Friday
Sep052014

Seasonal Parks and Campground Staff

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is seeking applicants to fill 20-30 seasonal positions at state parks, campgrounds and the Goddard Park golf course this fall. Positions are available for seasonal groundskeepers, laborers, park rangers, clerks and campground clerks for the first, second and third shifts. The positions will be available for approximately three months, beginning now and ending no later than Nov. 30.

Requirements: Most positions require work on weekends and holidays, and most seasonal employees work 40 hours a week. Park rangers patrol park areas, assist visitors, inspect facilities, and assist with routine operation of state parks and beaches. These positions involve a great deal of public interaction and applicants must possess good communication skills.

Qualifications: While most of the positions are available throughout Rhode Island for residents 16 and older, those applying for seasonal park ranger positions at levels II and III must be 18 or older.

Compensation: Hourly pay is $8.20 for laborers, $8.65 for park ranger II and $9.15 for park ranger III. Campground clerks are paid an hourly rate of $8.75 to $10.75, depending on the shift they work.

To apply: Click here, or call 401-222-2775, ext. 4609, weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Tuesday
Aug122014

Computational Analyst

The Middletown, R.I.-based McLaughlin Research Corporation is looking for a computational analyst to join an interdisciplinary team of marine biologists and environmental planners to provide technical expertise in support of Navy at-sea environmental planning projects.

Responsibilities: Conduct computer simulations using the Navy Acoustic Effects Model to predict acoustic impacts on marine species; develop scenario and event definitions based on navy training and testing requirements; conduct modeling and simulations to support software verification and validation; assure data quality by conducting reviews of collected and analyzed data.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics or related technical discipline; U.S. citizenship and able to obtain a security clearance is required; strong computer skills and technical capabilities working in a Microsoft Windows 7 and MS Office environment; proficient in using MatLab to solve analytical problems; excellent analytical and data management skills.

To apply: Click here.

Tuesday
Aug122014

Environmental Statistical Analyst

The Middletown, R.I.-based McLaughlin Research Corporation is looking for an environmental statistical analyst to join an interdisciplinary team of marine biologists and environmental planners to provide technical expertise in support of Navy at-sea environmental planning projects.

Responsibilities: Production of data tables and graphs to the required specification for reports; provide input on study design and mathematical modeling for research projects that may address population demographics, habitat preferences and dispersal.

Qualifications: Experience with Primer, Matlab, Minitab, SAS and R. Perform QC of analysis data sets; must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance; bachelor’s degree in a technical field; experience with analysis of variance, principal components analysis and finite element analysis.

To apply: Click here.

Tuesday
Aug122014

Environmental Planner

The Middletown, R.I.-based McLaughlin Research Corporation is looking for an environmental planner with marine biology experience to join an interdisciplinary team of marine biologists and environmental planners to provide technical expertise in support of Navy at-sea environmental planning projects.

Responsibilities: Support development of NEPA, MMPA, ESA or other policy-driven projects; communicate with staff scientists and engineers, government personnel and academic researchers; independently prepare and provide timelines, briefs and presentations to sponsors.

Qualifications: Strong background in marine science and planning; demonstrated experience supporting or leading projects involving assessment of effects to marine species; minimum of 5 years’ experience supporting marine science or environmental planning projects; willingness to meet deadlines and adhere to schedules; experience multi-tasking and managing multiple, simultaneous and diverse projects.

To apply: Click here.

Monday
Aug112014

UPP Arts Intern

UPP Arts — formerly the Urban Pond Procession — is seeking an intern for the 2014-15 school year. This position will provide the opportunity to work directly with diverse communities in Rhode Island, learn about nonprofit management and shape the trajectory of UPP Arts as its expands its mission. Start date is Oct. 1.

Responsibilities: Work closely with core members of the organization to develop online communications and social media presence; write grants; plan events; coordinate evaluations of school-based and public programs; prepare final reports for funders.

Qualifications: Well organized, a strong writer and facile with social media; interested in working in and with diverse communities; able to work collaboratively and independently; willing to commit at least 10 hours a week.

Compensation: $1,500 per semester stipend.

To apply: e-mail resume, cover letter and three references by Sept. 1 to Holly Ewald at hewald@hollyewald.com.