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South Coast Air Quality Management District Diamond Bar, CA, United States
Sep 26, 2016
Full time
South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD), located in Diamond Bar, is seeking an exceptional and motivated accounting and finance professional to manage our Finance unit.  The work we do is critical to the health and well-being of over 17 million people living in four Southern California counties, and our finance team plays an important role in the success of our mission. This executive management position reports to the Chief Administrative Officer  and, with three subordinate managers and a staff of 44, is responsible for the overall financial management of SCAQMD operations, including overseeing the preparation, implementation and monitoring of the comprehensive annual budget process; participating in establishing and monitoring agency goals and objectives; long-term financial planning and economic forecasting; overseeing audits; and planning, organizing, directing and evaluating the work of the Finance Division.  This position requires someone who is a highly motivated, results-oriented leader with the proven ability to: establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders; demonstrate discretion, diplomacy and integrity; function effectively under pressure; analyze and anticipate business needs, think proactively and develop workable alternatives; and communicate effectively both orally and in writing. The most competitively qualified candidates will possess at least five years' directly related, progressively responsible, management experience and demonstrated successful performance in managing complex public agency finance programs.  The best candidates will also possess strong leadership and problem-solving skills, decision-making abilities, diplomacy and tact, and exceptional analytical and writing ability. Work history must clearly reflect broad knowledge and in-depth experience in comprehensive fiscal administration, including agency-wide strategic planning, budgeting, forecasting, auditing, procurement/purchasing and related practices.  In addition, the most desirable candidates will possess:•             An advanced degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance, business administration or a closely related field.•             Current Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license or similar professional certification.•             Experience working in a government agency or performing government agency audits.•             Demonstrated experience and working knowledge of computer-based automated accounting, budget, payroll and cash management systems.•             Understanding of federal administrative and financial requirements related to grants.•             Proficiency with related computer applications and various tools for data analysis, research and report preparation.•             Demonstrated project management and supervisory experience.•             Exceptional writing, analytical and oral presentation skills.The salary annual salary $158,004, plus a generous benefits package, a defined benefit retirement plan, and 4/10 work schedule!  Please see our webpage: http://www.aqmd.gov/careers for all details.  Closing Date is October 14, 2016 at 5 pm.  EOE 
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Basom, NY, United States
Sep 25, 2016
Full time
This a full time Term position located at the Lower Great Lakes Fishery Resources Office in Basom, NYAppointment to this position will not convey permanent status in the Federal service and will be for a period not to exceed 1 year & 1 day, with the possibility of incremental extensions up to a total of four years without further competition.One or more positions may be filled from this vacancy.Duties-Plan and conduct investigations of moderate complexity to determine aquatic invasive fish, plant, and invertebrate presence/absence, trends, and movement, as well as assessing their impacts to the habitat-Provide assistance in carrying out programs to further good relations with local, state, and Federal agencies and communities-To inform and educate the general public with the goals of the program/office of the Service-Plan, organize, and implement fisheries, habitat conservation, and population studies Perform duties involving several phases of experimentation-Collect and analyze data using appropriate statistics and submit reports, writings, and publications to supervisor for review-Assist with risk assessment screenings for potential invasive speciesTravel Required25% or GreaterFrequent travel of up to 15 days per month to implement seasonal site surveys and/or attend coordination meetings and trainingRemember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Lakewood, CO
Sep 25, 2016
Full time
The incumbent serves as a Wildlife Biologist within the Wildlife Services (WS) Program of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), responsible for developing and implementing a Wildlife Management Program to minimize wildlife hazards to air operations and enhance human safety.  The incumbent coordinates project activities and performs assignments involving project management and administration.  The wildlife biologist assists with other wildlife damage management projects and spends much of their time working independently and with airport and other state/federal wildlife personnel.Salary Information:  First time hires to the Federal government normally start at the lowest rate of the salary range.APHIS is an emergency response agency. This means that all Agency employees may be asked or assigned to participate in rotating temporary duty assignments to support emergency programs at some time during their careers with APHIS. For details click: APHIS Emergency ResponseDutiesThe duties described are for the full-performance level. At developmental grade levels, assignments will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence and limited complexity.The duties may include, but are not limited to:The incumbent acts as an Airport Wildlife Biologist within the state WS program.The Wildlife Biologist monitors wildlife behavior and abundance and evaluates hazards posed by various species of wildlife on airports and surrounding properties.The incumbent collects, summarizes, analyzes, and presents ecological data on wildlife hazards to airport staff and appropriate regulatory agencies through regular program reports and at stakeholder meetings.The Incumbent conducts wildlife damage management activities in an integrated pest management (IPM) approach to prevent or reduce economic loss to property and agriculture or to protect human health and safety.The incumbent monitors and ensures compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and assists airports with compliance with the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), Endangered Species Act, Federal Air Regulations, and Department of Defense Regulations.The incumbent recommends areas for potential research, assists scientists with research projects as requested by the state director, and may collect biological specimens for wildlife disease sampling purposes.The Wildlife Biologist represents the WS Program and presents program information to various groups, including airport organizations, educational institutions, industry groups, and state extension programs; may present technical papers at professional conferences.Travel RequiredOccasional TravelTravel may be required for training and work assignments Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
National Park Service Great Smoky Mountains, National Park Road, Charleston, NC, United States
Sep 25, 2016
Temporary
Location: Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Almond, NC. The purpose of the position is to conduct and/or assist in various routine wildlife management projects, particularly wild hog control. This includes monitoring projects related to determining the activities, movements, population status, capture, removal, process transport and/or euthanasia of selected wildlife. Utilizes traps to capture and firearms to effectively shoot and/or humanely euthanize wildlife according to established guidelines. Following instructions and standardized procedures, incumbent collects and organizes field data and biological samples, administers marking devices (i.e., ear tags, tattoos, etc.) to selected wildlife and ensures adequate quality control of the data, samples and markings. Backpacks (approx. 60 pounds of supplies and equipment) and hikes (up to 15 miles daily) into remote mountainous areas, establishes primitive campsites, and camps alone for up to five continuous days in a variety of weather conditions. Installs, inspects, cleans, operates, and maintains resource management equipment (e.g., tools, traps, firearms, etc). Serves as an emergency team member for search and rescue, forest fire suppression activities, and in other emergency capacities as needed. Operate farm utility vehicles and boats daily.This is a temporary appointment NTE 1039 hours during the work year.   Under this type of appointment, selectee(s) may be eligible for rehire in future seasons.Job Announcement Number: 1805447NASU-DE-1761(GRSM)Number of Vacancies:  We expect to fill 1 vacancy at this time; however, this announcement may be used to fill additional similar vacancies.Please visit http://www.nps.gov/grsm  for area information. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
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