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NEIWPCC offers competitive compensation including excellent benefits for eligible employees; we are committed to the professional development of our employees which allows employees to increase their skills, abilities, and work experiences and enables promotion from within.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@neiwpcc.org. Your application will be reviewed by our human resources department to determine if your qualifications possess the right match for the position; your application is only complete when you have submitted a cover letter and resume; without both, your application may not be considered.

Shortly after submission, you will receive confirmation of receipt of your application in the form of a card or email. You will be contacted directly if we would like to schedule an interview. Due to the high volume of resumes received for our positions, NEIWPCC is unable to respond to individual status update requests. We respectfully request no calls about a position or the status of your application. We thank you for your understanding and interest in employment at NEIWPCC.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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This page was last updated on February 14, 2018.


ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYST
Lowell, MA

The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) is seeking a motivated and energetic self-starter to serve as an Environmental Analyst. This position serves as project manager with guidance from the Division Director working closely with the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to plan and manage the work of the Long Island Sound Study supervising NEIWPCC staff located in Connecticut and New York. Will organize workgroup meetings which focus on wetlands, climate change, stream and wetland buffers, and the New England Biological Assessment of Wetlands. Will work with the Division Director and NEIWPCC’s Commissioners to identify and address regional priorities for better coordination of the Clean Water Rule/Waters of the United States and Clean Water Act activities.

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies, natural science, public health, earth science, biology, chemistry, or related field. Knowledge of and experience with aspects of water quality, wetlands, water quality monitoring, and watershed management. Experience working with a broad range of stakeholders in implementing environmental programs in all aspects of water quality and watershed management. Experience supervising remote staff or contractors desired. Must possess excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as superior organization skills.

Send cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample by March 23, 2018 as indicated at top of page. Please reference 18-Lowell-003 in email subject line. No phone calls please.

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ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYST
Lowell, MA

The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) is seeking dynamic, energetic candidates for an Environmental Analyst. Will serve as project manager on a new project to plan and manage a New York state source water protection program, supporting the New York State Department of Health’s Bureau of Water Supply Protection and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Will supervise staff who will be located in New York in order to implement this program. Manage ground water/source water protection and emerging contaminant workgroups, including disseminating topical information and research. Working with NEIWPCC’s Commissioners, identify and address regional priorities for better coordination of Safe Drinking Water and Clean Water Act activities.

The successful candidate will have a master’s degree in environmental studies, natural science, public health, earth science, biology, chemistry, engineering, or related field. Knowledge of and experience with public water supply source water protection programs, and experience working with state and local health and environmental departments on water-related issues is required. Experience in helping plan and implement statewide environmental programs, knowledge of source water quality and watershed management, as well as emerging contaminants in drinking water strongly preferred. Must possess excellent communication skills, both oral and written, as well as superior organizational skills.

Send cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample by March 16, 2018 as indicated at top of page. Please reference 18-Lowell-002 in email subject line. No phone calls please.

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Program Director
Peconic Estuary Program
Yaphank, New York

The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) is seeking dynamic candidates for Program Director of the Peconic Estuary Program (PEP) with a personality characterized by integrity, creativity, and flexibility. The Peconic Estuary Program is one of 28 national estuary programs established pursuant to Section 320 of the federal Clean Water Act. The Program Director will administer a federal program designed to protect and preserve Peconic Estuary and its watershed through partnerships that conserve and restore natural resources, promote the use of sound science to support Peconic Estuary management, enhance water quality, and promote community involvement and stewardship. The Program Director will serve as a principal spokesperson and advocate for the estuary and work in concert with other stakeholders and promote effective cooperation with all constituencies on the development of both policies and programs focused on protection and restoration of the estuary.

The Program Director will be the lead for developing and implementing initiatives and partnerships that support the implementation and renewal of the Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP). Key issues to be addressed include water quality impairment, habitat protection and restoration, local capacity building, and coastal resilience.

The Program Director will promote a holistic approach to the protection of the Peconic Estuary watershed, recognizing its environmental, economic, and social/cultural significance and bringing together various constituencies to work together effectively towards a shared vision and mission; will communicate regularly with all PEP stakeholders about activities and issues to ensure consensus and that all views are fairly represented in work products; will coordinate activities that enhance collaboration and coordination among Federal, state, county, and local agencies as well as the public sector to develop policies and programs that meet regional and program objectives; and will ensure the PEP program structure and activities reflect the nature of the watershed.

The successful candidate is expected to have a master’s degree in public administration, environmental science, engineering, or in a field related to natural resources. Candidates with knowledge of and experience in the following areas are preferred: aquatic, estuarine, or marine science or policy, or coastal zone management; non-point source pollution, estuarine monitoring, habitat assessment, and other factors affecting water quality in estuaries; planning principles and implementation techniques related to water quality protection; the principles and practices of public administration and relations; biological, chemical, and physical water quality indicators; habitat restoration activities; land use and water quality relationships; and natural resources management. The right candidate will welcome collaboration; will have demonstrated sound judgment and resourcefulness; will be action oriented; have proven experience in managing and building a team and in bringing work of the team to completion on time and within budget.

Send cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample by February 14, 2018 as indicated at top of page. Position will remain open until filled. Please reference 18-PEP-001 in the email subject line.

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Program Director
Narragansett Bay Estuary Program (NBEP)
Providence, Rhode Island

The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) is seeking candidates for Program Director of the Narragansett Bay Estuary Program (NBEP). NBEP is one of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 28 national estuary programs established pursuant to Section 320 of the federal Clean Water Act. S/he will work to protect and preserve Narragansett Bay and its bi-state watershed through partnerships that conserve and restore natural resources, promote the use of sound science to support Narragansett Bay management, enhance water quality, and promote community involvement and stewardship.

The Program Director of the NBEP oversees and manages operations at NBEP’s Providence office, including short and long-term planning. S/he will provide overall program leadership, coordination, administration, and planning in cooperation with the EPA Project Officer, NBEP Steering Committee, NBEP Executive Committee, NBEP Science Advisory Committee, associated NBEP subcommittees, and NEIWPCC’s Lowell staff. The NBEP Program Director will be the lead for developing and implementing initiatives and partnerships that support the on-going renewal and implementation of the Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP)—the dynamic guiding document for the NBEP—including serving as a facilitator for addressing key environmental issues and for leading initiatives related to water quality/stormwater mitigation, habitat protection and restoration, local capacity building, and the widely interwoven impact of climate change.

The Program Director will promote a holistic approach to the protection of the Narragansett Bay watershed, recognizing its environmental, economic, and social/cultural significance and bringing together various constituencies to work together effectively towards a shared vision and mission; ensure NBEP’s program structure and activities reflect the bi-state nature of the watershed and help all portions of the watershed to employ partners that seek cooperative solutions through political and environmental leaders who recognize the natural world as overlaid by society’s defining borders.

The successful candidate is expected to have a master’s degree in environmental science or policy, public administration, or in a field related to natural resources. Knowledge of and experience in aquatic or marine science or policy, or coastal zone management, as well as non-point source pollution, marine monitoring, habitat assessment, and stormwater management preferred. The right candidate will have a proven track record of leading institutional growth and a team, managing technical projects, and facilitating discussions with a broad range of stakeholders.

Send cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample by December 15, 2017 as indicated at top of page. Position will remain open until filled. Please reference 18-NBEP-001 in the email subject line.

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Environmental Analyst – Bioextraction Coordinator
Long Island Sound Study
Stony Brook, New York

The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) is seeking an Environmental Analyst to provide overall program coordination, administration, and short and long-term planning for the bioextraction program of the Long Island Sound Study (LISS) including: assess potential challenges to, identify solutions for, and support the development and expansion of nitrogen bioextraction and related aquaculture activities in the Long Island Sound (LIS). Specific duties include ecological and cultivation research and reporting; development of siting tool and collection of site identification data; permitting for new and expanding aquaculture operations; environmental assessments of bioextraction and bioharvesting projects; and messaging and outreach.

The successful candidate will have a master’s degree in the natural sciences (biology, chemistry, ecology, environmental science, etc.).  Course work and/or demonstrated proficiency in marine ecology, fisheries management, aquatic and terrestrial biology, and GIS analysis strongly preferred. Excellent communication, organization, and computer skills required. Ability to use and master ArcGIS required.

Send cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample by January 26, 2018 as indicated at top of page. Please reference 18-LISS-001 in email subject line. No phone calls please.

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New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) Hurricane Sandy Relief Positions

Operating under the umbrella of New York Rising, the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery (GOSR) has utilized funding for NEIWPCC to provide New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) with critical staff to focus on storm recovery tasks and related work. A variety of objectives will be assumed by the individuals hired during this project, including, but not limited to: the expediting of permits for GOSR-funded projects; including New York Rising Community Reconstruction (NYRCR), FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), FEMA Public Assistance (PA), Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF), and CDBG-DR Flood Buyout Program project applications; NYSDEC project reviews of Sandy recovery projects; and the provision of advice, council, input, expertise and guidance as needed, under the NYSDEC. The Cooperative Agreement runs through September 30, 2019.

New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission is currently seeking candidates for the following positions to support this recovery work:

ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYST
Long Island City, NY

The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) is seeking candidates for an Environmental Analyst to provide administrative and technical support to NYSDEC by applying various state and federal laws, procedures, rules, regulations, and guidelines that require interpretation. The candidate will independently prepare written summaries and reports and will be responsible for the coordination of storm recovery projects with project partners such as GOSR, HPD, FEMA, USACE, and NPS. Will support NYSDEP Region 2’s Division of Environmental Permits and Office of Natural Resources with all incoming permit applications associated with storm recovery efforts within New York City. This position will extend through September 2019.

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in environmental science, environmental studies, ecology, or related field. Must possess excellent communication skills, both oral and written, as well as superior organizational, analytical, and computer skills.

Send cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample by February 16, 2018 as indicated at top of page. Please reference 18-NYS-SR-LICity-001 in email subject line. No phone calls please.

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ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER
Stony Brook, NY

The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) is seeking candidates for an Environmental Engineer to work with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) to focus on storm recovery tasks in connection with the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery (GOSR).   The Environmental Engineer will conduct engineering reports, plans and specifications, contract and work plan reviews and approval for wastewater treatment plant repairs and resiliency upgrades. Will conduct monthly inspections to document construction upgrades, generate inspection reports, and review and approve reimbursement requests.  Will coordinate and conduct Community Assistance Visits with local Floodplain Managers within NY Rising communities to assess proficiency and training needs.  This position will extend through September 2019.

The successful candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in environmental or civil engineering, or related field, EIT or FE preferred but not required. Incumbent will have experience applying engineering principles in identifying and solving engineering problems related to protecting and remediating air, land, and water resources. Experience and capability working with state and local water/wastewater agencies required. Experience with operation of wastewater treatment utilities and facility reconstruction preferred, as well as experience with SPDES permits compliance action and inspection process and procedures.

Send cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample by January 26, 2018 as indicated at top of page. Please reference EE 17-NYS-SR-SUNY-002 in email subject line. No phone calls please.

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