IEM is actively seeking Senior Debris Technical Advisors for an immediate need in Baton Rouge, LA.
Personnel will serve as technical advisors for the State and sub-grantees on all debris issues. Responsible for providing the GOHSEP Deputy Director for Disaster Recovery and senior staff, the status of debris management of current and future federally declared disasters, identifying problems and providing the State with recommended solutions. Serves as the states coordinator and primary point of contact with the FEMA debris management team. Facilitates dispute resolution on debris management issues involving federal, state and local entities. Individual shall possess the experience commensurate with the proven ability to perform the above stated duties.
-Experience identifying problems and providing the State with recommended solutions in regards to debris management.
-Experience facilitating dispute resolution on debris management issues involving federal, state and local entities.
-Individual shall possess the experience commensurate with the proven ability to perform the above stated duties.
5+ years of experience is highly desirable
Experience with 428 is highly desirable
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Natural Resource Specialist
ERM is seeking an entry-level Natural Resource Specialist with expertise in natural resources and environmental science to join our Charlotte, NC office. This individual will assist primarily with energy-related capital development and compliance initiatives, including Federal Energy Regulatory Commission-regulated pipelines, midstream oil and gas projects, and electric transmission lines. These projects are often fast-paced, multi-faceted, and geographically diverse, allowing a talented person to gain valuable task management skills and broad exposure to regulatory, public outreach, engineering, and right-of-way issues.
Provide project technical support, assist with field reconnaissance and survey efforts to include protected species surveys.
Collect data and prepare permit applications where required by federal, state or local environmental regulatory authorities for energy facility development, expansion, and maintenance or decommissioning.
Evaluate regulatory requirements, maintain records of compliance with permit conditions and assist with research and compilation of data in support of technical project documents obtained through web-based research, aerial photos, and survey reports.
Assist with the preparation of technical project documents (e.g. Resource Reports, Environmental Impact Statements, Biological Assessments, etc.), including writing, word processing, building tables and spreadsheets, tabulating and manipulating data and maintain mailing lists.
Assist with the development of project plans and schedules.
Participate in agency consultations, client contacts and site visits; and assist with the development of project management reporting, such as monthly progress reports.
Project work will involve travel (up to approximately 30 percent of the time) for field work, site visits, environmental training, project team meetings, and/or agency meetings.
BS/BA degree in a natural science field of study or related. MS preferred.
Recent graduate to 3 years of relevant work experience, including familiarity with wetland delineation surveys, protected species surveys, and habitat assessments.
Working knowledge of endangered species and wetland policy, environmental compliance and permitting, natural resources management agencies, GPS technology, and map interpretation (e.g., NWI, USGS, aerial photography).
Thorough working knowledge of MS Office Suite software programs.
Strong oral and written communication skills, keen detail orientation, and recognized organizational abilities.
Self-motivated, quick learning and flexible with a common-sense approach to conducting business and workload management.
Please submit your resume and brief cover letter online: http://www.erm.com/en/Careers-Home/. Qualified candidates will be contacted by email, and requested to complete a pre-interview questionnaire. Based on review of these responses, shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews. Thank you for your interest in ERM!
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Senior Analyst (Water Resources)
The Environment and Natural Resources Division helps federal and state agencies address complex policy, management, and regulatory challenges. Our services include economic analysis, cost-benefit analysis, risk assessments, environmental modeling, regulatory and voluntary program support, and IT solutions. Our clients include the Environmental Protection Agency, Army Corps of Engineers, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the Department of Energy.
Abt Associates Inc. is seeking a water resources engineer or scientist with a diverse skill set, a passion for learning, and an interest in environmental issues. The individual will be an integral part of a team that assesses environmental programs and the impact of federal regulations, particularly the Clean Water Act (CWA) on water quality, hydrology, and aquatic ecosystem health. Candidate experience should include building and using pollutant fate and transport, watershed or other water resources tools and models, and analysis of environmental effects of management actions in aquatic environments. Position responsibilities include the development, evaluation, and implementation of quantitative methods for assessing environmental impacts of CWA regulations, identification of assessment endpoints, and development of regional- and national- scale estimates of regulatory effects. The position requires the ability to work in interdisciplinary teams and involves the preparation of written reports to carefully present the methodology, results, and policy implications of analyses. The candidate will have extensive contact with clients and will assist in business development and proposal writing.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
* Lead project management teams and perform/manage a variety of research analysis tasks to evaluate the impacts of regulations or other policies on water resources.
* Review collected data and analyses using standard practices and techniques in water resources management.
* Apply quantitative and/or qualitative analysis techniques and methods.
* Independently, work on assignments that are complex under indirect supervision where there is latitude for independent action and decision-making.
* May provide direction and technical supervision to less experienced staff.
Preferred Skills / Prerequisites
* Masters degree in engineering, water resources management, hydrology or a related field with strong experience designing and using watershed and pollutant fate and transport models, an outstanding academic record, and experience working in a consulting or applied research setting.
* Excellent oral communication, writing, and analytical skills are essential.
* Proven technical expertise, including experience using programming languages and environmental models.
* Experience with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency programs and regulations, as well as coursework in economics and policy analysis, is preferred but not required.
* Demonstrated capabilities in managing project tasks and budgets will also be considered an advantage.
* MA/MS (3) years of experience OR PhD (Entry Level) OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits.
Nominations and applications are invited for a tenured or tenure-eligible candidate to serve as Director of the Oklahoma Water Survey at the University of Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Water Survey (www.oklahomawatersurvey.org) serves as the focal point and catalyst for the Universitys wide and deep expertise in education, research and outreach in water topics. Its mission is to study the states water resources and to collect, analyze, interpret and disseminate research-based information about water to researchers, students, teachers, citizens, governments, businesses and organizations. The Oklahoma Water Survey is affiliated with four other natural resource state surveys (Archeological, Biological, Climatological and Geological) as part of the new Plains Institute at the University. With its statewide responsibility, the Oklahoma Water Survey works with federal, state and tribal governments, organizations, universities, businesses, communities and citizens who have interests in Oklahomas water resources.
Successful applicants will have a doctoral degree or equivalent experience in a water-related discipline, such as environmental science, environmental engineering, freshwater ecology, hydrology or hydrogeology, with at least five years of leadership experience. The successful candidate must have a track record of accomplishments and national/international recognition as a scholar and/or outstanding record of professional achievement. Preferred credentials include success in leading water-related technical organizations or projects at the state level and the ability to acquire and manage human and financial resources. Familiarity with Oklahoma will be an asset.
To apply, applicants should send a single pdf file containing a letter of interest including a statement that addresses their leadership philosophy, research goals and teaching vision, a current curriculum vitae, and the contact information of three references (with full mailing and e-mail addresses, telephone, and fax numbers) to: Search Committee Chair, OU Environmental Strategic Cluster Hire; OUESclusterhire@ou.edu. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The start date is negotiable.
Nominations and inquiries should be sent to OUESclusterhire@ou.edu. Phone inquiries should be directed to either of the co-Chairs of the search committee, Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier, Vice President for Research (405-325-3806) or Dr. Aondover Tarhule (Executive Associate Dean, College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences and Provosts Faculty Fellow on Interdisciplinary Initiatives; 405 325-7228).
The University of Oklahoma is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and encourages diversity in the workplace. Women, minorities, veterans, disabled persons, and candidates from other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Oklahoma is also sensitive to the needs of dual career couples. To the extent that opportunities exist, our goal is to recruit the whole family, not just the candidate.