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Yuma County Civil Engineer
The Western New York Land Conservancy Land Protection Director
Fleis & Vanderbrink Water Resources Engineer
Rogue Riverkeeper Conservation Director Position
World Wildlife Fund IN-16083 Disaster Response and Risk Reduction Intern
Medford Water Commission Watershed Administrator
The Nature Conservancy Land and Water Protection Specialist
MWH Senior Hydrogeologist (Req #10194BR)
The Nature Conservancy Hydrologist
NOAA Deputy Director, National Water Center
American Rivers Director, Rivers of the Puget Sound and Columbia Basin
The Trustees of Reservations Director For Natural Resources & Sustainability
Land Trust Alliance Chesapeake Program Manager
The Trust for Public Land Climate Smart Cities Program Assistant
State of Vermont, Agency of Natural Resources State Floodplain Manager - Environmental Analyst V
City of Springfield, MO Professional Engineer-Stormwater
LeapFrog Solutions Inc Strategic Communications Associate


Position Title: Civil Engineer
Employer: Yuma County
Address: 198 S Main Street, Yuma Arizona 85364
Contact Person: Jessica Arciniega, Recruiter
Phone Number: 928-373-1013
Job Location: Development Services
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: $54,957 - $83,624/yr.
Benefits:
Job Description: Yuma County Engineering and Flood Control Sections have combined Capital Improvement Programs exceeding $35 million. Our engineers manage design and construction of roads, bridges, drainage and erosion control structures, and buildings that make a difference in Yuma County. They also review development plans and administer permits related to public improvements and floodplains.

NATURE OF WORK
Under limited supervision, performs professional work of considerable difficulty related to construction, engineering, flood control, highway, bridges, infra-structures, and field and office activities; this is the journey level class of the registered civil engineering series; this position has department specific responsibility.



Example of Work:

(Illustrative Only) Designs, plans, prepares, organizes, coordinates, and inspects the operations of civil engineering projects; supervises small teams or groups; performs drafting and computing work; checks and directs field operations involved in the gathering and compilation of field data for the design layout and construction of highway, flood control, subdivision, drainage, wells, sewer systems, bridges, infra-structures and related areas; may provide technical supervision in a lead capacity; makes structural engineering analysis of proposed commercial, industrial, and highway improvements and structures; reviews and approves grading, building and structure plans for conformity to uniform codes, local ordinances, state regulations, and administrative policies; inspects and monitors projects under contract; resolves discrepancies between field conditions and design plans; makes field tests and takes samples for laboratory test of materials; writes various reports and makes technical estimates of a specialized nature in connection with various projects; reviews and interprets plans, specifications, and reports; regular and reliable attendance is required; performs other duties as assigned.


Experience and Education:

High School Diploma or GED equivalent; AND Ninety (90) semester hours of college level course work in civil engineering or closely related field, and five (5) years of construction management and civil engineering experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience; must have registration as a Civil Engineer by the Arizona State Board of Technical Registration, OR by the technical board of another state, with the ability to obtain such Arizona Registration within one (1) year of employment; position may be underfilled with Civil Engineer Assistant until registered; must possess and maintain a valid Arizona driver's license. Special Requirements: Preference will be given to applicants with experience in design of capital improvement projects including grading and flood control projects; design and construction management; community development permitting and regulatory enforcement; representing a community or organization to the public in a professional and knowledgeable way.


This position is advertised from the minimum to the maximum annual salary. Salary will be determined on education and experience at the time of offer.


Knowledge and Skills:

Knowledge of: County policies and procedures; including Public Works Standards, Floodplain Regulations, and Standard of Conduct; the fundamentals of civil engineering, mathematics and physics as applied to engineering, topography and construction surveying, stress analysis, and analytical mechanics; the strength, properties, and uses of construction materials; civil engineering methods and practices for engineering planning studies, designs, plans, specifications, estimates, and reports as applied to flood control, civil engineering, construction and traffic studies; methods, procedures and techniques for evaluating construction contract compliance; technical drafting principles, and interpreting and utilizing engineering plans, maps and specifications.

Skill in: Preparing reports and checking designs, details, estimates, plans, and specification of engineering projects; developing, analyzing, and implementing operational systems; coordinating the work of a unit with a general program or a specific problem; designing a variety of civil engineering structures with skill and accuracy; making accurate drawings and maps, difficult mathematical computations, and keeping accurate field notes; reviewing, approving and upgrading structural plans; analyzing and evaluating technical engineering data and construction documentation; application of engineering theory to field and office problems; establishing effective working relationship with consultants, contractors, other agencies and the public; communicating effectively verbally and in writing; using computers and advanced level software applications.
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Comments:
How To Apply: www.yumacountyaz.gov
Company’s webpage for online applications: Click Here
Application Deadline: 7/30/2016

Position Title: Land Protection Director
Employer: The Western New York Land Conservancy
Address:
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number: nancyrs@wnylc.org
Job Location: East Aurora, NY
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description: The Western New York Land Conservancy is an accredited, regional land trust that permanently protects land with significant conservation values in Western New York for the benefit of future generations. We envision a future in which open spaces, wildlife habitat, working lands and scenic beauty are cherished and protected as part of the landscape and character of Western New York.

The Land Protection Director will play a key role in achieving the conservation goals in the Land Conservancys five-year strategic plan including: expanding the Niagara River Greenway, an Olmsted-inspired ribbon of connected parks and nature preserves stretching between Lake Erie and Lake Ontario, and encompassing one of Earths most recognizable natural wonders, Niagara Falls; identifying and protecting land in the most critical watersheds of the Niagara River, the drainage of 84% of North Americas surface freshwater; preserving some of the most productive farmland in New York State; expanding partnerships with our regions Haudenosaunee indigenous communities; and ensuring that our work enhances the biodiversity and climate resiliency in our region. Our conservation work will also reflect a new emphasis on urban projects.

The Land Protection Director will report directly to the Executive Director and is a full-time position.

Identify new land conservation projects
Conceptualize, initiate, manage and lead transformative projects in our region
Strengthen relationships with existing partners, including individuals, organizations, agencies, and municipalities, and identify new partners
Identify and reach out to landowners of priority land conservation properties
Respond to land conservation inquiries
Attend and present at community meetings and planning sessions
Continue to enhance the natural land and farmland conservation ranking processes

Lead all newly identified land conservation projects
Coordinate all aspects of fee simple acquisitions, conservation easements, and assisted transactions
Coordinate fundraising activities needed for land conservation projects including grant applications and campaigns

Participate in organizational meetings and activities
Lead Conservation Committee meetings
Attend Board meetings and present project updates
Participate in regular staff and planning meetings
Assist with other Land Conservancy activities including events
Qualifications: Ability to initiate and manage complex projects and negotiate with multiple partners
A deep passion for conservation and the Land Conservancys mission
A Bachelors degree is required with an advanced degree preferred
Strong interpersonal skills, diplomacy, patience and a sense of humor
Superb written and oral communication skills
Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks
A strong work ethic and willingness to work flexible hours
Ability to work independently with a high level of accountability and attention to detail
An appreciation for the importance of confidentiality
Ability to inspire and work with staff, Board of Directors, community partners, members, and volunteers
Professional experience with real estate transactions and conservation easements preferred
A willingness to use a personal vehicle for work-related travel
Proficiency with Microsoft Office required, GIS skills preferred
Comments: Please email a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to nancyrs@wnylc.org with Land Protection Director in the subject line. Applications are only accepted electronically. No phone calls please. The position is available 4/20/16 and is open until filled. The Western New York Land Conservancy is an equal opportunity employer.
How To Apply: www.wnylc.org
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 5/29/2016

Position Title: Water Resources Engineer
Employer: Fleis & Vanderbrink
Address:
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description: * Act as staff engineer or project engineer working on hydraulic studies of wastewater or stormwater collection systems, watershed and stormwater management plans, develop alternatives to address identified issues.
* Work with or lead project teams to prepare asset management plans.
* Other areas of support will depend on experience but could include proposal development and client management.
* Other special projects as assigned.
Qualifications: * A Bachelors Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering required.
* Preferred candidate would have at least 3 years of experience in studies and design of wastewater and/or stormwater collection system, and hydraulic modeling experience using EPA SWMM and/or AutoDesk SSA, or similar.
* Strong technical skills in hydraulics, water resources and understanding of collection systems and watersheds.
* Be willing to travel up to 20% of the time for site visits/meetings. Travel is typically within Michigan or northern Indiana.
Comments: Apply online: http://www.fveng.com/careers/
How To Apply: Apply online: http://www.fveng.com/careers/
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 5/29/2016

Position Title: Conservation Director Position
Employer: Rogue Riverkeeper
Address: P.O. Box 102
Ashland, OR 97520
Contact Person: Michael & Robyn
Phone Number: job@rogueriverkeeper.org
Job Location: Ashland, OR
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description: Based in southern Oregon, Rogue Riverkeeper fills a unique role in the Rogue River basin as a watchdog, steward and voice for the river and its watershed. As Rogue Riverkeeper works to protect clean water and fish populations in the Rogue River basin, we are currently looking to hire a motivated conservation advocate to join our staff in Ashland, Oregon.

Job Purpose: The Rogue Riverkeeper Conservation Director will direct implementation of Rogue Riverkeepers conservation program and achieve its goals to protect, maintain, and restore water quality, scenic beauty, recreation, and native fish for future generations.


Duties and Objectives:
* Work with the Rogue Riverkeeper, KS Wild Executive Director and Rogue Riverkeeper Advisory Team to identify emerging and ongoing threats to the watershed.
* Pursue advocacy strategies to address pressing issues including proactive campaigns, administrative avenues, litigation, legislative remedies, combined with grassroots public organizing as appropriate.
* Watchdog and ensure the application and enforcement of the Clean Water Act, and other laws to protect water quality, water quantity and native fish, in the Rogue Basin and adjacent coastal watersheds. This includes reviewing and commenting on local, state and federal applications/permits, monitoring, researching and responding to violations and promoting Clean Water Act implementation.
* Work with allies, including other members of the Waterkeeper Alliance, conservation allies, fishing groups and supporters in the community to advance Rogue Riverkeepers mission.
* Coordinate and manage litigation for Rogue Riverkeeper.
* Collaborate with other Rogue Riverkeeper staff on tasks as needed (events, fundraising, volunteer management, strategic planning, field studies, etc).

Position is full-time. Competitive salary, commensurate with experience. Rogue Riverkeeper offers attractive benefits including health insurance plan and paid time off for holidays, vacation, and sick leave.

The Rogue Riverkeeper Conservation Director reports to the Rogue Riverkeeper and is part of a team that also includes a water quality monitoring and volunteer coordinator. Most work is performed from our office in Ashland, OR, but the position will also require some traveling, evening, and weekend work (when appropriate).

Rogue Riverkeeper is a member of Waterkeeper Alliance, which is an international movement uniting more than 280 locally based clean water organizations and focusing citizen action on issues that affect our waterways, from pollution to climate change.
Qualifications: Rogue Riverkeeper seeks an experienced individual with a deep understanding of the Clean Water Act and basics of other state and federal environmental statutes. An advanced degree in law or science preferred, but equivalent experience working in non-profit, aquatic science, aquatic restoration or environmental law and/or advocacy sectors would be considered. A strong candidate should have a willingness to be engaged in controversial issues and to collaborate with diverse stakeholders.

Additional considerations:
* Passion for protecting clean water and the species that depend on Rogue basin waterways.
* Positive, friendly and work well in a team environment.
* Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. Proficiency in basic computer software such as Word and Excel.
* Experience working on legislative campaigns, managing litigation, and coalition-building is desirable.
* Experience with GIS and CRM platforms a plus.
Comments: To apply, please send resume and cover letter by May 27th, 2016 to Michael & Robyn at job@rogueriverkeeper.org or PO Box 102, Ashland, OR 97520. - See more at: http://rogueriverkeeper.org/conservation-director#sthash.61mq8PNs.sa0cg02i.dpuf
How To Apply: http://rogueriverkeeper.org/conservation-director#sthash.61mq8PNs.sa0cg02i.dpuf
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 5/27/2016

Position Title: IN-16083 Disaster Response and Risk Reduction Intern
Employer: World Wildlife Fund
Address:
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Washington, DC
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
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Pay Range: Unpaid. For all unpaid internships, applicants must be enrolled in school and be able to obtain academic course credit from their university.
Benefits:
Job Description: World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the worlds leading conservation organization, seeks a graduate intern to work part-time during the Summer 2016 semester for the Disaster Response and Risk Reduction program. The DRR program works to ensure that disaster recovery, reconstruction and risk reduction efforts include environmentally responsible considerations.

WWF is currently seeking a graduate intern with interest in disaster management, climate change adaptation, water resource management, conservation, development, and social media to support several work streams including:
* Research and development of training and communications materials for a USAID funded project Flood Risk Management: Guidelines for Natural and Nature-Based Techniques (Guidelines);
* Website development, communications, and promotion for the and the Guidelines and Green Recovery and Reconstruction Toolkit (GRRT) website and resource library; using social media and website platforms;
* Research and analysis of disaster related events and examples of climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction and resilience policies and practices

The intern will assist the technical team to:
* Research and collect relevant literature, data, learning and practices for integration in to program planning and current multiple work streams;
* Maintain and update web based knowledge management and communication platform and assist with program communications;
* Assist with requests for assistance and development of learning sessions with internal/external collaborators;
* Use and manage social media platforms for Guidelines, training materials and research.
Qualifications: Education/Experience: A Bachelors degree is required, Masters Degree preferable, with related background experience in any combination of environmental, conservation sciences, urban planning, climate change, disaster/emergency management and/or development. Work in the non-profit sector is desirable.

Skills and Abilities:
* Excellent research and written/oral communications skills.
* Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills.
* Strong computer skills, especially Microsoft Office, Word Press or other website platforms.
* Experience with Adobe Creative Suite preferred.
* Social media savvy; ability to develop social media presence.
* Strong organizational skills.
* Working knowledge of conservation, climate change adaptation, disaster management and risk reduction, and/or environmental policy is required.
* A high-level of interpersonal communication skills is required.
* The ability to work independently and effectively prioritize and work accurately under time constraints.
Comments: * Please note that WWF does not provide VISA sponsorship to interns
How To Apply: Please submit a resume & cover letter through our Careers page. https://careers-wwfus.icims.com/jobs/search , IN-16083
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 5/27/2016

Position Title: Watershed Administrator
Employer: Medford Water Commission
Address: 200 S. Ivy St. - Rm. 177
Medford, OR 97501
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Medford, OR
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: $5,074 - $7,139
Benefits:
Job Description: The Medford Water Commission is accepting applications for the Watershed Administrator position. Under the general direction of the Water Quality Director, the Watershed Administrator develops, implements and analyzes the Commissions activities in the areas of watershed management, resource and water protection, and regulatory compliance; provides highly technical and administrative assistance to department head and manager; serves as Commission liaison with state and federal regulatory agencies, community partners and watershed non-profit organizations. Knowledge of relevant Federal, State and local laws and regulations, including Safe Drinking Water Act, Clean Water Act, National Environmental Policy Act, Endangered Species Act, Oregon Source Water Assessment Program, Oregon Wellhead Protection Program, Oregon Drinking Water Protection Program and Oregon Water Law.

Desired starting date is July 1, 2016.
Qualifications: Qualifications include a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in watershed or land management, water resource planning and/or policy, natural resources management, geology, hydrology, environmental engineering, environmental science or related field and at least eight years responsible experience in watershed management, watersheds, groundwater or similar field. Professional license or certifications preferred but not required. Valid Oregon drivers license and acceptable driving record required; background investigation required.
Comments: CLOSING: 5:00 p.m. Local Time, Monday, May 16th, 2016.

Submit resume, application, names and contact information for three work-related references, plus cover letter to:

Medford Water Commission
ATTN: Human Resources
200 S. Ivy St. Room 177
Medford, OR 97501

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
How To Apply: http://www.medfordwater.org/Employment.asp?JobID=21&cboJobClassID=ALL&SectionID=ALL&cboHoursID=ALL&cboOrderBy=JobTitleID&cmdSearch=SHOW+RESULTS
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 5/16/2016

Position Title: Land and Water Protection Specialist
Employer: The Nature Conservancy
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Contact Person: Human Resources
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Job Location: Tucson, AZ
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description: The Land & Water Protection Specialist develops, manages and advances conservation programs, plans and methods for large-scale geographic areas.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Works with Director of Land & Water Protection to implement a comprehensive program to protect natural communities and species and address critical threats to natural systems. Includes contacting and negotiating with property owners to apply a full range of conservation tools, developing community partnerships, raising funds, and participating in conservation planning. Work collaboratively with other conservation staff, chapter leadership, landowners, community groups, corporations, donors and government agencies and coordinate implementation of conservation practices. May supervise administrative and project staff, interns, or volunteers.
* Ensure protection of ecologically significant natural areas across southern Arizona through the use of the full range of land and water protection tools.
* Carry out land owner contact to implement protection tools and develop conservation partnerships.
* Negotiate and conduct complex multi-party real estate transactions, with a focus on transfers to conservation partners .
* Work with Director of Land & Water Protection, landscape managers and other Conservancy staff to develop partnerships to carry out protection goals and strategies as defined in eco-regional and site conservation plans.
* Work with Director of Land & Water Protection, Chapter leadership and conservation staff to revise land and water protection priorities in alignment with Chapter conservation goals and the Global Challenges/Global Solutions framework.
* Manage the Army Compatible Use Buffer Program, including contract management with Fort Huachuca and transaction negotiation with land owners in the ACUB program area.
* In collaboration with Land & Water Protection Director and conservation staff, develop public-private partnerships for TNC Preserve and property management that are designed to leverage conservation at a landscape scale.
* Participate in a coordinated initiative to conserve Arizonas deserts & grasslands and promote a broader awareness of desert & grassland conservation needs.
* Work with Director of Land & Water Protection to coordinate protection activities with state and federal agencies.
* Respond to land protection inquiries and opportunities as appropriate.
* Assist Development staff in evaluating Trade Land opportunities.
* Advise on legal aspects of property transfers and management agreements.
* Coordinate with Regional Legal Team to complete project approval process.
* Develop public funding proposals with agency and/or other NGO partners, and work with External Affairs staff to secure project funding.
* Develop private funding proposals in collaboration with Development staff.
* Conduct annual conservation easement and fee lands monitoring and reporting and semi-annual trade lands monitoring and reporting.
Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
* BA/BS, law or business degree and 5 years experience in natural resource management or equivalent combination of education and experience.
* Experience negotiating complex agreements.
* Experience communicating with the public and/or media both in writing and verbally.
* Experience using applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Web Browsers.
* Experience with principles of land acquisition.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
* Masters degree in biology, agriculture, forestry, ecology, watershed management, or other related field and five years related work experience.
* Relationship building skills to work closely with a variety of partners (landowners, media, government officials, land management agencies, NGO conservation organizations, etc.)
* Experience negotiating complex agreements
* Familiarity with principles of land acquisition (including due diligence process)
* Familiarity with western real estate and water law (experience in Arizona law preferred)
* Familiarity with conservation easements and baseline Easement Documentation Reports
* Experience with real estate appraisals and property valuation techniques
* Experience with title reports, surveys and Environmental Hazards Assessments
* Experience with grant writing and developing funding proposals
* Experience with non-real estate contracts and grant agreements
* Experience managing fund sources (including reporting)
* Ability to simultaneously manage multiple priorities and work under pressure with flexibility.
* Ability to develop timeframes and then complete tasks within timeframes. Proven organizational skills.
* Experience supervising others in the completion of tasks, setting objectives and managing performance.
* Demonstrated experience in MS Office, Word and Excel. Ability to use advanced computer functions including navigating the Internet and ability to manipulate, analyze and interpret data.
* Knowledge of current trends in conservation practice.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL EFFORT
* May work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain and under physically demanding circumstances.

AUTO SAFETY POLICY
This position requires a valid driver's license and compliance with the Conservancy's Auto Safety Program. Employees may not drive Conservancy-owned/leased vehicles, rental cars, or personal vehicles on behalf of the Conservancy if considered "high risk drivers." Please see further details in the Auto Safety Program document available at www.nature.org/careers.

Employment in this position will be contingent upon completion of a Vehicle Use Agreement, which may include a review of the prospective employee's motor vehicle record.
Comments: To apply to position number 44173, 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 May 9, 2016.

Click submit to apply for the position or save for later to create a draft application for future submission. Once submitted, applications cannot be revised or edited. Failure to complete required fields may result in your application being disqualified from consideration.

If you experience technical issues, please refer to our applicant user guide or contact applyhelp@tnc.org.
How To Apply: https://careers.nature.org/psp/tnccareers/APPLICANT/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?SiteId=1
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Application Deadline: 5/9/2016

Position Title: Senior Hydrogeologist (Req #10194BR)
Employer: MWH
Address:
Contact Person: Human Resources
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Job Location: Sacramento, CA
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Job Description: The Sacramento, Calif., office of MWH Americas is seeking a Senior Hydrogeologist to join our multi-
disciplinary team of integrated water resources professionals, each committed to delivering sound and strategic consulting services to a range of local, regional, state and federal clients. If working on challenging projects and leading teams aimed at delivering solutions to some of Californias most complex water resource opportunities appeal to you, join us.

The successful candidate for this position must bring a minimum of five years in-depth experience delivering hydrogeology services
and demonstrate a firm technical and marketplace understanding of existing and emerging water resource policies and programs in California, including the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act of 2014, CASGEM, AB 303 and other groundwater initiatives. Responsibilities of this position include the following:

Project Delivery
Participate in technical groundwater management projects from planning through design and construction.
Support technical teams and mentor entry-level staff
Meet scope, schedule, budget, and quality goals
Deliver excellent client service

Technical Oversight
Work with project staff and subject-matter experts to develop innovative solutions for clients
Participate on technical review committees and support technical delivery for MWH projects
locally and in other offices

Business Development/Client Service Management
Support business development and marketing efforts to grow MWHs groundwater and related
integrated water management services
Develop and maintain strong relationships with current and prospective clients
Work with client service teams to win work with new and existing clients
Participate in local and national technical associations (e.g. WEF, AWRA, GRA, etc.)
Qualifications: Bachelors degree in geology, hydrology, or engineering; MS preferred.
Valid California Professional Geologist (PG) License required.
Valid California Certified Hydrogeologist (CHG) license, or ability obtain license within one year,
preferred.
5+ years of experience in the following:
> Subsurface investigation processes including drilling and soil classification
> Groundwater and soil sampling techniques and procedures
> Groundwater management and integrated regional water management planning
> Groundwater recharge investigations (e.g., groundwater banking and ASR)
> Groundwater modeling platforms (e.g., MODFLOW and IWFM) and applications in the Central Valley
> Well design and installation
Familiarity with geological software (e.g., Surfer, gINT, RockWorks16).
Understanding of Central Valley groundwater conditions and issues, and client relationships and
experience with local/regional water management agencies, preferred.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Comments: Apply online at www.mwhglobal.com (requisition number 10194BR)
How To Apply: http://joshnewton.xyz/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Senior-Hydrogeologist-%E2%80%93-MWH-Global.pdf
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 5/27/2016

Position Title: Hydrologist
Employer: The Nature Conservancy
Address:
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Austin, TX
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description: The Nature Conservancy in Texas seeks a Hydrologist to provide technical, scientific and policy support for freshwater projects across the state. Texas is a living laboratory for some of the worlds biggest environmental challenges like water scarcity, drought, competing water needs and a rapidly increasing population. Correspondingly, the Hydrologist will play an important role in developing strategies and implementing on the ground projects that optimize water in more innovative, efficient and sustainable ways for nature and people.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The Hydrologist will report to the Director of the Freshwater Protection Program in Texas and will develop and implement strategies that encourage responsible water stewardship for people and nature with a specific focus on water use and allocation in Texas that balances the need for increased environmental flows with municipal, agricultural, and industrial uses. The Hydrologist will collaborate with other scientists and scientific institutions to develop local, regional, and state approaches that enhance the Conservancy's conservation priorities; synthesize complex water resources situations and data; and communicate the information to a variety of audiences, including Conservancy project staff, local partners, government agencies and policy makers.

RESPONSIBILITIES & SCOPE
* Provide technical, scientific and policy support for the Freshwater Program in Texas.
* Provide support and expertise on surface and ground water use in Texas.
* Provide expertise on water availability and reliability analysis and permitting issues.
* Collect and analyze biological, physical and hydrologic data.
* Convene technical workgroups for the purpose of research and scientific collaboration.
* Work with partner organizations to advance conservation objectives in Texas.
* May work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, in hazardous terrain and under physically demanding circumstances.
Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
* Graduate Degree in science related field and 1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
* Experience collecting, manipulating, analyzing and interpreting scientific data.
* Experience preparing reports of findings.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
* Strong knowledge of computer technology and common software applications.
* Experience using relevant tools and software, including hydrologic modeling and design programs.
* Experience using environmental data collection tools.
* Experience in environmental flows, water availability analysis, and water permitting.
* Attention to detail.
* Ability to meet deadlines.

AUTO SAFETY POLICY
This position requires a valid driver's license and compliance with the Conservancy's Auto Safety Program. Employees may not drive Conservancy-owned/leased vehicles, rental cars, or personal vehicles on behalf of the Conservancy if considered "high risk drivers." Please see further details in the Auto Safety Program document available at www.nature.org/careers.

Employment in this position will be contingent upon completion of a Vehicle Use Agreement, which may include a review of the prospective employee's motor vehicle record.
Comments:

To apply to position number 44176, 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 May 5, 2016.

Click submit to apply for the position or save for later to create a draft application for future submission. Once submitted, applications cannot be revised or edited. Failure to complete required fields may result in your application being disqualified from consideration.

If you experience technical issues, please refer to our applicant user guide or contact applyhelp@tnc.org.

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of men and women of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancys background screening process.
How To Apply: https://careers.nature.org/psp/tnccareers/APPLICANT/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?SiteId=1
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 5/5/2016

Position Title: Deputy Director, National Water Center
Employer: NOAA
Address:
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Tuscaloosa, AL
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: $123,175.00 to $185,100.00 / Per Year, Series & Grade: ES-1301-00/00
Benefits:
Job Description: Job Announcement Number: NWS-2016-0009

The Deputy Director, National Water Center (NWC) is a Senior Executive Service (SES) position in the National Weather Service (NWS). The NWC collaboratively researches, develops and delivers state-of-the science national hydrologic analyses, forecast information, data, decision-support services and guidance to support and inform essential emergency services and water management decisions. In partnership with NWS field offices, the NWC coordinates, integrates and supports consistent water prediction activities from global to local levels.

The incumbent is responsible for the following essential organizational functions:
1. Providing leadership for the NWS Hydrology and Water Resources Program that develops and sustains an integrated, water enterprise.
2. Developing strategic plans, which evolve services, science, and technology.
3. Developing operating plans which define objectives for NWS hydrologic forecast, warning, and service processes.
4. Defining performance measures to evaluate the efficiency, effectiveness, and customer satisfaction of programs related to the provision of hydrologic forecasts, warnings and services, and technical assistance activities.
5. Researching, developing, evaluating and managing programs in hydrology and hydrologic program support systems.
6. Developing NWS policy for the production and dissemination of hydrologic and water resources information within defined public and private sector roles.
7. Establishing and maintaining collaboration with federal water partners and stakeholders to advance the science and provision of effective services.
Qualifications: Who May Apply: Applications will be accepted from ALL U.S. Citizens

* Occasional Travel Some travel may be required.
* Incumbent may be subject to geographic mobility
* Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance
* Newly appointed SES members must serve a 1 year probationary period
* Position is subject to pre-employment background investigation
* Public Financial Disclosure (OGE-278 filing within 30 days is required)
* Position is subject to random drug testing

EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs):

ECQ 1 - LEADING CHANGE: This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment (Competencies: creativity and innovation, external awareness, flexibility, resilience, strategic thinking, vision).

ECQ 2 - LEADING PEOPLE: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts (Competencies: conflict management, leveraging diversity, developing others, team building).

ECQ 3 - RESULTS DRIVEN: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks (Competencies: accountability, customer service, decisiveness, entrepreneurship, problem solving, technical credibility).

ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically (Competencies: financial management, human capital management, technology management).

ECQ 5 - BUILDING COALITIONS: This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals. (Competencies: partnering, political savvy, influencing/negotiating).

Professional/Technical Core Qualifications (PTQ)

PTQ 1: Experience in scientific program planning and related policy development, involving: identifying and defining customer and program requirements; interactions with academia and federal water partners and stakeholders; developing program and policy objectives; evaluating processes and delivery options; and determining final courses of action.

PTQ 2: Broad background in the theories and applications of hydrologic, water resources, engineering and related environmental sciences. Experience in one or more specialized fields of study; hydrology, hydrologic engineering, water resources, hydrometeorology, or meteorology, as well as experience in the application of information technology in processing scientific data and the delivery of scientific weather ready services to end users. Knowledge of the latest hydrologic techniques, procedures, and technology.

PTQ 3: Experience in policy development/participation at the senior level for water resources management or other water-related programs, involving: service delivery; interagency collaboration; systems engineering; information processing; data systems design; and assessment of the effects of policy decisions on national, state, regional and/or international organizations, governments, etc.

For detailed guidance on ECQs, applicants are strongly encouraged to review the Office of Personnel Management's Guide to Executive Qualifications athttps://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/senior-executive-service/executive-core-qualifications/.

Example ECQ statements are available at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/senior-executive-service/reference-materials/guidetosesquals_2012.pdf As a basic requirement for entry into the SES, you must provide evidence of progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level management capability; and that is directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ's) and the Professional/Technical Qualifications (PTQ's) listed under "How You Will Be Evaluated." Typically, experience of this nature will have been gained at or above the GS-14/15 grade level in the Federal service or its equivalent with state or local government, the private sector, or non-governmental organizations. Individual Occupational Requirements

1. 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

2. A combination of education and experience -- education equivalent to one of the majors shown in 1 above that included at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
Security Clearance: EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs):

ECQ 1 - LEADING CHANGE: This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment (Competencies: creativity and innovation, external awareness, flexibility, resilience, strategic thinking, vision).

ECQ 2 - LEADING PEOPLE: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts (Competencies: conflict management, leveraging diversity, developing others, team building).

ECQ 3 - RESULTS DRIVEN: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks (Competencies: accountability, customer service, decisiveness, entrepreneurship, problem solving, technical credibility).

ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically (Competencies: financial management, human capital management, technology management).

ECQ 5 - BUILDING COALITIONS: This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals. (Competencies: partnering, political savvy, influencing/negotiating).

Professional/Technical Core Qualifications (PTQ)

PTQ 1: Experience in scientific program planning and related policy development, involving: identifying and defining customer and program requirements; interactions with academia and federal water partners and stakeholders; developing program and policy objectives; evaluating processes and delivery options; and determining final courses of action.

PTQ 2: Broad background in the theories and applications of hydrologic, water resources, engineering and related environmental sciences. Experience in one or more specialized fields of study; hydrology, hydrologic engineering, water resources, hydrometeorology, or meteorology, as well as experience in the application of information technology in processing scientific data and the delivery of scientific weather ready services to end users. Knowledge of the latest hydrologic techniques, procedures, and technology.

PTQ 3: Experience in policy development/participation at the senior level for water resources management or other water-related programs, involving: service delivery; interagency collaboration; systems engineering; information processing; data systems design; and assessment of the effects of policy decisions on national, state, regional and/or international organizations, governments, etc.

For detailed guidance on ECQs, applicants are strongly encouraged to review the Office of Personnel Management's Guide to Executive Qualifications athttps://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/senior-executive-service/executive-core-qualifications/.

Example ECQ statements are available at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/senior-executive-service/reference-materials/guidetosesquals_2012.pdf As a basic requirement for entry into the SES, you must provide evidence of progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level management capability; and that is directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ's) and the Professional/Technical Qualifications (PTQ's) listed under "How You Will Be Evaluated." Typically, experience of this nature will have been gained at or above the GS-14/15 grade level in the Federal service or its equivalent with state or local government, the private sector, or non-governmental organizations. Individual Occupational Requirements

1. 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

2. A combination of education and experience -- education equivalent to one of the majors shown in 1 above that included at least 24 semester hours in physical science and/or related engineering science, plus appropriate experience or additional education.

Security Clearance: Secret
Comments: Relocation expenses will be paid.

To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you must show that you possess all of the Executive Core Qualifications, Professional/Technical Qualifications listed and the educational requirement. These qualifications would typically be acquired through education, senior level experience, and training which reflect progressive development and achievement in leading and managing a comprehensive program in a complex organization. An individual's total experience 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.
How To Apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/436051900/
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 6/19/2016

Position Title: Director, Rivers of the Puget Sound and Columbia Basin
Employer: American Rivers
Address:
Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number: jobs@amrivers.org
Job Location: Seattle or Tacoma, WA
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description: The Director of the Rivers of Puget Sound and Columbia Basin plays an important leadership role for American Rivers in the Northwest. The Director is responsible for developing and implementing American Rivers conservation strategy in the Basin, including coordinating staff and contractors, and ensuring that on-the-ground conservation work advances regional and national goals and outcomes in support of the organizations long-term strategic vision. The Director is also responsible for working with the Advancement department to secure funding for conservation priorities in the basin.

* Understand and effectively communicate the organizations mission, vision and strategy.
* Provide exemplary leadership within the basin, including modeling professional behavior, mentoring staff, fostering strong inter- and intra-office communications and promoting strong organizational morale.
* Supervise direct reports, and hold them accountable for compliance with organizational policies and procedures.
* Lead staff to work in an effective, collegial, and integrated fashion with other basins, programs, divisions, departments, and offices.
* Ensure that all organizational policies and procedures are implemented to support strong performance.
* Ensure that American Rivers work in the basin is communicated to and coordinated with other basin and program directors and other AR departments to ensure that annual goals and objectives are being met and integrated with national work and work in other basins.
* Working with conservation group partners, develop and implement multi-faceted strategies to build political support for American Rivers conservation goals.
* Build and maintain relationships with strategic partners, stakeholders, and policy-makers, including other conservation organizations, water utilities, agricultural interests, and tribes to achieve conservation objectives.
* Lobby local, state, and federal elected officials.
* In coordination with the Communications Department, use communication tools (e.g., earned media, website, blog, social media, e-activism, etc.) to achieve conservation objectives.
* Help lead basin advancement work through drafting letters of intent, preparing grant proposals and reports, and meeting with donor prospects.
* Represent American Rivers at conferences, press events and other public events.
Qualifications: * An Advanced Degree in Environmental Science, Policy, or related field and more than eight years of relevant experience or a Bachelors Degree and more than twelve years of relevant experience.
* Demonstrated excellence in staff management, program leadership, strategic and critical thinking and judgment.
* Proven ability to set priorities, delegate responsibilities, maintain accountability, and allocate resources effectively.
* Effective advocate with superior communication skills (written, verbal, media and public speaking).
* Proven fundraising experience.
* Detail-oriented, highly organized, flexible, self-motivated, and self-confident.
* Strong time, budget, and organizational management skills, including the capacity to manage several projects simultaneously.
* Team player and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and partners to advance the organizations broader goals and objectives.
* Proven personnel management skills, including the ability to clearly communicate expectations, build and maintain morale, and recruit and retain talented staff.
* Proven experience and a dedicated commitment to supervising and supporting staff.
* Personal commitment to American Rivers mission.
Comments: Salary and Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with experience. Full-time and full-time equivalent employee benefits include health, dental, vision and life insurance, a retirement plan, and generous leave time.

Application Process:
Applications will be considered immediately. Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to: jobs@amrivers.org with PSC Basin Director in the subject line. No phone calls please.
How To Apply: http://www.americanrivers.org/about/careers/director-rivers-of-the-puget-sound-and-columbia-basin/
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 5/27/2016

Position Title: Director For Natural Resources & Sustainability
Employer: The Trustees of Reservations
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Contact Person: Human Resources
Phone Number:
Job Location: Boston, MA
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description: The Trustees is an organization with a fascinating past and an exciting future. Our places are open to all and we thrive by involving as many people as possible in what we do. Founded in 1891, by a group of visionary volunteers, we preserve, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts and work to protect special places across the state. We have helped protect more than 50,000 acres, including 25,000+ acres on more than 100 reservations that are all open to the public. We are a nonprofit conservation organization funded and supported entirely by our visitors, supporters, volunteers, and more than 40,000 members.

The Trustees Operations & Programs Department (O&P) establishes and leads the implementation of vision and strategy for the organizations key mission-based areas. The team is made up of highly-skilled technical specialists who lead the organization through the individual program strategies as well as the design and application of the best practices, standards, and internal policies that define our excellence and guide our day-to-day operations. The O&P Department is made up of seven program areas: Land & Community Conservation, Field Operations, Cultural Resources, Art and the Landscape, Ecology, Agriculture, and Public Policy. In addition to the programs, O&P Department oversees five subcommittees of the Board of Directors.

Position Summary:
The Director for Natural Resources & Sustainability is a new leadership role within the Trustees responsible for developing organizational vision, strategic direction, and actions that are scaled to address challenges related to climate change and natural resource integrity in Massachusetts and beyond.

The Director will be visionary, strategic and an exceptional integrator who works fluidly across disciplines, organizational departments and regions, and external partnerships to achieve success. They will be driven by the opportunity to make a lasting impact on the quality of life in Massachusetts and to advance Trustees mission and goals.

Essential Functions:
The Director will serve both internally- and externally- facing roles that include the following:
1. Developing and implementing The Trustees organizational climate change philosophy, vision and strategies. This will be a collaborative effort led by the Director that engages multiple programs, including land conservation, policy, cultural resources, and property operations, among others.
* Within overall vision, develop climate-focused strategies for key resource areas that are central to the resilience of the state and the Trustees mission and operations (i.e. forest management, coastal systems, cultural resources/infrastructure, and agriculture).
2. Overseeing the natural resources program of the organization, developing and promoting the vision and inspiring and managing a strong Ecology Team. Champion and raise visibility of our natural resources, expand the scope of the program and ensure excellence in research and ecological stewardship.
3. Driving improvement in organizational sustainability measures and model practices; with peer programs, develop vision and goals and champion and monitor key tactics and measures.
* Develop goals for our operations and organizational practices as well as the tactics, best practices and policies to support their achievement. Provide leadership/technical guidance on implementation, as needed.
* Elevate and promote sustainability practices of our work externally, particularly capital project design, restoration work, and operations strategies that advance goals.
4. Serving as lead representative, internally and externally, on climate and sustainability issues and seek opportunities to promote Trustees expertise and leadership in this area.
* Collaborate with Director of Public Policy to develop policy and advocacy strategies that drive Trustees strategic goals and position our voice in the public dialogue.
5. Elevating Trustees within the scientific and climate-change innovation communities by establishing our properties as platforms for research. Promote research findings via engagement and produce scholarly publications and presentations, as appropriate.
6. Collaborating with Marketing & Communications to develop appropriate, relevant messaging and communications, and with Development to build and steward support for this work.
7. Managing relevant program area budgets.
8. Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation.
Qualifications: * Masters degree or Doctorate in the Natural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Climate Science, Public Policy, or related field.
* 8 years in a non-profit environment in a leadership role that required development and on-the-ground delivery of programs and/or research related to natural resources or sustainability.
* Proven success in research and publications in the above fields is desired.
* A deep understanding of ecology and the science of climate change and its potential impacts on human and natural communities in New England.
* Strong knowledge of current major climate change policy efforts and actions in New England is critical; familiarity on broader scale (national, etc.) is desired.
* Proven communicator and collaborator with exceptional skill in translating complex concepts for a range of audiences.
* Experience designing, implementing, analyzing, and communicating scientific research.
* Proven success leading and delivering on shared goals.
* Ability to excite and mobilize a diversity of people around vision and goals.
* Proven success as a manager of a variety of staff roles and the ability to build, support, motivate, and inspire a team.
* Proven ability to grow a mission-based program from start-up to a sustainable, full-fledged operation.
* Experience in management of budgets.
* Experience in development, including grant-writing, individual donor cultivation, and engagement of volunteers.

Other Requirements:
* This position requires regular travel across the state of Massachusetts and, periodically, to conferences and meetings in New England and the broader continental US; Access to a personal vehicle for travel within New England is required.
* Work on occasional nights and weekends will be required from time to time.
Comments: The Trustees offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, vacation, sick and personal time, as well as the option to participate in our 401(k) and 529 savings plans. We also offer the opportunity to be part of a dedicated team across the Commonwealth who love the outdoors, who love the distinctive charms of New England, and who believe in celebrating and protecting our special places, for everyone, forever.

In addition to being an Equal Opportunity Employer, The Trustees of Reservations aim to create a thriving, inclusive workplace that values each member of our team. We aspire to reflect and effectively serve the residents and communities of Massachusetts who are at the core of our mission.

No phone calls please.
How To Apply: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/index.php?/job/apply&clientkey=A116ACB81F47E0050535F1FC4DA6EE15&job=11480&is_application_link=y
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 5/27/2016

Position Title: Chesapeake Program Manager
Employer: Land Trust Alliance
Address: Human Resources Manager
Land Trust Alliance
1660 L Street, NW, Ste 1100
Washington, DC 20036
Contact Person: Human Resources Manager
Phone Number: hr@lta.org
Job Location: Washington, DC
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Job Description: Overview: The Land Trust Alliance is a national conservation organization whose mission is to save the places people love by strengthening land conservation throughout America. As the national leader of America's land trusts, the Land Trust Alliance (the Alliance) works to dramatically increase the pace and improve the quality of private land conservation in America. Founded in 1982, the Alliance has mobilized the energy of more than one thousand land trusts and has created an unprecedented grassroots movement, one that has successfully saved more than thirty-four million acres of land and has the potential to save millions more.

Summary of Position:
In partnership with the Chesapeake Bay Funders Network, the Alliance is launching a new program in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed entitled, the "Chesapeake Bay Land & Water Initiative." The initiative's goal is to greatly advance local land trusts' strategy and capacity to accelerate strategic, permanent land conservation critical to protecting water quality in the Chesapeake Watershed. This includes elevating their role and partnerships with water-focused groups. Land trusts and their partners across the Chesapeake Watershed have the opportunity to play a leadership role in protecting and improving water quality in their communities. Many land trusts are already active in protecting and enhancing water quality through their conservation work, but can do much more if opportunities exist to grow their partnerships, skills and capacity.

The Chesapeake Program Manager position offers an exciting opportunity for an entrepreneurial, highly energetic conservation leader to develop, manage and implement this new initiative, and play a leadership role in the conservation community across the six-state region. The successful candidate must have a working knowledge or previous experience working with land trusts, preferably within the Chesapeake Watershed, and the ability to build and sustain close, working relationships with diverse stakeholders in the context of complex Chesapeake Watershed conservation, water quality, and land use issues. She/he will be responsible for overseeing the design, delivery and evaluation of a suite of tools and resources to land trusts and other partner organizations, such as training and mentoring programs, direct targeted grant investment programs, one-on-one technical coaching and assistance, and public policy advocacy activities and strategies. She/He will strategically work with consultants to bring a high level of expertise in such areas as strategic conservation planning, land stewardship, and communications.
Qualifications: * A minimum of five (5) years' experience working with nonprofit organizations, experience in Chesapeake Watershed land trust community a plus
* Familiarity with private land conservation techniques, water quality issues, and land trusts as they affect the Chesapeake Watershed
* Demonstrated ability to build and sustain work teams, and multi-stakeholder collaborations, and maintaining relationships with diverse partners
* Ability to facilitate diverse, multi-stakeholder processes
* Experience in managing grant funds, foundations programs and other philanthropic initiatives designed for impact in the conservation, environmental protection, community development, or public policy space
* Strong project management experience, including a minimum of 2 years demonstrated project budget management
* Experience in conference planning for large audiences preferred but not required
* Demonstrated ability to manage consultants and other contractors
* Exceptional oral and written communication skills
* Proven ability to plan, implement, and adapt programs based on evaluation to strengthen and enhance them
* Ability to work effectively without close supervision and as part of a team in a fast-paced work environment
* Minimum one (1) year demonstrated ability to fundraise at all levels including foundations, corporations and individuals
* Willingness to travel up to 40%, including weekends
* Bachelor's Degree in a related field required. Graduate degree preferred
Comments: Send resume and cover letter via email to hr@lta.org. If email is not an option, applications will be accepted by mail to Human Resources Manager, Land Trust Alliance, and 1660 L Street, NW, Ste 1100, Washington, DC 20036.

The Land Trust Alliance's mission is to save the places people love by strengthening land conservation across America. The Land Trust Alliance is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or marital status.

Minorities, people of color, and women strongly encouraged to apply.
How To Apply: http://www.idealist.org/view/job/35Wf365Nmz95P/
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 5/31/2016

Position Title: Climate Smart Cities Program Assistant
Employer: The Trust for Public Land
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Job Description: We are seeking a Program Associate for our Climate-Smart Cities Program. Through this program, The Trust for Public Land helps cities meet the climate challenge through conservation and designfrom protecting waterfront parks and wetlands to creating green alleys and "water smart" playgrounds. The position is responsible for supporting Climate-Smart Cities staff with research, writing and a variety of other programmatic activities.

Essential functions:
1. Provide overall administrative support and coordination for the Climate-Smart Cities program.
* Support Climate-Smart Cities staff and partners in completing project work plans, including scheduling calls, site visits, and internet-based meetings.
* Assist in preparing grant proposals and reports; assists in meeting reporting deadlines.
* Coordinate correspondence related to contracts and invoices, financial reporting, and other related administrative details.
* Lead logistical coordination and development of materials and displays for events, such as conferences and other speaking engagements.
2. Support Climate-Smart Cities program in national program development and implementation of Climate-Smart Cities partnerships.
* Conduct research and writing on the following types of programs and initiatives: green infrastructure, climate resilience, climate justice, greenhouse gas benefits of green infrastructure, urban planning, among other related topics.
* Conduct research and writes reports related to cities and partners with whom we are working.
* Assist with interviews and stakeholder meetings and developing related summary materials.
* Assist in developing internal and external outreach materials, including factsheets, case studies, presentations, exhibit materials, and reports.
Qualifications: * Bachelors degree required with some related work experience preferred.
* Course work in environmental studies/science, urban planning, public policy, economics, finance, or environmental law required.
* Superior written and oral communications skills.
* Strong academic research and analytic skills. Experience summarizing data, policy papers and research.
* Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
* Proficient with computers, graphics and spreadsheets.
* Ability to work under pressure, juggle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
* Ability to work independently or as a team member as appropriate.
* Demonstrated commitment fighting climate change as well as to parks, open space and land preservation.
* Ability to use good judgment, take initiative, and make recommendations in resolving problems.
* Available for periodic travel.
Comments:
How To Apply: http://www.tpl.org/about/jobs/climate-smart-cities-program-assistant
Company’s webpage for online applications:
Application Deadline: 5/27/2016

Position Title: State Floodplain Manager - Environmental Analyst V
Employer: State of Vermont, Agency of Natural Resources
Address: 111 West Street
Essex Junction, VT 05452
Contact Person: Rebecca Pfeiffer
Phone Number: 802-490-6157
Job Location: Rutland, VT
Job Duration: FullTime
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule:
Pay Range: Hourly Rate: $23.42 (Pay Grade 24)
Benefits: For more information about State benefit packages and compensation, navigate to http://humanresources.vermont.gov/careers/explore/benefits
Job Description: Overview
This position is within the River Corridor and Floodplain Protection section of the Vermont Rivers Program. The Regional Floodplain Manager will provide regulatory support and technical assistance to individuals, municipalities, consultants, and agencies of state and federal government regarding development proposals in river corridors and floodplains in southwestern Vermont. The position supports multiple regulatory jurisdictions including the State Flood Hazard Area and River Corridor Rule, municipal land use permitting, and Act 250. The position requires working both independently and collaboratively to evaluate development proposals for regulatory compliance and recommend alternatives to minimize conflicts between river/floodplain dynamics and human investments, and to assist municipalities with planning and zoning approaches and updates for flood hazard areas. This position requires strong written and verbal communication skills, and must work well with the public and include education in each interaction.

To read the full job specification for this position, please visit DHR Job Specifications (http://humanresources.vermont.gov/staffing/classification/job-specifications?code=145308)
Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications
Working knowledge of the National Flood Insurance Program
Experience reviewing and analyzing site plans, grading plans, and related engineering and surveying schematics
Knowledge of riverine hydrology/hydraulics and fluvial geomorphology
Experience or familiarity with the local planning & zoning process
Certified Floodplain Manager
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Minimum Qualifications
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree in a biological-life or physical science, engineering, or an environmental or natural resources field AND four (4) years or more at a professional level in a natural resources field.
OR
Master's degree or higher in a biological-life or physical science, engineering, or an environmental or natural resources field AND two (2) years or more at a professional level in a natural resources field.
OR
One (1) year or more of experience as an Environmental Analyst IV or two (2) years or more as an Environmental Analyst III.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
n/a
Comments: General Information
This position, (Environmental Analyst V, Job Opening # 619127), is open to all State employees and external applicants.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Rebecca Pfeiffer at rebecca.pfeiffer@vermont.gov

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Submission of Application
Should you submit an application for this job opening, you certify that all information entered is correct and complete to the best of your knowledge. By submitting an application, you acknowledge and understand that the State of Vermont may verify information, and that untruthful or misleading answers are cause for rejection of this application, and/or dismissal if employed with the State of Vermont.
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Equal Employment Opportunity
The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.
How To Apply: Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.
Company’s webpage for online applications: Click Here
Application Deadline: 5/10/2016

Position Title: Professional Engineer-Stormwater
Employer: City of Springfield, MO
Address:
Contact Person: Lindsay Jackson
Phone Number: 417-864-1602
Job Location: Springfield, MO
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description: Stormwater is a division of the Department of Public Works. The Stormwater Engineering Division of the Department of Public Works and the Stormwater Quality Division of the Department of Environmental Services work together to provide programs, projects, and services to meet the stormwater management needs of the community and protect the quality of our streams, rivers, and lakes.

The Stormwater Engineering Division is committed to the advancement and continuous improvement of the quality of life for the citizens of Springfield by being a leader in the development of stormwater solutions to meet the needs of the community and by placing the welfare and safety of the public above all other considerations.
The division is currently seeking applications for a Professional Engineer.

Job requirements include:
The ability to effectively perform professional engineering work including coordinating, managing, and directing assigned projects; the ability to supervise and direct assigned professional, technical, and/or administrative support staff; the ability to accurately design, review, analyze, understand, and interpret plans and specifications, construction drawings, and schematic diagrams; the ability to deal effectively and courteously with associates, customers, and the general public; the ability to effectively present reports, information, and recommendations; and the ability to model and promote acceptance and respect for differences among employees and citizens.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 20, 2016
Qualifications: Must possess a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in an Engineering discipline plus four years of experience in engineering work under a professional engineer. Equivalent experience that allows an individual to obtain Professional Engineering (PE) licensure may be substituted for the degree requirement. Engineering experience must be commensurate with stormwater projects.
Licensure as a registered Professional Engineer (PE) is required; must possess Missouri PE licensure within probationary period.

For underfill option, must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or a related area plus two years of progressively responsible experience. Work experience must be commensurate with stormwater projects. EIT certification is required. A Master's degree in Civil Engineering may be substituted for the EIT certification.
Comments:
How To Apply: Must submit online application.
Company’s webpage for online applications: Click Here
Application Deadline: 5/20/2016

Position Title: Strategic Communications Associate
Employer: LeapFrog Solutions Inc
Address:
Contact Person: LeapFrog Careers
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Job Location: Fairfax, VA
Job Duration: FullTime
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Job Description: LeapFrog Solutions seeks a highly organized Strategic Communications Associate with excellent management, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills and a keen eye for detail. This is a multifaceted position requiring hands-on management, initiative, adaptability, and excellent follow-through for a high-profile government account.
The Strategic Communications Associate is responsible for designing materials to expedite the delivery of operational, tactical, and strategic messaging aimed at expanding stakeholder engagement, increasing public understanding, and informing audiences of program status and successes by employing traditional mass communications methods and innovative uses of technology. This position supports daily editorial and online communications work for the projects key clients, including editing, formatting, and troubleshooting various email campaigns; supporting editorial and graphical needs of website content updates and social media activities; and supporting meetings and events conducted on behalf of the client, such as agenda development, logistics, and facilitation. This position works closely with a highly creative team. The right candidate will be a team player who takes initiative, brings a fresh perspective to communications strategies, and enjoys keeping up-to-date with the latest technologies and communications approaches.

Reporting to the Account Manager, this positions primary responsibility is developing and distributing communications through a variety of mechanisms.
Qualifications: RESPONSIBILITIES
Develops and delivers content for various communications mechanisms videos, newsletters, websites, and social media.
Conducts research, analysis, and measurement activities to determine the effectiveness of communications.
Coordinates disseminating the organizations communications with government and project managers.
Coordinates communications for special events, meetings, or other means to reach defined audiences and meet specific program objectives.
Creates and executes project plans against approved delivery schedules.
Assists in facilitating client meetings, including creating agendas and logistics.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
B.A. or B.S. in Marketing, Communications, or Journalism.
Specific expertise in social media, change communications, content development, messaging, research, analysis, measurement, speech writing, media relations, or creative services.
One to three years of communications or marketing experience.
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Ability to work as a team player and independently in a fast-paced environment.
Maintains discretion when handling sensitive and confidential matters.
Experience in newsletter publishing and knowledge of Gov Delivery are a plus.

MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to solve practical problems and deal with variables, interpret and follow a variety of instructions furnished in written or oral form, use basic concepts to solve business problems associated with the role, use and understand computer programs to analyze, and solve business issues.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, to speak and hear, and to frequently use hands and arms to handle, feel, type, and to reach. Specific vision requirements of this job include the ability to see closely and adjust focus. The work environment is an office setting and the noise in the work environment ranges from quiet to low noise levels as our office culture is highly collaborative.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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Application Deadline: 5/19/2016





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