Conservation Technician Job Description Sample
Soil Conservation Technician - Direct Hire Authority
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Summary The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly
, fight and win...in air, space and cyberspace. To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power.
That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.
This is a Public Notice for positions being filled under the Direct Hiring Authority (DHA) for Domestic Defense Industrial Base Facilities and Major Range and Test Facilities Base, NDAA 1125 (a) and (c). Positions may be filled as permanent, temporary or term with a full-time or part-time work schedule. Pay will vary by grade level and geographic location. Under this recruitment procedure applications will be accepted for each location/ installation identified in this Public Notice and selections are made for vacancies as they occur.
There may or may not be actual/projected vacancies at the time you submit your application. Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration. You are applying to a resume database, your resume and any documents submitted will be retained for six months and may be used at any time during this period.
When a position is requested to be filled under the Direct Hire Authority, a list of applicants may be provided to management for review and possible selection. You will not receive any notifications and your resume will not be reviewed for qualifications until a position is requested to be filled. This Public Notice may be used to fill positions in other equivalent pay systems.
This public notice may be used to fill one or more vacancies at any time without notification. Duties and responsibilities vary and may increase according to the grade level. This public notice may also be used to fill target grades (e.g. WG-08 Target WG-10). Learn more about this agency
Responsibilities General Schedule Salary Table for
"Rest of US" (RUS) was used, salaries may vary dependent upon location selected. Please refer to the Salary Tables link for more information: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/2017/general-schedule/ Link to GS Qualifications for additional information: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=List-by-Occupational-Series
Travel Required Occasional travel
- You may be expected to travel for this position.
Supervisory status No
Who May Apply
This job is open to
… This public notice is to gather applications that may or may not result in a referral or selection. Questions? This job is open to 1 group. * #### Job family (Series) 0458 Soil Conservation Technician
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Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship is required
Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
Total salary varies depending on location of position * PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
Recruitment incentives may be authorized
This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program Conditions of employment: 1.) Some positions may be deemed drug testing designated positions and require participation in random drug testing. 2.) Incumbent may be subject to pre-employment drug testing as a condition of employment, and participation in random drug testing. 3.) Appointment may be contingent upon passing a physical examination. 4.) Incumbent may be required to obtain and maintain appropriate background investigation or security clearance. 5.) May be required to drive a motor vehicle. A valid driver's license may be required for the position. 6.) Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays. 7.) Shift work and emergency overtime may be required. 8.) Employee must maintain current certifications depending on series. 9.) PCS or moving costs may be paid for approved positions, dependent upon Organizational needs and authorization. 10.) Recruitment incentives or bonuses may be available for approved positions. There may be additional conditions and/or requirements as determined by the position being filled. ### Qualifications EXPERIENCE:
Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Qualification Standards; for additional information refer to the General Schedule (GS) qualifications link above. Position requirements vary dependent upon the specific series and grade, you must meet any minimum experience or training requirements per OPM qualifications standards and show through experience and/or training that you possess the quality level of knowledge, skill and ability necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which applying.
IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (
):* For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated in the "Highly Qualified" or "Best Qualified" Category on the rating criteria for this vacancy. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location. *Employed Annuitants (
- Annuitants):Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.
Temporary and Term Appointments: If you are selected for a temporary or term position in the competitive service, your appointment may be extended to the maximum period allowed by law without further competition. Additionally, if you are serving on a term appointment in the competitive service, you may be converted to a career or career-conditional appointment without further competition. NOTE: Current federal civilian employees may apply for this position and if selected, a break in service of at least 3 days may be required prior to appointment to this position.
Selective Service: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. For additional information, click here.
Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit. If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here. Read more
How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above
. Your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications. Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position.
Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment. To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes: 1.
Your Resume (your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications) If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent (latest) version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is "most recent." It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application. If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, you will not be considered for this vacancy.
For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and dates of employment (i.e., hours per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position. 2. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below). Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number, and last four digits of your social security number. Read more
Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance Public Trust
- Background Investigation
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The following documents are required and must be provided with your application for this Public Notice: 1. Online Application
- Questionnaire 2. Resume - must include beginning and ending month and year for each employment period 3.
Transcripts - if qualifying based on education or positive education series 4. Registration/License - active, current registration/license if applicable for the position 5. Veterans' Preference - a copy of your DD Form 214 which must include character of service or a Statement of Service/Proof of Service which must include service dates and character of service.
In addition, if claiming 10-point preference you must submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces (or documentation of Purple Heart, if applicable) and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference). ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS: The VOW Act Chapter 21 of Title 5, United States Code (U.S.C.), Section 2108a, requires Federal agencies treat active duty service member as veterans, disabled veterans, and preference eligible, when they submit, at the time they apply for a Federal job, a "certification" of active service in lieu of a DD-214, assuming the service member is otherwise eligible. A "certification" letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. The service member's military service dates are necessary in order to determine whether he or she meets the definition of "veteran" under 5 U.S.C. 2108(1). The "certification" must reflect the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date of submission.
The "certification" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin (if applicable), your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e. honorable). Further, under paragraph (h) of the rule, agencies are required to verify a qualifying separation from military service prior to appointment, through the DD-214 or other appropriate documentation. Your preference and/or appointment eligibility will be verified prior to appointment. Active duty members that fail to provide a valid "certification" of service with their initial application will be found "not eligible." Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications.
Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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Benefits A career with the U
.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.
Benefits for federal employees
Pay and leave Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
How to Apply Help
How to Apply The complete Application Package must be submitted by
11:59 PM (ET) on 11/09/2018. To preview the Application Questionnaire, please click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10071460 To begin the process, click the
Apply Onlinebutton to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the application questionnaire.
Please ensure you click the Submit My Applicationbutton at the end of the process. If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application.
PLEASE NOTE: It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered and/or uploaded, (i.e., resume) is received, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. You may verify your documents have been processed with your application package successfully.
You can access your USAJOBS account to do so by clicking here. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan. Human Resources WILL NOTmodify or change any answers submitted by an applicant. Read more
Agency contact information
Total Force Service Center
1-800-525-0102 ##### Email DO.NOT.EMAIL@CALL.ONLY ##### Address Tinker AFB 3001 Staff Drive Tinker AFB, OK US Learn more about this agency
Next steps Upon the submission of your application package to USAJobs
.gov, you will receive an automatic reply from OPM informing you that your application has been submitted, received and is being processed. If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging the receipt of your application.
Your application will remain active through the open period of this Public Notice. Once this Public Notice closes, you must reapply. You will not receive any additional notifications and your resume will not be reviewed for qualifications until a position is requested to be filled.
After you submit your application, you will be contacted only if further evaluation or interviews are required or upon selection. Read more
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& Transparent The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race
, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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Reasonable Accommodation Policy Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate
. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events. You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job.
Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis. Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency. Read more
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Signature and false statements
New employee probationary period This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/482880000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered. Open & closing dates: 11/10/2017 to 11/09/2018 Salary: $18,526 to $134,776 per year
Pay scale & grade:* GS 1 - 15 Work schedule: Full-Time
Appointment type:* Multiple Appointment Types
Water Conservation Field Technician
1. Perform water conservation audits in customers’ homes.
2. Provide customer education during audits.
3. Install conservation measures and perform minor plumbing repairs in customers’ homes.
4. Resolve customer service issues resulting from call-backs.
5. Assist Program Manager as necessary.
6. Perform other duties as assigned.
1. Minimum high school diploma or GED.
2. Skilled in performing minor plumbing installations and repairs. Plumbing training or experience required.
3. Knowledgeable about water conservation and able to communicate that to customers.
4. Ability to analyze and explain customer usage data.
5. Strong interpersonal communications.
6. Punctual, well organized and detail oriented.
Requires the use of own vehicle to get to appointments. Mileage reimbursement provided.
Equal Employment Opportunity
CMC Energy provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual preference or non-disqualifying physical or mental handicap or disability in each aspect of the Human Resources function.
CMC Energy is committed to investing in our employees; believing that if our employees are happy, our customers will be happy and our company will thrive. We offer excellent career opportunities and advancement, training, employee recognition and innovation awards!
Here at CMC, you’ll find a competitive pay and comprehensive benefit package including: paid holidays, PTO, medical, dental and vision insurance, 401K with employer match, supplemental benefits and much more! So apply today!
Special Collections Conservation Technician
Stanford University Special Collections Conservation Technician Job Number: 77051
Working within a dynamic conservation laboratory and book repair unit, this conservation technician position will be responsible for making housings and supporting conservation activities for special collections, rare and locked stacks materials from the Stanford University Libraries.
Other duties as required. 80% time Conservation Assistant, working in Conservation Services of the Preservation Department. Reports to the Head, Conservation Services Core Duties: Make specialized housings and enclosures for broad range of special collections, rare, and locked stacks materials for the Stanford University Library.
Under supervision of conservators, provide conservation treatment and stabilization for special collections, rare, and locked stacks materials. Assess collection materials through survey and assessment techniques for potential treatment, project development or physical condition. Provide support for collection items going on external loan including: condition reporting, photodocumentation, specialized housing, and preparation for shipment.
Manage projects involving the stabilization, housing, or moving support for special collections, rare, and locked stacks materials. Assist with transportation and workflow of materials from campus to RWC using mailroom resources and library systems including: JIRA, Sirsi workflows, and others as appropriate.
Maintain appropriate documentation for housings, conservation treatment and exhibit preparation activities. Generate statistics and enter into spreadsheets Liaise with outside vendors to meet specifications, order supplies, and insure quality/working condition of materials, tools and equipment in use. May train internal staff including temporary, casual and project staff in enclosures, conservation repair, and exhibit preparation practices and participate in training sessions for staff throughout the libraries.
Work with conservation and preservation staff throughout the department and library staff throughout the organization including Binding and Finishing, Special Collections, and Business and Facilities Services. Other general preservation and administrative duties as assigned Minimum Education and Experience Required: Two to three years of experience working in a conservation laboratory, or equivalent.
Minimum Education and Experience Desired: Four year college degree Participation in a recognized conservation training program or a formal apprenticeship, internship, or similar level of training Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Required): Broad understanding of preservation theory and practice and its application in a research library. Knowledge of conservation practice.
Knowledge of photodocumentation techniques with digital cameras, imaging and editing software, and other technical equipment. Experience working with rare valuable, and special collections materials in a research library Strong organizational skills with experience working in a high production, high attention to detail environment Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member Excellent manual dexterity and critical judgement PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to push a cart weighing up to 650 lbs that requires initial push force up to 70 lbs.
Ability to work in an environment that is dusty and/or moldy Ability to lift books that are up to 10 lbs Ability to kneel and reach. Must be able to stand for many hours WORK STANDARDS: Interpersonal
Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations. Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu/. Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to recruiting and hiring without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Job: Library Location: University Libraries Schedule:
Part-time Classification Level: To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: http://apptrkr.com/1120462 Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Copyright 2017 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved. https://www.jobelephant.com/ jeid-d5acd50d94bd07469a6a867de47c2fa2
Conservation & Exhibitions Technician
Classified Title: Library Specialist Role/Level/Range: ATO/2/OE Starting Salary Range: $16.91-$23.25 per hour Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Mon – Fri, 8:30am – 5pm Employee subgroup: Non-Exempt Location: Baltimore, MD Department name: Conservation & Preservation Personnel area: Sheridan Libraries General summary/purpose: The Conservation and Exhibitions Technician will provide basic to medium level conservation treatments and housing solutions for the Sheridan Libraries and Museums general and special collections paper-based materials. The Conservation and Exhibition Technician will also provide a wide variety of skilled duties in the fabrication, preparation, production and installation of library exhibitions. This position will report to the Senior Conservator in the conservation laboratory. The Sheridan Libraries and University Museums are strongly committed to diversity. A strategic goal of the Libraries and Museums is to work toward achieving diversity when recruiting new staff and promoting existing staff. The Libraries and Museums prize initiative, creativity, professionalism, and teamwork. For information on the Sheridan Libraries, visit www.library.jhu.edu.For information on Evergreen Museum and Library and Homewood Museum, visit www.museums.jhu.edu .
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Performs basic repairs and other conservation treatments determined appropriate by staff conservators on paper-based library and archival materials, from both special and general collections.
Design and fabricate appropriate cradles and mounts in preparation for exhibits throughout the university libraries and museums.
Assists with exhibition installation and regularly scheduled environmental monitoring.
Documents conservation work with written and photographic reports.
Constructs a variety of protective housings such as clamshell boxes, phase-boxes, folders and encapsulations.
Participates in environmental monitoring and disaster preparedness and recovery.
Assists conservators with housekeeping, surveys and training of students and interns.
Assists conservators with laboratory maintenance and ordering of supplies and equipment.
Participates in outreach programs of the Sheridan Libraries and Museums.
Performs other duties in support of the preservation of the collections as needed.
Other duties assigned.
QualificationsMinimum qualifications (mandatory):
High school diploma/GED required.
Three years related experience required.
Additional education can be substituted for experience.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Mountmaking experience with acrylic sheet (Plexiglass, Vivak, etc.)
Experience with general hand tools and woodworking machinery (drill press, bandsaw, sanders, etc.) preferred.
Ability to work with light solvents and to use standard bookbinding tools and equipment.
Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and photo editing software.
Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and accuracy while demonstrating the ability to work independently or as a team member and prioritize multiple time-sensitive tasks.
Excellent hand-skills, attention to details, and problem-solving ability.
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work efficiently while maintaining conservation standards.
Ability to meet deadlines and coordinating workflows.
Adherence to the AIC code of ethics.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent combination of training and experience strongly preferred.
Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a book and/or paper conservation lab in a research library or museum setting strongly preferred.
Experience preparing library materials for exhibitions including: measuring, matting, mountmaking, and installation experience preferred.
Digital photography experience preferred *Applicants invited to interview will be asked to bring a portfolio and perform a practical hand-skills test Equal Opportunity Employer: Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The university promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.
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, a collaborative partner and an effective communicator. 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. The successful candidate will have a very strong background in conservation education research and evaluation, be capable of working in a dynamic fast-paced environment and be highly motivated. Under the direction of the Director of Conservation and Audience Research and Evaluation, the candidate will work closely with relevant SLZ staff to identify mission-focused conservation education research and evaluation priorities, design and execute 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. Principal responsibilities:
Evaluate the impact of conservation education initiatives and provide support to education program managers to incorporate research findings into practice.
Conduct data collection and analysis, prepare reports and maintain correspondence with internal clients, and funders and partners as required.
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.
Serve as a resource for human subject research requiring Institutional Review Board review and approval.
Foster collaborative relationships with other researchers and staff within the SLZ and at other zoos, aquariums, universities, and other relevant institutions.
Cultivate and actively maintains close working relationships with SLZ departments and department leaders, particularly Education, Research, Institute for Conservation Medicine and WildCare Institute.
Provide additional ad hoc analytical and research support.
Perform other tasks as required by the Director of Audience and Conservation Research.
A Ph.D. from an accredited college or university, or Master’s degree with commensurate experience.
Experience in zoo or museum education research is required, with experience in conducting research with children being preferable.
Established record of published research work in the area of informal education.
Knowledge of diverse research and evaluation methods appropriate for the field of informal learning.
Experience writing and managing federally funded grants and initiatives is desirable.
Experience working with an Institutional Review Board.
Excellent project management, writing and verbal communication skills required.
High proficiency with statistical analysis and associated software packages (SPSS, SAS, Q, or R)
Working knowledge of 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.
LTE Conservation Biologist Senior
TheDepartment of Natural Resourcesis hiring a Conservation Biologist-Senior within our Fitchburg Service Center. The DNR is an inclusive, diverse agency that prides itself on commitment to sustainability and giving back to the community by participating in fund raisers for charities. Come join the Department of Natural Resources where you can contribute to rewarding and meaningful work!
Position Summary: The Native Plant Community Restoration Field Crew Leader leads the day to day operations of a field crew conducting invasive species control and prescribed burning on State Natural Area properties across the assigned southern Wisconsin work area, and occasionally statewide. Must be able to travel throughout work area and occasionally throughout Wisconsin, and occasionally work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends as needed.
Special Notes: This is a limited term (LTE) position. Limited term positions do not automatically lead to or enjoy the same benefits as permanent employment, but this position does offer valuable work experience and an opportunity to learn more about career opportunities with the Department of Natural Resources and the State of Wisconsin. LTE employees are limited to working 1039 hours within a twelve-month period. In order to be considered for this position, you must be a resident of the State of Wisconsin.Due to the nature of this position the Department of Natural Resources will conduct a comprehensive criminal background check on applicants prior to selection. Pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the DNR does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire.
* Applicants should understand the principles of restoration ecology and management
Ability to read and orient by map, compass, and GPS
Plant and native community identification, invasive species identification and control techniques, Pesticide Applicators License (Aquatic, ROW/Natural Areas), chainsaw, ATV/UTV, tractor, as well as training, experience, and a thorough understanding of all aspects of prescribed burning
The applicant must be able to pass the Work Capacity Test at the "Field Test" (moderate) level, which involves completing a 2-mile walk while carrying a 25lb weighted vest in under 30 minutes. Employment is contingent upon passage of this physical fitness requirement annually). Willingness to work outdoors in extreme weather conditions, performing physically demanding work, day after day.
Preferred Qualifications: * A bachelor's degree in botany, wildlife ecology, biology, or related natural resources field
Experience with MS office and ARC/GIS
Expertise in Wisconsin's remnant plant communities, rare and listed plants and animals
Certified through WI DNR Burn Boss level - RXB3 * Experience with MS office and ARC/GIS, and excellent written and verbal communication skills
How To Apply:NOTE This position is for 20 hours/week. We plan to hire one person to fill both this position and the Wildlife Biologist Senior position (Job Announcement Code 1702948 or Job ID 11633) to work a total of 40 hours/week. If interested, please apply for both positions. Submit Form 9100-162 LTE Application(hard copy also available at most DNR offices) , resume, cover letter and references to: Matthew Zine Matthew.Zine@wisconsin.gov 3911 Fish Hatchery Road Fitchburg, WI 53711 RE: Job Code 11634 Application materials will be reviewed and the most qualified candidates will be invited for an interview. County(ies): Dane
Type of Employment:* Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Salary:* Starting pay is between $19.00 and $22.00 per hour depending upon experience and qualifications. Pay on appointment for current or former state employees may vary based on the applicable provisions in the State Compensation Plan. This position is in Pay Schedule/Range 15-03. Contact: Summer Wilson, HR Assistant, 608-261-6408, email@example.com
Bargaining Unit:* Non-Represented
Area of Competition:* Open
Deadline to Apply:* 12/6/2017 Assessment Information: See "How to Apply" below. Classification Title: / JAC: CONSERVATION BIOLOGIST-SENIOR 17-02949 Job Working Title: LTE Conservation Biologist Senior
Conservation Specialist (Call Center - F/T)
AMERICAN INCOME LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY & OPEIU LOCAL #277, AFL–CIO
JOB TITLE: Conservation Specialist
DEPARTMENT: Customer Retention
SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES:
Duties include direct contact with policyholders by telephone. Responsibilities include retaining current policyholders business by explaining current benefits, collecting past due premiums and offering methods to satisfy their insurance needs. There is no cold calling.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
Perform various duties with a high degree of accuracy. Responsible for servicing inbound calls from current policyholders with the intent of cancelling their insurance benefits and/or placing outbound calls to current policyholders regarding coverage, premium and other policy information. Answer questions regarding coverage, premium and other policy information. Includes the ability to record the outcome of the call and perform research necessary to effectively answer policyholder questions and concerns. Compose business letters, effectively communicate in writing and verbally, work independently and make judgment decisions. Discretion and tact must be used in providing service to customers. Requires extensive telephone contact. Other duties as required by the department.
Minimum typing requirement of 30 wpm. Must possess a High School diploma or equivalent thereof. Ability to operate standard office equipment as well as various software packages required by the department. Ability to understand and apply a variety of oral and written instructions, demonstrates initiative. Proficient communication skills including proper grammar, word usage, and punctuation in writing and verbally. One year experience in Policy Owner Service.
This position is structured so that advancement to a Senior Conservation Specialist position (LG5) is automatic after one year of service.
F/T SHIFT HOURS:
F/T 1st Shifts
7:30 – 4:30 PM Monday- Friday
8:00 – 5:00 PM Monday- Friday
F/T 2nd Shifts
11:00 – 8:00 PM Monday- Friday
2:00 – 9:00 PM Monday- Friday
Hourly Wage - $12.24 per hour
*2nd shift differential pay
Bilingual differential pay
Apply directly at: https://torchmarkcareers.silkroad.com/
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Conservation Project Associate
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). Audubon California Audubon's mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity. By connecting people with nature, Audubon is a leader in creating a powerful voice for the environment, deeply rooted in and broadly drawn from all parts of our population. We accomplish this through conservation, advocacy, community involvement, and tapping into an active network that includes more than 350,000 members and supporters and 48 affiliated chapters in communities throughout California. Audubon California is a field program of the National Audubon Society. Audubon California works at a regional scale collaborating with Audubon Chapters and other State programs and external partners along the Pacific Flyway. In addition, we implement cross-cutting conservation strategies with Audubon partners across the country and hemisphere, including our work in Coastal Stewardship, Seabird Conservation, Working Lands, and Bird-Friendly Communities. Audubon California’s Working Lands Program is focused on increasing and sustaining the habitat value of California’s agricultural lands to ensure the conservation of birds and other wildlife in the context of a productive agricultural landscape. We work at multiple levels, partnering with farmers, wetland managers, agricultural organizations, public agencies, and other conservation groups to develop and implement creative, cost-effective ways to meet our goals. The Conservation Project Associate is an integral member of Audubon California’s Working Lands Team, supporting projects to enhance the habitat value of managed wetlands and agricultural lands for birds and other wildlife. The Working Lands Team utilizes research, planning, advocacy, restoration, and implementation to advance bird habitat enhancement goals in the Central Valley. As a member of the Migratory Bird Conservation Partnership, the Project Associate will work closely with The Nature Conservancy and Point Blue Conservation Science, as well as with public agencies, especially the Natural Resources Conservation Service and Resource Conservation Districts, agricultural producer organizations, farmers, wetland managers, and conservation partners. The Project Associate reports to the Working Lands Project Director and collaborates directly with all members of the Working Lands Team. This position is based in Sacramento, California. Candidates should submit a cover letter when applying to this position. Position will remain open until filled.
Partner with Working Lands staff on project implementation, tracking, and reporting for habitat enhancement efforts on Central Valley wetlands, rice and alfalfa, Tricolored Blackbirds, hedgerows, and groundwater recharge.
Identify, develop and write grants to government agencies and foundations to fund projects. Manage project budgets, reporting requirements, and third party contracts.
Work with Audubon and Migratory Bird Conservation Partnership staff to assess the value of alternative wetland and farm management practices and achieve research goals. Conduct bird and other habitat monitoring at research sites, and communicate results to scientific and non-scientific audiences. Navigate sensitive landowner relationships at private lands research sites.
In collaboration with the Working Lands Team, engage landowners, agencies, and Audubon chapters to build partnerships for restoration and enhancement projects and advocacy for Central Valley habitat.
Serve as a public representative of Audubon and the Working Lands team which may include presentations, public speaking, meeting participation and/or other interactions with agencies, NGOs, Audubon chapters, and landowners to both gather and disseminate information.
Advise project partners, such as Resource Conservation Districts and other NGOs, on restoration design and native plants to enhance bird habitat. Provide on-site assessments and guidance to implement successful restoration projects.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in biology, ecology, natural resources management, or related field. Equivalent combination of education and experience also considered.
Three years experience in conservation planning and/or project development/coordination.
Ability to manage complex projects with a variety of partners and to meet deadlines is essential. Previous experience with design and management of restoration projects preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills and the ability to build consensus among a wide range of individuals (e.g. conservation partners, private landowners and farmers, volunteers, and local community members). Demonstrated experience with grant writing, writing scientific reports or papers, and writing for a general, non-science audience.
Strong project management skills, including but not limited to setting and implementing effective goals and objectives, problem-solving, time management, contract and grant management, creating and maintaining collaborations with other organizations, developing public awareness activities, preparing reports, etc.
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Comfort navigating contentious regulatory issues to seek common ground with diverse interests.
Knowledge and appreciation of the people, values, and current conservation issues of agricultural landscapes and managed wetlands.
Experience working on field research or monitoring projects; work in an agricultural setting a plus.
A working knowledge of ArcGIS, comfort using a GPS unit and testing/using a new mapping system through ArcGIS Collector on an iPad preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required.
A flexible approach to work and willingness to take on new projects or tasks as needed.
Ability to engage in strenuous outdoor activity, carry field equipment and endure outdoor field conditions including cold and wet winter weather and extreme heat.
Willingness to conduct in-state travel, occasional out-of-state travel and be comfortable with working evenings and weekends as job responsibilities demand.
Valid driver's license required. ID: 2017-3362 External Company URL: www.audubon.org
Conservation Restriction Reviewer
Brief Description of Position (title, actions: collaborate, advocate, advise) * The Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs seeks to hire a Regional Planner IV to function as the Conservation Restriction Reviewer. This position is located in Boston, MA.*
The agencies and offices of Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) are progressing toward a clean energy future, but our mission does not stop there. We preserve open space, species habitat, and working landscapes; enforce pollution laws to protect public health and natural resources; review the environmental impact of major real estate and infrastructure developments; enhance the state’s role in energy conservation and production; manage fish and wildlife; and provide opportunities for outdoor recreation and access at the parks, beaches, and farms that make Massachusetts a wonderful place to live, work and play.* * *
General Statement of Duties
The Regional Planner IV, Conservation Restriction Reviewer is responsible for providing required EOEEA review of 125-175 Conservation Restrictions (CR’s) covering 2- 4,000 acres per year, and recommend to the Secretary of EOEEA whether the Conservation Restriction are in the public interest.
Essential Functions * 1. Provide required EOEA review of 125-175 Conservation Restrictions (CR’s) covering 2-4,000 acres per year submitted pursuant to MGL c. 184 sec. 31-33 by municipalities and non-profit land trusts, and recommend to the Secretary of EOEA whether the Conservation Restriction adequately protects natural resources in perpetuity that are in the public interest Reviews include negotiating, coordinating and providing technical assistance to individual property owners, municipalities, land trusts, Natural Heritage, Conservation Commissions, DEP etc for land conservation donations, state tax credit and state and federal grant projects (60%) 2.
Updates the Conservation Restriction Handbook and the standard conservation restriction model with public input including updated language for best practices for various activities that are appropriate as reserved rights in CR’s such as forestry and farming (5%), 3. Provides technical assistance on CR’s at seminars, meetings and conferences such as the Massachusetts Land Trust Coalition, the Mass. Municipal Association and the Mass.
Association of Conservation Commissions, attorney’s associations, etc. (5%); 4. Conducts legal research to update CR model with recent laws and court cases (3%); 5. Supervise and assist staff and volunteers who assist with CR review, coordinate edits on legal documents, update and maintain database and records and coordinate other program aspects (5%); 6.
Recommend and give technical assistance to municipalities and other governmental agencies on methods of environmental protection including recording of CR’s over Community Preservation Act parcels, land acquisition strategies, proposed bylaws or legislation and regulations (5%); 7. Analyze legislation affecting CR’s and land protected by CR’s and advise on policy development as appropriate (5%); 8. Review plans and deeds associated with CR’s being reviewed and research these where there are discrepancies between various CR descriptions and plans, deed descriptions and easements, mortgages etc. that may affect the perpetual protections of the CR and require additional title work, plan and description corrections, mortgage subordinations or other work before final approval of the CR (10%); 9.
Assist municipalities and land trusts with protecting tax title lands (1%). 10. Work with communities and land trusts on improving protection for old CR’s and advise on monitoring issues (1%).
Three years professional experience at drafting and negotiating conservation restrictions or conservation easements for a range of conservation purposes such as habitat, outdoor recreation, drinking water, forestry and farming and that involve complex issues such as exclusions, best practices, management plans, and building envelops. This requisition will remain open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.
MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) five years of full-time, or equivalent part-time technical or professional experience in urban or regional planning, environmental planning, transportation planning or land use planning, and (B) of which at least three years must have been in a professional capacity, and (C) of which at least one year must have been in a supervisory capacity, or (D) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below. Substitutions: I. A Bachelor's degree with a major in urban or regional planning, environmental planning, urban studies, architecture, landscape architecture, civil, environmental, or transportation engineering or environmental sciences may be substituted for two years d the required (A) experience.* II.
A Graduate degree with a major in urban or regional planning, environmental planning, urban studies, architecture, landscape architecture, civil, environmental, or transportation engineering or environmental sciences may be substituted for three years of the required (A) experience and one year of the required (B) experience. *Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis on the proportion of the requirements actually completed. NOTE: Educational substitutions will only be permitted for a maximum of three years of the required experience. Substitutions will only be permitted for a maximum of one year of the required (B) experience.
No substitution will be permitted for the required (C) experience. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operator's License.
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Organization:Exec Office Of Energy and Environmental Affairs
Title:Conservation Restriction Reviewer
Location:Massachusetts-Boston-100 Cambridge Street
Head Of Conservation And Preservation
The Getty Research Institute (GRI) seeks an experienced conservator and preservation professional to serve as Head of Conservation and Preservation for the Research Library. The ideal candidate will provide leadership in planning and managing the conservation program for special collections, general library collections, and institutional archives. The Head will lead a team responsible for a broad range of conservation and preservation activities including conservation assessment and treatment; exhibition, loan and digitization support; disaster planning and response; environmental monitoring; and facilities planning support. Working closely with colleagues throughout the GRI, the Head will ensure the smooth integration and timely completion of conservation and preservation activities.
With a focus on special collections, plan, perform and document complex conservation treatments for a broad range of materials in accordance with the AIC Guidelines
Collaborate with registrars, curators, archivists, librarians, and exhibition coordinators to establish priorities
Administer and oversee staffing, performance planning and review, and staff development; may also mentor interns and volunteers
Coordinate workflows and manage daily operation of the conservation laboratory
Prepare condition assessments of items and collections; advise on conservation needs and options
Make recommedations regarding objects proposed for exhibition and loan, including review of facilities reports from borrowing institutions
Train and provide guidance for GRI staff in materials handling, preservation decision-making, and physical care workflow
Coordinate preventive care, including pest management and environmental monitoring programs
Maintain an effective disaster/emergency response and recovery plan; may lead recovery activities
Ensure compliance with industry standards and best practices
Maintain program metrics, prepare reports, and contribute to funding applications
Oversee research, evaluation, recommendation and procurement of specialized equipment, supplies and services, including vendor negotiations
Contribute to space planning and collection storage initiatives
Remain current in conservation practices and trends in the profession
Perform advanced scholarly research in the conservation field
Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with local, national, and international colleagues
Serve as a member of the library management team and as a resource for the GRI
MA in conservation or equivalent degree + 7-10 years conservation or equivalent experience + 2-3 years supervisory experience
Demonstrated ability to collaborate and direct teams
Advanced knowledge of chemical and physical properties of conservation materials and deterioration processes
Expert knowledge of conservation history, ethics and methodology
Advanced knowledge and demonstrated experience with complex conservation treatment of paper or photographs
Advanced knowledge of preservation issues in cultural institutions preferred
Demonstrated accomplishment in conservation research and writing preferred
Expert knowledge of emergency preparedness and emergency response procedures
Experience with emerging technologies in conservation practice preferred Requisition Number: 2017-3026 Salaried/Hourly: Salaried Street: Getty Center Program/Department: GRI - 0418-Conservation and Preservation External Company Name: J. Paul Getty Trust, The External Company URL: www.getty.edu
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