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Conservation AmeriCorps Program Manager

7 days ago | Richmond, Vermont, United States | Vermont Youth Conservation Corps

Conservation AmeriCorps Program Manager

7 days ago | Richmond, Vermont, United States | Vermont Youth Conservation Corps

Vermont Youth Conservation Corps

Opening date:January 15

Closing date: February 12 2022

Type:Full Time

Job description

The Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC) is seeking a full-time Program Manager to lead the development and operations of our AmeriCorps crews. We’re looking for someone who is passionate about engaging young people in service and learning experiences in the outdoors. The Conservation AmeriCorps Program Manager leads recruitment, hiring, training, crew support, supervision, and program planning for these crews, while working closely with the Conservation Team and other staff to create high quality experiences for young people. The position includes both supervisory and administrative responsibilities, and is an integral part of a highly motivated team that develops programs in line with VYCC’s mission and goals. They are an experienced educator excited about inspiring a culture of learning.

Program Overview

VYCC’s Conservation Program engages young people in hands-on projects that benefit Vermont’s environment and communities. The work of a Conservation Crew includes trail construction and maintenance, carpentry, water quality improvement, and forest management. Conservation AmeriCorps Crews and Pro Crews tackle projects all across Vermont, moving from one project to another as they work and live together as a group for weeks at a time. Conservation Day Crews are rooted in a community and work but do not live together as a group. Conservation Crew Leaders are essential to the success of any Conservation Crew and their efforts have a significant impact on habitat, water quality, and outdoor recreation in Vermont. 

Essential Functions

  • Program Planning & Design
  • Plan and design AmeriCorps programming
  • Analyze and incorporate ongoing feedback to refine and improve the AmeriCorps Member experience
  • Evaluate, document, and report on program achievements
  • Help create materials for field support
  • Assist in planning the conservation program budget
  • Crew Hiring
  • Lead hiring process for Crew Leaders and Members
  • Support hiring process for Conservation Field Supervisors
  • Oversee hiring decisions and assist with the tracking of hiring data
  • Plan and participate in recruitment and outreach events
  • Update and develop interview and onboarding materials
  • Trainings and Orientations
  • Design and implement orientations and trainings for Crew Leaders and Members
  • Plan program events such as crew startups, mid-season events, and end of season closures
  • Facilitate training and orientation workshops
  • Crew Support
  • Supervise, train, and support Crews
  • Supervise, train, and support Conservation Field Supervisors
  • Support crews on project orientation and implementation, while holding crews to a high work standard and ensuring excellent work project completion
  • Facilitate group dynamics and morale issues on crews, while cultivating a strong VYCC culture and powerful learning experience
  • Conduct field site visits around Vermont (and occasionally in neighboring states)
  • Provide on-call support for crews in the field
  • Assist with the management of logistics including: vehicle repairs, tools, and equipment
  • Educational outcomes and Connections
  • Provide crews with professional development opportunities, such as technical skills training, Leave No Trace, or resume building
  • Develop partnerships that connect participants with learning and service opportunities
  • Assist in defining and evaluating learning outcomes for Corps Members

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Experience working with young people and a passion for youth development and education
  • Experience in conservation work and education programs, including technical conservation skills and residential camping
  • Experience teaching, leading, or mentoring others
  • Demonstrated commitment to the values of diversity, inclusivity, and equity
  • Working knowledge of program planning, organizational structure, budgeting, administrative operations, and fundraising
  • Ability to build collaborative working relationships with colleagues and partner organizations
  • Excellent facilitation skills in a large and small group setting and the ability to represent the organization in a professional manner
  • Experience supervising, supporting, and providing feedback to crews, groups, or teams
  • Outstanding time management, organizational skills, communication skills, and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated performance balancing schedule obligations involving dynamic field commitments
  • Flexible, motivated, responsible and willing to both take direction and work independently
  • Ability to travel throughout Vermont and, on rare occasions, out of state, while operating VYCC vehicles
  • First aid experience, with Wilderness First Aid Certification available through VYCC

About Vermont Youth Conservation Corps

The VYCC is a 501c3 nonprofit focused on engaging young people in service, work, conservation, and agriculture. Since 1985, VYCC staff have provided valuable work and learning opportunities to youth and young adults from across the country and from nearly every town in Vermont. Our model is strong and simple: young people, working together, guided by highly trained leaders, completing priority projects in conservation and agriculture.

Excellence and Equal Opportunity at VYCC

VYCC has a deep commitment to excellence. We believe we are strongest when our team includes members with a broad range of life experiences. We strive to achieve this at all levels of our organization, and actively encourage and recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse applicant pool. VYCC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Our Workplace

This position is based out of the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps Headquarters Office at the historic West Monitor Barn, in Richmond, VT. Our office is a collegial, bustling, and fun open office atmosphere, which offers staff opportunities to interact and collaborate. Staff members can balance working remotely and on-campus in collaboration with their team schedule, tasks and all-staff gatherings. Successful staff are able maintain focus and productivity, balance personal initiative and independence, and plug into our team in ways that help us do our best work as an organization. Staff enjoy the perks of the Farm at VYCC and forest campus year-round, as well as the happenings of nearby downtown Richmond.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Starting salary range for this position is $42,000, but pay is flexible and commensurate with experience. Exempt from overtime.
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Annual paid time off and sick leave
  • On-going professional development
  • Member of a mission-driven and dedicated team of professionals
  • Member of a dynamic organization that impacts Vermont’s communities and environment

How to Apply

Please complete our VYCC General Application (http://bit.ly/VYCCapp), to which you’ll upload a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. No calls, please.

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Project Manager – Site Development

Engineering

10 days ago | Richmond, Virginia, United States | Draper Aden Associates

Project Manager – Site Development

10 days ago | Richmond, Virginia, United States | Draper Aden Associates

Draper Aden Associates

Opening date:January 12

Closing date: February 09 2022

Industry:Engineering,

Type:Full Time

Seniority levelMid-Senior

Job description

Project Manager – Site Development

We are currently seeking a Project Manager to join our Site Development & Infrastructure team in our Richmond, VA location. Individual will be responsible for working with Architects, Engineers, Landscape Architects and other professionals in the development of the overall layout and original designs, or adaptations, for projects. Individual will work as a member of a project group and be accountable to the Team Leader who will offer guidance to assure functional excellence, competency, and development. Position will require some travel to construction sites, facilities, or clients’ sites to better understand design issues and to monitor construction progress. The successful candidate will have the following preferred qualifications and experience.

*Hybrid Work Arrangement*

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering, or related field, or equivalent technical experience
  • Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Virginia or ability to obtain Virginia license within 6 months
  • 8+ years of related experience
  • Experience using AutoCAD Civil 3D with grading, drainage, and stormwater management, in private, public, or Federal land development projects is desired
  • Knowledge of and experience working with VDEQ stormwater and erosion control regulations and requirements
  • Ability to handle working on multiple projects at the same time
  • Work well in a group/team setting
  • Experience with Client management
  • Experience in development of project scopes, programming, and fee proposals

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of sketches, drawings, and specifications for a project from verbal or written instruction
  • Engineering analyses and calculations
  • Organizing designs and details to produce a completed set of drawings
  • Investigation and procurement of data required to develop a design
  • Researching and writing reports/opinions
  • Utilization of various engineering related computer software
  • Compiling project specifications
  • Completing construction cost estimates
  • Gaining project approvals through local and state agencies, including meetings with agencies and responding to comments
  • Client and project management, and lead engineering design and support on a wide variety of commercial, industrial and institutional development projects for diverse client base.

Draper Aden Associates promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing. Draper Aden Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer who looks forward to helping people build long-term successful careers within our organization. Draper Aden Associates participates in E-Verify. Click here for more information regarding our participation; click here for more information regarding your rights to work. Due to our status as a Federal contractor, COVID-19 vaccination is required unless a legal accommodation is granted.

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Sr. Project Manager (LeanKit Board and Agile Ceremonies)

Computer Software

11 days ago | Richmond, Virginia, United States | Experis

Sr. Project Manager (LeanKit Board and Agile Ceremonies)

11 days ago | Richmond, Virginia, United States | Experis

Experis

Opening date:January 11

Closing date: February 08 2022

Industry:Computer Software,

Type:Full Time

Seniority levelAssociate

Job description

Sr. Project Manager

  • This will be a project manager as well as someone who will help the team with their LeanKit board and agile ceremonies. They will cover new technologies like Microsoft Power Platform, OneDrive, Teams, and other collaboration tools.
  • SaaS experience a must
  • Currently practicing agile (scrum / kanban) is a must
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Project Manager, New Store Openings

Wholesale and Retail

11 days ago | Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada | Staples Canada

Project Manager, New Store Openings

11 days ago | Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada | Staples Canada

Staples Canada

Opening date:January 11

Closing date: February 08 2022

Industry:Wholesale and Retail,

Type:Full Time

Seniority levelAssociate

Job description

Who We Are

Staples Canada is on journey to become the Working and Learning Company. We are dynamic, inspiring partners to our customers and the communities in which we live. At Staples, we inspire people to work smarter, learn more and grow every day. We look for people who are curious, approachable and passionate, and who enjoy finding solutions.

If that’s you, let’s work, learn and grow together.

Some Of What You Will Do

Do you have a passion for playing a critical role in the world of retail transformation and have a love for travelling? As the Project Manager, Store Development, you play a dynamic and high-profile role and will be involved in planning and executing a variety of complex projects within cross functional areas of the retail business. You will collaborate with our teams in merchandising, construction and store resets across a variety of projects ranging from store openings, closures, relocations, and renovations, as well as special projects in partnership with other departments. With a large scope of impact and partnerships with a variety of stakeholders, each day will be fast-paced, challenging, rewarding and meaningful.

Specifically, You Will

  • Be the liaison and point of contact for all stakeholders related to each store development project - manage interactions with and requirements of all participants and third-party vendors’ onsite, as well as, produce spreadsheets, reports and metrics and provide regular updates on current projects to appropriate stakeholders.
  • Provide regular feedback throughout projects on progress, successes, and challenges to District Manager and Manager, New Store Development.
  • Provide written feedback at the conclusion of all projects to assigned team members in a timely manner, and relay information to operations as required.
  • Take a proactive approach to anticipating risks and formulating contingency plans. Take a leadership role is resolving all issues that arise during a project in consultation with the Manager, New Store Development In a timely manner.
  • Manage the budget for each project, including labour and other expenditures. For store openings ensure proper recruiting and hiring practices are in place.
  • Ensure that new and renovated stores are set-up to established practices, policies, procedures and standards. Ensuring the store’s cleanliness is maintained throughout the project with all areas left functional for the store team and the customers on a daily basis.
  • During store renovations, actively work to ensure processes and initiatives are in place to maintain sales and customer service standards.
  • Responsible for placing and tracking orders with established vendors for equipment, supplies and services required for assigned projects.

Job

Store Operations

Location(s)

CA-ON-Richmond Hill

Schedule

Full-time

Staples Canada is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and we encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including those with disabilities.

Some Of What You Need

  • 2-3 years of management experience.
  • Experience in retail merchandising and project management is an asset.
  • Post-secondary education an asset.
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity, resolve conflicts and deal with adversity.
  • Good business acumen, effective decision making and planning and prioritization skills.
  • Effective and persuasive communication and ability to collaborate and build relationships with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Curious
  • Approachable
  • Passionate
  • Solutions finder

Some Of What You Will Get

  • Associate discount
  • Health and Dental benefits
  • RRSP/DPSP
  • Performance bonuses
  • Learning & Development programs
  • And more...

Additional Information

  • Significant travel required (75% of the time)
  • Required to work a varying work schedule in order to meet the needs of the business. This includes working evenings, overnights and weekends as required.
  • Conditions of the work environment are such that minor stress and physical discomfort may occur.

Employment Statement

Staples is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and we encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including those with disabilities. We will accommodate applicants’ needs, upon request, throughout all stages of the recruitment process. Please inform us of the accommodation(s) that you may require. Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

Staples is committed to providing accommodation to people with disabilities throughout the job application and interview process to the point of undue hardship. If you require an accommodation during the application or interview process, please contact a Customer Care Representative at 1-866-782-7537.

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Scrum Master

Computer Software

11 days ago | Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada | WellnessLiving

Scrum Master

11 days ago | Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada | WellnessLiving

 WellnessLiving

Opening date:January 11

Closing date: February 08 2022

Industry:Computer Software,

Type:Full Time

Seniority levelAssociate

Job description

Title: Scrum Master

Department:
Product

Salary: Based on experience + vacation+ benefits

Location: Richmond Hill, ON

Remote & Hybrid Work Options Available!

About Us

WellnessLiving, with over 10.1 million users worldwide, is one of the fastest-growing software companies! Thousands of business owners in the fitness, wellness, yoga, music, dance, and martial arts industry love our platform as it helps grow their business through dynamic and innovative features. We are passionate about providing entrepreneurs optimal solutions to help them run their business with ease. Known as the software company with a heart, we are extremely customer-focused. Our clients are our number one priority and we do all we can to make sure their business needs are being fulfilled. With a growing community of clients and offices globally, our mission is to be the all-in-one software solution that propels businesses forward!

About You

Put simply, you’ll be your team’s go-to person for applying scrum to produce high-quality work. Scrum Master duties include resolving problems, coaching team members on Agile methodologies, identifying opportunities for improvement, and investigate frameworks and methodologies that will assists the team with their growth. Ultimately, you’ll help create and maintain self-organizing teams that are flexible and fully productive during sprints.

Responsibilities

  • Manage each team’s scope and timeline
  • Coordinate sprints, retrospective meetings and daily stand-ups
  • Coach team members in Agile frameworks
  • Facilitate internal communication and effective collaboration
  • Be the point of contact for external communications (e.g. from customers or stakeholders)
  • Work with Product Managers to handle backlogs and new requests
  • Work with other scrum masters to cross-pollinate ideas and develop stronger more effective teams
  • Build reports that can identify areas of improvements for individuals and teams
  • Resolve conflicts and remove obstacles that occur
  • Help teams implement changes effectively
  • Ensure deliverables are up to quality standards at the end of each sprint
  • Guide development teams to higher scrum maturity
  • Help build a productive environment where team members ‘own’ the product and enjoy working on it

Requirements

  • Degree in Computer Science strongly preferred
  • 3+ years working in SaaS environment strongly preferred
  • Strong understanding of Scrum / Agile methodologies
  • Experience with Jira and JQL is required
  • PSM I, equivalent or greater is preferred
  • Strong Excel/spreadsheet capabilities
  • Excel at problem solving
  • Excellent verbal and written English
  • Excellent people skills
  • Organized, with the ability to prioritize and self-manage work

Benefits

  • Extended health care
  • Vision care
  • Vacation & paid time off
  • Life insurance
  • EAP
  • Flexible working hours
  • Work from home opportunities
  • Company events & social hours
  • Dental care
  • Casual dress
  • On-site parking
  • Discounted/free food
  • Please note that those who meet the qualifications for the position will be contacted directly.

We appreciate you taking the time and look forward to reviewing your application.  

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Project Manager

PMP

Electronics

11 days ago | Richmond, Virginia, United States | OTT HydroMet

Project Manager

11 days ago | Richmond, Virginia, United States | OTT HydroMet

OTT HydroMet

Opening date:January 11

Closing date: February 08 2022

Industry:Electronics,

Type:Full Time

Job description

In a world increasingly focused on how humans can responsibly live within our environment, OTT is on the frontlines, creating the critical water and weather solutions that ensure a safer future for us all. By partnering with our customers around the world, we help detect floods, make solar power more efficient, protect the environment, and ultimately save lives.

Our collaborative, diverse team is made up of engineers and scientists, marketers and researchers; people who’ve been in the industry for decades or have just arrived with fresh ideas. We’re driven by a love of problem-solving and inventive thinking, and by the unique impact our customers make on people’s everyday lives. Bringing our global team together within our renowned brands affords us unsurpassed strength and expertise in meteorology and hydrology—and gives you the chance to build a meaningful career.

OTT HydroMet is proud to be one of Danaher's Water Quality companies. Motivated by the highest possible stakes of climate change and global health, we’re working together within a rapidly digitizing industry to find innovative technologies that guarantee the safety of our water and our environment.

This will be a hybrid position that will involve some onsite work as well as remote. Candidates should be a commutable distance to our Sterling, VA office to come onsite as needed.

Position Summary:

The Project Manager works to ensure customer satisfaction through on time delivery, clear communication, and providing excellent end-to-end support both internally and externally. This is a customer focused role, ensuring our products are enabling customers to perform their mission better than any other product available. Help bring the voice of the customer into our future planning and decision making!

Interact with various groups including leadership, software engineering, system engineering, production, operations, information technology, test, configuration management, sales and marketing to ensure timely completion of the project. Technical experience is important as translating customer requirements into product features and creating functional specifications/drawings will be a part of the job too. On the implementation end, the PM prioritizes and delivers on these features, working closely with management and key technical resources, such as software development, testing, documentation, training, tech support, and more.

This PM handles projects that typically last anywhere from 1-6 months and will be tapped in to support when there is a more unique customer order that requires additional hands on support to deliver a superior experience.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develops and leads the implementation of goals for the assigned project; interprets and follows all applicable federal and state regulations.
  • Monitors and directs or performs day-to-day operations (including budget & costs) of the assigned project to ensure that goals and objectives are met, and that services and projects are being accomplished efficiently and optimally; adjusting course as needed.
  • Confers with and represents the project in meetings with other project managers; fosters collaborative working relationships to the benefit of the project, the Company and the customer.
  • Prioritizes and allocates available project resources; reviews and evaluates project delivery, makes recommendation for and executes changes in operations to ensure maximum effective service provision; assists in developing new project function elements, including researching, compiling and analyzing supporting data.
  • Performs complex administrative duties requiring project oversight, attention to detail and analysis; performs strategic planning and financial analysis, including assisting in preparation of specialized project and project budgets to include staffing and operational needs.
  • Negotiates, develops, monitors and administers a variety of contracts and agreements.
  • Develops systems and maintains records that provide for the proper evaluation, control and documentation of assigned activities; prepares a variety of written correspondence, reports, procedures, directives and other materials.

Critical competencies:

  • Thinks through and analyzes complex problems, challenges and works to identify root cause.
  • Prioritizes effectively, acts with speed and agility.
  • Demonstrates deep understanding of customer expectations and end user needs.
  • Actively participates in cross functional brainstorming sessions.
  • Consistently drives high quality, on-time results.
  • Builds and maintains good working relationships with peers and supervisors; works collaboratively.

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of project management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or technical field, or equivalent experience
  • Experience working with diverse global cross-functional customers and teams
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings (mechanical, electrical)
  • Strong presentation skills – Verbal and written for dealing with customers and contracts
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification highly desirable
  • Experience delivering software projects highly desirable
  • Multi-lingual a plus

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

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