Althouse and Meade, Inc.
Paso Robles, CA, United States
Job Summary: Senior level management provides a high degree of direction to staff. Oversees, facilitates, engages in, and administers projects, proposals, field work, and reports.
Excellent knowledge of and experience with plant and wildlife species of California.
Professional writing experience and communication skills.
Work collaboratively in a team environment. Able to provide leadership and direction on projects and staff. Ability and desire to mentor staff.
Strong verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information and approaches to project managers, clients, agencies, and non-technical staff in a clear manner orally and in writing. Publish research and present findings at meetings.
A minimum of ten years of experience in environmental consulting in the California market with at least eight years of post-graduate professional experience in biology with an emphasis on botany and/or zoology.
Experience preparing technical reports, including biological sections for CEQA/NEPA and FESA/CESA documents.
Contract compliance. Plan, organize, supervise, and participate in contract compliance and biological requirements for projects.
Project Management. Coordinate and track assignments, scopes, schedules, budgets and deliverables.
Added Value Experience:
Habitat and rare plant restoration
Manage large surveys and projects
Certification as Wildlife Biologist/Ecologist
ESA 10(a)(1)(a) listed species handling permit for species such as California red-legged frog, California tiger salamander, fairy shrimp, blunt nosed leopard lizard, giant kangaroo rat, San Joaquin kit fox, elderberry long-horn beetle, El Segundo blue butterfly, southwestern willow flycatcher, California Gnatcatcher, California Desert tortoise, steelhead, tidewater goby,.
Primary work location is at office in Paso Robles. Approximately 70 percent of time will be in office environment and 30 percent will be working in the field with staff. Field work may require occasional overnight excursions.
Field surveys may require walking 5 to 8 miles a day in difficult weather conditions (hot/cold/windy/rainy). May be asked to lift and move items that weigh up to 50 pounds.
Ph.D. degree in biology, botany, zoology, ecology, wildlife biology or a related discipline from a recognized university.
Long Beach, CA, United States
Zekelman Industries is seeking an Environmental Manager, based out of our Western Tube facility in Long Beach, California.
Reporting to the Director of Environmental Affairs, this person is responsible for the environmental reporting and compliance for the company's manufacturing facility located in California, United States. Other responsibilities include the preparation of calculations, cost estimates, environmental impact data and related documentation and presentations. Assignments require occasional independent evaluation, selection, adaptation and modification to standard environmental techniques, procedures, and criteria.
Key Tasks & Responsibilities:
Provides support and on-going management of various environmental projects including storm water, waste/process water, hazardous and California-hazardous waste streams, environmental compliance, environmental clean-up, construction, and facility improvement projects.
Performs project fieldwork, conducts minor survey tasks, collect and prepare samples for environmental sampling. Order tests and inspections to compare to current standards. Prepares technical reports for review agencies of various levels.
Assists with the procurement and administration of consultant and contractor services. Monitors construction and vendor activities to assure contractual compliance for specific environmental service projects.
Participates in project technical meetings and prepare written minutes and reports as required. Prepare presentations for diverse audiences. Provides technical support at agency meetings.
Maintains and updates environmental documents, tank monitoring records, and project technical files by recording, tracking, and reporting project and/or operating data.
Provides guidance and training regarding environmental management, pollution prevention, and compliance issues specific to California regulations. Participates in environmental site inspections and audits. Provides technical assistance during spills and other environmental emergencies including potential environmental liabilities.
Provides persons responsible for preparing regulated wastes for shipment the proper training to complete documentation.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated knowledge of environmental legislation (Federal and California specifc), resource conservation, pollution prevention practices and engineering principles.
Demonstrated knowledge of environmental monitoring, mitigation principles and compliance with environmental guidelines.
Ability to prioritize assignments, meet deadlines while completing and coordinating concurrent inter-jurisdictional projects.
Ability to interpret, prepare and present information from engineering plans, specifications, drawings and current government legislation.
Ability and willingness to perform fieldwork and prepare drawings/documentation.
Ability to perform environmental calculations, analyze and present data, document and present conclusions.
Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with employees, supervisors, consultants, the public and third party advocacy groups.
Demonstrated knowledge of reporting requirements including the annual air permit reporting, waste class registration, and water discharge reporting.
Ability to travel to various Zekelman Industries locations throughout the US
Education & Experience:
5-7 years' experience in managing environmental and regulatory compliance in a manufacturing facility in the State of California.
Bachelor's degree in environmental science or related field (chemistry, engineering, etc.)
Zekelman Industries offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including low cost, high quality medical and dental benefits. In addition, we have a bonus plan, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, immediate vesting and much more.
We are Zekelman Industries.
We manufacture superior quality tubular and related products, and provide outstanding service for our valued customers.
We seek to continuously advance the skills and opportunities of our employees, utilizing the latest technology and management tools available to consistently increase profitability and the enterprise value of Zekelman Industries and of our customers.
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World Wildlife Fund
Windhoek, Khomas Region, Namibia
WWF, the world's leading conservation organization, seeks a Chief of Party candidate for the USAID funded Combatting Wildlife Crime Project (CWCP) in KAZA and Namibia, a part of USAID's regional Combatting Wildlife Crime in Southern Africa Program. This position is based in Windhoek, Namibia. The CWCP seeks to counter growing threats from transnational wildlife crime to globally important populations of black rhino and elephant in northwest Namibia and the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA), respectively. WWF will partner with TRAFFIC, Namibian NGOs, KAZA stakeholders, and key government agencies to reduce these threats by improving: knowledge of wildlife crime and trade dynamics community stewardship communitybased support to law enforcement (LE) capacitybuilding of rangers inside and outside protected areas (PA) enhanced judicial processes, wildlife crime investigations and prosecutions, and interagency cross border collaboration. Central to this process will be the creation of a multiagency approach to share knowledge and information on wildlife crime within Namibia and among the KAZA countries of Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. The collective impact of this Project will be an increase of rhino populations in Namibia and promotion of crossborder movement and stabilized elephant populations in KAZA
WWF Namibia, as the Consortium lead, will guide and coordinate the KAZA and Namibia components of this Project.
The Consortium partners for the KAZA component are WWF (Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe), TRAFFIC, IRDNC, EcoExist, KAZA Secretariat, and IUCN, while a partner organization for Angola will be identified. For the Namibia component they are WWF Namibia, IRDNC, LAC, NNF, SRT, NACSO, MET, and TRAFFIC.
The WWF Chief of Party will be responsible for the performance, communications, partner relationships, and all technical aspects of the CWCP as well as developing strong relationships with partner governments. More specifically s/he will:
Provide overall project direction and management and maintain vision and commitment to outcomes/results.
Serve as the principal liaison with USAID. Ensure timely submission of all required programmatic deliverables to USAID including work plans, technical reports, and PMPs.
Create and oversee the functioning of two CWCP Management Committees (KAZA and Namibia components) and act as Secretary to the overarching CWCP/KAZA and Namibia Steering Committee.
Ensure effective stakeholder engagement and buyin with CWC activities with an emphasis on government agencies involved in combatting wildlife crime (environment ministries, judiciary, etc.), communitymembers, and private sector.
Provide technical expertise to project implementation as appropriate.
Oversee design, award, and implementation of multiple grants to Namibian and KAZA Consortium members or stakeholders.
Responsible for identification of consultancy requirements, TORs for such assignments, and management of contracted consultants.
Ensure alignment of CWCP objectives and activities with regional and national frameworks for transboundary conservation and combatting wildlife crime.
Seek synergy with other wildlife crime investments in Namibia and KAZA.
Work closely with other USAID Combating Wildlife Trafficking (CWT) consortiums to learn from each other avoid duplication of effort and by developing tools and approaches that can be easily adapted to different settings.
Supervise CWCP personnel as required.
Maintain close lines of communication with WWFUS Home Office with technical and operations staff.
At least a Master's-level degree in natural resource management, international development, or related field of study.
A minimum of 12 years of leadership experience in managing conservation and/or international programs or projects of similar scope and scale to CWCP; and with the proven ability to effectively work and collaborate with national government authorities and other stakeholders. Preference will be given to candidates with at least 5 years of experience, ideally in the southern Africa region.
Extensive familiarity with US Government Project management, administrative and regulatory requirements, inclusive of at least five years of experience in managing multi-partner USG-funded projects in natural resource management or related sector.
Demonstrated capabilities in high-level strategic visioning and leadership.
Proven exceptional leadership in the design, management, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of large-scale international donor-supported programs, with skills in strategic planning, management, supervision, and budgeting.
Strong communication skills, high fluency in written and verbal English.
Excellent interpersonal skills, culturally sensitive, and ability to lead or work effectively as a team member. Proven ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse partners, and the ability to lead multi-sector and multi-disciplinary teams.
Demonstrated high level of expertise in international conservation such as protected area management, community-based natural resource management, and/or related topics.
Submit cover letter and resume through our Careers Page , Requisition # 17039
Due to the high volume of applications we are not able to respond to inquiries via phone
Please submit your resume for this role ASAP
As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, and veteran or disability status.
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Boston, MA, United States
Manager, Disclosure, Capital Market Systems
Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization leading the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through our powerful networks and advocacy, we tackle the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses.
For more information about Ceres, please visit our web site ( www.ceres.org ).
Description & Responsibilities
Ceres’ newly created Capital Markets Systems Program consolidates Ceres’ work on critical market levers that will help scale the transition to sustainable capital markets. The program works to (1) promote sustainable governance by corporate boards, and (2) press stock exchanges, securities regulators and other supranational bodies to mandate or otherwise encourage sustainability disclosure.
The CMS Program is seeking a Manager of Disclosure to support the sustainability disclosure work streams. The Manager will work with the Director, Disclosure and other team members to drive and implement projects, manage critical relationships with investors and other stakeholders, contribute to strategy development and thought leadership in this space, and help coordinate related efforts internally.
We’re seeking applicants who demonstrate a passion for accelerating and expanding the adoption of sustainable business practices and solutions to build a healthy global economy. The Manager needs to be a savvy project and relationship manager, effective communicator and strategic thinker who can help develop and further Ceres’s strategies to increase sustainability disclosures that are both ‘decision friendly’ to global investors and useful management tools for the companies that produce them.
This full-time position will be based in Boston or San Francisco. It reports to the Director, Disclosure, Capital Market Systems. The Capital Market Systems team is based in Boston.
Responsibilities include the following:
Work with the Director, Disclosure to drive the Investor Initiative on Sustainable Exchanges, a Ceres program focused on leveraging the power of stock exchanges to drive sustainability disclosure as well as other sustainability disclosure efforts.
Run a global campaign to get stock exchanges engaged on sustainability performance and disclosure, including advocacy with key parties and critical stakeholders
Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including stock exchanges, investors and other partners
Manage/support key initiatives for the implementation of program goals, including organizing investor sign-on initiatives, webinars, speaking engagements and events
Manage/support the development of research, benchmarking and thought leadership on corporate sustainability disclosure
Coordinate with the Capital Markets team on other disclosure-related program areas, including engaging securities regulators on sustainability disclosure
Contribute to the Disclosure team’s reports, monthly newsletter, and op-eds and other publications as needed
Track ongoing developments in the stock exchange space
Manage interns/intern projects
Help organize bi-weekly cross organizational meetings on disclosure
Support foundation fundraising for Ceres’ disclosure initiatives, including providing writing and logistical support, tracking impact, developing talking points
Support the CMS team efforts broadly as needed, including support for the annual Ceres conference, Ceres Investor Network meetings, and others as necessary
Master degree in business, environment, law or public policy or related field preferred, with five (5) years of related work experience. Bachelor degree, with over five (5) years of relevant work experience, acceptable.
Three (3) years or more of direct experience working on sustainability and corporate responsibility issues in the corporate, investor and/or non-profit sectors.
Experience working with stock exchanges and/ or investors, is a plus.
Sophisticated knowledge and understanding of corporate sustainability frameworks. Knowledge of sustainability disclosure frameworks and/ or corporate governance systems is a plus.
Experience in North American context is required, coupled with an understanding of the broader international context for sustainability
Project management experience, with demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining attention to detail
Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills for both internal and external audiences
Team player who likes working in a collaborative and fast paced environment
Effective facilitation skills with the ability to bring divergent ideas to a productive conclusion
Sound judgment, sensitivity to diverse constituencies, excellent interpersonal skills, strong initiative and motivation
Proven leadership and people skills, including a demonstrated ability to mentor the skills and effectiveness of other team members
Demonstrated advocacy skills
Willingness to travel as needed to accomplish duties noted above
How to Apply
We encourage all applicants to review our website to familiarize themselves with Ceres before applying: www.ceres.org . If you are interested in applying to this position, please submit a resume, cover letter, two writing samples, and list of three references, as well as complete the additional information as instructed. Ceres is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation.