February 26th, 2016 by Derek Markham
The top conservation & science jobs for this week include listings for a director of a climate and forests fund, a sustainability program manager at an iconic National Park, a human rights investigator at the Fair Food Standards Council, a policy analyst at a sustainable agriculture organization, and more.
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Here are the top conservation and science job listings for the week of February 26th, 2016:
Director of Administration & Financial Management: GCF Fund
The GCF Fund Director of Administration and Financial Management will manage the day-to-day activities of financial management and resources administration. It is responsible of budget monitoring, and its effective and opportune administration, by coordinating the procurement procedures, and supervising expenditures. The Director of administration and Financial Management is also responsible to evaluate financial performance of the grants and coordinate financial audits to the projects in coordination with the Director of Grants Monitoring. The Administration Director will detect and report misuse of resources and will be responsible for implementing with the support of the Executive Director anti-corruption and conflict of interest policies. It is responsible of office administration and coordinates the implementation of human resources policies.
Sustainability Program Manager, Yellowstone: Xanterra
Xanterra is seeking a Sustainability Specialist to assist the Director of Sustainability in advancing Yellowstone’s environmental programs. The Specialist will work with the Director as needed to further environmental sustainability in Yellowstone’s operational areas of: solid waste management; energy and water efficiency; pollution prevention and waste reduction; sustainable design and construction practices; hazardous materials management; environmental communication and education; environmental procurement strategies; fuel tank management; green retail; and stormwater management.
Human Rights Investigator: Fair Food Standards Council
Investigators conduct audits of participating growers’ operations, including detailed interviews of field workers, supervisors, and management. Payroll reviews are conducted, in addition to monitoring the distribution of Fair Food Premium bonus payments to workers. Investigators also receive and investigate complaints from workers through a 24-hour confidential hotline. Working in teams, and together with the Executive Director, Investigators play a key role in drafting audit reports, investigating and resolving complaints, and designing corrective action plans.
Southwest Policy Analyst: National Young Farmers Coalition
The National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC) seeks a dedicated and experienced policy analyst to lead policy work in the Southwest. The Western Water Program is NYFC’s first regional program. In addition to supporting our national policy and organizing priorities, in the West we also focus on challenges unique to this vast and arid region.
Ecologist II: AECOM
The Environment Division of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Ecologist for immediate employment in the Cincinnati, OH office. The successful candidate will work in an interdisciplinary team-oriented environment. The Cincinnati ecology group conducts a wide variety of projects including environmental field assessments, environmental regulatory permitting, utility siting and licensing, environmental inspection, and many others. Successful candidate will primarily work on projects in Ohio and adjacent states as part of AECOM’s regional ecological group. Periodically there are opportunities to work on projects further than the typical project range if candidate is interested.
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