website, eCommunity, and social schedule that is maintained by the digital marketing team.  Development and Fundraising Communications Serve as liaison to development team on marketing activities, ensuring alignment of print appeal and digital marketing cycles, including email communications and collateral development. Assist a cross-cutting team in expanding and improving overall internal communications capacity and materials for funders, the Ceres leadership bodies, Ceres Network members, and staff. Develop “elevator pitch” slide deck presentations for Ceres staff, board and funder meetings, and more. Support marketing and fundraising activities to demonstrate impact of Ceres’ initiatives including Climate Action 100+, Commit to Climate, and others.  Other Coordinate with cross-cutting and programmatic teams on marketing support as needed to ensure alignment and consistency in messaging and materials. Manage specific marketing-related activities, as needed, for major Ceres events such as the annual Ceres Conference and the Investor Summit on Climate Risk, and fundraising dinners and galas. Qualifications Bachelor degree, preferred, or equivalent full-time job experience.  Five years or more of marketing experience, preferably for a mission-driven organization. Experience and savvy with effective visual presentation of complex material. Experience with traditional and digital marketing strategies used to acquire and steward donors. Successful record of organizing and managing multiple projects, delivering on time, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Sound judgment, sensitivity to diverse constituencies, excellent interpersonal and communications skills, strong initiative and motivation. Demonstrated strong project management skills and attention to detail. Strong writing skills for traditional and digital audiences. Proficiency in PowerPoint presentations. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Self-starter focused on execution. Knowledge of the sustainability space desirable. How to Apply  We encourage all applicants to review our website to familiarize themselves with Ceres before applying:  www.ceres.org .  If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a resume, cover letter, two writing samples, and a list of three references, as well as complete the additional information as instructed.   Ceres is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any individual based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, disability, or any factors prohibited by applicable law.   
Ceres Boston, MA, USA
Jan 18, 2019
Full time
Senior Manager, Investor Network   Organization   Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization leading the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through powerful networks and advocacy, Ceres tackle the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses. For more information about Ceres, please visit our web site ( www.ceres.org ).  Description & Responsibilities   The Senior Manager plays a key relationship management role on the Investor Network.  The Ceres Investor Network on Climate Risk and Sustainability is a group of more than 163 leading institutional investors with collective assets under management of over $25.4 trillion. We are looking for candidates with strong organization skills, relationship management skills and understanding of U.S. institutional investment finance markets.  The Ceres Investor Network is specifically looking for someone that will coordinate and organize our recruitment, relationship management, and retention of investors on the East Coast.  This full-time position is based in Boston, and reports to the Senior Program Director, Investor Network. Specific duties include, but are not limited to the following: Manage the Investor Network: Under the direction of the Senior Program Director, Investor Network, manage operations, recruitment and member services for the Ceres Investor Network, with goal of engaging, retaining and providing value to members. Recruit new members to the Ceres Investor Network who will support Ceres programmatic goals.  Develop a prospect list for new Investor Network members with the Investor Team and manage investor recruitment process, to achieve annually established goals for growing the Investor Network. Conduct annual evaluation of Investor Network member experience; solicit and analyze Investor Network member feedback on member activities, opportunities and services Monitor activities of and coordination/collaboration with other investor groups (e.g., PRI, CDP, UNEP FI) Oversee Investor Network member dues. Assist with training and supervising investor team assistants and/or associates and interns.  Support Ceres Investor Network Members As a relationship manager, develop and support, strategic plans for priority members, ensuring that the members are leaders in integrating ESG into their investment processes, engaging in climate, water, sustainable food and other of Ceres policy priorities, engaging with the companies in their portfolios, and moving money towards low carbon and clean energy investments. Stay current with members’ priorities and support them with research, peer learning opportunities, and best practice examples of sustainable investing, corporate engagement and shareholder resolutions. Attend asset owner board meetings. Attend and participate in key west coast investor meetings and events. Track Investor Network member progress and impact on sustainable investment metrics including implementation of 21st   Century Investor Blueprint steps, new investment commitments, and participation in Ceres working groups utilizing the Ceres Salesforce platform.  Support Ceres programmatic priorities with Investor Members Serve as a relationship manager with a group of asset owners and asset managers, to engage them in all aspects of Ceres investor work. Coordinate planning and logistics of Investor Network meetings and events and interface with other Ceres programs and staff on same. Monitor and coordinate outreach to Investor Network members by other Ceres’ staff members.  Support investor team project work with Investor Network members and fundraising proposal development on an as needed basis. Manage, review and update investor content on Ceres website, working closely with other program staff. Participate in team’s organization of Ceres Conference and Summit sessions, with special focus on investor engagement.   Build Ceres brand and participate in California Office priorities. Make public presentations at investor conferences on ESG integration issues, low carbon/clean energy investment opportunities, Ceres policy priorities or other special topics of interest to Ceres and Investor Network members. Qualifications  Bachelor’s degree required. Graduate degree in business, finance, economics, or sustainability related fields preferred. Seven years of work experience, preferably direct experience working in investment or nonprofit sectors on sustainability (ESG)-related issues. An understanding of financial markets and investment firms, financial institutions, or institutional investors. Demonstrated experience with relationship management. Strong writing and research skills. Effective presentation style and excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong project management skills and attention to detail. Sound judgment, sensitivity to diverse constituencies, excellent interpersonal skills, strong initiative and motivation. Successful record of organizing multiple projects and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Desire to work in a not-for-profit, advocacy-focused organization. Willingness to travel as needed to accomplish duties noted above.  Proficient with word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation, database, and e-mail computer applications. Interest and willingness to be trained on specific applications necessary for work: ReadyTalk, Salesforce, listserv program, etc. How to Apply  We encourage all applicants to review our website to familiarize themselves with Ceres before applying:   www.ceres.org .  Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, two writing samples, and a list of three references, as well as complete the additional information as instructed.   Ceres is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any individual based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, disability, or any factors prohibited by applicable law.
Ceres Boston, MA, USA
Jan 18, 2019
Full time
Assistant, Communications and Marketing  Organization   Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization leading the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through powerful networks and advocacy, Ceres tackle the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses. For more information about Ceres, please visit our web site ( www.ceres.org ).  Description & Responsibilities   Ceres is expanding its strategic communications and marketing team and launching a new marketing effort in 2019 as it celebrates its 30th   year anniversary. We are looking for a proactive, detail-oriented team member with exceptional organizational skills to help provide support to the Senior Department Director, the Digital Director, and the entire Communications and Marketing team.  This is an excellent entry-level position for a strong communicator who is passionate about climate change and sustainability and interested in building skills and experience in strategic communications, media relations, messaging and writing, and digital marketing. It is a great opportunity to join a fast-paced, dynamic organization and put your skills to use to better communicate and market the impact of an organization that is working to build a sustainable future.  This is a full-time position based in our Boston office and will report to the Senior Department Director of Communications and Marketing.   Specific duties include, but not limited to: Assist in research, messaging and writing needs for Ceres press releases, media advisories, and columns/blogs. Assist in developing pitches and pitching key Ceres experts and content to reporters and editors to generate news coverage for the organization. Using the PR Meltwater, manage and regularly update targeted media contact lists, and monitor and track earned media coverage and KPIs for Ceres and its global initiatives, producing weekly Wakelets and other detailed reports of coverage for board and grant reports. Update Salesforce regularly with earned media lists, media coverage and reporter communications and team workplans and goals. Conduct research as needed for writing projects and to inform media relations strategies that expand exposure to existing targeted audiences. Assist with providing research and writing support related to 2019 marketing deliverables including Ceres annual report and marketing one-pagers. Support to the Senior Department Director, Communications and Marketing Provide administrative support on scheduling, travel, meeting preparation, calendar management, expense reports, reimbursements, and other tasks. Support in the management and cultivation of reporter relationships, partner organization communications staff, and investor and corporate communications staff including logistics for calls/meetings, materials preparation, and correspondence, as needed. Communications and Marketing Department Support Work with Senior Department Director, Communications and Marketing to manage the weekly department meeting: scheduling meetings, developing agendas, recording minutes, arranging for outside speakers/trainers, and following up with action steps. Provide cross-cutting administrative and coordination support for entire department. Foster team culture and camaraderie through organizing department retreats, lunches, gatherings and celebrations. Serve as point person with IT team regarding communications/marketing team needs. Provide support as requested at organization-wide events, such as the Ceres Conference or Investor Summit on Climate Risk, and Ceres 30th Anniversary Gala. Qualifications Associate or Bachelor degree preferred, or 2 years of experience where in-depth research and strong writing skills were developed.  1-2 years of relevant, full-time work experience, required. Prior work experience in a newsroom or nonprofit a plus. Prior administrative experience strongly desired. Demonstrated interested in communications and marketing and/or journalism. Strong organizational and project management skills, and excellent attention to detail. Ability to evaluate workload and prioritize projects to meet deadlines. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively. Ability to work well both independently and collaboratively within a team setting. Able to manage multiple tasks at the same time, and shift quickly from one to the next. Able to work well independently and as a team member. Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and with different personalities. Desire to work in a mission-driven / nonprofit environment. Passionate about environmental or sustainability issues. Knowledge of media tracking and/or digital platforms, a plus. Salesforce proficiency a strong plus.   How to Apply   We encourage all applicants to review our website to familiarize themselves with Ceres before applying:   www.ceres.org .  If you are interested in applying, please submit a resume, cover letter, two writing samples, and a list of three references, as well as complete the additional information as instructed.  Ceres is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any individual based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, disability, or any factors prohibited by applicable law. 
Southwest Florida Water Management District Brooksville or Tampa, FL
Jan 17, 2019
Full time
The Southwest Florida Water Management District (District), a leader in protecting Florida’s water resources, is seeking an Engineer in support of the Springs and Environmental Flows Section within the Natural Systems & Restoration Bureau. The successful candidate will conduct varied levels of scientific and technical work establishing Minimum Flows and Levels (MFLs) for estuarine and flowing fresh water systems. Conducts conventional engineering practices, technical review and analysis, and project management. Gathers, interprets, and utilizes hydrologic data. Plans, coordinates, manages, or assists with research investigations, water resource assessments, or other water-related projects. The District strives to hire and retain outstanding talent within an individual's desired field to successfully fulfill the District's mission. The District searches for those with extraordinary interpersonal skills, communication skills (both written and verbal), problem-solving skills, and a passion for technical excellence. Based on a combination of education, licenses/certifications, and experience, t he ideal candidate will have: 7 years of hands-on experience working in environmental engineering, hydrology, ecohydrology, estuarine or stream habitat modeling, and/or water quality modeling. Previous MFL experience. Strong statistical and software background. Bachelor's degree, or higher, from an accredited college or university in Engineering Possession of a valid Florida Professional Engineer License is desirable. Individuals with technical or supervisory leadership potential, strong ambition, a commitment to lifelong learning and growth, and the desire to build a rewarding career. The District prides itself in being a science and technology leader in the management of water resources for its sixteen-county coverage area. The District offers work-life balance, collaborative work environment and competitive benefits; including medical insurance, paid annual and sick leave, Florida Retirement System benefits, just to name a few. Essential Functions Conducts technical review of projects within expected time frames and established requirements; Studies and analyzes the physical aspects of the earth in terms of the hydrological components, including but not limited to atmosphere, hydrosphere, and interior structure; Applies appropriate analytical techniques to water resource projects and makes sound recommendations; Applies knowledge of hydrology, hydraulics, fluid mechanics, and other engineering, physical, and environmental principles; Evaluates and/or coordinates the planning, collection, and analysis of scientific data; Conducts statistical analyses of databases. Develops flowing freshwater and estuarine Minimum Flows and Levels (MFLs) reports; Develops or modifies methods of conducting hydrologic studies; Measures, analyzes, interprets, and/or graphs hydrologic data such as water elevations, rainfall, stream flows, and changes in water volumes;  Applies appropriate analytical techniques to water resource projects;   May evaluate data and provides recommendations regarding the feasibility of municipal projects, such as restoration projects, aquifer storage and recovery, rapid infiltration basins, water reuse projects, water supply projects, and stormwater treatment facilities; May assess ground or surface water movement to provide advice regarding water quality improvement or water resource development.  May also support springs protection efforts through planning, managing and conducting environmental research investigations, water quality, and habitat restoration projects. Provides scientific or technical guidance, support, coordination, or oversight to management, internal staff, other governmental agencies, environmental programs, industry, or the public; Provides information or clarification to questions from a variety of stakeholders; Reviews, evaluates, and prepares technical reports including recommendations, agreements, specifications, permit applications, contracts, and other related correspondences for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with government rules and regulations while updating key stakeholders as needed; Communicates scientific and technical information in various formats such as charts, graphs, briefings, reports, and/or presentations. Performs project management duties as needed, including preparation and evaluation of request for proposals and bids, scopes of work, contract negotiations, contractor oversight, reviews and approves invoices, reviews final deliverables for consultant studies, and cost tracking against budgeted funds; Coordinates project activities and technical work with other Section and District staff; May assist with surface water improvement and management plans (SWIM Plans), springs protection efforts, and implementation of state water quality improvement initiatives with other agencies and groups; Assists with other Section and District initiatives as required and assigned; Participates in District emergency operations or other duties as assigned. Education Required Bachelors or better in Civil Engineering or related field. Bachelors or better in Environmental Engineering or related field. Bachelors or better in Water Resources Engineering or related field. Experience Required 2 years:   Related work experience in environmental engineering, hydrology, ecohydrology, estuarine or stream habitat modeling, and/or water quality modeling for Staff Engineer position level 5 years:   Related work experience in environmental engineering, hydrology, ecohydrology, estuarine or stream habitat modeling, and/or water quality modeling and a valid Professional Engineer (PE) License for Professional Engineer position level 7 years:   Related work experience in environmental engineering, hydrology, ecohydrology, estuarine or stream habitat modeling, and/or water quality modeling and a valid Professional Engineer (PE) License for Senior Professional Engineer position level Preferred • Strong statistical background and ability to use and manipulate large data sets • Ability to use R or other statistical platforms, GIS, and Microsoft Office • Local or regional field work experience Licenses & Certifications Required Driver's License Preferred FL Professional Engineer
Long Island Native Plant Initiative Brentwood, NY, USA
Jan 16, 2019
Full time
Long Island Native Plant Initiative Inc. Invasive Species Management Program Manager  Job Description BACKGROUND: The Long Island Native Plant Initiative Inc. (LINPI) is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to conserve the genetic diversity of native long Island plants with a particular emphasis on the production and use of ecotypes. The organization’s activities include collection of native plant seed, propagation and sale of native plant materials, and education of horticulture professionals and the general public of the importance for conserving native plant species. The Long Island Invasive Species Management Area (LIISMA) is coordinated by LINPI in an effort to further protect Long Island’s native plant populations through the prevention and management of invasive species. The mission of LIISMA is help conserve Long Island’s and Staten Island’s biodiversity, wildlife habitat, recreation resources, scenic quality, and crop production, while protecting human health and safety, by facilitating cooperation and coordination among land owners and managers to reduce the threat of human-introduced invasive species. We also believe we can reduce the costs of invasive species management by preventing and eradicating new invasive species infestations before they become established. OVERVIEW OF DUTIES: The LIISMA Coordinator is the primary individual within the organization responsible for carrying out the day-to-day operations required to fulfill LIISMA’s mission.  The LIISMA Coordinator provides the leadership and technical support in the development, management, and advancement of invasive species programming and planning for Long Island and Staten Island. The position requires related duties of business administration, outreach, education, management, and volunteer coordination; as well as building and maintaining relationships in the professional invasive species community.  Key relationships include coordinators with NYS’s Partnerships for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISM) and partners in the NYS invasive species program; including NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Invasive Species Coordination Unit, iMap Invasives, NY Invasive Species Clearinghouse, Cornell Invasive Species Research Institute, NYS Invasive Species Research Institute, NY Invasive Species Council, and NY Invasive Species Advisory Committee.  The Candidate will be responsible for keeping informed of new invasive species prevention, education, monitoring, and management techniques to enhance skills and maintain/grow professional credentials.  The position is directly supervised by the LINPI Executive Director and the Board of Directors. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: This position requires sufficient invasive species, conservation and natural resource management work experience in order to perform the following functions: Coordinate the planning and direction of a comprehensive and integrated invasive species prevention and management program. Implement property access, permitting, and environmental impact assessments for projects. Coordinate and present programming on invasive species, identification, and best management practices Administer the LIISMA budget which includes budget development, adherence, and implementation, contract negotiations and establishment with vendors, and assisting with grant tracking, bookkeeping, monthly invoicing, supply procurement, and meeting fundraising targets. Maintain and enhance partnerships in order to accomplish program goals. Supervise the LIISMA Educator Coordinator and seasonal interns. Network with diverse groups, including landowners, conservation partners, government officials, donors, board members and the general public to recruit support for LIISMA/ Long Island Native Plant Initiative. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: Ensure program compliance with internal policies, governmental and contract requirements. Under minimal supervision, make independent decisions based on analysis, experience and judgment. Work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain and under physically demanding circumstances. Lead or monitor work groups consisting of staff, interns, and volunteers covering a wide geographic area. Conduct outreach meetings with partner groups, communities, and citizens on invasive species and conservation priorities. Supervise volunteer staff and provide training and professional development. Coordinate volunteer programming. Develop best management practices for invasive species prevention, management and restoration. Aid in the development of ecologically appropriate plant materials for restoration. MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS : BA or BS in ecology, natural resource management, or related field and 2 years of experience in natural resource management. Experience negotiating complex agreements and contracts. Excellent communication skills via written, spoken and graphical means. Experience communicating with the public and/or media both in writing and verbally. Ability to complete tasks independently with respect to timeline(s). Experience using applications such as Microsoft Programs, GIS, GPS, Social Media, Google Applications, and Constant Contact. Knowledge of invasive and native species of the Northeast Must have a valid driver's license. Experience with project management and staff supervision. PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Minimum qualifications outlined above plus: MS in ecology, biology, zoology, botany, natural resource management, MBA or related field. Knowledge of aquatic (freshwater and marine) and terrestrial habitats. Ability to convey best management practices to technical and non-technical audiences. Knowledge of current trends and practices related to conservation, invasive species, urbanization, restoration and natural resource management. Experience with project management and staff supervision. Skilled in data collection and processing of geographic information systems, global positioning systems. Certification as a NYS Pesticide Commercial Applicator/Technician Skilled in website design and maintenance, social media outlets, and newsletter development. Demonstrated success in grant/contract writing, implementation. Experience in horticulture and nursery production. Knowledge of policy for environmental affairs. WORK SCHEDULE CONDITIONS : Schedule : The position is a full time salaried position.  Most work will occur during regular business hours Monday through Friday, with occasional duties and activities on weekends and early evenings. Overnight travel for meetings and trainings will occasionally be required. Conditions: Coverage area of LIISMA extends from Richmond (Staten Island), Kings (Brooklyn), Queens, Nassau and Suffolk Counties, requiring travel within the NYC Metro region across Long Island to Fishers Island and occasionally throughout New York State. By its nature, the position entails work within both inside and outside locations where temperatures, weather, insects, and other climatic conditions will vary significantly.  As such, the individual must be suited to working in such conditions without undue burden.  At times, this position can require kneeling, stooping, extensive walking and hiking, lifting heavy objects up to 50 lbs, and occasional handling of pesticides or other chemical products. TO APPLY: Send a cover letter, resume, and three references to info@linpi.org as a single document. Please type “LIISMA Coordinator Position” in the subject heading.  Application review will begin immediately.  No phone calls or email inquiries please.
Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust 5 Church Hill Road, Woodbury, CT, USA
Jan 10, 2019
Full time
Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust, located in rural Woodbury, CT seeks a collaborative and entrepreneurial Executive Director with a passion for nature, environmental education and land conservation. This dynamic individual will be responsible for leading the organization to the next level, providing vision and oversight for Flanders with assistance from a small professional staff and many committed volunteers. For full job announcement go to www.flandersnaturecenter.org .   Resume and Statement of Interest should be sent to: EDposition@flandersnaturecenter.org Deadline for applications: March 1, 2019; Position begins on July 1, 2019
Bay West, LLC St Paul, MN, USA
Jan 08, 2019
Full time
Are you searching for a full-time position, with the ability to work outside while developing a career in the Environmental industry?  If so, this may be the perfect opportunity for you! Bay West LLC is a recognized leader delivering environmental consulting and remediation solutions nationwide. With over 40 years of service, we are continuing to grow and expand on a national platform.  Bay West offers a diverse mix of expertise in the following areas; environmental consulting, engineering, emergency response, waste management and federal contracting services. As a "Best Place to Work", Bay West provides company stability, strong work-life balance, a positive & respectful working environment, continued training/mentoring and a comprehensive benefits package. Position Summary : The Environmental Technician provides operations support for Bay West; primarily for Household Hazardous Waste program.  Check it out here!   Essential Duties & Responsibilities Accepts, documents, sorts, packages and arranges for the disposal of household hazardous waste products Greet and interact with HHW customers, determines their needs and answers HHW inquiries Communicate effectively with internal & external customers/clients, in a courteous and professional manner Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment Commitment to work a Tuesday through Saturday work schedule Assists in Emergency Response (ER) activities including determining ER equipment needs, loading ER equipment, and performing clean-up activities Assists in industrial services projects Essential Education, Training, Knowledge & Experience: Associates degree, or, combination of a high school diploma and 6 months of experience is required Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Geology, Geophysics, Geobiology, Hydrogeology, Geochemistry, or Engineering is preferred Valid driver's license with acceptable driving record required Possess or be able to obtain a CDL with HAZMAT endorsement 40-hour HAZWOPER certification (will be provided to the right candidate if necessary)   Essential Physical & Intellectual requirements: Ability to operate a forklift Work environment is outside and subject to working in the elements which can include high heat, high humidity and extreme cold Frequent standing, walking, lifting, carrying, bending, & grasping and other physically demanding activities Subject to a pre-employment physical and drug test and placed in random drug testing pool upon hire. This job reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Bay West is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce.  Bay West is an EEO/AA Employer Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
King County Seattle, WA, USA
Jan 08, 2019
Summary This internal recruitment is open to current King County career service and Term-Limited-Temporary employees only.  Applications from the public are not being considered at this time. This position will be responsible for King County Metro Transit's sustainability and climate program, including supervising staff, to provide research, policy and program development, analysis, communication, and coordination for this program within Metro.  The duties include leading strategic initiatives and serving as the subject matter expert for multi-disciplinary teams handling technically challenging analytical or planning projects associated with the climate and sustainability program.  This position will also serve as Metro's representative to King County's Strategic Climate Action Plan (SCAP) Core team and will be responsible for working across the department to develop and track Metro's strategies to meet SCAP goals and targets.  Who may apply This recruitment is open to current King County career service employees and term-limited-temporary employees only.  This recruitment is not open to the public.   Position information This recruitment will be used to fill one career service vacancy.  This position is designated exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not eligible for overtime.  The position will be located in the Capital Division of Metro's Transit Department, reporting to the Division Director.  The position will sit in King Street Center, 201 S. Jackson Street, Seattle WA  98104.  Standard work hours are 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Specific hours will be determined with the hiring manager and alternative work arrangements may be considered. For questions regarding this position, please contact: Josh Isgur Sr. Human Resource Analyst Metro Transit Department josh.isgur@kingcounty.gov   206-477-7641   Job Duties Job duties for this position may include:   Lead King County Metro Transit's department-wide Sustainability Program, including relevant report preparation, documentation and information gathering. Identify environmental and/or sustainability issues om Metro projects/programs that affect the division's sustainability. Make recommendations on policy, procedures and operational actions. Plan and coordinate implementation of the King County Strategic climate Action Plan for Metro. Responsible for hiring, performance management, discipline, and termination of staff. Represent and/or ensure Metro's interests are represented in interdepartmental and Executive Office led projects, working groups and committees.  Lead and/or co-lead countywide goal area team(s) responsible for reporting on and updating specific components of the Strategic Climate Action Plan. Serve as the technical expert advisor and provide support in the area of sustainability as needed to the Capital Division Director and other members of Metro's leadership.  Conduct and supervise the research and analysis of environmental and climate related issues or topics related to Metro and make recommendations on appropriate actions. Responsible for updating, tracking results and coordinating implementation of Metro's Sustainability Plan to ensure all three pillars of sustainability are addressed, including environmental, social equity and economic issues. Monitor the department's adherence to the plan and report annually on the department's efforts. Responsible for providing technical and policy support for climate and sustainability programs and initiatives developed, implemented and/or managed by transit divisions such as those related to the King County Green Building Ordinance, renewable energy and energy conservation, zero-emission fleets, utility rebates or other programs that support the department's sustainability efforts.  Liaise across Metro divisions to ensure coordination and information sharing on topics relevant to sustainability. Lead and facilitate Metro's Sustainability Program Steering Committee and Employee Green Team meetings.  Other duties as assigned. Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills Minimum Qualifications A bachelor's degree in environmental science, sustainability, planning or closely related field or equivalent combination of experience and education, and five years of increasingly responsible experience in sustainability program management, OR any equivalent combination of experience and education which provides the applicant with the skills, knowledge and abilities required to perform the work.    Additional minimum requirements are: Experience developing and implementing sustainability programs for transit Experience coordinating and leading multi-faceted and multi-disciplinary project teams Current and strong knowledge of environmental sustainability principles and terms, ability to interpret environmental sustainability information and ability to assess both quantitative and measurable facets of a sustainability program Knowledge of research methods and project management principles Skill in facilitation, coordination and negotiation to engage and ensure timely accomplishment of work goals throughout the agency Demonstrated excellent written and oral communications and presentation skills, including a range of writing ability that spans writing executive summaries to sharing information with front line employees Skills in data analysis and problem solving, experience with quantitative and qualitative data analysis for decision making and greenhouse gas emissions calculations Skills in program evaluation, advocacy and promotion Skill in working with individuals from diverse backgrounds including elected officials, County management, and the general public Skill in convincing others to initiate action Skill in building consensus among individuals with competing viewpoint and opinions Skill in communicating information to non-technical audiences Skills in data analysis and problem solving; experience with quantitative and qualitative data analysis, and greenhouse gas emissions calculations Skills in program evaluation, advocacy and promotion Skills in gathering, manipulating and using computerized data utilizing MS Excel Skill in managing multiple tasks within deadlines Ability to manage and prioritize a diverse workload to accomplish tasks on defined timelines Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and Outlook  Desirable qualifications (not required) A Master's Degree in environmental science, sustainability, planning, or closely related field  Knowledge of general government principles and procedures Knowledge of specific programs such as LEED, Green Built Environmental Programs and ISO 14001 Skills in applying marketing principles Skills in statistical analysis Skills in delivering employee trainings Education, course work and experience in energy efficiency, resource conservation, climate change or similar fields Familiarity with the American Public Transportation Association's Sustainability Commitment Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com