Environmental Law Program

Job Postings Archive

Many job opportunities are available for students and graduates interested in environmental law.  For more information about career opportunities, students and alumni should sign up for the ELP listserv and Symplicity, check out the ELP Careers Directory, and review the job postings archive below.  If you are interested in an opportunity listed below that is closed, feel free to contact the employer directly to find out if there are current or potential similar opportunities available.


2013 CGAPS I & II Law Fellowships, The Environmental Law Program, State Attorney General’s Office, and Department of Agriculture

Closing Date: February 25, 2013 (Fellowship I); Fellowship II deadline to be announced

Description: Working through the School of Law Environmental Law Program, initially at the State Department of Agriculture, with the State Attorney General’s Office, and with the collaborating agencies of the Coordinating Group on Alien Pest Species (CGAPS), the fellowship will focus on high priority revisions to administrative rules and policies that support the implementation of the CGAPS action plan. The fellowships are funded by the Hau’oli Mau Loa Foundation. See http://www.pers.hawaii.edu/wuh/Jobs/NAdvert/16137/1902886/1/postdate/ for the Fellowship I ad. The Fellowship II ad will soon be posted.

Minimum qualifications include a Juris Doctor degree, 2008-2012 William S. Richardson School of Law graduates only, with focused course study or certificate in environmental law, strong research and writing experience, and familiarity with Hawai‘i or regional environmental law issues.

Desirable qualifications include excellent inter-personal communication skills; experience in diverse legal practice settings; excellent project and time management skills; ability to work independently and in multi-stakeholder settings.

Compensation: Up to $57,500 plus fringe benefits for 11-month fellowship period; continuation of employment dependent on program/operation needs, availability of funds, and superior work performance.

To Apply: Submit a cover letter summarizing your qualifications, teh names and contact information of three professional references, and unofficial summary of your grades in Law School (an official transcript may be required before hiring), and your current resume both to: (1) Associate Dean Denise Antolini by email: Antolini@hawaii.edu; and to (2) CGAPS Coordinator, Christy Martin, ChristyM@rocketmail.com

Inquiries: Denise Antolini: 808-956-6238; Christy Martin: 808-722-0995


Externship (Summer and Fall 2013), National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Closing Date: March 29, 2013

Description: The General Counsel’s office of the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Pacific Islands Section, is accepting externship applications for the Summer 2013 and Fall 2013 periods. Externs will work closely with NOAA counsel as we provide legal advice and support to the National Marine Fisheries Service, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, and Western Pacific Fishery Management Council on agency actions and litigation involving the conservation and management of living marine resources, including fish stocks and protected species. Externs can expect to work with a variety of resource conservation and environmental laws, including the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, the Endangered Species Act, the Marine Mammal Protection Act, the Administrative Procedure Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, and the Antiquities Act, among others. Externs may conduct legal research, draft legal memoranda, and attend client meetings.

Compensation: This position is unpaid. Priority will be given to applications for academic credit or fulfillment of the law school’s pro bono requirement, subject to approval of the law school. We require a minimum of 20 hours per week for Summer externs, and a minimum of 12 hours per week for Fall externs. Some telework opportunities may be available. Applicants must satisfy certain citizenship requirements and are subject to federal requirements for volunteer service providers, including successful completion of a security check.

To Apply: Please provide a cover letter, resume, and at least two references to Frederick.Tucher@noaa.gov, by March 29, 2013.


Land Management Specialist, The Office of Hawaiian Affairs

Closing Date: Continuous recruitment until needs are met.

Minimum requirements: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a major in Forestry, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Studies, or related field. Two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in the field of land or conservation/preservation or cultural resources management.

Please send resume and cover letter with salary history and requirements to:

OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS
711 Kapi`olani Boulevard, Suite 500
Honolulu, Hawai`i 96813
Attn: Human Resources

Or via email: ohahr@oha.org


Lead Land Use Attorney, West Virginia University College of Law Land Use and Sustainable Development Law Clinic

Closing Date: Unknown.

Description: The Land Use and Sustainable Development Law Clinic at the West Virginia University College of Law seeks to hire a Lead Land Use Attorney. The Lead Land Use Attorney is responsible for overseeing, planning, directing, and coordinating the outreach, education and training directed at county and local government officials to promote adoption of sustainable land use policies and practices, including responsibility for leading two 4-day intensive training programs each year for local government officials and other stakeholders within specified West Virginia watersheds. When the Clinic is fully staffed, the Lead Land Use Attorney will also be responsible for supervising two supporting Land Use Attorneys and, along with the Clinic’s Managing Attorney, will also be supervising a Land Use Planner. Other duties and responsibilities include training and supervising second and third-year law students to assist in the Clinic’s activities. The Clinic is based in Morgantown, West Virginia.

The position requires a J.D from an ABA-accredited law school; significant experience in clinic or public interest law practice involving land use, watershed protection, sustainability, energy or environmental issues; and experience supervising the personnel of a unit/department. In addition, the position requires membership in good standing of any U.S. State Bar. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered for requisites.

Compensation: $90,000 – $110,000, and includes a competitive benefits package.

Contact: Applicants must apply to the West Virginia Research Corporation (WVRC) here. AA/EEO/E-verify compliant employer.


Planner for the Coastal Zone Management Program, Office of Planning

Closing Date: Unknown, but applicants are urged to submit complete applications soon.

Description: The Office of Planning is Recruiting a Planner Position for its Coastal Zone Management Program. Recruitment is at both the Planner IV and V levels. This position provides planning services to implement the Hawaii Coastal Zone Management Program to meet the requirements of HRS chapter 205A and the national Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) of 1972.

Compensation: Planner IV/$3,798 per mon. and Planner V/$4,276/mon.

Contact: Applications are available through the State of Hawaii Department of Human Resources (DHRD) website at here or here. Recruitment numbers 212190/212191 (Planner IV/V).


Program Director, Climate Change, Center for International Environmental Law

Closing Date: Received by April 20, 2012

Description: The Center for International Environmental Law is seeking a Director for its Climate Change Program. The position serves as institutional lead on climate policy and bears primary responsibility for the strategic development and administrative oversight for the climate program. In consultation with the President and other relevant staff, the Program Director will work with team members to define program objectives consistent with CIEL’s mission and strategic plan, secure program funding, implement campaigns consistent with objectives and available resources, and oversee administrative matters relating to the program. CIEL’s core climate objectives include: strengthening the system of global climate governance; ensuring strong and effective safeguards in REDD+ implementation efforts; addressing the human rights implications of climate change; and accelerating the transition away from fossil fuels.

This is a management position requiring substantial experience in international climate change law, policy and practice, the ability to manage diverse staff, and demonstrated success in legal and policy advocacy at the international level. The successful candidate will have four to seven years relevant experience, including substantial experience relating to REDD+; exceptional research, writing and communication skills; demonstrated experience leading small teams; and demonstrated success in fundraising to support project goals. Litigation experience and/or knowledge of human rights, trade law or other area relevant to climate law is preferred.

Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience.

Contact: info@ciel.org


2013 Honors Fellowship Program, United States Environmental Protection Agency General Counsel

Closing Date: Received by July 13, 2012

Description: The office of General Counsel (OGC) is the chief legal advisor to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the federal agency with primary responsibility for implementing the nation’s environmental law. OGC attorneys provide counsel to EPA policy makers on legal issues associated with implementing these environmental laws, as well as the laws governing the day-to-day operations of a federal agency. Approximately 160 attorneys work in OGC in downtown Washington D.C.

OCG offers a highly competitive two-year fellowship to start in September 2013 that is designed for highly qualified applicants who are about to graduate from law school or complete a judicial clerkship. The key objectives are to provide an opportunity to practice public sector general or environmental law and to work on a variety of legal work on cutting-edge administrative and environmental law issues.

Compensation: Full-time at GS-11 (first year) to GS-12 (second year) levels

Contact:
OGC Recruitment Coordinator
(202)564-3222www.epa.gov/ogc


2013 Summer Honors Law Clerk Program, United States Environmental Protection Agency General Counsel

Closing Date: Received by August 24, 2012

Description: The office of General Counsel (OGC) is the chief legal advisor to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the federal agency with primary responsibility for implementing the nation’s environmental law. OGC attorneys provide counsel to EPA policy makers on legal issues associated with implementing these environmental laws, as well as the laws governing the day-to-day operations of a federal agency. Approximately 160 attorneys work in OGC in downtown Washington D.C.

OCG offers a highly competitive summer clerkship for 2Ls. The key objectives are to provide an opportunity to practice public sector general or environmental law and to work on a variety of legal work on cutting-edge administrative and environmental law issues.

Compensation: Full-time at GS-11 (first year) to GS-12 (second year) levels

Contact:
OGC Recruitment Coordinator
(202)564-3222
www.epa.gov/ogc


Water Policy Associate, University of California Berkeley

Closing Date: Unknown

Description: In connection with the launch of UC Berekely’s new water institute, they are seeking to hire a policy associate specializing in water issues. Funding is available to support the position for several years and they expect to find additional funding to make it permanent.

The Policy Associate works with the faculty Co-Directors, Executive Director, and other staff of CLEE, and is responsible for conducting legal research and policy analysis on a range of environmental issues with primary leadership in at least one substantive area of environmental law, including water law and policy. The Policy Associate also assists the Faculty Director and Executive Director with fundraising and grant writing responsibilities.

J.D. is required; additional degree in a social science field, science, public policy, or public administration (master’s level or higher) is preferred.

Compensation: $57,000 – $90,000.

Contact: Direct link or if that doesn’t work click here, select external (or internal) candidate, and then and search for “CLEE” on the next page in the keywords field. The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


Commission Counsel, Hawaii Public Utilities Commission

Closing Date: Unknown

Description: The Legal Section of the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission seeks a highly motivated individual to serve as Commission Counsel. Primary duties include managing complex utility and telecommunications dockets, including analyzing regulatory issues; providing counsel to Commissioners and staff; and drafting decisions and orders.

Minimum three years of legal experience is required. Knowledge of public utility law or will be favorably considered. Candidates must have a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, and to identify and resolve complex legal issues. Candidates must also demonstrate the ability to manage large projects independently, to work as a member of a team and as a team leader, to assimilate large amounts of material quickly, and to balance a diverse workload. Graduation from an accredited law school and active membership in the Hawaii state bar is required.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact:
Catherine P. Awakuni
Chief Legal Counsel
Hawaii Public Utilities Commission
465 S. King Street, Room 103, Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: 808-586-2010
Facsimile: 808-586-2066
Catherine.P.Awakuni@hawaii.gov

Planner V, Hawai’i State Office of Planning

Closing Date: Unknown

Description: Conducts studies and prepares plans for the development of a geographic area, a major area of concern, public facility or activity; establishes and promotes effective relationships with other agencies and jurisdictions; and performs other related duties as assigned.

This position is located within the Land Use Division (LUD) of the Office of Planning (OP). OP represents the State’s position on land use district boundary amendments and other proceedings before the State Land Use Commission (LUC) under Chapter 205, Hawaii Revised Statutes, State Land Use Law.

The primary purpose of this position is to provide the full range of professional planning services to carry out the functions of the LUD. Duties and responsibilities include preparing position statements on land use district boundary amendments, special permits, and other matters before the LUC; coordinating with State agencies to develop the State’s position; coordinating with County agencies to obtain relevant information to develop the State’s position; and preparing proposed findings of fact and conclusions of law and decisions and orders.

Compensation: $4,276 – $6,330/month

Contact: Click here for more information.


Graduate Assistant, Environmental Center

Closing Date: Unknown

Description: The position will assist in coordinating and preparing the Environmental Center’s review of various state, county, and federal documents with environmental implications, such as environmental impact statements, environmental assessments, environmental legislation, and other documents.

Compensation: GA11, Step 03; $1,042 per month.

Contact: Call 956-7847 or send a letter of application stating how you qualify for this job and resume to:
WRRC Environmental Center
University of Hawai’i at Manoa
2540 Dole Street
Holmes Hall 283
Honolulu, HI 96822


Legislative Intern, Office of Senator Les Ihara

Closing Date: Unknown

Description: OPPORTUNITY FOR LEGISLATIVE INTERNS –– With Focus on Integrity-Based Legislative Policy-Making & Politics

Applications for part-time (10-20 hours/week) legislative interns are now being accepted for the 2012 Legislative Session that begins on January 18. The interns would serve as session staff for Senate Majority Policy Leader Les Ihara, Jr. in his capitol office. The intern program will provide selected students with a rich, first-hand experience of the legislative process with special focus on good government issues, such as ethics and lobbyist reforms, campaign finance reform, open government, public access, elections and whistleblower legislation; as well as civil rights, environmental, consumer protection, and other policy issues.

The intern program will be conducted from the 2nd week of January through 1st week of May. A fully equipped workstation will be provided, including computer and phone. Students are encouraged to seek course credits for participation in this internship. U.S. citizens who are students from any university may apply, including graduate students. Applicants are encouraged to have a faculty member recommend them for the internship, and also conduct a brief exit interview at the end of the semester.

Compensation: Stipend up to $1000 depending on hours work.

Contact: To apply, send a curriculum vitae and cover letter explaining why you are want to intern at the legislature — to: Heather Bolan at or call 586-6250.


Fellowship in Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School’s Center for Climate Change Law

Closing Date: February 15, 2012

Description: Applications are invited for a fellowship in climate change law at Columbia Law School’s Center for Climate Change Law. Applicants must have received a J.D. degree within three years prior to the beginning of the Fellowship. Strong academic qualifications and background in environmental or energy law and policy will be expected. The Fellow will function as Associate Director of the Center; will supervise various fellows, visiting scholars and interns; will work on a wide variety of research and writing projects; and will help organize conferences, seminars, collaborative publications, and other projects concerning climate mitigation and adaptation. The Fellowship will be for a one-year period, from September 2012 through August 2013.

Compensation: The salary will be $60,000/year plus benefits.

Contact: More information about the Center is available at www.ColumbiaClimateLaw.com. Applicants should submit a cover letter, C.V. and law school transcript to shelley.welton@law.columbia.edu (no calls, please).


Board of Directors & Officers, Windward Ahupua’a Alliance

Closing Date: October 22, 2011.

Description: The Windward Ahupua`a Alliance, a 501c3 non-profit co-founded by Jim & Shannon Wood, long-time Windward residents and community activists, has reached a point in its organizational life-cycle where significant leadership changes must be made if it is to continue on with its work.

Formally established in July, 2002, to create the Ko`olau Greenbelt & Heritage Trails System in order to restore, protect & provide public access to the mauka (mountain) lands on the Windward side of O`ahu along the base of Na Ko`olau as well as to support locally-owned sustainable economic activities in the more developed areas, WAA’s mandate has expanded over the years well beyond these important regional issues.

WAA now works to educate & inform residents, visitors, businesses, policymakers at all levels of government, and the media about using SMART GROWTH principles which promote sustainability. In addition to planning how & where we will live, work & play, WAA also advocates on matters as diverse as developing new waste management programs; setting long-term watershed protection policies based upon ahupua`a concepts; creating locally-owned “green” economic development opportunities; supporting renewable energy standards to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions; mitigating the impacts of global warming & rising sea levels around the world by working on public policy changes at all three levels of government;and launching its PLANT A NATIVE TREE CAMPAIGN in December 2009.

Positions to be Filled:

PRESIDENT – The (new) person in this position will represent the organization & be its principal spokesperson. I will stay in office until the transition is completed no later than December 31, 2012.

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT – The person in this position will assume the position of the organization’s president no later than January 1, 2013. In the meantime, s/he will be working with me on public policy & advocacy issues plus overseeing scientific, legal, economic & political research in support of WAA’s positions. S/he will also share media responsibilities.

ADMINISTRATIVE VICE PRESIDENT – The person in this position will immediately begin to oversee a wide variety of internal administrative tasks plus the planning & coordination of public service projects and outreach & educational special events.

SECRETARY/ASSISTANT TREASURER – The person in this position will take Meeting Minutes and keep all the records organized as well as work with the Treasurer to keep the financial records up-to-date. .

TREASURER/FINANCE COMMITTEE CHAIR – The person in this position will oversee all financial tasks & responsibilities as well as head the FINANCE COMMITTEE which will raise funds through writing grants, donor drives, and special events. S/he will take over from the current Treasurer no later than June 30, 2012.

CHIEF COMMUNICATIONS GEEK – This person will oversee the production of the e-newsletters and maintain the websites, blogs, and social media sites. Working with the President or Administrative Vice President, the Chief Communications Geek will also be responsible for generating press releases.

CHIEF LEGAL BEAGLE – This person will provide legal counsel to the Executive Board and its members on any legal issue coming before it.

CHIEF ENTREPRENEUR – This person will establish business options & opportunities for the organization to underwrite both its operating costs as well as its long-term capital investments.

NATURAL SCIENCE SPECIALIST – This person needs to have a strong background & working experience in natural science whether land or marine. S/he may be asked to testify if needed.

CULTURAL & SOCIAL SCIENCE SPECIALIST – This person needs to have a strong background & working experience in social sciences and cultural fields. S/he may be asked to testify if needed.

CHIEF FOODIE – This person not only makes sure that all community-based volunteers eat well but also that the Executive Board gets something to eat during its meetings.

OTHER BOARD MEMBERS – Two seats will be open to anyone who wants to become part of WAA’s leadership. One of the seats will be set aside for a college student.

Compensation: Unknown.

Contact: Persons wanting to volunteer or have someone in mind are asked to contact WAA by phone or by e-mail – voicemail: 808/247-6366 ext 1#; cellular: 808/224-4496 (personal); e-mail: info@waa-hawaii.org


Executive Director, Malama Maunalua

Closing Date: Unknown.

Description: This newly created position provides a unique opportunity to lead a community in its quest to conserve and restore marine resources within an urban setting. Be the one to guide this young non-profit from a small, effective, well known, and well respected organization to something that we can only dream of. Work with the motivated and aware community of Maunalua (from Koko Head to Black Point). Great opportunity for personal leadership and growth.

Malama Maunalua is a community-based, non-profit, 501 (c) (3) organization, located in East Oahu, whose mission is to restore and conserve Maunalua Bay. The organization was founded in 2005 by a small group of concerned residents who wanted to reverse the deterioration of Maunalua Bay. Malama Maunalua’s biggest project, which was completed in March, 2011, was an unprecedented marine restoration project with The Nature Conservancy to clear 23 acres of Invasive Alien Algae from the Paiko area of Maunalua Bay, funded by a $3.4-million American Recovery and Reinvestment grant from NOAA. More information about the organization can be found at www.malamamaunalua.org.

Compensation: Compensation is competitive, and commensurate with experience.

Contact: Qualified Individuals should submit a cover letter and a resume to jennifer@malamamaunalua.org. You will receive a response within a few weeks of submission. Please contact Amy Monk at 396-5959 with any questions.


Planner V, Hawai’i Coastal Zone Management Program/Office of Planning

Closing Date: Unknown.

Description: Conduct studies and prepare plans for the development of a geographic area, a major area of concern, public facility or activity; establish and promote effective relationships with other agencies and jurisdictions; and perform other related duties as assigned.

Compensation: $4,062.00/month.

Contact: Please direct any questions on this to Leo Asuncion, CZM Program Manager, at Leo.Asuncion@dbedt.hawaii.gov or (808) 587-2875. For the job posting, please enter 211080 here.


Attorney, Department of the Army

Closing Date: October 24, 2011.

Description: This position is located in the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, U.S. Army Pacific, Fort Shafter, Hawaii. Works under the basic supervision of the Staff Judge Advocate and receives day to day direction from the first line supervisor of the Civil Law Division. Interacts daily with the client and other Environmental Law attorneys within the Federal government. Major clients are located at Schofield Barracks and Fort Shafter.

Provides comprehensive legal advice, guidance and support in the area of Environmental Law; provides legal interpretation on a wide range of Federal and Hawaii environmental law issues. Advise clients of environmental law requirements for land use projects, facilities construction and other activities. Provides guidance on compliance issues; represents the client before government regulatory agencies; works with the client in the development of environmental assessments and impact statements, programmatic agreements, and various consultation documents required under environmental laws and regulations. Advises client on requirements under such environmental laws as the Endangered Species Act, National Historic Preservation Act, National Environmental Policy Act, Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, various Hawaii state requirements. Reviews and provides legal advice and guidance investigations, audits, and contract documents.

Compensation: $71,674.00 – $93,175.00 /year.

Contact: Job announcement #: WTEW11219269538528D here.


Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor William S. Richardson School of Law and Environmental Law Program, Director

Closing Date: Until filled.

Description: The successful candidate will be a full time member of the tenured or tenure track faculty and will direct the Law School’s Environmental Law Program. His or her primary teaching, scholarship, and service responsibilities will center on the areas of environmental and administrative law. As Director of the Environmental Law Program, the successful candidate will oversee the Law School’s certificate program in Environmental Law, and develop and manage the Program’s curricular and extra-curricular initiatives relating to environmental law and policy. Environmental law is conceived broadly to include natural resources law, wildlife law, environmental law, land use law, and other subjects bearing on environmental sustainability at the local, regional, national, and international levels.

Assistant Professor Minimum Qualifications

A record of academic excellence, a Juris Doctor degree or equivalent, and manifest potential for excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service. The successful candidate must have strong interpersonal skills sufficient to inspire and work effectively with diverse groups of students, staff, faculty, alumni, government officials and members of the bar, and must be able to work effectively in multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary contexts.

Associate Professor Minimum Qualifications

The above, plus at least five years of experience at the Assistant Professor level or in high-level legal practice or other legal work, and a record of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service appropriate to the Associate Professor level.

Professor Minimum Qualifications

All the above, plus three years at the Associate level or equivalent and a record of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service commensurate with the rank of Full Professor.

Desirable Qualifications

Demonstrated experience in program administration, including foundation and major donor cultivation, strategic planning, stakeholder relations, and community outreach.

Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Contact: Dale Lee, Chief Operating Officer
808-956-8636
dalelee@hawaii.edu


Summer Legal Intern, Center for Ocean Solutions

Closing Date: November 1, 2011.

Description: The Center for Ocean Solutions (COS), a collaboration of Stanford University, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, and the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, is seeking summer Legal Interns for ten-week positions starting in May or June 2012. The Center’s mission is to develop, synthesize, and catalyze understanding and new tools, to use them to solve major problems facing the ocean, and to prepare the leaders who take on these challenges.

The full announcement is attached and available on line here.

Compensation: Limited funding is available.

Contact: Erin Prahler
Center for Ocean Solutions
473 Via Ortega Rm. 193
Stanford, CA 94305
(650) 724-9729


Environmental Law Clinical Position, University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Closing Date: Unknown.

Description: The University of Denver Sturm College of Law is looking to fill a tenure-track faculty position in its Environmental Law Clinic, to begin in the 2012-2013 academic year. DU is interested in both entry-level and lateral candidates.

DU’s Student Law Office currently houses six clinics, including the Environmental Law Clinic, the Civil Litigation Clinic, the Civil Rights Clinic, the Criminal Defense Clinic, the Mediation & Arbitration Clinic, and the Community Economic Development Clinic. The duties of tenured/tenure-track faculty teaching in DU’s clinics include collaboration with other faculty, direct supervision of second and third-year students as they represent clients and participate in community projects, as well as curriculum development, and teaching of the clinic’s classroom component.

Compensation: Unknown.

Contact: For more information, please email Professor David Forman at dmforman@hawaii.edu


The EPA Region 10 Honors Attorney Fellowship

Closing Date: October 15, 2011.

Description: The EPA Region 10 Honors Attorney Fellowship is designed for a recent law school graduate with excellent academic credentials and strong interests in an environmental law career and public service. It provides an opportunity for entry-level attorneys to practice law in a leading governmental environmental organization, and to receive extensive training in and exposure to environmental law and policy work in the public sector. Region 10 offers new attorneys significant responsibility, the opportunity to handle a challenging caseload that includes enforcement and counseling work, and extensive training and mentoring from experienced colleagues with recognized expertise. EPA offers a diverse and supportive work environment.

Compensation: Prior to admission to the bar, the salary will be at the GS-9 level (currently starting at $50,628 per year). After admission to a bar of any State, U.S. territory, Puerto Rico, or the District of Columbia, the salary will be at the GS-11 level (currently starting at $ 61,255 per year). Current judicial law clerks may qualify for a higher grade. Relocation expenses are not authorized.

Contact: Please send the application directly to R10fellowship@epa.gov.
For any questions, please send an email to R10fellowship@epa.gov with “Inquiry” in the subject line of the email.


Sierra Club Legal Intern

Closing Date: September 7, 2011.

Description: The Sierra Club Hawaii Chapter (www.sierraclubhawaii.com) is looking for a recent law school graduate to work with its litigation team to help stop the proposed development of 12,000 new homes on 1500 acres of Oahu’s last remaining prime agricultural land. Large mainland developer has filed a petition before the State Land Use Commission (LUC) to reclassify the land from agricultural to urban. If the developer is allowed to go forward with its planned Ho’opili development, it will threaten Oahu’s food security, endanger Oahu’s largest drinking water source, and exacerbate the gridlock traffic afflicting many leeward residents. Hearings will start in September 2011 and will continue for 6-8 months.

This is a unique opportunity to work with one of the nation’s largest environmental non-profits on a high profile case and gain hands on experience on how to stop developers from gobbling up precious conservation and agricultural land. The intern will have the opportunity to work with two experienced litigators to develop case strategy; prepare direct and cross examination of expert witnesses; attend LUC hearings; question witnesses; and assist in community organizing and media outreach. The intern may also have the opportunity to work on other Sierra Club legal matters. This internship will be an empowering learning experience in administrative, environmental, and land use law.

Applicants must be a law school graduate (bar admission preferred); have excellent research, writing and verbal communication skills; and a demonstrated interest in land use and environmental law. This position is part-time with a time commitment of approximately 15 hours per week plus hearings (typically 2 days a month).

Compensation: This is an unpaid internship and applicants must provide their own source of funding.

Contact: Please email résumé and letter of interest to Elizabeth M. Dunne, Esq. at edunnelaw@gmail.com and Tatyana Cerullo, Esq. at tc.law.lllc@gmail.com.


Center for Progressive Reform Executive Director

Closing Date: September 30, 2011.

Description: The Center for Progressive Reform (CPR) seeks an Executive Director. Founded in 2002, the Center for Progressive Reform (CPR) is a nonprofit research and educational organization with a network of Member Scholars working to protect health, safety, and the environment through analysis and commentary. What began as a small group of scholars has grown to encompass 50 tenured law professors at universities across the United States and a full-time staff of ten, including an operations and finance manager, and a senior media consultant. CPR’s annual budget is approximately $800,000.

CPR pursues its mission to protect public health, worker and consumer safety, and the environment by bringing academic research promoting legal and policy reforms to the public policy debate. CPR’s growth and influence has expanded rapidly over the last few years. CPR produces white papers, maintains a well-read blog, holds semi-annual scholar meetings, and conducts brown bags, briefings, and webinars designed to educate policymakers and advocates. Most commonly described as a “progressive” or “liberal” think tank, CPR does not lobby, nor does it litigate. A dynamic and growing organization, CPR operates on a unique virtual office model, with the majority of staff located in the Washington, D.C. area. Potential candidates must reside within daily commuting distance from Washington and be prepared to work from home.

The Executive Director is responsible for formulating and implementing CPR’s fundraising plans; guiding the Board with respect to strategic planning; serving as a spokesperson for the organization; recruiting and managing CPR staff; ensuring the organization’s compliance with all applicable legal and ethical requirements; developing and sustaining relationships with key allies and partners in the public interest communities; and overseeing the fiscal and administrative operations of the organization.

Compensation: Salary is competitive, commensurate with experience, and includes benefits.

Contact: Send cover letter, resume, relevant examples of previous written work, and salary requirements to ExecDirJob@progressivereform.org.


Value-Added Producer Grant Program

Closing Date: August 29, 2011

Description: Applications are being accepted for grants to provide economic assistance to independent producers, farmer and rancher cooperatives and agricultural producer groups through the Value-Added Producer Grant Program (VAPG).

Value-Added Producer Grants may be used for feasibility studies or business plans, working capital for marketing value-added agricultural products and for farm-based renewable energy projects. Eligible applicants include independent producers, farmer and rancher cooperatives, and agricultural producer groups. Value-added products are created when a producer increases the consumer value of an agricultural commodity in the production or processing stage. Rural Development is encouraging applications that will support communities in urban or rural areas, with limited access to healthy foods and with a high poverty and hunger rate.

Compensation: The maximum grant amount for a planning grant is $100,000 and the maximum grant amount for a working capital grant is $300,000. Grant funds may be used to pay up to 50 percent of the total eligible project costs, subject to the limitations established for maximum total grant amount. Applicants must certify the availability and source-verify all matching funds at time of application submission.

Contact:
Visit here for additional information about the agency’s programs or to locate the USDA Rural Development office nearest you.


Hawai‘i EPSCOR-ENDER Internship

Closing Date: December 9, 2011

Description: ELI envisions a healthy environment, prosperous economies, and vibrant communities founded on just law and policy. To this end, we develop creative and practical law and policy solutions to enable leaders across borders and sectors to achieve environmental, social, and economic progress. ELI builds the skills and capacity of tomorrow’s leaders and institutions; researches and analyzes complex, pressing environmental challenges; promotes and disseminates the best thinking through dialogue and print and electronic media; and convenes people with diverse perspectives to enhance understanding through debate. ELI works with partners across the United States and around the world. We are independent and non-partisan.

The law fellowship program is a longstanding component of ELI’s Research and Policy Division. The law fellow works closely with ELI attorneys and other professionals, including ELI’s international partners, to advance environmental protection by analyzing existing legal tools, developing new ones, and crafting innovative approaches to implementation. This may require considering how environmental protection is affected by other laws and policies that are related to environmental laws—e.g., those governing energy, taxation, and land use. Assignments include legal research and writing tasks across all ELI project areas, and the law fellow may be asked to make public presentations and assist in facilitating training activities. The law fellow is expected to assume significant responsibility.

Compensation: Approximately $35,000, with excellent benefits.

Contact:
Email an application package to ELI at lawfellowship@eli.org (reference position #110715 in the subject line). To be considered, your submission must include each of the following items, appended as one or more attachments to the email: (1) a completed “ELI Application for Employment,” available here; (2) a cover letter; (3) a current resume; (4) a law school transcript; (5) a list of three professional references; and (6) a writing sample of approximately ten (but no more than 15) pages. You must submit by email.


Hawai‘i EPSCOR-ENDER Internship

Closing Date: Unknown

Description: An internship position is available with the Hawaii EPSCoR-Environmental Dynamics and Ecosystem Responses (ENDER) Team at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. The intern will help with a long-term ecosystem and climate monitoring project, assisting in installing and maintaining a series of climate stations, as well as establishing and monitoring ecosystem plots on the Big Island of Hawaii’s windward and leeward sides.

Work as part of a team to help set up, maintain, and retrieve data from automated climate stations and to set up and monitor permanent forest plots. Establishing climate stations may involve installation of sensor support masts or towers, including site preparation and erecting structures. Work in forest plots will involve identifying, measuring, tagging, and mapping trees and estimating abundance of herbaceous vegetation, as well as assisting in monthly measurements of soil respiration and litter fall.

The position will be largely field work in a variety of different forest types across a steep elevational gradient. Conditions can be cold, hot, wet, windy, and dry. Getting to and from often remote field sites requires driving on rough, rocky, dusty, and muddy roads. Work will involve long hours of hiking and standing and may require lifting containers weighing up to 35 pounds.

Compensation: Stipend of $1500/month.

Contact:
To apply please send a cover letter explaining your interest in this position along with a resume that includes contact information for three references to Joshua VanDeMark at joshuarv@hawaii.edu. For questions regarding this announcement call (808)854-2656.


University of Oregon School of Law Positions

Closing Date: September 1, 2011

Description: The University of Oregon School of Law is seeking applications from entry-level or lateral candidates with a focus on local government, energy, land use, and other related areas of law. The University of Oregon School of Law invites applications for three or more full-time tenure-related or tenured law positions to begin in August 2012. The positions may be entry level or lateral hires. Minimum qualifications include a record of academic excellence, demonstrated success or the potential for success in teaching and scholarship, success in high-level legal practice or other legal work or study, and a J.D. from an accredited law school or its equivalent.

Preference will be given to candidates with practice, scholarship, or teaching expertise in the areas of dispute resolution, civil litigation, local government, energy, land use, real estate, civil rights, and other related areas of law. Successful candidates must have strong interpersonal skills sufficient to inspire and work effectively with diverse groups of students, staff, faculty, alumni, and members of the bar.

Compensation: Unknown.

Contact: Applicants should submit a letter of interest, current resume and references to:
Appointments Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee
c/o Debbie Thurman
1221 University of Oregon School of Law
1515 Agate St.
Eugene, OR
97403-1221
Please click here.


Environmental Planning Office Planner VI

Closing Date: Unknown

Description: A planner position is open in the Environmental Health Administration of the DOH. This position will run the Environmental Planning Office, serve the planning needs of three divisions (policy, research, legislative agenda, rules and program development, land-use review, etc.) and help set the environmental agenda for the state. Applicants need to apply and get on the Planner V and/or VI recruitment list through the Dep. of Human Resource Development (DHRD) web site. Applicants should do this immediately.

Compensation: Unknown.

Contact: Please contact Gary Gill at garylgill@gmail.com.


Hawai‘i People’s Fund Community Grants Program Coordinator

Closing Date: August 26, 2011

Description: Hawai‘i People’s Fund is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Community Grants Program Coordinator and provide strategic management, vision, energy and collaborative leadership for a vital and growing community program.

The Grants Program Coordinator will be responsible for managing all facets of the Hawai‘i People’s Fund grant making program and working collaboratively with its staff and volunteers to advance Hawai‘i People’s Fund as a catalyst for progressive social change in Hawai‘i. This position requires a commitment to social justice, a connection to Hawai‘i communities, initiative, vision, and excellent communication skills.

Job application form:
Word Form
PDF Form

Compensation: Unknown.

Contact: Hawai‘i People’s Fund
Search Committee
949 Kapiolani Blvd. Suite 100
Honolulu, HI 96814
Or email to peoples@lava.net with Search Committee in the subject line.


Kõkua Kalihi Valley Ho‘oulu ‘Äina Program Coordinator

Closing Date: Unknown

Description: Oversee the development and implementation of community-based health and environmental programs at a unique 100-acre Nature Park in Kalihi Valley.

Compensation: Unknown.

Contact: To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter and a list of three references to jobs@kkv.net.


Pacific Islands Climate Change Cooperative (PICCC) Communications Manager

Closing Date: Unknown

Description: PICCC is seeking an individual experienced in communications and outreach to join our dynamic team in Honolulu. This is a full time position supported by the UH Pacific Biosciences Research Center – Center for Conservation Research and Training.

PICCC seeks candidates experienced in developing communications strategies who are familiar with natural and cultural resource management in the Pacific Islands, have successfully worked with multi-stakeholder partnerships, and can develop new and creative avenues to communicate the complexities of climate change in clear and compelling ways.

To view the full job description and application instructions, click here.

Compensation: Unknown.

Contact: Dr. Kenneth Kaneshiro
Pacific Biosciences Research Center – CCRT, University of Hawai‘i
808-956-3743
kykanesh@hawaii.edu


Trust for Public Land Hawai’i Associate Director of Philanthropy

Closing Date: Unknown

Description: In collaboration with the West Division Director of Philanthropy, the Hawai’i Associate Director of Philanthropy (Hawai’i ADoP) is responsible for the oversight, planning and implementation of a comprehensive philanthropy program within the Hawaiian Islands that secures significant financial resources from individuals to support The Trust for Public Land’s conservation goals.

The primary focus is on identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gift and high mid-level prospects, including annual, pledged and planned gifts. Responsibilities include prospect identification, prospect tracking, cultivation and solicitation procedures, direct solicitations, closing gifts, proposal writing and development, and major donor gift recognition. This position spends about half its time meeting with donors and prospects across the Hawaiian Islands.

This position reports to the West Division Director of Philanthropy and is responsible for all designated donors, related programmatic or project campaigns and activities, and collaborating with the Hawai’i State Director on the Hawai’i Advisory Board and other volunteers. This position is focused on managing relationships with donors in Hawai’i who can support local and statewide efforts, and coordinates the state’s efforts as part of TPL’s special multi-year fundraising campaign.

Works with West Division Director of Philanthropy to establish fundraising goals to support an annual state program budget of $746K and is accountable for these goals. Focuses on long-range strategic priorities, advances TPL’s philanthropy goals, and communicates a broad vision to others.

Compensation: Unknown.

Contact: Please send resume and cover letter to westjobs@tpl.org.


Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) Public Policy Manager and Advocate

Closing Date: Unknown

Public Policy Manager requirements:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university. A master’s degree or other advanced degree in business administration, public policy, or any field with a significant policy component. A law degree is preferred, but not required. Five years of responsible professional work experience involving public policy advocacy through either the legal or legislative process. Two years of responsible experience in supervising others engaged in public policy advocacy work.

Public Policy Advocate requirements: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in
political science, communications, business administration, social sciences or related field. One and one-half years of responsible work experience in social or political advocacy and/or community activism; community, environmental or planning programs; and/or legislative affairs. Two years of specialized professional work in legislative research and/or analysis, government.

Compensation: Unknown.

Contact:
Please send resume and cover letter with salary history and requirements for either position to:
OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS
711 Kapi`olani Boulevard, Suite 500
Honolulu, Hawai`i 96813
Attn: Human Resources


Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Law, University of Oregon

Closing Date: September 1, 2011 or until position is filled

Description: The University of Oregon School of Law invites applications for three or more full-time tenure-related or tenured law positions to begin in August 2012. The positions may be entry level or lateral hires.

Minimum qualifications include a record of academic excellence, demonstrated success or the potential for success in teaching and scholarship, success in high-level legal practice or other legal work or study, and a J.D. from an accredited law school or its equivalent.

Preference will be given to candidates with practice, scholarship, or teaching expertise in the areas of dispute resolution, civil litigation, local government, energy, land use, real estate, civil rights, and other related areas of law. Successful candidates must have strong interpersonal skills sufficient to inspire and work effectively with diverse groups of students, staff, faculty, alumni, and members of the bar.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, current resume and references to Appointments Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee, c/o Debbie Thurman, 1221 University of Oregon School of Law, 1515 Agate St., Eugene, OR 97403-1221. An Equal-Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution Committed to Cultural Diversity and Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Compensation: Commensurate with training and experience.

Contact: Link to posting.
-Posting: 11245AD


2012-2013 Public Interest Environmental Law Fellowship

Closing Date: Applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm EST on Friday, December 9, 2011

Description: The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) announces its annual fellowship for an outstanding recent law school graduate. ELI envisions a healthy environment, prosperous economies, and vibrant communities founded on just law and policy. To this end, we develop creative and practical law and policy solutions to enable leaders across borders and sectors to achieve environmental, social, and economic progress. ELI builds the skills and capacity of tomorrow’s leaders and institutions; researches and analyzes complex, pressing environmental challenges; promotes and disseminates the best thinking through dialogue and print and electronic media; and convenes people with diverse perspectives to enhance understanding through debate. ELI works with partners across the United States and around the world. We are independent and non-partisan.

The law fellowship program is a longstanding component of ELI’s Research and Policy Division. The law fellow works closely with ELI attorneys and other professionals, including ELI’s international partners, to advance environmental protection by analyzing existing legal tools, developing new ones, and crafting innovative approaches to implementation. This may require considering how environmental protection is affected by other laws and policies that are related to environmental laws—e.g., those governing energy, taxation, and land use. Assignments include legal research and writing tasks across all ELI project areas, and the law fellow may be asked to make public presentations and assist in facilitating training activities. The law fellow is expected to assume significant responsibility.

The fellowship hiring process is rigorous and highly competitive. Applicants must have a top academic record and possess superior legal research and writing skills. Law review experience is preferred; foreign language skills are a plus. The fellowship will be awarded to a 2012 law school graduate, or to a candidate who has graduated recently (judicial law clerks are invited to apply). The one-year position begins in September 2012.

Compensation: Approximately $35,0000/year plus benefits.

Contact:
To Apply: Email an application package to ELI at lawfellowship@eli.org (reference position #110715 in the subject line). To be considered, your submission must include each of the following items, appended as one or more attachments to the email: (1) a completed “ELI Application for Employment,” available here; (2) a cover letter; (3) a current resume; (4) a law school transcript; (5) a list of three professional references; and (6) a writing sample of approximately ten (but no more than 15) pages.

You must submit your application by email; ELI is unable to consider applications submitted by fax, USPS or other shipping service, or hand delivery. No phone calls, please.


Earthjustice Associate Attorney in the Florida Regional Office

Closing Date: Unknown

Description: Earthjustice’s Florida regional office, located in Tallahassee, Florida, has an immediate opening
for a project attorney to join our staff. We are hiring for a two year term. Project attorneys participate in
a full range of tasks that include meeting with clients and experts; conducting factual investigations, legal
research, and discovery; preparing pleadings and briefs; engaging in advocacy; and participating in trial
work. The project attorney will be assigned to specific cases, working in a supporting role to staff
attorneys, particularly on water pollution cases.

Compensation: Commensurate with training and experience.

Contact:
Office Manager
Earthjustice
P.O. BOX 1329
Tallahassee,FL. 32302 or
via email floffice@earthjustice.org.


Pacific Island Climate Change Cooperative Information/GIS Position

Closing Date: July 1, 2011

Description: The Pacific Island Climate Change Cooperative (PICCC) is seeking an individual experienced in information management and GIS to join our dynamic team in Honolulu. The PICCC is a partnership organization committed to assist those who manage native species, island ecosystems, and cultural resources in the Pacific Islands in adapting to climate change. Part of a national network of Cooperatives, the PICCC team engages with a variety of local, regional, national, and international agencies and organizations in developing knowledge, strategies, and management tools to address the impacts of climate variability and change.

The National Park Service purpose of this position is to provide GIS and database leadership to the PICCC. The incumbent will be tasked with a diverse variety of duties including leading the development of a GIS and data management system for PICCC and managing GIS and database operations on a daily basis. The incumbent will be the primary provider for PICCC GIS and data analytical needs including spatial analysis and spatial model development. Duties will also include developing or assisting in the development of created or adapted web-based platforms to spatially display natural or cultural resource data.

To view the full job description, click on the following link to USA Jobs.
-In the “What (keyword)” search box and type HRF 11-143
-Click on “Search Jobs”

Compensation: $66,910.00 to $86,982.00 per year

Contact: Greg Kudray, Ph.D.
Inventory and Monitoring Program Manager
Pacific Island Network
National Park Service
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
P.O. Box 52, 1 Crater Rim Drive
Hawaii National Park, HI 96718
Phone: 808-985-6183, FAX 808-985-6111
greg_kudray@nps.gov


Island Conservation Regional Director

Closing Date: Until position is filled.

Description: Island Conservation (IC), a nonprofit organization that works with governments and communities around the world to protect island species under acute threat of extinction, seeks to fill a new regional director position to grow and manage a conservation program in the Pacific Islands. Possible locations include: Australia, Fiji, Guam, New Zealand, and Western Samoa.

The Pacific Regional Director (PRD) will be responsible for developing and executing overall strategy throughout the region, the development of collaborative partnerships with diverse stakeholders, and for ensuring that high impact, multilateral grants and other change-making mechanisms are used to achieve planned outcomes and impact. The PRD will play a primary role in advancing a global campaign to prevent extinctions on islands. This campaign is designed to take advantage of the economies of scale provided by a combination of centralized funding and an integrated approach across nations. The PRD will draw upon the expertise and resources of the Convention on Biological Biodiversity, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, the United Nations Environment Programme, the United Nations Development Programme, and the Global Environment Facility in a unified effort to protect biodiversity. Over the next five years, the campaign would ensure the conservation of threatened species, while simultaneously improving the resilience and livelihood of island populations worldwide.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: To apply, please click here.


Kualoa Ranch Stewardship Technician Supervisor

Closing Date: Unknown

Description: Kualoa Ranch seeks a Stewardship Technician Supervisor responsible for stewardship by coordinating and implementing efforts such as controlling the spread of invasive species and restoring and maintaining native habitats and cultural environmental features on property. Primary responsibilities include: control or eliminate alien plant species from pasture, forested, and coastal areas using mechanical and chemical techniques; coordinate, plan, and managerestoration and stewardship projects; assist Education Manager in various conservation, education, outreach, and cultural projects and programs; maintain tools, equipment, vehicles, and office and storage areas.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: Direct questions to Makana Kaha`ulelio Manager, Education Programs
makana@kualoa.com
808-239-5497 direct
To apply, complete the online form.


State Historic Preservation Division Architectural Historian

Closing Date: Unknown

Description: This position is located within the State of Hawai’i, Department of Land and Natural Resources, State Historic Preservation Division, Architecture Branch and reports directly to the Architecture Branch Chief. The position’s primary purpose is to conduct 6E reviews for the demolition or modification of properties under State or County jurisdiction. This position will also be expected to conduct Federal 106 reviews regarding the development, demolition and/or modification of buildings on Federal lands, or receiving Federal funding. This position is expected to talk to homeowners, contractors, and City and Federal agents to promote an understanding of historic preservation in Hawai’i.

Compensation: Commensurate with training and experience.

Contact: Ms. Pua Aiu at (808) 692-8040 (Monday – Friday, 7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (HST).
Submit Resumes To:
Department of Land and Natural Resources
State Historic Preservation Division
Attn: Ms. Pua Aiu, Administrator
Kakuhihewa Building
601 Kamokila Building, Suite 555
Kapolei, HI 96707


Hawai’i Community Foundation Program Officer

Closing Date: Unknown

Description: The Program Officer is a key member of the Programs Team at the Hawaii Community Foundation (HCF). The Program Officer’s primary responsibilities include management of HCF’s capacity-building programs, annual leadership programs (PONO & HELP), and other programs as assigned.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: For more information, please click here.


Waimea Valley Event Coordinator

Closing Date: July 7, 2011

Description: Hi`ipaka LLC dba Waimea Valley seeks a highly motivated individual with experience working special events on a part-time basis. This individual will be responsible for establishing guidelines and programs for special events in Waimea Valley. The individual will coordinate and oversee special events to ensure compliance with established guidelines and procedures.

Compensation: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Contact: Human Resources Manager
c/o Hi`ipaka LLC dba Waimea Valley
59-864 Kamehameha Highway
Haleiwa, HI 96712


PBR Hawai‘i and Associates, Inc. Environmental Planner

Closing Date: Unknown

Description: PBR HAWAII and Associates, Inc. is a locally-owned Hawaii-based company. They offer a range of career opportunities for planners to engage in public and private sector projects, including preparing master plans, community plans, environmental documents, and entitlement applications. The position often entails coordinating technical consultants outside of the office, and interfacing with clients, agencies, and the general public.

Compensation: Pay rates commensurable with experience.

Contact: Tom Schnell, AICP
Senior Associate
PBR HAWAII
1001 Bishop Street, Suite 650
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
E-mail: tschnell@pbrhawaii.com


Save our Shearwaters (SOS) Program Coordinator

Closing Date: Position is available now and will remain open until filled.

Description: The Kauai Humane Society (KHS), through its Save Our Shearwaters (SOS) program, seeks a Program Coordinator to directly oversee its wild bird response and recovery effort. SOS, a 30-year program, was formerly operated by the State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife on Kauai. SOS now operates under a contract between the Kauai Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) as the funder of the program and KHS as
the operator. The focus avian species of this project include Newell’s Shearwater, Hawaiian Petrel, and Band-rumped Storm-Petrel, state and federally listed (Endangered Species Act) seabirds that suffer from light attraction when fledging out to sea. The SOS Program seeks to band and release all grounded fledgling seabirds (initially rescued by concerned citizens) and successfully return them to sea in the best possible weight and condition. Heavy fledgling fallout primarily occurs between September and December, but the SOS program responds to fallout from adult seabirds outside of this period.

The position first and foremost manages staff and operations as a department of KHS but also focuses on database maintenance, contract & permitting reporting, and seasonal hiring (from January to July); seasonal fall-out preparation
begins in June and extends into August and September at which point seabirds begin to fledge. Some of the grounded birds require rehabilitation before release if found in a compromised condition. The others are processed (banded, measured, and/or bled) by the SOS program team and released.

Compensation: To be determined.

Contact: Please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to SOS@kauaihumane.org.


Halawa-Luluku Interpretive Development Student Helper

Closing Date: Unknown

Description: HLID seeks a student helper to provide assistance to the HLID team in research, information gathering and documentation, accompany staff during guided searches into existing project related documents (cultural, archaeological, environmental, historical, etc.), assist HLID staff with GIS mapping integration and on-site GPS data collection, and ssist in the development of the Baseline Database. The student helper will be exposed to other information gathering techniques (oral histories, Bishop Museum visits, archive searches, SHPD searches, etc.) that are appropriate in accordance the host Hawaiian culture as pertaining to the cultural mitigation/conservation effort.

Compensation: Pay rates vary by academic level.

Contact: Apply by email (include resume and transcript) to: candicea@oha.org; or
Submit resume and transcript to:
Office of Hawaiian Affairs
ATTN: Human Resources
711 Kapiolani Boulevard Ste. 500
Honolulu, HI 96813; or
FAX (resume and transcript) to Human Resources: 808-594-1758


Hawai’i Conservation Work Exchange Program

Closing Date: Unknown

Description: The Hawai‘i Conservation Alliance (HCA) is now accepting applications for the 2011 HCC Work Exchange Program. The Work Exchange Program offers individuals a complimentary pass to the Hawai’i Conservation Conference in exchange for a significant number of volunteer hours. If anyone is interested in volunteering at the conference, please fill out and submit the online form here.

Compensation: None

Contact:
Keely Sarr
annual.hcc@gmail.com
808-687-6153


The Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families Community Economic Development Grants

Closing Date: July 11, 2011

Description: The Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is accepting applications for grants through discretionary funds for Community Economic Development (CED). Funds will be awarded to community development corporations that engage in job creation and business development activities targeting low- and moderate-income individuals. This year, funding will be prioritized for organizations that are participating in the Healthy Foods Financing Initiative.

Compensation: Grants are worth up to $800,000

Contact: For more information, please click here. To apply, please click here.


Earthjustice Associate Attorney in Northeast Regional Office

Closing Date: Unknown but position expected to begin in September or October 2011.

Earthjustice’s northeast regional office (based in New York City and covering Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania) has an opening for an Associate Attorney with 1-3 years of legal experience.

Earthjustice is a non-profit public interest law firm dedicated to protecting the magnificent places, natural resources, and wildlife of this earth and to defending the right of all people to a healthy environment. The northeast regional office—one of nine regional offices—focuses principally on issues of climate pollution and environmental health, including the impact of regulatory programs on communities disproportionately affected by hazardous waste and other pollution. Attorneys represent clients in regionally significant litigation and cases challenging national regulatory policy, in state and federal courts and administrative agencies.

Responsibilities: The successful applicant will support the office’s more experienced lawyers and ultimately may assume primary responsibility for some cases or parts of cases. Associate Attorneys assist in developing new litigation, including by conducting factual investigations; conduct legal research and prepare memoranda on issues relating to ongoing or potential administrative or judicial proceedings; participate in discovery, including document production and preparation of fact and expert witnesses; draft motions, briefs, and other pleadings; prepare comments on proposed agency actions and environmental impact statements; and interact with clients, allies, and co-counsel.

Qualifications: Applicants must be law school graduates with at least one year of legal experience and a demonstrated commitment to the environment. Applications from 2011 law school graduates will not be considered. Applicants must be admitted, or willing to apply for admission, to the New York State bar. Superb research, analysis, and writing skills are essential. The position requires initiative, discipline, attention to detail, and an ability to meet deadlines. Environmental, other scientific, or regulatory background is a plus, as is admission to the bar of Connecticut, New Jersey, or Pennsylvania.

Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience and we offer an exceptional benefits package. Associate Attorneys typically are employed for a two-year term.

Contact: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please send a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, a writing sample (preferably a litigation document, or if none is available, a legal memorandum for a prior employer), and names and contact information of three references by e-mail to: eajusny@earthjustice.org. Subject line should read: Associate Attorney Application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


Earthjustice Associate Attorney in Washington D.C.

Closing Date: Unknown

Description: Earthjustice is now accepting applications for an associate attorney position in its Washington, D.C. office. We seek an attorney with two to five years of experience to work on a variety of environmental litigation projects.

Earthjustice is a non-profit public interest law firm dedicated to protecting the earth’s natural resources and defending the right of all people to a healthy environment. Originally founded as the Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund in 1971, Earthjustice has been involved in many of the nation’s most important environmental battles and has established valuable precedents in cases involving air and water quality, endangered species, forestry, public lands, and international environmental law.

Earthjustice’s Washington, D.C. office serves both as a regional office for issues arising in mid-Atlantic states, and as a center for litigation on important national environmental issues.

The Washington office’s docket currently includes litigation to promote reductions in greenhouse gas emissions; protect public health and the environment from air pollution; prevent degradation of streams, wetlands, drinking water supplies, and other waters; compel the federal government to improve its management and protection of our ocean resources; and challenge the practice of mountaintop removal mining in the Appalachians. For more information about the office’s work, visit http://www.earthjustice.org/about_us/offices_staff/offices/dc/.

Associates participate in a full range of tasks that include attending client and expert meetings; conducting factual investigation, legal research, and discovery; preparing briefs; advising clients; and engaging in oral advocacy. In addition, associates handle screening of potential new cases.

Qualifications for the position include a demonstrated commitment to environmental protection, excellent research skills, a solid academic record, and a strong work ethic. Significant knowledge of environmental and administrative law will be a definite plus. We also value initiative, creative thinking, and the ability to work collegially with others. The candidate must be admitted to practice law in a U.S. jurisdiction and admitted (or eligible for admission) to the D.C. bar.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: Interested candidates should send a letter of interest with resume, law school transcript, writing sample, and professional references to eajusdc_jobs@earthjustice.org. Women, people of color, and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Please no phone calls or drop-ins.

http://earthjustice.org/about/jobs/13490/associate-attorney


Pu‘u Kukui Watershed- Conservation Manager

Closing Date: Applications are being accepted through June 3rd 2011.

Description: Maui Land & Pineapple Co. Inc is seeking a Conservation Manager for company lands which include the Pu`u Kukui Watershed Preserve in West Maui. Please see attachment for details.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: Resumes should be sent to employment@mlpmaui.com or apply in person at:
Human Resources Department
Maui Land & Pineapple Company Inc.
200 Village Road
Lahaina, HI 96761


Hualalai and Kona Village Resorts Natural Resources Specialist

Closing Date: Unknown.

Description: Hualalai and Kona Village Resorts seeks a Natural Resources Specialist to maintain the physical and biological functions of the water features, primarily fish husbandry, water quality testing, and marine life monitoring/surveys. Conduct educational programs, tours, and fish feedings with guests and community groups. Assist Director and staff with various duties.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: Unknown.


Mauna Kea Watershed Alliance- Coordinator

Closing Date: June 6, 2011.

Description: The Mauna Kea Watershed Alliance is seeking a Coordinator to lead volunteers in restoring and monitoring native vegetation among other management activities on all Mauna Kea watershed partnership lands.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: Lynnette Kinoshita 956-3932 (Oahu).


Office of Planning Planner V/VI

Closing Date: Unknown.

Description: The Office of Planning announces a Federally-funded civil service Planner V/VI position is open. The position will conduct policy planning and coordination and work on and develop various economic development planning studies, plans, strategies and reports. The initial project involves developing information and recommendations on Hawaii agricultural self-sufficiency/food security.

Compensation: Planner V/VI–$4,276/$4,625 per month

Contact: Applications are available through the State of Hawaii, Department of Human Resources Development (DHRD) website at http://hawaii.gov/hrd/ or through http://agency.governmentjobs.com/hawaii/. Recruitment number: 211080/211081. .

Planner V http://agency.governmentjobs.com/hawaii/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=307261
Planner VI http://agency.governmentjobs.com/hawaii/job_bulletin.cfm?JobID=307263

For more information, please contact Mary Lou Kobayashi, Planning Program Administrator, Office of Planning, (808) 587-2808.


Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company (HC&S) Renewable Energy Research Engineer

Closing Date: Unknown.

Description: Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company (HC&S) is seeking an individual who will be responsible for researching and implementing renewable energy initiatives that best utilize existing or new energy resources at HC&S. It is important to note that this position is located in Puunene, Maui and is a temporary position.

The work will be primarily directed by the work plans developed for federally funded renewable energy initiatives. Development and implementation of energy initiatives should effectively address all short and long‐term company goals and objectives identified in the operating and strategic plans. Independently identifies, recommends and presents justification to promote opportunities and procedures to maximize company energy performance potential.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact:
Lee Jakeway, P.E.
Director
Energy Development & Planning
ljakeway@hcsugar.com


RISE-DOH- Recycling & Climate Change Intern

Closing Date: Applications due June 2, 2011.

Description: Rewarding Internships in Sustainable Employment (RISE) through Kupu is offering an internship position with the Department of Health, Office of Solid Waste Management (OSWM). The internship project will investigate how OSWM programs can save energy and reduce Hawaii’s carbon footprint. The selected intern will support the OSWM in developing educational outreach materials to enhance awareness of how various recycling practices, including the recycling of deposit beverage containers, can save energy and resources. In addition, the intern will assist the OSWM in analyzing the environmental benefits of in-state market development and out-of-state shipping for recyclable materials.

Compensation: 15 hrs/week for 16 weeks; work schedule negotiable

Contact:
Marguerite Harden
RISE Director
Kupu, a Hawaii-based 501c3 non-profit
E: marguerite.harden@kupuhawaii.org
P: 808-697-5638


PICCC Environmental Information Manager

Closing Date: May 24, 2011.

Description: The Pacific Islands Climate Change Cooperative (PICCC) is seeking qualified applicants for an Environmental Information Manager position. The PICCC is a self-directed, non-regulatory conservation alliance dedicated to developing and funding science and decision tools to support climate change adaptation in the Pacific Islands. In partnership with decision makers, natural and cultural resource managers, communities, and indigenous peoples, we strive to ensure the continued vitality of region’s biocultural heritage.

The Environmental Information Manager will work in a team environment to develop spatial and relational data applications in support of the PICCC’s climate change adaptation program. The position is with the U.S. Geological Survey via the Hawai’i Cooperative Studies Unit of the University of Hawai’i, and is physically located in the PICCC office in Honolulu, Hawai’i. Please see the attached announcement for application guidelines.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: Inquiries should be directed to Sharon Ziegler-Chong at 808-933-0706.


Kamehameha Schools Environmental Project Manager

Closing Date: May 31, 2011.

Description: Kamehameha Schools has a full-time, permanent position open for Environmental Project Manager in Honolulu. This mid-level position will involve working in a high-pace environment on a multitude of interesting and challenging projects throughout their investigation and cleanup phases. Job tasks will include contracting, project management, site inspections, risk communication, regulatory compliance review, consultant report review, and implementing environmental program initiatives. Approximately 25% of the new hire’s time will be spent in the field.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-3100.
Apply on-line at http://www.ksbe.edu/careers (refer to Job Requisition No. 011681)


Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Forestry and Wildlife Planner

Closing Date: May 16, 2011

Description: Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit, Department of Lands and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry & Wildlife (DOFAW) in the Forestry Section administration office located in Honolulu, Hawaii. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws.

Create prioritized, up-to-date management plans for selected Forest Reserve areas with a focus on Maui or other islands as needed, and provide archival research support for neighbor island staff for forest reserve management plan development and forestry planning efforts statewide. Support Watershed Partnerships (WP) statewide relating to their management plans by providing a detailed and prioritized list of actions for the Forest Reserves within partnership areas. These new plans will complement the existing WP plans which call for ungulate and weed management, monitoring and other objectives in specified areas. Support field survey, environmental assessment and planning work required for implementation of the Division’s forest resource management efforts. Implement forest resource planning priorities. Solicit input from partner
organizations. Arrange for and oversee public meetings and hearings related to forest planning initiatives.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-3100.


He’eia Ahupua’a Internship

Closing Date: May 9, 2011

Description:Assisting Paepae O He’eia in their work to restore the fishpond.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: Please see their website for more info: http://www.paepaeoheeia.org/index.php


Opportunities with the Blue Planet Foundation

Closing Date: Unknown

Description: Do you want to put your talent to work for Hawaii’s clean energy future with Blue Planet?
Blue Planet Foundation is seeking energetic and talented individuals who wish to apply their skills and experience toward Hawaii’s clean energy future. Position summaries for three openings are below.

PROGRAM DIRECTOR
The Blue Planet Program Director serves in the key role in innovating, researching, developing, and executing Blue Planet’s clean energy programs and projects. This intense technical and management position requires a creative, high-energy leader to develop and implement community energy efficiency and advocacy programs; manage the project activities of three staff members; network with clean energy companies; research program and policy innovations; analyze data from program or policy work; present to community groups and media; oversee community engagement efforts; work with volunteers; and strategize and develop new opportunities for Blue Planet to effectively catalyze clean energy change. The ideal candidate has an advanced degree in science or engineering; extensive experience in project management, development, and implementation; a deep understanding of both clean energy issues and social and cultural issues in Hawai‘i; and possesses a positive, team-oriented, enthusiastic attitude. Details and application instructions at http://blueplanetfoundation.org/program-director.html.

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR
The Operations Director serves as the point person in the Blue Planet office, managing all aspects of administrative and nonprofit operations in a fast-paced team setting. A typical week’s work includes responding to or routing daily correspondence (email, phone, postal); tracking progress on programs and projects; scheduling meetings; conducting research on companies or opportunities; coordinating events; processing invoices and reimbursements; assisting the Executive Director with scheduling, correspondence, research, and other tasks; maintaining inventory; corresponding with the Board; ensuring nonprofit compliance and record keeping; and strategizing for new opportunities for Blue Planet to effectively drive clean energy change. The ideal candidate has at least five years of executive administrative experience; is an excellent communicator; has excellent organizational and computer skills (including graphics design software); takes initiative and can multitask fluidly; has a creative, adaptive problem-solving ability; possesses a positive, enthusiastic attitude, and enjoys working with a diverse, driven team. Details and application instructions at http://blueplanetfoundation.org/operations-director.html.

DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
This is the perfect opportunity for a development generalist to apply his or her experience to building Blue Planet’s capacity to catalyze clean energy change. The Development Director will serve as the primary architect and implementer of all fundraising initiatives while working effectively with the Executive Director, Board, and staff to achieve aggressive fundraising goals. The primary responsibilities of the Development Director include identifying, developing and soliciting new individual and corporate donors to fund Blue Planet’s mission; researching, applying for, and managing grants to support program and project work; producing detailed accountability reports about the organization’s finances and fund-raising operations; and developing and implementing annual fund-raising plans, special events, and programs. The ideal candidate has extensive fundraising experience through a variety of methods with a proven record in successful solicitation of major gifts and large grants. Blue Planet is seeking either a 66%-time employee or independent contractor to fill this critical role. Details and application instructions at http://blueplanetfoundation.org/development-director.html.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: Full descriptions are also available on the Blue Planet website at http://blueplanetfoundation.org/opportunities/


NOAA/PIRO Monument Program Specialist

Closing Date: This vacancy announcement will be open 4/29 – 5/6/11.
NOTE: Given the new hiring system, this position is only open for 7 days and may require the upload of transcripts, SF 52 (if current federal employee) etc.

Description: NOAA and the Pacific Islands Regional Office (PIRO) has a position open in Honolulu for a Monument Program Specialist (ZP-3 or GS 11-12) to work as a liaison between the Monument Program and the Pacific Islands Regional Office (PIRO) Protected Resources & Habitat Conservation Divisions.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: Interested parties should create a profile on www.USAJOBS.com and request that upcoming NMFS announcements be sent to them directly so that they don’t miss this unique opportunity.
NMFS-PIR-2011-0033 (MAP)
NMFS-PIR-2011-0036 (DE)


The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Senior Attorney and Director, China Environmental Law & Governance Project

Closing Date: Unknown, applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Description: NRDC is seeking a Senior Attorney and Director of their China Environmental Law & Governance Project. This position is based in NRDC’s Beijing office which requires the ability to work both in English and Chinese.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: Professor Denise Antolini (antolini@hawaii.edu)


Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR) Administrator

Closing Date: Unknown

Description: DAR continues to seek an Administrator to plan, direct & coordinate all activities associated with the State’s three programs (Aquatic Resources & Environmental Protection, Recreational Fisheries, and Commercial Fisheries); set goals, objectives, strategies, internal policies, procedures; administer Division’s budgetary/fiscal needs; oversee fulfillment of administrative requirements; supervise personnel; formulate partnerships.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: Professor Denise Antolini (antolini@hawaii.edu)


Hawai‘i Biofuels Demonstrations Farm Manager

Closing Date: Unknown

Description: The Farm Manager is responsible for management, planning and control of company’s farming operations from land prep through quality harvest for a 50-100 acre biofuels demonstration project. Candidate should have experience directly managing all operations of a farm including field crop production, land preparation, pest management, and harvesting using both organic and conventional practices. The ideal candidate should have a B.S. or M.S. in Agronomy, Plant Science or Horticulture with at least 5 years of direct experience managing a farm with mechanical knowledge and agricultural tools expertise.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: Please send an electronic copy of your resume with references to mjohnson@biodiesel.com.


Sierra Club Volunteer Coordinator

Closing Date: May 13, 2011

Description: We’re looking for a bright, eager volunteer coordinator who can help strategize and grow our statewide conservation programs, like our Outings, High School Hiker, and Hawaii Service Tripprograms. Do you like hiking and getting your hands dirty while protecting Hawaii’s fragile environment? Would you like to set up opportunities and train others to share your passion?

Our programs have helped start the careers of numerous noted environmentalists in Hawaii. Perhaps with your help, we can educate the next generation of environmentalists to address some of the tough issues we face like preparing for the impacts of climate change, preserving our beautiful native plants and animals, and advancing Hawaii’s clean energy future.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: http://www.sierraclubhawaii.com/positions.php


Papahänaumokuäkea Native Hawaiian Program Specialist

Closing Date: April 12, 2011

Description: National Ocean Service is searching for a Native Hawaiian Prgram Specialist to work on the development, coordination, management and evaluation of Papahänaumokuäkea’s Native Hawaiian Program.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: Inquiries can be directed to Moani Pai (397-2660).


Hawai‘i Marine Program Coordinator

Closing Date: April 15, 2011

Description: The Hawaii Marine Program Coordinator will provide administrative, logistical, and technical support functions for the Hawaii Marine Program. The Coordinator will track grants and contracts including monitoring grant and overall program budgets. S/he person will be responsible for organizing meetings, community events, and travel as well as updating the program website and creating other communication pieces. S/he will also provide technical support to the Hawaii Marine Program team as needed.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: Professor Denise Antolini (antolini@hawaii.edu)


Fisheries Partnerships Manager

Closing Date: April 15, 2011

Description: The Manager for Fisheries Partnerships will be responsible for developing and managing
collaborative initiatives with the fishing communities of Hawaii. This position reports to the Director, Hawaii Marine Program and is responsible for creating a network of fishers that includes people from all Main Hawaiian Islands and has adequate representation from the numerous types of fishing communities including subsistence, cultural, recreational, shoreline, boat, commercial, and aquarium collectors. S/he will manage the advisory board for the Fisheries Collaborative Fund and oversee grant making from this fund. Also, this position is responsible for creating collaborative actions with fishing leaders that range from field projects to statewide policy initiatives.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: Professor Denise Antolini (antolini@hawaii.edu)


Mälama Maunalua Executive Director

Closing Date: Unknown

Description: Mälama Maunalua is seeking an Executive Director to lead the non-profit and its mission to restore and conserve Maunalua Bay.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: http://www.malamamaunalua.org


Kanu Hawai‘i Energy Project Coordinator

Closing Date: Unknown

Description: Kanu Hawai’i is looking for an Energy Project Coordinator to manage a one-year social venture project that will reach hundreds of homes across Hawaii with community outreach, education, and a follow-up study to measure the effectiveness of real time, whole-house energy monitors. This project is a partnership of multiple organizations, and the Project Coordinator will also be responsible for overseeing partner activities.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: http://www.kanuhawaii.org/today/article/?id=1299802804175091


National Park Service Climate Change Internships

Closing Date: Unknown

Description: The National Park Service’s George Melendez Wright Climate Change Internship Program (CCIP) is currently hiring for summer 2011.

CCIP will involve science-based research, resource conservation, data collection, monitoring, communication, policy development, sustainable operations, and other projects to support adaptation to and mitigation of the effects of climate change on lands administered by the National Park Service.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: For more information, check out the NCSE webpage, at: http://ncseonline.org/CampustoCareers/cms.cfm?id=2233#NPS_Internships


International Union for Conservation of Nature – Fellowships and Internships

Closing Date: Unknown

Description: The IUCN Environmental Law Centre (ELC) is a Centre that attracts interns and fellows from around the world.

Our fellows and interns enjoy the rewarding experience of working in an international office, based in a city that has demonstrated a strong commitment to the environment and to attracting international organizations and events. They also have the opportunity to interact with ELC staff – and the many international experts who visit the Centre – and have access to the ELC library resources, which include two of the world’s most extensive libraries on environmental law and policy.

Center for Ocean Solutions Early Career Fellowship Program.

Internships

Students and young lawyers from all over the world come to the ELC to participate in our volunteer internship program. Working at the ELC is an enlightening experience, providing an insight into what it is like to be a part of the fascinating world of an international organisation working in the field of environmental law and policy.

Research Fellows

A number of other foundations offer fellowships, which may be appropriately undertaken using the ELC’s facilities. In the past, these have included the German National Merit Foundation, and the Robert-Bosch-Foundation (Graduate Program in International Affairs).

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: There are various internships and fellowships available.

For more information please go to the IUCN website: http://www.iucn.org/about/work/programmes/environmental_law/elp_about/fellow/


Center for Ocean Solutions Early Career Fellowship Program

Closing Date: The application period will remain open until the fellow positions are filled

Description: The Center for Ocean Solutions (“COS”) seeks two recent graduates who have received a JD or PhD in the social sciences in the last five years, and who have completed substantial course work and/or gained experience in ocean or coastal science, law, or policy to collaborate with researchers and experts on one or more interdisciplinary projects focused on elevating the impact of the social, physical and natural sciences on ocean policy.

Compensation: Award: Each fellow will receive an annual stipend of $56,000, health insurance coverage, relocation allowance, and limited support for travel and supplies.

Contact: For additional information, please visit: centerforoceansolutions.org . Any questions not answered in this announcement or through the Ocean Solutions website should be submitted electronically to earlycareerfellowship@centerforoceansolutions.org.


Assistant Specialist

Closing Date: Continuous – application review begins April 1, 2011

Description: The successful applicant will take charge of the Environmental Centers fundamental activities. They will organize UH’s independent review of the environmentally-related documents such as environment impact statements, water resources permits and federal, state and county environmental management plans. Follow closely the submission of legislation in the Hawai‘i State Legislature and to educate and provide testimony to Hawai‘i’s legislators on environmental issues based on expertise of UH faculty and staff.

Compensation: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Contact: To Apply: Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, curriculum, vitae, names of 3 professional references and official transcripts to:

Office of the VC for Research and Graduate Education

Personnel Office

2500 Campus Road, Hawai‘i Hall 103

Honolulu, HI 96822

Inquiries: Dr. Chittaranjan Ray; 8080-956-7847; cray@hawaii.edu


Office of Hawaiian Affairs

Closing Date: Unknown

Description: Varies positions at the Office of Hawaiian Affairs including: Communications Manager (Emergency Hire), Media Relations and Messaging Manager, Native Hawaiian Revolving Loan fund Senior Technical Assistance Specialist, Public Relations Specialist III, Research Analyst (Special Projects). See website for more details.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: Office of Hawaiian Affairs Jobs website: http://www.oha.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=category&sectionid=5&id=22&Itemid=117


Manager, Fisheries Partnerships, Hawai‘i Marine Program, Global Marine Division, Hilo Hawai‘i

Closing Date: April 15, 2011

Description: The Manager for Fisheries Partnerships will be responsible for developing and managing collaborative initiatives with the fishing communities of Hawai‘i. This position reports to the Director, Hawai‘i Marine Program and is responsible for creating a network of fishers that includes people from all Main Hawaiian Islands and has adequate representation from the numerous types of fishing communities including subsistence, cultural, recreational, shoreline, boat, commercial, and aquarium collectors. S/he will manage the advisory board for the Fisheries Collaborative Fund and oversee grant making from this fund. Also, this position is responsible for creating collaborative actions with fishing leaders that range from field projects to statewide policy initiatives.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: Apply via www.Conservation.org or send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Melissa Bos, Director of the Hawai‘i Marine Program, at Melissa@hawaiifish.org by April 15, 2011.


Coordinator, Hawai‘i Marine Program, Global Marine Division, Hilo Hawai‘i

Closing Date: April 15, 2011

Description: The Hawai‘i Marine Program Coordinator will provide administrative, logistical, and technical support functions for the Hawai‘i Marine Program. The Coordinator will track grants and contracts including monitoring grant and overall program budgets. S/he person will be responsible for organizing meetings, community events, and travel as well as updating the program website and creating other communication pieces. S/he will also provide technical support to the Hawai‘i Marine Program team as needed.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: Apply via www.Conservation.org or send a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to Melissa Bos, Director of the Hawai‘i Marine Program, at Melissa@hawaiifish.org by April 15, 2011.


PROTECTED SPECIES HABITAT CONSERVATION PLANNING ASSOCIATE

Closing Date: Unknown

Description: Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (PCSU) Landowner Assistance Program for Endangered Species Protection located in Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

Compensation: $2,320-3,333/Mon.

Contact: For a full job description and to apply go to: www.rcuh.com, click on “Employment” and navigate to “Job Announcements/Apply for a Job”. Inquiries: Sandee Hufana 298-5956 (Oahu).


NOAA’s Office of the General Counsel Attorney-advisor position, Pacific Islands Regional Office in Honolulu, Hawaii

Closing Date: February 17, 2011

Description: The principal duties of the advertised position include providing legal advice to NOAA Fisheries’ Pacific Islands Regional Office, the Western Pacific Fishery Management Council, and the Pacific Islands Fishery Science Center, on decisions and actions involving the protection of marine species and their habitats under the ESA and MMPA and the conservation and management of fisheries in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean under the MSA and applicable international agreements. The attorney may also be expected to advise clients on records management, retention, and disclosure requirements under statutes such as the Federal Records Act, the FOIA, and the Privacy Act. The attorney will be called upon to provide legal advice for other federal statutes as well, including those listed above. Some travel, including overnight travel, will be required.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: Questions about the position may be directed to Frederick Tucher, Regional Counsel. Applicants for the position should e-mail their applications to the Pacific Islands Regional Office at: GCPI.vacancy@noaa.gov.

Here’s the link – http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=96001065&JobTitle=Attorney+Advisor+%28General%29&lid=400&sort=rv%2c-dtex&rad_units=miles&brd=3876&pp=25&qt=default&jbf574=CM54&vw=b&re=134&FedEmp=N&FedPub=N&caller=basic.aspx&ss=0&AVSDM=2011-01-25+09%3a11%3a00


Protected Species Habitat Conservation Planning Associate (ID #11051)

 

Closing Date: February 17, 2011.

Description: Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit. Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (PCSU) Landowner Assistance Program for Endangered Species Protection located in Honolulu, Hawaii. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws. DUTIES: Manage, develop, and assist project coordinator with technical outreach and monitoring related to multiple Habitat Conservation Plans (HCP) across the state.

Compensation: $2,320-3,333/Month

Contact: Sandee Hufana 298-5956 (Oahu). APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: The preferred method of applying for a job is through our on-line application process. Please go to www.rcuh.com, click on “Employment” and navigate to “Job Announcements/Apply for a Job.” However, if you do not have access to the Internet, you may apply by submitting resume; cover letter including Recruitment ID#, referral source, narrative of your qualifications for position and salary history; names, phone numbers and addresses of three supervisory references and copy of degree(s)/transcripts/certificate(s) to qualify for position by fax (808) 956-5022 or mail to Director of Human Resources, Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii, 2530 Dole Street, Sakamaki Hall D-100, Honolulu, HI 96822 before the closing date. If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-3100.


President, Environmental Law Institute

 

Closing Date: Unknown.

Description: Reporting to the Board of Directors, the President has ultimate responsibility and is accountable for management of the strategic, programmatic and financial operations of the organization. In collaboration with the Board of Directors, the President will play an instrumental role in broadening the organization’s commitment and impact by driving new strategic initiatives consistent with ELI’s mission. The President will lead and actively engage in the development, implementation, execution and evaluation of these initiatives.

Compensation: Our client is offering a competitive compensation and benefits package designed to attract a candidate of significant accomplishment.

Contact: Mary Tydings and Jamie Hechinger
Russell Reynolds Associates
1701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20006-5805
Tel: +1-202-628-2150
Direct: +1-202-654-7800
Fax: +1-202-331-9348

mary.tydings@russellreynolds.com; jamie.hechinger@russellreynolds.com


Colorado River Water Attorney/Policy Analyst (Phoenix, AZ Location)

 

Closing Date: Unknown.

Description: Environmental Defense Fund: With attention focused on protecting human health and the environment from a suite of harmful air pollutants including air toxics, particulate pollution, climate-disrupting gases, and other airborne contaminants, Environmental Defense Fund is dedicated to durable win-win solutions through science, economics and law.

Overall Function: The Water Attorney/Policy Analyst will play a central role in our work to create a more flexible and dynamic management system for the Colorado River that meets both human and ecological needs. This is a one-year term position. However, it may be extended and may expand to include other work related to river and wetland preservation and restoration and water policy.

Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Contact: Interested applicants should send their cover letter, resume and salary requirements to jobs@edf.org.


Conservation Law LL.M. Fellowships

 

Closing Date:  April 30, 2011.

Description:  The UF Environmental and Land Use Law Program and Conservation Clinic invite applications for LL.M. ELUL fellowships. Fellowships will be awarded to LL.M. students who demonstrate exceptional commitment to and achievement in environmental and land use law. Each LL.M.

Compensation:  Fellow receives a grant of $ 5,000.

Contact:  Applicants for the fellowship must submit a brief statement (one single-spaced page) explaining the candidate’s interest in the fellowship along with their LL.M. application materials. Applications should be submitted as a word or pdf document attachment emailed to elulp@law.ufl.edu with ” Conservation Law LL.M. Fellowship” in the subject line.


Florida Climate Institute LL.M. Fellowship

 

Closing Date: April 30, 2011.

Description: The UF Environmental and Land Use Law Program and Conservation Clinic invite applications for a one-year graduate fellowship for the 2010-2011 academic year focused on climate change, funded through the Florida Climate Institute.

Compensation: The fellowship includes a grant of $18,000 as well as the possibility of additional travel and related support for research.

Contact: Applicants for the fellowship must submit a brief statement (one single-spaced page) explaining the candidate’s interest in the fellowship along with their LL.M. application materials. Applications should be submitted as a word or pdf document attachment emailed to elulp@law.ufl.edu with “FCI Fellowship” in the subject line.


Earthjustice, Oceans Attorney (Washington, DC, California)

 

Closing Date: Unknown.

Description: Earthjustice has an immediate need for an attorney to work on litigation and advocacy related to fisheries and oceans issues. The ideal candidate would have litigation and policy experience and the ability to work with other Earthjustice attorneys to develop and pursue strategic litigation to promote sustainable fisheries and the health of the world’s oceans.

The attorney must be admitted to practice law in a US jurisdiction, and admission to the local state bar will be required within the first year. Ideally, the attorney will be based in either Earthjustice’s Washington, D.C. or California regional office. Some of the work will require travel.

Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits are excellent.

Contact: Interested candidates should send a letter of interest with resume, writing sample, and professional references to jobs@earthjustice.org (please include the phrase “Oceans Attorney ” in the e-mail subject line).


Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, Environmental Law Associate

 

Closing Date: Unknown.

Description: The San Francisco Office is seeking an associate for its growing Environmental Law practice group. Outstanding academic credentials and experience with environmental regulatory agencies and environmental litigation is required. Seniority at or about the 2006 level is preferred.

Compensation: Unknown.

Contact: Elizabeth Franks, Attorney Recruiting and Development Senior Coordinator.

Office Address: 55 Second Street, 24th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105

Fax Number: (415) 856-7100
, E-mail: recruitSF@paulhastings.com


The Environmental Law Institute, Research Associate (Washington DC)

 

Closing Date: February 28, 2011

Description: Research Associates work directly with the 15 – 20 lawyers and scientists in the Research and Policy Division on projects addressing environmental and natural resource protection and pollution prevention. A typical workload combines research and administration. In addition to researching and writing for some of these studies, Research Associates also help coordinate and plan various events at ELI, including seminars, conferences, training courses, and workshops. Other administrative work may include creating and updating ELI web pages (no previous experience required), communications, and managing interns.

ELI is accepting applications for Research Associate positions that begin in the summer of 2011. The Institute is also accepting applications for other positions throughout its departments.

Compensation: $28,500, with excellent benefits.

Contact: Please see (http://www.eli.org/About/employment.cfm), job reference #101216, for more information.


Hawai’i Community Foundation, Director of Communications, Program Assistant, and Scholarships Officer

 

Closing Date: Unknown.

Description: Please go to website for more information.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact:  All interested candidates may view the posted position and description and apply via their website at http://www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org/about/job-opportunities


State Office of planning CZM program Manager

 

Closing Date: Recruitment is continuous until needs are met.

Description: The Hawaii CZM Manager administers and coordinates the planning, development and implementation of the Hawaii Coastal Zone Management Program which determines acceptable activities and uses of resources for Hawaii’s valuable land and water resources in the State’s coastal zone.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: Applications are available through the State of Hawaii, Department of Human Resources Development (DHRD) website at http://hawaii.gov/hrd/ or through http://agency.governmentjobs.com/hawaii/default.cfm. The recruitment number is 210192 (Planning Program Manager).

For more information, please contact Mary Lou Kobayashi at mlkobaya@dbedt.hawaii.gov with the subject line CZM Manager Recruitment.


Hawai’i Historic Foundation (part time)

 

Closing Date: Position announcement effective January 18, 2011 and will be open until filled.

Description: Historic Hawai‘i Foundation is seeking a part-time (16 hrs/wk) Preservation Associate to assist with educational and advocacy programs related to historic preservation in Hawai‘i.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: To apply, please submit a Letter of Interest, Resume and References to Kiersten Faulkner, Executive Director, Historic Hawai‘i Foundation, 680 Iwilei Rd., Ste. 690, Honolulu, HI 96817; or via email to Kiersten@historichawaii.org


Pacific island Climate Change Cooperative Administrative Support

 

Closing Date: January 31, 2011.

Description: Admin person to support PICCC.

Compensation: Unknown.

Contact:  http://jobview.usajobs.gov, Job ID: 95891073 and 95892453


Malama Maunalua Executive Director Position Opening

 

Closing Date: February 1, 2011.

Description: The Executive Director will work collaboratively with the board to set direction for the organization to achieve its mission and goals. The Executive Director will have direct responsibility for setting annual objectives and budget and managing the staff and finances to achieve objectives. Another key responsibility includes maintaining strong, productive partnerships with selected key NGOs and agencies. The Executive Director will be expected to lead grant development and assist the board and the fund development committee with fundraising for the organization.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: Qualified Individuals should submit a cover letter and a resume to jennifer@malamamaunalua.org. Please do not contact anyone else in the organization or go to www.malamamaunalua.org.


Group 70 International, Inc., Environmental and Land Use Planner

 

Closing Date: February 1, 2011.

Description: Serve as Project Planner for environmental and land planning assignments responsible for the preparation of master plans, land use permit applications, and environmental assessment/EIS documents. Perform research, site visits, data collection, report writing, interaction with clients and technical experts, and community involvement.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: For more information see www.group70int.com or 808-523-5866


NOAA, Office of General Counsel, Attorney Advisor (General)

 

Closing Date: February 11, 2011.

Description: NOAA GC provides legal advice to the Department of Commerce Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere (NOAA Administrator) and NOAA program offices on a wide variety of issues including U.S. and international fisheries, marine mammals, endangered and threatened marine species, preservation of coastal areas, marine sanctuaries, and licensing of commercial satellites.

Compensation: $66,910.00 – $103,434.00 /year

Contact: For more information see www.noaa.gov or www.usajobs.gov under job announcement UNSEC-GC-2011-0006. Frederick W.Tucker, Phone: 808-944-2164, Email: GCPI.vacancy@noaa.gov.


RISE: Internship Opportunity Announcement

Cosing Date: January 25, 2010.

Description: Three (3) new position openings through the Rewarding Internships for Sustainable Employment (RISE) Program. To find out more about the Program, the positions, and how to apply, please visit: http://www.kupuhawaii.org/r-i-s-e/apply-now/.

The Rewarding Internships for Sustainable Employment (RISE) Program has launched under the non-profit organization, Kupu. To learn about these DOH, DBEDT, and UH collaborative internship projects, Kupu, and Kupu’s RISE Coordinator Marguerite, please go to the Kupu website. We hope these part-time, paid internship opportunities will support Hawaii’s sustainable future. Additional paid sustainability internship opportunities will be offered later in the year.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: Marguerite Harden, RISE Coordinator

Kupu, a Hawaii-based 501c3 non-profit

www.kupuhawaii.org

E: marguerite.harden@kupuhawaii.org

P: 808-697-5638

F: 808-237-5864


Various positions working on issues related to Native Hawaiian and pacific island people and/or serving the Hawaiian community in other ways.

 

Closing Date: Please see contact info. below

Description:  The job openings listed below continue to be listed in OHA’s human resources lala (branch). I assume that as long as they are listed they may be open and interviews or resume reviews may be ongoing.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ANALYST

HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT

INFORMATION COORDINATOR

LAND AND PROPERTY MANAGER

LAND SPECIALIST

PUBLIC RELATIONS SPECIALIST III

RESEARCH ANALYST

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: The following positions continue to be listed on OHA’s website:

http://www.oha.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=category&sectionid=5&id=22&Itemid=117


Senior Attorney Job Announcement for Research on Sea-Level Rise and Hawai’i

 

Closing Date: Applications are due by Friday, January 21, 2011.

Description: The position will last for the 2011 calendar year, with the bulk of the work occurring during the spring semester and through the summer. Senior attorney to oversee and conduct original legal research pertaining to sea-level rise and Hawai’i. Specifically, the senior attorney, with the assistance of a law/graduate student, will draft new and review/edit extant model ordinances or policy language that local legislators and government officials can use to facilitate emerging sea-level rise adaptation policy. The senior attorney will also provide expert guidance on the planning and implementation of outreach to legislators and decision-makers throughout the state, among other things.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: Further details can be found here: https://www.hirenethawaii.com/default.asp under job number 1206755.


Environmental Law Fellow, San Francisco CA

 

Closing Date: January 11, 2011

Description: As part of national Club legal team, the Environmental Law Fellow helps coordinate all aspects of the Sierra Club’s legal work, including evaluating proposed legal actions, administering ongoing litigation and participating in select litigation matters as counsel. FULL TIME, GRANT DEPENDENT, LIMITED DURATION (ONE YEAR FROM DATE OF HIRE)

EXTERNAL CANDIDATES OR STAFF APPLYING AFTER THE DEADLINE, APPLY TO RESUMES@SIERRACLUB.ORG PLACING THE FOLLOWING IN THE SUBJECT LINE : “Environmental Law Fellow – SCHQ#105-10G-1F-L”

Compensation: CATEGORY 5, COMMENSURATE WITH SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE PLUS BENEFITS

Contact: www.sierraclub.org/career


 

Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Assistant Superintendent Position

Closing Date: Tuesday, December 07, 2010

Description: Department Of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Job Announcement Number: NOS-ONMS-2011-0007. NOS is a scientific and technical organization whose mission is to preserve and enhance the nation’s coastal resources and ecosystems and advocates coastal and ocean stewardship. It achieves this through scientific research; monitoring, observing, and predicting scientific phenomena; preserving and restoring ocean and coastal areas; establishing and enhancing state and local governments coastal resources; mapping and charting; and responding to hazardous substance spills.

For more information about the qualifications requirements for this position please go to:  http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-prof.asp

Compensation: $96,867.00 – $148,806.00 /year

Contact: To apply on-line, you must complete and submit an application by accessing the USAJOBS website at http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/

For more information please contact:

Janet Norem

Phone: 206-526-6887

Fax: 206-526-6673

Email: Janet.M.Norem@noaa.gov

Agency Information:

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

WFMO Client Services Division

7600 Sand Point Way NE

Seattle, WA 98115

Fax: 206-526-6673


 

Toyota International Teacher Program to South Africa

Closing Date: January 23, 2011

Description: The Institute of International Education is pleased to announce the inaugural Toyota International Teacher Program to South Africa! The program will take place July 24 to August 10, 2011. Full-time classroom teachers of all subjects and librarians, grades 7 to 12, are now invited to apply online. The Toyota International Teacher Program is a fully-funded international professional development program for U.S. educators. Funded by Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., and administered by the Institute of International Education, the program advances environmental stewardship and global connectedness in U.S. schools and communities.

Compensation: Fully-Funded International Opportunity for U.S. Educators

Contact: Teachers can visit our website at www.iie.org/toyota for application instructions, FAQs, and to apply online. If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact toyotateach@iie.org or by phone at (toll-free) 877-832-2457.


Pu’u o Hoku Ranch Manager

 

Closing Date: November 29, 2010

Description: The Pu’u o Hoku Ranch Manager provides leadership and management oversight to all programs and activities at Pu’u o Hoku Ranch. The Ranch spans 14,000 acres on the east end of Molokai and is managed primarily for conservation, sustainable practices and products, and a family retreat for the owners. The ranch includes forest and coastal conservation lands, and current business activities include organic beef cattle, organic farming and visitor facilities. Future plans include sustainable energy and education projects.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: For full job description, contact Ms. Julie Reay puuohokuranch@gmail.com.


Institute of Current World Affairs Fellowship Program

 

Closing Date: See website for more information

Description: The ICWA fellowship program aims to nurture deep expertise in foreign countries and cultures by supporting a Fellow who carries out a program of self-designed, independent study abroad for a minimum of two years. We do not support degree programs at universities. Candidates are encouraged to browse the ICWA archives on this website to see the kind of projects that the Institute had previously supported.

Compensation: The Institute provides full financial support for its fellows and their immediate families. “Full financial support” does not mean unlimited financial support, and fellows are expected to live and spend modestly. The Institute provides fellows with sufficient fund­ing to allow them and their families to live in good health and reasonable comfort and to fulfill the purposes of the fellowship.

Contact: Please visit http://www.icwa.org/FellowshipProgram.htm for more information.


Honolulu Clean Cities Internship

 

Closing Date: November 19, 2010

Description: Interested in making a difference this winter/spring semester 2011? Intern with Honolulu Clean Cities Coalition and make a difference in your community by helping the nation reduce its dependence on petroleum, lower carbon and local air pollutant emissions, and build a green economy!

Compensation: Interns will receive a $4,800 stipend

Contact: To submit your resume and complete the online application, please go to http://guest.cvent.com/d/cdq52z. Email questions to: CleanCitiesIntern@anl.gov


 

Sustainability RISE-EPA mentor position

Closing Date: A paid position, almost full-time, starting November 2010, VERY short fuse on application: November 1, 2010 and 12 noon, November 9, 2010.

Description: Complete applications must be emailed to Matt Bauer and Year Asia by 12 noon HST on November 9th.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: For more information please contact Yeary Asia at Yeary.Asia@epamail.epa.gov or Matthew Bauer at matthew.bauer@kupuhawaii.org


 

Climate Change Cultural Adaptation Coordinator, GS-0150/0190/0193-13/14 (HRF 11-003 & HRF 11-004)

Closing Date: Thursday, November 18, 2010

Description: For further information on creditable education visit: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html andhttp://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

Additional information on the qualification requirements can be viewed on the OPM web site at:http://www.opm.gov/qualifications

Compensation: $90,774.00 – $139,445.00 /year.

Contact: Visit website for more information or for additional information on this announcement, contact:
Jamie Phelps 
jamie_phelps@nps.gov 
303-969-2270


U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES DIVISION – ENVIRONMENTAL CRIMES SECTION

 

Closing Date: OCTOBER 14, 2010

Description: The Environment and Natural Resources Division of the U.S. Department of Justice is seeking an experienced litigator for its Environmental Crimes Section (“ECS or Section”) in Washington, DC.

Compensation: Current salary and years of experience will determine the appropriate salary level. The possible salary range is GS-14 ($105,211 – $136,771) and GS-15 ($123,758 – $155,500) per annum.

Contact: For more information about the Environment & Natural Resources Division, visit the Justice Department’s web site at: http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd.

This and selected other legal position announcements can be found on the Internet at: http://www.usdoj.gov/oarm/attvacancies.html.


MĀLAMA PŪPŪKEA-WAIMEA PROGRAM DIRECTOR

 

Closing Date: Apply by November 1, 2010; applications accepted until position filled; start date anticipated January 2011.

Description: North Shore marine conservation non-profit seeks Program Director to manage and grow the organization’s fundraising, community education, outreach, and compliance programs focused on the Pūpūkea Marine Life Conservation District.

Compensation: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Contact: To apply, send a cover letter, résumé, and at least three professional references (contact information only, no letters) by email to Mark Jacobsen (mark@myusai.org). No phone calls, please.


EPA Region 5

 

Closing Date: See description below.

Description:

2Ls: Environmental Protection Agency – R9 Summer Law Clerk Program (Paid, Deadline Oct. 15, 2010)

3Ls: Environmental Protection Agency – R9 2011 Honors Attorney Fellowship (Paid, Deadline Oct. 1, 2010); Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Office of General Counsel – Honors Law Graduate Program (Paid, Deadline Oct. 1, 2010); U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Chief Counsel’s Civilian Honors Program (Paid, Deadline Oct. 15, 2010); Environmental Protection Agency – R9 2011 Honors Attorney Fellowship (Paid, Deadline Oct. 15, 2010)

Compensation: Varies, see website.

Contact: The office will seek applications for the 2011 Fellowship from September 22, 2010 through October 18, 2010 via the USAJOBS website: http://www.usajobs.gov. For questions about the 2011 Region 5 Honors Attorney Fellowship Program, please contact Ignacio Arrázola, Fellowship Program Coordinator, telephone: (312) 886-7152, e-mail: R5HonorsAttorney@epa.gov . For other information about Region 5 ORC, please visit our website at http://www.epa.gov/region5/orc/.


Friends of Haleiwa Beach Park – land-use legal analyst(s)

 

Closing Date: DEADLINE for comments is October 22, 2010

Description: We are seeking land use legal analyst(s) who can review and REDLINE the submitted FINAL draft of the REVISED North Shore Sustainable Communities Plan “NSSCP”(If possible, The Save Haleiwa Beach Coalition is seeking pro bono assistance).

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: Save Haleiwa Beach Coalition

P.O. Box 301, Haleiwa, HI 96712

(774) 277-8087 (Google Voice)

http://www.friendsofhaleiwabeachpark.org


Summer 2011 – Endangered Species Law Internship

 

Closing Date: Application Deadline: Oct. 12, 2010 – via the Law School Symplicity service. On Campus Interviews: Oct. 21, 2010

Description: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the Environmental Law Program are pleased to announce a new summer internship with the Office of Endangered Species Act Litigation at FWS headquarters in Arlington, Virginia. The Internship supports students seeking to explore career opportunities with the FWS, particularly with their Endangered Species program. The Internship provides a salary of $8,088 for a ten-week summer. (Final internship offers are subject to the availability of Federal funding.)

Compensation: The salary is anticipated to be $8,088 for a GS-7 at 10 weeks. Students may also select 8 or 9 weeks, with commensurate pay. The Environmental Law Program will provide travel grants up to $750 per student for internship-related travel expenses, to be determined based upon a separate application after the Fellowship is awarded.

Contact: Materials Requested: Cover letter, CV, transcript, writing sample, and three professional references. Additional applications for federal hiring, submitted post-hiring, include forms OF 306 and 6524. Application Process: Please submit the requested application materials via Symplicity* to the Career Services Office no later than October 12, 4:00 p.m. FWS will conduct interviews on campus on October 21 with selected candidate(s) based on the application materials sent via Career Services. Primary contact: Patrick Gonzales-Rogers, JD, 503-231-6123, pat_gonzales-rogers@fws.gov Arlington contact: Gina Shultz, 703-358-2478, gina_shultz@fws.gov.


Elizabeth Sharpe Fish & Wildlife Law Fellowship

 

Closing Date: Applications are due October 7 – via the Law School Symplicity service.

Description: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), Ka Huli Ao Center for Excellence in Native Hawaiian Law, and the Environmental Law Program are pleased to announce the third year of summer fellowships in memory of Elizabeth Sharpe, a 2003 graduate of the William S. Richardson School of Law and Environmental Law Certificate recipient.

The Sharpe Fellowship supports students seeking to explore career opportunities with the FWS in areas of particular importance to Hawai`i, including the connection between protected species and indigenous communities.

Compensation: The Fellowship provides a salary and stipend between $8,000 – $10,000 for a ten-week summer. (Final fellowship offers are subject to the availability of federal funding.)

Contact: To apply please go to the UH Law School Symplicity service.


Division of Aquatic Resources, Administrator – State of Hawai‘i Department of Land and Natural Resources

 

Closing Date: Unknown

Description: Duties include but are not limited to the following: Plan, direct & coordinate all activities associated with the State’s three programs (Aquatic Resources & Environmental Protection, Recreational Fisheries, Commercial Fisheries); set goals, objectives, strategies, internal policies, procedures; administer Division’s budgetary/fiscal needs; oversee fulfillment of administrative requirements; supervise personnel; formulate partnerships. For more information on qualifications please contact DLNR directly.

Compensation: Salary commensurate with qualifications (EM07, Range: $79,104 – $112,596, plus benefits.)

Contact: Apply online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/hawaii/default.cfm. For further questions call 587-0180.


Faculty Director of the Vermont Law School U.S.-China Partnership for Environmental Law

 

Closing Date:   The position will remain open until filled.

Description:  The Faculty Director will divide his or her time between traditional faculty roles of teaching and scholarship, and the additional role of Faculty Director of the VLS U.S.-China Partnership, a thriving program of U.S.-China environmental law faculty and student exchange, policy assistance, and capacity creation. The faculty responsibilities include teaching at approximately half load and producing related scholarship. The U.S.-China Partnership Faculty Directorship involves working with the Program Director to determine directions for the Partnership, establish and maintain relationships with funders and with Chinese partners in government, academia and the non-profit sector. For more information about Vermont Law School and the U.S.-China Partnership for Environmental Law or for position qualifications, please visit the U.S.-China Partnership for Environmental Law on the web at http://www.vermontlaw.edu/x11862.xml

Compensation:  Unknown

Contact:   To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and references to Diane Hayes, Director of Human Resources, Vermont Law School, P.O. Box 96, South Royalton, VT 05068. Electronic applications are preferred and can be sent to jobs@vermontlaw.edu. Applications will be considered as they are submitted.


Land Specialist — Office of Hawaiian Affairs

 

Closing Date: Continuous Recruitment Until Needs Are Met

Description: This is a full-time position located on the island of Hawai’i

Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Forestry, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Studies, Ethnobotany, Hawaiian Studies, Cultural Anthropology, Planning, or related field. Master’s degree in above or related fields is preferred. Three and one-half (3 1⁄2) years of progressively responsible experience in the field of natural resource management, biology, botany, land conservation/preservation or cultural resources management. One (1) year of supervisory experience preferred.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: Please send resume and cover letter with salary history and requirements to:

OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS

711 Kapi`olani Boulevard, Suite 500 Honolulu, Hawai`i 96813 Attn: Human Resources


Georgia State University College of Law Faculty Position in tax law and environmental law

 

Closing Date: Review of applications for these positions will begin in August 2010 and continue until the positions are filled; however, applicants are strongly encouraged to apply before October 1, 2010.

Georgia State University College of Law is seeking highly qualified applicants for tenure-track faculty positions in tax law and environmental law, to start in the 2011-2012 academic year:

1. Tax: We seek candidates who specialize in tax law and who intend to have a teaching focus on transactional aspects of federal taxation, but whose tax research interest could extend to other aspects of taxation.
2. Environmental Law: We seek candidates who specialize in environmental law. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to scholarly research and an interest in working with our faculty in the Center for Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth (http://law.gsu.edu/metrogrowth/).

Applicants should have a Juris Doctor degree, excellent academic background, and a proven record of (or demonstrated potential for) outstanding scholarship, teaching, and professional engagement. All positions are tenure track, and they are at the assistant or associate professor level commensurate with experience.

For more information, please visit our faculty recruitment Web site at http://law.gsu.edu/recruitment.

Contact: Professor Ronald W. Blasi
Chair of the Faculty Recruitment Committee for Tax and Environmental Law
Georgia State University College of Law
PO Box 4037, Atlanta, GA 30302-4037
LawRecruitment@gsu.edu
404-413-9172


Department of Justice Honors and Internship Programs

 

Closing Date: September 7, 2010

Info on the AG Honors Program: http://www.justice.gov/oarm/arm/hp/hp.htm.
The highly competitive Honors Program is the only way that the Department hires entry-level attorneys. Selection for employment is based on many elements of a candidate’s background including academic achievement, law review or moot court experience, legal aid and clinical experience, and summer or part-time legal employment. The Department also considers specialized academic studies (including undergraduate and post-graduate degrees), work experience, and extracurricular activities that directly relate to the work of the Department.

Info on the Summer Law Intern Program: http://www.justice.gov/oarm/arm/sp/sp.htm.
The Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) is the Department’s competitive recruitment program for compensated summer internships. Selection for employment is based on many elements of a candidate’s background including academic achievement, law review or moot court experience, legal aid and clinical experience, and summer or part-time legal employment. The Department also considers specialized academic studies (including undergraduate and post-graduate degrees), work experience, and extracurricular activities that directly relate to the work of the Department.

Contact: Professor Antolini (antolini@hawaii.edu)


Hawaii Community Foundation — Environment & Sustainability Program Part Time Assistant

 

Closing Date: Unknown

Description: Position provides administrative and clerical support in HCF’s environment and sustainability initiatives. Duties include compliance and fiscal management support for HCF federal grant program. Individual is responsible for keeping detailed files on grant programs, updating information in several database systems, maintaining a large body of information about Hawai’i’s natural resource conservation organizations and their programs. Position reports directly to the Program Director, Environment and Sustainability.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: Application information at http://www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org/index.php?id=13


Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary — Supervisory Sanctuary Superintendent

 

Closing Date: September 3, 2010

Description: NOAA is looking for a Supervisory Sanctuary Superintendent who would provide oversight and responsibility for the development and execution of the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary (HIHWNMS) management plan, budget, programs, and activities and would be placed in either Honolulu or Kihei.

Duties would include developing, maintaining, and implementing strategic partnerships and cooperative agreements to support the goals and objectives of the National Marine Sanctuaries Act (NMSA) as well as various programs, managing the sanctuary facilities, supervising a multi-discipline staff in developing and implementing strategies, activities, policies, regulations, emergency response, restoration, and management plans, and making recommendations to senior leadership on complex and controversial issues with input from the Sanctuary Advisory Council and other jurisdictional authorities including the State of Hawaii and municipalities.

Compensation: $75,057.00 – $115,301.00 /year

Contact: Applicants can view announcements and apply online at the USAJOBS web site.
All federal jobs – http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/
Only DOC jobs – http://jobsearch.usajobs.opm.gov/a9cm.asp


China Environmental Law Consultant — National Resource Defense Council (NRDC) Beijing Office

 

Closing Date: Unknown

Description: NRDC is seeking a full-time China Environmental Law Consultant to be based in Beijing, China for an 8-12 month term. The Consultant will work to promote China’s environmental rule of law and legal development in support of NRDC’s strategic goals of greening China and improving public health.

Compensation: Competitive based on experience

Contact: Please state your name and the position title in the
subject of the email and send to: awang@nrdc.org and xzhang@nrdc.org. Please reference
where you saw this posting. No phone calls or faxes please.

For further information about NRDC, please visit www.nrdc.org, http://china.nrdc.org/zh-hans, and http://www.greenlaw.org.cn.


Climate Change Cooperative

 

Closing Date: August 19, 2010

Description: The University of Hawai`i is looking for an individual to provide overall administrative, fiscal, personnel, and programmatic support to Pacific Islands Climate Change Cooperative (PICCC) Program. The individual would report to the PICCC Coordinator and the UH Center for Conservation Research and Training Director.

Compensation: Minimum monthly salary – $2,904

Contact: Read the announcement at http://www.pers.hawaii.edu/wuh/nadvert.aspx?rn=10511&si=583686&pn=1&sn=postdate&so=desc

Inquiries can also be directed to Janice Tamanaha (jtamanah@hawaii.edu) or (808)956-3743


Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Marine Law Summer Internship

 

Closing Date: May 30, 2010

Description: The Environmental Law Program (ELP) is pleased to announce the second annual DLNR Marine Law Internship, funded through a grant to ELP from the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Harold K.L. Castle Foundation, in partnership with the State Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR)’s Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR), and the State Attorney General’s Office. The first DLNR Marine Law Internship (Summer 2009) was held by Laura Allen (Class of 2011).

The Summer 2010 DLNR Marine Law Internship will be supervised by Wayne Tanaka ’09, who is serving as the post-graduate 2009-10 DLNR Marine Law Fellow. The selected intern will work with Wayne on a variety of marine law enforcement issues, including: reviewing reef-related statutes and rules in Hawai‘i; developing statutory amendments and new or amended administrative rules; and supporting the enforcement of DAR resource damage cases before the State Board of Land and Natural Resources.

Compensation: $3,000 stipend for an 8-week term.

Contact: Before applying, interested applicants are encouraged to contact Wayne (wayne.c.tanaka@hawaii.gov) or Laura (lauraca@hawaii.edu) for more information about the internship.


Coastal Zone Management  Program Manager

 

Closing date:  May 10, 2010

Description:  The Hawai’i CZM Program Manager administers and coordinates the planning, development and implementation of the Hawai’i Coastal Zone Management Program which determines acceptable activities and uses of resources for Hawai’i’s valuable land and water resources in the State’s coastal zone. Recruitment starts on April 30, 2010 and will happen through the State of Hawai’i, Department of Human Resource Development (DHRD) website at: http://hawaii.gov/hrd/ or through: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/hawaii/default.cfm

Compensation:  Unknown

Contact:
Mary Lou Kobayashi, Planning Program Administrator
State of Hawai’i, Office of Planning
mlkobaya@dbedt.hawaii.gov
or:
Abbey Seth Mayer, Director
State of Hawai’i, Office of Planning
amayer@dbedt.hawaii.gov


Sierra Club – Clean Air Act Enforcement Attorney

 

Closing date:   May 7, 2010

Description:   The Sierra Club has an immediate opening for a Clean Air Act Enforcement Attorney. Location is flexible, with preference for our headquarters in San Francisco or Washington D.C office. As part of the national Club legal team, the Clean Air Enforcement Attorney will litigate key cases under the Clean Air Act, targeting dirty, old coal plants for cleanup and retirement; help implement strategic legal actions to support the Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign; and help coordinate all aspects of the Sierra Club’s Clean Air Act enforcement work.

Compensation:  The Sierra Club offers a competitive salary package commensurate with skills and experience plus excellent benefits that include medical, dental, and vision coverage, and a retirement savings 401(k) plan.

Contact:   Send cover letter, resume, law school transcript, writing sample, and references to: Katie Schaefer environmental.law@sierraclub.org


Sierra Club – Public Utility Attorney

 

Closing date:  May 7, 2010

Description:  The Sierra Club Environmental Law Program has an immediate opening for an attorney specializing in advocacy before state utility commissions. Location is flexible, with preference for our headquarters in San Francisco or Washington D.C office. As part of the national Club legal team, the attorney will work in state utility commissions nationwide to retire dirty, coal-fired power plants and help promote renewables and efficiency.

Compensation:   The Sierra Club offers a competitive salary package commensurate with skills and experience plus excellent benefits that include medical, dental, and vision coverage, and a retirement savings 401(k) plan.

Contact:   Send cover letter, resume, law school transcript, writing sample, and references to: Katie Schaefer environmental.law@sierraclub.org


Resources Legacy Fund and Resources Legacy Fund Foundation Executive Director

 

Closing date:  Unknown

Description:   The Executive Director reports to the Boards of Directors of RLF and RLFF and is responsible for providing leadership and direction toward achieving the organization’s strategic goals and objectives. S/he will create an outstanding operational infrastructure and culture consistent with best management practices for a dynamic conservation-focused organization. More information is available at www.resourceslegacyfund.org.

Compensation:  Competitive nonprofit executive salary and benefits.

Submit cover letter, resume and writing sample to:
Dan Sherman
Explore Company
5 Rokeby Court
Kensington, MD 20895
or email: dsherman@explorecompany.com


Center for Environmental Studies, Williams College: Visiting Lecturer, Environmental Law

 

Closing date: April 16, 2010

Description: The Center for Environmental Studies at Williams College seeks candidates to teach Environmental Law for the 2010-11 academic year. We would like to fill the position with a practitioner and/or scholar with expertise in U.S. environmental law. The visitor will teach only one class, preferably in the spring semester of 2011. There is a possibility of renewal in subsequent years. J.D. or equivalent degree is required. We seek candidates who are committed to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts setting.

Compensation: Salary is commensurate with the candidate’s background and experience.

Contact: For full consideration, please send a letter of interest, résumé, and names of three references to
Sandra Zepka
Center for Environmental Studies, Harper House
54 Stetson Court
Williams College
Williamstown, MA 01267.
Inquiries may be addressed to Prof. Jennifer French, Director, Center for Environmental Studies, at jfrench@williams.edu. E-mailed applications may be sent to szepka@williams.edu.


Environmental Health and Environmental Law Program Assistant Specialist

 

Closing date: April 6, 2010 (or until filled)

Description: The position is open to 3Ls, recent graduates, and members of the Hawaii bar. We are looking for someone who has excellent skills/aptitude in program administration, legal research and writing, grant and donor development, teaching, community outreach, student advising, alumni relations, and communications/publications. This new position is a big step forward for ELP, and will help us meet the increasing demands of (and student demand for) our program. This is a non-tenure track, full-time, one-year position (with possible renewal).

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: To apply see ad posted at http://workatuh.hawaii.edu/ – position number 0070222T.


Natural Resources Defense Council, Policy Advocate/Attorney – Oceans Program New York

 

Closing date: Please contact NRDC.

Description: NRDC has an an immediate opening for a full-time mid-level attorney or policy advocate in our Oceans Program. The advocate will be based in the New York office and work to improve protection of oceans resources, including through reforming fisheries management, advancing marine spatial planning, preserving and restoring important marine habitat, and applying ecosystem-based management tools to ocean resources. Candidates should be law school or masters program graduates with 3-5 years experience.

Compensation: NRDC offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a pleasant working environment and is committed to workplace diversity. Salary is based on a nonprofit scale and commensurate with experience.

Contact: To apply please visit http://www.nrdc.org/jobs. Once you complete the initial application page, please attach a formatted copy of your cover letter and resume. Please include salary requirements in your cover letter. No phone calls or faxes please. Please reference where you saw this posting. NRDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For further information about NRDC, please visit http://www.nrdc.org.


The Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, Project Associate

 

Closing date: April 1, 2010.

Description: Coordinate project activities on natural and cultural resources projects related to carrying out Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument?s management, education and programmatic functions to ensure the comprehensive, strong and lasting protection of the marine ecosystems and related marine resources of the Hawaiian Archipleago. Assist project managers in developing and monitoring projects; provide meeting support, including logistics, scheduling and presentations; report development, to include all aspects of research, writing and editing; and tracking of deliverables and timelines.

Compensation: MINIMUM MONTHLY SALARY: $2,459/Mon

Contact: For more information, please go to www.rcuh.com, click on Employment and navigate to Job Announcements/Apply for a Job. Look for # 10150. EEO/AA Employer.


Environmental Services Association Education Trust (ESAET) Studentship in Law

 

Closing date: March 31, 2010 for entry in October 2011.

Description: Established in 2008, the ESAET will provide one Studentship with funding to cover University composition fees at the home/EU rate and maintenance for a three year period. It is open to qualified graduates, of any university and nationality, to conduct or continue research leading to the PhD at Cambridge in Law whose area of research reflects in some way the mission and vision of the Environmental Services Association (http://www.esauk.org). Applicants must apply through the usual Cambridge admission procedure, and have been accepted for graduate study leading to the PhD at the University of Cambridge. They must be members of Trinity Hall while holding the ESA Studentship. Applicants will be of outstanding academic ability. Successful candidates will be expected to come into residence in October 2011.

Compensation: The Studentship is renewable annually for up to a maximum of three years (subject to satisfactory progress), and the successful holder is expected to present a paper to a special ESA conference to be held at Trinity Hall in 2012.

Contact: For further information on the Studentship and Trinity Hall, visit:
http://www.trinhall.cam.ac.uk/admissions/postgrad/finance_page.asp?ItemID=309
and
http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/univ/gsprospectus/colleges/trinityhall/
Application forms are available from:
http://www.trinhall.cam.ac.uk/admissions/postgrad/finance_page.asp?ItemID=309
or
The Graduate Officer, Trinity Hall, Cambridge CB2 1TJ
Tel: +44 (0)1223 332517. Fax: +44 (0)1223 332572. Email: jp219@cam.ac.uk


Nature Conservancy Hawaiʻi, Marine Science Advisor

 

Closing date: Friday March 26, 2010 at 5:00 pm.

Description: The Marine Science Advisor’s responsibilities will involve but is not limited to; working with the Maunalua and scientific community to develop and implement relevant scientific studies related to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) project. For a full job description please go to www.nature.org/careers.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: For a full job description and to apply: Please complete an online application by 5:00pm (HST) March 26, 2010 at http://www.nature.org/careers and upload as one document, a resume and cover letter. Cover letter must articulate clearly how you meet each of the 8 basic qualifications.


The Office of Counsel for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Honolulu District Summer Student Position

 

Closing date: March 12, 2010

Description: The USACE provides engineering solutions to complex national issues affecting national security, disaster relief, and the environment. On the civil side, our missions include operation and maintenance of our Nation’s navigable waters, flood control, wetland protection and environmental restoration, hydroelectric power, and shore protection. For our Nation’s military communities, we provide construction services and installations support. USACE also provides rapid response in disaster recovery after such events as hurricanes, floods and tornadoes. In addition, under a variety of statutory authorities, USACE provides “support for others” work for international, federal, state, local, tribal and territorial
agencies.

USACE attorneys practice in diverse practice areas such as contract law, environmental law, fiscal law, litigation, real estate law, legislation, labor and employment law, international law, admiralty, intellectual property law, negligence, water rights, and ethics. Particular assignments during the summer will depend on need and the student’s area(s) of interest.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: Interested students should submit their resumes electronically to Ms. Maria Billena at Maria.D.Billena@usace.army.mil


Conservation Initiatives Coordinator, Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (PCSU), Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW), Department of Natural Resources, located in Honolulu, Hawai`i

 

Closing date: March 5, 2010

Description: DOFAW is responsible for planning, designing and implementing programs to provide for the conservation and restoration of wildlife resources of the State of Hawaii. Central to this is a focus on private and other lands that are traditionally not directly managed for conservation by government agencies. This position cooperates with DOFAW to provide consultation, coordination, planning and development related to the implementation of conservation initiatives including safe harbor agreements (SHAs), candidate conservation agreements (CCAs), habitat conservation plans (HCPs), incidental take permits, and coordination and administration of grant programs to assist landowner conservation efforts. Assist landowners in developing conservation agreements and plans is also a key responsibility.

Compensation: MINIMUM MONTHLY SALARY: $3,222-$4,275

Contact:
INQUIRIES: Scott Fretz 587-4187 (Oahu).
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: The preferred method of applying for a job is through our on-line application process. Please go to www.rcuh.com, click on “Employment” and navigate to “Job Announcements/Apply for a Job.” However, if you do not have access to the Internet, you may apply by submitting resume; cover letter including Recruitment ID#, referral source, narrative of your qualifications for position and salary history; names, phone numbers and addresses of three supervisory references and copy of degree(s)/transcripts/certificate(s) to qualify for position by fax (808) 956-5022 or mail to Director of Human Resources, Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii, 2530 Dole Street, Sakamaki Hall D-100, Honolulu, HI 96822 before the closing date. If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-3100. EEO/AA Employer.


EnviroTech Biosolutions Intern

 

Closing date: Unknown

Description: EnviroTech Biosolutions is searching for 2 motivated Interns to begin a 6 to 9 month internship program located here in Honolulu. EnviroTech BioSolutions manufactures products designed to eliminate pollution from leaving active construction sites across the globe. In addition to our product lines, we are a consultant group that works worldwide with government and business to implement environmentally responsible development plans & processes. We are focused on providing real world solutions to help minimize the scars of progress. Our product lines use green-waste to bio-remediate pollutants before they can harm the world’s eco-systems. We distribute our products worldwide and are currently gearing up for a new marketing strategy in both our domestic and international markets. Students will work a couple days a week with us to help research and gain a broader understanding of international environmental law.

Compensation: Unpaid

Contact: Please visit our website http://www.newbiosolutions.com


Hawaiʻi State Bar Association, Leadership Institute Advisory Committee, Facilitators, and 2009 LI Fellows

 

Closing date: Unknown

Description: HSBA will soon start accepting applications for the second Leadership Institute Program, aimed at exposing 15 lawyers with 3-15 years’ experience to various segments of our community and helping developing leadership skills. Last year’s inaugural program was well-received by the participants, who got a lot out of it and now have been tasked with working on a particular bar-related project. Louise Ing, who coordinated the Corporate Hawaii session in which we featured lawyers turned executives and CEO’s, reports “It was a great experience for everyone involved.”

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: For more information or to obtain an application please contact Angela Sablan at ASablan@HSBA.ORG.


Associate Professor of Law and Staff Attorney

 

(Two-Year Contract, renewable based on performance and funding availability)

Closing date:  March 5, 2010 (Earlier Applications Encouraged)

Description:  The award-winning Environmental Law and Justice Clinic at Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco is seeking a full-time staff attorney with significant environmental litigation and energy law background, as well as teaching or supervision experience. The position requires providing excellent legal representation to environmental justice organizations and minority communities, co-teaching a seminar, and supervising law students.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience; University benefit package.

Contact:  **To Apply** Send a cover letter highlighting your qualifications and resume by March 5, 2010 (early application encouraged) to Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee, Golden Gate University School of Law, 536 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105-2968 or lawfacultyappointments@ggu.edu.


Hawai`i Youth Conservation Corps Team Leader

 

Closing date: February 28, 2010.

Description: The Hawaii Youth Conservation Corps Summer Program is an awesome opportunity for high school and college-aged students, but we also look for team leaders who are 21 years and older. This six week program is a chance of a lifetime to work in some of the most amazing and beautiful ecosystems that Hawaii has to offer. While assisting the professional experts in protecting the environment, teams engage in service learning through hands-on field experiences. Team leaders serve as mentors to young adults and have the responsibility of maximizing the learning experience of team members while motivating, developing, disciplining, and looking out for the well being of each of the members.

Compensation: Team leaders receive a service trip to Kaho’olawe, receive $3,000, can get college credit, and can receive a $1,000 education award.

Contact: Applicants can go to http://www.hawaiiycc.com and submit their applications electronically.


Assistant Marine Coordinator

 

Closing date: February 8, 2010

Description: Thanks to the partnership and generous support of NOAA’s Coral Reef Conservation Program, we are pleased to announce the opening of a new Assistant Marine Coordinator position at the Maui Island Office of The Nature Conservancy (TNC). A full job description for the position is available online as Job ID# 11755 at http://www.nature.org/careers/ .

The new coordinator will assist TNC in the development, implementation, management, and monitoring of community-based coral reef conservation projects at multiple sites around Maui Island. Since 2007, TNC’s marine program efforts on Maui have focused on building local community and partner organizational capacity to manage nearshore marine resources, and increasing public support for the effective protection of Maui’s near shore marine environment. The new coordinator will work under the direction of TNC’s Maui Marine Coordinator, and will be based from our Maui Island office in Pukalani, Maui.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: If you know of someone who might be interested in this opportunity, please feel free to share this information and advise them to apply online at www.nature.org/careers.


NOAA’s Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Advisor

 

Closing date: January 31, 2010

Description: NOAA’s Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary is seeking to fill eight primary seats and eight alternate seats on its advisory council. The council represents the public’s interests in sanctuary matters and provides advice to the sanctuary superintendent and state co-manager. Additionally, the HIHWNMS will be one of the first sanctuaries in the country to recruit a youth member seat to participate on the advisory council.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: To receive an application kit or for further information, please contact council coordinator Joe Paulin via e-mail at Joseph.Paulin@noaa.gov, by phone at 808-397-2651, ext. 257, or visit the sanctuary website at http://hawaiihumpbackwhale.noaa.gov.
Completed applications should be submitted to:
Joe Paulin
Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary
6600 Kalanianaole Highway, Suite 301
Honolulu, Hawaii 96825.


Assistant Director for the US-China Partnership for Environmental Law, Vermont Law School

 

Closing date: Until filled

Description: Vermont Law School seeks an extraordinary attorney with substantial knowledge of environmental law and experience in China, who is interested in the administration and development of our extraordinary US-China Partnership for Environmental Law. The program trains Chinese legal scholars, lawyers, judges, government officials, and students in environmental law in China and Vermont, and promotes environmental law and governance reforms in China, sends Vermont
students to China, and produces collaborative research among its participants.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: For any questions about the position, please contact Siu Tip Lam (Deputy Director, slam@vermontlaw.edu) or Amanda McAdams (program assistant, amcadams@vermontlaw.edu).


Department of Justice attorney in the Environmental and Natural Resources Division

 

Closing date: Unknown

Description: DOJ’s website has a short description, with application procedures — http://www.justice.gov/enrd/ENRD_Law_Students.html. In order to apply, students need to submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, writing sample, and reference list. If a student is interested in joining us in Sacramento, she should note that preference in the cover letter. We should be starting interviews shortly, but it’s not too late for summer 2010. The Sacramento office is small (3 attorneys) and we focus on water law issues, NEPA defense, and inverse condemnation claims in the Court of Federal Claims.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: The application packet is sent to main justice in DC (documents should be sent to BJ.Parker@usdoj.gov), and DC will provide the various offices copies.


Beijing Summer Legal Intern, National Resource Defense Council (NRDC)

 

Closing date: Unknown

Description: Our office is now accepting applications for China Summer Legal Interns to be based in our Beijing office.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: Alex L. Wang
Senior Attorney
Director, China Environmental Law Project
Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
G.T. International Building, A1605-06
Jian Wai, Yong An Dong Li, Jia 3 Hao Yuan
Chaoyang District, Beijing, CHINA 100022
Tel: +86 (10) 5879-4079 *7929
Fax: +86 (10) 5879-4279
Cel: +86 139 1148 7978
awang@nrdc.org
http://www.nrdc.org
http://www.greenlaw.org.cn
http://china.nrdc.org
Twitter: greenlawchina


Department of Interior Policy Analysis

 

Closing date: December 23, 2009

Description: This position is located with the Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary, Assistant Secretary – Policy, Management, and Budget, Deputy Assistant Secretary – Policy and International Affairs, Office of Hawaiian Relations, located in Honolulu, Hawaii. The Office of Hawaiian Relations discharges the Secretary’s responsibility for policy, regulatory, and programmatic matters related to Native Hawaiians. The Office also serves as a conduit for the Department’s field activities in Hawaii to assure a timely response on all field matters requiring Departmental review and provides expertise, leadership, and assistance in the coordination of programs and policies.

Compensation: 49,544.00 – 64,403.00 USD /year and Cost of Living Allowance of 25%.

Contact: HR Assistant
Phone: (703)787-1446
Email: human.resources@mms.gov


Visiting Scholar in Energy and Land Use Policy at Florida State University College of Law

 

Closing date:  Hope to fill this position by March 30, 2009

Description:  The Florida State University College of Law seeks to fill a two-year Visiting Scholar position immediately. The position presents a unique opportunity for a person with strong research and communications skills and an interest in energy and land use policy to make a significant contribution to the formulation of future energy and land use policy for the State of Florida and to become a leading authority in the field.

Compensation: Salary is up to $65,000/year based on experience, with full benefits and an ample budget to support the expected work products.

Contact:  Deliver to Professor J.B. Ruhl, Florida State University College of Law, 425 West Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, Florida 31306-1601, by February 1, 2009. Submissions by e-mail should be sent to jruhl@law.fsu.edu.


Climate Change Fellowship at Columbia Law School

 

Closing date:  February 1, 2009

Description:  Columbia Law School has created a Center for Climate Change Law, whose purpose is to develop legal techniques to fight climate change, and to advance the use of these techniques.  The Fellow will work on a wide variety of research and writing projects, and on organizing conferences, seminars, collaborative publications, and other projects concerning climate mitigation and adaptation.   The applicant must have received a J.D. degree before the beginning of the Fellowship.

Compensation:  $65,000-$70,000 plus benefits.

Contact:  michael.gerrard@law.columbia.edu (no calls, please)


Conservation Coordinator

 

Closing date: Not Included

Description: This position cooperates with DOFAW to provide consultation, coordination, planning and development related to the implementation of conservation initiatives including safe harbor agreements (SHAs), candidate conservation agreements (CCAs), habitat conservation plans (HCPs), incidental take permits, and coordination and administration of grant programs to assist landowner conservation efforts. Assist landowners in developing conservation agreements and plans is also a key responsibility.

Compensation: MINIMUM MONTHLY SALARY: $3,222-$4,275.

Contact: INQUIRIES: Scott Frez 587-4187 (Oahu). To Apply, Please go to www.rcuh.com, click on “Employment” and navigate to “Job Announcements/Apply for a Job.”


Law Professors at the University of Wyoming

 

Closing date:  Hope to fill this position by October 1, 2008

Description:  The University of Wyoming invites applications and nominations for the newly created Wyoming Excellence/Spicer Distinguished Chair in Environment and Natural Resources.

Compensation:  Not included.

Contact:  Mark Holland, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, 9191 Sheridan Blvd., Suite 203, Westminster, CO 80031; Ph: 303-321-8100 x106; Email: mholland@rmmlf.org; www.rmmlf.org


Environmental Law Internship at IUCN Regional Office for Oceania

 

Closing date:  August 4, 2008

Description:  Three (3) month environmental law internship during the second half of 2008. Key responsibilities of the intern will include: legal research; preparation of research papers, reports and training materials; participation in meetings and workshops; and, assisting with program development.

Compensation: not included

Contact:  Pepe Clarke, Legal Advisor, IUCN Regional Office for Oceania 5 Ma’afu Street, Suva Republic of Fiji Islands; Ph: +679 331 9084; Mobile: +679 920 1287; Email pepe.clarke@iucn.org. 
For more information: www.iucn.org


Full time faculty positions at the University of Wyoming College of Law

 

Closing date:  Not included

Description:   The College is particularly interested in faculty members anchored in energy and water law. Curricular interests, however, are flexible and may include oil & gas law, mining law, energy law & policy, oil & gas contracts and financing, international petroleum transactions, taxation of natural resources, regulated industries, water law, agricultural law, natural resources.

Compensation:  not included

Contact:  Professor Debra Donahue, Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee, University of Wyoming College of Law, Dept. 3035, 1000 E. University Ave., Laramie, WY 82071 email: ddonahue@uwyo.edu


Career Fellowship Program through the Center for Ocean Solutions

 

Closing date:  Rolling basis starting on July 15. 2008

Description: Develop practical and sustainable strategies that address the major environmental and economic challenges facing the oceans by bringing leading experts in marine science and policy together with decision makers. Ocean Solutions seeks one or more recent graduates to collaborate with researchers and experts on one or more interdisciplinary projects focused on elevating the impact of the social, physical and natural sciences on ocean policy.

Compensation:  Not included.

Contact:  For application information: http://www.centerfor oceanssolutions.org/earlycareerfellowhip.html


Legal Officer, Environmental Law Programme, IUCN Environmental Law Centre (Location: Bonn, Germany)

 

Closing date:  July 15, 2008

Description:  The Environmental Law Programme (ELP) provides the principal source of environmental law expertise to the IUCN Programme. The work of ELP is carried out by the IUCN Environmental Law Centre (ELC) and the IUCN Commission on Environmental Law (CEL), in collaboration with IUCN Regional and Country Programme as well as IUCN’s Global Thematic Programmes. The ELP supports the development and implementation of international and national environmental law, provides technical assistance and promotes capacity building in developing countries, while also maintaining the world’s premier environmental law information and data base service.

Compensation:  Not included.

Contact:  Human Resources Officer, IUCN 28 Rue Mauverney -1196 Gland, Switzerland; Fax: +41 22 999 0339; Applications by email are preferred: jobapplications@iucn.org


Evidence Custodian (EC) with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s, Office of Law Enforcement

 

Closing date:  Not included.

Description:  This is an important entry-level position in our Honolulu office located near the Honolulu International Airport. ECs fulfill a key role in securing and maintaining records for evidence seized as part of a wildlife crime and assist Wildlife Inspectors and Criminal Investigators in this process. Since this is an entry-level position, we will train the individual selected for the job for that position upon successful graduation.
We are trying to fill this position under the Student Career Experience Program or SCEP.

Compensation:  Not included.

Contact:  Email: Paul_Chang@fws.gov; Cell: (503) 780-9771; Offices: (503) 521-5307, (503) 231-2247


 

Deputy Regional Counsel – National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Closing date:  September 04, 2007

Description:  A new opportunity is available to join the management team of the NOAA General Counsel’s Office as a Deputy Regional Counsel. The NOAA Office of the General Counsel employs approximately 95 attorneys who work on a wide variety of issues involving preservation of coastal areas, management of marine sanctuaries, regulation of U.S. fisheries, enforcement, protection of endangered marine species, licensing of commercial satellites, and providing counsel to the National Weather Service.

Compensation:  $79,115 – 120,981 per year 
SERIES & GRADE: GS-0905-14/15

Contact:  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Office of General Counsel, Pacific Islands Region, 1601 Kapiolani Blvd. Ste 1110, Honolulu, HI 96814 For questions about this job: Silas DeRoma; Phone: 808-944-2165; Email: GCPI@noaa.gov


Research Assistant

 

Closing date:  March 15, 2007

Description:  This position will undertake a series of research projects related to the recent establishment of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine National Monument. The student selected will work with Professor Jon M. Van Dyke and Professor Alison Rieser (Dai Ho Chun Distinguished Professor in the Geography Department and expert on fisheries law) to research issues related to the legal regime governing this new Monument, whether new legislation is necessary, whether new international initiatives are needed to achieve the goals of the Monument, how disputes related to the Monument should be resolved, how Native Hawaiian rights related to the Monument should be protected, and how the resources of the Monument should be protected from marine debris, hazardous shipping, and fishery-related intrusions.

Compensation:  $16.50/hour

Contact:  Professor Jon M. Van Dyke


Fellow for the Inha University/ Law of the Sea Institute Fellowship

 

Closing date:  March 15, 2007

Description:  Students at the William S. Richardson School of Law are encouraged to apply for a Fellowship established jointly by Inha University, Incheon, Korea, and the Law of the Sea Institute at the University of California, Berkeley, designed to encourage expertise in international ocean law.  The student selected will be expected to work part-time to assist in editing papers from a conference on international ocean law held in Seoul in October to prepare them for publication.  The student will also be invited to come to Seoul during the fall of 2007 to participate in the next such conference on international ocean law.

Compensation: $16.50/hour plus travel expenses connected with the conference

Contact:  Professor Jon M. Van Dyke


Climate Change Law Fellow (Washington, D.C. Office)

 

Closing date:  January 14, 2007

Description:  The Climate Change Law Fellow will join CIEL’s team of lawyers and staff, including well-known experts in critical areas of international law, who are dedicated to using principles of ecology and justice to strengthen international environmental law, protect the global environment, and promote environmental justice and sustainable development.

Compensation:  The salary for this one-year Fellowship is $45,000, plus an excellent benefits package. Entry into service will be as soon as possible. Depending on the Climate Change Law Fellow’s success and the availability of funding, the Climate Change Law Fellow will be eligible for consideration as a CIEL Attorney at the conclusion of the Fellowship’s one-year term.

Contact:  Email: Sofia Plagakis, at splagakis@ciel.org.  
For more information about CIEL and its activities, please visit www.ciel.org.


Fellowship opportunities with Resources for the Future (RFF)

 

Closing date:  January 12, 2007

Description:  Resources for the Future (RFF) has announced Fellowship opportunities for 2007-08 for the pursuit of scholarly research that documents the implementation and outcomes of environmental regulation. 1-2 year Fellowships available, place flexible, start date flexible.

Compensation:  Fellows receive an annual stipend, research support, office support, funding for travel and conferences.

Contact:  For details on the Fellowship program, and application information, contact RFF at www.rff.org.  Email: er-award@rff.org


Attorney for the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) for their International Financial Institutions and Law and Communities Programs

 

Closing date: January 7, 2007

Description: CIEL’s International Financial Institutions (IFIs) Program promotes transparency, participation, and citizen-based accountability mechanisms to support local communities concerned about projects financed by IFIs, including the World Bank Group and regional development banks, and Export Credit Agencies (ECAs). Our Law and Communities Program strives to help indigenous and other local communities gain legal and effective control over their natural resources, and to ensure that they are heard and can participate meaningfully in official decision-making processes that directly impact their lives and livelihoods.

Compensation: Salary will be commensurate with experience, and includes an excellent benefits package. Entry into service will be as soon as possible.

Contact: Email lbaker@ciel.org


Legal Assistant

 

Closing date:  Continuous recruitment until needs are met

Description:  
(1) Graduation from an institutionally accredited Legal Assistant program approved by the American Bar Association supplemented by practical training and work experience. 
(2) 2 years of specialized experience which demonstrates possession of the ability to perform the duties of a Legal Assistant. 
(3) Knowledge of legal procedures and terminology and processing of legal documents in a law firm

Compensation:  Not included

Contact:  OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS, 711 Kapi‘olani Boulevard, Suite 500, Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96813, Attention: Human Resources


Hawai‘i Audubon Society: Legislative Analyst Internship

 

Closing date: Not included.

Description: Hawai‘i Audubon Society is seeking a part-time legislative analyst to advocate the Society’s positions on bills affecting native wildlife and habitat. The internship position runs concurrent with the legislative session, January through May 2007.

Compensation: $4,000 stipend.

Contact Info:

Hawai‘i Audubon Society
850 Richards St. #505
Honolulu, HI 96813.
Call (808) 528-1432


Contracts Counsel

 

Closing date:  Not included.

Description:  PowerLight Corporation is a global solar power company addressing an enormous market opportunity in the renewable energy sector. Based in Berkeley, California, PowerLight builds solar power plants throughout the world and is the dominant U.S. installer of solar rooftop systems for commercial and government facilities. We are seeking a Contracts Counsel with at least 4 year’s construction-related experience to join PowerLight’s legal department.

This position will report to the General Counsel.

Compensation:  We offer competitive cash and stock option compensation and benefits.

Contact:  Not included


Hawai‘i Attorney General Office (1) Deputy AG “Water” – CWA, SDWA, wastewater, EIS/Ch.343 
(2) Deputy AG “Haz Waste” – HW, sanitation, food and drug, vector control 
(3) Deputy AG “Commerce” – DEBEDT, Land Use Commission, Agriculture

 

Closing date:  Not included

Description:  
(1) 4+ years of experience, 
(2) good background in administrative law, civil procedure

Compensation:  Starting pay is $45 – range goes up DOE.

Contact:  Mail or Deliver to Department of the Attorney General
Personnel Office, 425 Queen Street, Honolulu, HI 96813
For additional information Contact: Heidi Rian at: Heidi.M.Rian@hawaii.gov


David Cavers Legal Internship Program – The Conservation Law Foundation (New England)

 

Closing date:  February 6, 2006

Description:  David Cavers Legal Internship Program at The Conservation Law Foundation, is New England’s leading environmental advocacy organization. Interns work with CLF’s staff of 15+ attorneys and experts in technical fields like marine science and resource economics to improve resource management and advance environmental protection and public health throughout New England. In addition to legal research and preparation of materials needed for litigation and other advocacy initiatives, interns also participate in negotiation, agency rulemakings, adjudicatory hearings, and court proceedings and participate fully in the life of our organization.

Compensation:  not included

Contact:  Ms. Marisa Carter, Cavers Legal Internship, Conservation Law Foundation, 62 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02110


 

Two-Year Law Clinic Fellowship with Earthjustice Environmental Law Clinic at Stanford Law School

Closing date:  Considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Description:  not included

Compensation:  not included

Contact:  Lynda Johnston, Office Manager, Earthjustice Environmental Law Clinic at Stanford, at lyndaj@stanford.edu


Litigation Attorneys, Pacific Legal Foundation

 

Closing date:  Not included.

Description:  Pacific Legal Foundation has immediate availability for two litigators to support (1) the Western Water Law Project and (2) the Endangered Species Act Reform Project (ESARP). PLF litigates in support of private property rights, individual and economic liberties, limited government, and the free enterprise system. The Western Water Law Project seeks to obtain decisions from state and federal courts that recognize vested rights to use water as constitutionally protected private property rights. The ESARP seeks to obtain judicial interpretations of the ESA that include balance and respect for private property rights and the needs of people.

Compensation:  Not included.

Contact:  Pagona A. Stratoudakis, Hiring Committee Coordinator, Pacific Legal Foundation, 3900 Lennane Drive, Suite 200, Sacramento, CA 95834. Phone (916) 419-7111. Fax (916) 419-7747. E-mail pas@pacificlegal.org
For more information: www.pacificlegal.org


Managing Director for the Environmental Investigation Agency

 

Closing date:  Not included.

Description:  The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) seeks a dynamic and creative full-time Managing Director for its Washington, DC office. EIA is an independent, international non-profit organization committed to investigating and exposing environmental crimes around the world and working to stop these crimes. The Managing Director (MD) will assist the president with the effective professional management of EIA.

Compensation:  not included

Contact:  R. Juge Gregg, Senior Campaigner, Environmental Investigation Agency, PO Box 53343, Washington, DC 20009; Email: jugegregg@eia-international.org


Senior Clean Water Advocate for the NRDC Washington Office

 

Closing date:  Not included.

Description:  The Natural Resources Defense Council, a leading nonprofit environmental group, with over 600,000 members, seeks to hire a senior level advocate to work on advancing Clean Water Act protections at the federal level, local level, and in the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Basin. The position is available immediately in NRDC’s Washington office. NRDC is a national environmental advocacy organization with a staff of more than 250 lawyers, scientists, engineers, policy analysts and support staff who work to protect public health and the environment through advocacy, education, and litigation.

Compensation:  Not included.

Contact:  Not included.


Carolinas Office Director (Chapel Hill, NC)

 

Closing date:  not included

Description:  The Southern Environmental Law Center is seeking an attorney with 10+ years of experience to serve as director of our Carolinas Office in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. This is a rare opportunity to join one of the nation’s most effective environmental advocacy organizations, and to lead a professional staff of 24 employees attacking some of the most important and challenging issues we face in the Southeast and the nation.

Compensation:  not included

Contact:  Hayley Parrish, Southern Environmental Law Center, 201 West Main Street, Suite 14, Charlottesville, VA 22902; Email hparrish@selcva.org


Chief of Policy and Research at the State of Hawai‘i Public Utilities Commission

 

Closing date:  May 15, 2009

Description:   Contact State of Hawai‘i Public Utilities Commission

Compensation:  Not included

Contact: Contact State of Hawai‘i Public Utilities Commission


 

Special Assistant Position in Department Business Economic Development and Tourism

Closing date:  ASAP, Taking applications until position filled.

Description:   To help coordinate several projects and initiatives. Position expires June 30, with possible extention.

Compensation: Pay low to mid $60k range.

Contact:  Please submit resumes to: Joshua B.Y. Strickler, Esq. P.E.
Facilitator of Renewable Energy Projects Dept. of Business, Economic Development & Tourism
Strategic Industries Division
235 S. Beretania St. 5th Floor, Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: (808) 587-3837; 
http://www.hawaii.gov/dbedt/info/energy
 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2359, Honolulu, HI 96804


O`ahu Land Trust, Executive Director Position

 

Closing date:  March 30, 2009

Description:   The O’ahu Land Trust is seeking a dynamic full-time Executive Director (ED) to manage operations of a young but rapidly growing land trust dedicated to preserving, enhancing, and sustaining the natural and cultural resources located within the moku puni of O’ahu, Hawai‘i (City and County of Honolulu).

Compensation: Not included.

Contact:  Please submit applications or resumes no later than to: O‘ahu Land Trust c/o Pitluck Kido Stone & Aipa, LLP, 701 Bishop Street, Honolulu, HI 96813; Attention: Nathan T. K. Aipa or Email: Nathan@pitluck.com.


Environmental Specialist for Booz Allen Hamilton

 

Closing date:

Description:  Booz Allen Hamilton is looking to hire an Environmental Specialist for their Hawai‘i office. We are looking for an environmental specialist for a position in Hawai‘i. This person would work on many GEITA TO’s that currently have a substantial underrun. One of the TO’s is support to PACAF/A7 Envl and another is to support 15 CES/CEV (Hickam Envl). Even after these TO’s end, we believe there will be plenty of work in the future for them.

Compensation: Not included.

Contact:  Julie Hong at hong_julie_y@bah.com or at 808-449-1075


Non-Profit Coordinator for Hawai‘i Interfaith Power & Light

Closing date:  Review begins January 1, 2008 and will continue until position is filled.

Description:   The non-profit coordinator will be responsible for carrying out daily tasks according to the HIPL 
mission and work plan.  Major duties include: 
1) Developing an educational package of information and resources for faith communities on 
energy conservation, energy efficiency, and renewable energy; 
2) Identifying funding opportunities and applying for grants to support the mission and work 
plan of HIPL; 
3) Serving as the point of contact for recruiting member congregations in HIPL; 
4) Working with national Interfaith Power & Light staff and other state chapters to relay 
information, news, and events to the HIPL board, liaisons and other supporters; 
5) Ensuring timely communication of HIPL correspondence, board decisions, meeting minutes, 
and summaries of HIPL activities; 
6) Updating HIPL website content and communications.

Compensation: Not included.

Contact:  Travis Idol, Search Committee Chair Phone: 808-957-3029 or Email: hipl@hipl.org


Grantmaking Foundation Program Officer for Hau‘oli Mau Loa Foundation

Closing Date:  Review begins October 27, 2008 and will continue until position is filled.

Description:   The Program Officer position is new and therefore it is expected that the responsibilities of the position will evolve and change over the first year or two. 
As a member of a newly forming staff team, the Program Officer will work in a highly dynamic and evolving organizational setting. 

This position is dedicated primarily to working in a team approach to develop, implement, evaluate and enhance the Foundation’s grantmaking activities.

Compensation:  Not included.

Contact:  Email info@hauolimauloa.org or Hau’oli Mau Loa 
Foundation, 701 Bishop Street, Honolulu, HI 96813. Please reference “Resume” in the subject 
line. For more information, call or email at: 545‐4212 or info@hauolimauloa.org.


Policy Specialist and Research Coordinator for Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument State Exempt Positions

Closing Date:  November 17, 2008

Description:   Policy Specialist: Develops national and international policy initiatives and coordinates development of management plans, associated compliances, and other documents for the Monument. Requires Master’s Degree in Resource Management, Marine Policy, Natural Resources Planning, Marine Science, Fisheries Science, Biological Sciences, or related field, and 2-4 years of progressively responsible work experience in the successful development/ implementation of plans for project management.

Research Coordinator: Develops national and international policy initiatives and coordinates development of management plans, associated compliances, and other documents for the Monument. Requires Master’s Degree in Resource Management, Marine Policy, Natural Resources Planning, Marine Science, Fisheries Science, Biological Sciences, or related field, and 2-4 years of progressively responsible work experience in the successful development/ implementation of plans for project management.

*Exempt Positions NTE 06-03-09; extensions are dependent upon available funding and receipt of required approval

Compensation: Policy Specialist: $4,276-$4,809/month plus benefits*

Research Coordinator: $4,276-$4,809/month plus benefits*

Contact:  Submit to: Division of Aquatic Resource Attn: Athline Clark, Co-Manager, Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, 1151 Punchbowl Street Rm 330, Honolulu, HI 96813


Executive Director, The Hawai‘i Land Trust

Closing Date:  Not included.

Description:  The Hawai‘i Island Land Trust (HILT) is a community-based, non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide an inclusive approach to land conservation on the island of Hawai‘i. HILT’s purpose is to protect land through a variety of tools such as voluntary conservation easements, land donations, or fee-simple purchases.

Compensation: Salaried employee, based on qualifications. HILT provides medical and other benefits. Opportunities for bonus compensation based on exemplary performance.

Contact:  For more information, call +1-808-324-HILT or Email: jobs@HawaiiLandTrust.org.


Executive Director, Sierra Club Hawai‘i

Closing Date:   See contact information.

Description:   See contact information.

Compensation:  See contact information.

Contact: http://www.sierraclubhawaii.com/


Hawaiian Islands Regional Field Coordinator at Surfrider Foundation

Closing Date:  August 9, 2008

Description:   Work under the supervision of the Director of chapters to support and build the chapter network, volunteer programs and membership within the state by the following:
(1) Coordinate the statewide efforts of chapters within the region
(2) Grow statewide membership
(3) Facilitate and train local chapters volunteers in campaign planning and program implementation
(4) Represent Surfrider Foundation at administrative hearings and other public events 
(5) Facilitate the needs of the chapters with direct assistance
(6) Assist with national and regional campaign planning and regional implementation and coordination of campaigns
(7) Work with the regional chapers to develop & implement realistic funding opportunities/plans
(8) In conjunction with the Director of Development, develop and maintain positive relations with regional funding community.

Compensation: This is a full-time position based in the State of Hawai‘i with medical benefits; long-term disability insurance and 401K plan with partial employer matching. Sufrider Foundation offers a salary that is competitive with the other national, not-for-profit conservation/environmental organizations for this position. Opportunities for advancement are available.

Contact:  Surfrider Foundation Attn: Director of Chapters P.O. Box 6010 San Clemente, CA 92674-6010 Fax: (949) 492-8142 or Email: Emazzarella@surfrider.org


Sierra Club Environmental Law Fellow

Closing Date: January 2, 2008

Description: As part of national Club legal team, the Environmental Law Fellow helps coordinate all aspects of the Sierra Club’s legal work, including evaluating proposed legal actions, administering ongoing litigation and participating in select litigation matters as counsel. Under the supervision of senior and staff attorneys, the law fellow evaluates proposed Sierra Club environmental litigation; helps strategize and implement programmatic legal campaigns; serves as a legal resource for the grassroots membership; participates in prosecuting ongoing litigation and assists in building the Environmental Law Program.

Compensation: Unknown

Contact: #JobLine.Sierraclub@sierraclub.org


Belt Collins Plannerr

 

Closing date:  Not included.

Description:  Belt Collins is an employee-owned international firm providing planning, civil engineering, landscape architecture, and environmental consulting services. The position involves the preparation of environmental assessments and environmental impact statements, permit applications, master plans, feasibility studies, natural and cultural resource management plans and facilities plans. The position entails fieldwork in sometimes rough terrain, occasional travel, working closely with team members in various disciplines, and interfacing with agencies and the public. Candidates must be eligible to obtain U.S. government security clearance.

Compensation:  Not included.

Contact:  Ms. Edean Hayashida, Belt Collins Hawai‘i, 2153 North King Street, Ste. 200, Honolulu, HI 96819 or Email: ehayashida@beltcollins.com; fax: (808) 538-7819


ECO-EPA Community Intern Program

Closing Date:  February 16, 2007

Description:   Organizations will be selected to participate in the ECO Community Intern Program based on the value of the internship project for the affected community and for the student intern. Preference will be given to community organizations not selected to participate in this program before.  Projects should focus on providing professional experience to the student to learn how the community organization addresses environmental and/or public health issues at the local level. Only local community-based, non-profit organizations are eligible to apply

Compensation: These are 14-week summer projects. Interns receive a $500-per-week stipend based on 40 working hours. $500 will be available for project related travel. Housing is the responsibility of the student.

Contact:  Email to jyang@eco.org; faxed to (617) 426-8159; or mailed to ECO, Attn: Jing Yang, The Environmental Careers Organization, 30 Winter St., 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02108. Or contact Renee Goins at the EPA Office of Environmental Justice; Phone: 202-564-2598; Email: goins.renee@epa.gov


Consultant for the Development of a Seascape Strategy in the Hawaiian Islands for Conservation International

Closing Date:  January 31, 2006.

Description:  Conservation International, with the support of the Harold K.L. Castle Foundation, is facilitating a participatory process to identify marine conservation outcomes for the Hawaiian Islands, define the activities needed to achieve these outcomes, and develop a broad based, multi-stakeholder strategy to be implemented in the region. A Hawai‘i-based philanthropic fund will be set up to finance the strategy over a ten-year period. As part of this program, Conservation International is seeking to hire a consultant to lead the participatory process. Ideally, the consultant will be based in Hawai‘i and will coordinate activities with the Conservation Funding Division and the Regional Marine Strategies department based at Conservation International’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Compensation: Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and relevant work experience.

Contact:  s.troeng@conservation.org


LAND MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs

Closing Date:  Not included.

Description:   The Office of Hawaiian Affairs is seeking an additional staff member for our new and growing Land Management Division. In 2006, OHA acquired title to Waimea Valley, O’ahu (1,875 acres) and Wao Kele O Puna (25,000 acres). In addition to these fee lands, OHA owns, leases, or manages other cultural properties and other facilities. It is an unparalleled opportunity for someone who wants to help lay the foundation for the growing presence of OHA in land acquisition, conservation, and management in the islands.

Compensation:  Not included.

Contact:  OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS, 711 Kapi’olani Boulevard, Suite 500, Honolulu, HI 96813, Attention: Human Resources

For more information contact the Office of Hawaiian Affairs at: (808) 594-1946


Kohala Watershed Coordinator – ID# 26629

Closing Date:  December 8, 2006

Description:   Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit. Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (PCSU), Kohala Watershed Partnership (KWP), located on the Island of Hawai‘i. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, and availability of funds.

Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications.

Contact:  The preferred method of applying for a job is through our on-line application process. Please go to www.rcuh.com, click on “Employment” and navigate to “Job Announcements/Apply for a Job.” However, if you do not have access to the Internet, you may apply by submitting resume; cover letter including Recruitment ID#, referral source, narrative of your qualifications for position and salary history; names, phone numbers and addresses of three supervisory references and copy of degree(s)/transcripts/certificate(s) to qualify for position by fax (808) 956-5022 or mail to Director of Human Resources, Research Corporation of the University of Hawai‘i, 2530 Dole Street, Sakamaki Hall D-100, Honolulu, HI 96822 before the closing date.


Conservation Director for WWF Pacific Office

Closing Date:  December 30, 2006

Description:   The WWF Pacific Office is seeking a conservation director in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands. Duties will include managing its conservation program in these two countries.

Compensation:  Not included.

Contact:  For more information, contact WWF South Pacific Email: hisimeli@wwfpacific.org.fj; URL: http://www.wwfpacific.org.fj/current/jobs/index.cfm


Environmental Officer (EO) for the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (Apia, Samoa)

Closing Date:  November 30, 2006

Description:   Duties will include providing technical expertise in the area of environmental policy, planning, monitoring and reporting, within the Secretariat and the region.

Compensation:  Not included.

Contact:  For more information, contact The Director Phone: (685) 21 929; Email: SPREP@sprep.org; URL: http://www.sprep.org/vacancies/EnvironmentOfficerEO-re-advertised.htm)


Assistant Professor of Ecosystem Management at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Closing Date:  Open until filled, review of applications begins October 23, 2006.

Description:   Duties will include teaching and developing undergraduate and graduate courses, and conducting basic or applied research in ecosystem management.

Compensation:  Not included.

Contact:  For more information, contact Dr. Catherine Chan-Halbrendt Phone: (808)-956-2626; Email: chanhalb@ctahr.hawaii.edu; 
URL: http://workatuh.hawaii.edu/zoom_job.php?6398


Assistant Professor of Renewable Natural Resources
The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Closing Date:  Open until filled, review of applications will begin on 23 October 2006.

Description:   Duties will include teaching and developing courses, advising graduate and undergraduate students, and conducting research in the areas of silviculture and sustainable management of tropical forests and agroforests in Hawai‘i and the Pacific Basin

Compensation:  Not included.

Contact: See the online job posting details; For more information, contact Dr. James B. Friday Phone: (808)-981-5199; Email: jbfriday@hawaii.edu; URL:http://workatuh.hawaii.edu/zoom_job.php?6399


TNC Strategic Projects Coordinator

Closing Date:  December 1, 2006

Description:   The Strategic Projects Coordinator supports the Strategic Projects Manager in all stages of project development and execution. Specific job functions include:
(1) Assistance in developing and refining contract objectives and milestones.
(2) Coordination and tracking of contract status, deliverables and associated payments.
(3) Development, production and distribution of strategic communications materials.
(4) Maintenance of electronic and paper files for budgets, reports, plans, contracts and grants.
(5) Management and coordination of strategic programs expenditures and assistance with budget development.
(6) Administrative support, including assistance with editing reports and other documents, securing reimbursements, organizing meetings, arranging travel, preparing handouts, purchasing equipment or supplies, preparing mailings, and monitoring expenses.

Compensation:  Not included.

Contact:  Email: jeber@tnc.org


Executive Director, Hawai‘i Forest Industry Association (Hilo, HI)

Closing Date:  October 31, 2006

Description:   HFIA, a non-profit organization, seeks a highly motivated person. Candidate will have the opportunity to work independently and use entrepreneurial skills while contributing to the improvement and restoration of Hawai‘i’s forests. Tasks include grant writing and program management. Flex time optional.

Compensation: Salary range from $45,000 to $55,000 per year depending on experience and ability.

Contact:  Mail or Email Hawai‘i Forest Industry Association
info@hawaii-forest.org; P. O. Box 10216, Hilo, Hawaii 96721


Science/Environment Reporter for Hawai‘i Public Radio

Closing Date:  Not included.

Description:   Hawai‘i Public Radio is looking for an entry-level part time science/environment reporter. Excellent verbal and written skills are essential, as is familiarity with Hawai‘i’s science/environment scene. The candidate also must be flexible, a team player, able to work well under deadline and with an editor.

Compensation: Not included.

Contact:  Contact Information: Kayla Rosenfeld, News Director, Hawai‘i Public Radio, 738 Kaheka Street, Honolulu 96814

*** NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE ***


KAHEA – Admin/Outreach/Program Support

Closing Date:  Not included.

Description:   The Hawaiian-Environmental Alliance hiring administration and program support. Position includes office management, outreach, assistance with organizational development and direct work on issues. Must support goals of organization have broad knowledge of Hawai‘i.
Excellent opportunity for someone interested working with an activist organization working to protect Native Hawaiian cultural rights and Hawai‘i’s natural resources.

Compensation: Full medical benefits; Salary depending on experience.

Contact:  kahea-alliance@hawaii.rr.com
Attention: Cha Smith; KAHEA: The Hawaiian-Environmental Alliance P.O. Box 27112, Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96827; Tel: 808-524-8220; Fax: 808-524-8221; http://www.kahea.org


Hawai‘i Program Officer, Hawai‘i Island (West Hawai‘i, Hawai‘i Island)

 

Closing date:  Not included.

Description:   The primary function of the Program Officer in the Hawai‘i Program (the Program Officer) is to work with the Hawai‘i Program Director (the Director) and other Program Staff on all programmatic and administrative aspects of CCN’s conservation programs in Hawai‘i. The Program Officer will provide assistance in project design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, communication, fundraising, grants management, partner relationships, contract preparation and supervision of interns and volunteers.

Compensation:  Not included.

Contact:  ccn@conservationpractice.org


NOAA (National Oceanic & Atmospheric) Coral Management Fellow Reference Number 999798

 

Closing date:  August 27, 2006

Description:  Responsibilities
(1) Familiarity with staff, operations, and resources of state coastal and aquatic resource management programs and integration into DAR
(2) Land Action Strategies (LAS)
(3) Active participation on three steering committees
(4) Assistance with implementation of all LAS through coordination with LAS coordinators
(5) Coordinate data gathering as needed for grants funding and reporting
(6) Solicit nominees and coordinate selection of winners for the Living Reef Awards
(7) Coordination between and among LAS, steering committees, and DAR Coral Reef Working Group United States Coral Reef Task Force
(8) Become familiar with USCRTF and attend meeting
(9) Fulfill requests by USCRTF steering committee Grants and Contracts
(10)Become familiar with grant and contract procedures and grant writing
(11)Assist wtih grant and contract management Marine Managed Areas and Community-Based Management
(12) Coordinate community-based management initiatives at a variety of Marine Protected Area sites statewide in concert with local non-governmental organizations
(13) Work with local NGOs and communities to finalize management plans and develop regulatory packages. Eventually ensuring that community stewardship programs are ongoing and expanding as time and resources allow.
(14) Work with the specific communities to finalize their management plans to meet the Legislative requirements and to ensure timely development of regulatory packages to designate new marine managed areas.

Compensation: Hours per week 40; Pay $36,000

Contact:  Not included.


INTERDISCIPLINARY POSITION (GENERAL BIOLOGIST), Vacancy Ann.#: PAC6-0XXX-12-4B134506-2-DE

 

Closing date:  July 31, 2006

Description:   This is a Defense Acquisition Workforce Act (DAWIA) position. The incumbents primary responsibility is to review and prepare Environmental Assessments (EAs), Overseas EAs, Environmental Impact Statements (EIS), Overseas EISs, Records of Categorical Exclusions (CatEXs) and related special environmental planning studies assessing the environmental impacts of proposed Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT) operations, training and home porting/home basing actions and proposed CNI shore infrastructure projects.

Compensation: From 69,204 to 89,949 USD per year.

Contact:  Not included.


TNC (The Nature Conservancy) Philanthropy Assistant

 

Closing date:  July 28, 2006

Description:   The Nature Conservancy of Hawai‘i’s Honolulu Office seeks a Philanthropy Assistant who will work as part of dynamic team that raises funds from individuals, corporations, and foundations to support the Conservancy’s work in Hawai‘i, as well as global organizational priorities. Primary tasks include managing revenue processing via fundraising database system (FMS), including coordination with finance and island office staff in Hawai‘i and FMS staff in California.

Compensation:  Not included.

Contact:  For the complete job description, Email: jeber@tnc.org


Info, Ed, Outreach Specialist, ID# 26289 (Island of Hawai‘i)

 

Closing date:  July 3, 2006

Description:   INFORMATION, EDUCATION AND OUTREACH SPECIALIST for the Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit. Regular, Full-Time, Limited Term (one (1) year in duration with possibility of extension), RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (PCSU), located at Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) on the Island of Hawai‘i.

Compensation: Minimum Monthly Salary: $2,320.00

Contact:  For complete job description, go to www.rcuh.com. Click on “Employment” and navigate to “Job Announcements/Apply for a Job.”  Norma Bustos 587-0162 (Oahu).


TNC Marine Program Admin Coordinator

 

Closing date:  June 14, 2006

Description:   The Nature Conservancy, based in Honolulu, seeks an Administrative Coordinator (Admin Coord) who will be responsible for all administrative aspects of the Hawai‘i Marine program. The Admin Coord anticipates the needs of, and supports the Marine Program Director, and assists other marine team members. The Admin Coord manages all contracts for the marine program, including managing a tracking system to ensure the timeliness of contract signing, deliverables, and payments.

Compensation:  Not included.

Contact:  For the complete job description, contact jeber@tnc.org


Sanctuary Superintendent for the NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION (NOAA) (Pago Pago, American Samoa); Announcement Number: NOS-OCRM-2006-0022

 

Closing date:  June 8, 2006

Description:   NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION
 The incumbent performs the full range of managerial and supervisory functions over a staff of scientific and support personnel; promotes EEO and diversity policies; develops and submits complete annual operating plan (AOP) materials; ensures emergency response, security, safety plans and protocols are in place and correct; ensures budget formulation and tracking are in concert with AOP, etc.

Compensation: Series/Grade: GS-0301-13; Salary: $65,832 TO $85,578; Promotion Potential: GS-13

Contact:  For more information, Contact: HR Specialist, 757-441-3618 recruitment.nosnmao@noaa.gov


Environmental Planners: Entry and Mid Level for PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF

 

Closing date:  Not included.

Description:   PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF, a leading global planning and engineering firm, is seeking entry and mid-level environmental planners to assist with the environmental aspects and compliance of proposed transportation infrastructure projects in Hawai‘i. Work includes regulatory analysis, research, report writing, public and government outreach, and critical review of reports prepared by others.
Desirable: GIS, an advanced degree.

Compensation:  Not included.

Contact: Email: tam@pbworld.com David Atkin, PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF; atkin@pbworld.com; Phone: 808-566-2205


Natural Resources Defense Council
 Program Officer

 

Closing date:  Not included.

Description:  China Environmental Law and Public Participation.
  The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is looking to hire a Program Officer to work in our environmental law, public interest litigation and public participation program in China. The position will be based in Beijing. The ideal candidate will have, among other things, a strong background in Chinese and US law, as well as a commitment to environmental issues.

Compensation: Not included.

Contact:  Not included.


The Nature Conservancy of Hawai‘i, The Marine Program Director

 

Closing date:  April 11, 2006

Description:   The Marine Program Director oversees all aspects of marine management, policy, science, stewardship, and community based conservation for the Hawai‘i Program. The Director serves as the principle contact for government agencies; other conservation organizations; local, national, and international TNC marine staff; and public and private funders.

Compensation:  Not included.

Contact:  Email jeber@tnc.org


Monitoring Program Manager – ID# 25244. Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit

 

Closing date:  17, 2005

Description:   Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil service position with the Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (PCSU), performing project tasks on land controlled by the U. S. Army Garrison, Directorate of Public Works, Environmental Office, Natural Resources Section on the island of O`ahu.

Compensation: Monthly Salary Range: $3,697 – $5,735

Contact:  For the complete job description, go to www.rcuh.com, click on “Employment” and navigate to “Job Announcements/Apply for a Job.” Look for the position with the matching recruitment #.


Natural Resource Fence Supervisor – ID# 25245. Pacific Cooperative Studies
Unit.

 

Closing date:  June 17, 2005

Description:   Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (PCSU). Project tasks on land controlled by the U.S. Army Garrison, Directorate of Public Works, Environmental Office, Natural Resources Section, on the island of O`ahu.

Compensation: Monthly Salary Range: $2,189 – $3,396

Contact:  For the complete job description, go to www.rcuh.com, click on “Employment” and navigate to “Job Announcements/Apply for a Job.” Look for the position with the matching recruitment #.


Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands – Two natural resource management positions (Research Associate I Special)

 

Closing date:  Not included.

Description:   Two natural resource management positions (Research Associate I Special) are available with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands to be assigned at Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) on the Island of Hawai‘i, to provide support for the Environmental Office at PTA. Pohakuloa Training Area is a 108,000-acre Army training facility located at 6,000 feet elevation between the volcanoes Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa on the island of Hawai‘i.

Compensation:  Not included.

Contact:  For the full job description and application instructions, go to: http://www.cemml.colostate.edu/Jobs/cemmljob.htm.


Public Access & Open Space Specialist, County of Kauai Planning Department

 

Closing date:  Not included.

Description:   This is a one-year exempt position. The Specialist is responsible for supporting the activities of the Public Access, Open Space, and Natural Resources Preservation Fund Commission (“Open Space Commission”) and to further the goals of the County’s Open Space Program.

Compensation:  Not included.

Contact:  Contact: Leanora Kaiaokamalie at (808) 241-6677 or lkaiaokamalie@kauai.gov


Field Assistant, West Maui Mountains (2)

 

Closing date:  Not included.

Description:   Two (2) Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service positions with the Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (PCSU), West Maui Mountains Watershed Partnership (WMMWP), located in Wailuku/Lahaina Districts with offices in Napili, Maui, Hawai‘i. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, and availability of funds.

Compensation:  Not included.

Contact:  For more information, visit www.rcuh.com, click on Employment and navigate to Job Announcements/Apply for a Job.


Marine Stewardship Community Coordinator – Hui Malama o Pupukea-Waimea

 

Closing date:  August 15, 2005

Description:   A recently formed community-based stewardship group, seeks a part-time Coordinator to organize and coordinate activities to enhance the protection of the Pupukea Marine Life Conservation District (MLCD) and related Ahupua`a.

Compensation:  Not included.

Contact:  Debbie@conservationpractice.org


Project Coordinator, Kalihi Stream Project

 

Closing date:  Not included.

Description:   Hawai‘i’s Thousand Friends (HTF) seeks a short-term (6-7 month contract) part-time (10 hours weekly) independent Project Coordinator for our Kalihi Community Resources Improvement Stream Project (KCRISP), a unique and innovative outdoor community restoration effort. The contractor will need to provide his/her own transportation and office resources. This contract begins August 15, 2005 and goes until February 28, 2006.

Compensation:  Not included.

Contact:  Please call HTF Executive Director Donna Wong at 262-0682 or email htf@lava.net