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The sustainability sector is growing at an increasingly rapid rate. From clean energy to building sustainable enterprise, sustainability expertise is in high demand as the world shifts to a green economy. Below is a list of featured job opportunities for the sustainability graduate students and alumni. 

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Featured Jobs
FEMA - Environmental Planner Effingham County Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent  Deputy Assistant Director (EXE LEV) - Energy

Position: FEMA - Environmental Planner

Organisation: WAF Field Mod Fringe

Location: United States - Nationwide

Position: Effingham County Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent 

Organisation: The University of Georgia (UGA)

Location: Savannah Area, GA

Position: Deputy Assistant Director (EXE LEV) - Energy

Organisation: Financial Planning & Analysis Division's (FP&A) 

Location: TX, TX

Conducts site inspections and ensures that any proposed project actions comply with environmental, floodplain, historic preservation laws, regulations, and executive orders. Includes conducting environmental assessments and environmental impact statements as required.
Assesses potential impacts to species and habitat on projects, prepares No Effect memos, conducts biological assessments and surveys to determine the existence of, and potential impact to, endangered species in accordance with criteria.
Conducts surveys, assessments and reviews of other potential areas of impact such as water quality, wetland delineations, sole or principle drinking aquifers, prime farmlands and other ecologically significant or geographically unique areas.
Performs analyses to ensure all reasonable alternatives have been evaluated in accordance with criteria and documented in written reports.
Provides technical expertise to assist with Floodplain and Wetland Issues to support documentation needed for Executive Order 11988 and Executive Order 11990.
Performs other duties as required.

This position will provide educational programming in the Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) area in Effingham County providing educational opportunities in production agriculture, horticulture, and natural resources to a wide variety of audiences utilizing multiple teaching methods. Effingham County has a rich history of an extraordinary Ag Row Crop program. County stakeholders rely heavily on the County Agent. Homeowners and Master Gardner Volunteers also depend on the Agent’s expertise to provide training and programming to the citizens of the community. Tended acres are covered with cotton, peanuts, tobacco, corn, turf, and pasture.

This position requires frequent night meetings, some weekend work, and attendance at out-of-county meetings. A valid driver’s license and access to a reliable private vehicle for official duty travel are required. Reimbursement for business travel will be provided. Transportation of others including 4-H Youth and adult clientele is also a common and necessary function of the job. 4-H competitions, overnight camps, and other events are conducted at district and state levels and necessitate travel and transport of participants. Reimbursement for business travel will be provided.

The Financial Planning & Analysis Division's (FP&A) mission is to improve the City's financial position by providing recommendations based on comprehensive financial planning and analysis. Our vision is to transform the way City leaders make decision on the allocation of financial resources by focusing on the expected results and outcomes of City services and programs.

Under the general direction from the Deputy Director, the Deputy Assistant Director is responsible for the management of the City's energy portfolio. This portfolio includes utility contracts such as electricity, solar and natural gas. Additionally, this position will oversee the fuel contract to ensure continuity across all energy related fields. The goal of this position is to control and ultimately reduce the City's overall consumption which leads to lower costs.
Commonwealth Corps Environmental Educator Land Stewardship Coordinator Sustainability Reporting and Outreach Coordinator at UC Office of the President

Position: Commonwealth Corps Environmental Educator

Organisation: Massachusetts Service Alliance (MSA)

Location: Westport, MA

Position: Land Stewardship Coordinator

Organisation: Land Stewardship Coordinators (LSC)

Location: Middletown, RI

Position: Sustainability Reporting and Outreach Coordinator at UC Office of the President

Organisation: Strategic Energy Innovations

Location: California

The Massachusetts Service Alliance (MSA) is a private, nonprofit agency that oversees the program and supports 17 host site partners and 43 members to find success throughout the program year. Commonwealth Corps members with the Westport River Watershed Alliance will serve 10.5 months in a full-time capacity. They will join a corps of members across Massachusetts who share a common desire to put their talents and ideas to use in the service of their communities and the Commonwealth.

Westport River Watershed Alliance’s mission is to restore, protect, celebrate and sustain the natural resources of the Westport River and its watershed. WRWA has been a leading environmental agency for over 40 years with three overarching goals- preserve and improve the watershed, advocate for wise use of natural resources, and educate the public about the interrelationship of water, soils, plants and living species. WRWA is seeking two full-time Commonwealth Corps Environmental Educators to deliver our Watershed Education Program (WEP) to students in grades PreK-12, to strengthen a student volunteer program and to encourage family involvement in outreach programs.

 TerraCorps Members engage with their supervisors to develop and carry out three or more capacity building projects over the course of the service year. Some of these projects will involve recruiting, training, and/or managing community volunteers. Aquidneck Land Trust has proposed the following potential projects for their Land Stewardship Coordinator:

Enhance and expand ALT’s stewardship volunteering program covering topics including conservation easement monitoring, trail maintenance/improvement, property management, and outreach/education. This includes volunteer recruitment, leading work days, and coordinating volunteers. Develop invasive species management and habitat restoration plans on highlighted ALT properties. Recruit and train invasive species removal teams to identify, target, and remove invasive species at these sites. Update baseline species and conservation value data on a number of conservation sites, incorporating volunteer citizen science opportunities when possible. Update trail Management Plans. Complete trail improvement projects on ALT’s 12 miles of trails. Assist Stewardship Department in monitoring of 81+ conservation sites; land management duties; landowner communications; trail maintenance and improvement projects. The member will get to experience a wide array of stewardship work. Development of these and other projects will occur during the first two months of service and consider the member’s interests and skills.

The UCOP Sustainability Reporting and Outreach Coordinator will work closely with the Associate Directors and the Director of Sustainability to advance the University of California’s progress towards meeting its aggressive Carbon Neutrality and sustainability goals. This Fellow will oversee communications and outreach activities, analyze sustainability data and report on progress toward system wide goals, support UC student Fellows, and help advance sustainability programs within UCOP’s internal operations.

 

City Year Mentor Executive Director

Position: City Year Mentor

Organisation:  City Year, Inc

Location: Boston, MA

Position: Executive Director

Organisation: Minnesota State Horticultural Society (MSHS)

Location: Saint Paul, MN

When you join City Year, you work alongside a team to create learning environments where all students can succeed. As you earn a stipend, you help support students' social, emotional and academic development while providing schools with additional capacity to enhance learning and belonging. The Minnesota State Horticultural Society (MSHS), with headquarters in Roseville, Minnesota, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit membership organization that provides education and resources to northern gardeners in the United States. The organization celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2016. MSHS offers classes year-round on gardening subjects. MSHS currently has 10,000 members and subscribers to its publication. Its mission is “to grow cold-climate gardeners through education, encouragement, and community.” Reporting to MSHS’s Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) leads a team of staff to ensure the effectiveness and sustainability of all programs, projects, and services. The ED also helps the organization achieve its mission in partnership with aligned organizations.

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