Posts Tagged ‘full time’

Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. in Denver, Colorado seeks an Environmental Scientist/Biologist conducts biological analyses/fieldwork in support of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Endangered Species Act (ESA) and other applicable regulations. Working independently, the candidate will complete field assessments and prepare permits for wetland and ecological projects for projects in the transportation, water, and energy sectors. This will include wetland delineations, impact assessments, mitigation planning, construction monitoring, and other studies. Conducts threatened and endangered species surveys and habitat assessments.
  • BS or MS in a scientific discipline
  • At least 2 years of experience in environmental analysis and studies
  • Wetland delineation and habitat assessment experience is required
  • Excellent technical writing, verbal communications skills, and computer literacy is required
  • Proven working knowledge of NEPA as applied to transportation projects is preferred
  • Familiarity with flora and fauna of the Mountain West is required
  • Experience in Section 404 permitting and Section 7 consultation is strongly desired
  • Specialization in wildlife, botany or ornithology is a plus
To be considered, email resume to recruiters@jacobs.com

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The Center for Biological Diversity seeks a full-time director for our Wildlands (formerly Public Lands) Program. The Center is a national non-profit organization dedicated to protecting endangered species and wild places through science, policy, education, creative media and environmental law.

The Wildlands Program Director will oversee the Center’s work to protect and restore public lands in the United States, with a strong focus on national forests, BLM lands, national parks, national wildlife refuges and critical state lands.

The director will directly manage a staff of approximately 10 biologists, activists and attorneys and coordinate with staff in other programs working on legislative and administrative policy, ecosystem defense, litigation, political organizing and media outreach.

Threats to be addressed include oil, gas and coal leasing, logging, mining, livestock grazing, water diversions, off-road vehicles, invasive species and ecosystem deterioration.

The director will also develop and implement proactive legislative and administrative agendas to better manage public lands for the benefit of biodiversity, clean water and quiet recreation in response to a changing climate and society.

  • significant experience in public lands advocacy
  • familiarity with environmental statutes including the Endangered Species Act, National Environmental Policy Act, National Forest Management Act and Federal Land Policy and Management Act
  • scientific literacy
  • communications literacy
  • excellent research, writing, and verbal advocacy skills
  • ability to lead, work with, and manage others as part of an effective team
  • demonstrated commitment to environmental protection
Salary is commensurate with other non-profit organizations and includes an excellent vacation and benefits package
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, references, and a writing sample via email (no paper) to wildlands@biologicaldiversity.org. The position will remain open until filled. No telephone calls please. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. For more information on the Center, go towww.biologicaldiversity.org.

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The program assistant’s primary role is to support reporting and verification services, which includes providing customer services to account holders and conducting review of project reporting documentation of emissions reductions/removals projects under program standards. Program support accounts for 75% of the program assistant’s duties and administrative work accounts for the other 25%.
  • Bachelor’s degree in forestry, natural resources management, or related field
  • experience or interest in working with GHG/climate change
  • strong written and oral communication skills
  • ability to review and understand technical documents, and present materials in an understandable fashion
  • experience with Microsoft Office applications and databases
  • US citizenship or legal right to work in the US
Compensation is commensurate with experience. Position includes a competitive benefits package.
Position is available immediately.
To apply submit the following information to the Search Committee:
  • Application process
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Writing sample (maximum 5 pages)
Deadline is Friday December 14, 2012 at 5pm. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications should be emailed to the following address with the header “Program Assistant Candidate”: 

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The Watershed Agricultural Council, a non-profit organization working to protect the New York City Watershed while supporting farm and forest land uses, is seeking an Easement Program Stewardship Specialist to assist in the stewardship of agricultural conservation easements designed to protect agricultural and forestry viability and water quality.
Qualifications: bachelor’s degree in supporting field; three years of related experience in land conservation or natural resource management; additional requirements at www.nycwatershed.org
Compensation: high $40,000s
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to:
Amy Hawk
Watershed Agricultural Council
33195 State Highway 10
Walton, NY 13856-2159
Closing date: review of applications will begin December 10, 2012.

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The Land Trust for Tennessee Land Protection Field Coordinator will be a resourceful, creative individual with a passion for land and water conservation. The Land Protection Field Coordinator will be a member of a multidisciplinary team dedicated to land protection in Davidson County and the surrounding counties (Williamson, Sumner, and Robertson). This position is full-time for two years and may be extended based upon available funding.


  • Three to five years of professional experience in natural resource conservation, real estate transactions, or farmland protection. Local experience is desirable.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably in natural resource sciences, environmental planning, or agriculture.
  • Proven effective project management skills working with private landowners and community organizations.
  • Results oriented, self-starter with a strong team ethic and ability to work independently.


  • Complete land conservation transactions, which includes baseline documentation preparation, conservation easement drafting, and GIS mapping.
  • Conduct site visits with landowners to discuss land protection goals and processes.
  • Maintain landowner relationships, correspondence, and maintain accurate, up to date project files.
  • Effectively conduct education and outreach programs to landowners and communities about conservation options and the mission of The Land Trust.
  • General research and support for land protection staff.
  • Partner with other land conservation organizations, community groups, and other stakeholders on projects of mutual interest.

Interested applicants should email cover letter and resume to jhenderson@landtrusttn.orgOpen until filled.

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Earth Matter NY is seeking a full time staff person to help grow their Community Compost Hub program in the Lower East Side. The ideal person is both an educator and administrator who will work closely with Earth Matter to implement a pilot food scrap recovery program in partnership with two NYC schools (in the same building). The educator will be responsible for on-site coordination of this program at the schools, staffing open hours at the compost site, and maintaining the compost system with Earth Matter staff, students, and Earth Matter volunteers. The Educator will assist with Earth Matter NY work with events on Governor’s Island from April-October.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Co-develop and manage cafeteria food scrap recovery and on site composting training program for the Schools.
  • Co-develop and manage afterschool internship program focused on processing food scraps.
  • Manage Compost Hub: Open and close, staff open hours for neighbor drop off on Tuesdays and Saturdays, restock literature, organize workdays, coordinate volunteers working at Hub and managing chicken flock care shifts.
  • Co-lead trainings and classes.
  • Assist in all administrative aspects of Earth Matter NY work as part of BWPRR’s Local Organics Recovery Program.
  • Prepare quarterly OTPS (expense) financial reports, quarterly projections, and Equipment Tracking Documents
  • Track program growth and key data, including amount of material accepted, processed, and distributed.
  • Governors Island (GI): April – October. Co-coordinates event agreements with event producers and manages event volunteers. Coordinate ten weekend day events on GI during the “season”.
  • Represent Earth Matter in DSNY social media group committee and manage Earth Matter’s social media presence.
  • Closely communicate and coordinate with BWPRR as needed.

Required Skills:

  • Extensive experience in environmental education for all ages.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Understanding of NYC government and DSNY’s Bureau of Waste Prevention, Reuse and Recycling (BWPRR)
  • Extensive experience with Excel and data processing. Proficiency in Word and general office administrative skills.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize; results-oriented, reliable, ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, detail-oriented.
  • Ability and desire to collaborate with team members and to work independently and self-start projects.
  • Physically strong and able to lift 50 lbs.

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of Adobe illustrator/Photoshop.
  • Technical skills in carpentry and gardening.
  • Driver’s license, bike riding, and experience in equipment operation and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of compost production and resource recovery in NYC.


  • Minimum 4 years related work experience in public education, or Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Experience with wide range of software applications (Excel, MS Word, Power Point, Outlook.)
  • Seasoned public speaker, ease in leading workshops and trainings.

Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to earthmatterjobs@gmail.com

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American Rivers is accepting applications for the 2013-2015 Anthony A. Lapham River Conservation Fellowship. The Lapham Fellowship was established in 2008 in honor of the memory of Anthony Lapham, lifelong champion for rivers and former chairman of the American Rivers=92 Board of Directors.

The Fellowship gives talented post-graduates the opportunity to engage in relevant research and work in the field of river conservation.  The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work with AR staff to develop their own scope of work.

Post-graduates interested in contributing to American Rivers’ work on river protection and restoration, please go to http://www.americanrivers.org/fellowship. The position is two years (full time), and a stipend is provided.

Any further questions can be directed to Fay Augustyn (faugustyn@americanrivers.org).

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