Full and Part-time Opportunities
Waste Management: Recycling Coordinates
This position is a blended role of Contract Compliance and Public Education/Outreach within Albany, Emeryville and San Ramon. Serve in an entry-level advisory capacity for all contract matters within Area Public Sector Services. The Representative will gain a thorough understanding of WM service offerings and will be able to utilize WM relationships and resources to achieve municipality recycling and sustainability goals.
Capital One: Sustainability Project Manager
Plano, TX| Richmond, VA| McLean, VA
At Capital One, we dare to dream, disrupt and deliver a better way. Our goal is simple—bring ingenuity, simplicity and humanity to an industry ripe for change. Founder-led, Capital One is on a mission to change banking for good and to help people live their best lives. Together, we’ll build one of America’s leading information-based technology companies.
And now, our Environmental Sustainability Office (ESO) is looking to add a Sustainability Project Manager to support sustainability projects, reporting, and analysis
Minnesota Department of Transportation: Active Transportation Manager-Transportation Operations Manager
The Transit and Active Transportation Director leads and manages Minnesota’s public transportation (transit and intercity bus) activities and pedestrian and bicycle programs as well as MnDOT-owned ABC Ramps in downtown Minneapolis. The person will direct an annual operating budget of $3 million and a capital budget of $195 million and lead a team of 40 staff in order to improve transit services and connect people in both urban and rural areas to jobs and services. The next Transit and Active Transportation Director should seek innovative ways to bring new mobility services into the transit program so that more Minnesotans have access to multiple modes of travel.
Closing Date: November 19th
Carson City: Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator
Carson City, NV
Serve as initial point of contact regarding active transportation issues. Assess bicycle and pedestrian needs by compiling and analyzing data and coordinating active transportation planning activities as described in CAMPO’s Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP). Promote bicycle and pedestrian mobility and safety for all residents. Under direction, assists with implementation and programming of the Complete Streets Performance Monitoring Program. Install and remove bicycle and pedestrian counters as required. Download and analyze data obtained from bicycle and pedestrian counters. Collaborate with planners to review projects for active transportation considerations. Recommend policies and programs to promote and enhance active transportation. Plan, organize, coordinate and participate in the development, administration, and evaluation of the regional Safe Routes to Schools (SRTS) program. Recruit community organizations, resource people and potential participants for support and assistance in SRTS implementation. Communicate orally and in writing, SRTS and active transportation needs, concerns and resources. Maintain cooperative working relationships with public agencies, and coordinate SRTS and bicycle and pedestrian safety program activities with those of other departments and outside agencies and organizations. Prepare and distribute educational information and promotional activities to the public. Attend and participate in various organizations and meetings as assigned. Coordinate with stakeholders on grant applications and administration. Use standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work. Demonstrate courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with public and staff; acts in a manner that promotes a harmonious and effective workplace environment.
Project Development & Community Design Public Works: Transportation Engineer
The Department of Public Works delivers services that help to define and improve the quality of life in Denver. Denver Public Works is responsible for road maintenance and repair; residential trash, recycling and compost collection; design and construction of streets, bridges, public buildings, and storm and sanitary sewers; transportation and parking services; oversight and regulation of use of the public right-of-way; and implementation of the Public Works Environmental Management System (EMS).
Seattle Department of Transportation: Transit & Mobility Division Director
SDOT is hiring a Transit & Mobility Division Director who will play a critical role shaping Seattle and the region’s current and future mobility. This executive level position will report directly to the Deputy Director of Policy, Programs, and Finance and will lead a team of 50-55 transportation professionals focused on delivering safe, efficient, cost-effective and environmentally sustainable transit and mobility solutions for Seattle. This position supports departmental goals in promoting diversity, race and social justice, and demonstrates personal and professional commitment to make decisions that advance transportation equity.
Closing Date: November 20th
Jarrett Walker and Associates: Transit Analyst
Jarrett Walker and Associates is a consulting firm that helps communities think about public transit planning issues, especially the design and redesign of bus networks. The firm was initially built around Jarrett Walker’s book Human Transit and his 25 years of experience in the field. Today, our professional staff of nine leads planning projects across North America, with an overseas practice including Europe, Russia, and Australia / New Zealand.
WK Kellogg Foundation:Food Systems & Maternal & Child Health Program Officer Positions
Battle Creek, MI| Full Time|Paid
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation, a leading national philanthropic force helping communities create the conditions children need to thrive, is seeking nominations and applications for Program Officers to strengthen the foundation’s work in Food Systems, Health Equity, and Maternal and Child Health. In recent years, the foundation has sharpened its focus on improving conditions for vulnerable children, concentrating on three key factors of success and their intersections: education and learning; food, health and well-being; and family economic security. Reporting to the Director of Food, Health & Well-Being (FHWB), the Program Officers will provide leadership and oversight for execution of programs and policy that strive for positive systemic change within communities to ensure educated, healthy kids and secure families nationally, focusing on the integration of these areas with efforts to transform public health systems to more effectively address racial equity, community engagement and social determinants of health.
The Center For Science in the Public Interest: Policy Associate
The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) led efforts to win passage of the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act, Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (to improve school food), Food Safety Modernization Act, Menu Labeling, and Food Allergen Consumer Protection Act. The Policy Associate will join our team’s work to restrict the use of harmful food additives; reduce risk from foodborne pathogens; help stop deceptive ads and labels; ensure biotech crops and animals are safe for humans and the environment; and reduce the amounts of sodium and added sugars in food.
The position provides technical assistance to professional research personnel by supporting scientific investigations of above and belowground ecosystem processes. The incumbent will provide higher level technical support and project management for Unit research with an emphasis in the area of soil ecology and ecosystem processes. Support will include management of laboratory, mesocosm, rhizotron and field studies. Our unit’s primary emphasis is on understanding, mitigating and adapting to global change. Studies involve a diverse array of topics, including research on interactions of belowground processes with invasive soil organisms, changing atmospheric chemistry, and changing climate. The incumbent would support research on the processes that control the storage and turnover of carbon in forest and peatland soil and ecosystems, as well as the feedbacks between soil microbial (prokaryote and fungal) community structure/function and environmental change agents.
Closing Date: November 16th
The National Farm to School Network: Policy Specialist
Colorado| Full Time|Paid
The Policy Specialist leads implementation of NFSN’s policy priorities to influence federal administrative, rulemaking, and legislative actions, and supports the development of its biennial report of state level policies supportive of farm to school and ECE. The Policy Specialist cultivates and maintains relationships with policymakers and their staff, partner organizations, and advocacy coalitions, manages and facilitates NFSN’s Policy Group, and educates and mobilizes NFSN Core and Supporting Partners and Members around key policy issues. The Policy Specialist represents NFSN at meetings and events. This position will be based in Washington, DC, reporting to the Senior Director of Programs and Policy.
Closing Date: November 16th
The Public Interest Network: Environment California Clean Energy Advocate
Environment California is hiring an experienced advocate to protect public health and the environment by shifting California’s electricity, cars, and buildings to be powered by 100% clean, renewable energy. Especially when the federal government is rolling back clean air laws, the need for leadership from California is more critical than ever. The top area of focus will be the transportation system, our state’s largest source of air pollution and global warming pollution. We need to accelerate the transition to 100% clean electric vehicles, including clean trucks, buses and cars.
Alliance for Fair Food: Internship Positions
The Alliance for Fair Food (AFF) accepts applications for summer, fall and spring internships.
Exact internship dates are determined on an individual basis, though applicants should be prepared to commit to a period of 3-5 months. Interns are provided a modest monthly stipend and free housing.
We are looking for candidates ready to commit themselves to a high level of discipline and help us create a powerful movement for Fair Food together.
UCSC: Internship and Field Programs Coordinator
We seek an organized, level-headed, people-oriented professional with enthusiasm and critical-thinking skills to administer three related summer internship and field experience programs that prepare diverse, emerging leaders to solve pressing conservation problems and pursue science-based conservation careers. The successful applicant is adaptive, congenial and collaborative and can enable high-quality mentoring and professional experiences for graduate and undergraduate students. The incumbent works with general direction from program heads and leads communication among students, faculty, and partner organizations to identify, design, support and evaluate internship and field experiences.
Richardson Bay Audubon: Community Engagement Coordinator
Tiburon, Ca| Paid
We are looking for a new full-time staffer to join our team at the Richardson Bay Audubon Center in Tiburon! The National Audubon Society is a nonprofit conservation organization focused on protecting birds and the places they need. We are looking for someone who is excited to connect people with nature and our beautiful 900-acre sanctuary in the San Francisco Bay. The job is dynamic and definitely a fun one for people that like to interact closely with community members and are excited to share Audubon’s mission and the important conservation work that we do in the SF Bay and beyond! Thanks so much for sharing this with anyone you think would be a good fit.
First Solar: Analyst- Project Execution
The position will provide support for the Project Execution team to manage and develop a portfolio for future utility-scale solar projects, primarily in the Western United States. The analyst will support the transmission, permitting, and real estate teams within Project Execution on tracking, reporting, and management of utility-scale solar projects and acquisitions. The analyst will work collaboratively with cross-functional groups across the company from project development, legal, project engineering, to project finance. Additionally, the analyst will engage in external communication with agencies, utilities, and consultants in support of project deliverables.
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County: Curator of Terrestrial Mammals
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHMLA) seeks a Curator of Terrestrial Mammals to lead its research on urban mammals, to oversee the growth and care of collections, and to provide content for a variety of public programs. The successful candidate will conduct collection-based research in evolutionary biology and/or ecology broadly defined and will be a leader in the care, understanding, and use of museum collections.
This position has a special emphasis on urban studies as this complements existing research and outreach strengths, and builds upon existing relationships with local organizations and community members developed by NHMLA’s Urban Nature Research Center (UNRC). The UNRC engages in research that examines the effects of urbanization on wildlife using community science (=citizen science) approaches for surveying urban biodiversity. Qualified candidates may have research interests across the globe, but interest in advancing programs in Southern California through community science approaches is paramount.
Application details: Applicants should send a cover letter, vision statement, curriculum vitae, and contact information of at least three professional references as a single PDF document to Tyler Hayden at email@example.com, Re.: Terrestrial Mammalogy Curatorial Search.
Closing date: November 15
Clean Water Action California: Canvassers and Phone Canvassers
Clean Water Action California in Oakland right by 12th St BART Station. Currently hiring field canvassers and phone canvassers. Most make $15-20 an hour.
Field shifts are M-F 3:00-10:00pm and phone shifts are M-F 3:30-7:30pm (opportunity for 1:30-7:30pm phone shift when you make staff). Both positions require a minimum of 3 shifts per week.
If you’re a good communicator and work well with a team it is likely that you’ll be given an opportunity to advance in your position.
Clean Water Action is a grassroots nonprofit and lobbying group that has been focused on policy to protect the environment and public health for over 45 years. We were founded during our campaign to pass the landmark Clean Water Act in 1972.
Working at Clean Water Action means working with passionate and purpose-driven people who share a common vision: harnessing the power of people to make a difference. As community organizers, it is our job to create effective change through public outreach; educating and empowering people to take action on issues affecting our environment and health. Join our team to be part of this strength-in-numbers strategy.
Go Box: Reuse Coordinator
Tri-Valley CAREs: Bilingual (English-Spanish) Community Organizer
Livermore, Ca| Paid
Do you love environmental justice and believe in empowering communities to create positive change? The Bilingual Community Organizer position centrally involves writing, speaking and translation services in English and Spanish. The individual holding this position is responsible for building community capacity and empowering residents in western San Joaquin County to better involve them in environmental decision-making regarding the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Site 300 nuclear weapons experimental facility near Tracy, CA. The Bilingual Community Organizer conducts targeted outreach in neighborhoods in western San Joaquin County, with a focus on Spanish-speakers and youth in Tracy. The individual holding this position will build and maintain relationships with governmental and non-governmental organizations and Latinx community leaders to increase their understanding of the Superfund cleanup of toxic and radioactive pollutants and other programs at Site 300. The Bilingual Community Organizer reports directly to Tri-Valley CAREs’ Executive Director. Specific duties and responsibilities are outlined below.
Contra Costa Water District: Education Program
Brentwood & Oakley, Ca| Paid
The Contra Costa County Water District Education Program is looking to fill two, possibly three, part-time positions requiring travel to the Los Vaqueros Watershed Interpretive Center in Brentwood California. A secondary location may include traveling to the Randall Bold Water Treatment facility in Oakley.
The LV program would consist of working a 5-hour shift, between the hours of 8:30am and 1:30pm. Average hours per week (10-20). Educational programs are broken into three separate, instructor led segments each day, with each segment program focusing on the following: Environmental Edu, Cultural History of the region and Outdoor hike visiting LV managed ponds and pathways. The RB program would consist of working a maximum of 4-hour program, leading tours of the facility and explaining basic water treatment processes and the water cycle. Average hours per week (4, pending).
They are looking for student/interns to teach all of the four segments on a rotational/daily/as needed basis, focusing on one segment per day. The program is offered, free of charge to 3rd, 4th and 5th-grade students at various Contra Costa school districts who are granted these programs, on a lottery system selection basis. The program has been lauded as the “most exciting and fun off-campus field trip” of the school year. Pay is $20/hour or 1099 contractor at $25/hour.
Application Details: Applicants will be required to submit a brief bio and resume highlighting relevant experience. Please include professional head shot in digital format. Approved script and general program guidelines, policies and conditions to be implemented into the final agreements. Start time TBA (Appx October 20th, 2018 thru May 30, 2019). If you are interested, please email Allen Tatomer at firstname.lastname@example.org within the next couple of days.
Apply Today Closing Date: ASAP