Thursday, December 14, 2017

Now hiring Federal Wildlife Officers
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has just announced hires for Federal Wildlife Officers. There are openings for veterans, current Federal employees, and recent graduates/students.

Below are the active links to Land Management LE Officer, GL-1801-5/7/9, vacancies:
Now Hiring: Puget Sound Policy Manager
Washington Environmental Council

Position Summary
The Puget Sound Policy Manager is part of Washington Environmental Council’s Puget Sound Program and is responsible for implementing the state, federal, and local policy agenda to protect and recover Puget Sound and the Salish Sea. The vibrant and enthusiastic Puget Sound Program team works toward clean water and healthy habitat that support iconic species like salmon and orcas and the communities that rely on Puget Sound economically and culturally. Our work builds grassroots and legislative support for a healthy Puget Sound, connects communities across the Sound on recovery efforts, advocates for better policy and enforcement, and demands increased financial investments where needed. The Puget Sound Policy Manager will develop, refine, and implement creative solutions to advance Puget Sound recovery, from incentive-based approaches to regulatory processes that protect clean water and healthy habitat. The full-time position is based in Seattle, WA, and reports to the Puget Sound Program Director.

To learn more and to apply, visit:

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Summer 2018 part-time job opportunity
Title: Human Dimensions Research Technician – Beach Recreation & Shorebirds
Location: Three sites along the Atlantic Flyway, one of which will be Long Island, NY
Salary: $380/week
Duration: Mid-May through mid-September
Responsibilities: Assist graduate student in administering human dimensions surveys to beachgoers in an effort to better understand human activities that may disturb shorebirds. Work includes: collecting on-site human observational data, conducting social science surveys with beachgoers, interacting with the public, data entry, database maintenance.
Qualifications: Seeking a candidate interested in integrating social science with natural resource management, human dimensions of conservation, and wildlife biology. The candidate must be pursuing or have completed an undergraduate degree in Environmental Conservation, Environmental Science/Studies, Wildlife Biology, Social Sciences, or a related field. The applicant must be able to adapt to a flexible work schedule, which will involve working early mornings and weekends. Preferred applicants should have the ability to work in coastal field settings and/or inclement weather (including heat, humidity, and direct sun). Must be comfortable approaching and speaking with people, as this will encompass the majority of the technician’s work. Must have good interpersonal skills and experience interacting with the public. Preferred qualifications include experience using Microsoft Office and Excel and college course-work in human dimensions, environmental interpretation, or the social sciences. Technician will be required to pass background check and driving record check.

Contact: Please email applications to Carolyn Comber at by January 31st. Please include a cover letter explaining your interests and qualifications, resume, and three references (including email addresses and phone numbers).

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Park Naturalist II position
Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission

Candidate will provide interpretive and educational programs in natural history to various groups such as schools, scouts, general public and summer youth campers. Conducts research in various subject matters and upon approval of senior staff, will present the material in programs and camps. Respond to visitor, telephone, and staff inquiries concerning natural history and conservation matters. Greets visitors, provides interpretive program information, promotes positive public relations for the nature center programs and encourages public appreciation for the natural environment. Will provide care, enrichment, training, and maintain health of live amphibians, reptiles, invertebrates, and birds of prey.

To read more and to apply, visit:

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Science Outreach Internship
Ecological Society of America
About ESA 
The Ecological Society of America, founded in 1915, is the world’s largest community of professional ecologists and a trusted source of ecological knowledge, committed to advancing the understanding of life on Earth. The 9,000 member Society publishes five journals and a membership bulletin and broadly shares ecological information through policy, media outreach, and education initiatives. The Society’s Annual Meeting attracts 4,000 attendees and features the most recent advances in ecological science.
About ESA’s Office of Science Programs
The ESA Science Office envisions an ecological science that effectively meets the challenges of a changing world. We connect the research and management communities, support the use of science to inform decision making, and build capacity among scientists.
Purpose & Responsibilities
ESA seeks an energetic recent graduate or graduate student with strong communication and organizational skills to 1) help enhance our communication and outreach endeavors, and 2) to help manage special ESA meetings, workshops, and training events. A basic background in and appreciation for ecology, biology, and/or environmental sciences is desired. 
The science outreach intern will work with Cliff Duke, Science Programs Director, and Jill Parsons, Science Programs Manager, to create outreach materials and strategies that will enhance our existing programs (such as our Sustaining Biological Infrastructure Training Initiative). The intern will also assist with logistical arrangements and communications for events that will bring scientists together on a wide range of topics, such as the sustainability of scientific data repositories. Additional duties may include taking notes, webpage upkeep, and tracking budget information. There may be opportunities to network with important scientists in a wide range of disciplines and contribute to important workshop reports.
Specific Activities for the Science Outreach Intern
  • Outreach and marketing: create and refine outreach materials for Science Office programs; this will include email campaigns, flyers, website updates, liaising with ESA’s Public Affairs office regarding social media updates, and creating/editing videos.
  • Communications and writing: contribute to workshop and meeting reports and presentations; liaise with workshop and meeting participants as needed.
  • Organization and planning: manage onsite logistical details for events, including a/v, room setup, printed materials, timekeeping, and taking effective notes.
  • Data entry: act as the point of contact for travel reimbursements; monitor and report on travel budgets.
  • Graduate student or recent graduate with a strong background in communications and/or marketing
  • Experience and interest in ecological, biological, and/or environmental sciences and research
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Familiar with WordPress; basic HTML skills a plus
  • Familiar with Microsoft Publisher a plus
  • Willing to perform data-entry and other basic tasks
  • Willing to learn as needed and follow directions
  • Must enjoy working effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
 Hours are flexible, but you must be available to work a regular schedule of 8-16 hours per week in ESA’s downtown Washington, DC office during business hours (8am-6pm; M-F)
This is a paid, part-time internship based in ESA’s downtown Washington, DC office, with occasional travel to events in the greater DC area. The position is funded from December 1 - May 31, 2018 and pays $15 per hour.
Please email a cover letter, and resume to Jill Parsons, Please put “Science Outreach Intern” in the subject line. Applications are due Friday, November 3rd. The position is open until filled.
ESA is an Equal Opportunity employer.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Now hiring
Rock Creek Conservancy

Rock Creek Conservancy is​ hiring for the position of Program Manager, who will manage ​the Rock Creek Conservation Corps (RC3) program.

For more information, full job description, and how to apply, head to their website:

This is a great opportunity to be a part of a growing program that revitalizes Rock Creek and its parklands while providing transformative experiences to youth and empowering non-traditional leaders in conservation to develop and sustain a culture of environmental stewardship for future generations.

Spring 2018 Internships
National Park Service

National Park Service is pleased to announce nearly 100 paid internships for the Spring 2018 semester! Eligible applicants must be currently enrolled in an academic program or have recently graduated (December 2016 or later).

These exciting opportunities include working with the National Park Service's Certified Local Government Program, Office of Tribal Relations and American Cultures, Gettysburg National Military Park, Everglades National Park, Zion National Park, Yosemite National Park andmany others. Find out more about each position and apply at:

Applications are due Sunday, October 22. 

Questions?  Please email

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Post-Grad Internship Available
National Park Foundation

The National Park Foundation is funding a paid internship position to work with me (at NPS) and colleagues on a multi-park project involving water quality citizen science and environmental science education for high school students.

They're looking for great candidates who live in the DC area. Current graduate students are preferred. 

Position Description is on Idealist

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Arborist Assistant/Ground-worker
Wilmington Country Club
Wilmington Country Club, a prestigious and private club is seeking a Ground Worker with some arboricultural or horticultural experience. Pruning knowledge is a plus as well as safe chain-saw use. The Assistant will be trained under the direction of the I.S.A. Certified Arborist. Climbing experience is not needed.
The following are some of the duties that will be performed and instructed:
  • Chain saw use and maintenance
  • Woody plant ID
  • IPM scouting, pest and disease management
  • Proper pruning techniques
  • Tree removals
  • Maintaining tree nursery
  • Proper planting and large tree moving
  • Maintaining fruit tree orchard
  • Operation of wood chipper, 50’ lift and associated tree equipment
  • Roping and rigging
  • Soil sampling and fertilization of woody ornamentals
Salary commensurate with experience. Full-time position with benefits.
Send resume to Peter Coates at

Friday, September 1, 2017

UMD Lecturer Position
Institute of Applied Agriculture

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:
The Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA) invites qualified applicants to apply for a full-time, 12-month, professional-track Lecturer position at the University of Maryland, College Park. The person in this position will teach agricultural communication courses, advise students enrolled in the Agriculture Forward at Maryland (Ag Forward) program, keep advising guides updated, track student progress, and build university relationships by collaborating with other campus departments. Position responsibilities are expected to be roughly 60% teaching and 40% advising/administrative.

For full job description, visit:
(Position #: IPOOO)

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Now Hiring
Imperfect Produce

Founded by UMD alum Ben Simon (who also created the Food Recovery Network on campus!), Imperfect Produce finds homes for the billions of pounds of ugly produce that go to waste each year in California alone. They offer a subscription produce box that’s affordable, convenient, customizable, and delicious!

Multiple positions in Customer Care, Management, Marketing, Operations, Supply, and Customer Relations are available!

Questions? Contact Alyssa Seibert (ENSP Class of 2010):
Ecologist (Conservation)
Smithsonian Institution

This position is located at the Conservation Ecology Center (CEC) of the National Zoo’s Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) with the primary duty station located in Front Royal, Virginia. The incumbent is responsible for developing, planning, executing a highly competitive and independent international research program.

To read more and to apply, click HERE!

Aquatic Policy Analyst
Department of Natural Resources

Located in Olympia, Washington, the Department of Natural Resources is currently seeking a full-time Aquatic Policy Analyst, who will develop significant new program and policy directions related to the sustainable management of state-owned aquatic lands and associated public resources.

aster's Degree required; however, a bachelor's degree plus two years of relevant work experience may substitute.

To read more about the position and to apply, click HERE.
NOAA Contract Positions
I.M. Systems Group, Inc. (IMSG)

IMSG has multiple contract positions available with NOAA - visit to view each open position and to apply!

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Anthropology Graduate Program at Notre Dame

The Anthropology graduate program at Notre Dame is committed to the richness and diversity of the discipline, building bridges between various humanistic and scientific approaches. With the research expertise in their department, the four-field graduate program is a very attractive option for graduate students. They accept between 5 and 8 graduate students each year, with each accepted student receiving full funding for five years (which includes a competitive stipend, conference travel, as well as summer funding). All students who graduate within five years are provided a fully paid post-doctoral research/teaching position (teaching one class per term) where students can hone their teaching skills and submit publications while applying for jobs (

More detailed information about our program and funding can be found at

Applications are due on December 1, 2017.
An open house will be held Friday, October 6, 2017.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Writer/Editor and Social Media Specialist
Freestone Environmental Services, Inc.

Freestone Environmental Services, Inc., ( a multi-disciplinary consulting firm, seeks a talented individual to serve as a Writer/Editor and Social Media Specialist to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of Response and Restoration (OR&R -- OR&R’s headquarter is in Silver Spring, MD, with additional offices in Seattle, WA and other locations throughout the US. This position will be located in Seattle, WA.

OR&R is a program office in the National Ocean Service (NOS) that responds to pollution threats in order to protect and restore coastal resources. To do this OR&R provides scientific response to releases of oil, chemicals, and contaminants; works to reduce, remove and better understand the impacts of marine debris; and protects and restores the nation’s trust natural resources.

  • Writer, editor and social media specialist supporting OR&R’s Outreach Team.
  • Manage OR&R blog and social media accounts (currently Facebook, Twitter).
  • Gain and maintain knowledge of government use compliance.
  • Manage and execute OR&R social media and blog calendar.
  • Manage stakeholder newsletter.
  • Support OR&R Outreach and Web Teams on the maintenance of the OR&R Web site, with a specific focus on writing and editing of web content.
  • Support development and implementation of annual OR&R Outreach Strategic Plan.
  • Provide support to OR&R’s Outreach Team and Directorate with writing and editing of outreach and communications products for a variety of audiences, including agency leadership, partner organizations, U.S. Congress and the public.
  • Communicate regularly with OR&R communications and technical staff and NOS communications team.
  • Responsible for assisting with short and long-term special projects as needs arise and as outreach/communications requirements evolve.
  • Recommend and develop creative solutions to achieve OR&R’s outreach and communications goals.
  • Support usability testing for various OR&R Web sites and public tools.


  • Proven writing and editing ability.
  • Accurate proofreading skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, journalism or related field with a minimum of three years’ experience in a writing, editing and communications capacity.
  • Experience in web content management.
  • Experience in web editing and social media (entry and editing).
  • Social media analysis and reporting.
  • Knowledge of web content management systems, e.g., Drupal.
  • Proficiency in basic HTML coding, Google sites, and Adobe Photoshop.
  • Self-motivated, creative and energetic with an ability to work well individually and cooperatively with range of individuals.
  • Impeccable written and oral communications skills.
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work on several projects simultaneously and to shift priorities as needed.
  • Experience working for an organization in a marine science or emergency response related field.

To Apply:
Please submit your resume, a writing sample, a completed application (found at: ttp://, contact information for three (3) references, and a cover letter explaining how your qualifications meet the requirements of the position to: with the following subject line: Writer/Editor.

Freestone is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Veteran Friendly.
Multiple Positions Available
Friends of the Earth

Friends of the Earth is a grassroots enviromental network that seeks to change the perception of the public, media and policy makers and effect policy change.  they are one of 75 national member groups that advocate to Congress, state capitals and with community groups across the country.

They are hiring interns and full-time positions for recent grads.  To view available jobs, visit:
Naturalist position
City of Rockville

The City of Rockville is now hiring an hourly Natural Position with the Department of Recreation and Parks.

Essential Job Functions: Work is performed under the direction of the Nature Center Supervisor. Assists in opening and closing duties of the Nature Center. Works flexible hours including weekends on a rotating schedule. Conduct environmental interpretive programs, including pre and post-trip lesson plans for school programs. Assists with animal care, bulletin board design and construction, gardening, exhibit design and fabrication. Answers inquiries and provides information to general public and program participants in an effective and pleasant manner. Works 8-15 hours per week. Will be required to teach 2-3 summer camps.

To read more about the position and to apply , visit:

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Postgraduate Research and Training - Coastal Wetlands
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

A postgraduate research training opportunity is available at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA), Office of Water in Washington, DC. The internship will be served with the Office of Wetlands, Oceans, and Watersheds (OWOW).

The participant will be located in the Oceans and Coastal Management Branch. This branch is involved in a range of activities related to maintaining the health, resilience and sustainability of the oceans and coasts. The topic areas covered by the branch include, but are not limited to, protecting coral reefs, regulating discharges from vessels, developing tools and information materials regarding pollution from marinas and ports, mitigating the effects of coastal acidification, assessing the vulnerabilities of estuaries to climate change, and protecting coastal wetlands.

To read the full job description and to apply, visit:
Position Available
National Association of Clean Water Agencies

National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) is hiring a Director for Legislative Affairs in their Washington, DC office.   Bachelor's Degree and 3-5 years of relative work experience in federal environmental policy required. 

To read the full job description and requirements, visit:
Multiple Internships Available
National Marine Sanctuary Foundation

The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, a non-profit based in the DC area, helps support our nation's marine and Great Lakes sanctuaries and raises awareness and support of their role in ensuring a healthy ocean. They also provide support to NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries.

NMSF has three available internship positions available:

Questions? Reach out to Leah Izzett (ENSP Marine and Coastal, Class of 2015). She currently works there and is happy to speak to any interested candidates. Email:

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Job Opportunity
Maine Aquaculture Association

The Maine Aquaculture Association (MAA) is a nonprofit aquatic farmers association committed to the responsible and sustainable development of aquaculture in Maine and the United States. For over forty years MAA has advocated for member interests and working waterfronts, educated the public and policy makers about aquaculture and developed new and progressive farming methods designed to reduce environmental impacts while growing safe, healthy seafood. 

JOB DESCRIPTION: Outreach and Development Specialist

MAA is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic individual to join the MAA team to focus on communications and outreach. The new position will focus on building the associations capacity to effectively communicate its members activities, coordinate with likeminded organizations and improve member services. The successful candidate will be highly motivated, creative, have excellent writing skills and a working knowledge of web site construction and social media. Skills in photography and videography and a knowledge of the aquaculture field will be considered additional assets. The position will report directly to the MAA executive director.

 -- Conduct a systematic review of the existing MAA web site, and all education and outreach materials.
 -- Develop updated education and outreach materials designed to effectively communicate MAA core mission and values and member activities.
 -- Design and implement a comprehensive communications and outreach plan that includes social media and metrics to continuously assess message delivery efficacy and cost analysis.
 -- Staff the effort to coordinate between multiple institutions in Maine currently working on aquaculture development and policy.
 -- Review existing MAA member services and develop a comprehensive membership value program designed to increase MAA service to the Maine aquaculture sector.

 -- University degree in Communications, Aquaculture or Marine Policy
 -- Effective written and oral communications skills (portfolio of work samples)
 -- Strong computer skills and interest in technology as a communications tool
 -- Experience in customer relations management systems and customer service
 -- Ability to work in a team, take direction and work independently
 -- Ability to conduct interviews, to research, analyze and summarize information
 -- Experience in project management
 -- Experienced in social media and web-based media
 -- Experience in marketing and sales will be viewed as an asset

Federal Jobs Available

Geospatial Information Officer-Interdisciplinary
GS-0150-13/14, BOEM
Interdisciplinary-Geologist/Physical Scientist/Cartographer (Geospatial Information  Officer), GS-13-14, Series GS-0150/GS-1301/GS-1370 (FPL GS-14) located in Sterling, VA.

Announcement number: *BOEM-MMCC-17-KY-047(MP)*
Opens: 8/07/2017
Closes: 8/21/2017

*APPLICATION INFORMATION:* Applications must be submitted online using the "Apply Online" link from the job announcement in USAJOBS; please follow the "How to Apply" instructions in the announcement.


Geologist GS-1350-07/09, BOEM, Virginia
BOEM, Office of Strategic Resources Programs
Marine Minerals Branch
Duty Location: Sterling, VA

Hyperlink to USAJOBS:

Hyperlink to USAJOBS:

*Closing Date:* Friday, August 25th

*APPLICATION INFORMATION:* Applications must be submitted online using the "Apply Online" link from the job announcement in USAJOBS; please follow the "How to Apply" instructions in the announcement.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN)

The Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) is the only national organization with the sole focus of preparing college women for leadership in the public policy arena. PLEN is a nonpartisan 501(c)(3) organization based in Washington, D.C.

PLEN’s mission is to increase the number of women in top leadership positions influencing all aspects of the public policy process.

Aside from its membership opportunities, they offer seminars for women in:  law, nonprofit leadership, public policy, STEM policy, congress and global policy.

To read more about PLEN, lean more about their seminars or view scholarship opportunities, click HERE

Friday, June 23, 2017

Program Manager position @ University of Maryland
Environmental Finance Center

This position at the Environmental Finance Center manages programs and projects, particularly as they relate to sustainability and resilience.

It will be the primary responsibility of this position to provide program development, program management, and outreach leadership that supports and expands the EFC’s programs and communications efforts. In keeping with the EFC’s mission of strengthening the capacity of local decision-makers to analyze environmental problems, develop innovative and effective methods of financing environmental efforts, and educating communities about the role of finance and economic development in the protection of the environment, this position will focus on program administration/management, program development and outreach.

To view the full job description and to apply, visit
Internship Available
Science Policy and Communications Internship, Consortium for Ocean Leadership

Consortium for Ocean Leadership's public affairs team hosts a science policy and communications intern. This is a substantive experience with the intern receives training, mentoring, and becomes a contributing member of the team. This is a great way for someone interested in policy to “try it on” in a very supportive environment. COL is looking for great writers with a strong baseline understanding or interest in ocean science. Eligibility is very broad and they have had interns that are  undergraduates, bachelors, master’s, and doctoral level graduates, as well as professionals making a mid-career change. Application details are below and on our website

*Application deadline has been extended through 30 June.*

Should you have questions regarding the internship experience, please don’t hesitate to contact Kassandra Cerveny, Director, Public Affairs at
ENSP is hiring!

ENSP is seeking an enthusiastic and innovative instructor with a passion for undergraduate education and multidisciplinary education to join our Environmental Science and Policy (ENSP) team. ENSP is a unique undergraduate major co-sponsored by three Colleges; the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences and the College of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences. This is a 10-month, academic-year, annually-renewable appointment funded by the Environmental Science and Policy Program. Contract renewal will be based on an annual performance review by the Director of Environmental Science and Policy (ENSP).

To view the full job description and to apply, visit:

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

National Coral Management Fellowship
Position Announcements 2018-2020

The National Coral Reef Management Fellowship Program is a partnership between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Coral Reef Conservation Program, the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs, the U.S. All Islands Coral Reef Committee and Nova Southeastern University’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography. The program seeks to build the next generation of coral reef conservation leaders and supports two-year positions that strive to address current capacity gaps, as well as build long-term management capacity in the jurisdictions by placing highly qualified individuals whose education and work experience meet each jurisdiction’s specific coral reef management needs.

The seven jurisdictions where fellows will be placed include: the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Florida, Hawai'i, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and American Samoa. The start date for the two-year positions is January 2018.

Each position has its own distinct work plan specific to jurisdiction management needs and provides training and professional development opportunities. Project work will focus on climate change, land-based sources of pollution and fishing impacts to coral reef cosystems. Fellows may also work to address local needs such as the development of management plans for marine managed areas, engagement of stakeholders in resource management, and development of climate change adaptation plans.

The deadline for applications is July 11, 2017.

Please visit to access application instructions.

Qualified candidates meeting stated educational requirements with relevant work  xperience are encouraged to apply. SCUBA diving will not be permitted as part of job duties and  pplicants must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident. Applicants need to have  completed posted educational requirements by December 2017 and may apply to multiple jurisdictions.

For additional information or questions, please contact

Monday, June 19, 2017

From The Muse -
Ask a Recruiter:  How Can I figure Out a Career Path When I've Had So Many Jobs?
For some, work experience doesn't always line up with what you studied in college or what your degree says. This leads to frustration when figuring out a "career path" and trying to find direction.  

Do you find yourself in this situation?  See what a career coach has to say...

Thursday, June 15, 2017

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, West Virginia Field Office
Endangered Species Education and Outreach AmeriCorps Position

The USFWS West Virginia Field Office located in Elkins, WV, is looking for a creative, self-motivated individual to support the development and growth of environmental education in our region. This position will assist the Endangered Species Program with education and outreach events, and other habitat conservation activities. Our organization believes that taking the time to introduce both children and adults to nature, and to educate them about the wonders of the environment they live in, allows them to develop a sense of place and an understanding of the natural world that will continue to teach and inspire them for a lifetime.

Duties include planning and implementing events, partnerships and collaboration, newsletters, blogs, social media, speaking at schools, and ...did we mention events? Other duties may include some hands on river clean ups, non-native invasive species control, and field monitoring. Educational programming will focus on threatened and endangered species of WV and non-native invasive species. This includes a diversity of endangered species such as our charismatic cave-dwelling bats, surprisingly-fascinating freshwater mussels, crayfish, plants, salamanders, and more! Other projects and tasks may be included, depending on the specific interests of the AmeriCorps member. This member will be encouraged to work with other agencies and organizations (such as the Forest Service, Refuges, local schools, etc.) to develop projects. Opportunities for professional development and networking are also encouraged and supported. Our office prides itself on creating a fun, safe work environment and we are always happy to accept new talent.

Applicants should be comfortable speaking with the public and working with volunteers. The position will start September 5, 2016 and will be full-time for 11 ½ months. AmeriCorps members serve full-time and receive a living allowance, plus an educational award at the completion of your one year commitment. 

More details about the Appalachian Forest Heritage Area Americorps program, candidate requirements, and information on how to apply can be found here:

Friday, June 9, 2017

Senior Fisheries Biologist
Hoopa Valley Tribe, California

Leads the Habitat Division of the Hoopa Tribal Fisheries Department. Oversees subordinate staff of biologists and technicians and contributes to the effective fulfillment of the Department's mission. Designs fishery restoration and monitoring programs, develops budgets, disseminates knowledge to Hoopa Valley Tribal government and other governmental and non-governmental organizations.

E-mail to request complete job description.

MS degree or equivalent in Fisheries or Wildlife Biology plus three years related experience and/or training; or a BS degree plus five years related experience and/or training

$59,974-$111,126 Annually DOE


Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Job Opportunities
Alice Ferguson Foundation

The Alice Ferguson Foundation is now hiring a Community Outreach Coordinator and an Environmental Educator to work in the Washington, DC area.

Please click
HERE to view job descriptions and to apply!

Friday, June 2, 2017

Policy Program Assistant
American Meteorological Society

The AMS is currently accepting applications for the position of Policy Program Assistant in the AMS Policy Program. The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree and have excellent communication and organizational skills. Relevant experience is a plus but not required. The Policy Program Assistant will report directly to the Director of the AMS Policy Program.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Supporting all aspects of the Policy Program’s activities and operations
  • Assisting with program development and implementation
  • Helping plan and implement Capitol Hill briefings (
  • Planning and contributing to AMS Policy Program studies, meetings, and events (
  • Providing support for the AMS Summer Policy Colloquium (www.ametsoc.or/spc)
  • Contributing to outreach efforts focused on the executive and legislative branches, the scientific community, the media, and the public
  • Helping organize and coordinate Policy Program communication efforts including: developing program literature and publications, helping to design, create, and update the Policy Program website and serving as a liaison on behalf of the Policy Program to policy makers, the media, the AMS membership, and the private sector.
  • Assisting with fundraising efforts, primarily through grant writing
  • Providing administrative and office management support as needed
  • Other duties as necessary to contribute to the overall success of the Society
  • Bachelors’ degree
  • Excellent written and oral communication capabilities
  • Organizational skills

This is a full-time position, located in our Washington D.C. office. The salary range for this position is commensurate with experience. AMS employees receive health insurance and a generous benefits package.

If you are interested in this position, please apply here .
It is the policy of the American Meteorological Society to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment based solely upon the individual’s qualifications and ability to perform the work assigned, without regard to any personal identity, status, or condition. These include, but are not limited to the following: race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, veteran status, gender identity and expression, national origin, genetic information, and sexual orientation.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Senior Associate position
Environmental Incentives

Environmental Incentives is hiring a Senior Associate for our Wildlife & Land Program. Ideal candidates will have a solid grounding in domestic conservation policy and be able to independently lead projects, manage client relationships, and contribute to new business development. The position will be based either at our headquarters in South Lake Tahoe, CA or at our Denver, CO office.

Please visit their Careers page to learn more – there are multiple open positions at this time. For this position, interested applicants can apply by sending a cover letter and resume to with ‘Senior Wildlife & Land Associate’ in the email subject line.
Entry and Mid-Level Positions Available

The NEPA / Natural Resources Management Team is looking for entry level and mid to senior level candidates for Environmental Scientist positions in the Germantown, MD office. Their work is concentrated on environmental impact analysis for Federal, State, municipal, and commercial clients around the country. Candidates should be self-starting, motivated individuals ready for a challenge.

To view positions, visit:
Click "Career Opportunities" then search by city & state (Germantown, MD).

Interested applicants can contact Michael Busam (ENSP alum, '14) at

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Career Opportunities Available
Critter Control Operations

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity with the leading nuisance wildlife control company in the industry? Does the thought of working inside, outdoors and wherever wildlife may become a nuisance interest you? If you answered yes, Critter Control may have the perfect career opportunity for you. Critter Control has been setting the industry standards in the nuisance wildlife and pest control industry for over three decades. If you are interested in agriculture, biology, business, entomology, forestry, range management, or wildlife sciences this just may be the perfect career path for you.

*We are excited that our parent company has been named a Top Workplace by the Atlanta Journal and Constitution. Come join our team!

Mission: Penetrate new market and grow the territory by improving sales and customer relations through independent actions and perseverance.

Compensation and Benefits Package
  • Highly competitive earning potential ($30K-$50K first year)
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Medical, dental and vision
  • STD, LTD and life insurance
  • Paid vacation, floating holidays and sick days
  • Paid training
  • Company perks
  • Company vehicle and cell phone
Required Skills
  • Independence
  • Excellent communication
  • Organized and self-motivated
  • Service oriented
  • Resourceful
  • Efficient
  • Physically capable of safely performing the following job duties:
  • using up to a 40ft ladder within the manufacturer's weight capacity of 275lbs
  • lifting and carrying up to 50lbs
  • access crawl spaces, attics, confined spaces, roof tops, etc.
  • ability to work in various weather conditions
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Able to pass a physical including a drug screen, criminal background check and driving record/MVR check
  • High School Diploma required; four year degree preferred e.g., Agriculture, Biology, Business, Entomology, Forestry, Range Management, or Wildlife Sciences
  • Military or job related experience is also accepted, e.g., wildlife and/or forestry, sales, estimation, customer service, contracts, collections, processing transactions, field service, environmental services/sanitation, animal exclusion solutions, construction/repairs, etc.
Wildlife Scientist position

Weyerhaeuser Company is seeking to fill a wildlife scientist position in their Southern Environmental Research group.  To learn more and to apply, visit:

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Job Opportunity at ICF
National Climate Assessment Program Coordinator

Interested in working for one of the world’s pre-eminent climate consultancies? ICF has 30+ years of experience in climate change, ozone depletion and other global environmental challenges. At ICF, our United States Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) coordinates and integrates global change research related to climate and environmental challenges. ICF provides technical, analytic and programmatic support services to the USGCRP’s National Coordination Office (NCO). The NCO is responsible for promoting interagency coordination and integration of Federal climate and global change research programs and facilitating international cooperation. You can make an impact at ICF.

You will support various activities within the planning and development of USGCRP’s Sustained Assessment Model. In consultation with senior staff, you will coordinate with multiple chapters of the NCA, shepherding the chapters through their development, review, and publication phases. You will also coordinate with the USGCRP Engagement and Communications Lead, providing technical and material support to external engagement activities.

Our USGCRP office location is based in Washington, D.C.

What you’ll be doing:
  • Coordinate NCA activities and chapters, serving as the National Coordination Office (NCO) liaison to multiple chapter author teams of the National Climate Assessment.
  • Draft, coordinates and/or edit technical documents and other deliverables.
  • Provide technical and programmatic support to all NCA related activities.
  • Co-lead NCAnet with the Engagement and Communications Lead.
  • Serve as NCA team liaison to communications team, providing additional material support as needed.
  • Support USGCRP staff on sustained assessment activities, including both interagency and Federal Advisory Committee, as necessary.
  • Assist leadership in planning, organizing, and communicating results of NCA activities.
  • Plan, develop, and implement processes for tracking projects and improving workflow via web-based tools

To view qualifications and to apply, click HERE.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

New Wildlife Positions Available!

10 new Wildlife positions have recently posted!  Opportunities include:
  • Intern at Montana Grizzly Encounter
  • Wildlife Policy Intern at the Wildlife Society
  • GIS Analyst at South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
...and more!

Check all opportunities available HERE.
Environmental Associate position
San Francisco Department of Environment

The Associate will assist the Residential and Special Project Zero Waste Coordinator and the Assistant Coordinator in performing professional level work implementing the Mandatory Recycling and Composting Ordinance in the multi-family, and single family residential sectors. The Residential and Special Projects Zero Waste Associate will report directly to the Residential and Special Projects Zero Waste Assistant Coordinator.

To learn more and to apply, visit: