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Job Announcement: FracTracker California Program Coordinator

The FracTracker Alliance is looking for a well-­qualified candidate to serve as California Program Coordinator on a full-­time basis. This newly created position will be based in the greater San Francisco area. Deadline to apply: May 31, 2013.

Purpose

CAThe position will coordinate, manage, and support outreach and analytical activities in California for the FracTracker Alliance. The FracTracker Alliance is a non-­profit organization dedicated to enhancing the public’s understanding of the impacts of the oil and gas industry through data collection, mapping, and analysis and by sharing these and other resources on our website, FracTracker.org. We partner with citizens, organizations and institutions – allied in a quest for objective, helpful information – to perpetuate awareness and support actions that protect public health, the environment, and socioeconomic well-­being.

Duties

  • Regularly develop and post maps and stories addressing a variety of issues relating to unconventional oil and gas development (e.g. air, water, wildlife, agriculture, wells, permits, violations, waste, land use changes, accidents, traffic, earthquakes, vulnerable populations, activity by company, and much more).
  • Execute multiple trainings for grassroots organizations, citizen activists, elected officials, students, and others on the issues associated with oil and gas exploration, the resources available on FracTracker, and utilization of our mapping utility
  • Represent and promote FracTracker’s services at conferences, public events and symposia in California relating to oil and gas drilling and related risks
  • Respond to specialized requests for subject area and community-­based maps that support specific projects
  • Promote FracTracker as a go-­to hub for oil and gas-­related mapping and information resources for online, print, and other news communication media and build an extensive California media resources list
  • Vigorously contribute state-related social media posts to FracTracker’s growing Facebook and Twitter presence
  • Network with hiking, public health, air quality, forestry, fish and wildlife, water monitoring and other types of organizations to lay groundwork for quantitative and crowd-­sourced data and photo collection
  • Assist with grant writing, grants management, and communications with funding partners
  • Maintain an organized, efficient, and properly-­equipped office environment

Preferred Skills

Public speaking, writing, data management, citizen science and/or data collection, networking (e.g. Familiarity with California organizations and agencies), GIS/map making, office management, interpersonal, teamwork, grant writing, grants management, knowledge of environmental, public health, economic, agricultural, or other issues of relevance to unconventional oil and gas development

Minimum Education / Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in natural or physical sciences, environmental studies, public health, economics, agriculture, or other relevant field. Advanced degree preferred. Five years of work experience exercising the skills listed above.

Compensation

  • Starting salary range: $57,500-­$62,500 per year based on experience
  • Generous healthcare benefits (medical, dental, vision)
  • Matching 401k program
  • Three weeks of vacation leave

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send (electronic submission preferred) a cover letter and resume by May 31, 2013 to: Brook Lenker, Executive Director, FracTracker Alliance, P.O. Box 1576 Camp Hill, PA 17001. Lenker@FracTracker.org

Questions? Please call (717)-­303-­0403 or email us.

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Seeking Office Manager – Camp Hill, PA

Deadline to apply: April 19, 2013 (CLOSED)

Purpose:

To manage routine office and personnel needs on a part-time basis (15 hours per week) at the Camp Hill office of the FracTracker Alliance. The FracTracker Alliance is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the public’s understanding of the impacts of the global oil and gas industry by collecting, interpreting, and sharing data and visualizations through our website, FracTracker.org. We partner with citizens, organizations and institutions – allied in a quest for objective, helpful information – to perpetuate awareness and support actions that protect public health, the environment, and socioeconomic well-being.

Duties:

    • Office Supplies: Inventory  and order or purchase office supplies and equipment as needed
    • Filing: File receipts, non-confidential staff records, and other documents and maintain an efficient filing system
    • Phone: Answering, screening and directing calls as needed
    • Copying and Printing: Coordinate such services with area vendors when needed
    • Expenses: Compile monthly expense reports and all receipts from all employees for executive director approval, prepare copies for filing, and forward originals to the Community Foundation of the Alleghenies for payment and duplicate filing
    • Tracking Leave: Keep records of annual, sick, and other leave taken by each staff member
    • Mail: Process, log, and send outgoing mail and check  PO box twice a week for incoming mail
    • Travel Arrangements: Aid executive director in researching transportation and lodging options and making reservations for work-related travel
    • Conference Calls: Track scheduling and use of conference calling bridge by staff
    • Event Preparations: Help prepare materials for occasional on-site or off-site meetings, displays, trainings, and workshops
    • Insurance Matters: Assisting with personnel and administrative issues relating to healthcare, workman’s compensation, and other types of insurance
    • Other Administrative and Clerical Duties: as assigned

Preferred Skills:

Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and other commonly-used computer programs; Problem solver; Independent worker; Well-organized; Good communication skills (verbal and written); Familiarity with office equipment; Interest in the mission of the FracTracker Alliance

Minimum Education/Qualifications:

    • Prior experience managing or working in an office environment
    • High school diploma
    • Current driver’s license

Compensation:

$13-15/hour to start based on experience. The position is not eligible for benefits as currently structured (less-than 20 hours per week).

How to Apply

The deadline for application is April 19, 2013. Interested parties should send a cover letter and resume to:
FracTracker Alliance, PO Box 1576, Camp Hill, PA 17001.