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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.

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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 – Water Quality Liaison

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.

You will assist our Director of Water Quality Programs with various program issues and grants and develop information on which NEIWPCC policy decisions are based. You will also work with other 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. Finally, you will assist in the preparation of grant applications for new projects, contracts, and final project reports.

Activities will generally be water quality oriented, but may cover a wide range of environmental issues, according to program needs and your areas of expertise. You will act as a technical advisor for NEIWPCC, state agency staff, and the public on those program issues; serve as staff support, a clearinghouse for information, and a meeting chair for state agency staff work groups for those issues. Additionally, you will represent NEIWPCC concerning those issues through public presentations, testimony, and participation in meetings and on various committees.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Project management: Serve as project manager for work in support of NEIWPCC’s mission, with guidance from the Division Director. Work closely with the EPA Long Island Sound Office, 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. Supervise NEIWPCC staff located in Connecticut and New York in order to implement the Long Island Sound Study program.

Workgroups: Organize workgroup meetings of appropriate state and federal staff. Arrange for meetings, distribute information, chair or co-chair meetings. Prepare workgroup updates for Executive Committee and Commission meetings (Workgroups include: wetlands, and the New England Biological Assessment of Wetlands Work Group [NEBAWWG])

Work plans/budgets/contracts/grants: Develop work plans, budgets, and contract/grant proposals and amendments. Track specific budget elements and contracts. Provide reporting on grant and contract deliverables under NEIWPCC’s agreements.

Programmatic topics: Work with the Division Director and NEIWPCC’s Commissioners to identify and address regional priorities for better coordination of the Navigable Waters Protection Rule/Waters of the United States and Clean Water Act activities. Coordinate with Wastewater and Onsite Program and Water Resource Program staff on crosscutting program issues. Answer miscellaneous inquiries from state and federal agencies, consultants, and the general public about wetlands, wetland assessment, water quality, technical publications, and NEIWPCC programs. Draft and review policy position papers.

Quality management: Assist the Quality Assurance Program Manager (QAPM) to review Quality Assurance Project Plans and fulfill the role of Project Manager on QAPPs, as needed.

Outreach: Maintain appropriate webpages on NEIWPCC website to ensure they are up-to-date and accurate. Provide background materials or draft or write articles for various NEIWPCC, or other, publications. Present work products and programs to stakeholders and the general public.

RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor’s degree in environmental studies, natural science, public health, earth science, biology, chemistry or a related field preferred.
  • 3+ years of work experience in the field of environmental studies, natural science, public health, earth science, biology, chemistry or a related field preferred.
  • 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. As well, candidates with additional education and experience are encouraged to apply.
  • 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.

In recruiting for our dynamic team, we welcome and value the uniquely diverse contributions that our employees bring to our organization. In exchange, 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 April 23, 2021. Please reference #21-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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Environmental Analyst — Training & Certification Support, Wastewater and Onsite Systems

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.

We are looking for an individual to support NEIWPCC’s training programs, as well as to assist in certification program activities, as needed.  This person will also provide assistance to the Program Manager and Director of Wastewater and Onsite Programs with various program issues and grants and develop information on which Commission policy decisions are based.  Additionally, they will work with other staff to prepare individual project/program element work plans and budgets and approve payments under those projects.  And, serve as staff support and as an information clearinghouse for a wide range of environmental issues. This position is a growth opportunity for candidates with a desire to learn about technical topics related to clean water, particularly those subjects related to wastewater.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Training: Assist in the operation of NEIWPCC’s training programs, for both virtual and in-person course offerings. This includes helping to coordinate the training schedule, hosting courses, and supporting trainers with their technical and logistical needs. Work to adapt existing course materials to an online/virtual setting, as needed. Incumbent will update and maintain library of course materials, including presentations and student handouts. Additionally, prepare and maintain SOPs for course operations and general tasks, geared both to NEIWPCC employees and contract trainers.

Certification: Support NEIWPCC’s certification programs, as needed, to include but not be limited to Massachusetts Wastewater, Title 5, and Soil Evaluator certifications. Host field courses and provide logistical support for both field and classroom courses including distributing class materials, exam results, and credentials. Assist with certification and renewals, as needed, such as by handling invoicing and distribution of licenses and credentials. Organize and maintain operator certification records.

Programmatic Support: Assist the Director of Wastewater and Onsite Programs and Program Manager in development of annual plans and budgets. Support preparation of quarterly progress reports to EPA and other funding agencies. Maintain appropriate pages on NEIWPCC’s website to ensure they are up-to-date and accurate. Prepare articles or provide background materials for NEIWPCC publications. Coordinate on crosscutting topics with other divisions, including Water Quality and Water Resource Protection, as needed. Support the formulation of responses to inquiries from state and federal agencies, consultants, and general public about wastewater, water quality issues, technical publications, and NEIWPCC programs. Serve as project officer or assistant on new grants, as needed. Other duties as assigned.

RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering, environmental studies, natural science, public health, earth science, biology, chemistry or related field preferred.
  • 3+ years of full-time technical or professional work experience.
  • Strong organizational skills with a high degree of motivation to succeed.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a keen eye for details and editing.
  • Think and act in a broad collaborative style and care deeply about the health and impact of the entire organization.
  • A valid driver’s license and access to your 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 March 5, 2021.  Please reference #21-Lowell–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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New Hampshire

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New York

Environmental Engineer – Capital Replacement Liaison

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 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

We are seeking an individual who 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 Section Chief, at NYC DEP, this person will focus on managing the contracts needed to replace watershed equipment at WWTPs via site inspections, meeting with WWTP owners, and coordinating with DEP’s compliance staff. You will also be responsible for preparing and reviewing internal and external progress reports pursuant to the FAD, MOA, and other Agency requirements as requested. As well, you will be responsible for managing multiple databases for tracking and monitoring program accomplishments, contract budgets, project coordination, payments, and related documentation.

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 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 Bachelor’s degree in environmental or civil engineering, or a related field
  • 3+ years of professional work experience in the field of environmental science or engineering
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to write concisely and express thoughts clearly in a logical sequence
  • Outstanding organizational skills with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team, maintaining positive and productive working relationships
  • High degree of computer proficiency

DESIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Experience with operation of wastewater treatment utilities and facility reconstruction preferred
  • Experience with SPDES permits compliance action preferred
  • Experience with SPDES inspection process/procedures preferred
  • Experience and capability in working with state and local water/wastewater agencies
  • Facilitation, collaboration, and conflict resolution with partners and stakeholders

Duties are performed in the field as well as in an office/home office setting, with the possible need for travel to adjoining states when travel is permitted again.  Evening and weekend duty may be necessary. The position is primarily an office-based job with routine travel throughout the watershed and occasional outdoor field work (site visits, tours, education/outreach events). A hard hat, safety vest, and safety shoes may be needed at times, and these items will be provided as PPE.

REQUIREMENTS

  • A valid driver’s license and access to own transportation required.
  • Attendance in the Lowell, MA office for a one day orientation during the first two weeks of employment and attendance at the annual All Staff Meeting are mandatory.  These events will be virtual if travel is not yet permitted.

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 May 21, 2021.  Please reference #21-NYC-CRP-DEP-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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Rhode Island

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