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Massachusetts Dept. of Fish & Game 30 Emerson Ave, Gloucester, MA, United States
Sep 27, 2016
Full time
The Department of Fish and Game, Division of Marine Fisheries seeks qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Federal Assistance Coordinator (Regional Planner I).  The Regional Planner I provides assistance to the Federal Assistance and Grants Coordinator in the management of federally funded grants; responsible for maintaining bookkeeping records for over $5 million in grant programs and the compilation of expenditures for requesting of reimbursable costs. Provides assistance to the DMF Fiscal Officer and other program staff as needed.Primary Duties:Provide assistance to the Federal Assistance and Grants Coordinator:  1.    Assist in the development, writing, editing and submission of grant proposals.  Prepare and maintain financial documentation systems adequate to meet requirements for participation in the Federal Aid in Sport Fish Restoration Program and other state, private, and federally funded grant programs. Review and post costs which are reimbursable through relevant grant programs. Conduct Quality Control reviews of MMARS transactions to ensure DMF is able to maximize reimbursements. Prepare and maintain accurate worksheets of costs eligible for reimbursement and to prepare monthly formalized requests for reimbursement of recoverable costs. Provide up-to-date information pertaining to the status of project funds to ensure the satisfactory completion of project segments through proper funding and/or extensions of project periods.2.    Assist in the preparation of grant related correspondence and documents. Maintain federal aid filing system. Process written and electronic correspondences. Maintain up-to-date records necessary for federal aid accounting database. Maintain detailed financial records associated with federal grant programs in both electronic and hard copy formats. Digitize documents associated with legacy grants from federal aid programs.3.    Assist with the preparation of project performance and financial reports. Receive and compile performance reports from staff to be reviewed by the Federal Assistance and Grants Coordinator. Conduct monitoring, data entry, and analysis of performance measures in federal database programs in compliance with federal assistance programs.4.    Update and maintain Inventory Database. Conduct annual inventory reviews.5.    Assist with other miscellaneous duties as they relate to grant management, including receipt, evaluation and preparation of invoices for payment and contract management.Qualifications Required:1.    Considerable skill in technical writing, including proficiency in grammar, spelling, and punctuation, for composing formal letters, grant proposals, electronic communications, and other various office correspondences.2.    Ability to effectively communicate information to the public and peers, and build and maintain relationships.3.    Ability to produce financial reports and written documents accurately, completely, and neatly in a timely fashion, including the ability to prepare and use charts, graphs, and tables.4.    Considerable knowledge of office practices and procedures.5.    Considerable knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles.6.    Considerable skill in keeping accounts and preparing financial statements.7.    Demonstrated capabilities in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Outlook, and Adobe products.8.    Ability to set priorities, to organize time efficiently, and to work independently and at several tasks simultaneously.9.    Strong team and work ethic.10. Ability to use a variety of web-based database interfaces for Division management activities.Preferred Qualifications:1.    Understanding of biological processes and environmental science as they relate to the management of marine fisheries resources.2.    Knowledge of state bookkeeping and budgetary procedures including terminology and abbreviations.Knowledge of the state accounting system (MMARS).3.    Knowledge of the federal grant tracking and reporting system TRACS.  QualificationsThis requisition will remain open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. Job Posted: Sep 23, 2016, 4:11:21 PM MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:  Applicants must have at least (A) two years of full time, or equivalent part-time technical or professional experience in urban or regional planning, environmental planning, transportation planning or land use planning, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitution below. Substitutions: I. A Bachelor's or higher degree with a major in urban or regional planning, environmental planning, urban studies, architecture, landscape architecture, civil, environmental, or transportation engineering or environmental sciences may be substituted for the required experience.* *Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually competed. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's License. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.  Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Remember to say you found this opportunity at
Massachusetts Dept. of Fish & Game 1213 Purchase Street, New Bedford, MA, United States
Sep 27, 2016
*This requisition will remain open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.  Job Posted: Sep 23, 2016, 1:11:31 PM   Please submit / attach a cover letter expressing your interest in the position and your resume.  These documents must be specifically attached to the requisition for which you are applying.  The Massachusetts Department of Fish & Game works to preserve the state's natural resources and people's right to conservation of those resources, as protected by Article 97 of the Massachusetts Constitution. To carry out this mission, the Department exercises responsibility over the Commonwealth's marine and freshwater fisheries, wildlife species, plants, and natural communities, as well as the habitats that support them.   The Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries is to manage the Commonwealth’s living marine resources in balance with the environment resulting in sustainable fisheries and contributions to our economy, stable availability of diverse, healthy seafood and enriched opportunities that support our coastal culture.   The Department of Fish and Game, Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) seeks applicants for a Fisheries Technician (Contracted Seasonal Employee).   The seasonal Fisheries Technician will assist DMF program personnel with preparation and analysis of tissue samples of Atlantic bluefin tuna for carbon and nitrogen stable isotope analysis as part of a study using chemical tracers to assess connectivity between Atlantic feeding grounds and Gulf of Mexico spawning grounds The incumbent will assist other MADMF Program personnel with additional projects as needed.   DETAILED STATEMENT OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Dissect, clean, dry, homogenize, and weigh fish tissue samples in preparation for stable isotope analysis.  Enter and organize data into Excel spreadsheets.Assist in data analysis, interpretation, and report writing.Assist other MADMF projects with conducting research when time permits. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED AT HIRE (List knowledges, skills, abilities): Knowledge of the principles and practices of marine and fisheries biology.Prior wet and dry lab experience.Experience with the methods and software used for data entry and the preparation of charts, graphs and tables.Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite.Completed college courses in biology, ecology, environmental science, chemistry or similar subject. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience processing aquatic biological samples for chemical analyses.Knowledge of fisheries biology and management.Working knowledge of computer word processing and spreadsheet software including MSWORD and EXCEL.SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's License.An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Remember to say you found this opportunity at
Ecology and Environment, Inc. San Francisco, CA, United States
Sep 27, 2016
Full time
Ecology and Environment, Inc. is a fully integrated environmental consulting firm committed to supporting sustainable development through responsible environmental stewardship. We are seeking a senior CEQA Project Manager for our San Francisco, CA office with experience working on a diverse range of private-sector and public-sector projects including utility, energy transmission, and renewable energy projects.Our successful candidate will have a comprehensive understanding of the CEQA/NEPA process and will be responsible for leading the preparation of all levels of CEQA/NEPA documentation (EIR/EIS, IS/MND, EA) from inception to completion.Responsibilities:Manages and oversees scopes of work, budgets and schedules for a range of projects including utility, energy transmission, and renewable energy projectsFunctions as project director for projects managed by others and as the regional CEQA expertPrepares, directs, and reviews the preparation of EISs, EIRs, EAs, IS/MNDs and other CEQA/NEPA permitting documentsUnderstands and accounts for applicable project contract requirements, assuring that commitments are met in accordance with deliverables, schedules, and with the appropriate level of qualityIdentifies project challenges and provides project/contract status reports, feedback and solution recommendations to local and regional managementEnsures that project teams work together to achieve results by providing inspiring leadership and direction, staff mentoring and development, and actively identifying and resolving issuesUnderstands the client’s requirements and executes the project balancing client and professional standards to ensure client satisfactionWrites proposals, generates leads, assesses new markets, and develops new business opportunitiesRequirements: Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree in Planning, Environmental Studies or a related discipline10+ years of experience preparing and/or leading the preparation of CEQA and NEPA documents including federal, state, and county-level permittingExperience with linear / renewable and conventional energy projects preferredExperience with an environmental consulting firm strongly preferredFamiliarity with permitting process under Sections 404 and 401 of Clean Water Act and Sections 7 and 10 of Endangered Species ActStrong track record managing projects from approximately $500,000 to $2,000,000 in sizeExcellent presentation, written and verbal communication skillsExcellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently and as part of a teamExcellent qualifications and references relative to leadership and project managementComputer proficiency in Microsoft OfficeAbility to travel to support business needsE & E is its people. We are a knowledge-based culture with an integrated staff of more than 85 scientific and engineering disciplines – a group of innovators who pave the way in implementing environmental solutions. E & E offers opportunities for growth in a team-oriented environment, with a competitive benefits package. Please view our website at to apply on-line. Must be eligible to work in the U.S.  Visa sponsorship will not be provided. Ecology and Environment, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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: for all details.  Closing Date is October 14, 2016 at 5 pm.  EOE 
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