Memorial Park Conservancy seeks Conservation Director. The Conservation Director of Memorial Park Conservancy (MPC) is primarily responsible for restoration and enhancement of Memorial Park’s natural environment through the use of trees and plants that are native to the area. Duties and responsibilities include: developing and maintaining inventory of park forest that identifies trees by species, area of the park and estimated age; planning and implementing plantings and irrigation within the maintained areas of the Park; planning and implementing reforestation where appropriate; working with Houston Parks and Recreation (HPARD), technical experts and consultants to study Memorial Park’s ecology and identify today’s and future requirements and constraints to restore the park’s natural ecology within the context of the long-range Master Planning process; implementing ecosystem management regimes contained in the approved Master Plan; and more. If interested, email cover letter, resume, references and compensation requirements to: Shellye Arnold, Executive Director, Memorial Park Conservancy at email@example.com.
Air Alliance Houston wants clean air so our economy, quality of life, and children can thrive. Our mission is to reduce air pollution in the Houston region to protect public health and environmental integrity through research, education and advocacy. We are the Houston region’s leading environmental health and air quality nonprofit. We are seeking a motivated individual to assist with administrative duties. This is a part-time position with approximately 20 hours per week expected. Air Alliance has a small staff that demands work sharing and flexibility. The administrative assistant will perform a variety of administrative functions including bookkeeping, bill payment, scheduling, updating office procedures and manual, and filing and document retention. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Interested applicants should send complete resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. More at http://airalliancehouston.org/.
Public Citizen (Austin, TX) is seeking a Project Media Coordinator to be a part of the Clean Coastal Commerce Coalition, committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions through a reduction of coal exports. The coalition seeks to get our message out in print, radio, television and online. We are looking for an applicant who is adept at using a multi-media and communications strategy that will provide information to local and national reporters, and maintain a significant presence and following online using new media to advocate for public health and safety, government accountability, and clean and safe energy. This is an opportunity to make a difference. For more information on this job posting go to http://www.citizen.org/Page.aspx?pid=5960.
The City of Houston seeks Administration Manager. Duties: Manage the daily operations of the City’s Municipal Setting Designation (MSD) and Brownfield Redevelopment programs. Review and modify as necessary application forms and internal procedures to process applications. Coordinate the scheduling and attend the required public meetings and public hearing for MSD applications. Update and maintain the City of Houston’s Public Works and Engineering Geographical Information Systems MSD and Brownfield data layer and status sheet. Apply for and manage grants awarded to the City of Houston related to Brownfield Redevelopment,. Actively solicit participants in the grants, manage consultants selected to perform work and process invoices from consultants and coordinate with the Environmental Protection Agency and Texas commission on Environmental Quality, Support Utility Analysis and special projects and other duties as assigned. For more details and how to apply, visit http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/.
The Matagorda County Extension Agent-CMR (CEA-CMR) will work with communities in Matagorda County, Texas, to help them chart a sustainable and resilient path to the future. Matagorda County is subject to damaging tropical storms, including hurricanes. Coastal communities have suffered economically as shrimp and fishing outfits have reduced their fleets in response to lower prices and higher costs. Recreational fishing is a vibrant area, and an excellent natural resource base provides for outstanding hunting and farming. Community vitality and character are major concerns in this county. Matagorda County is not in the immediate growth path of Houston, but future growth, or the lack of it, is a major community concern. The CEA-CMR will be expected to work with communities in Matagorda County by engaging a wide range of university resources in their behalf. The Matagorda CEA-CMR provides leadership for an effective educational program that supports coastal communities, local natural resources, and coastal and marine industries. Responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating an effective outcome-based program that supports identified issues in Matagorda County; responsible for effectively reporting, marketing, and interpreting results of programming efforts. Develops and works with stakeholder-based committees that provide direction for Extension programs. Works with industry and community based organizations to effectively link Extension and coastal marine resources to the community. Understands job responsibilities associated with the position. Send resume and cover letter to John Jacob, email@example.com.
Sierra Club is looking to hire an experienced community organizer based in Austin, TX to help us increase our grassroots power in the region. As a part of the history-making Beyond Coal campaign, s/he will help broaden the coalition to promote renewable energy and move beyond dirty, coal-fired power. This is an outstanding opportunity for an individual looking to enhanced his/her organizing skills and join a powerful, national team. For full details and to apply, please visit: https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH15/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=SIERRACLUB&cws=1&rid=277
The Galveston Bay Foundation (GBF) seeks a part-time, temporary Volunteer Water Quality Summer Intern to assist with programs including GBF’s Water Monitoring Team, Boater Waste Education Campaign, Galveston Bay Bacteria Reduction Plan, and Clean Water Partnerships. The Volunteer Water Quality Summer Intern will receive training and certifications as a GBF Water Quality Monitor (Texas Stream Team program), GBF Volunteer Bacteria Sampler, and GBF Volunteer Lab Assistant; gain field experience by carrying out a short-term research project; collect, input, and track water quality data; conduct online research on a variety of water quality topics; and participate in public outreach events and professional networking opportunities. This unpaid internship opportunity is open to current sophomore, junior, senior-level undergraduates, or graduate students working toward a degree in water resource management, environmental science, or a related field. Please see http://galvbay.org/aboutus_jobs.html for full details, duties, and qualifications. To apply, email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 28, 2013.
Houston Community Conservation Crew Leaders (Houston) Conservation Begins Here. The Student Conservation Association (SCA) SCA is America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks two qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire high school students for the Houston Summer Crew program. Co-lead, mentor and coach a crew of 12 students, ages 14-19, while completing various conservation service projects designed to build an ethic of community and environmental stewardship. Projects include a range of activities such as trail and park maintenance, habitat restoration, revitalization of abandoned urban properties or to urban agriculture. In addition, leaders will facilitate pre- and post- program planning which includes crew training, environmental education and reporting. Training takes place June 3 to June 12, 2013. Compensation: Up to $3,220.00 total salary for a 5-week Crew, depending on experience. To Apply: Please visit the www.thesca.org/employment for a detailed description including information on how to apply. For questions contact SCA Houston staff at SCAHouston@theSCA.org or call: (713) 520-1835.
Hermann Park Conservancy is currently seeking a full-time office manager/bookkeeper. The office manager/bookkeeper is responsible for overseeing the financial management of the organization and for maintaining all financial records, from day-to-day data input to monthly closing journal entries to preparing financial statements. This position is also responsible for the day-to-day office management, including ordering and maintaining office supplies, office equipment, and payroll. This position reports to the executive director. To learn more about this opportunity, visit http://r20.rs6.net/.
Executive Director of Guadalupe-Blanco River Trust, an accredited land & water trust based in Seguin, Texas. Position is responsible for implementing & managing a multi-faceted development program of land & water conservation projects including: finances; fundraising; administration; marketing, project development, implementation & monitoring; conservation easements; establishing landowner contacts; developing project partners; education & outreach; & board development. For details see http://www.gbra.org/documents/hr/ExecDirectorTrust.pdf