Jobs & Opportunities

Adaptation and resilience-related jobs and grant opportunities are updated weekly!

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Jobs - Permanent

Training Specialist at ASAP
Remote | Full-Time | Intermediate | 62,000-68,000/year | Apply Today
ASAP is hiring a Training Specialist to design, plan, and deliver climate change adaptation training for practitioners, students, workers, and applied researchers. The Training Specialist will train individuals and teams from all sectors, industries, and regions in North America to align their practice with the principles and strategies that lead to just, equitable, and effective climate change adaptation work. Applicants interested in either full-time or part-time work are encouraged to apply. The salary range for this position is $62,000-68,000 annually for full-time (or equivalent part-time salary) and includes a generous benefits package. Location is U.S. based, but otherwise flexible.

Environmental Specialist - Clark County, NV
Clark County - Las Vegas, NV | Entry | Full-Time | $30.57 - $47.42/hour | Apply by February 14

Policy Program Director - Wetlands Watch
Norfolk, VA | Intermediate | Full-Time | $50k - $70k/year | Apply by February 15 

Chief Organizing Director - The Chisholm Legacy Project 
Burtonsville, MD | Senior | Full-Time | $130k/year | Apply by February 28

Executive Director - US Climate Action Network
Washington, D.C. | Senior | Full-Time | $165k - $185k/year | Open Until Filled

Climate and Ecosystems Coordinator - Northeastern Regional Association of Coastal Ocean Observing Systems
Portsmouth, NH | Intermediate | Full-Time | Salary not Listed | Open Until Filled

Conservation Support Officer - Pew Charitable Trusts
Hybrid (Washington, D.C.) | Senior | Full-Time | Salary Not Listed | Open Until Filled 
The State of Massachusetts is hiring for multiple positions:

Project Manager: Flood Risk Management - Headwaters Economics

Bozeman, MT | Senior | Full-Time | $90k/year | Open Until Filled
Old Dominion University is Hiring for Multiple Positions:

The National League of Cities is hiring for Multiple Positions:

Climate Change and Energy Project Manager - Civic Well
Sacramento, CA (Hybrid) | Full-Time | Intermediate | $64k - $76k/year | Open Until Filled

Climate Policy Analyst - Mass Audubon
Lincoln, MA | Full-Time | Intermediate| $60k - $67k/year | Open Until Filled

The City of Philadelphia is hiring for multiple positions:

Senior Project Manager Ecological Restoration - Save The Sound
New Haven, CT | Intermediate | Full-Time | $85k - $95k/year | Open Until Filled

Sustainability Coordinator - Village of Oak Park
Oak Park, IL | Intermediate | Full-Time | $75k - $90k/year | Open Until Filled

Principal Planner (Integrated Planning) - Clark County Environment & Sustainability Department
Clark County - Las Vegas, NV | Intermediate | $33.03 - $51.23/hour | Open Until Filled

Director of Programs and Climate Initiatives - Waterfront Alliance
New York, NY | Intermediate | Full-TIme | $75k - $115k/year | Open Until Filled 

National Service Line Manager Climate Services - EA
Hunt Valley, MD | Senior | Full-Time | Salary not Listed | Open Until Filled

Resilience Associate - Cadmus Group
Arlington, VA or Remote | Intermediate | Full-Time | Salary not Listed | Open Until Filled

Principal Planner - Integrated Planning - Clark County, NV
Clark County - Las Vegas, NV | Intermediate | Full-TIme | $33.03 - $51.23/hour | Open Until Filled

Applied Climatologist - University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ | Intermediate | Full-Time | $54k - $70k/year | Open Until Filled 

Associate Program Director of Urban Planning - Texas A&M University
Clear Lake-Houston, TX | Intermediate | Full-Time |  $93k - $113k/year | Open Until Filled
Please send a resume or CV, a cover letter, and a three-page writing sample to crystal.lugo@ag.tamu.edu to apply.

Jobs - Temporary

Justice Fellows Program - Georgetown Climate Center
Washington, D.C. | Intermediate | Full-time | Salary not Listed | Apply by February 15

NOAA Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship
Washington, D.C. | Entry | Full-Time | Salary not Listed | Applications Due February 16

National Academies are Offering several fellowships:

Indigenous Evaluation in Alaska Fellowship - ACCAP
Alaska | Intermediate | Full-Time | Salary not Listed | Open Until Filled 

Postdoctoral Research Scholar - NC State University 
Raleigh, NC | Intermediate | Full-Time | $70k/year | Open Until Filled

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Opportunities

Opportunity from ASAP: Funding & Finance Recommendations for Resilience Hubs
Volunteer Opportunity | Reach Out Today
Do you have knowledge or skills related to climate resilience funding & finance, resilience hubs, or using library sites to meet climate resilience goals? Then volunteer to support the BayREN Resilient Libraries Network Initiative! ASAP is seeking volunteers to support libraries in the CA Bay Area as they plan to become Climate Resilience Centers/Resilience Hubs. Volunteers will give 1-2 hours/month in Spring/Summer 2023 to create targeted funding and finance recommendations for the sites. Volunteers will receive dedicated training and support from ASAP staff and partners and those who qualify can receive compensation for their time via the ASAP JEDI Fund. If you’re interested in volunteering, email Breana Nehls. 

Public Voices Fellowship on the Climate Crisis
Fellowship | Apply by February 14
The Public Voices Fellowship on the Climate Crisis is a year-long initiative to accelerate the ideas and impact of 20 new and necessary thought leaders working at the intersection of climate change, environmental communication, and social justice.

Next Generation of Resilience Student Showcase Abstract Team
Volunteer Opportunity | Apply by February 28 
Are you interested in helping select student presenters? F need five partners  to review the submissions between March 6 and March 17. If you would like to volunteer, please send an email to FEMA-ResilientNation@fema.dhs.gov. We will meet with the review team in the coming weeks to discuss timelines and expectations.

Next Generation of Resilience Student Showcase Student Submissions
Call for Submissions | Apply by February 28 
Are you an undergraduate or graduate student, 18 years of age or older, or do you know a student who is a great fit for this opportunity? Four students will be chosen to share their story at this event. Students can add this resume-building experience to employment and graduate school applications. 

2023 Native Youth Climate Change Adaptation Leadership Congress 
Leadership Opportunity | Apply by February 28 
Join students from across the country to discuss community adaptation and related environmental issues impacting Native peoples

Climate 2023 Travel Award 
Funding Opportunity | Apply by February 28 
This award provides financial support for the winner to attend an international conference in the field of climate processes of the earth, covering all scales and involving both modeling and observation methods, to be held in 2023, in order to hold a presentation, present a poster, or both.

Northwest Climate Resilience Collaborative Community Grants Program
Funding Opportunity | Letter of Interest due February 28 
The Resilience Collaborative is seeking to fund justice-focused, environmental and climate projects that advance community-centered resilience priorities. The Collaborative is particularly interested in supporting frontline communities and tribes or nonprofits and community organizations that serve frontline communities and tribes. Awardees must be based in Washington, Idaho or Oregon. 

Coastal Resilience Program Request for Proposals
Funding Opportunity | LOI Due March 1 
The National Sea Grant Law Center is accepting applications from eligible applicants to conduct research on the effectiveness of coastal adaptation laws and policies. The Coastal Resilience Program grants have a recommended funding level of two $75,000 grants.

2023 - 2024 Research Fellowship Program Request for Proposals
RFP | Proposals due March 13
The program supports research related to climate adaptation for Northwest natural and cultural resource management and provides training in the principles and practices of developing decision-relevant science.

Consortium Partners for Alaska, Northwest, and Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center
RFP | Proposals due March 14 
This Announcement seeks to identify applicant organizations that propose to host and, as applicable, serve as consortium partners for a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Climate Adaptation Science Center (CASC) in the regions indicated below, and to determine if their proposed science, partnership, and program support activities and strategies are appropriate to serve in the following roles: Alaska, Northwest, and Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Centers.

Nominations to the NEJAC are now Open
Call for Nominations | Nominations due March 17 
The EPA is looking to fill approximately ten (10) new vacancies for terms through September 2024. To maintain the representation outlined by the charter, nominees will be selected to represent: academia; community-based organizations; non-governmental organizations; state and local governments; and tribal governments and indigenous organizations. Vacancies are anticipated to be filled by September 2023.

Climate Program Office - Climate and Societal Interactions Division Bipartisan Infrastructure Law
Grant Opportunity | Applications Due March 29 
Grants funded through this opportunity will support national adaptive capacity by 1) generating new, locally relevant knowledge and strategies to reduce risks from flooding and wildfire in frontline communities, 2) testing and evaluating the scalability and transferability of existing methods of engagement and/or approaches for integrating social and interdisciplinary knowledge into climate adaptation planning for flooding and wildfire, and 3) piloting new methods of engagement and/or approaches for integrating social and interdisciplinary knowledge into climate adaptation planning for flooding and wildfire.

Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund
Funding Opportunity | Apply by July 19
The Fund aims to strengthen the resilience of Canadian communities through investments in infrastructure projects, including natural infrastructure projects, enabling them to better manage the current and future risks associated with natural hazards, such as floods, wildfires and droughts.

Severe Weather and Climate Change: A Reference Handbook Essay Opportunity 
Written Contribution | Reach out today 
This is an opportunity to address controversy or take a stand on the topic of Severe Weather and Climate Change. Five to ten contributors will include a 1000-1500 word essay and will be given a $100 stipend.  The audience is high school, college, and the lay public.  Essays must be original (not previously published articles). Contact Maria Groves at mgroves1@weber.edu for more information.

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Events - In Person

 

Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit
In-Person Summit | February 5 - 7 | $650 - $1900 | Register Today 
The 2023 Summit will engage in dialogue and action planning to further college and university climate, equity, and sustainability goals, focusing on implementation, updating commitments, goal-setting processes, and institutional leadership.

Climate Change Preparedness Conference
In-Person Event | March 1 -3 | Washington, D.C. | Register Today
The three-day event unites climate experts, governments official and policymakers, community organizer. youth leaders, environmental professionals, and other stakeholders from around the country to focus on adaptive solutions to foster climate resilience.

Future Leaders Climate Summit
In-Person Event | March 3 - 6 | Register Today
During the Summit, Future Leaders will work with invited experts and each other to develop ideas and recommendations for climate issues facing their communities today, from mitigating climate change, to adapting to extreme weather impacts, to preparing for a rapidly changing world political unrest, forced migration, and security issues.

Tribal Climate Camp - ATNI Climate Change 
In-Person Event | March 12 - 18 | Free | Register Today 
The Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians, Navajo Technical University, Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals, and the Northwest, Southwest, and Southcentral Climate Adaptation Science Centers are collaboratively hosting the Tribal Climate Camp (TCC) to support teams of tribal leaders, climate change coordinators, planners, and program managers to build skills, gather information, and develop tribal plans and policies needed to address climate change impacts.

Coolest in LA - Climate Resolve 
In-Person Event | March 16 | $275 | Register Today 
This year's Coolest in LA, the 10th gala celebrating local climate achievements, will be held at the LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes in Historic Downtown Los Angeles. 

Coastal Cultures Conference 2023 - OCEAN Ocean Community Engaging Action Now
In Person Event | March 31 - April 1 | $35 - $250 | Register Today
Join the leaders of the Gullah/Geechee Nation and the Gullah/Geechee Sustainability Think Tank in this interactive environmental conference centered on the indigenous environmental practices and cultural heritage of the Sea Islands of the Gullah/Geechee Nation. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour historic St. Helena Island SC on the opening day and to engage in environmental sustainability projects on Saturday.

2023 California Adaptation Forum 
In-Person Event | July 31 - August 2, 2023 | Save the Date 
Save the dates for the 2023 California Adaptation Forum - July 31-August 2, 2023 in Pomona, CA - to connect with hundreds of climate leaders and discuss solutions to creating resilient communities across the state!

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Events - Virtual


Interpreting Climate Change - National Parks Service
Virtual Course | February 8 - 9 | 11 AM - 4 PM ET | Register Today 
This two-day Interpreting Climate Change virtual course will provide an overview of the practical knowledge and skills that will enable interpreters to develop effective, engaging personal and nonpersonal interpretation for both natural and cultural sites. Participants will develop their own unique site-specific stories that interpret climate change through innovative lenses.

What's Next Webinar Series: Department of Defense Climate Strategies
Webinar | February 8 | 1 PM EST | Register Today 
Join Michael Wu, Executive Director of the Resilient Infrastructure and Secure Energy (RISE) Consortium, for a moderated conversation with senior climate officials from the Department of Defense (DoD). Register to engage with panelists on the evolving strategic environment, DoD climate strategies, and opportunities for public-private partnerships to support the DoD climate strategies. 

ASAP 101 Orientation Session
Virtual Event | February 8 | 3 - 4 PM EST | Register Today
Looking to take your engagement in ASAP to the next level? Or not sure how to dive in? Join an ASAP 101 Orientation! Whether you’ve been an ASAP member for years or you just signed up, join us at orientation to meet other ASAP members and learn what ASAP can do for you! At orientation, you will learn how to engage in ASAP member programs, explore how ASAP can advance your career, and dive into organizational strategic planning, finance, and governance. You’re also encouraged to bring any ASAP questions you may have.

Transportation: Adapting to a Changing Climate Webinar
Webinar | February 13 | 1 PM EST | Register Today
During this webinar with Professor John Dora, a Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor at the University of Birmingham and Visiting Professor at the University of Surrey. Participants will hear about how the principles of ISO14090 can help strengthen your organization's climate resilience.

February Resilience Exchange: Advancing Rural and Agricultural Community Resilience 
Webinar | February 22 | 1 PM ET | Register Today 
Join the Resilient Nation Partnership Network (RNPN) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Climate Hubs for a discussion on rural and agricultural resilience. During this discussion, participants will hear the challenges and benefits of advancing rural and agricultural resilience.

Next Generation of Resilience Student Showcase 
Virtual Event | April 26 | 1 PM EST | Register Today
The RNPN is excited to announce this year’s “Next Generation of Resilience” Student Showcase. On April 26, four student panelists will share their perspectives focused on this year’s theme: Voices of the Future.

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