Wednesday, January 18, 2017

MULTIPLE JOB OPENINGS!
 
1. Executive Director, Penobscot East Resource Center
2. Development Officer (Full time), The Ocean Foundation
3. Accounting Clerk (Part-Time), The Ocean Foundation
4. Foundation Operations Associate (Full-Time), The Ocean Foundation
5. Marketing Associate (Full-Time), The Ocean Foundation
6. Constituent and Legislative Affairs Intern,NOAA Office of Response and Restoration
7. Science Educator, Loggerhead Marinelife Center
8. Deckhands aboard floating classroom and Seasonal Rangers at Paradise Creek Nature Park, Elizabeth River Project
9. Summer 2017 Internship Opportunity, The Center for Coastal Studies
10. Senior Program Assistant, National Academies of Sciences
11. Lead Educator for the 2017 sailing season, Deep Green Wilderness
12. Aquarium Conservation Partnership Coordinator, Aquarium Conservation Partnership
13. Ocean Conservation Policy Manager, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey Bay Aquarium
14. Constituent & Legislative Affairs Volunteer Internship,NOAA's  Office of National Marine Sanctuaries
15. Media Relations Volunteer Internship,NOAA's  Office of National Marine Sanctuaries
16. Destination Marketing and Outdoor Recreation Intern, NOAA's  Office of National Marine Sanctuaries
17. Associate or Full Professor to serve as Director, University of Rhode Island
18. Assistant Professor, Biological Oceanographer, University of Rhode Island, Graduate School of Oceanography
19. Summer Camp Counselor, Greater Farallones Association
20. Climate Resiliency Specialist, County of San Mateo - Office of Sustainability

 

1. Executive Director
Organization: Penobscot East Resource Center
Location: Stonington, ME
 
Description: PERC seeks a talented and dedicated individual to assume the position of Executive Director in 2017. The new Executive Director will succeed Robin Alden who co-founded PERC in 2003 along with a small group of community leaders dedicated to the principle of joint stakeholder stewardship of Maine's coastal fisheries.  The organization has grown rapidly in its first 13 years and expects to expand its activities further.  PERC now has an annual budget nearing $2 million, employs 12 dedicated professionals and contractors, and has a talented and highly engaged Board of Directors. It is widely seen as a leader in the field of Maine fisheries policy and works both on its own and as a partner with other organizations dedicated to related programs or policy objectives. Advocacy for PERC's mission, vision and goals will be tireless, from the local cafĂ© to the statehouse to the White House. PERC's new Executive Director could come from any of a wide range of nonprofit, private, academic or governmental backgrounds. PERC seeks a person who earns the respect of fishermen, who brings a deep and sustained commitment to and passion for the institution's mission and values and the drive to make a difference in Eastern Maine, statewide and beyond

For more information and to apply: Go to www.penobscoteast.org for a full position announcement

 

2. Development Officer (Full time)
Organization: The Ocean Foundation
Location: Washington, DC
 
Description: Do you love of the ocean? Do you want to learn about global marine and coastal environments? Are you ready to be part of a team to support, strengthen and promote global organizations dedicated to preserving ocean environments around the world? The Ocean Foundation, a non-profit international community foundation is looking fora Development Officer to join our team!  The position will manage all aspects of fundraising for the organization including individual giving, foundation grants and Board giving. The Officer will lead grant proposal development, donor stewardship, prospective donor research and giving campaign design and implementation. The position will be part of the management team at the foundation. Excellent writing and communication skills a must!

For more information and to apply: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@oceanfdn.org. Include "Development Officer" in the subject line. Deadline for applications is January 13, 2017.

 

3. Accounting Clerk (Part-Time)
Organization: The Ocean Foundation
Location: Washington, DC
 
Description:

Do you love of the ocean? Do you want to learn about global marine and coastal environments? Are you ready to be part of a team to support, strengthen and promote global organizations dedicated to preserving ocean environments around the world? The Ocean Foundation, a non-profit international community foundation is looking for an Accounting Clerk to join our team!  The position will support the accounting supervisors in processing of invoices and expenses through check processing and wire transferring, preparing and making bank deposits, maintaining master accounting files, and providing general support to accounting and program staff. English fluency a must, Spanish skills a plus!

For more information and to apply: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@oceanfdn.org. Include "Accounting Clerk" in the subject line. Deadline for applications is January 13, 2017.

 

4. Foundation Operations Associate (Full-Time)
Organization: The Ocean Foundation
Location: Washington, DC
 
Description: Do you love of the ocean? Do you want to learn about global marine and coastal environments? Are you ready to be part of a team to support, strengthen and promote global organizations dedicated to preserving ocean environments around the world? The Ocean Foundation, a non-profit international community foundation is looking for a Foundation Operations Associate to join our team! The position will support all aspects of business operations including DC headquarter office facilities, program activities including grants management, monitoring and evaluations, and special project implementation. The position will assist marketing and fundraising campaign activities and participate in foundation and government grant proposal development. Strong planning and organizing skills a must!

For more information and to apply:  Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@oceanfdn.org. Include "Foundation Operations Associate in the subject line. Deadline for applications is January 13, 2017.

 

5. Marketing Associate (Full-Time)
Organization: The Ocean Foundation
Location: Washington, DC
 
Description:  Do you love of the ocean? Do you want to learn about global marine and coastal environments? Are you ready to be part of a team to support, strengthen and promote global organizations dedicated to preserving ocean environments around the world? The Ocean Foundation, a non-profit international community foundation is looking for a Marketing Associate to join our team! The position will support all aspects of marketing and communications including design of website and social media content, development of creative projects including newsletters, digital imaging, and implementation of marketing and fundraising campaigns. The position will coordinate the annual report design and development as well as other special projects including management presentations for speaking engagements. Excellent writing and design skills required!

For more information and to apply: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@oceanfdn.org. Include "Marketing Associate in the subject line. Deadline for applications is January 13, 2017.

 

6. Constituent and Legislative Affairs Intern
Organization: NOAA Office of Response and Restoration
Location: Silver Spring, MD
 
Description: NOAA's Office of Response and Restoration is looking for motivated self-starters who enjoy independent as well as group work to join our team. The ideal candidate for the Constituent and Legislative Affairs internship will possess a strong academic background and the desire to immerse him or herself in the world of marine policy and the internal workings of a federal office. Major responsibilities include tracking key legislation and policy initiatives, assisting in preparation for and execution of congressional outreach events, and more. Interns are also expected to develop a project based on their interests and present on the project to the NOAA community.

For more information and to apply: http://response.restoration.noaa.gov/about/constituent-and-legislative-affairs-intern.html

 

7. Science Educator
Organization: Loggerhead Marinelife Center

Location: The Science Educator is directly responsible for the maintenance, creation, implementation, execution and volunteer training for both free and fee-based programs associated with the Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC).  The Science Educator is also responsible for evening seasonal programs and  programming for iconic LMC events.

Description: Interested applicants may submit their resume, cover letter and three (3) references to education@marinelife.org

For more information and to apply: www.marinelife.org/careers

 

8. Deckhands aboard our award winning Learning Barge floating classroom and Seasonal Rangers at our 40-acre nature park, Paradise Creek Nature Park
Organization: Elizabeth River Project
Location: Portsmouth, VA
 
Description: The spring season will run from March-June 2017 with field trips Mon-Fri. Deckhands and Rangers will educate, motivate, and mentor youth while sharing valuable knowledge pertaining to the Elizabeth River, Chesapeake Bay, Sea-level rise, and Stewardship among others.

For more information and to apply: http://www.elizabethriver.org/employment

 

9. Summer 2017 Internship Opportunity
Organization: The Center for Coastal Studies
Location: Provincetown, MA
 
Description: Intern will assist with environmental education programs, including on-site programs, off-site programs, and festivals, including CCS's signature summer week of events: Whale Week:  A Celebration of the Sea.  Interns will assist in staffing the Center's marine discovery center; designing and delivering presentations, answering questions about CCS, marine mammals and ocean conservation issues, and other general duties.

For more information and to apply: Send your resume, cover letter, and one letter of reference to Stephanie Richardson at srichardson@coastalstudies.org

 

10. Senior Program Assistant
Organization: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Science and Technology for Sustainability -- Policy and Global Affairs Division
Location: Washington, DC
 
Description: Science and Technology for Sustainability Program (STS) contributes to sustainable improvements in human well-being by creating and strengthening the strategic connections between scientific research, technological development, and decision-making. The program examines issues at the intersection of the three sustainability pillars-social, economic, and environmental-and aims to strengthen science for decision-making related to sustainability.

For more information and to apply: http://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk06/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=NAS&cws=1&rid=8562

 

11. Lead Educator for the 2017 sailing season
Organization: Deep Green Wilderness
Location: Homeport in Seattle
 
Description: Do you love whales and working on wooden boats? Do you have a passion for using these things to teach marine conservation? Deep Green Wilderness is seeking a Lead Educator/Deckhand for our upcoming 2017 sailing season April-Oct.

For more information and to apply: http://www.deepgreenwilderness.com/employment.html

 

12. Aquarium Conservation Partnership Coordinator
Organization: Aquarium Conservation Partnership
Location: Monterey Bay Aquarium or remote
 
Description: The Aquarium Conservation Partnership (ACP) Coordinator conducts the implementation of the ACP Conservation Action Agenda by a 20-member coalition of U.S. aquariums, including a multi-aquarium plastic pollution initiative. The ACP was founded by Monterey Bay Aquarium, Shedd Aquarium and National Aquarium as a two-year (2016-17) proof-of-concept pilot designed to bring the nation's leading aquariums together to achieve collective impact for ocean and freshwater conservation. The ACP Coordinator is a FTE term position (through Dec 31, 2017) with the Monterey Bay Aquarium, but can work remotely.

For more information and to apply: https://montereybayaquarium.snaphire.com/jobdetails?ajid=hO5Z7 For more information, please contact Jayme Case, Human Resources Recruiter, jcase@mbayaq.org. 

 

 

13. Ocean Conservation Policy Manager, Monterey Bay Aquarium
Organization: Monterey Bay Aquarium
Location: Monterey, California
 
Description: The mission of the Monterey Bay Aquarium is to inspire conservation of the ocean. The Ocean Conservation Policy Manager develops and executes policy priorities to advance the ocean conservation goals of the Monterey Bay Aquarium with a focus on climate change and ocean acidification, ocean plastic pollution, and ocean conservation in California.

For more information and to apply: https://montereybayaquarium.snaphire.com/jobdetails?ajid=HQ5Z7 For more information, please contact Jayme Case, Human Resources Recruiter, jcase@mbayaq.org. 

 

14. Constituent & Legislative Affairs Volunteer Internship
Organization: NOAA's  Office of National Marine Sanctuaries
Location: Silver Spring, Maryland
 
Description: We invite you to join a dedicated and enthusiastic team at the NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries where you will gain invaluable resume-building experience and an insider's perspective from the nation's leader in ocean conservation and management. The NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries conducts outreach with members of Congress and constituent groups on key issues, such as marine conservation, climate change and maritime heritage. As a volunteer intern, you will assist with constituent and congressional outreach efforts. We are looking for motivated self-starters who enjoy both independent and collaborative work. The ideal candidate for this volunteer position will possess a strong academic background and the desire to immerse oneself in the world of marine communications and the internal workings of a federal office. Please contact grace.bottitta@noaa.gov.

For more information and to apply:  http://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/involved/pdfs/onms-constituent-&-legislative-affairs-volunteer-internship-dec2015.pdf

 

15. Media Relations Volunteer Internship
Organization: NOAA's  Office of National Marine Sanctuaries
Location: Silver Spring, Maryland
 
Description: We invite you to join a dedicated and enthusiastic team at the NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries where you will gain invaluable resume-building experience and an insider's perspective from the nation's leader in ocean conservation and management. The Communications Team produces and distributes NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries messages through a variety of channels to a diverse audience - agency departments, news media and the public. As a volunteer intern, you will have the opportunity to participate in staff meetings; fine-tune writing, editing and proofreading skills; develop targeted media lists and media kits; learn media outreach strategies. Strong research and writing skills are a must, along with knowledge of social media trends and best practices. Please contact vernon.smith@noaa.gov.

For more information and to apply:   http://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/involved/pdfs/onms-media-relations-volunteer-internship-dec2015.pdf

 

16. Destination Marketing and Outdoor Recreation Intern
Organization: NOAA's  Office of National Marine Sanctuaries
Location: Silver Spring, Maryland
 
Description:  As a volunteer intern, you will work with the Communications and Stewardship group to implement NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries Travel & Tourism Strategy and enhance visibility of responsible recreation opportunities in national marine sanctuaries. Relevant support tasks will include, but are not limited to, development of topical factsheets and articles for various audiences, outreach to travel bloggers and convention and visitors bureaus, and attendance at agency meetings. This is an exciting opportunity to explore sanctuary connections to the outdoor recreation and ecotourism industries in both public and private sectors, and assist in ensuring that ONMS place-based conservation efforts are recognized and publicized in local and interagency arenas.  Competitive candidates will have good communication skills and an interest in parks and recreation management, tourism development, or marine affairs.

For more information and to apply: Please contact chiara.zuccarino-crowe@noaa.gov
 
 
17. Associate or Full Professor to serve as Director
Organization: University of Rhode Island
Location: Kingston, RI
 
Description: Challenges facing coastal communities and ecosystems are increasing rapidly as pressures resulting from human activities continue to build (e.g. sea level rise, unsustainable fishing practices, coastal erosion, seawater inundation). Therefore, GSO is looking to grow our leadership in the use of science to inform coastal and marine development, policy, and management. We seek a dynamic scholar that will lead the CRC in efforts to provide sustainable solutions. We are looking for a bold visionary with a passion for coastal communities and ecosystems and respect for the role that science plays in informing management decisions. The successful candidate will be expected to initiate, design, and obtain funding for programs that support the CRC mission. The director will develop a long-term vision for CRC and enhance its position as a national and international leader. In addition, the director will be responsible for the strategic planning of CRC personnel and budget (currently ~$8 - 10M per year). The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to GSO's academic mission through teaching courses, conducting research and advising graduate students.
 
We invite applicants with a strong commitment to leading the CRC while engaging GSO through research and incorporating CRC work into our curriculum.
 
For more information and to apply: Applications must be completed online at the URI Human Resources webpage: Posting number F00023 https://jobs.uri.edu/postings/2043
 
18. Assistant Professor, Biological Oceanographer
Organization: University of Rhode Island, Graduate School of Oceanography
Location: Narragansett, Rhode Island
 
Description: The Graduate School of Oceanography at the University of Rhode Island (http://www.gso.uri.edu/) is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in Biological Oceanography.  This faculty position will be an academic-year appointment with an expected start date of September 2017.  We seek a biological oceanographer who will build a vigorous research program focused on understanding changing biological processes from the organismal to ecosystem levels.
 
For more information and to apply: The search will remain open until filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by 17 January 2017. Second consideration may be given to applications received by 15 February 2017. Applications must be completed online at the URI Human Resources webpage: Posting number F00012 https://jobs.uri.edu/postings/1943
 
19. Summer Camp Counselor
Organization: Greater Farallones Association
Location: San Francisco, CA
 
Description: The Greater Farallones Association is seeking a summer camp counselor for our Marine Explorers Camp. This is a full-time, temporary summer position with a possibility to extend past summer as a Marine Science Instructor. Note the deadline has been extended from an earlier announcement.
For more information and to apply: http://farallones.org/NewWebsite/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Summer-Camp-Counselor-Position-Description-2017-1.pdf
 
20. Climate Resiliency Specialist
Organization: County of San Mateo - Office of Sustainability
Location: San Mateo, CA
Description: $78,436.80 - $98,030.40 Annually. The County's newly created Office of Sustainability seeks well qualified applicants for the position of Climate Resiliency Specialist. We want aClimate Resiliency Specialist to empower our employees and our community members to embrace sustainability more fully and use resources more efficiently. The Climate Resiliency Specialist (CRS) is the lead staff person responsible for the coordination and implementation of the county's resilience strategy, with a focus on sea level rise vulnerability and adaptation. The CRS will enhance multi-departmental coordination and integrate resilience initiatives throughout the county and the cities of San Mateo County.  The CRS will convene a multi-departmental and multi-city leadership team and serve as the primary point of contact for the county-wide resiliency efforts, including the development of a sea level rise vulnerability assessment and adaptation framework. This effort, partially funded through a California State Coastal Conservancy Climate Ready grant, will be a collaborative effort between all the cities and the county to identify the vulnerable assets within the region and the risks present.
For more information and to apply: http://jobs.smcgov.org/climate-resiliency-specialist-open-and-promotional/job/6455169
 

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Arborist/Urban Forest Manager
City of Takoma Park

The City of Takoma Park is hiring an Urban Forest Manager to start as soon as possible!  Bachelor's degree with 1-3 years of experience is required.  For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.dcjobs.com/j/t-urban-forest-manager-e-city-of-takoma-park-l-takoma-park,-md-jobs-j21198792.html

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Federal Opportunities
Park Ranger (Protection), GS-0025-05/07
Department: Department Of The Interior
Agency: National Park Service
Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1 vacancies - Frederick, Maryland
Salary: $20.84 to $27.21 / Per Hour
Series and Grade: GS-0025-05/07
Open Period: Tuesday, January 3, 2017 to Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Position Information: Temporary NTE 1039 hours - Full Time
Who May Apply: United States Citizens


PROGRAM ASSISTANT
Department: Department Of Agriculture
Agency: Food Safety and Inspection Service
Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1 vacancies - Washington DC, District of Columbia
Salary: $44,941.00 to $58,428.00 / Per Year
Series and Grade: GS-0344-07
Open Period: Tuesday, January 3, 2017 to Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Position Information: Permanent - Full-Time
Who May Apply: US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.


Visitor Services Assistant, GS-0303-04/05
Department: Department Of The Interior
Agency: National Park Service
Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 4 vacancies - Luray, Virginia
Salary: $13.84 to $15.49 / Per Hour
Series and Grade: GS-0303-04/05
Open Period: Tuesday, January 3, 2017 to Monday, January 16, 2017
Position Information: Temporary NTE 1039 hours - Full Time
Who May Apply: United States Citizens


Office Assistant (OA)
Department: Department Of Agriculture
Agency: Natural Resources Conservation Service
Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1 vacancy - Richmond, Virginia
Salary: $41,791.00 to $54,332.00 / Per Year
Series and Grade: GS-0303-07
Open Period: Wednesday, January 4, 2017 to Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Position Information: Permanent - Full-Time
Who May Apply: US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.

Office Assistant (OA)
Department: Department Of Agriculture
Agency: Natural Resources Conservation Service
Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1 vacancy - Richmond, Virginia
Salary: $41,791.00 to $54,332.00 / Per Year
Series and Grade: GS-0303-07
Open Period: Wednesday, January 4, 2017 to Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Position Information: Permanent - Full-Time
Who May Apply: US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.


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