Program Director

The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission is looking to hire a program director for the Narragansett Bay Estuary Program. The NBEP is one of the Environmental Protection Agency’s 28 national estuary programs.

Responsibilities: Manage operations at NBEP’s Providence office, including short -and long-term planning; provide program leadership, coordination, administration, and planning; promote a holistic approach to the protection of the Narragansett Bay watershed.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in environmental science or policy, public administration, or in a field related to natural resources; knowledge of and experience in aquatic or marine science or policy, or coastal zone management, and of non-point source pollution, marine monitoring, habitat assessment, and stormwater management preferred; proven track record of leading institutional growth, managing technical projects, and facilitating discussions with a broad range of stakeholders.

To apply: e-mail cover letter, resume and brief writing sample by Dec. 15 to jobs@neiwpcc.org. Please reference 18-NBEP-001 in the subject line.

Youth Advisory Council Members

Roger Williams Park Zoo values the input, perspectives and leadership of community youth and is seeking a diverse group of individuals ages 16-21 to join its youth advisory council.

Responsibilities: Serve as a voice for youth within the zoo and community; collaborate to lead, design and execute various initiatives and projects that will positively impact the zoo, community, animals and the environment. 

Qualifications: A two-year commitment is required, with participation in an orientation weekend Jan. 20-21, and meetings every Sunday. Participation in the council is unpaid.

To apply: Click here.
 

Sales and Production Associate

The Point Judith Kelp Co. is looking to hire a part-time sales and production associate to assist with the creation of company products and manage the sale of these products at farmers markets and grocery stores.

Responsibilities: Serve as a sales representative; demonstrate products and answer questions about the applications and benefits of company products; assist in preparing products for events and markets; occasionally assist with seaweed harvest.

Qualifications: Experience with sales and product demonstrations required; comfort with public speaking and presentations; experience with boating or working on the water preferred; familiarity with local grocery stores and farmers markets in the Providence area beneficial; interest in environmental and social-justice issues; must have own transportation and driver’s license.

Benefits: $15 an hour starting wage; part time, to start, 10 hours a week; flexible scheduling.

To apply: Send a cover letter and resume to pointjudithkelp@gmail.com with the subject line “Sales and Production Associate Position.” Priority consideration will be given to applications submitted before Dec. 1.

Great Salt Pond Interns

The Rhode Island chapter of The Nature Conservancy is looking to hire two Great Salt Pond GLOBE (Growing Leaders on Behalf of the Environment) interns  to work out of the Block Island office. This is a full-time, temporary internship position with a 10-week term of June 4 to Aug. 10, 2018.

Responsibilities: Assist in all facets of the Great Salt Pond monitoring program; data collection to entering to analysis.

Qualifications: High-school diploma or equivalent; enrolled in an undergraduate program, graduate program, or a recent graduate (2016, 2017 or 2018) of biology, conservation, environmental studies, marine biology, ichthyology or related field; experience with scientific research.

Salary: $12.50 per hour (undergrads) and $14.50 per hour (graduate and recently graduated-level students).

To apply: Click here.