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Manager, Global Ocean Legacy – Pew Charitable Trusts (Seattle, WA or Portland, OR)

Sep 30, 2011 02:58 pm

Deadline: None listed

Global Ocean Legacy is a collaboration among six entities (Lyda Hill, Pew Environment Group, the Sandler Foundation, the Oak Foundation, the Robertson Foundation and the Waitt Foundation with additional support from the Tubney Charitable Trusts) to preserve large ocean ecosystems for future generations. The project goal is to identify and secure permanent protection for up to 15 very large no-take marine reserves globally over the a fifteen year period through 2021.The Manager reports to the Director of Global Ocean Legacy (GOL) of the Pew Environment Group (PEG). The manager will be responsible for increasing and managing the international public support for GOL, improving outreach and education regarding GOL and marine reserves and coordinating the GOL story and message across sites to ensure consistency. The position will be located in either Portland, Oregon or Seattle, Washington.

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Atlantic Coastal Cooperative Statistics Program Maryland State Coordinator – Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (Annapolis, MD)

Sep 30, 2011 02:45 pm

Deadline: October 14, 2011

The Atlantic Coastal Cooperative Statistics Program is a state-federal cooperative program for the collection, standardization, management, and dissemination of Atlantic coast marine and estuarine fisheries-dependant statistics. The position of ACCSP MD State Coordinator is funded through the Atlantic Coastal Fisheries Cooperative Management Act federal financial assistance. This position is based out of the Annapolis, MD office of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. The incumbent is responsible for providing Information Technology support for Maryland data collection, storage and transfer. The MD State Coordinator will continue to upload biological sampling data from developed datasets into the ACCSP Biological Module, develop new datasets for upload, act as coordinator for all online reporting issues, provide quarterly uploads of MD commercial data and ensure that a modified licensing database or replacement system meets the standards being developed by NMFS for a national commercial fishing vessel database and a national recreational fishing registry.

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Palmyra Program Director – The Nature Conservancy (Honolulu, HI)

Sep 30, 2011 02:37 pm

Deadline: October 7, 2011

The Palmyra Program Director is responsible for the oversight, management, strategic planning, and implementation of a conservation, fundraising, and agency relations program that secures the human, financial, and political resources needed to support the Palmyra project and other TNC priorities, including the Hawaii and Pacific programs. Work includes strategic leadership and fundraising as well as application of various conservation tools, including planning for and management of marine and terrestrial resources. This position requires the ability to work with and influence others in leadership positions both within and outside of the Conservancy, including TNC local, regional and national staff; Conservancy leadership; members of local and national Boards of Trustees; high level donors; government agencies; researchers; and leaders of research institutions. The Palmyra Program Director is responsible for program funding and budget administration. S/he will report to the Marine Program Director and will supervise staff, interns, and volunteers.

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Log Buyer – M. Bohlke Veneer Corp. (Fairfield, OH)

Sep 30, 2011 02:18 pm

Deadline: None listed

M. Bohlke Veneer is seeking an experienced hardwood log buyer to travel the regional area developing suppliers and negotiating log purchases. The successful applicant will be expected to know current log needs, complete paperwork, inform superiors and arrange transportation.

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Research Associate (Postdoc) – Humboldt State University, Department of Forestry and Wildland Resources (Arcata, CA)

Sep 30, 2011 01:50 pm

Deadline: October 10, 2011

The Research Associate will perform experimental forest operations research to develop advanced feedstock logistics and improve feedstock supply chains. The successful applicant will 1) evaluate existing and new systems of harvesting, processing, and transporting forest biomass feedstock from the forest to biomass conversion facilities, with an emphasis on minimizing costs and producing highest quality of feedstocks and 2) develop enhanced system logistics and quantify the added costs associated with meeting non-traditional feedstock specifications, such as the dry, clean microchips that are required by some new conversion technologies. Frequent travel is expected to perform field data collection in biomass harvesting and transportation operations. The successful candidate will disseminate the project results via seminars, professional meetings and peer-reviewed publications.

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Staff Forester, Northwest Pennsylvania – LandVest Timberland Division (Kane, PA)

Sep 30, 2011 01:42 pm

Deadline: None listed

The Staff Forester’s primary management unit is comprised of +/- 32,000 acres near Johnsonburg and Mt. Jewett. Additional PA, NY, and Lake states projects are managed from the Kane office. The Staff Forester will implement a full range of technical skills in the layout and oversight of harvesting operations, marking of timber, and forest inventory under the supervision of the Forest Operations Manager. In addition, the Staff Forester will assist the Regional Forester in the preparation of written harvest prescriptions, data analysis, and report preparation.

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City Forester – City of Albuquerque, Parks and Recreation (Albuquerque, NM)

Sep 30, 2011 01:33 pm

Deadline: October 21, 2011

The City Forester will supervise the planting, maintenance and removal of all trees and other vegetation within the City and formulate rules and regulations and issue permits, for such planning, maintenance and removal; implement and enforce the Albuquerque Pollen Control and Street Tree Ordinances; supervise, plan and coordinate forestry activities and operations within the Park Management Division of Parks and Recreation Department; and coordinate assigned activities with other divisions, outside agencies and the general public and provide highly responsible and complex staff assistance to the Parks Superintendent.

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Executive Director – Forest Exploration Center (Wauwatosa, WI)

Sep 30, 2011 01:28 pm

Deadline: October 14, 2011

The Forest Exploration Center seeks a leader to develop and implement an outreach program to educate the people of Wisconsin about the role forests and forestry play in enhancing and sustaining quality of live. At the heart of this program is a 68-acre woodland property in Milwaukee County dedicated to the Center’s mission. Developing a vision, plan, and program for how best to utilize and take advantage of this resource as part of the outreach and education program will be a cornerstone of the Center’s mission. The successful candidate will be a creative leader with outstanding strategic thinking and communication skills displaying intellectual curiosity and breadth, imagination, political savvy, and an enterprising spirit.

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Assistant or Associate Professor – Forest Mensuration/Forest Biometry, University of Wisconsin, College of Natural Resources (Stevens Point, WI)

Sep 30, 2011 01:21 pm

Deadline: Open until filled; review begins November 1, 2011

This is a nine-month academic year full time teaching position. The successful applicant will teach forest mensuration; forest biometry; introductory natural resource courses and graduate level courses. Teaching 3 to 6 weeks during the summer at the College of Natural Resources Treehaven Field Station or in the European Summer Program for additional compensation is required. Opportunities exist for involvement in research, outreach and international programs to meet University scholarship and service requirements.

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Foresters – Sierra Pacific Industries (Anderson or Stirling City, CA)

Sep 30, 2011 01:08 pm

Deadline: October 9 (Anderson) or 21 (Stirling), 2011

Sierra Pacific’s Forestry Division, Lassen and Stirling Districts, have openings for Foresters to help manage timberlands in Tehama, Shasta, Lassen and Plumas counties (Anderson) or Tehama, Butte and Plumas counties (Stirling). Primary duties include preparation of Timber Harvest Plans (THP’s); administration of contracts, including logging, road construction and reforestation; and miscellaneous forestry-related project work requiring demanding physical activity.

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Watershed Planning Student Intern

Sep 29, 2011 02:43 pm

Location: City of Bellevue, Bellevue Utilities Watershed Planning – Bellevue, WA

Deadline: Open until filled

The paid student intern is expected to perform tasks related to utility services, including hydrology, environmental studies, biology and environmental engineering, including:
– Assist with the development of individual basin plans as well as the development of the Storm Drainage Comprehensive Plan update.
– Conduct hydrologic engineering analyses of natural drainage systems as directed by senior engineers to provide design parameters for capital improvement projects.
– Field work and verification of information might include documentation of hydrologic, geomorphic and habitat condition evaluations using established protocols; assisting with collection of biological samples from streams; assisting with performing salmon surveys, collection of sediment samples following established protocols; measuring stream flow to develop/verify discharge rating curves and other field assignments as requested by senior engineers and/or scientists.
– Assist with Stream Team volunteer programs.
– Conduct standard statistic tests or analyses for the purpose of verifying developed hypotheses.
– Other duties as assigned related to biological, hydrologic and water quality data, typically involving data entry, data organization, manipulation and presentation of data that includes, but is not limited to: data variability, coefficient of variance, coefficient of skewness and fitting a probability distribution.

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Fisheries Finance Specialist

Sep 29, 2011 01:46 pm

Location: Environmental Defense Fund – La Paz, Mexico

Deadline: None listed

Environmental Defense Fund is currently seeking a Fisheries Finance Specialist to serve in a key leadership and research role within EDF’s Oceans team in La Paz, BCS Mexico. The Finance Specialist will work with the Mexico team and others in the Oceans Program to catalyze the development of new business management, market and financial initiatives in Gulf of California fisheries to support the transition to catch shares in Mexico. The candidate will be responsible for assessing the current business, market and finance conditions for project fisheries and convening finance and economics experts to develop cross-cutting, leading edge strategies.

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Center for Marine and Environmental Studies Director

Sep 29, 2011 01:28 pm

Location: University of the Virgin Islands, Center for Marine and Environmental Studies (CMES) – St. Thomas, United States Virgin Islands

Deadline: Open until filled

The successful candidate will administer the operations and programs within CMES and direct the activities of its professional, technical and support staff. The candidate will manage the University of the Virgin Islands MacLean Marine Science Center facilities for teaching and research faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students; coordinate the activities of the University of the Virgin Islands Sea Grant program (VIMAS) located on St. Thomas and St. Croix; and provide oversight for the Virgin Islands Environmental Resource Station (VIERS) on St. John. The candidate will also maintain an active externally-funded research program as well as pursue infrastructure development grants; The Director collaborates with UVI academic programs through lectures, mentoring graduate and undergraduate students and attending faculty meetings. The successful candidate will be encouraged to engage the local Virgin Islands community through outreach initiatives which address environmental issues and serve on local and federal advisory councils to provide scientific information for marine resource managers. Specifically, the Director administers the CMES research and outreach programs, manages budgets, drafts memoranda of agreements and contracts, supervises 15 full-time staff, conducts semi-annual performance evaluations, serves on search committees, is the primary contact person for several cooperative agreements with other institutions and agencies, prepares summary reports of CMES activities for UVI’s Board of Trustees meetings and insures that CMES programs are aligned with the Universities’ strategic plan.

Apply online at https://careers.uvi.edu/ under job code 0600240.

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Enhancement Biologist

Sep 29, 2011 12:59 pm

Location: Quinault Department of Fisheries – Taholah, WA (stationed at Lake Quinault field office)

Deadline: Open until filled

The Quinault Indian Nation is seeking an Enhancement Biologist to provide technical expertise and leadership to effectively manage salmon and steelhead enhancement activities and facilities of the Quinault Department of Fisheries. Responsibilities include the following: evaluation and monitoring of enhancement programs, directing brood stock collection, egg incubation and all aspects of rearing juvenile salmonids at QIN hatcheries, involvement in regional hatchery planning forums, development of new enhancement programs and application of innovative aquaculture technologies.

To apply, fill out the tjurasin.

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Green Living Project Mobile Tour Team Member

Sep 29, 2011 12:35 pm

Location: Green Living Project – Traveling position

Deadline: ASAP

Green Living Project™ (GLP) is a media production and marketing company showcasing sustainability initiatives around the globe through high-definition video, photojournalism, and unique stories. GLP also markets and promotes the projects through its website, social media properties, Education Program and Curriculum, and annual North American “Event Series”. In 2009 GLP launched its first Mobile Tour, traveling throughout the U.S. to give its latest presentation, “Sustainability Across South America,” to K-12 schools, colleges, graduate schools, and retail venues.

GLP is seeking applicants for their Mobile Tour team. The Green Living Project™ Mobile Tour will visit schools (K-12, college, graduate), specialty retail stores, regional festivals and trade shows, zoos and aquariums, outdoor/recreational clubs, community centers, and more. The Mobile Tour will give GLP’s sustainability presentations to youth and active-lifestyle markets in order to educate and inspire them on the importance of global sustainability and giving back or volunteering with communities around the globe. In addition, this individual or team will work closely with the GLP team to develop a strategic plan for the “GLP Mobile Tour Program”. Initial research areas include: tour planning and scheduling, expense forecasting, competitive analysis, partnership opportunities, grass roots marketing efforts, staffing requirements, sponsorship, social media, and more. Ideally the team will consist of either a couple or close friends, willing to travel, camp and present together, although a qualified individual may also be considered.

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Marine Science Instructors (permanent and seasonal)

Sep 29, 2011 12:26 pm

Location: Marine Lab – Key Largo, FL

Deadline: November 30, 2011

MarineLab is seeking Marine Science Instructors to start in January 2012. MarineLab’s waterfront facility provides quick access to the marine ecosystem protected by Everglades National Park, John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, and the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Job duties include leading discussions and labs on subtropical marine topics such as seagrass, mangroves, and coral reefs; operating a 26’ twin hull boat and leading snorkeling field trips via boat to investigate local marine communities; supervising students in the water; and minor maintenance duties associated with upkeep of boats, labs and equipment.

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Faculty positions, all ranks and social sciences areas

Sep 28, 2011 02:22 pm

Location: Yale-National University of Singapore College – Singapore

Deadline: Open until filled; review begins November 1, 2011

The newly established Yale-NUS College in Singapore announces the availability of faculty positions at all ranks and in all areas of the social sciences. Yale NUS College seeks outstanding teacher-scholars at all career stages who are eager to be part of the inaugural faculty, who are committed to innovative pedagogy, who are active researchers and who enjoy close mentoring of students. Field is open; candidates should be enthusiastic about contributing to an interdisciplinary common curriculum in the liberal arts. New faculty may start their appointment either in mid-2012 or mid-2013. Salary and leave policies will be competitive at an international level.

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Annual Benefit Volunteers, Washington Water Trust

Sep 28, 2011 02:16 pm

Location: Washington Water Trust – Seattle, WA

Deadline: None listed

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Event Details:
What: Washington Water Trust’s 6th Annual Benefit Dinner & Auction
When: Saturday, November 12, 2011 from 5:30-9:00 pm
Where: Willows Lodge, Woodinville, WA
Guest speaker: Robert T. Anderson, Director, Native American Law Center, University of Washington
Who: Business leaders, landowners, scientists, environmental philanthropists, political figures
Tickets: $75 – Individual tickets, $90 – Late registration, $750 – Table of 10

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Scientific Integrity Analyst

Sep 28, 2011 02:08 pm

Location: Union of Concerned Scientists – Washington, D.C.

Deadline: ASAP, no later than October 16, 2011

The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is seeking an analyst for its scientific integrity program. The analyst is responsible for overseeing a research program with two goals: 1) to improve public understanding of how various interests (including the private sector) influence how science is used in misused in federal policymaking, and 2) to develop and advance solutions that will allow public policy decisions to be fully informed by the best available scientific information. The analyst will monitor current events and identify issues with a scientific integrity component. He or she will conceptualize and lead long-term and short-term research projects that support the two goals listed above. This requires the analyst to develop and maintain a familiarity with a wide array of public health, environmental and science-related topics and laws, and the legal and organizational structure of multiple government agencies over a variety of topics. The analyst is responsible for ensuring that all program research products are accurate, accessible, relevant, and timely. He or she collaborates on scientific integrity policy, outreach and advocacy initiatives with other senior program staff. The analyst represents UCS interests in relevant policy-related coalitions and workshops and presents research results and analysis and UCS policy positions to a variety of audiences, including Congress, the Obama administration, coalition partners, and the public.

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Assistant/Associate Professor, Forest Policy, Economics, and Administration

Sep 28, 2011 01:59 pm

Location: Humboldt State University, College of Natural Resources and Sciences, Department of Forest and Wildland Resources – Arcata, CA

Deadline: November 16, 2011

Humboldt State University’s Department of Forestry & Wildland Resources invites applications for an academic year tenure-track faculty position specializing in Forest Policy, Economics and Administration with a focus on regulatory and economic processes regarding sustainable forest management. The successful candidate is expected to serve as an expert in state and federal regulations, monitor changes in forest policy and the important economic implications associated with such changes, and serve as a liaison to state-level forest administration. The colleague hired in this position will work with faculty and students focused on forest science, operations & engineering, fire and fuels management, rangeland resources, watershed management, and wildland soils and a vibrant local forest products industry.

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Engineering Manager (Stormwater and Water Quality Manager)

Sep 28, 2011 01:53 pm

Location: Snohomish County Public Works – Everett, WA

Deadline: October 3, 2011

The Engineering Manager is responsible for preparation of plans, specifications, estimates, construction documents, permitting and other material required for the planning, design and construction of projects, and assures that Public Works construction projects are constructed to the required specifications, within the approved budget, and in the specified time frame. The successful applicant will oversee a comprehensive storm and surface water program for the county, and manages program development of Public Works projects which in­clude the coordination of program planning, transportation, funding en­vironmental, traffic and right‑of‑way planning and operations programs.

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Marine Resources Career Workshop – Applications available for all expenses paid travel

Sep 28, 2011 01:46 pm

Ninth Annual Marine Resources Population Dynamics Workshop
March 4-10, 2012
Mote Tropical Research Lab on Summerland Key, Florida
Presented by the National Marine Fisheries Service and the University of Florida

Application deadline: November 21, 2011

The workshop is intended for students with strong quantitative backgrounds and interests, and a basic understanding of ecology, who wish to explore the potential for a career in the management of marine resources. Coursework, fieldwork, and social activities are designed to be both educational and fun. Instructors include University of Florida faculty and National Marine Fisheries Service scientists. All expenses will be paid for the students selected to participate. Applications are now being accepted for the competitive application process.

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Communications Intern

Sep 28, 2011 01:38 pm

Location: People for Puget Sound – Seattle, WA

Deadline: October 7, 2011

People For Puget Sound seeks a Communications Intern for October – December 2011 to support day-to-day social media and public relations activities. This is a paid 20 hour/week opportunity for a university student or recent graduate. The Communications Intern will draft posts and develop relationships using Twitter, Facebook and other social media networks; coordinate the editorial calendar and ensure regular posts on blogs; assist with creation and posting of new videos and leverage available footage on YouTube; and draft press releases and coordinate media outreach.

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Nonprofit Communications Intern

Sep 28, 2011 01:31 pm

Location: Washington Green Schools – Seattle, WA

Deadline: October 20, 2011

Washington Green Schools seeks a creative, independent intern to support program operations by assisting with communications and marketing. This position will involve designing and distributing flyers, writing and reviewing communication pieces (e.g. newsletters, press releases,Facebook posts), and providing general organizational support. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to see and experience the inner-workings of a small and rapidly growing non-profit organization.

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Communications Interns

Sep 28, 2011 01:26 pm

Location: Seattle City Light, Communications and Public Affairs Division – Seattle, WA

Deadline: October 11, 2011

Seattle City Light is looking for two paid interns who are Juniors and Seniors studying Communications, Journalism, Public Affairs, Public Relations, Environmental Studies, or Public Policy. One position is also open to graduate students studying Communications, Journalism, or Public Affairs.

Promotional/Marketing Communications Intern
This internship will work with the public engagement team to coordinate community outreach to utility service area residents specializing in outreach to Seattle’s diverse immigrant and refugee communities, as well as to non-English and English-as-a-second-language customers.

External Communications Intern
This division develops relationships with customers directly via the utility’s website and social media channels, and indirectly through engagement with the media. The intern will report to the External Communications Manager.

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Executive Director, Salish Sea Expeditions

Sep 28, 2011 01:17 pm

Location: Salish Sea Expeditions – Bainbridge Island, WA

Deadline: October 15, 2011

Salish Sea Expeditions seeks an Executive Director to lead all aspects of the organization: Program and Administration Leadership and Management, Strategy Formulation and Development, Fundraising and Outreach, Financial Accountability, Board and Council Relationships. As a member of a small yet highly dedicated and engaged staff and board, the Executive Director must be a team player with a cooperative and collaborative style. The successful candidate will serve as both the internal leader and the external face for the organization. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors.

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Undergraduate Research Assistant

Sep 27, 2011 02:44 pm

Location: Isolab, Department of Earth and Space Sciences – UW Seattle Campus

Deadline: None listed; position available as of October 3, 2011

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Spawner Survey Interns

Sep 27, 2011 02:38 pm

Location: Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group – Mount Vernon, WA

Deadline: None listed

The Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group is seeking interns to assit with salmon spawner surveys from October 2011 through January 2012. This is a volunteer position, but mileage to and from the work sites in Mount Vernon will be reimbursed. Hours/work days are flexible, but the intern is expected to commit to montoring at least 2 sites (6-8 hours per week minimum). The spawner survey intern assists SFEG staff in implementing the spawner survey program program for selected restoration sites. The intern will participate in SFEG spawner survey workshop, receive training in how to identify adult salmon species and redds, conduct weekly surveys on one or more streams, and assist with data entry, analysis, and reporting. This program documents salmon spawning in proposed and completed restoration sites. This information is useful in understanding the effectiveness of restoration efforts and is used by WDFW for escapement forecasting. The intern works with SFEG field staff and other volunteers to carry out this work.

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Field Trip Leaders, BIOL 180

Sep 27, 2011 02:27 pm

Location: Department of Biology – UW Seattle Campus

Deadline: ASAP

Field trip leaders are needed for BIOL 180, Fall Quarter. Leaders choose the destination, time, and day for field trips. Pay is $18.29/hour. For more information, contact Celeste Spencer, Field Trip Coordinator at celeste or 206-543-6488.

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Assistant Professor, Environmental Science

Sep 27, 2011 02:22 pm

Location: Mount Holyoke College, Environmental Studies Department – South Hadley, MA

Deadline: October 1, 2011

The Mount Holyoke College Environmental Studies Department invites applications for a tenure-track position in environmental science to begin Fall 2012. Area of research specialty should explore biotic and abiotic aspects of environmental systems and may include biogeochemistry, global environmental change, earth systems science, ecotoxicology, soil science, science and sustainability, etc. Applicants should be both trained and interested in interdisciplinary field-based approaches. The hired applicant will be expected to employ this interdisciplinary approach in teaching and in an active research program that involves undergraduates. Teaching responsibilities include: participation in an interdisciplinary introductory course; development and teaching of intermediate and advanced courses in environmental science; and occasional facilitation of the department’s capstone senior seminar. A Ph.D. is required, and post-doctoral research, teaching, or mentoring experience is desirable.

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Postdoctoral Scholar, River Food Web Modeling

Sep 26, 2011 04:52 pm

Location: The Institute of Marine Sciences at the University of California, Santa Cruz and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)

Deadline: October 21, 2011

The postdoctoral scholar will conduct original research on river food web modeling. Model development will be in conjunction with a NASA funded interdisciplinary project involving salmon in California’s Central Valley Rivers, the San Francisco Estuary, and the coastal ocean. The overall project is to investigate the impact of freshwater dynamics on the salmon life cycle, through a series of coupled physical-biological simulations that produce key physical (temperature) and biological (food supply) variables for the river, estuary and coastal ocean. These inputs will be used in salmon bioenergetics models, the results of which will provide insights into the drivers of variation in salmon growth and maturation. The incumbent will have responsibility for the day-to-day management of the river portion of the project, and will collaborate with researchers at NMFS, NASA Ames, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, University of California Los Angeles, University of Maine, and University of California Santa Barbara. Useful experience includes the ability to program in MATLAB or R, experience constructing ecosystem and food web models, familiarity with geographic information systems, and a strong background in ecology or a related field. The incumbent will participate in field work, analyze results, and summarize them in the form of reports, refereed journal publications and/or meeting presentations and seminars.

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Assistant Professors, Environmental Studies

Sep 26, 2011 04:30 pm

Location: Emory University, Environmental Studies – Atlanta, GA

Deadline: Review begins October 15, 2011

The Department of Environmental Studies at Emory University invites applications for two Assistant Professor positions in Environmental Policy and Urban Ecology to begin Fall 2012. They seek candidates who are committed to teaching and research that integrates the natural and social sciences in the study of the environment. Successful candidates are expected to establish a vigorous research program and be committed to excellence and undergraduate and graduate education.

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Graduate Intern, StartZone

Sep 26, 2011 04:05 pm

Location: Highline Community College, StartZone – Des Moines, WA

Deadline: None listed

StartZone is looking for a graduate level intern to help build a BALLE affiliate and buy local program using SharedMall for StartZone clients and other South King County businesses. The position is unpaid, and requires about 20 hours a week (mostly flexible hours) through the end of the year (could extend beyond). Responsibilities include coordinating with clients, stakeholders, BALLE, SharedMall and grant research and writing. The intern would need to have a laptop and car.

For more information, please contact:
Mike Skinner, StartZone Program Manager, Highline Community College
mskinner@highline.edu

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Urban Landscape Climate Change Coordinator

Sep 26, 2011 03:58 pm

Location: National Park Service, National Capitol Region – Washington, D.C.

Deadline: October 11, 2011

The National Park Service (NPS), bureau of the Department of Interior (DOI), is challenged to make management and policy decisions as well as develop adaptation and mitigation strategies, reducing climate change impacts for a diverse collection of sites that highlight the natural and human history of the United States. The incumbent actively participates in and represents NCR in the DOI Appalachian and North Atlantic Land Conservation Cooperatives; supports all partners within the LCCs in developing effective, landscape-level management response to climate change challenges; communicates with NPS and other personnel in the DOI CSC/s about park and partner research needs associated with adaptation strategies; serves as the contact and coordinator for activities associated with NCR climate change response program; serves as part of a team to maintain consistent approaches to climate change research and adaptation across the Service; attends management and professional conferences and meetings for the purpose of exchanging information concerning both natural and cultural resource climate change topics; gives presentations and papers in oral and written form; and contributes to urban landscape and ecoregional climate change science and adaptation.

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Multiple Openings, Rayonier

Sep 26, 2011 03:47 pm

Location: Varies – Openings in Washington

Deadline: Varies

Rayonier, a Real Estate Investment Trust, has several openings in their U.S. Forest Resources business. Two positions are currently open in Olympia, WA:

The Associate General Counsel, who will be the senior resident leader at Rayonier’s Olympia, Washington office, will report directly to Rayonier’s Vice President and General Counsel and provide advice and counsel to:
– U.S. Forest Resources (timber) and Real Estate business in certain key business units, including those in Washington, Arkansas and New York, and export matters (Business units are subject to change over time as timber base grows and changes through acquisition.)
– Rayonier’s Environmental Affairs group, primarily relating to all aspects of environmental assessment and remediation projects in the U.S
– Rayonier New Zealand, which is the managing partner of our Matariki (N.Z.) timberland joint venture, and the joint venture itself
– The Vice President and General Counsel, on corporate initiatives, programs and special projects

The Remediation Manager will be responsible for implementing remediation strategies consistent with Rayonier’s objectives at discontinued operations primarily in the state of Washington. The person is responsible for overseeing day to day operations; ensuring compliance; providing supervision, direction, and oversight to consultants, contractors, and other vendors; negotiating with regulatory agencies; developing and implementing detailed project plans; and preparing budgets and financial estimates. Experience in environmental regulation, organizational and budget management, remedial technology implementation, and regulatory agency relationships and negotiation are essential for success.

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Urban Forester

Sep 26, 2011 03:33 pm

Location: City of Kirkland, Planning and Community Development – Kirkland, WA

Deadline: October 5, 2011

The Urban Forester provides urban forestry services for a broad range of city activities including: review of permits and development applications, long-range comprehensive and neighborhood planning, drafting of development regulations and city standards, and providing public information and education about city policies, regulations, and activities. This position works cooperatively with City staff and departments as needed to coordinate vegetation management practices and programs.

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Fish & Wildlife Biologist 3 (non-permanent)

Sep 26, 2011 02:31 pm

Location: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Fish Program, Wild Salmonid Production Evaluation Unit – Kelso, WA

Deadline: October 5, 2011

This 6-month, temporary position functions as the project manager for Coweeman and Kalama salmonid evaluation studies. The incumbent is responsible for implementing life cycle monitoring studies (juvenile and adult) and for conducting research to determine limiting factors for survival and life history diversity of salmon and steelhead.

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Senior Performance Evaluation Analyst

Sep 26, 2011 02:42 pm

Location: NOAA, Office of Programming,Planning and Integration (PPI) – Silver Spring, MD
(Recruitment through I.M. Systems Group)

Deadline: None listed

This is a fulltime temporary position that is expected to last 6 months, with possibility of extension. The incumbent will advise PPI on program and strategy evaluation, performance management, and effective methods and tools, including standards, frameworks and procedures. The successful applicant will have a demonstrated knowledge of Federal performance management programs and policies, experience in evaluating and analyzing goal-setting and performance review processes, and experience in strategic planning.

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