Oak Ridge Associated Universities

3 job(s) at Oak Ridge Associated Universities

Oak Ridge Associated Universities Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, United States
Mar 31, 2017
Full time
Laboratory Assistant - Analysis of Radiochemistry and Radioactive Materials A research opportunity is available at the U.S. Army Public Health Center (USAPHC) located in Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. USAPHC is seeking a candidate with a Bachelor's or Master's in Chemical Science, Environmental or Physical Sciences. The selected candidate will train on the analysis of radiochemistry and radioactive materials in various environmental sample matrix (water, soil and air). This will include proper safety procedures for handling of radioactive materials and proper disposal techniques. The candidate will learn regulated analysis methodology from EPA Standard Methods and NIOSH. The candidate will also learn introduction to Laboratory Quality System Program requirements (i.e. ISO 17025 and NELAP/ A2LA). Apply Here -->  https://goo.gl/QrQKkS  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Oak Ridge Associated Universities Southern Pines, NC, United States
Mar 13, 2017
Contractor - Independent Consultant
ORISE) Fellow stationed in the Conservation Center of the Sandhills located in Southern Pines, North Carolina.  This position provides Conservation Planning assistance to TNC’s Longleaf Whole System project and the NC Sandhills Conservation Partnership. Eligible candidates will have graduated from an ecology, conservation biology, natural resources, or wildlife related graduate program within three years of the hiring date.  The appointment is for one year but may be renewed for up to four years. We are looking for candidates who will commit to at least 3 years in this position.  Information on the ORISE program can be found at: http://www.orau.org/maryland/participants/default.htm. The NC Sandhills TNC ORISE Fellow will help to advance the wildlife and habitat conservation mission of the Partnership through conservation planning and research, grant and project management, and data analysis. Duties will include: Establishing relationships with landowners and exploring land conservation options Completion of baseline documentation, environmental assessments, and other tasks associated with land protection Grant writing GIS mapping, analysis, and data management support Developing and updating land management plans detailing the history, current status, and plans for achieving and maintaining a desired future state of TNC preserves Assisting TNC’s Prescribed Fire program on prescribed burns Assist with monitoring conservation easements for adherence to terms and conditions Coordinating fire effects monitoring and assisting with monitoring of restoration and land management activities on TNC Preserves Required Knowledge and Skills:  Masters degree in Conservation Science, Planning, Forestry, or other related field. Excellent spoken and written communication skills required.  Experience working with private landowners a plus.       3.Experience with grant writing preferred. Familiarity with advanced principles of GIS and experience using ArcInfo software and proficiency in the use of global positioning system (GPS) technology required.  Familiarity with the ecology of the longleaf pine ecosystem and the principles and practices of longleaf pine habitat protection, restoration and management preferred. Experience conducting prescribed burns is preferred.  Applicant must be willing to quickly achieve TNC’s Firefighter Type II certification and be able to pass a fitness test (walk 3 miles with 45 pound pack in 45 minutes). Proficiency using Microsoft Office software; The ability and desire to interact with people from diverse backgrounds. A strong work ethic, willingness to work extra hours when needed, and attention to detail. A desire to be part of a dynamic team that sets and achieves lofty conservation goals. The ORISE Fellow will not be an employee of The Nature Conservancy.  The Fellow will receive a monthly stipend of $3,400 - $3,900 depending on skills and experience.  The successful applicant will have the opportunity develop their own project related to TNC’s mission and will have a $5,000 annual budget for training and travel. The Fellow will be responsible for his/her own taxes and health insurance. Applicants can apply here : https://goo.gl/UXD4C6 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Oak Ridge Associated Universities Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, United States
Mar 13, 2017
Full time
A research opportunity is available with the U.S. Army Garrison - Aberdeen Proving Ground, Directorate of Public Works (APGDPW). Qualified candidates should have completed a Bachelor and/or Master degree in biological sciences, forestry, environmental science, environmental engineering within the past five years.  U.S. citizenship is required. Research participant will assist senior level scientists and engineers who are responsible to create and to sustain the mission landscape through a proactive program of diverse activities that simultaneously promote environmental stewardship for the Chesapeake Bay and its natural and living resources while simultaneously supporting mission-related activities. Candidate will be well versed in technical and scientific principles associated with natural resource management.   Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com