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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

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Community Engagement Specialist

The primary focus of the Community Engagement Specialist is to assist in developing the Grand Traverse Conservation District’s presence within the local community, with the overarching goal of increased support for the organization. This includes managing volunteer recruitment/retention and assisting in all facets of marketing, public relations, social and web communications as well as fundraising and friend-raising campaigns. The candidate should be outgoing and a positive representative of the organization, possessing outstanding communication skills. LEARN MORE

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Environmental Sustainability Planner

The Environmental Sustainability Planner is a full-time, salaried position with traditional weekday office hours and some evening meetings, travel, and events outside of regular office hours. Primary duties include providing policy recommendations and implementation activities for regional groundwater management to public entities through the Groundwater Management Board (GMB) and coordinating the agency’s groundwater-related programming and planning initiatives. This position is responsible for providing technical assistance to regional entities, local governments, and agency staff, and facilitating regional discussions and projects that support groundwater management and wellhead protection. This position reports to the Deputy Director. 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. 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 Mircostation. LEARN MORE

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Principal Clean Energy Regulatory Analyst, Jackson, MI

The Principal Clean Energy Regulatory Analyst assists with and conducts analyses in support of the company's Clean Energy regulated product portfolio including Energy Waste Reduction (EWR), Demand Response (DR) and Voluntary Green Pricing (VGP) customer programs. This would include analytical support for the EWR Biennial Plan filing, EWR and DR Annual Reconciliation filings, VGP Biennial Plans filing, energy load profile development for all Clean Energy programs (EWR, DR & VGP) for inclusion in Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) filings, annual program and portfolio benefit cost studies, and performance incentive negotiation analysis in support of Clean Energy programs that promote customer value and establish fair and equitable rates and surcharges for regulated Clean Energy gas and electric programs. The Principal Clean Energy Regulatory Analyst will be expected to support Company proposals in regulatory proceedings as an expert witness commensurate with experience and job knowledge The Principal Clean Energy Regulatory Analyst will perform general and customer-specific program sector analysis, conduct research and have the ability to write, summarize and develop expert testimony in support of Clean Energy filings (EWR, DR & RE), and have the ability to organize and lead meetings. The Principal Clean Energy Regulatory Analyst will have oral and written communication skills that enable effective interaction with C&I customers, internal organizations including Senior management and MPSC Staff and intervenors.  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 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

Agriculture Program Coordinator -  National Wildlife Federation, Ann Arbor

As our Agriculture Program Coordinator you will take the lead in multiple aspects of NWF's sustainable agriculture program. You will lead the training and education of NWF's Cover Crop Champions, which is a peer to peer farmer outreach program across the Upper Mississippi River Basin and Great Lakes regions. This includes conducting an annual training for new champions, providing on-going support, education, and group facilitation, and development of information and messaging to improve outreach effectiveness. In addition, you will also lead in maintaining the team’s listserv and online presence to facilitate ongoing communication with program participants. Additionally, you will assist in outreach and trainings for conservation outreach professionals across the country on improving farmer communications. Other related tasks will include fundraising, grant writing, developing factsheets, surveys, and other assigned projects. 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

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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

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 connects 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 (, 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

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Lead Full Stack Developer

Foresight exists to champion energy management, accelerate sustainability, and increase profitability for our clients.

Foresight is looking for a Full Stack Lead Developer to deliver digital business solutions to our clients and team through technical expertise and software development. This position requires a strong focus and understanding of agile development practices, object-based programming, and relational database systems. LEARN MORE


Communications and Social Media Intern

The Communications and Social Media Intern will play a key role in forwarding West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum initiatives through the use of digital media.  An ideal opportunity for students interested in a career in communications or advocacy, intern will have the opportunity to work with industry-standard technology, interact with leading companies and other stakeholders, and be part of highly visible educational campaigns. 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


Michigan Environmental Council

Communications and Engagement Specialists

MEC is staffing up! We're excited to be expanding our team. Positions are available in Lansing and Detroit. All postings are open until filled.  LEARN MORE

Policy Internship Program

Michigan Environmental Council’s policy internship program is designed to identify the next generation of leaders working for Michigan’s people and environment, cultivate their talents and shape their future. We seek highly motivated interns who are looking to expand their knowledge of public policy and environmental issues while building a base of contacts in the environmental community and beyond. LEARN MORE

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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

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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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