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CONTENTS:
Seeking Green Jobs Crew Leader FT
New Jersey Future is Hiring!
Seeking volunteers to judge "More than Madison"
American Littoral Society: Want to Play Tag?
Position Open - NOAA
Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve Now Hiring - Come Grow with us!
JOB POSTING STEWARDSHIP TECHNICIANS (2)
Science Educator-Camden Children's Garden
Program Registrar Job Description
PLT Seeks K-2 Teachers to Review New Science Unit
Environmental Communications Spokesperson

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
EnvironmentalCareer.com
Environmental Careers/Jobs
Environmental Career Opportunities
Environmental Jobs in NJ
Environmental Job Listings
Environmental Science Education & Career Resource
GreenBiz.com
GreenJobsReady.com
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 Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development: Occupation Explorer
NJ Next Stop...Your Career: Green Jobs
Online resource guide for environmental science degree programs
Question about sustainability education
STEM: Good Jobs Now and For the Future
Student Opportunities Web Site
Sustainability related degree programs
Teacher to Ranger to Teacher Program
Seeking Green Jobs Crew Leader FT             (Posted: 7-22-16)

Thank you for your passion to regenerate our slice of the Delaware Valley! I write to share an exciting opportunity to raise up the next generation of everyday environmental heroes in Camden, NJ. Please Circulate Widely!

PowerCorps Camden is seeking an inspiring individual to lead a crew of Americorps volunteers through team building, job training, environmental awareness, and green infrastructure management. You and your team will receive various trainings by experts from around the region.

Your crew of 10 Americorps Members are 18-26 years old and serve for a period of 6 months. They are signing up to create a strong foundation for a successful future, and with your help, they will do it with style. Crew Leaders make a difference everyday, both in the minds & hearts of Camden's young men and women, as well as in the urban environment through facilitating your Members' daily service.

Find out if you qualify to be the next PowerCorps Camden Crew Leader:

http://www.centerffs.org/employment-opportunities/crew-leader

Matt Bennett
Crew Leader
PowerCorps Camden
856-625-8753
Matt.Bennett@CenterFFS.org
https://centerffs.org/volunteer/americorps/camden-powercorps

New Jersey Future is Hiring!             (Posted: 7-20-16)

Click HERE.

Seeking volunteers to judge "More than Madison"             (Posted: 6-1-16)

Madison Public School's department of Curriculum and Instruction is seeking volunteers to judge More than Madison. This 5th grade exit assessment allows students to present solutions for real world problems and to gain a global perspective outside of Madison, NJ. Please watch the video linked here for more information. If you are interested in participating as a judge please complete the signup form linked here.

Thank you for the consideration!

American Littoral Society: Want to Play Tag?             (Posted: 5-18-16)

Every spring the American Littoral Society invites the public to tag horseshoe crabs.
You can tag, too. Click HERE.

Position Open - NOAA             (Posted: 5-18-16)

Environmental Analyst - Habitat Conservation Needed

Apply Here: http://jobs.intstats.com/Apply.jsp?jobListingId=75

Integrated Statistics is looking for an Environmental Specialist to work with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), which administers NOAA's programs in the Northeastern United States to manage living marine resources for optimum use. The Habitat Conservation Division (HCD) reviews development projects proposed, funded or authorized by federal agencies, assessing whether these coastal development projects may adversely affect marine, estuarine, or diadromous species or their habitat, conducting technical reviews of the biological effects of these human activities, and recommending actions to avoid, minimize or compensate for these impacts.

The Environmental Specialist will provide assistance to the HCD in the environmental review of federal actions, reviewing Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) assessments and other environmental analyses, and providing conservation recommendations to avoid adverse impacts to habitat and other NOAA trust resources.

The position is located in Sandy Hook, NJ.

Duties
The Environmental Specialist will work as a member of a team to conduct technical environmental impact evaluations for the conservation of marine fish habitat. Activities will be coordinated with Federal and state agencies, and within NOAA, to promote the stewardship of living marine resources and habitat. The position is centered on policy, and does not involve fieldwork.
Specific duties for the position include:
" Reviewing and analyzing coastal development actions to determine the impacts to marine fish habitat and other aquatic resources.
" Developing and communicating conservation recommendations to Federal and State agencies to avoid and minimize impacts to marine fish habitat.
" Communicating quantitative and/or qualitative information in a clear and concise fashion with individuals at all levels.
" Attending field visits, meetings or interagency forums to review and discuss projects.

Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess:
" A Bachelor's degree in marine science, fisheries science, natural resource management, marine policy, ecology, or a related field of study is required. A Master's degree in such a field is preferred.
" A demonstrated understanding of policies and regulations for marine habitat protection under the Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) provisions of the Magnuson Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, and other appropriate legislation is required.
" At least three years of specialized work experience in marine environmental impact assessment, such as within a habitat conservation program, or other fish and wildlife management program.
The position is full-time with a rate of pay of $23-26, depending on experience and qualifications. The position has an initial period of performance of one year, and is eligible for the benefits described on the Integrated Statistics website.
Integrated Statistics is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Consistent with its obligations under federal law, Integrated Statistics is committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, disabled individuals, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam era, and other eligible veterans. For assistance with accessibility of applications, posters, forms, and/or documents, please email the Integrated Statistics office.

Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve Now Hiring - Come Grow with us!             (Posted: 5-18-16)

Click HERE.

JOB POSTING STEWARDSHIP TECHNICIANS (2)             (Posted: 5-18-16)

Position Title: Seasonal Stewardship Technician - South
Department: Stewardship Department
Location: Center for Research and Education, Cape May Court House, NJ
Reports to: Stewardship –Project Coordinator
Job Classification: Seasonal Full-time (40 hours a week, for approximately 16 weeks, June through September)
New Jersey Audubon is a privately supported, not-for profit, statewide membership organization. Founded in 1897, and one of the oldest independent Audubon societies. New Jersey Audubon fosters environmental awareness and a conservation ethic among New Jersey's citizens; protects New Jersey's birds, mammals, other animals, and plants, especially endangered and threatened species; and promotes preservation of New Jersey's valuable natural habitats.

Job Description:
New Jersey Audubon is currently seeking a Seasonal Stewardship Technician to assist with on-the-ground restoration projects in Southern New Jersey. The position’s responsibilities will include field-based restoration work such as invasive plant management, tree and shrub planting, agricultural best management practices, grassland maintenance, wetland restoration, forest management, vegetation surveys, volunteer coordination, and public outreach and education. The work will occur on both private and public lands. The Seasonal Stewardship Technician will also contribute to other projects to support the department’s mission. This position reports to the Stewardship Project Coordinator and works collaboratively with NJ Audubon staff and partners.

Major Responsibilities:
• Conducts invasive plant management tasks, including, but not limited to: mechanical and manual plant removal, herbicide applications, and tree and shrub planting.
• Works closely with department staff to implement agricultural best management practices, including, but not limited to: conducting site visits and assisting with on-the-ground restoration work.
• Participates in other restoration projects as needed.
• Organizes and coordinates community volunteer events and workshops and recruits volunteers to act as stewards of natural resources.
• Participates in education and outreach activities, including, but not limited to: outreach meetings, tabling events, assisting with presentations, and writing press releases.
• Conducts vegetation surveys, following existing protocols and records all management activities and survey information into database.
• Updates website and social media sites as necessary.
• Works with the Stewardship Project Coordinator to maintain existing key relationships with partners, funders, and others.
• Participates with other staff to adopt a “team” approach towards daily operations at the assigned work station.
• Completes other tasks as requested.

Knowledge and Skills:
• Familiarity with local flora, fauna, and characteristic ecosystems of New Jersey.
• Familiarity with or ability to use standard field equipment such as a GPS, compass, and field guides, and experience with or ability to safely use and maintain tools and equipment, including backpack sprayers, planting bars , brush cutters, and power tools.
• A motivated self-started who is also a strong team player.
• Punctual with effective time management skills.
• Strong work ethic and attention to detail.
• Ability to work effectively on multiple projects.
• Good communication skills and the ability to interact with the public and partners.
• Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to accept direction and constructive feedback.
• Ability to complete tasks independently when necessary.

Qualifications:
• Enrollment in an undergraduate degree program related to wildlife ecology, forestry, natural resources, or other closely related field. B.S. preferred.
• Must be able to perform field work under all types of adverse weather conditions
• Must have the physical capacity to walk on uneven surfaces and in rough terrain carrying equipment weighing up to 50 lbs.
• Must be willing to travel to different locations in Southern New Jersey as required. This requires a reliable vehicle and a valid driver’s license.
• Flexibility to adjust hours to meet special needs of the department and the organization.

Starting Date: Early to mid-June. The position is expected to run for sixteen weeks.
Salary: $12.50/hour
Deadline: This position will remain open until filled
Application: To apply, email a cover letter, resume, and three references as one document, naming the file with the following convention: firstname_lastname_Stewardship_Technician to hr.stewardshipsouth@njaudubon.org and write “Seasonal Stewardship Technician” in the Subject line

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Position Title: Seasonal Stewardship Research Technician
Department: Stewardship
Location: Chatsworth, NJ and Wilmington, DE
Reports to: Stewardship Project Director ¡V North
Job Classification: Seasonal, hourly (~34 hours/week), June 1, 2016 through September 1, 2016
Job Description: New Jersey Audubon, a non-profit conservation organization focused on fostering environmental awareness and a conservation ethic among NJ's citizens; protecting NJ's birds, mammals, other animals, and plants, especially endangered and threatened species; and promoting the conservation of New Jersey's valuable natural habitats, is seeking a Stewardship Research Technician to investigate insect abundance and diversity in managed and unmanaged pinelands pine forest landscape.

The position¡¦s responsibilities include field-based research collecting insect samples in predetermined control and treatment areas. Following field-based collections the technician will sort samples (lab taxonomy) to record insect biodiversity and abundance including the identification of insects suitable for avian consumption. The technician will be expected to prepare and present a final report detailing the findings. This position reports to the Stewardship Project Director ¡V North and works collaboratively with NJ Audubon staff and project partners which include the University of Delaware and Tall Timbers Research Station.

Successful candidate will be mentored by University of Delaware faculty members and all the project¡¦s research work can be part of the undergraduate study program for class credit as directed and approved by the University of Delaware.

Special Project Notes:
• All sampling, methodology and survey work associated with this insect abundance and diversity project will be provided to the successful applicant by the University of Delaware prior to implantation of the survey.
• Survey plots and controls will be pre-approved by NJ Audubon and the site landowner

Special Project Notes:
• All sampling, methodology and survey work associated with this insect abundance and diversity project will be provided to the successful applicant by the University of Delaware prior to implantation of the survey.
• Survey plots and controls will be pre-approved by NJ Audubon and the site landowner. Knowledge/Skills:
• Ability to identify insects and vegetation of the eastern U.S.
• Ability to use field guides and identification of New Jersey Pinelands insect and plant species is preferred.
• Familiarity with or ability to use standard biological and wildlife sampling equipment such as, GPS, compass, pipettes, insect traps, and experience with or ability to safely use and maintain tools and equipment.
• A motivated self-starter who is also a strong team player.
• Possess effective time management skills.
• Good communication skills.
• Ability to complete tasks independently when necessary.
• Computer literacy and working knowledge of a variety of software programs, including standard office software applications (e.g.; MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, conduct internet research and use standard web-based tools and maps, etc.) GIS knowledge preferred.
• Strong work ethic.

Qualifications:
• Enrollment in a college degree program related to biology, entomology, population ecology, wildlife ecology, natural resources or other closely related field. B.S. preferred.
• Familiarity with flora, fauna, and characteristic ecosystems of New Jersey.
• Experience implementing standard ecological survey protocols, such as wildlife surveys or vegetation surveys.
• Must be able to perform field work under all types of adverse weather conditions, including hot, wet and/or ¡§buggy¡¨.
• Must be able to walk on uneven surfaces and in rough terrain carrying or lifting equipment weighing up to 25 lbs.
• Must be willing to travel to different locations in New Jersey as required. This requires a reliable vehicle and a valid New Jersey driver¡¦s license.
• Flexibility to adjust hours and/or work irregular hours to meet special needs of the department, the organization or project partners.

Starting Date: Immediate. A seasonal position that is expected to run from June 1, 2014
through Sept. 1, 2016.
Deadline: This position will remain open until filled
Application: Qualified individuals may apply by sending resume to john.parke@njaudubon.org
New Jersey Audubon Society is an equal opportunity employer.

Science Educator-Camden Children's Garden             (Posted: 5-17-16)

Science Educator (FT)- Degree in biology or science education, teaching certificate and experience a plus. Send letter, resume, sample lesson plans and references to: info@camdenchildrensgarden.org. Should demonstrate experience with K-6th grade students.

Please send, resume, transcripts, sample science lesson plan for 3rd grade, references to: info@camdenchildrensgarden.org

Valerie R. Frick, Treasurer, Director of Education,
Coordinator of Rentals & Volunteers
Camden Children's Garden
3 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ 08103
P: 856.365.8733, F: 856.365.9750
www.CamdenChildrensGarden.org

Program Registrar Job Description             (Posted: 5-3-16)

Position Title: Program Registrar - Cape May Bird Observatory
Department CMBO
Location: CMBO - Center for Research & Education
Reports To: CMBO Program Director
Job Classification: Hourly, Part time - 20 hours per week

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Program Registrar is an important liaison to members and the public for NJ Audubon's Cape May Bird Observatory. The main responsibilities of this position include maintaining a program registration system for CMBO pre-registration programs, keeping attendance records, and responding to program and other inquiries from a range of audiences, on the phone, through email and in person.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
" Manage online registration system for all pre-registration programs including School of Birding Workshops and Birding Breaks, Special Programs, and Field Trips.
" Answer inquiries about programs, assist customers with the registration process as needed, and send participants program instructions and additional materials relating to programs.
" Maintain contact with preregistered program leaders regarding status of programs, forward participant rosters to leaders, and make arrangements for classroom facilities, loaner binoculars, and other program materials as needed.
" Manage the Guides for Hire program including responding to requests for guides, maintaining a roster of guides, and keeping records as needed of all requests and completed tours.
" Oversee payment protocols for School of Birding Leaders and for Guides.
" Maintain an orderly record keeping system for all delivered programs including weekly walks, and compile program service delivery statistics as directed.
" Maintain records of program attendance, income, and volunteer hours and submit necessary forms and reports in a timely manner.
" Assist with programs marketing including print and social media, and bulletin boards.
" Answer incoming calls and respond as appropriate, either directly or by re-directing callers to the appropriate staff member.
" Process program related memberships/renewals in Raiser's Edge Database and mail appropriate materials.
" Process payments for programs and membership through center register (POS/RMS).
" Assist Administrative Director with renewals and new member processing as needed.
" Prepare new member packets
" Reconcile and submit UPS invoices to HQ.

Other Responsibilities
" Assist in office and the Nature Store when needed.
" Participate with Center staff and volunteers to adopt a "team" approach towards daily operations at the Center.
" Assume additional responsibilities as required.

Knowledge/Skills
" Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, Google cloud applications), social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, others), online registration platforms (such as RegOnline, EventBrite, Active Networks) and membership databases (RaisersEdge preferred).
" Excellent oral and written communication skills.
" Motivated self-starter who is also a team player.
" Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to accept direction and constructive feedback.
" Ability to demonstrate initiative and a positive attitude.
" Interest in and knowledge of New Jersey birds and other natural history subjects desirable.
" Punctual with effective time management skills and organizational skills.

Qualifications
" Associate's Degree, Bachelor's Degree preferred.
" Demonstrated knowledge and experience in office functions.
" Flexibility to adjust hours to meet the special needs of the department and organization.
" Must have a valid driver's license and be able to operate a vehicle in NJ.
" Ability to lift and move office and Nature Store items up to 25 pounds.

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Starting Date: immediate
Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience
Application Deadline: Until filled
Please send cover letter of interest, resume, and three references as a single PDF document (including email and phone contact info) to hr.programregistrar@njaudubon.org

PLT Seeks K-2 Teachers to Review New Science Unit             (Posted: 4-15-16)

Click HERE.

Environmental Communications Spokesperson             (Posted: 4-15-16)

Lockheed Martin is hiring for a Environmental Communications Spokesperson for Gloabl Headquarters in Bethesda,Maryland, great opportunity to grow sustainbility

You may be interested or know someone who is interested in a exciting opportunity with Lockheed Martin a Top Fortune 60 company with a excellent reputation in sustainability and transparency . You would be supporting Media Relations while also supporting the EESH Environmental and Sustainability Division of Lockheed Martin. We will pay relocation to the DC Metro area if needed.

Lockheed is hiring for a Senior Environmental Communications to manage community relations, press and Tier-1 media, you will be the Global Environmental spokesperson for Lockheed Martin a top Fortune 60 organization.

This position does NOT require any Remediation experience but you will be tasked to support community relations and media relations around several Remediation projects.

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.

Leona Hutchinson
Director, Marketing & Communications
Affordable Colleges Online
leona@affordablecollegesgroup.org

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)

Click HERE.

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

Click HERE.

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

Click HERE.

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

Click HERE.

Sustainability related degree programs             (Posted: 12-20-11)

Online tool to search for programs and degrees in sustainability sciences:
Click HERE.

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

Click HERE.

GreenBiz.com             (Posted: 3-2-11)

GreenBiz.com has a green jobs and career center with full time professional, contract, and internship level positions in solar and renewable energy, cleantech, green building, sustainable businesses and socially responsible organizations, and more.
Click HERE.

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

Click HERE.

NJ Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development: Occupation Explorer             (Posted: 10-18-10)

Click HERE.

Teacher to Ranger to Teacher Program             (Posted: 4-9-08)

National Parks Service program provides opportunities for teachers from schools with diverse student populations to have well-rounded work experiences in national parks. Selected teachers spend the summer working as park rangers and develop lesson plans based on their experience for use in the classroom.
http://eelink.net/cgi-bin/ee-link/newclick/5781220

GreenJobsReady.com             (Posted: 5-18-10)

GreenJobsReady.com is an online informative portal offering the latest news views and resources on breakthrough green jobs training programs in the Renewable Energy world.
www.GreenJobsReady.com
Please feel free to contact me at with any questions you may have.
Katy Kozusko, Link Exchange Manager
Direct:(724) 216-5571

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

To view job postings, click HERE.