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October 2007

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October 2007
Volume II, Number 7

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FEATURES:
Elijah Donat

Jean Saffell
Project Management 5

Green News 6

Forestry Careers 7
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Career Insider
Green Building Education at U.S. Green Building
Council’s Annual Greenbuild Conference
Washington, DC – Are you interested in learning more about the LEED® Rating System,
green building technology, and all of the new and exciting happenings surrounding
the green building industry? If so, sign up now for the U.S. Green Building Council’s
(USGBC) annual Greenbuild conference and exhibition, which will be held from
November 7-9, 2007 in Chicago.
Workshops
Greenbuild is the world’s largest conference and exhibit hall dedicated to green building.
Learn more about the rapidly growing green building industry including the LEED green LEED for General Contractors/Construction Managers
• For general contractors and construction managers interested in
building rating system, which was developed by the USGBC as a tool to build healthy, understanding their role in LEED projects, with a focus on technical
energy efficient, resource friendly structures. requirements including strategies for project documentation and cost
tracking.
The Greenbuild conference brings the entire industry together from the commercial to Energy Modeling for LEED for New Construction Projects – Half Day
the residential sector: architects, home builders, real estate professionals, code officials, • For LEED users interested in the application of the LEED for New Construction
contractors, educators, financial service providers, government agencies, green power energy modeling protocol and the use of ASHRAE Standard 90.1.
providers, interior designers, schools, universities, students and urban planners - all will be
at the conference to share ideas and promote green building. Greenbuild is designed to Educational Sessions
put attendees ahead of the curve. As was noted in last year’s Harvard Business Review,
“The green future is here.” Learning from Our Buildings: A New Protocol for Performance Evaluation
of Occupied Buildings
This year’s Greenbuild Conference will explore “Accelerating Green Communities” LEED for Schools: Findings on the Health and Environmental Benefits
through a variety of educational sessions, full- and half-day LEED workshops, exciting
speakers, special events and tours. Greenbuild 2007 will offer a diverse array of ASHRAE’s Advanced Energy Design Guides and LEED
educational sessions and workshops, which will address the full spectrum of green Indoor Air Quality: Answers to Many Questions
planning, design, construction, operations, and the green building industry. • To Flush Out or to IAQ Test? THAT is the Question
• Window Usage, Ventilation, and IAQ in New California Homes
This year, the exhibit hall will be the largest in Greenbuild history, and will feature more Demystifying Health and Productivity Benefits of HVAC Design
than 850 exhibit booths showcasing the latest products, technologies, and services. Alternatives
Greenbuild will take place in McCormick Place West in Chicago and host an expected Taking a Comprehensive Approach to Water Management
18,000 key players in the green building industry.
Creating and Implementing Sustainable Development Policies in Local
Governments and Green Communities: Approaches to Sustainability
Chicago’s burgeoning green building scene and architectural bastion will serve as the • Great Communities: A Framework for Community and Regional Sustainability
backdrop for what will be the largest Greenbuild conference on record. Celebrated as the • Katrina’s Silver Lining: A Community Reemerges to More Sustainable Future
center of American architecture, Chicago was one of the first cities to adopt the LEED
Existing Buildings: They’re Everywhere - How to Profit From a New Market
Rating System for publicly owned buildings, and is home to the largest number of LEED That is Old
registered projects of any city in the world. Tours of 40 of Chicago’s most celebrated
buildings will take place throughout the event, and will be complimentary to press. Green Lighting: Getting Beyond Just CFLs
LEED Building Performance Metrics Performance: Energy, Environment,
Greenbuild is presented annually by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), a and Occupants
nonprofit organization composed of more than 10,500 organizations ranging from • Genzyme Center Employee-Focused Design Process and Post-Occupancy
Success
private companies to nonprofits, educational institutions, and government agencies, all • Show Me The Numbers: Key Performance Metrics for Green Building Design
working to transform the building industry. Since its founding in 1993, USGBC has • Lillis in Wonderland: Building in-use Performance Assessment of a LEED-Silver
been at the forefront of green building, introducing the nationally used LEED® Green Educational Building
Building Rating System™ in 2000 and launching the Greenbuild Conference in 2002. Open Space Conservation and Green Affordable Housing
Visit the newly launched Greenbuild Web site: www.greenbuildexpo.org.

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Career Insider
Project Management NAAEE Continues
to Teach People
Boosts Environmental How to Protect the
Careers Environment
By Elijah Donat - MS PMP Environmental Engineer, Chilkat Environmental Washington D.C. – With so much attention now focused on how to help solve
our environmental challenges, members of the North American Association for
As an environmental consultant in Alaska, my job stress runs more toward withstanding Environmental Education are ready to answer the question “What can I do?” For over
100 mile per hour winds, 40 below weather, grizzly bears and avalanches; besides 35 years, NAAEE’s annual conference has provided hundreds of ideas for how to teach
that, my business challenge is the same as every other owner’s – growing my business others to help our planet be more sustainable.
profitably. Chilkat Environmental (www. chilkatenvironmental.com) which I co-founded,
is a company based in the southeast Alaskan community of Haines that provides This year’s NAAEE conference, in Virginia Beach, Virginia, on November 14-17,
environmental consulting services for Tribal, State and Federal projects in Alaska. features everything from state-of-the-art technology to down-and-dirty, hands-on
science as a way to share the message that every action matters. During the four days
We handle everything from environmental assessments, sampling and training to of events, participants also will be inspired by a host of artistic expressions in words,
contaminated site investigations, regulatory compliance and solid waste management pictures, and songs. Registration is now open at http://www.naaee.org/conference/
planning. When we’re competing for business based on technical qualifications, we registration/
need every edge we can get. That’s why our staff are certified Project Management
Professionals® (PMPs), through the Project Management Institute (PMI) via an online Kicking things off on November 14 is Milton Chen, a leading figure in educational
course from Cheetah Learning. When prospective clients see the PMP certification, media for more than 20 years. He joined the George Lucas Educational Foundation
it gives them a much greater comfort level. It lets them know that we’re serious (GLEF) as executive director in 1998, bringing new leadership to its mission of
professionals who know how to deliver on-time and on-budget. gathering and disseminating the most innovative models of K-12 teaching in the Digital
Age.
Project management is a planned and organized effort to accomplish a specific task
with a project plan; the certification demonstrates that we are proficient in using To showcase relationship between EE and the arts, John McCutcheon is the opening
an international project management standard. We offer support to clients to help night performer. Six Grammy nominations and other numerous awards, 27 albums,
implement management of their projects using PMI methodology to insure simple and more than 25 years of concerts have established him as one of America’s most
quarterly reporting, successful project tracking and expense management, risk respected and beloved performers.
management planning, timeline management, deliverables tracking and technical support
for project management. Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary returns for an arts and EE symposium and
concert on November 15. Founder and President of Operation Respect, Yarrow’s life
I saw immediate operational improvements after I earned my PMP and still more and work embrace the premise that if each person can articulate his or her own voice
when the rest of our team earned theirs; we upped the ante with Environmental and join with others, together they can become a powerful force to transform society.
Project Management Certificates. The PMP credential has proven its value to me as an
environmental consultant and as an employer; I know we’re all on the same page, with With an infectious positive outlook and incomparable sense of humor, Chad Pregracke
standard methodologies that offer solid results that are very attractive for a company - or is proof that one person can make a difference. In 1998, he founded Living Lands &
a job candidate: Waters, a not-for-profit environmental organization that now has several employees and
a fleet of several barges and workboats. They work with thousands of volunteers on
Improved workflow: Some have said managing environmental projects is like herding community cleanups, Riverbottom Forest Restoration, and Adopt-a-Mississippi River
cats. After my certification training, I could manage workflow so much more efficiently Mile programs.
that I was able to triple the size of my operations.
“What Rachel Carson was to insecticides, birds, and our planet in 1962,” reports The
Attract clients: Government clients tend to value certification and sometimes require it. Boston Globe, “Sylvia Earle, scientist, explorer, oceanographer, diver extraordinaire,
Clients want some assurance of accountability before they hire you – it’s like an insurance entrepreneur, and eternal romantic, is now to the ocean.”
policy. That’s why I think certification is becoming more important in the private sector, Speaking at the 2007 Conference on November 17, Earle set the women’s depth record
and especially in the government. The class offered by Cheetah Learning is authorized by for solo diving (1,000 meters/3,281 feet) and logged more than 6,000 diving hours—
the Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) and the Native American Lands Environmental feats that garnered her the moniker “Her Deepness.”
Mitigation Program (NALEMP) for training of Tribal Project Managers for Phase 1
Assessment and remediation of Formerly Used Defense Sites (FUDS). These and hundreds of other speakers offer many opportunities to learn how to explore
new horizons for environmental education.
Better cost and budget estimates: The discipline of Project Management has made
our budgeting process much more robust. Since we’re better at capturing costs and
anticipating changes, our budgets are becoming more bullet-proof. That is something
that our clients like to see, and a valuable skill for any professional.

Smoother team operations: With a standard methodology, we work much better as a


team. Projects come and go, but well organized teams work together for decades.

Higher perceived value: In the IT community, I think the PMP has definitely garnered
those consultants higher consulting fees. My hope is that the halo effect from that
industry will follow other consulting industries like ours. I know because of the
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Green News
Dane County Habitat for The Student Conservation Association Joins With
Humanity receives Mazda for Youth-in-Conservation Summit and Contest
Green Design Award Charlestown, NH - The Student Conservation Amestoy, vice president of public and government affairs
Association, a nationwide force of conservation for Mazda North American Operations and a contest
Chicago, Ill. - Habitat for Humanity of Dane County in volunteers celebrating its 50th anniversary judge. The deadline for submissions is December 1, 2007.
Madison, Wis., recently received a “Lifecycle Building in 2007, has announced the SCA/Mazda To learn more, visit thesca.org/contest.
Challenge” honorable mention award from U.S. Conservation in Action Multimedia Contest
Environmental Protection Agency. and EarthVision: Actions for a Healthy Planet, a Top winners of the contest will join hundreds of others in the
first-of-its-kind youth-in-conservation summit nation’s capital at Earth Vision: Actions for a Health Planet,
The organization was recognized for its cutting-edge green to take place in April 2008 in Washington, DC. April 24-27, 2008. This summit, presented in partnership
building ideas that reduce the environmental and energy Both the contest and EarthVision will engage high school with the National Park Service, will convene the best and
impacts of buildings. and college-age conservation leaders from across the the brightest of today’s young conservation leaders along
country in addressing today’s environmental challenges. with government agency chiefs, elected officials, corporate
The Madison project explores options to divert the disposal executives, scientists, media personalities and others to craft
of building materials with potential lead-paint hazards The SCA/Mazda Conservation in Action Multimedia citizen-driven solutions to today’s environmental challenges.
from landfills in a manner that is both environmentally Contest is a nationwide competition to discover the next Over four energized days, attendees will get their voices
responsible and addresses public health concerns. Under big idea in conservation, with a top prize of a brand new heard in the shadows of the White House and the Capitol
Wisconsin state law, all items with paint or other coatings Mazda3i and $10,000. Entrants are challenged to develop as our country approaches national elections. Learn more
produced before 1978 are presumed to present lead hazards action-oriented environmental solutions, and submissions and register at thesca.org/earthvision_summit.
unless testing proves otherwise. The proposal from the are accepted in all media formats including written word, The Student Conservation Association is a nationwide
Wisconsin group would identify alternatives to landfills PowerPoint and video. The contest pays tribute to SCA conservation force of college and high school volunteers
that allow reuse of materials with lead-based coatings and founder Elizabeth Cushman Titus Putnam, who first who protect and restore America’s parks, forests, and other
deal with concerns about lead poisoning. These ideas could proposed a “student conservation corps” in her senior public lands. Since 1957, SCA’s active, hands-on practice
serve as a national model for other businesses promoting thesis in the mid-1950s. of conservation has helped to develop new generations
reuse of building materials. of conservation leaders, inspire lifelong stewardship, and
“The SCA/Mazda Conservation in Action Contest will save the planet. SCA’s 50th anniversary in 2007 is proudly
The “Lifecycle Building Challenge” is a partnership of EPA, spur new thinking, new dialogue, and most importantly sponsored by American Eagle Outfitters. To learn more,
the Building Materials Reuse Association, the American new practices to help protect our environment,” says Jay visit thesca.org.
Institute of Architects and West Coast Green, which invited
professionals and students nationwide to submit designs
and ideas that support cost-effective disassembly and reuse
Bright Idea: Change a Light, Change the World with Energy Star
of building materials. EPA Chief Launches 10 City National Tour to Promote Energy Efficiency
It is estimated that building renovation and demolition Anaheim, CA - A bright idea hits the road on a national tour importance of our lighting choices, how to use and dispose
accounts for 91 percent of the construction debris to promote energy efficient lighting as an easy, effective and of compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) responsibly, and
generated each year in this country. money-saving way for American households to help fight the connection between our personal energy use and our
climate change. EPA Administrator Stephen L. Johnson climate. The education center is cosponsored by JCPenney.
Lifecycle building maximizes material recovery to reverse the kicked off the 10-city, 20-day Energy Star Change-a-Light
trend of disposing of large quantities of construction and Bus Tour today at Disneyland. The Change-a-Light campaign promotes lighting that has
demolition debris in landfills. Reusing building components earned the government’s Energy Star label for efficiency as
also reduces energy and greenhouse gas emissions associated “Protecting the environment, while saving money, is as a first step toward saving energy. The campaign encourages
with producing and transporting materials. easy as changing a light. And through the Change a Light individuals to take the online Energy Star Change a Light
bus tour, we’re taking that message on the road,” said EPA pledge. The pledge is a public commitment to change out at
For more information on the competition please visit the Administrator Stephen L. Johnson. “By encouraging people least one inefficient light at home with an energy-efficient
Lifecycle Building Challenge Web site at http://www.epa. to make smart energy decisions, President Bush and EPA one. To date, nearly 900,000 Americans in every state and
gov/region09/lifecyclebuilding. are brightening America’s future, one light at a time.” U.S. territory have pledged to change more than 2 million
lights.
If every U.S. household changed just one light bulb or
fixture to an Energy Star bulb, each year our country would The bus is being provided by Motor Coach Industries
save $600 million in energy costs, enough energy to light (MCI), a large North American manufacturer of inter-city
3 million homes, and prevent greenhouse gases equivalent motor coaches. MCI’s bus is a state-of-the-art J4500 LX
to the emissions from more than 800,000 cars. Lighting motor coach, powered by a 2007 EPA-model clean diesel
accounts for about 20 percent of a home’s electricity use. engine fitted with a particulate scrubber, and fueled by ultra
Energy Star qualified light bulbs and fixtures use about 75 low sulfur diesel. One bus can displace the need for more
percent less energy than standard incandescent lighting, than 50 passenger cars on our nation’s highways.
with bulbs that last six to ten times longer. One Energy Star
qualified bulb can save about $30 or more in energy costs
When applying for a over its lifetime. Energy Star is a joint program of the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency and the
position listed, tell them EPA and the Department of Energy are sponsoring the U.S. Department of Energy designed to
you saw it in the tour to raise awareness of the benefits of energy efficient
save money and protect the environment
through energy efficient products and practices.
lighting choices. The Energy Star Change a Light Bus Tour
will cross the country through October ending in New Energy Star: www.energystar.gov
York City on the 23rd.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: www.epa.gov
At each tour stop, an outdoor interactive education center
will be set up with interactive displays to convey the U.S. Department of Energy: www.energy.gov

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Career Profile

Forestry Careers:
Finding the Job

By Jean Saffell, Cyber-Sierra Natural Resources Job Search: If you’d like to get paid to walk through the woods, Utility generally advertise their jobs locally or you can or apply
http://www.cyber-sierra.com/nrjobs/ Forestry may be the career for you! Good species and hazard direct.
tree identification skills are essential. Some companies
Today’s forestry graduates will work for diverse forestry provide advance training and career advancement. Often a Urban Forestry: According the Urban Forestry e-list,
employers over the course of their careers: government vehicle is provided, a nice perk. “Urban Forestry is America’s frontline defense against
resource agencies, utilities, nonprofits, forest products global climate change.” Urban foresters see trees as critical
industries, private consulting firms, cities, and emerging Utility forestry can give you valuable field experience for to the urban infrastructure. Urban forestry jobs are in an
forest technology businesses. All forestry experience, your resume or start you on a lifelong career. Good Source: upswing in this era of climbing temperatures and short
including volunteer work, is good experience on a resume. http://www.GreenCareers.com energy supply.

Currently, 1/3 of the nation’s foresters work in federal Federal Agencies: In a recent check of federal job “People skills” are very important in urban forestry, as is
service, 1/3 work for state and local government and 1/3 announcements, there were 17 openings for Foresters the ability to work with, or initiate volunteer programs.
in the private sector. Employment of foresters is expected nationwide with 7 positions open to new hires. That means Grant writing skills would be an asset. Urban forester job
increase more slowly than average through 2014 in federal very stiff competition for each entry level job. Most federal opportunities occur in agencies, city governments, and
jobs. There are few entry level positions with the Federal forestry jobs (except for fire staff) are now office oriented nonprofits. Good Source: Urban forestry newsgroups and
government in all environmental disciplines. due to budgets. It’s a fact of life. professional forestry associations.

While federal opportunities for foresters seem grim, other Tipping the hiring scales in your direction might be Tribal Forestry: Tribes often own fractionated forest
employment prospects are improving. The Occupational graduating with a dual degree in a related field, one or more lands. They may employ a tribal forester or obtain forestry
Outlook Handbook predicts forestry job growth should years of grad work, summer seasonal work in forestry, technical assistance from the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
be strongest among private sector consulting firms due to internship or volunteer experience with a federal agency. Hiring preference at BIA and Tribes is given to Native
increasing landowner interest in environmental protection, Americans, but some forestry jobs go unfilled.
stewardship, and water issues. Be sure to explore job opportunities for foresters in all
federal resources agencies, not just USFS. Entry level Typically tribal forestry will involve extensive field work
In the 1970’s, forestry was an outdoor career with wintertime salaries are modest at $25-35,000., but benefits are good for in addition to writing forest management plans. Good
stints of doing up paperwork about accomplishments from permanent employees. Career advancement often requires ‘people’ skills and the ability to work with cross-cultural
the field season. Foresters were out of the office, and ‘in the interstate moves. Good Source: http://www.USAJOBs. groups is an asset. Some experience in utility forestry can
field’. Now, many career foresters seldom get outdoors. If Gov/ be helpful, too. Salaries and benefits will vary by tribe or
you dream of getting paid to hike through the woods, you’ll agency and opportunities are hard to track. Good Source:
have to select your career targets carefully. State Forestry: There is consistently more forestry jobs Check directly with Tribal offices for opportunities or the
open with state departments of natural resources than closest BIA office. They may fly a position if they know
Where can a graduate with a 4 year degree in forestry get with federal agencies. States often operate demonstration someone qualified is interested.
a job today? forests, tree nurseries, parks and engage in scientific studies
and fuels management. Some states focus on wildland fire Forest Product Industries: Substantial amounts of the best
Peace Corps: Possibly the best time to do volunteer and landowner regulation. Other states provide substantial managed, most productive timber lands in the United States
work is before you start your fulltime career. Working for landowner technical assistance for healthy forests. Many belong to forest product industries and private landowners.
the Peace Corp as a professional forester is an option to state forestry departments have internship programs or Industrial forestry includes strenuous outdoor hiking in
consider. You get paid. All Volunteers receive comprehensive summer seasonal jobs. timber sale preparation, forest health planning, and contract
benefits. You may get student loan deferment. management.
You may need to be a state resident to apply. Career
Most significantly, Volunteers who complete two years advancement may involve moving to different parts of the Young foresters can gain practical experience in summer
of service receive one year of noncompetitive eligibility state every few years. Entry level salaries are modest, at $24- seasonal work with logging companies and timberland
for employment in the federal government and receive 35,000 with benefits. Good Source: State job web sites. management groups then progress into professional careers
job placement assistance. Good Source: http://www. after graduation.
peacecorps.gov/ County Government: Counties own parks, manage
trails and advise landowners about trees. Foresters may be Salaries can be higher in Forest Product Industries than
Utility Forestry: Utility forestry is one occupation often employed in a variety of capacities in county government. working for government agencies. Benefits vary. Employment
overlooked for professional opportunities. Most utilities Job opportunities within a county might be limited, but may involve extensive travel. Career advancement may
contract out their line clearance work to large private tree once you are employed it could be a lifetime career without involve an advanced degree or changing companies and
service companies. Turnover rate is high among entry level moving. Pay scale varies but should be comparable or even locations. Good Source: industry publications.
staff which means job openings occur frequently. better than state and federal jobs. County employees often
have very good benefit programs. Best Sources: Counties Forestry Consultants: Both industry and private
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EMPLOYMENT
OPPORTUNITIES
At the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality,
we value our employees who dedicate themselves in
protecting Virginia’s natural resources. Be a part of a
dynamic team where you can make a difference while
enjoying all of the benefits of working in state
government: competitive salary for working a 40 hour
week, comprehensive insurance, 13 paid holidays,
vacation/personal/sick time, membership in the
Virginia state retirement system, flex schedules,
tuition reimbursement, telecommuting, performance
based recognition, access to an extensive
professional training program, many opportunities for
advancement, and much more. So if you enjoy
working on a variety of projects with high-quality
colleagues in a fostering environment, apply today!

Please visit our website to find out more information


about exciting career opportunities!

www.deq.virginia.gov

For consideration for any position within the agency,


candidates MUST apply online at
https://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov. Applicants are
encouraged to be specific regarding job-related
knowledge, skills, and abilities. Resumes are
encouraged but do not substitute submittal of the
online application. Applications submitted via postal
mail, email, or fax will not be considered.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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Job Announcements
trainings with time spent in the office; Good oral and 3-5 years experience related to health care facilities
written communication skills; Experience with adult design, construction and/or operations, or other
About These education a plus; Certified HERS QAD a plus; Valid relevant experience; Bachelors or masters degree
drivers license. Physical Requirements: Performing an in a related building industry, policy or environmental
Announcements inspection involves extensive navigation in and around
the building, attic and site, as well as climbing ladders.
discipline; Outstanding interpersonal skills; relationship
building focus; Attention to detail and ability to handle
Therefore, a HERS Quality Assurance Designee multiple tasks Excellent communication, organizational
must possess some physical dexterity, endurance and computer skills. Commitment to USGBC Mission.
Employers: and balance to safely and effectively accomplish To Apply: Please forward résumé and letter of interest
this work. Supervision of interns and staff aiding the with salary requirements and title of position applying
Please send your vacancy program scope of work. Salary based on experience. for to jobs@usgbc.org or fax to 202-478-5046 attn: E. Project Manager - Post-Doctoral/Project Manager
Email cover letter and resume of no more than two Tarring. position at University of California-Berkeley. We seek
announcements to: pages to laura[at]southface.org; Fax: 404-872-5009; a post-doctoral researcher or experienced project
mail: Southface Energy Institute, Attn: HERS Quality LEED for Homes Program Assistant - US Green manager to develop and sustain field projects in West
Environmental Career Center Assurance Designee, 241 Pine St. NE, Atlanta, GA Building Council, Washington, DC. USGBC is currently Africa. The successful candidate will be based in Ghana
2 Eaton Street, Ste. 711 30308. Please, no telephone inquiries. Due to the seeking an enthusiastic and energetic individual to for at least 9 months each year and will have significant
Hampton, VA 23669 anticipated number of applicants, not all will receive provide high-quality support to the LEED for Homes experience studying wildlife ecology, management
a response. EOE program. The LEED for Homes Program Assistant or conservation prior to applying. The candidate will
will be responsible for providing comprehensive work collaboratively with Ghanaian graduate students
or e-mail to: Fellow for Formal Education - US Green Building support to the LEED Homes volunteer committee, and staff as well as graduate students from UC-
postjob@environmentalcareer.com Council, Washington, DC. USGBC has an opportunity working groups and staff leading the development Berkeley. Our current projects include assessments
to host a visiting fellow for Formal Education to and implementation of the LEED for Homes green of the: a) status and distribution of large carnivores,
or fax to 757-727-7904 advance the USGBC mission and key goals set building standards. See www.usgbc.org for specific b) cascading impacts of top-carnivore declines, c)
forward by the Formal Education Committee for K-12 responsibilities. Qualifications/Skills: Bachelors population dynamics and behavioral ecology of the
and/or higher education in any of the following focus degree in a related building industry or environmental olive baboon (P. anubis) and d) spatial and temporal
Job Seekers: areas: Build stronger relationships between academia discipline preferred; Strong skills in customer service, dynamics of bushmeat hunting. Ghana is a safe and
and USGBC; Seek alliances with other potential writing, organization, and computers; Proficiency in politically stable country. Proficiency in English is
Employers’ job application procedures stakeholders in green building education initiatives; Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel and sufficient for this position. The successful candidate
Recognize and reward excellence in green building PowerPoint; Ability to work efficiently and multitask; 1- will be employed through the University of California.
vary, and some have very short application curriculum development; and/or support the green 2 years relevant professional office experience; Team Individuals from groups underrepresented in science
deadlines. Have your resume and any campus movement. Refine and implement approved player with outstanding interpersonal skills; Excellent are encouraged to apply. Proposed start date: January
special government or company application projects agreed upon jointly by the candidate and the communications skills (both verbal and written); Very 2008 (flexible) Salary: $27-35k annually with full health
forms ready before you receive the Green USGBC Education Department. Possible projects strong organizational and project management skills; benefits including dental. Term: one year initially with
Careers Journal . Many application forms include development and implementation of an awards Ability to multi-task and problem solve diverse issues; possibility of extension. Applications should include a
program for excellence in green curriculum, design Knowledge in / willingness to learn about the unique CV and the names and contact information of three
are available via the web and can be read and development of an on-line resource database aspects of residential green building; Commitment to references. Applications or enquiries can be sent to:
using Adobe Acrobat Reader. on green building curriculum for higher education the USGBC mission. Please forward résumé and letter Prof. Justin Brashares (berkeley.wildlife@gmail.com).
and K-12, and develop an analysis report of the of interest with salary requirements and title of position Close Date: Until Filled.
current state and future directions of green building applying for to jobs@usgbc.org or fax to 202-478-5046
education to inform curriculum development. In all attn: E. Tarring. Program Coordinator - Sufficient knowledge to
cases, the fellowship is intended to encourage and organize aquaculture training to coastal area peoples
accelerate global adoption of green building practices Southeast Global Warming Coastal Organizer as alternative income generation activities / livelihood
education programs including the LEED® Rating - Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) seeks program/ emergency rescue program. B.F.Sc/B.Sc.
System™, tools and resources. Serve as liaison with an energetic individual with strong public relations Marine Biology /Aquaculture with 8 years experience
collateral organizations on joint formal education and grassroots-organizing skills to manage the in coastal extension work. Director, Aqua Clinic Centre;
initiatives. Work with LEED Committees, Technical Southeast Coastal Climate Network and mobilize (934)5820234; Email: accilangovan@yahoo.co.in.
Advisory Groups(TAGS) and Emerging Green coastal communities in the region on global warming Close Date: Until Filled.
Builders committee as needed Represent USGBC issues. Working from Louisiana to Maryland, the
at appropriate conferences and events relating to organizer will identify opportunities to collaborate
Paid Internship - New York State Energy Research formal education. Participate in regular committee with individuals, businesses, organizations, and local
and Development Authority (NYSERDA), Albany. Full conference calls and meetings. Prepare appropriate decision makers to raise public education and action
and part-time. Work schedule may be up to 18.75 communications on program status Be a resource to level on global warming issues. Specifically, our
hours (maximum) per week during the academic year staff for in-house education on green building practice. campaign will target non-traditional allies in the coastal
and 37.5 hours per week during the summer months To Apply: Please forward résumé and letter of interest region. Our goal is to mobilize the tourism, insurance,
or school vacations. NYSERDA sponsors and funds with salary requirements and title of position applying homeowner, recreation, faith, and agricultural
the research, development, and commercialization for to jobs@usgbc.org or fax to 202-478-5046 attn: E. communities to get involved in advocating for state
of new energy and environmental technologies and Tarring. and federal-level policies to reduce global warming
products. Innovations like alternative-fueled vehicles, pollution. This position will require a fair amount of
green building projects, and solar/wind industries LEED Accredited Professionals - GreenWorks travel throughout the Southeast coastal region. Duties:
help create jobs in New York, preserve energy and Studio, Harley Ellis Devereaux Services, Los Angeles Coordinate meetings, events, and manage activities
protect the environment. Skills Required: Typical and Chicago. Provide team leadership in regards of the Coastal Climate Network, including maintaining
Responsibilities May Include: Project management to sustainable design, including integrated design regular communications and identifying opportunities.
coordination: track program status, interact with clients, coaching. Work with LEED Documentation and other Develop materials, presentations, outreach strategy,
and develop case studies illustrating program success. rating systems on a variety of building types. SKILL, target maps, and other campaign materials.
Correspond with customers, respond to day-to-day Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree of Architecture or Utilizing the Treasured Places in Peril video, host
questions, and assist contractors with project and Engineering preferred. LEED Accreditation required. screenings, conduct briefings, and public education
outreach activities. Develop, implement, and analyze Minimum 5 years experience in the A/E industry meetings. Develop grassroots support for global
surveys to track program impact. Manage various preferred. Extensive knowledge of all aspects of warming policies among affected communities; host
components of NYSERDA’s database. Research and professional services from schematic design through meetings and workshops to educate diverse groups
assess various energy, environmental, economic, or project close-out, including design and technical about global warming issues and solutions; utilize
policy issues. Market and product research on specific expertise Comprehensive understanding of the media opportunities to raise public awareness and
technologies. Prepare/package program presentations coordination aspects and related requirements highlight campaign successes and efforts; organize
and marketing materials. Qual: Undergraduate (junior/ of all design disciplines. Good written and verbal support among allies and non-traditional groups to
senior preferred), or graduate student, majoring in communication skills, and strong organizational skills. develop broad community strength for climate work.
physical/ natural science, engineering, environmental, A comprehensive understanding of the coordination Requirements: Minimum 2 years experience in clean
public policy, planning, economics, education, or aspects and related requirements of all design air, energy, or climate change advocacy work desired;
a related field. Experience with computer word disciplines. Possess the ability to motivate and mentor Bachelor’s degree; familiarity with and understanding
processing, spreadsheet or databases. Excellent staff, and delegate work assignments. Computer of climate related issues (esp. coastal) and advocacy
interpersonal/communication skills, technical writing, and CADD literate. Self-motivated, enthusiastic and preferred; excellent interpersonal and presentation/
and organization skills. Ability to collect, analyze, and flexible. Ability to work well with others under deadline public-speaking skills; excellent oral and written
synthesize useful data from a variety of sources. Good situations. Perform other duties as assigned by the communications skills; experience organizing diverse
GPA. To Apply: Interested students should submit a supervisor. Please e-mail, fax or mail your resume and groups of people and working with media ideal;
resume to Wanda Jackson at NYSERDA, 17 Columbia cover letter with salary requirements to: Harley Ellis computer proficiency; willingness to travel; commitment
Circle, Albany, NY 12203 or recruiter@nyserda.org. Devereaux, Attention: Human Resources, Los Angeles to the mission and goals of SACE. Competitive salary
EOE [or Chicago], 5150 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA range DOE. Excellent benefits package optional,
90036; ph: 323.965.7444; f: 323.965.7445; careers_ plus vacations/holidays. To apply, send resume and
HERS Quality Assurance Designee - Southface losangeles@hedev.com cover letter attached in an email describing your
Enetgy Institute, Atalnata, GA. Perform a variety of qualifications and experience by October 28, 2007 to:
functions within the program(s) at Southface and have LEED Health Care Sector Manager - US Green jobs2@cleanenergy.org or mail to: Regional Program
primary responsibility for managing Southface Energy Building Council, Washington, DC. USGBC currently Director, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, 29 N.
Rated Homes (Southface’s HERS Rating Providership) seeking an energetic and dynamic professional with Market Street, Suite 409, Asheville, NC 28801. SACE
and conducting HERS trainings. The HERS Quality experience related to health care facilities design, is an EOE.
Assurance Designee also acts as the Southface link to construction and/or operations, and in program
RESNET and ENERGY STAR. See www.southface.org management to serve as the principal in-house program When applying for a position,
for specific responsibilities. Qualifications: Minimum 2 lead for the health care market sector. This Sector
yrs experience in design, construction or development Manager will provide comprehensive management please reference the
industry or related field; Working knowledge of home in the development and implementation of LEED
energy systems and building science principles; for Health Care, including inpatient care, licensed
Experience performing home energy ratings; Computer outpatient care facilities, and licensed long term care
literacy with MS Windows; experience with Database facilities , and will coordinate health care related
management a plus; Be willing to work in a dynamic efforts throughout the organization. See www.usgbc.
setting, balancing time spent on construction sites and org for specific responsibilities. Qualifications/Skills:

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Biology & Ecology
Postdoctoral Research Positions - Various for zebrafish and frogs. Perform water quality testing, engineering, hydrology, geology, oceanography or and facility maintenance, behavioral observations of
postdoctoral research positions in molecular genetics sanitization, facility maintenance (filter changes, related fields, with an emphasis in hydrology or water breeding birds, grounds keeping, predator control.
are available in the Aquaculture Division, Department of system repairs), and other duties as assigned. Ability resources. Graduate degrees are preferred, as well as Applicant must be able to live with several roommates
Genetics, Stellenbosch University with the project title to perform health observations and additional technical experience in high-level programming (Fortran, C++, in a remote area and should show enthusiasm for work
“Genetic improvement of the abalone, Haliotis midae.” assistance. Contact: Matthew Rinker at (240) 686- etc.) and shell (csh, bash, ksh) languages and in GIS with captive endangered Hawaiian birds. Applicant
Haliotis midae, known locally as ‘perlemoen’, occurs 4367. Close Date: Until Filled. and spatial analysis. The position requires some travel must have a valid driver’s license and health insurance.
along the Western, Southern and Eastern shores of and assistance with field studies. Please visit our Internships last for a 3-6 month period. Interns receive
South Africa and is the only one of the six species that National Program Leader - Find Solutions to website for a full description of this position and to learn $20/day stipend plus housing. For more information
occurs in South Africa that is commercially exploited. Agricultural Problems that Affect Americans Every Day, more about the Surface Water Resources Division on internships at KBCC, please send a resume,
H. midae displays a very slow growth rate, taking two From Field to Table The USDA, Agricultural Research of the TWDB: http://www.twdb.state.tx.us. To apply cover letter and the names and contacts of three
to five years to reach market size. This is an obstacle Services, National Resources and Sustainable please complete a State of Texas Uniform Application references to: Robby Kohley P.O. Box 39 Volcano, HI
in the profitable farming and global competitiveness Agricultural Systems in Beltsville, Maryland, is seeking for Employment, which can be downloaded from the 96785 or fax: 808-985-7034. For more information on
of this species. In order to increase the productivity a National Program Leader for the Water Availability website www.WorkInTexas.com. You also may attach internships at MBCC, please send this information to:
and the profitability of the commercial activity, a and Watershed Management National Program. The a cover letter and resume. However, you must include Amy Poopatanapong 2375 Olinda Road Makawao, HI
research program has been designed that makes use candidate will serve as a member of a team that the State of Texas application to be considered for 96768 or fax: 808-572- 3574. Close Date: Until Filled.
of the modern technology currently applied to other oversee, provides leadership, and coordination of this position. The position is open until filled. Submit
aquaculture species. The research program consists a program to develop practices, technologies and completed applications in person, by mail, or by FAX. Shrimp Hatchery Technician - Start-up intensive
of three main tears: a) establishment of breeding decision tools to manage the Nation’s agricultural water Texas Water Development Board, Human Resources indoor shrimp production facility seeks a talented shrimp
programs with the assistance of genetic markers, b) sources. For more information visit http://jobsearch. Division, P.O. Box 13231, 1700 North Congress; hatchery technician to help manage new hatchery and
generation of linkage maps and QTL identification, usajobs.opm.gov/. Close Date: Until Filled. Austin Texas USA 78711-3231; 512-475-2142; 512- grow-out production facility in Beaver Dam, KY. This
c) and the application of gene transfer technology. 463-7644. Close Date: Until Filled. position has good promotional potential to assistant
Contact: Rouvay Roodt-Wilding at roodt@sun.ac.za. Research Scientist - The principle responsibility of this manager over the short term. BS Biological Sciences,
Close Date: Until Filled. position is to assist the Big Rivers/Wetland Systems MS a plus. At least three years hands on experience
Field Station Supervisor in coordinating the monitoring Fish & Wildlife Technician II in shrimp Maturation and larval rearing of Penaeus
Fish Culturist - Fish Culturist works as part of and research programs of the LTRMP, while ensuring vannamei. Experience with intensive heterotrophic floc
an aquaculture team operating one of the world’s sound science for the Upper Mississippi River and Under the direction and supervision of the systems a definite plus. Contact: Brian M. Boudreau
largest recirculating aquaculture systems, culturing fulfilling information needs to maintain and improve Dickinson Coastal Conservation Program (270) 792-9288, or brianboudreau01@yahoo.com.
barramundi. Assist in daily chores, water quality large river systems in Missouri. _ Under the supervision Manager, the Fish & Wildlife Technician Close Date: Until Filled.
monitoring, fish handling, grading, data collection and of the Big Rivers/Wetlands Systems Field Station maintains and operates field equipment
recording. Strong interpersonal skills and a desire to Supervisor, this Resource Scientist is responsible Laboratory Technician - Lancaster, PA. Full-time,
work as part of a team will be key to the applicant’s for: Research, technical support, information transfer, including: water quality instruments, year-round position. The Laboratory Technician is
success. Flexible hours and on-call required. Strong business management/supervision, and performs environmental and biological sampling responsible for assuring proper plant and animal care
mechanical and computer skills desired. Contact: Ben other duties as required. Qualification: Master’s Degree equipment, vehicles, boats, and other for the Biology department, and proper maintenance of
King; (431) 863-20409 x 103; ben@australis.us. Close in Fisheries Science, Fisheries or Wildlife Biology, specialized equipment. Responsible for the plant and animal growth facilities. The Laboratory
Date: Until Filled. Conservation Biology, or Environmental Science with logistical planning and execution of field Technician works with faculty on the setup and
an emphasis in Ecology, or closely related field, and maintenance of teaching laboratories; assists faculty
NEPA Environmental Regulations Specialist - two (2) years of progressively responsible professional activities of workgroup. Supports biologists by and students in teaching and research laboratories;
IMSG is looking to hire a NEPA Regulations Specialist experience in scientific research or natural resource collecting and maintaining data and providing and helps supervise student prep. room assistants and
to work at the NOAA National Marine Fisheries management or an equivalent combination of education field assistance on biological assessments the Technical Assistant. In consultation with faculty,
Service, Southwest Region in Long Beach, California and experience; Familiarity with landscape ecology, and studies. Performs additional duties as the Laboratory Technician starts and maintains plants
in support of the Sustainable Fisheries Division’s geographic information applications and analyses, assigned. Please visit http://www.tpwd.state. for teaching and research, using growth chambers
(SFD) mission. Responsibilities include developing and large river systems and biota preferred. For more and glasshouses. The Technician may investigate
and leading coordination of National Environmental information and to apply online visit http://www.mdc. tx.us/business/jobs/postings/?page=07_ and implement proper procedures for growing plants,
Policy Act (NEPA) documents in the form of technical mo.gov/about/jobs. Close Date: Until Filled. 49_539 for a full description of this position. including media, lighting, fertilization, pest control,
writing and verbal communication, provide assistance Close Date: Until Filled. etc. In consultation with faculty, the Technician cares
to SFD in preparing regulatory packages pertaining Sturgeon Production Manager – FL. The Sturgeon for animals used for teaching and research, and
to the implementation of fishery management actions production manager will be responsible for planning, investigates and implements proper procedures for
including amendments to fishery management plans, coordinating, organizing and participating in all Coral Program Specialist - IMSG is looking to hire the care of particular animals, including diet, lighting,
regulations to implement these plans, and associated production activities of the Sturgeon Commercial a Coral Program Specialist to work in the NOAA temperature, etc. The Technician maintains and supplies
administrative records and analyze aquaculture Demonstration Project to successfully implement the Fisheries Office of Habitat Conservation (OHC), teaching labs, and keeps labs clean and orderly;
policy and proposals and assist in the response to short- and long-term production goals; the objectives Ecosystem Assessment Division, which is part of the orders and picks-up supplies; maintains teaching and
public inquiries. To apply, please send your resume, a and policies of the program; the coordination of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research projects during student and faculty absences
writing sample and a cover letter describing how your aquaculture activities with staff; participation in (NOAA). The position will be located at the OHC from campus; operates the facility control systems;
knowledge and skills fulfill the requirements of this research activities; the dissemination of information headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland. The holder and cleans facilities. Minimum qualifications include
position to jobs@imsg.com with the following subject about the Center’s aquaculture goals, philosophies of this position will serve as a program specialist for a Bachelor’s degree in biology or a related field or
heading: NOA07029 NEPA Regulations Specialist. and objectives to a wide variety of audiences; and coral-related matters, supporting NOAA Fisheries significant relevant work experience; an understanding
Salary for this position is $45,000. Close Date: Until performing other related duties as assigned by the activities under the NOAA Coral Reef Conservation of relevant OSHA and USDA regulations, and other
Filled. Program Manager. This is a hands-on position. More Program (CRCP, www.coralreef.noaa.gov/). Duties local, state, and federal regulations pertaining to a lab.
information can be found at http://www.mote.org/. will relate to both shallow-water (tropical) and deep- The successful candidate must be highly reliable and
Fish Disease Researcher - The USDA-ARS is seeking Close Date: Until Filled. sea (cold water) coral communities and will focus on capable of juggling multiple tasks, priorities and varied
a scientist to work in the Catfish Genetics Research program coordination and development, strategic responsibilities as demonstrated through his/her prior
Unit located in Stoneville, MS. The incumbent would Assistant Professor - The Department of Watershed planning, partnership building, and data analysis and work record. Please include details of such in a cover
do research on effects of pathogens on catfish Sciences http://www.cnr.usu.edu/departments/wats assessment. To apply please send your resume, three letter. Visit www.fandm.edu/jobs. Close Date: Until
health with emphasis on physiological impacts from and the Ecology Center http://www.usu.edu/ecology (3) references and a cover letter describing how your Filled.
disease organisms and expression of genes affecting at Utah State University http://www.usu.edu seek knowledge and skills fulfill the requirements of the
catfish health in an applied breeding program. The applications for a 9 month, tenure-track position in position to jobs@imsg.com with the following subject Field Technician - This is a field technician position
incumbent’s research contributes to a coordinated wetland ecology. We seek a broadly trained wetland heading: NOA07030 - Coral Program Specialist OHC. (full-time for two years) to support the construction
approach for the development of basic information and ecologist/scientist with areas of specialization that Close Date: Until Filled. and maintenance of a new project studying alpine and
concepts needed to improve broodstock identification complement those of other faculty within Watershed subalpine species range shifts with climate change
and selection, and production of channel catfish. Sciences and other departments at USU. Areas Environmental Senior Research Scientist - in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California (Sierra
Knowledge of microbiology and principal diseases of of specific expertise include, but are not limited to, Battelle is a world leader in science and technology Nevada Research Institute). We would like to find
commercial agriculture animals; Skill in experimental biogeochemistry, ecosystem services, food web research and development. Our reputation is built someone who enjoys working outdoors in occasionally
design and analysis of viral diseases and ability to ecology, restoration ecology, and toxicology. The on technical excellence, environmental relevance extreme conditions, as well as who has technical and
plan, conduct and publish research in the area of division of activities will be approximately 50% research, and responsiveness to client needs. Environmental practical skills relevant for designing the experimental
animal health related to diseases is required. For more 40% teaching, and 10% service. The successful scientists at Battelle provide a range of technical infrastructure. We’d like to fill this position ASAP. Field
details and application directions, see http://www.afm. applicant will develop an extramurally funded research services required for performance of technically sound technician needed to help set up and run a multi-year
ars.usda.gov/divisions/hrd/index.html (Announcement program to support personal scholarship and graduate assessments to support a diversity of challenges field experiment on climate change and ecosystems
Number is ARS-X7S-0196). Contact Dr. Ken Davis at student training. We also expect the successful facing government agencies, industry, and private in the high elevation Sierra Nevada Mountains. The
(662) 686-3597. Close Date: Until Filled. applicant to collaborate with other departmental faculty companies in the management of natural resources. successful candidate will design, fabricate, and deploy
in developing interdisciplinary research programs in Battelle’s Applied Coastal & Environmental Services the experimental infrastructure and data collection
Assistant Researcher – LA. Assist lead scientist watershed science and management. The successful Product Line specializes in a science-based approach systems. The successful candidate will work under
to develop commercial algae aquaculture project. applicant will also teach an upper division or graduate to protect and manage environmental resources- the direction of faculty and research scientists to
Must be able to think critically about the project and level course in wetland ecology, an undergraduate particularly those related to the coastal, marine, and plan, build, test and maintain infrared heating and
have self-starting qualities. Will work closely with course in the department’s curriculum, and a graduate freshwater environment. ACES’ staff members are mechanical watering systems to manipulate climate,
lead scientist and provide expertise and insight. Will course in the candidate’s area of specialization. Service renowned nationally and internationally for their work as well as measurement systems for climate and
also help design larger scale raceway ponds. Must includes committee work in support of departmental, in watershed management, water resource modeling soil microclimate. The incumbent will be responsible
have previous experience in commercial aquaculture college, university, and professional society activities. and management, environmental contamination, for a diverse set of activities related to this project,
facility, preferably with a focus on algae. This job has a More information can be found online at https://jobs. monitoring marine and freshwater ecosystems, and and will work with graduate and undergraduate
demanding work schedule including 50 hours per week, usu.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset. natural resource assessments. The ACES Product students, research scientists, other staff researchers
with expected overtime on Saturdays and on Sundays. jsp?time=1188580644267. Close Date: Until Filled. Line is currently seeking a Senior Research Scientist and professors from UC Merced, UC Berkeley
To qualify for this position you must have an advanced for our Baton Rouge, LA Office. Compensation and elsewhere who will be using this experimental
degree, minimum 2 years commercial experience, and Coastal Hydrologist/Engineer - The Texas Water will be based upon qualifications and experience. infrastructure for their research. The incumbent will
be willing to relocate to Lake Charles, LA. Contact: Development Board (TWDB) is seeking a Coastal A full benefits package will be provided. For more also be responsible for transferring data from the
Darryl DeMaris at darryl.demaris@aquaticenergy.com. Hydrologist to join the Bays and Estuaries (B&E) information, please see our website at http://www. field-based instruments to campus-based computers,
Close Date: Until Filled. team in the Surface Water Resources Division at the battelle.org/. Close Date: Until Filled. either via modem connection or via periodical manual
agency’s headquarters in Austin, Texas. The B&E downloads. An ability to work independently and as part
Aquatics Specialist II – Bethesda, MD, USA HS team is one section within a highly technical division Aviculture Intern – Hawaii. Wanted for the Hawaii of a team in high elevation, remote locations and under
Diploma or GED required. BS in Biological Sciences of the agency, which is charged with maintaining a Endangered Bird Conservation Program at the adverse weather conditions is critical. The position
preferred. Must have at least 6 months of aquatic continuous data collection, modeling, and analytical Keauhou Bird Conservation Center (KBCC) on the Big will require spending extended periods of time in the
experience (fish and frog care) and the ability to study program focused on determining the needs Island of Hawaii and the Maui Bird Conservation Center mountains during equipment installation, field seasons
obtain an AALAS certification at the LAT level within for freshwater inflows to Texas estuaries. We are (MBCC) on the island of Maui. Daily tasks include and for site and equipment maintenance. This position
6 months of hire. General husbandry and animal care seeking a candidate with at least a B.S. degree in civil husbandry duties such as: diet preparation, aviary will be an Staff Reseach Associate II or III depending

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Biology & Ecology
on the experience. The initial appointment is for two program and construction management, and by the Commission for addressing conservation of all
years with renewal dependent on performance and operations and maintenance services to federal, of Florida’s wildlife, including fish and invertebrates. Research Associate I Position - Natural Resources
funding. For more information on the research group state and local government agencies in the U.S., The Initiative is a non-regulatory program designed Monitoring (Research Associate I Special) with the
and project, see: Kueppers Lab Group. Qualifications: Fortune 500 corporations worldwide and government to combine effective statewide planning with regional Center for Environmental Management of Military
Master’s degree or equivalent in Engineering (e.g. Civil clients in Europe and Asia/Pacific. We’re currently partnership development to implement actions at Lands at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona. Qualifications:
or Mechanical), Physics, Hydrology, Environmental looking for a Biologist in our San Diego, CA office. the local level. This position will conduct activities BS/BA in biology, range science, natural resource
Science or related field and a minimum of two years Responsibilities: Will participate in rare plant surveys, for development, implementation, and evaluation of management, or closely related applied science field.
of relevant experience; or equivalent combination of wetland delineation, vegetation mapping, habitat the Initiative at statewide and regional levels, and Must be able to work in extreme heat and in rough
education and experience. Close Date: Until Filled. restoration planning, wildlife surveys, endangered other projects necessary to address high-priority terrain. Range $35,000-$40,000 DOQ APPLY: On-
species surveys, CEQA/NEPA and ESA assessments. and emergent conservation issues. Performance line at https://welcome.warnercnr.colostate.edu/jobs/.
Research Assistantship (MS/PhD) - Funding is Requirements: Bachelors in Plant Ecology, Botany, of these duties requires that this employee possess Detailed job listings at http://www.cemml.colostate.
available for an energetic and self-motivated student Native Plant Horticulture, Zoology, or Wildlife Biology. a solid working knowledge of the principles and edu/Jobs/cemmljob.htm. Contact: CEMML Human
interested in multi-disciplinary research focused on Minimum 1 year practical experience associated with policies of wildlife biology, ecology, and conservation. Resources at cemml_jobs@mail.colostate.edu. Close
plant-herbivore interactions. The selected student education or employment in plant ecology/botany field Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in wildlife Date: Until Filled.
will explore the effects of interactions between plants or wildlife biology field. For immediate consideration management, wildlife biology or wildlife ecology
and microbes in the soil and their consequences please submit your resume online at www.urscorp. AND one year of professional experience in wildlife Quantitative Plant Conservation Ecologist - The
on preference and performance by root and foliar com and refer to Requisition # URS22342 or send management or wildlife research. Salary: This is an College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences,
herbivorous arthropods. Requirements: Science your resume to mike_blackmore@urscorp.com. Close OPS position without benefits. Salary is $19.00 an University of California, Davis, invites applications
background with emphasis in agriculture, entomology Date: Until Filled. hour. To apply: If you are interested in this position, for a position at the tenure-track Assistant professor
or a related discipline. Strong analytical thinking, oral submit a resume and letter of interest. In the letter level, with the possibility of an appointment in the
and written communication skills and basic knowledge Lead Wildlife Biologist - Full time Lead Wildlife of interest include a description of your education, California Agricultural Experiment Station. This is one
of molecular biology and microbiology preferred. Biologist to implement Integrated Natural Resources training, and experience demonstrating how you met of eight positions in a Global Environmental Change
Candidates are required to formally apply to, and must Management Plan (INRMP) and wildlife resources the qualifications and knowledge, skills, and abilities. and Conservation Biology cluster. We are looking for
meet the requirements to be accepted by, the NCSU mitigation/monitoring/compliance program at Camp Please send these application materials to: Kate a strongly quantitative plant ecologist who examines
Graduate School before consideration. Academic Parks, a military training installation in Alameda Haley (Kate.Haley@myFWC.com) Florida Fish and the effects of large-scale environmental change by
requirements are determined by the Department of Co. in northern California. Also oversee INRMP Wildlife Conservation Commission 620 S. Meridian St. combining field and/or laboratory studies with innovative
Entomology. For consideration send short statement of implementation and other wildlife biologists working Tallahassee, FL 32399-1600. Close Date: Until Filled. modeling techniques, state-of-the-art statistics,
interest, CV, copy of transcripts and contact information in a similar capacity at Ft. Hunter Liggett, a military geospatial technology, or other advanced analytic
for 2 references to: Dr. Yasmin Cardoza, Department of installation in southern Monterey Co. California. Primary Volunteer Researcher - Wildcliff is a Private Nature approaches. We are especially interested in recruiting
Entomology, North Carolina State University, Campus work location is Camp Parks, but will require regular Reserve in the mountains of South Afric’a’s Western a quantitative plant conservation ecologist who has
Box 7613, Raleigh, NC 27695 TEL: (919) 513-1285 (at least monthly) overnight travel to Ft. Hunter Liggett. Cape province, an easy drive from Cape Town. It was strong interests in how large-scale environmental
FAX: (919) 515-7746, yasmin_cardoza@ncsu.edu. Provide technical/scientific guidance and supervision founded by Ian and Genevieve Giddy in 2007. It is change (e.g., climate change, deforestation, habitat
Yearly Salary: $15,500 for MS or $17,000 for PhD of other wildlife staff including contributions to scientific owned by the Wild Cape Nature Trust and is held in fragmentation, biological invasions, and changes
plus tuition and health insurance. Position Available: conferences. Experience: At least five years experience perpetuity for purposes of conservation and research. to hydrologic and nutrient cycling) will individually or
Spring/Summer, 2008. Close Date: Until Filled. with ecology and conservation of listed and special- Wildcliff consists of 955 hectares (2300 acres), deep interactively affect the abundance, distribution, and
status wildlife species (all taxa) in northern California kloofs with afro-montane forest, rocky mountaintops role in ecosystem functioning of plant species and
Canada Lynx Technician - One field technician is and endangered species regulatory compliance and high meadows of South Africa’s unique fynbos communities in natural and/or managed ecosystems.
needed from January-April, 2008 to assist PhD student implementation and monitoring. Experience designing flora. It borders on the Boosmansbos Wilderness Area, A Ph.D. in an appropriate discipline is required by
at the University of British Columbia Okanagan with and conducting wildlife population studies, analysis and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you are interested the time of appointment. Applicants for this position
Canada lynx snow track surveys; backtracking lynx written presentation of population data and synthesis in these or other topics, we will be happy to discuss should have teaching interests in fields such as: plant
to assess movement distances, habitat selection, into peer-reviewed scientific journal manuscript form. your ideas, and share our own. The Reserve can offer conservation ecology, plant physiological ecology,
and prey kill sites; lynx capture and handling, Demonstrable natural resources project management limited accommodation. Volunteers must be able to plant population or community ecology, and advanced
and radiotelemetry. Prior trapping and telemetry and employee supervisory experience. At least two pay all their own travel and living expenses. Positions quantitative methods in statistics and modeling.
experience. Previous carnivore experience and winter/ years experience supervising coworkers required. are available starting in December 2007. Contact Please visit http://recruitments.caes.ucdavis.edu/ for
backcountry field skills highly desirable. To apply, send Experience working in a wildlife/environmental capacity information: Ian Giddy, Director, ian@wildcliff.org. application requirements and additional information
letter of interest, CV, and contact info for 3 references on a military installation highly desirable. Experience Close Date: Until Filled. for this position and the Global Environmental Change
to Roberta Newbury at roberta.newbury@ubc.ca. monitoring/managing burrowing owls also desirable. and Conservation Biology initiative at UC Davis. Please
Please place “Lynx tech” in subject line. Close Date: Qualifications: Batchelor’s of Science degree (higher Chimpanzee Conservation Intern - Our internship submit: curriculum vitae, description of current and
Until Filled. desirable) in wildlife biology/management or terrestrial program is open to people who are seriously projected research, summary of teaching interests and
vertebrate biology. Analytical and scientific report interested in pursuing careers in animal care, experience, and up to three publications. Applicants
Fence Crew Leader - Fence Crew Leader (RAI writing and publication highly desirable. Compensation: conservation, education, or advocacy. Interns will be should ask three references to send recommendation
Special) with CEMML at Pohakuloa Training Area, $69,600 annual salary. Complete benefits package. immersed in daily activities on nonprofit sanctuary life. letters via e-mail followed by signed copies directly to
Hawaii. MINIMUM: BS in construction management, Contact: Jack Barcly at jbarclay@albionenvironmental. Responsibilities include cleaning animal enclosures, Search Committee Chair Kevin Rice, c/o Teri Wolcott,
natural resource management or conservation com. Close Date: Until Filled. creating enrichment, fundraising activities, preparing CA&ES Dean’s Office, UC Davis, One Shields Ave,
biology, OR a bachelor’s degree in a non-related field diets, washing dishes and laundry, gardening, and Davis, CA 95616. Close Date: Until Filled.
with one year of field experience with conservation Student Position - The new Department of Ecology otherwise maintaining the facility. In addition to daily
projects involving construction in a supervisory role, conducts research and education in ecology and husbandry, there will be daily educational sessions Apprenticeships - Apprentices learn all aspects
OR 4-5 years experience directly applicable to fence conservation biology. We are looking for a PhD student in which interns will learn more about varying topics of vegetable production: greenhouse propagation,
construction. Valid driver’s license. Work in extreme who will work with issues on the dispersal and ecology pertaining to both captive and wild chimpanzees. timely transplanting, state-of-the-art tractor-cultivating
weather and conditions. Repetitively lift at least 50 lbs. of an invading species. In the project we will study Interns will also be expected to complete a project techniques, old-fashioned hand-cultivating techniques,
Operate and maintain heavy portable equipment and the affect of landscape variables on dispersal and that they will present to the Chimps Inc. team. Primate biological pest control, timely harvesting, and volunteer
hand tools. SALARY: $35,000-$45,000 DOQ APPLY: survival, how genetic variability changes in an invading experience is not required. Interns should be dedicated, management. Drumlin also grows strawberries and
On-line at https://welcome.warnercnr.colostate. species, and model species spread. The focus species work well both with others and individually, be a self- autumn raspberries, and its livestock operation raises
edu/jobs/. Detailed job listings at http://www.cemml. will be a bush-cricket that currently invades Sweden. starter, have a good work ethic, good communication cows, sheep, goats, pigs and chickens. On-farm
colostate.edu/Jobs/cemmljob.htm. POSITION #: PTA/ Knowledge of invading species spread is important skills, and a healthy attitude. Documentation of current composting and cover-cropping are the main sources
FENCE/9/20/07. Close Date: Until Filled. in conservation biology since introductions of exotic TB test, tetanus shot, Hepatitis B series, and health of soil fertility. Drumlin markets its food in a variety of
species in Europe are increasing and the impacts from insurance coverage are required. Contact: Paula ways, and apprentices participate in each method.
Animal Care Coordinator - Provide daily husbandry these on native flora and fauna are expected to be very Muellner at Chimpsinc@yahoo.com. Close Date: Until From June through October, the farm feeds 100
for education animal collection, including diet large in the future. Qualifications: Do you want to do Filled. families through its CSA, attends three Boston farmers’
preparation, feeding, cleaning, erichment, medical research combining both large-scale fieldwork, genetic markets per week, and stocks a farmstand each day. In
care and record keeping. Maintain the Georgia analyses and modeling? Do you have a Master degree American Black Duck Research Technicians – NJ. the late summer, extra food is grown for fall storage in
Adventure Terrarium, including animal care, feeder in ecology? If this sounds like you, you may be the Starting 1 December through approximately 15 April to a root cellar. This food, supplemented by greenhouse
insect colony care, plant care, filter maintenance and one that we are looking for. You should be analytical, study the ecology of American black ducks wintering greens, feeds 40 families throughout the winter. The
routine cleaning. Assist with maintenance of the 750 have a great interest in ecology and it is an advantage along southern coastal New Jersey. One position has farm, using its own garlic and basil, also makes and
gallon Gray’s Reef salt water aquarium. Perform daily if you have previous experience of working with GIS, the possibility of starting 1 October to further assist markets pesto—a value-added product. No previous
feeding, glass cleaning and equipment checks. Order microsatellites and/or modeling. You should also enjoy with habitat food resource sampling. Work will involve experience is necessary, but candidates should be
and obtain all food, bedding and supplies. Facilitate and be skilful at writing. The application shall include: (1) trapping, banding, and attaching radio transmitters physically fit, willing to work flexible hours and ready to
live animal encounters for Museum visitors. Conduct (1) a short summary (1/2-1 page) of what you have done to black ducks, (2) using hand-held telemetry interact with the public in a positive and open manner.
behind-the-scenes tours of live animal displays, before, (2) a short description (1/2-1 page) on how you equipment to triangulate duck positions, (3) conducting The work week is five-and-a-half days, during which
educational presentations for birthday parties and view the research task and your role, (3) MSc thesis scan samples of duck behavior, (4) sampling hunter- apprentices can expect to work 50+ hours. Apprentices
other special events. Assist with additional Education (or equivalent), (4) curriculum vitae, (5) listed reference killed black ducks, and (5) invertebrate and moist- receive a weekly stipend of $200, and housing is
Department programs and activities and support other persons. Form for funding or employment: The position soil seed sampling as well as any other unforeseen available at $25.00 (pre-tax) per week. Apprentices eat
Museum departments. Requirements: Bachelors is in a 4-year project funded by The Swedish Research tasks associated with wildlife related field work. what veggies and fruit they want, and they are also
degree, or working toward the completion of a degree, Council Formas, and is lead by a group with researchers Research activities will be conducted at irregular entitled to a weekly share of meat and eggs, and a
in Zoology, Biology, Ecology, Environmental Science, working on ecology of invading species, genetics of and often early and late hours, both weekdays and monthly share of pesto. Please send or email a cover
Environmental Education or related field. Animal care small populations, and modeling. The PhD-student weekends, in a variety of adverse weather conditions, letter and resume to: Matt Celona, Crops Manager,
and animal handling experience, ideally with non- will be part of research at the Ecology Department on and in the presence of biting insects. Qualifications: mcelona@massaudubon.org, Drumlin Farm, 208
domesticated species. Strong presentation skills and conservation biology and ecology of small populations Self motivated individuals with a dedicated interest South Great Road, Lincoln, MA 01773. 781.259.2236.
experience working with the public preferred. Excellent and invasive species. For more information see www. in wildlife conservation and a strong work ethic are Close Date: Until Filled.
written and verbal communication skills Must enjoy entom.slu.se/eng/staff/Asa_Berggren.htm. Further encouraged to apply. Experience with waterfowl, radio
interaction with public, especially children Flexibility information: For more information: Associate Prof. Åsa telemetry, and the operation of 4WD and possibly Herpetology Keeper - The Nashville Zoo is searching
and a willingness to help out as needed A self-starter Berggren, SLU, Uppsala, phone +46 (0)18-672344, e- manual shift vehicles is preferred but individuals for a motivated individual to join our herpetology team.
able to work independently and see projects through mail: asa.berggren@ekol.slu.se, Dr Anna Lundhagen, with experience in other fields will be considered. The successful candidate will be responsible for the
to completion A team player, able to work well with SLU, Uppsala, phone +46 (0)18-672370, e-mail: anna. Potential candidates should be well organized, able husbandry of a diverse collection of neotropical lizards
others. Contact: Lisa Bunce at lisa.bunce@fernbank. lundhagen@ekol.slu.se. Close Date: Until Filled. to work independently as well as part of a team, and and snakes. In addition, the selected individual will
edu. Close Date: Until Filled. maintain a positive attitude. A valid driver s license be trained to work with venomous snakes. Other
Wildlife Legacy Biologist - This person will assist the is required for this position. Housing, work vehicle, responsibilities will include, but are not limited to,
Biologist - URS Corporation, ranked number Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and other work-related equipment will be provided. the observation of animal health, animal training,
one on Engineering News-Record’s list of the Top (Commission) in development and implementation Employees will be responsible for personal equipment proper feeding regimes, exhibit maintenance, proper
500 Design Firms for Seventh consecutive year of activities for Florida’s Wildlife Legacy Initiative such as binoculars, cold weather clothing, waders, etc. house keeping, and accurate and concise record
is a leading provider of planning, design, systems (Initiative) (http://myfwc.com/wildlifelegacy/). The Contact: Dane Cramer at dcramer@udel.edu. Close keeping. Advanced husbandry skills are required
engineering and integration, technology development, Initiative is the long-term, strategic vision developed Date: Until Filled. for this position. This may be in the form of jobs or

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Biological Technicians (2) - We are seeking 2
Biological / Avian Technicians for a research project Garden Apprentice - Responsibilities include
Career Events in the northern San Joaquin Valley of California.
These positions are part of an ongoing collaborative
managing planting, on-going maintenance, and
facilitating learning experiences in Drumlin Farm’s
“Networking or not working” study looking at the hydrologic and biologic effects of Learning Garden. Work with visitors, schools, and
a modified wetland hydrology. Our program includes groups of all ages, design activities for the garden
avian surveys, wetland habitat surveys, and water that stimulate learning about plants, insects, food, and
November 7-9, 2007 - Greenbuild, Chicago, Illinois, McCormick Place West quality monitoring. Avian area search surveys monitor sustainable agriculture. Work with crops staff one day
avian usage of wetlands during late winter and spring. per week in agricultural fields. Serve as liaison between
Building, www.greenbuildexpo.org Other duties associated with these surveys include the crops and education to coordinate programs and field
use of aerial photos, mapping, and collecting water chores. Gain experience working with education team
November 14-17, 2007 - 36th Annual NAAEE Conference, Virginia Beach, quality measurements during each avian survey. to design and offer new garden-based programs.
Additionally, daily data management and entry will Workweek will be Sunday-Thursday with flexible
Virginia, www.naaee.org be required. Spring and summer duties will include hours depending on program needs. Experience
assistance with an on-going wetland habitat monitoring working in education and BS/BA degree or candidacy
March 25-28, 2008 - NAEP/AEP Annual Conference, OMNI San Diego Hotel, project. Responsibilities will include conducting in environmental science, education, recreation or
vegetation ground truth surveys, wetland habitat related field. Experience gardening or working at an
675 L Street, San Diego, CA 92101, www.naep.org delineation utilizing GPS and survey grade mapping educational farm is a plus. Experience working with
equipment, wetland restoration area delineation, soil children is required as well as a willingness to learn. A
April 24-27, 2008 - EarthVision Summit, Washington DC core and seed production clip sampling. Fall and early team player with a strong work ethic is essential. $200-
winter responsibilities will include the collection of 225/week plus ½ board. On-going training is provided.
water quality data, water quality sensor calibration, and Housing is provided at an additional $25/week. College
May 3-8, 2008 – Solar 2008, National Solar Energy Conference, San Diego, sensor maintenance. Additional responsibilities include internship credit is possible. Send resume, letter, and
CA data entry and organization, equipment maintenance, 2 references to: Tia Pinney at tpinney@massaudubon.
and basic vehicle maintenance. Office chores and other org. Close Date: Until Filled.
remedial tasks may also be assigned. The positions
May 4-9 – IAIA ’08, International Association for Impact Assessment, Perth, are based in Los Banos, CA, about 2 hours south of Ecological Management Interns - Seeking
Australia Sacramento. Fieldwork will be conducted on the Los Ecological Management Interns/Associates to aid
Banos and North Grasslands Wildlife Area Complexes, in the implementation of our management plan.
as well as private lands, which are part of the largest Responsibilities include: Assisting in wildlife surveys,
May 26-30, 2008 – 2008 Society of Wetland Scientists Conference, contiguous wetlands remaining in California. To water quality monitoring, aquatic plants surveys,
Washington, DC apply, email (as attachments) a cover letter, resume, invasive plants management, designing interpretive
and email addresses for 3 references to Ric Ortega, materials and more. Activities vary according to season.
rortega@dfg.ca.gov. Close Date: Until Filled. Flexible hours and college credit possible. Must have
October 15-19, 2008 – Society of Environmental Journalists 18th Annual completed sophomore year in college with course
Conference, Roanoke, VA Wetland Biologist - Conduct site visits to determine or work in Biology, Environmental Science or related
verify the presence of critical areas and identify critical field. Housing is not available. Send a resume, cover
area categories and classifications. Prepare, review, letter and list of 3 references to Teacher/Naturalist,
Please email announcements on upcoming conferences, symposia, and analyze complex wetland delineation and stream stonybrook@massaudubon.org, Stony Brook Wildlife
analysis reports, including problem and disturbed Sanctuary, 108 North Street, Norfolk, MA 02056. 508-
career seminars and training workshops to area wetlands. Verify wetland delineations, including 528-3140 x124. Close Date: Until Filled.
eccinfo@environmentalcareer.com complicated delineations conducted on problem or
disturbed sites; delineate wetlands; and prepare Population Biologist - Selected candidate will be
wetland delineation documentation in accordance with capable of applying quantitative methods to assess
federal, state, and local guidelines and procedures. trends in salmon abundance, assist in standardizing
Analyze the proposed development activity in relation salmon monitoring metadata and data, and assist
Suggestions or comments on the content of the Green Career Journal? Email us at to its impact on the critical areas. Prepare and review others in the production of policy-relevant syntheses of
eccinfo@environmentalcareer.com and let us know what we can do to improve our proposed mitigation plans in relation to their ability to our current knowledge. Qualifications: PhD in fisheries
publication to serve you better. protect critical areas from development. Provide input science or allied field, with a strong quantitative
and direction to the public, developers, and consultants background. Russian or Japanese language skills
on the preparation of critical area mitigation reports. highly desirable, but not required. The compensation
Moving? Please send your address changes to: Prepare conceptual and final wetland mitigation plans package includes a competitive salary and excellent
and reports for City of Kent projects. Enforce City fringe benefits package, including 401(k) match,
Environmental Career Center ordinances related to wetlands, streams, and other medical and dental plan, flexible spending account, life
2 Eaton Street, Suite 711 critical areas. Coordinate development review and insurance and disability coverage. Send cover letter,
Hampton, VA 23669 work with City staff, departments, other agencies, and CV and list of three references to Population Biologist,
applicants. Education: Bachelor’s degree in biology, Wild Salmon Center, Natural Capital Center, 721 NW
environmental engineering, environmental science, Ninth Avenue, Suite 290, Portland, Oregon 97209-
hydrology, natural resource management, or a related 3451. Electronic submissions are preferred (email:
internships at public aquariums or zoological parks, answer questions as guests exit. They will also train field and Four (4) years experience working the in the info@wildsalmoncenter.org). Please insert “Population
or advanced home hobbyist activities. This position new volunteers in the area and operate cash registers wetland field completing wetland delineation reports, Biologist” in the subject line. Close Date: Until Filled.
requires the ability to lift 50 pounds. Pre-employment and credit machines. Guides must communicate to the mitigation plans, and stream enhancement plans;
drug screening required. The starting pay range is 9 to supervisor any concerns regarding the Stingrays and demonstrated success protecting critical areas or a PhD Assistantship - PhD assistantship to conduct
12.50 an hour. Please fax résumé to: 615-333-0632, or their exhibit and at all times display a courteous and related position, which includes conducting or reviewing research on composition, distribution, abundance, and
mail to: Nashville Zoo, HR-DM, 3777 Nolensville rd., professional manner. Job responsibilities also include wetland delineations and understanding federal, state, habitat requirements of native and non-game fishes in
Nashville, TN. 37211. Close Date: Until Filled. maintaining the cleanliness of the surrounding pool and local regulations. To apply, please visit www. the Yellowstone River and quantification of linkages
area. Applicants for the position should have the ability ci.kent.wa.us/jobs , then click on the “employment between tributary streams and the lower Yellowstone
Assistantship - A graduate assistantship in plant to work evenings and weekends, and possess previous opportunities” link. Close Date: Until Filled. River using geochemical signatures in fish. MS in
ecology is available as part of an interdisciplinary guest service experience, strong organizational, money fisheries or related field and a minimum 3.0 GPA and
workgroup aimed at developing integrative management, communication and interpersonal Fisheries Consultant - The Corporate Responsibility 1100 (Verbal + Quantitative) GRE. Applicants should
management approaches for key invasive species skills. A high school diploma or equivalent, the ability Unit of Chevron Corporation’s Cabinda Gulf Oil have an interest in native non-game fishes, river
in the Mid-South US. Work to date has focused to work out doors and a strong understanding of the Company is seeking a consultant who can be available ecology, and geochemical life history markers and
primarily on projects related to the invasive cactus importance of safety is also required. To apply for this to support the Unit, on an intermittent basis, in its efforts experience working in large rivers. Quantitative and
moth (Cactoblastis cactorum, an introduced herbivore position please visit the Phoenix Zoo job page and to: (a) assist fishing families in the Angolan province of field skills are required. $1,450 per month, plus non-
of native prickly pear cacti - Opuntia spp.) and the submit the online application. Applications can also Cabinda adopt more productive and environmentally resident tuition waiver. Send letter of interest, resume,
terrestrial invasive cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica). be filled out in person. Resumes are not accepted for sustainable fishing and fish processing practices; and three references, an example of technical writing, and
The workgroup includes expertise in remote sensing, any Zoo position without an accompanying application. (b) strengthen the value chain that links the fishing copy of transcripts and GRE scores to: Robert G.
invasive plant management, and plant ecology, among Close Date: Until Filled. families to commercial markets. Portuguese language Bramblett, Montana Cooperative Fishery Research
others, and is housed in the MSU GeoResources skills are a requirement. Interested individuals should Unit, MSU, Bozeman, MT 59717 (bbram@montana.
Institute. The specific research for which applications Wetland Scientist – GA. Eco-Systems, Inc is a civil e-mail their resume of experience and salary history to edu ). Close Date: Until Filled.
are being solicited involves habitat modeling for prickly engineering and environmental consulting firm seeking Mr. Estevão Mambo, Corporate Responsibility Planning
pear or cogongrass, and the student would be expected a highly motivated and career oriented individual to fill and Coordination Manager, at maaq@chevron.com. Ecologist II - Williamsburg Environmental Group, Inc.
to contribute directly to data collection in support of a permanent position in our Atlanta (Peachtree City), Close Date: Until Filled. (WEG) is accepting resumes for an Ecologist II to work
USDA- and USGS-funded research. The student GA office. The ideal candidate will have at least a with a team of design professionals in a progressive
would be based in the plant ecology laboratory of Dr. four-year degree in biology, botany, or other natural Fish Technician - Prince William Sound Aquaculture company with offices located in Williamsburg, Richmond,
Gary Ervin, in the Department of Biological Sciences. resources field and two years of applicable experience. operates five remote salmon hatcheries. General Fredericksburg, and Herndon, Virginia. WEG provides
Related expertise in the Department includes plant Knowledge: The individual we are seeking will have the hatchery operations include feeding fish, taking support services for public and private sector clients in
systematics, evolutionary biology, spatial ecology, following knowledge, skills, and abilities: Proficiency and fertilizing eggs, routine care of incubating eggs, the areas of water resources, watershed management,
ecological modeling, and population genetics. Please with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint, Familiar loading/unloading adult fish. Work is hands on labor, environmental planning, stormwater management,
see full announcement linked through: http://www. with ArcMap/AutoCad, Proficiency with GPS, relatively strenuous, accomplished outdoors in a cool, stream restoration, and wetland mitigation. WEG also
msstate.edu/courses/ge14/. Close Date: Until Filled. Knowledge of Section 404, Familiar with the Flora/ wet environment. Applications are reviewed with provides specialized environmental services in the
Fauna of the Southeast, Ability to traverse remote preference given to candidates with previous hatchery areas of ecology, planning, regulatory support, and
Stingray Bay Guide - Stingray Bay Guides are sites with limited access carrying required field gear, experience, college level schooling in Fisheries, landscape architecture. WEG was founded in 1990
responsible for providing a safe, educational and and Ability to tolerate hot or cold field conditions in an Biology or related studies. Experience is not required. and has grown from two partners to a qualified staff
engaging experience to guests of the Phoenix Zoo. environment with biting insects and venomous reptiles. Current driver’s license required and must pass a pre- of 95 professional engineers, planners, landscape
They have excellent public speaking and presentation Starting salary is dependent upon on experience and employment drug test. $9.00/hour with free housing architects, and environmental scientists with
skills and can communicate well with all age levels qualifications. Some overnight travel may be required. and meals. Housing is a modern, dormitory style specialized technical skills that are highly integrated.
through good listening skills, friendliness, enthusiasm, Eco-Systems provides a competitive benefits package. facility. Please submit application, cover letter and Position is currently available in our Williamsburg,
positive attitude and humor. Guides assist in crowd Interested applicants should send resume to info@eco- resume by mail to PWSAC, Attn: Human Resource Virginia office. The candidate hired for this position will
control and flow through the exhibit insuring the safety systemsinc.com or fax to 770-632-0512 along with a Office, P.O. Box 1110, Cordova, AK 99574; by email perform fieldwork pertaining to wetlands, water quality,
of the guests and animals. They explain the rules cover letter. Close Date: Until Filled. pwsac@ak.net; or by fax: 907-424-7515 or call 1-800- and general site assessment/review. Responsibilities
of the exhibit and animal interaction to guests and 884-1331. Close Date: Until Filled. include: organizing and analyzing offsite information

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and field data, performing all aspects of fieldwork (e.g., the analysis of long-term time-series data. The and international policy and technology issues,
wetland delineation, habitat assessment, endangered Internship - Position available immediately. Fossil Rim successful applicant would have a PhD in Ecology as well as exposure to federal agency programs.
species surveys, etc.), and assisting regulatory staff Wildlife Center is an 1,800 acre non-profit conservation & Evolution. The position is for 18 months in the first Position responsibilities and duties will focus on a
with application preparation. This position requires a center that specializes in captive breeding programs for instance, with a salary in the range of $32-40k per year number of areas with likely expansion and branching
B.A./B.S. degree in Environmental Science, Ecology, species of peril. Candidates for the internship should (depending on experience), plus benefits. For further into unanticipated topics over time: Coordination of
Environmental Studies, or a related field. Good have completed at least two years of an undergraduate information, contact Pej Rohani +1 706 542 9249, projects, tracking of work plan, and communication
communication skills are a must, and at least 3 years or graduate program related to wildlife management, e-mail: rohani@uga.edu. Applicants should send a POC for the IABIN Invasives Information Network-I3N
of wetland delineation experience is required. The conservation biology or a related science degree. detailed CV, together with a brief statement of research Coordination of international technical working group
preferred candidate will have proficient knowledge The Black Rhino Keeper Intern is given the day to interests and three references to Pej Rohani, Institute and facilitating group meetings. Building partnership
in plant identification in the Mid-Atlantic region. day responsibility of the Black Rhino herd. Duties will of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens GA 30602. relationships with other organizations (governmental,
Please send resume along with salary requirements include: Preparation and feeding of diets; cleaning Electronic applications are encouraged. Close Date: non-profit, conservation, academic, community
and references to the following address: Company: and maintenance of the Black Rhino barn, yards, and Until Filled. groups, etc.); for example, to standardize and provide
Williamsburg Environmental Group, Inc., Contact: Kelli mechanical room; stocking of feed, hay, alfalfa, and information content on invasive species national plans,
Gwozdz, Address: 5209 Center Street, Williamsburg, produce; monthly inventory reports, and daily reports Research Associate - An NSF-funded postdoctoral priorities, spatial and temporal information. Location:
Virginia 23188. Website: www.wegnet.com. Telephone: for feed consumption, health notes, and training research associate position is available starting this Washington D.C./Reston VA. Contact: Send cover
(757) 220-6869. Fax: (757) 565-6497. E-mail: schedules; general monitoring of animals’ health and fall/winter to test the hypothesis that food-for-protection letter, resume, phone number, and e-mail address of
recruiting@wegnet.com. Close Date: Until Filled. welfare; specific veterinary procedures (quarterly mutualisms involving ants and honeydew-producing 3 professional references (to attest to your latest 3
worming, fecal sample collection, assist with blood insects (e.g., aphids) facilitate the invasion of new years of professional experience) to: Annie Simpson,
Biologist - URS Corporation, ranked number collection, ultrasound procedure, semen collection, habitats by ants (specifically Red Imported Fire Ants & asimpson@usgs.gov. Email responses only; to
one on Engineering News-Record’s list of the Top and administration of medications); behavioral Argentine Ants). This is a collaborative project involving be considered, email’s subject heading must be:
500 Design Firms for Seventh consecutive year observations as needed; participation in enrichment Micky Eubanks (Texas A&M University), David Holway Biodiversity Information Specialist. Close Date: Until
is a leading provider of planning, design, systems projects; and completion of independent project during (University of California-San Diego), and Andrew Filled.
engineering and integration, technology development, internship. Please send resume with 3 references and Suarez (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign).
program and construction management, and cover letter to Fossil Rim Wildlife Center; Attn: Linda The postdoctoral research associate will be based in Lab/Field Technician - Ecology and evolution of plant-
operations and maintenance services to federal, Gustafson, PO Box 2189; Glen Rose, TX 76043 or the Eubanks lab at Texas A&M University and will be animal interactions. The Rudgers & Whitney Labs are
state and local government agencies in the U.S., email to lindag@fossilrim.org. Close Date: Until Filled. responsible for leading field experiments in Texas and looking for a technician, effective immediately (position
Fortune 500 corporations worldwide and government Argentina and will participate in field experiments in open until filled). Duties will include both labwork
clients in Europe and Asia/Pacific. We’re currently Ph.D. Students - The Institute of Plant Sciences California. A Ph.D. in Entomology, Ecology, or a related and fieldwork on two separate NSF-funded projects
looking for a Biologist in our San Diego, CA office. at ETH Zurich, Switzerland, Chair of Grassland field is required as well as a strong background in the examining the ecology and evolution of plant-animal
Responsibilities: Will participate in rare plant surveys, Sciences, seeks 2 PhD students in stable isotope design and analysis of field experiments. Research and plant-microbe interactions. Candidates should
wetland delineation, vegetation mapping, habitat ecology. Responsibilities: Study of carbon and water experience with ants and Spanish fluency is preferred, have B.A./B.S. in biology and some hands-on field
restoration planning, wildlife surveys, endangered cycles in terrestrial ecosystems using stable isotopes but not required. Anyone interested in applying for and/or lab experience. Training will be provided, but
species surveys, CEQA/NEPA and ESA assessments. of carbon and oxygen. Tasks include measurements this position should contact Micky Eubanks at m- experience with DNA techniques (PCR, sequencing)
Requirements: Bachelors in Plant Ecology, Botany, of isotopologues of carbon dioxide and water with eubanks@tamu.edu or 979-862-7847. Close Date: and/or microbial methods (endophytic or mycorrhizal
Native Plant Horticulture, Zoology, or Wildlife Biology. a laser spectroscopy system in the lab and in the Until Filled. fungi) is a bonus. The position is classified as full-
Minimum 1 year practical experience associated with field. One position focuses on the development of time, temporary (6-24 months). This position would
education or employment in plant ecology/botany field flux chambers and their application for automated Community Ecologist - A two-year postdoctoral be an excellent fit for someone planning on graduate
or wildlife biology field. For immediate consideration isotope measurements of soil respiration and leaf scientist position is available in Lin Jiang’s laboratory study in ecology & evolutionary biology, as there will
please submit your resume online at www.urscorp. photosynthesis. The other position focuses on at the School of Biology of Georgia Institute of be the opportunity to gain experience in a number of
com and refer to Requisition # URS22342 or send manipulative drought experiments under laboratory Technology. Applicants should have (or will soon earn) research areas and to co-author papers. Please send
your resume to mike_blackmore@urscorp.com and and field conditions. Both positions include experiment a Ph.D. in community ecology or related fields. The a resume and contact information for three references
bill_magdych@urscorp.com. Close Date: Until Filled. design and realization, participation in field campaigns, position is funded by Georgia Tech and not linked with by email (kwhitney@rice.edu) or by post (K. Whitney/J.
presentation of results nationally and internationally any particular project, and the postdoc will have the Rudgers, Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology,
Wildlife Biologist - Responsibilities include performing as well as team work. Requirements: Dynamic and freedom to develop his/her own research program. MS 170, Rice University, Houston TX 77251-1892).
habitat surveys and searches for endangered reptiles, motivated students with M.Sc./Diplom or equivalent Preference will be given to those who use experimental Close Date: Until Filled.
amphibians, birds or mammals and consult in the in ecology, environmental sciences, atmospheric and/or theoretical approaches to address fundamental
areas of herpetology, wetlands, aquatic and terrestrial sciences or related fields. Expertise to speak, read and questions in community ecology. The starting date Developing World Fisheries Project Manager
ecology; interact effectively with clients and regulatory write in English is required. Research will be carried out is flexible but should be no later than January 2008. - The world of fisheries certification is new and
agencies; perform data analysis/evaluation and write within a Marie Curie Excellence Team. Appointments Applicants should electronically send an application evolving. The MSC is the only international non-profit
reports; assist in business development by writing are for 3.5 years starting in November 2007. Salary package including a statement of research interests, a organisation offering an FAO-consistent programme
proposals. This person will also provide these services is in accordance with EC guidelines for Marie Curie CV, and contact information of three references to Dr. to certify fisheries as well-managed and sustainable.
in support of projects at other Normandeau offices Excellence Grants and includes social benefits Lin Jiang at lin.jiang@biology.gatech.edu. Close Date: Methodologies and assessment processes can be
where a similar need exists for this type of qualified according to Swiss rules. Your application: Please Until Filled. complex and intellectually challenging. In a number
individual. Travel out of the area is approximately send your complete application (incl. description of of collaborative projects involving the MSC, fisheries
25% of the time. Qualified candidates should have a motivation, preference of focus, CV, copies of degree Field Technician - An energetic field technician is scientists/ managers and certification experts and
minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in wildlife biology, certificates, names and contact details of two referees) sought to work as part of a team conducting research working closely with fishery and conservation
ecology, wetland science or related field. Master’s to Dr. Alexander Knohl (alexander.knohl@ipw.agrl. on vegetation and avian community response to habitat stakeholders, we are actively working to expand our
or PhD preferred. USFWS certified bog turtle or ethz.ch). Close Date: Until Filled. restoration programs (fire and mechanical treatments) emphasis and improve access of the MSC programme
PAF&BC certified red-bellied turtle searcher (or on south Florida rangelands. Responsibilities will to developing world fisheries. Our Developing World
both) or credentialed herpetologist able to become Ecosystem Scientist -The Institute of Ecosystem include vegetation and insect sampling and conducting Fisheries Project Manager will have a key role in
USFWS certified is required. Prior experience is Studies seeks two individuals at the level of Assistant point counts. For a recent graduate with the desired testing a new risk assessment approach for data
PA or other mid-Atlantic states in wetlands, wildlife or Associate Scientist. The successful candidates qualifications, this position will provide valuable field deficient fisheries designed to supplement MSC’s
or endangered species surveys and wetlands will have a proven track record of research funding experience. Qualifications: B.S. degree in wildlife, fishery standard methodology. The project manager
delineation and permitting skills desired. Strong verbal and publication in top scientific journals. We are range, natural resource management, or related field; will help coordinate and evaluate experimental
communication, organization, writing and data analysis particularly interested in research interests that previous field experience; ability to identify birds of the assessments in data deficient fishery trials around the
skills are required. Candidates must be able to work relate to: 1) The impacts of global change on forest eastern U.S. by sight and sound desirable; experience globe. S/he also will be actively engaged in outreach
in the United States without company sponsorship. and associated ecosystems. Ecologists studying the with vegetation sampling an advantage; valid driver’s and keystone project development for developing
Submit cover letter and resume to: Normandeau future composition, biogeochemical function, and/ license; capacity and willingness to work both country fisheries. If you have experience with fisheries
Associates, Inc., Attn: Robyn Chadwick, 25 Nashua or management of forested ecosystems in the face independently and as part of a team. Start date January stock assessments, research or management or have
Road, Bedford, NH 03110, fax (603) 471-0874 or of climate change, ex-urban development, invasive 2008 through the end of August 2008. Compensation: related fisheries policy development, evaluation or
email rchadwick@normandeau.com. Close Date: Until species, or potential large-scale biofuel production $300-340/week depending on experience, free basic implementation background, particularly with relevance
Filled. are particularly encouraged to apply. 2) The ecology field housing. To apply, please send a letter of interest, to the developing world, we want to hear from you.
of infectious diseases. Ecologists studying zoonoses, resume, and contact information for three references Your past successes will include working with diverse
Amphibian Biologist – LA. Numerous populations wildlife diseases, and plant diseases caused by viral, to: Emma Willcox, Graduate Assistant, Department of stakeholders in multicultural settings, using sound
of many species of amphibians (as well as most bacterial, fungal, protozoan, or metazoan parasites are Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, Institute of Food judgement, demonstrating a thorough understanding
other vertebrates) are experiencing unprecedented welcome to apply. The Institute, a privately-endowed and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, 308 of fisheries sustainability issues. Your written and oral
population declines and range reductions. There are research and education organization located on a Newins-Ziegler Hall, PO Box 110430, Gainesville, FL communication skills will be second to none. Visit our
many hypothesized explanations for these losses 2000-acre arboretum in the Hudson River Valley of 32611-0430. Phone: 352-846-0558, Fax: 352-392- website (http://www.msc.org/html/content_483.htm) to
(e.g., habitat loss, pollution, and introduction of New York, currently hosts a staff of 16 scientists, who 6984. Email: ewillcox@ufl.edu. Email applications download the application pack or call Anna Battese on
exotic species). However, empirical tests of these investigate human impacts on forest, freshwater and encouraged. Close Date: November 1, 2007. +44 (0) 20 7811 3321 to request a copy. Close Date:
hypotheses, along with the collection of base-line urban ecosystems. We seek an individual who can join Until Filled.
information on the status of populations, are needed this team and establish interdisciplinary collaborations Biodiversity Information Specialist - Energetic self
to evaluate fully the cause(s) of these declines and to that extend the Institute’s work to consider human starter sought for work on biodiversity informatics
advise habitat managers on how to minimize future interactions with ecosystems, especially in light of initiatives to continue building the Inter-American
losses. Our research will entail several field studies in global change. by sending curriculum vitae, statement Biodiversity Information Network and the National
the Lower Mississippi River Alluvial Basin, in addition of research interests and goals, and the names and Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII), with
to data summary and database management. This
individual will conduct field sampling in Louisiana,
addresses of three potential references to: Human
Resources, Job Ref. # 07026-I, The Institute of
special emphasis on the development of the IABIN
Invasive Species Network (I3N). This position will be
When applying for
Mississippi, and Texas in marshes and forested
wetlands. Field work will include nighttime surveys of
Ecosystem Studies, Box AB, Millbrook, NY 12545;
jobs@ecostudies.org. Close Date: Until Filled.
part of a team that is building biological-informatics
(biodiversity and ecosystem) partnerships within a position listed,
frog calls and counts of individuals. Some field sites the information profession. Minimum requirements:
will be in remote wilderness areas. Strong skills in
amphibian identification and comfort working in remote
Population Ecologist - School of Ecology, University
of Georgia. Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral
- Fluency in Spanish and English with strong writing
and translation skills in both languages - Biodiversity /
please tell them
areas required. Requirements: The position requires
a bachelor’s degree in a biologically related field and
Research Associate position, which will focus on the
study of co-evolutionary dynamics in a laboratory
Biology / Ecology / Conservation Biology background;
experience with invasive species a plus - Experience
you saw it in the
research experience with an ecological, botanical, or host-parasitoid and host-pathogen system. The in project management - Experience in partnership
soil topic. A Master’s level degree is a plus. Experience protagonist species are the Indian meal moth (Plodia development Desired skill sets: - Self motivation
with wetland systems is a plus. A balance of field interpunctella), its ichneumonid parasitoid (Venturia - Strong organizational talent - Excellent analytical
research and laboratory analytical experience is canescens) and the virus (PiGV). The work, carried and communication skills (oral and written) - Ability
preferred. Application: Individuals with the above skills out in collaboration with Dr Steven Sait (University of to conduct yourself professionally and diplomatically
and experience should apply online at www.iapws. Leeds, UK), will place a strong emphasis on designing - Ability to work as part of, as well as lead, a team The
com. Close Date: Until Filled. lab experiments to test theoretical predictions and position is a great opportunity for exposure to national

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Forestry & Natural Resources
Management Organizations, forest certification sdavies@oeb.harvard.edu. Close Date: Until Filled. is some flexibility. Qualifications: The M.S. candidate
Wildlife Biologist - Responsibilities include performing programs, sustainable forestry, easements). See should have a background in plant ecology, forestry,
habitat surveys and searches for endangered reptiles, the job description for more information. It is a year Researchers - The Department of Forestry has or a related discipline, field/research experience, and
amphibians, birds or mammals and consult in the position, located in Durham NC. It would be great for research assistantships available for M.S. or Ph.D. the capability to work in challenging field conditions.
areas of herpetology, wetlands, aquatic and terrestrial a recent Masters or Ph.D or a graduate student that students interested in pursuing research in watershed Prior employment experience with land management
ecology; interact effectively with clients and regulatory wants to take a year sabbatical. Salary will be between management, water quality, and hydrology. The agencies (e.g., U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S.D.A.
agencies; perform data analysis/evaluation and write 45 and 50k. I certainly hope, and will work for, this student will be part of an interdisciplinary team of Forest Service, The Nature Conservancy, etc.) and
reports; assist in business development by writing position being made permanent in TNC. As usual, researchers and students investigating water quality skills in plant species identification and ecological
proposals. This person will also provide these services we need someone as soon as possible. Rob Sutter, and community capacity for planning and conservation data analysis are preferred. Degrees can be pursued
in support of projects at other Normandeau offices Senior Conservation Ecologist/Regional Scientist in eight urbanizing agricultural subwatersheds of the through Iowa State University’s Department of Natural
where a similar need exists for this type of qualified (rsutter@tnc.org). Close Date: Until Filled. Lower Kaskaskia River Watershed in southern Illinois. Resource Ecology and Management (http://www.nrem.
individual. Travel out of the area is approximately Key research questions include: 1.) How do land use iastate.edu/students/prospecgrad.htm) or Ecology
25% of the time. Qualified candidates should have a GIS Specialist - We are hiring a GIS specialist for and conservation practices affect water quality? 2.) and Evolutionary Biology Interdepartmental Graduate
minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in wildlife biology, our LTER. If you have questions, please respond to What is the capacity of urban and rural communities Program (http://www.grad-college.iastate.edu/EEB/).
ecology, wetland science or related field. Master’s either Wade Sheldon (address below) or myself (Kris in the subwatersheds to engage in watershed planning In both programs, opportunities exist for basic and
or PhD preferred. USFWS certified bog turtle or Meehan, klmeehan@uga.edu). The person in this and adopt comprehensive conservation strategies? The applied ecological coursework. Interested applicants
PAF&BC certified red-bellied turtle searcher (or position will be responsible for acquiring, processing project is funded by the USDA CSREES Water Quality should send a CV with cover letter, undergraduate
both) or credentialed herpetologist able to become and managing all geospatial (GIS) data for the Georgia program. Anticipated start date for assistantships is transcript details, GRE scores, and names and contact
USFWS certified is required. Prior experience is Coastal Ecosystems LTER, a major NSF-sponsored January 2008. For more information, please contact Dr. information (including email addresses) for three
PA or other mid-Atlantic states in wetlands, wildlife research project administered at UGA. The employee Karl Williard at (618) 453-7478 williard@siu.edu and references by email to: Dr. Heidi Asbjornsen. Close
or endangered species surveys and wetlands will assist with general data processing and web Dr. Jon Schoonover at (618) 453-7468 jschoon@siu. Date: Until Filled.
delineation and permitting skills desired. Strong verbal content maintenance, develop ecological metadata edu). Close Date: Until Filled.
communication, organization, writing and data analysis (documentation) for spatial data sets, train research GIS Analyst - American Forests is seeking a full time
skills are required. Candidates must be able to work technicians and graduate students on GIS technology, Assistantship -An assistantship is available to study GIS Analyst to provide a wide-range of support to the
in the United States without company sponsorship. and assist research scientists with geospatial data the response of forest herbaceous vegetation in a Urban Ecosystem Center. Duties include: GIS analysis,
Submit cover letter and resume to: Normandeau analysis. The job will include periodic travel to remote forest ecosystem restoration project in response creating maps for reports and publications, drafting
Associates, Inc., Attn: Robyn Chadwick, 25 Nashua field locations on the Georgia coast and operation of to variouslevels of overstory removal and burning manuals and exercises, create posters for presentation,
Road, Bedford, NH 03110, fax (603) 471-0874 or high-precision GPS survey equipment and associated frequencies. Strong background in plant taxonomy assist in on-going development of k-12 environmental
email rchadwick@normandeau.com. Close Date: Until computer software. The employee will also be and botany is crucial. Available for the student will be education program, respond to tech support questions,
Filled. expected to collaborate with other GIS professionals a laptop, handheld field computer, all necessary field beta test software, and facilitate GIS workshops.
in the national NSF LTER network on large-scale GIS equipment and supplies, travel funds, undergraduate Requires some travel. Education/Experience The
projects and metadata standards development. For student assistants, and a technician. The study area is position requires a bachelor’s degree with course
more information or to apply please see the UGA job in north Alabama. The project is funded by the National work in GIS and environmental science. The candidate
site. Contact Person: Wade Sheldon- email (best): Science Foundation. There are approximately a dozen should have at least 1-2 years experience using
sheldon@uga.edu, phone: (706) 542-5955. Close other graduate students working on different aspects of ESRI products to compile and analyze environmental
Date: Until Filled. the study. The area has plenty of outdoor recreational datasets. Skills and Knowledge The candidate should
opportunities within a short driving distance. Desired have strong knowledge of working with both vector
Research Assistantships - The Department of starting date: Spring (preferred) or Summer Semester and raster datasets using ESRI’s ArcGIS 9.x and the
Forestry at Southern Illinois University Carbondale of 2008. Starting before the summer of 2008 will allow extension Spatial Analyst; knowledge in creating data
has research assistantships available for M.S. or the applicant to learn the plant species from the current and metadata, map design and data management;
Ph.D. students interested in pursuing research in graduate student. For additional information: Luben demonstrated ability to teach in a classroom setting; a
watershed management, water quality, and hydrology. Dimov, Center for Forestry, Ecology, and Wildlife, PO strong knowledge of Microsoft office; excellent written
Forest Researcher - Influence of intensive forest The student will be part of an interdisciplinary team of Box 1927, Alabama A&M University, Normal AL 35762. and communication skills; demonstrated knowledge of
management on songbirds in the post-fledging period. researchers and students investigating water quality Phone: 256-372-4545. Close Date: Until Filled. environmental science. Experience with VB6, VB.Net,
One M.Sc research assistantship is available in the and community capacity for planning and conservation ArcObjects, Model Builder is a big plus. To Apply
Department of Forest Science starting in September in eight urbanizing agricultural subwatersheds of the Postdoctoral Fellowships -The Center for Tropical Email or Fax cover letter, resume, and writing sample
2007. The objectives of the study are to: (1) Assess Lower Kaskaskia River Watershed in southern Illinois. Forest Science-Arnold Arboretum (CTFS-AA) Asia to: Email: eray@amfor.org – subject line “GIS Analyst
the influence of intensive forest management on avian Key research questions include: 1.) How do land use Program coordinates a network of long-term research Position” fax: 202-737-2457 - Attention: Eric Ray – GIS
habitat quality early succesional forests of northern and conservation practices affect water quality? 2.) programs in the tropical forests of eight Asian countries. Analyst Position. Close Date: Until Filled.
Oregon, (2) Determine factors influencing habitat What is the capacity of urban and rural communities Postdoctoral Fellows are sought in forest ecology and
selection and use of early successional stands by in the subwatersheds to engage in watershed planning the evolution and biogeography of forest communities. Forest Ecologist - GAFW is an excellent non-
songbirds in the post-fledging period, and (3) Examine and adopt comprehensive conservation strategies? Strong analytical background preferred; established profit organization advocating for the protection and
fitness consequences (body condition and survival) The project is funded by the USDA CSREES record of research and scholarly publication in tropical restoration of the Chattahoochee-Oconee National
of differential use of early successional forests. The Water Quality program. Anticipated start date for forest ecology and/or evolution required. Positions Forest. They are non-profit, so salary is limited, but
scholarship includes $18k/year for 2 years plus tuition assistantships is January 2008. For more information, based at Harvard University. Send curriculum vitae this is a great opportunity for recent graduates to get
fees. We seek applications from individuals with the please contact Dr. Karl Williard at (618) 453-7478 and and names of three references to: Stuart Davies, their hands on some conservation-oriented work in the
following qualifications: (1) An undergraduate degree Dr. Jon Schoonover at (618) 453-7468 jschoon@siu. CTFS-AA Asia Program, The Arnold Arboretum, north GA woods. Contact: : GAFW’s Executive Director,
in forest ecology, wildlife ecology, or related disciplines, edu http://www.siu.edu/~forestry/). Close Date: Until Harvard University, 22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, Wayne Jenkins, could answer any questions about the
(2) A strong academic background, (3) Field experience. Filled. MA 02138, U.S.A. Close Date: Until Filled. job: wjenkins@gafw.org. Close Date: Until Filled.
Preference will be given to applicants with experience
identifying songbirds by sound, mist-netting, insect Land Protection Specialist - Work with private Graduate Student Position - I am looking for a Forest Health Specialist - Incumbents are the
identification, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), landowners to provide information regarding land graduate student to supplement and continue our department’s technical experts in specialized resource
and working in forest ecosystems. To Apply: Send conservation options; coordinate with conservation work with LiDAR data and color infrared imagery in management fields of study and provide assistance
1-page letter of interest, resume, transcripts, GRE partners; prepare land protection plans; ensure the north Alabama hardwood forest ecosystems. Desired and consultation on best management practices in
scores, and 3 letters of reference to: Matthew G. Betts, timely and accurate completion of tasks required background includes a degree in forestry or natural disciplines such as fish biology, water quality, forest
Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Forest Wildlife Landscape to acquire land and interests in land, including the resources and experience in working with LiDAR and hydrology, forest engineering, engineering geology or
Ecology, Department of Forest Science, Oregon State preparation of administrative, financial and legal other remotely sensed data. Available for the student forest inventory and may serve on the department’s
University, Corvallis, OR 97331 USA. 541-737-3841, documents; offer internal and external trainings on land will be a laptop, desktop, specialized software, travel interdisciplinary team working on complex land
matthew.betts@oregonstate.edu. Email applications protection issues; and provide input and support to funds, undergraduate student assistants, technician management problems. Incumbents may supervise
are encouraged. Close Date: Until Filled. other departments (e.g. development, public relations, assistance, and any additional equipment and supplies temporary staff involved in fieldwork. This requires
etc.) as needed. Qualifications: Bachelor‘s degree needed for the work. Funded by the National Science participating in planning available resources to
Assistantship - An MS assistantship is available to or equivalent in natural resource management, land Foundation. There are approximately a dozen other determine the number and timing of seasonal staff,
study the response of forest herbaceous vegetation use planning, biological sciences or related field, plus graduate students working on different aspects of the setting objectives, training, monitoring work and
in a forest ecosystem restoration project in response at least three years direct experience in successfully project at this time. The area has plenty of outdoor evaluating performance. Incumbents are subject
to various levels of overstory removal and burning implementing land protection projects. Familiarity with recreational opportunities within a short driving to fire assignment and must maintain qualifications
frequencies. Strong background in plant taxonomy digital mapping, survey, title, legal, tax and zoning distance. For additional information: [log in to unmask], for ICS rating. Incumbents will travel approximately
and botany is crucial. Available for the student will be issues relating to land protection. Excellent writing and 256-372-4545. Close Date: Until Filled. 30% of the time throughout the state with occasional
a laptop, handheld field computer, all necessary field speaking skills. Familiarity with MS Office applications overnight stays required. Minimum Qualifications:
equipment and supplies, travel funds, undergraduate including Word, Excel, Access. Valid driver‘s license, Assistantship - We are seeking a highly motivated Considerable knowledge of forest entomology. Good
student assistants, and a technician. The study area is and willingness to travel frequently and extensively M.Sc. graduate student to work with a large-scale oak knowledge of: Forest pathology Survey principles
in north Alabama. The project is funded by the National throughout the state, assist with program administrative savanna restoration experiment in central Iowa. The as it relates to forest health Forest management
Science Foundation. There are approximately a dozen duties as needed, conduct and attend periodic evening student will participate in three areas of research: 1) principles Experience: Supervising the work of others
other graduate students working on different aspects of meetings, and to traverse a variety of landforms on analysis of existing data sets related to successional Researching and analyzing land management issues
the study. The area has plenty of outdoor recreational foot. Send resume and cover letter to: Bob Wilber, dynamics following woody encroachment removal and making recommendations Preparing technical
opportunities within a short driving distance. Desired Director of Land Protection, rwilber@massaudubon. from savannas, 2) initiation of a prescribed fire/seeding reports Working with customers to provide training and
starting date: Spring (preferred) or Summer Semester org, Mass Audubon Society, 208 South Great Road, experiment within the savanna restoration experimental guidance. The ideal candidate will also possess the
of 2008. Starting before the summer of 2008 will allow Lincoln, MA 01773. Close Date: Until Filled. sites, and 3) assessing relationships between fire, following: Experience and background with Geographic
the applicant to learn the plant species from the current soil nutrient and moisture patterns, and vegetation Information System (GIS) principles and data models.
graduate student. Women, minorities, and persons Associate - The Center for Tropical Forest Science- response to restoration. The student will work closely Visit: http://dhr.idaho.gov/stateJobs/jobannouncement.
with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For additional Arnold Arboretum (CTFS-AA) Asia Program of The with Drs. Heidi Asbjornsen (Iowa State University) and aspx?announcement_no=01061010761. Close Date:
information: Luben Dimov, Center for Forestry, Ecology, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute coordinates a Lars Brudvig (Washington University in St. Louis), as Until Filled.
and Wildlife, PO Box 1927, Alabama A&M University, network of long-term research programs in the tropical well as with researchers from the U.S.D.A. Forest
Normal AL 35762. Luben.Dimov@aamu.edu, 256- forests of eight Asian countries. Postdoctoral Fellows Service Northern Research Station and the U.S. Army Urban Forester - Under general supervision, the
372-4545. (IMPORTANT NOTE: available only to US are sought in forest ecology and the evolution and Corps of Engineers staff. The student will also have incumbent will perform the duties associated with
citizens or permanent residents). Close Date: Until biogeography of forest communities. Strong analytical substantial intellectual freedom to develop and pursue the development and coordination of forester-related
Filled. background preferred; established record of research her/his research interests within the overall context projects and day-to-day work as well as complex
and scholarly publication in tropical forest ecology of the project. This position has two years of funding decision-making. Incumbents will provide technical
Researchers - I have posted a position with The and/or evolution required. Positions based at Harvard available for a Graduate Research Assistantship at assistance and advice to cities regarding the
Nature Conservancy for an individual experienced in University. Send curriculum vitae and names of three a competitive rate (including in-state tuition status planting, establishment and care of trees in urban
experimental design and remote sensing to help initiate references to: Stuart Davies, CTFS-AA Asia Program, and a partial tuition waver), with possibilities to fund environments. Incumbent will meet with City Councils
a big multi-site project looking at the effectiveness The Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, 22 Divinity exceptional candidates for additional year(s) of study. and neighborhood groups to promote Forestry, Fire
of different protection strategies (Timber Investment Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, U.S.A. Email: A start date of January 2008 is preferred, although there and State Lands grants, Tree City USA, Arbor Day

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certification, I’m more confident when I pitch business.

Obtaining a PMP requires a certain amount of specific


project management education, hands-on project
management experience, and passing a four hour exam.
The education can be obtained from colleges and
universities or online. We chose Cheetah Learning because
they have an excellent reputation in Project Management
training online. Using their online training, we were allowed
to schedule our studying so it was convenient for us. We
also found the Cheetah approach to be very reality-based
– we could apply the material to our projects, as we were
learning. Our overall experience has been so beneficial that
Chilkat Environmental is currently working with Cheetah
Learning to teach their online Environmental Project
Management Certificate Program.
PMP is a registered trademark of the Project Management
Institute.

landowners employ resource management firms and track is one of teaching or grant-dependant research.
independent Forestry Consultants. Resource firms may have Environmental education is a growing field, but not specific
offices in multiple states. They do hire foresters, preferably to forestry. Good Source: http://jobs.joe.org/ for teaching
those with field experience, dual degrees or specific jobs and at college jobs boards for scientific opportunities.
advanced degrees. Such employment might be for a specific
contract or fulltime. Expect entry level opportunities to be Cooperative Extension: Cooperative State Research,
limited. Education, and Extension Service (CSREES) is an agency
within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Within
People who work well without supervision and are ‘team each state, Coop Extension offices have educators and
players’ can do well as private consultants. Connecting other staff who respond to public inquiries and conduct
with prospective employers is more difficult and may mean informal, noncredit workshops and other educational
sending out resumes and letters of inquiry to likely firms. events. Forestry positions are scarce, but do exist. Usually an
Pay scale is often higher than average, and may include advanced degree would be required to apply, and constant
benefits. Good Source: Professional organizations and vigilance to spot a job opening. Good Source: http://www.
forest industry publications. csrees.usda.gov/
Elijah Donat has more than 11 years of Environmental
Project Management experience and holds a Master’s Starting your own Forestry Consultant business would be Nonprofits: Land conservation is in an upswing. Foresters
of Science degree in Environmental Systems Engineering difficult, but not impossible. Much depends upon where are employed by forest conservation trusts, foundations and
as well as a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Indian Law and
Environmental Science from Humboldt State University. you intend to work. Some states have forester licensing nonprofit organizations that need professional expertise
Chilkat Environmental is currently working with Cheetah programs. Others have forester certification programs. to manage their forest lands effectively. Opportunities are
Learning to teach their online Environmental Project scattered. Salaries and benefits are variable. Good Source:
Management Certificate Program. The course is certified Most Forestry Consultants have a background of extensive Land Trust organizational web sites
with PMI R.E.P., IACET and The American Council on
Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service
field experience before launching a business. Some graduates
(ACE). Visit http://www.chilkatenvironmental.com/ partner with an older forester who already has the business Government Contractor: if you can’t find a
training.html for more information. For more information contacts but is ready to let go of some of the field work. job, make your own!
about Cheetah Learning, visit them online at www. Pay scale is unknown, but expect extensive travel. The federal government has downsized its workforce
cheetahlearning.com to the point that nearly all field work on federal lands is
Academics and Research: Forestry teaching done through private contractors. There is a niche for the
opportunities occur at universities, colleges and community Independent Forester Consultant to gather a work team
colleges and are limited in number. Advanced degrees are together and bid on forestry contracts. Thinning, meadow
often a prelude to an academic career. The advancement restoration, stream rehabilitation, and tree planting are
commonly contracted out. It’s not a job, but it could be a
good business.

Great forestry career opportunities do exist. You will be


able to have a lifelong career as a forester, though you may
have to explore several career paths along the way. Need
more leads? Good Source:http://www.cyber-sierra.com/
nrjobs/forest.html
Jean Saffell has been providing information to job hunters
in natural resources since 1997 at: http://www.cyber-sierra.
com/nrjobs and information on how to locate grants for
conservation work at: http://www.conservationgrants.com
since 2001.

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and other program objectives. Incumbent will identify related to biology, forest ecology/forestry, riparian or arid field staff on topics related to geographic analysis Biology, Cornell University, jps66@cornell.edu. Close
specific needs for the community. Incumbent will lands restoration, or related coursework; Experience such as study design, data availability and collection, Date: Until Filled.
perform tree inventories in public parks and city street conducting restoration activities as a crew member or and technical questions; Providing guidance and
tree populations. The incumbent will work with staff and crew lead; Experience collecting biological data, as assistance to students, interns and others in GIS Research Scholar - Postdoctoral Research Scholar. An
volunteers to develop sustainable urban forest systems. well as monitoring or inventorying experience, desired lab that are working on geographic analyses that exciting opportunity has arisen within the Department
Will provide training to citizens, tree care professionals but not required; Knowledge of southwestern and/or are related to specific projects already undertaken of Entomology at the University of Kentucky to pursue a
and municipal representatives on tree establishment, Mojave flora and fauna a plus; Experience working or underway; and Contributing to development molecular ecology research project, utilizing diagnostic
tree maintenance, tree pruning, hazard trees and other with hand-held GPS equipment useful, knowledge of instructional materials in geographic analysis and molecular detection systems to study the dynamics of
care standards. Incumbent will assist with statewide GIS software preferred but not required; Posses a delivery of both formal classroom and informal web- predator-prey and/or parasitoid-host interactions in
program objectives. Incumbent will assist U&CF valid, state-issued drivers license and clean driving based training in geographic analysis. A master’s terrestrial ecosystems. The start date for this 24-month
coordinator with Heritage and Big Tree verifications in record (ability to drive manual transmission highly degree in ecology, geography or related discipline appointment is flexible, but is available from October 1,
the southern part of the state. Incumbent will participate desired); Experience driving 4WD vehicles in an on- with strong experience and interest in applying GIS 2007. Funding for additional years may be available,
in the Utah Community Forestry Council. Will become and off-road setting; Ability to conduct routine vehicle and remote sensing to support wildlife and wild place subject to satisfactory performance and successful
ISA certified arborist exam proctor. Provides technical maintenance and diagnose basic vehicle problems; conservation efforts (consideration will also be given grant applications. Qualifications: You should hold,
assistance on agency issues, services, program(s), Must be self-motivated and a self-starter; Must posses to Baccalaureates with substantive experience as or expect to obtain, a Ph.D. in molecular ecology/
and/or computer hardware and software, etc. good organizational skills and be detail oriented; Ability follows). The candidate should have experience using biology or related field, with relevant experience in
Encourages public participation through development to communicate effectively with a diverse public; Ability GIS software packages such as ESRI’s Arcview and isolation, amplification, purification and sequencing
of fact sheets, media announcements, community to work in harsh and rapidly changing environments, ARCGIS. To apply, please send by email a cover letter of mitochondrial/nuclear DNA, primer design, PCR
relations and public presentations. Furnishes the public camp in the backcountry for consecutive days, work describing your qualifications and reasons for desiring optimization, etc. You must be highly motivated, with
with information on the objectives and activities of a in all types of weather conditions, traverse uneven this position, resume and a list of three references a proven ability in data handling, analysis, and the
state agency. Qualifications: Knowledge of or Skills/ terrain, and be in overall good physical condition; and with contact information, addressed to Pamela Watim, ability to work both independently and within a multi-
Ability to use logic to analyze or identify underlying Meet eligibility requirements to receive an AmeriCorps WCS Human Resources Department, via hr@wcs.org. disciplinary research team of faculty and graduate
principles, reasons, or facts associated with information Education Award: (1) U.S. citizenship or legal resident Questions about the position can be addressed to Dr. students integrating applied entomology, basic ecology
or data to draw conclusions; provide consultation and/ alien status, and (2) eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Eric Sanderson at esanderson@wcs.org and Pamela and molecular biology. To apply, please send or e-mail a
or expert advice or testimony; principles, theories, Education Award (limit of two in a lifetime, regardless Watim at pwatim@wcs.org. Close Date: Until Filled. curriculum vitae with list of publications, covering letter
and practices of forestry and/or forest management; of award amount). Qualified and interested applicants explaining your interest in the above position and list of
develop approaches for implementation of an idea, should forward a cover letter, their résumé, and three Graduate Student Position - I am looking for a graduate three referees to James Harwood (see below). Contact:
program or change in operations; applicable laws, references to Chris Warner, Great Basin Institute student (PhD or MS) to supplement and continue our Dr. James D. Harwood (james.harwood@uky.edu),
rules, regulations and/or policies and procedures; Research Associate Coordinator at warnerc@unr.edu. work with LiDAR data and color infrared imagery in Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky, S-
agency and community resources and services; Please note that you are responding to a posting on north Alabama hardwood forest ecosystems. Desired 225 Agricultural Science Center North, Lexington, KY
deliver presentations or training using acceptable the SWS job board. Close Date: Until Filled. background includes a degree in forestry or natural 40546-0091 USA. Close Date: Until Filled.
methods and techniques; communicate information resources and experience in working with LiDAR and
and ideas clearly, and concisely, in writing; read and other remotely sensed data. Available for the student Watershed Stewards Project Member - Under the
understand information presented in writing. Other Forester Positions will be a laptop, desktop, specialized software, travel guidance and mentorship of top natural resource
Requirements Risks which require the use of special funds, undergraduate student assistants, technician professionals, members perform a range of duties,
safety precautions and/or equipment, e.g., working For more than two decades, Fountain Forestry, assistance, and any additional equipment and supplies which include: physical and biological monitoring,
around operating machines, working with contagious Inc. has been providing comprehensive needed for the work. Funded by the National Science habitat restoration, report/grant writing, project
diseases or hazardous chemicals, etc. The work forestry services to landowners, investors, Foundation. There are approximately a dozen other development, environmental education, and community
requires some physical exertion such as long periods graduate students working on different aspects of the outreach. Qualifications: Preferred applicants
of standing; walking over rough terrain or rocky and other forest resource stakeholders project at this time. For additional information: Luben. possess: 25 semester units of college-level science
surfaces; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, throughout the eastern USA. We have Dimov@aamu.edu, 256-372-4545. (IMPORTANT and/or equivalent work experience (field, lab, or
stretching, reaching, or similar activities; recurring employment opportunities available for NOTE: available only to US citizens or permanent restoration work); an interest in natural resources and
lifting of moderately heavy items such as typewriters managed properties in Tennessee and residents). Close Date: Until Filled. environmental education; a dedication to serving the
and record boxes. The work may require specific but Kentucky. Duties include timber cruising, community; and be a US Citizen or Lawful Permanent
common physical characteristics and abilities such Forest Ecologist - The University of Tennessee Resident Alien. To Apply: Please submit an AmeriCorps
as lifting up to 50 pounds, above-average agility, and marking, establishing harvest boundaries and Wetlands Program welcomes applications for either a application (completed online at: https://recruit.cns.
dexterity. Contact: http://www.for.msu.edu/pages/jobs/ SMZ’s. Strong computer and communication post-doctoral scientist (PhD required) or a Research gov/index.asp using Program ID #00ASCCA0051530-
UrbanForesterUtah.htm. Close Date: Until Filled. skills are desirable. Position is salaried with a Associate (MS required) to lead research on hardwood 0) and the two reference forms included, plus a resume
comprehensive benefits packing including a bottomland wetlands in western Tennessee. The and cover letter via email. Close Date: Until Filled.
Researchers - I am looking for two highly motivated company vehicle. Forward your resume with researcher will work on a collaborative project aimed
students for September 2008 (possibly earlier) at the at quantifying ecological complexity among hardwood Wetlands and Stream Restoration Specialist -
PhD or MSc level who can add to the Vamosi research references and salary requirements to: eric. bottomlands that differ in restoration age (1987 – 2005) Directs and coordinates wetland restoration projects
group with their enthusiasm, expertise, and willingness dennis@fountainsamerica. Contact Human and control sites on the Hatchie National Wildlife and assists in stream restoration projects of the
to approach complex systems. In my lab, we focus Resources @ (603) 435-8234 for other job Refuge. The goal will be to develop models that quantify Virginia Aquatic Resources Trust Fund (Trust Fund).
on the the study of factors affecting community opportunities. Close Date: Until Filled. ecological complexity based on site characteristics. The Trust Fund is a partnership between The Nature
structure in aquatic organisms, long-term evolutionary Fieldwork will be in western Tennessee (housing Conservancy in Virginia (TNC) and the U.S. Army
consequences of enemy-victim interactions, and provided), with data analyses and writing occurring Corps of Engineers (Corps) that provides a form
breeding systems in flowering plants. One position is Assistantship - Ph.D. Assistantship in Restoration at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. Skills in of compensatory mitigation through preservation,
for an experimental/observational field project, further Ecology. I am seeking a Ph.D. student to work on forest bird identification, vegetation sampling, and restoration, creation or enhancement of wetlands,
exploring the factors (notably predators) affecting the an upland hardwood restoration project in Florida. multivariate modeling techniques will be assets. This streams, buffers, or other aquatic resources in Virginia.
coexistence of predaceous diving beetles. Field work The project involves using silvicultural techniques in project is funded by the USDA, and includes a $27,500/ The Wetlands and Stream Restoration Specialist
would take place either in Alberta or coastal British restoring degraded upland hardwood forests in north year salary and benefits. Interested individuals should works collaboratively with the Stream Restoration
Columbia. This work would take place within the broader central Florida in collaboration with the state division send a letter of interest outlining their past experiences Specialist, Land Protection and Stewardship staff from
framework of phylogenetic community structure, and of forestry. The assistantship carries a competitive and career goals, curriculum vitae, unofficial copies TNC, staff from the Corps, and other organizations and
could possibly involve the application of molecular stipend, tuition waiver, and health insurance for a period of transcripts, and a list of references to: Dr. Matthew individuals as needed in carrying out duties. Primary
techniques to better resolve our understanding of of 3 to 4 years. Students are expected to join either in Gray, University of Tennessee, Department of responsibilities include determining feasibility of wetland
the relationships among congeneric species. The the spring or fall 2008. Minimum qualifications include Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries, 274 Ellington Plant and stream restoration and enhancement at project
second position is for a laboratory evolution project. a M.S. degree in forestry, ecology or a related field, Sciences Building, Knoxville, TN 37996-4563. Emailed sites, preparing proposals for funding from the Trust
The student would work with granivorous insects and good oral and verbal communications skills, 3.0 GPA applications (mgray11@utk.edu) will be accepted. Fund, developing and implementing comprehensive
their enemies in the lab, documenting evolutionary and 1000 GRE (V+Q) score. Please contact Dr. Shibu Close Date: Until Filled. mitigation plans, developing scopes of work for
responses in the prey populations to the presence of Jose, Associate Professor of Forest Ecology, School requests for proposals for projects, and managing
enemies under varying resource settings. Guaranteed of Forest Resources and Conservation, University of contracts. This position is responsible for Trust Fund
funding of at least $19k CAD/year for 4 years (PhD) Florida at (352)-846-0872 (Office) or email sjose@ufl. program operations and management of Trust Fund
or 2 years (MSc) is available through a combination of edu. For more information visit the Forest Ecology and budget. May supervise other staff and will provide
teaching and research assistantships. Applicants are Ecosystem Restoration (FEER) Lab. Close Date: Until technical support to protection staff in identifying and
encouraged to apply for available scholarships and Filled. assessing potential wetland restoration, enhancement
fellowships. Canadian citizens should definitely explore and preservation sites that are appropriate as Trust
the possibility of applying for NSERC graduate awards. GIS & Remote Sensing Analyst - To provide Fund projects and are consistent with the mission of
The Department of Biological Sciences has a strong geographic analysis assistance to WCS Global TNC. This position is funded through May 2009 with
and growing group of ecologists and evolutionary Conservation Programs include GIS, remote sensing the possibility of funding beyond that date. Send
biologists. If interested in either position please contact and related analyses (global positioning systems, résumé and letter of interest stating salary requirement
me by email and attach a copy of your CV & a brief biotelemetry, aerial surveys, database construction, Scientist - A post-doctoral position is available to (no telephone calls, please): Wetlands Restoration
statement of your research interests/goals. Close etc.), at local, regional and global scales, by Assisting immediately to work on a multi-investigator project Specialist, The Nature Conservancy, Virginia Chapter,
Date: Until Filled. with collaborative research and conservation activities that examines nitrogen dynamics during the 490 Westfield Road, Charlottesville, VA 22901. Email:
with International Conservation Programs around the decommissioning of the Nevada Desert FACE Facility hriden@tnc.org (Please include “Wetlands and Stream
Forest Restoration Technician – NV. In cooperation world and in New York that advance conservation (NDFF). The work will use isotope, soil transformation Restoration Specialist” in subject line.). Close Date:
with the U.S. Forest Service Spring Mountains National practice generally and enable conservation specifically and trace-gas measurements to explore the influence Until Filled.
Recreation Area (SMNRA), the Great Basin Institute through application of GIS, remote sensing or related of long-term exposure of the Mojave Desert to elevated
is recruiting a Forest Restoration Technician. Working analysis, including landscape species conservation carbon dioxide. The position will be based at Cornell Watershed Education Assistant - Are you looking for
throughout the SMNRA, the Forest Restoration planning, range-wide priority-setting, human footprint University with field work at the Nevada Desert FACE a job where you don’t have to sit in front of a computer
Technician and full-time GBI Project Coordinator analysis, and other “standardized” spatial analysis Facility (NDFF) near Las Vegas, NV. The applicant everyday? Would you like to teach high school
will work collaboratively to prioritize and implement techniques, while developing new techniques as will work at desert field sites for extended periods. students through hands on experience in their local
various restoration projects including riparian areas necessary, Supporting development of new models A Ph.D. in ecology, biogeochemistry, soil science environment? Then Orange County Coastkeeper has
and arid lands; harvest and catalogue native seeds; for wildlife and landscape conservation based on or related field is required before the starting date. just the job for you: become an Education Assistant
and conduct rehabilitation activities on wilderness application of ideas from landscape ecology and novel Knowledge and experience with stable isotopes, soil for our watershed education program, WHALES.
encroachments, and damaged areas. Additionally, applications of spatial analysis, Contributing to the N transformations, or trace gas analysis is desirable. Watershed Heroes- Actions Linking Education to
the team is responsible for data entry and analysis, preparation of scientific papers, reports, posters, and Funding for the position is guaranteed for two years with Stewardship (W.H.A.L.E.S.) introduces high school
report writing, project planning and mapping, and other public awareness materials that present the results of the possibility of a one-year extension. To apply please students to watershed concepts through field
tasks assigned by staff biologists. Crew members will spatial analyses. Activities will include writing and map e-mail an application letter with professional interests activities such as water quality monitoring, biological
utilize GPS/GIS technology for data collection and preparations. To provide training, capacity-building and and research experience, CV, reprints, and names, assessment, marine life survey, habitat restoration,
map making. Compensation: $10,800 Living Stipend. question and answer support in geographic analysis and E-mail addresses of three references to Dr. Jed and beach cleanup projects. We are looking for an
Qualifications: Educational and/or field experiences by, Providing advice and assistance to New York and P. Sparks, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary enthusiastic, hard-working individual with a desire to

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learn and educate students about our local watershed. pertaining to health and environmental hazard. assessments and related environmental studies expand the project depending upon their research
Completed or is in progress on a Bachelor’s Degree Perform emergency response activities. Communicate including but not limited to field studies, compliance interests. Students should be comfortable conducting
in Science or Education. Some understanding of with site supervisors and contacts to adapt monitoring documentation and technical assessment on large land both field and laboratory work. A background in
watershed and coastal issues. Education experience plan to schedule work activities. Calibrate and maintain use, natural resource, water, energy, transportation and hydrology, wetland ecology, or water quality is required.
and the desire to lead and teach high school students. sampling and monitoring equipment in operational municipal development projects. Requires previous Candidates should be highly motivated, hard working,
This part-time job is 20-25 hours per week. Field trips condition. Complete detailed project notes about experience in managing a multidisciplinary team of and capable of working in teams. Tuition remission,
are generally on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursdays, health significance and environmental impact of field professionals in performing CEQA/NEPA compliance insurance, and stipend provided. Stipend: $16,000/
with an occasional Saturday event. Additional activities. Install borings / shallow monitoring wells and review projects, ability to address technical issues yr, health benefits, tuition remission. Qualifications:
office hours are flexible. Contact: Briana Madden at with hand auger systems. Perform maintenance and and act as technical lead in interacting with client on B.S. in Environmental Science, Wetland Science,
briana@coastkeeper.org. Close Date: Until Filled. repair of remediation systems. Prepare written reports, project details. Must have excellent communication Restoration, Ecology, Hydrology, or related field. Send
proposals, tables of data, CAD drawings, boring and writing skills and have the ability to be a mentor letter of interest, resume, transcripts, and GRE scores
Specialist - Range and Training Land Assessment logs, etc. Experience in environmental consulting; to junior level personnel in career development stages. to: Maggie Forbes, Ph.D., Department of Biology,
(RTLA) Environmental Monitoring Specialist (Research with demonstrated experience in the completion BS and/or MS in Biology, Environmental Planning, Box 97388, Baylor University, Waco, TX 76706. (254)
Associate II Special) with CEMML at Schofield Barracks, of site assessments, remediation, environmental Environmental Sciences, or related discipline. AICP 710-2140. Email: Maggie_Forbes@Baylor.edu. Close
Hawaii. MINIMUM: BS/BA in range science, applied audits, reporting writing, GIS, CAD, etc. Candidate Certification is preferred. This is an Exceptional Career Date: Until Filled.
ecology, biology, natural resource management, should have excellent report writing skills and will Opportunity, based in Fresno, California with a leading
geography, or closely related. Three or more years of need to develop a working knowledge of regulatory Environmental Consulting firm offering excellent Senior Environmental Project Manager – We are
professional experience in natural resource inventory, requirements. Field experience with site assessments compensation and benefits, based on experience seeking a Senior Environmental Project Manager /
ecosystem monitoring, or management. Must be able and remediation. Strong computer skills including and qualifications. For consideration please forward Planner to oversee the development and preparation
to conduct field work in extremely rugged terrain and Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access. Position requires resume or contact directly: Sequence Systems, Attn: of CEQA/NEPA technical documentation for projects
adverse weather conditions. SALARY: Range $48,000- up to 75% travel. A valid driver’s license and clean Michael DeSafey, 2008 Opportunity Drive #150, throughout California. The ideal candidates would
$58,000 DOQ APPLY: On-line at https://welcome. driving record is required for this position. Bachelor’s Roseville, Ca 95678. Phone: 916-782-6900 x202. Fax: have experience as an intermediate or senior level
warnercnr.colostate.edu/jobs// Detailed job listings degree in Physical / Mathematical / Biological 916-782-6307. Email: mdesafey@sequencestaffing. project manager / planner with 4 to 10 years of
at http://www.cemml.colostate.edu/Jobs/cemmljob. Sciences, Geology, Engineering, Natural Resources, com. Close Date: Until Filled. environmental planning and/or project management
htm. CSU is an EO/AA employer. POSITION #: SCH/ Environmental Planning/Science or related field experience related to the development of CEQA/NEPA
RTLA/9/24/07. Close Date: Until Filled. of study. Email resume and salary requirements Environmental Program Manager - We are seeking documentation. Responsibilities will include the ability to
to: cerickson@withersravenel.com or fax to Carla an extremely talented environmental professional with manage/develop technical documentation as related to
Watershed Aides – CA. The Marin Municipal Water Erickson, Director of HR at 919-238-2099. Close Date: 5+ years experience working in the southwestern CEQA/NEPA compliance, environmental assessments
District has three (3) openings for full-time temporary Until Filled. United States to oversee one of the largest water and related environmental studies including but not
Watershed Aides in the Fisheries Management area transfer/rights projects in the country. The ideal limited to field studies, compliance documentation
of the Facilities & Watershed Division. Two (2) of the Environmental Technician - Based in Chatham, NJ with individual would have previous experience overseeing and technical assessment on large land use, natural
assignments are for up to six (6) months in duration, offices throughout the U.S., BEM Systems, Inc., BEM environmental mitigation projects, as related to resource, water, energy, transportation and municipal
40 hours per week, and one (1) assignment is for up is a full-service environmental consulting, engineering state and federal conservation and transfer program development projects. Requires previous experience
to four (4) months in duration, 40 hours per week. The and information management firm providing innovative guidelines. Providing proposal development, project in managing a multidisciplinary team of professionals
work shift is 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and may include solutions to complex environmental health and safety scheduling, technical guidance, budgetary tracking, in performing CEQA/NEPA compliance and review
weekends, holidays and shift changes. Interested issues facing private industry, local governments, and engineering design, construction mitigation monitoring, projects, ability to address technical issues and act
persons must submit a completed District application, state and federal agencies. We have an immediate and technical expertise as related in restoration and as technical lead in interacting with client on project
supplemental questionnaire responses, and original full-time opportunity working in our West Palm Beach, mitigation projects. Experienced with CEQA/NEPA, details. Must have excellent communication and writing
California DMV H-6 form to the Human Resources FL office working as an Environmental Technician. Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species, skills and have the ability to be a mentor to junior level
Department. An application packet may be obtained The Environmental Technician will be working as Water Operations and compliance.This individual will personnel in career development stages. BS and/or
online at www.marinwater.org or by calling 415-945- part of team to conduct biological monitoring in both be responsible for all aspects of project development, MS in Biology, Environmental Planning, Environmental
1433 (clearly state what position you are applying for) created and natural wetland systems across south coordination, progress and completion of projects as Sciences, or related discipline. AICP Certification is
or in person at MMWD/HR, 220 Nellen Avenue, Corte Florida. This position will primarily serve to support a related to $100 billion of restoration/water transfer preferred. This is an Exceptional Career Opportunity,
Madera, CA 94925. Close Date: Until Filled. variety of field activities, ranging from the collection projects in the Southwest. Must have extensive based in any office in California with a leading
of water quality, vegetation, and sediment samples experience working with state and federal agencies, Environmental Consulting firm offering excellent
Assistant or Associate Professor of Environmental to conducting avian utilization and nesting surveys. such as BLM, Fish and Wildlife service, individual compensation and benefits, based on experience
Science - Beginning in August 2008. Ph.D. required Additional responsibilities may include collection of water agencies, as well as, environmental consulting and qualifications. For consideration please forward
at time of appointment. The UMBC Department experimental data, maintenance of field equipment, groups, conservation and elected state governmental resume or contact directly: Sequence Systems, Attn:
of Geography & Environmental Systems invites preparation for field trips, and entry of data into MS officials. Requires BS Biology, Water Resources Michael DeSafey, 2008 Opportunity Drive #150,
applications from scholars who can contribute to the Excel and other database applications as appropriate. or other related environmental sciences degree. Roseville, Ca 95678. Phone: 916-782-6900 x202. Fax:
growth of our interdisciplinary environmental science Some laboratory work may also be necessary. The Masters Degree Desired. 5+ years experience in 916-782-6307. Email: mdesafey@sequencestaffing.
program in one or more of the following areas: ideal candidate should have previous experience mitigation and restoration projects as related to water. com. Close Date: Until Filled.
ecohydrology, watershed science, soils, conservation conducting field work in wetland environments, such For consideration please forward resume or contact
biology, restoration ecology, ecosystem science, and/ as the Florida Everglades or other similar ecosystems. directly: Sequence Systems, Attn: Michael DeSafey, Project Manager - Apply your strengths in project
or global change science. The successful candidate Strong field data collection and note taking skills are 2008 Opportunity Drive #150, Roseville, Ca 95678. management and engineering design and analysis
will demonstrate a robust program of research and essential. Individuals with direct experience with Phone: 916-782-6900 x202. Fax: 916-782-6307. to our numerous projects involving a diverse array
publication, a commitment to seek external funding surface water quality, vegetation, and soil sampling will Email: mdesafey@sequencestaffing.com. Close Date: of municipal support projects, including storm water
and interest in collaborative research and teaching. A be preferred. A B.S. or similar degree in Environmental Until Filled. management and sewer systems (including retention/
strong interest in advising, mentoring and teaching at Science, Ecology, Biology or related discipline and a detention facilities); sanitary collection systems, lift
both graduate and undergraduate levels is essential. valid Florida Driver’s License is required. To reply in Environmental Planning Manager - We are stations, and interceptor sewers; water distribution
In the most recent Carnegie ranking, UMBC is listed confidence, submit your resume to: hr@bemsys.com. seeking a Director of Environmental Services in the systems and transmission mains; road improvements;
as a Research University-High Research Activity. Close Date: Until Filled. Orange County region for one California’s leading site development; and other public infrastructure
Research opportunities at UMBC include collaboration environmental sciences and engineering consulting improvements. As project manager, you will also assist
with the Baltimore Ecosystem Study (BES), an NSF- Senior Environmental Specialist - RS&H, whose firms specializing in CEQA/NEPA, Water, Air and in plan reviews and modifications, including QA/QC
funded Urban Long-Term Ecological Research site; the tradition began in 1941, is a facilities and infrastructure Land Use projects. We are seeking an individual to functions; coordinate concurrent functions with public
Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology (JCET) consulting firm whose client-centered program lead the Environmental Services Group and perform regulatory agencies and utility companies, as well as
and Goddard Earth Sciences & Technology Center structure provides value-added solutions to clients environmental review work for private, state and federal prepare associated project cost estimates. Applicants
(GEST), both research consortia formed by UMBC around the world. Our firm is rapidly growing and is projects throughout the Southern California region. should possess a BS in Civil Engineering or related
and NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center; the Center seeking intelligent, innovative, and forward thinking This would include analysis of environmental impacts area and an active Ohio P.E. license or the ability to
for Urban Environmental Research and Education professionals at all levels to join our dynamic team. and mitigation measures; generating and coordinating gain within six months. Candidates should have 5 - 10
(CUERE), an EPA and NOAA-funded center focused We are currently seeking a Senior Environmental the production of CEQA and NEPA documentation; years of substantive engineering design experience
on the environmental, social and economic impacts of Specialist in our Austin, TX office. This position would interfacing with clients and the public; and participating in public development projects, particularly in storm
urban and suburban landscape transformation, and be responsible for working on TxDOT environmental in proposals for development of new projects, the water, water, and sanitary sewer facilities. Working
the U.S. Geological Survey Water Science Center impact studies along with other environmental related territory and oversight of personnel, and general knowledge of central Ohio local jurisdiction design
for the MD-DE-DC region, which moved its staff of projects. Requires an accredited Bachelors or Masters operations. Minimum of five years environmental requirements for infrastructure is a major plus. Must
60+ personnel into its new facility at UMBC in August of Science degree in an environmental science or planning level experience in public or private planning thrive in a team environment and readily relate to the
2007. The Department is currently recruiting M.S. engineering curriculum. Requires 8 or more years required preparing and managing all forms of CEQA client’s needs Special skills: Working ability in AutoCAD
and Ph.D. students for its new graduate program, prior work experience in the environmental field. documentation including Negative Declarations, 2004 Land Desktop (or Softdesk) is preferred and
and our faculty are active participants in UMBC’s Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Mitigated Negative Declarations, and EIRs, including working ability in additional software applications such
NSF-IGERT traineeship program, “Water in the Urban and PowerPoint) required for use in completing all related correspondence and procedures; at least 3 as Pondpack, TR-55, HEC-RAS, HEC-2, WaterCAD,
Environment.” UMBC is located in close proximity to assignments. Experience preparing NEPA documents years experience managing a Environmental Services Arcview, etc. is an advantage. Software skills must
both Baltimore and Washington D.C. and an array for transportation planning projects. When applying to Group. Additional experience with NEPA and other also include Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
of federal, state, and local agencies, and other this position, please include your salary requirements relevant statutes, not limited to but including Water Working ability in MS Project is a major plus. We offer
research institutions along the Washington- Baltimore- on your cover letter or resume. RS&H offers a Quality Permits, HCP’s, 404 permits, the Coastal Act, an attractive benefit program, including a matching
Philadelphia corridor. Interested candidates may visit competitive benefits and compensation package. Apply Streambed Alteration Agreements, and/or Endangered 401(k), relocation assistance and opportunity for
the web site http://www.umbc.edu/ges for additional at http://tbe.taleo.net/NA3/ats/careers/requisition.jsp? Species Act Requirements. Requires a Bachelor’s career growth. Interested candidates can find out more
information.Please send curriculum vitae and cover org=RSANDH&cws=1&rid=141 or send your resume degree in Environmental Planning, Biology or related about our quality company, EMH&T, and may apply
letter describing research agenda and teaching to rshjobs@rsandh.com and please reference the job discipline. Masters degree and/or AICP registration a online or send resume directly to Ajones@emht.com
interests, and have three letters of reference sent to number. Close Date: Until Filled. plus to consideration. For consideration please forward for immediate consideration. Close Date: Until Filled.
Dr. Erle Ellis, Search Chair. For those unable to submit resume or contact directly: Sequence Systems, Attn:
electronically, please send applications to Department Senior Environmental Project Manager - We are Michael DeSafey, 2008 Opportunity Drive #150, Supervising Hydrogeologist - South Florida Water
of Geography and Environmental Systems, UMBC, seeking a Senior Environmental Project Manager / Roseville, Ca 95678. Phone: 916-782-6900 x202. Fax: Management Division has an immediate opening for
1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, Maryland 21250. Close Planner to oversee the development and preparation 916-782-6307. Email: mdesafey@sequencestaffing. a Sr. Supervising professional at its Ft. Myers Office.
Date: December 3, 2007. of EIR/EIS’s for CEQA/NEPA technical documentation com. Close Date: Until Filled. This position supervises technical support staff who
projects in the Central Valley area. The ideal candidate review water use permit applications in accordance
Environmental Scientist - Looking for an environmental would have experience as an intermediate or senior MS Research Assistantship - Masters student with criteria, accepted hydrogeologic and surface
scientist with Phase I environmental site assessments level project manager / planner with 6 to 10 years of needed to participate in study examining water quality water hydrology principles and water use activities;
and contamination assessments. Essential Duties and environmental planning and/or project management and water storage functions of coastal freshwater provides technical advice to other SFWMD units and
Responsibilities include but not limited to: Conduct experience related to the development of CEQA/NEPA wetlands in the Galveston Bay area. Student will external organizations, as representative of the District.
environmental monitoring; including the collection of documentation. Responsibilities will include the ability evaluate hydrological processes and fate and transport Must have knowledge of advanced hydrogeology,
soil, surface water, sediment, groundwater and waste to manage/develop technical documentation as related of contaminants in geographically isolated wetlands. surface water hydrology, geochemistry and applied
material samples. Conduct environmental surveys to EIR/EIS’s, CEQA/NEPA compliance, environmental Self motivated student will have the opportunity to mathematics as well as have experience in the use

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of state of-the-art computer hardware and software, Potential projects include: understanding the impact
experience in utilizing maps, construction plans and invasive plant species have on soil biogeochemical
specifications, engineering and environmental reports processes and exploring the link between acid rain,
and water resource computer program output. Must be its influence on soil, and the decline of Dysart Woods,
able to communicate credibly with other hydrogeologic an old growth forest. Candidates seeking the position
professionals, attorneys, construction professionals, should have an interest in forest soil biogeochemistry
developers, agriculturists, civil engineers and others & ecology. A successful candidate will have a strong
in the District’s Water Use Regulatory Program. work ethic, good communication skills, and the ability
Experience in analyzing complex water use permit to work independently. A generous stipend is provided
applications and skillfully preparing the necessary in addition to a tuition waver in the Department of
written and verbal reports commensurate with the Environmental and Plant Biology at Ohio University.
complexity of the applications is also necessary. Must Applicants should email, as a PDF, a cover letter that
have the ability to schedule and manage time to meet summarizes your background and goals, statement of
tight deadline, train and supervise subordinates duties. research interests, curriculum vitae with the names and
Requires 7+ years’ experience in water resource addresses of three references to: Dr. Jared L. DeForest
engineering including 2 years regulatory related and (deforest@ohio.edu) or apply directly at http://www.
registration as a Florida Professional Geologist. Job ohio.edu/graduate/apply.cfm. Email requests for more
reference #50035275. For more details and to apply information on project specifics are welcomed. Close
on-line, visit our website at www.sfwmd.gov. Close Date: November 1, 2007.
Date: Until Filled.
Agroecology Researcher - We are seeking a highly
Coordinator - The Consortium for Ocean Leadership, qualified and motivated individual wishing to pursue a
a new corporation resulting from the merger of M.S. or Ph.D. in agroecology. The successful candidate
the Consortium for Oceanographic Research and will work in a multidisciplinary project assessing the
Education (CORE) and the Joint Oceanographic joint impact of several easy-to-adopt practices on
Institutions (JOI) has an immediate and rewarding wheat stem sawfly, Fusarium crown rot, and weed
opportunity for a qualified individual to serve as the abundance and impact. In plot-level experiments we
NOSB Education Coordinator. This individual will be will evaluate multitrophic interactions among these
responsible for the efficient day-to-day operational pests and the existence of synergistic impacts on
activities of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl and wheat growth and yield. In field-level studies conducted
specific associated projects (such as internships, across Wyoming, North Dakota, Montana, and Idaho
diversity programming and summer award trip we will determine the impact that wheat variety, stand
coordination). Duties include service as the main point density, and pest management approach have on
of contact for NOSB Regional Coordinators, planning, wheat production and pest abundance. Results will be
workshop and training activities, database and used to parameterize a computer-based model that
filing system maintenance and integrity, solicitation incorporates management practices, environmental
and review of questions and a variety of additional conditions, and pest dynamics to predict yields and
administrative and logistical tasks related to the grain quality. Qualifications: The candidate should have
program. The ideal candidate will have: - A bachelors a background in Agronomy, Ecology, or Environmental
degree in a scientific, education or policy-focused Sciences with experience in conducting research, and
field; advanced degree preferred - Familiarity with the an ability to work in a collaborative environment. A strong
educational and the scientific research community - A interest in quantitative methods including experimental
minimum of 2 years of administrative/programmatic design, statistics, and modeling is highly desired.
experience with capacity to assume full responsibility Contact for additional information: Fabián Menalled,
for specific components of a national program - 719 Leon Johnson Hall, Bozeman, MT 59717-3120.
Excellent organizational skills with an emphasis on Phone: (406) 994-4783, menalled@montana.edu.
attention to detail - Excellent interpersonal skills, oral Application procedures: Submit 1) letter of interest
and written communication skills; must be able to deal stating professional goals, research interests, and
comfortably and tactfully with a variety of people of all qualifications, 2) a resume, 3) transcripts and GRE
ages, including non-native English speakers as well as scores (unofficial copies acceptable at present), and
scientists, Federal officials and faculty/administrators 4) the names, affiliations, email addresses, and phone
from academic institutions - Demonstrated proficiency numbers of three references. Electronic applications
with all MS Office applications; experience in database are accepted. Close Date: Until Filled.
set-up/ management and web editing; ability to
research information using electronic resources such Assistantship - Population dynamics and control of with the U.S. Forest Service’s growth and yield model, policy-making. This program is training a generation
as the Internet; web editing experience. For immediate West Nile Virus in urban environments. A research Forest Vegetation Simulator, will be given preference. of graduate students to understand these linkages
consideration, interested applicants should direct assistantship is available in the Drake lab for a PhD Candidates should have a GPA of at least 3.0, and and to be prepared to work in multidisciplinary teams
a cover letter and resume to: Consortium for Ocean student to join a joint project between UGA and the score higher than the 50th percentile on both the to improve understanding and management of urban
Leadership, Attn: Education Coordinator Search, New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Verbal and Quantitative components and higher than environmental systems. The program is centered on
1201 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 420, Washington, on the population dynamics of West Nile Virus in New 4.0 on the Analytical Writing component of the GRE. three interwoven themes: (1) urban hydrology and
DC 20005. Fax – (202) 332-8887 or by Email – York City. Goals of this project are to understand the This position has guaranteed support for 2 years, contaminant transport; (2) urban biogeochemical
jobs@oceanleadership.org. Close Date: Until Filled. environmental drivers of transmission in heterogeneous with extension as needed to complete an ambitious cycles, aquatic ecosystems, and human health; and (3)
environments, to develop early warning systems for program. Graduate stipends currently are $16,676 per urban water policy, management, and institutions. The
Assistantships - Graduate research assistantships outbreaks, and to identify strategies for containment and year and include tuition waivers. Competitive stipends program takes advantage of the presence at UMBC
in Hydrology/Water Quality are available beginning in control. The successful applicant should be committed at higher amounts may be available. I prefer that of the field headquarters of the Baltimore Ecosystem
the Fall of 2007 in the School of Renewable Natural to a research program in theoretical or computational interested candidates contact me by email, although Study (http://beslter.org), one of two urban sites in
Resources. The first year will require large amounts ecology and should have a background in quantitative you may contact me by phone. Mike R. Saunders the NSF Long-Term Ecological Research network;
of field and lab work. Topics of concentration for a methods. Prior training may be in ecology, biology, (msaunder@purdue.edu, 765-494-2155). Close Date: partnerships with public agencies, nonprofits, and
thesis/dissertation are open in the area of hydrology/ physics, chemistry, or other quantitative field. Ecology Until Filled. private consultants; and proximity to the Chesapeake
water quality issues related to forestry. A research of infectious disease is a growing area at UGA which Bay, a coastal ecosystem severely affected by urban
project is being conducted on hydrology, stream also boasts excellent programs in veterinary medicine Researcher - PhD opportunity at the with Deborah land use change. Applicants for IGERT Traineeships
water quality and macroinvertebrates to evaluate and public health and hosts the Southeast Cooperative Lawrence: Climate and nutrient constraints on must be US citizens or permanent residents. Awardees
the effectiveness of forestry best management Wildlife Disease Study, a national center for the study productivity in rainforest trees. Join an interdisciplinary accepted to one of nine participating PhD programs
practices at the watershed scale. The research is of wildlife diseases. Potential students are strongly team working at La Selva Biological Station in Costa will receive a stipend of $30k per year plus $10,500
being implemented in a forest-dominated watershed encouraged to email John Drake (jdrake@uga.edu) Rica on a biocomplexity project to link the cycles of cost-of-education allowance. Applications for Fall 2008
located in Central Louisiana. Storm and monthly a letter of introduction and expression of interest well carbon, nutrients and water (CICLOS). You will be part are due February 1, 2008. For further information see
water samples are collected in addition to physical in advance of the application deadline (November of the tropical biogeochemistry lab in the Environmental http://www.umbc.edu/cuere/igert or contact Bernadette
stream measurements and biological indicators. This 1, 2007). For more information about the Graduate Sciences Department of UVa. The PhD project Hanlon, IGERT Coordinator at bhanlon1@umbc.edu,
research demands a significant level of field and lab Program in Ecology and instructions for applying, involves synthesis of two years of data on diameter or Prof. Claire Welty, IGERT Program Director at
work. Currently, 3 graduate students are working within please see http://www.ecology.uga.edu/programs. growth and phenology across an 18- plot soil fertility weltyc@umbc.edu. Close Date: Until Filled.
the project and the group is looking for 3 additional htm. Funding is immediately available for this position. gradient. Monthly tree data are matched by monthly
graduate students to continue with the research. Outstanding applicants with other interests are data on soil nutrient availability (P, N, and cations). Assistantship - A PhD assistantship is available to
Qualifications: B.S or M.S in hydrology, soils, forestry, encouraged to contact us about for information about High frequency meteorological data are recorded in an participate in a NSF funded interdisciplinary study of
environmental sciences, natural resources, or a fellowships and other sources of funding. Close Date: eddy-flux tower nearby. This is an excellent opportunity ecosystem and herder vulnerability to extreme weather
related field is required with an interest and dedication November 1, 2007. to engage in the debate on the sensitivity of tropical events on the Tibetan Plateau. The PhD student will
to research. The successful candidates are expected rainforest trees to a changing climate. The ideal establish and conduct a snow manipulation and
to perform extensive fieldwork during the first year, and M.S. Student Position - I am seeking a M.S. student candidate already has a masters degree in ecology, grazing experiment in Tibet, conduct observational
therefore be in good physical condition, be able to work to begin studies in Spring or Fall Semester 2008. environmental science, or a related field, an excellent sampling of vegetation and soils, including the use
outdoors in inclement weather and withstand annoying This project will involve summarizing and modeling academic record and experience with scientific writing. of natural isotopic analysis. The student will primarily
insects. Stipend: $16k/year + tuition waiver and health the past and future growth and yield of a long-term, Advanced undergraduates will also be considered. be responsible for the ecological component of this
insurance. Application information for LSU Graduate disturbance-based silvicultural study located in central Necessary skills include facility with laboratory project, but will also be expected to collaborate with
School. Contact: Interested candidates should send a Maine. Although much of the data has been already chemical analysis, statistics, and writing. Please send social scientists, and to work with modelers who are
cover letter, resume, university transcripts, and GRE acquired, there will be opportunities for 1-2 months of CV to Deborah Lawrence (dl3c@virginia.edu). Close developing a coupled ecosystem-household decision-
scores to: Dr. Jun Xu, School of Renewable Natural data collection in Summer 2008 or 2009 at the field site Date: Until Filled. making model. The graduate student can earn a degree
Resources, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, in Maine. This project allows for the unique opportunity through the Graduate Degree Program in Ecology
LA 70803. Phone: 225-578-0897 or 225-578-4168, to develop silvicultural knowledge in two systems-the Researcher - We seek applicants for our NSF or through the Department of Forest, Rangeland &
Fax: 225-578-4227, Email: yjxu@lsu.edu. Close Date: hardwood forests of Indiana and the mixed-conifer Integrative Graduate Education and Research Watershed Stewardship. The PhD candidate should
Until Filled. forests of Maine, and build collaborative relationships Training (IGERT) program, “Water in the Urban be familiar with plant ecology, ecosystem ecology, and/
both at Purdue University and the University of Environment.” Solutions to complex problems or biogeochemistry. Experience working with natural
Research Assistant - A graduate research/teaching Maine. Coursework in forestry/silviculture is required; associated with the effect of urbanization on the water abundance isotopes, knowledge of Mandarin Chinese
assistant (PhD or MS) position is available starting expertise in modeling design and theory, biometrics cycle require integrated ecological, economic and or Tibetan languages, and experience working/living
in January or April 2008 studying forest soil ecology. and statistics are desirable. Candidates with familiarity engineering approaches, as well as innovations in in remote regions of developing countries are all

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Environmental Policy & Law
advantageous. The candidate should be able to successful adaptation field projects and manages with collaborative, team building approaches Five
work independently for months at a time in a remote other strategic efforts to build WWF’s profile and Research Associate/Post-Doctoral Fellow - or more years of relevant professional experience
field setting. If the candidate does not know Chinese knowledge around adaptation/resilience-building in Epidemiology and Modeling of Chronic Wasting Preference will be given to individuals with: Knowledge
or Tibetan, s/he should be willing to take a class in order to protect nature from the impacts of climate Disease, Department of Wildlife Ecology, University of information technologies, communications and
Mandarin Chinese. For more details about this position change. Works under the supervision of the Chief of Wisconsin-Madison. The position will focus on marketing approaches relevant to sharing scientific
and information on how to apply, please view the full Climate Change Scientist/Director of the EpiCenter epidemiological models for Chronic Wasting Disease information and engaging multiple public audiences
position announcement on the website of Dr. Julia A. of Climate Adaptation and Resilience Building and (CWD) in white-tailed deer populations in Wisconsin Proven experience working in diverse international
Klein. A starting date of January 2008 or earlier is ideal. is part of the WWF Climate Change Global Program and Illinois. Research will combine computer and or cultural environments The application process
However, students who can join this project in the Unit. Basic requirements include a graduate degree simulation and maximum likelihood analysis to extend will continue until the position is filled. Applicants
summer or fall of 2008 are also encouraged to apply. in a relevant field. Position requires a minimum of current CWD models. Specific objectives include must be US citizens or residents or have a valid visa
Close Date: Until Filled. five years of work experience in conservation biology, evaluation of non-linear transmission between host and documents to work in the US. AA/EOE. Please
ecology or climate change science. Candidates should density and prevalence, potential importance of send a letter of interest, detailed resume, and salary
Researcher - Seeking highly qualified individual to be a strong persuasive communicator, in person and in environmental transmission, rate of spatial spread, requirements to: Linda Foster (lfoster@savingcranes.
fill a postdoctoral position starting in the Fall of 2008 writing and have proven ability to work with scientists spatial management strategies, and alternative org) and Claire Mirande (mirande@savingcranes.org)
in the lab of John Drake at the University of Georgia and funding agencies. Demonstrated knowledge surveillance strategies. The Research Associate For more information on ICF see: www.savingcranes.
Odum School of Ecology. Research in this lab focuses of fundraising and proposal development is a plus. works in close collaboration and coordination with org. Close Date: Until Filled.
on population dynamics in experimental systems, Excellent organizational and project management state biologists in Wisconsin and Illinois , with federal
infectious disease ecology, and ecology of invasive skills required. Location to be determined. Details can research scientists, academic researchers, and other Executive Director - Executive Director needed
species. We have strengths in modeling, computation, be found at www.worldwildlife.org/jobs. Close Date: state or federal agencies. Qualifications: A Ph.D. in to run the activities and operations of the Agenda
and stochastic population theory. Recent projects Until Filled. Ecology, Biology, Wildlife Ecology, Zoology or related 2020 Technology Alliance which is an industry-led
include invasive aquatic species in the North American discipline with strong biological emphasis and applied partnership with government and academia to reinvent
Great Lakes, extinction in experimental zooplankton Conservation Scientist - (PRBO) seeks a visionary modeling experience in disease epidemiology and/or the forest product industry through process, material
populations, and models of the 2003 SARS outbreak in conservation biologist to lead and grow our multi- population dynamics. Knowledge and experience in and market innovations. Duties include maintaining
Singapore. A postdoctoral associate is sought to join a investigator scientific research programs to address epidemiology, demographic and spatial modeling, communication and coordination among the members
joint project between the University of Georgia and the urgent global change issues. The successful candidate and statistical analysis strongly preferred. Experience and outside organizations to support the industry.
New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will have expertise in staff and program management, with Matlab is required. A strong independent work Staffing the CEO oversight council and efficiently
on the population dynamics of West Nile Virus in New conservation science, fundraising, and partnership ethic, good verbal and written communication ability, managing the research program activities, providing
York City. Goals of this project are to understand the building. Qualifications: Ph.D. in relevant field and ability to work independently and as part of a research oversight, management, stewardship are also key
environmental drivers of transmission in heterogeneous minimum of seven years post-graduate experience team, demonstrated record of publication, and good responsibilities. Qualifications: Advanced degree
structured environments, to develop a statistical with exceptional management, scientific, fundraising interpersonal skills. Salary: $33-38k/year depending with technical discipline, more than 10-15 years
understanding aimed at developing early warning and communication skills. Experience with modeling, on qualifications, plus benefits. Minimum 12 month of experience and documented success in RD&D
systems for vector-borne outbreaks, and to identify avian ecology and a range of ecosystems desired. appointment, with continued employment for 3 years management or public policy. Special knowledge of and
strategies for containment and control. The position is Starting salary: $110k - $120k annually with competitive dependent on funding and satisfactory performance. experience with government grant-marking processes
for two years with a starting salary of $41,715. Start benefits. Ongoing review of applications; position Start Applications: Candidates should send a formal and technology-related policy issues. Excellent
date is negotiable. The successful applicant should opened until filled. E-mail cover letter, CV, and contact letter of interest, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and written and oral communication skills, including the
have a background in ecological epidemiology and information for 4 references (including e-mails and 3 references to: Michael D. Samuel, Department of ability to simplify complex technical issues for non-
ecological modeling. Questions can be addressed to phone numbers) to prbo@prbo.org with “CSO Search” Wildlife Ecology, 204 Russell Lab, 1630 Linden Drive, technical audiences; ability to develop and implement
John Drake at jdrake@uga.edu . Applicants should in the subject line. PRBO is a growing, internationally- University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706. Close effective strategic approaches; strong organization
send to this address a letter of introduction, CV, and recognized non-profit with expertise in avian ecology, Date: Until Filled. skills including the ability to motivate diverse partners
expression of interest. Close Date: Until Filled. population biology, ecosystem science, informatics into action. Strong leadership qualities to effectively
and conservation applications. Headquartered in the Biogeochemical Modeler - The Department of manage change; the ability to effectively deal with
Climate Adaptation Specialists - World Wildlife Fund north San Francisco Bay area, PRBO’s annual budget Plant Sciences of the University of California-Davis is others and recruit allies. Experience with trade
seeks two Climate Adaptation Specialists, one to work is ~$7 million supporting 60 staff biologists and over seeking a Biogeochemical Modeler for a 1-year (with association management and forest products issues
on freshwater ecosystems, the other on terrestrial 100 seasonal biologists. Additional details can be possible extension) post-doctoral research position. are a plus. Compensation package commensurate
ecosystems. This Senior Program Officer position found at www.prbo.org/sciencedirector. For more The incumbent will conduct and supervise simulation with experience and background. Please submit
plans, manages, communicates, and implements information, contact Ellie M. Cohen, President and modeling exercises for regional greenhouse gas resume with salary requirements to: HR Dept-Code
project as part of the EpiCenter of Climate Adaptaiton CEO (ecohen@prbo.org, 707-781-2555, ext. 318). emission assessments and mechanistic hypotheses Agenda2020. Qualified individuals, please send
and Resilience Building. Leads the development of Close Date: Until Filled. generation. Within the regional assessments, a focus resume and cover letter to resumes@afandpa.org or
will be on biofuel systems and alternative management fax 202 463 2058. Close Date: November 6, 2007.
practices and the incumbent will facilitate the linking
of the modeling results with economic analyses Senior Analyst - Senior National Environmental Policy
through collaboration with agricultural economists. Act (NEPA) Analyst position (Research Associate III
The mechanistic modeling will focus on soil C Special) available with the Center for Environmental
dynamics in deeper soil layers and soil aggregates. Management of Military Lands to be assigned
A Ph.D. in biogeochemistry with a strong background at Fort Wainwright, Alaska. MINIMUM: BS/BA in
in simulation modeling is required and experience in environmental planning, land use planning, natural
spatial statistics would be a bonus. Salary is $38,758 resources management, environmental engineering,
per annum plus full benefits. Submit application letter, environmental law, or closely related field; experience
curriculum vitae and the names of three references to in preparation of NEPA documents. SALARY: $58,000-
Dr. J. Six, Department of Plant Sciences, One Shields 60,000 On-line at https://welcome.warnercnr.colostate.
Avenue, University of California, Davis, CA 95616. edu/jobs/. Detailed job listings at http://www.cemml.
Phone: 530-752-1212, Fax: 530-752-4361, Email: colostate.edu/Jobs/cemmljob.htm. CSU is an EO/AA
jwsix@ucdavis.edu. Close Date: Until Filled. employer. POSITION #: FWA/NEPA/9/20/07. Close
Date: Until Filled.

CEO - The Coos Watershed Association is seeking a


Chief Operating Officer to manage the organization’s
daily operations (including management of current and
projected budgets, allocation of staff to maintain/improve
delivery of program services), and coordinate with the
Board of Directors to develop/implement policies and
long-range planning activities for the organization.
Since 1994, the Association has implemented over
300 restoration projects, and is widely known for its
Director of Conservation Education - The ICF is a assessment and monitoring efforts and publications.
conservation organization committed to safeguarding This position reports to the Executive Director, and
the world’s 15 species of cranes and the ecosystems in is an integral part of the Strategic Framework 2005-
which they live. ICF seeks an experienced professional 2015, a ten-year business plan that provides guidance
in the field of conservation learning, communications, for the organization’s growth. The organization’s
and/or public outreach to provide vision and lead funding portfolio includes grants (state, federal,
growth of an established ICF department. The foundation) from the Oregon Watershed Enhancement
Conservation Education Department is preparing to Board, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality,
embark on significant interpretive enhancements to Bureau of Land Management, and other private and
our central campus, an expanded national outreach public funds, and fee-for-service contracts. Additional
program, and a new involvement in international information on the Association’s activities can be found
education programming. The successful candidate on our website: http://www.cooswatershed.org. Close
will lead an active group of staff and volunteers, and Date: Until Filled.
work closely with peer program directors and the
senior management to ensure creativity and consistent Associate Program Manager - The NTCD is seeking
quality in educational and informational programming. candidates to fill the Associate Program Manager in
Some international travel is expected. The successful our Water Resources Group. The Water Resources
candidate will have: A degree in social sciences, Group manages $2.7M in grants to implement
education, communications, and/or marketing; studies and projects in Nevada Lake Tahoe with
candidates with biology/zoology/ecology related the goal of improving the clarity of Lake Tahoe. The
backgrounds and/or significant cultural, community, group is responsible for stream restorations, water
and/or education experience may also qualify Skills quality monitoring and analysis, erosion control and
developed in past positions to strategically plan and mitigation, air pollution deposition studies, overseeing
evaluate the education program and ensure program design and implementation public best management
activities produce conservation outcomes that further practices for water quality, and shaping public policy
ICF’s mission Proven record of organizing, inspiring, of daily pollutant load to Lake Tahoe. The individual
and mentoring an engaged professional staff, and in this position will be responsible to create, manage,
the ability to work across multiple disciplines Skills implement, and analyze water quality and erosion

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Environmental Education & Eco Tourism
control projects in the Nevada Lake Tahoe Basin. excellent benefits. Submit cover letter, resume, and Program Officer - The Program Officer for Central record management and experience in collections
This individual will manage grants and maintain basic names of 3 references to: Science Director, ESA, Asia and Turkey is an existing position that will become management. 40 hours/week. The applicant
accounting spreadsheets, will be responsible for public 1707 H Street NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20006, vacant at The Christensen Fund on December 31st must have a keen understanding of preservation,
speaking, should be knowledgeable of basin policy, email: resumes@esa.org, fax: 202-833-8775. No calls, 2007. The opportunity is to lead further development of a cataloguing systems and digitization and three-five
and must stay current on water quality and erosion please. Close Date: Until Filled. significant portfolio of grantees working in the mountain years experience in archival management. Other
control science. Qualifications, requirements, and regions of West Central Asia around bio-cultural qualifications will include project planning, familiarity
benefits are delineated in the position description Restoration Project Technician - The Restoration diversity issues. Building on past years of grantmaking with computer databases, and the ability to work
found at www.ntcd.org <http://www.ntcd.org/> or can Project Technician will work as part of the Watersheds and the lessons learned, bring energy and vision to independently as well as with a team. TTOR is seeking
be obtained by contacting Marilyn McKenzie. Salary Program team to plan and implement restoration, developing grant making strategies for the region an individual with knowledge of archival theory and
range is between $49,833 and $63,787 under the maintenance and monitoring projects. The Restoration and articulating them to potential grantees and other accepted practices, and the ability to implement a
employee-paid retirement plan. Mail, hand-deliver, or Project Technician will help mobilize, train and organize stakeholders; Developing and recommending grant cataloguing system. The position will involve working
e-mail a cover letter and resume to Contact: Marilyn volunteers to promote community involvement proposals for approval, and overseeing application with TTOR staff and a historic resources manager
McKenzie, Nevada Tahoe Conservation District, P.O. in Watershed Program projects. Restoration declinations and grantee reporting, working in close to survey the property archives for 95 historic TTOR
Box 4605, 297 Kingsbury Grade, Suite J, Stateline NV Implementation Responsibilities: (60%) Work as part collaboration with colleagues in Grants Administration properties. The ARC manager will oversee sorting
USA 89449; (775) 586-1610 x21. Close Date: Until of a team on Watersheds Program projects. Provide staff; Collaborating with other staff at The Christensen and organizing the materials by property within five
Filled. support for restoration planning through research, field Fund and other partnering foundations and institutions regional offices of the organization. The position
surveys, mapping and design ideas. Survey potential to craft, finance and implement grantmaking; involves cataloguing the archival collections using the
Executive Director - The successful candidate will project locations and implement restoration techniques. Maintaining close knowledge of the ideas, issues Past Perfect software program. The candidate must
bring a broad range of experience and acumen to Participate in and further develop restoration and institutions in their field of responsibility, and of be familiar with creating finding aids for the individual
the position. The Executive Director reports to the effectiveness monitoring programs. Research and the circumstances of communities, landscapes and property collections. The archivist must be able to work
Board of Directors, a group of 27 members who, develop strategies for improving restoration design and biodiversity across regions of concern in Central with the TTOR curatorial team and to delegate tasks to
under the leadership of its Chairman and Executive implementation techniques. Research fish and wildlife Asia; Partnering (as appropriate) with grantees to the Historic Resources Manager. The ARC manager
Committee, oversee a number of management and habitat requirements and develop recommendations advance their institutional development and program will also be responsible for records management
activity committees. The Executive Director and other about wetlands and riparian restoration techniques and achievement, and participating in their events; Helping of TTOR organizational archives including property
members of staff coordinate with various committees design. Participate in weed control activities: manual, grantees and other relevant organizations network management and land conservation documents.The
of the Board, ensuring delivery of near term-goals mechanical and chemical. Contact Tracy Brown at and learn from each other locally, across the region project involves properly housing the collections with
and long-range planning. The Executive Director will brown@pcei.org. Close Date: November 16, 2007. and internationally; Working (including with outside acid free supplies. With TTOR staff, the ARC manager
also work actively with Sail Training International, the reviewers) to evaluate the impact of grantees and will select portions of the collections to be scanned.
organization’s UK based international counterpart, grant making strategies and recommending program The manager, with TTOR staff, will be responsible for
and with other national sail training organizations and
Executive Director adjustments accordingly. We expect this position to creating a plan for digitization of the archival collections
vessels around the world. No phone calls, please. be based in the San Francisco Bay Area (Palo Alto), and implementing the plan. The ARC manager will be
Contact Kristin Zhivago at kzhivago@aol.com. Close Botanic Gardens Conservation International but reasonable accommodations may be made for responsible for working with TTOR staff, members,
Date: Until Filled. (BGCI) aims to halt the loss of plant residence within the region. The job requires extensive and scholars to make the collections available for
diversity by raising awareness of the travel across Central Asia and Turkey, as well as research, education, interpretation, and conservation.
Conservation Coordinator – San Diego. The San global importance of plants and working to internationally. Terms would be a three year renewable To apply, send resume and cover letter to: Susan
Diego Audubon Society is seeking a Conservation contract, with relocation assistance. An excellent salary Edwards, 572 Essex St., Beverly, MA 01915 or email:
Coordinator to strengthen and expand conservation
safeguard species from extinction. From and benefits package commensurate with qualifications sedwards@ttor.org. Close Date: Until Filled.
programs. This position reports to the Executive our base in London UK, BGCI works with and experience will be provided. Please send a cover
Director. Responsibilities: Assist in conservation member gardens in 115 countries to support letter and CV to resumes@christensenfund.org or mail
program planning, management, and implementation; this vital conservation work. From grassroots it to Mayumi Fujio Morrow, 394 University Avenue,
Provide administrative and functional support to the action to shaping government policies and Palo Alto CA 94301, USA, marked Confidential. Close
Conservation Committee; Recruit, educate, mentor, Date: Until Filled.
supervise, and organize conservation volunteers;
priorities, we utilise our international network
Provide direct supervision, education, and outreach to and internal expertise to achieve real Regional Coordinator - Work with BOEP Manager to
volunteers at habitat maintenance and restoration work conservation success. Based at the Chicago coordinate the Bioregional Outdoor Education Program
parties; Prepare conservation articles for publication Botanic Garden you will represent BGCI in 20 schools (each RC works with five schools in one
in monthly newsletter; Manage e-advocacy program, within the US. Working with the Secretary state). BOEP works with K-8 elementary teachers and
including writing monthly alerts; Help coordinate their students in the public and BIA schools of the
cooperative efforts with other organizations and
General, you will utilise your excellent Colorado Plateau bioregion, including parts of CO, Education Department Internship - This internship
agencies; Collaborate with the executive director to communication and interpersonal skills to UT, AZ, NM. Responsible for assisting in program provides excellent learning opportunities for those
raise funds for conservation programs; Assist with daily lead the implementation of BGCI’s 5 Year development, curriculum development, and teacher who wish to enter the environmental education field or
administrative tasks. Qualifications: A personal passion Plan 2007-2012 within the US, liaise with workshops. Will assist in operating a 6-day field- related areas of education and environmental studies.
for the protection of birds, other wildlife, and their BGCI US members, promote international based Summer Institute for teachers, an one day The program combines service as a volunteer teacher
habitats; Knowledge of local, regional, and statewide Winter Workshop, and 3-day River Institute, recruiting with training, supervision, and evaluation, creating
conservation issues; A general knowledge of the fields
collaboration and secure funding for institute participants, acting as liaison with teachers, an exceptional opportunity to engage in a learning
of science that relate to wildlife conservation; A general BGCI’s work in the US and overseas. principals, and school districts, and co-creating school- practicum in environmental education. As an intern,
awareness of the local, state, and federal regulations Appropriate qualifications and a background year program with their group of teachers. The BOEP we expect you to devote a minimum of 16 hours per
that are intended to protect our environment and or a strong interest in botany, horticulture Regional Coordinator reports to the BOEP Program week to the program. More hours can be happily
wildlife; Experience recruiting and managing volunteers or biodiversity conservation issues are Manager as part of the Programs Team. The Regional arranged. Whenever possible, your training will involve
and building grassroots advocacy networks; Excellent Coordinator will work with one state and 5 schools. participation at both The Blue Hills Trailside Museum
communications and writing skills; Experience reviewing
required. Experience in fundraising is $27,500 for 11 months, $150/month home office and The Chickatawbut Hill Education Center sites. We
environmental documents and writing comment letters; also a requirement for this position. This stipend, per diem and use of car + benefits. Contact: do not offer a salary or stipend to interns. This is a
Experience identifying grant opportunities and writing is a two year fixed term contract (with the Jon Orris at jorris@fourcornersschool.org. Close Date: voluntary training program, although the students are
and managing grants; Proficiency with Microsoft Office potential for extension). For an application Until Filled. treated as and expected to work as Museum staff
suite (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint). To apply, form please contact Bruce Jamieson by e- persons during their internship. Send cover letter,
please send a cover letter describing your qualifications Executive Director - Botanic Gardens Conservation resume, and references to: Stephen Hutchinson,
and a resume in Word or PDF format to Chris Redfern
mail at bruce.jamieson@bgci.org quoting International (BGCI) aims to halt the loss of plant Education Coordinator shutchinson@massaudubon.
at redfern@sandiegoaudubon.org. or mail to 4891 ‘Executive Director’ in the subject heading. diversity by raising awareness of the global importance org. Close Date: Until Filled.
Pacific Highway, Suite 112, San Diego, CA 92110. For Close Date: Until Filled. of plants and working to safeguard species from
questions and inquiries, please contact Chris Redfern extinction. From our base in London UK, BGCI works Environmental Educators - Looking for a great
at redfern@sandiegoaudubon.org.. Close Date: Until with member gardens in 115 countries to support this experience teaching children outdoor skills, ecology,
Filled. Development Director - The Watershed Project vital conservation work. From grassroots action to living history, and team building? Join the Rock
seeks an exp’d p/t devel dir. TWP educates and shaping government policies and priorities, we utilise Eagle 4-H Environmental Education Program in
Watershed Development Coordinator - Appalachian inspires communities to protect their local watersheds our international network and internal expertise to central Georgia and gain valuable teaching skills
Coal Country Watershed Team members live and work by producing enviro education and community steward achieve real conservation success. Based at the and techniques. Rock Eagle has 2 positions to start
in low-income communities dealing with contaminated programs. We are focusing on developing individual Chicago Botanic Garden you will represent BGCI within immediately. We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic
streams, depressed economies and other issues donor programs, foundations, and corporations. The the US. Working with the Secretary General, you will folks that enjoy being part of a team and want to learn
related to abandoned mine lands and impoverished DD will guide the development activities through this utilise your excellent communication and interpersonal and share knowledge. The season runs until early
communities. Your help is needed in building programs process and supervise one staff. Responsibilities: skills to lead the implementation of BGCI’s 5 Year Plan December with the option to return in early February
that will alleviate these problems. Work with local Design/implement annual fund plan/strategy. Develop 2007-2012 within the US, liaise with BGCI US members, for the spring season. Applicants must have a college
volunteers as an OSM/VISTA team member and new sources of unrestricted income. Research promote international collaboration and secure funding degree or be involved in an internship. Visit our website
see lasting environmental change happen on the institutional funding opps for program/general support. for BGCI’s work in the US and overseas. Appropriate at http://www.rockeagle4h.org and send resume and
ground level! Meet dynamic local leaders and build Write proposals/presentations. Manage funder qualifications and a background or a strong interest references to Donna Stewart at donnast@uga.edu or
partnerships with local, state and federal organizations. relationships. Develop and cultivate individual donors in botany, horticulture or biodiversity conservation call (706) 484-2862. Close Date: Until Filled.
Gain valuable experience in community organizing, and corporate relationships. Qualifications: 5 yrs exp. issues are required. Experience in fundraising is also
environmental education, fundraising, and grant- in fund development w/3-5 yrs exp. managing multiple a requirement for this position. This is a two year fixed Naturalist I - High school diploma and 1 year
writing. Create a sense of pride within yourself and fundraising strategies. Extensive responsibility for term contract (with the potential for extension). For an of experience in caring for animals and general
those around you. Help make Coal Country a cleaner, successful planning and strategy development. application form and job description please contact maintenance; and or any equivalent combination of
healthier, and safer place to live and work. Contact: Professional background that includes orientation Bruce Jamieson by e-mail at bruce.jamieson@bgci. training and experience. Possession of a valid NC
Torie Bowman at support@accwt.org. Close Date: to environmental education. Strong oral and written org quoting ‘Executive Director’ in the subject heading. driver’s license required. Must be willing and available
Until Filled. communications skills. Direct exp. managing individual Close Date: Until Filled. to work weekends and holidays. Position requires
donor program - developing a donor community, pre-exposure rabies vaccination. To apply, visit www.
Program Manager - Office of Science Programs. including direct mail letters. Direct exp. w/ corp. Archives and Research Center Manager - ARC ashevillenc.gov and click on the employment link.
Develop and manage workshops, conferences, and solicitations. Bach. degree in Comm.-Marketing, or Manager will oversee a statewide archives and Close Date: Until Filled.
publications linking ecological research to decision related field. The Watershed Project offers competitive collections facility (15,000 square feet) in Sharon, MA.
making and resource management. Must also be able comp, DOE, and benefits package: medical, dental, The manager will focus on the care and management Education Coordinator - The Boston Nature Center
to work with teams of scientists, help develop project 12 paid holidays/yr, 2 wks vacation and 1 wk fixed of archival collections and access to them. The seeks an individual to design, develop, implement, and
web sites, and manage project budgets. MA/MS in vacation, 403(b) w/employer match. Send Cover letter facility will be a center for collections management oversee nature and science programs in accordance
ecology or environmental studies, 3-5 years experience and resume via email at janis@thewatershedproject. and conservation and will provide access to the with Mass Audubon’s goals and objectives. Develop
required . Excellent organizational and oral and written org. Development Director in subject line; or by mail to collections for research and to enhance interpretation and maintain meaningful partnerships with educational,
communication skills required, and strong background No phone calls. Close Date: Until Filled. of TTOR properties. Candidate will have a degree in cultural, and community based institutions and
in science or environmental studies. Salary high 30s, library science with a specialization in archives and organizations including Education Advisors Task Force.

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Oversee development, implementation and monitoring and enthusiastic. Some experience in teaching, interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills. ecologyproject.org.For a complete job description visit
of on and off-site programs, including group programs, childcare, scout groups, or natural/environmental Ability to work outside and in greenhouses year-round. http://www.ecologyproject.org/about_epi/jobs.html. To
adult programs, children and family programs, summer sciences preferred. High school diploma required. Knowledge of Word, Excel and internet. Valid drivers apply send resume, cover letter and EPI job application
day camp, vacation week programs, seasonal exhibits, Must be 18 years old to apply. Please send a letter of license. Occasional Weekend work required. Contact: (available on-line at http://www.ecologyproject.org/
visitor education and interpretation. Qualifications: BA interest and experience to: Pilar Redmond, Education Rochelle Cabiness at personnel@bbg.org. Close english/docs/EPIapp_instructor2007.pdf to: Heidi at
or BS in biological or earth science, environmental Coordinator, predmond@massaudubon.orgIpswich Date: Until Filled. info@ecologyproject.org. Close Date: Until Filled.
studies, or education with 8 years of relevant River Wildlife Sanctuary, 87 Perkins Row, Topsfield,
experience and four years in supervisory capacity. MA 01983. Close Date: Until Filled. Professional Training Program Specialist - AZA Americorps Specialists - Camp Whitcomb Mason is
Strong experience in curriculum development, seeks Professional Training Specialist to support a seeking 3 full time specialists specializing in Archealogy,
implementation and evaluation of programs. AmeriCorps Partnership Members - Do you love the dynamic and growing professional training program. Forestry, and Environmental Education. Candidates
Knowledge and application of state standards, and Sierra? Want to help restore and protect the Range Responsibilities include managing registration, will teach environmental education programs to
licensure regulations for camp. Previous experience of Light? Do you want to gain valuable environmental contract negotiations, site selection, coordination and children ages 6-17 from diverse populations. Positions
as an education administrator, supervisor, leader, and/ professional experience? Apply today for one of production of course materials, travel and management require a high school diploma but some college or a
or facilitator including two years of conducting camp. the 27 open positions of the 2008 Sierra Nevada of databases. Excellent communication, organizational, BS in teaching/environmental education is preferred.
Demonstrated ability to promote and respect diversity AmeriCorps Partnership!!! We are seeking enthusiastic customer service and computer skills required. A More details can be found on the Boys and Girls
including ethnic, cultural, linguistic backgrounds and, conservation minded people to devote a year to serve successful candidate should possess excellent written/ Club website. 11,550 plus health insurance, child
physical and mental disabilities. Proven strong written for the protection of Sierra natural resources and oral communication and customer service skills; care, housing, and $4,725 education award. Contact:
and verbal communication skills. Greater Boston sustainable communities. For this year of service Sierra ability to work independently; strong organizational Amanda Hart at amandah@boysgirlsclubs.org. Close
residents are strongly encouraged to apply. Salary Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership members will receive skills; aptitude for multi-tasking with excellent time Date: Until Filled.
depending on experience and qualifications; includes skills and technical training, mentor with outstanding management skills; ability and willingness to travel to
full benefits. Submit cover letter, resume, and the environmental leaders and get an education award at schools to engage students and instructors; capacity to Costa Rica Field Instructor - Ecology Project
names of three references to: Attention: Education the end of your service. Apply today – we accepting establish and maintain effective working relationships International (EPI) is hiring instructors to teach and
Coordinator Search, Boston Nature Center, 500 Walk applications now for positions starting January 7, 2008! with instructors, students, members, contractors, and lead four- to 12-day field ecology courses in Costa
Hill Street, Mattapan, MA 02126. Close Date: Until The 2007 SNAP members have contributed greatly site hosts. Minimum Training/Experience: Bachelors Rica. Our programs introduce students to real-
Filled. to Sierran organizations! Tania Corlone of American degree in education or event planning preferred; 2- world scientific study, raise cultural and ecological
Rivers (Nevada City, CA) states, “Our SNAP member 3 years proven experience with administration of awareness, and promote international conservation
Education Coordinator - Drumlin Farm Wildlife has assisted us in getting to those essential projects education or training programs; additional non-profit efforts. Our main project site in Costa Rica is a 2,000
Sanctuary is unique in its position as an environmental and tasks that had been lingering on our ‘TO DO’ lists. or conservation experience desired; experience acre rainforest reserve on the Caribbean coast. This
education center, a working farm and a wildlife The program has increased our capacity to do our work contracting with vendors and/or hotels is preferred; reserve has 4 miles of important nesting beaches for
sanctuary. The Visitor Education and Interpretation better! We have been very impressed by the caliber experience with meetings and/or event planning is endangered leatherback sea turtles—working with
Coordinator will provide leadership, expertise, of SNAP Members and the effective management of preferred; experience with Windows-based software these turtles is the primary focus of our programs.
organization, and commitment to developing and the program by the Sierra Nevada Alliance.” To apply (Word, Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.). EPI offers sea turtle conservation courses to both
presenting effective visitor education programs and please submit a resume and a 1-2 page cover letter Intermediate experience with Access preferred. This is Costa Rican and International student groups (mainly
interpretive elements to sanctuary visitors. S/He will stating your interest in the SNAP Member position an exempt position reporting to the Professional Training from US). International students also participate
play a key role in the design, delivery, long-range and your best qualifications for the position. Email the Program Manager. Applicants should submit cover in reforestation projects at a rainforest reserve,
planning and evaluation of visitor programs in line with resume and letter to do@sierranevadaalliance.org. You letter, resume and salary history. Contact: Association and an exciting whitewater rafting trip. For more
the Sanctuary’s goals; oversee design, development will be required to fill out a short AmeriCorps eligibility of Zoos and Aquariums, Employment@aza.org. Close detailed information on our courses please visit our
and maintenance of the sanctuary’s interpretive form as well and you will receive it after contacting Do Date: Until Filled. website: www.ecologyproject.org. For a complete job
displays, exhibits, and educational materials; and train, Lee. You may also fax to 530-542-4570. Close Date: description please visit http://www.ecologyproject.
supervise, and evaluate part-time seasonal Visitor Until Filled. Galapagos Field Instructor - Ecology Project org/about_epi/jobs.html. To apply send resume, cover
Education teaching staff. Qualifications: As an active International (EPI) seeks instructors to teach five- to letter and EPI job application (available on-line at
member of the Education Team, the candidate must Senior Instructor - Responsible for the development, 14-day field ecology courses to high school students http://www.ecologyproject.org/english/docs/EPIapp_
be skilled in program planning and evaluation, project implementation and evaluation of programs and in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. Guided by local instructor2007.pdf ) to: Instructor Hiring; Ecology
management, scheduling, staff supervision, and have materials for Pre-K to 12 students in school programs scientists, EPI introduces students to authentic scientific Project International;Email to: info@ecologyproject.
a capacity to use farming and multiple habitats as a at the garden. Directs the Summer Science Adventures study, raises cultural and ecological awareness, and org. Close Date: Until Filled.
platform for teaching visitors about their interrelationship Program. Instructs workshops, and classes conducts promotes international conservation efforts. EPI offers
with the environment. Must be highly organized, greenhouse activities, and lead tours. Supervise residential ecology courses to Galapagos and U.S. Environmental Education Instructor - Field and
motivated, and able to work cooperatively with a large and coordinate high school interns. Assist with student groups from March through July 2008. Students outreach instructor for environmental program
staff at a very busy, dynamic farm and sanctuary. Maintenance of Greenhouses. BA or BS degree in visit field sites and collect data for local scientists, and in the Florida Everglades. Interactive programs
Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in natural education, environmental education, botany, or related spend time on different islands within the Galapagos for elementary, middle and high school students.
history, conservation biology, education or a related field. Master’s preferred. 2yrs as an educator. Exp archipelago working on additional service-learning Applicants should have some experience in working
field, and at least 2-3 years of experience developing working with children. Excellent communication and projects. For more information please visit www. with students as camp counselors, etc. Position is
and delivering programs for multi-generational
audiences in an outdoor setting, farm experience is
preferred. The successful candidate will have strong
computer, organizational and communication skills
with the ability to work independently as well as be an
active team member. Graphic skills a plus. Schedule
includes weekend work. (40 hours per week; Sunday-
Thursday). Send resume and cover letter to: Kris
Scopinich , kscopinich@massaudubon.org, Drumlin
Farm Wildlife Sanctuary, 208 South Great Rd, Lincoln,
MA 01773. Close Date: Until Filled.

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for 9 months, September through May. Interviewing staff, assist with the operation of a historic working for the natural world. Enthusiasm for working with Perform other duties, as assigned. Qualifications: BA
immediately for 2007-2008 school year. Contact: farm, help with limited kitchen duties, and participate in children. Pleasant, professional, patient, and flexible. or BS in education, natural science or related field.
Diane A. Vaszily at scieye@concentric.net. Close trail maintenance. Field Teacher/Naturalists also may Ability to work both independently and on a team with 2+ years prior experience in formal and/or informal
Date: October 30, 2007. have opportunities to lead environmental and outdoor minimal supervision. Willingness to work outdoors teaching. Familiarity with various teaching techniques
adventure programs with adults, college students, in variable weather conditions and variable terrain. and curriculum materials. Knowledge of and passion for
Local Extension Educator - The University of and preschoolers. Contact: Patrick Gallagher at Comfortable handling or learning to handle reptiles, the natural world. Enthusiasm for working with children.
Minnesota Extension is seeking a Local Extension woodvale@etal.uri.edu. Close Date: Until Filled. invertebrates and birds of prey. Ability to manage Pleasant, professional, patient, and flexible. Ability to
Educator in Water Resource Management. The multiple tasks simultaneously. Willingness to work work both independently and on a team with minimal
educator in this position will work cooperatively with Environmental Educators - Eco-Cycle, administrator irregular hours. Currently eligible to work in the USA. supervision. Willingness to work outdoors in variable
the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, the Leech Lake of the award-winning Boulder County School Environmental Educator I: Available immediately. weather conditions and variable terrain. Comfortable
Natural Resources Department, the Leech Lake Recycling and Environmental Education Program, is Hours vary depending upon seasonal demand handling or learning to handle reptiles, invertebrates
Tribal government, the Leech Lake Tribal College, seeking environmental educators for presentations for programs. Must be available some weekdays, and birds of prey. Ability to manage multiple tasks
environmental educators and regulators, elders on the on a wide variety of environmental topics in K-12th evenings, and 2 weekends a month; additional full time simultaneously. Willingness to work irregular hours.
Reservation, and others to improve management of grade classrooms. (A full description of the program is summer position available. Contact: Debora Davidson Currently eligible to work in the USA. Valid driver’s
water resources within the Leech Lake Reservation. available on Eco-Cycle’s website at www.ecocycle.org/ at ddavidson@tenaflynaturecenter.org. Close Date: license. Available immediately. Guaranteed 20 hours
Topical areas include shoreland education and atschool) Openings are available for a full-time position Until Filled. per week, additional hours based on seasonal demand
individual septic system operation and maintenance. with benefits and a part-time/contract educator. Close for programs. Must be available Fridays, Saturdays,
For full position announcement and application Date: Until Filled. Classroom Instructor - Teach outdoor education some weekdays, and some evenings; additional full
instructions, go to http://www.extension.umn.edu/units/ to elementary and middle school students, Monday time summer position available. Contact: Deborah
director/hr/positions.html. Close Date: Until Filled. Volunteers - Recruit volunteers to help with our through Friday, in a residential camp setting; instruct Davidson at ddavidson@tenaflynaturecenter.org.
education program and recruit students and families multidisciplinary classes, lead day & night hikes, Close Date: Until Filled.
Recreation Leader II - Position will operate out of the to join in on our programs as well. Mainly public nature center tours, and low-ropes co-initiatives with
Jerome ‘Buddie’ Ford Nature Center; incumbent will outreach trying to build our education center with some field groups of 12-15 students. Contribute to evening Seasonal Naturalist - Seasonal naturalists both
use his/her knowledge of natural science to develop opportunity to gain experience with environmental programs, new games, and general program execution. learn and teach. They learn through observation of
and conduct professional interpretive nature programs; education. Contact: Libby Reinert at libby.reinert@dep. Sincere interest in young people, positive role model, & interaction with our creative & dynamic year-round
incumbent will establish and maintain ongoing rapport state.fl.us. Close Date: Until Filled. enthusiastic, and excited to work outdoors with a staff. They teach by sharing knowledge with students, &
with various school and community groups and centers. diverse program. BA/BS or Associates with experience. also by bringing fresh insights and individual expertise
Duties performed under the direction of a Naturalist Experience teaching or working with children preferred. to our community. Seasonal Naturalists come to LLCC
I, but incumbent must have the initiative and ability Regional Extension Educator As a multidisciplinary program, we strive for diversity for an entire academic year, September through May.
to perform duties with minimal supervision. Designs, among our staff members. Interested individuals from Many Seasonal Naturalists are recent graduates
promotes, and conducts on and off-site interpretive The University of Minnesota, Extension is all major areas of study are encouraged to apply. with bachelor’s degrees in biological sciences,
nature programs on various topics community groups, seeking a Regional Extension Educator Contact for more information, or send resume to: Chris environmental education, recreation, or related fields.
scout packs, volunteers, and the general public, in Natural Resource Management. The Bouknight, Asst. Director of Nature’s Classroom,3266 Responsibilities/privileges may vary according to prior
including birthday parties held at the nature center. Dyewood Road, SW, Carrollton, Ohio 44615. Email: experience. Seasonal Naturalists are considered on a
Assists in the daily operation of the nature center, educator in this position will provide CBouknight@wildblue.net. Close Date: Until Filled. first-come, first-served basis. Openings available for
including care of animals and administrative functions leadership for Extension natural resource the 2007-2008 academic year. Application available at
(e.g. program reservations and operation of computer- management programs in collaboration Education Coordinator - Responsible staff position http://www.llcc.org/employment.html. Close Date: Until
based information systems). Greets visitors, provides with northern Minnesota Indian reservations involving technical and educational work relating to Filled.
enthusiastic interpretation of the exhibits at the nature and communities. S/he will help increase the Environmental Lands Program (ELP). Assists
center and maintains the front desk in an organized Natural Areas Manager with the preparation and Lead Interpreter - The Texas Parks and Wildlife
manner. Excellent knowledge of the natural sciences, American Indian access to and use of implementation of grants and presentations to Department (TPWD) is hiring a Lead Interpreter for the
including interpretation, conservation and environmental University of Minnesota Extension and enhance Polk County’s Environmental Lands Program. World Birding Center at Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley
education. Good knowledge of native flora, fauna, will provide opportunities for American Coordinates the operations and administration at the State Park. The Lower Rio Grande Valley is one of the
geology and ecology of Eastern Woodlands; skilled Indians to learn, lead and contribute to their soon to be constructed Polk Nature Discovery Center most biodiverse areas in the US and a major destination
in written and oral communication; ability to plan and communities. The educator will work with and provides interpretive programming. Coordinates for ecotourism. Bentsen-RGV SP is one of the
present creative interpretive programs for children, activities with the school system, public, county staff, and country’s best-known destinations for birders and other
adults, and individuals with disabilities; ability to work tribal elders, American Indian communities, related agencies on issues pertaining to conservation, wildlife-watchers, hosting several species’ first records
effectively with others. Incumbent’s work schedule and others to develop curricula that nature-based recreation and environmental education. for the US. This position will direct environmental
is primarily on weekends with occasional weekday incorporates science-based knowledge Coordinates educational and public outreach education and interpretation, lead programs, oversee
hours. See http://alexandriava.gov/ for a complete job and American Indian perspectives. For full programs. Graduate of an accredited four (4) year staff naturalists, train and supervise volunteers, and
description (including job requirements). Close Date: position announcement and application college/university with a degree in sciences, such as assist with community outreach. Permanent, full-
Until Filled. Natural Sciences, Biology, Botany, Ecology, Forestry, time position with benefits; involves weekend and
instructions, go to http://www.extension. Wildlife Management, Science Education or Planning holiday work, some irregular hours, and work outdoors
Community & Mentor Programs Educator - Co- umn.edu/units/director/hr/positions.html. or a related field and have a minimum of two (2) years during all sorts of weather. Minimum requirements:
develops and implements programs (including writing Close Date: Until Filled. of environmental lands education experience. Offering Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, three
curriculum and prepping materials) for community a full benefits package including state retirement, years’ experience in interpretation or environmental
outreach audiences (Park Voyagers, neighborhood medical, dental, vision, life, long-term disability education, and possession of or eligibility for a state
partnerships, community events), career oriented teen insurance, paid sick days, personal days, holidays, of Texas class C driver’s license. Fluency in Spanish
programs (Club Shedd, Career Exploration Days) and Environmental Project Intern –The Institute for tuition reimbursement and more. An application may a big plus. For further details, including preferred
additional education department programs as required. Environmental Solutions is an independent non-profit be completed online by visiting our web at: www.polk- qualifications and selection criteria, see the TPWD job
Facilitates evaluation of these programs. Assists with organization delivering proactive technically sound county.net; you may also attach your resume. Contact: posting page. To apply, submit a completed State of
administrative and logistical duties as required. Assists solutions to complex environmental and natural Joyce Thurman at joycethurman@polk-county.net. Texas Application for Employment and a copy of an
with the summer program recruitment and application resource problems – without unwanted side effects. Close Date: Until Filled. official college transcript(s). Resumes, cover letters,
process. Maintains program supplies and purchases We are looking for a graduate student intern to work on references, or recommendations are welcome but are
new supplies as necessary. Contact: Tiffany Johnson current regional environmental improvement projects. are not acceptable substitutes. For application forms
at jobs@sheddaquarium.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Initial intern appointments are part-time (15-20 hours/ Science Instructor see http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/business/jobs/. And
week) and unpaid. Successful interns may apply for click on “General Application Process”. Close Date:
Youth Outdoor Skills Coordinator - Implement new paid positions after 150 hours. Interns will support Conduct a hands-on, water conservation Until Filled.
youth program to introduce skills needed to participate technical and program work in all phases of the current lab program for grades 9-12. Introduce
in hunting, fishing and other forms of wildlife-related and upcoming projects, including technical research students to environmental impacts and Environmental Education Field Teacher - Conduct
recreation. Duties Include: Developing the National and analysis, stakeholder and beneficiary meetings, environmental education programs at the Ipswich
Archery in the Schools Program in the state of New project design, project implementation, analysis of issues through water treatment, water quality River Wildlife Sanctuary. Lead small groups of students
Mexico; Teaching Hunter Education in the Santa results. More information about projects is available testing, and microscope lab. Schedule is from area schools in hands-on discovery of ecological
Fe area; Expanding participation and attraction at at the IES web site. Interns will have the opportunity flexible, program runs from October to May. concepts and occasionally lead or co-lead non-school
Outdoor Expos within the state; Representing the to prepare academic papers for presentation and Curriculum and hands-on training provided. group programs. Most programs take place outdoors,
Department of Game and Fish at outreach functions. publication, if they are interested. Interns will be Some teaching experience required, science exploring forest, field, and wetlands. Schedule is
Supplemental Skills/Abilities: The ability to shoot and encouraged to apply IES work to academic courses, flexible, but requires a minimum of one morning per
maintain firearms and archery equipment is preferred. as appropriate and desired, with support from IES background preferred. Contact: Sheila Hill at week in fall, winter, and spring. Depending on skills
Educational requirements: Bachelor degree in one of professional staff members and Board members. education@gardenshg.org. Close Date: Until and interest, school-site programs may be available.
the following fields of study is required for this position: Interns will be included in project and Institute meetings, Filled. Qualifications: Able to lead groups over uneven terrain
Natural Resources, Communication, or closely and have the opportunity to meet technical and and in diverse weather conditions. Must enjoy working
related studies. (Please enter your education level business experts in this region. Motivated interns may with children, love nature, be creative, and enthusiastic.
on the Education And Work Experience page of the participate in other Institute work, such as non-profit Teacher/Educator - Over half a million children and Some experience in teaching, childcare, scout groups,
online application, even when submitting a resume.) business and development planning. Contact: Carol 450 schools have come to view Nature’s Classroom as or natural/environmental sciences preferred. High
Experience: Three (3) years teaching, explaining or Lyons at Carol@I4ES.org. Close Date: November 15, a solid academic experience. We have been recognized school diploma required. Must be 18 years old to apply.
interpreting natural science or recreational information 2007. for excellence by the National Science Teacher’s Contact: Pilar Redmond at predmond@massaudubon.
to the public. Contact: Marty Frentzel at martin. Association, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, org. Close Date: November 15, 2007.
frentzel@state.nm.us. Close Date: Until Filled. Environmental Educator - Teach environmental and the State of Connecticut. Contact: John Santos,
education programs to groups of Pre-K through 12th Director, at info@naturesclassroom.org. Close Date: Male Program Leader - The Multnomah Education
Field Teacher Naturalist - URI’s Environmental grade children. Popular topics include: forest and pond Until Filled. Service District in Portland, OR seeks individuals for
Education Center is seeking qualified educators to plan, ecology, reptiles, outdoor survival etc. Present public their sixth grade residential Outdoor School program.
teach, and lead outdoor lessons in Ecology (forest, programs and assist with special events. Create a Environmental Educator II - Teach environmental This position requires 24 hour residence on site
wetland, wildlife and winter ecology), Social Science fun, learning atmosphere for children while projecting education programs to groups of Pre-K through 12th during the program. Male program leaders supervise
(living history, archaeology, farm life, early American a knowledgeable & confident image to parents and grade children. Popular topics include: forest and pond male sixth grade students, supervise and mentor
history), Adventure (group building, challenge course, teachers. Ensure safety and well-being of program ecology, reptiles, outdoor survival etc. Present public male high school student leaders, assist in teaching
orienteering, outdoor skills), and Evening Programs participants. Assist with care of captive live animals. programs and assist with special events. Prepare environmental field studies, supervise daily duties,
(night hike, campfire, underground railroad, town Interact with the public, in person & on the phone. and maintain program curriculum materials. Create a recreation, and other duties as assigned. May be used
meeting, etc.) to school students primarily in grades Perform other duties, as assigned. Qualifications: BA fun, learning atmosphere for children while projecting for an internship program. Contact: Margaret J. Eng
4-8. Evening duties required (two to three nights or BS in education, natural science or related field. a knowledgeable & confident image to parents and at outdoor_school@mesd.k12.or.us. Close Date: Until
per week). Other responsibilities are to help create 2+ years prior experience in formal and/or informal teachers. Ensure safety and well-being of program Filled.
a supportive community environment for students, teaching. Familiarity with various teaching techniques participants. Assist with care of captive live animals.
visiting teachers, administrators, parents, and other and curriculum materials. Knowledge of and passion Interact with the public, in person & on the phone. Environmental Education Positions - We have a

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position open developing education programs for our agencies. Knowledge of the legislative mandates This is a full-time position (with benefits) and pays and beach. As a Program Naturalist you work with a
new education center. We partner with local schools placed on civilian agencies like NOAA. Knowledge $10/hour. Applicants must have strong interpersonal team, teaching groups of children ages 4 -12 years old.
and have many children coming in. Our park is 11,500 of the authorization and budgeting processes; ability and organizational skills; proficiency with computer Through hands-on activities, environmental games
acres including Florida’s first designated wild and scenic to network with internal and external individuals and word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; ability and naturalist- led explorations your programs will offer
river. Contact: Libby Reinert at libby.reinert@dep.state. groups. Requires a minimum of a Masters degree. Job to retain large quantities of information; flexibility with fun and exciting approaches to science education and
fl.us. Close Date: November 11, 2007. experience in one of these desired areas is preferred: scheduling; sufficient mobility and stamina to spend nature exploration. Program Naturalists may also lead
Public Policy & Administration, Industrial Engineering, long periods of time on tour, conducting programs, programs for adults and tots. Contact: Christian Ver at
Seasonal Naturalist - Successful applicants will and Systems Engineering. Operational experience or staffing exhibit areas; ability to tolerate weather archr@seattle.gov. Close Date: Until Filled.
enjoy the outdoors and have a willingness to learn. in one of the Line Offices a plus. Please send your extremes. Interested applicants should send their
Additionally, applicants should be motivated, energetic resume in word format to jobs@imsg.com with the resume to jgoforth@moodygardens.com. Close Date: Naturalist Apprentice - Responsibilities include
and dependable. Seasonal Naturalists have the following subject heading: NOA07020 –Performance Until Filled. teaching farm and wildlife education programs to
opportunity to teach and learn about the natural world, Management Analyst. Salary for this position is 80- schools, groups, and visitors. Facilitate learning
outdoor recreation, and conservation. They learn by 90k. Close Date: Until Filled. Coordinator of Group & Event Volunteers (Part- experiences in our farmyard including grooming,
observing veteran naturalists, and asking questions; Time) - The Volunteer department at The Maryland Zoo milking, and other livestock chores. Work with livestock
they are also able to lead activities and share their Clean Streams Practicum Coordinator - The in Baltimore is seeking a highly energetic individual to including chickens, goats, sheep, cows, large equines
knowledge and expertise with visitors. Seasonal Appalachian Coal Country Watershed Team is looking work as part of the Volunteer department team ensuring and train on captive wildlife including reptiles, small
Naturalists generally come to LLCC for an entire for a motivated, organized, and fun individual to all aspects of the volunteer services are accomplished mammals, and raptors. You will gain experience working
academic year, September to early June.Seasonal become our OSM/VISTA Clean Streams Practicum to the highest standards. The Coordinator of Group with our education team to design and offer a new
Naturalists are recent graduates with bachelor’s Coordinator. The Appalachian Coal Country Watershed and Event Volunteers will implement the department outreach program. Your work week will be Tuesday-
degrees in biological sciences, environmental Team is a fast-growing, highly productive team of operations by coordinating the volunteer activities Saturday with flexible hours depending on program
education, recreation, or related fields. We also OSM/VISTA volunteers serving as full-time Watershed of groups and individuals for zoo special events and needs. Experience working with wildlife and/or farm
consider applicants from a wider variety of fields. Development Coordinators for more than 35 short-term projects. With the Volunteer Manager, this animals. BS/BA degree or candidacy in environmental
Openings are available for the 2007-2008 academic community watershed organizations in 8 Appalachian person will build relationships with schools, scouts, science, education, recreation or related field.
year. If you would like to enter the exciting field of states – and this year we’re recruiting to fill a special businesses, religious groups and other organizations Experience working with children is required as well
environmental education, we are looking for your national service position that will support the second that could provide groups of volunteers for events as a willingness to learn. A team player with a strong
application. Contact: Pam Carlson at llcc@llcc.org. year of our Clean Streams Practicum program. For and projects. The successful candidate for this work ethic is essential. $200-225/week plus ½ board.
Close Date: December 5, 2007. applicants motivated to work with grassroots leaders position must be a strong communicator, as (s)he will On-going training is provided. Staff card provides free
and to help build a powerful network of water quality provide hands-on supervision during special events visits to many cultural institutions in Boston. Housing
Nature Van Naturalist - Present nature education advocates across Appalachia, this is an unprecedented and service projects by transporting volunteers and is provided at an additional $25/week. College
programs at schools, workshops and special events. opportunity! The Clean Streams Practicum will bring supplies, distributing refreshments, solving problems internship credit is possible. Send resume, letter, and 2
Develop curriculum and update educational materials together grassroots leaders from watershed groups “on the fly” and actively participating as needed. This references to: Robin Stuart rstuart@massaudubon.org
for all WildCare education programs assuring throughout Appalachian Coal Country – particularly in person will also assist with planning and coordinating . Close Date: Until Filled.
compliance with State Science Frameworks.Teach economically-distressed areas of KY, TN, and WV -- volunteer recognition events and activities as well as
week long summer day camps. Occasionally lead hikes and support a period of experiential learning in which participate in training for new volunteers and Volunteer Teacher/Naturalist - Teaching pre-designed programs.
for WildCare’s Field Trip program. Assist with marketing these groups can practice for success, learning to use Team Leaders. Other duties include coordinating Training and support provided. Schedule is irregular
and promotion of all WildCare education programs. new tools to better accomplish their goals of improved with Events staff in preparation for events, creating a but flexible, generally weekdays 9-1:30. Program
Assist with tracking education department supplies water quality and stronger local economies. The Clean “wish list” of projects for various Zoo departments and lengths vary; sign up based on your own availability.
and adhering to the budget. Oversee maintenance Streams Practicum OSM/VISTA will organize Spring coordinate with department heads to plan and execute Peak seasons are October-November, February-
of the Nature Van. Assist with development and and Fall training retreats and coordinate an internship projects. This is a part-time position offering 30 hours March and late April-June. Past teaching experience
maintenance of Museum exhibits including taxidermy program to support up to 30 interim watershed per week. Minimum Qualifications: AA in Human and/or natural history knowledge a plus. Must be
collection. Occasionally work nights and weekends for projects. He or she will transform the vision of the Service, Recreation Management or similar field able to hike on uneven terrain. For an application or
WildCare events. Must be able to lift objects weighing Clean Streams Practicum into an exciting reality by Experience coordinating paid staff or volunteers Two more information, contact: Kay Andberg, Education
up to 40 lbs. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree (in working together with government entities, community years event planning or similar project management Dept. kandberg@massaudubon.org. Close Date: Until
education or related field preferred). Minimum of one environmental leaders, other OSM/VISTA volunteers, Excellent oral and written communication skills Strong Filled.
year’s teaching experience. Knowledge of and interest and professional trainers experienced in Appalachian leadership, interpersonal and listening skills as well
in California natural history. Excellent driving record. organizing. Contact: Duncan Wilson at training@accwt. as high personal motivation and ability to motivate
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. org. Close Date: Until Filled. others A personal commitment and awareness of the
Ability to work without supervision. Computer skills. importance of volunteerism Highly flexible schedule
Ability to teach culturally diverse student populations, Director of Education with ability to work weekends, holiday and evenings
pre K through 6th grade. Teaching credential a plus (as needed) Physical Requirements: Standing (up to
Hiring is contingent upon receipt of a DMV driving 8 hours/day), walking (6 hours/day), sitting (2 hours/
record and a background check done by the FBI and OH. The Akron Zoo is looking for a Director day); carrying and lifting up to 50 lbs. occasionally;
the California Department of Justice. Send resume and of Education to manage education staff daily contact with plants and animals including being
cover letter to: marianeschen@wildcarebayarea.org. and programs. The candidate must have subject to bites, stings and scrapes; ability to work
Close Date: Until Filled. a Bachelor’s degree in education, natural outdoors for extended lengths of time including
exposure to changes in temperature and humidity and Assistant Professor - The School of Public Policy
Youth Programs Coordinator - To develop and sciences or a related field. Zoo experience viewing a computer screen for extended periods of at the University of Maryland seeks to hire a new
implement high quality educational programs for youth preferred and knowledge of Ohio Academic time and typing on a computer keyboard Contact: Amy tenure/tenure-track faculty member in international
organizations and children, utilizing the Children’s Standards desirable. Candidate must have Johnson Email: humanresources@marylandzoo.org development policy, one of the fastest growing
Garden and other spaces on site at the Chicago a minimum of 5-8 years of experience in a Email Subject Line: Zoo Employment- Coordinator of research and teaching areas at the school. Applicants
Botanic Garden and off site at designated locations. management position in the education field. Group and Event Volunteers. Close Date: Until Filled. should have a PhD in economics or public policy.
Principally the summer camp and scouts programs, plus Scholars who are able to collaborate across academic
additional as needed. Full job description can be found The Director of Education is responsible for Environmental Education Intern - Assist with coastal disciplines are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants
at www.chicagobotanic.org/jobs. Requirements: BS or curriculum development and implementation, science program focusing on study of phragmites on should be willing to teach courses in such subjects
BA in Plant Science related field such as Horticulture, staff training, graphics, management of the salt marshes with middle and high school teachers and as macro and micro economics, international and
Botany, Ecology, or in Education/Museum Studies, Education Center and volunteers. Experience students. Participate in field studies, teacher workshops, development economics, and quantitative methods.
Environmental Education, with 3 years experience managing staff, developing exhibits and and curriculum development and improvement; perform The development of new elective courses in the area
working in children’s education or informal programs. office tasks, write press releases, and design web of international development will also be welcome. The
Early Childhood Development experience and MA/MS implementing curriculum is critical. This pages. Computer skills, teaching experience with this search is rank open, but preference will be given to
preferred. Knowledge/familiarity with current teaching position is full time with benefits. Interested age group preferable. Flexibility, willingness to learn, applicants at the assistant professor level. The deadline
issues and methodologies, especially in the area of candidates may submit a cover letter and and ability to work cooperatively and independently for applications is November 15, 2007. Applicants
science education. Work week includes some evenings resume via e-mail, mail or fax to: Kate desired. Flexible hours and work study possible. Send should submit a resume and three letters of reference
and weekends. Must be an independent worker with Thomas, Human Resources, Akron Zoo, 500 cover letter, resume, and references to: Elizabeth to Contact: Carol Graham, Search Committee Chair
excellent customer service skills and high attention to Duff, Education Coordinator, Massachusetts Audubon c/o Mary Chevalier, School of Public Policy, 2101 Van
detail. Contact: Human Resources at employment@ch Edgewood Avenue, Akron, OH 44307. Fax Society, 346 Grapevine Road, Wenham, MA 01984. Munching Hall, College Park Maryland USA 20742.
icagobotanic.org. Close Date: October 31, 2007. 330-375-2575. E-mail KateT@akronzoo.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Close Date: November 15, 2007
Close Date: Until Filled.
NOAA Corporate Performance Program Teacher - Lead small groups of children and adults Faculty Position - In support of the Purdue University
Management Analyst - I.M. Systems Group, Inc. during pre-designed school, sanctuary, and outreach initiative in Climate Change Research and the
(IMSG) www.imsg.com is looking to hire a Corporate programs. Training and support is provided. Schedule Purdue Climate Change Research Center (PCCRC),
Performance Program Management Analyst for Education Supervisor - This position is responsible is irregular but flexible, typically Monday-Friday, mostly the College of Agriculture (CoA) and the College of
NOAA’s Office of Program Planning & Integration for supervising all interpretive staff. Duties include: mornings, some afternoons and evenings, Saturday Science (CoS) invite applicants for a tenure track
(PPI). This office was created to address the need to supervise and coordinate daily exhibit coverage; hours possible once thoroughly trained. Peak seasons faculty position, at the rank of Assistant Professor, in
1) foster strategic management among NOAA Line and create weekly and daily work schedules for staffing are mid-September-October and February-June. Have the area of Ecological Impacts of Climate Change.
Staff Offices, Goal Teams, Programs, and Councils, 2) Rainforest, Museum and Aquarium stations, interest and general knowledge of natural history We seek candidates who are studying impacts of
support planning activities through greater opportunities as well as education tours and programs; train and/or education. (Previous experience working climate change on the ecology of terrestrial and/or
for active participation of employees, stakeholders, and Interpretive Naturalists for exhibit interpretation, with children in school or similar setting or training in aquatic ecosystems at the population, community or
partners, 3) build decision support systems based on tours, presentations, and animal handling; evaluate natural history a plus.) Be able to hike on unimproved ecosystem level and at landscape, regional or global
the goals and outcomes set in NOAA’s strategic plan, the Interpretive Naturalists’ job performance through terrain. Certification in Red Cross Community scales. Research could include addressing such
and 4) guide managers and employees on program tour evaluations and daily observations; write annual CPR and First Aid, sense of humor, flexibility, and questions as how climate change will influence species
and performance management. A PPI detail should performance appraisals and determine development willingness to learn preferred. Send cover letter and distributions and abundances, conservation practices
be viewed as a developmental detail requiring trust, objectives for Interpretive Naturalists; interview and resume to: Marla Cohen, Education Coordinator, and/or population viability. Experiments and modeling
dedication and hard work. This assignment benefits hire Interpretive Naturalists; develop scripts, training mcohen@massaudubon.org, Stony Brook Wildlife that identify thresholds of responses of communities
the Home Office by having direct input to developing manuals, and exhibit interactives; coordinate animal Sanctuary, 108 North Street, Norfolk, MA 02056. Close and species to climate variability and change also
corporate policy and decisions on the full range of and prop needs for programs and special events; Date: Until Filled. are of interest. We seek to expand the strengths of
NOAA’s issues. Qualifications: Experience developing, serve as liaison to the Life Sciences Department; plan the PCCRC and the related Purdue Interdisciplinary
managing, promoting, and implementing new policies and conduct monthly department meetings; assist Program Naturalist - Program Naturalists develop Center for Ecological Sustainability, with its focus on
and practices for evaluating the effectiveness and with special event planning and implementation; and lead environmental education programs for population, community and landscape ecology, and to
performance of environmental science agencies. attend scheduled staff meetings; conduct tours and organized groups and the general public year round. complement strengths in biogeochemistry, atmospheric
Understanding of complex government and non- staff exhibit areas as necessary; travel to schools, Most of the work however, is when schools are in science, and climate modeling. These Centers also are
government stakeholder communities as they relate area businesses, and conferences, as assigned and session in spring and fall. They work in a variety of working with the Purdue Discovery Park Center for the
to the mission and function of civilian government necessary; perform miscellaneous duties as required. wild habitats including forest, creek, wetlands, pond Environment, which brings more diverse talents to bear

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on environmental issues including engineering and mathematical sciences, ethics, and international welcome. The Department is also interested in physiological ecologist who will teach Mammalian
economics. We anticipate a joint appointment between programs, as well as our liberal arts and business individuals with a history of promoting diversity in or Comparative Physiology, as well as develop
the departments of Forestry and Natural Resources disciplines, is encouraged. The successful candidate education. The expected start date is September advanced courses in his/her area of expertise. The
(FNR) and Biological Sciences. Candidates must have will also have the opportunity to take a leading role 2008. Candidates must have a Ph.D.; postdoctoral successful candidate must have a strong commitment
completed the Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience is in growing Bentley’s transdisciplinary Liberal Studies experience is desired. Successful candidates are to teaching and is expected to develop an extramurally
preferred. The appointee is expected to develop and Major concentrations. Applicants must submit a cover expected to participate in undergraduate and graduate funded research program. Applicants must have a
maintain a vigorous, externally funded, internationally letter with the names and contact information of at teaching and to maintain an externally funded research Ph.D. in biological science; postdoctoral experience
recognized research program and to teach and mentor least three references, a complete c.v., and a two- program. UCLA has outstanding resources, including is expected. The Department of Biology offers both
students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. page statement addressing both teaching philosophy the UC Natural Reserve System, the NSF Institute of the B.S. and M.S. degrees and participates fully in
Application Process: Submit (1) a cover letter, including and research interests. Applications should be directed Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM), the Institute the Applied Biosciences and Bioinformatics Ph.D.
the names of three people who have been asked to to: Chair, Search Committee, Department of Natural of the Environment’s Center for Tropical Research programs. Review of applications will begin November
send letters of reference by the position closing date; and Applied Sciences, Bentley College, Waltham, MA and Coastal Center, a departmental seawater flume 1, 2007 and continue until the position is filled. In order
(2) a curriculum vita; and (3) statements of research 02452-4705, or emailed to nssearch@bentley.edu. facility, re-circulating seawater holding facilities, a to be considered, candidates must submit a letter of
and teaching experience and interests. Application Close Date: November 15, 2007. coastal research vessel, and many core facilities. application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, statements of
materials can be emailed to mbrown4@purdue.edu Applicants should submit application materials online research interests and teaching philosophy, and three
with the subject line “Ecological Impacts of Climate (www.eeb.ucla.edu/ecoevobio) cover letter, curriculum letters of recommendation. Applications should be
Change Position” or sent via postal mail to: Marty
Assistant Professor vita, statements of research and teaching interests, submitted to: Dr. Steve Yanoviak (spyanoviak@ualr.
Brown, Faculty Search Coordinator, Purdue University, 2-3 publications, and names and addresses of three edu), Department of Biology, University of Arkansas
Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, 715 Tenure-track position, Assistant Professor of references. Please use job number: 0830-0708-01 at Little Rock, 2801 S. University Ave., Little Rock, AR
West State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2061. Geography, University of Wisconsin-Madison. (Ecologist) or 0830-0708-02 (Evolutionary Biologist) in 72204-1099. Close Date: November 1, 2007.
Specific questions regarding the position can be Preference will be given to broadly trained all correspondence. For additional information, contact
directed to Dr. Bryan Pijanowski (bpijanow@purdue. Search Committee Chair Priyanga Amarasekare Assistant Professor -The Department of Geology
edu or 765-496-2215), Chair of the EICC Search
applicants whose research and teaching (amarasek@eeb.ucla.edu). Close Date: Until Filled. and Geography at West Virginia University invites
Committee. Close Date: November 1, 2007. interests complement existing departmental applications for three tenure-track assistant professor
strengths in Physical Geography and People- Chair of Biology Department - The Department positions beginning August 16, 2008. A Ph.D. in
Forest Ecologist - Clarion University. We invite Environment studies. Possible research of Biology at East Carolina University seeks an Geography or closely related discipline is required
applications for a tenure-track assistant professor areas include, but are not limited to, historical energetic, well-established investigator to lead the at time of appointment. Evidence is required of a
in forest ecology. Ph.D. in the biological sciences is department’s expanding research and teaching commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship
required; teaching and postdoctoral experience is
and current human impacts on ecosystems, programs beginning on or before August 11, 2008. The and the successful applicants must demonstrate an
desirable. A research program conducted at the level ecological responses and risks related to Biology Department offers undergraduate degrees in ability to obtain competitively based external funding.
of ecosystems and landscapes is preferred, possible global environmental change, and processes Biology and Biochemistry, masters degrees in Biology Position 1: GIScience with an emphasis in systems and
emphases include forest regeneration, herbivory, governing biological diversity, especially and Biotechnology/Molecular Biology, and participates database development or spatial modeling. Position
nutrient dynamics, or disturbance ecology. Teaching human activities. Duties include teaching in interdisciplinary doctoral programs in the Biological 2: GIScience with an application focus from the list
responsibilities include courses in community and Sciences and Coastal Resources Management. The below. Candidates for positions 1 and 2 should have
ecosystem ecology, forest ecology, principles of
undergraduate and graduate courses, and 40 member faculty has research strengths in ecology, interests in at least one o the following areas: business
ecology, as well as contribution to the freshman and developing a strong program of research evolutionary biology, and cell and molecular biology, geography; energy; environmental change planning;
non-majors curriculum. There will also be opportunity and publication. Nine-month, academic year and collaborates with other Departments in the regional economic development. Position 3: Human
to create an upper-level course in area of expertise. position starting August 25, 2008. To apply Harriot College of Arts and Sciences, the Schools of Geography with research interests in at least one of
Candidates are expected to develop a research for this position, send a letter describing Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, and the College the following areas: development; planning; urban
program involving undergraduate and graduate of Technology and Computer Science. The Chair will geography; Africa or the African Diaspora. Submit
students and to attract extramural funding. For full
research and teaching interests, a CV, and provide leadership in the context of shared governance resume, statement of interest, and the names and
consideration send curriculum vitae, statements three letters of reference to the address for the continued growth of the department’s research contact information of three referees to Dr. Kenneth
of teaching and research interests, three letters of below. Apply: Joseph A. Mason, Recruitment programs, hiring of new faculty, development of C. Martis, Search Committee Chair, Department of
recommendation, unofficial transcripts, and copies Committee Chair, Department of Geography, undergraduate and graduate curricula, professional Geology and Geography, 330 Brooks Hall, POB 6300,
of selected publications to Andrew Keth, Department 160 Science Hall, 550 N. Park St., Madison, service, and other departmental activities. East voice: (304) 293-9662. Close Date: Until Filled.
of Biology, Clarion University, Clarion, PA 16214 Carolina University, the third largest university in the
(email: aketh@clarion.edu, phone: 814-393-1734).
WI 53706-1491. Email: mason@geography. UNC system, is a rapidly growing institution of over Assistant Professor - The Biology Department at the
Additional information available at http://jupiter.clarion. wisc.edu. Close Date: November 1, 2007. 23,000 students committed to excellence in research University of Arkansas at Little Rock invites applications
edu/~aturner/foresteco.html or by contacting me (Andy and teaching. The successful candidate must have for a full-time assistant professor (tenure track) position
Turner). Close Date: November 1, 2007. a Ph.D. or equivalent research degree in one of the to begin fall 2008. We seek a physiological ecologist
Biological Sciences, administrative and teaching who will teach Mammalian or Comparative Physiology,
Plant Biologist - The Section of Plant Biology, College Evolutionary Biologist - The School of Environmental experience, and a record of distinguished scholarly as well as develop advanced courses in his/her area
of Biological Sciences, at the University of California, and Biological Sciences, Rutgers University is seeking achievements and funded research appropriate for of expertise. The successful candidate must have
Davis invites applications for a tenure-track position a scientist with strong research and teaching interests appointment at the rank of Professor. Applicants must a strong commitment to teaching and is expected to
at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates must in evolutionary biology, broadly defined. Rank and complete a candidate profile and submit statements develop an extramurally funded research program.
have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) and have an outstanding area of specialization open. This faculty position is of research interests and future plans, administrative Applicants must have a Ph.D. in biological science;
record of research achievement. The successful anticipated to catalyze further growth in evolutionary philosophy, educational philosophy, a curriculum vitae, postdoctoral experience is expected.The Department
candidate is expected to develop a state-of-the-art biology, an effort that involves a number of departments and contact information for four current references of Biology offers both the B.S. and M.S. degrees
research program that will implement quantitative within the University, (e.g., Ecology, Evolution and online. Please log on to http://ecu.peopleadmin.com/hr and participates fully in the Applied Biosciences and
and systems-based approaches to understand Natural Resources, Marine and Coastal Sciences, for job posting and online application. Address specific Bioinformatics Ph.D. programs. The University of
fundamental principles underlying the biology of Genetics, and Geology; see http://evolru.rutgers.edu/ inquiries to Dr. John Sutherland (sutherlandj@ecu. Arkansas at Little Rock is a metropolitan university
plants. Preference will be given to candidates who for an overview). The successful applicant must have a edu). Close Date: November 1, 2007. with a current enrollment of over 11,500 students.
use approaches such as analytical and molecular Ph.D., preferably with postdoctoral experience. Senior Visit www.ualr.edu/biology for more information
biochemistry with emphasis on metabolomics and applicants should have a record of superior research Professorship - The Environmental Studies Program about the University and the Department. In order
metabolic flux analysis, proteomics/interactomics, or accomplishments and funding. Applicants must have at Purchase College invites applications for a tenure- to be considered, candidates must submit a letter of
systems biology. The Section of Plant Biology places a a strong commitment to excellence in both graduate track Assistant Professorship. Candidates must application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, statements
high priority on teaching and the successful candidate and undergraduate teaching. The tenure home for this possess a PhD degree in an environment-related field, of research interests and teaching philosophy, and
will also be expected to contribute to the teaching hire will be the Department of Ecology, Evolution & and have research experience that uses Geographic three letters of recommendation. Applications should
mission of the Section. Candidates should submit Natural Resources, which is broadly concerned with Information Systems (GIS) as an investigatory be submitted to: Dr. Steve Yanoviak, Department of
the following materials, online, at www-plb.ucdavis. the structure, function, evolution, and management of tool. Desirable research areas include the urban Biology, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2801
edu: (a) curriculum vitae, (b) summary of research natural systems. Research activities involve all levels environment, energy, or natural resources. Preference S. University Ave., Little Rock, AR 72204-1099. Close
accomplishments, (c) clearly focused description of of organization from the microbial to whole ecosystems will be given to candidates who demonstrate potential for Date: Until Filled.
future research plans (5 years), (d) up to five major on a global scope. Additional information about interdisciplinary collaboration and funded scholarship.
publications, (e) statement of teaching experience research and teaching in the department can be viewed The successful candidate will establish a research
and/or interest. Candidates should also arrange for on the departmental website. In addition to evolution, program that actively involves undergraduates.
a minimum of three letters of recommendation to be the department and its allied graduate program have Applicants must couple research with a dynamic and
submitted by e-mail to plbsearch@ucdavis.edu: Bo strengths in multiple areas of basic and applied ecology. innovative teaching style. Teaching responsibilities
Liu, Chair, Faculty Search Committee, Section of Plant To Apply: Send cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, include a course for the General Education curriculum
Biology, One Shields Ave, University of California, statements describing interests and qualifications in that introduces environmental problems, and
Davis, CA 95616. Close Date: November 15, 2007. research and teaching, contact information for three explores economic, social, and political solutions.
references, and up to three selected publications to: Candidate will teach upper-level courses in his/her
Faculty Position - Bentley College’s Natural and Search Committee – Evolutionary Biologist, Department area of specialization, including GIS. The successful
Applied Sciences Department invites applications for of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources, Rutgers candidate will also contribute to the developing
a tenure- track faculty position in Earth, Environment, University, 14 College Farm Road, New Brunswick, NJ interdisciplinary/integrative studies programs. The Marketing & Publicity Associate - Working under
and Global Sustainability. Our mission is educating 08901-8551. We strongly encourage the submission avenues for contribution are open, but could include, the direction of the Communications Director, the
business students on aspects of science that will impact of the above material in electronic form (pdf or Word for example, integrating environmental issues and Marketing & Publicity Associate supports both the
their careers and conducting innovative research on format on CD) addressed to the same address or sent their education and advocacy with moving and still Communications Director and Public Relations
aspects of science that affect individuals, industry, by e-mail to evosearch@aesop.rutgers.edu. Final images or video applications. Excellent benefits. To Manager and is responsible for assisting in the
and society. The successful candidate must have a appointment is subject to the availability of funds. apply please reference job code: NSS.082807.E in creation, coordination, and management of successful
Ph.D. in a relevant field of science and must be an A September 1, 2008 starting date is anticipated. subject line and/or letter of application along with marketing and publicity campaigns for The Trustees of
outstanding teacher who can engage undergraduate For additional information, contact Dr. Lena Struwe, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, Reservations. Must be a team player with the ability
students with business interests and perform Search Committee Chair, at struwe@aesop.rutgers. selected publications, and names of three references. to work independently. This position is funded for one
innovative research in his/her fields of expertise. Areas edu. Close Date: November 1, 2007. Send applications to: Aaron Sanders, Affirmative year with the possibility for extension. This position
of interest may range broadly from Earth systems Action Officer, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill is based in our Sharon, MA, offices. Qualifications:
and environmental science to Earth resources and Assistant Professor - The Department of Ecology Road, Purchase, NY 10577 Fax: (914) 251-5977 Bachelor’s degree with 2–3 years of related marketing
management, alternative energy strategies, and and Evolutionary Biology at UCLA invites applications Email: human.resources@purchase.edu. Close Date: and publicity experience; Excellent organizational,
environmental remediation, as well as sustainable for two tenure-track positions for an Ecologist and January 11, 2008. communication, and negotiation skills; Demonstrated
technologies, practices, and policies. Individuals Evolutionary Biologist, both at the Assistant Professor skill writing promotional copy and press releases and
with industry or government science experience are level. We seek candidates who address central Physiological Ecologist - The Biology Department understanding of the creative/design process; Strong
encouraged to apply. Collaborative research that concepts in ecology and evolution using theory and/or at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock invites interest to work for a conservation organization, and;
complements the school’s business perspectives and experimentation. Applicants working on all systems, applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access,
strengths in applications of information technologies, particularly those working in the marine realm, are Professor position to begin fall 2008. We seek a QuarkXpress, and Photoshop. Please email resume,

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cover letter, and salary requirements to loreilly@ttor. training of seasonal Zoo Presenter volunteers. a Collection Manager for our Children’s Zoo and This is a full-time, non-union, salaried position, which is
org or mail to: Communications Director, The Trustees Essential Functions: Assist in the development and Harmony Farm. This is a position in the Living subject to the successful completion of a probationary
of Reservations, Moose Hill Farm, 396 Moose Hill creation of educational interpretive stations that are Collections Department of The Phoenix Zoo overseeing period. The position is in the maintenance department
Street, Sharon, MA 02097. Close Date: Until Filled. used throughout the zoo at various zoo events and the Collections Management of the Children’s Zoo and will perform work in a variety of animal areas
for a variety of audiences. Qualifications: College and Harmony Farm Complex. The Phoenix Zoo’s including manatee, birds, reptiles, and mammals
Administrative Assistant - Duties: Assisting student or graduate with a background in education, Children’s Zoo—Harmony Farm Complex is a dynamic, as well as maintaining some non-animal aquatic
Director Accounting/Quickbooks Pro. Managing environmental education, curriculum development, programs oriented area of the Zoo. Managing the mix features. Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have
gift shop Keeping accurate records. Assisting with biology or related fields. General knowledge of animals, between domestic animal species and unique, highly demonstrated knowledge and experience with aquatic
public relations as needed. Following and assisting conservation issues, and biological and environmental specialized exotic animal species is challenging and systems in a zoo or aquarium and a strong working
in enforcing Sanctuary rules and regulations. Other sciences. This position is a non-exempt, part-time, rewarding, requiring an energetic motivated leader knowledge of water chemistry. College degree in
duties as assigned. Qualifications: High School temporary position with DZF through May 2008. The capable of developing, and implementing diverse biology or life sciences preferred. SCUBA certification
graduate. Prefer computer, receptionist and general job will require 24 hours per week, with a possibility of programs and guest experiences. The successful also preferred. Candidate must possess a valid driver’s
public experience. Contact: info@naturesanctuary. up to 32 hours per week in the spring of 2008. Contact: candidate will also possess strong management license and be insurable to drive a Zoo vehicle, and
com. Close Date: Until Filled. Denver Zoological Foundation at lbilyeu@denverzoo. skills and an understanding of natural histories and be able to stoop, bend, climb and lift and carry 50
org. Close Date: Until Filled. husbandry of both domestic animal species and lb. Animal husbandry experience preferred. Working
Development & Planning Intern - The Institute for exotic species, and be able to propagate a value Conditions/Other Requirements: Must be organized
Environmental Solutions is an independent non-profit Lead Sales Person – MA. The Audubon Shop in added environment for professional animal keepers, and able to work independently without close
organization delivering proactive technically sound Lincoln is looking for an enthusiastic, responsible, volunteers, and community groups such as 4H, as supervision and be able to work a flexible schedule.
solutions to complex environmental and natural experienced candidate to be a Lead Salesperson. well as county and state organizations. Coordinating The successful candidate is required to work closely
resource problems–without unwanted side effects. The Lead Salesperson must enjoy interacting with community outreach and Zoo based community with animal department personnel, maintenance
We are looking for a graduate student intern to work the public, be comfortable selling merchandise, interactions is a large portion of this position. As a result personnel and to interact cooperatively with other
on non-profit development (grant applications and and interested in learning about shop products and the position will require skill at developing collaborative employees, Zoo visitors, guests and volunteers. To
major fund raising) and business planning (strategic Mass Audubon. Duties include opening and closing inter-departmental associations and establishing and apply for this position: please provide cover letter
planning, marketing plan, analysis of needs and procedures, helping customers with product questions, maintaining contacts with community businesses and including salary requirements, resume, and contact
comparable organizations). Initial intern appointments keeping informed about current inventory, helping to organizations such as Arizona Milk Producers, United information for three professional references by email:
are part-time (15-20 hours/week) and unpaid. restock merchandise, tidying displays, answering the Dairymen of Arizona, and the Arizona Farm Bureau, hr@cincinnatizoo.org; fax: 513-475-6186; or mail
Successful interns may apply for paid positions phones and taking phone orders, and assisting in the who may be interested in sponsoring or supporting to: Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, 3400 Vine
after 150 hours. Responsibilities: Fundraising: training and orientation of new employees. Our Lead farm based education programs, messaging, or Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220-1399, Attn: HR / Aquatics
Manage assigned projects including drafting and Salesperson will also invite visitors to become Mass guest experiences. This narrative serves to provide a Systems Technician. Close Date: Until Filled.
compiling grant applications, researching available Audubon members and help provide a welcoming basic insight into the duties and responsibilities of the
sources of non-profit funding, and securing various atmosphere in the shop. Qualifications: Two years Collection Manager. It is by no means an all inclusive Aquarist II - Must have a High School diploma. A
project and organization related grants. Manage the sales experience or related experience. Excellent list of the position duties and responsibilities. To view a Bachelor’s Degree in Marine Science or similar degree
various fundraising projects by completing needed communication and people skills. Basic computer more complete description and list of requirements and preferred. Must be Scuba certified. Must have a valid
assignments and reporting to the IES President or skills. Must be able to lift 25 lbs. and stand for extended to apply for this position please visit the Phoenix Zoo driver’s license. Must pass SeaWorld swim/dive test
Board of Directors. Organization and Analysis: Assist periods. Willingness to learn about a variety of topics job page. Applications can also be filled out in person. and SeaWorld diving physical. Responsibilities include
IES President and IES Board in compiling data or including, natural history, optics, and books. Must Resumes are not accepted for any Zoo position without maintaining husbandry of fish and other life in Aquarium
results of current fundraising projects and with non- be available to work some weekend hours. Send an accompanying application. Please visit the zoo’s exhibits. *Please fax resume to 407-363-2615. Close
profit business planning. Current program analysis resume and cover letter to: Ruth Smith, Audubon Shop website for more information on how to apply. Close Date: Until Filled.
may include written evaluation and suggestions for Manager, rsmith@massaudubon.org, Massachusetts Date: Until Filled.
staff and board review. Other Duties As Assigned: Audubon Society, 208 South Great Road, Lincoln, MA Aquarium Husbandry Assistant - Must a High School
Interns will have the opportunity to prepare academic 01773. Close Date: Until Filled. Director of Finance - The International Crane diploma or equivalent and a valid driver’s license.
papers for presentation and publication, if they are Foundation (ICF) is a global conservation organization Responsible for selling animal food to guests at the
interested. Interns will be encouraged to apply IES Membership Sales & Promotions Officer - working to safeguard all 15 species of cranes and the stingray and shark cart feeder booths. As well as;
work to academic courses, as appropriate and desired. Coordinate the Museum’s Membership Booth and natural ecosystems on which they depend. ICF seeks monitoring animal health, nutrition and general animal
Interns will be included in Institute meetings, and have on-site sales initiatives. Oversee Membership Booth an experienced professional to manage the financial husbandry for the Stingray Lagoon exhibit. *Please fax
the opportunity to meet technical and business experts staff and volunteers. Develop, revise, and maintain functions of the Foundation, including accounting and resume to 407-363-2615. Close Date: Until Filled.
in this region. Contact: Carol Lyons at Carol@I4ES. supporting materials for on-site membership sales bookkeeping, financial reporting, treasury and cash
org. Close Date: November 20, 2007. as needed. Design and implement new strategies to management, and finance information systems. In Aquarium Husbandry Assistant Diver - Must be
increase Membership revenue and improve member collaboration with the President/Chief Executive Officer SCUBA certified and have a valid driver’s license. Must
Public Programs Assistant - The Public Programs service. Regular Full Time, 40 Hrs/Wk, Sunday through and the Department and Program Heads, coordinates pass SeaWorld Dive Physical and be able to lift 50 lbs.
Assistant works closely with the Public Programs Thursday (non-negotiable). Qualifications: Bachelor’s strategic and operational planning and budgeting. Duties include assisting Aquarists in maintaining life
Director and Visitor Programs Manager to assist degree plus 3 to 5 years of experience. Strong written Serves as liaison among staff, Board of Directors, and support systems and exhibits as well as maintenance
with development and implementation of educational and verbal communication skills, diplomacy, and Board Committees. Qualifications: College graduate, of the Quarantine, Turtle and Journey to Atlantis areas
interpretive stations for Denver Zoo events and superb customer service background and interpersonal with major in accounting or business. MBA and/or and dive maintenance of the shark and eel areas.
summer programming, including recruitment and skills are essential. Comfort with computer programs, CPA with experience in the non-profit sector preferred. *Please fax resume to 407-363-2615. Close Date:
math, and monetary transactions. Sales, fundraising, Experience: Five years in a comparable position with Until Filled.
or related experience. Experience with staff and/ management/supervisory responsibilities. Skills and
or volunteer supervision. Willingness to work in a abilities: Must have knowledge of or ability to direct: Dive Master - These are part time positions in our
frontline customer service capacity at the Membership generally accepted accounting procedures (GAAP); expanding dive operations department. Salary begins
Booth (located in the Museum’s main lobby) – i.e., computer hardware, software and networking; cash at $9.50 per hour. Successful candidate will be
in order to cover for Membership Reps during their management, management and financial reporting; responsible for performing all interpretive educational
lunch break. Pleasant phone demeanor, patience, and non-profit accounting; strategic and operations dive programs to include Dive Interpretative (DIP)
flexibility are a must. Willingness and ability to work a planning and budgeting. Occasional travel required. programs and Guest Dive Experience programs
regular Sun-Thurs schedule. Some holidays are also The salary is competitive with excellent benefits. (GDE). Ensure that all programming presented is
required. Send cover letter and resume to: Human Letters and resumes can be sent to: Linda Foster engaging, innovative and effective, as determined
Resources Department, Museum of Science, Science (LFoster@savingcranes.org) For more information by evaluation, and in direct support of the mission of
Park, Boston, MA 02114. Fax: (617) 589-0362. Email: see: www.savingcranes.org. Close Date: Until Filled. The Florida Aquarium. Conduct the GDE programs,
jobs@mos.org. Close Date: Until Filled. Shark Dive Experience (SDE) and Swim with the
Director of Exhibits and Graphics - Tampa, FL. Fish (SWTF), with a priority on guest safety, customer
Warehouse Worker - (Union position #260501) $14.33 Design Description: This position leads our graphics service and a quality, educational experience. Perform
- $16.09 per hour. Regular With benefits. Department and exhibits team. Position Summary: The Director functions of safety diver, photographer and greeter in
- Nutritional Services Closing Date - Sept 10, 2007 is responsible for the administration and leadership a rotational capacity. Dive Master or equivalent from
@ 4pm This position will REQUIRE routine lifting of of exhibit design personnel in the development, a nationally recognized SCUBA training organization;
moderate to heavy objects (move/lift 50lb+ feed sacks, implementation and evaluation of all exhibits Current certification in First Aid, CPR and Oxygen
hay bales weighing in excess of 100lbs and other throughout the Aquarium promoting creative and administration; Underwater liability insurance required;
heavy supplies and feed), ability to operate assigned insightful approaches that enhance exhibitry and Good presentation and public speaking skills. Forward
vehicle, fork lift and powered pallet jack, ability to work educational content. This includes: art direction, the resumes to: abradley@flaquarium.org. Close Date:
for extended periods in walk-in refrigerator as well as overseeing and facilitating of multimedia applications, Until Filled.
conducting inventory in large freezer units, and be able fabrication for new exhibits/graphics, maintenance of
to work in all weather conditions for extended periods existing signage and displays, electronic and/or audio Administrative Assistant (Advancement) – Beverly,
of time in large, non climate controlled feed rooms and elements, display lighting and maintaining institutional MA. Reporting to the Director of Advancement
hay barn. This position will require the ability to stand graphic standards. The Director ensures effectiveness, Operations, the Administrative Assistant will provide
for long periods of time, handle and process large quality and timely completion of assigned projects general administrative support to the Advancement
quantities of unique food items required for animal and work orders within specified budgets and Division, which includes Leadership Development
diets, ability to use sharp tools and industrial kitchen without compromise to institutional and department and the Volunteer Program, Major and Planned Gifts,
equipment. Routinely hand wash large quantities of standardsor aesthetics. The director prepares and Annual Giving and Membership. This is a part-time
animal feed tubs. This position will also frequently manages budgets and works with other aquarium position, approximately 20 hours a week. Scheduled
transport large items (towed in an enclosed utility groups in developing and achieving team goals. hours to be decided with final candidate. This position
trailer) to the San Diego Zoo. Applicants MUST have Qualifications and Educational Requirements: Ten is located at Long Hill in Beverly, MA. Qualifications:
a valid California Driver license. Applicants must be years experience in exhibit design and management Excellent communication skills. Strong attention
at least 18 years of age. Applicants selected for an at a public display institution preferably an aquarium or to detail. Ability to work collaboratively with staff,
interview will be required to take a math test. Interested zoo is required; BA in design, exhibit design, industrial volunteers and donors. Energetic, creative individual
applicants must be available any of the seven (7) days design, or architecture; Familiarity with state-of-the-art with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
of the workweek for scheduling. Scheduled hours computer systems for graphics, exhibits, and multi- Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Computer skills desired
per week will vary from approximately 32-40 hours media exhibit presentation. Forward resume, salary include Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.
depending on work and coverage for vacation/sick history and requirements to: abradley@flaquarium.org Willingness to learn the Advancement database,
leave relief. HOW TO APPLY: Apply NOW on-line at or fax to: 813.273.4161. Close Date: Until Filled. Raiser’s Edge. Desire to be part of a team environment.
www.sandiegozoo.org/jobs/index.html Questions? Submit resume and cover letter to recruiter@ttor.org
Please contact HR Mon-Fri from 8-4 at 760-738-5045. Aquatics Systems Technician – Cincinnati OH. The or Director of Human Resources, 572 Essex Street,
Close Date: Until Filled. Maintenance Department of the Cincinnati Zoo & Beverly, MA 01915. Close Date: Until Filled.
Botanical Garden is looking for a dynamic individual
Collections Manager - The Phoenix Zoo is seeking to join their team as an Aquatic Systems Technician.

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