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National Wildlife Federation Annapolis, MD, USA
Jun 24, 2019
Full time
Founded in 1936, the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) has grown into America's largest and most trusted grassroots conservation organization with 52 state/territorial affiliates and more than six million members and supporters, including hunters, anglers, gardeners, birders, hikers, campers, paddlers, etc. The mission of the National Wildlife Federation is to unite all Americans to ensure wildlife thrive in our rapidly changing world. The organization's programs focus on conserving wildlife, restoring habitat and waterways, expanding outdoor opportunities, connecting children with nature, and addressing the causes and consequences of climate change. To support our mission, we seek a Coastal Resilience Program Manager to join our Mid-Atlantic Regional Center in Annapolis, Maryland.  You will be responsible for developing and implementing the National Wildlife Federation's approach to coastal resilience across the Mid-Atlantic region. You will work to promote the application of climate-smart conservation practices in wildlife and habitat conservation and restoration, and the use of natural and nature-based approaches for protecting human communities from the impacts of climate change. You will be part of a national team at NWF focused on addressing and mitigating the impacts of climate change on wildlife, natural systems, ecosystem services, and human communities and will work on projects of regional and national significance. As our Program Manager you will be responsible for providing expert technical and scientific advice, locating and analyzing data, preparing reports and other written products, and disseminating key findings to professional and general audiences.  In addition you will also be responsible for helping to identify and secure foundation and government funding opportunities to advance the program. In this role you will: Develop innovative and strategic projects to help wildlife and human communities adjust to and cope with current and projected climate impacts; raise needed funds for project implementation and work with partners to effectively and efficiently meet project deliverables; Work with and provide strategic input to state, local, and federal resource managers, affiliates and other partners in the application of climate-smart conservation principles and practices; work to advance the practical application and development of NWF's climate-smart conservation approaches based on regional experiences; Identify state, local, and federal policies that impede climate adaptation and resilience actions, and work with the broader NWF team to achieve strategic policy reforms; Conduct outreach to communities affected by climate impacts to communicate findings of key studies and promote resiliency; Plan and organize events, including expert panels, workshops, and conferences; Represent NWF on relevant advisory committees and working groups; and Coordinate and communicate with NWF scientists and climate change adaptation experts to implement NWF's 2018-2021 Strategic Plan ("A Common Agenda for Wildlife"). Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (advance degree preferred) with an emphasis in climate science and climate change adaptation in a related field, including natural sciences, environmental science, environmental policy, and engineering. Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience or equivalent in coastal resilience, climate adaptation, or conservation science. Ability to develop and manage strategic partnerships with a diverse range of stakeholders; Capacity to strategically conceive and execute programs with clear objectives, benchmarks, and deliverables; Ability to identify and manage consistent program funding through foundation and government grant proposals; Experience locating and analyzing relevant data from various sources; Strong work ethic and project management skills; Attention to deadlines and details; High degree of initiative and ability to be a self-starter; Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills; and Genuine commitment to the conservation legacy and overall mission of the National Wildlife Federation, especially the science-based and collaborative approach of the Federation to achieve its mission and strategic plan outcomes. The employee's actions are expected to reflect the staff values of the National Wildlife Federation: collaboration, mindfulness, empowerment, inclusivity, and mission focus. Travel Requirements:  There will be regional travel required in this role, approximately 20% of the time. Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience, in the range of $65,000 - $70,000. The National Wildlife Federation offers excellent benefits, including 16 weeks of paid FMLA leave, competitive compensation, and a family-friendly, flexible work environment. Application: We strive to increase diversity, equity, inclusion and justice (DEIJ) in all elements of our work and with our partners to support the interdependent needs of wildlife and people in a rapidly changing world. We recruit, employ, train compensate, and promote regardless of race, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity (including gender nonconformity and status as a transgender or transsexual individual), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, genetic information, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are invited to learn more about National Wildlife Federation’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion at  https://www.nwf.org/About-Us/DEIJ .  If you have a disability and require an accommodation or assistance with our online application process, please tell us how we can help by calling us at 703-438-6244. If you meet more than 75% of the qualifications of this description, we support your application. If selected, a background check will be conducted. Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume.
City of Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jun 24, 2019
Full time
DUTIES A Plumbing Inspector inspects plumbing installations for conformance to the provisions of pertinent laws and/or construction specifications and assists in training other employees as required. REQUIREMENTS: Four years of full-time paid experience as a plumbing inspector with work in both residential and commercial plumbing installations;   or Successful completion of a recognized plumbing apprenticeship program   and   four years of full-time paid experience with work in both residential and commercial plumbing installations;   or Nine years of full-time paid plumbing experience with work in both residential and commercial plumbing installations. PROCESS NOTES Applicants who lack six months or less of the required experience may file for this examination. However, they cannot be appointed until the full experience requirement is met. A valid California driver's license is required. Applicants will be disqualified and not eligible for hire if their record within the last 36 months reflects three or more moving violations and/or at-fault accidents, or a conviction of a major moving violation (such as DUI). Applicants filing under Requirement #2 must attach a copy of their Apprenticeship Certificate to the online application at the time of filing. The certificate must be attached to the online application BEFORE the application is submitted. If the certificate is attached AFTER the online application has been submitted, it will not be available to the City and applicants WILL NOT be credited with having submitted the certificate. Applicants who fail to submit the certificate at the time of filing by attaching it to the online application will not be considered further in this examination. A valid City of Los Angeles Journey-level Plumbers license is required prior to appointment. APPLY ONLINE Applications will only be accepted on-line at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacity/jobs/2418529/plumbing-inspector-4231 .  When you are viewing the on-line job bulletin of your choice, simply scroll to the top of the page and select the "Apply" icon.  Applications must be received by   THURSDAY, JULY, 4 2019 .
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