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CONTENTS:
Horticulture Teacher
STEM Pathways Network Job Posting
Environmental Science and Biology Teacher HS
Local Project Leader, NJ
US PIRG Fellow
Environment America Fellow and Digital Organizer
Work for Progress Job Posting
Summer Camp TN Urban Ed
Jobs & Web Trainings Galore for #AfterschoolNJ brought to you by #NJSACC and #afterschoolnj
TO: EE Job Seekers (or Friends of...): May 15, 2017
NATURALIST/ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION
NJAS: Policy Manager
NJ Education Job Opportunities April 20 2017 Edition
TO: EE Job Seekers (or Friends of...): April 24, 2017 and May 2, 2017
American Littoral Society- Delaware Bayshore Office --Conservation Coordinator
Watershed Nature Camp summer employment opportunities!
NAAEE eeJOBS

EMPLOYMENT RESOURCES:
(The listing below is limited to Federal, State and non-commercial organizations)
A Path To Green Jobs
Action Guide to Outdoor/Environmental Careers
Careers for Green Thumbs
EnvironmentalCareer.com
Environmental Careers/Jobs
Environmental Career Opportunities
Environmental Jobs in NJ
Environmental Job Listings
Environmental Science Education & Career Resource
Funding resources for a career in STEM
Geospatial science degree programs
Guidebook to Online Degrees in Environmental Science
NAAEE EE Jobs Listings
New guide to green careers and degree options
NJDEP Division of Fish & Wildlife - Employment Opportunities (Internal and External)
NJDEP Employment Opportunities
NJ Next Stop...Your Career: Green Jobs
NWF: Building Pathways to Sustainable Careers
Online resource guide for environmental science degree programs
Outdoor Degrees & Careers
Question about sustainability education
STEM: Good Jobs Now and For the Future
Student Opportunities Web Site
Horticulture Teacher             (Posted: --)

TITLE: Teacher 1, 12 Months (Unclassified)
NOTE: This position is to teach Horticulture to the patients.
SALARY: $59,031.79 to $83,803.57
LOCATION: Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital
59 Koch Ave
Morris Plains, NJ 07950
DEFINITION: Under direction of the Supervisor of Educational Programs, plans, executes, and evaluates the lessons and educational experiences of the assigned pupils, class, or classes. Performs these duties exercising independent judgment and with a comprehensive knowledge of department rules, regulations, and policies; does related work.

EDUCATION: Possession of a valid NJ Standard Teacher's Certificate or Permanent Endorsement, issued by the Board of Examiners of the New Jersey Department of Education, authorizing instruction in subjects areas appropriate to the teaching assignment, as determined by the head of a particular school or district.

NOTE: Teacher 1 is utilized to teach differing student populations and different content areas; therefore, the specific teaching certificate may vary. NJ Teacher's Certification in Agriculture or Agriculture Occupations: Landscaping is required.

EXPERIENCE: Thirty six (36) months of full-time, properly certified teaching experience in an approved school, earned after the receipt of the New Jersey Standard Teacher's Certificate.

SPECIAL NOTE: Ability to physically lift, move, and position patients.

LICENSE: Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

RESUME SUBMITTAL: Interested candidates possessing the requirements listed, should forward resumes with the job opportunity # as indicated below:

SUBMIT TO: Michelle Battle
Personnel Assistant 2
Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital
59 Koch Ave
Morris Plains, NJ 07950
Email responses: Mhsgph.Resume@dhs.state.nj.us
RESPOND BY: 7/6/17
DHS-CO REVIEW: LEH 6/21/17

STEM Pathways Network Job Posting             (Posted: 7-6-17)

CN Communications International Inc. seeks a recent college graduate who has experience and an interest in policy, specifically education and workforce development.
The Associate will work directly with the Vice-President to develop the strategic direction for a statewide policy initiative that includes stakeholders from government, higher education, K-12, industry, and non-profit institutions.
The Associate will be expected to organize quarterly meetings (including identifying speakers, panelists, creating the agenda, developing meeting materials, and confirming venue logistics), maintain a stakeholder database, update website, draft communications (email, snail mail, website copy, and press pieces).
Critical skills include writing, organization, research, strategic planning, and personability.
A knowledge of New Jersey politics/policymaking and media and an interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) is a definite plus.
Salary, health benefits, including vision and dental, provided.
If you are interested, please contact Kim Case at kcase@cn-com.com with a cover letter, resume, and two short writing samples (5 pages or less).
You can also visit www.cn-com.com for more information on CN Communications.

Environmental Science and Biology Teacher HS             (Posted: 6-29-17)

Cresskill Public Schools, NJ
(leave replacement Oct. through March), Email letter of interest, resume, copy of certifications to:
Ms. Alexis Shalhoub, K-12 Science Supervisor, at: ashalhoub@cboek12.org

Local Project Leader, NJ             (Posted: 6-9-17)

PART-TIME ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATOR (POWERSAVE SCHOOLS LOCAL PROJECT LEADER)

The Alliance to Save Energy is looking for a Local Project Leader of our NJ Natural Gas-sponsored PowerSave Schools energy efficiency education program. This is a part-time, contract position and performed remotely. Current sites are in Lakewood Township and Little Egg Harbor Township. Hiring is ongoing until the position is filled, with a targeted cut-off date of July 10.

A job description is on our website: http://www.ase.org/careers/part-time-environmental-educator-powersave-schools-local-project-leader-0

US PIRG Fellow             (Posted: 6-5-17)

Click HERE.

Environment America Fellow and Digital Organizer             (Posted: --)

Click HERE.

Work for Progress Job Posting             (Posted: 6-5-17)

Click HERE.

Summer Camp TN Urban Ed             (Posted: 6-5-17)

Position Title: Summer Camp Teacher/Naturalist - Urban Education
Department: Education
Work Site: Paterson, NJ
Office Location: Bernardsville, NJ
Reports To: Project Director - Urban Education and Outreach

Job Classification: Seasonal Part-time: July 10 to August 4; 1pm to 3pm Monday through Friday, plus training and preparation time (not to exceed a total of 100 hours.)

Job Description: The Summer Camp Teacher/Naturalist- Urban Education has duties primarily in the education branch of the NJ Audubon mission and provides hands-on activities, games, crafts and nature exploration at a school-based camp in Paterson, NJ. They will work directly with the Project Director - Urban Education and Outreach to develop and teach the programs. The Teacher/Naturalist takes an active role in promoting NJ Audubon as a membership-based conservation organization.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
" Plan, develop (if applicable), and conduct natural history programs for children.
" Coordinate and conduct walking field trips within the City of Paterson.
" Conduct one field trip to the Great Falls National Historic Park.
" Programs will have a strong focus on awareness and respect for the natural world.
" Participate in an orientation/training session.
" Maintain lesson plans, educational materials and all other related programming information as required.

Other
" Strive to increase NJ Audubon membership base.
" Prepare written reports, proposals and plans as required.
" Assume additional responsibilities as requested.

Knowledge and Skills
" Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to accept direction and constructive feedback.
" Motivated self-starter with capacity to work productively in a team setting.
" Excellent organizational, time and project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects, shifting priorities and meet deadlines.
" Ability to demonstrate initiative and a positive attitude.
" Strong professionalism and work ethic with the ability to maintain confidentiality.
" Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office), oral and written communication skills required.
" Ability to relate to a diverse range of people and exercise cultural competence and inclusion.

Qualifications
" B.A. or B.S in the sciences or education, preferred.
" Demonstrated knowledge of natural history of NJ.
" Prior experience working with young children in an outdoor setting.
" Valid First Aid, CPR, and other public safety certification appropriate for the activities at the site.
" Obtain a satisfactory background check.
" Must have a valid driver's license and be able to operate a vehicle in NJ or the ability to utilize public transportation to arrive at the job site.
" Must have the physical capacity to walk throughout the land and buildings of Paterson, able to move materials and lift 50 lbs. and operate mechanical equipment as needed.

Start date: July 10 - August 4
Salary: $12-$15 per hour - commensurate with experience. Up to a maximum of 100 hours.
Application Deadline: Position will be posted until filled.

Qualified individuals may apply by emailing resume with cover letter as a single pdf document, listing job position in subject line, to HR.UrbanEd@njaudubon.org

Jobs & Web Trainings Galore for #AfterschoolNJ brought to you by #NJSACC and #afterschoolnj             (Posted: 6-1-17)

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Because these job listings are posted multiple times on the web, please be aware that some of the positions listed may now be filled.

The New Jersey Audubon Seeks Summer Camp Teacher/Naturalist - Urban Education
Click here to visit their website!

Position Title: Summer Camp Teacher/Naturalist - Urban Education
Department: Education
Work Site: Paterson, NJ
Office Location: Bernardsville, NJ
Reports To: Project Director - Urban Education and Outreach

Job Classification: Seasonal Part-time: July 10 to August 4; 1pm to 3pm daily, plus training and preparation time (not to exceed a total of 100 hours.)

Job Description: The Summer Camp Teacher/Naturalist- Urban Education has duties primarily in the education branch of the NJ Audubon mission and provides hands-on activities, games, crafts and nature exploration at a school-based camp in Paterson, NJ.

They will work directly with the Project Director - Urban Education and Outreach to develop and teach the programs. The Teacher/Naturalist takes an active role in promoting NJ Audubon as a membership-based conservation organization.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Plan, develop (if applicable), and conduct natural history programs for children.
  • Coordinate and conduct walking field trips within the City of Paterson.
  • Conduct one field trip to the Great Falls National Historic Park.
  • Programs will have a strong focus on awareness and respect for the natural world.
  • Participate in an orientation/training session.
  • Maintain lesson plans, educational materials and all other related programming information as required.
Other
  • Strive to increase NJ Audubon membership base.
  • Prepare written reports, proposals and plans as required.
  • Assume additional responsibilities as requested.

Knowledge and Skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to accept direction and constructive feedback.
  • Motivated self-starter with capacity to work productively in a team setting.
  • Excellent organizational, time and project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects, shifting priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and a positive attitude.
  • Strong professionalism and work ethic with the ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office), oral and written communication skills required.
  • Ability to relate to a diverse range of people and exercise cultural competence and inclusion.

Qualifications
  • B.A. or B.S in the sciences or education, preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of natural history of NJ.
  • Prior experience working with young children in an outdoor setting.
  • Valid First Aid, CPR, and other public safety certification appropriate for the activities at the site.
  • Obtain a satisfactory background check.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and be able to operate a vehicle in NJ or the ability to utilize public transportation to arrive at the job site.
  • Must have the physical capacity to walk throughout the land and buildings of Paterson, able to move materials and lift 50 lbs. and operate mechanical equipment as needed.

Start date: July 10 - August 31

Salary: $12-$15 per hour - commensurate with experience. Up to a maximum of 100 hours.

Application Deadline: Position will be posted until filled.

Qualified individuals may apply by emailing resume with cover letter as a single pdf document, listing job position in subject line, to: HR.UrbanEd@njaudubon.org

Job Posting: Meadowlands Area YMCA Seeks to fill various positions
Click here to learn more!

The Meadowlands Area YMCA is a rapidly growing and progressive Association that is looking for individuals who can positively contribute to our team. Located in Bergen County, New Jersey we are in the shadows of the Meadowlands Sports Complex (home to the NY Giants, NY Jets and the 2014 Super Bowl) and right outside of New York City. It is an exciting time in our 96 year history - our YMCA is developing an 83,000 square feet building into our first full facility YMCA.

HOW TO APPLY:
After visiting their website and locating an available job posting, submit resume and relevant information to: jobs@meadowlandsymca.org or fax
to 201-616-7864 or mail to: 
Meadowlands Area YMCA
Human Resources
P.O Box 252
Rutherford, NJ 07070


Job Posting: Newark Public Schools, Office of Expanded Learning Seeks Senior Coordinator of 21st CCLC
Click here to apply!

NEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS
TALENT OFFICE
2 CEDAR STREET, NEWARK, NEW JERSEY 07102
CHRISTOPHER D. CERF, STATE DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT


Announcement of Vacancy:
Senior Coordinator of 21st Century Community Learning Centers/ ELT- Office of Expanded Learning Time
(Pending availability of funds and District Superintendent's approval)

The District Superintendent invites qualified and interested persons to apply for the aforementioned position.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in education or related field from an accredited college or university. Masters preferred.
  • Five (5) years of professional level experience operating youth programs in a large, urban school district OR other educational setting.
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite, (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and Power Point) and Google platforms.

Definition:
  • The Senior Coordinator is primarily responsible for the effective operation of the 21st Century Community Learning Centers. The program services Middle School students. Applicant should have experience working with this population. This person will report to the Special Assistant of the Office of Expanded Learning Time. This position may also be responsible for other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities:
  • Supports the vision for how 21st Century Community Learning Centers will help the district meet its goals for student achievement in core academic areas.
  • Develops and oversees implementation of program schedule of activities every cycle; including schedules, staffing, spaces, transportation, field trips and special events, designing program based on informed feedback from stakeholders.
  • Facilitates obtaining and maintaining resources for assigned ELT programs and activities including but not limited to materials, facilities, maintenance, and security
  • Recruits, hires, trains and supervises staff, including volunteers.
  • Meets with staff, parent and community partners to ensure that formal informational strategies are implemented to facilitate communication and engagement.
  • Ensures that all reporting and compliance requirements for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant are met. Maintains financial and/or personnel records, payroll, and purchasing documentation as needed.
  • Works closely with program evaluators and completes required reports documenting program activities, successes, challenges and upcoming activities to central staff and implementation managers
  • Ensures that requisite program data is collected (attendance information, student demographics, etc.), entered and reported in a timely fashion
  • Attends required meetings and conferences.
  • Supports partnerships with community based organizations to improve and maintain resources for assigned ELT programs
  • Markets and promotes ELT programs within the district and community.
  • Supports cross department collaboration to meet program goals.
  • Responsible for periodically assessing all aspects of program quality using appropriate standards, develops program improvement plans with specific goals, and ensures program improvement goals are met.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a track record of the following:
  • Knowledge of the research on effective policies, strategies, and resources promoting student achievement in college and career readiness, particularly through Expanded Learning Time.
  • Possesses a comprehensive knowledge of ELT programs, objectives, standards, policies and procedures with experience in the planning, organization and administration of Expanded Learning Time programs with a solid understanding of best practices.
  • Collaborative work with diverse stakeholders at all levels, including but not limited to district personnel, students, families, communities, and/or advocacy groups.
  • Strong goal-orientation and focus on results - thrives in achievement-oriented and fast-paced environment.
  • Outstanding project management practices, including the ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously. Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent problem solving abilities, including the ability to identify challenges and actively work to find solutions.
  • Trustworthiness and discretion in handling sensitive matters.
  • Knowledge of applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Outstanding critical thinking skills, including the ability to analyze data, identify trends, pinpoint problems and root causes, and develop innovative solutions.
  • Ability to prepare clear, technically sound, accurate, and informative reports containing findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) and Google platforms
  • A passionate belief in the mission of NPS and commitment to increasing the effectiveness of its teacher workforce in order to increase student achievement.

Reports To:
Special Assistant for Expanded Learning Time

Salary, Terms & Affiliation:
Compensation is competitive and based on experience. The expected salary range for this position is $48,000-$60,000.

Employment Period: Twelve (12) Months
Union Affiliation: Unaffiliated

How To Apply:
Newark Public Schools only accepts electronic applications. If you are a current employee you must apply via the Employee Self Service website. If you do not have access to a computer, we welcome you to visit the Newark Public Schools employment kiosks located at 2 Cedar Street, on the 8th floor Talent Office reception area between the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. Help will be available.

Open and Close Dates:
Opening Date - May 15, 2017
Closing Date - Open until filled

Equal Employment Opportunity
NEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

Plainfield area YMCA Seeks to fill various positions!
Click here to learn more about the Plainfield area YMCA!

The Plainfield Area YMCA, in Plainfield , NJ, is looking for energetic, creative and organized leaders to fill various positions.

For more information and application, please visit their website, navigate to an available job posting and contacting Human Resources at the Plainfield Area YMCA at: 908.756.6060 ext. 103


NJSACC Offers a New Option for Training with Web Learning!
Click here to learn how to register and find trainings (PDF)

NJSACC now offers on-line professional development workshops that can be done from the comfort of your own home. These trainings are designed to help afterschool professionals complete annual training requirements.

NJSACC Offers a New Option for Training with Web Learning
NJSACC Offers a New Option for Training with Web Learning
(press PLAY above to watch this video)

The afterschool trainings are based on materials written by national afterschool expert Roberta L. Newman. A vast selection of courses from, Exploring the Continuum of Developmental Tasks of School-Age Children from 5 to 12 to Director Level courses such as, Creating and Managing Budgets in School-Age Programs and more, will be available.
  • These trainings can be taken at any time, 24/7.
  • A review quiz is given at the end of each training.
  • A certificate is issued at the completion of each training course.
  • For those of you who need CEUs, CEUs are issued with each training.
  • Trainings are acceptable by the New Jersey Office of Licensing and PINJ.
  • Cost is $15 per training.
  • You must have a PINJ ID Number in order to be able to register for any NJSACC trainings. Visit pinjregistry.org and follow all prompts to register and confirm your registration via e-mail.
Professional Impact New Jersey is home to PINJ Registry, an an on-line database which records and recognizes a person's education, training and work experience in the field of early childhood education, afterschool, and primary education!

Here are few important things to remember when registering...
  1. Visit pinjregistry.org and follow all prompts to register and confirm your registration via e-mail.
  2. Please remember that for New Jersey's Afterschool Communities, your account, upon confirmation, will be considered "on hold."
  3. Once your account is created, it is is placed "on hold" and a PINJ registry ID number will be e-mailed you.
Once you've received your PINJ registry ID number, you can elect to do nothing further OR proceed with submitting, to PINJ, any supporting documents such as your college transcripts.

If you do NOT elect to proceed, you can still keep your PINJ registration ID number and your account will remain open for three (3) years.

Visit NJSACC.org/weblearning to sign up!

For questions, please contact Jessica Heiberg, Director of Program Services, at: jessicaheiberg@njsacc.org and 908-789-0259
______________________________________________________
Diane Genco
Executive Director
NJSACC: The Network for New Jersey's Afterschool Communities
www.njsacc.org
dianegenco@njsacc.org

TO: EE Job Seekers (or Friends of...): May 15, 2017             (Posted: 6-1-17)

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NATURALIST/ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION             (Posted: 5-8-17)

(Part-time, Year Round)

- Flexible schedule, including 3 weekdays and Saturday each week.

- 28 hrs/wk, generally 9 - 4:30 daily but with occasional evenings

- Based at the Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area in Montville., NJ

- Duties include:
o Developing and presenting a wide range of programs for all ages about the ecology, environment, and natural history of the area, both in the classroom and outdoors, including school groups, scout groups, educational birthday parties, public programs, guided hikes, summer camp, etc.;
o Preparing educational displays and exhibits as required;
o Participating in publicity activities such as creation of flyers, articles, calendars, and press releases, etc.;
o Assisting with special events held by the Environmental Education Department as well as other divisions throughout the Morris County Park Commission.
o Greeting visitors and answering inquiries from the public in a professional manner
o Participating in all aspects of general programming including: scheduling, answering phones, taking program registrations, maintaining records, recording revenue, and assisting with office duties such as filing, typing, editing, copying, collating, and related functions as required

- Degree in Natural Sciences, Education, or related field preferred. At least one year experience in presenting educational programs to groups of various ages. Starting salary: $14.25/hr.

For further information or to send resume:
Jenny Gaus-Myers
Assistant Director of Education and Interpretive Programming
Morris County Park Commission
973-326-7611 (phone)
973-656-2475 (fax)
jgaus@morrisparks.net

NJAS: Policy Manager             (Posted: 5-8-17)

Position Title: Policy Manager
Department: Government Relations
Location: Trenton or Cape May Bird Observatory, NJ
Reports to: Vice President of Government Relations
Job Classification: Full time (40-hour week)

Job Description: The Policy Manager will work to advance the conservation agenda of NJ Audubon (NJA). General responsibilities include conservation issue analysis, advocacy before the Legislature, communications with the public and occasionally media, and interfacing with conservation partners. The position will require extensive efforts to support the coordination of the NJ Keep it Green Coalition, the State's preeminent open space preservation coalition. The Policy Manager will also manage grant projects and work to build relationships with legislators, the media, partner organizations and stakeholders to further NJA conservation goals.

Major Responsibilities:
" Overseeing and coordinating major components of conservation campaigns, including Legislator and media outreach, securing support of partner organizations when needed.
" Building relationships with and educating members of the Legislature and their staff on NJA issues including existing and needed legislation.
" Reviewing potential and pending legislation and providing feedback to appropriate staff when needed.
" Coordinating with internal NJA staff on development and review of legislation to further conservation priorities.
" Planning and executing legislator events and cultivating participation to further NJA goals and mission.
" Preparing and presenting testimony on pending legislation before the State Legislature in coordination with the V.P. of Government Relations.
" Developing an understanding of NJA activities in all mission areas and building relationships with NJA staff in order to better integrate conservation priorities into Government Relations efforts.
" Developing and implementing strategies to achieve both NJA and various environmental coalition's legislative goals in coordination with the V.P. of Government Relations.
" Managing all components of specific grants, including outreach, media and grassroots efforts, as well as reporting requirements.
" Supervising NJA Conservation Associate (part-time) as well as interns and campaign-specific staff as needed.
" Providing significant capacity for NJA coordination of Keep It Green Coalition by organizing lobby days and regular committee calls and meetings, coordinating member group participation, etc.
" Engaging in grassroots outreach, communications and organizing as needed to support the NJA conservation agenda.
" Working with environmental and other stakeholders to achieve the above.
" Representing NJA in meetings and before various organizations as necessary.
" Working with NJA Communications staff and consultants to prepare press releases, LTEs, and opinion pieces and securing media coverage pertaining to NJA conservation agenda.
" Drafting letters to decision-makers that reflect NJA concerns, position, or policy suggestions.
" Writing articles on Advocacy and Government Relations activities and developing member action alerts.
" Actively participating in and staffing Keep It Green Coalition events and some Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed activities when needed.
" Participating in NJA fundraising efforts.
" Performing some administrative functions along with the Government Relations team.
" Coordinating, preparing and editing grant applications and reports.
" Preparing necessary reports for the public, the membership, the Board, the President and the Vice Presidents.
" Speaking at public forums, meetings and events on various conservation topics.
" Performing other related duties as assigned and performing additional tasks related to supporting the organization.
" Participating with other staff and volunteers to adopt a "team" approach towards daily operations at the office.

Qualification/knowledge/skills:
" Four-year degree and three-plus years relevant work experience required; Master's degree related to conservation or environmental policy preferred.
" Excellent computer skills - Microsoft Office.
" Ability to demonstrate initiative and a positive attitude.
" Ability to relate to and motivate a diverse range of people and exercise cultural competence and inclusion.
" Excellent organizational, time and project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects, shifting priorities and meet deadlines.
" Strong professionalism and work ethic.
" Ability to maintain confidentiality.
" Excellent written and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills, project management skills.
" Knowledge of environmental and conservation issues helpful.
" Organized, a self-starter and able to work independently in the execution of his or her responsibilities while collaborating with other organizations in various coalitions.
" Media, web, legislative and grassroots advocacy and grant writing experience desired.
" Flexibility to adjust hours to meet deadlines and special needs of the department and the organization. May need to work occasional nights and/or weekends.
" Must have reliable transportation to get to office and attend meetings.

Starting Date: Immediate
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Application Deadline: This position will remain open until filled.

Please email cover letter, resume, writing sample and three references as a single PDF document, listing job position in subject line, to hr.govrelations@njaudubon.org

NJ Education Job Opportunities April/May 2017 Edition             (Posted: 5-8-17)

Science Teacher (long term sub May 22nd- June 22nd )
Montclair Public Schools
Apply at: www.applitrack.com/montclair/onlineapp

Elementary Teacher Grade 3 (leave replacement)
Monroe Twp. Schools
Apply online at www.applitrack.com/monroe/onlineapp

Elementary Teacher Grade 1
Immediate opening-leave replacement
Howell Twp. Public Schools
Apply online at: www.applitrack.com/howell/onlineapp

8th Grade Science Teacher
Private Boys School
Passaic
Monday-Thur. 2-5:30 PM Send resume to bhykop@gmail.com

Kindergarten Teacher (through June 22, 2017)
Upper Saddle River
Visit http://www.usrschoolsk8.com/pages/employment.aspx

2017-18 School Year Openings The following positions were all posted during the past two weeks.
(* -indicates district has openings in other subject areas)

Science Teacher HS
Pitman Board of Education
Send letter of interest, resume, and copies of certifications to: Dr. Cherie Lombardo, Principal, Pitman HS,
255 Linden Ave., Pitman, NJ, 08071

Science Teacher HS
Cherry Hill Public Schools
Biological or Physical Science, knowledge and proficiency using computer technology including SMART software.
Apply online at: www.applitrack.com/cherryhill/onlineapp

* Biology Teacher (1), Chemistry Teacher (1)
Randolph Township Public Schools
File an application online at: https://www.applitrack.com/rtnj/onlineapp

Biology Teacher/AP Environmental Science
Franklin Township Public Schools, Somerset, NJ
Apply online at: www.applitrack.com/franklin/onlineapp

Biology Teacher HS
West Orange Board of Education
Apply online and include resume, letter of interest and copies of certifications at: www.applitrack.com/woboe/onlineapp

Environmental Science Teacher (Biology Cert.)
Summit Public Schools
Apply online at www.summit.k12.nj.us

Environmental Science Teacher
Hunterdon County Educational Services Commission Flemington, NJ
For a new Environmental Sciences Academy program for HS students, MA in related field required, send letter Of interest, resume, copy of certifications and three references to: hr@hunterdonesc.org

*Biology Teacher High School
Kinnelon Public School District
Apply online at: www.kinnelonpublicschools.org

Biology Teacher HS
Kenilworth Board of Eduation
Email cover letter, resume and copy of certifications to: HR@Kenilworthschools.com

Earth Science/General Science Teacher HS
Harrison School District
Send application packet to Matthew Weber, Principal, Harrison High School, 401 Kingsland Ave., Harrison, NJ, 07029

Science Teacher
St. Rose High School
Belmar, NJ
Email resume to: vacancies@strose.k12.nj.us 607 Seventh St., Belmar, NJ, 07719

Science Teacher(s)
RAISE Academy
Freehold Regional HS District
Regional Alternative Institute for Success in Education, 5 days/week, between 2:00-6:00 PM,
Apply online at www.applitrack.com/frhsd/onlineapp

*Science Teacher(s) - All disciplines
Edison Township Public Schools
Apply online at: www.applitrack.com/edison/onlineapp

*Science Teacher -comprehensive sciences
Cedar Grove Public Schools
Send applications to Cedar Grove Public Schools, 520 Pompton Ave., Cedar Grove, NJ, 07009

Science Teacher
College achieve Central Charter School
Plainfield, NJ
Visit www.collegeachieve.org

*Science/Math Teacher(s) PreK-6 & 7-12
Englewood Public School District
Apply at www.applitrack.com/englewood/onlineapp

*Science Teacher(s) -Chemistry, Envir. Science, Biology
Livingston Public Schools
Apply online at: www.livingston.org

*Science Teacher(s) Biology, Chemistry, Physics
New Brunswick Health Sciences Technology HS
Submit cover letter, resume and copy of certifications to: HR@ieponline.com

*Science Teachers HS
Edison Township Public Schools
Elementary Teachers
Edison Twp Public Schools
Apply online only to: Peter N. Pitucco, HR Director, www.edison.k12.nj.us

*MS Science Teacher(s), Elementary Teacher(s)
South Orange & Maplewood School District
Certification & HQT in subject matter required. Apply online at: www.applitrack.com/somsd/onlineapp

*MS Science Teacher(s) 6-8 & Elementary Teacher
Mt. Olive Twp. School District
Send letter of interest, resume, and copy of certifications to: Larrie Reynolds, Ed.D., 227 US Route 206 Suite 10, Flanders, NJ, 07836

MS Science Teacher 6-8, & Elementary Teachers K-5
North Arlington Public Schools
Send letter of interest and resume by email to: Carol.ostanski@narlington.k12.nj.us

Science Teacher Intermediate School
Westfield, NJ
Apply online at: www.applitrack.com/westfieldnjk12/onlineapp

MS Science Teacher
Fair Lawn Public Schools
Long term substitute teacher September - December 2017.
Science certification required. New recently graduated teachers, or retired teachers are encouraged to apply.
E-mail resumes to rdurso@fairlawnschools.org.

Elementary Teacher
Woodcliff Lake, NJ
Apply to: elementary@woodcliff-lake.com

Elementary/MS Teacher
Rockaway Twp. Public Schools
Apply online at: www.applitrack.com/rocktwp/onlineapp

Elementary Teacher(s)
Randolph Twp. School District
Apply online at: www.applitrack.com/rtnj/onlineapp

Elementary Teacher Grades 2-5
Highland Park Public Schools
www.applitrack.com/hpschools/onlineapp

Elementary Teacher(s)
Warren Township Schools (Somerset County)
Apply online at: www.warrenboe.org/humanresources/

*Elementary Teacher(s)
South Brunswick School District
Apply online at: www.sbschools.org/departments/human_resources

*Kindergarten Teacher
Denville Twp. Public Schools
To apply visit www.denville.org (staff/employment opportunities)

Elementary Teacher
Red Bank Borough Schools
Apply online at: www.applitrack.com/rbb/onlineapp

Director of Curriculum, Instruction & Technology
North Brunswick Public Schools
Must hold NJ Principal certification or eligible for Chief School Administrator certification. Apply online at:
www.applitrack.com/njtschools/onlineapp

Supervisor(s) of Curriculum & Instruction, K-8, & 9-12
North Arlington Public Schools
Send letter of interest and resume by email to: Carol.ostanski@narlington.k12.nj.us

Supervisor(s) of Instruction, Assessment, and Prof. Dev. 5-8 & 9-12
Milburn Twp. Public Schools
Apply online only, include cover letter, resume and copy of certifications. www.applitrack.com/millburnnj/onlineaapp
*Curriculum Supervisor(s) Science & Math (1), Technology (1)
Warren Hills Reg. School District
Submit letter of interest, resume and supporting documents to: hr@warrenhills.org

Director of Technology
Princeton Public Schools
To apply visit the website and complete the online application www.princetonk12.org

Teacher-Naturalist
NJ Audubon Society
Nature Center of Cape May
Cape May, NJ
Major responsibilities Educational Programming and Visitors Services, will take part in all aspects of programming and operating the Nature Center. 40 hrs./week

Summer Jobs

Biology and Chemistry Teachers
Lenape Valley Regional High School
Apply to: Paul M. DiRupo, Superintendent, Lenape Valley Regional HS, PO Box 578, Stanhope, NJ, 07874

8th Grade Science Teacher
Private Boys School
Passaic
Monday-Thur. 2-5:30 PM Send resume to bhykop@gmail.com

MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE
Fair Lawn Public Schools
Long term substitute teacher opening September - December 2017.
Science certification required. New teachers, recently graduated teachers, or recently retired teachers are encouraged to apply. Join a small, supportive middle school environment which focuses on inquiry-based science instruction. E-mail resumes to rdurso@fairlawnschools.org.

*Science Teacher MS (5-8)
Mendham Borough School District
Elementary Teacher and additional MS Science Teacher leave replacement positions available.
Submit letter of interest, resume and copy of certification. Indicate position applying for in subject line.
Email: mendhamhr@mendhamboroschools.org

* Science Teacher Intermediate School
Westfield Public Schools
Apply online at: http://www.applitrack.com/westfieldnjk12/onlineapp

* Science Teacher MS (Earth Sciences emphasis)
Readington Township School District
Apply online at: www.applitrack.com/Readington/onlineapp/
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For Job Searches and Openings in other disciplines, grade levels, and administration openings search:
Online www.nj.com/jobs or Search Mobile at http://jobs.m.nj.com
Also: www.pressofatlanticcity.com click on jobs, enter "teacher Science" and location New Jersey
Also: https://www.njschooljobs.com
Also: www.classified.nj.com click "jobs" (blue heading). Enter "science teacher" location "NJ"
(delete the pop-up that may pop-up)

The Sunday Edition of the Star Ledger Newspaper has a "Career" insert every Sunday.
(often tucked into the Automotive section?) Education Job Openings are found near the back of the insert.
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Effective September 1, 2013, all employees of State and local government (including School Boards) must reside in the State of New Jersey, unless exempted under law. If you do not reside in New Jersey, you have one year after the date you take your employment position to relocated your residence to New Jersey.

TO: EE Job Seekers (or Friends of...): April 24, 2017 and May 2, 2017             (Posted: 5-5-17)

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American Littoral Society- Delaware Bayshore Office --Conservation Coordinator             (Posted: 4-18-17)

Under direction of the Delaware Bayshore Program Director, the Conservation Coordinator will support the development, planning, and implementation of watershed restoration and education and municipal outreach projects. Conservation Coordinator will assist with the development and management Green Stormwater Infrastructure projects, manage the outreach and volunteer recruitment for associated events, and assist with educational programming. The Conservation Coordinator will also manage communications work related to watershed projects including social media, website and outreach material development and dissemination, working closely with the Communications Manager.

These activities include coordination of people and resources, scheduling, some understanding of project-related budget management, extensive work in the community doing outreach and project installs, working collaboratively and in isolation, working with contractors and project partner, and a commitment to the Littoral Society Mission.

Qualifications
" Bachelor's Degree in ecology, environmental science, or related field with course work or experience in watershed management or science, hydrology, river ecology.
" 1-3 years of experience in the management of restoration or watershed education projects OR equivalent combination of life/work experience.
" Working knowledge of ecological restoration, stormwater BMP, and watershed management practices.
" Experience installing green stormwater infrastructure, riparian buffers, basin naturalization or other restoration practices (preferred).
" Knowledge of watershed science and its nexus with state regulations, municipal ordinances and plans and urban and suburban land-use.
" Knowledge hydrology, soils, and native plants for restoration design.

Restoration skills
" Provide support coordinating the stormwater management program for Kirkwood-Cohansey Aquifer communities within the Cohansey and Maurice River Watershed.
" Identify stream and forest restoration and green infrastructure opportunities.
" Review design and planning documents for restoration or green stormwater infrastructure projects.
" Perform field work including inspections, installation, maintenance and other duties as assigned.
" Monitor current projects and conduct in-stream sampling.
" Analyze and present data using GIS software.
" Competence with GIS.

Project management skills
" Collaborate with multiple stakeholders in an interdisciplinary and governmental context to achieve project goals.
" Oversee interns conducting stream assessment field work.
" Ability to meet and adapt to shifting deadlines, manage multiple priorities, and work independently.
" Experience working in multicultural environments is a plus.
" Ability to manage budgets and project tasks in Excel spreadsheets.

Communications Skills
" Superb written and verbal communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate with partners and agency representatives.
" Solid organizational skills and demonstrated experience meeting challenging project deadlines.
" Demonstrated strength in critical thinking, judgment, and dependability.
" Comfort building relationships with private landowners, public agency personnel and the private business sector.

Volunteer Recruitment, Outreach and Education
" Oversee outreach events and community meetings in coordinator with Program Director.
" Conduct outreach to private businesses and landowners in the watershed to foster support for and participation in restoration projects.
" Experience with volunteer recruitment and management.
" Coordinate with Community Outreach Coordinator to plan and implement volunteer recruitment and outreach activities.
" Coordinate with the Education and Outreach Coordinator on in-school programming and field experiences and restoration activities.

Basic Skills
" Two or more years of relevant experience
" Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Access and Publisher) and experience with data collection.
" Technology competency proficiency with social media tools including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
" A team player with excellent interpersonal skills and a good sense of humor.
" Must show initiative, coupled with creative and strategic thinking, judgment, and dependability.
" Willingness to work evenings/weekends as needed
" Ability to work outdoors during inclement weather, lift heavy objects regularly.
" Attention to detail, task-oriented, highly motivated, strong organization skills, self-starter, and superior analytical skills.
" Must have personal transportation, a valid driver's license, and auto insurance.
" Ability to speak and write Spanish spoken in the watershed (bonus)
" Additional duties assigned as needed.
" Personal commitment to American Littoral Society's mission.

Please submit resume, cover letter and references to:
Emma Melvin, at emma@littoralsociety.org
Delaware Bayshore Program Director
American Littoral Society Millville Office--- 1025 N. High Street, Millville, NJ 08332
Please contact Emma Melvin with any question via email or phone: 856-825-2174

Watershed Nature Camp summer employment opportunities!             (Posted: 4-18-17)

Announcing 2017 summer employment opportunities! Watershed Nature Camp is an outdoor day camp focused on nature and ecology and is located on the 930-acre Watershed Reserve in Hopewell Township (Mercer County), NJ. Local applicants preferred; housing is not available. Watershed Nature Camp is a program of the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association (SBMWA).

COUNSELOR - 8 positions available; seasonal salary starts at $3,150
" Must be 17 or older by July 5, 2017
" Works with Group Leader and fellow Counselor to plan, prepare, and implement programming

GROUP LEADER - 4 positions available; seasonal salary starts at $4,050
" Must be 18 or older by July 5, 2017
" Supervises and leads 2 Counselors and 1 Counselor-In-Training
" Works with Counselors to plan, prepare, and implement programming
" Communicates daily with parents about campers
" Keeps accurate weekly records

Camp Staff Job Duties
" Reports to the Camp Director
" Supervises up to 20 campers age 5-14
" Works with a team to plan, prepare, teach and evaluate camp programming
" Appropriately models behaviors and uses positive behavior-management techniques
" Conducts day trips, overnight trips, and canoeing trips (most positions)
" Provides first aid
" Cleans and maintains the camp buildings, campus, and equipment

Camp Staff Qualifications
" Availability to work these dates is required (accommodation may be made for school commitments):
" Ten-day training: Weekdays from June 19 - 30, 8AM - 5:30PM plus one overnight
" Seven-week camp: Weekdays from July 5 - August 18, 8AM - 5:30PM plus up to 7 overnights and/or evenings
" Adult and Child First Aid/CPR/AED certification required by June 19, 2017
" Lifeguard, Wilderness First Aid, and water safety certifications very beneficial
" Must enjoy working with kids
" Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time; ability to lift up to 35 pounds
" Ability to work outside in heat, humidity and rain; tolerate ticks, poison ivy, thorns, and dirt
" Experience working with children, preferably in a camp or outdoor setting
" Knowledge of local ecology and natural history is beneficial
" Enthusiasm for nature, the environment, and working with children
" Skilled in communication, collaboration, and cooperation
" Strong patience, flexibility, punctuality, and affinity for teamwork.

Camp Staff Benefits
" Bi-weekly pay
" Meals provided on overnights
" 2 camp t-shirts to tie-dye
" Partial reimbursement for first aid, cpr, lifeguarding, etc. certifications may be available
" Invaluable experience working with children outdoors
" Healthy exercise
Applications accepted through May 1 or until all positions are filled.
Send an employment application, cover letter and resume to:
Maryann Polefka, Assistant Director of Education
Watershed Nature Camp
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association
31 Titus Mill Road
Pennington, NJ 08534
mpolefka@thewatershed.org

NAAEE eeJOBS             (Posted: 7-18-17)

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Geospatial science degree programs             (Posted: 7-6-17)

Click HERE.

NWF: Building Pathways to Sustainable Careers             (Posted: 12-14-16)

Click HERE.

Outdoor Degrees & Careers             (Posted: 11-16-16)

Click HERE.

Funding resources for a career in STEM             (Posted: 11-16-16)

Click HERE.

Careers for Green Thumbs             (Posted: 10-4-16)

Click HERE.

A Path To Green Jobs             (Posted: 6-29-16)

Click HERE.

NJDEP Division of Fish & Wildlife - Employment Opportunities (Internal and External)             (Posted: 9-2-15)

Click HERE.

New guide to green careers and degree options             (Posted: 8-20-15)

We developed this guide to help current and prospective college students better understand the green energy sector. This includes a detailed look at more than a dozen specialties within "green", non-profit organizations making a difference, and how to find and land a green job. Other key resources within the guide include:
- Green trends fueling job growth
- Top cities for green careers
- Internships for students committed to conservation
- Scholarships for students in green majors

Seven PhD-holding professionals in green energy and related areas contributed to the creation of the guide, including three department chairs and a former COO and consultant to a handful of Fortune 100 companies.

Click HERE for the guide.

Guidebook to Online Degrees in Environmental Science             (Posted: 5-19-15)

AffordableCollegesOnline.org recently updated our guide for environmental science students. We added extensive information about careers, education requirements, and online degree options for several specialties. The guide shares tips for success and degree timelines. Click HERE for the complete guide.

Question about sustainability education             (Posted: 11-5-14)

We just put the finishing touches on a new website focused on sustainability education and careers - SustainabilityDegrees.com. While there's certainly a growing interest in the field, there aren't many resources available for students exploring sustainability education. Here are a few sections of the site we're particularly proud of:

- An overview of careers in sustainability, including a salary calculator that factors in position and location (city & state) http://www.sustainabilitydegrees.com/careers/

- A comprehensive list of colleges that offer programs in sustainability-related fields (over 1,000 programs and growing!) http://www.sustainabilitydegrees.com/degrees/

- A college student action guide with over 10,000 words on building sustainability campaigns on campus, finding funding, and reaching goals http://www.sustainabilitydegrees.com/the-ultimate-how-to-guide-for-students/

Environmental Science Education & Career Resource             (Posted: 10-21-14)

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Environmental Jobs in NJ             (Posted: 7-10-12)

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Online resource guide for environmental science degree programs             (Posted: 6-1-12)

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STEM: Good Jobs Now and For the Future             (Posted: 12-20-11)

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NJDEP Employment Opportunities             (Posted: 9-6-11)

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NJ Next Stop...Your Career: Green Jobs             (Posted: 10-18-10)

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Action Guide to Outdoor/Environmental Careers

www.princeton.edu/~oa/jobs/careeroe.html

Environmental Careers/Jobs

www.enviroeducation.com/careers-jobs/

EnvironmentalCareer.com

www.environmentalcareer.com/

Environmental Job Listings

www.ecoemploy.com/jobs/

Environmental Career Opportunities

www.ecojobs.com/index.php

NAAEE EE Jobs Listings

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