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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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Connecticut

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Massachusetts

Environmental Analyst II – Water Resource Protection

Lowell, MA

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.

This person will assist the Director of Water Resource Protection Programs with various program issues, activities, and grants related to source water protection, emerging contaminants, and non-point source pollution. They will oversee NEIWPCC staff working in the New York Source Water Assessment and Protection Program.

Additionally, they will work with other NEIWPCC project officers to prepare individual project/program element work plans and budgets, approve payments under those projects, and pursue potential new sources of funding for projects. As well, they will assist in the preparation of grant applications for new and existing projects, contracts, and final project reports.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Project management. Serve as project manager for work in support of NEIWPCC’s mission, with guidance from the Director of Water Resource Protection Programs.

Workgroups. Organize workgroup meetings, webinars, and related forums of appropriate state and federal staff. Arrange for meetings, distributes information, chair or co-chair meetings. Prepare workgroup updates for Executive Committee and Commission meetings. (Source Water Protection workgroup, Emerging Contaminant Workgroups, and Non-Point Source Pollution workgroup.) Collaborate with other program staff in the management of the Tracking & Accounting Collaborative, an interdisciplinary group addressing regional tracking and accounting efforts aimed at pollution reductions.

Work plans/budgets/contracts/grants. Develop work plans, budgets, and contract/grant amendments and provide contract management. Track specific budget elements and contracts. Provide reporting on contracting deliverables under NEIWPCC’s contracts, including contracts with the New York State Department of Health and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

Programmatic topics. Coordinate with Division Director and NEIWPCC’s Workgroups and Commissioners to identify and address regional priorities for better coordination of Safe Drinking Water Act and Clean Water Act activities; for source water; for emerging contaminants; and for Non-Point Source Pollution. Coordinate with Wastewater and Onsite Program and Water Quality Program staff on crosscutting program issues. Answer miscellaneous inquiries from state and federal agencies, consultants, and the general public about drinking water, source water protection, emerging contaminants, wastewater, water quality, technical publications, and NEIWPCC programs. Draft or review policy position papers.

Quality management. Work with Quality Assurance Program Manager with review of Quality Assurance Project Plans as needed.

Outreach. Maintain appropriate webpages on NEIWPCC website to ensure they are up-to-date and accurate. Provide background materials or write articles for various NEIWPCC, or other,

RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A master’s degree in environmental science, natural science, public health, earth science, biology, chemistry, or related field preferred.
  • 5+ years of work experience in the field of environmental studies, natural science, public health, earth science, biology, chemistry or a related field preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; comfortable with public speaking and the ability to express thoughts clearly and concisely in writing.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as a collaborative member of a team.
  • Ability to travel regionally and nationally when travel is permitted again.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and access to own transportation.

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 at jobs@neiwpcc.org by January 25, 2021. Please reference #21-Lowell-002 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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Information Officer – Communications Specialist

Lowell, MA

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.

This individual will assist the Communications division in writing and developing content and other appropriate tasks.  Activities are generally water quality and water supply oriented, but can cover a wide range of environmental issues, according to program needs and the incumbent’s areas of expertise. The incumbent will act as a technical advisor for NEIWPCC, state agency staff, and the public on those program issues.  They will also serve as staff support, as a clearinghouse for information, and performing as a meeting chairman for state agency staff work groups for those issues. They may also represent NEIWPCC concerning those issues through public presentations, testimony, and participation in meetings and on various committees.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop content for NEIWPCC’s annual report and other publications; research and write copy, compile visuals, prepare material for layout and production.
  • Write and edit content for NEIWPCC’s website, neiwpcc.org. Maintain assigned web pages to ensure they are up-to-date and accurate. Serve as point of contact for assigned division.
  • Co-manage and contribute content to NEIWPCC’s social media accounts, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and explore other channels as appropriate.
  • Provide editorial support to other staff members as required.
  • Support outreach staff in other activities like content and data management.
  • Other duties as assigned.

RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or related field is required, and coursework and an interest in environmental issues a strong plus.
  • 3+ years of professional work experience in the field above.
  • Strong research, writing and editing skills in a journalistic style. Ability to write concisely, express thoughts clearly and develop ideas in a logical sequence.
  • Comfortable working in a very collaborative environment with the ability to work independently and as part of a team; able to bring perspectives and ideas to the table while remaining open to those from others. Think and act in a broad cooperative style.
  • Care deeply about the health and impact of the entire organization.
  • Diplomatic and welcoming in their approach to others.
  • Inclusive and interested in helping others.
  • Capable of fostering and deserving of trust.
  • Accepts responsibility and is accountable for results.
  • Well-organized and highly motivated.
  • A keen attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of graphic design and photography.
  • Experience with WordPress, a plus, but not required.

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 at jobs@neiwpcc.org by January 4, 2021.  Please reference 21-Lowell-001 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 – Coastal Training Specialist

Staatsburg, 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.

The Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve was established in 1982 when New York State and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration designated four Hudson River Reserve sites. The programs were undertaken to protect and improve the natural and human resources of the Hudson River Basin. Partners in the program include the NYSDEC Marine Resources, NOAA, NEIWPCC and other federal, state and local agencies.

The incumbent will promote informed coastal management and decision‑making by developing a successful Coastal Training Program, translating scientific information, building effective training partnerships, and fostering communication between scientific and coastal management communities; primarily on Hudson River habitats, and climate change effects on the habitats and on riverfront communities. This position is assigned to NYS DEC Region 3, Bureau of Marine Resources, Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve, Norrie Point Environmental Center in Staatsburg, NY.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Program management. Coordinate, organize and implement coastal training program workshops, forums and field activities to promote Hudson River habitats, sea-level rise, climate change vulnerability and adaptation and proactive shoreline management, and sustainable river communities and to build decision- maker process and technical skills.

Outreach. Communicate frequently on coastal and technical topics

Programmatic topics. Provide technical assistance to decision makers on priority issues.

Workgroups. Represent HRNERR on selected regional teams and workgroups.

Other duties as assigned.

RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor’s degree in life sciences, environmental science, or related field.
  • 3+ years of technical or professional work experience in the fields listed above or a related field.
  • Candidates who have taken a less traditional path may be considered if an aptitude for success and a strong willingness to learn is clearly apparent.
  • Ability to work in a broad collaborative style as an individual contributor and as part of a team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to express thoughts clearly.
  • Solid understanding of estuarine ecology and coastal issues.
  • Experience working with researchers and policy makers.
  • Desire to establish and maintain effective working relationships within diverse groups.
  • Education and outreach experience.
  • Proficient computer skills in word processing, spreadsheet and data analysis software, and geographic information systems.
  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel when travel restrictions lifted.

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 at jobs@neiwpcc.org by January 20, 2021. Please reference #21-HRNERR-001 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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Environmental Analyst – Long Island Sound Regional Coordinator

Stony 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 regions, ecosystems, and areas of expertise.

New York has dedicated extensive state resources to restore and protect the water quality of Long Island Sound (LIS). The EPA Long Island Sound Study (LISS) has been an important partner in improving water quality in the Sound. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) Division of Water (DOW) is focused on the water quality aspect of the LISS priorities and works closely with the divisional bureaus within the DOW, as well as coordination with the Division of Marine Resources, to improve the water in the Sound. DOW also leads the Long Island Nitrogen Action Plan (LINAP) which focuses on how best to reduce nitrogen loading to groundwater and surface water through technical, management, and regulatory/policy actions. Many of the on-going and future programs involve multiple partnerships and coordinated efforts with local governments. DOW has a strong partnership with the three counties in the Long Island Sound watershed and New York City and is seeking to increase DOW’s coordination with municipalities.

The LIS Regional Coordinator (LISRC) is a new position and will supplement and increase the NYSDEC DOW’s engagement in LISS. This position will assist in the planning and execution of activities and projects NYSDEC DOW participates in through LISS and will act in a coordinator capacity in the area of water quality (specifically nitrogen reduction) and community sustainability/resilience. The LISRC will participate in LISS workgroups and meetings; participate in TMDL implementation, evaluations, revisions, and implementation of additional nitrogen reduction plans and measures; provide technical support and participation on the stakeholder group for EPA’s LIS Nitrogen Reduction Strategy; facilitate and provide technical support for NY municipalities; and provide grant oversight and management. The LISRC will also build partnerships with and assist municipalities in evaluating and assessing local policies and programs to determine how they align with the LISS Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP), and assist municipalities to leverage the Long Island Sound Futures Fund (LISFF) to implement water quality improvement projects.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Project management. Engage with counties and municipalities in the LIS watershed and help them identify and implement projects that align with local policy and the water quality priorities in the LISS CCMP, especially those related to nitrogen reduction.

Funding Coordination. Serve as lead to connect counties and municipalities in the LIS watershed with available funding sources, including state and federal grants.

Grant Management. Serve as coordinator and project manager for LISS EPA grants to DOW, keeping project timelines intact and preparing required reports.

Workgroups and Committees. Provide technical support and participation in LISS workgroups and committees to strengthen NYSDEC DOW’s activity in the LISS objectives and advancement of the CCMP Implementation Actions.

Outreach. Prepare informational materials and conduct outreach and education activities (e.g., meetings, presentations, web content, etc.), with municipalities to help them learn about the LISS program, the LISFF, and the integral role municipalities play in restoring and protecting the Sound.

RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences, natural science, earth science, biology, chemistry or related field preferred.
  • 3+ years of professional work experience in the field.
  • Knowledge of project management, including budget oversight and grant writing.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to facilitate and present at large group meetings to a variety of audiences.
  • Experience working cooperatively with a broad range of stakeholders in planning and implementing water quality protection programs.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of diverse and multi-disciplinary groups and display good organizational, recordkeeping, and follow-through skills.
  • Computer literacy, particularly spreadsheets, word processing, and virtual meeting platforms.

It is important to note that this position is currently funded for two years, with the potential for an extension pending additional funding.

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 at jobs@neiwpcc.org by December 11, 2020.  Please reference 21-LISS-001 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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Environmental Engineer

Kingston, 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.

This position is governed by an agreement between the NEIWPCC and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection. Under that agreement, NEIWPCC was selected to provide services to assist NYC DEP in the management and replacement of certain wastewater treatment infrastructure at nearly 100 WWTPs located within the City’s water supply watershed.

The Environmental Engineer (EE) will perform all tasks associated with managing the assessment, replacement, and maintenance of certain wastewater treatment infrastructure that is required to be installed and maintained in the New York City water supply watershed. The installation, capital replacement, and O&M of this equipment is paid for by NYC DEP. Under the supervision of the Deputy Regional Water Engineer, at NYC DEP, the EE will focus on site inspections, meeting with WWTP owners, and coordinate with DEP’s compliance staff. This position is responsible for preparing and reviewing internal and external progress reports pursuant to the FAD, MOA, and other Agency requirements as requested. This position is responsible for managing multiple databases for tracking and monitoring program accomplishments, contract budgets, project coordination, payments, and related documentation.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The satisfactory performance of the above duties and responsibilities requires the incumbent to develop a thorough understanding of NEIWPCC’s and NYC DEP’s programs, organization, and policies, to exercise initiative and resourcefulness in complicated situations, and to be able to work effectively with state and federal contacts at both staff top management levels, and with varied professional backgrounds. The ability to organize workload, and perform tasks in an accurate, conclusive, responsible, and timely manner is required. The incumbent will also effectively and successfully manage projects, develop contracts, track budgets and meet all deadlines in a timely and proactive manner.

RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS

  • A master’s degree in environmental or civil engineering, or related field.
  • 5+ years of full-time or equivalent part-time, technical or professional experience in the field of environmental or civil engineering.
  • A New York State Professional Engineer’s license and current registration is preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as demonstrated computer proficiency.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a collaborative team member.
  • A valid driver’s license and access to own transportation is required.

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 at jobs@neiwpcc.org by December 7, 2020. Please reference 21-NYC-CRP-DEP-001 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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Environmental Analyst

Albany, 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.

The primary goal of the next generation of Source Water Protection in New York State is to develop and implement source water protection measures for public water systems throughout the State. Source water protection strategies are most effective when implemented at the local community level. As such, NEIWPCC professionals will team with staff from NYSDEC.

This position will involve development of data output, input, and display interfaces, sampling and office activities associated with the three major Division of Water lake monitoring programs run by the Lake Monitoring and Assessment Section (LMAS), encompassed in the Bureau of Water Assessment and Management division (BWAM) – the Lake Classification and Inventory (LCI) survey, the New York Citizens Statewide Lake Assessment Program (CSLAP), and the New York Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB program). The work will have a strong emphasis on attention to detail, accuracy and timeliness.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The incumbent will assist with the following:

  • Conduct multiple activities related to the LCI, CSLAP, and HABs programs
  • Under the supervision of LMAS and BWAM staff, assist with data analysis, data interpretation, GIS mapping, and database outputs, to meet outreach and reporting needs of the LCI, CSLAP and HABs programs
  • Assist LMAS staff to prepare for the start of the lake sampling field season for the LCI, CSLAP and HABs programs
  • Assist LMAS field operations, as necessary
  • Assist LMAS staff to fulfill HABs Program reporting
  • Provide program support for other LMAS, SMAS, and BWAM activities

The satisfactory performance of the above duties and responsibilities requires the incumbent to have a thorough understanding of NEIWPCC’s programs, organization, and policies, to exercise initiative and resourcefulness in complicated situations, and to be able to work effectively with state and federal contacts at both staff and top management levels, and with varied professional backgrounds. The ability to organize workload, and perform tasks in an accurate, conclusive and timely manner is required.

RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering, environmental sciences, geography, computer science, or related field preferred.
  • 3+ years of full-time, or equivalent part time, technical or professional experience in the field.
  • Previous work experience with relational databases, including database development, coding, and generating database outputs. Additional experience with water quality sampling, water quality data, analysis, and reporting is preferred.
  • Proficiency with Geographic Information Systems (GIS), R scripting, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; comfortable with public speaking and the ability to express thoughts clearly and concisely in writing.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as a collaborative member of a team.
  • Willingness to work long days and participate in overnight trips, when necessary.
  • Ability to swim and carry up to 50 pounds of gear across uneven terrain

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 at jobs@neiwpcc.org by November 13, 2020.  Please reference 21-NYS-SW-DEC-001 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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