National Environmental Employment Report
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National Environmental Employment Report The journal of the environmental careers world February 2004 Volume XI, Number 2 EMS and ISO14001 Find Your Uncle Sam Wants YOU Career InsideFor A Summer JOB Publisher’s CornerSeasonal Fisheries Workers POSITION: Fisheries Technician (Hourly Wage) LOCATION: King & Queen Fish Hatchery, Stevensville, Virginia Dear readers,SALARY RANGE: $8.42/hr - $9.25/hr (depending on experience) JOB DURATION: March 1, 2004 to May 31, 2004 PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Reports directly to the Assistant Hatch- Thanks to your feedback, we’ve got a lot happening at the Environmental ery Manager and/or to the Hatchery Manager. The worker is responsible for the husbandry Career Center: of all eggs, larval and juvenile fish, feed distribution, fish health assessment, water quality monitoring, and the assimilation of accurate daily records. Other duties may include office -New, more user friendly job board (re-launching March 1) at and computer assistance, grounds, buildings, and equipment maintenance and general labor as needed. EnvironmentalCAREER.com; -National Environmental Employment Survey: reporting of initial test results in QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES: High school diploma or equivalent and (aquaculture, our Earth Day edition; animal husbandry or biological experience and/or education preferred). Knowledge of basic -Student Environmental Careers Conference live via satellite on February 17; laboratory methods involving both biology and chemistry. Experience with data entry and -Internship program to aid environmental employers in meeting workforce word-processing computer programs (MS Windows, Word, Excel) also beneficial. A valid driver’s license is required. Ability to interact and communicate effectively with co-work- needs ers, supervisors, and the public. Ability to maintain neat -Expanded coverage of growing enviroronmental career sectors and hiring trends and accurate records. in the National Environmental Employment Report TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, SEND A RESUME, VIRGINIA STATE APPLICATION AND A COVER LETTER TO THE ADDRESS BELOW. APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL POSITIONS ARE FILLED. EQUAL OPPORTU- This issue of the National Environmental Employment Report has two excellent NITY EMPLOYMENT, PROGRAMS, AND FACILITIES and diverse articles on summer Federal jobs and expanding career opportunities in ISO 14001. ISO what!? Gina Cooper explains what it is and why there are new career opportunities in that environmental management niche. Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries King and Queen Fish Hatchery Rt. 685 Stevensville, Virginia 23161 (804) 769-3185 Miranda Spencer’s article on Federal summer jobs is very informative. With Fax (804) 769-2602 a projected increase in retirements by career Federal employees within the next E-mail Cdahlem @ dgif.state.va.us ten years, now is the time to make contacts and position yourself for a permanent Mvest @ dgif.state.va.us position when a vacancy occurs. The summer jobs article explains the cumber- some hiring process, provides summaries of agency missions, types of careers, and web links to aid your job search. Next month, the Environmental Career Center will report on the Student Environmental Careers Conference and discuss summer jobs in the non-profit, environmental advocacy sector. We appreciate your input—please continue to email us at eccinfo@environmentalcareer.com or call 757-727-7895. Thank you. Sincerely, John Esson National ContentsEnvironmental February 2004 Employment Report Volume XI Number 2 The journal of the environmental careers On the cover: Spring in the Sierras of world. Dedicated to bringing those in the envi- California. ronmental careers world the information they need to succeed. In this issue John Esson, Publisher Features: Gina Cooper, Associate Editor Nancy Petherick, Managing Editor Environmental Management Systems and ISO14001 ....Jeremy Esson, Art & Layout Editor Government environmental opportunitiesKaren Fitzgerald, Jobs Editor .... Federal Agency Breakdown .... Calendar: Environmental Career Networking Events ...Please help our environment. Recycle or Reuse this issue of NEER, thank-you. Job Listings: The National Environmental Employment Report is published monthly by Environmental Career Center, LLC, 2 Eaton Street, Ste. 711, Hampton, Virginia 23669 Biology/Ecology Phone: 757-727-7895; Fax: 757-727-7904 .... E-mail: eccinfo@environmentalcaeer.com Foresty/Natural Resources Subscription rates are: Individuals: ... $19 - 3 issues $35 - 6 issues Environmental ScienceOrganizations: $69 - 6 issues and Engineering $89 -12 issues Add US$1.50 per issue for delivery outside the USA ... Postmaster: Address correction requested. Policy and Environmental We do our very best in providing subscribers with com- Advocacy prehensive and accurate job information and assisting employers with cost-effective recruitment. Environmental ... Career Center, LLC and it’s owners, employees, contrac- tors and volunteers assume no liability for errors or omis- Environmental Educationsions. Liability is limited to the cost of the subscription or paid advertisement. and Communication Money back guarantee: If you are not satisified with the ...National Environmental Employment Report, you may cancel your subscription at any time any receive a refund Academicfor all unmailed copies. ...Copyright 1994-2003  Environmental Career Center, LLC. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced in any form without prior written permission Career Changers/Support of the publisher. ... ISSN: 1526-9760 Line art credits: Robert Savannah, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Cover photo: provided by Randy Esson Underwater Explorers Program Leader Biologist-Educator Monterey Bay Aquarium Starr Ranch Sanctuary Monterey CA Trabuco Canyon, CA Job Code: 548 Audubon’s 4000 acre Starr Ranch Sanctuary in southeast Orange County, California solicits applicants for a position as biologist- educator. We seek a field ecologist who wants to contribute to wildland conservation by communicating his/her passion for field The Underwater Explorers Program Leader will be responsible for deliv- research through education. Responsibilities will include planning ering Underwater Explorers programs to the public on our outside deck and in the and instruction of science-based education programs for all ages Great Tide Pool. They are the primary response for water safety and rescue of par- as part of our “Starr Ranch Field Ecology Programs,” which con- ticipants while teaching children ages 8-13 about the natural history of our tidepools nect people of all ages to nature through participation in ecological research. Will develop and and ocean. They will introduce participants to the use of specialized SCUBA gear; teach classes, nature walks, and programs for all ages on natural history and field research serve as in-water interpreter of the habitat and animals of our Great Tide Pool ex-topics. Examples of our current offerings include Ecology Programs – short, 1-2 hour programs hibit, and deliver educational programs to family audiences on a microphone. They in which participants experience the scientific process during simulations of field studies on are also responsible for daily Husbandry maintenance of the Great Tide Pool exhibit wildlife and their habitats; Ranch Research - public involvement in actual field studies through and animals, as well as minor repair of Underwater Explorers equipment.classes and ongoing research projects; Starr Ranch Junior Biologists – kids participate in the scientific process through observation, exploration, and field research. Background in biology or ecology essential. Strong knowledge and interest in learning natural history of animals and Qualifications/Skills: their habitats as well as research techniques for studying a variety of taxa, including mam- --Nationally recognized Open Water certification with 20 cold-water dives. mals, reptiles and amphibians, and invertebrates. Experience and academic background