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5978FT jobs - Oakland - Marstel-Day - Researcher/Communication, Outreach and Engagement Planning

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  • Asha Weinstein Agrawal
    Jul 29, 2014
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      Researcher/Communication, Outreach and Engagement Planning

      Posted: 29 Jul 2014 06:33 AM PDT


      Marstel-Day, LLC, an environmental consulting firm, seeks an entry-level Researcher or Researchers for its Oakland, CA office. This is a full-time position in which the incumbent will support mid-level staff, senior staff and planning staff on a variety of projects. Work requires incumbent to apply independent judgment in managing priorities and coordinating work activities to meet established deadlines. Primary Duties and Capabilities include: Will assist Company mid-level and senior staff in responding to client generated statements of work for task/delivery orders and preparing deliverables; will apply research techniques and methods, as directed by senior staff, in the investigation and solution of conceptual, planning, design, or implementation problems; will support senior staff in initial evaluations of existing procedures, processes, techniques, models, and/or systems; will perform data and database management for specific projects. Support may also include general research, data collection, monitoring social and conventional media, and preparing drafts of sections of reports and analyses. Principle areas of focus for an individual researcher incumbent would be supporting the development and execution of stakeholder communication, outreach and engagement strategies. Qualifications: Applicants must: • Have a strong commitment to a conservation ethic, a strong desire to identify and support strategies for natural resource conservation, and a commitment to use green best management practices in the performance of work. • Possess strong written and oral communication and presentation skills. • Have sound judgment, and the ability to work with teams or independently • Possess strong proficiency in use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, and SharePoint. • Have at least one year of research-related employment (internships or significant research projects associated with advanced course work in a related field will count toward this time requirement). • Have completed (or will complete before being employed by Marstel-Day) all requirements for a BA/BS degree, maintaining an overall 3.4 or higher GPA. o A Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in environmental science or environmental policy, natural resources, military policy, urban planning, or other related fields is a plus. The incumbent must: • Be eligible to work in the United States (a DHS Form I-9 must be completed by the selected candidate and will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for verification of eligibility to work through E-Verify). • Submit to and pass a company criminal background check, if selected for the position. This is an ongoing contingency even after being hired. • Currently live in, or be willing to relocate to, a designated HUBZone (see www.sba.gov/hubzone/ for more information) (a relocation allowance may be considered). Essential Functions Description: The incumbent will work in an indoor, climate controlled work station or office, occasionally be required to travel between various work stations and/or offices to coordinate work, may be required to attend public meetings, staff tours of the installation and go on field trips in the surrounding area, and may undertake airline travel to professional development or staff meetings off site. Incumbent will be required to frequently organize and coordinate schedules, analyze and interpret data, engage in fast-moving problem solving, communicate with the public, craft written communication, including use of e-mail and other electronic reproduction of words, graphs, data and documents. Incumbent will be required to frequently use and be proficient with computers, telephones and mobile communication devices, copy machines and printers. Salary and Benefits: The company will pay a competitive salary commensurate with the incumbent’s level of education and experience between $36,000 and $45,000. The Company will also provide the incumbent access to a 401k plan, healthcare plan, disability and life insurance, paid leave, and other benefits. Application Requirements: Applications are accepted via the Company’s employment page at https://marstel-daycareers.silkroad.com. Attach a cover letter, your resume, a copy of your most current college transcripts, contact information for a minimum of 3 professional references (at least one of which is familiar with your research and writing work), and a brief writing sample (of 4-8 pages). Submittals that do not include all of the requested items will not be considered complete. If viewing this announcement on an employment web site managed and maintained by a company other than Marstel-Day, there may be additional site requirements that are necessary for submittal of an application. Please pay close attention to any additional instructions such a site may have. Equal Employment Opportunity Policy and Affirmative Action Employer Marstel-Day is an Affirmative Action Employer that provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, military status, or status as a qualified protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. The Company takes affirmative action to employ and advance individuals within the Company consistent with its Affirmative Action Plan. In addition, the Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities or places its employees for assignment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, pay, termination, layoff, recall, transfers, leave of absence, and compensation.

      Firm Name: Marstel-Day, LLC

      Location: 1736 Franklin Street Suite 500 Oakland, CA 94612

      Payment: Paid

      Contact: Robin Hayden Email: rhayden@...

      Posted: Jul 29, 2014

      Category: Other

      Start Date: 2014-09-01