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

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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

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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

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Job for Seniors/ Alums: Education Recruitment of Teachers & Administartors

Carney, Sandoe & Associates is an educational recruitment firm that places teachers and administrators in college-prep, independent, and like-kind (charter, magnet, pilot, merit) schools across the nation and internationally. These schools are exciting, vibrant communities that provide recent college graduates an excellent opportunity to work in a setting that is collaborative and unique.Carney, Sandoe & Associates is busy actively looking for current seniors who may be interested in teaching next year, and I hope you will pass this message onto your students.

We are looking for students with an undergraduate or graduate degree in the subject they would like to teach (English, history, mathematics, chemistry, physics, biology, Spanish, music, etc.). Each year, we help match job seekers with positions in all primary and secondary subjects. Teaching certification is not required, and our personal and professional services are completely free for job seekers.

Our application can be found on our website. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Devon A. Tadler | Associate Director of Operations and Senior Recruitment Manager
Carney, Sandoe & Associates
44 Bromfield Street | Boston, MA 02108

Job: Contract Position for Boston energy start up

EnergySage is seeking a current college senior with familiarity in energy and/or sustainability to help develop new articles for the EnergySage website. This is a contract/freelance position with the potential to transition into a full-time position in summer 2017. Applicants can work remotely or locally at our Boston office, and will be paid per article completion.

For more information, visit: https://www.energysage.com/about/careers#writer_researcher Send applications to sara@energysage.com.

Alumni Job Opportunity: Job opening for the Director of Science at the Nature Conservancy (3/15)

The Nature Conservancy in Maine is seeking candidates for our Director of Science position. This position will play a critical leadership role in using an evidence-based, scientific approach to inspire and guide the conservation strategies of The Nature Conservancy in Maine This position is central to ensuring that our conservation strategies are based on robust scientific grounding and have positive outcomes for nature and people.

We are looking for a proven leader and problem solver to serve as a science convener and a subject matter expert to ensure conservation science and planning best practices are applied throughout TNC Maine’s work in forests, freshwater, oceans, and climate. Leading and managing a team of science and planning staff in Maine, this candidate applies existing and cutting-edge solutions to major conservation challenges and is responsible for leading collaborative enterprises that create a body of scientific work that build on and expand how conservation is carried out for the benefit of nature and people in Maine and beyond. The candidate helps to lead strategic planning to determine TNC Maine’s priorities, and is responsible for fostering effective and innovative partnerships to develop and implement key projects. We appreciate collaborative approaches and encourage innovative ideas and recommendations.

External applicants MUST apply via www.nature.org/careers by referencing job #45145. All applications are due by March 15 at 11:59 pm Eastern Time.

Alumni Job Opportunity: Udall Foundation Program Associate (DEADLINE JAN 3, 2017)

Greetings,
The Udall Foundation’s U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution (U.S. Institute) is seeking a skilled professional to serve as a Program Associate based out of our Tucson, Arizona office.  This job is a full-time, permanent, federal position in an Excepted Service Appointment.

We are looking for a dynamic, early career professional interested in the environmental, public policy, and conflict resolution fields.  The successful candidate will provide support for mediation, facilitation, or training services.  Projects often are complex and contentious, requiring independent thought and coordination.

The U.S. Institute is looking to fill this position by mid-January, 2017.  Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, with a deadline of January 3rd.  A position description, with required qualifications is attached. 

The U.S. Institute is part of the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation, an independent executive branch agency that promotes leadership, education, collaboration, and conflict resolution in the areas of environment, public lands, and natural resources.  The position is a Program Associate at a level of compensation and responsibilities comparable to a GS-9 with opportunities for advancement.  The successful candidate will be based in the Udall Foundation’s Tucson office.  Travel is required for this position (up to 5 days per month on average).

Candidates may submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to: 

Brian Manwaring, Senior Program Manager

U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution

520-901-8529

manwaring@udall.gov

 

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Regards,

Brain

 

Brian J. Manwaring
Senior Program Manager
U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution

Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation
130 South Scott Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85701

Tel: 520.901.8529 ~ Fax: 520.670.5530

Email: manwaring@udall.gov   Website: www.udall.gov

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Position Description
Program Associate
Udall Foundation, Tucson, AZ
AD-0301-09

Introduction: Reporting to the Udall Foundation’s Director of Environmental Conflict Resolution, the Program Associate supports U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution projects by working with Senior Program Associates, Program Managers, and Senior Program Managers on case management, assessment, contracting, client and stakeholder communications, meeting planning, and logistics. The Program Associate also supports management and organization functions of the U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution Program (U.S. Institute).
Major Duties and responsibilities:
Support and assist Senior Program Associates and Program Managers to provide U.S. Institute services to include:
 Under the supervision of the Director for Environmental Conflict Resolution and the direction of Program Managers, independently perform general information intake; support the management of the Institute’s role in the contracting process for neutral selection; and support the management of the neutral contract, often for multiple projects simultaneously.
 With assistance and direction from Senior Program Associates, and often under the direction of Program Managers, the incumbent drafts Scopes of Work (SOW) and prepares both routine and complex budgets for projects and programmatic efforts for review, editing, and approval by the Program Managers. Budgets should reflect appropriate estimation of tasks, level of effort, timelines, costs, and milestones.
 Assist Senior Program Associates and Program Managers with case/conflict assessments by arranging interviews and summarizing the assessment interviews in order to draft findings and develop draft recommendations and reports.
 Under the supervision of the Foundation’s Director for Environmental Conflict Resolution, Senior Program Associates, or Program Managers, plan and facilitate small group discussions and caucuses as part of U.S. Institute projects.
 Summarize meeting discussions succinctly and accurately for Program Manager’s review and provide such summaries in a timely manner as directed after meetings.
 Manage logistics for large complex conflict resolution projects.
 Accurately implement federal and Foundation policies related to records management, personnel policies, data base management, and project administration requirements.
 Draft communications to be transmitted to contractors and project participants about meeting schedules, results, and follow up steps on a regular basis.
In addition, support and assist the Udall Foundation’s U.S. Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution program to include:
 Provide marketing support by developing and archiving PowerPoint presentations, assisting with the scheduling of marketing presentations, managing marketing materials through archiving and storing the materials, and attending conferences and meetings to staff Institute outreach activities
 Other duties as assigned.
 The position may involve some travel (up to 25% on average).
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
1. GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS
At least a Bachelor’s degree and 2 years’ experience in environmental, natural resources, or land use law, science, policy, or planning related to complex public policy issues, including at least one (1) year of experience comparable to professional standards of a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) and demonstrable experience assisting with environmental project management, public policy negotiations, collaborative processes, or consensus seeking processes.
At least one (1) year of team leadership and facilitation experience
Demonstrated experience with organizational, administrative, financial, or project coordination.
Demonstrated flexibility and ability to work independently, while also capable of working collaboratively with a team to develop and carry out an overall program.
Excellent collaborative interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to ensure administrative tasks and processes are completed in a timely manner.
Proficiency with databases, spreadsheets, research tools, online collaboration tools, and social media.
Experience with electronic tools for developing and tracking project budgets
Demonstrated excellence in both oral and written communication. (A writing sample is required.)

Job Opportunities/ Alumni Job at Chewonki, Wiscasset, Maine

Chewonki is an environmental education organization based in Wiscasset, Maine, that inspires transformative growth, teaches appreciation and stewardship of the natural world, and challenges people to build thriving, sustainable communities throughout their lives. Chewonki began in 1915 as a camp for boys but has grown to comprise the boys camp; adventures for girls; semester school for outstanding high-school juniors; traveling natural history programs that our teachers take to libraries, schools, and other community venues; an outdoor classroom for visiting school groups; and wilderness trips for teens, adults, and families. Through its educational initiatives, Chewonki demonstrates and teaches the importance of living sustainably.

Outdoor Educator, Chewonki
http://www.chewonki.org/About/documents/Chewonki_OutdoorEducator.pdf

Head of Semester School- Maine Coast Semester Program at Chewonki
http://www.chewonki.org/About/documents/ChewonkiMaineSemesterOpportunity.pdf

 

 

Alumni Job: Biologist II (Wildlife) Position open 12/5/16-12/29/16

BIOLOGIST II (Wildlife)

The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is seeking to fill a Wildlife Biologist vacancy in Augusta.

BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION: This is a supervisory Wildlife Biologist position, which is assigned full time to the Department of Agriculture Conservation and Forestry/Bureau of Parks and Lands (BPL).

The position is responsible for ensuring wildlife habitat objectives are incorporated and achieved in the Bureau’s management of public lands, including acquiring data, providing information and writing the fishery and wildlife component of management plans. The position acts as a liaison between Bureau of Parks and Lands and other Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Biologists on habitat management plans.

Responsibilities of the position are statewide and include the development of policies and operational standards for wildlife resource values as it relates to the Bureau’s multiple use management objectives, develop and oversee implementation of projects for the enhancement of fishery and wildlife habitats and work cooperatively with BPL to minimize conflicts between timber and wildlife management.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelors Degree in Biology, Wildlife Management, or related field -AND- three (3) years experience in laboratory or field research of fish and wildlife including experience in a supervisory capacity. Directly related work experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.

For more information see the website: http://www.maine.gov/nrsc/jobs/article.shtml?id=http://www.maine.gov/tools/whatsnew/index.php?topic=NRSC+Job+Postings&id=722681&v=article