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Job Announcement: Oyster Hatchery Position

KCB Oyster Holdings is located in Lottsburg, Virginia and produces oyster larvae and seed from December through September. This is a seasonal, full-time job.

This is a unique opportunity to commercially produce oysters and develop a research/breeding program to improve hatchery performance.

Primary responsibilities:


Brood stock management and maintenanceAlgae cultureSpawning and larvae cultureCultchless seed settingFiltration maintenance
Basic qualifications:


Bachelor’s degree in a science related fieldGood work ethic and self-motivatedAbility to work variable hours, including weekends in rotationAbility to work independently and multi-taskCommunicate effectively with other employeesAbility to perform record keeping and organize results
Preferred qualifications:


Prior hatchery knowledgeAbility to adaptively manageProblem solving/troubleshootingAbility to conduct research experimentsInterest in seawater chemistry and oyster breedingSalary negotiable and health benefits included.

Interested app…

Freshwater Mussel Field Technician - Social Circle, GA

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Coastal Science Program Manager

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SESYNC is Hiring a Full-Time UMD Grad Student

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Adjunct Faculty, Ocean Sustainability, Environmental Science and Policy Program-Johns Hopkins University

Online Position Available




The Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) unit of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences seeks adjunct faculty to teach in the areas of ocean stewardship and sustainability. A telecommute position is available for an online instructor. As the nation’s oldest and one of the most prestigious research universities, Johns Hopkins offers high-quality master’s degrees and post-baccalaureate education to students located in the greater Baltimore and Washington, D.C. regions and throughout the United States and abroad.

The Advanced Academic Programs division provides high-quality master’s degrees and post-baccalaureate education to students in the mid-Atlantic region and online. AAP currently offers master’s degrees and graduate certificate programs for graduate students at its Washington, DC Center as well as in Montgomery County and Baltimore, MD, and online. AAP enrolls more than 3000 part-time graduate students and is looking to aggressively grow its programs.

We invite…

Sea Turtle and Shorebird Monitoring –2019

Ecological Associates, Inc. is seeking qualified applicants to fill 1-2 positions based in Biloxi, Mississippi in 2019
JOB ANNOUNCEMENTSea Turtle and Shorebird Monitoring –2019
Ecological Associates, Inc. (EAI) is an environmental consulting firm specializing in protected species surveys, biological and ecological studies, environmental impact assessments, natural resource inventories, habitat conservation planning, and water quality monitoring. Please visit our website at www.ecological-associates.com to learn more about us. 
EAI is seeking biologists to assist in the documentation of sea turtle nesting and reproductive success as well as breeding and non-breeding shorebird use of a barrier island (currently undergoing nourishment) offshore of Biloxi, Mississippi. This monitoring involves daily early morning field surveys using all-terrain vehicles (ATVs or UTVs) or on foot, marking and monitoring of nest sites, and excavation of marked sea turtle nests to determine reproductive succes…

Sea Turtle Nest Monitor

Time Period:  May 2019 – July 2019
Duties include, but are not limited to the following: - Physically walk designated beach areas throughout the night to monitor for nesting activity - Identify sea turtles and crawls up close and at a distance in darkness - Locate sea turtle nests and crawls and identify to species                                       - Report interactions with sea turtles to appropriate personnel and agencies - Collect data and perform duties as indicated by project specifications and permits - Conduct surveys in adverse/inclement weather conditions - Coordinate activities with construction crews during beach nourishment projects
REQUIREMENTS: - Demonstrated experience with sea turtles on nesting beaches during nesting season and sea turtle nest monitoring - Must be a U.S. Citizen or have authorization to work in the U.S. without sponsorship or restrictions - Must have (or be eligible to obtain) Endangered/Protected Species approval from the National Marine Fisheries Service (N…

Stormwater Researcher

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Maryland/DC Breeding Bird Atlas Coordinator

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Maryland/DC Breeding Bird Atlas Coordinator From 2020-2024, Maryland and the District of Columbia will undertake the third Breeding Bird Atlas for this area using eBird (www.ebird.org) to facilitate the collection and storage of data. This project will be supported primarily by the Maryland Ornithological Society, Maryland Department of Natural Resources Wildlife and Heritage Service, and Maryland Bird Conservation Partnership and overseen by a Steering Committee with representatives from these and other organizations. The Atlas Coordinator will play a key role in the development, delivery, and implementation of the Atlas, including day-to-day operations, engaging experienced and novice birders, and ensuring the collection of high-quality data on Maryland and the District of Columbia’s breeding birds. Specific job duties are listed below. Salary: $41,000 per year plus benefits; full-time position (40 hours per week) Location: Statewide in Maryland and District of C…

Land Stewardship and Ecology Technician

Longwood Gardens has an opening for a full-time Land Stewardship and Ecology Technician working in the Research and Conservation Division of the Horticulture Department, helping to maintain Longwood’s natural resources in an ecologically sound manner.
Responsibilities include a full range of land management duties in a variety of terrain and weather conditions, including the planting of native trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants; maintenance of formal native planting beds; weeding and managing invasive species using hand, equipment and herbicide techniques; trail maintenance; ecological monitoring and management; and ecosystem restoration.  This individual will also train and mentor students and volunteers on best management practices required to maintain Longwood’s natural resources and ecosystems. Occasional weekend, evening and holiday work is required.
Candidates must have a thorough knowledge of natural land stewardship and a degree in Biology, Ecology, Wildlife and/or Natural Reso…

Staff Geologist/Environmental Scientist

About: Earth Data Incorporated is a field-oriented water resources and geospatial consulting firm
specializing in the collection, analysis, management and distribution of data. The Centreville,
Maryland-based firm has an immediate, full-time opening for a highly-motivated entry level


Duties:

Collect, analyze, input, and edit field data Assist in the preparation of, and edits to, technical reportsData compilation, analysis, and visualizationAssist with ASTM-compliant Phase I Environmental Site Assessments & Phase IIInvestigationsAssist in well inspections and soil identificationConduct sampling activities (including soil, gas, groundwater, surface water)Prepare technical and regulatory reports for submittal to clients and state/federal agencies
Required/Preferred Requirements: 

a completed four-year academic degree in Geology/Environmental Science or a closely related technical discipline and superlative oral and written communication skills. Coursework requirements include hydrogeol…

NAEP National Conference in Baltimore

Join the National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP) for a Free Career Development Workshop for students and emerging professionals on Sunday, May 19 from 1:30 – 5:30 PM. The workshop will cover both current trends in environmental careers and professional development. Attendees will also hear from someone on the benefits of starting your own student chapter. Afterward, attendees are welcome to attend the Opening Reception on their own or alongside the workshop hosts. Attendees will also have the opportunity to obtain a free resume review from environmental and career professionals.
Agenda

CAREER EXPERTS

1:30 – 1:45 PM Introductions
1:45 – 2:00 PM Ricardo Calvo | ERM, Environmental Planner
2:00 – 2:15 PM Ava Richardson | MPH, Food Matters Technical Advisor, Baltimore Office of Sustainability
2:15 – 2:30 PM FED/Military (TBA)
2:30 – 2:45 PM Timothy Michalowski | GISP
2:45 – 3:15 PM Panel
3:15 – 3:45 PM Break/Networking

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

3:45 – 4:00 PM About Student Chapters:…

Assistant Teaching Professor of Soil Science- Penn State

The Department of Ecosystem Science and Management at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor of Soil Science. This is a non-tenure track, faculty position on a 48-week academic year appointment with 100% teaching responsibilities in a fixed-term multi-year (3 year) contract with the opportunity and expectation for continued renewal. We seek a colleague interested in a career of innovative instruction across classroom, laboratory, and field settings. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory soil science course (resident education and online) and labs and may include general education courses for non-science majors, upper level courses for environmental science majors, or other courses of interest to the candidate. The Department of Ecosystem Science and Management houses the soil science program within a broader interdisciplinary unit. We seek a long-term colleague to contribute to continuing excellence in soil science that…

Student Worker - Beltsville Research Farm

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