Posts Tagged ‘water’

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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I am looking to hire a technician/lab manager for my lab at the University of Michigan, which focuses on aquatic and disease ecology. A full job posting, including information on how to apply, can be found here:
http://umjobs.org/job_detail/75675/research_lab_specialist_assoc. Briefly, the job will involve sampling inland lakes, maintaining lab cultures, running lab experiments, and supervising undergraduate research students. Applicants must have a valid drivers license, be able to swim and help carry a small jonboat, and have strong organizational skills. Prior experience working with plankton is preferred, but not required. Questions can be addressed to me (duffymeg@umich.edu). Applications will be accepted at least until Wednesday, October 31.

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 I work with the Ashevillage Institute in Asheville, NC. We offer transformatively mobilizing 10-day eco-immersion programs that are tailored specifically to meet the needs of student groups. 
You choose what you want. We provide the topnotch team — a collaboration of local sustainability practitioners, community leaders, and experts in the field. 
The goal: Take what you learn and implement it in your own campus community. Now is the time to delve deeply and engage fully!
Check out our menu of options based on four fields of learning: 
     • Applied Ecology & Resilient Living: Water, Food, Energy, Shelter & Nature
     • Innovative Leadership: Local Economies, Education, Culture & Community
     • Vibrant Living: Inner Landscapes, Healing Arts & Conscious Communication
     • Women’s Wisdom: Traditions, Progressive Pathways & Leadership
Groups will be hosted at the Ashevillage Sanctuary: Downtown’s EcoSweet Retreat, a guest house and premier one-acre urban permaculture site in Asheville, NC. Enjoy and learn about the 18,000 gallon rainwater aquaponic system, beautiful edible gardens, stone courtyards and natural buildings!
I hope to work with you and your group and would be happy to answer any questions. I will follow up with you soon. If you know others who would be interested, please feel free to share this. Thank you!
Best regards,
Kathryn Blau

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Rochester, NY

Bergmann Associates is an engineering and architectural design firm employing planners, architects, interior designers, landscape architects, programmers, developers, structural, civil, environmental, mechanical, electrical, and industrial engineers.


  • Some experience in pumps, pump station design, and large diameter pipe design
  • Familiarity with different piping materials, underground construction (buried pipelines), gates, hydraulic systems, hoisting equipment
  • Some understanding of water/wastewater treatment and processes
  • Intermediate understanding of air quality, noise and environmental engineering is a plus


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