In addition to the job postings below, ASWM has compiled a list of links to water resources and/or wetland-related job postings.  Click here.  To submit a wetland-related job announcement to the ASWM site, send the job title, a brief description, a link to the full description, closing date, relevant contact info and website to sharon@aswm.org

The University of New Hampshire College of Life Sciences and Agriculture (COLSA) seeks to hire four new tenure-track assistant professors with demonstrated interests and expertise in diverse areas of the agricultural and ecological sciences. They intend to build and reinforce strengths related to climate change impact, mitigation, and adaptation. They anticipate filling these positions in the Fall of 2015. Because multiple positions are available, they will strongly consider the recruitment of a cluster of faculty members with overlapping and synergistic research programs. For more information, click here. Posting No. 0902680. Open until filled.

The University of Minnesota, Department of Forest Resources and the U.S. Forest Service are seeking a postdoctoral scientist to contribute to research assessing the impacts of emerald ash borer (EAB) on the biodiversity of black ash wetlands in the Upper Great Lakes region. This position is part of a larger project examining potential adaptation strategies for mitigating the impacts of EAB on the structure and function of black ash forest systems. This work will capitalize on a network of existing research sites with a rich suite of existing detailed vegetation and hydrological measurements and will develop assessments of insect diversity and wildlife habitat conditions in these critical ecosystems. The post-doc will join a team of collaborators from the Universities of Minnesota, Vermont, Wisconsin, USFS, and Wisconsin DNR working to develop strategies to minimize the impacts of EAB on black ash forests in in the Lake States. For more information, click here. Job No. 193170. Open until filled.  

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) is seeking candidates for the position of Executive Director. This is a leadership position with organizational responsibilities to advance the interests of MARCO. The successful candidate will exhibit the vision, leadership, management and entrepreneurial skills required to transition MARCO to an outcome-driven organization that delivers products and services of value to the five Mid-Atlantic States – New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. The Executive Director works on behalf of the MARCO States and reports to and serves at the pleasure of the MARCO Management Board.  This is a one-year contractual position with potential for renewal. For more information, click here or go here.

The Waterkeepers Chesapeake is seeking a Communications and Campaigns Manager located in Washington, DC. The Communications and Campaigns Manager will report to the Executive Director to implement Waterkeepers Chesapeake’s Agricultural Transparency campaign, coordinate communications for the organization, and help to manage other organizational campaigns. This position will take the lead in implementing and managing our agricultural transparency communications campaign, which includes managing the campaign, coordinating communications, managing partnerships and supporting the development of the campaign’s grassroots capacity. This campaign is focused on using innovative communications to reframe discussion and support policy objectives to promote pollution reductions from the agricultural sector. Additionally, this position will have primary responsibility for communications work and take a role in managing and coordinating other campaigns such as their Stormwater Initiative, Fossil Fuels & Fracking, and Clean Water Defense. For more information, click here or here. The position is available immediately.

Caltrans Transportation Department in Oakland, California has multiple openings for an Associate Environmental Plann (Natural Sciences). Under the general supervision of a Senior Environmental Planner, the Environmental/Associate Environmental Planner (Natural Sciences) performs the more difficult and complex natural science studies. The incumbent will research and develop reports to inventory, identify, and analyze vegetation and wildlife and assist in the design, development, and recommendation of mitigation measures to avoid, reduce, or compensate for impacts to biotic resources. Incumbent may also conduct or oversee construction monitoring activities, assist in the design, development and recommendation of mitigation measures to avoid, reduce or compensate for impacts to biotic resources, assist in the preparation of permits or amendments. For more information, click here. Multiple vacancies exist, please reference PARF 04-5-0081 and 04-5-0165 on application. For recruitment purposes, they will also consider Environmental Planner (NS). 

The National Wildlife Federation seeks a Deputy Director, Choose Clean Water Coalition. The Choose Clean Water Coalition Deputy Director is on-the-ground leader of the Choose Clean Water Coalition's public campaigns. The Deputy Director organizes and coordinates conservation organizations in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York, West Virginia and the District of Columbia by guiding the work of key leaders in each state in support of Coalition policy goals.  The Deputy Director also plays a key role in developing campaign strategies, assisting in communications outreach, and contributing to the overall operation of the Coalition.  The Deputy Director leads the Coalition's diversity and environmental justice initiatives, while providing support on all of the Coalition's policy priorities.  Other duties include meeting with Coalition members across the watershed, leading Coalition member update calls, managing member information, and sharing responsibility for maintaining the Coalition's online presence with our Communication Manager. For more information, click here.

Seeking a Postdoctoral research position in the Center for Ecosystem Science and Society at Northern Arizona University. The fellow will assist in a project focused on the fate of permafrost carbon in a warming world. The research is field and lab based, with the primary field location near Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska. The research foci are (1) net ecosystem carbon exchange and loss of old C from a gradient of sites undergoing permafrost thaw, and similar measurements in (2) a new experimental manipulation of permafrost thaw and water table. Radiocarbon measurements of C pools and fluxes are an important component of this project for determining the age of C losses from ecosystems.

Brushy Fork Engineering Division has a job opportunity available in the new year for a licensed Professional Engineer (licensed in NC & TN) at their office in Mountain City, Tennessee. Technical experience in the following areas is desired: stream and wetland restoration and design, flood-studies, stormwater management, LID's, erosion control, etc. Interested candidates
should send resumes to resume@bfec.org.