Friday, March 17, 2017

NOAA Vacancy Announcements

1.  NCCOS is recruiting one *Oceanographer, ZP-1360-4 * located in Silver Spring to serve as the NCCOS Scientific Data Manager. The duties of the positions will design, plan, and lead activities associated with scientific data management including data management planning, data documentation, data preservation, data delivery, and implementation of a data publication framework. Applications for this position can be made via two routes: merit promotion (MAP) for all federal employees and also via the DE application route for all U.S. citizens. The announcements close on March 27, 2017.

*Job Announcement #** (MAP):* NOS-NCCOS-2017-0029

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https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/465638100

*Job Announcement # (DE):* NOS-NCCOS-2017-0030

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https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/465638400
 
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2. Program Analyst, NOAA Climate Program Office (Contractor)

See link for details: http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=COLLABRALINK&cws=1&rid=309

Monday, March 13, 2017

Now hiring!
Community Foodworks

Community Foodworks located in Washington, DC, is an organization that strives to building diverse spaces, where all different races, ages, income-levels and backgrounds are equally represented and excited about fresh, local food.  They operate farmers markers in the region and create opportunities for local farmers to integrate our regions' procurers into urban centers.

The are currently hiring for 3 jobs and 7 internship postings.  To learn more and to apply, visit: http://www.community-foodworks.org/careers/

Friday, March 10, 2017

Opportunities Available!
Navy Pathways Intern Program


This program is designed to provide students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while still in school and while getting paid for the work performed. Students can work full-time or part-time as temporary or non-temporary interns. Students must be continuously enrolled on at least a half-time basis at a qualifying educational institution and be at least 16 years of age. Student interns on appointments scheduled to last longer than 90 days will earn 4 hours of annual leave and 4 hours of sick leave each pay period.
 
Applications will normally be collected on a quarterly basis. The following vacancy announcement schedule will be used for recruiting our student intern positions:
  • 14 March - 16 March 2017
  • 16 May - 18 May 2017
  • 15 August - 17 August 2017
  • 14 November - 16 November 2017
 
To learn more and to apply:
https://www.nrl.navy.mil/careers/students/pathways/
 

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Biological Science Technician Positions
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
 
**Multiple Locations**
 
Duties:
 
The duties described are for the full-performance level. At developmental grade levels, assignments will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence and limited complexity.
 
The duties may include, but are not limited to:
  • The incumbent provides technical assistance and conducts wildlife damage management activities in an integrated pest management (IPM) approach to prevent or reduce economic loss to property and agriculture or to protect human health and safety.
  • Incumbent monitors wildlife behavior and abundance on airports and surrounding properties and may collect data for formal Wildlife Hazard Assessments at the airport and surrounding environment.
  • Incumbent will be required to be familiar with and to use various devices, tools, firearms, toxicants, and related equipment used in wildlife damage management.
  • Incumbent will be expected to be able to identify damage from wildlife species as it pertains to airports, and the incumbent will be expected to assist in the implementation of appropriate corrective action, if warranted.
  • The incumbent complies with federal, state, and local regulations and assists airports with compliance with the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), Endangered Species Act, Federal Air Regulations, and Department of Defense Regulations. The incumbent assists airports and other customers with obtaining migratory bird depredation permits.
  • Incumbent will keep accurate written records of their activities for the cooperator and Wildlife Services program using prescribed formats and procedures. Incumbent prepares and submits routine and special reports regarding daily, weekly, or monthly activities, observations, and events.
  • The incumbent participates in required training sessions, on-the-job developmental activities and temporary details.
  • Incumbent presents program information and conducts training for various groups, including airport organizations, educational institutions, industry groups, and state extension programs.
  • Must demonstrate a respect for safety in all operations, including the operation of motor vehicles, firearms, control devices, and equipment.
  • The incumbent completes other duties as assigned.
 
 
 
Or search via www.usajobs.gov

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Fellowship Opportunity
RAY Fellowship Program

Inspired by efforts to increase racial diversity in the marine conservation field, The RAY Fellowship Program is a response to the call for mainstream environmental organizations to work to increase and provide supported career pathways for people of color within the field. The RAY Fellowship Program is a year-long paid fellowship designed to equip recent college graduates with an undergraduate degree with the tools and support systems they need to become leaders in the ocean conservation field; one that fully represents the rich and diverse communities within the United States.

RAY Fellows will be placed within one of our partner organizations (EDF, Greenpeace, NRDC, Ocean Conservancy, Oceana, Point Blue, RARE, and The Nature Conservancy) for a year-long paid fellowship position, with the resources and support to develop experiences that will launch them onto a path of career growth in the conservation field. RAY Fellowships are full time paid positions and include benefits.

For more information on eligibility and the application process, please visit:http://www.rayconservationfellows.org. Applications are due March 15th

If you are interested in applying and being nominated, please reply to Dr. Evelyn Cooper at ecooper@umd.edu.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Job Announcement
Coastal Climate Specialist

Maryland Sea Grant is pleased to announce an opening in our extension program for a coastal climate specialist. We are looking for a dynamic individual interested in working across science, government, and communities to provide problem-solving assistance to decision-makers and communities. Joining our talented team of extension experts in water resources, the new position will be expected to develop and lead programming focusing on issues facing coastal communities in Maryland. The position announcement with details of the job can be found at http://agnr.umd.edu/careers/jobs/agent-associate-maryland-sea-grant-coastal-climate-specialist. A master’s degree is a minimum requirement, applicants holding a PhD are encouraged to apply. The University of Maryland provides an excellent benefits package with this position. For best consideration please apply by April 30, 2017. We look forward to reviewing your application.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Full-time job opportunity
Crew Leaders - Montgomery County Conservation Corps


Great opportunity or soon-to-be grads!

The Montgomery County Conservation Corps (MCCC) is looking for a Crew Leader. The Crew Leader is responsible for ensuring the regular, reliable, and professional field-based implementation of conservation service projects while ensuring the training, safety, and quality work performance of Corps members. The Crew Leader implements a Positive Youth Development (PYD) approach by seizing opportunities to enhance teamwork, self-confidence, problem solving, conflict resolution, trust, and leadership among Corps participants. The Crew Leader oversees the crew of Corps members in the field, interacts with the public and organization staff, and maintains the integrity of the MCCC program by always demonstrating reliable and professional behavior.

See entire job description
here
Job openings
Climate Policy Initiative
 
For soon-to-be-grads! Climate Policy Initiative is hiring for many positions, including but not limited to:
  • Energy Finance Consultant
  • Analyst, Climate Finance
  • Intern, Climate Finance

To view more positions and to apply, click HERE.

Friday, February 24, 2017

Coastal Climate Specialist
Maryland Sea Grant @ UMD

Maryland Sea Grant is pleased to announce an opening in our extension program for a coastal climate specialist. We are looking for a dynamic individual interested in working across science, government, and communities to provide problem-solving assistance to decision-makers and communities. Joining our talented team of extension experts in water resources, the new position will be expected to develop and lead programming focusing on issues facing coastal communities in Maryland. The position announcement with details of the job can be found at http://agnr.umd.edu/careers/jobs/agent-associate-maryland-sea-grant-coastal-climate-specialist. A master’s degree is a minimum requirement, applicants holding a PhD are encouraged to apply. The University of Maryland provides an excellent benefits package with this position. For best consideration please apply by April 30, 2017.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Environmental Specialist
University of Maryland - Department of Environmental Safety, Sustainability and Risk

Job overview:
The incumbent will serve as an Environmental Specialist within the Environmental Affairs Unit of the University of Maryland’s (UMD) Department of Environmental Safety, Sustainability, and Risk (ESSR).

The position is responsible for the development and implementation of environmental programs, supporting the Assistant Director of Environmental Affairs.

Under direct supervision by the Assistant Director, this position assists in the management and compliance assurance of UMD’s air and stormwater permits, as well as provides support to other programs including pollution prevention and hazardous, radioactive, and biological waste management.

The position develops and delivers environmental compliance training programs to campus stakeholders, develops public participation events, and maintains the web content for the Environmental Affairs Unit website.

The incumbent will interface with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE), as well as other regulatory entities and stakeholders, representing UMD.

The position requires the ability to perform professional environmental management work, with direct supervision from the Assistant Director of Environmental Affairs.

Work includes technical environmental and engineering tasks, as well as project management.

COMPLEXITY OF DUTIES:
The incumbent performs highly specialized, complex environmental management functions which involve the review and interpretation of complicated environmental regulations, as well as data acquisition, data analysis, and the completion of multi-faceted environmental engineering calculations.

In addition to typical office work, duties will involve the acquisition of data from the field, including water monitoring, sample collection, and air emissions testing.

FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY:
The incumbent uses and is responsible for equipment incident to the operation and function of the office including vehicles, technical monitoring and testing equipment and office equipment, with an estimated value of $200,000.

The position may assist in managing project budgets on the order of approximately $100,000 annually.

GUIDELINES:
The incumbent is required to be proficient in environmental management with detailed knowledge of pertinent Federal and State of Maryland environmental regulations, policies, and directives.

Requires broad knowledge of multi-media environmental programs, including hazardous waste, stormwater, air, and pollution prevention.

PERSONNEL CONTACTS AND PURPOSE OF CONTACT:
The majority of contacts are made with faculty, staff, and laboratory personnel during consultation, inspections, audits and data collection efforts.

The position serves on project teams associated with campus construction, development and environmental compliance matters.

The incumbent will routinely interact with representatives of EPA, MDE, and other regulatory entities. Contact may be in-person, as well as through email and telephone correspondence.


For more information and to apply, visit:  https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/49786