College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Jobs & Internships II

January 23, 2013

Apply Now | Green Corps
Jan 25 | PowerSave Campus For-Credit Internship
Jan 28 | Zero Waste Specialist with Recology San Mateo
Feb 8 | Green Business Associate at the SF Dept of the Environment
Feb 13 | Sustainability Projects Internship at the SF Unified Schools District
Feb 15 | UC Berkeley, CNR Center for Forestry Employment Opportunities

Apply Now | Green Corps

Green Corps is looking for college graduates who are ready to take on the biggest environmental challenges of our day.

In Green Corps’ year-long paid program, you’ll get intensive training in the skills you’ll need to make a difference in the world. You’ll get hands-on experience fighting to solve urgent environmental problems — global warming, deforestation, water pollution, factory farming and many others — with groups such as Sierra Club and Food and Water Watch. And, when you graduate from Green Corps, we’ll help you find a career with one of the nation’s leading environmental and social change groups.

For more information, read below or visit our web site: http://www.greencorps.org/findoutmore.


Jan 25 | PowerSave Campus For-Credit Internship

COMPSCI 97/197 (2 units)
Faculty Sponsor: Professor David Culler
Work load: 3-4 hrs/wk

All majors welcome, no prior experience necessary, gain hands on experience!

Applications due Monday, January 25th and must include a resume and cover letter sent to powersavecal@gmail.com.
Interns will work under the Operational Excellence Energy Management Initiative to reduce campus-wide energy consumption with the goal of $3-4 million saved each year.

Projects include tasks such as:
· developing an energy audit protocol for campus buildings
· developing marketing materials to encourage energy savings
· developing an incentive system to reward energy savings
· educational outreach
· hosting launch events for the OE initiative

Want more information? Check out our website, powersavecal.weebly.com, or email us at powersavecal@gmail.com.

Jan 28 | Zero Waste Specialist with Recology San Mateo


Recology is a leader in the resource recovery industry. We provide services throughout California, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington, including collection, transfer, disposal, landfill management, composting, and recycling. We are the largest employee-owned company in our industry and our success has stemmed from the dedication of our employees, the service we provide to our customers, and our genuine concern for a sustainable environment.

Recology San Mateo in San Carlos is currently looking for a Waste Zero Specialist 1.

The Waste Zero Specialist essential duties and responsibilities include the following:

· Manages, updates and secure new contracts for OCL, recycle and state/federal customers.
· Develops and markets new services (recycle).
· Improves penetration of existing services (toters, compactors, sweepers, drop box).
· Prepares and delivers speeches and presentations within the community and for customers.
· Develops literature and brochures promoting the company and its services.
· Maintains and orders certificates of insurance as needed.
· Completes waste audits for customers.
· Surveys routes to verify rates, services and efficiencies (size, frequency, quantity).
· Attends and becomes active in local community organizations (Rotary, Chambers).
· Educates existing and new customers on various recycle and waste issues (contaminants, AB939, HHW).
· Coordinates recycling programs with local jurisdictions.
· Creates and maintains a file system for customer information.
· Other duties may be assigned.

Qualified candidates will have:

Bachelor's degree, or equivalent combination of experience and education. Requires up to 2 years related experience. Knowledge of waste industry preferred. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Valid Class C drivers license required.

If you meet the qualifications of this position and are interested in applying, submit your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:
Recology San Mateo County
225 Shoreway Road
San Carlos, CA 94070
Attn: Human Resources
Email: ffabiani@recology.com Fax: 650-591-1613

When applying, please refer to Waste Zero Specialist - Requisition #64346 in your correspondence. Resumes will be accepted through January 28, 2013.


Feb 8 | Green Business Associate at the SF Dept of the Environment

San Francisco Department of the Environment
9922 Environmental Associate
Green Business Associate

Appointment Type: Permanent-Exempt
Filing deadline: 5:00 pm, February 8, 2013
Salary: $18.6125
Date Issued: January 15, 2013
Job tentatively slated to start March 2013

Program Background:
The mission of the City and County of San Francisco Department of the Environment (SF Environment) is to improve, enhance, and preserve the environment, and to promote San Francisco’s long-term environmental sustainability. SF Environment includes Zero Waste, Toxics Reduction, Environmental Justice, Clean Air Transportation, Climate Change, Energy, Green Building, Urban Forest and Public Information Programs.

For more information on the Toxics Reduction program and the SF Green Business Program, visit www.sfenvironment.org

Application Procedure:

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are being accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com to begin the application process by registering an account.
• Click and select the desired job announcement
• Click on “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information
• Click on “I am a New User”
• Follow instructions given on the screen
If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact Claudia Molina at 415-355-3748, or via email at claudia.Molina@sfgov.org
Computer kiosks are located in the lobby of the Department of Human Resources, 1 South Van Ness, 4th floor, San Francisco, for use by the public. The hours of operation are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Applications for this recruitment process will be accepted until 5 p.m. February 8, 2013.


Feb 13 | Sustainability Projects Internship at the SF Unified Schools District

Appointment Type: Internship
Filing deadline: 5pm Wednesday February 13, 2013
Salary: $5000 stipend
Date Issued: 1/8/2013
Start Date: As soon as available.
Weekly Time Commitment: 5-20 hours a week depending on the project.

About SF Environment:
The mission of the City and County of San Francisco Department of the Environment (SF Environment) is to improve, enhance, and preserve the environment, and to promote San Francisco’s long-term environmental sustainability. SF Environment includes Recycling, Toxics Reduction, Environmental Justice, Clean Air Transportation, Climate Change, Energy, Green Building, Urban Forest and Public Information Programs. For more information on SF Environment, visit www.SFEnvironment.org

Position Description:
The San Francisco Unified School District has been implementing sustainability initiatives in schools across the city. Upcoming projects include A) Piloting a reusable school lunch tray program, B) Implementing and writing grants for green cleaning programs, C) Managing a utility reduction program that incentives schools to save energy, D) Tracking diversion rates and expanding the SFUSD waste management program, E) Running school trainings to encourage walking/biking and carpooling.

Application Procedure:
Submit a cover letter (1 page max.) stating:
Your interest in working on the project described above.
Resume
Two references
Send the above documents and information to the following program staff:
TO: kaestnern@sfusd.edu
(Director of Sustainability, SFUSD)
RE: Sustainability Projects Internship


Feb 15 | UC Berkeley, CNR Center for Forestry Employment Opportunities

Multiple openings (3): Forest Resource Assistants

University of California Personnel Manual Title: Agricultural Technician

The Center for Forestry manages four forest research stations. Assignments may be at any one of these sites, but most will be at Blodgett Forest in El Dorado County, CA. Forestry-related research in areas of forest ecology, ecosystem processes, silviculture, and forest management are conducted at Center properties. These positions provide broad support for achieving the mission of facilitating research, demonstration, and education. A wide variety of work experience is provided, including experience towards becoming a CA registered professional forester. Information on these properties and their function is available at http://www.cnr.berkeley.edu/forestry/blodgett.php

CLOSING DATE: 2/15/ 2013, or until filled

An on-line application is required. Apply through UC Berkeley’s job listings (http://jobs.berkeley.edu/) Job# 15079 , keyword : Center for Forestry

One opening: Intern Forester

University of California Personnel Manual Title: Senior Agricultural Technician, #8541C

The Center for Forestry manages five forest research stations throughout the Sierra Nevada mountains. Assignments may be at any one of these sites, but most will be at Blodgett Forest in El Dorado County, CA. Forestry-related research in areas of forest ecology, ecosystem processes, silviculture, and forest management are conducted at Center properties. This position works closely with professional forestry staff on forestry projects and supervises field crews of 1 to 5. Information about Center for Forestry and its function is available at http://forestry.berkeley.edu


CLOSING DATE: 2/15/ 2013, or until filled

An on-line application is required. Apply through UC Berkeley’s job listings (http://jobs.berkeley.edu/) Job ID # 15118. keyword : Center for Forestry