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NEIWPCC is committed to promoting justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout our work. We provide opportunities for training, professional development, and affinity group participation. We also support programs to encourage the next generation of clean water professionals and to provide collaborative assistance to underserved communities.

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Current Openings

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Last updated on July 8th, 2024 at 01:29 pm


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Wastewater Infrastructure Project Manager or Environmental Engineer

Full-time in Kingston, Valhalla, or Arkville, NY

Help protect the natural environment and public health for the communities of New York by joining NEIWPCC as a full-time Wastewater Infrastructure Project Manager or Environmental Engineer and manage the assessment, replacement, and maintenance of wastewater treatment infrastructure in the New York City water supply watershed.

What You’ll Do
As a NEIWPCC Project Manager or Environmental Engineer, you will:

  • Perform site inspections, meet with wastewater treatment plant owners, review contract documents, evaluate scopes of work for eligible projects, and coordinate with compliance staff of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).
  • Be responsible for preparing and reviewing internal and external progress reports pursuant to New York City and State requirements.
  • Be responsible for computer-based tracking and monitoring of program accomplishments, contract budgets, project coordination, payments, and related documentation.

What We Are Looking For
The successful candidate will have a passion and interest in preserving and advancing water quality. We are seeking candidates with:

  • Either 5-10 years of wastewater facility operations and maintenance experience, or candidates with two years of related experience with a bachelor’s degree in environmental or civil engineering.
  • Understanding of National and/or State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES/SPDES) permit program inspection processes and the operation of wastewater treatment utilities and facility reconstruction.
  • Experience with or knowledge of tertiary wastewater treatment processes.
  • Excellent computer skills (including word processing, spreadsheets and databases), effective verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to perform basic statistical analysis.
  • The possession of a current wastewater treatment operator’s license for the state of New York, or a professional engineer’s license and current registration from a State or Territory of the United States is a plus.

Candidates with alternative qualifications or who have taken a less traditional career path may be considered if an aptitude for success and a strong willingness to learn is clearly apparent.

Position Logistics
This full-time NEIWPCC position will work 7.5 hours per day. Work location is dependent upon candidate preference of New York City Department of Environmental Protection office locations in Kingston, Valhalla, or Arkville, NY. Duties will be performed largely in an office setting with occasional travel, for which a valid driver’s license and private means of transportation are required. After six months, this position may be eligible for a hybrid work schedule, subject to approval and program needs.

What We Offer
The anticipated annual salary range for this position is $70,000 to $93,000. NEIWPCC offers an outstanding comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees:

  • 75% premium coverage for employee and family PPO health plan with dental and vision.
  • Yearly retirement contribution of 10% of annual base salary, regardless of employee contribution.
  • 15 paid vacation and 15 paid sick days that rollover, as well as paid holidays and volunteer leave.
  • Tuition reimbursement and professional development funding opportunities.
  • Qualified employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF).

To Apply
Submit your cover letter and resume by email to jobs@neiwpcc.org. Please reference #24-NYC-CRP-DEP-001 in the email subject line. Reviewing applications on a rolling basis. Accepting applications until the position is filled.

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Environmental Engineer, PE

Full-time in Albany, NY

Help to safeguard public health and protect the environment in New York by joining NEIWPCC as an Environmental Engineer. We’re seeking a knowledgeable Environmental Engineer to oversee an administrative consent order to abate combined sewer overflows (CSO) within the New York City watershed.

What You’ll Do

As a NEIWPCC Environmental Engineer you will:

  • Provide high-level program management of all obligations under the CSO Consent Order, identify potential problems with implementation and facilitate timely resolution in coordination with internal and external partners.
  • Complete comprehensive technical reviews of and develop detailed comments on documents submitted under the CSO Order and prepare technical memoranda and presentations.
  • Conduct site visits of active construction projects, attend and construction progress meetings to identify potential problems associated with project implementation, and prepare construction site inspections reports to document status of project construction.
  • Supervise and provide guidance to a NEIWPCC Environmental Engineer working on the program.

What We Are Looking For

The successful candidate will have a passion and interest in preserving and advancing water quality. We are seeking candidates with:

  • A New York State Professional Engineer’s license.
  • Knowledge of wastewater collection system and treatment plant engineering design and operation practices.
  • Knowledge of USEPA and NYSDEC wastewater, stormwater, and CSO rules and regulations and experience working with federal, state, or local water/wastewater agencies.
  • A degree in environmental, civil, chemical, or mechanical engineering, or in a related field with ten years of experience in wastewater treatment plants or wastewater collection facilities design and construction with at least three years as a professional engineer.

Position Logistics

This full-time NEIWPCC position will work 7.5 hours per day and is based in Albany, NY. Duties will be performed largely in an office setting with occasional travel to and from construction sites or meetings in New York City, for which a valid driver’s license and access to own transportation are required. After six months, this position may be eligible for a hybrid work schedule, subject to approval and program needs.

What We Offer

The anticipated annual salary range for this position is $90,000-$105,000. NEIWPCC offers an outstanding comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees.

  • 75% premium coverage for employee and family PPO health plan with dental and vision.
  • Yearly retirement contribution of 10% of annual base salary, regardless of employee contribution.
  • 15 paid vacation and 15 paid sick days that rollover, as well as paid holidays and volunteer leave.
  • Tuition reimbursement and professional development funding opportunities.
  • Qualified employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF).

To Apply

Submit your cover letter and resume by email to jobs@neiwpcc.org. Please reference #24-NY-IEM-001 in the email subject line. Application deadline is July 7, 2024. Accepting applications until the position is filled.

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Environmental Engineer, EIT

Full-time in Albany, NY

Help protect the natural environment and public health for the communities of New York by joining NEIWPCC as an Environmental Engineer to oversee an administrative consent order to abate combined sewer overflows (CSO) within the New York City watershed.

What You’ll Do

As a NEIWPCC Environmental Engineer, you will:

  • Conduct monthly field inspections of active construction projects to monitor compliance in accordance with CSO Order milestones and prepare inspection reports documenting the status of construction and any issues that might impact timely completion of projects.
  • Complete comprehensive technical reviews of and develop detailed comments on final design plans and prepare technical memoranda and presentations related to the program.
  • Participate in planning and design meetings, progress meetings, public information meetings, settlement negotiations, and other meetings as requested by internal and external partners. 

What We Are Looking For

The successful candidate will have a passion and interest in preserving and advancing water quality. We are seeking candidates with:

  • A bachelor’s degree in environmental, civil, chemical, or mechanical engineering or related field with five years of technical or professional experience.
  • Engineer-in-Training Certificate or willingness to take the FE exam to obtain one.
  • Knowledge of wastewater collection system and treatment plant engineering design and operation practices.
  • Knowledge of USEPA and NYSDEC wastewater, stormwater, and CSO rules and regulations and experience working with federal, state, or local water/wastewater agencies.

Position Logistics

This full-time NEIWPCC position will work 7.5 hours per day and is based in Albany, NY. Duties will be performed largely in an office setting with occasional travel to and from construction sites or meetings in New York City, for which a valid driver’s license and access to own transportation are required. After six months, this position may be eligible for a hybrid work schedule, subject to approval and program needs.

What We Offer

The anticipated annual salary range for this position is $75,000-$90,000. NEIWPCC offers an outstanding comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees.

  • 75% premium coverage for employee and family PPO health plan with dental and vision.
  • Yearly retirement contribution of 10% of annual base salary, regardless of employee contribution.
  • 15 paid vacation and 15 paid sick days that rollover, as well as paid holidays and volunteer leave.
  • Tuition reimbursement and professional development funding opportunities.
  • Qualified employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF).

To Apply

Submit your cover letter and resume by email to jobs@neiwpcc.org. Please reference #24-NY-IEM-002 in the email subject line. The application deadline is July 7, 2024. Accepting applications until the position is filled.

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Environmental Analyst – Drinking Water Program Assistant

Full-time in Albany, NY

NEIWPCC is seeking a full-time Environmental Analyst to join our collaborative team and support the implementation of the statewide Drinking Water Source Protection Program (DWSP2) by providing technical support to regional staff assisting the program and working with regional stakeholders to further develop the program.

What You’ll Do
As a NEIWPCC Environmental Analyst, you will:

  • Develop plans to protect drinking water sources throughout the State of New York and serve as a resource for regional staff who develop and implement plans across New York state.
  • Collaborate with state agencies, regional planning boards, municipal leaders, water operators, local health departments and other stakeholders to implement plans and to coordinate and develop the program.
  • Assist with other tasks related to water supply protection, such as water quality sampling, database management, data analysis, performing sanitary surveys or capacity assessments for public water systems.

Preferred Qualifications
The successful candidate will have a passion and interest in preserving and advancing water quality. Ideally the candidate will have:

  • A degree in environmental sciences or related field, and three years of professional or technical experience.
  • Knowledge of and experience with aspects of drinking water quality programs, state/federal regulations, and watershed management.
  • Experience collaborating with a broad range of stakeholders in implementing environmental programs.
  • Competence in statistical analysis of large data sets and competence in GIS is highly valued.

Candidates with alternative qualifications or who have taken a less traditional career path may be considered if an aptitude for success and a strong willingness to learn is clearly apparent.

Logistics
This full-time NEIWPCC position will work 7.5 hours per day and is based in the New York State Department of Health office located in Albany, NY. Duties will be performed largely in an office setting with occasional travel, for which a valid driver’s license and private means of transportation is required. After six months of employment, this position may be eligible for a hybrid work schedule, subject to approval and program needs.

What We Offer
The anticipated annual salary range for this position is $65,000 to $75,000. NEIWPCC offers an outstanding comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees.

  • 75% premium coverage for employee and family PPO health plan with dental and vision.
  • Yearly retirement contribution of 10% of annual base salary, regardless of employee contribution.
  • 15 paid vacation and 15 paid sick days that rollover, as well as paid holidays and volunteer leave.
  • Tuition reimbursement and professional development funding opportunities.
  • Qualified employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF).

To Apply
Submit cover letter, resume, and a brief writing sample by email to jobs@neiwpcc.org by May 19, 2024. Please reference #24-NYS-SW-DOH-003 in the email subject line. Accepting applications until the position is filled.

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Program Manager – Drinking Water Source Protection Program

Full-time in Albany, NY

We are seeking a dedicated program manager to join our collaborative team supporting the Drinking Water Source Protection Program in New York. This individual will work with internal and external partners to develop and coordinate the implementation of source water protection plans throughout the state. Duties will include:

  • Supervising staff across the state who are charged with developing source water protection plans in cooperation with stakeholders and municipalities.
  • Facilitating program collaboration between multiple state, regional, and local entities, as well as the regulatory community and the general public.
  • Conducting or overseeing investigations on matters such as source water assessment and protection, water storage, treatment and distribution, wastewater treatment and discharge, point-source and non-point source pollution, permitting, compliance, and regulatory issues.

Preferred Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a passion and interest in preserving and advancing water quality. Ideally the candidate will have:

  • A master’s degree in environmental science, biology, chemistry, earth science, environmental health, or related science, health, or policy degree.
  • Seven years of related technical or professional experience, including supervisory or managerial experience.
  • Experience collaborating with a broad range of stakeholders in implementing environmental programs.
  • Knowledge and experience with the development and implementation of source water protection plans, with a working knowledge of groundwater and surface water hydrology.
  • Knowledge and understanding of state and federal regulations and Safe Drinking Water Act.

Candidates with alternative qualifications or who have taken a less traditional career path may be considered if an aptitude for success and a strong willingness to learn is clearly apparent.

What We Offer

The anticipated annual salary range for this position is $75,000 to $90,000. NEIWPCC offers an outstanding comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees:

  • Pays 75% of premiums for health, dental and vision coverage.
  • Contributes 10% of annual base salary to employee retirement plans.
  • Provides 15 paid vacation days, 15 paid sick days, paid holidays and volunteer leave.
  • Offers tuition reimbursement and professional development support.
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness program.

Position Logistics

This full-time NEIWPCC position will work 7.5 hours per day and is based in the New York State Department of Health office located in Albany, NY. Duties will be performed largely in an office setting with occasional travel, for which a valid driver’s license and private means of transportation are required. After six months, this position may be eligible for a hybrid work schedule, subject to approval and program needs.

To Apply

Submit cover letter, resume, and a brief writing sample by email to jobs@neiwpcc.org by April 14, 2024. Please reference #24-NYS-SW-DOH-002 in the email subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, accepting applications until the position is filled.

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Real Property Coordinator – Long Island Conservation

Full-time in Stony Brook, NY

Utilize your Real Estate experience to assist NEIWPCC and the Long Island Sound Study (LISS) with the goal of conserving 3,000 acres of land in New York State by 2035!

We’re searching for a Real Property Coordinator to join our team and provide necessary support in the acquisition of land in the Long Island Sound watershed to restore and protect clean water and thriving wildlife habitats. In this position, you will:

  • Assist with applications for proposed land acquisition projects.
  • Perform and/or review property inspections, appraisals, field inspections, surveys and title searches.
  • Negotiate with sellers, respond to inquiries, and attend meetings with landowners and stakeholders.
  • Monitor project progress, maintain files and databases, and utilize GIS maps for analysis.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, finance, or related field.
  • Real Estate experience in two or more of the following areas: appraisal review, title research, clearance and/or closings, negotiation, contract drafting, field inspections, mapping, and land surveying.
  • Knowledge of or strong interest in environmental issues and land conservation.
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to use and master ArcGIS and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of stakeholders with different interests and backgrounds.

This full-time NEIWPCC position will work 7.5 hours per day and is based in Stony Brook, NY. Duties will be performed largely in an office setting with travel, for which a valid driver’s license and private means of transportation is required. After six months, this position may be eligible for a hybrid work schedule, subject to approval and program needs.

The anticipated annual salary range for this position is $60,000 to $75,000. NEIWPCC offers an outstanding comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees:

  • Pays 75% of premiums for health, dental and vision coverage.
  • Contributes 10% of annual base salary to employee retirement plans.
  • Provides 15 paid vacation days, 15 paid sick days, paid holidays and volunteer leave per year.
  • Offers tuition reimbursement and professional development support.
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness program.

To Apply, submit cover letter, resume, and a brief writing sample by email to jobs@neiwpcc.org by April 7, 2024. Please reference #24-LISS-005 in the email subject line.

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There are no current openings. Please check back soon.


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“My role at NEIWPCC has been a perfect combination of professional growth opportunities and self-exploration! Plus, you can’t go wrong protecting people and the natural world.”
James Plummer, environmental analyst, who began his NEIWPCC career as an intern with the Youth and the Environment Program in 2016.
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“I enjoy NEIWPCC’s role as an interstate agent, filling in the gaps that exist between state agencies, federal agencies, and other partners. Our workgroups allow the states to coordinate in the region, which is so valuable. ”
Richard Friesner, director of Water Quality Programs
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“Even if I won the lottery, I’d never leave here.”
Shelly Jenkins, information officer and NEIWPCC employee since 2003.
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Chris Eagler
“NEIWPCC bridges science, policy, and management, making it an enticing organization for young professionals. Partnering with NYSDEC provides additional unique opportunities, as both organizations host a plethora of people and resources to learn from and connect with.”
Chris Eagler, environmental analyst and Long Island Sound regional coordinator

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