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09 Dec → 08 Jan

Job Description

Zurich North America is currently hiring a Latent Environmental Claims Paralegal to join their team! Under the supervision of a Latent & Environmental AVP, the successful candidate's work will be in support of Claim Professionals handling moderate to complex Mass Litigation and Pollution claims. At Zurich North America Claims we acknowledge that work life-balance and flexibility are a priority when it comes to choosing your next career move. Designed with our employees' needs in mind, the ZNA Claims hybrid work model emphasizes flexibility, allowing claims employees to conduct individual work in their preferred location, while facilitating in-person connections and collaborative activities when meaningful and valuable. While the model provides a high level of flexibility and autonomy, occasional circumstances requiring in-office attendance should be expected. The candidate selected for this opportunity should be able to report into the following North American Claims office: Schaumburg, IL

In this role you will be responsible for:
• Providing paralegal support to Latent & Environmental Claims personnel
• Reviewing complaints, legal pleadings, correspondence, and other documents as directed
• Managing the triage process of new losses for the group
• Assisting in financial transactions including making payments, payment spreads, payment reconciliation
• Tracking of suit and plaintiff data
• Performing forensic auditing/accounting
• Providing legal support such as legal and documentary research
• Monitoring case schedules and filing deadlines
• Conducting training of paralegal services to new employees in the group
• Organizing and maintaining case files and documentation, electronically
• Contributing to the team effort by accomplishing related results and participating on projects as needed

Basic Qualifications:
• Associates Degree in Law or Paralegal Studies and 4 or more years of experience in the Legal Support area.

OR
• Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree in Law or Paralegal Studies and 4 or more years of experience in the Legal Support area

AND
• Experience conducting electronic database research
• Experience drafting legal documents, correspondence, and/or pleadings

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor's Degree
• Defense experience
• Latent environmental claims experience
• Ability to effectively conduct electronic database research, including Lexus Nexis
• Microsoft 365 Office, strong computer skills in Windows 10
• Comfortable working in a paperless work environment
• Strong communication & writing skills.
• Be able to work independently
• Ask questions, have an inquisitive mind, natural curiosity
• Comfortable working in a remote & an office environment.
• CORE Registered Paralegal (CRP)
• PACE Registered Paralegal (PRP)
• Certified Paralegal (CP)
• Certified Legal Assistant (CLA)
• Professional Paralegal (PP)

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols ( ), including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or a negative COVID test result when applicable, to a third-party vendor. These protocols are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time.

A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at Zurich?

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers' expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.

Location(s): AM - Schaumburg
Remote Working: Hybrid
Schedule: Full Time

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Job Responsibilities

  • Providing paralegal support to Latent & Environmental Claims personnel
  • Reviewing complaints, legal pleadings, correspondence, and other documents as directed
  • Managing the triage process of new losses for the group
  • Assisting in financial transactions including making payments, payment spreads, payment reconciliation
  • Tracking of suit and plaintiff data
  • Performing forensic auditing/accounting
  • Providing legal support such as legal and documentary research
  • Monitoring case schedules and filing deadlines
  • Conducting training of paralegal services to new employees in the group
  • Organizing and maintaining case files and documentation, electronically
  • Contributing to the team effort by accomplishing related results and participating on projects as needed

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree in Law or Paralegal Studies and 4 or more years of experience in the Legal Support area

  • Experience drafting legal documents, correspondence, and/or pleadings

  • As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols ( ), including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or a negative COVID test result when applicable, to a third-party vendor

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$74.950

Full-Time

09 Dec → 08 Jan

Job Description

Environmental Protection Specialist, GS-0028-11 / 12 / 13
Department of Homeland Security
Location
1 vacancy in the following location:
+ Duties
As an Environmental Protection Specialist, you will serve as an environmental compliance subject matter expert on proposed maritime and transportation regulations and policies for the CG's Office of Standards Evaluation and Development.
Being a CG civilian makes you a valuable member of the CG team. Typical work assignments include:
• Preparing environmental documentation as required by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), including environmental assessments, categorical exclusions, Findings of No Significant Impact, Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) and Records of Decision.
• Developing the compliance strategy for the environmental requirements of each rulemaking in compliance with the NEPA, President's Council on Environmental Quality regulations, Endangered Species Act (ESA), Magnuson-Stevens Act, Essential Fish Habitat (EFH), Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA), and Executive Orders.
• Providing expert opinions and advice to senior CG officials and program managers, particularly during stages of new standards and regulatory development.
• Conducting environmental research to advance the state of the art and science of maritime-related environmental impact and mitigation, and the environmental assessment of maritime standards and regulatory programs.
• Identifying and leading environmental and programmatic research to respond to Congressional mandates and to emergent needs of the Marine Safety Program.
Requirements
Conditions of Employment
• U.S. Citizenship is required.
• Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
• A one-year probationary period may be required.
• This position requires a Public Trust Investigation.
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
Qualifications
To qualify at the GS-11 level, applicants must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level in the federal service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work.
Specialized experience for this position includes:
• Conducting environmental compliance with federal and state requirements;
• Providing policy guidance on environmental issues and matters;
• Analyzing and evaluating methods to be able to make recommendations on regulatory development; and
• Planning, organizing, conducting and evaluating long range projects or proposals.
OR
Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree
OR
3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree LL.M., if related
OR
A combination of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level in or related to the work of this position AND education graduate level education that provided the specific knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position and experience. Experience and education combinations are computed by first determining the total qualifying experience as a percentage of the experience required for the grade level; then determining the total of qualifying education as a percentage of the education required for the grade level; and then adding the two percentages. The total percentages must equal at least 100 percent to qualify at that grade level.
To qualify at the GS-12 level, applicants must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in the federal service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work.
Specialized experience for this position includes:
• Performing program work related to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and associated environmental laws and regulations;
• Providing advice and guidance to program staff on environmental issues;
• Serving as a technical expert to management officials on program issues concerning environmental compliance; and
• Preparing environmental documents/assessments for maritime or transportation projects.
To qualify at the GS-13 grade level, applicants must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work.
Specialized experience for this position includes:
• Providing advice and guidance to senior officials and program staff on environmental issues;
• Leading or managing maritime/transportation environmental projects;
• Developing written policy guidance relevant to environmental issues; and
• Preparing environmental documentation that requires NEPA, ESA, and CZMA compliance.
National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
The Office of Personnel management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule, C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.
Education
This position does not have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. See Required Documents section for detail.
Selectee(s) for this position who are newly appointed to a permanent or term position may be eligible for student loan repayment up to $10,000 (pre-tax) for one calendar year. More than one loan may be repaid if the combined repayments do not exceed $10,000. Receipt of this incentive will require a three year service agreement.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications
Additional information
Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations.
If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete/make updates to the OF-306 and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty.
False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, or imprisonment.
DHS uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about e-

Job Responsibilities

  • As an Environmental Protection Specialist, you will serve as an environmental compliance subject matter expert on proposed maritime and transportation regulations and policies for the CG's Office of Standards Evaluation and Development
  • Preparing environmental documentation as required by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), including environmental assessments, categorical exclusions, Findings of No Significant Impact, Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) and Records of Decision
  • Developing the compliance strategy for the environmental requirements of each rulemaking in compliance with the NEPA, President's Council on Environmental Quality regulations, Endangered Species Act (ESA), Magnuson-Stevens Act, Essential Fish Habitat (EFH), Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA), and Executive Orders
  • Providing expert opinions and advice to senior CG officials and program managers, particularly during stages of new standards and regulatory development
  • Conducting environmental research to advance the state of the art and science of maritime-related environmental impact and mitigation, and the environmental assessment of maritime standards and regulatory programs
  • Identifying and leading environmental and programmatic research to respond to Congressional mandates and to emergent needs of the Marine Safety Program
  • Providing policy guidance on environmental issues and matters;

Requirements / Qualifications

  • U.S. Citizenship is required

  • All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement

  • To qualify at the GS-11 level, applicants must demonstrate at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level in the federal service

  • Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work

  • Conducting environmental compliance with federal and state requirements;

  • Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree

  • 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree LL.M., if related

  • A combination of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 level in or related to the work of this position AND education graduate level education that provided the specific knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position and experience

  • Experience and education combinations are computed by first determining the total qualifying experience as a percentage of the experience required for the grade level; then determining the total of qualifying education as a percentage of the education required for the grade level; and then adding the two percentages

  • The total percentages must equal at least 100 percent to qualify at that grade level

  • Performing program work related to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and associated environmental laws and regulations;

  • Preparing environmental documents/assessments for maritime or transportation projects

  • Providing advice and guidance to senior officials and program staff on environmental issues;

  • Leading or managing maritime/transportation environmental projects;

  • Developing written policy guidance relevant to environmental issues; and

  • Preparing environmental documentation that requires NEPA, ESA, and CZMA compliance

  • National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social)

  • The Office of Personnel management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees

  • If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule, C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office

  • FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States

Benefits/What We offer

  • Selectee(s) for this position who are newly appointed to a permanent or term position may be eligible for student loan repayment up to $10,000 (pre-tax) for one calendar year

  • More than one loan may be repaid if the combined repayments do not exceed $10,000

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Full-Time

08 Dec → 07 Jan

Job Description

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the WorldEnvironmental Regulatory LeadAmentum is seeking an Environmental Regulatory Lead to telecommute from home. Travel to client offices and sites as required.Purpose and ScopeThe Environmental Regulatory Lead reports to the Environmental Engineering Manager in the TS Project organization. The position provides technical and programmatic support for projects throughout the Nuclear & Environment Business Unit, and supports business development through proposals and client relationships.Specific roles and responsibilities include:Support Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste (HTRW) projects in identifying and developing compliance approaches with environmental regulatory requirements, including RCRA, CERCLA, NEPA, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, and Clean Drinking Water Act.Develop and manage the implementation of characterization plans; evaluate characterization data against relevant screening and clean-up criteria; and prepare reports documenting the process and results.Identification and classification of hazardous waste and hazardous contaminated material, and determining appropriate management methods.Interface with clients and regulators.Travel to field sites, client offices, and Amentum locations.Minimum Requirements Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in engineering, geology, chemistry or other relevant field.A minimum of ten (10) years (8 years with relevant graduate degree) working experience demonstrating professional knowledge, thorough understanding, and applied practical experience of federal and state environmental regulations such as RCRA, CERCLA, the Hazardous Materials Conservation Act, the Superfund Amendments & Reauthorization Act (SARA), the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the Clean Air Act, and the Clean Water Act.A minimum of three (3) years working experience in remedial oversight activities at HTRW sites, or comparable environmental restoration work.Physical ability to work on hazardous and radiological work sites during characterization and remediation.Ability to complete and maintain relevant training, including HAZWOPER Supervisor.Excellent oral and written communications skills.Must be a US CitizenPreferred Qualifications Professional registration in respective field.Project management level experience in environmental restoration or HTRW work.Experience with USACE or DoD HTRW investigations, studies, designs, and remediation projects, including preparation of relevant project plans.Familiarity with the regulations and remedial technologies for Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CECs) such as PFAS.Familiarity with Hazardous Materials Transportation, including D.O.T. certification.Membership in a professional environmental organization.Preference given to those living in Eastern United States due to location of client / sitesAmentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.EEO is the Law PosterEEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Job Responsibilities

  • Purpose and ScopeThe Environmental Regulatory Lead reports to the Environmental Engineering Manager in the TS Project organization
  • The position provides technical and programmatic support for projects throughout the Nuclear & Environment Business Unit, and supports business development through proposals and client relationships
  • Specific roles and responsibilities include:Support Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste (HTRW) projects in identifying and developing compliance approaches with environmental regulatory requirements, including RCRA, CERCLA, NEPA, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, and Clean Drinking Water Act
  • Develop and manage the implementation of characterization plans; evaluate characterization data against relevant screening and clean-up criteria; and prepare reports documenting the process and results
  • Identification and classification of hazardous waste and hazardous contaminated material, and determining appropriate management methods
  • Interface with clients and regulators
  • Travel to field sites, client offices, and Amentum locations

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Minimum Requirements Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in engineering, geology, chemistry or other relevant field.A minimum of ten (10) years (8 years with relevant graduate degree) working experience demonstrating professional knowledge, thorough understanding, and applied practical experience of federal and state environmental regulations such as RCRA, CERCLA, the Hazardous Materials Conservation Act, the Superfund Amendments & Reauthorization Act (SARA), the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the Clean Air Act, and the Clean Water Act.A minimum of three (3) years working experience in remedial oversight activities at HTRW sites, or comparable environmental restoration work

  • Physical ability to work on hazardous and radiological work sites during characterization and remediation

  • Ability to complete and maintain relevant training, including HAZWOPER Supervisor

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Project management level experience in environmental restoration or HTRW work

  • Experience with USACE or DoD HTRW investigations, studies, designs, and remediation projects, including preparation of relevant project plans

  • Familiarity with the regulations and remedial technologies for Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CECs) such as PFAS

  • Familiarity with Hazardous Materials Transportation, including D.O.T. certification

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Full-Time

08 Dec → 07 Jan

Job Description

Air Programs – Engineer (Environmental Analyst / Environmental Specialist / Engineer)

Description

Air Programs – Engineer, SR (Environmental Analyst / Environmental Specialist / Engineer)

There is NO relocation assistance for this position.

Summary of Position Duties

Responsibilities include air permitting activities, compliance and regulatory reporting activities, and developing and performing facility and program reviews and audits. Additional responsibilities may include support of sustainability reporting and initiatives, commenting on and informing rulemaking, developing, communicating and implementing air related environmental guidelines, and developing compliance strategies for company facilities. The position is responsible for managing communications between the Company and regulatory agencies, external groups, and the public.

This position may be filled as an analyst/specialist or an engineer depending on educational background, experience, and qualifications. The position is located in Atlanta, GA.

Job Duties & Responsibilities
• Manage air permit program compliance and federal reporting requirements, including activities such as Title V or PSD permitting, emission inventory preparation, Acid Rain Program and Cross State Air Pollution Rule reporting, and Toxics Release Inventory reporting. Provide specific guidance to power plants for compliance with air permit and other air regulatory requirements.
• Support Generation, Transmission, Distribution and other business units with compliance assurance processes at company facilities. Develop cost effective compliance strategies and programs for applicable regulations, including developing environmental guidelines, company communications, and training.
• Support sustainability-related activities, which may include scope 1, 2, and 3 greenhouse gas emissions accounting and preparation or review of CDP and other sustainability reporting and metrics.
• Monitor legislative and regulatory air quality and climate activities that impact company operations. Work with regulatory agencies to promote informed, balanced and science-based regulations and permit requirements.

Education Requirements
• BS degree in engineering or a science related field preferred (i.e. biology, chemistry, environmental science, etc.).

Experience Requirements
• A minimum of 2-10 years of air quality experience is preferred, including one or more of the following areas: environmental permitting and reporting, sustainability reporting and metrics, emissions allowances or carbon offsets, regulatory interpretation, interaction with state or federal regulators, emissions monitoring (CEMS), and design, operation, and maintenance of emission control technology.
• Knowledge of and experience with the electric sector and/or operations, maintenance, and engineering for power generation is preferred.

Job Requirements
• Commitment to business and personal ethics.
• Knowledge of applicable state and federal environmental laws and regulations, such as the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards, the Cross State Air Pollution Rule, the Georgia Multipollutant Rule, air permitting, ambient air quality standards, or other air quality regulations.
• Understanding of power plant operations and pollution control equipment.
• Ability to synthesize technical information and communicate in a manner suitable for technical and non-technical personnel, including natural resource agencies, company facilities and management.
• Ability to work independently and in an organized manner without direct supervision and maintain a flexible schedule which may include non-traditional hours and travel.
• Ability to analyze and resolve regulatory and compliance issues and implement solutions.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to prioritize and balance multiple assignments with competing deadlines.
• Scheduling and planning skills.
• Ability to work with others to achieve common goals.
• Proficiency with various computer applications, such as Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
• Negotiation skills.

Behavioral Attributes
• Must be committed to safe work practices and recognize personal safety, as well as coworkers' safety, as primary importance.
• Must demonstrate commitment to behaviors consistent with company culture - Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance and Total Commitment.
• Must be committed to excellence, produce high quality work in an efficient manner.
• Must demonstrate the ability to work effectively with others in a team environment.
• Must be self-directed with strong initiative.

Must demonstrate drive for continuous growth and improvement.

Disclaimer:

This information describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this job. The description is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required in the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified disabled individuals for performance of essential duties and responsibilities.

Georgia Power is the largest electric subsidiary of Southern Company (NYSE: SO), America's premier energy company. Value, Reliability, Customer Service and Stewardship are the cornerstones of the Company's promise to 2.6 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties. Committed to delivering clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy at rates below the national average, Georgia Power maintains a diverse, innovative generation mix that includes nuclear, coal and natural gas, as well as renewables such as solar, hydroelectric and wind. Georgia Power focuses on delivering world-class service to its customers every day and the Company is consistently recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as an industry leader in customer satisfaction. For more information, visit www.GeorgiaPower.com and connect with the Company on Facebook (Facebook.com/GeorgiaPower), Twitter (Twitter.com/GeorgiaPower) and Instagram (Instagram.com/ga_power).

Southern Company (NYSE: SO ) is America's premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries . The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in four states, natural gas distribution companies in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications . Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top energy companies in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at www.southerncompany.com .

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Field: Environmental & Forestry

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Operating Company: Georgia Power Company

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

Environmental Lab - 2480 Maner Rd SE (2480ATLANTA)

Atlanta, 30339

Req ID: GPC2009234

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsibilities include air permitting activities, compliance and regulatory reporting activities, and developing and performing facility and program reviews and audits
  • Additional responsibilities may include support of sustainability reporting and initiatives, commenting on and informing rulemaking, developing, communicating and implementing air related environmental guidelines, and developing compliance strategies for company facilities
  • The position is responsible for managing communications between the Company and regulatory agencies, external groups, and the public
  • Manage air permit program compliance and federal reporting requirements, including activities such as Title V or PSD permitting, emission inventory preparation, Acid Rain Program and Cross State Air Pollution Rule reporting, and Toxics Release Inventory reporting
  • Provide specific guidance to power plants for compliance with air permit and other air regulatory requirements
  • Support Generation, Transmission, Distribution and other business units with compliance assurance processes at company facilities
  • Develop cost effective compliance strategies and programs for applicable regulations, including developing environmental guidelines, company communications, and training
  • Support sustainability-related activities, which may include scope 1, 2, and 3 greenhouse gas emissions accounting and preparation or review of CDP and other sustainability reporting and metrics
  • Monitor legislative and regulatory air quality and climate activities that impact company operations
  • Work with regulatory agencies to promote informed, balanced and science-based regulations and permit requirements

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Commitment to business and personal ethics

  • Knowledge of applicable state and federal environmental laws and regulations, such as the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards, the Cross State Air Pollution Rule, the Georgia Multipollutant Rule, air permitting, ambient air quality standards, or other air quality regulations

  • Understanding of power plant operations and pollution control equipment

  • Ability to synthesize technical information and communicate in a manner suitable for technical and non-technical personnel, including natural resource agencies, company facilities and management

  • Ability to work independently and in an organized manner without direct supervision and maintain a flexible schedule which may include non-traditional hours and travel

  • Ability to analyze and resolve regulatory and compliance issues and implement solutions

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize and balance multiple assignments with competing deadlines

  • Scheduling and planning skills

  • Ability to work with others to achieve common goals

  • Proficiency with various computer applications, such as Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

  • Negotiation skills

  • Must be committed to safe work practices and recognize personal safety, as well as coworkers' safety, as primary importance

  • Must demonstrate commitment to behaviors consistent with company culture - Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance and Total Commitment

  • Must be committed to excellence, produce high quality work in an efficient manner

  • Must demonstrate the ability to work effectively with others in a team environment

  • Must be self-directed with strong initiative

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_Our People & Places Solutions business - reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do - the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology - we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.__Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed - today and into tomorrow._**Your Impact:**At Jacobs, we're working with clients around the world to make transportation more sustainable. From policy development through project delivery, we help federal, state, and local transportation agencies challenge existing practices and define the strategies needed to turn visionary objectives into practical actions. If you want to part of a team of practitioners helping define the future of transportation, then join us as an Environmental Planner.As part of Jacobs' Baltimore office, you'll be a key member of a teams of experienced practitioners involved in the development of a variety of transportation projects, ranging from the preservation of local bridges and roads to the planning of regional transit systems. Some of your regular responsibilities will include:• Serving as the lead author for Categorical Exclusions (CEs), Environmental Assessments (EAs), and other environmental compliance documents for both planning and design efforts.• Working with scientists, planners, engineers, and community involvement specialists in the preparation of technical studies and public and agency involvement communications in preparing complex environmental studies• Collecting and analyzing environmental, social and economic data to be used in developing alternatives to study under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and related federal and state environmental disclosure laws• Assisting and supporting public and agency involvement programs.• Ensuring effective task completion by conducting regular client coordination and participating in internal task management.• Participating in competitive bid presentations to clients and similar sales activities.With Jacobs, you'll have the opportunity to work with teams based in the Mid-Atlantic and throughout the nation. On these teams, you'll work with a variety of experienced professionals. This exposure will help you develop insight into industry best practices and investigate opportunities for career development. Your work will also involve collaborating with professionals from other organizations and companies, creating opportunities to demonstrate leadership skills and build supervisory experience. Outside of project teams, you'll have opportunities to expand your professional network by participating in sales teams and Jacobs' global Communities of Practice.This is your opportunity to work and collaborate with Jacobs colleagues and project teammates in Baltimore, the Mid-Atlantic region, and across the United States and Canada!At Jacobs, we're partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you'll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.**Here's What You'll Need:**• A bachelor's degree in planning, environmental law, biology, or related environmental science program• Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in planning, environmental analysis, or transportation planning. Completion of applicable master's program equates to two years of professional experience.• At least 2 years' experience preparing environmental documents used to demonstrate compliance with NEPA, Section 106 of the Historic Preservation Act, Section 4(f) of the U.S. Department of Transportation Act, or similar federal environmental regulations.• Exceptional writing and verbal skills and the ability to work in a collaborative team approach internally and externally required.• Professional experience developing scopes, schedules, and budgets for environmental assessments• Proficiency with ArcGIS and Microsoft Office**Ideally, you'll also have:**• Experience serving as the lead author for a CE, EA, or a technical study used to support a NEPA study• Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite (i.e., Illustrator, Photoshop, or InDesign)• Ability to maintain a high level of productivity while working remotely.Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated\_files/employers/eeoc\_gina\_supplement.pdf) ._At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector._

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08 Dec → 07 Jan

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About Us

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is a trusted leader and environmental steward using innovation, quality service and public involvement to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all Ohioans.

Ohio EPA's goal is to protect the environment and public health by ensuring compliance with environmental laws and demonstrating leadership in environmental stewardship.

What You'll Do
• Assist with file management, retention, and conversion to electronic format.
• Assist with pre-inspection research and the facilitation of complaint evaluations.
• Perform other duties as required.

Most positions offer the flexibility of a hybrid schedule that combines working from home with regular in-office and/or field work. In-person work requirements may change for training, meetings, and other operational needs.

What’s In It For You

At the State of Ohio, we take care of the team that cares for Ohioans. We provide a variety of quality, competitive benefits to eligible full-time and part-time employees. For a list of all the State of Ohio Benefits, visit our Total Rewards website! Our benefits package includes:

Medical Coverage
• Quality, affordable, and competitive medical benefits are offered through the available Ohio Med plans.

Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance
• Dental, vision, and basic life insurance premiums are free after completed eligibility period. Length of eligibility period is dependent on union representation.

Time Away From Work and Work/Life Balance
• Paid time off, including vacation, personal, and sick leave
• 11 paid holidays per year
• Childbirth/Adoption leave

Employee Development Funds
• The State of Ohio offers a variety of educational and professional development funding that varies based on whether you are a union-exempt employee or a union-represented employee.

Ohio Public Employees Retirement System
• OPERS is the retirement system for State of Ohio employees. The employee contributes 10% of their salary towards their retirement. The employer contributes an amount equal to 14% of the employee’s salary. Visit the OPERS website for more information.

Deferred Compensation
• The Ohio Deferred Compensation program is a 457(b) voluntary retirement savings plan. Visit the Ohio Deferred Compensation website for more information.

Ohio is a Disability Inclusion State and strives to be a Model Employer of Individuals with disabilities. The State of Ohio is committed to providing access and inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws.
• MUST BE CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN COLLEGE DEGREE PROGRAM DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE POSITION OR HAVE RECENTLY GRADUATED WITHIN THE QUARTER/SEMESTER IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE START DATE.
• Major area of study: Environmental Science, Water Resources, Chemistry or Engineering (Environmental, Civil, Chemical).
• Knowledge of safety practices, public relations, Agency policies and procedures and permits as applicable.
• Ability to swim and lift 50 pounds.
• Skills in computers (word processing and database work).
• SELECTED CANDIDATE MUST POSSESS A VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE.

Primary Location

United States of America-OHIO-Hocking County-Logan

Work Locations

Ohio EPA Southeast District Of

Organization

Environmental Protection Agency

Classified Indicator

Unclassified

Schedule

Part-time

Compensation

16.00

Unposting Date

Dec 26, 2022, 11:59:00 PM

Job Function

Internship

Agency Contact Name

Erika Carleski

Agency Contact Information

[email protected]

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist with file management, retention, and conversion to electronic format
  • Assist with pre-inspection research and the facilitation of complaint evaluations
  • Perform other duties as required
  • Most positions offer the flexibility of a hybrid schedule that combines working from home with regular in-office and/or field work
  • In-person work requirements may change for training, meetings, and other operational needs

Requirements / Qualifications

  • MUST BE CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN COLLEGE DEGREE PROGRAM DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE POSITION OR HAVE RECENTLY GRADUATED WITHIN THE QUARTER/SEMESTER IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE START DATE

  • Major area of study: Environmental Science, Water Resources, Chemistry or Engineering (Environmental, Civil, Chemical)

  • Knowledge of safety practices, public relations, Agency policies and procedures and permits as applicable

  • Ability to swim and lift 50 pounds

  • Skills in computers (word processing and database work)

  • SELECTED CANDIDATE MUST POSSESS A VALID DRIVER'S LICENSE

Benefits/What We offer

  • Medical Coverage

  • Quality, affordable, and competitive medical benefits are offered through the available Ohio Med plans

  • Dental, vision, and basic life insurance premiums are free after completed eligibility period

  • Length of eligibility period is dependent on union representation

  • Time Away From Work and Work/Life Balance

  • Paid time off, including vacation, personal, and sick leave

  • 11 paid holidays per year

  • Childbirth/Adoption leave

  • The State of Ohio offers a variety of educational and professional development funding that varies based on whether you are a union-exempt employee or a union-represented employee

  • OPERS is the retirement system for State of Ohio employees

  • The employee contributes 10% of their salary towards their retirement

  • The employer contributes an amount equal to 14% of the employee’s salary

  • The Ohio Deferred Compensation program is a 457(b) voluntary retirement savings plan

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08 Dec → 07 Jan

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

The Vice President of Conservation Law is a senior management position responsible for developing and implementing strategies for furthering Defenders' conservation goals through litigation, administrative law, and policy advocacy. The position requires extensive knowledge of federal environmental, natural resources and administrative law, and substantial litigation experience. Primary responsibilities include developing and implementing litigation to further Defenders' conservation goals, supervising Defenders' litigation program, managing staff attorneys, providing legal and strategic advice to Defenders senior staff, and serving as in-house counsel on conservation related legal and policy matters.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

As a member of the senior leadership team, actively engage in the development and implementation of Defenders-wide strategies in support of the broader organizational culture.

Manage the development and implementation of Defenders' litigation program

Supervise staff attorneys, review legal pleadings and briefs, provide advice on legal strategy

Manage, hire, evaluate and promote the professional development of Conservation Law staff

Serve as in-house counsel to Defenders' staff on conservation related legal and policy matters

Serve as primary liaison with Litigation Committee of the Board of Directors

Actively participate in the development and advancement of Defenders wildlife and natural resources conservation policies

Maintain effective working relationships with key government agency administrators, congressional staff, and other conservation organizations

Develop and oversee legal budget

Perform all other work-related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Juris Doctor degree with bar membership in at least one state

Experience: 15 years of experience in federal natural resource/environmental law and litigation; 7+ years management/supervisory

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities for Executive 1

Administrative

1. Ability to accurately maintain electronic and physical records

2. Anticipate and meet the needs of internal and/or external stakeholders delivering excellent service

Communication

1. Ability to clearly and accurately communicate with internal and external stakeholders

2. Ability to articulate complex ideas clearly, accurately and concisely

3. Ability to convey effective messages to broad and diverse constituencies

4. Ability and willingness to effectively represent Defenders' interests in external environments

5. Ability to exert influence and build consensus with internal and external stakeholders

Critical Thinking

1. Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters with discretion

2. Strong research and data analysis skills, including ability to gather and synthesize information from multiple sources to produce high quality work products in a consistent, efficient, accurate, and timely manner

3. Creative problem-solving and troubleshooting skills with willingness to experiment and innovate new methods.

4. Facilitate and promote the integration of diversity, equity and inclusion strategies into Defenders' work

5. Ability to independently exercise appropriate judgment in response to complex and/or fluid environments

6. Strategic thinker with the ability to create high-level strategy, identify organizational-level impact, and translate strategy into relatable points and action steps.

Project Management

1. Ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines while balancing competing assignments

2. Ability to remain flexible and adaptable to shifting priorities while remaining responsive to urgent requests

3. Ability to take ownership of a project or process and to use problem solving skills to resolve issues

4. Ability to manage deadlines on multiple cross-functional projects in a dynamic environment

5. Demonstrated ability in managing competing interests on complex issues

6. Ability to independently initiate project and initiative ideas; managing projects and initiatives through to completion

7. Ability to create and implement programs, initiatives, and/or systems which will result in organizational-wide impact; assess specific needs; design oversee implementation; establish benchmarks and track key performance indicators; provide recommendations for improvements; advocate and champion the program internally.

Coalition and Community Engagement

1. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to form effective working relationships with diverse constituencies including federal/state agencies; elected officials and their staff; Defenders' members and donors; private landowners; hunters and anglers; community leaders; religious, scientific, and academic communities; and/or the general public.

2. Ability to lead diverse stakeholders in collaborative activities, to anticipate issues impacting Defenders' mission and make recommendations within Defenders, other organizations, and coalitions.

3. Networking skills to engage with leaders in the conservation community, federal and state agencies, NGOs, and other organizations.

Conservation Knowledge

1. Expert-level knowledge of Defenders' legal, scientific, and/or political issues

2. Expert-level knowledge of national and regional social, political, and ecological landscapes

Leadership and Management

1. Ability to foster a team and organizational culture which models the tenets of the Commitment Statement

2. Ability to connect employees and their work to Defenders' mission

3. Ability to set and maintain clear expectations, ensuring clarity of roles, accountabilities, and responsibilities

4. Ability to ensure that staff have the skills and support required to perform at the highest level

5. Expert-level knowledge of Defenders' business and people systems and processes

6. Ability to create and maintain a diverse, inclusive, and high-functioning environment

7. Ability to prioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion in department and organizational-level decisions

8. Ability to manage employee conflict and resolve escalations in an inclusive and healthy manner

9. Ability to effectively lead and manage change

10. Ability to develop mid-level leaders and staff to their highest capabilities, through delegation, coaching, empowerment, and professional growth opportunities

11. Ability to provide effective feedback in real-time

12. Ability to create and implement team and organization-wide strategies in support of Defenders' Strategic Plan

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities for V.P., Conservation Law

Extensive knowledge of federal natural resource and environmental law

Extensive litigation experience, particularly in the federal courts

Experience managing attorneys

Experience managing a litigation docket

Ability to develop litigation, advocacy and policy strategies

Commitment to public interest law

All employees are required to satisfactorily perform the essential duties and responsibilities of their positions. The essential duties and responsibilities listed above are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Defenders requires employees who engage in in-person work activities, including business travel or onsite work, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. An applicant (i) who is disabled or pregnant or who has a qualifying medical condition that contraindicates a COVID-19 vaccination or (ii) who objects to being vaccinated on the basis of a sincerely held religious belief, observance or practice may request an exemption from this vaccination policy. This determination will be made on a case-by-case basis and in accordance with applicable law. Any medical information concerning an applicants disability will be treated as a confidential medical record in compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

It is the policy of Defenders of Wildlife to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, sex national origin, ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, personal appearance, family/parental status, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic in all personnel actions.

Please be advised this position is non union-eligible.

Job Responsibilities

  • The Vice President of Conservation Law is a senior management position responsible for developing and implementing strategies for furthering Defenders' conservation goals through litigation, administrative law, and policy advocacy
  • Primary responsibilities include developing and implementing litigation to further Defenders' conservation goals, supervising Defenders' litigation program, managing staff attorneys, providing legal and strategic advice to Defenders senior staff, and serving as in-house counsel on conservation related legal and policy matters
  • As a member of the senior leadership team, actively engage in the development and implementation of Defenders-wide strategies in support of the broader organizational culture
  • Supervise staff attorneys, review legal pleadings and briefs, provide advice on legal strategy
  • Manage, hire, evaluate and promote the professional development of Conservation Law staff
  • Serve as primary liaison with Litigation Committee of the Board of Directors
  • Actively participate in the development and advancement of Defenders wildlife and natural resources conservation policies
  • Maintain effective working relationships with key government agency administrators, congressional staff, and other conservation organizations
  • Develop and oversee legal budget
  • Perform all other work-related duties as assigned
  • Ability to accurately maintain electronic and physical records
  • Anticipate and meet the needs of internal and/or external stakeholders delivering excellent service
  • Ability to convey effective messages to broad and diverse constituencies
  • Ability and willingness to effectively represent Defenders' interests in external environments
  • Facilitate and promote the integration of diversity, equity and inclusion strategies into Defenders' work
  • Ability to independently exercise appropriate judgment in response to complex and/or fluid environments
  • Ability to independently initiate project and initiative ideas; managing projects and initiatives through to completion
  • Ability to create and implement programs, initiatives, and/or systems which will result in organizational-wide impact; assess specific needs; design oversee implementation; establish benchmarks and track key performance indicators; provide recommendations for improvements; advocate and champion the program internally
  • Ability to lead diverse stakeholders in collaborative activities, to anticipate issues impacting Defenders' mission and make recommendations within Defenders, other organizations, and coalitions
  • Ability to foster a team and organizational culture which models the tenets of the Commitment Statement
  • Ability to connect employees and their work to Defenders' mission
  • Ability to set and maintain clear expectations, ensuring clarity of roles, accountabilities, and responsibilities
  • Ability to ensure that staff have the skills and support required to perform at the highest level
  • Ability to create and maintain a diverse, inclusive, and high-functioning environment
  • Ability to prioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion in department and organizational-level decisions
  • Ability to manage employee conflict and resolve escalations in an inclusive and healthy manner
  • Ability to effectively lead and manage change
  • Ability to develop mid-level leaders and staff to their highest capabilities, through delegation, coaching, empowerment, and professional growth opportunities
  • Ability to provide effective feedback in real-time
  • Ability to create and implement team and organization-wide strategies in support of Defenders' Strategic Plan

Requirements / Qualifications

  • The position requires extensive knowledge of federal environmental, natural resources and administrative law, and substantial litigation experience

  • Education: Juris Doctor degree with bar membership in at least one state

  • Experience: 15 years of experience in federal natural resource/environmental law and litigation; 7+ years management/supervisory

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above

  • Ability to clearly and accurately communicate with internal and external stakeholders

  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters with discretion

  • Strong research and data analysis skills, including ability to gather and synthesize information from multiple sources to produce high quality work products in a consistent, efficient, accurate, and timely manner

  • Demonstrated ability in managing competing interests on complex issues

  • Networking skills to engage with leaders in the conservation community, federal and state agencies, NGOs, and other organizations

  • Expert-level knowledge of Defenders' legal, scientific, and/or political issues

  • Expert-level knowledge of national and regional social, political, and ecological landscapes

  • Knowledge, Skills, Abilities for V.P., Conservation Law

  • Extensive litigation experience, particularly in the federal courts

  • Experience managing attorneys

  • Experience managing a litigation docket

  • Ability to develop litigation, advocacy and policy strategies

  • Commitment to public interest law

  • An applicant (i) who is disabled or pregnant or who has a qualifying medical condition that contraindicates a COVID-19 vaccination or (ii) who objects to being vaccinated on the basis of a sincerely held religious belief, observance or practice may request an exemption from this vaccination policy

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08 Dec → 07 Jan

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Overview:

Put your passion and skills to work for the planet. Climate change is the most urgent issue of our time, and we need people like you to help us build a vital Earth - for everyone.

Were Environmental Defense Fund, a fast-paced nonprofit with a growing staff of more than 1,000 people in nearly 30 countries. We deliver game-changing solutions that cut climate pollution and strengthen peoples ability to thrive despite the effects climate change is already having. We work wherever we can have the most impact, from local communities to top companies to governments worldwide, and even in space.

Our culture, values and commitment to diversity make EDF an exciting and meaningful place to work. Every job here makes a difference. Wont you join us?
Responsibilities

Program/Department Overview

The U.S. Legal and Regulatory team envisions a world in which people from all backgrounds and experiences feel connected to the environmental challenges we face and are engaged in creating durable, equitable solutions. We are dedicated to achieving that vision in our work, helping achieve clean air for all. The U.S. Legal and Regulatory team works out of the Washington, D.C., and Boulder, CO offices.

Legal interns on the U.S. Legal and Regulatory team contribute meaningfully to the teams work securing clean air and climate protections. We aim to make our interns experience relevant, challenging, and rewarding. Our interns have directly contributed towards landmark cases over the years and have supported activities including U.S. Supreme Court litigation, D.C. Circuit litigation over greenhouse gas regulation under the Clean Air Act, major international agreements and guidelines regarding trans-boundary pollution control programs in the U.S./Mexico border region, and projects that work towards ensuring protections for low-income and vulnerable communities from air pollution. Interns may also contribute to energy regulatory advocacy seeking to prevent unneeded expansion of fossil fuel infrastructure and to facilitate the clean energy transition.

Overall Function

1L legal interns will work on projects such as researching and writing legal and policy documents for federal court litigation, administrative litigation, national and state regulatory proceedings including before state public utility commissions, and various policy venues.

Key Responsibilities

Tasks may include but are not limited to:
• Conduct legal and factual research on climate and clean air issues.
• Contribute to litigation filings and administrative comments advocating for public health and environmental protections.
• Assess the impacts of recent court decisions on EDF priorities.
• Evaluate the health and environmental implications of pending legislation.
• Draft public-facing documents such as fact sheets and blog posts about legal issues.
• Represent EDF at public hearings before government agencies.
• Provide other support to the teams litigation efforts and regulatory advocacy.
• Support environmental justice initiatives, particularly those related to addressing the disparate impacts of climate change.
• Participate in advancing EDF Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) goals in which people from all backgrounds and experiences feel connected, included, and empowered to address the environmental and organizational challenges in alignment with EDF values.

Qualifications
• Current 1L at ABA-approved law school.
• Interest in working on cutting edge regional, national, and international climate and air quality issues.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Well organized, motivated, and detail oriented.
• Ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines.
• Ability to work in a team setting and have the ability to work independently when projects are due.
• Demonstrated initiative and problem-solving skills.
• Demonstrated self-awareness, cultural competency and inclusivity, and ability to work with colleagues and stakeholders across diverse cultures and backgrounds.

Location

Hybrid out of Washington D.C., with possibility to be fully remote.

Term

Summer 2023, 10 weeks

Hours

Full-time (35 hours/week)

Compensation

This internship would involve total compensation for work paid at a rate competitive with leading non-profits a total of $10,000 at an hourly rate of $28.57 either by EDF or external funding through school.

Application Materials

Interested applicants should attach their cover letter and resume to the EDF application, together with a writing sample, and unofficial law school transcript. In your cover letter, please describe your interest in environmental law and policy work, and relevant completed course work. Application review will begin after December 12.
Pay Ranges

We offer a strong total rewards package encompassing competitive salary, robust benefits, and professional development opportunities consistent with a modern global organization. We take into account factors such as candidate experience, skills, training, internal team equity and local norms.

The pay range for this role is shown below.

Please note that pay ranges are country specific. As a result, the stated currency is not meant be converted into any other currency.

Minimum Salary
USD $28.57/Hr.Maximum Salary
USD $28.57/Hr.EEO Information

Environmental Defense Fund
is an equal opportunity employer where an applicants qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Responsibilities

  • 1L legal interns will work on projects such as researching and writing legal and policy documents for federal court litigation, administrative litigation, national and state regulatory proceedings including before state public utility commissions, and various policy venues
  • Conduct legal and factual research on climate and clean air issues
  • Contribute to litigation filings and administrative comments advocating for public health and environmental protections
  • Assess the impacts of recent court decisions on EDF priorities
  • Evaluate the health and environmental implications of pending legislation
  • Draft public-facing documents such as fact sheets and blog posts about legal issues
  • Represent EDF at public hearings before government agencies
  • Provide other support to the teams litigation efforts and regulatory advocacy
  • Support environmental justice initiatives, particularly those related to addressing the disparate impacts of climate change
  • Participate in advancing EDF Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) goals in which people from all backgrounds and experiences feel connected, included, and empowered to address the environmental and organizational challenges in alignment with EDF values

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Current 1L at ABA-approved law school

  • Interest in working on cutting edge regional, national, and international climate and air quality issues

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Well organized, motivated, and detail oriented

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines

  • Ability to work in a team setting and have the ability to work independently when projects are due

  • Demonstrated initiative and problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrated self-awareness, cultural competency and inclusivity, and ability to work with colleagues and stakeholders across diverse cultures and backgrounds

Benefits/What We offer

  • Full-time (35 hours/week)

  • This internship would involve total compensation for work paid at a rate competitive with leading non-profits a total of $10,000 at an hourly rate of $28.57 either by EDF or external funding through school

  • We offer a strong total rewards package encompassing competitive salary, robust benefits, and professional development opportunities consistent with a modern global organization

  • USD $28.57/Hr.Maximum Salary

  • USD $28.57/Hr.EEO Information

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This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You'll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients.

Baxter's products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work.

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives- where your purpose accelerates our mission.

Summary:
Responsible for the development and implementation of environmental programs for a 600,000 sq ft medical device manufacturing facility. Provide professional, technical problem solving and administrative coordination of environmental programs, policies and regulations. Lead the development and implementation of projects related to environmental regulatory compliance and sustainability programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (these are primary responsibilities of the role and the incumbent will perform other duties as assigned):
Manage and act as subject matter expert (SME) for environmental and sustainability programs, permits, and reporting in program areas including but not limited to: Air, Hazardous and Non-Hazardous Waste (including Universal Waste), Risk Management, Recycling, Emergency Response, Spill Prevention, Stormwater Control, Wastewater, ISO 14001 and associated reporting obligations.
Knowledgeable and proficient with: Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, SPCC, EPCRA, RCRA, ISO 14001
Interpret environmental regulations concerning compliance with Local, State and Federal laws.
Monitor regulatory updates and changes to applicable environmental regulations
Responsible for employee training, managing and assigning work for environmental compliance activities.
Primary contact on behalf of the facility to state, local, and federal government environmental regulatory agencies
Management of projects, contractors, consultants, and resources for regulatory compliance and monitoring programs.
Develop and partner with facility personnel to implement process related control upgrades and documentation for environmental regulatory compliance, and safety programs.
Development and management of various environmental, sustainability, and facility improvement projects from initiation to execution and final delivery.
Monitoring and controlling the various regulatory obligations and sustainability metrics, KPIs, while providing updates to internal and external stakeholders.
Develop and manage the facility's Environmental Procedures, ensuring they are consistent with Baxter corporate guidance
Key liaison with Baxter Corporate EHS provide input to corporate guidance and programs
Primary point of contact for Baxter Corporate EHS&S audits; participation in audits at other facilities may be required
Champion for Baxter Corporate EHS&S initiatives
Implement and maintain solid and hazardous waste programs
Interface daily with employees and management to explain environmental requirements and to answer questions.
Track and communicate regulatory requirements to facility personnel; work with facility staff to develop plans that can be executed to assure the site's activities are conducted in compliance with all applicable Federal, State and local laws.
Communicate with EHS Associate Director in solving problems, developing corrective action and training.
Support the health and safety program by conducting facility inspections, incident response/case management, root cause analysis, and employee training
Assist with the development of Process Hazard Analysis and Process Safety Management programs under the scope of sterilization activities.

Job Requirements (Education, Experience and Qualifications):
Knowledgeable and proficient with: Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, SPCC, EPCRA, RCRA, ISO 14001
Demonstrated project management of environmental capital projects
Experience with environmental permitting, especially NSR/NESHAP requirements

Demonstrated ability to comprehend written environmental laws and regulations and apply to an industrial manufacturing setting.
Excellent interpersonal skills both orally and written.
Demonstrated ability to absorb technical information and put into practical applied use.
Demonstrated ability to use a personal computer with current available software.
Demonstrated skill in setting objectives and managing projects.
Basic understand

The successful candidate for this job may be required to verify that he or she has been vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to reasonable accommodations for individuals with medical conditions or religious beliefs that prevent vaccination, and in accordance with applicable law.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the development and implementation of environmental programs for a 600,000 sq ft medical device manufacturing facility
  • Provide professional, technical problem solving and administrative coordination of environmental programs, policies and regulations
  • Lead the development and implementation of projects related to environmental regulatory compliance and sustainability programs
  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities (these are primary responsibilities of the role and the incumbent will perform other duties as assigned):
  • Manage and act as subject matter expert (SME) for environmental and sustainability programs, permits, and reporting in program areas including but not limited to: Air, Hazardous and Non-Hazardous Waste (including Universal Waste), Risk Management, Recycling, Emergency Response, Spill Prevention, Stormwater Control, Wastewater, ISO 14001 and associated reporting obligations
  • Interpret environmental regulations concerning compliance with Local, State and Federal laws
  • Monitor regulatory updates and changes to applicable environmental regulations
  • Responsible for employee training, managing and assigning work for environmental compliance activities
  • Primary contact on behalf of the facility to state, local, and federal government environmental regulatory agencies
  • Management of projects, contractors, consultants, and resources for regulatory compliance and monitoring programs
  • Develop and partner with facility personnel to implement process related control upgrades and documentation for environmental regulatory compliance, and safety programs
  • Development and management of various environmental, sustainability, and facility improvement projects from initiation to execution and final delivery
  • Monitoring and controlling the various regulatory obligations and sustainability metrics, KPIs, while providing updates to internal and external stakeholders
  • Develop and manage the facility's Environmental Procedures, ensuring they are consistent with Baxter corporate guidance
  • Key liaison with Baxter Corporate EHS provide input to corporate guidance and programs
  • Implement and maintain solid and hazardous waste programs
  • Interface daily with employees and management to explain environmental requirements and to answer questions
  • Track and communicate regulatory requirements to facility personnel; work with facility staff to develop plans that can be executed to assure the site's activities are conducted in compliance with all applicable Federal, State and local laws
  • Communicate with EHS Associate Director in solving problems, developing corrective action and training
  • Support the health and safety program by conducting facility inspections, incident response/case management, root cause analysis, and employee training
  • Assist with the development of Process Hazard Analysis and Process Safety Management programs under the scope of sterilization activities

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Knowledgeable and proficient with: Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, SPCC, EPCRA, RCRA, ISO 14001

  • Demonstrated project management of environmental capital projects

  • Experience with environmental permitting, especially NSR/NESHAP requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to comprehend written environmental laws and regulations and apply to an industrial manufacturing setting

  • Excellent interpersonal skills both orally and written

  • Demonstrated ability to absorb technical information and put into practical applied use

  • Demonstrated ability to use a personal computer with current available software

  • Demonstrated skill in setting objectives and managing projects

  • The successful candidate for this job may be required to verify that he or she has been vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to reasonable accommodations for individuals with medical conditions or religious beliefs that prevent vaccination, and in accordance with applicable law

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Full-Time

08 Dec → 07 Jan

Job Description

Summer 2023 Legal Intern

Job Locations

US-DC-Washington | US-NY-New York | US-IL-Chicago | US-CA-San Francisco | US-CA-Santa Monica | US-Any City

Job ID

2022-4945

# of Openings

26

Group

Litigation [103000]

Overview

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is a non-profit environmental advocacy organization. We use law, science, and the support of 3.1 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our staff helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act, and many of the implementing regulations. Today, our staff of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others work across the United States and internationally from our offices in New York; Washington, D.C.; Chicago; Santa Monica; San Francisco; Bozeman, Montana; and Beijing.

Position Summary:

NRDC is seeking to hire a cohort of Summer Legal Internsto workon casesand projectswithattorneys acrossour Program and Litigation Teams.Intern positions are available at our New York, D.C., Chicago, Santa Monica, and San Francisco offices.

Responsibilities

NRDC's summer legal interns may participate in writing briefs, drafting complaints, preparing legal analyses, obtaining affidavits, investigating violations of environmental andpublichealth laws, developing policy advocacy campaigns,providing public comment,and drafting white papers and comments for submission to Congressional committees and administrative agencies. Our interns play an active role on the frontlines to protect our planet and the communities that depend upon it.

Qualifications

This internship is designed for current law school students. Prior experience in environmentallaw or with environmental issues is not required.In assessing candidates for the summer internship, we look for:

Exceptional legal writing and analyticalskills;
• Strong oral communicationskills;
• Experience effectively working on ateam;
• Creativity andresourcefulness;
• Commitment to public service, equity, orjustice;
• Demonstrated ability to work with people across different social identities andbackgrounds;
• Record of academic and/or professional accomplishment; and
• Commitment to NRDC's values and mission.

NRDC is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion, both in our work and in our workplace. We believe that celebrating and actively welcoming a diversity of voices and perspectives is essential to solving the planet's most pressing environmental problems, and we encourage applications from candidates whose identities have been historically under-represented in the environmental movement.Learn more about the steps we are taking to live up to these valueshere.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Since March 2020, NRDC's offices have been closed and are currently in a phased reopening process due to the COVID-19 pandemic. You will be associated with one of our offices, but until we fully re-open, we will continue to support NRDCers with remote working arrangements.

As a science-based organization, NRDC aims to do our part to help contain the COVID-19 public health crisis. For the sake of health, safety, and equity, we ask that people be vaccinated unless they have an approved medical or religious accommodation or other exemption in accordance with state and local law. We consider a person to be vaccinated two weeks after receiving one full course of a CDC-approved vaccine. In accordance with state or local law, new hires will be asked to attest to vaccination. Those wishing to do so may request medical or religious accommodations or other exemptions via NRDC Employee Relations. NRDC treats all vaccine-related data confidentially, in keeping with local, state, and federal laws.

NRDC encourages successful applicants to secure funding from scholarships or their law schools, but such funding is not a factor in selecting interns. NRDC will supplement outside funding to ensure interns receive$10,000 for the 10-week internship.

Applications for2023 Summer Legal Internships can be submitted online at www.nrdc.org/careers.You will need to electronically submit a cover letter, transcript, resume, three references, and a legal writing sample that does not reflect edits by anyone other than you.You will also be asked to answer two short DEI values questions.In your cover letter,pleaselet us know how you learned about theposition andindicateallthe NRDC offices to which you are applying, as well as any order of preference among the offices.You may address your cover letterto the Hiring Manager.

Applications will be reviewed and interviews will be scheduled starting inSeptember 2022. Offers will be made on a rolling basis; we strongly encourage you to apply early.The deadlines tosubmit an applicationare December30,2022(2Ls) and January 15, 2023 (1Ls).

If you are having technical difficulty while applying, or if you are a person with a disability and you need assistance applying online, please reach out to iCIMS Customer Care by dialing1-800-889-4422.

For further information about NRDC, please visitwww.nrdc.org.

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Job Responsibilities

  • NRDC's summer legal interns may participate in writing briefs, drafting complaints, preparing legal analyses, obtaining affidavits, investigating violations of environmental andpublichealth laws, developing policy advocacy campaigns,providing public comment,and drafting white papers and comments for submission to Congressional committees and administrative agencies

Requirements / Qualifications

  • This internship is designed for current law school students

  • Prior experience in environmentallaw or with environmental issues is not required.In assessing candidates for the summer internship, we look for:

  • Exceptional legal writing and analyticalskills;

  • Strong oral communicationskills;

  • Experience effectively working on ateam;

  • Creativity andresourcefulness;

  • Commitment to public service, equity, orjustice;

  • Demonstrated ability to work with people across different social identities andbackgrounds;

  • Record of academic and/or professional accomplishment; and

  • Commitment to NRDC's values and mission

  • Applications for2023 Summer Legal Internships can be submitted online at www.nrdc.org/careers.You will need to electronically submit a cover letter, transcript, resume, three references, and a legal writing sample that does not reflect edits by anyone other than you

Benefits/What We offer

  • NRDC will supplement outside funding to ensure interns receive$10,000 for the 10-week internship

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