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Water-By-Bike Tree Ambassador Interns (Cambridge, MA)

The City of Cambridge is hiring interns for the summer. One supervisor and eight intern positions are open for their Water by Bike summer intern program.

Water-By-Bike Tree Ambassador Interns (Summer Positions), City of Cambridge Department of Public Works (A547)

  • Inspect, water, and maintain selected young trees throughout the City.
  • Ride a bike with trailer attached loaded with equipment and connect equipment to fire hydrants to watertrees and fill ‘Gator Bags’ with water. Weed existing tree wells
  • Record watering progress with mapping program on tablet.
  • Interact with residents and businesses and promote urban tree care and benefits.
  • Responsibly represent the Cambridge Department of Public Works – Parks and Forestry Division.
  • Perform related tasks as needed.
  • Minimum Requirements: A demonstrated interest in environmental stewardship and appreciation for trees in urban settings. Background or interest in urban forestry, horticulture, environmental studies, landscape architecture, or urban planning. Undergraduate coursework in Horticulture, Forestry or Environmental Studies or related field is preferred. Ability to work independently. Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be comfortable riding a bicycle in urban environment.
  • Rate: $16.63/hour 30 hours/week; 10-12 weeks, typically May through August. (8 Positions)
  • Application Procedure: Submit both your resume and letter of interest via email to:employment@cambridgema.gov or to Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312 
  • Resumes and letters of interested requested by 03/25/19. Position will remain open until filled. For a complete job description please visit our website at www.cambridgema.gov and click on “Jobs”. We are an AA/EEO Employer.

Water-By-Bike Tree Ambassador Supervisor (summer position) City of Cambridge Department of Public Works (A551)

Cambridge DPW seeks a qualified individual to supervise the Water-By-Bike Tree Ambassador program. The supervisor will work with a group of approximately 8 summer interns to lead and coordinate daily activities to support work objectives related to the Water-By-Bike summer program. Specific duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Coordinate watering routes with DPW staff for each team of interns and monitor progress throughout the day.
  • Supervise Water-By-Bike interns and ensure professional presentation and behavior.
  • Coordinate maintenance and repairs to bicycles and other equipment.
  • Inspect, water, and maintain selected young trees throughout the City.
  • Ride a bike with a trailer attached loaded with equipment and connect equipment to fire hydrants to water trees and fill‘Gator Bags’ with water. Weed existing tree wells.
  • Record watering progress with mapping program on tablet.
  • Interact with residents and businesses and promote urban tree care and benefits.
  • Responsibly represent the Cambridge Department of Public Works – Parks and Forestry Division
  • Perform related tasks as needed.
  • Minimum Requirements:
    • College coursework in urban forestry, environmental science, urban planning, or education preferred. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Equivalent experience may substitute for education.
    • Demonstrated experience in supervisory role and team-building.
    • Enthusiasm and flexibility; ability to “think on one’s feet” to revise and/or adapt to schedule changes.
    • A demonstrated interest in environmental stewardship and ability to engage with the public on these issues.
    • Familiarity with Cambridge preferred.
    • Must be comfortable riding a bicycle in urban environment.
    • Rate: $20.00/hr
    • Application Procedure: Submit both your resume and letter of interest via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312. 
    • Resumes and letters of interested requested by 03/25/19. Position will remain open until filled. For a complete job description, please visit our website at www.cambridgema.gov and click on “Jobs”. We are an AA/EEO Employer.

Internships, Tufts Institute for the Environment (Medford)

TIE is accepting internship applications for multiple positions. Please see the brief descriptions below and use the Handshake link to apply. Applications for all three positions are due April 18th, 2019.

Environmental Intern – Communications and Outreach
TIE is seeking a graduate or undergraduate student intern to assist with communications and outreach. Duties include designing print materials, maintaining web pages, sourcing content for social media, writing blog posts, producing e-newsletters, creating images and videos, and assisting with other tasks as needed. Apply here: https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2447580

Environmental Intern – Administration
TIE is seeking a graduate or undergraduate student to assist with administrative tasks for TIE’s programs. Duties include supporting the basic administrative functions of an office, such as: maintaining records and files, designing new record-keeping methods and tools, updating program participant databases, organizing event logistics, participating in program events, administering internal and external direct communications, and assisting with other tasks as needed. Apply here: https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2447600

Environmental Programs Intern
TIE is seeking a graduate or undergraduate student to assist with tasks related to managing and executing TIE’s programs and initiatives. Duties will involve supporting the basic administrative functions of an office as well as assisting with program design, deployment, evaluation and marketing. Apply here: https://app.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2447551

Various Positions, Post-Landfill Action Network (various locations)

PLAN is hiring for 3 full time positions. More information can be found on PLAN’s Careers page.

The Post-Landfill Action Network cultivates, educates, and inspires the student-led zero waste movement. We inform students about the waste crisis and equip them with the necessary skills and resources to implement solutions to waste in their campus communities. PLAN empowers our generation to be changemakers.

  • Hours Per Week:  Full-Time 40 hours/week (somewhat flexible) with occasional night-time, weekend, and overnight activities
  • Location: Most of the positions are location flexible (except the SZW Coordinator which must be based in Philadelphia, PA). We have hubs of staff working in Dover NH, Columbia SC, Boulder CO and Philadelphia PA.
  • Compensation: Salaried position starting at $30,000/annually. Available benefits include PTO throughout the year,  a designated electronics stipend, a monthly health insurance stipend, and annual cell phone plan. While travelling for PLAN-related events, employees will receive per-diem, and housing accommodation, while PLAN will be responsible for transportation-related expenses. For more information see our hiring policy.
  • Start Date: July 8th
  • Eligibility: Eligible applicants are recent college or university graduates with a passion for grassroots environmental issues, social entrepreneurship, and student leadership for positive social change. 

Application Deadline: Sunday, March 24th  (at 11:59 pm)

Recycling Education and Outreach Coordinator, Orange County, North Carolina

Seeking an experienced solid waste and recycling educator and motivator for full time work.

The Orange County Solid Waste Department has an opening for a Recycling Education and Outreach Coordinator. This position promotes proper waste management and waste reduction practices by developing, coordinating and providing education and on-site recycling services regarding recycling and solid waste programs and operations.

Application closes March 4, 2019.

Apply Online.

Campus Organizer, Student PIRGs (various locations)

The Student PIRGs are hiring campus organizers to work year-round, to provide the training, professional support and resources students need to tackle climate change, protect public health, revitalize our democracy, feed the hungry and more. If you want to work with great people, gain real skills and start making a difference on important issues right away, apply today.

 

We are hiring for positions in California, Massachusetts, Oregon, North Carolina, Washington, New Jersey, Maryland, and Connecticut.

SPRING APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday, February 24th.

Apply for a Campus Organizer position online.

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