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Steelcase

Sustainability Analyst

Your goal in this position is to integrate sustainability into the product development process to ensure Steelcase products meet compliance and certification requirements and to assist product development teams in meeting their sustainability objectives. In addition, you will respond to customer RFPs and other stakeholder inquiries about our sustainability performance, leveraging technical product data gathered during the PDL process. Participation in special projects related to sustainability will round out the role. LEARN MORE

Senior Engineer - Sustainable Energy Use

Energy North America’s Program Design and Implementation group is seeking a Senior Engineer to join our Business Services team, which provides support to our energy efficiency implementation programs across the United States. This position will work in support of utility-sponsored programs that encourage energy efficiency in commercial, industrial, schools and government buildings. The successful candidate will have a collaborative, flexible and innovative approach to his or her work and will offer observations for improvement. We are looking for an experienced energy engineer that is highly organized with the experience necessary to manage multiple priorities with a deliberate focus on safety, security and quality. LEARN MORE

Sustainability Advocate – Paid Internship

Clean Water Action is currently accepting applications for our 2019 summer internship programs. Clean Water Action’s internship provides motivated and talented individuals an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in politics, communications, fundraising and advocacy.  LEARN MORE

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Michigan Environment Reporter

Bridge Magazine seeks an ambitious, adventurous reporter to cover Michigan’s environment for our nonpartisan publication. You will have our lower and upper peninsulas as a canvas in one of America’s great newsmaking states.  LEARN MORE

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Licensed Architect (LEED)

Our client is currently seeking a Licensed Architect. Responsibilities: • Performing design (conceptual layouts & details) and coordinating design and construction activities for a manufacturing facility. The person must be able to work well independently and communicate well with clients. Required: • Bachelor s or Master s degree in Architecture from accredited Architectural program • 4-7 years of working experience • Licensed Architect (or on track for licensing)Preferred: • Experience with Revit, SketchUp and/or Microstation. LEARN MORE

Director, Corporate Sustainability, Kalamazoo, MI

The Director, Corporate Sustainability will provide dynamic and innovative leadership to build and lead the strategy for Sustainability within the Global Quality and Operations group at Stryker. This person should have a successful track record of achievement, strong leadership, and business acumen to be able to work with senior leaders throughout the company. Having a substantial record as a thought leader in sustainability is essential to be able to lead effectively. This person will provide strategic direction and lead the execution of sustainability strategies across business areas, creating value through the achievement of environmental, social and governance outcomes that align with our sustainability framework. In this fast-paced environment, this person will establish and lead a Sustainability Council comprised of representatives from regions across the manufacturing network. Strong influencing skills along with a broad knowledge of ESG will engage colleagues in this important work to build an awareness and culture of sustainability throughout Stryker. LEARN MORE

E2

Michigan Business Outreach Consultant

We seek a dynamic and motivated individual to identify and organize business voices throughout Michigan in support of local, state and federal clean water and clean energy policies. This person will work with existing E2 members but also identify and help amplify the voices of other Michigan business leaders who care about both the environment and the economy. The ideal candidate has experience in organizing, volunteer management and recruitment, communications and clean water policy. Established business connections and contacts preferred. Job duties include identifying, organizing and amplifying good business messengers on the economic benefits of smart clean water and climate policies. This includes building relationships with business leaders and lawmakers, developing communication pieces (e.g., opinion pieces, press releases, amplifying E2 materials with media), and coordinating with other in-state partners. LEARN MORE

District Administrator

The Mecosta Conservation District is looking for an individual with administrative and financial management experience. Candidate must demonstrate good communication skills and ability to work with the public. Knowledge of QuickBooks and a background in natural resources is highly desired.  LEARN MORE

Hiring AmeriCorps Members for January 2020

Commonly known as the “domestic Peace Corps,” AmeriCorps is a national service program governed by a federal agency – the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) – and administered in Michigan by the Michigan Community Service Commission (MCSC). AmeriCorps is a network of local, state, and national service programs that connect Americans in intensive service to meet our country’s critical needs in education, public safety, health and the environment. AmeriCorps members serve with nonprofits, public agencies, and faith-based and community organizations. Since 1994, AmeriCorps State members have provided needed assistance to millions of Americans across the nation. LEARN MORE

American Sustainable Business Council

Statewide Coordinator Part-Time Position Available Immediately

Job Description: The American Sustainable Business Council –– is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as our Statewide Coordinator for Michigan The Statewide Coordinator is responsible for managing its policy and campaign initiatives to build a more just and sustainable Michigan. The Statewide Coordinator is responsible for directing and building a coordinated effort between Michigan business groups and the American Sustainable Business Council. The Michigan Sustainable Business Initiative will be the vehicle through which advance these collaborative efforts The Coordinator works to educate, engage and mobilize business leaders throughout the state to build a business voice and power for a sustainable economy. LEARN MORE

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Head of Science in the Technical Support Unit 

Working Group I of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is recruiting the Head of Science in the Technical Support Unit (IPCC WGI)for the IPCC Working Group I Sixth Assessment Report (AR6). The position is located at the University of Paris-Saclay (France). The Head of Science will be responsible for the delivery and coordination of science-related activities of the Technical Support Unit (TSU) throughout the preparation, review and completion phases of the report of WGI that will be published in 2021. The successful candidate will support the work of the AR6 authors, working closely with the WGI Bureau, they will report to the Head of TSU and the Co-Chairs of WGI. Please send by July 5th, 2019, your application consisting of a letter of motivation, curriculum vitae, and contact details of two referees, to Dr. Anna Pirani (anna.pirani@universite-paris-saclay.fr), Head of the WGI TSU. LEARN MORE

IPCC Working Group III Senior Scientist 

Job Summary:  The Centre for Environmental Policy wishes to appoint a Research Fellow as a Senior Scientist within the Technical Support Unit (TSU) of Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). WG III is concerned with the mitigation of climate change and the TSU will be based at the South Kensington Campus. The Research Fellow will play an essential role in ensuring WG III scientific reports and documents meet the needs of the global policy community by helping Lead Authors critically evaluate the current evidence around climate change mitigation. We are looking for someone familiar with the modeling of climate mitigation responses. You will be expected to keep abreast of key developments in this field and be able to contribute technical and editorial expertise in support of the author teams. Closing date: 10-July-2019.LEARN MORE

WMSBF

Membership and Campaigns Manager

The Membership and Campaigns Manager supports and/or leads the tactical implementation of WMSBF strategic programs and leads the membership functions of the organization. The ideal candidate will be excited by the potential of working on something different each day, passionate about environmental sustainability and social equity and enjoy event planning, storytelling, self-improvement, and the opportunity to support a diverse network of business and institutional leaders. LEARN MORE

Mechanical Engineer and Electrical Engineers 

We're looking for highly motivated, passionate individuals to join our growing team. Working at E3M Solutions means you'll be a part of a company that rewards hard work and innovation. We pride ourselves in serving our clients in the best way possible while allowing our employees to learn and grow both personally and professionally. We don't hire positions, we hire people who want to grow with us. We are looking for engineers who aren't afraid to push the limits and ask great questions. If that sounds like you or someone you know, we'd love to connect! LEARN MORE

 

Barr

Internship – Environmental Permitting and Compliance Focus

This internship will include a variety of tasks and could include any of the following: performing emissions calculations; evaluating facility emissions and air-quality data; reviewing regulations and facility information relevant to projects; assisting in the preparation of reports such as writing technical evaluations or preparing data summary tables and spreadsheets; and other duties as assigned. LEARN MORE

 

Michigan Environmental Council

CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER: As our CAO you'll be mission-driven to create the strongest systems possible to support the movement that defends our environment and protects the public health. This is a senior level position offering a generous compensation package 

COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST:  Our Communications Specialist helps shape MEC's message, especially in the digital world, connecting our mission to people who share our values. 

ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST - COALITION MANAGEMENT:  MEC works through coalitions big and small, complex and simple -- and you'll help hold them together and keep them productive. You'll apply administrative acumen and build conflict resolution skills that will help the environmental movement embrace its increasingly rich diversity without fracturing. 

ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST - DETROIT: Hard working and entrepreneurial, our Detroit Engagement Specialist will lead the Zero Waste Detroit coalition to make the city cleaner and greener. You'll learn from one of the city's premier environmental advocates how to shape municipal sustainability policies and work with her to build a rich and strong environmental community in Detroit.

POLICY SPECIALIST:  Rub elbows and knock heads with Lansing lawmakers as we fight for policies that combat climate change and lead Michigan to a clean energy future. If you've got a strong analytical mind and a winning personality that make you feel right at home taking in Public Service Commission hearings and hobnobbing after hours with decision-makers, pitch an application our way. 

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Executive Director oversees all aspects of the organization’s finances, including financial record-keeping, annual audits, and budget development. The Director is actively engaged in the creation and oversight of a robust development strategy, including the planning and execution of various fundraising activities, building and maintaining donor relationships, and leveraging the skills of the professional staff to develop new grant projects and programs. LEARN MORE

Energy Advisor II

Outreach/Sales  East Lansing, Michigan

We provide our utility clients with a wide range of energy-saving and renewable energy solutions. From individual utility customers and construction contractors to utilities, municipalities, and government bodies, our clients have come to depend on our customized energy efficiency programs to help them to meet their energy-saving goals. LEARN MORE

The Nature Conservancy

Saginaw Bay Conservation Assistant

The Saginaw Bay Conservation Assistant will provide administrative, research, customer service, organizational and general office, and web support activities to the Saginaw Bay Watershed Conservation team. This position will be approximately 19 hours per week with a duration of approximately nine months.  The position will require the ability to drive long distances in order to work in remote locations and it may also require some extended duty past or outside of normal business hours. LEARN MORE

Metropolitan Planning Council

Marketing Associate

MPC is hiring a full-time marketing associate who be responsible for coordinating communications for the organization. The Marketing Associate will support Director of Marketing and Communications and the Content Strategist in content creation, campaign implementation, digital strategy, and other duties as necessary. LEARN MORE

Water Resources Associate or Manager

MPC is hiring a full-time position at the Associate or Manager level (depending on experience) to help guide the current and future projects that deepen the organization’s water agenda.  MPC is seeking a highly motivated individual with a background in stormwater management, urban planning, land use, development, climate resilience, and/or environmental policy. Strong relationship and project management skills,  versatility and entrepreneurialism are absolutely essential. This position will manage MPC’s stormwater programming, and be a part of a team developing new and innovative initiatives across the whole Water program. LEARN MORE

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