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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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NEIWPCC is an equal opportunity employer, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification, marital status, physical and mental disability, ancestry, genetic information, age, political or union affiliation, pregnancy or related medical conditions, military service or application for military service, veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by applicable law.  Physical or mental disabilities will be considered only as they may relate to the candidate’s ability to fulfill bona fide job requirements.

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This page was last updated on September 1, 2020.


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Massachusetts

PROGRAM MANAGER
Lowell, MA

NEIWPCC is seeking enthusiastic and experienced candidates for a Program Manager role, based in our Lowell, MA headquarters. Established by an Act of Congress in 1947, this regional commission has helped our seven member Northeast states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont) to preserve and advance water quality through a variety of programs, training support, and engagement. Staff proudly work to achieve this mission by providing bold leadership, championing innovation and new technologies, connecting water professionals, and leveraging knowledge to support clean and safe water. We are excited to add this member to our NEIWPCC team!

JOB SUMMARY:
The incumbent will act as a technical advisor to NEIWPCC, state agency staff, and public on issues related to the assigned program(s). This person represents NEIWPCC concerning issues through public presentations, testimony, and participation in meetings and various committees. They will also serve as a subject matter expert and assist with research and the gathering of information on miscellaneous program topics, including grants, on which NEIWPCC policy decisions are based.

This position requires a strategic leader able to thrive in a not-for-profit organization navigating the challenges of a rapidly changing landscape. Incumbent must be a person equally comfortable with operating at 40,000 feet to inform the Executive Director and Board and with diving into the weeds to get the details right, depending upon the nature of the task at hand. Additionally, the Program Manager assists the Division Director in managing and developing a small staff with expertise in wastewater, onsite systems and underground storage tanks.

A successful candidate will rely on his/her ability, expertise, and commitment to excellence. S/he will also build NEIWPCC’s culture which focuses on honesty, ethical behavior, personal integrity, respect for others, transparency, hard work, and collaborative teamwork.

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Manage NEIWPCC’s training program for the continued training of compact-member state water quality professionals, including state contracts (JETCC and MWOT) as well as contract training requests. Additional activities to include the initiation of stormwater training and the delivery of courses pertinent to wastewater treatment and other environmental issues. This includes in-person training and virtual programming.
• Manage special contracts for wastewater related projects, including the supervisory of additional staff.
• Educate colleagues and building capabilities among staff to understand and be held accountable for program management. More broadly, collaborate across the team to proactively share information and provide a lens to others’ efforts
• Assist in the leadership of the division staff group
• Serve as project manager for work in support of NEIWPCC’s mission. Assist in developing and implementing plans and goals and oversee engineering projects throughout the region.
• Serve as backup in the absence of the Director of Wastewater and Onsite Systems
• Develop work plans, budgets, and contract/grant amendments. Track specific elements and provide reporting on contract deliverables with agency partners.
• Maintain appropriate webpages on NEIWPCC website to ensure they are up-to-date and accurate. Write articles for various publications.
• Other duties as assigned.

RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering or Civil Engineering
• 12+ years of related technical or professional work experience
• Proven experience as a direct supervisor/manager for a minimum of 8 years
• Current Professional Engineer’s license (preferred)
• Current Massachusetts wastewater license (preferably Grade 4 or higher)
• Ability to work independently but welcomes team collaboration
• Incumbent must exercise considerable independent judgment
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to set priorities and remain organized

NEIWPCC offers a competitive compensation package, including excellent comprehensive benefits for eligible employees. If interested, we welcome you to send a brief cover letter and resume to us by September 25, 2020.

In order to assist us, please reference 20-Lowell-004 in the email subject line.

NEIWPCC is an equal opportunity employer, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification, marital status, physical and mental disability, ancestry, genetic information, age, political or union affiliation, pregnancy or related medical conditions, military service or application for military service, veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by applicable law. Physical or mental disabilities will be considered only as they may relate to the candidate’s ability to fulfill bona fide job requirements. This policy refers to all personnel practices including employee recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, training, disciplining, terminating and all other conditions.

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HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR
Lowell, MA

NEIWPCC is seeking enthusiastic, committed, and experienced candidates for the Human Resources Director role, based in our Lowell, MA headquarters.  Established by an Act of Congress in 1947, this regional commission has helped our seven member Northeast states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont) to preserve and advance water quality through a variety of programs, training support, and engagement.  Staff proudly work to achieve this mission by providing bold leadership, championing innovation and new technologies, connecting water professionals, and leveraging knowledge to support clean and safe water. We are excited to add this member to our NEIWPCC team!

JOB SUMMARY:

While being a dynamic organization with employees throughout the compact-member states, NEIWPCC has maintained the comfort of a small organization, providing a friendly, close-knit work environment.  As NEIWPCC is committed to the professional growth and satisfaction of its employees, we are seeking a creative, energetic, self-motivated, committed individual to undertake the development and administration of all human resources activities and programs.

The incumbent will serve as Human Resources Director for NEIWPCC by ensuring benefit administration, inclusive recruiting efforts, effective employee relations and retention programs, professional development and training, compliance with federal and state regulations, salary administration, recruitment, and management of Human Resources Department.

This position requires a strategic leader able to thrive in a not-for-profit organization navigating the challenges of a rapidly changing landscape. The incumbent must be a person equally comfortable with operating at 40,000 feet to inform the Executive Director and Board and with diving into the weeds to get the details right, depending upon the nature of the task at hand.

A successful candidate will rely on their ability, expertise, and commitment to excellence. The incumbent will also build NEIWPCC’s culture which focuses on honesty, ethical behavior, personal integrity, respect for others, transparency, hard work, and collaborative teamwork.

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

      • Management: Responsible for all administration of NEIWPCC’s HR Management Program, including planning, organizing, directing HR responsibilities, and managing HR staff.
      • Employee Relations: Draw upon NEIWPCC’s organizational values to strengthen culture and create a sense of community for staff. Advise managers on legal implications of human resources issues related to discipline or employee concerns. Consult with legal counsel, when authorized and appropriate.
      • Compensation and Benefits: Continue to develop and administer New England and New York State staff compensation and benefits programs, to include salary and incentives, health and welfare, retirement, life and disability insurance, accrued leave program, voluntary benefit programs, and direct employee communications.
      • Recruitment: Deliver programs and services that attract and retain a diverse, talented group of water quality professionals to our staff.
      • Training and Development: Expand on, facilitate, and deliver training programs and annual evaluations that support NEIWPCC programs and career paths.
      • Compliance and Research: Execute regular reporting packages that include compensation requests, budget planning, benefits, recruiting, and turnover. Maintain knowledge of legislation to insure compliance with state and federal laws on all employment matters, according to federal and state regulations.
      • Systems Management: Ensure the development and maintenance of a human resources system to meet NEIWPCC personnel information needs. Oversee appropriate webpages on NEIWPCC website to ensure they are effective, up-to-date, and accurate.

RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS:

      • A master’s of science degree in human resources, or business, education, communications or related field with human resource management certificate preferred
      • 15+ years of experience with all aspects of Human Resource Management
      • Proven leadership experience and ability
      • Excellent writing, verbal and problem-solving skills; effective communicator.
      • Comfortable working in a very collaborative environment and oriented toward getting things done; able to bring perspectives and ideas to the table while remaining open to perspectives and ideas from others

NEIWPCC offers a competitive compensation package, including excellent comprehensive benefits for eligible employees.  If interested, we welcome you to send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to us by September 4, 2020.  Please reference 20-Lowell-006 in the email subject line.

NEIWPCC is an equal opportunity employer, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification, marital status, physical and mental disability, ancestry, genetic information, age, political or union affiliation, pregnancy or related medical conditions, military service or application for military service, veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by applicable law.  Physical or mental disabilities will be considered only as they may relate to the candidate’s ability to fulfill bona fide job requirements.  This policy refers to all personnel practices including employee recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, training, disciplining, terminating and all other conditions.

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COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR
Lowell, MA

NEIWPCC is seeking enthusiastic, committed, and experienced candidates for the Director of Communications role, based in our Lowell, MA headquarters.  Established by an Act of Congress in 1947, this regional commission has helped our seven member Northeast states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont) to preserve and advance water quality through a variety of programs, training support, and engagement.  Staff proudly work to achieve this mission by providing bold leadership, championing innovation and new technologies, connecting water professionals, and leveraging knowledge to support clean and safe water. We are excited to add this member to our NEIWPCC team!

This position requires a creative and strategic leader able to thrive in a not-for-profit organization, navigating the challenges of a senior communications role.  Strong oversight of the communications division and staff is desired, as you work to implement and update NEIWPCC’s communications plan. You will also guide the development and maintenance of NEIWPCC’s website, ensuring it addresses NEIWPCC’s public facing needs and that it functions optimally.

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership:  Develop and maintain a creative and forward-thinking overall communications strategy in order to engage NEIWPCC’s many and diverse stakeholder groups.  Provide original writing as part of the development of marketing strategies for new and existing NEIWPCC products. Provide oversight of the communications division and staff.  Ensure consistent quality control, in terms of accuracy, presentation, design, and grammar.  Demonstrate agility and a “roll up your sleeves” work ethic.  Provide departmental staff with guidance and clear departmental deadlines for work products and deliverables.

Rebranding:  Lead NEIWPCC’s rebranding efforts, ensuring an increase in strategic communications to our targeted audiences in order to meet established brand and marketing goals.

Promote a “content-first” approach, always asking who needs the content and what the best way is to share it.  And, combined with a data-driven attitude, guide the team to optimize its publications, PR, event, and social media strategy.

Continue launch efforts of the updated brand to educate and engage internal and external stakeholders as ambassadors.  As others are engaged, work to meet existing calendar objectives and propose future milestones and targeted deadlines. Champion efforts to reinforce the brand through print media, social media, event-focused communications and public/government relations.

Communications:  Oversee, write, and produce NEIWPCC’s newsletter, bulletins, reports, publications and specialty products such as the Annual Report and State Summary Sheets.  Recommend new avenues for showcasing NEIWPCC’s work. Selection and management of vendors for graphic design, printing and other needs is essential.

With support from the EPA’s Office of Underground Storage Tanks, develop L.U.S.T.Line issues twice per year.

Develop and distribute information materials and documents such as booth, press releases, marketing tools, fliers, fact sheets, lists of materials available, questionnaires, exhibits, videos, and presentations.

Coordinate with NEIWPCC staff on cross-cutting program issues.

Collaboration and Outreach:  Assist Program Managers with public participation, information, education, and consistency building programs to support NEIWPCC’s activities. Work closely with Program Managers, NEIWPCC contractors, and other decision makers to develop public participation and outreach materials, including display materials.  Assist Business Operations Manager and Executive Director in preparation of quarterly progress reports to EPA.

May organize short courses, seminars, and technical forums, as necessary, including hotel arrangements, agenda development, speaker invitations, registration forms, mailings to attendees, and registration.

Coordinate with Program Managers on budgets, bids, and contracts/PO’s.

Attend trade shows as a representative of NEIWPCC.

Systems Management:  Coordinate the updating and maintenance of NEIWPCC’s website and social media platforms.  Maintain appropriate webpages to ensure they are up-to-date and accurate.  Create and publish documents in electronic format for distribution.

RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS:

A master’s degree in Communications, English, Comparative Literature, Creative Writing, Journalism, Language Arts, Liberal Arts, or a related field.

15+ years of professional experience in the development of outreach materials (both written and visual), layout and design, and desktop publishing.

Proven leadership experience and the ability to think and act in a broad collaborative style.

Accomplished written and verbal skills with the ability to problem solve and embrace change.

NEIWPCC offers a competitive compensation package, including excellent comprehensive benefits for eligible employees.  If interested, we welcome you to send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to us by September 11, 2020.  Please reference 20-Lowell-005 in the email subject line.

NEIWPCC is an equal opportunity employer, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification, marital status, physical and mental disability, ancestry, genetic information, age, political or union affiliation, pregnancy or related medical conditions, military service or application for military service, veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by applicable law.  Physical or mental disabilities will be considered only as they may relate to the candidate’s ability to fulfill bona fide job requirements.  This policy refers to all personnel practices including employee recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, training, disciplining, terminating and all other conditions.

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New Hampshire

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New York

ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYST III – NYSDEC (Lake Champlain Basin Coordinator)
Ray Brook, NY

NEIWPCC is a regional commission that helps the states of the Northeast preserve and advance water quality. We engage and convene water quality professionals and other interested parties from New England and New York to collaborate on water, wastewater, and environmental science challenges across the regions, ecosystems, and areas of expertise.

We also serve as the financial administrator and program advisor to the Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP).  As a program partner of LCBP, NEIWPCC employs the program staff, including the Program Director, and maintains the program office in Grand Isle, Vermont. In addition, NEIWPCC staffs two LCBP-related positions in the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) Region 5 Office, who work closely with LCBP program staff.

The LCBP coordinates and funds activities that protect and improve the natural and human resources of the Lake Champlain Basin. Partners in the program include the States of Vermont and New York, the Province of Quebec, NEIWPCC, the U.S. EPA, the U.S. National Park Service, and the International Great Lakes Fishery Commission. LCBP also collaborates with several other agencies and organizations at the federal, state, and local levels, including private firms and academic institutions.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Environmental Analyst (NYSDEC Lake Champlain Basin Coordinator) is one member of a team that works to coordinate, evaluate and oversee program activities throughout the Lake Champlain Basin. You will support the NYSDEC Region 5 Director, Water Program Manager, Natural Resources Supervisor, and other regional and central office staff with implementing the Lake Champlain Basin Program.

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Program Coordination. Provide ongoing coordination and collaboration with all NYSDEC program areas, including Water, Fisheries, Wildlife, Lands & Forests, and Operations to achieve the goals of the LCBP detailed in the Opportunities for Action.

Workgroups. Actively engage with the Lake Champlain Basin Program Technical Advisory Committee (TAC). The TAC reviews technical issues and advises the Steering and Executive Committees on technical priorities for annual budget consideration. May also include participation in the development of technical proposals for funding.

Work plans, budgets, contracts, and grants. Participate in various capacities in the LCBP local implementation grants programs. May include assisting local officials or other entities with information needed for applying for LCBP grant opportunities and participating on review and scoring committees for various grant programs.

Programmatic topics. Coordinate with New York representatives on inter-basin efforts on aquatic invasive spread prevention. Participate with Adirondack Park partners in supporting boat launch steward programs and monitoring for aquatic invasive species. Participate in development of expanded boat inspection and decontamination program efforts. Coordinate aquatic invasive species spread prevention training for NYSDEC campground staff.

Outreach and Community Support. Coordinate with and assist applicable NYSDEC staff and local partners and municipalities to develop potential projects eligible for the WRDA Section 542 Program, including assisting local officials in applying for the program.

Management: Supervises the LCBP Agronomy Conservation Specialist (Environmental Analyst II) working in the NYSDEC Region 5 office, providing input and oversight on staff projects and work products, coordinating staff activities, and evaluating job performance.

RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS:

Our ideal candidate would possess the following:

A master’s degree in environmental sciences or a related field, with a broad knowledge of the technical aspects and policy components needed for holistic watershed management.

6+ years of full-time related work experience, or equivalent part-time, technical or professional work experience in the above mentioned fields, including public participation.

Ability to think and act in a broad collaborative style and naturally prone to action with a focus toward continuous improvement.

Knowledge of data and statistical analysis techniques, as well as the ability to translate technical and scientific information for a lay audience.

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written and the ability to work in an organized and independent manner.

Ability to travel to various meeting locations in Vermont, New York, and Quebec, as required along with the ability to participate in any necessary evening and weekend work.

NEIWPCC offers a competitive compensation package, including excellent comprehensive benefits for eligible employees.  If interested, we welcome you to send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to us by September 18, 2020.

Please reference 20-LCBP-003 in the email subject line.

NEIWPCC is an equal opportunity employer, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification, marital status, physical and mental disability, ancestry, genetic information, age, political or union affiliation, pregnancy or related medical conditions, military service or application for military service, veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by applicable law.  Physical or mental disabilities will be considered only as they may relate to the candidate’s ability to fulfill bona fide job requirements.  This policy refers to all personnel practices including employee recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, training, disciplining, terminating and all other conditions.

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Rhode Island

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Vermont

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