Employment

Water resource conservation is a constantly changing job market. In this section one can find careers from a variety of employers in the private and public sector. Check back often to keep informed of new postings.

Water Quality-Related Job Postings

Enforcement Coordinator - 12 month position

Hiring OrganizationCollege of Southern Maryland, Maryland Center for Environmental Training
Job Announcementhttps://csmd.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=303669&company_id=15554&version=1&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=1012964&startflag=1
Job Closing Date21 May 2015

This position is a 12 month Grant Funded and located at the Maryland Department of the Environment in Baltimore, Maryland.  This position is responsible for performing technical reviews of activities related to water pollution control.  This employee reviews and/or prepares litigation packages, administrative/civil orders and penalty assessments to address violations of water pollution control, sediment control, tidal and non-tidal wetlands, waterway construction, surface mining, and dam safety laws, regulations and permit conditions. Other responsibilities include conferring with Departmental staff and Assistant Attorneys General regarding administrative, civil and criminal enforcement actions, performing duties of a regional enforcement coordinator for the Enforcement Division including: attending/coordinating meetings, providing enforcement guidance, coordinating enforcement actions, performing field inspections, and promoting communication with Division through briefings; drafting correspondence for WMA’s Director’s and Compliance Program Director’s signatures in response to enforcement and compliance related issues from industry/municipalities, elected officials, other government agencies and the private sector; reviewing permittee-submitted Discharge Monitoring Reports (DMRs) and noncompliance reports to determine compliance with permit requirements and to prepare violation summaries for litigation packages.

5/12/2015

Chesapeake Bay Foundation- Summer Work Crew positions

CBF is currently recruiting for several temporary summer work crew positions.

Summer work crew staff provide repairs, upkeep, and regular maintenance for CBF boats, properties and education centers.  The crew will be based in our Annapolis headquarters, but will travel through-out the Bay watershed over the summer months completing projects, sometimes staying overnight at our various island education centers.   For the complete job announcement and application instructions please see www.cbf.org/jobs or contact me at the below contact information.

Thank you!

Kristen Diggs

Associate Director of Human Resources
Chesapeake Bay Foundation
kdiggs@cbf.org
443-482-2007 direct
443-482-2022 confidential fax

5/12/2015

Environmental Inspector/Grading Reviewer I

Hiring OrganizationCarroll County Government
Job Announcementhttp://ccgovernment.carr.org/ccg/position/
Job Closing Date21 May 2015

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES Performs grading reviews and inspections to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local laws, codes, regulations, and conformance to approved plans and specifications as related to erosion and sediment control, grading, storm water management, floodplain, forest conservation, and landscape ordinances.

ESSENTIAL TASKS include the following; other duties may be assigned

  1. Perform review, inspection and enforcement activities for residential and commercial/industrial sites, road and building construction, stream and wetland protection/restoration, and landscape/forestation projects as related to appropriate ordinances and programs including joint reviews/inspections
  2. Provide grading permit information and process grading applications in accordance with Federal, State, and local laws
  3. Review concept, preliminary and final grading plans for compliance with Carroll County Grading Ordinance
  4. Provide information and advise engineers, contractors, developers, property owners, and others regarding review/inspection and permit requirements
  5. Issue completion certificates and recommend bond release as projects receive final approval
  6. Prepare correspondence, records, logs, reports, and other documentation including maintaining the Permit Tracking System

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  1. High School Diploma or general education diploma (GED)
  2. Four years experience in environmental inspection, grading construction or design, or permit/plan review *
  3. Training required in Maryland erosion and sediment control, forest conservation, and disturbed site restoration*
  4. Maryland State Highway Administration construction inspection experience preferred

* A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

  1. Maryland Sediment Control Certification Program
  2. Valid driver’s license

5/12/2015

Communications Specialist

Hiring OrganizationInterstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin
Job Announcementhttp://www.potomacriver.org/news/apply-today-icprb-seeks-communications-specialist/
Job Closing Date22 May 2015

Support the communications/outreach program of a multi-state water resources agency. Major responsibility for production and maintenance of website content (using WordPress) and related social media and news story development; develop education and outreach materials; assist technical staff with report production, respond to information requests.

B.A. in journalism/communications or related degree with some experience in writing, web site maintenance, and public outreach. Familiarity with water, environment issues preferred.

Send cover letter, resume, salary history, and two writing samples to info@icprb.org or mail to Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin, Communications Specialist Position, 30 West Gude Drive, Suite 450, Rockville, MD 20850. Good benefits package. EEO.  Please respond by May 22. No phone calls, please.

5/5/2015

Water Resources Intern

Hiring OrganizationInterstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin
Job Announcementhttp://www.potomacriver.org/news/join-icprb-as-a-water-resources-intern-this-summer/
Job Closing Date15 May 2015

The Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin seeks a Water Resources Intern for summer 2015. Successful candidates will meet the following requirements:

  • Experience conducting geographic analyses and independent research projects related to land use, public water supply, source water protection, water quality, and/or hydrology.
  • Ability to perform analyses using ESRI mapping tools and Microsoft Excel. Experience with Microsoft Access and web-based mapping preferred, but not required.
  • Capable of synthesizing data and information into short issue briefs.
  • Demonstrated commitment to environmental stewardship and collaborative management of resources.

Compensation: $12/hour

Duration: 10 weeks, June through August, with flexible start date.

Preferred Education: Master’s candidate or recent graduate in water resources, environmental science, planning, or related field.

ICPRB is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to maintain a diverse workforce.

Please send an electronic copy of cover letter and resume to Karin Bencala at kbencala@icprb.org by 5:00 PM on May 15, 2015.

5/5/2015

LandScope Chesapeake Fellow

Hiring OrganizationNatureServe
Job Announcementhttps://natureserve.applicantpro.com/jobs/218488.html
Job Closing Date30 June 2015

SUMMARY OF JOB

The LandScope Chesapeake Fellow will strengthen communication and outreach among Chesapeake Conservation Partnership organizations and will promote LandScope Chesapeake among target user groups. In this role, s/he will work closely with the LandScope Chesapeake team to contact current and potential partners, identify their roles in the project, and coordinate the appropriate follow-on tasks. Current partners include state and federal natural resource agencies, conservation NGOs, and other members of the Chesapeake Conservation Partnership (http://www.chesapeakeconservation.org/). The LandScope team has identified additional partners that require further engagement, including state historic resource agencies and land trusts. The LandScope Chesapeake Fellow will work with the LandScope team to prioritize prospective partners that may contribute geospatial, narrative and multi-media content. S/he will also identify, contact, and cultivate potential users of the website.
This is a full-time (35 hour per week) six-month duration paid fellowship position based at the NatureServe home office in Arlington, VA. The ideal candidate will be a highly organized, excellent communicator who is enthusiastic about taking on new tasks and dedicated to conservation. The essential job functions listed below are not meant to be all inclusive and may be subject to change at any time. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  1. Work in coordination with the LandScope Chesapeake project team to identify and engage partners and determine mutually beneficial ways for the partners to participate in LandScope.
  2. Cultivate partner relationships by facilitating regular communication between LandScope and the partner organization points of contact.
  3. Document partner communication and maintain records on each partner’s role via a project database.
  4. As required, formalize new partner relationship terms by developing memoranda of understanding, data use agreements, or similar instruments.
  5. Coordinate with content providers to acquire and prepare geospatial, narrative and multi-media content for publication on the website and ensure review and approval of their content before it is published.
  6. Assist the LandScope Chesapeake team in executing outreach strategies to help market the website to target audiences and facilitate content acquisition.
  7. Carry out special projects and other duties as assigned by supervisor.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Outgoing and collaborative working style.
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide array of partners.
  • Highly organized, with excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent writing, editing and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to self-manage time and assignments and balance multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Excellent skills with the Microsoft Office suite of tools.
  • Experience working with GIS data.
  • Bachelor’s degree.

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Personal commitment to and belief in conservation of the environment.
  • Background in U.S. land conservation issues.
  • Experience managing simple databases.
  • Experience working with Esri web map publishing platforms, including ArcGIS Server and ArcGIS Online.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to remain in a stationary position at least 50% of the time.
  • Requires frequent communication, verbal and written.
  • Ability to hear well and speak clearly to engage effectively with NatureServe, partners and staff.
  • Requires ability to visually or otherwise identify, observe or assess.
  • Ability to conform to standard office hours.
  • Typing and repetitive motions associated with computer keyboarding responsibilities.
  • Ability to travel occasionally and independently, primarily within the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

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5/5/2015

Natural Resource Planner

Hiring OrganizationCollege of Southern Maryland, Maryland Center for Environmental Training
Job Announcementhttps://csmd.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=303653&company_id=15554&version=1&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=1012964&startflag=1
Job Closing Date29 May 2015

This position is grant funded and located at the Maryland Department of the Environment in Baltimore, Maryland. The Natural Resource Planner will perform as a project manager and assist other staff on projects related to best available technologies for removing nitrogen from onsite sewage disposal systems and perform planning activities related to reducing, reporting and tracking the amount of nitrogen discharged from on-site sewage disposal systems. Responsibilities will include: performing site inspections to verify appropriate design and installation of nutrient reducing onsite sewage disposal systems; maintaining and updating databases for tracking all aspects of onsite sewage disposal; analyzing trends and data and prepare reports on the contribution of onsite sewage disposal systems to nutrients discharged to waters of the State; providing oversight, training and guidance to local health department, service providers, manufacturers and other stake holders on all aspects of nutrient reducing onsite sewage disposal systems; and evaluating the effectiveness of existing and prospective technologies for reducing the pollution from onsite sewage disposal systems. This position requires some travel required for field inspections in Maryland. Employee may be assigned duties which require the operation of their motor vehicle. Employee will be reimbursed for mileage expenses.

5/5/2015

Program Manager

Hiring OrganizationAlice Ferguson Foundation
Job Announcementhttp://www.chesapeakenetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/trash-program-manager-announcement-april-2015.docx

The Alice Ferguson Foundation (AFF) is seeking a Program Manager to oversee its Trash Free Potomac Watershed Initiative. AFF is an environmental educational organization focused on connecting people to the natural world, sustainable agricultural practices and the cultural heritage of their local watershed through education, stewardship and advocacy.

The Alice Ferguson Foundation’s Trash Free Potomac Watershed Initiative (Trash Initiative) is a leader in the metropolitan Washington DC region in addressing and studying the issue of litter. The Trash Initiative works to create lasting reduction of litter and waste in the Washington, DC region through public education, advocacy, market-based incentives and strong policy and regulatory efforts. AFF believes in building momentum and creating change by collaborating with local partners to ensure clean land, safe water, and healthy lives for the residents of the Potomac Watershed. www.fergusonfoundation.org

Position Summary
The Trash Initiative Program Manager is responsible for programmatic management and supervision of Trash Initiative staff. The Manager oversees a variety of grant funded projects, including management of financials and deliverables. The Manager also provides leadership in keeping AFF abreast of current changes in litter prevention, waste management and reduction, and community based social marketing, and provides external leadership for the organization in relevant fields. The Manager aligns the Trash Initiative with the Foundation’s strategic plan and mission.

The Program Manager will ensure successful administration and growth of the Trash Initiative’s projects and events. Its main project is a public service campaign that is implemented on jurisdictional and community, grassroots levels. Key events include the Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup, a regional cleanup that serves over 14,000 volunteers and roughly 500 partners annually, and the Annual Potomac Watershed Trash Summit conference. Additional duties include advocacy work, including providing testimony, and facilitating collaboration among partners to address the region’s trash problem. The position is full-time with benefits, and will require occasional evenings and weekends. Applicants must have regular access to a reliable vehicle.

Requirements
The successful candidate will be a self-starter with experience in programmatic leadership and supervision, as well as planning, implementation, and evaluation of programs. The Manager must demonstrate ability to build and maintain partnerships with key stakeholders such as county governments and nonprofits, with the goal of serving existing audiences while expanding the scope and scale of stakeholders reached. The Manager will have project management experience and a demonstrated ability to keep projects on time and on budget. The Manager must have strong writing and communications skills, with experience using spreadsheets and other programs to analyze and present data. The Manager should have experience in developing projects for proposal to funders, including concept, scope of work, and budgets.

The successful candidate will be able to work independently on a variety of assignments with minimal supervision; be comfortable working in a fast-paced, collegial, team-oriented, and entrepreneurial environment; and be able to work with high level constituents, including donors and board members. The candidate should possess strong organizational, research, marketing, and business process skills. The candidate also must demonstrate creative problem-solving and decision-making skills, flexibility, initiative, sound judgment, diplomacy and discretion.

Salary is commensurate with experience and includes a competitive benefits package. A dynamic and collaborative working environment is among the advantages of working at the Alice Ferguson Foundation which features a beautiful work environment in a national park setting at its Hard Bargain Farm Environmental Center in Accokeek, MD. To apply, email cover letter with salary requirements and resume to HR@fergusonfoundation.org.

This announcement will remain open until the position is filled.

5/5/2015

Water Resources Engineer

Hiring OrganizationAKRF, Inc.
Job Closing Date15 May 2015

AKRF, Inc. is a multidisciplinary consulting firm specializing in environmental, planning, and engineering services.  Founded in 1981, AKRF brings the talents of over 220 scientists, planners, engineers, cultural resource specialists, historians and other technical staff from six locations, including in New Jersey (Mt. Laurel), Maryland (Baltimore Metro Area), Connecticut, and New York (New York City, White Plains, and Long Island), to handle a wide variety of projects for public agencies, private clients, and municipalities, and to deliver solutions to environmental problems with substantial, measurable value.

AKRF’s Hanover, Maryland office is seeking a full-time Water Resources Engineer with 5+ years of experience to support the expansion of our growing water resources practice in the Mid-Atlantic region.  The ideal candidate will have experience with the planning and design of ecologically-based stream restoration and stormwater BMP projects in urban and suburban settings.  Building on AKRF’s existing client base in the region, the candidate will play a key role in expanding AKRF’s market position in the Baltimore and Washington D.C. metropolitan area and will be expected to contribute to the identification and development of new clients.

Position Requirements:

  • Maryland Professional Engineer (P.E.) registration
  • Bachelor’s degree in water resources, civil or environmental engineering
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a water resource or environmental engineering practice area
  • Ability to manage, lead and execute stormwater, environmental site design (ESD) low impact development (LID) and stream restoration design projects
  • Preparation of engineering reports, technical memorandums and specifications
  • Provide MS4 and other regulatory compliance, permit support and coordination with multiple agencies
  • Knowledge and understanding of NPDES/MS4 permit and Chesapeake Bay TMDL
  • Experience with HEC-HMS, TR-55, TR-20, HEC-RAS, SWMM, Hydro-CAD
  • CADD production and civil design software skills (MicroStation, AutoCAD, Geopak, InRoads, Civil 3D)
  • GIS analysis
  • Must be able to successfully manage and deliver on multiple tasks with competing priorities
  • Experience with tidal systems a plus.

AKRF, Inc. offers excellent benefits in a casual, friendly, but hard-working environment with great opportunities for individual growth. AKRF, Inc.is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For consideration for this position, please email your resume to jbrownstein@akrf.com.  Please include “Engineer Position – MD” in the subject line.  We look forward to hearing from you.

4/30/2015

Public School Stream Buffer Reforestation Project Position

Hiring OrganizationBaltimore County Dept. of Environmental Protection & Sustainability
Job Announcementhttp://www.chesapeakenetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/baltimore-county-eps-srcg-vacancy.docx
Job Closing Date29 May 2015

The Baltimore County Dept. of Environmental Protection & Sustainability (EPS) desires to fill a vacant position with our school stream buffer reforestation project. The position will complete the first year of a 2-year project funded through the MD Dept. of Natural Resources for the Stream Restoration Challenge Grant (SRCG), with the potential to continue through the second year. The position will assist with our full-time Community Reforestation Program staff to plant, monitor and maintain reforestation projects throughout the County and to provide care for seedlings in our reforestation nursery. Special duties for the SRCG position include assisting with site assessment and preparation of planting plans for riparian buffers at Baltimore County schools, and coordinating with school system staff including principals and teachers and science curriculum leads in order to involve students in the tree planting. The position is for $13.00 per hour for 35 hours per week, starting about June 1.

The position will complete the first year of the grant until the end of August, with the potential to extend for approximately an additional year into summer 2016 until grants funds have been expended.

College graduates with a desire to work outdoors, including using hand tools and power equipment, are preferred. Coursework and/or experience in field biology or related fields and basic skills in identification of native tree species are preferred, as well as training and experience using GIS. The position will work at our reforestation nursery located near Eastern Blvd. Extended in the Chase community of eastern Baltimore County. The intern will report daily to the EPS nursery, and all travel to reforestation sites is via County vehicles. The reforestation program work hours are 7:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Please send a cover letter AND resume to Don Outen at douten@baltimorecountymd.gov. For additional information, call 410-887-3981.

4/30/2015

Web Development Intern

Hiring OrganizationUniversity of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
Job Announcementhttp://www.umces.edu/job/web-development-intern

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) invites applications for a Web Development Intern.  The successful candidate will work with an established and dynamic team in partnership with Chesapeake Bay Program staff at the Chesapeake Bay Program office in Annapolis, Maryland. The Chesapeake Bay Program maintains several websites as a primary method of informing citizens and stakeholders about Chesapeake Bay protection and restoration efforts. A vast array of audience groups rely on key web-based communications as the method for staying abreast of key issues facing Chesapeake Bay restoration.

For more information visit: http://www.umces.edu/job/web-development-intern

4/30/2015

Project Coordinator

Hiring OrganizationMid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO)
Job Announcementhttp://midatlanticocean.org/job-opportunity-marco-seeks-project-coordinator/
Job Closing Date15 May 2015

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) is seeking a full-time Project Coordinator.  The successful candidate will exhibit the organizational, communication, and technical skills required to support MARCO and enable it to deliver products and services of value to the five member Mid-Atlantic States – New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia.

The Project Coordinator works on behalf of MARCO and serves at the pleasure of the MARCO Management Board of Directors. This is a one-year contractual position with potential for renewal, pending funds.

4/30/2015

Two Summer Internships in Forestry Section of Dept. of Environmental Protection & Sustainability

Hiring OrganizationBaltimore County Dept. of Environmental Protection & Sustainability
Job Announcementhttp://www.chesapeakenetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/eps-summer-internships.docx
Job Closing Date29 May 2015

Baltimore County Dept. of Environmental Protection & Sustainability (EPS) Paid Summer Internships

Internship #1: Reforestation

EPS is hiring a summer intern for our Community Reforestation Program. The intern will work with our reforestation crew to plant, monitor and maintain reforestation projects and to provide care for seedlings in our reforestation nursery. The position is for $9.00 per hour for 8 weeks at 34 hrs. per week, starting any time after May 15. College students with a desire to work outdoors, including using hand tools and power equipment, are preferred. Coursework and/or experience in field biology or relate fields and basic skills in identification of native tree species are preferred. The intern will work at our nursery located near Eastern Blvd. Extended in the Chase community of eastern Baltimore County. The intern will need to report daily to the EPS nursery, and all travel to reforestation sites is via County vehicles. The reforestation program work hours are 7:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Internship# 2 : Project Planning for Reforestation

EPS is hiring a summer intern for our Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP) program. The intern will assist our forest sustainability staff with conducting site assessments and preparing planting plans, contacting landowners, and inspecting recently-planted projects in urban and rural areas. The position is for $9.00 per hour for 8 weeks at 34 hrs. per week, starting any time after May 15. College students with majors in geography or environmental sciences and related fields and some training in GIS are preferred. The intern will work at our office in the historic Almshouse in Cockeysville in central Baltimore County. Office and field work are involved, and all travel to reforestation and urban tree planting sites is via County vehicles. The reforestation program work hours are from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm.

If interested in either position, please send a cover letter and resume to Don Outen at douten@baltimorecountymd.gov. For additional information, call 410-887-3981.

4/30/2015

Greening Projects Coordinator

Hiring OrganizationDundalk Renaissance Corporation
Job Announcementhttp://www.chesapeakenetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/4-22-15-DRC-Greening-Projects-Coordinator-FINAL.pdf

The Dundalk Renaissance Corporation has an immediate opening for one or more Greening Projects Coordinators.  These are part time, temporary contractual positions to implement watershed restoration and education projects in May, June, and possibly through August. Potential to convert to permanent position.  Job description attached and at www.dundalkusa.org

4/30/2015

Chesapeake Program Director

Hiring OrganizationThe Campbell Foundation
Job Announcementhttp://www.campbellfoundation.org/jobs/

The Campbell Foundation is seeking a Program Director for their Chesapeake Office.  Please go to the web-site for additional information.  No phone calls or emails please.

4/23/2015

Development Director

Hiring OrganizationMidshore Riverkeeper Conservancy Inc
Job Announcementhttp://midshoreriverkeeper.org/mrc-seeks-director-of-development/

Job Description – Development Director

Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy (MRC) is seeking a qualified individual to serve as our Director of Development (DD). This individual, reporting to and in partnership with the executive director and deputy director, will spearhead development efforts as MRC continues to grow. A new position in the organization, the DD will have the opportunity to build the development function.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute MRC’s annual fundraising plan
  • Secure financial support from individuals, foundations, and corporations
  • Manage the implementation of our Watergrass software and oversee staff responsible for data entry and gift processing
  • Develop, build, expand, and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors
  • Create and execute a strategy for a large sustained base of annual individual donors
  • Oversee organization of special events
  • Develop and track proposals and reports for foundation and corporate fundraising
  • Develop new grant opportunities and write grant proposals and support other staff doing the same

Qualifications

  • BA (required), MA (a plus)
  • 5-plus years experience
  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills
  • Knowledge of computer database management

MRC is a non-profit river protection program located in Easton, Maryland. MRC presently has a staff of ten and works with hundreds of volunteers annually. We engage in river patrols, water quality monitoring, legislative, legal and policy advocacy, education and outreach, and develop and construct innovative pollution reducing projects in four counties. MRC presently has approximately 2,000 dues paying members.

Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume to: ann@midshoreriverkeeper.org

4/23/2015

Membership & Communications Manager

Hiring OrganizationSociety for Ecological Restoration (SER)
Job Announcementhttp://jobs.ser.org/jobseeker/job/23341742
Job Closing Date15 May 2015

The Society for Ecological Restoration (SER; www.ser.org) is seeking an enthusiastic professional candidate with environmental knowledge to join its team as the Membership & Communications Manager. The candidate will be responsible for the development and implementation of SER’s membership and communications programs. The ideal candidate will have strong written and oral communications skills, be highly organized with an eye for detail, understand the elements needed to build and implement a successful non-profit membership program, and have experience with technological systems such as Association Management Systems, web editing platforms, and InDesign. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build long-lasting relationships with staff, members and Society leaders is essential.

This is a full-time position located in SER’s Washington D.C. office. Application review will begin May 15 and continue until position is filled. Visit the job posting on SER’s website for the full description and for application instructions.

4/23/2015

Campaign Coordinator

Hiring OrganizationWaterkeepers Chesapeake
Job Announcementhttp://www.waterkeeperschesapeake.org/images/Documents/Campaign_Coordinator_04072015.pdf

The Campaign Coordinator will report to the Executive Director to implement Waterkeepers Chesapeake’s Agricultural Transparency campaign, help to manage other coalition campaigns, and assist with communications for the organization. We are looking for a well-rounded campaign generalist, capable of grassroots organizing, building partnerships, developing communications materials, communicating internally and externally, and with a committed passion for environmental advocacy.

This position will take the lead in implementing and managing our agricultural transparency communications campaign, which includes managing the campaign, coordinating communications, managing partnerships, and supporting the development of the campaign’s grassroots capacity. This campaign is focused on using innovative communications to reframe discussion and support policy objectives to promote pollution reductions from the agricultural sector. Additionally, this position will take a role in managing and coordinating other campaigns such as our Polluted Runoff Initiative, Clean Water & Clean Energy, and Clean Water Defense.

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4/23/2015

Nature Center Environmental Educator

Hiring OrganizationHoward County Recreation & Parks, Robinson Nature Center
Job Announcementhttp://www.chesapeakenetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/rnc_environmental-educator_application.pdf

Responsible for the development and implementation of environmental education programming in coordination with the Naturalist and Program Manager. Weekend work is required along with some evening hours. Work weeks will follow a Wednesday – Sunday schedule, totaling 37.5 hrs/week. Send completed applications and resume to Naturalist, Katie Peet, kpeet@howardcountymd.gov.

4/23/2015

Nature Center Facility Leader

Hiring OrganizationHoward County Recreation & Park, Robinson Nature Center
Job Announcementhttp://www.howardcountymd.gov/IFrameTemplate.aspx?ID=6442451745

This position performs intermediate level recreation services work ensuring the safe and efficient operation of the Center. This position provides support to the Facility Leader II and to full-time staff of the Center. This position will assist in providing customer service and support for center operations. Center hours are Wednesday-Sunday, weekend and some evening work is required.

4/23/2015

Postgraduate Intern at U.S. EPA: Fostering Technology, Innovation, and Sustainability for Clean and Safe Water

A postgraduate research project training opportunity is currently available at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Water (OW). The appointment will be served with the Office of Science and Technology (OST) in Washington, D.C.

The intern will join an OW team involved with a range of technical, policy and program support activities to assess how OW programs and policies can better foster consideration and integration of sustainability principles into its programs. Under the guidance of the mentor, s/he may be involved in:

  • attending meetings and conferences regarding water sustainability
  • creating connections for further integration of sustainability principles
  • implementing sustainability initiatives through research and policy priorities
  • writing blogs on sustainability across the nation
  • developing metrics and performance measures to assess progress
  • tracking EPA progress to implement sustainability goals

Through this project, the intern will develop a sound understanding of water resources management, including the critical challenges facing the U.S. and world, and gain an understanding of sustainability initiatives that are currently being implemented and are on the horizon to solve water resource issues. S/he will be exposed to regulatory, policy, technical, and research experiences related to Water Sustainability.

Qualifications:

Applicants must have received a master’s degree in environmental engineering, environmental science, environmental public policy or a related field within five years of the desired starting date, or completion of all requirements for the degree should be expected prior to the starting date.

U.S. Citizenship required. The program is open to all qualified individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, or status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran.

The appointment will initially be for one year and may be renewed up to three additional years upon EPA recommendation and subject to availability of funding. The participant will receive an annual stipend up to $52,668. No funding will be made available to cover travel costs for pre-appointment visits, relocation costs, tuition and fees, or a participant’s health insurance. The participant must show proof of health and medical insurance. The participant does not become an EPA employee.

Technical Questions:

The mentor for this project is Jeff Lape (lape.jeff@epa.gov).

How to Apply:

An application can be found at http://orise.orau.gov/epa/applicants/application.htmPlease reference Project # EPA Water 2015-343 when calling or writing for information.

3/24/2015

Seasonal Interpretive Ranger

The HR Customer Services and Solutions group is currently accepting applications to fill up to 1 temporary positions at Captain John Smith National Historic Trail and associated stories throughout the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. The trail connects a variety of local, state and national parks, historic sites and refuges in multiple states. Appointments made under this announcement are limited to 1039 hours (six months) in a service year and may be terminated at any time. Appointments under this announcement are eligible for rehire and/or extension (when initial appointment is less than 1039 hours) if workload and funding allow. Individuals selected under this vacancy announcement are eligible for rehire in subsequent service years.  Anticipated Entry on Duty: June 2015

The position will be located in the National Park Service Chesapeake Bay Office. Information about programs managed by this office can be found at http://baygateways.net .  This office represents the NPS in the state/federal Chesapeake Bay Program partnership, coordinated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in Annapolis, MD. Information about the Chesapeake Bay Program may be found at http://www.baygateways.net/.

3/24/2015

Blue Water Baltimore - Development Director

Blue Water Baltimore, the leading water quality non-profit in Baltimore, seeks a Development Director for their office in Baltimore, Maryland. The Development Director is a senior-level position, responsible for planning and implementing fundraising activities that retain and enhance current streams of revenue and for developing new opportunities.

For a full job description and application instructions, please visit: http://www.bluewaterbaltimore.org/about/employment/

3/13/2015

Senior Environmental Scientist

Employment Service: Apply To: Jobs@skellyloy.com

Skelly and Loy is seeking a senior environmental scientist to join our Hunt Valley, Maryland team. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated individual with natural resources and environmental planning expertise in the Mid-Atlantic region (Maryland, Washington DC and Virginia). The selected candidate will provide technical support for a diversity of professional services including, but not limited to, ecosystem restoration, low impact development (LID), environmental site design (ESD) and stormwater management, water quality monitoring, natural resources studies, permitting, agency coordination, compliance and expert testimony; technical training and meeting facilitations, and support efforts associated with NEPA/MEPA planning and the TMDL/NPDES program. The position will also involve providing environmental compliance monitoring/inspection services for major design/build projects and as owner representation.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

- Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in biology, natural resources, environmental or planning discipline and a minimum of fifteen (15) years of professional technical experience with one or more complex or large-scale projects

RESPONSIBILITIES

- Serve as technical lead on several environmental/engineering projects of major scope or several projects of limited scope

- Lead, organize and participate in client and agency meetings, public meetings, field work, and site visits

- Provide technical direction and oversight to staff scientists for technical activities

- Review and approve technical work performed

- Participate in and/or manage the develop of technical scope and costs for proposals and presentations

- Service/participation on technical committees, organizations and/or academic institutions

REQUIRED SKILLS

- Experience and knowledge in the EPA Chesapeake Bay TMDL/NPDES requirements

- Expert level knowledge of local, state and federal permitting regulations and NEPA/MEPA procedures

- Provide technical direction and mentorship to project-level staff for technical activities

- Ability to participate in overnight and/or extended out-of-town project assignments within the region

- Project management and client relations skills

DESIRED SKILLS

- Service/participation on technical committees, organizations and/or academic institutions

- Knowledge in agriculture and development offsets credit generating opportunities

- Established client relationships in the public and private sectors within the Mid-Atlantic region

- Excellent communication and writing skills including grant preparation

SKELLY AND LOY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Apply to:

Jobs@skellyloy.com or

Skelly and Loy, Inc.
Attention: Human Resources
449 Eisenhower Boulevard, Suite 300
Harrisburg, PA 17111

If assistance is needed to apply for this position, please contact Human Resources at 717-232-0593.

NOTE: To be considered for the position, the job title must be referenced in the correspondence.

2/26/2015

Junior Water Resources Engineer

Employment Service: Apply To: Jobs@skellyloy.com

The ideal candidate is experienced and knowledgeable in is ecosystem restoration, low impact development (LID), environmental site design (ESD), stormwater management, erosion and sediment control, permitting and plan review, and construction oversight and inspection for both public and private clients within the Mid-Atlantic region.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

- Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in civil/water resources/environmental engineering or biological systems engineering or a closely related field with a minimum of five (5) years of technical experience in a water resources or environmental engineering practice area

RESPONSIBILITIES

- Participate technically on water resources projects including site assessments and documentation, conceptual designs, construction documents, specifications/cost estimates, construction bid support and construction inspection using sound ecological principles

- Assist senior management with client and project management including deliverables, schedules and financial performance

- Assist senior management with business development, technical proposals and presentations and the development of scopes and price proposals

- Service/participation on technical committees, organizations and/or academic institutions

REQUIRED SKILLS

- Active Professional Engineer (PE) license in Maryland or Pennsylvania or Engineer In Training (E.I.T) with the ability to obtain PE within the next 12 months

- Broad experience and knowledge in watershed, ecological restoration, geomorphology, stream assessment and restoration design, stream engineering and modeling

- Technical experience and working knowledge should include: H&H modeling and analysis using a variety of models including TR-55, TR-20, GISHydro, HEC-RAS, Hydraflow Hydrographs, Flowmaster, CulvertMaster, and RiverMorph; and experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or MicroStation V8i Excellent writing and verbal communication skills

- Ability to participate in overnight and/or extended out-of-town project assignments within the region

DESIRED SKILLS

- Permitting experience in the Mid-Atlantic region Stream restoration/fluvial geomorphology (Rosgen stream training or similar, sediment transport)

Competitive Salary is offered.

SKELLY AND LOY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Apply to: Jobs@skellyloy.com or

Skelly and Loy, Inc.
Attention: Human Resources
449 Eisenhower Boulevard, Suite 300
Harrisburg, PA 17111

If assistance is needed to apply for this position, please contact Human Resources at 717-232-0593.

NOTE: To be considered for the position, the job title must be referenced in the correspondence.

2/26/2015

MDE Positions in Baltimore

MCET at the College of Southern Maryland has positions available supporting MDE in Baltimore. To submit applications please use this link to access all open positions.

https://csmd.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.welcome&category_id=15240&company_id=15554&version=1&startflag=1&parent=Benefited%20Positions&levelid1=15240

2/19/2015

Senior Coastal Scientist

Versar, Inc., in Columbia, MD, is seeking to expand our coastal science and ecological consulting staff by filling a new position that is intended to increase the depth of expertise that we can offer to our diverse client base. Ideal candidates would have strong quantitative skills, work well as a member of a team, and enjoy technical and scientific challenges. Ability to lead major projects and market this service area is preferred.

Technical expertise and experience desired include: coastal science such as fisheries, habitat restoration, and climate change adaptation; statistical applications to natural resource and ecological problems; population, community or ecological programming and modeling; and, working with interdisciplinary groups of scientists on project applications in areas such as anthropogenic impacts to natural resources, and fisheries assessment and management. While most of the projects for which this position would provide support deal with coastal assessments or fisheries, individuals with expertise in modeling or statistical assessments of populations of other organisms (e.g., insects, wildlife) are likely to have the skills we are seeking.

Minimum requirements would be a Master’s or Doctorate degree and 5 years’ in a relevant discipline of environmental sciences, with coastal science or fisheries preferred. Applications from more experienced individuals are also welcome. Good oral and written communication skills are required, and extensive experience in technical writing is desirable. The ability to work on multiple projects in a multi-disciplinary team setting is necessary. Successful candidates must be flexible, self- starters, able to think on their feet, able to creatively solve problems and capable of good client interactions and development of new projects. Salary is negotiable and will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Versar’s Ecological Sciences Division has a national reputation for high quality ecological research in freshwater, estuarine, and terrestrial environments. The scope of project activity ranges from designing and implementing field studies to complex ecosystem and risk assessment modeling related to impact assessment and resource management. The Columbia office’s 35 professional staff work within an informal, interactive research atmosphere that provides opportunity for individual growth and advancement. Individuals will work closely with senior scientists and will have the opportunity to develop new projects while working on multiple, long-term, multi-year watershed projects. Projects are supported by an array of corporate resources including field sampling equipment, boats, biological laboratories, statistical analysis and GIS tools, and document production facilities. Versar employs approximately 700 professional and support personnel in locations throughout the United States. About 65 percent of the staff have degrees in science. Our staff are leaders in the environmental consulting industry - applying technology, science, and management skills to enhance the business performance of clients concerned with understanding environmental issues and minimizing environmental risk.

Additional information about Versar related to this opportunity may be found at our corporate web site (www.versar.com). Interested candidates should submit a resume through Versar’s corporate web site (www.versar.com) on the “Careers” page, referencing position number 14-0171.

1/28/2015

Environmental Analyst

Versar, Inc., in Columbia, MD, is seeking an experienced environmental scientist with strong data management and analysis skills, who works well as a member of a team, and enjoys technical and scientific challenges.

Technical training or experience desired include the following:
  • Data analysis and management (Microsoft Access and Excel, VBA, SQL)
  • Statistical applications to natural resource and ecological problems (SAS and R)
  • Additional quantitative skills (e.g., GIS analysis, Python)
  • Ability to update webpages
  • Background in natural resources
Typical projects this position would provide support to include a variety of fisheries, benthic, freshwater stream, watershed modeling, and water quality analyses.

Minimum requirements would be a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree and 3-5 years in a relevant discipline of the ecological sciences or statistics. Good oral and written communication skills are required, and extensive experience in technical writing is desirable. The ability to work on multiple projects in a multi-disciplinary team setting is necessary. Successful candidates must be flexible, self-starters, able to think on their feet, able to creatively solve problems and capable of good client interactions and development of new projects.

Versar’s Ecological Sciences Division has a national reputation for high quality research in freshwater, estuarine, marine, and terrestrial environments. The scope of project activity ranges from designing and implementing field studies to complex ecosystem and risk assessment modeling related to impact assessment and resource management. The Columbia office’s 35 professional staff work within an informal, interactive research atmosphere that provides opportunity for individual growth and advancement. Projects are supported by an array of corporate resources including field sampling equipment, boats, biological laboratories, statistical analysis and GIS tools, and document production facilities. Versar employs approximately 700 professional and support personnel in locations throughout the United States. About 65 percent of the staff have degrees in science. Our staff are leaders in the environmental consulting industry – applying technology, science, and management skills to enhance the business performance of clients concerned with understanding environmental issues and minimizing environmental risk.

Additional information about Versar related to this opportunity may be found at our corporate web site (www.versar.com). Interested candidates should submit a resume through Versar’s Career page www.versar.com/careers/index.html referencing Requisition # 14-0170 Environmental Analyst.

1/28/2015

Environmental Educator/Center Manager

The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum and Environmental Center (the Museum) is accepting applications for an opening as a part-time environmental educator/center manager of our new environmental center (21 hours per week). We are seeking an environmental professional and dedicated educator/interpreter with strong writing, organizational, and inter-personal skills and fund raising and grant writing experience. Contact Bruce Russell at barussell52@verizon.net for the job description and/or for more information.

1/22/2015

Seasonal Educators

Living Classrooms of the National Capital Region is currently hiring for seasonal educators. Please pass these job postings on to anyone you think would be a good fit! We are looking for dynamic, enthusiastic, and flexible educators that share our love for the environment and working with under served communities. 

http://www.idealist.org/view/job/NSjs9BKDsPbD/

http://www.idealist.org/view/job/tKfNxnDg66BD/ (maritime) 

1/22/2015

Program Coordinator

Young Organization Looking for multi-talented Program Coordinator, responsible for supporting SustainaFest and its leadership in planning, executing and implementing the organization's mission to include general public and student events and programs through performance of administrative, coordination and management duties.

SustainaFest is a 501(c)3 Maryland nonprofit established in 2012 with a mission to educate and engage people of all ages and interests to take action in their everyday lives to strengthen communities, improve the environment, and support local economies.  We use the power of cutting-edge film, awe-inspiring music, visionary speakers, social entrepreneurs, seasoned educators and innovative projects to spark dialogue, encourage innovations, and catalyze new solutions. We currently operate programs focused on accessing, educating and activating the general public (festivals and other events) and students (Student Sustainability Lab) in Maryland and throughout the region.

We are looking for an experienced Program Coordinator to join our team located in Annapolis, Maryland. Primary responsibilities include: Managing interns/volunteers, logistics planning for events, grant writing/fundraising, social media/email marketing, coordinating programs and projects within our participating schools throughout the region. The ideal candidate would possess: A Bachelors degree (preferably in a sustainability-related field), multi-tasking and organizational skills, ability to work independently and under tight deadlines, and have strong and polished oral and written communication skills.

For more information and application instructions, view the full announcement here.

Learn more about SustainaFest here.

1/22/2015

Program Director

Blue Water Baltimore is currently accepting applications for a Program Director.  This is a full time position with benefits.

The Program Director will play a vital role in the organization, working with the Executive Director in shaping and implementing the strategic direction of the organization, and working with Program Managers to execute the day-to-day restoration activities to protect and restore Baltimore's streams, rivers, and the Chesapeake Bay.

For more information or to apply, visit Blue Water Baltimore's Employment webpage: http://www.bluewaterbaltimore.org/about/employment/

Applications are accepted online. 

1/22/2015

Jobs with the State of Maryland

Search available opportunities at http://www.jobaps.com/MD/.

1/21/2015

Senior Environmental Scientist

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented Senior Environmental Scientist for immediate employment in the Hunt Valley, MD office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in Environmental Science. The incumbent will report to the Environmental Science Department Manager of the URS Hunt Valley Environmental and Transportation Planning Department. The Environmental Science Section is comprised of scientists, planners, and support staff and is responsible for conducting various types of environmental planning, permitting, TMDL, mitigation design, ecological studies, watershed studies, and NEPA documentation for roadways, aviation, transit systems, toll roads, bicycle/pedestrian facilities, and utility siting studies for local, state, federal, and private clients in Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region. Examples of projects include major transportation (roadway, transit, aviation) environmental impacts studies, wetland/stream mitigation design, watershed assessments, and water quality permitting. The successful candidate will serve as a task manager on various projects involving the preparation of CEs, EIS/RODs, EA/FONSIs, wetland/stream mitigation design, permitting, and compliance monitoring.

• Manage multi-disciplinary projects based on knowledge of environmental permitting processes including but not limited to NEPA, wetland/waterway permitting, Section 106, Section 4(f), MD Forest Conservation Act, and the Endangered Species Act (federal and state)
• Lead delineations of waters of the U.S. (including wetlands) in accordance with current regulatory requirements and guidelines; prepare supporting documentation; and conduct JDs
• Lead forest stand delineations, prepare forest conservation plans, and coordinate with local and State agencies as required 
• Lead stream assessments for restoration planning/monitoring studies and designs
• Prepare wetland delineation reports, functional assessments, mitigation plans, and environmental compliance/permitting documents
• Conduct stream, wetland, and wildlife habitat assessments
• Monitor wetland and stream projects
• Utilize GPS, ArcGIS, and Microsoft office for project data collection, analysis, and reporting
• Develop and manage a well-defined scope of work, budget, and schedule of deliverables
• Proposal preparation and presentations, prepare scopes of work and fee estimates, and make presentations to clients
• The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed above

• BA/BS in Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Natural Resources, or related disciplines. 
• Minimum of 8 years professional experience in environmental science/planning, environmental permitting (Section 404/401,ESA, MD FCA, MD Critical Area Commission), NEPA documentation preparation (EIS, EA, CE), natural resource surveys and studies (including, but not limited to, wetland delineations and functional assessments, stream assessments, forest stand delineations, wildlife habitat evaluations and rare species surveys), permit compliance monitoring, mitigation feasibility assessments, post-construction wetland/stream mitigation monitoring, and watershed studies. 
• Direct experience with FHWA, FTA, State, and local transportation planning and environmental processes in the Mid-Atlantic.
• Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS), CE, CWB, and/or certified/professional wetland delineator certifications or demonstrated track to certification. MD DNR Qualified Professional certification.
• Demonstrated experience in the independent conduct of wetland delineations, surveys of Mid-Atlantic regional vascular flora (MD, VA, DC, PA), and regulatory permit application development and regulatory agency coordination required. 
• Strong project management and supervisory skills.
• Excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to discuss projects with clients, regulatory agency staff, URS staff, and the public in meetings and at public events.
• Excellent writing skills and the ability to write concise and readable technical reports and documents.
• Must be highly self motivated with the ability to successfully multi-task, perform detail oriented work, work independently with minimum supervision, and demonstrate effective time management skills.
• Proven ability to prepare scopes of work, cost estimates, and assist with business development and proposal preparation.
• Skilled in use of ArcGIS, ArcPAD, Trimble GPS, and the suite of Microsoft Office platforms.
• Must be able to travel regularly and be in the field.
• Must have a valid driver's license.
• Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in more than 150 countries around the world following the acquisition of URS, AECOM is a premier, fully integrated infrastructure and support services firm. AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings. The company is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world's built, natural and social environments. A Fortune 500 company, AECOM companies, including URS, had revenue of $19.2 billion during the 12 months ended June 30, 2014. 

To apply, send resume & cover letter to:
AECOM
Inna Bellisario
Senior Recruiter
Inna.bellisario@aecom.com
D   (301) 820-3345
www.aecom.com

1/20/2015

Communications & Campaigns Manager

The Communications and Campaigns Manager will report to the Executive Director to implement Waterkeepers Chesapeake's Agricultural Transparency campaign, coordinate communications for the organization, and help to manage other organizational campaigns. We are looking for a well- rounded campaign generalist, capable of grassroots organizing, building partnerships, developing communications materials, communicating internally and externally, and with a committed passion for environmental advocacy.

Primary Responsibilities

This position will take the lead in implementing and managing our agricultural transparency communications campaign, which includes managing the campaign, coordinating communications, managing partnerships and supporting the development of the campaign's grassroots capacity. This campaign is focused on using innovative communications to reframe discussion and support policy objectives to promote pollution reductions from the agricultural sector. Additionally, this position will have primary responsibility for communications work and take a role in managing and coordinating other campaigns such as our Stormwater Initiative, Fossil Fuels & Fracking, and Clean Water Defense. 

Download full job description to apply.

12/16/2014

Deputy Director, Choose Clean Water Coalition

Looking for an inspiring job working with more than 200 clean water leaders from across the Mid-Atlantic region? Are you the kind of person that people consider the "glue" holding things together?  You're organized, dependable, detail-oriented, a self-starter, and willing to do the behind-the-scenes work. But you're not looking for a job where you sit at a desk all day long, you want to build lasting relationships by meeting with leaders across the region, helping them seize opportunities and overcome challenges to achieving clean water. Do you believe that the movement for clean water needs to embrace and involve people of all backgrounds and walks of life in order to be successful? Are you up for the challenge of helping our Coalition become more diverse? 

The Choose Clean Water Coalition Deputy Director is on-the-ground leader of the Choose Clean Water Coalition's public campaigns. The Deputy Director organizes and coordinates conservation organizations in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York, West Virginia and the District of Columbia by guiding the work of key leaders in each state in support of Coalition policy goals.  The Deputy Director also plays a key role in developing campaign strategies, assisting in communications outreach, and contributing to the overall operation of the Coalition.  The Deputy Director leads the Coalition's diversity and environmental justice initiatives, while providing support on all of the Coalition's policy priorities.  Other duties include meeting with Coalition members across the watershed, leading Coalition member update calls, managing member information, and sharing responsibility for maintaining the Coalition's online presence with our Communication Manager.

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://nwf.applicantpro.com/jobs/166398.html

12/9/2014

Abbott’s Mill Site Manager

Delaware Nature Society

Lead and manage Abbott's Mill Nature Center (AMNC) as one of the key sites where visitors connect with nature with unique, authentic hands-on experiences.  Implement the Delaware Nature Society's (DNS) strategic vision and goals working to integrate specific strategies and tactics that meet the needs of the community and targeted audience at Abbott's Mill Nature Center.  Oversees management of 473 acres of preserves and facilities.  Develops community and financial support.  Promotes Abbott’s Mill Nature Center as the face of Delaware Nature Society in Kent and Sussex counties.

View job description on our website:
http://www.delawarenaturesociety.org/DNS/About_Us/Employment/DNS/Employment.aspx?hkey=a679b4eb-ff78-4a87-b82a-3d5aad88b659#.VCla9PldXb0

Please email for more information or to send application to dnsinfo@delawarenaturesociety.org

9/29/2014

New job openings have been posted at http://www.usawaterquality.org/volunteer/Special/jobs.html.

9/24/2014

Water Resources Engineer

Versar is seeking a mid- to senior level Water Resources/Civil Engineer to join our Natural Resources team in Columbia, MD, in support of watershed projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.   Projects will involve development of integrated ecological restoration and engineering designs for stormwater management and stream restoration, which may vary from site-specific to watershed scales. We are looking for a hard-working and motivated individual with strong technical knowledge and experience in stormwater management, using Environmental Site Design (ESD) / Low Impact Development (LID) principles as well as stream restoration. Responsibilities will include: 

  • Developing stormwater management design and retrofit plans, using LID and ESD approaches
  • Assessment and design of stream restoration
  • Creating site-specific conceptual designs through construction documents
  • Contributing to watershed plans that result in pollutant load, particularly to meet TMDL goals
  • Preparing specifications and cost estimates
  • Conducting inspections of stormwater facilities and/or erosion and sediment controls
  • Contributing to watershed assessment and monitoring

Position Requirements

  • BS in water resources, environmental, or civil engineering
  • Stormwater management design experience, particularly with innovative LID & ESD approaches
  • Fluvial geomorphology and stream restoration experience
  • Experience with AutoCAD and GIS
  • Hydrologic and hydraulic modeling skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of statistics desired
  • Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Maryland (Virginia also desired)
  • Familiarity with Maryland (and Virginia) stormwater regulations and design requirements
  • Minimum of 5 years engineering experience

Applications are through Versar’s web site: www.versar.com/careers/index.html
See Requisition #14-0058, Water Resource Engineer

5/21/2014

Water Resources Engineer

Brown and Caldwell

Description
This position will provide project engineering, project management, and client service interaction on a variety of stormwater, environmental site design, and stream restoration projects. Work will include planning, designing, regulatory compliance and permitting on current and future projects in Maryland, Virginia and across the Mid-Atlantic Area.

  • Provide oversight and direction to engineering project teams
  • Assist with Engineering Management for current projects
  • Manage, lead and execute stormwater, low impact development and stream restoration design projects
  • Provide MS4 and other regulatory compliance, permit support and coordination with multiple agencies
  • Coordinate all aspects of stormwater projects including landscaping, design, and community interaction
  • Stormwater planning, condition assessment, detailed design and construction administration
  • Preparation of engineering reports, technical memorandum, specifications
  • Review shop drawings
  • Coordination and leadership of project team members and task leaders

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor´s degree in water resources, civil or environmental engineering
  • Experience with planning and designing stormwater BMP, low impact development, and retrofit projects
  • Experience planning and designing stream restoration projects
  • Watershed assessment and restoration planning
  • Work in home office (Beltsville, MD) and/or satellite office location (Rockville, MD)
  • 5-8 years of related experience
  • PE in Maryland or comparable qualifications
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment
  • Must be able to successfully manage and deliver on multiple tasks with competing priorities

Qualified applicants may apply through http://tbe.taleo.net/CH09/ats/careers/jobSearch.jsp?org=BROWNCALDWELL&cws=1

Job Code 1689

5/7/2014

Woody Stream

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