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American Meteorological Society
Job Posting – Policy Program Assistant

The American Meteorological Society (AMS) promotes the development and dissemination of information and education on the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences and the advancement of their professional applications. Founded in 1919, AMS has a membership of more than 13,000 professionals, students, and weather enthusiasts. AMS publishes eleven atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic journals — in print and online — sponsors more than 12 conferences annually, and offers numerous programs and services. The AMS was honored by the Boston Globe as one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts for 2013. For more information on the AMS, visit our Web site at www.ametsoc.org.
The AMS Policy Program promotes informed and thoughtful decision-making through analysis, communication, innovative problem solving, and research. We help policy-makers and scientists understand one another and work together more effectively. For more information about the AMS Policy Program, visit our Web site at www.ametsoc.org/amspolicy.
The AMS is currently accepting applications for the position of Policy Program Assistant in the AMS Policy Program. The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree and have excellent communication and organizational skills. Relevant experience is a plus but not required. The Program Assistant will report directly to the Director of the AMS Policy Program.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Supports all aspects of the Policy Program’s activities and operations
• Assists with program development and implementation
• Helps plan and implement Capitol Hill briefings (www.ametsoc.org/cb)
• Plans and contributes to Policy Program studies, meetings, and events (www.ametsoc.org/studies)
• Provides support for the AMS Summer Policy Colloquium (www.ametsoc.org/spc)
• Contributes to outreach efforts focused on the executive and legislative branches, the scientific community, the media, and the public
• Helps organize and coordinate Policy Program communication efforts including: developing program literature and publications, helping to design, create, and update the Policy Program website and serving as a liaison on behalf of the Policy Program to policy makers, the media, the AMS membership, and the private sector.
• Assists with fundraising efforts, primarily through grant writing
• Provides administrative and office management support as needed
• Other duties as necessary to contribute to the overall success of the Society
• Bachelors’ degree
• Excellent written and oral communication capabilities
• Organizational skills
This is a full-time position, located in our Washington D.C. office. The salary range for this position is commensurate with experience. AMS employees receive health insurance and a generous benefits package.
If you are interested in this position, please apply at https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12191692.
No phone calls or e-mails, please.
It is the policy of the American Meteorological Society to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment based solely upon the individual’s qualifications and ability to perform the work assigned, without regard to any personal identity, status, or condition. These include, but are not limited to the following: race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, veteran status, gender identity and expression, national origin, genetic information, and sexual orientation.


ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY SPECIALIST – Federal Aviation Administration Office of Environment and Energy



Further questions, please contact:

Kevin Welsh
Acting Manager – Policy & Operations Division
Office of Environment and Energy
Federal Aviation Administration
P: (202)267-3281



Onsite Lighting Data Collection – Temporary, Massachusetts (Boston/South Shore/Western MA)

Details: NMR Group Inc, an energy efficiency consulting firm in Boston, MA is looking for temporary workers to conduct onsite data collection in Massachusetts. We are targeting to begin work on this project the week of April 21st. The entire project should span five to eight weeks and will require approximately 35 to 40-hour commitment per week. The position requires visiting homes and collecting information on light bulbs installed and stored in the home. Scheduling is flexible; prefer those who can work Saturdays and one evening a week. You will be compensated for travel.

Qualifications: Required: Access to a car; clean driving record; access to a cell phone; prompt; organized; must pass background and drug testing. Strongly Preferred: College education; familiarity with tablets/ipads; customer service experience; interested in energy efficiency and sustainability (a plus).

Compensation: $20/hr plus mileage

Contact: Kiersten von Trapp, kvontrapp@nmrgroupinc.com


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