Job Opportunity: Natural Resource Assessment Support, Joint Base Lewis-McChord (Fort Lewis, WA)


Engineering and Environment, Inc is seeking a candidate to fill a Natural Resource Assessment Support position at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), WA.  The Natural Resource Assessment Support position is the Range and Training Land (RTLA) Coordinator at JBLM.  The individual in this position assesses the condition of maneuver training land to support military mission requirements.


Responsibilities will include:


·         Recommend and develop protocols, procedures, and methodologies for gathering information and assessing land condition trends

·         Identify and recommend priorities for land repair

·         Monitor the effectiveness of program projects

·         Use statistical analysis to evaluate projects

·         Produce GIS outputs using ESRI software

·         Work with Trimble GPS equipment and ArcPad

·         Participate in intra-agency conferences

·         Discuss technical issues and application

·         Produce technical reports

·         Conduct presentations


The ideal candidate will have the knowledge or ability and willingness to learn about training land management, military readiness, and military culture.

A Bachelors Degree from an accredited college/university in natural resources or related applied science with 2 years related experience and/or training.  Experience with developing and prioritizing projects, conducting field surveys and statistical data analysis, and providing crew management are required.

Candidates should have strong written and oral communication skills.  Must hold a valid driver’s license.  Must be capable of obtaining a security clearance.


Please submit resume with relevant experience in areas listed above, including salary history, to We are an equal opportunity employer.
Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: NONE

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Job Opportunity: Data Specialist/Collections Curator and Stranding Network Coordinator, Whale Museum  (Friday Harbor, WA)


The Whale Museum is seeking a person to fulfill the roles of DataSpecialist/Collections Curator and Stranding Network Coordinator.Year-round FT employment. (Please note several job functions have beencombined in order to provide a full-time, year-round position.)


Established in 1979 as the first U.S. museum dedicated to whales living inthe wild, The Whale Museum’s mission is to promote stewardship of whales andthe Salish Sea ecosystem through education and research. Our facility islocated on San Juan Island, northwest of Seattle, Washington. This remoteisland is accessible only by ferry, boat or plane.


This position manages the long-term scientific data that supports theresearch and provides the substance for education programs and exhibits.Current projects focus on: maintaining longitudinal data sets that trackSouthern Resident orcas’ movement patterns through a 34 year sighting database; 30 years of marine mammal stranding data; over 20 years of vesselmonitoring & trends data; acoustics monitoring data; and a museumcollections database of artifacts and recording media. Partnerships withother organizations and researchers are critical to our work. Currentpartnerships include, but are not limited to, NOAA-Northwest Region, TheSeaDoc Society, and John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance GrantProgram.


This position works closely with the Executive Director and the ResearchCurator as the Data Specialist/Collections Curator to manage severaldatabases, including marine mammal sightings, Soundwatch vessel trends data,and Museum collections; and as the Stranding Network Coordinator tocoordinate the efforts of the San Juan County Marine Mammal StrandingNetwork. The majority of this job is computer-based, primarily data entryand database management. The main field season for stranding network dutiesoccurs between May and October. This position also trains and supervises avolunteer network of approximately 50 people; and routinely moves marinemammals or other items in excess of 50 pounds. The successful candidatewill be highly flexible as response work can occur any time, day or night.


Qualifications: a Bachelors Degree or 3 years experience in a relevantfield, excellent communication skills (oral and written), excellentattention to detail, excellent computer/technological skills (i.e.,Microsoft Office particularly Access & Excel, ARC-GIS mapping), grantwriting, experience with field work (specifically Stranding Network fieldresponse), experience with conflict resolution & public communication, andproject management experience. Boating experience is a plus. Museologyexperience and/or an advanced degree are desirable. A varied skill set andflexibility are major assets. This is an exciting time at The Whale Museumwith opportunities developing throughout the year.


Electronic submissions are encouraged. It is suggested that a PDF compiledwith the requested information be submitted. The position will be openafter the first of the year with the opportunity for a brief training periodwith the outgoing employee. Start date is negotiable for the rightcandidate. Active review of submitted applications will begin December 28,2012, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position isfilled. Send cover letter, resume and up to five references (eitherreference letter or contact information for each reference) to:


Jenny L. Atkinson, Executive Director

The Whale Museum

P. O. Box 945

Friday Harbor, WA 98250



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Job Opportunity: Environmental Quality Analyst 12 – Surface Water Assessment Section, Michigan Dept. of Environmental Quality (Lansing, MI)


This position provides technical and regulatory guidance and policy development for the best protection and management of the state’s wetland resources under Part 303, Wetlands Protection, of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994 PA 451, as amended (NREPA). This position is also responsible for wetland program development and administration of several statewide programs.
Required Education and Experience:
Possession of a bachelor’s degree in the physical sciences, biological sciences, resource development, resource management, or engineering.

Three years of professional experience equivalent to an Environmental Quality Analyst, including one year equivalent to an Environmental Quality Analyst P11.

Additional Requirements and Information:
For a copy of the position description, click HERE.

Information provided in your application, resume, cover letter, transcripts, and any other documentation provided will be used to verify responses to the supplemental questions. Unsupported responses may not be considered further.

If applicable, you must attach an electronic and/or scanned copy of your official college/university transcripts. For our purposes, “Official Transcripts” must contain the college/university name and address, the degree conferred and date granted, coursework completed (especially if no degree granted), and the Registrar’s signature and/or seal.

Your application for any position does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the Department/Agency for further consideration. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results

View the job specification at:

Job posting website

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Job Opportunity: Program Specialist/Naturalist, Sandy Creek Nature Center (Athens, GA)


Company:              Athens-Clarke County Unified Government

Location:               Athens, GA


Salary:    $38,984.00 plus life insurance, health, and leave

Application Deadline:         January 11, 2013

Job Summary:

A self-motivated, creative, enthusiastic, and dedicated individual sought for teaching position at a vibrant nature center. The position is responsible for planning, designing, creating, and teaching environmental education and natural science programs to all age groups and ability levels. Major duties include: teaching both in classroom and outdoor settings; designing and developing educational, curricula, and exhibit materials; coordination of programs and camps, coordination of volunteers; budgeting; assisting with both long- and short-term planning; serving as a community resource and providing inservice training/consulting services; preparing publications and other written materials including a quarterly newsletter; assisting with care of live animal and plant collection; creating and maintaining exhibits, traveling exhibits, and related materials. See the detailed job description at the Human Resources website listed below.


The Center includes a 14,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art education facility, 225 acres of woodlands and wetlands and much more. The center recently opened a $2.5 million expansion including three new exhibits and a planetarium. See our website at for more facility information.


Work Schedule:

Generally 40 hours per week; Tuesday-Saturday; 8:30am-5:30 pm.-Sundays, evenings, and holidays on occasion.



Prefer individual with: teaching experience in an non-traditional environment, proficient writing, desktop publishing, and computer skills; experience with day camps; and knowledge of exhibit design and maintenance. Experience with facility operations, trails, animal care is helpful. Familiarity with all aspects of natural history, especially in this region is a plus.


Minimum Requirements:

– Bachelor’s degree in course of study related to occupational field;

– One year of related experience; one year of supervisory experince is preferred

– Or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite

knowledge, skills and abilities for the job.

– A valid driver’s license.


How to Apply:

For application or job information/description, visit our webpage at:

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Job Opportunity: Park Ranger 2, North Coast Beach Ranger, Oregon Parks & Recreation (Hammond, OR)



Oregon Parks and Recreation Department’s mission is to provide and protect outstanding natural, scenic, cultural, historic and recreational sites for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations.

If you would like more information about Oregon Parks and Recreation Department visit (

  • There is one (1) Permanent, position with Oregon Parks and Recreation Department for North Coast District, This position will report to Fort Stevens State Park – North Coast District office in Hammond, Oregon
  • This position is represented by the Service Employee International Union (SEIU).
  • This recruitment will be used to establish a list of qualified people to fill the current vacancy.

Applicants are subject to both a Computerized Criminal History and Driver & Motor Vehicle Services check. Adverse background data may be grounds for immediate disqualification. Information obtained in this process will remain confidential. OPRD usses E-Verify to confirm that applicants are authorized to work in the United States.

Please be aware that due to the economic downturn and subsequent state budget short-fall this position may be subject to cost reductions including mandatory unpaid time off.


The primary purpose of this position is to Independently plan and carry out personally, or by conducting others, complex park maintenance, operation, facility and resource conservation and/or interpretation tasks to protect, maintain, operate, repair and improve state park lands, natural and cultural resources, structures, facilities, equipment and systems within the North Coast District.


  • Conduct teams of permanent, seasonal, and/or temporary State Park employees, Oregon Youth Corps, Department of Corrections inmates, juvenile inmates, court appointed volunteers, private employment agency clients, cooperating association members and other group or individual volunteers in completing park resource and facility maintenance tasks within overnight camps and day use areas. Specific tasks may include: prioritizing the work to be accomplished and planning the means for its completion; developing work schedules, assigning and reassigning tasks to accomplish the prescribed work; giving direction concerning work procedures and transmitting established standards of performance to workers; insuring that materials and equipment to complete the tasks are on hand; reviewing the work of employees for conformance to standards and assessing workers’ performance.
  • Independently plan and complete complex park maintenance, operation, facility and resource conservation and/or interpretation tasks related to the protection, maintenance, operation and repair of state park lands, natural and cultural resources, structures, facilities, equipment and systems.
  • Analyze disruptions in park operations; prescribe and carry out appropriate solutions by using personal knowledge and skills, or by conducting others in the use of their knowledge and skills, in building trades (e.g.: carpentry, electrical, plumbing, painting and landscape maintenance) and specialized program skills (e.g.: resource interpretation, cultural and natural resource restoration, complex utility infrastructure operation, park rule enforcement, etc.) related to the maintenance and operation of OPRD programs, properties and facilities.
  • Maintain work site, maintenance shops, yards and storage areas in clean, safe condition. Clean and properly store equipment, tools, and vehicles after use. Perform minor repairs or adjustments as needed. Lock out or tag out items needing repair or that are unsafe to use.
  • Attend and participate in crew meetings, safety meetings and training classes;
  • Enter maintenance and construction activity data in HUB;