Completed applications may be emailed to jerridb@ncat.org
or sent to:
Jerrid Burk
NCAT Human Resource Specialist
P.O. Box 3838
Butte, MT 59702

NOTE: Deadline for applying to any of the following positions is August 15, 2014

Available Positions

IN MONTANA:

Bio-Energy Educator ~ Havre
BikeNet Educator ~ Billings
Clean Energy Educator ~ Bozeman
Recycling and Waste Reduction Educator ~ Butte
Weatherization and Renewable Energy Educator ~ Butte
Wildlife Habitat and Sustainability Educator ~ Missoula
Energy Conservation and Sustainability Educator ~ Missoula
Sustainability Educator ~ Missoula
Recycling Educator ~ Helena

Montana Energy Corps

Recycling Educator
Recycle Montana Inc., Helena, MT

The Energy Corps member will increase Recycle Montana's capacity to assist service organizations working to provide recycling opportunities for their various audiences. This includes offering recycling presentations to K-12 schools, public and private higher education institutions, and at community events in conjunction with local and tribal governments. The member will assist Recycle Montana staff in utilizing existing educational resources for recycling, establishing local guides for recycling, and develop best practices for recycling material that can be presented with school and community presentations. The member will be able to assist programs across the state by increasing public awareness and understanding of recycling programs and helping communities establish sustainable programs.

Specific Responsibilities:

Starts in October
  1. Assist service organizations working to provide recycling opportunities
  2. Recycling presentations
  3. Assist Recycle Montana staff in utilizing existing educational resources for recycling, establishing local guides for recycling, and develop best practices for recycling material that can be presented with school and community presentations and serve as a technical resource for communities, service organizations, and recyclers.

Term of service: October 2014 to August 2015

Anticipated service schedule: 1700 hours over course of service term. Roughly 40 Hours per week. Occasional evening/weekend hours may be necessary.




Bio-Energy Educator
Montana State University Northern Bio-Energy Center, Havre, Montana

MSU Northern's Bio-Energy Center is seeking an Energy Corps member to expand their capacity to perform research and educational outreach on biofuels and green technology for the transportation industry. The member will assist in curriculum development for a 2015 summer science camp in addition to participation in educational outreach efforts including tours of the center, biodiesel learning seminars and science fair education opportunities.

Specific Responsibilities:

Starts in October
  1. Assist the Director in developing a summer "science" camp for K-12, to be delivered in June of 2015
  2. Outreach and Educational events
  3. Conduct a research project involving Camelina and woody biomass sources used for bio-based jet fuel

Term of service: October 2014 to August 2015

Anticipated service schedule: 1700 hours over course of service term. Roughly 40 Hours per week. Occasional evening/weekend hours may be necessary.




BikeNet Educator
BikeNet, Billings, Montana

BikeNet Billings seeks an Energy Corps member to assist with implementing programs and events that lead to more sustainable transportation, promotion of healthy choices, and protection of resources in the Billings community.

Specific Responsibilities:

Starts in October
  1. Research programs that have resulted in increased walk/bike/bus rates for other communities
  2. Conduct walk/bike traffic safety skill training for community members
  3. Facilitate Active Living Everyday Class Sessions

Term of service: October 2014 to August 2015

Anticipated service schedule: 1700 hours over course of service term. Roughly 40 Hours per week. Occasional evening/weekend hours may be necessary.




Clean Energy Educator
Yellowstone-Teton Clean Energy Coalition, Bozeman, MT

An Energy Corps member will participate and expand two main projects of the Yellowstone-Teton Clean Energy Coalition (YTCEC): Sustainability Series and their Energy Literacy curriculum. The member will organize and host workshops in Montana, as well as identify and establish relationships with similar organizations. The member will also be responsible for scheduling and hosting monthly workshops as well as facilitating the implementation of YTCEC's "Alternative Fuels in Transportation" curriculum.

Specific Responsibilities:

Starts in October
  1. Expand Sustainability Series Project as well as their Energy Literacy curriculum
  2. Implement “Alternative Fuels in Transportation” curriculum

Term of service: October 2014 to August 2015

Anticipated service schedule: 1700 hours over course of service term. Roughly 40 Hours per week. Occasional evening/weekend hours may be necessary.




Recycling and Waste Reduction Educator
Butte-Silver Bow City County Government, Butte, Montana

This Energy Corps member will assist the Butte-Silver Bow Public Works department with improving both their residential waste collection system as well as the community recycling infrastructure.

Specific Responsibilities:

Starts in October
  1. Assist in the development and implementation of an improved residential waste collection system
  2. Conduct a cost-benefit analysis of several recycling infrastructure improvements/changes
  3. Provide community education and outreach to communicate changes in recycling and waste services
  4. Identify and assist in the implementation of several energy conservation projects in city/county government facilities

Term of service: October 2014 to August 2015

Anticipated service schedule: 1700 hours over course of service term. Roughly 40 Hours per week. Occasional evening/weekend hours may be necessary.




Weatherization and Renewable Energy Educator
National Center for Appropriate Technology, Butte, Montana

This Energy Corps member will provide renewable energy and energy efficiency education, as well as light weatherization for households throughout the state of Montana.

Specific Responsibilities:

Starts in October
  1. Install light weatherization kits in homes around Montana
  2. Develop and conduct energy efficiency education events in communities around the state
  3. Develop and conduct renewable energy seminars

Term of service: October 2014 to August 2015

Anticipated service schedule: 1700 hours over course of service term. Roughly 40 Hours per week. Occasional evening/weekend hours may be necessary.





Wildlife Habitat and Sustainability Educator
National Wildlife Federation, Missoula, Montana

This Energy Corps member will assist the National Wildlife Federation's education staff to promote environmental stewardship, support sustainable environmental education, and restore/protect wildlife habitat. The focus of the member's work will be developing a strategic multi-year plan to achieve Community Wildlife Habitat certification for Missoula.

Specific Responsibilities:

Starts in October
  1. Community Wildlife Habitat Certification (80% of member's time)
  2. Develop multi-year plan to achieve Community Wildlife Habitat certification and establish benchmarks to assess success, including specific goals for initial year of project work
  3. Provide presentations to and seek input from potential partners and new participants/volunteers at large community venues, workshops, informal events, and individual meetings
  4. Provide outreach at community events: tabling, sharing resources, recruiting volunteers

Term of service: October 2014 to August 2015

Anticipated service schedule: 1700 hours over course of service term. Roughly 40 Hours per week. Occasional evening/weekend hours may be necessary.





Sustainability Educator
Sustainable Business Council (SBC), Missoula, Montana

SBC is seeking an Energy Corps member to expand the organization's capacity to inform and motivate the Missoula community to reduce energy consumption across a wide variety of lifestyle and behavioral activities, particularly in consumption habits. The member would be directly involved in developing and implementing SBC's buy local campaigns and monthly educational events, including themes, materials, logistics, and outreach.

Specific Responsibilities:

Starts in October
  1. Help to develop and implement themes and messaging for two Buy Local campaigns that will reach large audiences through newsletters, social media, tabling events, newspapers, and radio stations.
  2. Collaboratively coordinate/plan all aspects of nine monthly educational events and one large annual lecture event
  3. Develop and pilot sustainability news reporting program

Term of service: October 2014 to August 2015

Anticipated service schedule: 1700 hours over course of service term. Roughly 40 Hours per week. Occasional evening/weekend hours may be necessary.





For more information about these opportunities, what we do and where we are, please contact: Kaleena Miller, Energy Corps Coordinator, National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT), (406) 533-6651, kaleenam@ncat.org


Completed applications may be emailed to jerridb@ncat.org
or sent to:
Jerrid Burk
NCAT Human Resource Specialist
P.O. Box 3838
Butte, MT 59702

NOTE: Deadline for applying to any of the following positions is August 15, 2014

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