Rss http://greenjobsready.com/jobs test description en-us Fri, 01 Aug 2014 04:48:18 GMT Fri, 01 Aug 2014 04:48:18 GMT http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/rss/ Weblog Editor 2.0 editor@example.com webmaster@example.com <![CDATA[Community Environmental Planner]]> http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/display_job/128810/Community_Environmental_Planner.html

TITLE:                                               Community Environmental Planner

                       

DEPARTMENT:                                Planning

 

REPORTS TO:                                   Planning Director

 

SUPERVISES:                                    Planners and landscape designers, possible interns and/or volunteers

 

ANNOUNCEMENT DATE:              Thursday, July 17, 2014

 

CLOSE DATE:                                   Friday, August 8, 2014

 

PREFERRED START DATE:                       September 8, 2014 or negotiable

 

POSITION SUMMARY: Planner will work on a variety of projects to support Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper’s mission, including watershed management planning, planning for green and living infrastructure, waterfront planning and design, multi-modal transportation planning and design, urban development, and community revitalization all within the highest standards of excellence and employing cutting edge techniques.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:   

  • Conduct community outreach and enable collaboration of vital partners and interested parties.
  • Develop planning processes and execute project identification, design and implementation. Assist with project management tasks including obtaining municipal and regulatory agency approvals and permits, conducting studies and providing reports and project documentation.
  • Attend public information and community development meetings including evenings and weekends when necessary.
  • Work with municipalities, agencies, contractors and partners, where applicable.
  • Perform technical studies, data collection, analysis and interpretation related to environmental analysis, watershed management investigations, community and regional planning, and other natural and cultural resources investigations.
  • Produce reports and technical briefing memos as needed and required.

 

RELATIONSHIPS

  • Internal:  Effective reporting to the Planning Director and collaboration with other members of the Planning team, as well as other RIVERKEEPER teams and staff.
  • External:  Effective communication with community groups, government officials, partners, collaborators, and others as required.

 

ENVIRONMENT AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

The majority of the work time is conducted in an office or meeting setting.  Local travel is required, e.g., field work within the Niagara River watershed or to Niagara Region community events. Some flexibility in schedule is required; occasional work in the evening and weekends for meeting or event participation will be needed.

 

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 

 

  • BA, BS, or better in Urban Planning or related field.
  • Minimum of three years of work experience in the field.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an ability to relate effectively to a diverse group of individuals and organizations, including the ability to give effective public presentations.
  • Waterfront and watershed planning and design of waterfront facilities and watershed management experience a plus.
  • Working knowledge of and experience with zoning codes and other municipal regulations as they relate to watershed and urban planning required.
  • Experience in historic preservation, public art incorporation, and/or cultural management preferred.
  • Grant writing experience a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suites required, ability to undertake GIS mapping a strong plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a cross -functional team environment.
  • Must be self-directed and able to work independently.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Ability to manage ambiguity and change.

 

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

·         Demonstrate the ability to maintain a high energy level and be comfortable managing many multi-faceted tasks in conjunction with day-to-day activities.

·         Regularly required to speak clearly, write effectively and act as an engaged listener in smaller meetings as well as large public forums.

 

COMPENSATION

 

Annual salary range is $38,000 - $45,000, commensurate with experience and with flexibility in work schedule.  Benefits include three weeks paid time off, 13 paid holidays, Group Basic Term Life and AD&D Insurance and a Health Reimbursement Account all pro-rated for start date.

 

METHODS OF APPLYING

 

Apply by mailing or emailing a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, technical work example, writing sample, and references to:  

 

Joy Knowlton, Operations Manager

Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper

721 Main Street, Buffalo NY 14203 

jknowlton@bnriverkeeper.org

 

Application Deadline:  August 8, 2012

 

        NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE! 

 

Make sure you put the job title “Planner Application” in the subject line of your email or cover letter. 

 

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<![CDATA[Recapture Door Coordinator]]> http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/display_job/128809/Recapture_Door_Coordinator.html

For over 35 years Greenpeace has been inspiring and mobilizing people all over the world to work toward a more green and peaceful planet. We are a leading independent environmental organization that utilizes action, cutting-edge research and creative communications to protect the Earth. We expose global environmental problems and promote the solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future. We investigate, document and expose environmental destruction in a peaceful manner and promote open, informed debate about society's environmental choices. To ensure our independence we do not accept donations from corporations or governments.


Position Title: Recapture Door Coordinator

Reports To: Frontline Senior City Coordinator or Regional Director

Compensation: City Coordinator Salary ($37,440.00) + Bonus & Benefits

 

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

The Recapture Door Coordinator is a crucial member of the Greenpeace Recapture Frontline Team, who trains & coaches staff on fundraising skills, organizes team logistics, and assists with recruitment and other responsibilities of the leadership team.


RESPONSIBILITIES:


Training and Coaching

• Provide first day trainings for Recaptured Frontline staff

• Meet one-on-one with team members regularly and as necessary to ensure they are feeling comfortable and supported in their respective roles

• Engages in regular and ongoing training sessions with team members

• Observe Recapture team members on the doors and provide constructive feedback.

• Set daily objectives for each Recapture staff person on team

• Debrief each Recapture staff person on your team each day, reinforcing good work and addressing areas of concern

• Recruit new staff to the Recapture team

• In the case of the absence of the City Coordinator, fill in to fill other responsibilities as assigned


Office and National Leadership

• Advance train staff to assist other team members

• Lend support to other Recapture teams Nationally, which may include travel to other cities

 

Recruitment

• Recognize talent on the existing Street Frontline teams to work for Recapture

• Present Recapture opportunities to the Street Frontline team with support from the City Coordinator (e.g. in meetings, one-on-one interactions, etc.)

• Post posters and flyers in the community to recruit new staff to work for the Recapture team

• Perform phone interviews and one on one interviews for door hires

• Run orientation days for new door staff once a week


Performance

• Personal Fundraising – Lead the team by signing up a minimum of two (2) monthly members a day averaged out over the week. (or raising an average of $30); And working a minimum of 80% of turf-time per week.

• Team Fundraising – ensure that your team averages one (1) monthly pledge per day

• The Door Coordinator must ensure that all team members have adequate support, training and resources to achieve the team goal.

• Credit for a sign up will not be given to staff who recruit friends or family to count toward quota or bonus

 

Motivation

• Find creative ways to maintain high level of staff motivation and camaraderie

• Relay campaign information, and other details to team members to utilize at the door

• Hold people accountable to Greenpeace standards and job expectations


Maps and Turf

• Assist in ideas for new Recaptured cities and zip-codes

• Communicate with DC about how many maps your team needs each day, at least a week in advance, and with sufficient time for DC to provide your team with maps

• Print maps and distribute to team on a daily basis

• Coordinate and communicate meet-up locations, times, and transportation with the team, keeping travel time to and from turf to as minimal as possible

• Strategically assign turf to maximize success

• If necessary, ensure turfs are in accordance with permits to maximize the performance of the team

• Complete data entry in the results document every night


Administration and Communication

• Ensure that all sign-up forms are filled in correctly by your team members

• Collect all forms and get them to the office daily to ensure the security of the information entrusted to Greenpeace

• Complete the Door Coordinator Report Sheet, and collect all turf maps from the team on daily basis

• Complete the Results Report daily

• Control of team expenses when in a travel team


Advancement

• Door Coordinators may be considered for the role of Senior City Coordinator once they have developed a Door Coordinator to take over, and have mastered the essential skills and mindset challenges

Benefits

Greenpeace USA values a healthy work-life balance and has flexible, family-friendly employment policies. The salary for this position is $35,154 per year plus bonus and benefits.  Our competitive benefits package for full-time employees includes medical, dental, and vision coverage with low contributions from staff. We have options for pre-tax flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care costs. Greenpeace employees enjoy generous 401K matching and time off for vacation, sick, personal, and parental leave. After five years, staff are eligible for a paid sabbatical. To encourage public transportation use and biking, we offer subsidies for staff who choose to bike or ride mass transit to work. Greenpeace is committed to the growth and development of staff and fostering a creative workplace culture. For more information, check out our benefits plan.

Diversity Statement 

Greenpeace welcomes and values diversity of people, cultural experiences and perspectives.   Through our campaigning, we create solutions that promote environmental sustainability rooted in social justice.  Our mission is to create a diverse and inclusive work environment that is a reflection of the global campaigns and missions that we champion.  

 

 TO APPLY

Please send cover letter and resume to resumes@wdc.greenpeace.org. Please include the following in your cover letter: a specific explanation of your interest in Greenpeace's mission and the available position and how you found out about this career opportunity. Please use the email subject line: Door Coordinator YOUR NAME.  No phone calls please.

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<![CDATA[Grassroots Administration Internship]]> http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/display_job/128808/Grassroots_Administration_Internship.html

Build skills while making a difference!

Intern with GREENPEACE USA for Fall Semester 2014

 

Location: Washington, DC

 

Who is Greenpeace?  Greenpeace is the leading independent environmental campaigning organization that uses peaceful direct action and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and to promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future.

 

Position Description: 

Our Grassroots team is dedicated to organizing students and volunteers to take direct action within their communities for global green solutions to our planet's environmental problems.

 

Our team is comprised of:

Field Organizing Team - Field Organizers are based in several cities across the country working with volunteers, building organizational power, securing relationships with influential allies, generating media coverage, and mobilizing grassroots support in their region.

 

National Activist Network - This team empowers students and other activists and gives them tools, info, and training to get involved with Greenpeace and take action in their local communities.

 

Frontline Campaigns - The Frontline Team is our fundraising canvass team that talks to hundreds of people every day, engaging them in Greenpeace campaigns and gives them the opportunity to take action on the street by making a phone call, to signing a petition or writing a postcard.

 

Responsibilities: 

The Grassroots Administrative Intern will assist these programs in various different ways: 

  • Providing administrative support for 30+ grassroots organizers including reviewing expense reports and working directly with the Finance department

  • Writing monthly campaign reports and an internal newsletter

  • Event organizing - assisting in logistics for national and regional trainings

  • Updating the internal wiki page

  • Working once a month from our equipment warehouse in Landover, MD to assist with shipping supplies to field offices

  • Assisting with activist recruitment

  • Data entry

  • Other various administrative tasks

     

Qualifications: 

  • Applicants must be over 18, but do not have to be current students.

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Strong written and verbal skills

  • Experience with Microsoft Excel

  • Organized

  • Reliable

  • Ability to prioritize and manage various tasks with competing deadlines

  • Self-learner and self-starter

  • Be able to take projects and run with them

  • Creative

  • Dedicated to helping save the world one expense report at a time

  • Work 25-40 hours per week with one day being Tuesday or Wednesday (Wednesdays preferred)

  • Familiarity with grassroots organizing and training a plus

     

Diverse perspectives and experience enhance the way Greenpeace selects and approaches issues, as well as the creativity and effectiveness of our campaigns. Greenpeace strongly encourages applications from women, people of color, and other under-represented communities.

 

Apply now for a Greenpeace internship!  Go to: http://www.greenpeace.org/usa/en/about/jobs/internship/grassroots-administration/

 

Other Available Internships:

Global Warming, Toxics, Campaigns, Grassroots Organizing, Student Organizing, Activist Recruitment, Actions, Strategy, Planned Giving, Photography, Video, Online Organizing, IT, Support, Human Resources, and more! Not all internships are available in all locations so please check our website for availabilities.  

 

Program Details:

Our fall internships start September 8th and end December 5th. Part time and full time positions available. Each intern is trained and closely supervised by a member of the department to whi

ch they've been assigned. We are flexible with your schedule and can help you receive class credit. All internships are unpaid. Unfortunately Greenpeace cannot provide travel or housing.


Apply now for a Greenpeace internship!  Go to: http://www.greenpeace.org/usa/en/about/jobs/internship/grassroots-administration/

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<![CDATA[Actions Administration Internship]]> http://greenjobsready.com/jobs/display_job/128807/Actions_Administration_Internship.html

Build skills while making a difference!

Intern with GREENPEACE USA for Fall Semester 2014

 

Location: Washington, DC

 

Who is Greenpeace?  Greenpeace is the leading independent environmental campaigning organization that uses peaceful direct action and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and to promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future.

 

Position Description: 

Greenpeace is best known for non-violent direct actions—the peaceful activities we deploy to defend the planet, advance our campaigns, and inspire citizens to become active in working toward a more green and peaceful planet. A sampling of images from our 35+-year history shows the breadth of our activities and extent of our capabilities.  The opportunity for creativity and innovation is vast.

 

The Greenpeace USA Action Team develops and coordinates non-violent direct actions in support of Greenpeace campaigns. Action staffers work with campaigners to identify strategic moments and creative ideas for actions and other forms of direct communication. The Action Team also cares for all the direct action equipment and runs a highly specialized technical training program to provide the skills Greenpeace activists need to go out and peacefully protest in dynamic ways.

 

The Actions Intern will provide support to the Action Team in all areas of its activities, and will work in both the office in DC and at the Greenpeace equipment center in Landover, Maryland.

 

Responsibilities:

Research, coordination of meetings and conference calls, general administrative support, communications with activists and volunteers, travel arrangements, assistance with various projects including photo opportunities and direct communications as they arise, equipment prep and maintenance, and other duties as apparent or assigned.

 

Qualifications:

Applicants must be over 18, but do not have to be current students.

 

Ability to work independently, ability to prioritize multiple tasks, excellent written and verbal communications skills, strong research skills, computer skills, positive attitude, ability to work with confidential information, willingness to learn about and work with equipment and tools, good analytical thinking skills, commitment to protecting the environment, belief in non-violent direct action as a means of affecting change.

 

Diverse perspectives and experience enhance the way Greenpeace selects and approaches issues, as well as the creativity and effectiveness of our campaigns. Greenpeace strongly encourages applications from women, people of color, and other under-represented communities.

 

Apply now for a Greenpeace internship!  Go to: http://www.greenpeace.org/usa/en/about/jobs/internship/actions/

 

Other Available Internships:

Global Warming, Toxics, Campaigns, Grassroots Organizing, Student Organizing, Activist Recruitment, Actions, Strategy, Planned Giving, Photography, Video, Online Organizing, IT, Support, Human Resources, and more! Not all internships are available in all locations so please check our website for availabilities.  

 

Program Details:

Our fall internships start September 8th and end December 5th. Part time and full time positions available. Each intern is trained and closely supervised by a member of the department to whi

ch they've been assigned. We are flexible with your schedule and can help you receive class credit. All internships are unpaid. Unfortunately Greenpeace cannot provide travel or housing.

 

Apply now for a Greenpeace internship!  Go to: http://www.greenpeace.org/usa/en/about/jobs/internship/actions/

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