California Environmental Associates
San Francisco, CA, USA
About the Organization
California Environmental Associates (CEA) is a boutique environmental consultancy based in San Francisco, CA. For more than 30 years, CEA has helped transform markets, business practices, public policies, nonprofit organizations, and philanthropic strategies to achieve positive outcomes for the environment. Our work is guided by a deep knowledge of the scientific, regulatory, political, social, and economic underpinnings of our most pressing environmental problems.
CEA’s Philanthropic Services group is a tight-knit team of a dozen consultants which supports the work of environmental foundations and nonprofits, as well as sustainability-oriented businesses. We assist with both short-term projects and long-term engagements. Our work ranges across a variety of environmental topics including marine conservation, climate change, energy policy, sustainable agriculture, land use and conservation, freshwater management, transportation, wildlife protection, and urban sustainability. While the geographic nature of our projects varies, they often have a global and/or international scope. With respect to our services, our main functions for clients include:
Analysis and research : CEA specializes in producing neutral, in-depth analyses for our clients. We regularly blend an ability to conduct expert interviews on strategy and feasibility questions with a technically strong team capable of working with large data sets and scientific literature.
Program design : CEA develops grant-making program strategies for foundations as well as strategic plans for NGOs. As above, this work requires understanding the programmatic and management needs of the organization, with an ability to work with experts to vet strategies.
Landscape review and program evaluations : CEA regularly conducts landscape-level reviews on the state of philanthropic and NGO actors in a given field. We also conduct program evaluations for foundations, in some cases running monitoring and evaluation programs for them.
Organizational development and support : CEA writes business and operational plans, and has incubated new NGOs, led the launch of international offices, and helped organizations work through critical transitions.
For a more in-depth description of our services and philosophy, please see our website: www.ceaconsulting.com .
Research Associate Position
CEA is seeking a Research Associate to provide support to the firm’s Philanthropic Services Practice Area. The successful applicant will be responsible for supporting complex consulting engagements for clients, including large environmentally-focused foundations, non-profits, and companies. The work environment is collaborative, and the position requires intellectual rigor, independence, demonstrated attention to detail, and a passion for environmental issues. This exciting opportunity will provide opportunities for interaction with key stakeholders and emerging issues in the environmental sector.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Participate in problem structuring, including work planning, issues analysis, and process planning
Conduct in-depth research and analysis, both quantitative and qualitative, utilizing literature reviews, interviews with issue experts and stakeholders, and data collection
Draft and design a range of clear and engaging materials for clients including: written documents, presentations, and graphics
Ensure quality control of outgoing work products and correspondence
Support project teams and clients with logistics, scheduling, coordinating travel arrangements, etc.
Work effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision, with the ability to anticipate team needs
Interact with clients
The ideal applicant will have many of the following qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
1-3+ years of experience in a role with comparable responsibilities; experience in a consulting firm preferred, or a similar field requiring a service-oriented demeanor and relationship management skills
An understanding of, and passion for, environmental issues, particularly marine policy and fisheries, climate change and energy systems, freshwater management, land preservation, sustainable agriculture and forestry, and/or air quality
Advanced proficiency with excel modeling
Proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint
Proficiency with data visualization (e.g., Tableau), analytical software programs (e.g., GIS, R), and/or graphic design (e.g., InDesign) is beneficial
Excellent writing skills
Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to effectively communicate with senior management
Foreign language skills a plus, Spanish preferred
An insightful, curious, pragmatic, and strategic mind
A deep commitment to the conservation-related mission of CEA
A sense of humor
Compensation and Benefits
The expected start date for this position is January 2019. The position will be located in San Francisco, California. CEA offers an excellent benefits package and a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience.
To be considered for this position, interested candidates must follow the link below to submit a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements:
Inquiries received via phone call or direct email will not be eligible for review.
CEA is an equal opportunity employer.
City of Portland
Portland, OR, USA
Job Title: Water Loss Control Analyst (Senior Management Analyst)
Salary: $6,174.00 - $8,242.00 Monthly
Closing Date: Fri. 12/07/18 11:59 PM Pacific Time
The Portland Water Bureau is hiring a Water Loss Control Analyst. Water Loss Control is an emerging specialty within municipal water utilities, and this is a new position for the bureau. The Water Loss Control Analyst will lead strategic analysis and planning for water loss management. Duties are expected to include leading an annual water audit of the water system based on the American Water Works Association M36 standard, facilitating a water loss stakeholder committee to coordinate across multiple bureau departments, leading implementation of multiple water loss control projects in collaboration with internal stakeholders, participating in strategic objective setting and action planning, evaluating and reporting on program effectiveness, and managing professional services contracts. The position will be responsible for water loss studies and analyses, including identifying water loss control opportunities, determining analytical techniques, obtaining necessary information and data, conducting analysis, evaluating alternatives and making recommendations, preparing reports and implementation plans, participating in ongoing asset management planning and analysis, implementing water loss policies and procedures, recommending legislative or policy changes, and presenting results and recommendations to stakeholders and management staff. For more information and apply, please visit www.portlandoregon.gov/jobs .
Montgomery County, MD Government
Rockville, MD, USA
Manager III, Grade M3 (Section Chief, Facilities Management)
Department of General Services
$75,934 - $138,790
WHO WE ARE SEEKING
Montgomery County Government, Department of General Services, Division of Facilities Management (DFM), seeks a highly skilled and experienced Individual with strong analytical, critical thinking, supervisory and superior communication skills and who thrives in a fast-paced and challenging work environment, for the position of Deputy Chief of Facilities.
The successful applicant will be customer service oriented, have hands-on experience in project management across engineering and construction disciplines and be skilled in managing trades and craftsworker staff responsible for the maintenance of critical facility systems, decision-making under stressful circumstances, setting priorities and schedules.
The candidate must possess a thorough knowledge of, and experience with, work order systems, performance measures and reports, building automation, technology used in facility management and engineering technology tools (CAD, BIM, etc.).
WHO WE ARE/PROGRAM SUMMARY
The DFM provides for the comprehensive planning and delivery of daily maintenance services at over 400 County-owned and County-leased facilities, including mini-renovations, and oversight of building-related operations at County facilities used by County staff and residents. DFM consists of: Facilities Management, Engineering Services, Maintenance Repairs, Building Renovations and Inspection Services.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Deputy Chief, Section of Operations, Division of Facilities Management Services (DFM) of the Department of General Services (DGS), directs the DFM budget, contracts and human resources as they relate to capital-funded projects and related work, facility maintenance, renovation and inspection efforts.
The successful applicant will be responsible for managing the Planned Lifecycle Asset Replacement program and other distinct and level-of-effort CIP projects. The Deputy Chief of Operations leads a team of thirteen employees including engineers, inspectors, and maintenance/renovations technicians performing a variety of projects at over 400 County (owned and leased) facilities. The Deputy Chief of Operations serves as the lead for the DFM project review process as it relates to CIP projects in design by the County and other external agencies, and includes routine coordination with other DGS design and construction professionals on standards and practices.
The individual selected for this position will be considered an Essential Employee. Essential employees must report to work during a period of general emergency or liberal leave.
Examples of duties will include but not be limited to the following:
Oversees DFM warehouse operations, ensuring availability of parts and accurate inventorying of all components;
Works in close coordination with the DFM Deputy Chief of Property Management to ensure full coordination of projects and initiatives throughout the department;
Developing and implementing business process improvements; monitoring budget to actual expenditures and determining the reason(s) for any variance;
Coordinating guidelines and justification for budgetary increases; developing and monitoring program measures; drafting solicitations and scopes of service; preparing, negotiating and reviewing contracts, and administering contract services;
Determining, recommending, and defending staff and contract manpower needs and corresponding funding requirements;
Performs the full scope of supervisory functions including the assignment of duties, selection of employees, scheduling and approving leave, orienting new employees, training, evaluating performance, and resolving disciplinary problems;
Ensures adequate coverage of operations, keeping employees informed of DFM, DGS and County goals, objectives and policies, and informing management of employee issues and concerns; and
As a manager/supervisor of unionized employees, this position has a responsibility for fostering a positive labor relations environment based on mutual trust, respect, and cooperation.
Montgomery County Government offers a wide variety of competitive benefit programs/plans to eligible employees,
Experience: Five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience in the fields of engineering, facilities management and/or business administration.
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree.
Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
Medical: Selected candidate will be required to successfully complete a Medical History Review prior to appointment.
All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position which are located in the full advertisement. You also may be required to provide a writing sample.
Montgomery County Government offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.
To view the complete job announcement and to apply,
please visit our website at https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HR/Recruitment/MCGCareers.html
click on the “Search Jobs" tab, and then on the Job Search link
Read the full job description under the “Managerial Executive” Job Category.
Interested candidates must create an online account in order to apply.
The requisition number is IRC34722
This Recruitment Will Remain Open Until Position is Filled
All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position,
which are listed in the full advertisement, preferably in a separate section of the resume.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the Resume Preparation Tips
listed under the “How to Apply” tab on the Office of Human Resource’s MCG Careers webpage.
MPN Diversity Recruiters
Birmingham, AL, USA
Hiring Employer: Client Confidential c/o MPN Diversity Recruiters
Employer Size: Fortune 500 Gas and Electric Utility Holding Company
Job Type: Full-Time, Direct Hire
Job Location: Birmingham, AL
Application Developer Sr
This posting is for an Application Developer, Sr. role located in Birmingham, Alabama. The position will be filled in the Operations & Commercial Technology portfolio within the Company's organization. In early 2018, the Operations & Commercial Technology portfolio began its transformational journey, focused on the business imperatives for the Company – growing nationwide renewables fleet; modernized and integrated, renewable operations and commercial optimization; efficient and scalable business processes leveraging modern technology capabilities; achieving the Company’s net income goals by avoiding costs and maximizing revenue.
The Senior Application Developer requires high level of technical proficiency in software development tools and techniques; aptitude to understand methods utilized in past development projects, and to sometimes formulate and in other cases apply standards and practices – structures, languages, automation, controls, etc.; proven experience delivering quality software that is resilient, versatile and easily maintained.
The selected candidate will be responsible for driving and contributing in all phases of the development life-cycle, including requirements-gathering, specifications, estimating, design, implementing, testing, and deployment. In other words, taking responsibility for the overall planning, execution, and success of a software projects on behalf of the Company. Software development increasingly focused on supplementing vendor-based software solutions, business process automation, and data integration and access. They are recognized by the immediate team, Technology organization and business unit as the software development technical subject matter expert for the Company. Other responsibilities include:
Collaboration with relevant architects to formulate, and implementation of development strategies for the Company.
Providing project oversight for the design, development, testing, implementation of application solutions.
Identifying software problems and initiating and testing changes to the internally-developed solutions.
Proactively monitoring the systems; analysis and troubleshooting with other Technology resources and vendors to maintain the application health, performance and availability.
Build reputation and relationships to be trusted as the technical subject matter expert for supported applications – business process, data, workflow, and reports.
Job Experience & Education
A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering, Mathematics, Business or another relevant academic discipline .
Eight or more years of professional IT experience.
Four or more years of software development experience.
Experience building application lifecycle roadmaps.
Experience designing, integrating, and managing complex application & data solutions.
Experience succeeding in a fast-paced, competitive information technology organization.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Advanced knowledge of the following software development technologies:
Microsoft C# and the .NET framework, including .Net Core, Entity Framework & MVC
Deep experience working with either Microsoft SQL Server or Oracle
Understanding of service-oriented architecture, web service security and data integration provisioning
Ability to conduct research into emerging technologies and trends, standards, and products as required.
Partner with business and technology subject matter experts to elicit and translate business requirements into software solutions.
The ability to “think big” and challenge conventional wisdom regarding technology, software, data, information & analytics.
The ability to build a comprehensive understanding of and strategically connect the needs of multiple Company business areas.
Excellent written and oral English communication skills with the ability to tailor communication as appropriate for the audience.
Capable of building productive relationships with teammates and business partners focused on collaboration and timely solutions for customers.
Excellent organization and time management skills, and capable of managing time and priorities to effectively respond to emerging needs and meet upcoming deadlines and commitments.
Able to work in a professional environment with limited direct supervision.
Strong leadership and negotiation skills with business and technical groups. A demonstrated ability to build consensus among many stakeholders.
Strong understanding of application development practices and enterprise design.
Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, solving problems and providing solutions for business partners that are self service oriented including educating users on benefits, influencing and ensuring adoption
Capable of identifying and implementing technical and business orientated process improvements.
Familiar with modern software development, source control and change management methodologies.
The ability to be comfortable with ambiguity and a willingness to take principled bets on new technology.
The ability to establish, implement, and enforce appropriate data & software development standards to meet business requirements and to ensure that a consistent framework is applied across the company.
Strong customer service skills with the capability to manage expectations, fulfill commitmen ts and meet project deadlines.
Takes personal ownership of career development, maintaining relevant technical expertise.
Opportunistic Drive - Committed to delivering technology solutions that help the Company achieve their business imperatives and driven to identify opportunities to do so within the solutions, information and data we’re stewards of.
Positive Can-Do Attitude – Must be willing to take full responsibility for duties and work effectively under the pressure of deadlines and shifting priorities.
Self-Starter – Able to work in a professional environment with limited direct supervision.
Results-Oriented – Acts with speed and decisiveness; takes initiative does what it takes to meet commitments.
Safety Focused – Accepts responsibility for the safety of yourself and co-workers.
Commitment to continuous learning and improvement – Stays abreast of new technologies and techniques in the market; Looks for opportunities improve through strategy and innovation.
Relocation benefits may be limited for this role
This job description does not, nor is it intended to represent an exhaustive listing of all duties, tasks or responsibilities for the position listed. Based upon individual experience and team work load, responsibilities are assigned in varying degrees.