Daily Archives: February 10, 2014

Environmental Planner, Vanasse Hangen Brustlin (Watertown, MA)

VHB is seeking an Environmental Planner to join our Watertown, MA office. VHB’s Environmental Planning and Sustainability group is hiring a mid-level professional to assist with the preparation of sustainability reports and sustainability plans for a diverse set of clients, including local governments, universities, airports and other transportation organizations and government agencies. Learn more.

Climate Change Advisor, US Forest Service (Zambia)

DEADLINE: Feb. 17, 2014

The U.S. Forest Service, International Programs (USFS/IP) and Management and Engineering Technologies International, Inc. (METI), in support of the Climate Fellows Program with the US Department of State’s Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, are seeking a full-time Climate Change Advisor to work with Zambia’s (GRZ) Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA). For more information, contact: laurenchittyfs@gmail.com. The successful applicant will be hired on a contract through Management and
Engineering Technologies International, Inc.

Timber Trade Project Officer, TRAFFIC (Namibia)

TRAFFIC is currently seeking a Timber Trade Project Officer in Namibia, Wildlife-TRAPS Project Officer based in Yaoundé, Cameroon and a number of short-term consultants to assist with a timber trade programme in Cameroon. Learn more. 

Short-term Consultancies, World Agroforestry Center (Multiple locations)

The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) is an independent research institution, which generates science- based knowledge about the complex role trees play in agricultural landscapes and rural livelihoods. Main purpose of the positions are to establish the definitive database on the impact of field-level agricultural practices on food production, adaptive capacity, and climate change mitigation (i.e., climate-smart agriculture). The Consultant team containing approximately six members will work together to find, compile and analyze research on climate-smart agriculture. This will require literature search, evaluation, and data extraction and will yield both a terrain map of the available information and a database of evidence. Submit a cover letter that describes your experience and career goals, CV or resume and contact details for three referees to Todd Rosenstock, t.rosenstock@cgiar.org. For more information, click here.

Various positions, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (Multiple locations)

C40 supports the world’s megacities in achieving meaningful reductions of greenhouse gas emissions and climate risk. Through C40, the governments of 63 world cities share knowledge and work together on local efforts that achieve global impact. The jobs are in: Communications, Governance & Global Partnerships, and Operations. View the job descriptions here.

Project Director, US Forest Service (Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana)

As a part of a broader and multi-partner conservation effort along the coasts of Ghana, USFS is working with the Government of Ghana and USAID to design and implement a coastal forest landscape conservation project in the six coastal Districts of the Western Region of Ghana.  This Coastal Sustainable Landscapes (SL) project will contribute to moving Ghana into a low greenhouse gas emissions, high carbon sequestration development pathway in the land use sector.  Activities under this program will be strategic and transformative and contribute to the Ghanaian national strategic process that is currently addressing climate change. Learn more.  Please contact Adam Welti with questions. Email: ajwelti@fs.fed.us

Graduate Research Assistantship, Tufts University (Medford, MA)

Impact of Construction Activities on Air Quality in Boston Neighborhoods

Funding is available for a graduate student to work with a faculty member in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and a community partner, Alternatives for Community & Environment (ACE) in Boston. The project involves monitoring air quality before and during construction activities in Roxbury to measure the impacts on air quality in downwind neighborhoods. Send inquiries to Professor John Durant, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Tufts University, Medford, MA, 02155; email: john.durant@tufts.edu