Energy Conservation Representative Job Description Sample
Energy Efficiency Representative
Help Duties Summary
This position is located in the Program Marketing department (PEJB) of the Bonneville Power Administration's Energy Efficiency Implementation group (PEJ) within Energy Efficiency (PE), within the Power Services organization (P).
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As a Energy Efficiency Representative, you will:
Maintain signatory responsibility for the Energy Conservation Agreement (ECA) with delegated authority up to $25 million.
Form effective collaborative working relationships with and serve as the primary liaison for an assigned group of BPA's customers with the goal of facilitating interaction and success with BPA's efficiency programs.
Deliver in-process support and problem solving for customers regarding EE programs and reporting systems or requirements, respond to questions, troubleshoot problems, identify solutions, and clarify policy, programs and regulations.
Take a leading role in cross-organizational efforts to achieve consensus and compromise to ensure problems, inconsistencies or lack of clarity in BPA policy and programs are addressed in a way that accounts for internal stakeholder needs, ensuring BPA's statutory obligations are met, while providing a clear and actionable path for customers.
Hold regular customer account team meetings with cross functional staff that regularly interact with a specific customer or customers to ensure a coordinated approach to each customer's needs and a full understanding of the strategic approach to each customer.
Plan for and coordinate the activities of all customer-facing staff based on proactive account planning and organizational needs.
Active participation in the development and implementation of new energy efficiency initiatives and modifications to program designs to ensure customer/partner interests are balanced with BPA programmatic objectives.
Provide the viewpoint and context of BPA's EE customers to internal work teams both within and outside of energy efficiency.
- Occasional Travel
Job family (Series)
1101 General Business And Industry
Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
You must be a United States Citizen.
This employer participates in the e-Verify program.
Males must abide by Selective Service registration requirements.
When you apply you will be asked a series of questions to determine your eligibility for employment and your qualification for this position specifically. You must answer all of these questions completely and truthfully.
Physical Environment: Work is mostly sedentary, although some slight physical effort may be required in stooping, kneeling, bending, etc.
Work Environment: Work is performed in an office setting with adequate heating, lighting, and air ventilation.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level (GS-12) in the Federal service.
Specialized experience for this position is defined as: (1) Applying proactive outreach and promotion of energy efficiency programs to utility customers; AND (2) Managing and executing contracts with the customers to implement energy conservation agreements; AND (3) Negotiating with stakeholders in order to achieve desired outcomes related to energy efficiency.
There is no substitution of education for experience at the GS-13 level.
Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies (KSACs). Do not provide a separate narrative written statement. Rather, you must describe in your application how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the KSACs identified below. Cite specific examples of employment or experience contained in your resume and describe how this experience has prepared you to successfully perform the duties of this position.
- Contracting and Procurement
- Knowledge of various types of contracts, techniques, or requirements (for example, Federal Acquisitions Regulations) for contracting or procure
Anticipates and meets the needs of both internal and external customers.
- Customer Service
- Anticipates and meets the needs of both internal and external customers. Delivers high-quality products and services; is committed to continuous improvement.
- Financial Analysis
- Knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques of financial analysis, forecasting, and modeling to interpret quantitative and qualitative data; includes data modeling, earned value management, and evaluating key financial indicators, trends, and historical data.
- Influencing and Negotiating
- Persuades others to accept recommendations, cooperate, or change their behavior; works with others towards an agreement; negotiates to find mutually acceptable solutions.
- Influences, motivates, and challenges others; adapts leadership styles to a variety of situations.
- Oral Communication
- Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.
- Problem Solving
- Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.
- Stakeholder Management
- Knowledge of the concepts, practices, and techniques used to identify, engage, influence, and monitor relationships with individuals and groups connected to a work effort; including those actively involved, those who exert influence over the process and its results, and those who have a vested interest in the outcome (positive or negative).
- Strategic Thinking
- Formulates effective strategies consistent with the business and competitive strategy of the organization in a global economy. Examines policy issues and strategic planning with a long-term perspective. Determines objectives and sets priorities; anticipates potential threats or opportunities.
- Written Communication
- Writes in a clear, concise, organized, and convincing manner for the intended audience.
"Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. 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.
Time-in-Grade: Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration.
CTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.
You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
There is no educational requirement for this position or substitution of education for experience for this position.
Customer Service Representative - Energy
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Title: Customer Service Representative - Energy
Dallas, TX, US, 75149
Company: Univar USA
Requisition ID: 10216
Want to work for a company that is reimagining distribution? Join Univar Solutions, the premier global distributor of chemicals and ingredients. Our goal is to function as a direct extension of our customers' teams; to serve as an ally in their quest of business success.
At Univar Solutions, we're building on our more than 90 years of experience and drawing on deep resources – inventory and logistics experts, scientists, PhDs, procurement, customer service, sales and marketers-to deliver consultative services and an unmatched portfolio to solve customers' formulation and operational challenges. When you work for Univar Solutions, you'll play an important role in shaping how we deliver more than chemical and ingredients.
The Customer Service Representative is responsible for account management activities including: order entry, comprehensive order management and invoicing; providing a single point of contact to ensure a consistent customer experience.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Enters information real time into order management system Verifies order, pricing and delivery expectations
Coordinates fulfillment and transportation of order
Communicates order status directly to customer
Tracks and confirms delivery and initiates invoicing
Recognizes and responds to new / additional client opportunities
Exceeds customer expectations by delivering exceptional customer service
Builds and sustains long term partnership with client
Responsive to client needs and escalates when appropriate
Maintains up-to-date detailed information on customers account
Proactively reaches out to account contacts to ensure client has appropriate stock
Offers client transportation options for fulfillment
Participates in client meetings
Builds rapport with internal customers including: sales, operations, and supply chain
Local to the area
High school diploma AND 2+ years of relevant industry experience preferred
Billing / invoicing, accounts receivable
Intermediate math – Conversions such as pounds to gallons, kilograms to pounds
Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
Professional communication skills
Timely and concise communication via phone, email and fax
Follows through with commitments, instilling confidence in Univar's capabilities
Ability to produce thorough documentation
Practice active listening skills
Ability to manage time sensitive, high stress scenarios
Strong problem solving skills –considers full range of options to find solutions and makes decisions to resolve the situation
Ability to handle multiple orders in progress at the same time
Ability to learn customer's product base and customer requirements
Chemical industry knowledge and experience with oil, gas, and mining preferred
Knowledge of transportation and third party logistics preferred
Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.
We offer comprehensive benefits to employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k, generous PTO and much more.
Univar Solutions encourages qualified Bedford Park residents to apply for employment.
Operations Administrator - Colorado Oil And Gas Conservation Commission
NOTE: This announcement will remain open until the advertised closing date OR until 65 applications received, whichever occurs first. Applicants are encouraged to apply promptly.
NOTE: OPEN TO ONLY TO CURRENT STATE OF COLORADO RESIDENTS
If your goal is to invest in a career that makes a difference, consider joining the dedicated people of the Colorado Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Our professionals are committed to supporting state government and the citizens of Colorado.
Our mission is to develop, preserve, and enhance the state's natural resources for the benefit and enjoyment of current and future citizens and visitors. In an effort to build diversity and inclusion we welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities.
Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC)
The mission of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) is to regulate the development and production of the natural resources of oil and gas in the state of Colorado in a manner that protects public health, safety, welfare, the environment and wildlife resources.
Adherence to our mission results in:
The protection of public health, safety, welfare, environment and wildlife
The efficient exploration and production of oil and gas resources
The prevention of cumulative impacts from oil and gas development
Cooperative relationships between COGCC and local governments as well as state and federal agencies with oversight of oil and gas operations
The COGCC seeks to serve, solicit participation from, and maintain working relationships with all those having an interest in Colorado's oil and gas natural resources.
Description of Job
NOTE: OPEN TO ONLY TO CURRENT STATE OF COLORADO RESIDENTS
This position is part of the COGCC's Finance work unit which is responsible for developing the agency's annual budget, providing financial reporting, tracking, procurement, and accounting services required to ensure appropriate financial administration of the division in accordance with Colorado statute, fiscal policies, rules and procedures. This unit also provides fiscal analysis of proposed legislation and office-wide administrative support.
?This position provides technical and administrative support to the Field Inspections Unit, the Finance Unit, and others as needed in the COGCC.
Accounts Payable for Field Inspection Unit
Prepares GAX documents in CORE for Field Inspections Unit staff reimbursements;
Provides information and interpretation to inspection staff regarding state fiscal rules, DNR accounting procedures and OGCC policies;
Ensures employee expense reimbursements are paid in a timely manner; and
Provides back up support for accounts payable for the entire division.
State Fleet Vehicle Coordinator
Orders new and replacement vehicles through SFM on an annual or more frequent basis, meeting all SFM deadlines, and incorporates field operation needs, vehicle make and model data from the auto industry, State Greening Government or Transportation Infrastructure initiatives and executive orders, and other technical guidance on new vehicle technology from SFM;
Improves OGCC driver access to SFM vendors statewide by distributing vendor data to OGCC drivers and training drivers on how best to find and use auto related services permitted by SFM;
Attends monthly Motor Vehicle Advisory Committee meetings and acts to disseminate or utilize this information for the appropriate drivers, supervisors, and/or managers;
In collaboration with Field Inspection Unit leadership and the leadership of other field work units at the OGCC, assist with the assignment or transfer of OGCC vehicles to drivers or OGCC office pools, acting immediately when accidents, vehicle deliveries, repairs, personnel changes, or other events occur that require the movement of vehicles from one use or location to another;
Maintains records of each vehicle, including the process of requesting and submitting monthly odometer data in the SFM CARS database and acting on projections of annual mileage when the mileage is too high or too low;
Trains staff in SFM procedures and acts as the point of contact between staff and SFM for selected vehicle related issues; and
Arranges for OGCC Denver fleet vehicles to undergo all preventive maintenance (PM) and communicates with drivers to ensure that their assigned vehicle receives all PM prescribed by SFM.
OneCard Coordinator for Field Inspections Unit
Handles application process for new cardholders and maintains a record of employees who have been issued cards;
Receives and reviews credit card statements and receipts from field inspection staff each month;
Allocates transaction charges to correct accounting codes;
Prepares a monthly "Statement of Account" and submits it to "Approving Officials" for review and signature;
Submits statement of accounts to the OneCard Program Administrator, upon request, for Department audit;
Submits monthly statement to employees for signature; and
Maintains all documentation for future audits.
Tracks employee-, work unit-, or work location-assigned equipment such as spot trackers, GPS devices, infrared cameras, gas detectors and calibrators, and safety gear. Some equipment may need to be tracked according to the vehicle to which it is assigned.
Anticipates need for any replacement, addition of new, or retirement of obsolete equipment by collecting information from field staff, determining current pricing and equipment specifications, and initiating procurement so that needed equipment arrives in a timely manner to support operations.
Conducts special projects for the Field Inspections Unit Manager and other managers, as needed.
Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights
NOTE: OPEN TO ONLY TO CURRENT STATE OF COLORADO RESIDENTS
The Colorado Constitution, Article XII, Section 13 requires that applicants for state classified government jobs be residents of Colorado, unless this requirement is waived by the State Personnel Board. This announcement does not include a residency waiver.
Two years of experience in technical accounting.
Coursework in accounting will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.
Conditions of Employment
Former employees of the State of Colorado MUST have concluded employment in good standing to be eligible for rehire. Must possess and maintain a valid State of Colorado driver's license.
It is recommended that you contact the Human Resources Specialist listed below to resolve issues related to your possession of minimum qualifications. However, if you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination.
Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.
Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at www.colorado.gov/spb.
A standard appeal form is available at: www.colorado.gov/spb. If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.
The Colorado Constitution requires all appointments and promotions in the state personnel system be made according to merit and fitness.
APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A COVER LETTER OF INTEREST AND RÉSUMÉ AT TIME OF APPLICATION
Part or all of the assessment for this position may include a review of your application materials. Application materials will be reviewed by a Human Resource Specialist and/or Subject Matter Expert to determine if you meet the minimum requirements for the position. If you are notified that you do not meet the minimum qualifications, you will be given two business days from the date of the notification to submit an addendum in order to attempt to resolve the matter. It is recommended that you submit the addendum or contact the Human Resources Specialist listed below immediately to resolve issues related to your possession of minimum qualifications.
Upon meeting the minimum qualifications, the next phase of the assessment process may consist of a comparative analysis of all application materials. Utilizing your application, résumé and cover letter, the review would be a comparative analysis against the listed required competencies, job duties and/or preferred qualifications in this announcement to determine technical competence, depth and breadth of experience and job fit. It is imperative that you provide adequate detail on your application, résumé and cover letter to describe how you meet and/or exceed the requirements for this position.
Comparative analysis factors to be assessed:
Technical Competence – Technical experience as it relates to the duties outlined in this job announcement
Depth and Breadth of Experience – Experience that covers multiple areas outlined in this job announcement; varied and not one dimensional; and demonstrate progressively higher level of responsibility with a wide range
Job Fit – Experience will be evaluated to determine how well your past experience aligns with and meets the business needs of this position. Current experience is preferred
Upload additional pages if necessary to fully explain your experience and accomplishments. Failure to include adequate information or follow instructions by the deadline for application may result in your application not being accepted for this position and may affect your inclusion in future steps in the assessment process.
Toll–Free Applicant Support - Technical Help
If you experience technical difficulty with the NEOGOV system (e.g. uploading or attaching documents to your online application) call NEOGOV at 855-524-5627, Mon-Fri between 6 am and 6 pm (Pacific Time). The Human Resources Office will be unable to assist with technical issues. Helpful hints: If you are having difficulty uploading or attaching documents to your application, ensure your documents are PDF or Microsoft Word files and close the document before you attempt to upload (attach) it.
Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Naomi Nigro by phone or email at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.
The Department of Natural Resources participates in E-Verify in accordance with the program's Right to Work for all newly-hired employees. Employees are queried through the electronic system established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to verify identity and employment eligibility. You may complete section 1 of the I-9 form upon your acceptance of a job offer letter, but no later than your first day of employment and in addition, on your first day, but no later than the third day, you will are required to submit original documents to verify your eligibility to work in the U.S. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities at http://dhs.gov/e-verify
Water Conservation Specialist
Description Benefits Supplemental Questions
Under general direction, assists in the development of conservation programs, implements and monitors programs to inform and educate customers about efficient water use and conservation; conducts water leak investigations; processes reports and violations enforcing mandatory water conservation ordinances during times of water shortage; represents the City with customers and in community events and meetings on conservation issues.
Examples of Duties: Examples of Duties:
Implements, monitors, reviews, and participates in a variety of customer service and conservation related activities including rebate programs;
Identifies conservation program tasks needed to assist with grant program development and related activities;
Assists in the coordination of conservation programs with staff, consultants, and other agencies;
Participates in developing, auditing, and enforcing conservation programs and ordinances;
Assists with the development and delivery of conservation program training and guidance to other employees, agencies and customers;
Conducts water surveys, field investigations, and evaluations of residential, commercial, and industrial customers, identifies the sources of water leaks and assesses the efficiency of water use;
Provides recommendations to customers on water usage and conservation techniques, equipment improvements and other methods of achieving more efficient water use;
Participates in enforcing mandatory water conservation ordinances during periods of water shortage;
Responds to customer inquiries about water use and requests for conservation information/programs and water use restrictions;
Maintains awareness of new developments in the field of water conservation, including technologies and techniques;
Maintains a variety of records and files to assist with the preparation of correspondence and reports on water conservation, drought reporting, and other required documents;
Provides guidance to customers on performing water use self-diagnosis;
Assists in organizing and participating in water awareness demonstrations;
Prepares promotional materials;
Plans, organizes, and coordinates participation in community outreach events; and
Performs other related duties as assigned.
- One year of experience in customer service and conservation.
Graduation from High School.
Coursework in Business, Public Administration, Environmental Science, Public Relations, Marketing or a related field is desired.
License or Certificate:
Possession of a Water Use Efficiency Practitioner Grade 1 certification, or the ability to obtain within one year.
Possession and maintenance of a valid California Driver's License.
Essential functions and duties require the following physical abilities and work environment:
Ability to work in a standard office environment; ability to travel to different sites and locations;
Regularly required to talk or hear. Required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
Occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Exposure to extreme outdoor temperatures.
Land Conservation Specialist
The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) is the state's lead natural resource conservation agency and it is our mission to protect what Virginians care about?natural habitat, parks, clean water, dams, open space, and access to the outdoors. We work hard to enable and encourage everyone to not only enjoy, but also benefit from Virginia's natural and cultural resources.
Take a look here (https://youtu.be/tGAiKJvfDIY) to learn more about who we are and what we do. At the core of our agency's mission are efforts related to land conservation. Leading this charge is DCR's Land Conservation team, a group of dedicated professionals committed to the principles and practices of preserving our state's natural resources for future generations.
Take a look here (http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/land-conservation/) to learn more about the efforts of this team and how they work effectively with landowners, land trusts, and other state agencies. We're looking for a dynamic individual to join the Office of Land Conservation as the Land Conservation Specialist to support DCR's Land Conservation Manager with all aspects of the Land Preservation Tax Credit Review Program. This position will also work as a team member within the Office of Land Conservation to provide professional assistance to help achieve the Governor's ConserveVirginia land conservation strategy.
Specifically, the Land Conservation Specialist will assist in providing outreach and program direction to land conservation agencies and organizations to incorporate ConserveVirginia into statewide land conservation programs and encourage targeting high priority areas for conservation. This position will also help the DCR monitor and review land conservation projects and easements to ensure they are consistent with the governor's conservation goals and priorities. Another responsibility of this position is assisting in DCR's conservation value review of Land Preservation Tax Credit applications.
The incumbent of this position will also provide expertise in the promotion of land conservation, including educating landowners and conservation professionals about opportunities for preserving open spaces and important land resources.
The Land Conservation Specialist acts as a champion for DCR and the Commonwealth's various land-conservation programs; serves as a liaison to other conservation agencies and groups with complementary missions; and performs other special projects as assigned and provides support when needed for the Department's land conservation functions.
The successful candidate will possess a previous work history, which demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the different methods and programs to accomplish land conservation in Virginia and associated legal instruments, including conservation and open?space easements. Previous work history, which demonstrates knowledge of land conservation and the multiple inter-related benefits of land conservation, including connections to other statewide and national natural resource and heritage goals.
Demonstrated knowledge of environmental science and agricultural, forestal, natural area, public recreation, and historic conservation practices. Previous work history, which demonstrates excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to compile and analyze data and complete written reports. Previous experience, which demonstrates the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment, to manage projects with multiple variables, and to set and meet project deadlines.
Four-year college degree related to land conservation, natural resources, environmental science or related field. GIS experience and database management experience is preferred. Considerable previous professional level work experience, which demonstrates the promotion of land conservation, an understanding of ecological principles, and the coordination of complex programs.
Virginia driver's license (statewide travel required, occasionally overnight). The completion of a Statement of Economic Interest (SOEI) form will be required upon employment. This is a restricted position, contingent upon federal grant funds appropriation.
Conservation Aid 3
Conservation Aids assist professional staff in a variety of projects involving the conservation and preservation of the State's natural resources.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
The position assists the Regional Outdoor Education Coordinator with the coordination of the Angler Education and Hunter Education programs along with other education activities within the community, as needed; helps prepare a weekly fishing report; as assigned, writes for publications, collects research information, helps with videotaping efforts or radio presentations; and prepares visual aids and equipment for large events. Position is being recruited at both Conservation Aid 2 and Conservation Aid 3 level.
To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-1_0/
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications) Graduation from high school and one year of experience in resource conservation projects or wildlife management projects such as assisting with creel census, surveys, identifying fish and wildlife species, vegetation management or similar work OR an equivalent combination of education and experience; OR six months of experience as a Conservation Aid II in Nevada State service. Special Notes Work may be performed under adverse weather conditions and include extensive walking under difficult conditions, camping in remote, primitive locations.
Special Requirements A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
Public Outreach & Conservation Intern
Join one of the San Diego region's most reputable and progressive public agencies!
The San Diego County Water Authority is an independent public agency that serves as San Diego County's regional water wholesaler. The mission of the San Diego County Water Authority is to provide a safe and secure water supply to its 24 member agencies serving the region's $231 billion economy and its 3.3 million residents.
With an acute awareness of San Diego's dependence on imported water sources, the Water Authority is executing a long-term strategy to diversify the region's supply sources, make major investments in the region's water delivery and storage system, and improve water-use efficiency. Through dynamic leadership, thoughtful planning, and prudent fiscal policies, the Water Authority is cost-effectively managing the region's water portfolio, while continuing to diversify supplies to enhance future reliability.
The Public Outreach and Conservation Department establishes, fosters, and strengthens relations with its member agencies, news media representatives, business and civic organizations, civic leaders, school-age children, and members of the general public to build and enhance support of the Water Authority's programs, projects, policies and services. The department employs a range of regional outreach strategies to support conservation and communicate the Water Authority's priorities and messages; anticipates and addresses community concerns related to Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects and repairs; and seeks to maximize the participation of small businesses in Water Authority projects and procurements. The department also supports member agency efforts to maintain or reduce per capita water use through managing, coordinating, and implementing a core set of programs and initiatives focused on facilitating long-term behavioral change and market transformation.
The Water Authority is looking for a Student Intern in the Public Outreach and Conservation Department. This position is expected to last one year and possibly longer.
If interested in this position, please apply promptly as the first application review will be July 8, 2019. The recruitment will remain open until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received.
The purpose of the intern program is to introduce students to the working environments within the field or profession they are studying and to nurture their educational development leading toward graduation. Student Interns work under direct supervision to support a professional staff in a high-performing, fast-paced environment. Interns have the opportunity to gain experience in a wide range of Water Authority activities related to water supply, drought communications and community engagement.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Communicating with the public about drought and water conservation topics
Preparing for and helping to staff street fair booths and other events
Providing behind-the-scenes support for water facility tours and speaking engagements
Tracking data for conservation, water-use efficiency, and small business programs
Maintaining an inventory of publications, give-aways, and special events
Conducting on-line research and compiling information for daily publication
Performing basic administrative tasks to assist professional staff
To view the complete class specification, click here.
Education Experience: Candidates must be enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university at a junior or senior class level. Student must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 or better in the last 60 semester units.
Skills and Job Knowledge:
Experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Desirable skills include WordPress, web-based software programs, Drupal, Photoshop, video editing, and Constant Contact.
Experience conducting on-line research is desirable. Candidates must have excellent oral and written communication skills; after receiving training, interns must be able to interact with the public on a variety of water-related topics.
Working Hours: 15-20 hours per week (Monday – Friday) during normal business hours, with the possibility of evening and weekend assignments. Applicants must be able to work between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. during the normal work week (Monday - Friday). An earlier start (8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.) is also an option. Potential for more hours during school breaks.
Licenses / Certificates / Special
A valid California driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the Water Authority's Vehicle Insurance Policy.
To be considered for this position, please submit an online employment application and supplemental questionnaire, cover letter, and resume. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application and supplemental questionnaire.
This recruitment is open until filled with the first application review on Monday, July 8, 2019, so interested candidates are encouraged to apply early. The application period may be closed without notice as soon as a sufficient number of applications have been received.
All application materials will be evaluated in relation to the criteria outlined in this job announcement. Highly qualified candidates with the most relevant qualifications will be invited to continue in the selection process, which may consist of an oral board interview, skills assessment, and/or other appropriate screening device.
To ensure timely and successful navigation, please consider applying early if you are new to the governmentjobs.com application system. For technical assistance with the online application system, please review the Government Jobs online application guide, or contact their toll-free applicant support line at (855) 524-5627. If you have questions regarding the position, please contact Patricia Duran, Human Resources Analyst, at (858) 522-6663.
The San Diego County Water Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy status), gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, genetic information, mental or physical disability (whether perceived or actual), ancestry, military or veteran status, citizenship status, medical condition, and/or national origin.
Should you have any questions regarding the recruitment process or require accommodations pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact Patricia Duran, Human Resources Analyst, at (858) 522-6663.
Plains Conservation Center Contingent Maintenance Worker
Summary of Job Duties
It's an exciting time to work for the City of Aurora, we're growing and building our team of talented and valued employees. Here at the City of Aurora we have a set of core beliefs that we use as a touchstone to help guide our decisions and growth, both as individuals and as an organization. We believe in Integrity, Respect, Professionalism and Customer Service and we call these the Core 4. If you also share our values we welcome you to apply.
Parks, Recreation and Open Space is seeking motivated, positive people with a passion to learn and excel, people who want to give back and make a difference, people who want to be at the heart of this City and have a hand in creating it's future.
The position of Plains Conservation Center Maintenance Worker supports the Parks, Recreation and Open Space's vision of connecting with the community and being acknowledged as an essential service defining the quality of life in Aurora. When you join our team you will be able to employ your unique skills and passion to undertake important and meaningful work within the urban open space environment that is critical to the success of our department and to the City of Aurora as a whole.
This is a temporary 40 hour per week position.
This position is quantified for Medical benefits only.
Occasional weekends, overtime, split shifts and holidays as required.
We will conduct ongoing screenings of applications on a first come-first served basis. As soon as we determine to have a qualified pool of candidates, this position may close quickly and without notice.
Please Include Current MVR and Driver License.
PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs open space/natural resource improvements, equipment maintenance, trail maintenance, routine facility maintenance including janitorial duties
Performs snow removal and sanding according to City standards
Properly operates and maintains equipment
Assists in special project implementation
Provides support and assistance to outside agencies who regularly provide cultural and natural resource education programming at the site
Provides information to the public regarding uses, rules, regulations, and fees
Coordinates the work activities of seasonal employees and volunteers
Maintains and monitors various records
Assists in resolving complaints and concerns from citizens and senior staff
Assists with educational and interpretative programs related to natural resources and cultural history
Performs additional duties as assigned.
Education/Experience: High school diploma or GED / At least 1 year of work experience in public open space, cultural and natural resources with resource and facility maintenance experience.
Minimum Age: 18 years of age due to City's vehicle insurance requirements.
Abilities: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and citizens; understand oral and written instructions; operate or receive training on various types of maintenance and construction equipment. Ability to maintain a safe environment at work site. Must be available to work weekends, days, evenings, and holidays as required.
Skill in carpentry, craftsmanship and use of construction tools; use of personal computers and related software; operate a variety of equipment and vehicles including trucks, tractors, snow plows, all-terrain vehicles, etc.
Licenses, Certificates, or Equipment Required: Applicants must have a current Colorado Driver License with a good driving history. This position may require the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment.
Physical Demands: Heavy physical work requiring ability to lift a maximum of 100 pounds with assistance; frequent lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 80 pounds with or without assistance; considerable walking and standing; frequently performs activities requiring a full range of body movement including bending, stooping, kneeling, pushing, pulling, and climbing; hand/eye and hand/foot coordination for operation of equipment and vehicles; vision for reading gauges and written instructions; hearing/listening for receiving instructions and warning signals.
Work Environment: Works primarily outdoors in all weather conditions with exposure to noise, dust, chemicals, and fumes. Must be able to work overtime, split shifts, weekends, and holidays as required.
Equipment Used: Operates tools, equipment and vehicles common to the assigned function.
For Veterans points: Please show all of your employment history, including military service and related documentation (DD214) on the application.
The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer. We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants. It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Opportunity Commission.
If you need assistance in completing this application, please feel free to contact our office at: 303-739-7225 or visit us at 15151 E Alameda Pkwy., Suite 3500, Aurora, CO 80012.
Despite the changes in Colorado law, the City of Aurora maintains a drug free workplace. A positive test of marijuana is grounds for disqualification and ineligibility for employment with the city for one year or termination once hired.
Drug Testing, Thorough Criminal Background Check, and Employment References:
As a condition of employment, all applicants selected for employment with the City of Aurora must undergo a thorough criminal background check and drug screening. Employment references will be conducted on finalists for City of Aurora vacancies.
Temporary Conservation Technician II
This advertisement is for a temporary position that is expected to last until November 24, 2019.
Job Location: Kearney Service Center - 1617 First Avenue, Kearney, Nebraska
Examples of Work
Assist Fisheries Division staff with field collections of fish community data (including use of boat electrofishing, trap nets, gill nets and seines), aquatic habitat assessments, and angler use data from reservoirs and lakes in south-central Nebraska pertinent to on-going research and fisheries management, as needed. Assist in the stocking of hatchery fish in district waterbodies.
Assist with fish age determinations from scale and spines collected in the field, and subsequent computer data entry. Assist with equipment maintenance, outdoor education programs, and other related responsibilities as assigned.
Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS: 15 semester hours or the equivalent of post high school coursework/training in fisheries management, wildlife management, natural resources and/or biology and 12 months experience in wildlife, recreation or fisheries management.
OTHER: Valid driver's license required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
General knowledge of fisheries management techniques and aquatic ecology. Good communication and public speaking skills; ability to maintain simple records and complete surveys on a laptop; ability to operate hand and power tools (heated power sprayers); ability to obtain a Pesticide Applicator License; ability to operate a pickup with trailer as well as a motor boat. Computer skills (MS Word, Access, Excel) highly desirable.
Soil Conservation Technician
Help Duties Summary
The Soil Conservation Technician works in the local field office with landowners to apply and maintain a number of conservation practices and reviews financial assistance requests under the Federal and State Agriculture Programs. This is a developmental position with a full performance level of GS-07.
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Gathers preliminary resource inventory data and information on the physical features of agricultural and other natural resource sites.
Provides technical support to the conservation planners in resource planning by utilizing applicable survey tools and planning software and assisting with data collection.
Computes and plots engineering notes, prepares field sketches and drawings, selects standard designs, modifying or adjusting them to site conditions within the limits of the engineering practice review and approval limits.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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0458 Soil Conservation Technician
Help Requirements Conditions of Employment
You must be a US Citizen or US National.
Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service registered or exempt.
Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check.
Successful completion of one-year probationary period, unless previously served.
Direct Deposit: Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial institution.
Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit E-Verify at https://www.e-verify.gov/.
Must possess and maintain a valid state motor vehicle operator's license for the type of vehicle(s) operated to perform the duties of this position.
Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement including specialized experience and/or education, as defined below.
Minimum Qualification Requirement:
Specialized Experience for GS-05: Possess at least one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-04 level or higher in Federal service, or comparable experience not gained through Federal service. This experience must include is defined as experience gathering and compiling planning data on soil limitations, erosion, surface drainage, and sedimentation to make preliminary engineering surveys; assisting in the development of large area resource conservation plans; and working with landowners on the application and maintenance of conservation practices; OR
Education Substitution for the GS-05: Completion of a full 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree (a) with major study in forestry, range management, agriculture, or a subject-matter field directly related to the position, or (b) that included at least 24 semester hours in any combination of courses such as forestry, agriculture, crop or plant science, range management or conservation, wildlife management, watershed management, soil science, natural resources (except marine fisheries and oceanography), outdoor recreation management, civil or forest engineering, or wildland fire science. No more than 6 semester hours in mathematics is creditable; OR
Combination of experience and education: Possess a combination of education and experience as described above which totals at least 100% when combined.
Specialized Experience for GS-06: Possess at least one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the Federal GS-05 level or higher, which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.
Examples of specialized experience at this level include, but are not limited to, advising landowners on the use of one or several single alternative practices such as nutrient management, roof runoff structures, contour cultivation, grassed waterways, and terracing; installing and maintaining soil and water conservation measures on farms, ranches, or agricultural land; performing surveying work, reducing notes and drafting specifications for various stabilization or diversion practices; and providing advice on merging conservation practices using established objectives. OR
Education Substitution for GS-06: One full year of graduate education from an accredited college or university leading to a master's degree with a major course of study in agriculture, forestry, range management, or another subject-matter field directly related to the position; OR
Combination of Education and Experience: Possess a combination of education and experience, as described above, which totals at least 100% when combined.
Specialized Experience for GS-07: Possess at least one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the Federal GS-06 level or higher, which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.
Examples of specialized experience at this level include, but are not limited to, designing, installing and maintaining a variety of nonroutine conservation measures on public and privately owned land including farms, parks, shoreline, dams and reservoir areas, forests, and/or wildlife habitats; advising property holders on the effectiveness of applying soil and water conservation practices; conducting basic research in support of conservation planning efforts; performing surveying work, reducing notes and drafting specifications for various stabilization or diversion practices; providing advice on merging conservation practices using established objectives; and developing and maintaining constructive relationships with clients, partners, and Conservation Districts. OR
Education Substitution for GS-07: One full year of graduate education from an accredited college or university leading to a master's degree with a major course of study in agriculture, forestry, range management, or another subject-matter field directly related to the position; OR
Combination of Education and Experience: Possess a combination of education and experience, as described above, which totals at least 100% when combined.
For more information on the qualifications for this position, click here: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0400/soil-conservation-technician-series-0458/
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 and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
You must submit a copy of your college transcripts or a list of college courses with credit hours, dates completed, and grades received to verify all education requirements (i.e. substitution of education and/or basic education requirement). If a relevant course is not clearly qualifying (e.g. special topic, seminar, research, thesis, obscure or misleading course title, etc.), please submit an official course syllabi and/or detailed course description from the university/college for that particular course to ensure you are properly evaluated. Please note that qualifications determinations are based solely on the information submitted for each particular vacancy announcement.
You must document all requirements on every vacancy; we cannot use previous determinations as a basis for rating. All required information must be received by the closing date of this announcement, and non-submission of all required documents/documentation will result in non-consideration. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted.
This information must be received by the closing date of this announcement. Non-submission of these documents will result in non-consideration.
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.
Applicants must, therefore, only report attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation via this link.
All education claimed by applicants will be verified accordingly. Important: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. Click on this link for more information.
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