Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Wellness and Sustainability Specialist Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens Established in 1893, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is a green leader among public gardens with a mission to inspire and educate all with the beauty and importance of plants; to advance sustainability and promote human and environmental well-being through action and research; and to celebrate our historic glasshouse. Phipps is seeking a full-time Wellness and Sustainability Specialist to act as a change agent, connecting human and environmental health within Phipps and other organizations. The Wellness and Sustainability Specialist will serve as an advocate, inspiring others by sharing the knowledge Phipps has gathered about sustainability and connecting human and environmental health in our design projects and operations. This will be done by serving as a consultant in Studio Phipps in areas related to wellness and sustainability. Studio Phipps offers its clients a unique perspective in identifying opportunities to connect humans to nature through biophilic and ecological design. The Wellness and Sustainability Specialist will offer expertise on developing and implementing targeted sustainable and wellness practice standards to both operations and the built environment. Principal responsibilities will be to serve as a consultant within Studio Phipps, leading a sustainable design and operations workshop series to educate outside organizations on specialty topics related to the Living Building Challenge, WELL, SITES and LEED. Additional topics include: biophilia, worksite wellness, integrative and green design, etc., as well as to network with local, regional, and national companies and organizations to expose them to the offerings of Studio Phipps related to wellness and sustainability. The Wellness and Sustainability Specialist will also work internally at Phipps, overseeing initiatives related to the WELL Building Program in design and implementation and providing resources to encourage staff to adopt healthier lifestyle choices at Phipps and at home. The ideal candidate understands the interconnection between human and ecological health and wellness and has a passion for finding workable solutions to wellness and sustainability challenges. A bachelor’s degree in Health and Wellness, or a related field, along with an understanding of sustainability and biophilia principles is required. Candidates with a design, environmental, construction or related degree will be considered if they have demonstrated knowledge of human health. LEED project experience required. LEED, WELL and SITES AP preferred. The selected candidate must be able to become WELL AP certified if not already. Phipps offers a competitive compensation package, strong benefits and unique atmosphere. Qualified candidates should email a cover letter, resume and salary history to email@example.com or mail to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Human Resources Department, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. No telephone calls, please. Phipps is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about Phipps, please visit our website: www.phipps.conservatory.org. Phipps Conservatory is an equal opportunity employer.
Princeton, NJ, United States
Climate Central, Inc. ( www.climatecentral.org ) seeks a program director to coordinate all aspects of our internal efforts and our outreach work with the environmental and scientific communities regarding impacts of failure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. About Climate Central Climate Central is a growing, non-profit organization with an entrepreneurial atmosphere. We are dedicated to delivering strong, clear, fact-based messages and content on climate change and energy to a broad, general audience and to decision-makers across the political spectrum. Climate Central is not an advocacy organization and does not lobby or support any specific legislation, policy or bill. Responsibilities
Develop and implement a research and outreach strategy to enhance the positioning of our work in the environmental and scientific communities Work with Climate Central’s Senior Staff and Programs Directors to establish short and long-term goals—and execute to meet those goals—toward our overall internal research and outreach strategy to the scientific, media, policy, business, and environmental communities. Build and maintain relationships with key counterparts at major environmental and scientific organizations and institutions to integrate their ongoing communications needs with Climate Central’s ability to meet them. Under the leadership of VP of Creative Production, and with support of Associate Program Director, manage and coordinate Climate Central’s research and multimedia production on localized impacts of climate change, focused on the needs for local, state, and national-level campaigns Coordinate the research and communications efforts of a network of scientists throughout the nation to calculate and communicate the costs of failure to carry through commitments to address climate change. Work with the Communications Director to develop and execute messages to expand our media coverage, and that of our scientific partners. Report to the VP of Creative Production. Qualifications
At least eight years experience and demonstrated success coordinating multi-line staff and managing outreach campaigns for environmental, scientific, or other non-profit organizations. Leadership and management experience in a large, multi-service communications or science advocacy group. Strong relationships with key players in environmental and energy sectors. Experience working on environmental outreach at local, state, and national levels considered as especially valuable. Lead and respond in a team setting to breaking events in the news cycle, and work in a deadline environment. Advanced degree or credible experience managing those with one. Location
The position is located at Climate Central headquarters in Princeton, NJ. Compensation
Compensation is competitive with very generous benefits. Apply
Please send your cover letter, resume, salary requirements and any other materials to IWeinberg@ClimateCentral.org . Due to the volume of employment applications and queries received, Climate Central is unable to respond to each application individually. Applicants will be contacted directly if selected as a candidate. Search will close when successful candidate is recruited to fill this position.
Federal Way, WA
BergerABAM is a consulting firm offering services in the areas of project management, civil and structural engineering, land use planning, natural resources, public involvement, construction management and support, and underwater inspection services. We are looking for talented individuals who thrive on challenges and are enthusiastic about their work. We provide opportunities for advancement and career growth through our mentoring program, company-paid internal and external training, team building, and developing employer-employee relationships. BergerABAM’s headquarters office in Federal Way WA has an immediate need for a skilled entry to mid-level environmental professional to provide services in developing solutions and documentation for environmental and regulatory projects. The successful candidate will have practical scientific expertise and knowledge of ecology, biology, and permitting for in-water projects (port/waterfront/marine terminals) and/or transportation projects (federal, state, and local infrastructure) with experience in the following: Endangered Species Act, Marine Mammal Protection Act, Clean Water Act, National and Washington State Environmental Policy act compliance, wetland delineation and assessment, biological assessment preparation, mitigation/restoration site design and critical area assessment and permitting. The position requires a knowledge of federal, state (Washington), and local environmental regulations and experience in evaluating projects and drafting permit documents and reports. The position is responsible for completing project tasks and interacting with regulatory staff. Experience or desire to conduct client/business development and maintenance is preferred but not required. The position will involve field visits to evaluate site conditions, report preparation and client communication. Experience with GPS data collection and GIS analysis is preferred. Position requires: Bachelor’s degree in applicable science discipline (Master’s degree preferred) 3 to 5 years of progressively responsible experience conducting assessments and preparing environmental compliance documents for projects Strong analytical and writing skills Private sector consulting experience preferred TO APPLY: Visit BergerABAM’s website at http://www.abam.com/careers/current-openings and follow the on-line application instructions for position #17-ES-01 Environmental Scientist. BergerABAM’s competitive compensation includes an excellent benefits package offering paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave; company-sponsored retirement plan; 401(k) plan; paid medical, dental, and trip reduction program; company paid life insurance and short- and long-term disability insurance; professional membership; and opportunities for tuition reimbursement. BergerABAM is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Employer will not sponsor employee work visas.
The Outdoor School
Marble Falls, TX, United States
Are you interested in teaching children exciting things about the outdoors in the outdoors? The Outdoor School (TOS) is a residential outdoor education program that focuses on hands-on experiential education and outdoor courses for children in grades 4-9. TOS at Camp for All is amidst the lush lands of the Brazos Valley & TOS at Camp Champions is deep in the Hill Country in Marble Falls, TX. Outdoor Education Instructors & Retreat Facilitators will teach pre-approved academic and adventure curriculum, facilitate team building and high ropes courses and lead interesting evening activities. Benefits include weekly compensation, housing, partial board, food and gas stipend*, three weeks of orientation and training, lifeguard/CPR/first aid certification, and pro deal purchases. Applicants must either be in college or have a degree, love children, have the desire and ability to teach and work in the outdoors, and be self-motivated, flexible and patient. Positions are available during the fall and spring seasons (mid-August to late Nov. & mid-Feb to late May). There is also the opportunity to work multiple seasons, each with additional responsibilities, offering a holistic view of the administration and direction of an outdoor education center. Applications are available online (www.outdoorschool.com) or contact Maddie Burnside for more info (firstname.lastname@example.org) The Outdoor School is currently hiring for both locations. It is strongly preferred for applicants to have their own vehicles for the TOS Camp for All site. *food and gas stipend only applies to The Outdoor School at Camp for All