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Project and Sustainability Manager at John Ball Zoo
Reporting to the Director of Facilities, Planning & Sustainability, the Project and Sustainability Manager works collaboratively with staff and guests to develop, coordinate, and promote effective sustainability initiatives to reduce the Zoo’s impact on the environment. This position also provides technical and administrative support to manage projects as assigned by the Director of Facilities. LEARN MORE
The ideal candidate will have the ability to champion the airport environmental protection function with projects, studies, management, documentation, correspondence, and teamwork. They will participate in the development and maintenance of the airport’s Environmental Management and Sustainability Plans to continue the Gerald R. Ford International Airport’s tradition of environmental excellence. Efforts will focus on the evaluation of and compliance with environmental regulation, policies, and guidelines with engagement in environmental planning, the airport capital improvement plan, impact assessment, auditing and reporting activities. LEARN MORE
Sustainability Technology and Management Adjunct Instructor
Teach courses in Sustainability Technology and Management based on instructor's qualifications. Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments and papers. Prepare and deliver instructional materials (i.e. syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts) in person and/or on-line. Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions. Compile, administer, and grade examinations. Participate in required reporting processes (i.e. grades, participation, etc.). Assist students in connecting to college resources. LEARN MORE
The Environmental Specialist will conduct research or perform investigations for the purpose of identifying, abating, or eliminating sources of pollutants or hazards that affect either the environment or the health of the population. Utilizing knowledge of various scientific disciplines, the Environmental Specialist may collect, synthesize, study, report and recommend action based on data derived from measurements or observations of air, food, soil, water and other sources to assist in the compliance with Wayne County's NPDES Storm Water Permit. The Environmental Specialist will also prepare charts, graphs, provide summary of information on the environmental relevance, as well as conduct audits, inspections or investigations on violations, coordinate Wayne County's Green School program, prepare grant applications and perform other duties as assigned. LEARN MORE
C4 Workshop Facilitator and Plan Creator
The Community Collaboration on Climate Change (C4) pilot seeks to foster a collaborative approach across the community’s existing efforts to address climate change in the greater Grand Rapids area. The purpose of this job is to conduct research, facilitate workshops for the C4 planning committee, and document the C4 planning process and create a three-year plan with recommendations based on the committee’s expressed priorities, which the committee can use to successfully launch the desired pilot. LEARN MORE
Environmental Quality Analyst
The main function of this position is to coordinate the funding for cleanup actions that lead to redevelopment at known or suspected sites of environmental contamination through the review and management of grants and loans to local units of government and Act 381 tax increment financing. Grants and loans are processed in accordance with Parts 195, 196, 795, and 201 of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, Public Act 451 of 1994, as amended, and the related administrative rules. This position provides guidance to communities, environmental consultants, developers, attorneys, and others involved in brownfield redevelopment projects. LEARN MORE
Urban Forest Coordinator
The Urban Forest Coordinator assists with one of Friends of Grand Rapids Parks’ (FGRP) signature programs, the Urban Forest Project (UFP). The UFP is a partnership with the City of Grand Rapids that seeks to engage the entire community in growing and maintaining a larger, healthier urban forest.
This role is responsible for working with the Urban Forest Manager to develop, build and coordinate all aspects of UFP programming through strategic partnerships and neighborhood engagement. LEARN MORE
Resident Director and Multicultural Liason
The Resident Director fosters faith formation and personal development by providing leadership to student residents in one campus residence hall, supervising resident assistants and promoting multiculturally inclusive communities among a diverse student body. LEARN MORE
Aquatic Ecology Research Analyst
The Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research (CIGLR) is seeking a candidate to join a research team working on aquatic ecology and harmful algal blooms (HABs) in the Great Lakes. The Aquatic Ecology Research Analyst will be responsible for performing field sampling and laboratory analyses related to HABs and ecosystem ecology in the Great Lakes. Routine tasks assigned to the candidate will include sampling aboard frequent research cruises, processing water and plankton samples, quantifying biological and chemical parameters, and assisting with data analysis. LEARN MORE
2020 Sustainability Engineer Intern
Herman Miller’s Summer Internship Program is a paid, 12-week opportunity that provides a 100% real-world experience for students early in their career. Throughout the summer you will apply academic learning to real-world situations and cultivate leadership, problem-solving, and communication skills. As a Sustainability Engineer Intern, you will develop, grow, and support different areas of sustainability for our global organization with a strong reputation in sustainability. LEARN MORE
Looking for driven individuals for an Energy Consulting and Energy Consulting Intern position with opportunity for large growth and promotion. We are looking for driven individuals that are passionate about success and value providing their clients with unmatched service. We do not sell energy, we help clients make smart and educated decisions. LEARN MORE
GU Operations Manager
Green Umbrella seeks a collaborative, detail-oriented problem-solver to support the day to day operations of Greater Cincinnati’s regional sustainability alliance. This full-time position will report to the Executive Director and work out of the Green Umbrella office in Madisonville. This role is being created to support our team as it seeks to increase its impact. LEARN MORE
City of Ithaca: Director of Sustainability
The City of Ithaca has embarked upon the challenge posed by climate change and is seeking a Director of Sustainability to launch the City in an organizational transformation initiative to meet the goals of the City’s Green New Deal. The successful individual will have experience with issues surrounding climate change, be a strong visionary with a deep commitment to environmental justice and advancing social equity through environmental stewardship, public health, and sustainable urban development. Ithaca sits on the southern shore of Cayuga Lake in Central New York. This dynamic city is the home of Cornell University and Ithaca College. Ithaca’s multicultural community boasts representation from more than 90 countries. LEARN MORE
Director of Global Sustainability Communications
The Director of Global Sustainability Communications leads the company’s global sustainability communications strategy, plan and associated activities to ensure Amcor is recognized as the sustainability industry leader among key stakeholders including customers, NGOs, media, governments and employees. LEARN MORE
Sustainability and Innovations Community Energy Manager
Responsible for leading the City in the research, development, implementation and management of energy programs for the City and the entire community and leading the City's goal of reducing community-wide greenhouse gas emissions. LEARN MORE
Political and Outreach Manager
The Michigan League of Conservation Voters is seeking a full-time Political and Outreach Manager to work help drive our electoral, voter participation and regional outreach programs to deliver electoral wins and build political power for the protection of Michigan’s land, air and water. LEARN MORE
The Michigan League of Conservation Voters is seeking a full-time Partnerships Manager to build meaningful relationships with community and business leaders and existing and prospective donors across the state and develop and organize opportunities for action to protect Michigan’s land, air and water. LEARN MORE
Major Gifts Officer
The Michigan League of Conservation Voters is seeking a full-time Major Gifts Officer to raise financial support for our organization by cultivating and stewarding a group of qualified donors, increasing donor retention rate, and growing levels of giving and involvement. LEARN MORE
Creative Content Manager
The Michigan League of Conservation Voters is seeking a Creative Content Manager to tell the stories of the most pressing land, air, and water issues facing Michigan and to amplify the voices of people and communities who are impacted by or connected to those issues. LEARN MORE
Assistant Executive Director
• Oversees the management of District finances (bill payment/invoicing/deposits/withdrawals/payroll) • Oversees annual financial audit • Assists with the development of annual District budget • Assists with coordination of District events • Oversees District fundraising activities • Provides general office administration and management • Serves as a liaison to the Board of Directors regarding District financials • Assists the Executive Director in District initiatives • Maintains District records and prepares District reports. LEARN MORE
Energy Efficiency Program Manager
To support our growth, we are currently seeking a Program Manager to join our energy efficiency implementation team located in Jackson Michigan. The selected candidate will support our Residential New Construction program. This position requires experience with client relationships, budget tracking, and program management. The job will require concerted outreach in recruiting and retaining single-family developers, builders, raters, architects, and HVAC contractors. LEARN MORE
Technical Sales Specialist - Energy Efficiency
Energy's Sustainable Energy Use is seeking an Outreach Professional to join our Program Development and Implementation (PDI) team. The successful candidate will be responsible for acquiring energy efficiency projects into the business programs, planning outreach strategies and tactics, delivering on electric and gas energy savings targets, and ensuring that business customers are satisfied with their experience in our program. 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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: Hardworking 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.
Energy Sales Consultant
Outreach/Sales Okemos, Michigan Jackson, Michigan
The Energy Sales Consultant will identify opportunities regarding energy efficiency and introduce the various prescriptive and custom incentive measures that pertain to the customer segment. This role is primarily responsible for providing expert advice and coordination for our programs while recommending specific modifications to electric and/or gas systems; you will also persuade prospective clients of the improved efficiency that project installations will bring. This role combines fieldwork and sales. You will also be working with others who are passionate about energy efficiency and making a positive impact on the industry. LEARN MORE
Marketing Department Professional
Eden Foods - Clinton, Michigan (Lenawee County) seeks full-time Marketing help. Experience and willingness needed. Teamwork and communication skills are necessary. Food knowledge is helpful. Good work, good people, good food, good benefits. Job description available here.
Territory Sales Manager
Eden Foods - Clinton, Michigan (Lenawee County) seeks territorial sales managers throughout the USA and Canada. Relationships and merchandising are the focus. Travel required. Knowledge of natural foods and professional experience a must. Good work, good people, good food, good benefits. Job description available here.
Director of Marketing and Communications
MPC is seeking a Director of Marketing and Communications to advance organizational goals through strategic communications. The Director will oversee and develop MPC’s brand, strategic media & messaging, marketing tools, and communications capacity, promoting MPC’s experts as thought leaders. Ultimately, the Director will elevate MPC’s profile and attract new supporters and allies to our work. LEARN MORE
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