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May 21 / BARD CEP

SAMS Water Intern, Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards – Virginia

Organization: Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards

Position Title: SAMS Water Intern

Location: Appalachia, Virginia

Dates and compensation: 20 hour/week unpaid; June – August 2015

Application Deadline: June 15, 2015

Description: The Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards (SAMS) are looking for a part time water intern to help with their water campaign. Interested applicant with backgrounds in Chemistry, Hydrology, Geology, Geography, Environmental Science, Environmental Law, Environmental Policy and Planning, or other equivalent natural sciences should apply. The primary tasks of this internship position will be data collection of conductivity, Total Dissolved Solids, pH and temperature as well as the grab sampling for heavy metals in streams believed to be polluted by coal mining.

Other tasks may include, pulling of mining permits from the local Department of Mines Minerals and Energy.

Qualifications:

  • Being able to apply the scientific method
  • Being able to follow proper QA/QC protocol
  • Attention to detail
  • Background in Hydrology
  • Knowledge of GIS software including: ArcGIS, Google Earth and GRASS
  • Time management and self direction
  • Being an awesome person!

Other desirable qualifications include:

  • Familiarity with Surface Mining and Reclamation Act and Clean Water Act
  • Prior organizing experience
  • Toleration of Lack of Privacy
  • Community living (with people and pets)
  • Ability to decipher the legal language of the Clean Water Act and SMCRA

How to Apply: Intersted applicants should  contact  Staff@samsva.org or dawnhooper13@gmail.com with a resume. Or fill out our interest form:  http://www.samsva.org/?page_id=2190

May 21 / BARD CEP

Executive Director, International Rivers – California

Organization: International Rivers

Position Title: Executive Director

Location: Berkeley, California

Application Deadline: Position open until filled

Description: International Rivers seeks a proven, visionary, and global leader to advance its mission of protecting the world’s rivers and the people who depend on them. She or he will build upon International Rivers’ strength in defending rivers from harmful projects while advancing the organization’s capacity to offer viable alternatives that allow river communities to flourish. The ideal candidate will inspire others to join this cause by clearly articulating the urgent need to safeguard river-based cultures and ecosystems from extinction and by outlining a clear, compelling and provocative strategy for moving forward.

As the chief executive of the organization, the Executive Director is responsible for the strategic direction, management, and financial well-being of the organization. The Executive Director will be appointed by and report to the Board of Directors.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of the strategy of the organization to carry out its vision and mission. This includes spearheading creation of the next strategic plan and communicating a clear and compelling strategy to funders, staff, partner organizations, the media and the public.
  • Build an organizational culture that attracts, sustains and motivates a diverse staff across many regions and time zones. Oversee and help develop appropriate policies and procedures to manage and motivate staff to deliver their best, creative work.
  • Oversee the planning, implementation, management and evaluation of all aspects of International Rivers programs, including campaigns, communications, fundraising, finances, and administration.
  • With the Management Team, oversee the development and implementation of program priorities and coordinate departments to ensure harmonious, efficient and effective operations. Ensure that the overall conduct and work of the organization is of exceptionally high quality.
  • Sustain and improve the financial well-being of International Rivers, where available funds are wisely used towards the mission and vision.
  • Work with staff and Board to raise funds needed to carry out the mission and to strengthen the organization. Oversee the development and implementation of the annual fundraising plan and engage directly in donor cultivation and solicitation.
  • Demonstrate leadership in promoting and maintaining the profile of International Rivers, representing the organization in public settings, including with media and government officials, speaking knowledgeably and persuasively about its mission and impact.
  • Develop and strengthen partnerships with organizations, including non-governmental organizations and dam-affected communities, among others, to create greater impact.
  • Serve as the liaison between board and staff and guide board development. The Executive Director will attend all Board of Directors meetings.

Qualifications: This is an influential and high profile position in the national and international environmental and human rights community. The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • At least five years of demonstrated success in managing complex organizations as a CEO or senior leader of a nonprofit organization, with an orientation towards catalyzing social change.
  • Demonstrated success in raising at least $1 million annually from a variety of sources, including cultivating and soliciting large institutional and individual major donors.
  • A superb ability to chart strategic directions that result in clear operational goals and results in fulfillment of the organizational mission and vision.
  • Proven experience in managing budgets and in financial and operations management.
  • Outstanding written and oral communications skills and a deep understanding of media and public relations.
  • Experience with and success in developing and implementing strategic international campaigns on environmental or human rights issues.
  • An inspiring and collaborative leadership style that engages the commitment and talent of staff, leads by example, and encourages creativity and productive, high-quality work.
  • The ability to build effective teams among a culturally and geographically diverse staff working across countries with varying legal, political, and economic contexts.
  • The passion and energy to engage with and create enduring partnerships with individuals and institutions that can support and further International Rivers’ agenda.
  • A nuanced understanding of the dynamics of working with local and regional groups, and experience in developing alliances and strategies with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Commitment to International Rivers’ mission; demonstrated understanding of the principles of environmental and social justice.
  • Willingness and availability to travel internationally.
  • California Bay Area preferred or willingness to relocate to Berkeley, CA. Washington, DC will also be considered for the right candidate.

How to Apply:  Applications will be reviewed as they are received. A letter of interest explaining why you would like to join International Rivers and why your skills are appropriate for this position, date of availability, and salary requirements, accompanied by a resume and a writing sample, should be sent via email to: edsearch@internationalrivers.org

May 21 / BARD CEP

Program Coordinator, Tufts University – Massachusetts

Organization: Tufts University

Position Title: Program Coordinator – Global Development and Environmental Institute

Location: Somerville, Massachusetts

Dates and compensation: This position has a proposed start date of September 1, 2015, with potential to start on an earlier date. This position is grant funded and is not eligible for severance.

Application Deadline: Position open until filled

Description: GDAE is a research institute focused on integrating environmental and social factors into economics research and education. The institute conducts policy-relevant research and develops college-level educational materials, including several textbooks.

The position of program coordinator manages the institute’s grants, liaisons between GDAE and the university administration, oversees the daily functions of the office, and organizes the institute’s events.

Responsibilities:

  • Grant management, including coordinating with GDAE researchers to prepare grants, finalizing grant applications, financial management of ongoing grants, and preparing grant reports.
  • General office management, including purchasing supplies and equipment, hiring and supervising student assistants, coordinating various issues with Tufts’ facilities, and working with GDAE’s vendors.
  • Additional GDAE financial and administrative management, including processing staff salaries and reimbursements, establishing protocols for GDAE’s affiliates and consultants, overseeing hiring processes, and coordinating with the Tufts administration on a regular basis.
  • Event coordination, including organizing events, collaborating with other Tufts departments and institutes, working with GDAE’s outreach coordinator to advertise events, and oversee event budgets.
  • Manage GDAE’s information technology needs, including ensuring the smooth operation of equipment, planning for appropriate upgrades, and coordinating technical support.

Qualifications: The position requires a Bachelor’s degree, 0-3 years of related office experience, and familiarity with university grant management, office management, and computer skills including expertise with Excel.

Preferred Qualifications: We prefer an applicant that shares a belief in the institute’s mission of environmental and social sustainability.

How to Apply: Apply Here

May 21 / BARD CEP

Environment Initiatives Coordinator, UC Berkeley – California

Organization: UC Berkeley

Position Title: Environment Initiatives Coordinator

Location: Berkeley, California

Application Deadline: Position open until filled

Description: This position reports to the Executive Director for Cal Dining. The person in this position will be the liaison on all initiatives related to health, wellness and sustainability, including but not limited to:

  • Food Security
  • Global Food Initiative
  • Sustainability Policy Group
  • Small Farm procurement
  • Menus of Change
  • Sustainability Sourcing
  • Organic Certification
  • Buy California
  • Dining Sustainability Team Lead

How to Apply: To apply, candidates will need to go to the Berkeley Jobs website to apply.  The site is http://jobs.berkeley.edu and the job number is 19541. Questions about this position should be directed to Michael Laux, Associate Director for Cal Dining, laux@berkeley.edu.

For information on Cal Dining sustainability click here.

May 20 / BARD CEP

Environmental Planner, EMC Planning Group Inc. – California

Organization: EMC Planning Group Inc.

Position Title: Assistant/Associate Environmental Planner

Location: Monterey, California

Application Deadline: Position open until filled

Description: Located on the beautiful Monterey Bay, EMC Planning Group Inc. has been providing award-winning planning, design, entitlement, natural resource, and CEQA/NEPA services to both public and private clients for over 36 years. We are recognized both locally and nationally for our work and services, which include natural resource assessment, community planning, permitting and regulatory compliance, municipal staff support, and integrated technology.

Responsibilities: We are currently seeking Environmental Planners at the Assistant and Associate levels. Duties will depend on experience level and will include preparing environmental documents. Writing skills are a priority.

Qualifications: Must meet all requirements for consideration:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university in environmental studies, urban planning, or relevant science or technical field;
  • At least 3 years environmental planning experience (minimum 1 year for Assistant level);
  • Experience with CEQA; and
  • Experience with contract planning services.

Experience in permit processing and graphics preparation preferred.

To Apply: For immediate consideration, please email your résumé to careers@emcplanning.com, or fax attention Human Resources to 831-649-8399. No agencies.

May 20 / BARD CEP

Sustainability Associate, Tishman Environment and Design Center – New York

Organization: Tishman Environment and Design Center

Position Title: Sustainability Associate

Location: New York City, New York

Application Deadline: June 15, 2015

Description: The New School, in conjunction with the Tishman Environment and Design Center, recently submitted a bold, comprehensive plan to address climate change and sustainability, including a full divestment of fossil fuels. The Sustainability Associate will play a central role in defining, implementing, and monitoring campus sustainability initiatives through the Tishman Environment and Design Center (TEDC). Chief responsibilities include monitoring campus greening initiatives, directing members of the New School community to resources that can help achieve greater sustainability, and coordinating efforts by TEDC in its interface to University offices in their efforts to achieve greater standards of sustainability. The Associate will especially focus on assisting those staff charged by their units with enhancing their sustainability initiatives. The Associate will keep the Director and Associate Directors apprised of opportunities and issues relevant to campus sustainability.

Responsibilities: The Associate will develop, coordinate, and administer efforts and advise policies within the area of campus sustainability at The New School.

  • Assist the TEDC and University leadership in defining goals, performance metrics and a long-range plan for sustainability at The New School.
  • Monitor and evaluate program effectiveness, document performance trends, and recommend and implement modifications to improve program effectiveness
  • Represent or communicate The New School’s campus sustainability programs to the University community (faculty, staff, and alumni);
  • Liaison with groups, programs, offices and departments across the University to achieve TEDC’s sustainability objectives; serve on various Sustainability related committees as assigned by TEDC leadership.
  • Represent The New School’s sustainability programs to the public; attend professional meetings as appropriate; interface with external organizations to fulfill the mission of TEDC and support collaborative efforts with external and TEDC faculty and students
  • Research, disseminate and implement best practices from other institutions with regards to sustainability that can be applied to The New School

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; environment and/or design interest strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability in project management and sustainability efforts.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong project-management skills and excellent organization skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and desire to be part of a close-working team to support the efforts of the Tishman Environment and Design Center (TEDC)
  • Professional demeanor and presentation capable of participating on donor visits and at special events
  • Experience in higher education or at a non-profit organization is a plus but not required
  • Writing samples required

How to Apply: Apply Online

May 20 / BARD CEP

China Program Intern, Pacific Environment – California

Organization: Pacific Environment

Position Title: China Program Intern, Summer 2015

Location: San Francisco, California

Dates: The internship is 15-30 hours per week and work days are flexible (we will set up an individualized schedule for the intern when he/she starts). The intern will work out of Pacific Environment’s main office in downtown San Francisco, and will be supervised directly by China Program Director Kristen McDonald. Our office is conveniently located a five minute walk to the BART (subway) station and is on many bus lines; we also are happy to accommodate bicycle commuting.

Application Deadline: June 1, 2015

Description: Pacific Environment is looking for a China Program Intern for Summer, 2015. Pacific Environment has partnered with local and indigenous communities in Russia, China, the Alaskan Arctic and the West Coast of the United States for more than two decades. We believe that long term environmental and social progress originates from strengthening local communities and grassroots movements (complemented with sophisticated policy advocacy at international finance and governance institutions). Our work to build robust civil society institutions and leadership has led directly to shutting down polluting factories, holding companies like Apple Computer responsible for their suppliers’ conduct, forcing the oil industry to meet its clean-up responsibilities, and stopping coal mines and destructive dams.

We currently are engaged in building the capacity of Chinese non-governmental organizations to work on water and air pollution. We are looking for an intern to assist our China Program Director in this exciting and challenging work. We welcome applicants who have particular interests in environmental protection, civil society, and China.

Responsibilities: The intern will assist with the following areas:

Water and air pollution training program: assist with Pacific Environment’s training program for local grassroots environmental groups in China, including program evaluation, and developing training materials and programs for use in China; summer interns are given one or two substantive projects which fit with his or her skill set and interests.

Communications: translate materials for our website and other communications (from Chinese to English); write one blog for our web site on a topic of the intern’s choosing and related to PE’s work;

Administration: assist with program administrative tasks (no more than 20% of the intern’s time).

Skills and Experience Desired: mandarin Chinese speaker strongly preferred; good English writing skills; some college education is strongly preferred; some environmental campaign experience or education in an environmental field preferred.

Qualifications: able to work cooperatively in teams; flexible, positive, takes initiative, and demonstrate good judgment; punctual and has excellent follow-through on tasks and projects; problem-solver.

How to Apply: To apply:  Visit pacificenvironment.org and read about Pacific Environment and particularly our work in China. Please send a resume and a cover letter explaining your interest in this internship, to kmcdonald@pacificenvironment.org.

May 20 / BARD CEP

Conservation Intern, Highstead Foundation – Connecticut

Organization: Highstead Foundation

Position Title: Conservation Intern

Location: Redding, Connecticut

Dates and compensation: Twelve-week period from September 28, 2015 to December 18, 2015; $5,000 and free furnished housing

Application Deadline: July 10, 2015

Description: The Conservation Interns act as research assistants in Highstead’s Conservation Program for a twelve-week period from September 28, 2015 to December 18, 2015.

Highstead’s Conservation Program is engaged in building the capacity of partners to achieve large landscape conservation strategies in New England in support of the Wildlands & Woodlands (W&W) Initiative. Highstead works with more than eighty organizations in the Northeast to advance the pace and practice of large landscape forest conservation, and fosters collaboration across political, geographical, and professional boundaries. Highstead coordinates the rapidly growing Wildlands & Woodlands Initiative in conjunction with Harvard University’s Harvard Forest.

Responsibilities: Interns will advance conservation in New England by bringing their energy and enthusiasm, and writing, researching, and/or computer mapping skills to three or more of the following initiatives:

  • New England Forest Policy Agenda: Provide support to a federal policy process and a New England-wide coalition intent on increasing resources for forest conservation across New England.
  • New England Conservation Finance Roundtable: Assist in organizing and administering this first-ever event to identify innovative and effective strategies for doubling the pace of conservation through increases in financial capital.
  • New England Regional Conservation Partnership Network Gathering and Training: Assist Highstead staff in organizing, administering, and supporting a full-day conference at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Nashua, New Hampshire.
  • Fairfield County Regional Conservation Partnership (FCRCP) Strategic Conservation Plan Mapping and Action Plan Implementation: Work with the Regional Conservationist and FCRCP Coordinator to complete the county-wide conservation map. Assist FCRCP Steering Committee with work planning for and implementation of priority projects contained within their five-year strategic action plan.
  • Hudson to Housatonic Conservation Initiative: Assist Highstead staff and FCRCP Coordinator with organizing workshops for landowners interested in conserving and managing their land for climate resilient habitat and drinking water quality.
  • Signature Landscape Program: Assist Highstead staff in researching, quantifying, mapping, or otherwise illustrating the geographical extent of a larger signature landscape that includes Highstead and surrounding fields, farms, and forests.
  • W&WI and RCP Network Communication: Work with the communications staff and the conservation staff to develop e-newsletters and website content in support of W&WI and the RCP Network.
  • Conservation Event Planning, Administration, and Coordination:Interns may assist with events, meetings and workshops serving a variety of conservation professionals.

Qualifications: We seek recent graduates of Bachelors or Masters level programs with a demonstrated interest and enthusiasm for the development and implementation of real-world strategies for the following areas: landscape ecology, land conservation, and forest policy. Candidates must have good writing, research, and organizational skills. They must be comfortable working in a group setting and also taking individual initiative, as they will have considerable responsibility for advancing one or more projects. Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a plus in some instances. Candidates must have access to a car for travel within, and in some cases outside of, Connecticut.

How to Apply: Please send the following materials to Jody Cologgi, jcologgi@highstead.net and reference “Conservation Intern Application” as the email subject. Candidates will be notified by Aug. 7, 2015.

Cover letter describing your relevant conservation background and interests (including coursework, employment, or experience), your expectations for a successful experience, and your educational and career objectives. (300 words maximum)
Resume
Two letters of recommendation (please make sure to have your references send their letters by email to jcologgi@highstead.net)
Short writing sample

May 20 / BARD CEP

Financial/Budget Analyst, The Center for Clean Air Policy – Washington DC

Organization: The Center for Clean Air Policy

Position Title: Financial/Budget Analyst

Location: Washington, DC

Application Deadline: Position open until filled

Description: The Center for Clean Air Policy (CCAP) is seeking to engage an experienced Financial/Budget Analyst in our DC office.

Since 1985, CCAP has been a recognized world leader in climate and air quality policy. CCAP helps policymakers around the world to develop, promote and implement innovative, market-based solutions to major climate, air quality and energy problems that balance both environmental and economic interests.

Responsibilities:

Financial Planning & Analysis (50%)

  • Prepare monthly forecast of expenses and ongoing estimation of the spend down plan for each grant and present to senior management.
  • Project staff allocations (in coordination with Directors)
  • Allocate expenditures to programs (in consultation with Accounting)
  • Issue periodic projection of expenses for cash flow planning
  • Prepare the annual organizational budget and present to senior management
  • Prepare budgets for grant proposals including close coordination with Policy staff, estimating negotiated rates (when appropriate), and allocating indirect expenses
  • Various ad-hoc financial analytics—identifying funding gaps, cost savings, trend analyses

Contract Administration (20%)

  • Manage the process of preparing, approving, renewing and keeping track of consulting agreements
  • Receive and allocate invoices from consultants

Financial Analysis (30%)

  • Support the quantitative analyses for CCAP’s climate policy work
  • Create financial models estimating NPVs, IRRs and abatement costs, as well as conduct sensibility analysis for various scenarios
  • Draft reports presenting the assumptions, methodology, and results of the financial analyses

Expected salary range is $50,000-$60,000, commensurate with experience

Qualifications:

  • BS Finance or Accounting required, MBA a plus
  • 2-4 years relevant work experience in advanced MS Excel required
  • Experience creating financial models and conducting financial evaluations for business cases
  • Experience with foreign currency and FX a plus

How to Apply: Applications, including a cover letter describing your qualifications and your resume (in PDF format), should be sent to ELaine Winterland, ewinterland@ccap.org. Please also reference where you learned of the position. In order to expedite the internal sorting and reviewing process, please type “Financial/Budget Analyst” and your name (Last, First) as the only contents in the subject line of your e-mail.

May 18 / BARD CEP

Research Analyst, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy – Washington, DC

Organization: American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

Position Title: Research Analyst, Environmental Policy

Location: Washington, DC

Application Deadline: Position open until filled

Description: ACEEE seeks a research analyst for its Federal Policy program. The position provides a balance of research, analysis, and outreach on energy efficiency policy in the United States, as well as in other countries. The research analyst will coordinate and lead on research in project areas laid out below, which include both small and large teams of ACEEE staff as well as external organizations and energy efficiency experts. This person will also support research with ACEEE’s executive director, policy director, and other senior policy staff. The research analyst will be supervised by the senior policy advisor in the Federal Policy program.

Responsibilities: Project areas include:

  • Lead author of ACEEE’sInternational Scorecard
  • Federal policy, including helping to estimate energy savings and emissions impacts from proposed energy efficiency legislation
  • Regulatory issues at the state and federal level, including the role of energy efficiency in compliance with air pollution regulations and opportunities to advance efficiency through non-legislative action in federal agencies and state regulatory bodies
  • Developing policy fact sheets and helping to develop policy funding proposals and reports
  • Special projects (e.g., recent projects have focused on statistical analysis of the impact of energy efficiency on electricity consumption, natural gas policy and federal policies for promoting energy efficiency in buildings)
  • Working directly with staff in congressional offices to address requests for legislative analysis and answer technical questions

Qualifications: ACEEE seeks a quick learner with a background and strong interest in energy and environmental policy. This position requires someone who can work independently and is comfortable coordinating across different teams and subject matter areas. The ideal candidate will be poised and professional and have the skills and expertise to respond to inquiries from advocates, regulators, and policymakers at the national, state, and local levels. Additional qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Advanced degree or rigorous coursework in policy analysis, natural resources, and/or environmental studies strongly preferred
  • At least three years of experience related to the energy and environmental sectors
  • Experience with or sound knowledge of energy efficiency and environmental regulation
  • Understanding of U.S. agency rulemaking and federal regulatory processes
  • Highly analytical and detail-oriented with good spreadsheet analysis skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Superb organizational and project coordination skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills

How to Apply: Send cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to job_openings@aceee.org and use “Environmental Research Analyst” in the subject line. We do not accept phone calls.

May 17 / BARD CEP

Catskill Program Coordinator, New York-New Jersey Trail Conference

Organization: New York-New Jersey Trail Conference

Position Title: Catskill Program Coordinator

Location: Mahwah, New Jersey

Application Deadline: Position open until filled

Description: The Catskill Program Coordinator serves as the Trail Conference’s principal staff representative in the Catskill region of New York State (primarily within the Catskill Park Blue Line but including areas of any Trail Conference projects located west and north of U.S. Route 209.). It is important for the person in this position to work closely with the Assistant Catskill Program Coordinator, partners and volunteer leaders within the region to establish priorities in order to accomplish broad overall goals for the trail system.

Responsibilities: As a part of this process, the following activities will be required.

Partnerships
Create, maintain and further meaningful working relationships with agency partners and land managers at the municipal, county and state level and engage in planning processes of key relevance to Catskill trail users. Expand and support regular means of communication and planning with partners, volunteer and non-governmental organizations, including maintaining and improving regional collaborative efforts such as the Catskill Park Advisory Committee and the Catskill Park Coalition.

Volunteer Development
Pursue new sources of volunteer manpower to work with existing volunteers and focus their involvement by addressing training and resource needs in key project areas. The regional coordinator also cultivates potential volunteer leaders and familiarizes them with central staff support and trail management responsibilities. Oversee the management of the Catskill Conservation Corps as the portal for volunteer recruitment in the Catskill region.

Trail Development and Management
The Catskill PC partners with land managers and works with volunteers to maintain and upgrade trails and lean-tos throughout the region. The Catskill PC identifies training and recruitment needs by organizing and managing workshops, events, and communications.

Trail Protection
Work with agency staff and volunteers to review the policy and land access for the region, initiate a prioritized list of objectives, and represent the Trail Conference in working with partners and volunteers to assure that the high quality trail experiences are optimally protected and promoted.

Resource Development
The Catskill PC seeks out and develops sources for funding of regional projects and programs in coordination with the Assistant Catskill PC, Trail Conference central office staff and volunteers. This includes general outreach and recruiting volunteers and members as well as cultivating support from land managers, municipalities and other interested parties.

Information
Serve as the primary clearinghouse for information about Trail Conference-maintained trails in the region and to develop a communications plan.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

Minimum of two years of relevant professional experience or five years of substantial volunteer experience.

Success working with volunteers, field staff, agency personnel, contractors, recreational users and other stakeholders.

Must be a self-starter, able to prioritize, to handle multiple tasks and projects across a diverse region, use good judgment and offer recommendations to solve problems.

Ability and willingness to travel and work a variable schedule including evenings and weekends.

Proficient using Microsoft Office.

The ability to hike on backcountry trails and perform physical trail work.

Valid driver’s license and insurance.

Reside within commuting distance of both Mahwah, NJ and the Catskill region.

Success in supervising permanent and seasonal employees.

Desirable Qualifications

Existing experience and relationships in the Catskill region.

Experience in natural resource management, outdoor recreation, landscape design, planning, public administration, environmental education or related field.

Trail design, construction and maintenance skills.

Experience in recruiting, training and managing volunteers.

Experience in community organizing and advocacy.

Familiarity with land use regulations and procedures in the region.

How to Apply: To apply, please submit the following items via email attachments (start all attachment filenames with your last name) to jobs@nynjtc.org: All application materials will be kept confidential.

A cover letter addressing why you are interested in this position, what distinguishes you from other applicants, and your interest and involvement in the Catskill region

A résumé

Three professional references

Your salary requirements or history

Applications missing any of these four items will not be considered. Candidate interviews will begin immediately and continue until an offer is made. No calls, please. Check the www.nynjtc.org/employees/ job posting to determine if the position is filled.

May 17 / BARD CEP

Program Manager, Alice Ferguson Foundation – Maryland

Organization: Alice Ferguson Foundation

Position Title: Trash-Free Potomac Watershed Initiative Program Manager

Location: Accokeek, Maryland

Dates and compensation: 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

Application Deadline: Position open until filled

Description: 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.

Responsibilities: 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.

Qualifications: 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.

Howt to Apply: Email cover letter with salary requirements and resume to HR@fergusonfoundation.org.

May 17 / BARD CEP

Industry Efficiency Program Intern, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy – Washington, DC

Organization: American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

Position Title: Industry Efficiency Program Intern

Location: Washington, DC

Dates and compensation: This is a 12 week internship starting June of 2015. The project will require a time commitment of 16 – 24 hours/week.; This is a paid internship.

Application Deadline: May 31, 2015

Description: The intern will conduct a literature search and participate in research on utility sector efficiency programs that mine big data, use information & communications technology (ICT) and/or data analytics to measure and evaluate energy efficiency measures. The research project will examine the potential of ICT to automate the reporting of energy savings and associated carbon reductions. This work may also involve interviewing representatives of efficiency programs and the firms that evaluate them. The final product of the research project will be an ACEEE research report that will be released to the ICT, energy efficiency and utility sectors. The intern will be listed as a contributing author on this report.

Responsibilities:

  1. Literature search of efficiency program websites, conference proceedings, and news articles
  2. Organization of information collected and development of bibliography
  3. Identification of and interviewing of people currently involved in the use of ICT in energy efficiency programs

Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, preferably working towards an advanced degree in a relevant academic area.
  2. Interest in and familiarity with a range of energy efficiency policies and/or local level sustainability policies strongly preferred. Familiarity with energy-efficient technologies preferred, but not required.
  3. Strong internet and interview-based research ability.
  4. Strong writing and oral communication skills required.
  5. Self-motivation and ability to manage multiple assignments (as needed), work efficiently, and meet deadlines.

How to Apply:  Please send a resume with cover letter and brief (1-2 pages) writing sample to interns@aceee.org. Please use “Intelligent Efficiency Research Intern” in the subject header. We do not accept calls about our internships.

May 17 / BARD CEP

Policy Internship, National Renewable Energy Lab – Colorado

Organization: National Renewable Energy Lab

Position Title: Policy Intern (Year Round)

Location: Golden, Colorado

Dates and compensation: A student internship is available in the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL) Integrated Applications Center. NREL is the nation’s primary laboratory for research, development and deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. We have an immediate opening for a year round student internship in our Golden, Colorado office. The position would be part- to full time (30-40 hours per week) during the school year with the potential for development into a full time position during school breaks and in the summer.

Application Deadline: Position open until filled

Description: The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is a leader in the U.S. Department of Energy’s effort to secure an energy future that is both environmentally and economically sustainable. With locations in Golden, Boulder and Washington D.C., NREL is the primary laboratory for research, development and deployment of renewable energy technologies in the United States. The NREL mission is to develop renewable energy and energy efficient technologies and practices, advance related science and engineering, and transfer knowledge and innovation to address the nation’s energy and environmental goals.

Responsibilities: The intern will support the research and technical assistance teams by providing research and writing providing summaries and potential policy impacts to state and local jurisdictions. Other tasks include supporting team members as they respond to technical assistance requests, through online research, data gathering, and primary research.

Qualifications: Must be enrolled as a full-time student in a degree granting program, or graduated in the past 12 months from an accredited institution. ; Internship period cannot exceed 12 months past graduation. ; Minimum of a 3.0 cumulative grade point average.

Preferred: master’s degree student in public policy, environmental studies, engineering, quantitative methods, energy studies, international policy, or equivalent. Proven organization skills, familiarity with Microsoft Excel and SharePoint, and working within a team environment are highly valued in this position as well as an interest in supporting states and localities with meeting their clean energy goals.

How to Apply: Apply online.

May 14 / BARD CEP

Wetlands Intern, State of Massachusetts

Organization: State of Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Position Title: Wetlands Intern

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Dates and compensation: $19.00 Hourly; This is a part time (25 hours a week) opportunity located in Boston with some fieldwork/travel. Anticipated duration of the internship is June through October 2015.

Application Deadline: May 26, 2015

Description: The Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management seeks a motivated individual to assist the Coastal Habitat team on a variety of projects this summer with a focus on coastal wetlands. Applicants must be recent graduates with an advanced degree or be in the process of attaining a graduate degree in marine biology, environmental science, ecology, or similar field. Fieldwork experience and knowledge of wetland science, botany, and/or marine species of the northwest Atlantic is preferred.

Responsibilities: The Office of Coastal Zone Management seeks a motivated individual to assist with projects of the Coastal Habitat and Water Quality team including wetlands sampling and assessment.

Qualifications:

  1. Must have recently completed or be currently enrolled in a graduate program in marine. biology, environmental science, botany, ecology, or similar field.
  2. Enthusiasm for outdoor work in salt marshes and other wetlands.
  3. Familiarity with invertebrate and/or plant species identification.
  4. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  5. Excellent interpersonal skills, works well independently and as part of a team.
  6. Ability to work outside in potentially rough terrain during irregular hours.
  7. Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

How to Apply:  Apply online.

May 14 / BARD CEP

Climate Vice President, Fenton Communications – New York

Organization: Fenton Communications

Position Title: Vice President, Climate

Location: New York City, New York

Dates and compensation:

Application Deadline: Position open until filled

Description: We’re looking for a knowledgeable and connected climate/clean energy/environment communications professional with a head for strategy and passion for social change to lead Fenton’s Climate team. The ideal VP candidate has at least 7+ years of experience in communications, advocacy and campaign work. Communications agency experience a plus.

We Are: A pioneering social impact communications firm with 33 years experience working on some of the country’s most important social change movements. Fenton creates top-tier cause and issue campaigns for past and present clients like MoveOn.org, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Save the Children, The Sierra Club, Sungevity, Al Gore, the IPCC, DC Entertainment, Save the Redwoods, the Environmental Defense Fund, 350.org, NRG, Bloomberg Philanthropies and Johnson & Johnson. Fenton has 60+ staff in four offices in New York, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco.

You Are:

  • Committed to furthering society’s understanding of global environmental change and earth systems, plus clean energy technology and policy solutions.
  • Able to communicate complex technical and scientific information in clear, jargon-free language
  • Well-connected among climate and clean energy organizations and/or companies.
  • Intellectually hungry and eager to bring memorable, unconventional ideas to the table
  • A top-notch written, verbal and 140-character communicator
  • Experienced in client service, project management and budgeting
  • A persuasive presenter
  • An eagle-eyed researcher who leaves no stone unturned
  • Able to thoughtfully guide and manage thought-leaders and high-ranking experts
  • Fast on your feet, and able to manage personalities of all kinds above and below you
  • A politics/news/culture junkie who’s resourceful and adept at shifting gears in a fast-paced work environment
  • Committed to making the world a better place

Responsibilities:

  • Leading and developing a team of dedicated communication professionals including day-to-day supervision for assigned client accounts,
  • Management of multi-faceted communications programs with varying scopes of work and budgets, including oversight of work product quality and evaluating success
  • Writing and presenting comms strategies and plans in response to RFP inquiries
  • Generation of new business opportunties for the climate group and Fenton overall
  • Pitching prospective clients, funders and other potential partners or allies
  • Developing new accounts and campaigns with clients and funders
  • Collaborating with cross-office and cross-disciplinary teams
  • Monitoring client budgets for profitability, anticipating potential problems
  • Assisting in building firm-wide capacity of Fenton professional services
  • Maintaining in-depth knowledge of the clients’ business and culture, products and services, competition and latest industry trends
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with key influencers in the climate, clean energy and environment world
  • Participation in talent management and retention leadership groups within the agency
  • Training and mentoring staff in developing the digital skills necessary to serve our clients
  • Writing great project plans and delegating appropriate tasks a clear and collaborative manner

Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of agency experience
  • Proven record of developing and executing communications campaigns designed to influence the general public and decision/policy makers.
  • Successful track record managing projects, teams, tasks and deliverables to successful completion
  • Exceptional problem-solving and strategic decision-making skills
  • Proven history of high client satisfaction
  • Proven financial management and analytical skills
  • Strong team leadership and references who can talk to your mentorship and management skills
  • Demonstrated expertise using influence, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Juggling multiple tasks under tight deadlines

How to Apply: Please apply through our website.

May 14 / BARD CEP

Program Assistant, Climate Interactive – Remote

Organization: Climate Interactive

Position Title: Program Assistant

Location: Remote within U.S.

Application Deadline: Position open until filled

Description: Climate Interactive is looking for a program assistant to get our systems thinking tools and methods out to audiences to make a difference on climate change. Successful candidates will be detail-oriented self-starters who can be highly productive working remotely. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to addressing climate change, are readily able to distill scientific analysis into formats that are accessible to people without technical expertise, can learn and troubleshoot unfamiliar digital tools quickly, are strong writers, and can thrive in an environment that values independence, adaptability, and resourcefulness.

Climate Interactive has a small geographically dispersed team and the program assistant will have the opportunity to provide support across the organization, from media and communications to administration and research. This position will directly participate in Climate Interactive projects in the areas of global climate and energy policy, climate change resiliency, and urban infrastructure. In these areas, the assistant will take on projects and responsibilities to bolster these efforts and communicate their impacts to wider audiences.

This will often entail writing blog posts with project updates, creating webpages, and developing sharp-looking outreach materials, but will also include conducting research and literature reviews to support the team’s senior researchers and modelers.

Climate Interactive does not have a physical office, so this is a telecommuting position for people based in the United States. The position is approximately 30 hours per week and pay and benefits are competitive. The individual serving in this role is responsible for providing all computer equipment and software necessary for the position.

Responsibilities:

Communications (50%):

  • Creating content for blog, social media, newsletters, and other communications
  • Maintaining and developing the website
  • Supporting strong relationships with partners
  • Managing email contact database (MailChimp)
  • Creating and editing video and images

 

Research & Project Support (30%):

  • Gathering relevant information on climate and energy policies and impacts to serve projects on clean energy and climate resilience
  • Helping create support materials and online-infrastructure for various projects, particularly in the areas of clean energy and climate resilience
  • Completing miscellaneous tasks and responding to short term needs

Administration (20%):

  • Organizing staff travel logistics
  • Compiling expense reports

Qualifications:

  • Highly self-motivated, responsible, and an independent thinker
  • Experience in the climate, sustainability, or energy fields
  • Ability to telecommute during Eastern Time business hours
  • Excellent writing and editing skills for a variety of settings, particularly for distilling complex ideas to general audiences.
  • Strong attention to detail, but ability to see the larger picture
  • Well-organized, self-motivated, and efficient
  • Exceptional computer skills
  • Quick with website maintenance and development (WordPress, HTML & CSS)
  • Experience with video and image editing
  • Team player willing to perform a variety of tasks

How to Apply: Apply online.

May 13 / BARD CEP

Climate Policy Analyst, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Organization: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Position Title: Climate Policy Analyst

Location: Albany, New York

Application Deadline: May 22, 2015

Responsibilities: Analyze information, draft reports, identify data sets and tools and prepare recommendations related to development and implementation of climate change mitigation and adaptation programs. Provide content for internal and external communications. Specific areas of focus could include: vulnerability assessments to identify climate risks to state agencies’ assets and services; development of fuels policies to reduce emissions in the transportation sector; economic analysis of climate policies.

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s or higher level degree from an accredited college, or one recognized by the NYSED in one of the physical or natural sciences, environmental sciences, engineering, economics, or planning.

AND

Two years of full-time professional experience in the establishment of environmental policy; preparing or reviewing environmental impact statements; or preparing professional testimony for use in hearings or trials involving environmental matters.

A Master’s degree in one of the required disciplines may be substituted for one year of professional experience.

Reassignment – Currently in the title and an employee of DEC

or

Reinstatement Eligible – Previously held the title on a permanent competitive basis or held a title as indicated under the transfer eligible section on a permanent competitive basis.

55-b/55-c Candidates must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications above and include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from Civil Service which indicates approval for the 55-b/55-c program.

A Bachelor’s or higher level degree from an accredited college, or one recognized by the NYSED in one of the physical or natural sciences, environmental sciences, engineering, economics, or planning.

AND

Two years of full-time professional experience in the establishment of environmental policy; preparing or reviewing environmental impact statements; or preparing professional testimony for use in hearings or trials involving environmental matters.

A Master’s degree in one of the required disciplines may be substituted for one year of professional experience.

How to Apply: Qualified candidates should forward a resume and/or Employment Application which clearly indicates how the minimum qualifications are met and includes the Control Number. If you are applying for more than one posting, you must submit a separate resume or Employment Application for each control number. Send to:

Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12233-5060
Fax: (518) 402-9038
E-Mail: personnel@dec.ny.gov

May 13 / BARD CEP

Energy & Sustainability Project Manager, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center – New York

Organization: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Position Title: Project Manager, Energy & Sustainability

Location: New York City, New York

Application Deadline: Position open until filled

Description: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, a preeminent comprehensive cancer center, is recruiting an outstanding professional to join its Facilities Management team as a Project Manager, Energy & Sustainability. Manage, coordinate, and develop essential energy efficiency projects, sustainability initiatives, reduction strategies and cost saving opportunities across the organization utilizing the collection and analysis of environmental data and by creating effective metrics to observe trends and further support initiatives.

Responsibilities:

  1. Responsibility Title: Energy & Sustainability Data Management

Responsibility Detail:

  • Manage and develop mechanisms to effectively gather, organize, and report utility and other environmental data from internal departments and vendors in ongoing manner
  • Interface with directors, managers, supervisors, administrators and their subordinate staffs to create effective metrics to demonstrate progress of each implemented project
  • Collect, track and validate monthly energy consumption data (electric, gas and steam) and water consumption data across the organization
  • Manage ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager for all tracked buildings and meters
  • Manage relationships with respective utilities, energy consultants, local and state agencies (NYSERDA, GreeNYC, Mayor’s Challenge, Office of Long-Term Planning & Sustainability, Water Board)
  • Benchmark MSK against the healthcare industry and other applicable sectors based on energy, water and other environmental data

Percent of time: 20%

  1. Responsibility Title: Data & Software Analytics Management

Responsibility Detail:

  • Identify an Energy & Sustainability Software Solutions provider to streamline all environmental data into single integrated portal. Data is to include, but not limited to, energy, water, waste, procurement, construction/demo, and food.
  • Create real-time dashboard to effectively report, distribute, and reflect current energy and environmental progress across MSK
  • Provide comprehensive data analysis, benchmarking and reporting of energy consumption and other environmental metrics across MSK; Analyze data to identify trends and monitor goals over time
  • Develop metrics to measure financial and environmental impacts; Analyze potential projects based on these impacts
  • Oversee demand response programs

Percent of time: 20%

  1. Responsibility Title: Incentive & Rebate Recovery

Responsibility Detail:

  • Identify applicable incentive and rebate programs (NYSERDA, Con Edison, NYSO Demand Response, Energy Star)
  • Manage all incentive and rebate application processes, ensuring projects are in compliance and within timeframe of applicable rebate programs
  • Manage and maintain tracking of incentive rebates, refunds, and other applicable programs and update Facilities Management of progress and monetary awards received

Percent of time: 15%

  1. Responsibility Title:  Project Management, Facilitation & Support

Responsibility Detail:

  • Contribute to development, implementation, and monitoring of various initiatives, including collaboration with staff across clinical, administrative, and research functions; Plan and develop data-driven outreach material; And provide appropriate data on initiatives’ status and goal attainment
  • Support Facilities Management departments in managing energy efficiency projects, incentives, rebates and tracking the energy and cost savings incurred
  • Manage and support essential functions of the Green Team related to energy and energy initiatives
  • Perform audits, as needed, to ensure implementation and maintenance of current and completed projects
  • Prepare and review project updates, as required

Percent of time: 15%

  1. Responsibility Title: Energy Efficiency Liaison & Project Planning

Responsibility Detail:

  • Identify energy efficiency programs and opportunities to reduce consumption; Assess and prioritize based on financial, environmental, and social impacts
  • Support the General Manager of Facilities Operations – Energy & Engineering in the planning and managing of current and future projects
  • Prioritize short-term and long-term energy initiatives based on data analysis
  • Develop, in conjunction with the General Manager of Facilities Operation – Energy & Engineering and Design & Construction team, a Master Energy Plan for MSK
  • Assist in managing and conducting retro-commissioning, ASHRAE audits and Local Law 84/87/88 compliance, as required
  • Research potential energy efficiency grants and other funding opportunities
  • Interface with outside consulting groups, as required
  • Assist in energy procurement, as requested
  • Support Plant Operations staff in management of their projects, as requested
  • Monitor energy regulations and carbon footprint requirements
  • Promote energy awareness among Facilities Management staff

Percent of time: 10%

  1. Responsibility Title:  Information Management & Reporting

Responsibility Detail:

  • Oversee and collaborate on various energy and sustainability reporting needs across the organization, utilizing relevant data to support and demonstrate progress
  • Manage all energy and sustainability-related information requests, including award applications, internal dashboard, external initiatives, and audits
  • Develop material and data for internal and external communications, including presentations, real-time dashboard as well as external sustainability website.
  • Maintain database of energy efficiency and energy projects across the organization
  • Develop material and data for internal and external communications, including website and presentations

Percent of time: 10%

  1. Responsibility Title: Gross Receipt Tax Utility Recovery

Responsibility Detail: Manage and maintain tracking of gross receipt tax recovery

  • Develop and maintain effective process for determining applicable square footage for gross receipt tax refunds
  • Annual reevaluation of the spaces applicable to the gross receipt tax (i.e. resale of patient services) and file the necessary paperwork to process recovery funds

Percent of time: 5%

  1. Responsibility Title: Professional Development

Responsibility Detail: Maintain and enhance professional growth and development through participation in workshops, seminars, and professional affiliations as well as internal training sessions to keep abreast of trends in the field of sustainable healthcare practices

  • Utilize skills learned to assist with quality improvement initiatives and implementation of best practices

Percent of time: 5%

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED: Minimum Education:  Masters in Energy Management, Environmental Studies, Sustainability, or equivalent

Minimum Experience: Three (3) to five (5) years of previous experience in data analysis, preferably with a focus on energy, environmental issues, and/or sustainability. Knowledge of energy efficiency and corporate sustainability trends as well as quantitative analysis related to sustainability metrics.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATE: Preferred: LEED Green Associate, LEED Accredited Professional, Global Reporting Initiative’s Reporting Process Certificate, Certified Energy Manager (CEM)

SPECIAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent analytical and data analysis skills, including quantitative and qualitative data, with a strong attention to detail
  • Excellent computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite applications and internet research; advanced Excel skills required
  • Personable and professional communication skills, including verbal and written communication
  • Ability to lead meetings, participate in departmental meetings, and effectively communicate analytical information
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to make independent decisions and demonstrate a high level of initiative and proactive approach to problem-solving
  • Ability to work under deadline and manage competing demands
  • Exhibit sound judgment and the utmost professionalism in all aspects of the position
  • Ability to identify and maintain a high degree of confidentiality, when necessary

Consistently exhibit the company’s values in all interactions with associates and others outside the company

How to Apply: Individuals interested in this position should send a resume and cover letter to Robert Berninger at berningr@mskcc.org.

May 13 / BARD CEP

Seasonal Ranger, The Mohonk Preserve – New York

Organization: The Mohonk Preserve

Position Title: Seasonal Ranger

Location: New Paltz, New York

Dates and compensation: The position is seasonal from April through October.

Application Deadline: May 22, 2015

Description: The Mohonk Preserve, New York State’s largest member & visitor supported nature preserve, is seeking qualified people who love the outdoors to fill multiple Seasonal Ranger positions. Positions available immediately.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will patrol lands of the Mohonk Preserve, participate in emergency incidents such as Search And Rescue, vertical rescue and first aid, ensure public safety, resource protection, and quality of visitor’s experiences. Seasonal rangers will participate in land stewardship projects: trail maintenance, invasive species removal, prescribed burns, boundary patrol, sign maintenance.

Requirements :
• Experienced rock climber;
• Current First Aid and CPR certifications; Search And Rescue experience; Wilderness First Aid/CPR
• Must be able to travel long distances on foot and capable of carrying a minimum of 40 pounds;
• Knowledge of cultural, natural history, and geography of the Shawangunk Mountains and the Preserve.
• Interpersonal skills, including the ability for conflict intervention; sensitivity to needs of public; and courtesy to the public.
• Ability to communicate both up and down the chain of command and outside of the Preserve both verbally & in writing.
• Familiarity with all Preserve policies and procedures.
• Clean driving record and ability to pass Mohonk Preserve background check;
• Willingness to work irregular hours including weekends and holidays.
Some background in the following preferred :
Education or experience in recreation management, public safety, resource protection, environmental education, construction, mechanical skills, farming, forestry practices, computer skills (including GIS, Microsoft Word and Outlook or similar email application as well as Internet).

How to Apply: Please submit hard copy cover letter and resume by May 22 to:
Chief Ranger, Mohonk Preserve, P.O. Box 715, New Paltz, NY 12561. No phone calls please.