Alumni Job Opportunity: Environmental Management Support at EPA (expected start date Nov 2017)

Environmental Management Support at EPA

The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program has an immediate opening for an Environmental Management Support position with the Office of Research and Development at the EPA’s facility in Washington DC. The selected candidate shall assist senior staff and managers in the NHSRC-D.C. office with the analytical and administrative duties required to support and maintain a robust research, technology development and stakeholder engagement program, including the administration, management, and communication of results and impacts resulting from the Center’s research and technology testing and evaluation programs.

  • Full-time, $22.13 per hour;
  • Must have earned at least a Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, environmental policy, social science, environmental health or other closely- related field of study from an accredited university or college within the last 24 months;
  • Experience writing in plain language for non-technical audiences about science, environmental issues or public health concerns as evidenced by a writing sample;
  • Strong research and analytical skills; an ability to synthesize large volumes of technical data and information in easy to understand prose and formats;
  • Advanced skills and experience with Microsoft Office applications including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook;
  • Strong leadership, organizational skills, and collaborative work skills, including demonstrated ability to handle multiple assignments with competing deadlines; and
  • Proof-reading and editing skills.

For the full position description and to apply, visit our website: https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/3638

Questions? Email EPAjobs@orau.org. To hear more about position openings like this, follow us on Twitter at @GovCareerPaths.

Alumni Job: Front Office Support at EPA, Washington D.C.

Front Office Support at EPA

The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program has an immediate opening for a Front Office Support position with the Office of Research and Development at the EPA’s facility in Washington, DC.  The selected candidate will be responsible for administrative duties at the Immediate Office of the Assistant Administrator (IOAA), Office of Research and Development (ORD). This position is scheduled to begin November 2017.

  • Full time, $22.13 per hour;
  • Must have earned at least a Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, environmental policy or other closely-related field, from an accredited university or college within the last 24 months;
  • Working knowledge of environmental science and policy issues;
  • Strong leadership, time management, and organizational skills, including demonstrated ability to think quickly and handle multiple assignments with competing deadlines; and
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Office applications e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook.

For the full position description, requirements, and to apply; visit:

https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/3688

Questions? Email EPAjobs@orau.org. To hear more about position openings like this, follow us on Twitter at @GovCareerPaths.

Alumni Job Opportunity: Government Relations Specialist, The Nature Conservancy, Massachusetts

The Nature Conservancy in Massachusetts is hiring a Government Relations Specialist to work alongside our Government Relations Director.

  • Influence the outcomes of federal and state public policy initiatives to further the Conservancy’s mission to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends.
  • Collaborate in strategic partnerships with the policymakers, agencies, conservation organizations, and associations.
  • Coordinate with multidisciplinary staff to develop creative solutions to complex policy challenges.

Details:

  • The position is full time and based in Boston, with travel to DC expected.
  • Please see the full job description and apply here (Note: please use the on-line application)
  • Application Deadline: October 24, 2017

Alumni Job: EPA Environmental Administrative Support (posted 10.5.17)

Environmental Administrative Support

The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program has immediate openings for two (2) Environmental Administrative Support positions with the Office of Research and Development at the EPA’s facility in Washington, DC. The selected candidates shall support the NCEA Director, Deputy Director and NCEA senior staff on a wide range of assignments and projects to ensure efficient and effective operations of NCEA IO. They shall support coordination of NCEA scientific assessment work and scientific support to EPA programs and regions. The selected candidates shall also support the activities of the Human Health Risk Assessment (HHRA) National Research Program Director, and NCEA’s participation across all ORD national research programs.

  • Full time, $22.13/hour;
  • Must have earned a Bachelor’s degree in biology, physical sciences, environmental science, or a related field from an accredited university or college within the last 24 months;
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills, including demonstrated ability to handle multiple assignments with competing deadlines;
  • Strong communications skills (both orally and in writing). A writing sample demonstrating the candidate’s ability to summarize and describe technical information is required for evaluation;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; and
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook).

For the full position description and to apply, visit our website: https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/3662

Questions? Email EPAjobs@orau.org. To hear more about position openings like this, follow us on Twitter at @GovCareerPaths.

Alumni Job Opportunity: Environmental Management Support at EPA (expected start date Oct/Nov 2017)

Environmental Management Support at EPA

The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program has an immediate opening for an Environmental Management Support position with the Office of Research and Development at the EPA’s facility in Washington DC. The selected candidate shall assist senior staff and managers in the NHSRC-D.C. office with the analytical and administrative duties required to support and maintain a robust research, technology development and stakeholder engagement program, including the administration, management, and communication of results and impacts resulting from the Center’s research and technology testing and evaluation programs.

  • Full-time, 22.13 per hour;
  • Must have earned at least a Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, environmental policy, social science, environmental health or other closely- related field of study from an accredited university or college within the last 24 months;
  • Experience writing in plain language for non-technical audiences about science, environmental issues or public health concerns as evidenced by a writing sample;
  • Strong research and analytical skills; an ability to synthesize large volumes of technical data and information in easy to understand prose and formats;
  • Advanced skills and experience with Microsoft Office applications including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook;
  • Strong leadership, organizational skills, and collaborative work skills, including demonstrated ability to handle multiple assignments with competing deadlines; and
  • Proof-reading and editing skills.

For the full position description and to apply, visit our website: https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/3638

Questions? Email EPAjobs@orau.org. To hear more about position openings like this, follow us on Twitter at @GovCareerPaths.

On campus Job Opportunity: Maine Partnership for Environmental Stewardship (Sustainability Office)

 

Bridger Tomlin ‘17 is serving as the AmeriCorp Energy Efficiency Coordinator in the Sustainable Bowdoin Office!

As part of his service, he is putting on energy education and outreach programs and events in the Bowdoin and Brunswick Communities.  He is looking for 4-5 Bowdoin students to serve AmeriCorp as well through working on these projects.

Bridger Tomlin, AmeriCorp Energy Efficiency Coordinator, Bowdoin College
Office: (207)-798-7067

To Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to: sally@mainecompact.org.

Questions/ Want Information: Contact Bowdoin’s AmeriCorp Energy Efficiency Coordinator

Bridger Tomlin ‘17: btomlin@bowdion.edu/ 207-798-7067

Job Opportunity: Impact

My name is Shorouk Elmahdy, and I’m the new Recruitment Director for Impact.

Impact is a team of organizers working on behalf of groups like Environment America and PIRG. Right now, we’re hiring Campaign Organizers to win concrete results for renewable energy, public health, consumer protection and our democracy. We are hiring staff to start in August 2018, as well as filling a few immediate openings.

Our early application deadline is September 15. 

We are looking for graduating students and others who would find this kind of work motivating and rewarding. Interested candidates can learn more and apply at WeAreImpact.org.

Shorouk Elmahdy
Impact Recruitment Director

Job: Conservation Easement Stewardship Manager (Apply by 5/19)

Conservation Easement Stewardship Manager

Summary Description: New England Forestry Foundation is seeking applications for a full-time Easement Stewardship Manager. The Easement Stewardship Manager will be responsible for overseeing NEFF’s portfolio of 145 conservation easements across New England.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversee the annual monitoring process for NEFF’s portfolio of 145 conservation easements. The Easement Stewardship Manager will coordinate with NEFF’s full-time Stewardship Associate to conduct annual site visits, complete annual monitoring reports, update files and recordkeeping, and communicate with easement landowners.
  • Coordinate easement enforcement action, if appropriate, with NEFF’s Director of Forest Stewardship, Stewardship Associate, Executive Director, and NEFF legal counsel.
  • Evaluate and respond to landowner requests associated with reserved rights in conservation easements.
  • Manage existing easement monitoring contracts with outside entities to monitor NEFF’s landscape-scale conservation easements.
  • Manage conservation easement database, records, and GIS files.
  • Implement practices and develop new ideas to help achieve NEFF’s easement landowner-relations goals.
  • Execute NEFF’s easement stewardship policies and procedures. If appropriate, prepare updates to internal policies to conform to current Land Trust Alliance Standards & Practices.
  • Coordinate NEFF’s involvement in Terrafirma, the Land Trust Alliance’s insurance program for conservation easement defense.
  • Assist Land Protection staff with mapping and other needs associated with active land conservation projects (such as preparing Baseline Documentation Reports for new easements).
  • Assist other departments with forest stewardship, communication, public outreach, mapping, and development support as necessary.

Desired Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry, Natural Resource Management, Biology, Environmental Science or related fields
  • Previous experience with non-profit land trusts, conservation easement stewardship, and legal concepts of conservation easement defense
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office suite and ArcGIS software
  • Past experience in graphic design and/or map-making (cartography)
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Exceptional organizational abilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with individuals and organizations with a wide range of philosophies
  • Ability to work productively and take initiative with minimal supervision
  • Willingness to travel throughout New England, sometimes overnight and on weekends
  • Understanding and appreciation of New England Forestry Foundation’s unique niche among conservation organizations; documented dedication to the organization’s mission preferred
  • Interest in natural resources, forestry and land conservation with knowledge of New England’s landscape

Compensation and Other Information

Salary is commensurate with experience. NEFF offers a competitive benefits package, including 401(K), health/dental coverage, paid vacation, short & long term disability, AD&D, and life insurance.

NEFF employees are driven by our shared mission to conserve New England’s forests. We believe in the importance of what we do, and we work hard to achieve our goals. Our workplace culture is informal, friendly, and collaborative. Our office is located in the historic Prouty family home in Littleton, MA, and you will regularly see NEFF employees out enjoying Prouty Woods, whether on lunch breaks or during walking meetings. It is not out of the ordinary to start the day early with a walk on the trails, or to end the day paddling a canoe on Long Lake.

New England Forestry Foundation is an equal employment opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

To apply please send a letter of interest, resume, and references to Carson Hauck, NEFF’s Stewardship Associate, at chauck@newenglandforestry.org. Please include in the subject line: “Easement Stewardship Manager”. No phone calls please.

See the website for more information: http://newenglandforestry.org/about/careers/
The application deadline is Friday May 19th, 2017.

The position has a desired start date of Wednesday July 5th, 2017.

Job: Maine Farmland Trust Development Associate (Apply by May 19)

Maine Farmland Trust

Development Associate (full time)

Job Description

Maine Farmland Trust (MFT) seeks a Development Associate to support and further our fundraising and development work. The successful candidate will

1) identify and track funding opportunities;
2) coordinate grant-writing activities;
3) track grant reporting deadlines and coordinate report completion; and
4) assist with other donor outreach and fundraising activities, as needed.

The position could be located in MFT’s Portland or Belfast office. More information about the position can be found here: http://www.mainefarmlandtrust.org/job-opportunities/.

Maine Farmland Trust

Maine Farmland Trust (MFT) is a highly-respected nonprofit organization that protects farmland, supports farmers, and advances the future of farming.

To Apply

Applicants with prior experience in fundraising and development are encouraged to submit an application package consisting of a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples, collated as a single PDF by May 19, 2017.

Email: rachel@mainefarmlandtrust.org

Or mail:

Maine Farmland Trust
ATTN: Rachel Taker
97 Main Street
Belfast, ME 04915

If you have any questions, contact Rachel at 338-6575 or rachel@mainefarmlandtrust.org.

Alumni Job: Maine Environmental Specialist III (Environmental Information Coordinator) Job closes May 18

ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST III

Department/Bureau: Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Air Quality

Open: April 19, 2017 Close: May 18, 2017

Class Code: 9253 Location: Augusta

Position Number: 08300-1975 Position Type: Permanent Full Time

Grade: 23 Salary Range: $37,315.20 – $50,502.40


department of Environmental Protection Title

ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST III (Environmental Information Coordinator)

The Department of Environmental Protection is seeking to fill an Environmental Specialist III vacancy in the Bureau of Air Quality’s Division of Resource Administration in Augusta.

BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION: This position is the Air Bureau’s Environmental Information Coordinator and provides coordination and management of agency information technology (IT) resources within the Air Bureau. IT solutions are essential to maintaining and improving environmental health in Maine. This Environmental Specialist works closely with staff throughout the Air Bureau and the Department to ensure and improve the efficiency of agency processes. This position collaborates with staff in licensing, monitoring, inspections, enforcement, finance, and many other programs. This position is tasked with recognizing emerging needs and identifying opportunities in the Air Bureau where IT solutions can provide value. Based on recommendations from the agency’s Business Analyst and in accordance with Office of Information Technology policy, this position brings data management advice and IT initiatives to the Air Bureau and the Department. This position communicates with all levels of staff to ensure the quality of environmental data. The ability to analyze large data sets and implement best practices regarding data management is a critical function of this position. The position reports to the Department’s Business Analyst in the Division of Resource Administration. For more information, please contact Sam Krajewski at (207) 620-4796 or sam.c.krajewski@maine.gov.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A six (6) year combination of education and/or experience in environmental, biological, physical science, or engineering which includes two (2) years of environmental experience. Qualifying education must include at least 15 credit hours of science or engineering coursework from an accredited educational institution.

Preference will be given to candidates with the following skills and experience:
• Demonstrated experience in oral and written communication of technical information.
• Experience finding common ground with people with different perspectives.
• Ability to ask questions and work on a team.
• Experience with change management.
• Ability to think creatively when identifying and analyzing problems.
• Experience with data entry, data management and data reporting.
• Experience with data analysis tools such as Microsoft Access and ESRI ArcGIS.

See more about this position on the website: http://www.maine.gov/tools/whatsnew/index.php?topic=NRSC+Job+Postings&id=741807&v=article