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Green News AASHE Now Accepting Blue Green Alliance Teams with Vice Submissions for Fall President Al Gore to create Green Jobs Conference and Solve the Climate Crisis The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) invites submissions of abstracts for its 2nd biennial conference - AASHE 2008: Working Together for Sustainability – On Campus and Beyond (Nov 9-11, 2008, Raleigh, NC). AASHE 2008 offers an exciting and unique opportunity for every sector of higher education in the U.S. and Canada to demonstrate how colleges and universities and their partners can lead the way to a sustainable future. AASHE’s biennial conference is the largest gathering of its kind in the U.S. and Canada. Well over 1,000 participants are expected to attend from higher education, business, non-profit and government. Given AASHE’s diverse mix of members, the event will have an impressive array of institutions and sustainability interests represented. Reflecting this year’s theme, “Working Together for Sustainability – On Campus and Beyond,” AASHE has partnered with Sustainable North Carolina to offer a special 2-day tradeshow - “Sustainable Solutions Expo: Green Solutions for Campuses, Businesses, Institutions.” Admission is included with conference registration. Other special events include AASHE’s awards banquet (included with registration), field trips to local campuses, a Career Fair, specialized preconference workshops, a pre-conference Student Summit, and engaging keynotes by Lester Brown, Peter Senge, Van Jones, and Vandana Shiva. All proposal abstracts except posters are due by May 1 and may be submitted in three categories: Education & Research, Operations, and Administration & Finance. Poster submissions are due by September 1. For more details please visit the conference website: www., or email

Steelworkers and Sierra Club will educate members, promote global warming solutions and push for investment in green economy March 2008— The Blue Green Alliance (BGA), a strategic partnership of the United Steelworkers and the Sierra Club, today joined the Alliance for Climate Protection, the nonprofit organization founded by Vice President Al Gore, as part of its rapidly expanding coalition of organizations taking steps to solve the climate crisis. The BGA and the 850,000-member United Steelworkers will work jointly with the Alliance for Climate Protection to educate its members about global warming and activate them behind solutions that can promote economic prosperity. The member-to-member program will be the first of its kind to build a blue collar constituency for global warming solutions, highlighting the opportunities for high-paying domestic jobs in renewable energy, clean technology, and “green” manufacturing while also explaining the environmental and economic risks associated with accelerating climate change. “We are looking towards a future—a very near future—in which good, high paying American jobs will be created with the onset of a green economy,” said Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers. “Developing, manufacturing, installing and maintaining new technologies to fuel our homes and businesses will create a whole new industry that will translate into millions of new jobs.” According to David Foster, Executive Director of the BGA, the United States is approaching an historic moment when thinking green will soon become our new “common sense”—and the norm in the business world.

“We believe a renewable energy strategy can get our economy moving again and create a new generation of domestic manufacturing jobs while solving global warming ,” Foster said. “During World War II we built more than 50 planes a day. We should be able to build a renewable energy plant a week to protect our environment, end our addiction to foreign oil and lead to new industries that will create thousands of real jobs.” The BGA will join other new Alliance for Climate Protection partners, including Girl Scouts of the USA, the Audubon Society, and the Earth Day Network Earlier this month, the BGA coordinated Good Jobs, Green Jobs, the first national green jobs conference. Convened by more than 70 organizations, the event took place in Pittsburgh and drew more than 1,000 leaders from the environmental, civil rights and labor movements, as well as academic, business and government institutions. Also this month, the BGA, Steelworkers and Sierra Club launched the “Green Jobs for America!” campaign which will focus on defining global warming and clean renewable energy solutions as key economic opportunities for rebuilding America’s manufacturing infrastructure and creating a broader green economic renaissance. “The Blue Green Alliance is honored to partner with Vice President Al Gore and the Alliance for Climate Protection,” said Foster. “We look forward to bringing the voices of working Americans into this critical national discussion.” For more information, please visit or

Earth Hour great success - Millions turn off lights, while one village turns them on Millions globally signalled a new awareness of climate change by turning off their lights for an hour last Saturday night. World landmarks – the Sydney Opera House, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, Rome’s Colosseum and Bangkok’s Wat Arun Rajawarahrahm Pagoda disappeared into the night sky. People liberated from television screens and other electronic distractions congregated in parks, at community festivities or often, simply appreciated a more star-spangled sky. At a host of Earth Hour concerts, like the one featuring Nelly Furtado in Toronto, it was the acoustic, not the electric, guitar taking centre stage. Officially, 26 major cities on six continents participated with major municipal and community initiatives in WWF’s Earth Hour, with energy savings and avoided emissions still being toted up. Some 370 cities and towns signed up to support the event, but around the world millions of others informally voted with their switch fingers for more concerted action on climate change. One community, however, did it differently. Visoqo Village in Fiji celebrated Earth Hour by turning their light switches on . . . for the first time. In the previous week, residents had busied themselves unpacking solar panels and installing them

to provide the village’s first and wholly renewable energy based electricity supply.

to promote renewable energy, which is essentially what this project is about and what our association supports.”

Supplying electricity to Visoqo is a pilot project in finding sustainable development solutions for some of the poorest areas in Macuata Province on Vanua Levu, Fiji’s second largest island. Much of the initiative and support for the project comes from the Macuata Soqosoqo ni Vakamarama (Macuata Women’s Association)

WWF launched Earth Hour in one city – Sydney, Australia – in 2007. The city really got behind it. This year Sydneysiders again got behind Earth Hour, but this time they had company. An awful lot of company.

“We are not a fossil fuel producing nation,” said Sereana Cokanasiga, fundraiser for the association . “The burden of keeping up with fuel costs is usually expressed unfortunately in unsustainable natural resource exploitation, a contributing factor to poverty. ”What the Macuata Soqosoqo ni Vakamarama is trying to emphasize is that we need to encourage and invest more in renewable energy, it is non polluting and is far more beneficial to rural communities in the long run.” “We also thought that the launch of the solar project in Visoqo this week should tie in to Earth Hour as part of our small contribution to the global effort for Climate Change Awareness. An effective way to reduce carbon emissions is

“Earth Hour is WWF’s global event started to encourage businesses, communities and individuals to take the simple steps needed to cut their emissions on an ongoing basis,” said Andy Ridley, the man who came up with the idea and now the International Director of WWF’s Earth Hour. “It is about simple changes that will collectively make a difference – from businesses turning off their lights when their offices are empty, to households turning off appliances rather than leaving them on standby. “By Earth Hour 2009, on March 28 we expect more people will have incorporated simple energy efficient solutions into their homes and workplace. It’s important we keep the momentum going for a greener and sustainable future.”


Green News Major League Baseball Goes Green in Collaboration with the Natural Resources Defense Council MLB’s Comprehensive Environmental Strategy to Include MLB Clubs Major League Baseball and the Natural Resources Defense Council today announce the creation of a Team Greening Program. This program was developed to support and coordinate the many environmentally-sensitive practices now pursued by virtually every Major League Baseball Club. The announcement marks the first time that Major League Baseball will implement a league-wide environmental protection strategy. “Baseball is a social institution with social responsibilities and caring for the environment is inextricably linked to all aspects of our game,” said Baseball Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig. “Sound environmental practices make sense in every way and protect our natural resources for future generations of baseball fans.” The Team Greening Program, a collaboration of Major League Baseball and NRDC, will provide to each Club an individualized NRDC Team Greening Advisor for Major League Baseball, which is a web-based software tool featuring advice and resources for every aspect of a Club’s operations. This unprecedented program, more than two years in development, will expand on the industry’s best practices, offering specific local advice concerning such topics as energy use, purchasing, concession operations, water use, recycling and transportation. “MLB’s greening initiative is good for the environment and the bottom line,” said Frances Beinecke, NRDC President. “Their work will save energy, reduce waste, and

make the organization, the teams, and the stadiums all run more efficiently. By launching the NRDC Team Greening Program for Major League Baseball, the League is showing tremendous leadership, using its influence to show the world the importance of environmental protection and green business practices to protect and preserve this historic game for future generations.” The NRDC Team Greening Advisor for Major League Baseball was developed through surveys which assessed the environmental practices in a number of operational areas, throughout the 2006 season. The surveys, sent to all 30 Clubs, demonstrated a high level of interest among Clubs in environmentallysensitive operating policies and creative implementation of sound policies that should be more widely recognized and shared throughout the industry. “The NRDC Team Greening Advisor for Major League Baseball should be used as a guide with ideas, suggestions and proposed policies for all Major League Clubs,” said John McHale, Executive Vice President, Administration & Chief Information Officer, Major League Baseball. “Many of our Clubs have already begun working to protect the environment and `their leading efforts form the core of this information. By partnering with NRDC to create this initiative, we are supporting the Clubs’ efforts, making available the Club’s best practices, and improving the health of our game.” “The commitment by our national pastime to enhance its

ecological profile in a meaningful and public way marks a watershed in the history of baseball and the environmental movement,” said Allen Hershkowitz, Senior Scientist, NRDC. “No other sporting institution has influenced American culture as much as baseball and the League is once again putting that influence to very good use.” The NRDC Team Greening Advisor for Major League Baseball aggregates the best practices of the Clubs and dramatically expands the range of advice and potential sources of assistance concerning environmentally-sensitive and sensible business operations for each Club. Topics include: • Adopting an official environmental policy • Incorporating environmental language into contracts, purchasing policies and requests for proposals that specify preferences for environmentally sound products and services • Encouraging the use of renewable energy • Providing information about how to credibly offset the carbon emissions related to team and fan transportation • Using post-consumer recycled content paper for all paper products • Implementing paper reduction strategies in offices • Offsetting the environmental impact of up to half team and employee travel • Establishing Club eco-committee As part of this ongoing relationship, Major League Baseball and NRDC will also provide materials throughout the League’s ballparks to encourage fans to make environmental changes in their own homes and businesses. The NRDC Team Greening Advisor for Major League Baseball has also been posted on, as well as each MLB Club website, and for use in the communities in which Major League Baseball teams are located.

U.S. Department of Energy to Provide up to $2.4 Million to Advance Solar Energy in 12 U.S. Cities DOE Selects 12 Solar America Cities to advance President Bush’s Solar America Initiative DENVER, CO – U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Samuel W. Bodman today announced that DOE will make available up to $2.4 million to 12 cities across the country selected as Solar America Cities, chosen for their commitment and comprehensive approach to the deployment of solar technologies and the development of sustainable solar infrastructures. These projects further President Bush’s Solar America Initiative (SAI), which aims to make electricity from solar photovoltaics cost-competitive with conventional electricity by 2015. Combined with industry cost share and funding from each city, total investment in all 12 cities is estimated at $12.1 million. Secretary Bodman made the announcement while delivering keynote remarks at the New Frontiers in Energy Summit 2008 in Denver. “These Solar America Cities aim to jumpstart integration of solar power and encourage other cities across the nation to follow suit,” Secretary Bodman said. “With the President’s leadership, the Energy Department is working aggressively to make clean, abundant and affordable solar energy the norm, and no longer an ‘alternative’ source of energy. The innovative programs already underway in each city will help us raise the bar of what’s possible, and will help cities and


towns across America harness the tremendous potential of the sun.” Cities designated as Solar America Cities, which will each receive $200,000 from DOE to integrate a variety of solar energy technologies throughout the city, include: Denver, CO; Houston, TX; Knoxville, TN; Milwaukee, WI; Minneapolis & St. Paul, MN; Orlando, FL; Philadelphia, PA; Sacramento, CA; San Antonio, TX; San Jose, CA; Santa Rosa, CA; and Seattle, WA. In addition to investing a total of up to $2.4 million (Fiscal Year 2008), DOE will also provide hands-on assistance from technical experts to help cities integrate solar technologies into energy planning, zoning and facilities; streamline local regulations and practices that affect solar adoption by residents and businesses; present solar financing options; and promote solar technology among residents and local businesses through outreach, curriculum development, and incentive programs. Technical assistance is estimated at $3 million (Fiscal Years 2008-2009), subject to appropriations from Congress.

Cities selected are geographically diverse and have varying degrees of solar resources and experience with solar technologies. Each city will adopt a variety of approaches to building up their solar infrastructure and deploying cutting-edge technologies, which include solar water heating, photovoltaics – a technology which turns sunlight into electricity, and concentrating solar power - and large-scale solar thermal technology. The development of solar energy technology is integral to the President’s Advanced Energy Initiative (AEI), which seeks to change the way we power our homes, offices and vehicles by increasing the use of clean, renewable technologies. Awards announced today build upon the $5.4 million in financial and technical assistance awarded to the thirteen Solar America Cities selected in 2007, including: Ann Arbor, MI; Austin, TX; Berkeley, CA; Boston, MA; Madison, WI; New Orleans, LA; New York City, NY; Pittsburgh, PA; Portland, OR; Salt Lake City, UT; San Diego, CA; San Francisco, CA; and Tucson, AZ, bringing the total number of Solar America Cities to 25. To read more information on DOE’s Solar America Cities Program visit

April 2008

Career Insider

Students and Employers Connect at Environmental Careers Seminar that interests you, propose one! Come up with an idea and propose a project. Many non-profits will be receptive to your proposals and are structured to develop your proposal.

Darcey Rosenblatt speaks at the Environmental Careers seminar

San Diego, CA - Are you beginning your career? Are you making plans to advance your career? Don’t you sometimes wish that you had the inside advice and tips you want to advance your career by giving you the inside track? That’s what the Environmental Careers Seminar provides you – helpful, inside advice from environmental professionals to get you started and/or advance your career. The National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP) and Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) held a joint annual conference in San Diego at the end of March. The conference included an Environmental Careers Seminar conducted by the Environmental Career Center (ECC) and Job Fair that provided first-rate networking opportunities for aspiring environmental professionals. The careers seminar provided an excellent forum for people looking to start or advance a career to get inside tips and advice from environmental professionals. After all, there is just so much information that can be gained from other sources – internet, blogs, etc. It’s the speakers’ personal connection that they develop with the attendees and their desire to help that is the key. Plus, it’s the personal touch of the seminar speakers that makes the seminar so effective and successful.

Joe Carbone, Assistant Director NEPA, U.S. Forest Service, addressed the wide range of activities and responsibilities in his division. He expanded on problem solving, project management, documentation, public involvement and cooperation. Joe suggested seeing the opportunities and not the initial perceived limitations of a career position. He also described decision science and its importance to solid decision making. Should you take a temporary assignment or an assignment that is not directly related to the work you really want to do or should you wait for an opportunity more directly related to the work you want? Joe Carbone’s advice is to take any opportunity to get your foot in the door and let people experience what you can do (of course you need to give 110%, show initiative, and show you are a quick study). You want people to like working with you and appreciate the good work you do. Then, when either an opportunity opens in your area of interest or there is an opportunity in another area, “you’re in the door to grab it”. You are working with people who can refer you to others in the same agency / organization. You have to get to know people who can bring to light your achievements to others. Then, lack of experience won’t be a barrier, because the decision makers will have faith that you are a good learner and will come up to speed on the job. “I’ve seen this work over and over with others and this is how I advanced my career”, Joe stated. Also, always look for transferable skills like volunteering to help out at a public meeting or a request to head up an office fund-raising event or meeting. Do this so you can practice your skills and others will recognize your professionalism, organization skills, leadership, and personality. “Someone will notice and think, I wish he/she worked for me! And then you will!” Kyle Harper, EDAW Botanist and former AEP Student Chapter President suggested students distinguish themselves in the marketplace by having their own business cards and a professional email address. Kyle discussed how his business, computers, and environmental background all combined to provide a focus and purpose for his career plans. He also outlined how his internship with EDAW grew into a full time position. According to Kyle, the key to early success is through volunteering, which fosters both professional connections and a genuine passion for the field of work.

Dr. Mary Ann Hawke responds to student inquiry.

“Do your homework!” Research the organization’s website, attend lectures, and review the annual reports of the organization you are seeking a position. These are just a couple of the suggestions Dr. Mary Ann Hawke of the San Diego Natural History Museum offered the audience. Also, volunteering is an excellent method to get your foot in the door with many non-profits. “So often students expect to step into paid positions with benefits, but sometimes to really connect with the work that you love, you have to invest something first in order to see it bear fruit!” Dr. Hawke, Project Director, San Diego County Plant Atlas, recommended a unique approach for landing a job with an organization of interest. If you can’t find a job, or a job

Valerie Birch, Senior Project Manager with Parsons Brinckerhoff, stated that “flexibility is a very important” personality trait to develop to advance your career. She also stressed the importance of not limiting yourself-being open to new experiences and willing to try different things during the course of your career. By not narrowly defining your job description, you open the door to opportunities that you might never have thought about or find out that you love doing something that you thought you might not like at all. Having a broad range of experience also helps to make you more valuable in the job market. Jane Leonard addressed issues regarding her dual role as a designer with Stantec and member of the Board of Directors with the San Diego chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council. She suggested following your passion

for the environment and “being open to possibilities” as opportunities are increasing for those with an environmental background across a broad spectrum of disciplines including research, policy development and advocacy, planning, law, and the AEC (architecture, engineering and construction) industry. Careful selection of college electives is important and volunteer work with affiliated organizations can be valuable. Regarding Green Building careers, she stated that growth would continue because of today’s awareness of the relationship between the energy consumption of buildings and the climate change crisis, as well as compelling evidence that green buildings are a sound economic, social and environmental investment.

Valerie Birch, Jane Leonard & Darcey Rosenblatt answer student questions.

“Write well – play well” is but one nugget of advice that Darcey Rosenblatt had to offer. The ability to write clearly and concisely is not common in job applicants. Employers really like to hire and keep candidates who are professional and work well with other team members in fast-paced environments where client expectations are high. Darcey, Senior Project Manager with ESA in San Francisco, outlined the wide range of career fields available with ESA and indicated that they have in particular added to the firm’s cultural resources practice recently. She strongly suggested that you be flexible with your career path, but make sure you have the interest to focus in a specific area. How do you get noticed in the marketplace? Darcey suggests writing a paper or speaking at a professional association conference. Thanks to Julie Wang of EDAW for her invaluable assistance with the seminar. Her effort paved the way for the forum. It’s all about the people who participate. We have some additional advice. Join organizations like the AEP or NAEP. Student chapters are available, and if there isn’t one at your college, work to get one started. Make it happen by taking the initiative. People will notice your leadership. The AEP San Diego Chapter has three active Student AEP chapters that are ideal for students to gain the practical knowledge and experience in the environmental field. We encourage anyone planning to start or advance a career to obtain the greatest knowledge possible to secure the career best suited for you. The Environmental Careers Seminar should be part of your plan. Mark your calendars now for: NAEP Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona in May 2009 (www. and the AEP conference in San Francisco in Spring 2009 (www. See you there!


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES At the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, we value our employees who dedicate themselves in protecting Virginia’s natural resources. Be a part of a dynamic team where you can make a difference while enjoying all of the benefits of working in state government: competitive salary for working a 40 hour week, comprehensive insurance, 13 paid holidays, vacation/personal/sick time, membership in the Virginia state retirement system, flex schedules, tuition reimbursement, telecommuting, performance based recognition, access to an extensive professional training program, many opportunities for advancement, and much more. So if you enjoy working on a variety of projects with high-quality colleagues in a fostering environment, apply today!

August Mack Environmental is a full service Environmental Consulting and Engineering firm with offices located throughout the midwest. August Mack specializes in Environmental Consulting, Health & Safety Consulting, Construction Management and Process Engineering. Typical projects completed by August Mack are Site assessments, Site Investigations, Remediation, Tank Management, Compliance Permitting, and Industrial Hygeine Services (Mold, Asbestos, Lead Based Paint). The company has a full benefit package including 401K, Medical and Dental Insurance, PTO and Flex time, and incentive bonus programs.

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April 2008

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Executive Assistant – New York. We are seeking an Administrative Assistant to work with our team of Associates. The interested candidate is expected to possess excellent writing and communications skills, have a professional appearance and have good social skills. Responsibilities will include meeting scheduling, expense reporting, document filing and making travel plans and general office support. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, possess a positive attitude and contribute to the ‘team’ atmosphere. Candidates with experience working in consulting firms, law firms, or other professional services businesses are encouraged to apply. Qualifications: Minimum 5 years experience; Must be proficient in a Mac platform, knowing Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Keynote; Pleasant phone manner, and; Excellent attention to detail and professional demeanor. Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefit package with health insurance is provided. Please email resume and cover letter in the body of your e-mail (no attachments please) and briefly describe your interest in this position, why you would like to work at GreenOrder and your relevant experience. Please put GreenOrder EA - Managing Principal as the subject line of the e-mail: Close Date: Until Filled. Executive Director – Arizona. The Executive Director, under the direction of the Arizona Chapter Greenbuild 2009 Host Committee, will lead the effort to ensure a successful conference through flawless execution, community engagement and ultimately, to advance green building and market transformation throughout Arizona and the region. This contract runs from the date of signing through January 31, 2010. It will be split into two Phases, as follows: 1. Phase 1: May 2008 through July 2008 - develop operational plan; develop fundraising plan (coordinated with Chapter fundraising efforts); secure funds to cover Phase 2 costs. 2. Phase 2: August 2008 through January 2010 - implement job requirements to the satisfaction of the Arizona USGBC Chapter and National USGBC. This position reports to the Arizona Chapter Greenbuild 09 Steering Committee chairman. S/he works closely with the entire Greenbuild 09 Host Committee, National USGBC Greenbuild Conference staff, and with the leadership of the USGBC Arizona chapters. Contact: Melissa Kemp, 602-840-2900 (phone); 480-922-5283 (fax); email: Close Date: Until Filled. Development Intern – New York. The Development Intern provides support for all aspects of Riverkeeper’s fundraising operation, including data entry, filing,

prospect research, coordination of fundraising events, mailings, and composing of correspondence and reports to funders. Applications will be accepted from high-school, college and graduate students. Candidates should have a strong work ethic and the ability to commit to working with the department for the term of the internship. Candidates should also have strong verbal and written communication skills, be highly organized and detail oriented, respect and maintain the confidentiality of donor information, and be able to work independently and on multiple projects under deadline. Proficiency in Word and Excel is required; experience with databases is desirable. The Development Internship provides an excellent opportunity to work with an energetic, deeply committed and goal-oriented team of fundraisers, environmental attorneys, policy strategists and community organizers and to learn how not-for-profit organizations sustain their programs. Contact: Heartie Look at Close Date: Until Filled. Service Director – Oregon. Vestas American Wind Technology is a subsidiary of Vestas Wind Systems A/S, the world leader in wind technology and a driving force in the development of the wind power industry. As a Service Director, you will be responsible for directing the Regional Service Manager team for the Americas business unit. This position is responsible for all aspects of the wind turbine service sites within the business unit, ensuring all service site deliverables are met. This position will guide and direct business unit activities through Regional Managers; coaches and mentors Regional Managers This position will also provide leadership in solving service, warranty, customer and other management issues. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, or equivalent. 10+ years management experience with maintenance/service as well as customer relations background, preferably in the wind, power or heavy capital equipment industries. Strong ability to work effectively with work groups across the organization. Solid management experience, including the ability to set and manage large budgets and resources, preferably in large industrial or construction environments. Strong understanding of the financial impact of decisions with respect to budgets, contracts and organization objectives. Excellent analytical, communication and management skills with a customer service focus. Ability to build customer relationship and effectively negotiate with customers and contractors to resolve disputes. Vestas offers a competitive salary and one of the most comprehensive benefits plans in the industry, including fully paid healthcare premiums for the employee and all eligible dependents, four weeks accrued vacation per year, five sick days per year and a generous 401(k) plan. Please email or fax resume and salary requirements with Service Director in the subject line: Close Date: Until Filled. Program Manager – Texas. As part of its corporate Green Services Initiative, Tetra Tech (Tt) is seeking a senior professional to help grow the sustainable development market and help clients identify ways to operate their businesses in an environmentally responsible manner, helping them reduce their costs by utilizing conservation, looking at waste minimization and pollution prevention opportunities, implementing energy efficiency measures and considering alternative energy sources. Job responsibilities include: Coordinate with Tt Green Services Initiative leaders across the company to provide a seamless method of delivery to our clients in the Gulf Coast area; Develop a strategy to hire and manage a staff of technical professionals capable of providing the variety of services needed by our clients; Demonstrate technical prowess by managing projects and providing solutions to solve client issues; Working closely with our business development efforts to help brand the Tt name and reputation as a leading provider of green services; Help clients understand the broad spectrum of areas where pro-active environmental stewardship can contribute to the efficiency and profitability of their operations; Ability to interact professionally with a variety of stakeholders in informal discussions, public meetings, in the regulatory arena, and in the media; Commitment to stay current on research, business trends, engineering processes, and regulatory issues; Desire to represent Tt in the professional associations, industry groups, academic environments and legislative forums The candidate must have proven experience in utilizing change management models to implement complex programs across organizations. Must have successful current client relationships in relevant private sector markets and grow the business throughout the Gulf Coast region. Must demonstrate the ability to attract and retain clients in the area, build backlog, revenue, profit, direct labor and return on investment over time. Documented experience in developing, managing and executing a successful service offering that involves a number of different

technical disciplines. The most important factor is a passion for helping clients move towards sustainable business practices and building a team of professionals that can represent Tt in a professional and profitable manner. B.S. or B.A. in engineering, environmental, or business-related fields required. Graduate degree preferred but not required. Please see our website to apply for this position: Close Date: Until Filled. Sustainable Communities Project Manager – California. CTG Energetics is one of the leading high performance building consultancies in North America with a broad portfolio of high performance development projects for which we have provided sustainability consulting, LEED-related services, energy efficiency engineering and/or building commissioning. We work with real estate developers, corporate facilities managers, design teams, higher education and other non-profit organizations, and contractors to improve the environmental performance and energy efficiency of the built environment. At CTG, we don’t talk about creating the future, we do it every day! Our vision is to be the leading trusted advisors to developers, building owners, insurance firms, architects, construction companies, attorneys, and others by transforming the markets we serve. This mix of clients and market sectors gives CTG the ability to straddle the ups and downs of various markets. Manage multiple projects with developers and/or public agencies at the community scale to deliver sustainability consulting; Evaluate specific design and construction measures for projects, using a skill set in the planning, design, and construction of buildings and land development; Participate in a variety of related projects, including LEED-ND analysis and climate impacts analysis; Contribute to the CTG team’s thought leadership in the area of sustainable communities (and other areas as appropriate); Conduct project management duties including project billing, project setup, proposal development, and budget management. Qualifications: 7+ years experience in Urban Planning or Architecture / Engineering / Consulting related to community level projects; Demonstrated role on projects with advanced sustainability programs; Established relationships with leading design firms and owners in California or nationally; Project management experience; Excellent oral and written communications in English including presentation skills; Cooperative people skills to facilitate working with Project Managers, clients and prospective clients; Ability to effectively prioritize and execute numerous project responsibilities simultaneously; General computer proficiency (Excel, Word, etc.); Advanced Degree in related field. Contact: Please email your resume with Sustainable Communities Project Manager in the subject line: Close Date: Until Filled. Building Energy Modeler – Washington, DC. SDK has an immediate opening for a key position with our staff for an advanced to expert Building Energy Modeler. The primary position responsibility will involve developing and running two to three model runs for many of the large commercial projects. Secondary position responsibilities will include supporting/verifying implementation of our projects LEED mechanical, control systems, and system commissioning related prerequisite and point requirements. Qualifications: We are looking for team-oriented people who work well with minimal supervision in a small office environment. Strong professional skills and a positive, flexible attitude are essential. 3 to 10 years technical energy modeling experience on medium to large commercial/ institutional buildings using DOE 2, eQuest, Trace, Energy 10 or other detailed modeling programs. Background in detailed technical project work in commercial and institutional buildings is required Ability to read, understand, and navigate a set of building plans and specifications is required Direct knowledge of large scale commercial HVAC systems types and controls logic, energy conservation-indoor air qualitywater use strategies, Working knowledge AND experience in building design and/or construction, or technical energy/environmental project management experience; Existing facilities, technical energy/ environmental, project management experience; Complete and demonstrated understanding of the LEED On-Line documentation requirements for LEED EAp2 and EAc1 prerequisite and points. Please email your resume, and a letter of interest which outlines your relevant experience and green building career goals. Please save your attachments as your full name. No phone calls please: Rachel Hardesty, Close Date: Until Filled. Coordinator (Green Campus Building) - The Harvard Green Campus Initiative is hiring a full time staff person to coordinate energy management strategies, implement energy conservation measures and project manage a range of campus sustainability projects for departments across Harvard University. Particular focus will be placed on project management, in which

the coordinator will prioritize, cost out and implement energy conservation projects by working directly with contractors. Additionally, the position will track utility data for multiple properties, and work closely with property managers to monitor utility usage and share best-practices. This position will require extensive field work and significant coordination between building owners, operations staff and private contractors. Additionally, this position will promote best practices in building operations and maintenance and assist with LEED for Existing Buildings certification. Familiarity with facility management and LEED certification process is preferred. Qualifications: Related undergraduate and/or graduate degree. Candidate will demonstrate a real understanding of building systems (lighting, HVAC etc) specifically in relation to utility conservation and a proven ability to work cooperatively with diverse individuals to achieve project goals. Direct experience with high performance buildings and knowledge of project management is required. A passion for environmental work is essential along with an ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities, advanced communication skills, and demonstrated competencies for engaging in institutional change. Qualified applicants must also have excellent team skills balanced with abilities to self initiate; must have good attention to detail; must be experienced with computer based work and must be a very fast learner. This is a full time, 12 month term position with possibility for renewal. Contact: Darien Crimmin at Close Date: Until Filled. Project Manager – Florida. The ideal candidate will have at least 4 years of experience within architecture, engineering or other related field, be well versed with the US Green Building Council’s LEED Rating System (LEED AP preferred) and will have worked on projects which have or are securing LEED Certification. The ideal candidate will also have extremely good organizational and communication skills and enjoy the opportunity to work closely with a variety of project design teams. Additional consideration will be given to candidates with strong technical/computer skills and/or experience with specifications. We provide our employees with an enjoyable work environment and opportunities for professional and personal development. We provide quality service to our clients, while ensuring the growth and well-being of our team. Salary is dependent upon experience. We have an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, and stock ownership. Please email a cover letter and resume. No phone calls please. allyson@greenbuildin Close Date: Until Filled. Home Energy Analyst – Pennsylvania. We’re looking for a self-motivated individual with excellent communication skills to conduct home energy analyses. Requirements include prior experience and/ or education in construction details. A building science curriculum is ideal but not necessary. Some initial field supervision on both residential and commercial projects is expected. Candidate has potential to pursue HERS rater training. We will train qualified candidates to perform minimal testing and analysis. Light travel (project-by-project basis) is included. We offer excellent starting pay, health benefits, holidays and vacation. Please email an introduction and resume in confidence. Feel free to call us. Laurie Johnson; 717-241-4201 (phone); 717-241-4203 (fax). Email: Close Date: Until Filled. Certification Manager – Washington, DC. Responsibilities include HR aspects of staff supervision, hiring, and training, team workload management, oversight of review consultants, maintenance of good customer service, planning and executing team meetings, resolving challenging issues and tough customers, improving internal tools and processes, advocating for team needs to senior management, and thinking strategically about future needs. This person will also advise in reshaping team workflows for the next year and developing new LEED certification processes. As Certification Manager, this professional is responsible for managing the LEED certification review process, coordinating the efforts of the review team, and serving as a point of contact for the project team. S/he strives to maintain equity, precedent, and technical rigor as it applies to LEED Certification. Qualifications: Masters of Architecture or Engineering with 2-5 years of professional practice

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Green Building & Energy experience; LEED Accredited Professional; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Ability to manage multiple projects and teams; Team-building and supervisory skills with a minimum of two years of supervisory experience; Energetic, detail-oriented, comfortable handling multiple tasks, able to prioritize; Detail-oriented, able to handle multiple tasks and good organizational, written, communication and computer skills (MS Office: Word, Access, Excel, Powerpoint); Passion for and commitment to USGBC’s mission Compensation: includes an excellent benefits package. The package includes 100% employer-paid premiums on healthcare and employer-matching 401(k) program Please email resume and letter of interest, with salary requirements and title of position applying for or fax, attn: E. Tarring. 202-478-5046 (fax), or jobs@usgbc. org. Close Date: Until Filled. Executive Director – Arizona. The Executive Director, under the direction of the Arizona Chapter Greenbuild 2009 Host Committee, will lead the effort to ensure a successful conference through flawless execution, community engagement and ultimately, to advance green building and market transformation throughout Arizona and the region. This contract runs from the date of signing through January 31, 2010. It will be split into two Phases, as follows: 1. Phase 1: May 2008 through July 2008 - develop operational plan; develop fundraising plan (coordinated with Chapter fundraising efforts); secure funds to cover Phase 2 costs. 2. Phase 2: August 2008 through January 2010 - implement job requirements to the satisfaction of the Arizona USGBC Chapter and National USGBC. This position reports to the Arizona Chapter Greenbuild 09 Steering Committee chairman. S/he works closely with the entire Greenbuild 09 Host Committee, National USGBC Greenbuild Conference staff, and with the leadership of the USGBC Arizona chapters. Contact: Melissa Kemp at 602-840-2900 (phone); 480-9225283 (fax); Close Date: Until Filled. Advocacy Associate – Washington, DC. The Advocacy Associate will work to help establish USGBC as the leading authority on green building, assisting in USGBC’s federal, state and local advocacy efforts. The ideal candidate will be customer-service oriented, politically savvy, detail-oriented, and able to handle multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced environment. Qualifications: Experience in government relations or advocacy with a non-profit, private company, trade association, public interest group or similar organization. Bachelor’s degree required. Ability to provide excellent customer service and work collaboratively in a team environment. Strong political instincts and interpersonal skills. Excellent analytical, writing and speaking skills. Compensation includes an excellent benefits package. The package includes 100% employer-paid premiums on healthcare and employer-matching 401(k) program. Please email resume and letter of interest, with salary requirements and title of position applying for, or fax, attn: L. Jay. At Close Date: Until Filled. Assistant Certification Manager – Washington, DC. The LEED Assistant Certification Manager is an integral member of the LEED Certification team, working directly with a LEED Certification Manager reporting to the Director of LEED Operations. Primary responsibilities include participating in the review of applications for project certifications and credit interpretation requests under the LEED Rating Systems. You will collaborate with senior technical staff, consultants, and project teams to evaluate project documentation, review technical inquiries, and prepare reports and correspondence. Additionally, you will provide comprehensive support to a technical volunteer committee and staff leading the development and implementation of the LEED Rating Systems. Qualifications: Bachelors degree in Architecture or Engineering with 0-5 years of professional practice experience; 0-5 years experience in building design and construction (siting, envelope, structure); Working knowledge of building energy systems (HVAC, electrical, plumbing); General understanding of high performance green building design specifically regarding energy modeling, indoor air quality, and material selection; LEED Accredited Professional status preferred; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Ability to manage multiple projects and teams; Energetic, detail-oriented, able to prioritize; Passion for and commitment to USGBC’s mission. Compensation includes an excellent benefits package. The package includes 100% employer-paid premiums on healthcare and employer-matching 401(k) program. Please email resume and letter of interest, with salary requirements and title of position applying for, or fax, attn: L. Jay at Close Date: Until Filled. LEED Facilitator/Sustainable Project Manager – Tennessee. We are currently seeking an experienced professional with 5-7 years experience in the building


design and construction industry to work with our Sustainable Solutions Group and assist with LEED project work. The LEED Facilitator will work directly for the Manager of the Sustainable Solutions Group and manage LEED projects regarding calculations, research, and execution of LEED project requirements. Qualifications: 4 year degree (BS, BA); 5-7 years project experience with Architecture, Contractor, or Engineering Firm; Working knowledge of Adobe Acrobat, MS Word and Excel; LEED Accredited Professional; Working knowledge of the Design and Construction process for commercial buildings; Willing to learn new skills and be cross-trained in all aspects of commercial building design, construction, and operation; Ability and interest in working with others; Ability to prioritize and complete tasks and project deliverables on time. Must be legally entitled to work in the United States and immediately available to begin work in the location specified. Please send cover letter and resume to: Close Date: Until Filled. Commissioning Project Engineer – California. Due to ongoing growth, CTG Energetics is seeking full time professionals to provide commissioning and energy efficiency services. Potential locations include our offices in Irvine, CA; Colorado Springs, CO; and Providence, RI. Provide commissioning services for new and existing buildings; Duties include commissioning plan development and execution as well as field work (some overnight travel may be required); Assist in energy efficiency projects; Provide green building consulting services to support LEED and other green building projects. Qualifications: Specialized experience and technical expertise in building commissioning; 5-7 years experience (including hands-on) in Mechanical Engineering for buildings; Strong understanding of commercial buildings, MEP systems, and building controls; Cooperative people skills to facilitate working with colleagues and clients; Ability to effectively prioritize and execute numerous project responsibilities simultaneously; Degree in engineering, or related field; Experience with Owner’s, Engineer’s, and Contractor’s organizations a plus; Hands-on experience with building control systems and HVAC components a plus; Lighting and lighting controls experience a plus; Experience communicating technical ideas to non-technical audiences a plus; PE license, commissioning industry certification, LEED® AP, and CEM certification are all pluses; General computer proficiency (Excel, Word, etc.); Excellent interpersonal, communication, and writing skills required. Email resume with Commissioning Project Engineer in the subject line: Close Date: Until Filled. Internship – California. Eco Design Resources is looking for self starters to help us grow our retail store. We are a retail store focusing on environmentally conscious interior design products and finishes. Contact: Catrina at 650.369.5001 (phone); 650.369.5002 (fax), and; info@ecodesignresources. com. Close Date: Until Filled. Sustainable Communities Project Manager – California. Manage multiple projects with developers and/or public agencies at the community scale to deliver sustainability consulting; Evaluate specific design and construction measures for projects, using a skill set in the planning, design, and construction of buildings and land development; Participate in a variety of related projects, including LEED-ND analysis and climate impacts analysis; Contribute to the CTG team’s thought leadership in the area of sustainable communities (and other areas as appropriate); Conduct project management duties including project billing, project setup, proposal development, and budget management. Qualifications: 7+ years experience in Urban Planning or Architecture / Engineering / Consulting related to community level projects; Demonstrated role on projects with advanced sustainability programs; Established relationships with leading design firms and owners in California or nationally; Project management experience; Excellent oral and written communications in English including presentation skills; Cooperative people skills to facilitate working with Project Managers, clients and prospective clients; Ability to effectively prioritize and execute numerous project responsibilities simultaneously; General computer proficiency (Excel, Word, etc.); Advanced Degree in related field. Please email your resume with Sustainable Communities Project Manager in the subject line: Close Date: Until Filled. Internship – California. CTG Energetics is seeking to fill two entry-level six-month internship positions as soon as possible. The ideal candidates will be able to work 20-40 hours per week. Work hours are flexible and you will be working out of our Irvine, CA office with no travel required. $15 per hour and up. ContacT: Beverley Cooper at Close

Date: Until Filled. Chapter Relations Coordinator – Washington, DC. Focusing on the ongoing development of the chapters and regional councils, the Chapter Relations Coordinator will also provide outstanding customer service and guidance to the various chapter bodies. This position will work across the organization and with its departments to deliver valuable resources and opportunities to the chapter network with the goal of further increasing the network’s capacity to be selfsupportive and act as the local USGBC presence. Qualifications: 3+ years of relationship management experience; Experience preferred in: Event planning; Marketing and/or PR; Non-profit and chapter relation; Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint; General understanding of relational databases. (e.g., Access); Team player with outstanding interpersonal skills; Excellent communications skills (both verbal and written); Very strong organizational and project management skills; Ability to multi-task and problem solve diverse issues; Commitment to USGBC mission. Contact: E. Tarring at Close Date: Until Filled. Environmental Consulting Manager – Maryland. The Environmental Consulting Manager will grow and direct the Maryland office with the help of corporate staff, serve as Program Manager and main client contact for existing and new Federal contracts by ensuring timely, quality and cost-effective work and maintaining effective client communications. You will lead, mentor and grow an office of energized environmental professionals. Qualifications: Bachelor’s of Science degree or equivalent in Natural or Environmental Sciences; 8 or more years of increasingly responsible technical and management experience; Experience managing Federal Government contracts; NEPA technical capabilities and experience a plus; Experience with environmental compliance and sustainability/EMS programs a plus; Experience managing and mentoring technical staff; Advanced degree(s) and professional certification a plus; Strong communication skills; Ability to develop and maintain strong client relationships. In exchange for your hard work and dedication, we offer a competitive salary, a positive, fun working environment and an excellent benefits package including health, savings and educational benefits. Please send resumes by email to: Close Date: Until Filled. Project Manager – Florida. Green Building Services, Inc., a progressive, employee-owned professional services firm headquartered in Portland, Oregon is seeking talented and experienced Project Managers to join our Portland and Orlando teams. The ideal candidate will have at least 4 years of experience within architecture, engineering or other related field, be well versed with the US Green Building Council’s LEED Rating System (LEED AP preferred) and will have worked on projects which have or are securing LEED Certification. The ideal candidate will also have extremely good organizational and communication skills and enjoy the opportunity to work closely with a variety of project design teams. Additional consideration will be given to candidates with strong technical/computer skills and/or experience with specifications. We provide our employees with an enjoyable work environment and opportunities for professional and personal development. We provide quality service to our clients, while ensuring the growth and well-being of our team. Salary is dependent upon experience. We have an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, and stock ownership. Please email a cover letter and resume. No phone calls please: Close Date: Until Filled. Senior Mechanical Engineer – California. We’re looking for a leader to help build our recognized MEP consulting business among preferred clients. You’ll help drive the growth of key technical segments of our high performance and low energy buildings practice. You’ll be based in our Irvine, CA, office. Provide consulting related to the conceptual design of advanced MEP systems; Provide high performance building consulting services to support LEED and other green building projects; Participate in building commissioning projects, including design reviews and functional testing activities; Provide mentoring, technical and thought leadership on building systems issues; Provide peer review and quality control when needed on a wide range of project types; Participate in Business Development efforts for our building commissioning services to new and existing commercial building projects. Qualifications: 10+ years experience in Mechanical Engineering for building systems design; Strong background in commercial/ institutional buildings and MEP systems; Substantial experience in energy efficiency projects; Excellent oral and written communications in English including presentation skills; Cooperative people skills to facilitate

working with Project Managers, clients and prospective clients; Comfortable in a Business Development role; Ability to effectively prioritize and execute numerous project responsibilities simultaneously; General computer proficiency (Excel, Word, etc.); Degree in Mechanical Engineering, or related field; Licensed P.E. in Mechanical Engineering, able to be licensed in CA. Please email resume with Senior Mechanical Engineer in the subject line. No phone calls please: jji@ctg-net. com. Close Date: Until Filled. Senior Consultant – Florida. This position is responsible for high quality consulting and ensures project deliverables are high quality and focused on the clients needs. The position will work closely with assigned project delivery teams to identify and execute key project deliverables, as well as, ensure client satisfaction. The ideal candidate will have at least 4 years relevant experience within architecture, engineering or construction management. Viable candidates must be well versed in sustainable operations and should be knowledgeable in USGBC LEED rating system. Additionally candidates should have knowledge in mechanical systems. A passion for sustainability is a must. Candidates must also possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. GBS provides our employees with an enjoyable work environment and opportunities for professional and personal development. We provide quality service to our clients, while ensuring the growth and well-being of our team. We have an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, and stock ownership. Salary will be dependent upon experience. Please email a cover letter and resume. No phone calls please. Contact: Close Date: Until Filled. Water Quality Research Intern – New York. Riverkeeper is seeking an enthusiastic individual to conduct in-depth research related to the water quality of the Hudson River. Most work will be done in the office, investigating the quantity, distribution, and consumption of river water. Another element of this project is to look into pollution released by sewage plants along the Hudson, including their location and regulation. Also to be taken into account will be the involvement of the Department of Environmental Conservation in monitoring the actions of these plants in relation to how they affect river water pollution levels. This is in an effort to protect and restore the water quality for recreational and consumption use of affected communities, as well as the ecological vitality of the river. The intern will work closely with the Hudson River Team and Riverkeeper’s boat captain to go on occasional site visits via our boat. Qualifications: Skilled researcher; Self starter; Persistent; Knowledge and interest in water quality issues; Personal transportation is strongly suggested but not necessary, and; Ability to commit to occasional extended work days and on site visits. Please email, fax or mail cover letter, resume, list of references, and a writing sample. Please indicate the position you are interested in: Riverkeeper Internships, 828 S. Broadway, Tarrtytown, NY 10591. hlook@riverkeeper. org. Close Date: Until Filled. Senior Associate – California. The successful applicant will serve as an engagement manager, responsible for the day-to-day management of large and complex consulting engagements for clients such as major philanthropic foundations, environmental NGOs, bi/multi-lateral agencies, and corporations. The work typically deals with complex issues pertaining to using private sector tools and strategies in the service of the environment - including cap and trade systems, certification systems, complex conservation finance transactions, etc. The work environment is informal, intensive, and requires, at times, extensive travel. Qualifications: A deep commitment to the conservationrelated mission of CEA and CCIF; A master’s degree from a major university, preferably in a field requiring complex analytical/quantitative methods and skills; At least four years experience as an associate with a major business consultancy, investment bank, corporation or NGO organization; minimum of 2 years leading project teams; A history of involvement in analytically complex projects; Strong Excel modeling skills; Excellent writing skills; Ability to work under pressure, prioritize and multi-task; and Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to effectively communicate with senior management. Salary and benefits are competitive and dependent on qualifications. Please email documents as attachments. Please, no phone calls. Please email or mail cover letter and resume: Melissa B. Clack, California Environmental Associates, 423 Washington Street, Third Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111. Email: Close Date: Until Filled. Research Analyst – Illinois. The Research Analyst will mine data and develop and test hypotheses about the nature of our current electric power system, and the benefits and opportunities for recycled energy therein. The successful candidate will not be afraid to

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Biology & Ecology confront sacred cows, and will possess superior verbal and mathematical skills to understand the peculiar intersection of thermodynamics, finance and law that shapes modern electricity policy. The position offers a good opportunity to learn, understand and influence the development of energy service provision systems for tomorrow. Advancement within the company will be encouraged. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in technical, economics or policy field essential, Master’s degree preferred. Passion for energy and economic efficiency Superior written and verbal communication skills Superior computer skills. Candidate will be required to identify obscure data sources, extract data to convert into meaningful forms and look for trends and correlations using a full suite of web- and analytical software. Willingness and ability to learn about related areas in order to extract insights from research efforts. Competitive salary. Eligible for incentive compensation of up to 10 percent of base salary based on corporate financial performance and individual goal achievement. Send resume and writing samples by email or postal mail to: Dick Munson, Recycled Energy Development, 740 Quail Ridge Drive, Westmont, IL 60559. Email: Close Date: Until Filled.

Research Assistantship –North Carolina. Duties: Utilize 500 microsatellite DNA markers and DNA samples from performance-tested reference families to create the first genetic linkage map for the striped bass and its relatives. Bachelor’s degree in biology, zoology, fisheries science, aquaculture, genetics, biochemistry, or related biological discipline with training appropriate for entry into the Ph.D. program (http://www.cals.ncsu. edu/zoology/graduate.html). Prior research experience in molecular biology, genetics, or genomic science is preferred. Stipend of $24,000 per year plus tuition, health insurance and research support. Contact: Professor Craig V. Sullivan, Department of Zoology, 127 David Clark Laboratories, North Carolina State University, Box 7617, Raleigh, NC 27695 (919-5157186; Close Date: May 1, 2008. Spatial Analyst – Colorado. A Spatial Analyst is needed to conduct data analysis and technical writing for Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory, a nonprofit conservation organization ( The Spatial Analyst will conduct analyses of playa wetlands (see in relation to landcover, proximity to other wetlands, rainfall, wildlife use, and vegetation types. The Analyst will create GIS models to integrate field survey data (repeated avian surveys during migration seasons, anuran surveys, vegetation data, and water depth data) and spatial data including satellite imagery, aerial photography, and NWI data. The Analyst will co-write technical reports and scientific manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to join a dynamic conservation organization, gain experience with a variety of datasets, and author scientific publications. Qualifications: M.S. in landscape ecology, GIS, biological sciences or related field (or a B.S. with at least 2 years project management experience). Proficiency in ESRI ArcGIS 9.x software. Proficiency managing and querying data in a relational database. Proficiency in statistical analysis and spatial/temporal modeling. Strong scientific writing skills. Contact Alison Banks Cariveau at Close Date: Until Filled. Grassland Bird Survey Technician – Oregon. Point counts for grassland birds will be conducted during the breeding season at established survey stations throughout the Willamette Valley, during May and June. Habitat will be characterized at each station, including documenting percent cover of different field types, average vegetation height, and presence of non-vegetative structures. Surveys will characterize the grassland breeding bird community and assess target grassland bird species abundance and habitat associations. Results of surveys will update information on grassland bird abundance and distribution in the Willamette Valley over the past 12 years and guide prioritization of grassland bird habitat enhancement and restoration efforts. Following the field season, information will be summarized. Preferred skills, abilities, and experience include: familiarity with Willamette Valley grassland birds by sight and sound; point count experience; good visual and auditory capability; fast learner, and ability to keep neat and precise field data. A valid driver’s license and

good driving record are required. Previous experience and/or a degree in biological or natural sciences are desirable. This position may be physically demanding, involves frequent travel, irregular work hours and schedules and may require limited overnight travel and/or camping. Employees will primarily be working independently in semi-remote areas. Contact: Anne Marie Myers at Close Date: April 30, 2008. Summer Intern – New Mexico. The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, Conservation Services Division, Fish Section is seeking two summer interns. The positions are located in Santa Fe with frequent travel throughout the state for fieldwork. Primary responsibilities include assisting with field projects involving native and endangered fish species in the San Juan, Gila, and Pecos river basins, processing of laboratory samples, and general office duties. Appointments are for 90 days, with potential extension. Salary is $10.50/hr and per diem is provided for all outof-town overnight travel. Please EMAIL: 1) cover letter, 2) resume-including work experience, and 3) three work references to: Stephanie Carman (stephanie.; 505.476.8092) or Yvette Paroz (; 505.476.8104). Close Date: Until Filled. Project Manager/Biologist – California. Natural Resource Consultants is a biological consulting firm located in Laguna Beach, California. We are actively seeking person(s) with 3-5 years of experience as a professional biological consultant with proven abilities as a project manager for biological resource assessments and/or habitat management projects. Applicants should have a Master degree or the equivalent and possess a working knowledge of regulatory permitting requirements under federal Endangered Species Act, CEQA, NEPA, and Section 404/401 of the Clean Water Act. Applicants should be prepared to take a leadership role on large scale biological resource inventories and conservation planning efforts. Biological field experience in California is preferred with Section 10(a) permits allowing survey for endangered wildlife species a big plus. Applicants should be prepared to work as team leader on high profile and controversial projects. Compensation for this position is offered at $60,000 to $90,000 per year depending upon experience. Benefits include full health coverage and retirement planning after one year of service. Applicants should provide a resume and cover letter to Please also visit our website at for more information. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Biologists – Lake Eerie. Individuals needed for Long Point Bird Observatory’s spring and fall migration monitoring program: Located on the north shore of Lake Erie, Long Point is one of the last wild areas left in southern Ontario. The region is an internationally recognized World Biosphere Reserve, a Globally Important Bird Area, and supports a fantastic diversity of habitats, plants and animals. During migration huge numbers of birds (and monarch butterflies) are funneled down Long Point. Founded in 1960, Long Point Bird Observatory (LPBO) is North America’s oldest bird observatory and has banded over 750 000 birds. The core program is centred on monitoring populations of migrating birds through daily census and banding routines at three field stations. Volunteers staying for at least 1 month have food and accommodation fees waived. Short-term volunteers are required to pay a nominal fee covering housing, food and training. Up to 14 volunteers are required for all or a part of the spring (1 Apr to 10 Jun) and fall field seasons (10 Aug - 15 Nov). Previous ornithological work (including bird banding) and excellent bird identification skills are preferred, but not essential. All participants will experience intensive and diverse training in field ornithological techniques. International applicants with good English skills are encouraged to apply. Email or mail your resume with three references (include phone and e-mail addresses) and completed application form which can be downloaded from our website (URL: to: Stuart Mackenzie, LPBO Landbird Programs Coordinator, Long Point Bird Observatory c/o Bird Studies Canada, P.O. Box 160, 115 Front Rd., Port Rowan, Ontario, Canada N0E 1M0 (PH: 519-586-3531 ext. 231; EM: lpbo AT Visit our web site http://www. for more information about Bird Studies Canada and the migration-monitoring program at Long Point Bird Observatory. Close Date: Until Filled. Research Technician – Texas. Lesser Prairie Chicken-Department: CKWRI - Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute, Job Close Date: Open Until Filled. Salary: $1,414.00 - $2,043.00 monthly salary range (Commensurate with qualifications). Status: Full-Time, Temporary (Mar - Jun). Summary: Assist with trapping lesser prairie-chickens (Tympanuchus pallidicinctus) in the Texas panhandle region. Locate trap locations,

bait, trap, band, collect feather samples, and radio mark lesser prairie-chickens. Assist with locating radio marked prairie-chickens greater than or equal to 3 times per week as part of cooperative research on lesser prairie-chickens. Housing Included Responsibilities: 1. Locate trap sites, bait, trap, take feathers, attach leg band and radio transmitter to trapped prairie-chickens. 2. Locate radio marked prairie chickens greater than or equal to 3 times per week. 3. Enter data into computer. 4. Other duties as assigned, may include genetic analyses. Minimum Qualifications: B.S. degree from a regionally accredited institution or university. Knowledge of wildlife and radio telemetry and data collection. Must be able to closely follow directions. Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others. Preferred Qualifications: B.S. in Wildlife Ecology and Management or closely related field from a regionally accredited institution or university. One-year wildlife related work. Texas Drivers License Knowledge and experience with wildlife and radio telemetry, ability to work independently with little supervision, skill in collecting data. Must closely follow directions. Contact: Randy W. DeYoung, Ph.D., Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institut,e Texas A&M University-Kingsville, (PH: 361-593-5044; FX: 361-593-3924, URL: http://, EM: randall.deyoung AT To Apply: Send cover letter, resume/CV, and contact information for three references or apply at http:// Notes: Close Date: Until Filled. Bird Technicians – Missouri. 15 May - 15 Aug - Short deadline for applications-Title: Avian field technicians (4). Tallgrass prairie remnants throughout southwestern and west-central Missouri. Pay: $8.49/hr for crew members (3) and $9.32/hr for crew leader (1); housing and vehicles will be provided. Hours: 40 hours per week. Duties: The avian survey crew will record birds observed along distance sampling transects in native tallgrass prairie. Observers will identify grassland bird species by sight and sound and measure their distance from transect lines by using laser rangefinders. Information on bird densities will be used to evaluate effects of patch burn grazing (PBG) on grassland birds. PBG is being used to promote structural and vegetative diversity on Conservation Areas in southwest Missouri. Qualifications/Requirements: Enrollment in (or graduation from) and accredited University pursuing a degree in wildlife conservation or related field. Ability to identify grassland songbirds by sight and sound. Field housing provided, but some sites may require the employees to travel throughout southwest Missouri including overnight stays (travel paid by the Department). Application: Please send cover letter and resume, including the earliest date you will be able to begin work in Missouri, to contact below. Contact: Brent Jamison (EM: brent.jamison AT, MDC-Grasslands Field Station, PO Box 368, Clinton, MO 64735 (PH: 660-885-6981 ext. 258). Please note that continuation of all hourly positions beyond Jul 1 (into the next fiscal year) is subject to final budget approval by the Conservation Commission. (URL: Close Date: Until Filled. Researchers – Mississippi. Applicants are invited from 2 highly motivated students at the Ph.D. or M.S. level (start date either August 2008 or January 2009) in the lab of Dr. Donald Yee. Research in the Yee lab is focused on larval mosquitoes and predaceous diving beetles. Past research topics include competition, invasion ecology, predation, species diversity, and lifehistory trade-offs (please see the Research Interests section of my website for more info: I use a combination of field sampling and field and laboratory experiments to understand what regulates populations and communities of aquatic insects in nature. Other research topics may be considered, especially at the Ph.D. level, although mosquito communities or aquatic invertebrates should be a focus. Field sites will be in and around the southeastern United States and could include urban or natural environments. Prior field experience and coursework in ecology, entomology, and statistics is preferred but not essential. Funding is available through a combination of teaching and research assistantships. I also expect students to pursue other funding sources (NSF DDIG, EPA STAR, Sigma Xi, etc.). Full tuition grants are provided. Basic and major medical health coverage is provided to fulltime graduate students in good standing academically. Support for students will be provided to participate in national and international scientific meetings. Requirements: Although the Department of Biological Sciences does not have a minimum set of scores to be eligible for entrance into the graduate program, potential applicants should expect to have a minimum GPA of 3.00. To inquire, submit (via e-mail) a cover letter with a one page summary of your research experience, interests, and goals, CV, and contact for three academic references to: mosquito.dyee@gmail. com. Close Date: Until Filled.

Volunteers – Ecuador. Help advance bird conservation in western Ecuador by volunteering on Life Net’s annual bird monitoring project at Las Tangaras Reserve, from Jul 20 to Aug 2, 2008. Work with Life Net scientists and expert Ecuadorian banders. Help operate a bird banding station, collect data on hummingbird habitat preferences, and study behavior of Andean Cockof-the Rock. Learn ornithological field methods by experience, contribute to avian conservation, and learn Spanish, all at the same time. Previous bird banding experience is not required, but is desirable and welcomed. Las Tangaras Reserve, a beautiful cloud forest protected area in the western Andes, is located near the village of Mindo, Ecuador, a world renown birding destination, only two hours from Quito. Las Tangaras Reserve was created to extend the area of the Mindo-Nambillo Protective Forest. Here we use mist nets to monitor seasonal variation in birds using interior, and edges of montane cloud forest (12001600m above sea level). Life Net volunteers contribute $1200 to participate on the project. The tax-exempt donation covers travel, food, and lodging in Ecuador during the project. Team members are met by Life Net researchers at 9 am in Quito at Posada del Maple on 20 Jul 2008 and are returned by van on the afternoon of 2 Aug 2008. Volunteers stay in an “eco-lodge” located in the Las Tangaras Reserve along the beautiful Nambillo river. Excellent and plentiful home-style Ecuadorian meals and comfortable accommodation make this an excellent research internship for those looking for a natural history and cloud forest experience that makes a difference. Dr. Dusti Becker, Life Net, 6423 Bascom Trail, Willcox, AZ 85643, (PH: 406-600-4802, URL: Close Date: May 30, 2008. Research Technician – Alaska. University of Alaska - Fairbanks is seeking one field technician to assist a graduate student in a study examining Prince of Wales spruce grouse distribution and reproductive ecology from mid Jun-Oct 2008. Primary duties include deploying various sampling techniques to capture and mark grouse; tracking and telemetry of birds; nest searching; monitoring survival and productivity through detailed observation; habitat assessment; conducting survey to estimate abundance; entering data; and equipment maintenance. Technician will be based out of Thorne Bay, AK and the successful applicant will spend days navigating transects/grids across Prince of Wales Island using maps/compass and GPS then entering data. Applicants possessing or working toward a degree in a biology/wildlife related field will be preferred. Previous field experience preferred. Interest in avian conservation, especially wildlife response to human-altered habitats, helpful. Candidate should be in good physical condition to hike through steep terrain with cumbersome equipment, tolerant of long hours in adverse conditions (temperate rain forest), able to function as part of a small research team, and able to work alone. A valid USA driver’s license is necessary. If interested email CV, letter of interest, and contact information for three references to (EM: ftarn AT uaf. edu) or mail to Aleya Nelson, University of AlaskaFairbanks, Biology and Wildlife Department, P.O. Box 6100, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6100. Applicants must also apply online through University of Alaska-Jobs. The position title is JOB08-06 and job number 0054940. (URL: frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1203964599101). Salary:$14.34/hr; 40 hrs/week on average. Housing Provided. Last Contact: Aleya Nelson, [PH: 715-5542568, EM: ftarn AT (Preferred)]. Close Date: Until Filled. Research Assistant – Alaska. One (1) needed from 1 Jun - 25 Jul 2008, to help with King Eider trapping and nest monitoring near Teshekpuk Lake, North Slope Borough, Alaska. This project is an ongoing monitoring effort to collect data on King Eider breeding biology in pristine arctic tundra not yet affected by industrial development. Duties include mist-netting adult King Eiders, banding, behavioral observations, nest searching and monitoring, nest trapping of female King Eiders, data recording, basic weather recording, and field camp maintenance chores. The project is situated 150 km southeast of Barrow, AK in a remote field camp with basic amenities. Previous experience in nest searching and mist-netting preferred, bird identification, excellent hiking fitness and good sense of orientation necessary. Expect to hike 10-20 km per day in hip-boots over boggy and uneven terrain. Conditions on the tundra can range from below freezing to warm and humid, and a high level of tolerance towards mosquitoes and perpetual daylight is needed. Food, accommodation, transport to field site and field gear will be provided. For more information on the project check or contact Steffen Oppel (EM: fssjo3 AT, PH: 907-4746051), Department of Biology and Wildlife, 211 Irving 1, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK 99775-6100, USA. To apply, send a statement of interest, CV with previous experience, and contact information of 2



Biology & Ecology references to Steffen Oppel. Close Date: Until Filled.

Career Events “Networking or not working” April 24-27, 2008 – EarthVision, “Actions for a Healthy Planet”, Student Conservation Association, Washington DC. EarthVision is your chance to join forces with other young conservation leaders from around the nation, craft new solutions to key environmental issues, and launch action-oriented conservation strategies to support our planet. May 3-8, 2008 – Solar 2008, National Solar Energy Conference, Town and Country Resort & Convention Center, San Diego, CA. SOLAR 2008 is the premier technical conference for solar energy and energy efficiency professionals in the U.S. May 4-9, 2008 – The Art and Science of Impact Assessment, IAIA ’08, International Association for Impact Assessment, Perth, Australia. iaiaconference/?p=Page&id=3 May 26-30, 2008 – Capitalizing on Wetlands, 2008 Society of Wetland Scientists Conference, Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, DC. www.sws. org/2008_meeting/ June 1-4, 2008 – Wind: Thriving at the Epicenter of Energy, WindPower 2008 Conference & Exhibition, American Wind Energy Association, George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX. June 8-12, 2008 - ACE—The World’s Water Event®, ACE08, American Water Works Association, Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia June 24-27, 2008 – A&WMA’S 101st Annual Conference & Exhibition, Air & Waste Management Association, Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR. August 3-8, 2008 – Enhancing Ecological Thought by Linking Research and Education, 93rd ESA Annual Meeting, Ecological Society of America, Midwest Airlines Convention Center, Milwaukee, WI. August 12-14, 2008 – 21st Ethanol Conference & Trade Show, American Coalition for Ethanol, Qwest Center, Omaha, NE. October 15-18, 2008 – 37th Annual Conference, North American Association for Environmental Professionals, Century II Exhibition Hall, Wichita, KS October 15-19, 2008 – SEJ 18th Annual Conference, Society of Environmental Journalists, Roanoke, VA. SEJ’s annual conference brings together environmental policymakers and activists from every point of view for more than four days of face-to-face meetings with the world’s most experienced and energetic environmental journalists. October 18-22, 2008 - WEFTEC ’08, 81st Annual Technical Exhibition & Conference, Water Environment Federation, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL October 27-29, 2008 - The Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference 2008, The International Ecotourism Society, Fairmont Hotel, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. November 8-12, 2008 – Thriving Within Limits, The Wildlife Society, 15th Annual Conference, Hyatt Regency, Miami, FL. November 9, 2008 – Working Together for Sustainability – On Campus and Beyond, AASHE 2008 Conference, Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, NC November 19-21, 2008 – Revolutionary Green: Innovations for Global Sustainability, Greenbuild 2008, International Conference & Expo, Boston Convention Center, Boston, MA. Please email announcements on upcoming conferences, symposia, career seminars and training workshops to:


Avian Field Assistants – Tennessee. Three (3) for forest songbird project in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park are needed approximately 15 Apr (only one person) or 1 May - 15 Jul 2008. The objective of the project is to assess the impact of loss of eastern hemlock on the avifauna in the southern Appalachian Mountains. Technicians will search for, monitor, and video tape Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis), Blueheaded Vireo (Vireo solitarius), and Black-throated Blue Warbler (Dendroica cerruleuns) nests; map territories; conduct spot mapping censuses of all breeding birds in the study area; measure vegetation characteristics; enter data; and perform other field activities. An ability to identify most eastern forest songbirds by sight and sound and previous nest searching experience is preferred. Applicants must be physically fit and capable of working long hours in a mountainous setting, work well in teams, and be dedicated and enthusiastic while searching for some of the most well-hidden nests in nature. Pay is $1500 per month; housing with 3-4 other technicians will be provided. Please send a cover letter highlighting your related field experience, a resume, your earliest starting date, and contact information of three references to: Angeles Raymundo at the University of Tennessee (EM: araymund AT Close Date: Until Filled. Field Technicians – Nevada. Two needed for a study examining nest predation in riparian ecosystems in southern Nevada. The project will examine the influence of landscape matrix and habitat size on predator community and predation rates on artificial and real riparian songbird nests using infra-red triggered cameras. Positions start in mid May and will run until early Aug (exact dates to be determined). Responsibilities include setting up and maintaining approximately eighteen cameras (trouble-shooting, changing batteries and memory cards, etc.) on artificial nests and searching for and monitoring real nests of common riparian species. Successful candidates will have experience in the above techniques as well as high tolerance of heat and a strong work ethic. The study is being conducted at three field sites, so good organizational skills and willingness to travel between field sites are essential. Salary is $10.00/hr (40 hr work week); housing and vehicle for field travel are provided. Send cover letter, resume and contact information (email preferred) for three references to: Katie Stumpf (Email preferred: Katie.Stumpf AT Northern Arizona University, Department of Biological Sciences, PO Box 5640, Flagstaff, AZ 86011. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Technician – Alabama. Individual needed from 1 May-1 Jul to perform point counts and habitat surveys in Tuskegee National Forest, Alabama. Successful applicant must be able to identify southeastern birds by sight and sound, be willing to conduct vegetation surveys, and be able to navigate using a GPS. Housing will be provided in Auburn, Al. and salary is $1,400/mo. To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV and 3 references with contact information to Chris McClure (EM: cjm0007 AT Close Date: Until Filled. Video Camera Technician – Arizona. Individual needed for a study examining nest predation of Southwestern Willow Flycatchers in Arizona. Video cameras will be used to determine predator community and predation rates, as well as quantify incubation behavior as part of a larger study being conducted jointly through Northern Arizona University and SWCA Environmental Consultants, both in Flagstaff, AZ. Position starts 6 May and will run until early Aug (exact end date to be determined). Responsibilities include setting up and maintaining approximately eight video camera systems on Southwestern Willow Flycatcher nests. A separate crew will be locating and monitoring nests. Successful candidate will have experience in the above techniques as well as high tolerance of heat (it’s really hot!) and a strong work ethic. Work is independent, so good organizational skills are essential. Salary is $15.00/hr (40 hr work week); housing and vehicle for field travel are provided. Send cover letter, resume and email contact information for three references to: Katie Stumpf (Email preferred: Katie.Stumpf AT Northern Arizona University, Department of Biological Sciences, PO Box 5640, Flagstaff, AZ 86011. Close Date: Until Filled. Wildlife Technician - Individual needed in Alaska for studies of emperor geese and loons (primarily yellowbilled and red-throated). Study objectives include mark-recapture estimation of demography, application of transmitters for migration studies, and sampling for exposure to contaminants and avian influenza. Field sites in tundra areas of western and northern Alaska, based in remote camp sites where one must work and live communally with up to 6 people 24/7. Joyful tolerance of bugs, mud, and long, physically demanding

days required. Work entails endless searching to find nests, trapping birds on nests, measuring and bleeding birds, travel in small aircraft, and operation of small outboard motors on skiffs. Experience working with Access and ArcGIS a plus. Start approximately 25 May with field work through 10 Aug. Some office time post field season is possible. Salary equates to GS5 with 24% cost of living allowance ($32,535/year). Email resume, cover letter, and contact information for 3 references to Joel Schmutz, Alaska Science Center, US Geological Survey, (EM: jschmutz AT Close Date: Until Filled. Associate Conservationist – Montana. Individual with the Wildlife Conservation Society. Reports to: Dr. Steve Zack, Wildlife Conservation Society. Position duration is One year (with possibility of renewal); Location: Bozeman, Montana (preferred) or Portland, Oregon. Position Description: The Associate Conservationist position directs a new effort to assess the capacity of widespread native bison reintroductions to reverse declining populations of grassland birds. The starting points include a literature review of the premise, then to organize a workshop among stakeholders to gain consensus on common approaches to studying and restoring grassland birds in the Great Plains with and without bison. Duties: Conduct an annotated literature review of grassland bird ecology and its likely relationships to free-ranging bison ecology; Be the lead author on a peer-reviewed journal article on grassland bird restoration and its relationship to bison ecology; Help organize and convene a workshop bringing together key grassland bird ecologists to summarize their activities and future directions, gain consensus on a coordinated monitoring effort, and help develop standardized protocols for assessing grassland bird populations; Help develop proposals to foundations and other granting agencies to continue the project by gaining funds to support grassland bird surveys (and comparative studies) on the American Prairie Foundation’s American Prairie Reserve in northeast Montana and at other major sites where bison are being reintroduced; and represent WCS at public meetings and with state and federal agencies, industry representatives, and private land owners and coordination of these meetings. Qualifications: PhD in wildlife biology or a related field; Professional experience (projects, publications) with grassland birds and habitats; Experienced with the statistics of avian survey work (DISTANCE, etc.); Ability to work independently for long periods of time with limited supervision; Willingness and ability to interact with a diverse range of people including biologists, ranchers, government officials, Native American groups, and members of the conservation community; Excellent communication and public speaking skills; Expertise in all computer programs for the drafting of brochures, proposals, reports. Interested applicants should email a letter of introduction, CV, and three references to (EM: sroberts AT Close Date: Until Filled. Assistantship – Mississippi. One will be available Aug 2008 to study behavioral and demographical aspects of urban and rural nesting Mississippi Kites (Ictinia mississippiensis). Emphasis will be on 1) comparative population demography and 2) development of methods to reduce aggressive behavior of nesting kites. Required prerequisites: M.S. in wildlife ecology, zoology, conservation biology, or related field. Interest in raptor ecology and conservation, ecological process, applied ecology, and problem solving; the ability to work independently and effectively with private land owners and managers is a necessity; an interest and ability to instruct an introductory level undergraduate course in wildlife ecology; and able to meet or exceed program entry requirements in the Department of Natural Resources Management at Texas Tech University. Previous experience working with birds or prey or urban wildlife issues is highly desirable. For more information contact Dr. Clint Boal via email (EM: clint.boal AT To apply, submit a cover letter stating graduate research experience and interest and a resume with references to the email address or by regular mail to Dr. Clint Bohl, Texas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Texas Tech University, Lubbock TX, 79409. Close Date: Until Filled. Hourly Field Assistant – Illinois. One (1) position available. Grant-supported, temporary position. Illinois Natural History Survey. Location: Lost Mound Field Station, Savanna IL. Job Description: The field assistant will assist the site Avian Ecologist, site staff, and graduate students in research projects in sand prairie, savanna and woodland areas of Northwest Illinois. Most work will include vegetation sampling, insect sampling, and entering data. Other duties will include censusing birds by sight and sound, netting, measuring and banding birds, stomach content analysis, searching for and monitoring nests, small mammal skull identification, and other duties as assigned. Qualifications: (1) Current student in 4-year college program (or plans to transfer to such program

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Biology & Ecology from current 2-yr school) (2) Coursework in biology, ecology, and/or related classes. (3) interest in and willingness and ability to learn basic plant, insect and bird identification is necessary. (4) Physical endurance to carry heavy equipment markers and work in various weather conditions. (5) Valid drivers license. Note: Applicant must provide own living quarters and transportation to/from worksite. Wage: $10.00 per hour. Benefits: Available: mid-May 2008 through lateJul or early Aug 2008 (35 hours per week). Application: Application Electronic applications required. To apply, please send cover letter stating interest and qualifications, resume, and contact information for three references by Friday, Mar 30, 2008 to: (EM: hroffice AT -- Please reference PRF # 1548 in SUBJECT line; PH: 217-244-4592, FX: 217333-4949). For Technical Questions: For technical questions, please contact Daniel Elbert (EM: delbert2 AT Applicants should note that this position is exempt from the State Personnel Code and is under the Board of Natural Resources and Conservation (BNRC) and follows BNRC policies and procedures. This is not a Bargaining Unit position nor a Merit Comp position. Close Date: Until Filled. Bird Banders – Lima. (3-13 May 2008): Ten days of bird surveying and bird-banding as we continue to document the avifauna of a private reserve on the Tambopata River, Madre de Dios Peru. The workshop will include training in bird survey and capture techniques (ground and canopy mist nets and bal-chatri traps). It will also offer a rare opportunity to examine plumage variation by species, age and sex up close on rainforest birds in the hand. Birds will be individually marked for long-term monitoring and research. We plan to work in different habitat types around the reserve and will leave plenty of time for birding and independent explorations of the surroundings. A field trip to the nearby Lago Sandoval is also included. The workshop will take place at the Centro de Education, Ciencia y Conservacion Tambopata (CECCOT), a young conservation, education and research center dedicated to promote the knowledge and conservation of the region’s natural history with a minimal human footprint. The center is rustic with thatch-covered cabins, a large and comfortable common area, shared cabins, composting toilets and cold water camping showers, limited solar-powered electricity available. Requirements: serious interest in birds and willingness to stay in very rustic/shared conditions in the rainforest. Good mobility. Yellow fever shot, immunizations and your own travel insurance. Cost: US$2100 includes: Roundtrip air-fare to Lima (either from Los Angeles or Miami), in-country transportation and airport taxes, lodging and meals, field trip costs, materials and instructional fees. Group size 8-12. For detailed information and to determine availability, contact us soon: Daniel Froehlich (EM: danielfroehlichATgmail. com, PH: 206-595-2305) or Ursula Valdez (EM:, PH: 206-219-9924). Close Date: Until Filled. Field Technicians – Arkansas. Assistants (8-16) to search for birds underneath communication towers in Arkansas. All study sites are located within 30 miles of the following cities in Arkansas: Blytheville, Conway, Fayetteville, Forrest City, Hot Springs, Jonesboro, Little Rock, Mountain Home, Newport, Paragould, Pine Bluff, Russellville, and Stuttgart. Duties include setting up transects, searching for and collecting bird carcasses along transects, and data entry. Technicians are expected to work 5 days a week, Monday through Friday, and tower searches begin 15 minutes before sunrise. Typically, technicians will spend 1.5-2 hours searching each study site daily. Anticipated involvement with this project is 8 - 20 hours per week, depending on the number of sites assigned and drive time. Wages are $10.00/hour plus some mileage reimbursement. Must provide own transportation to study sites. Preference will be given to technicians who are available to search more than one study site. Study season begins on Monday, 21 Apr 2008 and will continue through Friday, 16 May 2008. The only requirements for this position are access to a vehicle, a keen eye for finding small birds on the ground, and a willingness to wake up and get outside before the sun! To apply, please send a letter expressing your interest in the project, a resume or CV, and a list of three references to (e-mail only): Erin Macchia, (EM: erin.macchia AT Close Date: Until Filled. Technicians – Wyoming. Duty Station: Rock Springs, WY (up to 4 individuals). Start: 12 May 2008. Finish 1 Aug 2008. Little is known about how sagebrush-obligate songbirds are influenced by energy development, although such disturbances have the potential to disrupt nesting, alter habitat selection, increase physiological stress, and reduce survival and reproduction. Songbird community structure (occupancy, abundance, diversity, etc.), for long-term monitoring, will be evaluated to characterize the structure and condition of the songbird community using point count methods and/or survey

techniques. A list of songbird species detected will be compiled as well as associated abundance indices for key species. Species richness will be evaluated across habitat types with trends in community richness and species abundance estimated as a function of time since development. Sagebrush obligate species such as the Sage Thrasher (Oreoscoptes montanus), Sage Sparrow (Amphispiza belli), and Brewer’s Sparrow (Spizella breweri) represent likely indicators for monitoring of nest productivity. Incumbents will conduct songbird survey work across shrub-steppe habitats of SW Wyoming so a good working knowledge of songbirds within this system would be an asset. The ability to identify birds by sight and sound, and experience conducting point counts is preferred. GIS and GPS navigation, as well as backcountry camping experience is also a bonus. For a full announcement description and application instructions please see the following link: Close Date: Until Filled. PhD Assistantship – Michigan. A PhD-level position for graduate study is available for Fall 2008 to conduct research on the effectiveness of structure (e.g., snags, downed wood, patches) retention in clearcut harvest units for conserving biodiversity and wildlife habitat. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) recently implemented operational guidelines on structure retention in timber harvest areas and are interested in understanding how these structures function as biodiversity refugia and wildlife habitat. The study will be conducted in the aspen cover type in the northern lower peninsula of Michigan (CadillacTraverse City area) and will include collecting data on vegetation, herpetofauna, and general wildlife habitat use and behaviors. The successful candidate will be required to live on the field site and manage field crews during the spring and summer. Opportunities exist (and are encouraged) for further developing research questions and supplementing the funded project with additional grants. Qualifications: Master’s degree in wildlife, ecology, conservation biology, biology, or related field with experience in field-based research and data management. Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.00 is preferred and standard GRE tests (verbal, quantitative, analytical) are required (the biology subject test is recommended but not necessary). For application materials and instructions for MSU’s graduate program please go to apply.htm . For more information on the project or assistantship contact Dr. Gary Roloff (roloff@msu. edu). Close Date: Until Filled. Fisheries Technician – Utah. The incumbent will assist in efforts to preserve and enhance the status of state listed sensitive species, primarily the bluehead sucker, flannelmouth sucker, roundtail chub, boreal toad, and great plains toad. Specific projects include native fish surveys on the Dirty Devil and Price River, a life history study on lentic bluehead suckers, native fish monitoring in Arch Canyon and amphibian surveys throughout the region. Other tasks include gear preparation and maintenance and assisting with other projects. This job will require extensive work in the field, sometimes in inclement weather, heavy lifting, and overnight camping. $10.47 + depending on qualifications. Contact: Kenneth Breidinger at Close Date: Until Filled. Technician – New York. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is seeking applicants for a 6 month seasonal technician position stationed at the Region 5 Sub-Office located in Warrensburg, NY. This position would entail inspecting projects permitted through the DEC’s Freshwater Wetland and Protection of Water programs. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing in-field compliance inspections, documenting the inspection findings and reporting that information to the landowner and DECs administrative headquarters in Albany. The chosen candidate would have the opportunity to participate in other DEC activities as time permitted. Qualifications: 30 semester credit hours of college study, including 12 semester credit hours in fisheries, marine resources or wildlife management; mariculture; marine biology; aquaculture; aquatic, marine or terrestrial ecology; zoology, marine technology; botany; limnology; hydrology; or oceanography. Appropriate part-time and volunteer experience, which can be verified, will be accepted on a prorated basis; A valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State. Contact: Casey Holzworth at Close Date: Until Filled. Mixed Grass Prairie Field Technicians – South Dakota. Seeking 2 technicians for vegetation surveys in the Black Hills of South Dakota (Custer State Park and Wind Cave National Park). Duties include identification and clipping of grass and forb species within grazing exclusion cages, recording of field measurements at each site, and data entry. Work schedule is 5 days per week, sunup to sundown. Some hiking in steep, rugged

terrain is required. Work vehicle and free housing will be provided (no pets). Employment period is July 1 October 31, 2008. Send resume, cover letter, and 3 references to: Resumes will be reviewed as they are received. Qualifications: Must be able to endure harsh field conditions (100+ °F in summer, below freezing in fall), have an excellent work ethic, positive attitude, and be able to work in a team. Experience identifying grasses and forbs of the Great Plains (or Rocky Mountains) is a plus. Valid drivers license. Experience driving 4WD vehicles in rugged terrain. Must be willing to live in dorm-style conditions and to respect the policies of Custer State Park, Wind Cave National Park, and the University of Missouri at all times. 1200 per month (before taxes). Contact: Barbara Keller at Close Date: Until Filled. Avian Surveyors – Oregon. Avian Surveyors (2) needed from May 15th July 25 to conduct point count surveys and sample vegetation and fuels as part of a study of songbird nesting ecology in relation to fire history in mountain big sagebrush communities. Research is being conducted on 3 mountains within the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge in northwest Nevada. Study sites are scenic, remote, and offer unsurpassed wildlife viewing opportunities. Applicants should have previous experience surveying songbirds, be in excellent physical condition and be willing to camp 24 nights a week. The start date for these positions is flexible by about a week. A salary of $2000 - 2300 per month will be provided (DOE). To apply please email Aaron Holmes ( a letter of interest describing previous experience with field research and the specific dates that you are available, your C.V., and contact information for three references. Close Date: Until Filled. Lead Keeper – Mississippi. The Jackson Zoo is looking for an individual to fill a lead keeper position in our Natime Animal section. This is a diverse area that includes our native venomous animals, large predators and aquatic animals. Experience working with aquatic filtration systems is essential. This is a working supervisory position over seeing four full time keepers along with interns and volunteers. Two years paid zoo experience is required. College degree in a related field preferred. Send resumes to: Attnetion Dave Wetzel, General Curator, 2918 West Capitol Street, Jackson, MS 39209 or fax to 601-352-2594 or email to, please put lead keeper position in the subject. Close Date: Until Filled. Biologist II – Texas. The Aquarium restaurant located in Downtown Houston is seeking full-time Biologists. The Aquarium includes a 500,000 gallon facility of aquatic exhibits and over 1,000 fish and invertebrates represented in a collection of several hundred species. Responsibilities include maintaining animal husbandry, water quality and life support systems, establishing appropriate feeding regimes, recommending appropriate specimens for acquisition, observations on animal health and application of appropriate treatments or actions, assisting with exhibit design and installation, maintaining support areas, and ensuring that all records are up to date and complete. Also performs diving duties and demonstrations and participates in the development and delivery of interpretive programs, including public speaking and direct interaction with Aquarium guests. Inspects and evaluates the condition of exhibits and life support to determine and/ or participate in necessary repairs and modifications. Must hold a valid PADI or NAUI dive certification, have knowledge of aquarium systems and aquatic biology, and have two (2) years prior experience. A degree in Zoology or related field is preferred, but experience with aquatic animal husbandry may be considered. Must be available to work weekends and holidays. Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Zoology, Animal Science or related field preferred. 5 years animal care experience or a combination of education and experience in animal training. Demonstrated experience in accepted husbandry skills, including; Animal handling transport, acclimation and care, Management of safety protocols, Quarantine and clinical treatments, behavioral and environmental enrichment. Must be organized, selfmotivated, with desire to see completion of projects. Certified SCUBA diver preferable or willing to learn to dive. Must have valid drivers license and reliable transportation. Must be self-motivated, with high desire to provide the best care available to animals. Must be observant. Must work with other employees in a polite, patient manner. Our exciting entertainment complex offers great health and dental benefits, super employee discounts on food and retail at all of our locations, and two weeks paid vacation, with one week available after 6 months. Qualified applicants should apply M – F, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., at the Downtown Aquarium Human Resources Office, 410 Bagby Street, Houston, Texas, 77002, or e-mail Close Date: Until Filled.

Animal Attendant – Maryland. The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore seeks an enthusiastic professional to join our dynamic team! The successful candidate will work closely with our goat herd and zoo visitors in the Contact Yard area of the Children’s Zoo. We are looking for someone who likes animals and interacting with people of all ages. Responsibilities include: basic care and feeding of pygmy and Nubian goats, cleaning the yard, and making sure that visitors have a memorable and safe experience. Strong interpersonal skills, the ability to accept direction and work as part of a team are essential. The ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds and work outdoors in all conditions is required and previous animal experience and/or guest service experience is preferred. Contact: Amy Morrill Email: Email Subject Line: Zoo Employment-Animal Department, Animal Attendant. Close Date: Until Filled. Wildlife Research Program Supervisor – Texas. Oversees and coordinates research done by Wildlife Division staff and research funded by the division under contract with universities, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), or individuals. Supervises technical program staff and provides leadership in statistically analyzing field data and designing, conducting, and analyzing mail-out surveys. Coordinates with staff and the Information Technology Division in the development of databases and software applications to meet division needs. Evaluates the statistical validity of study design and analysis methodology and provides statistical consultations to division staff. Keeps abreast of new research tools and statistical methodology and supports professional growth of program and division staff. Serves as chair of the division Research Review Committee and makes assignments to review research proposals. Works with staff and partners to identify sources of outside research funds and grants, assists as needed in preparing grant proposals to leverage division funds. Works under limited direction with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division, and Branch rules, regulations, and procedures. Education: Masters degree from an accredited college or university in wildlife science, wildlife management, wildlife ecology, or closely related field, with training in statistical theories and applications, or an M.S. in statistics or computer science, with training in wildlife sciences. Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. degree from an accredited college or university in wildlife science, wildlife management, wildlife ecology, or closely related field, with training in statistical theories and applications, or an Ph.D. in statistics or computer science, with training in wildlife sciences. Experience: Five years performing wildlife field research, statistical analysis and in-depth statistical consultation, conducting mail-out surveys, and supervisory duties. Acceptable Substitutions: A Ph.D. degree from an accredited college or university may be substituted for two years of experience. Preferred Qualifications: (1) Experience in wildlife and human dimensions research; (2) Experience in supervising a team of professionals; (3) Experience in data management and statistical analysis; (4) Experience in statistical support and experimental design for field staff; (5) Experience in research proposal review and selection process; (6) Experience in seeking research grants; (7) Experience in software applications and database design. Interested applicants submit completed State of Texas Application for Employment + authorization/consent form for disclosure of criminal history and copy of official college transcript(s) in order to be considered for this position. State Application, authorization/consent form, EEO form and Veterans Preference Survey are on-line at http://www.tpwd. business/jobs/application_process.phtml . Submit completed Application, forms and transcript(s) by 5PM on April 25, 2008 (application deadline) to hr@tpwd. or fax them to 512/389-4861 or US mail

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Biology & Ecology them to TPWD-HR, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, Texas, 78744, attn: 08-28-330. Close Date: Until Filled. Researcher - A postdoctoral position is available in the Blum Lab in the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at Tulane University. The incumbent will engage in DoD funded research on the landscape genetics and biogeography of amphidromous fishes native to the Hawaiian Islands. The research focuses on (1) development and use of genetic tools for assessing aquatic environmental condition of oceanic island stream ecosystems (2) assessing metapopulation dynamics of amphidromous fishes across the Hawaiian archipelago emphasizing comparison of genetic assays of dispersal with estimates based on otolith microchemistry. The incumbent will be encouraged to develop and pursue additional research areas that complement these set objectives. Preference will be given to candidates experienced with carrying out field based studies of freshwater fishes and laboratory studies involving modern molecular techniques. An initial appointment will be for one year, with continuation for up to two additional years dependent upon performance. A start date of June 2008 or a mutually agreeable date early in Summer 2008 is strongly preferred. Requirements: Ph.D. in ecology, genetics, or closely related field. Send via email attachment a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and names and addresses of three references to Dr. Michael Blum at Close Date: Until Filled. Wild Animal Keepers – New York. The Wildlife Conservation Society is looking to employ Wild Animal Keepers. Some locations where keeper positions may be available are the Bronx Zoo, New York Aquarium, Central Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, and Queens Zoo. Candidates will be responsible for the well being and care of a diverse mammal collection, maintenance of the animal facilities and record keeping. A Bachelor’s degree in a zoological field or related animal science education/experience is required. Candidates must be enthusiastic, conservation oriented, energetic and able to interact with staff and the public. EOE. Salary: $32,176 plus medical, 401/k, and generous vacation. Send resume w / cover letter to: Wildlife Conservation Society, Human Resources, Box DMBZ, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx, NY 10460. E-mail: Type DMBZ in subject. Close Date: Until Filled. Latin American & Caribbean Program Assistant (Part-Time) – Latin America. Reports to Program Manager and Assistant Directors, Latin America and Caribbean Program, Global Conservation Program. 20 hours per week, for one year (maximum of 1000 hours per year). Assist with the edition of various publications and reports, including web pages, fact sheets, brochures, etc. Assist in the data collection and entry for LACP Grants Database. Assist in managing a regular (biweekly) “updates from the field” system, and assisting to communicate these updates broadly (e.g. communications, TV/Media, development, etc.) Assist in the implementation of an electronic filing system for LACP, as requested. Assist with the organization and updating of the physical filing system for LACP, as requested. Assist with drafting and completing staff contracts and agreements; assist with maintaining process momentum. Assist with generation of payment requests and expense reports, as requested. Assist with budget adjustments, under supervision of Program Manager and in coordination with LACP staff. Assist with collection and entry of images/metadata to iView. Assist LACP staff with travel arrangements. Assist the Program in other activities, as requested Qualifications: BA/BS; 1-2 years work experience preferred; outstanding organizational/multi-tasking ability; excellent written/verbal communication and computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel


and Outlook mail merge); comfort working in fast-paced environment; interest in WCS mission. Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge or similar database preferred. Send resume & cover letter to: Close Date: Until Filled. Hospital Manager – New York. The Wildlife Conservation Society at the Bronx Zoo is seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented individual for the Hospital Manager position in the Wildlife Health Sciences Department. In this role you will provide administrative assistance and oversight for Wildlife Health Center and Clinical Department functions and activities. Minimum of Bachelors Degree; Five years leadership experience in a complex medical, facility, or operational capacity; Demonstrated ability to lead people and supervise staff; Experience in operation and capital budget management; Excellent communication skills; Advanced knowledge in use of software systems such as Word, Excel, Project Manager and PowerPoint; Excellent public relations and donor cultivation skills; Ability to work in a complex healthcare environment with multiple veterinarians and veterinary technicians; Ability to organize and maintain systems for effective animal health care; Have a collaborative management style. Benefits include generous vacation, medical/dental, 401K, pension, tuition reimbursement, and on-site parking. Salary commensurate with experience. Send resume /cover letter/salary requirement to: Human Resources Dept. Code HOSMGR, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx, NY 10460, e-mail to Type code in subject. Close Date: Until Filled. Budget Coordinator – New York. The candidate will be responsible for assisting with the coordination of the $60 million operating budget for the WCS Global Conservation Program (GCP). The candidate will report to the ISC Budget Manager and must be able to work independently; the candidate must also have knowledge of MS Office and Excel. Previous accounting, finance or information technology experience a plus but not required. This is an entry to mid-level position with room for growth within the organization. We seek a self starter with good quantitative and analytical skills. Receive budget adjustments and updates from GCP field offices and New York-based staff. Adjust accounts in Sun Financial Systems. Review new grants/revenue sources. Confirm receipt, amounts, and allocation of funds by activity and year for all grants and contracts. Identify substitution of new restricted funds for budgeted unrestricted funds and make budget adjustments. Develop and design ad hoc reports using Vision Excel report writer and other tools. Produce monthly budget analysis reports. Monitor and maintain payroll allocations for approximately 150 full-time staff and prepare adjusting information to submit to Payroll as budgets are changed throughout the year. Coordinate with the Field Staff, Regional Programs, Budget Department, Payroll and Human Resources. Respond to daily requests for general information on budget/revenue. Query financial system and prepare reports. Qualifications: Bachelor degree required. Previous relevant work experience necessary. Finance, information technology, budget or accounting skills a plus. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Multilingual a plus. Strong interpersonal skills, an ability to work well with a wide variety of people in a team setting. Solid computer skills with respect to Excel, Word, and Access. Experience with Sun Financial systems and/or report writers a plus. Effective “roll up the sleeves” work ethic and positive outlook. If interested please email your resume in Word Format including your salary requirements to: referencing code SGBC in the subject line. Close Date: Until Filled. Construction Project Manager – New York. The Wildlife Conservation Society is currently seeking

candidates to fulfill the role of Construction Project Manager to be based at our Bronx Zoo facility. Reporting to the Director of Capital Construction, the Project Manager for Construction will be responsible for general management and oversight of capital construction projects within all WCS New York facilities which include the flagship Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Prospect Park Zoo, Queens Zoo and The New York Aquarium. The Project Manager for Construction will be responsible for daily coordination of work with city agencies, the WCS Operations Department, the WCS Exhibit and Graphics Department, Construction Managers and Contractors. Additional responsibilities will include but not be limited to: Review all design drawings and specifications while working closely with EGAD personnel and architects and engineers. Create scopes of work for bidding purposes working closely with Purchasing Director. Produce report and correspondence as necessary. Daily oversight of active projects and coordination of on-site activities with CM’s and facility staff. Review all change requests and estimated costs and provide preliminary approval. Attend job meetings and provide necessary support for successful project completion. Provide start-up assistance and oversight for all projects. Qualifications: Minimum of 5 years experience in Construction Management or related fields of Architecture and Engineering. Degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Driver’s License Required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Project and Outlook. If you would like to be considered, please email your resume and cover letter in Word Format to: Please include your salary requirements and reference “SGPMC” in the subject line. Close Date: Until Filled. Herpetology Field Biologist – California. The Western Riverside County Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan Biological Monitoring Program is seeking one field biologist to assist with herpetofaunal surveys in western Riverside County, California. Surveys include stream surveys (day and night) and pond turtle trapping. Salary 12-15/hr, depending on experience. Positions are full-time, permanent, include vacation/sick leave, medical insurance with dental and vision plans, and a retirement savings plan. Hired biologists will participate in stream surveys for coast range newt, arroyo toad, trap for western pond turtles, and sample vernal pools for fairyshrimp and spadefoot toads. The biologist will also collect field data in accordance with established protocols; assist with the development and testing of sampling protocols; office duties; attend meetings and training; work occasional long days and backcountry camping; work in difficult environmental conditions including tough, uneven terrain, extremely brushy vegetation, mosquitoes, extreme heat and moderate cold. Additionally, biologists will be expected to operate 4WD vehicles and PDAs, hike as much as 10 miles in mountainous terrain carrying a 25–30 pound backpack. The ideal candidate will have completed a bachelor’s degree and have a general understanding of herpetology. Positions are full-time and intended to last at least 12 months. No short-term or part-time applicants will be considered. A valid Driver’s License and U.S. citizenship required. Contact: Natalie Maroni at hiring@biomonitoringrca. org. Close Date: Until Filled. Researcher – Arizona. NSF Funded Postdoctoral Position. We are looking for a post-doctoral researcher to assist in making connections between functional plant biology and ecosystem science. The approach will focus on the development and testing of a synthetic and predictive theory that links traits, vascular network architecture, and physiology from the level of plant cells to that of whole forests and the biosphere. The goal of the work will be to highlight which specific functional traits of plants should be measured and

how to combine these measurements to predict wholeplant growth, water transport, and carbon flux. We encourage applicants with strengths in one or several of the following: eco-physiological and field based techniques; informatics; mathematical modeling; experimental approaches; and statistical design. Depending on the strengths of the candidate, work may include use of our field sites in tropical forests, Cedar Creek LTER, Sonoran Desert, Biosphere2, Minnesota forests, and/or greenhouse work. The position could start as early as spring 2008 but we would like work to start fall 2008 and will be based at the University of Arizona in Tucson. However, travel may also occur between Harvard University and the Universities of Minnesota and Utah as well possible study sites. The position is guaranteed for two years. Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please Contact: Brian J. Enquist (, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ USA 85719 and/or Van Savage (van_savage@hms., Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA USA 02115. Close Date: Until Filled. Biology Researchers – California. Numerous seasonal field assistant positions in grassland ecology and conservation are available through the Department of Biology. Successful candidates will assist in the collection of data for two long-term herbivore exclosure experiments that examine the influence of cattle grazing on coastal prairie communities just south of Carmel, California. This project is evaluating the influence of grazing on a variety of native and exotic grass, forb, and shrub species. This project is part of a collaborative effort to evaluate the overall effects of cattle grazing on the endangered Smith’s blue butterfly, its host plant (buckwheat, Eriogonum parvifolium), and the surrounding vegetation community. The effort is supported by the Big Sur Land Trust, The Nature Conservancy and the Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District. The research is being conducted at Palo Corona Regional Park, which is located approximately 5 miles inland from the ocean, just south of Carmel, CA. PCRP hosts stunning coastal grasslands with incredible views and floral diversity. The field assistants will gain valuable hands-on experience with a long-term research project and work closely with flora of the region. A strong background in biology or environmental studies is preferred, and preference will be given to applicants who have experience in plant identification and field research. Field assistants are needed for approximately two weeks in mid to late April. Lodging and some meals will be provided and the pay rate will be $12 per hour. If interested in these positions, please email a resume and cover letter to Melissa Potter ( and Dr. Hall Cushman ( Close Date: Until Filled. Graduate Student Position - We seek a graduate student interested in pursuing a Ph. D. degree in the Ecology and Evolution Graduate Program to work on a 3-year study of biodiversity in urban wetlands. The project entails coordinated studies of plant, bird and mosquito diversities, studies of human behavior and values in and around wetlands in a densely urban environment, and risk of West Nile disease. The student will have primary responsibility for studies of plant community diversity and environmental monitoring. For more information and to apply (curriculum vitae, contact information for three references), please contact Dr. Joan Ehrenfeld, 732-932-1081 or ehrenfel@rci.rutgers. edu. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Assistants – Oregon. Field assistants (and volunteers) are needed to assist with study of Fender’s blue butterfly biology. Location: Corvallis, OR. Responsibilities include assisting with butterfly

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Biology & Ecology surveys, conducting behavioral observations, assisting with plant surveys, and conducting field experiments. Other duties may include logistical support and data entry. Applicants should be responsible, motivated and able to reliably work independently in the field after initial training. Driver’s license, good eyesight, and physical fitness are required for field positions. Detail oriented, ability to write legibly, ability to work alone or with a small group, and maintaining positive attitude during long hours in the field are required. Preference for applicants with field botany and/or wildlife experience but any interested person should apply. Must be available for an in person interview. Position duration - late April through June. We will hire 2 people to assist with learning about the dispersal behavior of the Fender’s blue butterfly in areas just outside of Corvallis, OR. For these positions, all are encouraged to apply and we especially encourage applicants residing in areas in or near Corvallis, OR and who are available full time from late April through late June. Please send a letter of interest specifying which position(s), a resume and two letters of reference to Aldina Franco, Those interested in volunteering should get in touch via email and send a resume. For more information on research in the Conservation Biology lab at Washington State University Vancouver, please contact Dr. Aldina Franco at 541-829-9617, or see http://www.vancouver.wsu. edu/fac/schultzc/. Close Date: Until Filled. Technicians – Arizona. 3 bio-techs to work in Zion National Park this spring. Technicians will work a crew sampling vegetation within the Dakota Hill Complex Fire. This site was treated at a landscape level with the herbicide Plateau in an attempt to reduce the invasion of Cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum). Duties will include identifying plants to species, collecting unknown species for later identification with the aid of keys (i.e. Utah Flora), performing a variety of vegetation sampling techniques, soil collection, accurately recording data on datasheets, and collection of photo points. A certain degree of fitness and possession of a positive attitude are necessary. Field work will involve long hours of standing, bending, walking and hiking over rugged, steep terrain. Extreme temperatures and weather conditions are possible and exposure is a concern as we will be working in burned areas with little or no canopy cover. Pay will be $9-14 per/ hr depending upon experience. Employees will be responsible for travel to Zion National Park. Employee vehicles will be left in a safe location in Zion Canyon, and employees will be transported to a location near the site using a university vehicle. We will then backpack into a backcountry campground in Zion National Park, where we will be camping for the duration of the field sessions. Personal camping gear and food for meals must be supplied by the individual. The work will consist of two to three eight day sessions, with 6 days off in between. The approximate start date for the first session is May 8th and will run through May 15th. The next session will begin May 22nd and run through May 29th. Dependent upon remaining workload, there is a possible extension of the 2nd session or a 3rd session for those interested. This time may include additional field work or office work (data entry, plant id). Qualifications: At least one qualified botanist very familiar with the plants of Southern Utah. Previous botanical field experience is desired for the additional positions, however this is not a requirement. Due to the backcountry location of these sites, an adequate level of fitness is required for hiking in personal gear as well as some crew equipment. There may be additional days of hiking collected soil, biomass, and equipment out of the field. If you are interested in working in the backcountry on the Dakota Hill Complex, please send an e-mail to Marybeth at and include a statement of interest and a resume with references. Close Date: Until Filled. Interns – Montana. The Montana Natural Heritage Program is looking for 1 or 2 interns to assist in

developing and testing vegetation-based metrics for assessing the ecological integrity of wetlands, beginning in late May or early June 2008 and extending through late August. The work requires strong plant identification skills, good organizational and data management abilities, and a willingness to work long hours in potentially adverse weather conditions and/or remote locations. Camping equipment will be supplied. Field locations will vary from southwestern Montana (the Centennial Valley) to eastern and southeastern Montana (Miles City area) to the Glaciated Plains (along the Canadian border from the Rocky Mountain Front to North Dakota). A vehicle will be provided, so candidates need a drivers’ license and a clean driving record. Interns with demonstrated work or internship experience with wetland plant identification and vegetation sampling in the Rocky Mountains or Great Plains will be hired as summer temps at $8-10 per hour. Persons with good skills but no experience will be hired as unsalaried interns, but will be eligible for continued, paid employment in the summer of 2009. Both salaried and unsalaried positions include a per diem of $23 for days in the field. For more information, or to submit a letter of interest, contact: Linda Vance, Ph.D, Ecologist/Senior Projects Manager, Montana Natural Heritage Program, 1515 E. 6th Avenue, Helena, MT 59620-1800. (406)-444-3380, Email: Close Date: Until Filled. Researchers – Canada. We are seeking 10 graduate students (Masters or Ph.D.) to work as part of multidisciplinary teams on five NSERC-funded strategic research programs in the area of Aquatic Sciences and Aquatic Ecology. Financial support will be provided through a combination of research and teaching assistantships. Interested candidates should have a background in ecology, environmental science,physical geography, toxicology, biology or environmental chemistry and be able to develop and conduct independent scientific research. For more information on the Watershed Ecosystems Graduate Program please see Click on the “Research Opportunities” link for details on the available positions and how to apply. Close Date: Until Filled. Researcher – Canada. I am looking for a highly motivated student for September 2008 at the PhD or MSc level who is interested in studying phylogeography and/or phylogenetic community structure of predaceous diving beetles. Field work will take place in western Canada, with most of the anticipated sampling occurring from coastal BC to the western edge of the prairies, including montane sites. I am currently building up facilities for isolating and amplifying DNA in my laboratory, and anticipate using third party providers for the sequencing component. Therefore, the ideal candidate will be equally comfortable in the field waist deep in water, in the lab with a pipette in hand, or in front of a computer aligning sequences and running comparative analyses. The successful candidate will join a group of graduate students investigating the ecology of temporary ponds, the role of predation in community structure of diving beetles, and the influence of larval competition on female fitness in seed beetles. For more, see the Vamosi research group website. The Department has a strong EEB group. Guaranteed funding of at least $20k CAD/year for 4 years (PhD) or 2 years (MSc) is available through a combination of teaching and research assistantships. Candidates with strong GPAs will find themselves eligible to apply for several provincial funding sources, in addition to federal sources available to Canadian citizens. Requirements: Potential applicants must have a *minimum* GPA of 3.20 (on a four-point system), and preferably higher. For students entering an MSc, this is based on the last two years of the undergraduate degree consisting of a minimum of 10 full-course equivalents. For those entering a PhD with an MSc, the overall GPA from the MSc will be considered. Canadian citizens will be given first priority, but I am open to applications from

qualified international candidates. Please note that proficiency in the English language is essential. To enquire, submit (via email) a cover letter with a brief (~one page) review of your research experience, interests and goals, resume, transcripts, and names of three academic references to: Dr. Steven M. Vamosi, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary AB T2N 1N4. Date: Until Filled. Assistantship – California. MS Graduate Research Assistantship on conservation genetics of African ungulates Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, beginning fall 2008. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (biology, ecology, etc.), a strong interest in conservation, and recent experience with common molecular genetic techniques such as PCR, sequencing, and genotyping. Laboratory management experience, good quantitative analytical skills, field experience, and the demonstrated ability to work independently are desirable. Possible projects include 1) determining whether island populations of sitatunga antelope (Tragelaphus spekei) in Lake Victoria, Tanzania, are currently linked by dispersal; or 2) inferring how habitat and human-related factors affect gene flow for multiple species across a wildlife corridor in central Tanzania. Although samples have been collected for these projects, additional collection of non-invasive genetic samples in Tanzania may be necessary. The successful applicant will receive a tuition waiver and a monthly stipend of roughly $1,750. To apply, please email a letter of interest describing experience with molecular genetic techniques and other research, transcripts, GRE scores (unofficial copies of transcripts/GRE are fine), and 2-3 letters of recommendation to Dr. Clinton W. Epps at Materials can also be mailed to 137 Mulford Hall #3114, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-3114. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Technician – Alaska. We will hire a field technician to help study the ecological influences of salmon in the stream and riparian ecosystems of Prince of Wales Island, Southeast Alaska, from approximately June-September of 2007. The project is directed by Professor Gary Lamberti, Dept. of Biological Sciences with collaborators at the University of Notre Dame, Michigan State University, University of Oregon, and the Pacific Northwest Research Station (USDA Forest Service). The field technicians will perform physically demanding field work in often inclement conditions (cold, rain, biting insects) in the vicinity of black bears. Experience in aquatic and riparian ecology is preferred. The technicians will work and live with a team of graduate students, a postdoc, and other scientists at an isolated field station and will become familiar with numerous field and lab research techniques, especially those relating to stream ecology (e.g., stream water chemistry, geomorphology, benthic biofilm, terrestrial and aquatic macroinvertebrates, stream metabolism). Transportation to and from the field site will be provided. Housing will also be provided but the technician may be asked to pay a small amount toward rent. Applications should consist of (1) a cover letter, and (2) a CV that includes the contact information for three references to Scott Tiegs ( Please contact Scott for more information. Close Date: Until Filled. Stream Amphibian and Fish Technician – Michigan. Needed for approximately June 20th through Sept. 1st 2008 with some flexibility on either end. The technician will help a University of Montana graduate student conduct mark-capture-recapture surveys of Idaho Giant salamanders in the Lochsa River and Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness Area of Idaho (on the Idaho-Montana border). The technician will work approximately 40 hr weeks. We will car-camp for extended periods, hike up to 10 miles a day carrying heavy backpacks (a fish electro-shocker) to access

remote sites. Whitewater kayaking skills are a plus (but not necessary) as our field sites are a stone’s throw away from amazing kayaking and surfing (especially in June/July). Preferred candidates do not need prior stream research experience; however, they need to be excited about ecology, streams, and amphibians. They must be as excited to see their 1st Idaho giant salamander as they are their 1000th salamander. Preferred candidates will have a B.A or B.S. in natural sciences, but I will consider students that will be seniors in college. Technicians will have the ability to develop an independent research project if desired. Wage is $810 per hour, pending experience. E-mail cover letter, resume, and the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of two references to: adam. Close Date: Until Filled. Research Technician – Georgia. A full-time Research Technician position is available in the Department of Genetics in the laboratory of Dave Moeller. Research in the lab examines a diverse array of problems in plant evolutionary biology and ecology. Current research includes projects on the evolution of species’ distributions, the interface of pollination ecology and plant mating system evolution, and ecological genetics of species’ responses to climate change. This position may be ideal for a highly motivated person interested in gaining field and laboratory research skills prior to starting graduate school or other work in the life sciences. The position involves assisting with field research, greenhouse experiments, and molecular genetics in the laboratory. Field research will occur in California during part of the spring and summer months. It is essential that the candidate can spend approximately 4-6 weeks per year in the field conducting research away from home. Conditions for field work can be demanding, including working in hot weather on steep mountain slopes. Responsibilities also include assisting with basic molecular genetics in the laboratory, including PCR, DNA/RNA extraction, gel electrophoresis, cloning, etc. The position also involves caring for plants in growth chambers and the greenhouse as well as lab organization and maintenance. Candidates are expected to have a Bachelors degree in Biology or a related field. The ideal candidate has a strong work ethic, positive attitude, excellent communication and organization skills, and the desire to acquire new field and laboratory research skills. Some experience with field research and basic molecular biology techniques is highly desired, but not essential. Please contact me directly (dmoeller@uga. edu) to express interest in the position and with any questions. Formal application must occur through the UGA Human Resources website (posting number: 20080351). Applicants should submit a CV, letter describing research background and interests, and the names of two references. A starting date of May 1 is desired, but flexible. Salary is commensurate with experience and includes benefits. Close Date: Until Filled. Wildlife Techs – Utah. Needed approximately May 1st through early July 2008 with some flexibility on either end. Enthusiastic, curious, and independentminded birders needed to conduct point counts for the 17th year of Utah’s statewide riparian bird monitoring project. Salary ranges from $10.47-$16.44/hr DOE and education. Vehicle and grocery allowance also provided. Applicants must be willing to work long hours independently (frequently alone), car-camp for extended periods, enjoy early morning work, hike up to 5 miles/day, have excellent vision & hearing, and ability to operate a 4WD vehicle with a valid driver’s license. The Utah Partners in Flight Program is building a statewide database for all birds. Each year point count surveys are conducted at over 40 established sites statewide. Examples of duties: conducts unlimited distance point count surveys; performs data entry of field survey results and other data as needed; records survey and observation activities in field notebook; and performs quality control on database entries

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Biology & Ecology both individually and in conjunction with other wildlife professionals and technicians; performs other related duties as assigned. Preferred candidates will be: 1) Able to identify western riparian birds both visually and by song/call; 2) Experienced with unlimited distance point count methods and/or line transect methods; 3) Able to estimate populations of mixed species with reasonable accuracy; 4) Able to enter field data using Excel and Access. 5) Able to interact well with other team members and the general public. 6) Preference may be given to applicants with a degree in biological sciences, wildlife, or other closely-related fields. Positions are administered out of the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Salt Lake City office. Two positions will be based in the southern half of the state and one will be in the northern half. Study sites are located in some of the most picturesque landscapes in North America, including Zion and Capitol Reef National Parks, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, State and Federal Wildlife Management Areas, and several National Forests. Mandatory training will be held in late April-early May 2008. However, this can be somewhat flexible if you are a current student. E-mail (preferred) or mail: cover letter, resume, and the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of three references to or mail to: Hillary White, Wildland Resources, 5230 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322-5230. For more information phone (801) 209-2013 or email. Close Date: Until Filled.

(with phone numbers) by email to Marcelo Ardon ( Please include “Biogeochemistry Research Assistant” in the title of your email. For specific questions or more information on this position, please contact: Dr. Emily S. Bernhardt (919-660-7318). Close Date: Until Filled.

Field Technician – California. Full-time summer internship/field technician position. Approximately June 1 July 31 2008. We are seeking a field assistant for summer work in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. The successful applicant will spend the summer hiking and taking measurements at high elevations. This position is a great learning experience for any individual interested in alpine plant ecology and climate change. Strong applicants will either be currently enrolled in or have graduated from a program in natural resources, biology, ecology, or a related field. Experience in taxonomic keys, field botany, and GPS is a plus. Ability to enjoy long days of repetitive but meaningful work is strongly desired. Applicants must have proven experience in working well with others, be very attentive to details, well organized, responsible, and have a high level of physical fitness. We are looking for someone who is not afraid of hard work and has a sincere interest in ecological field research. Applicants must be enthusiastic about and capable of hiking long distances over rugged terrain while carrying a pack and be able to work long hours in often inclement weather at high elevations. Snow is likely, and rain and high winds are inevitable. The successful candidate will be required to provide his/her own personal field gear. Salary for this position is $2,167-$2,794/month depending on experience. Housing will be provided at RMBL. To Apply: Complete applications should include a cover letter, a resume, transcripts (unofficial ok), and two letters of recommendation. Submit application materials through the online application system at UC Merced. Please also notify Dr. Ramona Butz ( by email when your application materials have been uploaded. All application materials should clearly indicate your name and the position (RMBL Field Assistant). Questions: contact Dr. Ramona Butz ( Close Date: Until Filled.

Disease Ecologist – Pennsylvania. The Dustin Brisson at the University of Pennsylvania is seeking a highly motivated post-doc to work at the interface of ecology, evolution, and human health. There are several potential projects involving Borrelia burgdorferi, the causative agent of Lyme disease, and other vector-borne diseases. We aim to address causes of variation in host and pathogen populations and their consequences to bacterial and host evolution and to public health using a combination of laboratory, field, and computational studies. Specific projects include integrating across scales of biological complexity (i.e. molecular-level, organism-level, and population-level) to identify the molecular and ecological mechanisms maintaining the polymorphisms and to determine the consequences of these mechanisms on the distribution and abundance of B. burgdorferi and on human Lyme disease risk. Additionally, we aim to use our acquired understanding of the life-history strategy and ecological conditions that promote human disease risk to address current public health issues. The position requires a highly motivated, enthusiastic, and enquiring individual with a background in evolutionary biology, ecology, statistics, or related fields. Molecular and field experience are advantageous. Good quantitative skills are essential. The University of Pennsylvania has a strong group of evolutionary biologists and ecologists in the biology department that frequently interact with each other and with an accomplished group of microbiologists in the Medical and Veterinary schools. The position is available as early as June 2008; the starting date is flexible and we are willing to wait for an outstanding candidate. For informal enquiries and formal applications including curriculum vitae, list of publications, a 1-2 page statement of research interests and the names of three potential referees (all in a single file if applying by email), can be submitted to: Dustin Brisson, Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Leidy Laboratories, 326, 433 South University Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19104-6018. V:(215) 746-1731. Close Date: Until Filled.

Researchers – North Carolina. The Bernhardt lab is looking to hire 2-3 research technicians to work on two independently-funded research projects. The first project examines the effects of elevated CO2 and N availability on root exudation in a loblolly pine plantation (Duke Forest FACE facility). The second project involves studying nutrient transformations between soil, water and atmosphere in a large-scale wetland restoration project in coastal North Carolina. Technicians will be expected to perform routine field sampling and preparation and analysis of soil and water samples in the laboratory. Successful applicants will gain experience in numerous aquatic and terrestrial biogeochemical methods. Successful applicants will also have opportunities to attend seminars and participate in reading groups associated with the vibrant ecology and biogeochemistry community at Duke. Employment duration: We are accepting applications from those seeking short-term (2-3 months in summer of 2008) or longer-term employment (12 months from June 2008 to June 2009 with the possibility for an extension). Job Requirements: Ability to conduct moderately physical activity in the field under adverse conditions (i.e. heat, high humidity, and insects). Previous experience in soil and /or water chemical analysis is strongly preferred. Qualifications: For a 12 month position, an M.S. degree in biogeochemistry, ecology, soils and/or hydrology (or related fields) is preferred but not required. For a summer position, a B.S. degree and coursework in ecology, biogeochemistry, soils and/or hydrology (or related fields) is required. Salary: Commensurate with experience. Full benefits included. Please send cover letter, resume, list of pertinent courses and references


Ecologist – Nebraska. There is an opening for a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Nebraska in population biology with a starting date of June 2008. I am interested in hosting a postdoc working either of the following topics. 1. Oak masting a. California. Walt Koenig and I have collected a dataset of acorn production of more than 1000 individual trees for 9 species at 20 sites ranging from San Diego to Redding collected from 1994 on. b. Minnesota. At Cedar Creek NHA, we have collected a dataset of individual acorn production of bur and pin oak evenly distributed in savanna/oak forest burned at different intervals from 1995 on. 2. Old field succession at Cedar Creek NHA in Minnesota As part of the Cedar Creek LTER, we have a dataset of plant cover estimates of 2100 permanent plots sampled six times since 1983, for plant cover, soil C and N, and annually at the field level for insect abundances. Please contact me ASAP if you have an interest. Johannes (Jean) Knops (, School of Biological Sciences, University of Nebraska, 348 Manter Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588. phone (402) 3103904. Close Date: Until Filled.

Biologist Fellowship – Nebraska. The University of Nebraska Program Of Excellence in Population Biology announces two-year Postdoctoral Fellowships. The successful Population Biology postdocs will bring new skills, new ideas, and new excitement to UNL programs. Two Postdoctoral positions will be advertised internationally every two years; thus, new highly-qualified individuals will regularly join the Population Biology group. Candidates will develop a research project with a faculty member associated with the Program (see list of core faculty). These positions will provide recent graduates the opportunity for independent research in association with a growing, integrative, and cross-disciplinary program. Applicant selection will be based on a research proposal to work with an established Population Biologist at UNL, but once in residence post-docs will be expected to interact more broadly with the group and participate in graduate instruction through courses and seminars. New opening for a postdoctoral Fellow: applications due May 1, 2008, starting date as soon as June 2008. Qualified candidates are encouraged to contact potential faculty advisor from the list of core faculty associated with the program. A Ph.D. and expertise in any aspect of population biology is required. To apply, send a CV, a up to 1-page research proposal, 1 page previous research/teaching experience and an up to 1 page description of potential graduate seminars and arrange for three letters of reference, one of which

must be from the proposed faculty sponsor, to the Population Biology Post-doctoral Fellowship Selection Committee, School of Biological Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 348 Manter Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588-0118. Close Date: May 1, 2008. Ant Ecologist – France. A post-doctoral position is opened at the Laboratory of Ecology, University Pierre and Marie Curie (UPMC), Paris. The position is funded for 18 months by ANR (Agence Nationale de la Recherche). The applicant will work with a team studying the reproduction of social insects by colony fission, at both proximate and ultimate levels. The subject of the post-doc is flexible within this general research theme. We aim at increasing the general knowledge on the production of new colonies by fission, using the Mediterranean ants Cataglyphis cursor and Aphaenogaster senilis. More specifically, we seek (i) to analyse the factors that trigger colony fission, such as colony size, nest densities and resources availability, (ii) to investigate the trade off between number and size of daughter colonies produced, and (iii) to study the social conflicts associated with colony fission. For instance, in the highly polyandrous C. cursor new queens can be produced either sexually or by parthenogenesis, so that during colony fission workers may join parthenogenetic queens, sister queens or half-sister queens. The applicant will be based at the laboratory of ecology in Paris, and will participate to experimental works at a field station in Banyuls-surmer, southern France. The applicant should have a formation in Behavioural Ecology and in Evolution, and preferentially some knowledge of social insects. The salary is ca 2,300 € per month, depending on the experience of the post-doc. The post-doc will preferentially start between April and June 2008. Applicants should submit their CV, a short summary of research interests and contact information of two references to Thibaud Monnin (tmonnin@snv.jussieu. fr). Close Date: Until Filled.

Researcher California. A postdoctoral researcher is sought to assist with studies of mussel connectivity in southern California in the Integrative Oceanography Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography. A PhD is required, with background in either larval biology and/or analytical chemistry. Two areas of expertise are particularly helpful: (1) experience with trace element fingerprinting including use of laser ablationinductively coupled mass spectrometry and (2) facility with demographic data collection and modeling, to assess connectivity consequences for population dynamics. The position is available immediately and is funded for 1 to 2 years. Salary is $38–40k. If interested, please contact Lisa Levin ( Close Date: Until Filled.

Fish Population and Community Modeler – Louisiana. Postdoctoral researcher(s) will work collaboratively on aspects of multiple funded projects thatinvolve individual-based population modeling and fisheries stock assessment modeling. Modeling can include: spatially-explicit, individual-based model of red snapper movement, sensitivity of the population dynamics assessment models to changes in vital rates, and individual-based and matrix modeling of population-level effects of hypoxia. The specifics will depend on whether one or two researchers are selected, the needs of the projects, and the interests of the selected applicants. Opportunity to work with a variety of people, including providing guidance to ongoing companion lab and field data collection related to each project. Postdoc will take the lead in all aspects of model development, testing, and application. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a variety of models over a broad spectrum of temporal and spatial scales, and to use the models in both theoretical and management analyses. Postdoc will be expected to make presentations and to publish methods-oriented and results-oriented papers in the open literature. Qualifications: Ph.D. in Fisheries, Ecology or related field, and some experience with quantitative analyses and programming in FORTRAN, C, R or a related language. Salary: $40-45k plus benefits. Appointment is initially for two years, with the possibility of a third year. Starting Date: preferably sometime during the summer of 2008. Contact: Kenneth Rose (225-5786346; or Joseph Powers (225-5787659; for additional information; to apply send resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three references to: Kenneth

Rose or Joseph Powers, Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences, Energy, Coast, and Environment Building, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803. Close Date: Until Filled. Postdoctoral Position – Alaska. The University of Alaska Fairbanks Institute of Arctic Biology invites applications for one or more postdoctoral positions to conduct modeling studies in two projects associated with the Bonanza Creek Long Term Ecological Research Program: (1) the Alaska Peatland Experiment (APEX); and (2) “Assessing the impacts of fire and insect disturbance on the terrestrial carbon budgets of forested areas in Canada and Alaska”. The two projects currently have a total combined four years of postdoctoral support. The scientist(s) will conduct modeling studies that make use of data that is being collected by the projects and that involve the integration of existing models of vegetation dynamics and biogeochemistry. Training in earth system science or biogeochemistry is required, and the scientists must have skills in mathematics, computer programming, data analysis, and modeling of system dynamics. Individuals interested in combining research interests in environmental modeling with interests in ecosystem ecology, vegetation dynamics, soil dynamics, or hydrology are strongly encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. degree (already received or awaiting receipt with all requirements fulfilled) is required. Applications for this position can be submitted here: or by going to and entering posting number 0054948. More information on the nature of the position can be obtained by contacting Dr. A. David McGuire, 907-474-6242, Close Date: May 7, 2008. Birding Intern – California. The Birding Intern position at the Mono Lake Committee lasts from May to September and has a special emphasis on leading interpretive bird walks, researching bird and birding issues, and assisting with the Mono Basin Bird Chautauqua. The Birding Intern works closely with five other Interns who assist with Mono Lake Committee interpretive education programs, staff the busy Information Center & Bookstore, and work in the Mono Lake Committee office to help carry out smooth and effective work in the areas of education, communication, policy, membership and overall operations. The Birding Intern’s duties are roughly divided between 35% time in the field leading programs, 35% staffing the Information Center & Bookstore, and 30% working in the office. Some work time may include assisting with bird research in the Mono Basin. Subscribing Mono Lake Committee memberships and renewals is an important part of staffing the Information Center & Bookstore. This position is ideal for those wanting to further their interpretive and communication skills and gain experience in environmental, non-profit work. For a full job description and compensation information, please visit For more information and/or to submit cover letter and resume: Please contact Bartshe Miller,, at the Mono Lake Committee, P.O. Box 29, Lee Vining, CA 93541, (760) 647-6595 or visit Close Date: April 30, 2008. Avian Telemetry and Banding Technicians (5) – Minnesota. Five needed to continue a study of postfledging habitat use by migratory songbirds on the majestic Chippewa National Forest of north-central Minnesota. We are (1) determining what species of forest-nesting birds use a range of early successional habitats during the post-fledging period, and (2) documenting post-fledging movements and habitat use of selected forest-nesting species (Ovenbird, Hermit Thrush, and Wood Thrush). Technician duties will include nest searching and monitoring, radio tracking fledgling birds, mist-netting, identifying and banding songbirds, and data entry. We are looking for applicants who will take pride in collecting high quality ecological data with or without supervision, under often challenging field conditions (i.e. heat, humidity, and an array of blood sucking critters) with a hard-working, team-oriented attitude, preferably with a good sense of humor. Transportation and shared housing are provided. Minimum qualifications include advanced undergraduate standing in Ecology or related field and an enthusiastic interest in avian ecological research. Preferred qualities include experience with nest searching (especially ground nesting species), mist-netting, handling, and identifying (species, age, sex) songbirds, and radio telemetry. The positions require that applicants are comfortable living and working closely with a small group, are prepared for a challenging and ever-changing work schedule, and are in excellent physical condition. Contact: Henry Streby at Close Date: April 30, 2008. Mono Lake Committee Intern – California. Five Interns assist with Mono Lake Committee interpretive education programs, staffing the busy Information

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Forestry & Natural Resources Center & Bookstore, and working in the Mono Lake Committee office to help carry out smooth and effective work in the areas of education, communication, policy, membership and overall operations. Duties are roughly divided between 30% time in the field leading programs, 40% staffing the information center and bookstore, and 30% working in the office. Subscribing Mono Lake Committee memberships and renewals is an important part of staffing the Information Center & Bookstore. This position is ideal for those wanting to further their interpretive and communication skills and gain experience in environmental, non-profit work. For a full job description, list of qualifications and compensation, please visit We will accept cover letters and resumes until all positions are filled. For more information and/or to submit cover letter and resume: Please contact Erika Obedzinski at the Mono Lake Committee, P.O. Box 29, Lee Vining, CA 93541 or visit www. Close Date: April 30, 2008. Scientist – Nebraska. I am seeking a post-doctoral scientist for a two year project working on population ecology or optimal decisions in behavior and life history. The project could be theoretical, empirical or a combination of both. Possible topics could include the influence of environmental variation on population establishment, non-equilibrium dynamics of structured populations following disturbance (e.g. encounter with predators/parasitoids, fire or drought), or optimal resource allocation in insects mediated by the trade-off between current and future reproduction. I encourage all interested applicants to get in touch with me so that we can discuss common research interests, and potential projects. The post-doc position is funded through the Program of Excellence in Population Biology (see link for application details; starting date as early as June 2008). Contact: Brigitte Tenhumberg (, Assistant Professor, School of Biological Sciences and Department of Mathematics, University of Nebraska, 412 Manter Hall, Lincoln, NE 68588-0118. Close Date: May 1, 2008. Researcher – Iowa. In collaboration with Grassland, Soil and Water Research Laboratory (USDA-ARS), Temple, Texas, the student will join an NSF-funded project testing how species diversity and plant-plant interactions might differ between native and exotic grassland plant communities. The student will conduct independent research on this and other related topics. Starting date is summer or fall 2008. Application procedure - send a brief (one page) cover letter describing your fit and interest in the position, a CV with GRE scores and GPA and a list of at least two references to Brian Wilsey (, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology, 253 Bessey Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011. Close Date: May 1, 2008. Assistantship – Puerto Rico. A Ph.D. research assistantship will be available spring/summer 2008 to study movements, habitat selection, and survival of the Scaly-naped Pigeon (Patagioneas squamosa) and Plain Pigeon (Patagioneas inornata wetmorei) in Puerto Rico. This study will examine hypotheses related to the population and spatial ecology of two insular sympatric forest-dwelling pigeon species. The study will also address conservation efforts for the Scaly-naped Pigeon (game species) and the Plain Pigeon (endangered species) in private lands and associated forest habitats of Puerto Rico. Completion of M.S. in zoology, ecology, conservation biology, wildlife management or related field. Upper percentile undergraduate and graduate course transcripts and GRE scores required. Experience with avian capture and radiotelemetry preferred but not mandatory. Fluency in Spanish also not mandatory but highly desirable. $22,000/year plus tuition and fringe. Contact: Dr. Francisco J. Vilella at fvilella@cfr.msstate. edu. Close Date: May 12, 2008.

Forestry Position – Canada. The successful candidate will participate in a project that aims to gain a better understanding of soil-plant relationships in the oilsands, particularly the relationship between soil nitrogen availability indices, nutrient status, and growth performance of major boreal forest species in the oilsands region of northern Alberta. Research results will be used for advancing our understanding of equivalent land capability and supporting policy development for land conservation and reclamation in the oilsands region. Funding is available for two

years and a competitive salary will be provided. Persons with training in soil science, ecology, forestry, environmental sciences, or other related fields are encouraged to apply. Ability to communicate effectively in English and evidence of productivity from previous work and/or evidence of strong ability to publish in quality peer-reviewed journals are essential. You must be highly motivated, able to work independently but at the same time be a good team player. To be considered, please send an unofficial copy of your university transcripts, curriculum vitae, names and contact details of three referees, and a statement of your research interest to (by email is preferred): Dr. Scott Chang, Associate Professor, 442 Earth Sciences Building, Department of Renewable Resources, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2E3. Tel: (780) 492-6375; Fax: (780) 492-1767, Email: Close Date: May 1, 2008. Project Leader (Native Plant Corps) – Washington. Work in partnership with the Central Pine Barrens Commission to restore the Pine Barrens—a 100,000 acre remnant of a forest thought to have been 250,000 acres. The Central Pine Barrens is located in Suffolk County on Long Island’s east end and lies over the Island’s sole drinking water aquifer. The Central Pine Barrens Commission is comprised of a number of State, County, Private, Nonprofit and Federal agency partners. For more information: Primary Responsibilities: Provide a positive, safe and meaningful service-learning experience for members and partners. Locate and control non-native invasive plant populations using mechanical and hand tools. Update invasive plant geo-spatial data including treatment methods and area. Assist with public outreach and education. Assure project compliance with all SCA field operation standards. Work with SCA program staff and agency partners to develop and manage the work plan to include member training, work schedule, communication and reports. Training Provided: Project Leaders will come together in Boise, Idaho for one week of SCA staff orientation and training. Project Leaders will also join their teams and peers in late May for a member training at Mount Rainier National Park in Washington State. Housing, Transportation, Other: Housing is not included but may be available in a shared living situation with members. Transportation for all work related activities is provided. Personal transportation is recommended. Compensation: $1,000--$1,090 (does not include housing); seasonal staff benefits. Qualifications - Required: 21 years of age or older, 1-3 years prior experience supervising young adults in an outdoor, wilderness setting; Previous field botany/invasive plant control experience; Excellent communication and leadership skills; strong work ethic, self starter; Ability to carry heavy loads up to 50 pounds; ability to work in an outdoor environment exposed to the elements for extended periods of time, current WFA/CPR certification; Current driver’s license; Must pass SCA criminal and MVR background check. Previous chainsaw experience preferred but not required. To apply: Send a resume, references, and cover letter stating position(s) you are interested in to: Bryan Baker, Program Director at: bbaker@thesca. org or 1265 S Main St. Ste. 210, Seattle, WA 98144. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Techs – Arizona. Northern Arizona University is looking to hire 3 bio-techs to work in Zion National Park this spring. Technicians will work a crew sampling vegetation within the Dakota Hill Complex Fire. This site was treated at a landscape level with the herbicide Plateau in an attempt to reduce the invasion of Cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum). Duties will include identifying plants to species, collecting unknown species for later identification with the aid of keys (i.e. Utah Flora), performing a variety of vegetation sampling techniques, soil collection, accurately recording data on datasheets, and collection of photo points. A certain degree of fitness and possession of a positive attitude are necessary. Field work will involve long hours of standing, bending, walking and hiking over rugged, steep terrain. Extreme temperatures and weather conditions are possible and exposure is a concern as we will be working in burned areas with little or no canopy cover. Pay will be $9-14 per/hr depending upon experience. Employees will be responsible for travel to Zion National Park. Employee vehicles will be left in a safe location in Zion Canyon, and employees will be transported to a location near the site using a university vehicle. We will then backpack into a backcountry campground in Zion National Park, where we will be camping for the duration of the field sessions. Personal camping gear and food for meals must be supplied by the individual. The work will consist of two to three eight day sessions, with 6 days off in between. The approximate start date for the first session is May 8th and will run through May 15th. The next session will begin May 22nd and run through May 29th. Dependent upon remaining workload, there is a possible extension of the 2nd session or a 3rd session for those interested. This time may include additional field work or office

work (data entry, plant id). At least one qualified botanist very familiar with the plants of Southern Utah. Previous botanical field experience is desired for the additional positions, however this is not a requirement. Due to the backcountry location of these sites, an adequate level of fitness is required for hiking in personal gear as well as some crew equipment. There may be additional days of hiking collected soil, biomass, and equipment out of the field. If you are interested in working in the backcountry on the Dakota Hill Complex, please send an e-mail to Marybeth at and include a statement of interest and a resume with references. Close Date: May 1, 2008. Project Leader – California. Work in partnership with the BLM to achieve goals developing a Fire Education program with one of three southern California counties. With the high rate of fires in these counties and the number of homes in the wildland-urban interface (WUI), property and lives are at stake as well as the natural history and the environment. This is your chance to make a difference in these high-risk areas. Work to educate the communities on fire prevention and bring together key players in addressing fire education. Each Fire Education team will be made up one project leader and four team members. Current openings include: San Diego County: This position will be based out of Escondido, California. Riverside County: This position will be based out of Hemet, California. Kern County: This position will be based out of Bakersfield, California. Primary Responsibilities: Participating in community outreach activities including attending community events and meetings, conducting home risk evaluations, grassroots fire education initiatives, summer youth education days, and assist with other conservation projects as needed. Assist with the design, implementation and evaluation of the project. Create GIS maps with imbedded home assessment information and using the home assessments to prioritize the future WUI treatment options. Provide a positive, safe and meaningful work environment for 4 SCA team members for three months. Coordinate with agency and SCA program staff to orient and train members in all aspects of the project. Assure project compliance with all SCA operational standards. Collect data and complete a final program report and evaluation. Training Provided: Project Leaders will come together with SCA staff in Boise, ID for a week long training on technical field skills and SCA processes. Project Leaders will also join their teams in late May/early June for a ten day team member training in McCall, ID. Housing, Transportation, Other: Housing may be provided; transportation for all work activities provided; personal transportation recommended. Position involves long hours in the field working in all weather conditions and in rough terrain. Qualifications - Required: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience; minimum age requirement 21 years old; field work/outdoor experience; minimum of 2 years leadership experience; strong computer skills; excellent interpersonal and organizational skills; attention to detail; Wilderness First Responder/Aid and CPR certification; ability to hike up to 6 miles/day over varied terrain. Valid driver’s license and driving record within SCA guidelines; ability to pass SCA background check. Qualifications - Preferred: Ability to take initiative and work both independently and as part of a team; environmental education, outdoor recreation, teaching or related experience; public speaking and community outreach experience; knowledge about fire and/or fire ecology; minimum impact camping skills; enthusiasm for the outdoors; budget management experience; and a sense of adventure. Salary: Range from $26,000-$28,000 with seasonal benefits. To apply: please email or mail your cover letter, resume, and 3 reference contacts to: Jill Kolodzne, Program Director or 1491 Tyrell Lane Boise, ID 83706. Close Date: Until Filled. Database Management & GIS Specialist – Florida. This is a technical position that supports Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI) scientists in managing and analyzing tabular and spatial (GIS) data for research on the Florida manatee and its habitat. The program collects a wide range of biological data, including mortality, aerial survey, mark-recapture, satellite and VHF telemetry, behavioral, and habitat characteristics. The person in this position is responsible for creating, maintaining, and assuring quality control of multiple databases on manatee biology and habitat; develops customized Accessbased data forms and databases; locates, retrieves, and integrates biological and environmental spatial data from in-house and outside sources; and maintains metadata documentation. He/she will work under the supervision of a senior-level scientist of the program and will interact with researchers and field station staff on various projects. Assists in analyzing, modeling, and interpreting GIS and tabular data; summarizes data for papers, reports and management, as assigned. This position requires a person who is organized, detail-oriented, self-motivated, and able

to communicate technical materials with others. Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree with a major in one of the natural sciences or geography and one year of related professional experience; or a master’s degree in one of the natural sciences or geography. Qualified applicant must have knowledge of relational databases and data management principles, GIS theory and methods, and spatial analysis techniques. Applicant must have strong computer skills, including a working knowledge of relational database management tools using Microsoft Access. Successful applicant will be expected to develop customized Access databases, including data entry forms with built-in QA/QC and queries to extract relevant information. Applicant must be proficient in applying GIS skills using ArcGIS software. Good verbal and written communication skills are necessary, including the ability to work well with others in a team and to communicate GIS knowledge to team members lacking GIS experience. Qualified applicant should have skills in database quality control and problem-solving, and must be detail-oriented to succeed in this position. An application form can be downloaded from Close Date: Until Filled. Forest Positions – Missouri. 4 forest fuels and stand dynamics research technicians, summer 2008. Collect forest fuels and vegetation data on forests with different management histories in southern Missouri. Position starts 5/19/08, ends 8/22/08. Qualifications: Applicants should have experience in field data collection methods, but not required. Working toward or have completed an undergraduate degree in natural resources preferred. Experience to be gained: Forest fuels sampling methods (Browns lines), forest inventory, species ID, GPS use, forestry photographic methods, orienteering. Requirements: Position will be based out of southern Missouri. Applicants will be required to live in southern Missouri during the work week, housing provided. Pay: $10/hr, food cost reimbursed for work week. Contact: Joe Marschall marschallj@missouri. edu 573-882-8841 Please send a copy of resume and a brief letter of interest. Close Date: Until Filled. Graduate Study Position – Michigan. A PhD-level position for graduate study is available for Fall 2008 to conduct research on the effectiveness of structure (e.g., snags, downed wood, patches) retention in clearcut harvest units for conserving biodiversity and wildlife habitat. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) recently implemented operational guidelines on structure retention in timber harvest areas and are interested in understanding how these structures function as biodiversity refugia and wildlife habitat. The study will be conducted in the aspen cover type in the northern lower peninsula of Michigan (Cadillac-Traverse City area) and will include collecting data on vegetation, herpetofauna, and general wildlife habitat use and behaviors. The successful candidate will be required to live on the field site and manage field crews during the spring and summer. Opportunities exist (and are encouraged) for further developing research questions and supplementing the funded project with additional grants. The MDNR has provided four years of funding to implement the project described above. MDNR support for the assistantship includes an annual stipend of $19,200, tuition and fees, and university health insurance (total package $30,200 in year 1). Start Date: August 25, 2008. Qualifications: Master’s degree in wildlife, ecology, conservation biology, biology, or related field with experience in field-based research and data management. Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.00 is preferred and standard GRE tests (verbal, quantitative, analytical) are required (the biology subject test is recommended but not necessary). For application materials and instructions for MSU’s graduate program please go to . For more information on the project or assistantship contact Dr. Gary Roloff (, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife. Close Date: Until Filled. MSc Position – Canada. An MSc position is available in the Fraser lab to study grasslands in the southern interior of British Columbia, Canada. The student will evaluate the vegetative cover of different grassland types (e.g. rough fescue, bluebunch wheat grass, stipa) under different grazing management regimes (ungrazed livestock exclosures and grazed rangeland). Furthermore, feeding behaviour of animals will be correlated with grassland productivity, as affected by elevation and grazing. This work is filling a much-needed gap in our knowledge of how bird and small mammal communities in the southerninterior grasslands of BC are affected by such factors as condition, structure, and elevation. The project will provide essential baseline development of monitoring tools for southern-interior grasslands and associated animal populations. Applications are currently invited for this M.Sc. position, scheduled to begin in September 2008. The selected MSc candidate will be eligible for a $17,500 per year Industrial NSERC stipend. We


Forestry & Natural Resources are looking for a bright, motivated individual who is keen on making a difference in understanding and conserving our grasslands. Prior research experience, such as the completion of an Honours or Directed Study project during your undergraduate degree, or previous employment as a research assistant, is viewed favourably. The selected student will join the dynamic MSc in Environmental Sciences program at Thompson Rivers University, in Kamloops B.C., Canada. If interested, please contact: Dr. Lauch Fraser ( Close Date: Until Filled. Natural Resource Specialist 4 – Washington. Supervising a team of two staff whose main objective is to provide the training, leadership and problemsolving skills necessary to guide region and PSL staff to achieve production goals while optimizing product value; Enhancing the quality of the products merchandised by DNR to DNR’s timber sale customers; Establishing, maintaining and improving relationships with key stakeholders internal and external to the DNR; Understanding and anticipating market trends in order to help DNR simultaneously meet its resource objectives, maximize timber sale revenue and maintain a high level of customer satisfaction. The position is directly responsible for marketing of 650mmbf of trust timber, with values approaching $200 million annually. The position is also directly responsible for marketing of up to 50 MMBF of forest health volume. Qualifications: Exceptional interpersonal skills development and the ability to motivate and influence non-direct reporting region staff to accomplish program goals. Working knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply related statutes, rules, regulations, policies, procedures and agency practices for timber sales activity (to include contract harvest). General working knowledge of marketing theory and practices. Demonstrated ability to independently provide guidance to program and field staff to optimizing contract harvest timber sales revenue, to include financial and productivity analysis. Demonstrated ability to perform timber sales appraisals. Ability to develop and conduct training. Bachelor’s degree in Forestry, Natural Sciences, Business or related areas of study or; Associate’s degree in any of the above categories, plus 2 years of relevant experience. For more information or to apply, please contact Roberta Searles at . Close Date: Until Filled. Resource Foresters – Missouri. The Missouri Department of Conservation has two positions available for Resource Foresters; one each in California and Rolla, Missouri. Works under the supervision of the Forestry Regional Supervisor. Directs and/or provides assistance with the multiple use management of state-owned land. This work includes: detailed forest inventory, timber sale marking, timber sale administration, timber stand improvement, reforestation, recreation, area maintenance, prescribed fire, and wildfire suppression. For a complete job description and to apply on-line, visit our web-site at If you are unable to apply online, you may apply by contacting the Missouri Department of Conservation in Jefferson City, Missouri at 573/751 4115. Close Date: Until Filled. Natural Resource Specialist 2 – Oregon. Permanent, full-time position in Astoria. Recreation Coordinators implement district plans for recreation and public use activities on state forest land that provide social benefits to the people of Oregon. Requires Two years of experience in Recreation and Park Management or related natural resource field, and a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation and Park Management or related natural resource field, OR three additional years of related experience in developing or maintaining recreation facilities, developing and implementing recreation management plans, and coordinating public use and outreach programs; OR One year of experience in Recreation and Park Management or related natural resource field, and a Master’s degree in Recreation and Park Management or Public Administration. Salary is $2,990 - $4,356 per month, plus excellent benefits. Announcement #LEFR8002a. For application materials, visit or www.oregonjobs. org. Close Date: Until Filled. Timberland Appraiser – Maine. Sewall Company is a national GIS, engineering, and forestry-consulting firm in its 128th year of business. Headquartered in the Bangor region in central Maine, we provide professional services to a wide variety of public- and private-sector clients throughout the United States. We have a job opening for a Timberland Appraiser in our forestry and natural resources division in Matthews, North Carolina. This is an opportunity for the right candidate to be part of a dynamic, high-performing team with a reputation for knowledgeable, quality service, and long-term relationships. This person will be responsible for assisting with forest appraisal throughout the Southeast and Appalachia. The successful candidate must have strong communication skills, be versed in economic


and investment analysis, and possess good research and analytical skills. A Bachelor’s degree in forestry is required. Forestry experience is a plus. Master’s degree preferred. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter including salary requirements, and a resume outlining experience to: Timberland Appraiser - NC, Human Resources Department, Sewall Company, P.O. Box 433, Old Town, Maine 04468, or Close Date: Until Filled. Forester – Oregon. Roseburg Forest Products Co. (RFP), an integrated timber and forest product manufacturing company, is seeking a Forester to join its professional forestry group. The position is located in Reedsport, OR (25 mi North of Coos Bay). As an RFP Forester, you will plan, implement and administer assigned silvicultural activities to meet or exceed standards set by RFP and state regulations. You will also manage assigned projects within budget objectives and perform plantation establishment, vegetation control, stand management activities, forest inventory, and site preparation activities including prescribed burning and fire suppression. You will ensure that contract work is done in full compliance with contract specifications and support other foresters as needed on silvicultural projects within the district. This job is physically demanding and requires working on steep slopes in a wide range of adverse weather and field conditions.Educational requirements are a 4-year degree in Forest Management, or a related resource field with a minimum 2 years of field experience. You must have good communication skills and knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet computer programs. Most importantly, you must be excited about growing trees!If you are looking for an opportunity to contribute, talented people to work with, and competitive salary and benefits; please complete the online application at http://rfpcojobs.iapplicants. com. Close Date: Until Filled. Technical Support Specialist - Georgia. LandMark Systems, a leading provider of technical forestry solutions, is seeking a technical support specialist for the Warner Robins, GA office. Associates or Bachelor’s degree in forestry is required and experience in timber cruising, timber sales or consulting is preferred. Individual must be a self-starter, patient and relationship-driven. Knowledge of common software tools and keen interest in technology tools is necessary. Education in GPS/GIS is also required. Ability to work as a team player, while at the same time maintaining customer relations and personal accountability a must. Starting salary competitive and will be based upon experience and skills. Position also includes possibility of bonuses, retirement matching up to 5% of salary and bonus, medical insurance, life insurance and disability insurance. The company also provides ten paid holidays commencing after the probationary period of 90 days and two weeks of paid vacation after one year. The vacation increases to three weeks after three years and four weeks after seven years. Applicants should submit their resumé to Brian Holley at: LandMark Systems, 122 Byrd Way, Suites 3,4, Warner Robins, Georgia 31088. 850-385-3667 ext. 3961. 850385-3811 fax. Email: Close Date: Until Filled. Field Technician – Hawaii. Limited Term of 20 weeks (with possible extension). Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance and availability of funds. Pay: $11/hour. Closing Date: March 21, 2008. Preferred Start Date: April 14, 2008. Duties: Technician will assist in the development of a permanent, mapped forest plot network across striking natural gradients in elevation, precipitation, and soil age. Work as part of a team to set up, tag, and map trees on the permanent forest plots as directed by HIPPNET supervisors. Positions will be largely field work, and may involve staying in field cabins or camping up to 16 to 20 days/ month; working long hours in cold, hot, wet, windy, or dry weather; driving on rough, 4 wheel drive roads; navigating with GPS units, compasses, and maps; staying safe in remote areas by using caution and good judgment; accurately collecting and recording large amounts of data, accurately identifying tropical plants, and maintaining good work relations with other members of the field team. Work hours will vary during employment. Schedule may be altered due to inclement weather, plant phenology, vehicle maintenance, or logistic reasons. The work will involve long hours spent standing, bending, walking, and a great amount of physical exertion. The incumbent may be required to lift containers weighing up to 35 pounds. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university. Coursework should include classes in the biological sciences including Biology, Botany, Ecology, Environmental Science, or other Biological discipline. Previous field experience collecting vegetation data. Valid driver’s license. Knowledge of botany and/or Hawaiian ecosystems. Basic knowledge of the principles of plant ecology.

Ability to work effectively and positively as a member of a larger team. Willingness and ability to work long field hours in rugged terrain under inclement weather conditions. Basic computer skills, including experience with MS Excel. Desirable Qualifications: Experience working in tropical ecosystems. Experience supervising field crews. Experience using field geographic information systems (GIS) and ArcGIS software including ArcPad. Experience driving on forest roads and using a 4-wheel drive vehicle. Demonstrated commitment to the preservation of biological diversity. Inquiries: Lisa Ellsworth (808) 933-8121 ext 156 or To apply, send resume, cover letter, contact information for 3 references, and transcripts to: Lisa M Ellsworth, Hawaii Permanent Plot Network Supervisor, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, University of Hawaii, 60 Nowelo Street Hilo, HI 96720. Phone: (808) 933-8121 ext. 156. Close Date: Until Filled. Technician – Illinois. The Natural Areas Technician is responsible for the management of natural resources within appointed Urbana Park District Natural Areas. This position performs and oversees activities associated with planting maintenance, prescribed burning, ecological restoration, and the removal and introduction of trees, shrubs, and herbaceous materials. Full time, temporary with benefits. Salary: $23-26k DOQ. Job description and application information are available at Mail/e-mail resume, cover letter and references to Derek Liebert, 901 N. Broadway Ave., Urbana IL 61801. Close Date: Until Filled.

Urban Forester Texas. The purpose of this position is to administer the tree ordinance regulations, provide consultation to developers’ landscape architects, prepare tree surveys, provide technical advice, and perform inspections of trees. Qualifications: Must have a four year bachelor’s degree in forestry, urban forestry, arboriculture or a related field. 2. Must be able to obtain International Society of Arboriculture Certification within twelve months of employment. 3. Must have a valid Class C driver’s license. 4. Must pass drug test and doctors physical examination. Paid vacation time, 11 paid holidays per year, paid sick leave, paid funeral leave, longevity pay, ICMA deferred compensation plan, TMRS retirement, worker’s compensation insurance, employee club, perfect attendance program, health/dental/vision insurance (employee’s premiums paid by city), Parks & Recreation facility usage, uniforms provided (where required). Apply: Applications are also available on-line at Close Date: Until Filled. Forestry Position – Ohio. The Ironton District of the Wayne National Forest in Southern Ohio is hiring two GS-3/4 Biological Science Aids/Technicians (1 plants/restoration, 1 wildlife) for the summer of 2008. Wildlife technician duties will include, bird point counts (30%), wildlife habitat and aquatic condition surveys (60%), and assistance with the botany program as needed (NNIS surveys, NNIS control, seed collecting, native plant propogation) and other duties as needed (10%). Ability to identify eastern birds by sight and sound required. GIS and plant skills desired. Plant technician duties include NNIS control (50%), NNIS surveys (25%), native plant work planting (15%, seed collecting, pollinator gardens), wildlife surveys (5%) and other duties as needed (5%). Ability to identify eastern North American flora required (invasive species and Southern Ohio native species identification skills desired). GIS and wildlife skills desired. Must be willing to work alone in remote forest locations or with others in a team setting. Work may require travel between the three different units of the Wayne National Forest, and up to 2 weeks/month of overnight travel. Housing may be available. As soon as possible, send your resume, references and relevant course work to Kari Kirschbaum ( if you are interested in the wildlife position or Chad Kirschbaum ( if you are interested in the botany position. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Botanists – Arizona. The Ecological Restoration Institute is now hiring temporary field botanists to assist research projects on forest restoration and ecosystem health. Botanists are expected to quickly

learn the flora of southwestern forests to maximize data collection quality and efficiency. Methodologies include quadrats, point-line intercept transects, and belt transects. Temporary botanists will occasionally support overstory field crews collecting data on forest trees when there is no botany work scheduled. This summer we will be tentatively working in and around Flagstaff, White Mountains, and at the North and South Rims of the Grand Canyon. We work 10-hour days during the summer, from May 12th until the fall. Local work will be in the form of 4-day weeks, from Monday through Thursday, with three-day weekends off. Out-of-town work typically consists of 8-day trips (Thursday-Thursday), with 6 days off in-between. Food is paid for by the ERI. After the end of the summer we will still have local field work to do, and temporary botanists may be asked to stay on until October or November doing day work in the local forests or keying plants in the herbarium. Desired Qualifications: Three years experience as field botanist; OR, B.S. Botany, Biology or related field AND one year of field botany experience; OR, Equivalent combination of experience and training. The pay for seasonal botanists is $11-13/ hr, depending on experience. If interested, please send resume and cover letter to Judy Springer via e-mail at or regular mail at Ecological Restoration Institute, P.O. Box 15017, Flagstaff, AZ 86011-5017. Or contact via telephone at 928-5237751. Close Date: Until Filled. Field Technicians – North Carolina. Two (2) needed to assist with monitoring bottomland hardwood tree seedling survival on the lower Roanoke River in northeastern NC. This is an ongoing research project to assess the impact of dam operation procedures on the dynamics of floodplain forests. Positions start May 2008 and end August 2008 (10-12 week commitment). Technicians will be under the supervision of a UNC graduate student. The pay rate is $10 per hour/ approximately 40 hours per week (approximately $1600/month). Housing and vehicles for project-related travel will be provided. Work will primarily be Monday thru Friday, but housing is provided for the duration of the project. Some flexibility in start or end dates may be possible. Duties: (Training will be provided.) - Relocating previously established plots to assess the survival of tree seedlings (requires kneeling/ bending) - Establishing new tree seedling monitoring plots - Navigating with a compass and GPS - Data entry. Requirements: The most important criteria for an applicant are enthusiasm for field work and some training/interest in ecology, biology, environmental science or related fields. A strong work ethic and the physical ability to work long hours outdoors under a variety of conditions are also a necessity for this type of work. The qualified applicant should be able to follow protocol, and work independently as well as with a team. Familiarity with bottomland hardwood tree species is desirable, but not required. Students who are looking for additional field experience are encouraged to apply. Application: Please send a cover letter addressing how you fit the above criteria, a resume, and the names and contact information of two references to Jackie White. Close Date: Until Filled. Natural Resource Specialist 2 – Virginia. A long-term position with full benefits. Work location is Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. Will work as part of a team with project PIs (Jeff Walters and Carola Haas), postdoctoral researcher, graduate student, a field coordinator and two other technicians studying red-cockaded woodpeckers, Florida bog frogs, flatwoods salamanders and other species of conservation interest. Must be in good physical condition, willing to climb to 60’ using Swedish ladders and operate power drills and 4-wheel drive vehicles. Degree in biology, zoology, fisheries and wildlife biology or related field or an equivalent level of experience required. Experience working with red-cockaded woodpeckers, identifying birds by sight and sound, reading color bands, constructing artificial cavities and banding birds preferred. Will participate in data analysis and report writing, must be able to work independently. Pay band 3, salary dependent on qualifications. Review of applications to begin 3/10/08. Access our web site at to submit an application, (resume or cover letter also requested), search on posting number 080164. Individuals desiring assistance/accommodation in the application/interview process should contact us at 540 231-5301 voice or 540 231-6258 TDD. For more information contact Jeff Walters at, Carola Haas at cahaas@vt. edu, or Kelly Jones at Close Date: Until Filled. Seasonal Stewardship – Oregon. A seasonal position available for Eastern Oregon Botanist to collect Native Seed. Eastern Oregon Botanist will be responsible for seed collecting and data entry in SE Oregon, Central Oregon, Northern Nevada and Hells Canyon. Applicants with an undergraduate degree in plant/ rangeland ecology or other related science; at least two field seasons of relevant field experience; and

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Environmental Science & Engineering skills in grass and forb identification will be preferred. Applicants must be willing and able to hike 5 miles/day and work outdoors under variable weather conditions. Applicants must provide their own transportation. Eastern Oregon Botanist will be a subcontractor under the supervision of Eastern Oregon Stewardship Services. Positions will start June 10 and end August 15. Botanist will be paid approximately $15 to $18/hour depending on experience and will be reimbursed for mileage. Please send an application consisting of your education, list of references, work history and interest in position to the above address. Inquiries can be made by phone or email April 2 thru May 8. Close Date: May 9, 2008. Wildfire Fuels Reduction Crew – Washington. The Wildfire Fuels Reduction Team is composed of seven members and two Team Leaders. The team will be engaged in a massive fuels reduction project to help protect the community of Trout Lake from wildfire. The team will operate out of the Mt. Adams Center in Trout Lake and commute to the service sites on a daily basis. Trout Lake is located at the base of Mt. Adams in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. This team is funded through a National Fires Plan Grant and will focus primarily on removing small diameter tress and woody material with chain saws, pruners, chippers and hand tools. Contact: Stephanie Ludlow at stephanie. Close Date: May 5, 2008. Field Assistant – Oregon. Summer riparian forest ecology field assistant - 2 openings. This research will focus on the effects of fire suppression on riparian vegetation structure and composition in southwestern Oregon. We will be collecting data on tree ages and spatial structure in unmanaged riparian forest stands to reconstruct past forest conditions and compare them to current conditions. Work will involve identification and diameter measurements of trees and shrubs, increment coring of riparian trees to determine forest age structure, and measurements of local topography and stream size. Some chainsaw work will be necessary as well. Sample sites may be at a considerable distance from the road. Logistics: Eight 10-hour days of work, followed by six days off. Position will last approx. 12 weeks; Housing will be provided near study sites in southwest Oregon (Ashland/Medford area); Camping may be required for access to certain sites; Job hazards include exposure to poison oak and steep slopes. Qualifications: Bachelor of Science in forestry, ecology, or botany, or equivalent work experience; Previous field experience in ecological studies is required. Experience or education in forestry, botany or ecology and an ability to identify trees and shrubs are preferred. A valid driver’s license and safe driving record are required. Precision in data collection and attention to detail are required. We seek individuals who are attentive to detail, can work long hours under strenuous field conditions (e.g., steep slopes, dense vegetation, inclement weather), are flexible and can work cooperatively with others. Chainsaw experience a plus. Experience in tree coring and tree ring analysis highly desirable. Salary: $10-14 per hour, depending on qualifications. Starting Date: June 20. Send letter of interest, resume and list of three references (including name, address, telephone & e-mail address) to Mike Messier (, 321 Richardson Hall, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97330. Telephone: 919.357.0783. Please be specific about your qualifications as they pertain to the job description and desired skills. Electronic applications and questions are welcome. Close Date: May 1, 2008. Forest Growth Position – Canada. PFInnovations is the largest forest research institute in Canada, and world’s largest non-government forest research organization. A highly motivated postdoctoral scientist is sought to undertake an innovative research project on forest growth/value modelling. The successful candidate should have a PhD in forest science, forest ecology, biology or applied mathematics. The candidate must have strong modelling skills in forest science or ecology. Additional experience in computer programming is a valuable asset. The successful candidate must have proven ability of undertaking quality research and publishing research results. It is also important that the candidate be able to work in a team environment and communicate with other team members from universities and government agencies. The position offers a competitive salary, and is available immediately for an initial duration of one and half years. Qualified candidates are invited to send their resumes to: Dr. S.Y. (Tony) Zhang, Senior Scientist & Group Leader, FPInnovations – Forintek Division, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Tel: 604-222 5741, E-mail: Close Date: Until Filled. Research Associate – Illinois. Applications are being accepted for a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental

Sciences. We are investigating the contribution of nitrogen-fixing bacterial endophytes to bioenergy crops. Sustainability is a key economic and environmental issue in bioenergy feedstock production. Strategies that minimize anthropogenic energy inputs by promoting biological N fixation are needed to achieve the goal of sustainable production of bioenergy feedstocks. The proposed research aims to identify and characterize diazotrophs that colonize potential bioenergy crops, to determine the magnitude of their contribution to plant N requirements, and to examine the ecological factors that influence the colonization and activity of nitrogen-fixing endophytes. Some travel is required for this position. Successful candidates will have a PhD in Microbiology, microbial ecology, or closely related field. Demonstrated research abilities in microbial ecology, plant-microbe interactions, and nucleic acidbased methods are necessary, as is an aptitude for conducting independent research and publishing research findings. Experience with microscopy and bioinformatics is highly desirable. For more information, see: To Apply: Send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, examples of publications, and the names of three academic references to the address below (email is preferred). Dr. Angela Kent (, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, N215 Turner Hall, MC-047, 1102 S. Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL. Close Date: Until Filled. Tree Biologist Fellowship – Nebraska. A postdoctoral fellowship is available in the laboratory of Dr. Sabrina Russo at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln for research related to the population biology of trees, preferably in the following areas: the consequences of seed dispersal for tree population structure and dynamics, modeling source-sink dynamics in relation to habitat associations of tree species, ecophysiological trait variation of tree species in relation to environmental gradients, modeling neighborhood competition of tree species, or life history trade-offs of tree species. For details, please see the announcement at http://popbio. Potential applicants should contact Dr. Russo at prior to May 1 to discuss their application. Close Date: May 1, 2008.

Scientist - The Ecosystems Center of the Marine Biological Laboratory is accepting applications for a full-time year round Postdoctoral Scientist position as part of a project funded under the Arctic Observing Network section of the NSF International Polar Year (IPY) initiative. The successful applicant will have expertise in the sampling and biogeochemistry of rivers. Primary responsibilities will include field sampling, data analysis, manuscript preparation and participation in international meetings. Fieldwork will involve travel to the Yukon, MacKenzie, Ob, Yenesey, Lena and Kolyma rivers. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in biogeochemistry, hydrology or a related field and have a strong record of scientific publication. Familiarity with analysis of flux data from rivers and with database development and maintenance is expected. This position may entail some moderately strenuous fieldwork as well as travel throughout the year to arctic river research sites. To apply submit a cover letter, cv and the names and contact information, including email addresses, for three references. The inclusion of a statement of research goals is helpful. Apply online at Close Date: Until Filled. Research Positions – Canada. Researchers based at UBC Okanagan in Kelowna, B.C. and at The University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Man., Canada are undertaking a collaborative research project examining water resources and sustainability at the watershed scale. The research watershed is part of the Okanagan Basin which is facing climate change, population growth, mountain pine beetle impacts on forestry and changing agricultural practices and economics. The project has four immediate openings for graduate students (Masters or Ph.D.). Successful candidates will work within a multidisciplinary team, which includes partners at Environment Canada, Agriculture and Agri-food Canada and the US Forest Service. Financial support will be provided through a combination of an NSERC strategic research grant, and other research and teaching assistantships. Interested candidates should have a background appropriate to the project component such as hydrology, hydrogeology, environmental chemistry,

physical geography, eco-hydrology and sustainability economics. For consideration, please send the appropriate contact below by e-mail with: a letter of intent, including a statement of interests, a resume, and names and addresses of 3 references. Unofficial transcripts would also be appreciated. 1) Surface water and groundwater interactions (Dr. Craig Nichol, UBCO; E-mail: This project will focus on the application of geochemical and isotopic methods to understand interactions between surface water and groundwater in a community watershed. 2) Estimation of spatially varied groundwater recharge (Dr. Al Woodbury, University of Manitoba; E-mail: The project will use field data and land surface model to estimate spatially varied groundwater recharge. 3) Estimation of future water demand (Dr. John Janmaat, UBCO; E-mail: john. This project will involve Environment Canada, and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to use both environmental data and economic modeling to estimate future water demand using a multiple crop land use model as well as climate change scenarios. 4) Watershed hydrology and sustainability simulation (Dr. Adam Wei, UBCO; E-mail: adam.wei@ubc. ca). This project will use a suitable watershed scale hydrology model to predict the impacts of watershed disturbance, climate change and population growth on surface water hydrology. For general information about all projects, contact Adam Wei: Department of Earth & Environmental Science, University of British Columbia (Okanagan), 3333 University Way, Kelowna, B.C., Canada V1V 1V7. E-mail: Close Date: Until Filled. Environmental Engineer – New York. The New York Power Authority (NYPA), America’s largest stateowned, public power enterprise, has an exciting opportunity for an Environmental Engineer at the Charles Poletti Power Project in Astoria, NY. Under the general direction of the Regional Manager, you will lead the Environmental Program at NYPA’s In-City and 500 MW Projects.In this position, you will be responsible for providing the technical direction to ensure compliance with all federal, state, local and corporate environmental requirements; ensure compliance with all applicable environmental monitoring, record keeping and reporting requirements associated with fossil-fueled projects; directing specialty contractors; and developing, implementing and maintaining environmental programs, plans and procedures related to hazardous waste, spill prevention, accidental release prevention, wastewater management and related issues. Candidates must possess a B.S. Degree in Environmental Science/Engineering or commensurate environmental/engineering experience/ degree, along with a minimum of 3 years of experience in environmental management. Experience in relevant environmental disciplines (i.e. air, water, hazardous material, waste, reporting, etc.) is necessary. Previous industrial plant and power plant experience is a must. Knowledge of New York State and federal regulations and agencies is expected. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are essential. Strong computer skills are required. We offer a competitive salary with excellent benefits in a strong team environment. Please e-mail your resume, along with salary requirements, to: Gail.McGovern@nypa. gov. Close Date: Until Filled. Environmental Planner – Alaska. DOWL Engineers is a rapidly growing firm headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska with branch offices in Seattle, Washington and Tucson, Arizona. DOWL has a dynamic growth opportunity for an environmental professional with strong leadership skills and career goals that include being a key participant in an engineering firm. Knowledge of the National Environmental Policy Act and general familiarity with FAA and FHWA regulations, and special study areas relating to aquatic biology, wildlife, noise, air quality, wetlands, archeology/cultural resources, and other key areas is important. Public involvement skills and a desire to work with diverse interests to build better projects are critical. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited environmental, planning, engineering or related science program and three years of progressively responsible NEPA and/or environmental compliance project experience are required, a masters degree is preferred. Visit to apply. Close Date: Until Filled. Entry Level Environmental Scientist – Canada. The position of ecologist is a diverse and dynamic position at GDC. Our client base including forestry, oil and gas, mining, and government provide exposure to many different aspects of ecology. Your portfolio of projects could include but not be limited to working on permitting and regulatory approval, environmental impact assessment, detailed forest management plan development, silviculture, remediation, reclamation, ecosystem restoration, predictive modeling, compliance and biodiversity monitoring, training, and

assisting with the development of ecologically based decision support systems. As an ecologist you will be responsible for sample design, field data collection, data entry, analysis and report writing. Typical fieldwork includes, establishing plots and collecting data, coordinating logistics, and team and client communications. Field data collection may include vegetation (biodiversity and rare plant surveys), soils, wildlife, as well as other biogeochemical information required for GIS mapping, analysis, interpretation, and reporting. Typical office work includes data entry and cleaning, spatial analysis and mapping, data analysis, and report writing. As an ecologist at GDC you will work as a team member on some projects and as team lead on others. Ecologists are often called upon to provide project management functions and to liaise with clients, regulators and the public. GDC provides its ecologists many opportunities to learn new skills and to enhance old ones. For example, we require each of our staff to work on their professional development, which could include taking courses, attending seminars, workshops, or conferences. We also strongly encourage each professional at GDC to become a member of a professional association (e.g. R.P.F., P.Eng., P.Biol., P.Ag., P.Geol.). Send resume and cover letter to Close Date: Until Filled. Entry Level Environmental Scientist – Maryland. RK&K is a leading Mid-Atlantic transportation engineering, planning and environmental consulting firm with over 600 employees serving both public and private clients. We are looking for an entry-level environmental scientist to join the Natural Resources Group in our Baltimore headquarters. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a growing discipline within a growing firm. Candidates must be extremely motivated, and committed to a consultant career track with project management responsibilities. Excellent communication skills are required, both written and verbal. Candidates with internship and/or other related work experience will be given priority. Experience on linear projects in Maryland, Delaware and Virginia a plus. Forest stand delineation, wetland mitigation design, stream assessment, and ecological monitoring also a plus. The role will include a mix of field and office time, wetlands and forest assessments, document review, client interaction, agency coordination, report-


Environmental Policy & Law writing, state and federal permitting, and management of others.Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science or equivalent (Master’s preferred). Undergraduate curriculum that emphasizes ecology, botany, and other natural resources disciplines. Accomplished time management and communication skills. Team orientation RK&K offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits including medical, dental and a 401(k) plan with company match. Please send resumes to Troy Gwin tgwin@rkk. com. Close Date: Until Filled. Researcher – Ohio. The Landscape Ecology and Ecosystem Sciences (LEES) Laboratory has a summer job opening starting in May of 2008. We are seeking a qualified candidate to work collecting field data this summer in the Missouri Ozarks. This position involves strenuous hiking and long hours outdoors, sometimes in inclement weather. Duties may include: weather station maintenance, soil respiration and/ or photosynthesis monitoring, collecting soil or root samples, data entry, and processing samples. Training will be provided. Position dates are flexible and positions will begin in mid- May or June and end between late August and December. Salary is between $8.50-9.50 an hour, depending on experience and housing for the summer is provided. Reviewing of applications will begin March 20, 2007 and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should be working toward a BS or BA in ecology, natural resources, forestry, or related field and have an interest in soil ecology and/or climate change studies. An ability to work efficiently with little supervision, good communication skills, and experience with Microsoft Excel are required. To apply please send a cover letter and resume to: Jianye Xu, Department of Environmental Sciences, Mailstop 604, The University of Toledo, 2801 W Bancroft Ave, Toledo, OH 43606-3390 or Close Date: Until Filled. Wetland Biogeochemistry Research Technician – Maryland. We are seeking a full-time technician to participate in an NSF-funded field experiment. The study will address interactions between plants and microbes that regulate methane production in anaerobic wetland sediments. Our particular focus is understanding the competition between methanongens, iron-reducing bacteria and sulfate-reducing bacteria. Duties will include the collection of water and soil samples in the field as well as the analysis of these samples in the laboratory. The ideal candidate will have experience with environmental chemistry, analytical equipment (e.g., gas chromatographs) and knowledge of wetland biogeochemistry. Candidates with a Master’s degree in a related area are particularly encouraged to apply. Initial appointment is 12 months. The starting salary ranges from $30 to $38k depending on experience. The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center is a 1200 hectare complex of upland forest, farmland and wetlands near Annapolis, MD and Washington, DC. To apply, e-mail a letter of interest and resume to: Dr. Jason Keller (, Phone: (443) 482-2351. Close Date: Until Filled. Researcher – Florida. The Ecosystem Ecology Research Lab at the University of Florida is seeking applicants to fill two postdoctoral positions for studies of carbon cycling in Alaska. Position #1 will be associated with Dr. Michelle Mack’s lab and will focus on the effects of fire severity and plant species composition on post-fire trajectories of carbon accumulation in Alaskan boreal forest. This research is part of a NASA-funded project studying the effects of fire severity on carbon-albedo tradeoffs in climate forcing due to changing boreal disturbance regimes. Position #2 will be associated with Dr. Ted Schuur’s lab and will focus on an NSF-funded project located near Denali National Park on the fate of permafrost carbon in a warming world. The research foci are (1) net ecosystem carbon exchange and loss of old C from a gradient of sites undergoing permafrost thaw, and similar measurements in (2) a new experimental manipulation of permafrost thaw. Radiocarbon and stable isotope measurements of carbon pools and fluxes are important components of this project for determining the age of carbon losses from ecosystems. For both positions, we encourage applications from candidates with backgrounds in biogeochemistry, ecosystem ecology, plant ecology, soil science, forestry, hydrology, or isotopes. Field experience is required. Postdocs will be located in Alaska during the summer and Gainesville, FL during the winter. Salary is commensurate with experience, and full health care benefits are provided for individuals and families. To apply to either or both positions, please email a CV with the names of 3 references to Dr. Michelle Mack (, 352-846-2510) for position #1, and to Dr. Ted Schuur (, 352-392-7913) for position #2. Close Date: Until Filled. Programme Manager – British Columbia. Half of the responsibilities are operational, ensuring that Project


Seahorse executes our research and conservation activities effectively, with a particular focus on financial and project management. Half of the responsibilities are programmatic, providing research and technical input to our fellows, students, and staff. You will facilitate and support research, rather than leading it. You should have: proven ability to function independently to a high professional standard; a PhD in a biological or environmental science (possibly social sciences if related to conservation) or equivalent proven research competency; at least two years of postdoctoral or work experience (preferably in practical conservation). experience in developing countries and/or other complex cultural settings. See the complete position description for more information. This full-time position is initially a one year appointment, with strong potential for renewal. Please send a cover letter and your curriculum vitae to Ms. Chloe Shen (c.shen@fisheries. Close Date: Until Filled. Biochemist – Virginia. The Environmental Science and Policy program at the College of William and Mary is pleased to announce a prestigious new postdoctoral teacher-scholar training program. This program offers a unique opportunity to work with multiple environmental faculty on a cutting edge research project while also receiving mentorship in multiple aspects of educational and professional development. We invite applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in the area of aquatic biogeochemistry, to collaborate with faculty members from Virginia Institute of Marine Science and the College of William and Mary on a project tracing watershed sources of organic matter in rivers and estuaries. The postdoctoral fellow will work on the research project with the faculty sponsors, learn how to mentor undergraduates in meaningful research experiences, and receive advice on how to develop and teach at least one undergraduate course during the two years of the fellowship. In every aspect of this program, the postdoctoral fellow will experience active mentorship from multiple environmental faculty. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from early-career scientists who would like to maintain a balance between high quality research and teaching excellence in their continuing careers. The postdoctoral fellow will receive an annual stipend of $45k plus benefits and a research/ teaching/professional development budget of $15k per annum. This budget includes resources for travel and participation at conferences. The appointment is for two years, commencing in the Fall of 2008. For informal enquiries about the program, please contact John Swaddle, Director of Environmental Science and Policy program at, and/or contact the faculty mentors: Liz Canuel, Jim Bauer, and Randy Chambers. To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statements of research plans and teaching philosophy to Randy Chambers, College of William and Mary, Keck Lab, Rm 101, Wake Drive, Williamsburg, VA 23187. Electronic applications sent to are encouraged. Review Close Date: Until Filled.

based wildlife health programs. Qualifications: BA/BS; 5+ years development experience, with emphasis on front-line fundraising; proven ability to grow and manage a portfolio of donors; outstanding written communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills; strong interest in WCS mission; ability to take initiative/work independently but also function as part of a team; proficiency with MS Office and Raiser’s Edge (or similar database). Benefits include generous vacation, medical/dental, 401K, pension, tuition reimbursement and on-site parking. Salary commensurate with experience. Send resume /cover letter/salary requirement to: Human Resources Dept. Code: DM1077; e-mail to Type code DM1077 in subject. Close Date: Until Filled.

planning/implementation of cultivation events; conduct donor/prospect research and tours. Qualifications: BA/BS; 2-3 years fundraising experience; outstanding organizational/multi-tasking ability; excellent written/ verbal communication, interpersonal, teamwork, and computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite); comfort working in fast-paced environment; interest in WCS mission; degree in life sciences and proficiency with Raiser’s Edge or similar database a plus. Benefits include generous vacation, medical/dental, 401K, pension, tuition reimbursement, and on-site parking. Salary commensurate with experience. Send resume /cover letter/salary requirement to: Human Resources Dept. Code DM1269; e-mail to Type DM1269 in subject. Close Date: Until Filled.

Project Director – New York. The Wildlife Conservation Society seeks a full time Project Director for the Lac Tele Community Reserve (LTCR) Project, Republic of Congo (ROC).Based in the LTCR, the Project Director reports to the ROC Country Director, provides technical leadership, strategic direction and representation to government, donors and collaborators. Project activities include law enforcement, environmental education, awareness raising, research, monitoring and training. Developing and implementing participative community management plans is a key focus. Candidates should have: MS or PhD (preferred); written and spoken fluency in French and English; minimum 3 years experience in PA/project management preferably in Africa; strong organizational and management skills; excellent communication (written and verbal) and analytical skills; strong interpersonal skills; and an ability to negotiate with government and private sector. Previous emphasis working with local communities in NR management desirable. Send cover letter, CV and/or requests for details, with subject “LT Project Director” to Bryan Curran at:, copy to Pamela Watim ( Close Date: Until Filled.

Assistant Country Program Director – New York. The Wildlife Conservation Society at the Bronx Zoo seeks an experienced Assistant Country Program Director for the Marine Program in Fiji to assist the South Pacific Country Program Director on the establishment of program priorities, strategy, and approaches for marine conservation initiatives in Fiji and across the South Pacific region. Help initiate and guide the development and implementation of projects that build on existing work to further develop WCS’ conservation program in the South Pacific, and in particular, the design, implementation, and evaluation of marine reserve networks as part of the Fiji Seascapes Project. Represent WCS and promote conservation in the South Pacific among various governmental and international agencies , NGO’s, universities and training institutes, and the citizens of the countries of the South Pacific; direct national and international attention to the South Pacific region for conservation and influence policies that promote their long-term persistence. Assist with fundraising; provide financial and administrative support for the program; and facilitate communication and coordination among projects and between WCS projects and other institution. The ideal candidate should have experience managing conservation programs, including field projects, report writing, project budgets, and staff. Experience with marine protected area science and policy, including design principles for MPA networks and evaluations of MPA effectiveness, strongly preferred. Fundraising experience preferred. Education: PhD or equivalent preferred and solid record in tropical field biology, research, and conservation with a background in marine biology or ecology strongly preferred. Please send resume w/cover letter to: . Please type PWACDP in the subject line. Close Date: Until Filled.

Research & Monitoring Coordinator – New York. The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) seeks a full time Inventories and Monitoring Unit Coordinator (IMU) in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This position reports to the WCS DRC Country Director and Program Manager, is based 30% time in Kinshasa and remainder in Eastern DRC. The IMU Coordinator oversees biological research and monitoring for the Okapi Faunal Reserve and buffer zone, Kahuzi-Biega National Park, and Itombwe Natural Reserve. In addition, the jobholder will collaborate with all Central African Regional Program for the Environment (CARPE) partners in DRC as well as with other WCS programs in Africa in standardizing landscape and national-level monitoring and GIS data. Therefore the development of proposals, the implementation of field research and reporting for agency grants such as USFWS and USAID is central to the position, as is mentoring staff and students, and publishing results. Candidates should have a PhD in a conservation-related field, be fluent in French and English with 3 years experience in biological research and monitoring, preferably in Africa. Skills required include: conducting training for ecological and socio-economic research methods and analysis, teamwork and managerial skills, proposal writing, GIS & data management. Good interpersonal and an ability to negotiate with government and private sectors are advantageous. Send cover letter and CV, subject “IMU Coordinator” to Richard Tshombe ( with copies to Pamela Watim ( Close Date: Until Filled.

Director – New York. The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo is seeking applications for a Director, Group & Event Sales. The newly created position of Director, Group & Event Sales will manage two sales teams. The Catered Event Team focuses on selling catered events for private or corporate clients. The Group Ticket Team focuses on selling discounted tickets to schools, camps, affinity groups and corporate clients. The successful candidate will be a sales professional who brings 7 to 10 years of experience in the sales and marketing of catered events, group ticket sales or other hospitality business. Experience in customer relationship management, development of strategic sales and marketing plans, annual budgets, sales training and organizational development required. Send resume /cover letter/salary requirement to: Wildlife Conservation Society, Human Resources Dept., 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx NY, 10457. Email to Type code DIREVENT in subject. Close Date: Until Filled.

Director (Marine Program) – New York. The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) seeks a Director for its global Marine Program, based at WCS headquarters in New York City. The Director will oversee WCS seascape programs focused on coral reef ecosystem conservation and science in Belize, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Madagascar, and the broader Western Indian Ocean. Key responsibilities include: support for project development and implementation; promote marine conservation; influence policies that promote the long-term persistence of marine wildlife and wild seas; raise funds sufficient to meet program goals. Applicants must have: a Ph.D. or equivalent experience in marine conservation, a strong background in coral reef conservation and MPAs; 5 years management experience; significant and diverse fundraising experience. Position based at WCS in New York City, significant travel. Applications sent to: Pam Watim, Include, in a single PDF, a cover letter, full CV, and three referees. Close Date: Until Filled.

Senior Development Officer (Individual Giving) – New York. Leading international conservation organization based at the Bronx Zoo seeks experienced professional to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward individual/family foundation donors and prospects for gifts of $25K+ providing unrestricted and restricted support for zoo/aquarium and field-

Development Associate (Individual Giving) – New York. Leading international conservation organization headquartered at the Bronx Zoo seeks bright, motivated, detail-oriented individual to work senior fundraiser to develop/manage portfolio of high-level individual/ family foundation donors and prospects; write/edit proposals, reports, and other materials; collaborate in

Senior Development Officer (Research) – New York. Leading international conservation organization based at the Bronx Zoo seeks professional to manage prospect research for large Development department; supervise one staff member; identify/ qualify prospects; develop profiles; track prospect lists; maintain library of electronic/print resources. Qualifications: BA/BS (advanced degree preferred); 5+ years progressively responsible prospect research experience; proven ability to identify new prospects; strong knowledge of New York donor community and electronic and print resources including Lexis Nexis, Foundation Center Online and WealthEngine; ability to interpret financial and real estate data; outstanding written communication skills; great attention to detail; interest in WCS mission; ability to take initiative/work independently and collaborate with senior fundraisers; proficiency with MS Office and significant experience with Raiser’s Edge (or similar database). Benefits include generous vacation, medical/dental, 401K, pension, tuition reimbursement and on-site parking. Salary commensurate with experience. Send resume /cover letter/salary requirement to: Human Resources Dept. Code: DM727; e-mail to Type DM727 in subject. Close Date: Until Filled. Country Program Director – India. Oversee WCS’s Country Program in India. Establish program priorities, strategy, and approaches; develop and implement projects; coordinate financial and administrative support for various field projects and for the program as a whole; facilitate communication and coordination with the WCS NY office. Promote wildlife conservation in India among national government, state government, international agencies, and other non-governmental organizations; and influence policies that promote the long-term persistence of wildlife and wild lands in India. Establish WCS India Country Program priorities, strategy, and approaches. Implement and support existing and established projects; develop and implement new projects and country initiatives as appropriate. Hire, train, and assist field staff in their projects; promote teamwork and provide feedback to staff; ensure proper collection, analysis and publication of field data; review and evaluate field reports and project documents. Oversee the Production of reports and other required documents (e.g., workplans, implementation plans, activity reports, and financial

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Environmental Policy & Law reports) for WCS and donors on schedule with explicitly stated links between activities and (a) desired outputs, outcomes and results, (b) project funds allocated from appropriate budget lines and (c) realistic timeframes. Maintain signiďŹ cant involvement in the raising of ďŹ nancial support for projects, in collaboration with the Asia Director, Assistant Director, and WCS Development staff. Develop proposals and participate in fund-raising activities; identify new funding sources; maintain contact and ensure timely reporting with funding sources. Applicants should have PhD or Masters degree and extensive equivalent experience in a ďŹ eld related to biodiversity conservation, preferably in India; 5 years minimum of management experience in conservation programs; ability to foster teamwork and build capacity within the program; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work in a range of cultural contexts; signiďŹ cant and diverse fundraising experience; and familiarity with Hindi or another major Indian language and English. Send applications to: Dr. Peter Clyne, Global Conservation, Wildlife Conservation Society, 2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10460 USA, or by email to: pclyne@wcs. org. Close Date: Until Filled. Project Leaders – New Hampshire. Seeking experienced, quality-oriented outdoor leaders to direct highly skilled and motivated young people. Work 5 months or longer addressing urgent conservation issues while teaching & cultivating our future environmental leaders. Integrate SCA’s core values of Service Learning, Leadership Development, Environmental Stewardship, and Education & Outreach into your project. Throughout the year lead groups of 26 interns in our nation’s forests, parks, preserves, tribal lands. Botany/invasive species, education, monitoring and ďŹ eld research, resource or ďŹ re management, restoration/trails. Min. required qualiďŹ cations: minimum 2 years previous outdoor leadership experience, ability to take initiative and work both independently & as part of team, budget management, mentoring, administrative skills. Most positions are seasonal; compensation pro-rated, based on annual salary level of $28,000. Must be at least 21 years of age, able to legally work in US, have valid driver’s license & driving record within SCA guidelines, and ability to pass SCA criminal background check. Positions available throughout US. Contact the Admissions Department at Close Date: Until Filled.


Director of Development – Alabama. The Birmingham Zoo seeks an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual to join our team as Director of Development. This position is responsible for directing and coordinating fund raising efforts for both operational and capital support. This person also cultivates current and prospective donors, along with providing stewardship. This includes grant writing, reporting and seeking new sources for funding and paid sponsorships. Plans, coordinates and executes methods to raise funds for institution general income and endowment from individual foundations, industry and other private sources, particularly in support of the capital campaign. Cultivates and maintains close contacts with past and potential institution donors; develops and institutes donor programs. Works closely with the board of directors, members of the corporation and other volunteers to identify and approach funding sources. Coordinates the activities of and agenda for the development committee and serves as a member. Coordinates and assists in fund raising approaches and efforts of BZI staff to all sources. Collaborates with other BZI staff and agencies particularly the Zoo CEO and public relations staff on issues affecting fund raising. Manages gift and pledge acknowledgement system for all gifts from individuals to institutions. Coordinates endowment fund reporting, including annual narrative reports and recipient reports to donors. Keeps records and ďŹ les current. Solicits an annual fund for operations each year. Develops and manages reporting system for ongoing stewardship activities. Works with special events manager to identify, plan and track stewardship and cultivation activities. Oversees the annual ZooGala event working with the special events manager. Coordinates prospect research; assists in preparation of brieďŹ ng materials, strategies and travel plans for administrators and volunteers in the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of prospects. Generates proposals, grants and correspondence related to solicitation and stewardship of donors. Manages donor recognition programs. Handles acceptance and acknowledgement of in-kind donations. Oversees the travel program. Assists with on-and-off site cultivation events. QualiďŹ cations: Bachelors or Masters Degree with at least 7 years experience in fund raising or equivalent combination of education/experience. Good communication skills, both written and oral. Flexibility and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet frequent deadlines. Willingness to be a team player. Passionate about the BZI mission and direction. The capacity to project the unique aims and values of the institution to donors and prospective


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Manager, Flying WILD Council for Environmental Education The Council for Environmental Education seeks an experienced and motivated Flying WILD Manager to grow the Flying WILD City Partner Network. Qualifications: Minimum BA or BS degree in education, environmental education, curriculum design and development, or related field and a minimum of three years experience in environmental education. The Manager will work with federal, state, local, and non-governmental organizations that support bird conservation and education, including the Bird Education Network. Flying WILD communications and City Partner Network building activities will be planned, managed and implemented by the Flying WILD Manager. Moderate travel required. Salary based on experience. Compensation includes benefit package and travel budget. For the complete description, visit: This position is located in Houston, TX. Application: Please send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three current professional references to: Council for Environmental Education, Flying WILD Manager Search, 5555 Morningside Drive, Suite 212, Houston, Texas 77005 or email:

5555 Morningside Drive, Suite 212 Houston, Texas 77005

Director, Project WILD Council for Environmental Education The Council for Environmental Education seeks an experienced and highly motivated administrator and education professional to fill the position of Project WILD Director. Project WILD, the nation’s largest wildlife education program, is sponsored throughout the United States and six countries. Qualifications: Minimum B.A./B.S. degree in education, environmental education, curriculum design/development, natural resources, or related field and a minimum of six years related work experience required. Significant administrative, fundraising, budgetary, management and supervision experience required. Work experience associated with the administration of state or national education programs will be considered an asset. Salary based on skills and experience. Compensation includes benefit package and travel budget. For the complete description, visit: This position is in Houston, TX. Application: Please send cover letter, resume, and contact information for three current professional references to: Council for Environmental Education, Project WILD Director Search, 5555 Morningside Drive, Suite 212, Houston, Texas 77005 or email:

5555 Morningside Drive, Suite 212 Houston, Texas 77005


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Environmental Education & Eco Tourism donors. Be active in civic organizations. Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience. Please send your resume and cover letter via email:; fax: 205-879-9426 or mail to: Birmingham Zoo Inc. Attn: Director of Development Position 2630 Cahaba Road Birmingham, AL 35223. Close Date: Until Filled. Communications Specialist – Tennessee. Reports to the Director of Marketing and Communications. Serves the Zoo by performing public, media and community relations. Key responsibilities: identify potential media opportunities, develop relationships with media contacts; write press releases and media advisories; regularly pitch noteworthy news to local and national media contacts; provide creative support for audio/video productions; provide relevant, timely content for the Zoo’s Web site; contribute content to Zoo publications, collateral and new media; work cooperatively with department staff in implementing marketing and communication strategies to support the Zoo’s mission and goals. Excellence in written and verbal communication is required. A strong desire to perform media relations is necessary. Must be selfpoised to serve the Zoo as its spokesperson and possess strong interpersonal skills. Position requires: Bachelors degree in communications or related field; proficiency in using a variety of computer programs and equipment such as Microsoft Office suite, digital photo and video cameras, scanner, fax and copier; ability to work a flexible schedule which includes weekends, evenings, and holidays. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and non-linear editing software preferred. Applications may be downloaded from the Zoo’s website ( and mailed to Human Resources, Memphis Zoo, 2000 Prentiss Place, Memphis, TN 38112. Cover letters, resumes and references may be attached. Walk-in interviews, phone calls, and email are not accepted. Close Date: Until Filled. Summer Government Relations Internship – Massachusetts. The Washington Office of the Museum of Science serves as an outreach arm of the Museum of Science’s National Center for Technological Literacy (NCTL) activities, federal grant initiatives, partnership and funding opportunities. The National Center for Technological Literacy works with educators, administrators, organizations, and industry representatives across the United States in the following ways: Advocacy and Standard Development NCTL leadership and staff collaborate with state leaders to help states introduce or modify standards related to technology and engineering. Curricular Materials The NCTL can provide states with access to cuttingedge curricular resources that teach engineering and technology. NCTL’s goal is to integrate engineering as a new discipline in schools nationwide and to inspire the next generation of engineers and innovators. The Washington Office intern will work with the managing director to extend communications and contacts to congressional offices, federal agencies, and other potential partnering and funding organizations. The intern will also research relevant corporate and foundation funding sources, state contacts, and coalitions. The intern will be working from their home and will be required to attend weekly planning meetings with the Managing Director of the Washington Office. This position is located in Washington, DC. Qualifications: Exceptional organizational and multitasking skills; Ability to work from home; Undergraduate student, graduate student, or career changer with Bachelor’s Degree; Interest in K-12 education policy, science and engineering, informal education; Self-starter and comfortable with independent work; must show initiative and communicate with the director weekly; Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; professional demeanor; Ability to meet deadlines; Strong attention to detail; Very good computer skills for electronic mail, word processing, spreadsheets, database management, and web research; Knowledge of MS Word, Excel a must. Send cover letter and resume to: Internship Program Coordinator: Email: or Fax: 617-589-0362. Close Date: Until Filled. Research Manager – California. The Global Change Research Group at SDSU (Dr. Walter C Oechel, Director) is seeking a Research Manager to oversee the day-to-day research activities of the group. With an average of $1.4 million/year in research funding, this is a highly active, dynamic research group, and we seek someone with the energy and enthusiasm to coordinate activities on multiple fronts. Current research focuses on developing and understanding the predictive capability of the interconnections of terrestrial, atmospheric, and marine systems on global change. Active research sites include the Arctic (Alaska, Russia), the Pacific Basin (including Baja California Sur, Mexico, Indonesia), and the semi-arid ecosystems of Italy and San Diego incorporating a small research aircraft, 12 permanent eddy covariance

tower sites (plus portable towers), soil measurements, remote sensing, and modeling efforts. The Research Manager will coordinate field research campaigns and oversee data collection and analysis. Project management responsibilities will include: Hiring and supervision of field technicians and graduate students; Hands-on fieldwork (equipment assembly, calibration, trouble-shooting); Data management and analysis; Manuscript and report preparation; Coordination with Administrative Coordinator for field/equipment budget oversight. Applicants with a degree in biological sciences (ecology, environmental science, or other relevant discipline) and field research experience will be considered. A Masters or Doctoral degree is an advantage, but research management and field experience can be substituted, especially if experience is directly related to carbon balance or trace gas flux research (eddy covariance techniques; CO2, CH4, H2O, and energy flux; chamber measurements, etc.). Apply via to Job # 080055, where you can electronically submit a cover letter summarizing qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, examples of writing skills, transcripts of college/university work (unofficial transcripts are fine), letters of recommendation, and the required SDSURF job application. Additional information/ questions: Dr. Walter C. Oechel (oechel@sunstroke., or Teresa Sanchez (tsanchez@sunstroke.; 619-594-6346). Close Date: Until Filled. Project Manager – Southern Sudan. This is a fulltime field based position responsible for managing WCS’s day to day protected area management and conservation activities in cooperation with the Ministry of Environment, Wildlife Conservation, and Tourism of the GoSS. Duties include training and management of field teams in wildlife law enforcement, community outreach and education, and research, representation in meetings with local communities and national authorities, training and mentoring of personnel, communications and development of collaboration with local partners, and ensuring sound project implementation and basic financial administration. The Project Manager reports to the WCS Southern Sudan Program Director. Qualifications: The desired qualifications for this position are a PhD or Master’s degree in conservation, natural resource management, or related field, at least 3 years of experience working on conservation and protected areas management issues in Africa, proven ability to work well in a team in multicultural situations and under difficult field conditions. Fluency in written and spoken English required and familiarity with languages and culture of Southern Sudan will be an advantage. Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications, should apply by sending an application letter and CV together with the names and contact information of three referees to: (file size should be limited to under 300kb). Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Close Date: Until Filled. Grant Writer and Coach - The SCLT Grant Writer and Coach is a part-time (20-hour/week) position whose principal responsibilities are to assist SCLT’s Executive Director with the following tasks: Research new funding opportunities; Cultivate relationships with foundation and other grant officers; Create persuasive grant proposals; Submit throughout and timely reports; Collaborate as a team player with other staff to further SCLT’s mission; Coach staff members on a regular one-to-one basis to assist them with clarifying priorities, setting goals, and meeting deadlines; Participate in SCLT activities community-wide events on an as-needed basis. A successful applicant will have the following qualifications: Strong grant proposal writing skills: writing effectively, concisely and persuasively; Ability to work independently and with others, and creatively within a restricted budget, and to multi-task; Excellent communication skills; Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (in particular: Word and Excel); A demonstrated commitment to social, economic, and environmental justice; A bachelor’s degree related to or equivalent experience in development and/or grant writing is a plus. Contact: Katherine Brown at the Southside Community Land Trust, Close Date: May 15, 2008. Online Grassroots Coordinator – Virginia. Do you like to write? Design? Communicate important issues? Build webpages? Talk to people? Do you like wildlife? We have the job for you! The National Wildlife Federation is looking for a passionate, highenergy, jack-of-all-trades personality to join our grassroots team. We’re looking for someone who will use email and other online tools to mobilize citizens to speak up for wildlife on a variety of NWF campaigns, such as protecting wildlife from global warming or reconnecting kids with nature. This coordinator will be responsible for writing and coding HTML emails, as well as pulling together content for NWF’s monthly EnviroAction email newsletter. Beyond these basic

duties, this position allows for as much creativity and innovation as you can muster. This position is full-time and requires occasional nights, weekends and travel. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. 2 years of campaign or advocacy experience. Excellent organizational, verbal, written and interpersonal skills. Ability to work on a team and also follow through on assigned tasks independently. Experience with online activism tools preferred (particularly Convio). Knowledge of MS Word and Excel, HTML and Photoshop. Passion for conservation. Please apply online at careergateway. Close Date: May 17, 2008. Environmental Program Officer (Senior) – Georgia. This position will implement and manage the Environmental Management System (EMS) campuswide. Perform Hazardous materials training and all other related educational and training programs; interprets, analyzes and educates campus on existing and pending federal, state and local policies; perform duties on various University and Board of Regent’s Committees; perform emergency response to hazardous materials incidents; liaison between the University and regulatory agencies; manage hazardous waste and laboratory safety related programs, maintains and updates regulatory required permits; develops office budget identifying long and short budgetary needs; supervision of staff. Requirements: Master’s degree in chemistry, biology, physics or closely related field and five years of related experience or a combination of education and experience. Proof of completion of HAZWOPER and Hazmat training required. Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge or RCRA, HSWA, TSCA, CAA, UST, DOT, OSHA HAZCOM regulations. 40 hour HAZWOPER, AHERA Inspector, 8 hour DOT HAZMAT trainings required. The selected candidate must obtain certifications within the first year of employment. Submit an online application, resume and cover letter at Please refer to Vacancy# 0600329 for a complete job description. A criminal background check is required for final candidates. Close Date: Until Filled.

Naturalist Internship – Maryland. The Irvine Nature Center is a non-profit educational organization that offers programs of environmental studies and natural science to children and adults of the greater Baltimore area. Its mission is to inspire appreciation and respect for the natural world, to increase awareness of environmental issues, and to encourage individuals to sustain earth’s ecosystem. Qualifications: Work experience with children. Strong communication skills. Knowledge of environmental issues and natural history; majors in natural sciences, biology, education, or related fields preferred. Experience in environmental education a plus. Your own transportation Compensation: $8.00/ hour. Send cover letter, resume, and the names of three references to: Elisha Taylor, Irvine Nature Center, 8400 Greenspring Avenue, Stevenson, MD 21153. 410-484-2413, ext. 13. 410-484-3573 (fax). Email: Close Date: May 1, 2008. Curatorial Position – New York. The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), a global conservation organization and one of New York City’s premier cultural institutions, is seeking to fill a curatorial position for the Queens Zoo. Since its founding in 1895 as the New York Zoological Society, WCS has been dedicated to saving wildlife and wild lands through science, conservation, education and the management of the largest system of urban wildlife parks in the United States. The Queens Zoo is located in the borough of Queens, NYC with a collection of animals representing the Americas with over 350 animals of some 65 species. Queens Zoo reopened after complete renovations in 1992) and has since been managed by the Wildlife Conservation Society for the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Under the direction of the Facility Director, this position will ensure an efficient operation of the Animal Department and provide the best possible conditions for all the animals and staff. Experience in animal husbandry and collection management is required. A history of publication in the field of science and a Master of Science degree or greater is preferred. Please send a confidential letter of interest and curriculum vita, professional references and salary history to: Human Resources Department, Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10460 or email Type code in subject Code: DMACBPP. Close Date: Until Filled.

Naturalist and Substitute Naturalist – California. YMCA East Bay Outdoor School at Camp Arroyo is hiring Naturalists and Substitute Naturalists for the 2008-09 school year. Opened in 2001, the camp’s earth-friendly architecture is state-of-the art (rated one of AIA’s Top Ten Green Projects of 2002), featuring a straw bale dining hall and passive-solar designed cabins. We teach three- to five-day sustainability education programs to 4th through 6th graders from around the Bay Area from September until June. Our experiential curriculum focuses on sustainability themes including: Organic Gardening; Sustainable Design; Solar Energy; Ohlone Culture; Ecology Hikes; Geology; Team Building; Challenge Course. Qualifications: Prefer 2 years experience in environmental education programs; Four-year degree or equivalent experience; Some knowledge of curriculum areas; Positive management skills with children; Ability to walk up to 5 miles per day; Ability to work flexible hours; Lifeguard certification, language skills are desirable. Must be able to commit to working September 2008 - June 2009. Send cover letter and resume with references (prefer e-mail): Close Date: May 2, 2008. Summer Zoo Camp Intern – Arizona. Work with educational animals, zoo and adjacent park to lead an exciting experience of Zoo Camp each week. Assist curriculum planning. Produce an exciting and educational zoo camp week based on the age group and theme of the camp. Supervise adult and zoo teen volunteers. Enforce zoo rules and security measures. Position runs from June 2 to July 25 (not including the week of July 1). Contact: Nina Bricko at Close Date: May 1, 2008. Teacher Naturalist/Volunteer Coordinator – Washington. The Seward Park Environmental & Audubon Center, a nature education facility located in Seattle, WA, is searching for a Teacher Naturalist / Volunteer Coordinator. The Center is a partnership between National Audubon Society and the City of Seattle and anticipates serving 10,000-12,000 people annually through programs with an additional 15,000-20,000 drop-in visitors expected. The Teacher Naturalist / Volunteer Coordinator is an employee of Audubon. This position prepares and presents formal and informal high quality education programs on and off site and develops, coordinates, and implements volunteer programs conducted by the Center. Develop and implement hands-on, multi-disciplinary, informal and formal, science-based education programs for school programs (middle and high school targeted), in-class programs, teacher materials, camp programs, formal adult education, and youth programs. Recruit, train, and schedule the volunteer program. Provide workshops, walks, field trips and other programs needed for training of volunteers. Teach workshops as appropriate. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in education, natural sciences or similar program of study. Demonstrated experience in designing, conducting, and evaluating education programs. Experience working with, training, and coordinating large numbers of volunteers. Willingness to work flexible hours including weekends and some evenings, Tuesday through Saturday regular schedule. Please email for a full job description and application information. Close Date: Until Filled. Wildlife Education Intern – Arizona. Work with education animals and individuals of all ages. Position runs from March 24th to July 25th. Complete a week long training program. Run the three to five year-old and the six to ten year-old KidZoo programs. Assist with Zoo Camp Outs. Flexible schdule. Will work on second Friday night of every month and most weekends. Assist in curriculum planning. Lead educational programs on site and off. Supervise adult and Zoo teen volunteers. Enforce zoo rules and security measures. Perform other tasks as assigned by management. Contact: Nina Bricko at Close Date: May 1, 2008. Summer Camp Senior Counselor – Massachusetts. A Senior Counselor is responsible for leading/ teaching a group of ten to twelve campers. He/she reports directly to the Camp Director. This is a seasonal part-time or full-time position for approximately nine weeks, starting in Mid-June and going to Mid-August. Qualifications: Candidate should have at least two years college or equivalent experience, a love of nature, good interpersonal skills, and enjoy working with children. Early Childhood, Elementary Education, Environmental Education, or Science majors/degrees preferred. Candidate must have First Aid and CPR certification by the first day of camp. Duties include but are not limited to the following: Working individually, with the Camp Director, and with fellow counselors to plan and lead nature-related activities that are factually accurate, age-appropriate, and fun. Submitting


Environmental Education & Eco Tourism written lesson plans and supply lists for each session. Supervising and assisting junior counselors to make sure that children’s needs are being met. Adhering to basic safety principles as outlined in pre-season training. Providing parents with clear communication about their children’s activities. Making sure your camp area and any space used by your group is kept clean and hazard free. Participation in Lunch Bunch rotation and staff meetings. Contact: South Shore Natural Science Center, Close Date: June 1, 2008. Seasonal Park Naturalist – Colorado. Creative person to meet state park visitors, sharing nature & wildlife on weekends June - August, 2008; introduce guest speakers at Sat. night programs, supervise volunteers, provide customer service in Visitor Center/bookstore Sun & Mon. Reports, planning and computer use on Tues. Wed & Thurs off. $8.52 per hour, 40 hrs./week/ maybe 4 10-hour days. Contact: Irene Gomez at irene. Close Date: May 16, 2008. Summer Naturalist Internship – California. Conduct educational programs, including but not limited to: nature hikes (up to seven miles), nature walks, campfire programs, slide shows, multi-media programs, etc.; Promote interpretive programs for residents and visitors; Maintain excellent records of program promotion, attendance, topics, and remarks; Assist with special projects or research as needed; Assist with development of educational programs and materials. Office; Answer phone and respond to information requests; Computer data entry as needed; Help with keeping vehicles, office and nature center presentable to the public. Education Sites L Assist with general care of Nature Center and garden. Assist in maintaining litter-free grounds at all sites used in interpretation. Report site maintenance needs to Outreach Program Specialist, including protection of habitat, trail work, cleanliness, etc. $70/ week for a group food budget + $10/day for incidentals. $500 completion bonus. Contact: Lesly Lieberman at LLie Close Date: Until Filled. Early Childhood Educator – Pennsylvania. This internship is an excellent opportunity to gain skills in the development and implementation of inquiry-based, informal science programming for young children. Additionally, intern will gain experience working in natural history museum setting. This person will be lead educator for the Academy’s summer Tiny Tots program. Tiny Tots is a program for 3 and 4 year old students and their favorite adult to learn about the natural world. The hour-long program takes place in Outside-In and includes games, stories, crafts and snacks. The intern will be assisted by a volunteer during each session. There are 10 students and their adult (20 people) max registered for each program. This person reports to the School Programs Manager. Tiny Tots meets Wednesday mornings in OutsideIn. There are two, hour-long sessions on each day: participants may register for either the 10 am to 11 am class OR the 11:15 am to 12:15 pm class. Week of June 30 through week of August 25 2008. First week of internship is dedicated to training and preparation time. Intern will be expected to commit to a minimum 21 hours, including the Wednesday program. Contact: Timshel Purdum at Close Date: Until Filled. Environmental Education Naturalist Internship – California. The San Bernardino National Forest Association is seeking three highly-motivated and energetic people to assist with summer programming at the Big Bear Discovery Center and Children’s Forest. The Interns will assist in leading hikes in the National Forest and interpretive canoe and kayak programs on Big Bear Lake. Other duties include assisting with mountain mining adventure tours, campfire programs, trail work team, greenhouse work, and hands on weekend programs for youth and adults at Forest Service Visitor Centers. Interns will help to oversee volunteers, working with both adult and youth volunteers. Interns get to work along side Forest Service staff in replanting burn areas, green house work and interpretive programs. The San Bernardino National Forest Association is the primary nonprofit partner for the San Bernardino National Forest. Requires evening and weekend work. Qualifications: Must be a current college student, enrolled for the coming fall semester. Must have transportation; Must have own housing; Must be at least 18 years of age; Prior experience or interest in an environmental education or interpretive setting desirable. Contact: Alison Bates at abates@fs. Close Date: May 1, 2008. Program Director – New York. The YMCA of Greater New York is the largest non-profit youth-service organization in NYC. The organization has grown to encompass 19 branches and 180 sites throughout the five boroughs of New York City in addition to three


upstate camp sites. Greenkill Outdoor Environmental Education Center, a branch of the YMCA of Greater New York, is seeking to hire a director to oversee our environmental education program during the school year and new tripping program during the summer months. Seeking self motivated, dynamic, and team oriented individual to take an already established and well respected program to the next level. BA/BS in Education, Science/Ecology, Recreation or related field required. Major responsibilities include hiring quality staff of 18, evaluate existing and develop new programs, continue long lasting relationships with current schools and recruit and cultivate new schools. Greenkill is a 248 bed winterized facility located on 1,150 acres with three lakes 90 miles NW of NYC. Our facilities include a 12,000 square foot sports center, a state-of-the-art outdoor education building and new LEED Certified dorm scheduled to be online by fall. Salary range is $31,000 to $36,000 and includes on site housing and excellent benefits. Contact: YMCA of Greater New York, Close Date: Until Filled.

Wilderness Guide/Instructor Outback Therapeutic Expeditions is looking for high-quality Field Staff. We are a yearround program that helps teens from all over the country find their way back to a healthy, more positive way of life. We are looking for leaders and mentors for our students. Must be active and energetic and love backpacking, camping, and survival skills. 8 days on, 6 days off schedule. Must be at least 21 years old and First Aid/CPR certified (WFR preferred). Ideally would have at least 6 months previous experience working with teenagers, but will consider if highly-qualified due to life experience. This is an incredibly fulfilling job! Contact Sara Troutman at stro Close Date: May 30, 2008. Volunteer Naturalist – New Hampshire. Gain experience and enjoy free mountain hospitality when you volunteer with the Appalachian Mountain Club! Lend your time and talents to the AMC. We’re currently looking for volunteers to fill in for Staff Naturalists’ at our High Mountain Huts on their days off. Opportunities to volunteer are available early June to mid-October. Volunteer Naturalists give four hours of educational programming per day of their stay in exchange for a night’s lodging, breakfast, and dinner. It’s a pretty sweet deal– you get to enjoy the huts free of charge and share your love of the Whites at the same time! Volunteers typically have a few hours off in the middle of the day to go bag a peak or curl up in an Adirondack chair with a good book. Qualifications: Volunteer must be current member (or become a member), feel comfortable presenting in front of small and large groups, and possess a strong background in natural or cultural history in the White Mountains. For more information, visit our web site: We have a training coming up in May, so if you’re interested in the opportunity get in touch ASAP. Close Date: May 15, 2008. Seasonal Naturalist – Minnesota. Successful applicants will enjoy the outdoors and have a willingness to learn. Additionally, applicants should be motivated, energetic and dependable. Seasonal Naturalists have the opportunity to teach and learn about the natural world, outdoor recreation, and conservation. They learn by observing veteran naturalists, and asking questions; they are also able to lead activities and share their knowledge and expertise with visitors. Seasonal Naturalists generally come to LLCC for an entire academic year, September to early June. Seasonal Naturalists are recent graduates with bachelor’s degrees in biological sciences, environmental education, recreation, or related fields. We also consider applicants from a wider variety of fields. Openings are available for the 2008-2009 academic year. If you would like to enter the exciting field of environmental education, we are looking for your application. Contact: Pam Carlson at llcc@llcc. org. Close Date: Until Filled. Outdoor Education Intern – New Jersey. The AMC’s Youth Opportunities Program (YOP) provides training and support for more than 100 youth workers in the mid-Atlantic region to lead independently youth groups into the outdoors. YOP makes the outdoors accessible to urban and at-risk youth by providing training, trip planning assistance, reduced rates at AMC destinations, and use of equipment. The Intern will work closely with the Outdoor Education Coordinator on a variety of programmatic elements including

Outdoor Leadership Trainings and workshops, Direct Service Youth Adventures,, curriculum development, and outreach. The position will be based out of Mohican Outdoor Center in Blairstown, New Jersey and will report to the Outdoor Education Coordinator. Some professional discounts on outdoor equipment and clothing are available. Staff housing is available at no cost from April through October. Qualifications: Understanding of youth development, and/or youth serving agencies. Familiarity with backpacking, hiking, camping, winter skills, and/or canoeing preferred. Knowledge of area flora, fauna, and environmental issues desirable. Knowledge of Greater New York City area outdoor resources, preferred. Excellent communication abilities including strong writing skills. Highly dependable, prompt, self-starter with an eagerness to learn. Flexible team player with sense of humor. Ability to work with a variety of diverse populations including urban youth, adults, volunteers, and staff. Complete commitment to getting the most out of this fantastic experience — a must! Contact: Marshall Nicoloff at Close Date: April 30, 2008. Environmental Education Counselor – Massachusetts. Lead nature activities and act as a counselor in a natural history day camp for children who have completed grades 1-4, for three twoweek sessions or six one-week sessions. The camp emphasizes group cooperation, nature study, and experiential learning. Each instructor develops his/her own lessons using field, forest, and wetland habitats on a 2,265-acre wildlife sanctuary. Special activities include canoeing and tide pooling. Qualifications: Education: B.A. or B.S. in early childhood education or related education degree with appropriate work experience. College students studying early childhood education who have day camp experience will also be considered; knowledge of the outdoors. Experience in leading natural history activities relating to field, forest, and wetland habitats. Ability to work cooperatively and independently. Interest in and understanding of children, and a desire to share outdoor experiences with them. Canoeing experience and American Red Cross First Aid and Community CPR Certification. Contact Scott Santino at Close Date: June 1, 2008. Trail Team Member – Washington. Mt. Adams Center Trail Teams are composed of five members and two Team Leaders. Teams will focus on trail work in front and back country settings throughout Oregon, Washington and California, but may also be engaged in a variety of restoration projects such as building riparian fences, invasive plant removal and tree planting. Salary: $5,876 (approx. $979 per month, a program fee of $455 will be deducted each month). Contact Stephanie Ludlow at Close Date: May 5, 2008. Summer Naturalist Colorado. The Summer Naturalist provides interpretive and educational programs to a wide range of audiences and age groups in order to inspire environmental stewardship through education. Teach environmental education programs for children ages 4-11. Lead interpretive nature walks on the Routt National Forest on Mt. Werner, Fish Creek Falls. Work collaboratively with staff to plan and develop interpretive tours and children’s classes. Help maintain Yampatika’s collection of specimens, books, and educational materials. Conduct follow-up program evaluations and makes recommendations for improvements. Assist with administrative tasks such as answering the phone, registering and checkingin program participants, and other similar tasks as necessary. Work with and support Lead Naturalist. Serve as liaison to public. For qualifications and application instructions, please visit www.yampatika. org. Close Date: May 1, 2008. Outdoor Educator – Washington. Outdoor Educators / Naturalists / Marine Science Educators wanted for the Outdoor and Environmental Education Program. Employment dates: Early to mid-May 2008 - June 18th , 2008. Qualifications & Responsibilities: Ability to teach and lead visiting 5th and 6th grade school children aspects of natural sciences, outdoor skills, and group building initiatives. We are looking for staff members who are excited about working with children in an outdoor setting. You must be caring, creative, flexible and willing to work long hours while keeping a positive work attitude. College degree or 3 years experience in related field desired. YMCA Camp Seymour is located on Glen Cove on Puget Sound with 160 acres of Northwest forest and a half a mile of salt-water beach habitat. Classes offered to students include: marine science, reptiles, group initiatives, forest studies, wildlife ecology, sustainability, canoeing, orienteering and many more. Duties include teaching classes and implementing fun and exciting evening programs, hosting meals and some weekend responsibilities. First Aid, CPR required; Lifeguarding

and Small Craft certifications a plus. Internships also available! Benefits: $200 - $240 per week plus room, board, health insurance, and paid trainings. Free YMCA of Tacoma Pierce County membership (pools, cardio machines, indoor climbing wall, yoga classes, etc.). Live and work in a beautiful setting with a small group of wonderful people to make a difference. Contact: Scott Giertson at sgjertson@ymcatacoma. org. Close Date: May 1, 2008. Challenge Course Facilitator – Alaska. Facilitators work with adult and corporate groups implementing challenge course programs. Groups will consist of members from different European and Asian countries. Programs may vary in length from a 2-hour training program to full day training programs. Facilitators are responsible for leading groups of 8-20 participants through a program tailored to the group’s desired goals. These programs include energizers, icebreakers, deinhibitizers, group initiatives, and trust activities aimed at building community and strengthening interpersonal relations. Groups progress to low elements on our Team Challenge Course, and depending on age, onto our High Ropes Course. Facilitator will implement programs off site; these programs include energizers, icebreakers, de-inhibitiazers and group initiatives. Facilitators lead debrief sessions intended to explore group dynamics and to connect the participants’ experience to real-life situations. Facilitators will need to be comfortable co-facilitating. Qualifications: Physical ability to lead challenge course programs in all weather (especially rain) and a variety of terrain; An associate’s or bachelor’s degree in related field; Experience leading challenge course programs or documented completion of a challenge course facilitator training; Experience working with adults and/or corporate groups; First aid/ CPR certification; Strong interpersonal, organizational, communication and leadership skills. Contact: SAGA at Close Date: May 20, 2008. Summer Camp Staff – Montana. Have fun this summer while gaining valuable experience in environmental education providing leadership and instruction for the Summer Science Day Camps at The Montana Natural History Center. These camps are a popular series of programs for kids ages 4 – 13, and combine experiential natural science education with outdoor fun and adventure. Day camps meet Monday-Friday and include weekly field trips and run for 10 weeks from June 9 through August 15. Every week is unique, so interns will gain experience in outdoor environmental education while we explore a variety of topics in natural history! $290-$310 per week. Contact: Lisa Bickell at the Montana Natural History Center, lbickell@montana Close Date: May 1, 2008.

Outdoor Skills Specialist Missouri. Promotes and administers a variety of outdoor skills programs in the Kansas City Region, including canoeing, fishing, outdoor photography, archery, hiking, backpacking, map and compass, primitive skills, campfire cooking, camping, trapping and boating. Works with school teachers, school administrators, youth group leaders, and scout organizations to develop and foster outdoor skills programs in schools and communities. $34,680 - $61,164. Contact: Patt Ott at the Missouri Department of Conservation, Close Date: Until Filled. Marine Science Instructors – Florida. Seacamp is a non-profit organization offering a unique marine science/ SCUBA residential camp and day camp for teenagers during the summer and an experiential marine science program during the school year. Established in 1966, it is located near the most extensive coral reef in the continental United States in the middle of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. For more information about Seacamp Programs visit our website at www. or Science Instructors must be comfortable teaching course topics in marine science that include: marine biology, coral reef ecology, ichthyology, animal behavior, invertebrate biology, shark biology, fisheries science, environmental science, marine aquaria, and marine research. Courses are taught in local habitats, which include mangroves, coral reefs, tide pools, and shallow marine systems. Each course involves lab work, lecture and field trips by boats or vans. Instructors also participate in all camp functions and assist with camper supervision as assigned. Requirements include being at least 21 years old with a Bachelors Degree in Marine Science or related field, and possess a valid drivers license with

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Career Changers & Support an excellent driving record. Contact: Donna Goldberg at Close Date: Until Filled. Experiential-Outreach Educator – Wisconsin. Northland College is accepting applications for the position of Experiential-Outreach Educator. This position will help SOEI fulfill its strategic vision as a leader in linking formal education with experiential environmental outreach. This is a new position that will have substantial and measurable impacts on 1) the college’s quality and quantity of environmental/ sustainability outreach, 2) the quality of student learning, 3) effectiveness and capacity of selected regional leaders, and 3) Northland College’s local and national reputation as the leading undergraduate college for environmental liberal arts. Complete position description, qualifications, hiring range and application procedure can be found at: http://www. Close Date: April 30, 2008. Field Instructor/Camp Counselor – Illinois. Field Instructors/Camp Counselors are responsible for the physical and emotional safety of the participants. Field Instructors/Camp Counselors will work closely with the Camp Director, Outdoor Program Coordinator to ensure a positive experience for the campers. The Field Instructors/Camp Counselors will help plan and facilitate six different programs, two 3-day and four 5day programs, as well as supervise the participant living quarters. At all times, Field Instructor/Camp Counselor must align with the goals, objectives, health and safety standards, and program philosophy of the Girl Scouts. Qualifications: Must be at least 20 years or older. Have demonstrated leadership and outdoor skills. Have a strong desire to work with girls in the outdoors. Possess the following: organizational knowledge, interpersonal relations, judgment and decision making, problem solving, and personal integrity and professional conduct. Due to the nature of the position, criminal background checks are required prior being offered employment. Current First Aid and CPR Certification, other certifications will be supported by the Girl Scouts. Season dates are from June 23, 9:00 am - August 9, 1:00 pm. Room and Board, Meals on Duty, Workers Compensation, Days Off, Paid Professional Trainings, Internet Access. Internship options available. Contact Haley Davis at for a more detailed job description and/or questions. Close Date: June 1, 2008. Assistant Director of High Adventure Camp – Illinois. The Assistant Director is responsible for the physical and emotional safety of the participants, as well as ensuring a positive experience. The Assistant Director will work alongside of the Camp Director, Outdoor Program Coordinator to train, supervise, and evaluate the High Adventure staff. The Assistant Director will assist with the development and facilitation six different programs, two 3-day and four 5-day programs, as well as supervise the participant living quarters. At all times, the Assistant Director must align with the goals, objectives, health and safety standards, and program philosophy of the Girl Scouts. Qualifications: Must be at least 21 years or older. Experience working in a camp setting, preferably 1-2 years. Previous supervisory experience, preferably in a camp setting. Have a strong programming skills or an interest in program development. Previous experience with program/personnel evaluation and assessment. Have demonstrated leadership and outdoor skills. Have a strong desire to work with girls in the outdoors. Possess the following: organizational knowledge, interpersonal relations, judgment and decision making, problem solving, and personal integrity and professional conduct. Due to the nature of the position, criminal background checks are required prior being offered employment. Current First Aid and CPR Certification, other certifications will be supported by the Girl Scouts. Season dates are from June 16, 9:00 am - August 12, 1:00 pm. Contact Haley Davis of the Girl Scouts of Chicago, hdavis@girlscouts-chicago. org. Close Date June 1, 2008.

children. Some time will be spent leading weekend programs, including at least four weekends per year and will assist with daily operations of the Urban Ecology Center, program development, newsletter production, volunteer recruitment and training, and exhibits. Qualifications: BS or BA in natural sciences, environmental education or related area with a minimum of two years teaching experience in a formal or non-formal setting. Excellent oral and written communication skills needed. Experience with a broad range of ages desirable. Proven experience with urban youth and the ability to speak Spanish is also a plus. Clean driving record is a must. Lifeguard certification or the ability to gain certification is required. Contact: Sarah Rohe at Close Date: May 1, 2008. Education Summer Intern – New York. The Education Department of the Central Park Zoo is seeking a summer teaching intern from June 2 August 29. Candidates must be able to work from 8-4, Monday-Friday. Proven ability to teach children and an interest in wildlife conservation are essential. $10/hour. Graduate students are encouraged to apply. Send cover letter and resume to: Ms. Bonnie Bromberg Education Department Central Park Zoo 830 5th Ave. New York, NY 10021. Close Date: Until Filled. Conservation Education Trainer – Africa. 1 yr position available (with possibility of renewal) with the NC Zoo’s Uganda and North Carolina International Teaching for the Environment (UNITE) program providing training and materials to aid Ugandan teachers in developing environmental and conservation curricula & activities. Successful candidate will be based in Bigodi, Uganda. Duties: Design, coordinate and facilitate teacher training; mentor teaching strategies; develop and implement environmental/conservation units for schools; keep education officials informed of project; collaborate with groups working around Kibale Forest; establish electronic newsletter; design & implement project evaluation tools Qualifications: undergraduate degree in education or conservation required. Experience working in the developing world and/or advanced degree desired. Salary: $10,000 + travel, room & board To apply, send cover letter and resume to Close Date: Until Filled. Curatorial Position – New York. The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), a global conservation organization and one of New York City’s premier cultural institutions, is seeking to fill a curatorial position for the Queens Zoo. Since its founding in 1895 as the New York Zoological Society, WCS has been dedicated to saving wildlife and wild lands through science, conservation, education and the management of the largest system of urban wildlife parks in the United States. The Queens Zoo is located in the borough of Queens, NYC with a collection of animals representing the Americas with over 350 animals of some 65 species. Queens Zoo reopened after complete renovations in 1992) and has since been managed by the Wildlife Conservation Society for the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Under the direction of the Facility Director, this position will ensure an efficient operation of the Animal Department and provide the best possible conditions for all the animals and staff. Experience in animal husbandry and collection management is required. A history of publication in the field of science and a Master of Science degree or greater is preferred. Please send a confidential letter of interest and curriculum vita, professional references and salary history to: Human Resources Department, Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY 10460 or email Type code in subject Code: QZCURATOR. Close Date: Until Filled.

Summer Naturalist – Minnesota. Teach classes, including the summer favorites of canoeing, rock climbing, and tree tops, to large and small groups. Act as overnight liaison for groups in residence. Assist in other areas as needed by a growing, private, non-profit organization. Serve as a trip leader on canoeing/hiking overnights and field trips. Co-coordinate some of our exciting summer camps. Qualifications: 21 years of age or older. First aid and CPR certification. Experience working with kids. Experienced in outdoor recreation and/or environmental education. B.A. or B.S. degree in a related field. Leadership experience. $200/week plus room and board. Contact: Megan Duffey at Close Date: May 15, 2008.

Instructor/Counselor – Massachusetts. Work with kids ranging from age 4.5 – 14, during our Summer Camp located at the Chickatawbut Hill Education Center in the Blue Hills Reservation. Each week you will have a different field group of children to teach and to lead in their exploration of nature. Some paid natural history training will be provided. Position runs June 17th through August 29th. Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years of age. Must have the ability to design and implement environmental activities and integrate them into lessons. Must have standard first aid/CPR certification. Must be able to work well with children and other staff members. Must be professional, energetic, and have a positive attitude. CORI, SORI checks required. Please send cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references to: Stephen Hutchinson: Camp Director, 1904 Canton Ave., Milton, MA 02186. Phone: 617-333-0690 ext. 227. Fax 617 333-0814, or E-mail: Close Date: May 1, 2008.

Environmental Educator – Wisconsin. The primary responsibility of this full time position is to teach environmental science programs for school age

Canoe Coordinator – California. The Canoe Program Coordinator manages the Mono Lake Committee’s weekend canoe tour program on Mono Lake and

coordinates private tours. The Coordinator is responsible for running between 6-8 programs per week once the summer season begins. The Coordinator must work closely with other staff to coordinate safe, high-quality, guided programs. The Canoe Coordinator maintains the canoe equipment and manages reservations and canoe revenue. This position is ideal for those wanting to further their interpretive and communication skills, guiding experience, and to gain experience in the environmental, non-profit world. For a full job description, list of qualifications and compensation, please visit We will accept cover letters and resumes until this position is filled for the 2008 season. For more information and/or to submit cover letter and resume contact Bartshe Miller at the Mono Lake Committee, P.O. Box 29, Lee Vining, CA 93541, (760) 647-6595 or visit Close Date: April 30, 2008. Summer Camp Staff - Seacamp is a non-profit organization offering a unique marine science/SCUBA residential camp for teenagers 12-17 and a marine science day camp for youth 10-13. Established in 1966, it is located near the most extensive coral reef in the continental United States in the middle of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Seacamp offers courses in marine science, SCUBA diving, sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, kayaking, arts and crafts, photography, and camp newspaper. For more information about Seacamp Programs visit our website at Summer positions include cabin counselors, daycamp counselors, science instructors, scuba instructors, arts & crafts coordinator, photography instructor, and other positions. Contact: Donna Goldberg at Close Date: May 15, 2008.

Assistant Professor – Virginia. Develop educational programs, assist extension agents, support and participate in applied research focused on emerging issues in fish, fisheries, and aquatic ecosystems. Garner external financial support for the program through extramural funding and partnerships. Qualifications include: Doctorate in Fisheries Science or a related discipline, strong communication skills, demonstrated teaching expertise, ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds, commitment and sensitivity to issues of diversity in communities and on campus. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate an appreciation of the mission of a land-grant university or extension education programming potential or experience, research and grant-writing experience, and creativity in addressing applied problems in aquatic ecosystems, including invasive species, land-water interactions, pond and stream management, water quality, aquaculture, and volunteer and community building. Applicants are required to complete the faculty application online at, posting #071305, and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of three references with contact information, and a statement of extension philosophy as an attachment to the on line application. Academic transcripts will be required of the selected candidate. Direct inquiries to: Dr. Donald J. Roth, Thomas H. Jones Professor, 106 Cheatham Hall (0321), Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg , VA 24061-0321. Telephone: (540) 2315919. Fax: (540) 231-7580. TDD number is (800) 8281120. Email: Close Date: July 31, 2008. Faculty Position – Korea. The Interdisciplinary Program in Environmental Education, Seoul National University, Korea, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position, rank open, beginning August 2008, pending final approval of funding. Field of expertise is open, but candidates with an expertise in global environmental education, methodology for environmental education, or environmental geography are especially encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. in Environmental Education or a closely related discipline is required at the time of appointment. The interdisciplinary program offers MA, and Ph.D. degrees in environmental education. The successful candidate is expected to teach 2 courses per semester, which may include two graduate level courses in his/her specialty area. Teaching will be in English. Benefits include rewarding and stable career structure for productive faculty members; twelve-month based salary; comprehensive medical insurance program; on campus housing at substantially below market cost; one semester paid research leave out

of every seven semesters; intra-university research grants; reimbursement of relocation expenses. Send curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and names of three referees with addresses preferably by email to Close Date: Until Filled. Visiting Assistant Professor – West Virginia. Academic Rank and Salary: The Wildlife and Fisheries Resources Program in the Division of Forestry and Natural Resources at West Virginia University is seeking to fill a nine-month, nontenure track position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. The position will begin August 16, 2008 and may last up to three years. Opportunities exist for summer funding through additional teaching responsibilities as scheduled through the office of the Division Director. Responsibilities: The selected candidate will be expected to teach the equivalent of approximately 12 credit hours of classes per semester Fall semester classes will include full responsibility for the following courses: Fish Management; Wildlife and Fisheries Techniques; an Introduction to Wildlife and Fisheries Management. In the spring semester, teaching responsibilities include team-teaching the following courses; Advanced Wildlife and Fisheries Management; Wildlife Ecosystem Ecology; Forest Wildlife Management; and full responsibility to teach the graduate level Quantitative Ecology course every other year. The incumbent will also be required to develop a graduate level course in their area of expertise during the fall semester that will be scheduled as an offering for the spring semester 2009. Finally, the incumbent will be expected to take on undergraduate and graduate student advising as assigned. Qualifications: A Ph.D. with at least one degree in wildlife and fisheries is required. Candidates with prior teaching experience are preferred. Demonstrated ability to communicate with students and professional colleagues is essential. A teaching demonstration will be required of all final candidates. Contact: Joseph McNeel at Joseph. Close Date: Until Filled. Assistant Professor – Okalahoma. A full-time, eleven-month, tenure-track position, 75% research and 25% teaching. This position reports directly to the Head of the Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management (NREM). Responsibilities: 1. Establish a nationally recognized externally funded research program in natural resource management. Desirable areas of research include, but are not limited to, applications of management science to natural resource issues such as non-industrial private forests, ecosystem management, conservation, restoration and sustainability, rural development, valuing natural resource amenities, environmental quality, and timber production. 2. Teach 2 undergraduate courses (Forest Resource Management, and a 2 week advanced Forest Measurements class for forestry summer camp), and develop a graduate course in area of expertise. Minimum Qualifications: 1. A Ph.D. in forest resource management or closely related field. A B.S. degree in forestry preferred, with at least one degree in forestry required. 2. Demonstrated ability and strong interest in instruction and advisement of undergraduate students. 3. Ability and desire to work cooperatively with NREM faculty to develop an active research program, including publishing in leading scientific journals and securing extramural funding. Individuals wishing to apply should submit a letter of application, transcripts, professional résumé, and the name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address of 3 to 5 references. Applications, nominations, and questions should be directed to Dr. Charles G. Tauer, Search and Screen Committee, Oklahoma State University, Department of Natural Resource Ecology & Management, 008 Agricultural Hall Room C, Stillwater OK 74078-6013, 405-7445462, E- mail Close Date: May 1, 2008.

Online Media Coordinator – Virginia. Proficiency in Photoshop and Dreamweaver preferred; familiarity with Flash a plus. Salary dependant on qualifications. Full time position. Contact Carolyn Curry-Wheat at the National Wildlife Federation, Close Date: May 14, 2008. Executive Assistant - Washington, DC. The North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) is the premier nonprofit organization dedicated to the professional needs of environmental


Career Changers & Support educators across North America. NAAEE is searching for an Executive Assistant to provide superior support to the Executive Director and assistance in administratively managing the organization. Send cover letter and resume to Close Date: Until Filled. Assistantship – Virginia. A Ph.D. assistantship is available for a qualified applicant interested in studying why people respond to different forms of communications put forth by natural resource management agencies and environmental non-governmental organizations. Potential topics of study include examining the roles of various stakeholders in public land management decisions and/or examining the impacts of specific forms of environmental communications, education, and outreach upon different audiences, including adults, children, and urban minorities. The target starting date is August 2008. A well-qualified applicant will have excellent writing, analytical, and people skills, a Master’s degree in a relevant field, outstanding references, and an interest in applied research geared toward improving the processes associated with managing and communicating about natural resources and the environment. Assistantship includes tuition and stipend. Exceptional Master’s applicants may also be considered. Please contact Marc Stern to inquire further: Dr. Marc J. Stern, Department of Forestry, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061. Phone: (540) 231-7418. Email: Close Date: Until Filled. Senior Information Technology Specialist Position – Colorado. Senior Information Technology (IT) Specialist position (.NET Developer) (Research Associate III Special) available with CEMML in Fort Collins, Colorado. contract. Qualifications: BS/BA in Computer Science and minimum of three years demonstrated experience in computer programming; or equivalent of a graduate degree and additional experience. Strong demonstrated experience in object-oriented development methodologies. Demonstrated experience developing applications in the .NET environment including Team Foundation Server, Visual Studio, Expression Web and C#. Demonstrated experience in n-tiered application development with strong emphasis on the business logic tier. Demonstrated experience in XML development including XML Schemas, XSLT and related technologies. Apply: On-line at https://welcome. and please include: letter of intent, resume, transcripts, degree conferral, references, and a statement of qualifications. cemml_ Close Date: Until Filled. Manager of Audiovisual Services – New York. The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo is seeking applications for a Manager of Audiovisual Services. This role will identify, estimate the scope and help prioritize requirements for audiovisual solutions. This person will assist the Chief Technology Officer in activities dealing with new or existing exhibits that include IT or AV components. Manages the delivery of services that support use of audiovisual and information technologies for meetings. The Manager of AV Services coordinates these activities across IT and user departments, as required. The manager also contributes directly to successful implementation of audiovisual services. BA or BS required. Experience translating user requirements into system requirements. Experience managing groups of three or more staff. Experience with audiovisual systems used for exhibits and meeting support. Experience in evaluating and writing Request for Proposals (RFP) or similar documents. Experience in all phases of project management from project inception through project completion. Send resume /cover letter/salary requirement to: Wildlife Conservation Society, Human Resources Dept. Code: MGRAVSERV, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx N.Y. 10460; e-mail to recruitment@wcs. org Type code in subject. Close Date: Until Filled. Commissary Manager – Florida. The Palm Beach Zoo has a full-time opening for a Commissary Manager in the Animal Department. A successful candidate will be involved primarily with oversight of daily Commissary operations, animal diet preparation, and the cleaning and organization of the commissary facility. Additional duties on a daily basis also include washing dishes and assisting with large scale food product deliveries. Applicants for this position must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, have good communication skills, and a very strong work ethic. It is also required that all candidates be able to maintain a quick pace while remaining on their feet for the majority of the shift. Shift available includes 4 – 10 hour days (Wednesdays through Saturdays). Starting salary 26,000 annually plus excellent benefit package including medical and dental coverage. Holiday work is required if a holiday falls within the normal weekly work schedule. Drug and TB test required. Please send letter of intent, availability, resume, and list of references by March 31st, Attn: Asst. Curator of Programs, Palm Beach Zoo, 1301


Summit Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33405 or fax to 561-540-1430 or email to . (Please include job title in subject line if an email is sent.) Close Date: Until Filled. Advertising/Marketing Internship – California. The Aquarium of the Pacific seeks an Advertising and Research Intern to join the Marketing Department for the summer. This intern will be responsible for assisting the Advertising and Research Manager on analyzing and maximizing the effectiveness of all aspects of the Aquarium’s paid advertising and market research programs. Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to: -Contribute copy ideas for festival print ads and any changes needed for radio/TV commercials Update and track the advertising budget and invoices -Understand the competitive landscape and search out ways to differentiate the Aquarium -Maintain knowledge of both marketing and aquarium industry trends and how they can be utilized -Review and analyze quarterly exit survey reports and make recommendations on areas of potential improvement -Develop effective survey structures when requested Knowledge and skills: -Knowledge of power point and excel required -Experience with organizing/balancing budgets required -Familiarity with marketing, advertising and research analysis preferred -Knowledge or interest in marine life a plus Qualifications: -Must be an incoming sophomore, junior or senior -Prior office internship/job experience preferred -Major in marketing, journalism

Systems Analyst – New York. The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo is seeking applications for a Systems Analyst. This role will identify, estimate the scope and help prioritize user requirements for information systems, both for development and for purchase. This person will assist the Chief Technology Officer in activities dealing with new or existing information systems across WCS. The Systems Analyst will coordinate these activities across IT and user departments, as required. The Analyst position requires participation in selection, design, development and deployment of these applications. Coordinates actively, with Director, Global ICT on full range of systems projects. BA or BS in Information Systems or equivalent. Knowledge of Microsoft product suite. Experience translating user requirements into system requirements. Experience evaluating and selecting software packages and systems. Excellent written and verbal skills. Experience in writing and evaluating Requests for Proposal and/or similar type of documents. Send resume /cover letter/salary requirement to: Wildlife Conservation Society, Human Resources Dept. Code: SYSANALYST, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx N.Y. 10460; email to Type code in subject. Close Date: Until Filled. or business ideal, although all majors encouraged to apply Additional details: -This is an unpaid internship -Start date – last week in May (after Memorial Day) -Hours – flexible depending on applicants schedule (minimum commitment of 8 hours a week; maximum 16 hours a week) Please apply online at our website: Look for information and application details on our Internship page. Close Date: Until Filled. Office Manager – Colorado. Wildlands Restoration Volunteers seeks a full-time Office Manager (OM). The OM maintains a well functioning office environment, helps with community outreach, provides logistical support for our community events, and provides administrative support to our other professional staff and volunteers. Duties include: correspondence with volunteers; data entry; tabling at outreach events; providing support for our 50+ annual projects and training events; answering phones; errands; bank deposits; filing; maintaining the office environment; maintaining merchandise inventory; and more. WRV is a lean and highly effective organization with a small staff. Everyone works together as a team, within a dynamic work environment, pitching in where needed to meet organizational needs. Submit a cover letter, resume, and completed application form (available from WRV website) to Close Date: April 17, 2008.

The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo is seeking applications for an Audio-Visual Services Specialist to install, operate and maintain audiovisual components included in exhibits at all WCS facilities. This position will support WCS meeting presentations that rely on electronic media, supporting laptops/ projectors/lecterns/podiums, etc. as necessary. BA or BS . Knowledge of Microsoft product suite. Hands on experience with setting up and tearing down audiovisual systems, including speakers, lecterns, video cameras, audio and video recording systems, etc. Must have hands on experience setting up PowerPoint presentations and laptop configurations. Workweek will include weekends and holidays. New York State driver’s license and car required. Send resume /cover letter/salary requirement to: Wildlife Conservation Society, Human Resources Dept. Code: DMAVSPEC, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx N.Y. 10460; e-mail to Type code in subject. Close Date: Until Filled. Audio Production Engineer - 08193 - Lab of Ornithology - Cornell University. The Macaulay Library, a world-renowned archive of animal behavior media at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, is seeking two audio engineer/editors to work in its media distribution unit. Candidates for this position should be highly skilled in the identification of North and/or South/Central American birds by vocalization and possess basic audio editing skills or be able to demonstrate a strong technical aptitude for learning the required skills. This position requires the ability to systematically rate and identify the contents of avian audio recordings, handle multiple media distribution requests in a fastpaced environment, and impeccable organizational skills. A working knowledge of avian taxonomy, the ability to research and interpret scientific literature and discerning listening skills are essential. This position provides a great opportunity for someone wishing to utilize their field skills in creating and editing audio projects that educate the public and support the mission of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. For additional details and application procedures, see http://www.ohr.cornell. edu/jobs/apply/index.html. Close Date: Until Filled. Assistant Manager – New York. The Bronx Zoo is looking for a dependable, energetic, bright, enthusiastic, self-motivated individual to provide administrative and operational support to the daily operation of all rides. Management experience is required. In this role interviewing and training experience required. You will also attend position related technical training & seminars. Qualified candidates must be able to work weekends, holiday, and nights. Excellent guest communication skills a must. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Good organizational skills. Ability to effectively supervise rides seasonal staff. Send resume /cover letter/salary requirement to: Wildlife Conservation Society, Human Resources Dept. Code: AsstMgrRides, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx N.Y. 10460; e-mail to Type code in subject. Close Date: Until Filled. Assistant Park Maintainer (Horticulture) – New York. The Wildlife Conservation Society at the Bronx Zoo has an opening for an Assistant Park Maintainer in the Horticulture department. Duties include assisting in the general ground keeping or special work in fertilization, pest control and tree trimming. Perform related work as required. Under general supervision, assists in the maintenance of Zoological Park grounds, equipment and facilities, etc. to maintain the landscape beauty of the 265-acre facility. Qualifications: Candidates should have a minimum of 2+ years paid experience plus classroom training. High school graduate or equivalent; valid New York State driver’s license. Starting salary is $29,420. Benefits include 3 weeks vacation, medical/ dental, 401K and on site parking. Send resume with cover letter to include salary history to: The Wildlife Conservation Society, Human Resources Department, DMAZPM , Bronx, NY 10460 or Close Date: Until Filled. Technical Specialist – New York. The Wildlife,

Landscapes and Development for Conservation in Northern Uganda – WILDCO – Project is a major new USAID funded project with a budget of $4.8 m over three years, which will strengthen biodiversity conservation in selected priority landscapes in Northern Uganda by improving the available knowledge base on the biodiversity of the area, working to strengthen the management of the most important protected areas within these landscapes, improving land use planning and management, and promoting biodiversity friendly land and natural resource use options in key corridors and buffer zones. This will involve working closely with local government, land owners and communities, as well as protected area authorities, and setting up mechanisms and economic incentives to manage corridors with biodiversity conservation as a primary goal. Experience and Skills: Experience in developing participatory land and resource management plans in rural settings; Use of GIS in land use planning, Experience with conservation oriented planning in the context of corridors and protected area buffer zones; Knowledge of various methods and approaches for developing shared visions for land and resource management involving multiple stakeholders, such as scenarios planning and participatory resource mapping. Strong skills in facilitation and knowledge sharing in a multi-cultural setting. Prior experience working in Africa preferred. Post-graduate degree and three years relevant experience. Interested candidates should send cover letter and CV and/or requests for detailed terms of reference to Graeme Patterson at:, with copies to Pamela Watim ( Close Date: Until Filled.

Assistant Supervisor (Membership Sales) Leading international conservation organization, headquartered at the Bronx Zoo, seeks strong, creative, energetic salesperson to manage on-site Membership sales at NY Aquarium and Central Park Zoo. Qualifications: high school graduate or equivalent; BA/BS preferred; 2+ years experience in retail or other sales environment with proven track record of meeting sales revenue targets; strong organizational skills; ability to work independently and to manage a sales team; proficiency with Microsoft Excel; outgoing, with strong customer service orientation; interest in WCS mission; must be available to work weekends; some travel to Bronx Zoo required. Benefits include generous vacation, medical/dental, 401K, pension, tuition reimbursement and on-site parking. Salary commensurate with experience. Send resume /cover letter/salary requirement to: Wildlife Conservation Society, Human Resources Dept. Code: Assistant Supervisor, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx N.Y. 10460; e-mail to Type code in subject. Close Date: Until Filled.

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