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Posted: 3/25/2014 7:51:42 AM
Name of Company: The Nature Conservancy
Location: Keene Valley, NY, USA
Position: Adirondack Aquatic Invasive Species Project Coordinator
Start Date: 5/12/2014
Job Duties: The Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Project Coordinator is a team member of the Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program (APIPP), one of New York’s eight Partnerships for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISM). APIPP is housed at the Adirondack Chapter of The Nature Conservancy, one of APIPP’s four founding partners. The APIPP facilitates the development, coordination and implementation of innovative programs in the Adirondack region for invasive species prevention, monitoring, mapping, management, education and restoration (more information online at www.adkinvasives.com). The AIS Project Coordinator’s primary role is to lead APIPP’s early detection and education programs for AIS, collaborate with and coordinate partners in the region working on AIS and serve as an expert resource for partners and communities on AIS related issues. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to work in a creative, team-oriented environment using diverse strategies to address an important and high profile conservation issue.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The AIS Project Coordinator participates in the development, coordination and implementation of AIS programs in the Adirondack region. This includes the following functions:
• Coordinate APIPP’s aquatic invasive species volunteer monitoring program, including organizing training sessions, coordinating volunteers, and lending support and assistance
• Conduct aquatic invasive species surveys, including maintaining survey gear and equipment, and lend guidance to aquatic invasive species management efforts
• Develop and deliver presentations to stakeholder groups at local, state and regional levels, participate in education and outreach events and maintain APIPP’s Blog
• Perform database entry, GIS mapping and analysis
• Develop work plans and project reports as necessary
• Coordinate partners and activities of APIPP’s Aquatic Invasive Species Committee
• Identify ways to enhance invasive species prevention, detection and management strategies
• Coordinate regional AIS prevention, early detection and management with other PRISMs and regional partners
Minimum Qualifications:
•BA/BS/AS/Technical or vocational degree in science-related field and 1 year related experience in custodial and ecological management or equivalent combination of education and experience
•Knowledge of natural systems
• Experience in ecological management principles
• Supervisory experience
• Experience performing physical work
Preferred Qualifications:
•2-3 years related experience in ecological management and volunteer coordination or equivalent combination of education and experience
•Experience working with or knowledge of aquatic systems and knowledge of ecological resource management principles
Salary: 38000
How to Apply: Applications must be made via nature.org/careers. The position number is 42002. To apply to position number 42002, submit resume and cover letter as one document.

All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on April 11, 2014.

Failure to complete all of the required fields may results in your application being disqualified from consideration. The information entered in the education and work experience sections are auto screened by the system based on the basic qualifications of the position.

You must click submit to apply for the position. Click save if you want to be able to return to your application and submit it later. Once submitted, applications cannot be revised or edited.
Deadline: 4/11/2014
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Posted: 3/17/2014 12:41:07 PM
Name of Company: State University of New York at Oneonta
Location: Oneonta, New York
Position: Graduate Assistant
Start Date: 8/25/2014
Job Duties: The incumbent will work with Dr. David Wong, Dr. Willard Harman, other researchers, and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) to examine the effectiveness of various decontamination tools that can be employed by boaters to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species during boating activities. The incumbent will engage in field work to collect water and zebra mussel samples, enumerate mussel veligers and adults, identify and count benthic samples, summarize water quality data, present research results in agency meetings, and draft reports to the funding agency.
Minimum Qualifications: This graduate assistantship depends upon an agreement being finalized with NYS DEC. Funding is available for 2 years including a stipend ($1,200/month for 22 months) and partial tuition ($9,600).

Minimum requirements include:
1. A Bachelor’s degree in either Ecology, Biology, Limnology, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, or a related field with a minimum GPA of 3.0;
2. Applicants must be able to work both inside and outside in all weather conditions;
3. Must have a clean driving record;
4. Proven ability to work independently and interactively with a multidisciplinary team. GRE is preferred, but not required.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: 15
How to Apply: The position start date is August 25, 2014. Interested individual should send a CV, letter describing their qualifications, a contact list of two references, and unofficial transcripts to Dr. David Wong (david.wong@oneonta.edu) (Tel: 1-607-436-3188). Electronic submission is preferred. The due date for the application is April 15, 2014. More information about the Biology Department, Biological Field Station, and graduate studies at SUNY Oneonta can be found from the following website:
Biology Department: http://www.oneonta.edu/academics/biology/
Biological Field Station: http://www.oneonta.edu/academics/biofld/
Graduate School: http://www.oneonta.edu/academics/grad-ed/
Deadline: 4/15/2014
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Posted: 3/13/2014 9:59:08 AM
Name of Company: State of Hawai'i
Location: State of Hawaii Executive Branch
Position: AQUATIC BIOLOGIST III
Start Date:
Job Duties: Independently performs a limited range of professional fishery assignments; conducts underwater surveys of fishes; may direct the work of lower level personnel in limited projects or phases of major projects; and performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:

Education: A bachelor's degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a major in marine biology, freshwater biology, ecology, zoology or a related biological science and which included a minimum of twenty-four (24) semester credit hours in such courses as fisheries biology, ichthyology, limnology, biological oceanography, marine or freshwater ecology, invertebrate ecology or similar courses applicable to the field of aquatic biology.

Specialized Experience: One year of progressively responsible professional work experience in fishery or aquatic biology which involved the management, conservation, development, utilization and protection of aquatic resources, and/or scientific research dealing with aquatic resources and environment.

Substitutions Allowed: Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements will apply (click link below).

Special Requirements:
A. For some positions, applicants must possess Advanced Open Water Diver (SCUBA) certification or a higher level SCUBA certification (e.g. rescue diver certification, master diver certification, etc.). Applicants must also pass a medical examination to determine their physical fitness for SCUBA diving, prior to appointment. In addition, the employee must obtain scientific diver certification within the probation period.
B. For some positions, applicants must be able to lift and carry objects weighing 40 to 60 lbs. unassisted, and up to 150 lbs. assisted by another person and/or use of equipment (e.g. hoisting equipment, hand truck), with or without reasonable accommodation.
C. A valid driver's license is required for some positions. For these positions, a valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment.
NOTE: The vacancy in Halawa to Kalihi requires Advanced Open Water Diver or higher level SCUBA certification, lifting & carrying and a valid driver's license. The vacancy in Downtown requires a valid driver's license.
The information provided above represents a summary of the Minimum Qualification Requirements. To view the Requirements in their entirety, please CLICK HERE.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $3,651 to $4,109 per month
How to Apply: Apply online here
Deadline:
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Posted: 3/13/2014 9:55:43 AM
Name of Company: State of Hawai'i
Location: State of Hawaii Executive Branch
Position: AQUATIC BIOLOGIST IV
Start Date:
Job Duties: Independently performs the full range of fishery research and management activities; supervises lower level fishery workers as assigned; and performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:

Education: A bachelor's degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a major in marine biology, freshwater biology, ecology, zoology or a related biological science and which included a minimum of twenty-four (24) semester credit hours in such courses as fisheries biology, ichthyology, limnology, biological oceanography, marine or freshwater ecology, invertebrate ecology or similar courses applicable to the field of aquatic biology.

Specialized Experience: Two years of progressively responsible professional work experience in fishery or aquatic biology which involved the management, conservation, development, utilization and protection of aquatic resources, and/or scientific research dealing with aquatic resources and environment.

At least one year of the required experience must have been comparable to the next lower level (i.e. Aquatic Biologist III) in the State service. The Aquatic Biologist III independently performs a limited range of professional fishery assignments; conducts underwater surveys of fishes; may direct the work of lower level personnel in limited projects or phases of major projects.

Substitutions Allowed: Relevant substitutions as described in the Minimum Qualification Requirements will apply (click link below).

Special Requirements:
A. For some positions, applicants must possess Advanced Open Water Diver (SCUBA) certification or a higher level SCUBA certification (e.g. rescue diver certification, master diver certification, etc.). Applicants must also pass a medical examination to determine their physical fitness for SCUBA diving, prior to appointment. In addition, the employee must obtain scientific diver certification within the probation period.
B. For some positions, applicants must be able to lift and carry objects weighing 40 to 60 lbs. unassisted, and up to 150 lbs. assisted by another person and/or use of equipment (e.g. hoisting equipment, hand truck), with or without reasonable accommodation.
C. A valid driver's license is required for some positions. For these positions, a valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment.
NOTE: The immediate vacancy in Halawa to Kalihi requires Advanced Open Water Diver (SCUBA) certification, lifting/carrying objects and a valid driver's license.

The information provided above represents a summary of the Minimum Qualification Requirements. To view the Requirements in their entirety, please CLICK HERE.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary:
How to Apply: Apply online here
Deadline:
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Posted: 3/13/2014 9:15:13 AM
Name of Company: Department of Natural Resources
Location: Charleston County, SC
Position: Wildlife Biologist III
Start Date:
Job Duties: Provide oversight and maintenance of fish culture projects at MRRI. Work will include collection and maintenance of broodstock, egg production, larval rearing, facilities maintenance, feeding, sampling, and data collection. Monitor, collect, and analyze biological and water quality data associated with aquaculture and fisheries studies. Diagnose and remedy mechanical and biological problems in MRRI aquatic facilities. Assist with study design, sample collection, feed preparation and tissue preparation in growth studies, metabolomics studies conducted at the HML.
Minimum Qualifications:
A master's degree in biology, chemistry or a related field,; or a bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry or a related field and four (4) years of experience relevant to the job. At least two (2) years of experience in fish, wildlife or marine management or research programs or related experience with master's degree.

Additional Comments
Must have ability to direct aquaculture/fishery research projects that involve operation of culture facilities and production of marine fishes. Must be knowledgeable and be able to apply scientific methods and be able to effectively communicate in writing as well as verbally. Should be knowledgeable and skillful in the conduct of controlled research studies and able to diagnose and treat various fish diseases. Employee will be expected to collect and analyze data, prepare reports, and disseminate research findings at professional meetings.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $37,945.00 - $70,204.00 Annually
How to Apply: Apply online here
Deadline: 3/17/2014
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Posted: 3/13/2014 8:59:57 AM
Name of Company: Carver County - Public Works
Location: Cologne Public Works Headquarters, MN
Position: AIS Watercraft Inspector
Start Date:
Job Duties: The Watercraft Inspector serves to inform and educate the public to the threats of ecologically harmful aquatic invasive species to Minnesota's waters. Inspectors work at public water access sites educating the public by providing information to watercraft users and conducting a brief survey while inspecting watercraft for invasive species. Other duties include assisting the coordinator with access postings, assisting Law Enforcement with access checks, invasive plant removal; conduct other research in partnership with different departments/organizations and other natural resource projects.

TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Educate the public on invasive species program and issues
• Distribute written information to watercraft users
• Inspect watercraft for invasive species
• Conduct a verbal survey & inspection inventory
• Document and record research activities
Minimum Qualifications:
• At least 18 years of age. • Available to work weekends, weekdays and holidays on a regular basis throughout employment (Approximately 4/7 -9/14/14) between 5am – 8 pm.
• A Valid Minnesota Class D Driver's License.
• Good customer service skills and ability to work with the public and in an office and field setting.
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
• Able to communicate effectively.
• Must work weekends and some holidays
• Attend Mandatory Training Dates
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $10.00 - $13.00 Hourly
How to Apply: Apply online here
Deadline: 3/21/2014
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Posted: 3/13/2014 8:51:43 AM
Name of Company: Carver County - Public Health & Environment
Location: Chaska Government Center, MN
Position: Seasonal Water Resources Intern
Start Date:
Job Duties: Under the direction of the Planning & Water Management Manager, this position will focus on assisting with the County's Water Quality Monitoring program. Inspecting water bodies, and watercraft for aquatic invasives. Collect and transport water samples from automated sampling stations, take grab samples in streams, sampling lakes, sampling groundwater, macro-invertebrate sampling and provide routine maintenance of associated equipment.

TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Inspecting water bodies, and watercraft for aquatic invasive species.
• Collecting and transporting various water samples.
• Assist with implementation of education activities including components of the County and Local Cities' MS4 permit requirements.
• Enter data and prepare reports as required by the Water Management Plan, grant reporting, TMDL implementation, MS4 permits or other required submittals.
• Other duties of a like or comparable nature as assigned.
•Mainly work in the field and will have to travel to local sampling areas.
Minimum Qualifications:
• High school diploma or GED.
• Enrolled in Environmental Studies, Earth Sciences, Biology, Geography, or related field.
• Valid driver's license or evidence of mobility for the performance of job duties.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $8.00 - $10.00 Hourly
How to Apply: Apply online here
Deadline:
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Posted: 3/13/2014 8:47:09 AM
Name of Company: City of Olympia - Public Works
Location: Olympia, WA
Position: Water Resources Engineer
Start Date:
Job Duties:
About the Position
The Olympia Public Works Department seeks a qualified individual to fill the position of Water Resources Engineer. The selected individual will be responsible for providing an advanced level of technical expertise, project management and program administration within the context of utility-based water resource management. The Engineer will lead multiple complex and sensitive projects as part of a work group providing integrated planning, engineering, and program development services for City water-related utilities. The Engineer’s work will focus on drinking water and wastewater. Key responsibilities will include engineering analysis, project feasibility and scoping, policy implementation, field crew technical support, regulatory review and capital program management. The position does not involve detailed project design or wastewater treatment facility management.

Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills
The essential functions of this position include but are not limited to:
● Fulfill responsibilities for initiating, leading and completing a variety of activities relating to utility engineering, planning, policy, financial and technical functions.
● Lead complex studies involving drinking water and wastewater resource interactions with the built environment. Interact with and help support the storm and surface water program as needed.
● Manage emerging investigations, analysis, and preparation of documents and reports on planning and technical issues as needed.
● Prepare and present information to City leadership, committees, community groups, and private organizations on complex and intricate issues.
● Support City regulatory staff in the technical review of development proposals.
● Work with a small team of engineering, technical and planning staff that support City water-related utility responsibilities
● Respond to public inquiries.
● Punctual, regular and reliable attendance is essential for successful job performance.
Minimum Qualifications:
General Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
● Knowledge of current principles, practices, methods and techniques of civil engineering, transportation engineering, natural resource management, water resource engineering, environmental sciences or related disciplines.
● Knowledge of hydrology, hydraulics, computer modeling, soils, chemistry and environmental sciences.
● Knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations pertaining to environmental, water resource or natural resource issues.
● Knowledge of current construction methods, processes, materials, costs and cost estimating.
● Knowledge of budget preparation.
● Knowledge of engineering standards, methods, and practices used in water and other natural resource protection efforts.
● Skill in the use of spreadsheets, graphics, databases, word processing, project management software and in the operation of various engineering specific computer programs, such as SewerCAD, WaterCAD, Arcview, VoloView, MS Project and standard Microsoft Office products.
● Ability to work from general written and verbal instructions.
● Ability to interpret engineering plans, survey notes and legal descriptions.
● Ability to communicate technical information effectively, using various media.
● Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
● Ability to perform research, analysis and advanced computer modeling on complex civil engineering, transportation, environmental or water resource issues, problems, and data.
● Ability to clearly and accurately summarize and portray research information for technical and non-technical audiences.
● Ability to create and present technical information in data or graphic format.
● Ability to accurately complete assigned projects within time lines.
● Ability to communicate with groups of varying levels of technical sophistication in a courteous, tactful manner.
● Ability to read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
● Ability to perform complex engineering computations either manually or with the aid of computer or calculator.
● Ability to work cooperatively, productively, effectively, and successfully with others in a public service dedicated, customer centered, team-oriented environment, where open communication is the norm.
● Ability to plan, organize and direct the work of others.

Experience/Education:
● Four year degree in an engineering field and three years of related experience required.
● Professional Engineer license preferred.

Special Requirements:
● Valid Washington State Driver's License required.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $5,858.67 - $7,122.27 Monthly
How to Apply:
Apply on-line at:
http://olympiawa.gov/jobs. Submit a resume and cover letter by attaching them to your electronic application. The cover letter must be no more than two pages long and include specific examples of how you meet the Ideal Candidate Profile above. This position will remain open until filled. In order to be considered for the first round of interviews, please submit your application materials by 5 pm January 31, 2014. Only electronic applications are accepted.

Contact Information
If you have questions about the position and/or requirements, please contact Andy Haub, Interim Water Resources Director at 360.753.8475 or via email at ahaub@ci.olympia.wa.us
Deadline:
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Posted: 3/13/2014 8:36:54 AM
Name of Company: Eugene Water & Electric Board (EWEB) - Water T&D Operations
Location: Eugene, OR
Position: Water Management Internship
Start Date: 6/30/2014
Job Duties: The Eugene Water & Electric Board is currently accepting applications for a Water Management Intern to gather water use data from water meters in order to help EWEB understand customer water use patterns, and to help customers develop more sustainable practices with their water usage.

The selected candidate will be assigned preliminary data analysis tasks, customer correspondence, and writing summary reports. Follow-up tasks may include onsite visits with customers.

This program has been shown to have significant impact toward optimizing water utility infrastructure and utility impacts on the environment.

This opportunity will start June 30th and is expected to last until late September. Hours will be 30-40 per week, but will vary based on business need.
Minimum Qualifications:
• 3-months experience working with the public or customer relations.
• Currently enrolled or recently graduated from a college program related to water conservation. Preference may be given to students in Horticulture, Environmental Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Water Resources, or Water Conservation.
• Basic knowledge of water use practices and/or water resource issues
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
• Self-starter, able to work alone and stay on task
• Valid Oregon Driver’s License with good driving record
• Eagerness to be a contributing Team member!
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $12.00 Hourly
How to Apply: Apply online here
Deadline: 4/4/2014
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Posted: 3/13/2014 8:34:06 AM
Name of Company: Aurora Water
Location: Aurora, CO
Position: Water Conservation Specialist
Start Date:
Job Duties:
● Administers and develops the field team/customer service team.
● Promotes water conservation and educates customers on water conservation techniques and tips.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
● Administers field team/customer service program researches program alternatives.
● Develops standards, expectations and methodologies for residential indoor water audits and promotes efficiency within the field team.
● Coordinates meetings with homeowner associations, landscape contractors and the general citizenry in order to bring outdoor water systems into compliance.
● Schedules and coordinates work assignments for Program Specialist field staff.
● Reviews work activities, maintains records and prepares reports on conservation activities.
● Works with division supervisor to develop disciplinary guidelines for field staff.
● Completes special projects, provides training and instruction for water monitors in enforcement of the city’s Water Management Plan program guidelines.
● Prepares and makes presentations on a variety of educational and informational programs on water and water conservation.
● Develops calendar of activities
● Responds to water conservation and landscape conservation questions and inquiries
● Performs additional duties as assigned. This position is eligible for career progression.
Minimum Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor's Degree in natural resources, education, or directly related field.

Experience: At least 1 year directly related experience including research and customer service. Prefer experience in water conservation or related field. A general knowledge of irrigation systems and water conservation programs and practices. Equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

Knowledge: Knowledge of water conservation methodologies, Colorado or western water issues and teaching and educational training techniques preferred.

Abilities: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and citizens; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; prepare technical and non-technical documents; make public presentations to a wide variety of audiences; and develop promotional, informational, and educational programs. Multilingual preferred.

Skills: Strong interpersonal and communications skills. Must exhibit strong customer service skills. Proficient at Microsoft Office. Bilingual preferred but not required.

Licenses, Certificates or Equipment Required: Valid driver's license with good driving record. This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $39,160.16 - $64,614.57 Annually
How to Apply: Apply online here
Deadline:
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Posted: 3/13/2014 8:30:07 AM
Name of Company: City of Tacoma - Dept. of Water
Location: Ravensdale, WA
Position: Watershed Inspector
Start Date:
Job Duties: A Watershed Inspector inspects watershed property, promotes and enforces environmental sanitation/protection programs and proper logging and forestry practices. Inspectors also implement programs designed to maintain and protect drinking water quality including wildlife and fisheries programs. Inspectors are required to work alone in remote areas. The watershed is located 13 miles northeast of the city of Enumclaw, WA. Inspectors must be able to respond to emergencies at the watershed within 40 minutes.
Minimum Qualifications:
An equivalent combination to two years of advanced-level training including courses in water quality, forestry, engineering, law enforcement, environmental science or closely related field; and three years of related experience.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS
The following are required by the end of the probationary period and must be maintained throughout appointment: Washington State Concealed Weapons Permit, City’s Use of Force Policy Certification, annual successful completion of the 32 hours of Defensive Tactics Training, qualification with an accredited firearms course approved by Tacoma Water, and a Class "A" Washington State Commercial Drivers License. A Washington State Herbicide Applicator's License may be required. Training as required by the Process Safety Management Plan and the Risk Management Plan will be required.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $29.95 - $36.40 Hourly
How to Apply: Apply online here
Deadline: 3/21/2014
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Posted: 3/13/2014 8:27:55 AM
Name of Company: City of Albany - Public Works
Location: Albany, OR
Position: Natural Treatment Systems Specialist
Start Date:
Job Duties:
General Description
The City of Albany is recruiting a Natural Treatment System Specialist to oversee the general operation and maintenance of the 38-acre Talking Water Gardens engineered treatment wetlands that was designed to cool treated wastewater before entering the Willamette River.
The facility is open to the public seven days per week and includes a series of vegetated wetland cells that are connected by public walking trails and bridges and provide bird and wildlife habitat. The Natural Treatment System Specialist will also assist with the ongoing maintenance of vegetated stormwater treatment facilities throughout the City.
This is a full time position with full city benefits represented by a formal bargaining unit (AFSCME). The position will require the successful candidate to work in a variety of weather conditions and occasionally on evenings and weekends as well as perform a variety of work including manual labor, water quality monitoring and sampling, data collection, and work in an office setting. Additionally, the successful candidate will be required to interact with the public, conduct guided tours and provide information and education regarding Talking Water Gardens and other natural treatment systems. This position will require regular coordination with other city staff including wastewater treatment operators, maintenance technicians, water quality technicians, engineers, contractors and a variety of city officials.

Essential Functions/Duties & Responsibilities
● The duties listed are intended only as illustrative examples of the various types of work that may be performed by individuals in this classification. Any of the following duties may be performed. These examples are not necessarily performed by all incumbents and do not include all specific essential functions and responsibilities the incumbent may be expected to perform.  
● Coordinates and oversees the day-to-day operations, activities, and maintenance of the Talking Water Gardens (TWG) treatment wetlands program and facility; and coordinates and oversees maintenance activities of public vegetated stormwater quality treatment facilities.
● With input and direction from senior staff: ensures that the wetlands system operates safely and efficiently, is in compliance with all required laws and regulations, and plans, develops, and implements procedures, goals, and objectives for assigned programs. Performs regular inspections to identify and plan routine and preventative maintenance activities; and coordinates assigned activities with other City departments, outside agencies, farmers, and community representatives when necessary.
● Provides information for community outreach and educational programs; leads tours of TWG for City officials, advisory bodies, outside agencies, and the general public.
● Responsible for the maintenance of the treatment wetlands system including maintenance of the conveyance structures, berms, wetland structures, and various plant communities. Conducts plant and animal surveys and assesses the viability/health of various habitats associated with TWG. Performs regular inspections of the entire facility to identify and plan for routine and preventive maintenance activities.
● Oversees, coordinates, and inspects the work of contractors and volunteers related to maintenance activities such as nuisance vegetation and animal removal; vegetation planting projects; and other programs.
● Reviews, evaluates, and interprets the results of laboratory analyses and studies related to wetlands conditions and function. Collects data, establishes facts, defines problems, and draws valid conclusions; prepares and presents a variety of technical and administrative reports and documents.
● Performs manual field labor tasks including raking, shoveling, lifting, and adjustment of weir boards.
● Makes recommendations for purchasing new or replacement equipment; provides input on the preparation of the annual capital and operating budgets associated with the operation and maintenance of TWG.
● Represents the City of Albany by responding to the public, citizens, its employees, and others in a prompt, professional, and courteous manner while continuously maintaining a positive customer service demeanor. Regards everyone, internal and external, as a customer and delivers the best service possible in a respectful and patient manner.
● Serves as a member of various City committees as assigned.
● Assists other staff in the performance of their duties as assigned.
● Maintains regular job attendance and adherence to working hours.
● Operates a motor vehicle safely and legally.
● The individual shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of the individual or others in the workplace.
Minimum Qualifications:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate’s degree in horticulture, biology, ecology, engineering, environmental science, landscape architecture, or related field; or a demonstrated level of comparable technical education or training; a Bachelor’s degree is preferred. At least three years of experience operating and maintaining natural or constructed wetlands systems; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the job duties.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of: the principles and practices of plant science, soil science, microbiology, and wetlands ecology as they relate to a treatment wetlands system. General knowledge of: hydraulics, pumps and pump systems, botany, wastewater treatment, stormwater treatment, environmental monitoring practices and procedures; laws, regulations, and policies related to treatment wetlands; and personal computers and word processing, spreadsheet, and database application programs.

Skill in: operation of listed tools and equipment. Considerable skill in: self-directed work; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with employees, other departments, agencies, interest groups, and the public; analyzing problems, identifying alternative solutions, and making recommendations in support of goals; and communicating clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.

Ability to: prepare and present written and oral reports on semi-technical and complex issues to a non-technical audience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
● Possession of or ability to obtain a valid Oregon public pesticide applicators license within one year from date of hire.
● Possession of a valid Grade I State of Oregon Wastewater Treatment System Operations certificate, or ability to obtain within one year of hire. A Grade II Treatment certificate is preferred.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $3,878.00 - $4,942.00 Monthly
How to Apply: Apply online here
Deadline: 3/28/2014
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Posted: 3/13/2014 8:25:02 AM
Name of Company: Orange County Watersheds, a service area within Orange County Public Works
Location: Orange County, CA
Position: Environmental Resources Specialist III
Start Date:
Job Duties: OC Watersheds, a service area within OC Public Works, has an exciting opportunity for an Environmental Resources Specialist III to perform a variety of assignments in evaluating and investigating environmental problems requiring interpretation and implementation of laws and regulations.

An Environmental Resources Specialist III:
● Inspects industrial and related waste discharges
● Investigates complaints related to water pollution and other environmental factors
● Plans and executes water quality and water pollution management studies
● Researches and analyzes technical chemical, engineering, biological and related information
Minimum Qualifications:
Experience and Education
● Two years of technical experience which would have applied or developed the required knowledges or abilities listed below.
● Educational background which includes a minimum of 30 upper division semester units in environmental, biological or physical science or a related science field.

Thorough knowledge of:
● The effects of a wide variety of waste materials and natural substances on the environment
● Monitoring instruments and techniques as applied to meeting industrial waste disposal regulations
● Methods and systems used for statistical analysis of environmental factors

General Knowledge of:
● Biological science, soil science, engineering, hydrology, chemistry or biochemistry as applied to industrial waste processes
● Federal, State and County laws and regulations governing water quality and water pollution
● Methods of taking water samples, performing field and laboratory tests and interpreting them

Ability to:
● Effectively investigate and enforce compliance with County and other water pollution laws and ordinances
● Operate water sampling devices, make field and laboratory tests and interpret results
● Evaluate available methods of water pollution control and make recommendations
● Respond to industrial or hazardous waste spills; assess risks to the environment; and advise and coordinate clean up procedures

License Required
● Possession of a State of California Water Treatment Plant Operator Certificate may be required within one year of appointment.
Preferred Qualifications:
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
In addition to the minimum qualifications, the ideal candidate will have experience in implementation of programs designed to monitor, assess, and/or investigate environmental conditions and experience working as a lead worker.
Salary: $4,255.33 - $5,735.60 Monthly
Deadline: 3/31/2014
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Posted: 3/13/2014 8:20:02 AM
Name of Company: Department of Water Resources
Location: Gwinnett County, GA
Position: Division Director (Appointed)
Start Date:
Job Duties: This position holds an upper management classification and is responsible for managing a specific function or management group. Responsibilities include managing budgets, developing administrative and operational policies, procedures and programs necessary to conduct an effective oversight function and respond to regulatory and administrative requirements. Incumbents are considered the highest level in a business unit.
Minimum Qualifications:
● Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Biology or closely related field;
● Eight years of progressively responsible experience, including two years experience as a manager;
● Or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

Knowledge and Skills
● Supervising and evaluating employees;
● Prioritizing and assigning work;
● Leadership and managerial principles;
● Developing, evaluating, recommending, and implementing programs, policies, processes and procedures;
● Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $77,405.00 Annually
Deadline:
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Posted: 3/13/2014 8:15:30 AM
Name of Company: City of Olympia - Public Works
Location: Olympia, WA
Position: Director of Water Resources
Start Date:
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $7,408.27 - $9,006.40 Monthly
How to Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, and salary history directly to Marissa Karras by e-mail marissa@karrasconsulting.net or by fax 360-956-1348. This position will remain open until filled. In order to be considered for the first round of interviews, please submit your application materials by January 27, 2014.

Contact Information: If you have questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Marissa Karras at (360) 956-1336.
Deadline:
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Posted: 3/13/2014 8:07:52 AM
Name of Company: Water Resource Education Center
Location: Vancouver, WA
Position: Temporary- Educator Intern
Start Date:
Job Duties: The City of Vancouver is currently seeking qualified candidates for the temporary position of Educator Intern to work at the Water Center for an average of 20 hours per week for at least three months.

Each Educator Intern will be required to work two mornings Monday through Friday 8:00am to 12:00pm and Saturdays. The duration of the position may be extended up to one year.

The person in this position will lead school and group presentations with hands-on activities, demonstrate water-related activities, greet visitors, give tours of the Water Center, present background, and start videos in the theater.

All candidates must be currently enrolled degree/certificate seeking students.

Position Duties
● Work as part of the Water Center team.
● Lead school and group presentations with hands-on activities.
● Demonstrate water-related activities.
● Greet visitors; give tours of the Water Center and surrounding natural areas.
● Set-up activities on and offsite.
● Maintain the aquaria: 350-gallon aquarium in the lab, 55-gallon salmon aquarium and all other aquaria at the Water Center.
● Clean and organize lab equipment.
● Cover the reception and fulfill support duties area as needed (i.e. answering phones, visitor’s questions etc.)
● Help with project and exhibit research and development.
● Assist staff and volunteers in planning and carrying out special events.
● Work with volunteers in various capacities.
● Carry out other tasks as needed.
Minimum Qualifications: Knowledge or interest in the environment, water-related issues or science, (i.e. Biology, Chemistry, or Geology) AND knowledge or interest in education

The successful candidate must be a self-starter; have the ability to work a flexible schedule; possess strong communication, problem-solving, and teamwork skills; display a friendly and helpful attitude; enjoy working with people of all ages; have the ability to work on numerous projects simultaneously (multi-task); be organized and work independently; have reliable transportation; and maintain a professional, well-groomed appearance.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $12.43 Hourly
Deadline: 3/31/2014
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Posted: 3/13/2014 8:04:55 AM
Name of Company: Parks and Recreation (DPR)
Location: Denver, CO
Position: Fishing Program Coordinator - (Park Ranger Assistant) - On Call
Start Date:
Job Duties: Denver's Parks and Recreation is seeking a Fishing Program Coordinator (Park Ranger Assistant) - On Call. This is a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience working for one the largest park programs in the region. We're looking for people who enjoy engaging with the public and have a genuine interest in natural resource management, fishing, educational programming, and assisting Park Rangers.

Job Responsibilities
● Assists rangers with coordination of the Denver Fishing is Fun Program.
● Develop and present educational programs throughout the City and County of Denver.
● Develop and continue external and internal partnerships.
● Coordinate with Denver Parks and Recreation Marketing and PR to develop and distribute promotional materials.
● Coordinate with Parks and Recreation Volunteer Coordinator to recruit and schedule volunteers.
● Utilize and distribute fishing supplies and equipment as appropriate.
● Assist rangers with various ranger duties.
Minimum Qualifications:
Education Requirement:
● Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate plus six (6) semester hours of college course work in public relations, natural resources, open-space or regulation compliance, or a directly related field.

Experience Requirement:
● One (1) year of experience assisting and monitoring the day-to-day operation of a program.

Licensure and/or Certification:
● Possession of a valid Driver's License at the time of application. License must be kept current as a condition of employment. If invited for an interview, instate/out-of-state Motor Vehicle Records must be presented and must demonstrate a good driving record.
● To be considered for positions requiring driving, applicants must bring a current copy (no more than two weeks old) of their complete "Full Record" motor vehicle history record if contacted for an interview.
● Under Denver Park's requirements regarding positions that require driving, a candidate must have 3 recent years of good driving record. This includes the following:
● No revocation, suspension, or cancellation/denial has occurred in the last three (3) years for traffic related violations (including insurance).
● Less than 8 points against the individual's drivers license in the last 3 years.
● Ability to obtain Special Police Authority Certification within three (3) months of being hired. This requires passing additional criminal/background checks.
Preferred Qualifications:
● Interest in natural resources, fishing, and law enforcement in a park setting.
● Experience with educational programming.
● A Bachelor's in Natural Resources or directly related field.
● Knowledge and experience with fish and fishing techniques using various eq
Salary: $13.44 - $19.62 Hourly
Deadline: 3/31/2014
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Posted: 3/13/2014 8:01:34 AM
Name of Company: City of Ames - Water & Pollution Control
Location: Ames, IA
Position: WPC Marketing Intern
Start Date:
Job Duties:
General Information
The City of Ames has an opening for a Water and Pollution Control Department Marketing Intern. Full-time hours would be available during school breaks and summer. Normal working hours are Monday through Friday between 8:00am and 5:00pm. Part-time hours (approximately 10 hours per week) will be available during the school year. Some events will require weekend work hours. Start date is anticipated to be May 2014.

The main responsibility of the marketing intern is to help continue development and implementation of a social marketing plan designed to encourage water conservation as an everyday way of life. This position offers a student in marketing, public relations, advertising, or graphic design an opportunity to use their talents and creative ideas to propel a real-world marketing application. The intern must become knowledgeable in the targeted field in order to prepare them to best reach the customer base and learn to adapt to different types of customers. The intern will be relied upon for new marketing concepts which they will "sell" to management. Once approved, they will execute the marketing plan and design and order promotional materials. There are multiple events where the intern, along with other Water Plant staff, will "sell" the product to customers. The intern works directly with senior management to coordinate activities and maintain the program budget.

Examples of Essential Job Functions
The selected candidate will update the Smart Water strategic marketing plan as well as participate in the preparation of newspaper, radio and television advertisements, Channel 12 TV programs, press releases surrounding public outreach events, web page materials, promotional brochures that target different customer groups regarding conservation, educational signage, newsletter articles and columns, updating and maintaining the "Smart Water" Facebook and Twitter pages, and the development and staffing of educational activities at various venues. Other tasks may include assisting with organizing and promotion of city-wide events such as open houses, events targeting Iowa State University students, and collaborative programs with other city departments to promote conservation throughout the community.

Each employee is expected to continually strive to bring shared values to life through our Excellence Through People organizational culture. ETP values include continuous improvement, respect for others, being customer driven, leadership, data-driven decisions, positive attitude, teaming environment, honesty and integrity, innovation and creativity, employee involvement, and excellence. For all employees, this includes maintaining city wide services through a Total City Perspective, presenting a positive attitude, communicating effectively, dealing courteously with customers and co-workers, and maintaining effective relationships. For leaders, this also includes creating a work culture that brings these values to life. The purpose of ETP is to deliver exceptional services to the public at the best price, and for employees to experience an enjoyable and stimulating work environment.
Minimum Qualifications: Preferred educational background includes areas such as marketing, graphic design, corporate communications, advertising, consumer behavior, public education, and related courses. Skills necessary for the position include Microsoft Word, Publisher, and either knowledge or willingness to learn Adobe Illustrator and InDesign. The preferred candidate would be a sophomore or junior with an interest and ability to continue working through the 2014/2015 academic year.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $12.00 Hourly
Deadline: 3/22/2014
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Posted: 3/13/2014 7:57:08 AM
Name of Company: San Diego International Airport
Location: San Diego International Airport, CA
Position: Environmental Affairs Intern
Start Date:
Job Duties: To assist in assigned departmental activities related to the operations of the particular department; the work assigned to the intern supplements the formal educational program of advanced college studies; duties may vary widely depending on the departmental needs.

The intern for the Environmental Affairs Department will spend their summer learning the ins and outs of what it takes to keep an Airport in compliance with environmental laws and regulations, through shadowing and hands on experience in the office and in the field.

Examples of Duties
Duties may include, but are not limited to para-professional level work specific to the department's needs; the incumbents are required to exercise initiative in applying education and/or skills, work semi-independently, be resourceful and systematic in approach to various assignments and tasks; may be responsible for projects or be part of a project team.

DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC
Annual Stormwater Reporting: assist in preparation of stormwater reports by compiling data, analysis, report writing, proofing and editing. Stormwater Inspections: shadow staff during stormwater inspections. Construction Inspections: shadow staff during construction inspections and related meetings. Industrial Hygiene Inspections: shadow staff during industrial hygiene inspections and related meetings. Multi-Departmental and Multi-Jurisdictional Meetings: shadow staff as they attend meetings on various environmental topics. Dry Weather Stormwater Monitoring and Sampling: Work in the field and assist with monitoring and sampling activities. California Least Tern Tours: assist in coordination and conducting tours of the endangered California Least Tern nesting site on the airfield. E-Waste collection Events: assist in coordination and conducting on-site e-waste events. Green Flash E-Bulletin: research topics and draft educational bulletins on various environmental topics to be disseminated to employees. Additional Duties: support EAD staff on data tracking, reporting responsibilities, and other special projects.
Minimum Qualifications:
1. Students currently enrolled in at least twelve (12) units at an accredited college may qualify.
2. Students in their final semester or quarter who need less than full- time enrollment to graduate with four (4) year degree need only be enrolled part-time in courses required for degree completion.
3. Educational major related to area of interest preferred.

***Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:
Your application will not be considered without an attached copy of your transcript and writing sample (example: essay excerpt).

QUALIFICATIONS
Knowledge of:
1. Basic knowledge of a discipline that is considered valuable to the department.
2. Computer equipment and software applications related to assignments.

Ability to:
1. Maintain work related records and prepare reports using a computer.
2. Read and interpret typical business correspondence, reports and/or department policies.
3. Follow either written or oral instructions.
4. Work the schedule assigned.
5. Arrive and be ready for assignments on time.
6. Present ideas in a clear and effective manner.
7. Coordinate multiple activities.
8. Use initiative and judgment within established guidelines.
9. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
10.Establish and maintain effective working relationships with managers, supervisors, staff, customers, the public and others encountered in the course of work.
11.Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary:
Deadline:
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Posted: 3/13/2014 7:54:40 AM
Name of Company: Southwest Florida Water Management District
Location: Tampa, FL
Position: Hydrologist 1
Start Date:
Job Duties: Professional-level technical, scientific, and administrative work using an understanding of natural and physical science in areas such as hydrology, geology, ecology and/or engineering. Conduct water use permitting and compliance activities. Gather, interpret, and utilize permittee water use, hydrologic or hydrogeologic data. Review and evaluate reports, permit applications, or other data for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with government rules and regulation.

Duties/Responsibilities
● Evaluates Water Use Permit (WUP) applica­tions ranging from simple to moderately complex.
Answers questions and performs activities relating to permitting review and compliance, and other resource regulation activities.
● Evaluates WUP applications related to agricultural, recreation/aesthetic, public supply, mining/dewatering, and industrial/commercial activities.
● Reviews water allocation and projection methodologies related to agricultural, recreation/aesthetic, public supply, mining/dewatering, and industrial/commercial permits.
● Participates in Regulation Division projects and other District projects associated with regulation activities.
● Provides guidance, peer review and training to field and compliance technicians. Assists regulation, executive, and legal staff in preparing for Board presentations and legal hearings.
● Observes, investigates and evaluates site conditions and operations related to WUPs and WUP applications, and reports the findings to the Manager and other appropriate staff.
● Writes and reviews draft technical memorandum and procedures or other technical documents.
● Provides input and feedback on department business processes currently in place and assists in the development and establishment of new business processes.
● Participates in District emergency management activities and other departmental activities and performs other duties as needed.
Minimum Qualifications:
● A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in geology, hydrology, physical science or engineering is required. A valid driver license is required.
Preferred Qualifications:
● College-level coursework in hydrology, geology, or water-resource related courses preferred.
● Experience with the District’s Agricultural Water Use Program (AGMOD) is preferred.
● Experience in using personal computer with various software including Microsof
Salary: $39,894.40 Annually
Deadline:
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Posted: 3/13/2014 7:50:23 AM
Name of Company: Southwest Florida Water Management District - Dept. of Water Resources
Location: Brooksville, FL
Position: Hydrogeologist/Engineer
Start Date:
Job Duties: Professional-level technical and scientific work using an understanding of natural and physical science in areas such as engineering, hydrology, and/or geology. Conceptualize and construct numerical models; compile, analyze and evaluate required data; calibrate models and conduct sensitivity analysis; and construct predictive simulations. Summarize and interpret data, develop related recommendations, and perform statistical analysis of hydrologic data. Understand trends and relationships between a large variety of water resource data including climate, water use, water levels, water quality, and environmental flows. Has the ability to analyze model outputs; lead and respond to external peer reviews, and make recommendations regarding alternatives evaluated to solve complex water management issues. Prepare and present evaluation results both orally and in writing to a variety of audiences including Executive staff and policy makers.

Duties/Responsibilities
● Technical research and analysis on assigned projects, including independent modeling (statistical and numerical) of groundwater flow systems.
● Understanding of the principles of groundwater-flow modeling; develops and applies complex groundwater flow and hydrologic models and, is familiar with and uses associated programs and processes.
● Knowledge of computers, computer applications, and applications software commonly used in the field of water resources and engineering, and project management and scheduling.
● Conduct complex research, prepare reports and present results in oral and written form.
● Involved in all phases of project development including, conceptual planning level, performing advanced level geological, analytical, statistical, and/or modeling analysis.
● Able to work with multidisciplinary work teams to develop and apply complex analytical, numerical and statistical modeling tools to assess water resource management problems.
● Principles and practices of groundwater and surface-water hydrology, groundwater quality, water resource development, management, regulation, and geologic principles and practices.
Minimum Qualifications: Looking for a candidate with a strong statistical background, working knowledge of hydrogeologic and groundwater flow principles, working knowledge of groundwater flow models, and the ability to use and manipulate large data sets.

A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Geology, Engineering, or related field and two years experience is required. A valid Driver's License is required.
Preferred Qualifications: Ability to use R, SAS, and other statistical platforms is preferred. A Master degree or Ph.D. is preferred.
Salary:
Deadline: 3/23/2014
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Posted: 3/13/2014 7:48:15 AM
Name of Company: Dept. of Environmental Quality
Location: Lansing, MI
Position: Geologist 9-P11
Start Date:
Job Duties: As part of a boat crew, conduct marine geophysical studies which includes but is not limited to bathymetric studies and sediment profiling of lakes/rivers, collect and analyze/correct data, produce reports/maps as required by clients.
This position will also be involved in planning and conducting soil, groundwater, and soil vapor investigations at sites of contamination with the assistance of geological technicians. Interpret the site investigation results and create a report identifying the soil lithology, hydrogeological characteristics, and the delineation of soil and groundwater contamination.
Minimum Qualifications:
Education
● Possession of a bachelor's degree in geology or geological, petroleum or mining engineering.

Experience
● Geologist 9
No specific type or amount is required.
● Geologist 10
One year of professional experience in carrying out geological activities to protect, develop and maintain natural resources equivalent to a Geologist 9.
● Geologist P11
Two years of professional experience in carrying out geological activities to protect, develop and maintain natural resources equivalent to a Geologist, including one year equivalent to a Geologist 10.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $1,446.40 - $2,437.60 Biweekly
Deadline: 3/20/2014
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Posted: 3/13/2014 7:46:21 AM
Name of Company: Department of Natural Resources & Parks - Wastewater Treatment Division
Location: Seattle, WA
Position: Water Quality Planner/Project Manager IV
Start Date:
Job Duties: Lead a staff of environmental planners, each of whom is responsible for managing environmental compliance for assigned projects and programs relating to all Wastewater Treatment Division programs. The environmental planning sub-unit is charged with SEPA, NEPA, ESA, SERP, and NHPA compliance for all WTD projects and programs, in addition to other applicable state and local regulations.

Job Duties
● Direct preparation of SEPA and NEPA documents, environmental analyses and mitigation plans for fast-paced high profile capital projects. Ensure that environmental documents comply with appropriate regulations.
● Manage the work of environmental consultants supporting WTD projects and programs. Oversee management of the environmental services work order contract for the ECSS Section. Advise environmental planners on consultant contract development and management.
● Develop and maintain relationships with members of other work groups within the section and with other WTD capital project team members.
● Develop and maintain components of capital project schedules.
● Develop and implement procedures to ensure environmental compliance prior to, during and after construction.
● Prepare workload projections. Assign work to environmental planners (Water Quality Planner/Project Manager I, II and III).
● Coach and mentor environmental planners and project teams on environmental compliance to ensure project success.
● Advise environmental planners on professional development and training.
● Develop and recommend annual performance objectives and preparation of individual work plans.
● Provide input regarding performance of environmental planners in the work group for quarterly meetings and annual performance appraisals for use by Managing Supervisor.
● Recommend staffing actions (hiring, promotion, discipline etc.); prepare necessary paperwork.
● Develop environmental planning budget, monitor budget, and approve expenditures.
● Review and approve correspondence, documents and other printed information about programs and projects; oversee staff responses to public.
Minimum Qualifications:
● A bachelor’s degree in planning, environmental sciences or closely related field or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
● A minimum of 5 years of increasingly responsible planning, environmental science or related experience.
● A minimum of 5 years of experience working as part of a capital project development and implementation team.
● Ability to read and interpret design drawings and specifications in order to assess environmental impacts.
● Applied knowledge of the Washington State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA), the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and other environmental regulations such as, the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA), the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), the federal Clean Water Act, and the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES).
● Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within and lead multi-disciplinary teams.
● Experience implementing public engagement processes in support of environmental review.
● Knowledge of environmental permitting processes.
● Knowledge of planning techniques, principles and practices.
● Knowledge of current trends and issues in environmental management.
● Knowledge of project management techniques and principles.
● Knowledge of wastewater treatment systems and operations
● Knowledge of contracting and bid-specification procedures.
● Advanced oral and written communications skills.
● Analytical skills.
● Skill in managing multiple programs simultaneously.
● Skill in reviewing and directing specialized studies.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
● Experience writing environmental analyses and documents for public (SEPA) review. Experience conducting the SEPA process.
● Strong analytical skills to evaluate technical concepts and to make recommendations with minimal guidance on issues that may not have established or clearly defined guidelines
● A valid Washington State Driver's License
Preferred Qualifications:
● Experience as a supervisor or lead.
● Knowledge of employment law
● Knowledge of budgeting principles.
● Experience in one or more of these areas: natural resource issues, and/or working knowledge of wastewater systems and operations.
Salary:
How to Apply: WHERE TO APPLY: Go to http://www.kingcounty.gov/jobs
Deadline: 3/20/2014
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Posted: 3/13/2014 7:43:25 AM
Name of Company: State of Colorado - Department of Transportation
Location: Greeley, CO
Position: Gen Prof II: Environmental Specialist - Water Quality
Start Date:
Job Duties: Description of Job
This position is located in the Region 4 Environmental Unit, located in Greeley. This unit provides support to region design, construction, and maintenance personnel for environmental analysis, permits, and mitigation. This unit also ensures the legal requirements of NEPA and environmental protection laws, SAFETEA-LU and FHWA policies are adequately addressed for region programs.
This position provides support for the environmental processing of projects by working with the Unit Manager to determine the need for environmental clearances and permits. This position participates in progress meetings, provides updated information to CDOT Headquarters specialists, and informs design engineers and consultants of environmental requirements. This position assists with the regional water quality program by supporting the Region Water Quality Staff Authority.

Major Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
● Works under the direction of the Water Quality Staff Authority;
● Obtains, pursues, and prepares environmental permits/clearances such as the Colorado Discharge Permit System (CDPS) stormwater permits;
● Coordinates best management practice (BMP) repairs;
● Coordinates and/or completes 30-day post-construction inspections;
● Assists in inspections on active projects that have a CDPS stormwater permit and provides assistance to project engineers and project managers on how to best implement erosion and sediment control BMPs;
● Serves as resource for and responds to staff questions regarding water quality compliance; serves as a resource for maintenance on all open Stormwater Construction Permits;
● Completes paperwork and maintains records for the water quality program;
● Reviews and examines project design data and participates in project scoping reviews to determine potential impacts to environmental resources;
● Determines which environmental clearances and permits are necessary; coordinates clearances with staff specialists, various government agencies, and provides environmental documentation in a timely manner;
● Ensures that projects meet requirements for certifications;
● Schedules technical studies with staff specialists, monitors progress of work, and negotiates changes in schedules with staff specialists; schedules field reviews with staff specialists and other agency representatives;
● Assists in inspections on closed construction projects with active CDPS stormwater permits;
● Determines when project sites qualify for permit deactivation and completes the appropriate paperwork;
● Compiles weekly, monthly, and annual reports for submittal to the Region Environmental Manager, Region Planning and Environmental Manager, CDOT Headquarters Environmental Programs Branch and CDPHE.

Work Environment:
● Primarily 8:00 am – 5:00 pm work hours, Monday-Friday
● Approximately 40% spent in the field, 60% spent in the office
● Travel required during work hours throughout the region
● Required to operate CDOT vehicles
Minimum Qualifications: This experience must be specifically documented on your application.
At minimum, the ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in natural resources, environmental sciences, ecology, biology, hydrology, or a similar field.
AND at least one year of professional work experience related to water quality issues.
Substitution: Additional work experience that provided the same kind, amount and level of knowledge acquired in the required education, may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required bachelor’s degree but not for the specific experience. A Doctoral or Master’s degree in one of the fields listed above will substitute for the undergraduate degree and one year of professional experience.
NOTE: A legible copy of your unofficial college transcript(s) or credential evaluation report must be submitted with your application. Transcripts from colleges or universities outside of the United States must be assessed for U.S. equivalency by a NACES educational credential evaluation service. Failure to provide a transcript or credential evaluation report will result in your application being rejected and you will not be able to continue in the selection process for this position.
Stronger candidates will be those that demonstrate depth and breadth of skill and ability, through a combination of professional experience and formal training, to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of this position.
Preferred Qualifications: The Exceptional Applicant will be an experienced environmental professional and will possess the proven ability or accomplishment in the following:
● Demonstrated success with the duties listed in the Description of the Job section;
● Experience in conducting
Salary: $3,318.00 - $4,738.00 Monthly
Deadline: 3/23/2014
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Posted: 3/13/2014 7:39:12 AM
Name of Company: State of North Carolina - Dept of Environment & Natural Resource
Location: Carteret County, NC
Position: Marine Fisheries Technician III
Start Date:
Job Duties: Description of Work
This position supports the Habitat and Enhancement Section’s Artificial Reef Program through the monitoring and sampling activities associated with the artificial reef program. This position, under the direction of Artificial Reef Biologist(s), will ensure vehicles, vessels, equipment, and materials are prepared and in an operational status to meet the program’s fieldwork requirements. This position will be responsible for field biological data collection aboard various sized vessels, coding, quality monitoring, and summary analysis for the Artificial Reef Program. Additional program operations include side scan sonar data collection and evaluation, SCUBA diving, reef enhancement, and inshore and offshore buoy servicing. This position will also be assisting the Oyster Sanctuary Program as part of the network of estuarine artificial reefs through biological sampling, SCUBA diving, and buoy servicing operations. Normal office work day is 8 hours, but field operations may extend the work day to 12-16 hours and require overnight and out of town travel. Occasional weekend work is possible. The ability to swim, lift 50 lbs and possess a valid driver’s license is required.
Minimum Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
● Experience with biological and commercial field sampling gears (i.e. gillnet, trawl, trap, and hook & line).
● Experience with sampling gear fabrication and repair.
● SCUBA certification with logged ocean diving experience is required.
● Experience with small (25’) boat operation, navigation, trailering.
● Experience with equipment maintenance typically associated with a biological sampling program.
● Basic experience using Microsoft Word and Power Point.
● Intermediate experience using MS Excel.
● Knowledge of juvenile and adult finfish, invertebrates, and shellfish found in North Carolina estuarine and ocean waters.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
● Associate's degree in fisheries management from an appropriately accredited institution and four years of experience in the fisheries industry including experience with vessel operation; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Preferred Skills:
● SCUBA experience which includes low visibility, cold water, dry suits, fish counts, and NITROX.
● Experience using, SAS, and ESRI’s Arc GIS programs.
● Intermediate experience using MS PowerPoint
● A skills test will be administered to all int
Salary: $32,001.00 - $49,881.00
Deadline: 3/25/2014
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Posted: 3/13/2014 7:36:19 AM
Name of Company: City of Wichita
Location: Wichita, Kansas
Position: Environmental Services Specialist Environmental Assessment and Remediation
Start Date:
Job Duties: This is a professional position responsible for scientific and technical work involving research, data analysis and development of groundwater remediation projects as well as groundwater protection programs, and creating and conducting public education program for residential, business, and industrial applications. Work is directed and reviewed through establishment of goals and evaluation of progress toward goal attainment.
Starting annual salary: $38069 to $52878 DOQ
Work hours: 8 am to 5 pm, Monday-Friday. Additional time may be required based on work load.
Examples of Work Performed
• Analyzes data, systems, devices, equipment and materials associated with groundwater contamination and groundwater protection issues.
• Collect groundwater samples, soil samples, or air samples for analysis in association with the investigation or remediation of a contaminated area.
• Oversee the operation and maintenance of groundwater remediation systems
• Reviews environmental information and research related to the issuance of Environmental Liability Releases and Industrial Revenue Bonds (IRBs).
• Educates the public, businesses, industries, and institutions about groundwater contamination issues including the Gilbert & Mosley (GM) and North Industrial Corridor (NIC) projects, typical groundwater contaminants, possible groundwater uses, and possible threats to groundwater resources.
• Provides technical information in verbal, PowerPoint, or written assessments and reports, as well as on-site directions and guidance.
• Develops, updates, and maintains information databases.
• Oversee the operation and maintenance of aquariums and/or aquatic habitat
• Completion of work assignments requires operation of a vehicle.
• These examples are not intended to be all-inclusive. Other related duties may be assigned as needed.
Minimum Qualifications: Requirements of Work
• Considerable knowledge of geology, hydrogeology, biological, and environmental concepts, as well as scientific principles, procedures, and analytical techniques associated with groundwater remediation
• Knowledge of local, state and federal laws and regulations regarding groundwater remediation
• Ability to conduct research, apply theoretical ideas and concepts, and interpret information for the general public
• Ability to manage databases, other record keeping, and mapping
• Ability to work with internal and external groups in managing projects
• Ability to climb, bend, stoop, crawl, balance and walk in rough terrain such as construction sites or river banks
• Ability to tolerate strenuous physical exercise, including lifting, pulling and pushing
• Ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 40 lbs.
• Ability to use a computer to access, interpret and record information, including use of spreadsheets involving basic mathematical and statistical operations
• Ability to work outdoors in inclement weather
• Ability to tolerate airborne nuisances associated with open grounds, construction, and windy conditions
• Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, representatives of other organizations, and the public
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing. This will include preparation of presentations, reports, and grant applications
• Ability to acquire and maintain a valid Kansas driver's license
• An employee will not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.
Required Experience and Training
Bachelor's degree in biology, geology, environmental management or physical science and one year of experience applying environmental techniques in groundwater remediation, environmental education, or environmental research. An equivalent combination of education, experience and training may be considered. Offers of employment are contingent upon passing a pre-employment physical, which includes drug screening, and upon satisfactory evaluation of a criminal record check.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $38069 to $52878 DOQ
Deadline: 3/25/2014
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Posted: 3/13/2014 7:33:18 AM
Name of Company: City of Wichita
Location: Wichita, Kansas
Position: Geologist-Environmental Services
Start Date:
Job Duties: This is a technical professional position that serves as a project geologist/hydrogeologist involved in planning, developing, directing, conducting, reviewing and/or overseeing ground water remediation programs. Position may supervise subordinate professional staff. Duties consist of approximately 50% field activities and 50% office work. Work is directed and reviewed through the establishment of goals and subsequent evaluation of progress toward goal attainment.
Work Hours: 8 am to 5 pm. Additional time may be required based on work load.
Examples of Work Performed
● Plans and conducts investigations for and provides hydrogeologic services to other City departments and other sections and programs in the Department of Environmental Services.
● Reviews major ground water and surface water development projects.
● Develops monitoring regimes for both ground water quality and levels.
● Administers state and federal water and other related laws, regulations and standards and ensures compliance of investigation and remediation activities.
● Consults with management to define project goals and objectives.
● Reviews and prepares letters, memos, technical reports and bulletins.
● Testifies as an expert witness in court or administrative hearings.
● Trains other staff in sampling, monitoring and investigative techniques.
● Plans and conducts ground or surface water studies, such as regional geologic mapping.
● Investigates complaints regarding water quality and contamination.
● Provides project leadership for collection of data on depth to ground water, well yields, and the extent of ground water contamination.
● Evaluates technical adequacy of ground water monitoring networks.
● Determines effects of ground water withdrawals on surface water.
● Determines hydrogeologic relationships in migration and accumulation of contaminants.
● Participates as requested in surface and ground water supply studies, storage estimates, artificial recharge studies and special studies for waste sites.
● Completion of work assignments will require operation of a vehicle.
The examples of work performed are not intended to be all-inclusive. The City of Wichita reserves the right to assign additional responsibilities as needed.
Minimum Qualifications: Requirements of Work
● Knowledge of the principles and practices of environmental monitoring, evaluation and control
● Thorough knowledge of state-of-the-art theories and practices of hydrogeology
● Thorough knowledge of physical and natural sciences related to quantity, quality, development, management and monitoring of ground water and surface water.
● Knowledge of computer modeling
● Thorough knowledge of field surveying techniques, instruments, sampling and mapping
● Thorough knowledge of State of Kansas water well requirements, EPA Ground Water Quality Standards, state waste regulations, and related state, federal and local laws and regulations
● Thorough knowledge of monitoring of hydrogeologic and water quality factors
● Knowledge of and ability to use computer keyboard and video display monitor in spreadsheet development, using basic mathematical and descriptive statistical operations
● Ability to develop and maintain effective work relationships with associates, employees of other departments, other governmental agencies, and the public
● Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
● Ability to acquire and maintain a valid Kansas driver’s license
● An employee shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.

Required Experience and Training
Graduation from a four-year college with a bachelors degree in geology, hydrogeology, hydrology or closely related field, or civil or environmental engineering, plus at least three years of professional experience as a hydrogeologist, hydrologist, geologist or other closely related experience. Must have and maintain a State of Kansas Geologist License, or be able to obtain the license within one year of employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon passing a pre-employment physical, which includes drug screening, and upon satisfactory evaluation of the results of a criminal record check. An equivalent combination of education, experience and training may be considered.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $49737 to $70609 DOQ
Deadline: 3/31/2014
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Posted: 3/13/2014 7:29:28 AM
Name of Company: City of Houston - Health & Human Services
Location: Houston, TX
Position: ENVIRONMENTAL INVESTIGATOR II
Start Date:
Job Duties: Oversees and performs comprehensive technical investigative work relative to the detection, analysis and elimination or control of environmental pollutants and contaminants. Performs routine chemical and microbiological water and wastewater analysis.
Investigates complaints concerning air, water and/or soil pollutant and contaminant sources, including proper transport and disposal of hazardous and solid wastes; Conducts on-site inspections; Conducts sampling and monitoring of suspected pollutants; reports and documents investigative findings. Coordinates the collection of air, water and/or soil samples. Operates, cleans, calibrates and ensures the proper maintenance of scientific instrumentation equipment. Prepares laboratory standards and solutions. Conducts routine surveillance of the community to determine pollutant or contaminant problems. Prepares survey, investigation and observation reports for utilization in corrective recommendations or as legal evidence in the prosecution of violators; issues citations and violation notices to violators and may testify during court proceedings. Performs routine chemical and microbiological analysis of water and wastewater samples; May monitor chemical and microbiological aspects of treatment plant performance and participate in basic applied research projects. Promote environmental awareness concerning the effects and hazards associated with air, water and soil pollution and educate the public regarding pollution prevention via community outreach efforts.
WORKING CONDITIONS
The position routinely requires lifting of moderately heavy items, such as typewriters or records boxes (up to 40 pounds) and/or very long periods of walking on rough surfaces on a routine basis.
Minimum Qualifications: MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Health Engineering or a closely related degree.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
One year of pollution/environmental control experience is required.
MINIMUM LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
Valid Texas Driver's License and compliance with the City of Houston policy on driving (AP 2-2).
Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to bilingual (English/Spanish) applicant. Involves exposures to significant levels of heat, cold, moisture and pollution and/or chemical substances.
**Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons
Salary: $27,378.00 - $41,548.00 Annually
Deadline: 3/25/2014
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Posted: 3/13/2014 7:23:50 AM
Name of Company: City of Abilene - Public Works
Location: Abilene, Texas
Position: Division Administrator - Stormwater Services
Start Date:
Job Duties: Under general direction, plan, organize, and direct all activities of the Stormwater Services Division. Develop and implement long term programs and projects as well as direct policies. Provide for the development and enforcement of rules, regulations, and policies as they pertain to Stormwater and floodplain management and development.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED
Exercises direct supervision over supervisory, professional, technical and clerical staff. Salary: $55,000.00+DOE/Q per year
Examples of Duties
● Administration and oversight of the Stormwater Utility Fee Program.
● Administration of the City’s floodplain requirements.
● Plan, organize, and direct the activities of the Division of Stormwater Services, both quality and quantity control.
● Plan the work, programs, and projects for the division; review personnel and organizational problems and needs as appropriate.
● Plan the development of new facilities and programs as well as improvements to existing facilities and programs.
● Serve as a Public Works Department team member, providing technical advice to the Director of Public Works.
● Develop division budget; maintain budgetary controls.
● Represent the division/department before the City Council, various boards and commissions and when called upon, before various public committees or organizations. Acts as a liaison between Keep Abilene Beautiful and the Director of Public Works.
● Direct and supervise the planning, preparation, construction and inspection of engineered Stormwater projects.
● Plan, develop, and conduct public participation programs, activities and meetings.
Minimum Qualifications: Knowledge of:
● Principles, practices, and methods of Stormwater quantity and quality issues.
● Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations related to Stormwater and floodplain management.
● Public management and administration principles and practices.
● Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.
● Principles and procedures of recordkeeping and reporting.
● Principles and practices used in dealing with the public.
● Principles of budget preparation and control.
● Various agencies associated with Stormwater and floodplain management.
Skill to:
● Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and Microsoft Office applications.
Ability to:
● Interpret and apply pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
● Plan, schedule and supervise engineering, construction and maintenance work.
● Prepare and maintain accurate and complete reports and records.
● Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public.
● Select, supervise, train, and evaluate assigned staff.
● Delegate authority and responsibility.
● Schedule and program work on a long term basis.
● Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Supplemental Information
Experience:
● Five years of progressively responsible experience in civil or environmental engineering preferred; experience in public administration, preferably in a public works or environmental field. Three years of supervisory or lead worker experience is required.
Education/Training:
● A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in civil engineering, environmental engineering, public administration or a related field.
License or Certificate:
● Engineering License in the State of Texas is preferred.
● Possession of (or ability to obtain within 12 months) an ASFPM Floodplain Manager certification.
Special Requirements:
Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment:
● Ability to work in a standard office environment.
● Ability to sit, stand, walk, kneel, crouch, stoop, squat, crawl, and twist.
● Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
● Exposure to cold, heat, and outdoors.
● Ability to travel to different sites.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $55,000.00 Annually
Deadline:
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Posted: 3/13/2014 7:21:10 AM
Name of Company: Trident Technical College
Location: Charleston County, SC
Position: Adjunct Environmental Technology Instructor
Start Date:
Job Duties: The Division of Science and Mathematics is seeking adjunct instructors to teach varying schedules at a variety of locations, including weekend classes, using technology in instruction, and using a variety of teaching methods.
Minimum Qualifications: This position requires a master’s degree in Environmental Science or Environmental Engineering or a master’s degree with 18 graduate credit hours in these areas.
Preferred Qualifications: Prior teaching experience is preferred.
Salary:
Deadline:
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Posted: 3/13/2014 7:17:43 AM
Name of Company: City of Casselberry
Location: City of Casselberry, FL
Position: Environmental Analyst
Start Date:
Job Duties: General Description This is technical position responsible for a variety of water/wastewater quality sampling and testing. Under supervision of the Water Resource Manager or designee conducts research monitoring to assure Federal, State and City treatment compliance including inspections, sample collection, reporting and field water/wastewater quality analyses.
Examples of Essential Functions
- Responsible for performing detailed analytical and routine tasks associated with water quality and other related monitoring programs.
- Responsible for water quality assessments and laboratory quality control/assurance review from industrial and municipal client regulatory analysis. This may include issuing and preparing any necessary report(s) for submittal.
- Collects and analyzes various samples obtained from the City wastewater treatment plants, potable water systems, wells, lakes, streams and industrial waste streams using specialized laboratory field equipment.
- Collects and analyzes various samples to determine concentrations, composition, or other characteristics as required by an established sampling schedule.
- Inspects commercial and industrial facilities to ensure compliance with City and Federal waste/discharge regulations.
- Participates in a variety of complex technical water quality sampling collection and field sampling analyses to assure water meets regulatory requirements.
- Responsible for the coordination of customers and City Divisions such as plan and schedule inspections of commercial and industrial facilities under the Industrial Wastewater Pretreatment Program.
- Prepare reagents, standards solutions or sample dilutions to perform water quality analyses.
- Calibrates test equipment by analyzing solutions of known concentration or composition.
- Enters sets results in logbook indicating procedure used, solutions made, date and times, meter or instrument reading and results achieved.
- Responsible for entering, updating and maintaining computer data and other files containing laboratory and field information.
- Conducts chemical and physical laboratory field tests according to prescribed standards to determine characteristics or composition of solid, liquid, or gaseous materials and substances.
- Responsible for performing environmental health and sanitary evaluations in a primary program area under the City's grease program.
- Collects water samples from different sources including raw, semiprocessed and/or processed water, industrial wastewater, or water from other sources to assess pollution problem.
- Participates in a variety of complicated technical pre-treatment sample collection, investigation, and reporting.
- Maintains legible, on-time and accurate records of all field work including preparing reports. - Follows safe working practices and has a working knowledge of safety practices and procedures.
- All employees will have a role in the City's disaster preparation and/or disaster recovery efforts, as may be designated in the City Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan. (These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required)
Minimum Qualifications: Typical Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Knowledge of modern laboratory techniques and procedures to review water quality control/assurance results.
- Ability to exercise initiative and judgment and to perform responsible work with limited supervision.
- Knowledge of basic computer sciences. Must possess skills involved with scientific investigation and be competent with computer software used for data analysis, record keeping and reporting.
- Ability to perform laboratory and field test to monitor environmental resources and determine the contaminants and sources of pollution.
- Knowledge of current accepted sample collection methodologies.
- Ability to understand the principles and theories of science and mathematics to solve problems in research and development of new environmental rules and regulations.
- Ability to perform general maintenance and periodic troubleshooting of field instrumentation.
- Ability to manage a dynamic sampling program to assure compliance with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) and other regulatory agencies.
- Ability to work indoors, outdoors and occasional irregular hours to monitor environmental upsets that cannot be completed during regular working hours.
- Ability to recognize hazardous materials, pollutants, and unsafe conditions.
- Ability to work with teams and individuals to manage and improve water quality monitoring.
- Must maintain quality control records showing the accuracy and precision of sample collection methodologies and field analyses.
- Must demonstrate leadership and continuous quality improvement skills.
- Considerable knowledge of current accepted sample collection methodologies.
- Ability to perform work in a safe manner and to provide a safe work environment.
- Ability to follow complex oral and written instructions.
- Ability to communicate technical information in order to maintain a complete and flexible program.
- Ability to work effectively with co-workers and supervisors and deal tactfully and courteously with the public.
- Ability to follow instructions and to work independently.
- Ability to handle known toxic chemicals and/or pollutants taking all necessary precautions to prevent undue exposure to self, fellow workers and to the environment.
- Ability to distinguish colors and odors associated with field contaminants.
Education and Experience
- Four-year college degree in a natural science to include biology, chemistry and environmental sciences.
- Prefer experience monitoring and sampling of water/wastewater from commercial industries, water treatment facilities and other regulatory sampling experience in field service analytical instrumentation.
- 2 years of the above-mentioned experience can substitute for education on a year for year basis.
Licenses, Certifications or Registrations
Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver's license. A Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) check will be made to determine acceptance of past driving record.
Ability to obtain a Florida Class "C" Industrial Pretreatment Certification within the first two years of employment.
Essential Physical Skills
- Heavy (30 pounds and over) lifting and carrying
- Good vision (with or without correction)
- Good hearing (with or without hearing aid)
- Reaching, Pulling, Walking, Standing,
- Crawling, Kneeling, Bending, Smelling, Driving,
- Equipment operation
(Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $28,769.94 - $47,950.03
Deadline: 3/23/2014
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Posted: 3/13/2014 7:12:29 AM
Name of Company: County of Kaua‘i
Location: ihue, Kauai, Hawaii
Position: Chief of Water Resources and Planning
Start Date:
Job Duties: Provides administrative and technical direction over activities of the Water Resources and Planning Division, and serves as the principal engineering specialist in providing consultative services in technical research and long-range planning of projects for the Department of Water.
Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must meet all the requirements for the position they are seeking as of the filing date of their application, unless otherwise specified.
Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience may not be gained concurrently. Your possession of the required amount of experience will not in itself be accepted as proof of qualification for the position. Overall paid or unpaid experience must be of such scope and responsibility as to conclusively demonstrate that you have the ability to perform the duties of the position.
Note: Calculation of experience is based on full-time, 40-hour work weeks. Part-time experience must be pro-rated. Example: Twelve months of experience at 20 hours per week is equivalent to six months of experience. In addition, hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week will not be credited. Example: Twelve months of experience at 60 hours per week is equivalent to one year, not one and one-half years.
Training and Experience: A combination of education and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a baccalaureate degree in civil engineering and six (6) years of professional civil engineering experience, two (2) years of which shall have included administrative experience.
License Required: Possession of a certificate of registration as a professional engineer in the State of Hawaii; and a valid motor vehicle operator's license.
Knowledge of: the principles and practices of civil engineering, including engineering theory and precedent application; laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures applicable to water resources, water systems, and waterworks; principles and practices of administration, budget planning, and policy development.
Ability to: Plan, organize, and direct the work of engineering and technical staff; develop major engineering work programs; work effectively with governmental units and the general public; prepare and review administrative and technical reports; address public meetings or other groups.
Health and Physical Condition Requirements: Persons seeking appointment to positions in this class must meet the health and physical condition standards deemed necessary and proper for performance of the duties.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $6,592.00 Monthly
Deadline:
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Posted: 3/13/2014 7:02:11 AM
Name of Company: Snohomish County
Location: Everett, Washington
Position: Project Specialist IV - Public Works
Start Date:
Job Duties: Snohomish County Surface Water Management (SWM) works with local and regional partners to provide effective surface water services to protect vital county resources. SWM is currently seeking to fill an important planner position within the Program Planning group. This Project Specialist IV position serves as the Lead Entity coordinator for salmon recovery planning efforts in the Snohomish River watershed. As a lead entity, Snohomish County provides staff to coordinate the development of local salmon habitat recovery strategies as well as to support and track habitat protection and restoration projects that will implement those strategies. This position also oversees salmon recovery planning efforts in other watersheds in the County and may serve as the lead of lower level staff in the Program Planning group.
SWM is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual to fill this important position. This position serves as the facilitator for the Snohomish River Basin Salmon Recovery Forum, which is a voluntary group of citizens, businesses, tribal representatives, farmers and elected officials that guides conservation and salmon recovery efforts in the Snohomish River Basin. This position coordinates the review, rating, and recommendation of projects for annual grant funding from the Salmon Recovery Funding Board to help protect or restore salmon habitat. This position also oversees the development, agency coordination, and annual update of 3-year work plans, which consist of lists of upcoming high priority salmon recovery projects in the watershed. In addition, this position oversees salmon recovery planning on other watersheds in the County. This position serves as a project manager and, as such, is expected to manage grant contracts, consultant contracts, and other agreements. Since this position will be expected to coordinate with a wide variety of stakeholders, excellent inter-personal skills and communication skills, such as speaking, writing, and making presentations, are essential. In addition, this position may lead work of lower level staff, so the preferred candidate will be able to give and review work assignments and work well with other staff.
To coordinate and manage the planning, development and implementation and evaluation of sensitive county-wide solid waste or surface water programs. Employees in this classification are assigned to work as a project leader on multiple, complex, programs or projects which meet at least five (5) of the following criteria:
● Have annual budget in excess of $1 million.
● Involve significant risk to the county's financial or legal position.
● Require management of significant planning, engineering, technical, and system, legal, financial, or political issues.
● Directly impact programs and activities at all organizational levels, such as operations and planning of the solid waste management division or surface water management division.
● Require ongoing and regular consultation with other divisions of county government or ongoing and regular consultation with intra county and/or county political jurisdictions.
● Require ongoing and regular consultation with business people from the private sector, citizen groups, and/or individual citizens.
STATEMENT OF ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
● Assumes lead role in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of solid waste or surface water programs and projects; has lead responsibility for identifying information required, choosing data collection methods and collecting data; assumes lead role in developing program and project options; leads efforts to analyze proposals and cost estimates; leads efforts to solicit input and involvement from department staff and citizens.
● Assumes lead role in the management of multiple, complex pro­grams and projects as assigned. May direct and coordinate the activities of Project Specialist I's, II's and III’s, or Associate Planners and Senior Planners, public involvement staff and/or technical staff in the planning and implementation of programs and projects as assigned: insures that the completed work complies with applicable laws, regulations, ordinances and grant requirements.
● Responsible for development and administration of program/project team's budget, work plan, and schedule to ensure cost effective and timely project completion.
● Responsible for and may lead team in preparing bids, requests for proposals, and contract documents; is responsible for shepherding contracts and inter-local agreements through the approval process; monitors the performance of various contractors, consultants, and cooperating local agencies; approves work in progress and upon completion; approves billings for services received; prepares status reports as required.
● Prepares and submits various grant and loan proposals; implements or leads team which implements the various grant tasks; drafts and negotiates subcontracts under grants; coordinates, monitors and approves work completed by grant funded subcontractors and recipients; administers non?accounting aspects of major and minor grants.
● Serves as principal staff representative on various advisory committees, commissions, and interest groups; coordinates the formation of various groups as necessary; develops agendas and keeps the group informed about problems, needs, pending changes and various topics of interest; moderates discussions, mediates disputes, and resolves conflicts among numerous diverse groups both in?house and outside; arranges for presentations by other staff and agencies; as needed delegates tasks and work assignments to team members; leads the effort to develop group policies, documents and reports.
STATEMENT OF OTHER JOB DUTIES
● Acts as prime contact when questions about programs and projects arise from the public, government officials, business leaders, the media and interest groups; resolves conflicts between various individuals and interest groups; researches files and re­cords and provides information over the phone, in person, and in writing.
● Acts as the program or project's prime spokesperson; principal representative of the county for project or program?related presentations; attends meetings and participates in, or leads discussions.
● Responsible for and may lead team in developing strategic approaches for presenting sensitive issues and information to a variety of audiences; leads group that arranges for, sets up, and/or participates in public meeting, hearings, and council sessions; supervises the preparation of graphics, displays, brochures, leaflets, and slide/tape shows; prepares oral and writ­ten presentations including findings and reports; acts as the department's key representative by responding to questions; solicits input at public meetings as appropriate.
● Prepares or leads team which develops and revises various county codes and policies addressing solid waste management issues or land and water resources.
● Prepares or leads team which formulates, prepares and circulates SEPA documents including checklists and environmental impact statements; reviews and comments on environmental assessments, threshold determinations and statements prepared by other departments and agencies; provides written and oral interpretations of applicable environmental ordinances and policies as necessary.
● Performs related duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor's degree in environmental sciences/studies, engineering, public administration, political science, economics, geography, urban planning, sociology or a related field; AND, three (3) years experience in work specific to the specific requirements of the position; OR, any combination of training and/or experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities. A Master's degree may be substituted for one (1) year of experience. Must pass job related tests.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
A valid Washington State Driver's License may be required for employment.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of:
● the principles and practices of solid waste issues or surface water management;
● research and data collection techniques;
● current literature, trends, regulations and developments in the solid waste, recycling, moderate risk water or surface water and water resources fields;
● the use of personal computers.
Ability to:
● serve as team leader and direct the activities of subordinate employees;
● gather, evaluate and document technical data;
● read, interpret and apply legal documents;
● independently prepare and implement comprehensive programs;
● independently organize tasks, delegate responsibility and coordinate a team effort under deadlines;
● synthesize research results and use these results as a basis for recommendations;
● communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
● make effective group presentations;
● establish and maintain effective work relationships with all levels of county management and ● staff, representatives of other agencies and the general public;
● read, interpret and apply federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations governing assigned duties;
● Communicate effectively with people of all ages and from a variety of cultural, economic and ethnic backgrounds;
● negotiate contracts and oversee contractors;
● resolve conflicts.
SUPERVISION
Employees in this class receive direction from a Project Specialist Manager, or administrative superior. The work is performed with considerable independence and is reviewed through meetings, periodic status reports and results obtained.
WORKING CONDITIONS
The work is performed in the usual office environment with field trips to locations throughout the county for the purpose of attending community meetings and public hearings and making site visits.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $34.27 - $41.64 Hourly $5,940.74 - $7,217.35 Monthly $71,288.88 - $86,608.20 Annually
Deadline: 3/20/2014
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Posted: 3/12/2014 12:01:13 PM
Name of Company: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Position: Director, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL)
Start Date:
Job Duties: This position is that of Director, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL), Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). GLERL conducts high-quality ecosystem research, modeling, and prediction and provides scientific leadership on important issues in the Great Lakes leading to new knowledge, tools, approaches, awareness and services. The research and development focuses on investigations to improve our understanding and prediction of biological, chemical, physical and hydrological processes occurring in natural systems. Special emphasis is placed on developing ecosystem forecasts that help resource managers make decisions based on the best available science. Assistance is provided to resource managers and others in obtaining and applying the information and services developed by the Laboratory.
The Director of GLERL is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, coordinating and evaluating the operation of the Laboratory: providing general guidance to scientific group leaders; exploring new and promising lines of research; appraising the progress of missions; administering resources in accordance with priorities; and authorizing and conducting negotiations with other agencies for compatible scientific investigations. The Director is also responsible for providing expert scientific and technical direction to the conceptual development, implementation, and management of an integrated, interdisciplinary, efficient, and effective science program. The Director works with stakeholders to ensure the laboratory’s research is responsive to identified national and agency needs for the study of atmospheric, climate and environmental problems and its products and tools inform decision making. The Director reviews, analyzes, and evaluates new and existing plans, programs, and proposals for research initiatives submitted by project leaders within GLERL.
The incumbent, acting under the general guidance of the Deputy Assistant Administrator for Laboratories and Cooperative Institutes, OAR, is responsible for all operational aspects of GLERL, including scientific direction, financial management, budget development and justification, personnel management, and contract administration. Based upon the expressed requirements and justification of program leaders and the objectives established by the OAR Assistant Administrator and the two Deputy Assistant Administrators, the GLERL Director allocates, controls, and directs funds annually to maintain high quality programs and to effectively track NOAA’s present and future research requirements. The Director also plays a vital role in securing non-base funding support for GLERL programs.
As Director, GLERL, the incumbent has full responsibility for the implementation and direction of the following essential organizational functions and duties:
● Defines and directs targeted monitoring and research on ecosystem processes critical to understanding ecosystem structure and function for managing water quality, fisheries, and other ecosystem services in the Great Lakes.
● Leads a program of integrated physical and ecological modeling and forecasting and ensures that GLERL models and predicts the effects of biological, chemical, physical, and human-induced changes on ecosystems and their components at several temporal and spatial scales of most relevance to Great Lakes, coastal, and marine decision-making.
● Manages and oversees GLERL’s development, testing, evaluation, and implementation of new satellite remote sensing products, observation platforms, and instrumentation to continuously improve year-round observational capabilities in the Great Lakes.
● Directs an integrated program of outreach, education, and communication with the public and external partners and stakeholders, including—as appropriate--Congress.
● Directs the financial, administrative services, program planning and evaluation, technical, contractual oversight, information technology services, and safety, environmental compliance, and quality assurance of the laboratory.
● Leads collaborations with other agencies of the Government, international communities, and academia, particularly NOAA’s Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystem Research (CILER). Serves as the technical liaison for GLERL/OAR/NOAA among top level scientists of other agencies in meetings leading to the identification of significant national and international research projects, the establishment of objectives, and enabling GLERL’s active participation in these activities.
Minimum Qualifications:
● Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
● Occasional travel may be required.
● Payment of relocation may be authorized.
To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must possess all of the mandatory Executive Core Qualifications and Professional/Technical Qualifications listed. These qualifications would typically be acquired through education, experience, and training which reflect progressive development and achievement in managing a comprehensive business program in a complex organization. An individual's total experience and education must demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of the position. Applicants must meet all of the qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Applicants are required to submit a narrative statement for each of the five mandatory Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and each of the mandatory Professional/Technical Qualifications (PTQs). Please give a complete and detailed answer for each mandatory qualification. Do not enter "Refer to Resume" to explain your answer. Applications directing the reader to search within the application or to "See Resume" are considered incomplete and WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Failure to submit a narrative statement or address any of the mandatory ECQs and/or PTQs is also considered incomplete and WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. For detailed guidance on ECQs, applicants are strongly encouraged to review the Office of Personnel Management's Guide to Executive Qualifications at http://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/ecq.asp

NOTE: Applicants currently serving under a career Senior Executive Service (SES) appointment, eligible for reinstatement into SES, or have successfully completed a SES Candidate Development Program (CDP) approved by OPM are not required to address the ECQs but must address all mandatory PTQs.

Basic Educational Requirements:
A. Degree: physical science, engineering, or mathematics that included 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics.
OR
B. Combination of education and experience -- education equivalent to one of the majors shown in A above that included at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science, plus appropriate experience or additional education. Ideally the candidate should possess a doctoral degree or the equivalent level of education and experience with in-depth knowledge of physical, biological, or chemical sciences relevant to the Great Lakes.

Specialized Experience
Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $120,749.00 to $181,500.00 / Per Year
How to Apply: See online at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/363286800 Your complete application, including required documents, must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. NOTE: ECQ and PTQ Documentation should be attached under "Writing Example One" and "Writing Example Two", respectively, once you have completed the online questionnaire. To apply on-line, you must complete and submit an application by accessing the USA JOBS website at http://www.usajobs.gov. To begin, click the Apply Online button near the bottom of this screen and follow the prompts to register into your USA JOBS account, answer the questions, and submit all required documents. To return to your saved application, log in to your USA JOBS account at http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/ and click on "Application Status." Click on the position title, and then select Apply Online to continue. If you have problems completing your on-line application, including problems submitting your supporting documents, please contact the Help Desk at 866.656.6831. The help desk is available Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET. For instructions on submitting your application in another format, please contact: DeJoun Taylor, Human Resource Assistant on 301-713-6333 or email at Dejoun.m.taylor@noaa.gov between 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET no less than 24 hours before the posted announcement closing date.
Deadline:
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Posted: 3/5/2014 9:58:29 AM
Name of Company: Gathering Waters Conservancy
Location: Madison, WI
Position: Land Trust Program Director
Start Date:
Job Duties: Gathering Waters Conservancy’s mission is to help land trusts, landowners, and communities protect the places that make Wisconsin special. Unlike any other organization, we accomplish our mission by strengthening Wisconsin land trusts – a network of approximately 50 nonprofit organizations that protect land to preserve its natural, agricultural, or cultural value for public benefit. We provide direct technical assistance to non-profit land trusts; are non-partisan, solution-oriented advocates for public policies supporting land conservation; and use our statewide voice to share the stories of land trusts’ impact and how they address community needs, and inspire broad public support for land conservation. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with 5 full time and 3 part time staff. Our home office is in Madison, WI. The Land Trust Program Director will design and implement programming to achieve the goals defined in the Direct Services to Land Trusts section of Gathering Waters’ strategic plan. The job will entail but is not limited to: • Direct coaching to and coordination of training for land trusts around the state, • Executing GWC’s signature program to support Wisconsin land trusts, our Land Trust Excellence & Advancement Program, • Facilitating meetings with land trusts and collaborative partners, and • Coordinating collaborative efforts around the state. The Land Trust Program Director should expect to work closely and collaboratively with colleagues to maintain and strengthen Gathering Waters’ relationships with land trusts, as well as our funders and key partners. In coordination with other staff, the Land Trust Program Director will also be responsible for researching and pursuing grant funding to support the direct services to land trusts program. This position will require travel, some evening and weekends, and occasional overnights.
Minimum Qualifications: Candidates should have experience executing successful long-term programs, including developing and managing program budgets. We are seeking someone who enjoys and has a proven aptitude for coordinating coalitions and facilitating cooperation among several diverse organizations. Additionally, we are seeking someone who likes working with people, finds creative solutions to problems, and appreciates a sense of humor in the workplace. The ideal candidate will be familiar with the unique roles and responsibilities of land trusts, including the Land Trust Standards and Practices guidelines, be aware of current trends in conservation, and have experience with non-profit organizations.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary:
How to Apply: Send resume, cover letter and references to: info@gatheringwaters.org.
Deadline: 3/28/2014
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Posted: 3/12/2014 12:01:13 PM
Name of Company: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Position: Director, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL)
Start Date:
Job Duties: This position is that of Director, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL), Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). GLERL conducts high-quality ecosystem research, modeling, and prediction and provides scientific leadership on important issues in the Great Lakes leading to new knowledge, tools, approaches, awareness and services. The research and development focuses on investigations to improve our understanding and prediction of biological, chemical, physical and hydrological processes occurring in natural systems. Special emphasis is placed on developing ecosystem forecasts that help resource managers make decisions based on the best available science. Assistance is provided to resource managers and others in obtaining and applying the information and services developed by the Laboratory. The Director of GLERL is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, coordinating and evaluating the operation of the Laboratory: providing general guidance to scientific group leaders; exploring new and promising lines of research; appraising the progress of missions; administering resources in accordance with priorities; and authorizing and conducting negotiations with other agencies for compatible scientific investigations. The Director is also responsible for providing expert scientific and technical direction to the conceptual development, implementation, and management of an integrated, interdisciplinary, efficient, and effective science program. The Director works with stakeholders to ensure the laboratory’s research is responsive to identified national and agency needs for the study of atmospheric, climate and environmental problems and its products and tools inform decision making. The Director reviews, analyzes, and evaluates new and existing plans, programs, and proposals for research initiatives submitted by project leaders within GLERL. The incumbent, acting under the general guidance of the Deputy Assistant Administrator for Laboratories and Cooperative Institutes, OAR, is responsible for all operational aspects of GLERL, including scientific direction, financial management, budget development and justification, personnel management, and contract administration. Based upon the expressed requirements and justification of program leaders and the objectives established by the OAR Assistant Administrator and the two Deputy Assistant Administrators, the GLERL Director allocates, controls, and directs funds annually to maintain high quality programs and to effectively track NOAA’s present and future research requirements. The Director also plays a vital role in securing non-base funding support for GLERL programs. As Director, GLERL, the incumbent has full responsibility for the implementation and direction of the following essential organizational functions and duties: -Defines and directs targeted monitoring and research on ecosystem processes critical to understanding ecosystem structure and function for managing water quality, fisheries, and other ecosystem services in the Great Lakes. -Leads a program of integrated physical and ecological modeling and forecasting and ensures that GLERL models and predicts the effects of biological, chemical, physical, and human-induced changes on ecosystems and their components at several temporal and spatial scales of most relevance to Great Lakes, coastal, and marine decision-making. -Manages and oversees GLERL’s development, testing, evaluation, and implementation of new satellite remote sensing products, observation platforms, and instrumentation to continuously improve year-round observational capabilities in the Great Lakes. -Directs an integrated program of outreach, education, and communication with the public and external partners and stakeholders, including—as appropriate--Congress. -Directs the financial, administrative services, program planning and evaluation, technical, contractual oversight, information technology services, and safety, environmental compliance, and quality assurance of the laboratory. -Leads collaborations with other agencies of the Government, international communities, and academia, particularly NOAA’s Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystem Research (CILER). Serves as the technical liaison for GLERL/OAR/NOAA among top level scientists of other agencies in meetings leading to the identification of significant national and international research projects, the establishment of objectives, and enabling GLERL’s active participation in these activities.
Minimum Qualifications: -Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance. -Occasional travel may be required. -Payment of relocation may be authorized. To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must possess all of the mandatory Executive Core Qualifications and Professional/Technical Qualifications listed. These qualifications would typically be acquired through education, experience, and training which reflect progressive development and achievement in managing a comprehensive business program in a complex organization. An individual's total experience and education must demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of the position. Applicants must meet all of the qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Applicants are required to submit a narrative statement for each of the five mandatory Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and each of the mandatory Professional/Technical Qualifications (PTQs). Please give a complete and detailed answer for each mandatory qualification. Do not enter "Refer to Resume" to explain your answer. Applications directing the reader to search within the application or to "See Resume" are considered incomplete and WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Failure to submit a narrative statement or address any of the mandatory ECQs and/or PTQs is also considered incomplete and WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. For detailed guidance on ECQs, applicants are strongly encouraged to review the Office of Personnel Management's Guide to Executive Qualifications athttp://www.opm.gov/ses/recruitment/ecq.asp. NOTE: Applicants currently serving under a career Senior Executive Service (SES) appointment, eligible for reinstatement into SES, or have successfully completed a SES Candidate Development Program (CDP) approved by OPM are not required to address the ECQs but must address all mandatory PTQs. Basic Educational Requirements: A. Degree: physical science, engineering, or mathematics that included 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science such as mechanics, dynamics, properties of materials, and electronics. OR B. Combination of education and experience -- education equivalent to one of the majors shown in A above that included at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science, plus appropriate experience or additional education. Ideally the candidate should possess a doctoral degree or the equivalent level of education and experience with in-depth knowledge of physical, biological, or chemical sciences relevant to the Great Lakes. Specialized Experience Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $120,749.00 to $181,500.00 / Per Year
How to Apply: See online at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/363286800 Your complete application, including required documents, must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. NOTE: ECQ and PTQ Documentation should be attached under "Writing Example One" and "Writing Example Two", respectively, once you have completed the online questionnaire. To apply on-line, you must complete and submit an application by accessing the USA JOBS website at http://www.usajobs.gov. To begin, click the Apply Online button near the bottom of this screen and follow the prompts to register into your USA JOBS account, answer the questions, and submit all required documents. To return to your saved application, log in to your USA JOBS account at http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/ and click on "Application Status." Click on the position title, and then select Apply Online to continue. If you have problems completing your on-line application, including problems submitting your supporting documents, please contact the Help Desk at 866.656.6831. The help desk is available Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. ET. For instructions on submitting your application in another format, please contact: DeJoun Taylor, Human Resource Assistant on 301-713-6333 or email at Dejoun.m.taylor@noaa.gov between 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET no less than 24 hours before the posted announcement closing date.
Deadline:
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Posted: 2/26/2014 8:29:21 AM
Name of Company: Cardno ENTRIX
Location: Los Angeles/ Santa Barbara CA Area
Position: Environmental Services Client Lead/ Sr. Scientist
Start Date: 4/1/2014
Job Duties: Cardno ENTRIX is an environmental and natural resource management consultancy providing a broad suite of services in Water Resources Management, Natural Resources Management, Permitting & Compliance, and Liability Management. Clients turn to Cardno ENTRIX for help navigating complex environmental, natural resource, and business challenges because of our creative problem-solving and the successful track record of our multidisciplinary team. Cardno ENTRIX is seeking a Senior Environmental Scientist to lead revenue growth and expansion of environmental services in the greater Los Angeles or Santa Barbara area. This individual will provide leadership and oversight to develop new work opportunities and contracts with local clients and will work closely with a multi-disciplinary staff of environmental scientists and planners. This role is for a broad-based technical specialist who is comfortable acting as a client relations manager and who will serve as the primary contact for one or more clients in the local markets. This individual must have strong existing relationships in one or more service sectors within the Greater Los Angeles and Santa Barbara area, must be able to generate significant revenue opportunities and must be able to expand the depth and breadth of services to existing client contacts. Overall allocation of responsibilities will be roughly 30% technical contributions and 70% business development, client relations, and miscellaneous leadership responsibilities. Ideally, this individual will have existing strong relationships and a history of generating revenue with one or more of the following service sectors within the greater Los Angeles area:
• Oil and Gas Upstream
• Oil and Gas Midstream
• Power and Utilities
• Land Development
• Water
This individual will provide leadership, strategic direction, quality assurance, and technical oversight of work products to clients within the greater Los Angeles area and other Southern and Central California clients. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in key account management, program and project management, a dynamic personality and the ability to manage multi-disciplinary teams in a highly leveraged manner. Overall responsibilities will include developing and maintaining client relations and revenue growth, revenue forecasting, strategic plan development and implementation, diversity spend reporting and management, workload and resource forecasting and input into staffing decisions. This individual must be able to demonstrate a strong history of team-building, vision setting, strategy development and successful business plan implementation. It is also expected that this individual will dedicate one quarter to one third of their time to billable project work, as either a technical expert, project manager, or project sponsor. In addition, this individual will also be expected to work collaboratively with the Regional Operations Manager and applicable technical directors and discipline leads to achieve overall goals.
Responsibilities Include but are not limited to:
> Client interaction and business development
> Key account management
> Project management as well as technical leadership
> Report and proposal writing
> Technical support to various projects and project managers
> Leadership and mentoring of staff
Minimum Qualifications:
> Bachelor’s Degree in environmental sciences, engineering, natural resources management, or closely related field; Advance degree preferred
> 10+ years of relevant professional experience in business development and project management, permitting, CEQA, NEPA or other regulatory fields
> Proven track record of generating $1,000,000 in annual revenue
> Excellent oral and written communication skills
> Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Project, and PowerPoint
> Frequent travel to field sites & other Cardno ENTRIX office locations
Preferred Qualifications:
> Existing relationships with key individuals in the Los Angeles area market Ability to work well independently and with a diverse, multi-disciplinary team in a fast-paced, team-oriented work environment
> Solid time-management an
Salary: $100K +
How to Apply: Please apply via our online careers cage: https://re12.ultipro.com/CARDNO/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*B53E850E5F99AE12
Deadline: 3/31/2014
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Posted: 2/25/2014 10:31:39 AM
Name of Company: University of Saskatchewan
Location: Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Position: Graduate student opportunities for Ph.D or M.Sc. candidates
Start Date: 5/1/2014
Job Duties: The Limnology Laboratory at the University of Saskatchewan is seeking graduate students for two research projects.

1. The first project is a large multidisciplinary research effort that is conducting a nutrient sensitivity analysis on Lake Diefenbaker. Lake Diefenbaker has multiple uses: drinking water for 45% of Saskatchewan’s population, hydro-power generation, irrigation, aquaculture, recreation and industrial uses. Such uses are increasing with Saskatchewan’s rapidly developing economy. The ability of the reservoir to continue to provide water of reasonable quality under rapid economic development and under a changing climate is under study. A description of many of the potential student research projects is highlighted at: http://www.sgmeet.com/aslo/neworleans2013/sessionschedule.asp?SessionID=GS07.

2. The second project is examining the short and long-term dynamics of dissolved organic matter (DOM) in boreal and prairie lakes and rivers. This project will also focus on the short and long-term interaction between DOM and solar radiation. Students will be associated with the Department of Biology and the University of Saskatchewan’s Global Institute for Water Security (GIWS). Students will benefit greatly from the extensive network of aquatic researchers, training programs and facilities at the University of Saskatchewan. Student projects will involve field and/or laboratory experimentation and can include (depending on student interests) the use of the Canada’s synchrotron facility (http://www.lightsource.ca/) and Structural Sciences Centre (http://www.usask.ca/sssc/overview.php).
Minimum Qualifications: Students with a strong background in aquatic sciences and/or aquatic DOM biogeochemistry are encouraged to apply. Doctoral candidates will receive preferential consideration, but academically strong M.Sc. candidates will also be considered.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary:
How to Apply: Applicants are encouraged to apply soon with a cover letter, academic CV, transcripts (unofficial), and the contact information for three references to: Dr. Jeff Hudson (Department of Biology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, S7N 5E2, e-mail jeff.hudson@usask.ca, telephone 306-966-4412, Limnology Laboratory website: http://www.usask.ca/biology/hudson/). Further information pertaining to the University of Saskatchewan, the Department of Biology and the Global Institute for Water Security (GIWS) can be obtained at the following websites: http://www.usask.ca/, http://www.usask.ca/biology/, http://www.usask.ca/water/, respectively.
Deadline:
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Posted: 2/25/2014 8:49:16 AM
Name of Company: Pentair Aquatic System
Location: Apopka, Florida, USA
Position: Inside Sales Team Lead
Start Date:
Job Duties: The Sales Deploy Team Lead will be responsible for reporting, coordinating, implementing and bring to closure sales projects for Specialty Sales. Specialty Sales encompasses a group of three distinct markets, zoo and aquarium, lake and pond management and finally the animal housing market. This position will both contribute and manage the team of project managers in accordance with the sales strategy.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Manage and support the sales deploy team.
• Work closely with the sales team leads to assure inside sales is aligned with the growth plans.
• Manage sales reports for the team.
• Maintain records for each project, including the formal proposal, quotes, sales orders, contracts and subcontracts
• Maintain and help create a work environment that shows concern for people as much as for property, promoting the growth of each individual to the level of her/his capability.
• Coordinate between the team and the company legal department for all contracts and proposals.
• Coordinate between the accounting department and customers for project invoices and contracts.
• Assure adherence to directives provided by strategic deployment of initiatives.
• Responsible for Lean implementation and use of Lean techniques within the group.
• Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications:
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
• BS Degree in related field of Biology, Animal Sciences, and/or construction management experience within the area of aquatic life support.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Project management experience
• International inside sales experience
• Strong computer skills including Excel
• Analytical skills
• Negotiating skills
• Planning and developing
• Proven Leadership Skills & Abilities
• Metric and data driven
• Goal oriented
• Highly organized
• Strong sense of urgency
• Highly organized
• Cross functional experience TRAVEL Travel is possible and will average approximately 25%
Preferred Qualifications:
LANGUAGE SKILLS
Able to communicate effectively in the English language. Bilingual (Spanish/English a plus)
Salary:
How to Apply: www.pentair.com/careers
Deadline: 3/31/2014
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Posted: 2/18/2014 11:23:37 AM
Name of Company: Pentair Aquatic Systems
Location: Apopka, Florida, USA
Position: Customer Service Technician
Start Date: 3/1/2014
Job Duties:
SUMMARY
The Customer Service Technician is responsible for interpreting technical customer requirements and providing technical support coordinating the customer requirements with company products or services with the primary focus on customer service. This is a Call Center Atmosphere

DUTIES AND TASKS:
•Perform a wide variety of duties, involving a general knowledge of the Department’s operations and activities, coordinating the development of improved communication, information systems, methods and procedures to meet specific division objectives.
•Maintain in good order all records and files assigned to this department and the safekeeping of its records, including electronic data, financial and legal documents and proprietary information.
•Act as the primary communicator for customers and department co-workers by interpreting technical customer requirements and inquiries and matching requirements with standard company products or services and communicating to supervisor and/or marketing team any potential additions or modifications to existing product line would best suit customer’s needs.
•Answer phones and provide technical assistance with product applications to both customers and co-workers.
•Provide specific product knowledge to customers and co-workers and acts as customer liaison and internal customer advocate.
•Track customer orders as necessary to provide follow up with customer including but not limited to status of delivery.
•Provide price quotes for products including shipping in a timely and accurate manner and consistent with the Organizational pricing objectives.
•Respond to all incoming data specifically faxes, electronic mail, conventional mail, walk in customers and other sales related documentation in a timely and accurate manner.
•Process sales orders consistent with policy and practices.
•Provide other departments with an acceptable level of support and cooperation.
•Attend meetings necessary to maintain department and Organizational objectives.
•Attend and participate in training activities, job and career development activities, and safety and compliance training.
•Keep all company business confidential and enforces the confidentiality of proprietary data and information throughout organization consistent with company policy.
•Support and enforce the use of the Functional Organization, and to enforce the use of applicable operating policies and procedures Perform any other duty or assignment as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors degree in aquaculture or related field One Year Technical Industry Expereince Microsoft suite experience
Preferred Qualifications: Bi-lingual - English/Spanish
Salary:
How to Apply: www.pentair.com/careers
Deadline: 3/31/2014
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Posted: 2/18/2014 10:27:18 AM
Name of Company: Pentair Aquatic Systems
Location: Apopka, Florida, USA
Position: Customer Support Manager
Start Date: 2/18/2014
Job Duties:
SUMMARY
This person will utilize their strong mix of leadership, technical, and project management skills to aggressively lead the Call Center and Inside Sales Teams in product education and training and to provide our customers with the best customer service. This includes management responsibility of the call center and inside sales and growth strategies for customer support. This person will foster a positive team environment that focuses on collaboration with all other company functions – operations, finance, supply chain, marketing, sales, and quality.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 Establish and maintain a well-motivated team including training, supporting and developing each team member to maximize output and results.
 Prepare and maintain Call Center’s supporting documents for invoicing, customer service reports and related documents, plans, forecasts and budgets.
 Create and maintain a work environment that shows concern for people as much as for property, promoting the autonomy and growth of each individual employee to the level of her/his capability
 Manage the Customer Service Representatives and Inside Sales Technicians in the day to day customer assistance functions, i.e. order entry, determining customer equipment needs, providing associated technical advice as well as shipment accuracy/discrepancy resolution, pricing discrepancy resolution.
 Communication with the Manufacturing teams for all Pentair Aquatic Eco- Systems locations regarding product status, i.e. late orders, extended lead-times, etc.
 Provide support to the Accounts Receivable Representatives to ensure efficient, accurate responses to customers accounting issues
 Participates in the strategic deployment of Pentair Aquatic Eco- Systems insuring departmental alignment with the business short term and long-term goals.
 Participates in the documentation of departmental procedures and ensures that all Call Center employees adhere to said procedures.
 Participate in daily on time Delivery/Sales Order Analysis and weekly production meetings to understand product status, i.e. late orders, etc.
 Maintain Leads Tracker, Quotes Summary; have CSR’s follow up on all quotes
 Maintain close communication and coordination between CSR’s and Field Sales Managers and other PAES entities.
 Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications:
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
 Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field
 5+ years management experience in a customer service environment
 Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
 Must have excellent problem solving skills
 Computer literate with Windows, Excel & Lotus Notes
 Knowledge of product manufacturing and shipping procedures is a plus
 Must have excellent problem solving skills

QUALIFICATIONS
 Strong effective communicator, excellent written and oral communication skills
 Ability to lead in an environment of constant change.
 Experience in the global marketplace is a plus
 Experience in technical service and/or the Aquaculture Industry
 Must have excellent problem solving skills
 Computer literate with Windows, Excel & Lotus Notes
 Knowledge of product manufacturing and shipping procedures is a plus TRAVEL Required periodically
Preferred Qualifications:
LANGUAGE SKILLS
Able to communicate effectively in the English language
Salary:
How to Apply: www.pentair.com/careers
Deadline: 3/31/2014
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Posted: 2/11/2014 9:17:40 AM
Name of Company: ATAC,LLC
Location: Cincinnati, OH, USA
Position: Aquatic Specialist I
Start Date: 4/1/2014
Job Duties:
• Inspect customer’s lakes and ponds to assess aquatic weed and algae problems.
• Apply aquatic herbicides and algaecides as needed for controlling problems.
• Assist biologist in solving algae and aquatic weed problems.
• Assisting customers in cost effective solutions to algae and aquatic weed control.
• Pick up trash around customer lakes and ponds.
• General maintenance of equipment, facility, and land (mowing and trimming grass).
• Water analysis (DO, pH, Ammonia etc.)
• Completion of daily log sheets.
• Assist other departments as needed: cleaning fountains, aeration / fountain,maintenance, clean out fish tanks, handle dead fish, bag fish, harvest fish, and any other assigned duties.
• Good people/communication skills.
• High attention to detail a must.
• Knowledge in basic pond management and fish production a plus.
• Ability to lift 50+ pounds
• Work evenings/weekends for shows/customer meetings/farm retail coverage
Minimum Qualifications:
• AS / Aquaculture, Fish Management, Aquatic Biology, Ag science, Horticulture, Biology, Zoology or similar Natural Resource Major.
Or
2 years experience as an aquatic applicator. Must obtain a pesticide license within 90 days.
• Pass Drug Screen
• Driving Record acceptable to ATAC Insurance
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary: $30,000 to $40,000 - DOE
How to Apply: Contact: Richard A. Rogers, President 1-888-998-7663 or fax resumes to (513) 932-9706 or email rick@atac.cc or mail to: P.O. Box 1223, Lebanon, OH 45036
Deadline: 6/1/2014
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Posted: 2/10/2014
Name of Company: Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson, Inc.
Location: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Position: Project Engineer- Water Resources/Hydraulics & Hydrology
Start Date: 1/14/2014
Job Duties: Successful candidates will be expected to perform engineering tasks in the water resources/hydrology and hydraulics field utilizing the full development and working knowledge of applicable design criteria, regulatory requirements, standards and processes; manage multiple design projects, including developing project schedules; analyzing and documenting critical design elements; coordinating with others to determine requirements and incorporate feedback. Coordination with clients, contractors, outside consultants, government agencies and firm staff is expected.
Minimum Qualifications: Project Engineer- Water Resources/Hydraulics & Hydrology Tracking Code 11603
Job Description
  • Successful candidates will be expected to perform engineering tasks in the water resources/hydrology and hydraulics field utilizing the full development and working knowledge of applicable design criteria, regulatory requirements, standards and processes; manage multiple design projects, including developing project schedules; analyzing and documenting critical design elements; coordinating with others to determine requirements and incorporate feedback.
  • Coordination with clients, contractors, outside consultants, government agencies and firm staff is expected.
  • Required Skills BSCE from ABET accredited program required. EIT required and Virginia P.E. preferred.
  • Design responsibilities and project engineering skills are necessary.
  • Knowledge and design experience in roadway projects, storm drainage design, utilities, erosion and sediment control and general water resources projects
  • Candidates must be capable of working on multiple projects in a dynamic, fast-paced team oriented environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are a must for preparation of project reports and proposals.
  • Working knowledge of Federal, State and local jurisdictional permitting and water resources regulations is preferred.
  • General understanding of Geopak, HEC-RAS, PondPack and other water resources modeling software preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microstation is required
Required Experience
  • Min. 4-10 yrs experience in general civil design, with strong experience in hydraulic and hydrologic engineering
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary:
How to Apply: Apply at: www.jmt.com/careers. Tracking Code: 11531
Deadline: 4/14/2014
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Posted: 2/10/2014
Name of Company: State of Washington Dept. of Natural Resources
Location: Olympic Region
Position: Fish and Wildlife Biologist 2
Start Date:
Job Duties: This is a project position, reporting to the region wildlife biologist. The position is half time, averaging 20 hours per week. Position is expected to end June 30, 2015. The primary duties are to assist the region biologist in providing consulting services to foresters, engineers, and other staff related to the effects of forest management activities on fish and wildlife habitat. Additional duties are to provide a consistent region liaison with division-led OESF research and monitoring projects.
Minimum Qualifications:
• A Bachelor’s degree in fisheries or wildlife management, natural resource science, or environmental science AND one year experience in fish, wildlife, or habitat management and/or research.
OR
A Master’s degree in the applicable science will substitute for the required experience.
OR
One year as a Fish and Wildlife Biologist 1.
• Working knowledge of physical and biological stream survey principles and techniques;
• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to both scientific and non-scientific audiences;
• Ability to prepare written technical reports, memos, forms records, and field notes;
• Ability to develop expert-level knowledge of Forest Practice Rules, HCP conservation strategies, implementation policies, procedures, and guidelines as they relate to riparian conservation during forest and road management activities on state trust lands;
• Knowledge of and ability to use GIS technologies, including preparing, viewing , and printing maps using GIS;
• Ability to and experience in using specialized field equipment, such as electro shocker, compass, rangefinder, GPS unit, clinometer, etc.;
• Ability to efficiently use word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software;
• Ability to work collaboratively with all types of people and with multiple program
• Ability to work alone and independently in remote locations;
• Ability to carry and manipulate a backpack electro shocker in steep, brushy stream environments;
• Must have a valid driver’s license and have two years of driving experience. This position requires driving as an essential function. Employees who drive for state business, whether in a state or privately-owned vehicle, are required to possess a valid license as defined in policy PO02-006 and abide by all other driver responsibility requirements
• Must be at least 18 years of age at the time of hire.
Preferred Qualifications:
• Training and experience in electrofishing
• Familiarity with DNR policies and procedures, and the details of the Habitat Conservation Plan is desirable.
• Familiarity with the history and current status of the OESF.
Salary: $18.47 - $24.22 Hourly
How to Apply: To be considered you must apply online at www.careers.wa.gov. Please contact Scott Horton at phone number (360) 374-2826 or e-mail us at olympicregionjobs@dnr.wa.gov.
Deadline:
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Posted: 2/10/2014
Name of Company: USKH Inc.
Location: Anchorage, AK
Position: Senior Hydrologist (Senior Water Resources Engineer)
Start Date:
Job Duties: The primary duties include providing hydrology and hydraulics technical expertise for the water resources aspects of projects, hydrology and hydraulics business development, staff mentoring, and being responsible for client interaction. The successful candidate will interact with multidisciplinary teams of planners, environmental specialists, and engineers on projects.

Responsibilities and Essential Functions:
The successful candidate will work on projects involving hydrology, hydraulics, and water resources, as well as participate on interdisciplinary teams for impact assessment and issues identification and resolution. Project work will entail data collection, analysis, technical report writing and reporting, water resources design, as well as data management. They will lead hydrology and hydraulics / water resources business development efforts by developing and implementing marketing strategies and supporting proposal pursuits. Technical mentoring of junior staff will be an essential function of the successful candidate. Maintains a close and highly responsive relationship with the supervisor, project managers, and staff. Works independently, uses judgment and initiative to determine the approach or action to take in non-routine situations. An individual should be able to function in stressful, intense situations and still be able to perform with accuracy. Problem-solving ability and organizational skills are required. Works cooperatively with other employees to achieve the company’s mission, vision, and values.
Minimum Qualifications: BS in Hydrology or related field required. MS/MA in hydrology or related field and registration as a professional engineer preferred. Experience in Alaska projects including public infrastructure projects required. 10+ years of experience with hydraulic/hydrologic investigations and calculations, with experience in project management required. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and have strong writing and communication skills. Demonstrated working skills with HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, SWMM, and Microsoft Office Suite is required.
Preferred Qualifications:
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How to Apply: Apply here: http://www.uskh.com/careers
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Posted: 2/10/2014
Name of Company: San Francisco Estuary Institute/Aquatic Science Center (SFEI/ASC)
Location: San Francisco, CA
Position: Senior Project Manager
Start Date:
Job Duties: The San Francisco Estuary Institute/Aquatic Science Center (SFEI/ASC) is a not-for-profit scientific organization whose mission is to provide scientific information to restore and sustain the ecological health of the San Francisco Bay-Delta and other aquatic ecosystems. We work closely with government agencies, researchers, and a spectrum of other stakeholders to provide scientific information needed to support sound ecosystem management decisions. SFEI/ASC is seeking a Senior Project Manager to assist in the management of projects within the Clean Water Program, including the Regional Monitoring Program for Water Quality in San Francisco Bay (Bay RMP), the Delta Regional Monitoring Program (Delta RMP), and the San Francisco Bay Nutrient Management Program.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated range and depth of skills in terms of project management, and in either conducting relevant scientific investigations or in managing environmental stakeholder processes. Work will include a diverse and intellectually-stimulating set of activities, including some or all of the following: management of complex multi-stakeholder projects, stakeholder engagement and program development, and scientific investigations. This position will report directly to the Clean Water Program Directors (Drs. Jay Davis and David Senn) and is an integral part of the Clean Water team of senior scientists and managers. The Bay RMP (www.sfei.org/rmp) is a novel, multi-faceted regional monitoring program that uses pooled resources from dischargers and dredgers of San Francisco Bay to conduct and coordinate studies aimed at evaluating ecosystem health, characterizing sources and fate of contaminants, and informing potential management actions. The Program conducts routine monitoring of water, sediment, and biota (e.g., sport fish, bird eggs, etc.) throughout the Bay as well as special studies that address critical data or knowledge gaps. These studies are developed in close consultation with external stakeholders and nationally-recognized scientific experts. The Delta RMP (http://www.waterboards.ca.gov/rwqcb5/water_issues/delta_water_quality/co...) and the San Francisco Bay Nutrient Management Program (http://bayareanutrients.aquaticscience.org) are newer programs that will play similar roles as the Bay RMP.

Specific responsibilities of the Senior Project Manager will some or all of the following: Manage staff, complex budgets, and deliverables for these large programs, and provide periodic updates in a synthesized format to stakeholders. Experience in accounting, contract development and management, and delivering projects on time and within budget are desired. Facilitate the discussion of technical issues with stakeholder group s and experts, and lead groups in strategic planning. As such, strong skills in leading/facilitating meetings is sought. Participate in the design and coordination of studies, and synthesis of results and the scientific literature, and present results to stakeholders and technical collaborators through oral presentations and technical reports.

A successful candidate will possess a strong background in environmental science and an ability to synthesize and communicate complex information to a diverse audience. This is a full-time position for a candidate with a PhD in environmental chemistry or environmental science and a minimum of three years of experience managing projects, or a Master’s degree in environmental chemistry or science or management and six years of relevant experience.
Minimum Qualifications:
1.) PhD in Environmental Chemistry or Environmental Science and three years of project management or Master’s degree in Environmental Chemistry or Science or Management and six years of relevant work experience.
2.) Work experience in relevant areas (e.g., environmental monitoring, environmental science, project management, budget and contract development and invoice tracking, facilitating group meetings, etc.).
3.) An ability to track budgets and deliverables to assure that they are on-time and within budget and meeting the needs of a diverse group of stakeholders.
4.) Excellent writing and oral communication skills.
5.) Experience leading scientific teams on complex environmental projects.
6.) Ability to conduct scientific studies, collect and review data, synthesize and prepare technical reports and communicate key findings. Ability to review scientific work products to assure that they meet study goals within the Clean Water Program, including the Regional Monitoring Program for Water.
7.) A team player who inspires staff and is enthusiastic about the Institute’s mandate of providing science to inform decisions.
8.) Candidates must have a valid California Driver’s License and must be capable of carrying 40 pound field equipment for short durations.

Work at the Institute is interdisciplinary and highly collaborative. The position will interact with and collaborate across SFEI programs and requires an enthusiastic team-oriented individual. Typical duties will include:
-Preparing detailed budgets for scopes of work, writing and managing contracts and invoicing. Familiarity with accounting software and legal contractual language is a plus.
-Working with other project managers at the Institute to level staffing hours, to identify new opportunities, and to creatively think of new ways of collaborating across programs.The Senior Program Manager will work with key staff in the Environmental Data and Information Technology group as well as the Resilient Landscape group.
-Working with multiple external stakeholder groups to build consensus, to articulate priority information needs, and to identify scientific studies that can fill priority data gaps.
-Writing technical reports, journal articles, memoranda, and internal reports.
-Presenting technical information at a variety of forums such as quarterly technical review meetings, regional conferences, national meetings, as well as public outreach events at museums, educational institutions, etc.
-Depending on interest and staffing needs, some fieldwork may be required (e.g. sampling on San Francisco Bay).
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Salary: The Institute offers a generous benefit package (http://sfei.org/jobs/#benefits)
How to Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to resumes@sfei.org or US mail (SFEI, 4911 Central Avenue, Richmond, CA, 94804). No phone calls please. For more information on this job posting, please visit the San Francisco Estuary Institute web site (www.sfei.org).
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