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Conservation Planning Project Manager

The Conservation Planning Project Manager manages innovative planning projects related to open space, trails and parks for urban and rural communities throughout the United States. The Planning and GIS Group (comprised of regional/urban planners and GIS experts) provides an array of services for external partners and field staff in The Trust for Public Land’s 30+ offices. The planning services fit roughly into the following categories: 

  • Greenprinting and conceptual trail planning: long-range, community-based planning, with award-winning Geographic Information Services (GIS)
  • City park system visioning and city park master planning
  • Research: developing case studies; surveying best practices; assessing current conditions; analyzing threats and opportunities; creative funding research; benchmarking or peer city assessments; and conservation tool evaluation
  • Park and park system evaluations
  • Strategic conservation land acquisition planning and program development within The Trust for Public Land
  • Community engagement, workshop and community meeting facilitation
  • Public communications and outreach
Essential Functions  
  • Manages Greenprints, development of conceptual trail plans, and other complex conservation/park planning projects.  This includes forming and managing steering committees and stakeholder groups; conducting targeted interviews; overseeing current conditions research; preparing for and facilitating community meetings, supervising development of outreach materials; and overseeing budgets and personnel. Note: Domestic travel is required (up to 20-30%), including overnight stays.
  • Develops surveys and other outreach tools. This includes developing online community surveys and working with outside firms on telephone and mail-based polls. Leads analysis of community input.
  • Coordinates and administers evaluations.  This will include designing park evaluations as well as designing and developing community survey tools for externally-facing planning projects (such as Greenprints, trail plans, and park master planning projects).
  • Supports local community-based teams in completing Greenprint and other project work plans, including scheduling calls, site visits, and internet-based meetings. Frequently facilitates conference calls with remote team members.
  • Conducts research and writing related to new projects and new project potentials.  This includes research and writing about places where The Trust for Public Land is starting projects and investigating places that may be suitable for new projects. May assist in developing materials for donor meetings.
  • Presents planning services to staff across The Trust for Public Land and our partners.
  • Works with marketing team on improving branding around our services and products. 
  • Completes other tasks as needed.
  • Candidate must have superior project management, research, writing, and public speaking skills.
  • Must have strong abilities in problem-solving, organization, and analytical thinking.
  • Undergraduate degree required, and advanced degree preferred in a field related to land use, conservation, park and open space, and/or growth management. 
  • Minimum two years’ experience leading complex planning projects (ideally in the land-use realm, and more specifically in park, recreation, conservation and/or open space planning).
  • Education or experience related to urban planning and/or recreation planning a plus
  • Experience designing and conducting evaluations (ranging from program evaluations to field surveys), preferably in the parks and recreation field.  Transferable experience with evaluations in other disciplines is also welcome.
  • Must be able to establish and coordinate partnerships as well as problem-solve for technical and political hurdles.
  • Comfortable facilitating conference calls and conducting telephone interviews.
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills with demonstrated ability to develop strategic approaches for stakeholder involvement and meeting facilitation.
  • Experience working with state and local governments, including upper-level agency staff and elected officials. In general, diplomacy and relationship-building are critical for project manager success.
  • Ability to work under pressure, juggle multiple projects, prioritize work effectively, and meet deadlines.  
  • Available for regular travel, including some nights and weekends.

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Conservation Intern

Now in its second century, Audubon is dedicated to protecting birds and other wildlife and the habitat that supports them. Audubon’s mission is engaging people in bird conservation on a hemispheric scale through science, policy, education and on-the-ground conservation action.

By mobilizing and aligning its network of Chapters, Centers, State and Important Bird Area programs in the four major migratory flyways in the Americas, the organization will bring the full power of Audubon to bear on protecting common and threatened bird species and the critical habitat they need to survive. And as part of BirdLife International, Audubon will join people in over 100 in-country organizations all working to protect a network of Important Bird Areas around the world, leveraging the impact of actions they take at a local level. What defines Audubon’s unique value is a powerful grassroots network of nearly 500 local chapters, 23 state offices, 41 Audubon Centers, Important Bird Area Programs in 50 states, and 700 staff across the country.

Audubon is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). The Conservation Intern will gain valuable hands-on experience and professional skills in natural resource management and conservation ecology. Working at the 13,000-acre Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary in southwestern Florida, the intern will assist with the implementation of an ecologically-sound land management program and assist with on- and off-site hydrology and wildlife monitoring projects. Each month, the work breakdown for interns will be roughly 67% resource management work and 33% research.

This full-time six-month internship will run from September 2017 through February 2018 and will not exceed 40 hours per week, with occasional weekend work, as needed. On-site housing is required and provided due to the relatively remote location of the Sanctuary and early field hours. Housing is a furnished one-level dormitory-style building.

There are 4 private bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 joined kitchens, a living room and a screened porch. Wireless internet, water, electricity and local phone service are provided. Housing will be shared with interns and/or visiting researchers.

Under the guidance of Audubon staff, the intern will develop skills in a variety of conservation activities, including: + Managing non-native, invasive and native nuisance species using a wide variety of tools such as herbicide sprayers, chainsaws, and hand tools; + Helping with planning, execution, and follow-up monitoring of prescribed fire operations in a variety of natural habitats; + Participating in ecological monitoring of hydrology (water level and rainfall) and wildlife populations to guide conservation and restoration. Wildlife monitoring will include a combination of aquatic fauna sampling (and laboratory processing), wading bird surveys, herpetofauna surveys, and mammal monitoring (trailcam maintenance and image processing). Interns may also be asked to assist with wading bird monitoring flights using a fixed-wing aircraft; and + Communication and outreach through various avenues such as social media, print media, and more (as directed by supervising staff) Interns are expected to assist with additional Sanctuary events and activities, as needed. The candidate must: + Be currently enrolled in or a recent graduate of an institution of higher learning, pursuing a degree in natural science or related field; + Excel in interpersonal communications and interpersonal skills while maintaining a team-focused attitude; + Possess a basic understanding of ecology and a desire to learn about conservation; + Demonstrate the ability to exercise sound judgment and adaptability to changing work conditions; + Possess a valid driver’s license (experience with ATVs, 4WD vehicles and the ability to operate a manual transmission is a plus); and + Commit to the full duration of the internship (September 2018 - Ferbruary 2018). Physical requirements include: + Ability to work long hours in the field in sub-tropical wetland environments, exposed to harsh South Florida environment (sun, biting insects, severe summer storms), sometimes alone and carrying field gear (up to 40 lbs.) for extended periods; and + Ability and willingness to work in murky waters and thick vegetation that serve as home for potentially dangerous wildlife such as alligators and venomous snakes ID: 2017-3261 External Company Name: National Audubon Society External Company URL:

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Conservation Education Researcher

Conservation Education Researcher Position Description: The Saint Louis Zoo (SLZ) is seeking exceptional candidates for the position of Conservation Education Researcher. A competitive applicant will be a critical thinker and a collaborative partner who loves challenges. S/he will conduct her/himself in a manner that creates a stimulating, productive, and happy work environment that fosters a climate of possibilities and learning. Effective communicators who can contribute to and inspire an innovative team are desired. The candidate will develop this position to achieve the highest level of conservation education research practice, including individual/team excellence, professional satisfaction and commitment to improvement. The successful candidate will have a very strong background in conservation education research, be capable of working in a dynamic fast-paced environment and highly motivated. Under the direction of the Director of Education, the candidate will work closely with relevant SLZ staff in Education and across the Zoo to identify mission-focused conservation education research priorities, design and execute research studies, and disseminate findings both internally and externally to improve conservation education practices at the SLZ and in the field. The candidate will disseminate research findings in peer-reviewed and other literature, share findings at relevant conferences and with key stakeholders to advance wider understanding in the fields of conservation education and informal learning. The candidate will be an active member of the Human Subject Research Committee at the SLZ. The successful candidate will support the Zoo’s mission and be an active leader in the operationalizing of the Zoo’s values and three keys. Principle responsibilities: + Develop and implement a Conservation Education Research Strategy for the Saint Louis Zoo to measure the impact of Conservation Education initiatives and provide support to education program managers to incorporate research findings into practice.

  • Serve as institutional resource for human subject research requiring Institutional Review Board review and approval.

  • Proactively seek funding in support of research strategy, including from federal sources, in collaboration with the SLZ Development Department.

  • Publish research findings in peer-reviewed and other literature; share findings at relevant conferences.

  • Prepare reports and maintain correspondence with federal and other funders as required.

  • Foster collaborative relationships with other researchers within the SLZ and at other zoos, aquariums, universities, and other relevant institutions.

  • Cultivate and actively maintains close working relationships with all SLZ departments and department leaders.

  • Take an active role in development of the Education Department’s strategic plans to meet SLZ mission, and support the management of plans to ensure goals are met.

  • Collaborate with other human subject researchers on research initiatives at SLZ, including Audience Research and Evaluation, Research and the Institute for Conservation Medicine.

  • Support human dimensions of conservation initiatives within the SLZ’s field conservation programs within the WildCare Institute.

  • Participate in SLZ-wide committees and contribute to the success of the SLZ strategic and master plans.

  • Monitor research budget on a monthly basis, develop quarterly, annual and other budget and activity reports as required.

  • Perform other tasks as required by the Director of Education. Qualifications: + A PhD from an accredited college or university is required.

  • Experience in museum or zoo education research is required.

  • Established record of published research work in the area of informal education with an emphasis on science education, human dimensions of conservation or conservation education.

  • Knowledge of diverse research methods appropriate for the field of informal learning, including both established methodologies and unique approaches to measuring outcomes and impact.

  • Experience writing and managing federally funded grants and initiatives is desirable.

  • Experience working with an Institutional Review Board.

  • Excellent project management skills with strong ability to successfully manage several large initiatives simultaneously.

  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills required.

  • Comfort with computer-based data management and analysis platforms (for example: SPSS, R, Dedoose, Survey Gizmo.) + Working knowledge of Mac and PCs, using word processing, spread sheet and database software.

  • Comfort with change, innovation, and unique approaches to educational research methods and programming.

  • Comfort with approaching members of the public for data collection purposes.

  • Ability to interact courteously and respectfully with supervisors, fellow employees, volunteers, zoo visitors and public.

  • All successful candidates for this position will be required to submit to a criminal background check and drug test.

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Conservation Operations Supervisor 3

Minimum Qualifications Must have and maintain a valid driver's license. Minimum qualifications for provisional appointment: Must be a qualified employee of the NYS DEC and have had one year of permanent competitive, non-competitive, or 55b/55c service as: Communications Equipment Specialist, Conservation Operations Supervisor 2, Assistant Superintendent of Construction, Environmental Engineer (Civil) 1, Laboratory Equipment Designer (Electronics), Motor Equipment Maintenance Supervisor 1, Motor Equipment Maintenance Supervisor 2, Motor Equipment Maintenance Supervisor 3, Senior Superintendent of Construction, Senior Laboratory Designer (Electronics), Maintenance Supervisor 2 Ski Center, or Supervisor Marine Equipment Repair. OR Open-Competitive qualifications: Four years of experience in building maintenance, mechanical maintenance, or construction of which two years of which must have been in the management of the program. OR Three years of experience in building maintenance, mechanical maintenance, or construction; two years of which must have been in the management of the program AND sixty semester credit hours, including 18 semester credit hours in science or applied science in civil, electrical, mechanical, forest, or construction technology.Management – responsibility for budgeting, supervising, planning and assigning work, and evaluating employees.You must submit a list of qualifying courses with your application. Include the number of semester credit hours for each course. Applications submitted without a list of relevant courses WILL NOT be approved.

Duties Description Plans

, budgets, schedules, and completes a variety of maintenance and construction projects, including monitoring project-related health and safety issues. Develops and implements an annual work plans, which consists of scheduled maintenance and/or construction of buildings, grounds, paved roads, trails, dams, and remediation of damage caused by storms, erosion and public use; plans for the maintenance of regional facilities, such as regional offices, field facilities, shops, garages, and storage buildings; schedules and orders the maintenance and repair of motorized equipment, such as boats, trucks, automobiles, tractors, plows, and smaller power tools and equipment, ensuring that the appropriate equipment is available and in proper working condition; maintains, repairs and manages public use facilities, such as boat launches and hiking trails; provides assistance to the agency's engineers in developing plans and specifications, inspecting contractor work, and serving as contractor liaison; evaluates the performance of subordinate staff, and assists lower level supervisors with supervisory responsibilities; and assumes all of the duties and responsibilities of a Conservation Operations Supervisor 4 in their absence.

Additional Comments Must have valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position

. Use of personal protection equipment, including respirator, will be required. Must be able to negotiate difficult terrain and work in remote areas and adverse weather conditions.

Travel, overtime, and overnight travel may be required. Weekends and holidays may be required. Must be available to respond to after- hour’s emergencies.

Must provide 24 hour response on a rotational basis and work during normal business hours. Must be able to lift and move objects up to 100 pounds.

Date Posted: 07/07/17 Applications Due: 07/21/17 Vacancy ID: 42073 Agency: Environmental Conservation, Department of Title: Conservation Operations Supervisor 3 Occupational Category: Skilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance Salary Grade: 21 Bargaining Unit: PS&T; - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF) Salary Range: From $64757 to $82113 Annually Employment Type: Full-Time Appointment Type: Provisional Jurisdictional Class: Competitive Class Travel Percentage: 0% Workweek: Mon-Fri Hours Per Week: 40 From: 7 AM To: 3 PM Flextime allowed?: No Mandatory overtime?: Yes Compressed workweek allowed?: No Telecommuting allowed?: No County: Suffolk Street Address: Mid-Island Maintenance Center City: Albany State: NY Zip Code: 12233 Name: Sherri Montross Telephone: 518-402-9273 Fax: 518-402-9038 Email Address: Street: 625 Broadway Notes on Applying: PLEASE EMAIL OR MAIL YOUR RESUME TO THE ABOVE. BE SURE TO INCLUDE (17-281) ON YOUR RESUME OR IT MAY NOT BE ACCEPTED.

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Soil Conservation Specialist

      • Department/Organization: 500001 - VP Financial Affairs * * *

Job Summary: The Soil Conservationist will be responsible for providing support for wetlands conservation and mitigation programs, as well as other related land management projects. * * *

Additional Department Summary: The Wetland/Stream Ecologist will be responsible for providing support for wetlands conservation and mitigation programs, as well as other related land management projects. The duties will include:

Assisting in establishing baseline documentation as needed for conservation easements supporting the wetlands mitigation program. Assisting with the review and preparation of mitigation banking instruments and associated plans related to wetlands conservation and compensatory mitigation, including: design, construction, monitoring, and managing a mitigation bank. Monitoring the use of the land in a conservation easement supporting a wetlands conservation or mitigation project on a regular basis, including personal visits to the property to ensure that easement restrictions are being upheld.

Monitoring wetlands mitigation projects during construction to ensure projects are implemented and performed according to desired specifications. Coordinating with representatives of local, state and federal agencies, and other related organizations as needed. Communicating with and acting as a liaison with reviewing and permitting agencies as required.

Providing information and background data regarding the easement to new or prospective property owners as needed. Establishing a review and approval process for the land activities stipulated in the conservation easement and any supporting mitigation documents. Maintaining property/easement-related records associated with property involved in wetlands mitigation/conservation efforts.

Conducting on-site and off-site routine wetland delineations using Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) 1987 manual guidelines and applicable regional supplements. Performing field work including soil and groundwater sampling, tree surveys, wetland delineations & assessments, seagrass surveys, protected species surveys and other miscellaneous environmental services. Assisting with the assessment and subsequent implementation of conservation management plans.

Conducting annual wetland mitigation monitoring as needed or required. Office work including data management, preparing figures and preparing environmental permit applications. * * *

Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Environmental Science, Soil Science, Wildlife Science, Ecology, Geology or a related field and two (2) years of experience with compensatory wetland, stream, and/or conservation banking through consulting or regulatory agency. * * *

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Valid U.S. driver's license required. Must be at least 21 years of age and have an acceptable motor vehicle report as determined by the insurance carrier. Final candidate must submit to and successfully pass a post offer drug test. * * *

Skills and Knowledge: Working knowledge of CAD, Arcmap, GPS, shapefiles, spreadsheet and database software. Working knowledge of engineering project documents and systems (CAD, plans, specifications). Ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences.

Effective interpersonal skills.

Effective time management skills.

Effective problem solving skills.

Effective critical thinking skills. Knowledge of and ability to identify Southeastern flora and fauna, knowledge of as well as familiarity with listed species (both aquatic and terrestrial) that occur in Alabama is a strong plus. * * *

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Environmental Science, Soil Science, Wildlife Science, Ecology, Geology or a related field and four (4) years of experience with compensatory wetland, stream, and/or conservation banking through consulting or regulatory agency. * * *

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. * * *

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information , disability or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster Job no: 503149 Appointment type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible) Categories: Engineering/Computer Science","Other","Construction administration","Research/Scientific","Facilities/ Grounds Department: 510201 - Land Management/Minerals Pay Grade/Pay Range: Based On Qualifications.

Advertised: 03 May 2017 Applications close: 25 Jul 2017

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Grant Coordinator III (Texas Farm And Ranch Lands Conservation Program)

Grant Coordinator III (Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Program) Print Apply Grant Coordinator III (Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Program) Salary $5,670.54 Monthly Location Austin, TX Job Type Regular Full Time Division Executive Office Job Number 17-00695 Branch LAND CONSERVATION Closing 7/31/2017 11:59 PM Central Work Address TPWD Headquarters, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, TX 78744 Hiring Contact Ted Hollingsworth, (512) 389-4520 + Description

  • Benefits + Questions General Description NOTE: Update to Working Conditions made.

    Performs highly advanced (senior-level) grants management activities related to administration of the Texas Farm and Ranch Lands Conservation Program (TFRLCP) which awards grants for the conservation of working lands. Work involves daily program administration with an emphasis on grant implementation, compliance and management, evaluation of project criteria, review of project applications and budgets, preparation and development of contract and grant documents, and review and editing of conservation easements, baseline reports and monitoring reports. Prepares reports and makes presentations to senior staff and TFRLC Council.

    Researches other state, federal and private grant funding opportunities, and develops grant proposals to leverage TFRLCP funds. Coordinates with USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, Texas Land Trust Council, grantees, and other partners to maximize program effectiveness, and leverage program dollars. Performs additional duties as assigned.

    Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. POSTING NUMBER: 17-00695 Qualification Guidelines MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: + Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Natural Resources or closely related field.

    Experience: + Three years experience in grant and contract administration; + Three years experience in land and natural resource management (e.g. principles of ranching, farming, timber, watershed, wildlife, botany, and environmental quality). NOTE: Experience may have occurred concurrently. Licensure: + If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver's license.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Education: + Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Natural Resources or closely related field. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities + Knowledge of the principles and practices of grants and contract management and business administration; + Knowledge of grants and grant administration systems, procedures, and budgeting; + Knowledge of private lands conservation tools particularly conservation easements; + Knowledge of land transaction procedures including due diligence and closing; + Knowledge of applicable local, state, and federal ordinances and laws; environmental and natural resource regulations; + Knowledge of Texas' natural resources including botany, ecology, taxonomy, and hydrology principles; and the operation of agricultural working lands (e.g. cattle, timber, farming, etc.) and biological survey techniques and procedures; + Skill in effective verbal and written communication; + Skill in effective interaction with staff at all levels of the department and other State agencies and organizations; + Skill in conducting public presentations; + Skill in project management and best management practices; + Skill in the development and administration of grants and contracts; + Skill in grant preparation, development, evaluation and monitoring; + Skill with grant proposals and budget preparation; + Skill in using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; + Skill in GIS software and in reading/analyzing aerial, boundary, topography, vegetation, and watershed maps; + Skill in using applicable mapping software; + Ability to work as a member of a team; + Ability to work independently with little or no supervision; + Ability to conduct site inspections and monitoring visits, and review and edit environmental reports; + Ability to interpret guidelines, policies, procedures and regulations; + Ability to communicate effectively and establish strong working relationships with landowners, grantees, non-governmental entities, partners and stakeholders from various backgrounds; + Ability to manage changing priorities and meet time-sensitive deadlines; + Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program.

    Additional Information WORKING CONDITIONS: + Required to work from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday; + Required to work hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with days off other than Saturdays, Sundays and holiday as necessary; + Required to travel 10% with possible overnight stays; + May be required to operate a State vehicle; + Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: In order to be considered for this position, the following information is required: + Submittal of a completed online application; + Work history experience MUST be completed in the online application; + A scanned copy of official college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be attached to the online application (if applicable); + Applicants must attach a DD214 or other supporting documentation to the online application to claim Veterans Preference.

    NOTE: Resume and professional references may be attached to the online application, but not in place of the completed application. A skills test may be conducted at time of interview. Army NO MIL EQUIVALENT Navy NO MIL EQUIVALENT Coast Guard NO MIL EQUIVALENT Marine Corps NO MIL EQUIVALENT Air Force NO MIL EQUIVALENT

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In-17054 Marine Conservation Science Intern

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the world’s leading conservation organization, seeks a Marine Conservation Science Intern. Internship Description:

WWF is seeking an intern with a background in marine science to work with an interdisciplinary team to provide support for ongoing and future work on Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Indonesia. In collaboration with the MPA team, the intern will (1) assist in synthesis, quality control and management of monitoring data (2) analyze data and produce summary report; (3) perform other duties including literature reviews for scientific articles; communication of results for different audiences (local stakeholders, scientific, etc.). Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in ecological, interdisciplinary, or marine science; experience in conservation or related field preferred; current enrollment in graduate program preferred; strong data management and statistical skills.

Knowledge of GIS, R, and/or Microsoft Access is a plus. Location: Washington, DC Compensation: Unpaid. For all unpaid internships, applicants must be enrolled in school and be able to obtain academic course credit from their university.

How to apply: Please submit a resume & cover letter through our Careers page.,IN-17054, Due March 15, 2017 * Please note that WWF does not provide VISA sponsorship to interns External Company URL:

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Conservator (Objects)

Job Overview

Job Overview

Summary About the Agency This position is located in the Lunder Conservation Center of the Smithsonian American Art Museum

(SAAM), which is responsible for monitoring the condition of and treating works of art in the SAAM collection as well as educating the public on the importance of conservation. Work is performed in a glass-walled lab visible to the public and shared with the National Portrait Gallery (NPG), and staff participate in tours and education efforts to promote the importance of conservation. Incumbent serves as one of a team of conservators and specializes in the treatment of one of the following categories: paintings, works on paper, or sculpture and other objects.


  • Performs technical examinations of works of art to identify materials and determine condition, deterioration and need for treatment.

  • Documents work with written reports, photographs and other data as appropriate.

  • Makes recommendations regarding potential acquisitions.

  • Performs conservation operations on artworks which suffer from damage and deterioration; works towards achieving structural soundness and preserving of original materials.

  • Works with staff to see that museum routines promote preservation in all activities; advise staff, scholars and the public as a way to promote conservation awareness.

  • Investigates and monitors potential hazards to art, workspace and people that may result from unfavorable environmental conditions, human neglect or carelessness.

  • Keeps informed of current developments in own area of conservation.

  • Participates in outreach activities at the Lunder Conservation Center including clinics, tours.

Supervisory Status No

Promotion Potential

12 ### Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to

… This Merit Promotion position is open to Current Federal Employees and Former Federal Employees with permanent status or reinstatement eligibility. Individuals who are eligible for a special appointing authority may also apply such as Individuals with Disabilities (Schedule A), former Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, and Vista volunteers; certain Military Spouses, or individuals eligible under various programs for Veterans (VRA, VEOA, 30% disabled). Questions? This job is open to 5 groups. Job Requirements

Job Requirements

Key Requirements

  • Pass Pre-employment Background Investigation

  • May need to complete a Probationary Period

  • Maintain a Bank Account for Direct Deposit/Electronic Transfer

  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service.


You may qualify for this position if you possess the Selective Factor and Specialized Experience below: All applicants must meet the Selective Factor Requirements: (You application must show written evidence of this requirement) SELECTIVE FACTOR: Ability to examine and treat three-dimensional, museum-quality artworks according to AIC (American Institute for Conservation) guidelines.

Experience GS-11:You qualify for this position if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system.

For this position Specialized experience is defined as using diagnostic tools such as X-rays, UV, and microscopes to examine and evaluate the condition of three-dimensional art objects in a variety of media; documenting condition and developing treatment plans for artworks; performing conservation treatments according to AIC standards; and advising on safe storage, handling and display requirements. Experience GS-12:You qualify for this position if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system.

For this position Specialized experience is defined as using advanced diagnostic tools such as digital x-radiography, 3D digital video microscopy, and other forms of analytical instrumentation to examine and evaluate the condition of materials used in three-dimensional art objects in a variety of media; documenting condition and developing treatment plans for artworks; performing conservation treatments according to AIC standards; and advising on safe storage, handling and display requirements. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to determine the total number of years and months of experience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week. Education may only be combined or substitued at the GS-11 level:

Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related Education and experience may be combined to meet the basic qualifications. For a full explanation of this option please see the Qualification Standards. Special Instructions for Foreign Education: If you are qualifying by education and/or you have education completed in a foreign college/university described above, it is your responsibility to provide transcripts and proof of U.S. accreditation for foreign study. For instructions on where to fax these documents, see the "Required Documents" section of this announcement. Qualification requirements, including one year time-in-grade at the next lower grade level for promotion candidates, must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date. For information on qualification requirements, see Qualification Standards Handbook for

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What To Expect Next At the end of the application process you will be able to create and save a PDF file that contains your responses to the assessment questions

. You may save this file as initial receipt of your application. After the job announcement closes, you will receive an email from the Smithsonian with confirmation of receipt. The Smithsonian receives many applications for each job. Each application is reviewed carefully which may take a few weeks. We will send you an e-mail to update you as we go through phases of the application review process. You may also check your application status by logging into and selecting the tab "My USAJOBS;" e-mailing; or by contacting the Office of Human Resources Representative listed.

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  • The Smithsonian does not pay relocation expenses.

  • The Smithsonian embraces diversity and equal employment opportunity ( #### BENEFITS Review our benefits

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  • Health Insurance - Leave - Life Insurance - Long Term Care Insurance - Retirement Program - This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 2017-07-12 to 2017-07-27 Salary: $66,510 to $103,639 / per year Pay scale & grade: GS 11 - 12 Series: 1001 General Arts And Information Appointment type: Federal Work schedule: Full-Time, Permanent Job announcement number: 17A-SB-302895-MPA-SAAM Control number: 474267400

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Break Station Attendant - National Conservation Training Center

Overview: Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, our more than 270,000 employees deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 22 countries around the world every day. Aramark is recognized among the Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE and the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. Learn more at at or connect with us on Facebook at and Twitter at .


Position Summary: This person is responsible for setting up, maintaining, break down and clean the break stations in accordance to Aramark and Client standards, safety, and sanitation policies. Job relationships include: reports to Food and Beverage Director, works in conjunction with all Aramark Food and Beverage employees and assists any employee or guest that may require hospitality services. Is empowered to act on any job function issues that can directly influence any guest experience in a positive fashion.

Essential Functions: + Set up break stations, insuring that all needed supplies are obtained and transported to beverage station areas.

  • During service period, maintains the cleanliness of the break stations and replenishes supplies as needed.

  • Adheres to the break station menu and decoration expectations + Serves as a public relations agent.

  • Breaks down break station and replenishes supplies as needed.

  • Cleans station and performs other duties at the direction of the Supervisor/Manager on duty.

  • Requires standing and walking for extended periods, in addition to, moderate lifting, bending, and stooping. May be subject to extreme hot and cold temperatures.

  • Assists fellow employees as needed.

  • Reports any maintenance problems or other problem areas to Supervisor on Manager on Duty.

  • Follows ARAMARK policies, procedures, safety and sanitation policies. Ensures compliance with those policies and procedures.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: + High School Diploma or Equivalent + Previous food service experience preferred + Must be able to deal with guests in a courteous and efficient manner + Must be able to work with minimal supervision

  • Also requires moderate lifting, bending, and stopping + Must posseess sufficient strength to lift up to and including 60 pounds *(boxes,equipmemt, etc.) Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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Digital Art Director (South Carolina)

Amazing opportunity in South Carolina for a Digital Art Director!
Great agency with a cool vibe working with a range clients.
You need to be a thinker and a "doer".
You'll be responsible for:

  • developing and producing digital and creative concepts from start to finish
  • working with the team to create the finished campaigns
  • presenting to clients
What you'll need:
  • An awesome portfolio that shows your chops
  • 5-7 years' experience in design, art direction and creative with an emphasis on digital
  • Past experience art directing photography
  • Passion for what you do and staying relevant and knowledgeable about technology and trends
Please include your portfolio link with your application!

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