Open Positions

Physical Scientist

Institution Department of the Interior Discipline Physical Science Type of position Physical Scientist
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The department of the enterior is seeking a Physical Scientist in the Division of Environmental Assessment to be responsible for the oversight of envirionmental issues related to the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The position is in Herndon, VA and only US citizens need apply. 

"As a physical scientist, you will principally conduct and oversee environmental reviews and studies in support of the Marine Minerals Program. Your duties and responsibilities include oversight, support and research tasks associated with environmental processes and resources in the marine and coastal environment and impacts resulting from offshore dredging operations, onshore beach construction, offshore geological and geophysical exploration, and other OCS activities under BOEM authority. The incumbent will facilitate compliance of OCS activities with environmental laws and regulations, including the National Environmental Policy Act, Endangered Species Act, Magnuson–Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, and National Historic Preservation Act. You will also play an integral role in identifying research needs, managing environmental studies, and integrating the results of those studies in environmental evaluations of OCS activities."

 

For more information, click the link. 

Submitted by Leopold Staff
March 6, 2013
Deadline April 1, 2013 Read more »

Coast & Marine Program Manager

Institution Government of South Australia Discipline Coastal and Marine Science Type of position Program Manager
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The Australian department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources needs a Coast and Marine Program Manager located in Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia. This is a full time position contracted for at least on year (~ $80,000 salary). The Managers role is to lead a team of scientific and technical staff in the delivery of marine, coastal and estuarine natural resource management projects. 

 

For more information, click the link. 

Submitted by Leopold Staff
March 6, 2013
Deadline March 8, 2013 Read more »

Global Transportation Roadmap Program Internship

Institution The International Council on Clean Transportation Discipline transportation Type of position Intern
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The International Council on Clean Transportation has a summer internship opportunity in our San Francisco, CA office to work in the Roadmap program. The goal of the Roadmap Program is to help policymakers worldwide identify and understand trends in the transportation sector, assess emission impacts of different policy options, and frame plans to effectively reduce emissions of both greenhouse gases (GHGs) and local air pollutants. For more information, see the position announcement.

Submitted by Leopold staff
March 6, 2013
Deadline Open until filled Read more »

Marine Ecology Research Technician

Institution University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Discipline Marine Science Type of position Research Technician
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Research technician for an applied marine ecology study investigating fish and invertebrate community structure on natural and artificial hard bottom. The two-year study will determine how fish utilize low-and high-relief hard bottom as a function of sedimentation dynamics and benthic community condition, especially in relationship to offshore wind energy development. Technician duties include field surveys and data management. Year-round field surveys will be conducted in North Carolina coastal waters using SCUBA equipment and scientific diving methodology. Data management will involve data entry, video processing and analysis, photoquadrat image processing and analysis, database management, and statistical analysis. This position will be based at UNC-CH Institute of Marine Sciences, 3431 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC 28557.

 

SCUBA experience with minimum of 75 logged dives and Rescue Diver certification.AAUS certification preferred. Bachelor’s degree in biology, marine science, ecology or environmental science preferred. Preference will be given to recent graduates with long-term interest in obtaining experience that will prepare them for success in graduate school and in a marine conservation ecology career. Familiarity with statistical analysis using R or SAS and experience with ArcGIS are a plus.

 

To apply, go to website and click “apply to this job” link at site.

 

Submitted by Leopold Staff
February 22, 2013
Deadline March 11, 2013 Read more »

North Coast Coho Project Coordinator

Institution Trout Unlimited Discipline Fisheries and Watershed Management Type of position Project Coordinator
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Trout Unlimited (TU) is North America's leading coldwater fisheries conservation organization, dedicated to the conservation, protection and restoration of trout and salmon fisheries and their watersheds. The organization has more than 140,000 members in 400 chapters across the United States, including 10,000 members in California.

Trout Unlimited is seeking a qualified individual to help TU expand its successful North Coast Coho Project (NCCP) restoration initiative in northern California. The individual will work with the NCCP Manager to manage the portfolio of restoration projects comprising the NCCP, which includes placement of large woody material structures, removal of fish passage barriers, road decommissioning, water supply improvements, and other habitat restoration. Additional tasks include ensuring strategic growth of the NCCP, which presents an incredible opportunity for a candidate with vision and energy.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, references, and a writing sample by email to:

Lisa Bolton, North Coast Coho Project Manager, at lbolton@tu.org. Include "North Coast Coho Project Coordinator" in the subject line.

No phone inquiries, please. Applications will be accepted until at least March 15, and the position will remain open until filled.

Submitted by Leopold Staff
February 22, 2013
Deadline Open until filled Read more »

Sierra Club Internships!

Institution Sierra Club Discipline Varies Type of position Internship
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The Sierra Club has seven internships open! If you are interested in being part of a team with interesting people where you can grow professionally and feel like you're making a difference - then one of these internships may be for you! The Sierra Club has one of the best internship programs in the environmental field today and are looking for passionate people with a variety of backgrounds and skills.

The 7 internships are:

1. Conservation Intern - If you care about many issues

http://leopoldleadership.stanford.edu/sites/default/files/Conservation Intern.pdf

2. Sustainable Land Use Intern - Competitive!

http://leopoldleadership.stanford.edu/sites/default/files/Sustainable Land Use Intern.pdf

3. Forest Protection Intern - New! Will fill quickly.

http://leopoldleadership.stanford.edu/sites/default/files/Forest Protection Intern.pdf

4. Recycling/Zero Waste Intern - Passion required!

http://leopoldleadership.stanford.edu/sites/default/files/Recycling and Zero Waste Intern.pdf

5. Fundraising and Special Event Intern - Important and New!

http://leopoldleadership.stanford.edu/sites/default/files/Fundraising and Special Event Intern.pdf

6. Community Outreach Intern - A Classic!

http://leopoldleadership.stanford.edu/sites/default/files/Community Outreach Intern.pdf

7. Social Media Intern - A Favorite!

http://leopoldleadership.stanford.edu/sites/default/files/Social Media Intern.pdf

Internships will fill quickly - please forward questions to Megan Fluke Medeiros, megan.fluke.medeiros@sierraclub.org .

Submitted by Leopold Staff
January 24, 2013
Deadline Open until filled Read more »

Marine Conservation Internship

Institution Reef Environmental Education Foundation Discipline marine conservation Type of position
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Reef Environmental Education Foundation is now accepting applications for the Summer 2013 Marine Conservation Internship! The internship is designed to provide in-depth experience in marine conservation and non-profit management. The program is geared to college-age individuals (Juniors, Seniors, recent graduates & graduate students). Through the internship you’ll gain experience in community outreach/ education programs and field work including lionfish handling/collection and fish identification. For more information, see the position announcement.

Submitted by Leopold staff
January 14, 2013
Deadline March 15, 2013 Read more »

Post-Doc

Institution US Navy Marine Mammal Program Discipline acoustics, engineering, physics, experimental psychology, psycho-acoustics, biology Type of position Postdoc
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A post-doctoral position is available at the U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Program to study the hearing abilities of and effects of sound on marine animals. APPLICATION TO THIS POSITION IS ONLY OPEN TO U.S. CITIZENS. Projects include developing acoustic impact criteria and safe exposureguidelines for marine animals, conducting behavioral andelectrophysiological studies of hearing, investigating behavioral responsesof marine mammals to sound, and determining the physiological effects ofnoise on the marine mammal auditory system (e.g., temporary thresholdshifts). The applicant should possess a Ph.D. in acoustics, engineering, physics, experimental psychology (specializing in psycho-acoustics), or biology with a strong background in mathematics.

For more information contact Jim Finneran, US Navy Marine Mammal Program,Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, San Diego, Code 71510, 53560 HullSt., San Diego, California 92152-5001. E-mail: james.finneran@navy.mil

Submitted by Leopold staff
January 14, 2013
Deadline Open until filled Read more »

Legislative Executive Assistant

Institution Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Discipline fisheries science/policy, marine biology, political science Type of position
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The Legislative Executive Assistant is responsible for providing complete legislative and administrative support to the Executive Director. The candidate works closely with the Executive Director, anticipating needs and coordinating action on a broad range of issues. For more information, see the position announcement.

Submitted by Leopold staff
January 14, 2013
Deadline January 28, 2013 Read more »

Climate Change/Coastal Adaptation Expert

Institution International City/County Management Association Discipline environmental studies, natural resource management, agriculture, development studies Type of position
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International City/County Management Association is recruiting a Climate Change/Coastal Adaptation Consultant to support program development of an anticipated USAID funded climate adaptation project in Africa, which aims to increase urban coastal resiliency to climate change. This position will provide technical assistance to the ICMA Africa team on the subject of coastal adaptation. For more information, see the position announcement.

Submitted by Leopold staff
January 14, 2013
Deadline February 6, 2013 Read more »