College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Job Opportunities 4/23/10

April 22, 2010

I. Green Diamond Resource Company Job Opportunity
II. Job Opening at The Nature Conservancy
III. Residential Sustainability Program is Hiring Coordinators and Supervisors
IV. UHS Health Program is Recruiting

I. Green Diamond Resource Company Job Opportunity
Green Diamond is currently looking for a full
time Watershed Technician based out of Blue Lake, CA to conduct watershed
monitoring and assessment in conjunction with our Aquatic Habitat
Conservation Plan. This position will collect rainfall data, stream
discharge measurements and water samples for suspended sediment and
turbidity monitoring as well as conduct analysis of water samples in the
laboratory. Also, will conduct physical inventories of headwater streams
measuring channel dimensions and sediment production.

Applications must be received through Monday, April 26. A pre-employment
physical and drug screen will be required.

This primarily field-based position will require a minimum of 40 hours per
week with frequent overtime. A company truck will be provided for work
travel as well as a full benefit package including medical, dental, life,
401(k), vacation, sick, holiday pay, and participation in the company
incentive program.

- Bachelor's Degree in hysrology, geology, watershed or related program.
- Ability to work alone or in small groups without immediate supervision
- Ability to traverse steep and rugged terrain on a consistent basis.
- Tolerance to poison oak and insect bites
- Willing to work in wet weather conditions
- Valid driver's license
- punctual and regular attendance

- Curriculum focus for watershed processes
- Experience working locally (CA North Coast) conducting watershed, geology,
or aquatic monitoring
- Good analytical skills and experience with data entry
- Experience using hand-held data collectors and personal computers
- Experience driving 4-wheel drive pickups and all terrain vehicles

Qualified applicants can forward a resume and cover letter to or fax to 707-668-3782.

II. Job Opening at The Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy is looking for an associate Project Director to support conservation efforts in the San Joaquin Valley. Candidates must apply online at: SJV Associate Project Director.

The San Joaquin Valley Associate Project Director will work closely with the Project Director and partners to implement the San Joaquin Valley project’s land protection, private lands/wildlife-compatible agriculture and water for wetlands strategies. Land protection, restoration, and enhancement will occur through a variety of on-the-ground conservation actions, including fee and easement acquisitions, private-lands enhancement, floodplain expansion and reclamation, and protection and promotion of wildlife-compatible agriculture. The water for wetlands strategy will increase the reliability and quantity of water available for habitat on the San Joaquin.

The ideal candidate for this position will have experience completing land transactions and water transactions, a strong agricultural background, knowledge of Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) programs, strong project management skills and an understanding of the issues pertinent to conservation work in the Central Valley of California, especially water policy.

III. Residential Sustainability Program is Hiring Coordinators and Supervisors
The Residential Sustainability Program (RSP), is currently hiring 3 paid student supervisors and 5 paid student coordinators for the next school year. We think that Environmental Science majors would be great candidates for these positions.

RSP is a dedicated group of supervisors, coordinators and volunteers who aim to promote sustainable living habits through peer education. Supervisors ensure the smooth operation of programs and events in all the units and oversee 5 coordinators --- one per residential unit -- and their teams of volunteers. RSP seeks to educate residents on a wide range of environmental topics, including water conservation, waste reduction, energy efficiency, responsible purchasing, consumption and other relevant issues. Members work closely with Cal Dining, Re-USE, the Green Campus program and to some extent, ResLife.
More information about our program and events can be found on our website.

Applications are due 5pm 4/27 Tuesday and can be found here. Please email the application with an attached resume to Interviews will be held next week, or during the week of May 3rd. Please note that applicants for either position DO NOT need to live in the residence halls next school year.

IV. UHS Health Program is Recruiting
The UHS Health Worker Program (HWP) is the largest and longest running peer health education program at Cal, and trains student peer educators to provide health promotion services to over 5,000 residents in nine of our campus living center communities. We are currently looking for students interested in joining our team and supporting our vision for a healthy student population and Cal campus!

For the 2010-2011 academic year, we are recruiting Health Workers to serve in the following communities:

· Residence Halls: Units 1, 2, 3, Foothill and Clark Kerr
· Apartments: Channing-Bowditch, Manville, and Ida Jackson House
· International House
· Panhellenic Council chapter houses
· Interfraternity Council chapter houses
· Berkeley Student Cooperative houses/apartments

Interested? Please review the position requirements and submit your application. No prior experience is needed, and additional information is available at!

Health Worker Requirements
A Health Worker is a year-long, two-semester commitment to providing peer health education, advising and response services to student residents on behalf of the University Health Services.

* Submission of application: deadline: Thursday, May 6th at 5:00pm
* Participation in fall training: August 16th - 20th
* First-aid/CPR certification ($12.00): coordinated by UHS
* Interest in public health, service and leadership development

Information Sessions: strongly encouraged
Weds. April 28th, 2010 5:45-6:45pm UHS Tang Center, Education Center (1st floor)
Tues., May 4th, 2010 5:30-6:30pm UHS Tang Center, Education Center (1st floor)