Current Openings

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 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 December 7, 2017.

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 November 10, 2017 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 recently established 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 solely 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:

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 solely 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, must hold an Engineer in Training Certificate, and be eligible to take the Professional Engineering exam within 1-2 years. 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 November 27, 2017 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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