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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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This page was last updated on March 12, 2020.


Lake Champlain Boat Launch Stewards
Lake Champlain

NEIWPCC and the Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) are seeking part-time boat launch stewards to deliver interpretive invasive species spread prevention messages to boaters on Lake Champlain during the summer of 2020 and to inspect and decontaminate vessels as appropriate.

Boat Launch Stewards will be trained to greet visitors to Lake Champlain and familiarize the public with aquatic invasive species information, enter lake-user information on mobile tablets, and inspect watercraft, trailers, and recreational equipment for aquatic organisms.  Stewards will also be trained to conduct hot water high pressure decontaminations as needed and to set up, operate, break down, and properly store the decontamination units.  Stewards will be required to work eight-hour days for approximately forty hours per week Thursday through Monday and holidays at select boat launches around Lake Champlain from Memorial Day to Labor Day weekend; weekend work is required. Time off by prior arrangement can be accommodated.

The successful candidate will be well organized and have excellent communication skills, experience speaking with the public, demonstrated data collection and recording, familiarity with invasive species, and field work experience. Candidates will be comfortable working in the field and have the physical capability to inspect trailered watercraft. Experience operating watercraft and /or motorized equipment and basic familiarity with boaters, anglers, and recreational equipment will be useful.  Highly motivated individuals with familiarity with aquatic invasive species and/or water recreation experience are encouraged to apply.  Driver’s license required.

Send a resume, letter of interest including a description of relevant experience, and the names and contact information of two or more references by Friday March 20, 2020 as indicated above.  In the email subject line, please reference position #20-LCBP-001.

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Lake Champlain Education and Outreach Steward
Grand Isle and Burlington, Vermont

NEIWPCC and the Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) are seeking a creative steward to work with LCBP’s Education and Outreach team on a variety of projects. The steward will staff LCBP outreach events, including evening and weekend hours, from mid-May through September.

The Outreach Steward will expand outreach programming to State parks, summer camps, lake and river events, upper reaches of the watershed and downtown locations to answer questions about Lake Champlain and offer opportunities for citizen action. The LCBP Outreach Steward should be able to discuss a variety of watershed issues with the public and provide resources for getting involved or changing behavior to benefit the watershed.

The successful candidate will have solid communication skills along with attention to detail. Coursework or demonstrated passionate interest in Lake Champlain and watershed issues covered in the 2018 State of the Lake report desired. The ability to interact positively with the public at informal outreach events and in the LCBP Resource Room required. Photography skills a plus. Completion of at least junior year of college recommended.

Send cover letter and résumé in .pdf or Microsoft Word format by March 20, 2020 as indicated at the top of this page.  Please reference position number 20-LCBP-002 in the subject line.

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Youth and the Environment (YEP) Coordinator/Wastewater Division Intern
Lowell, MA; Lawrence, 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.

NEIWPCC is seeking two summer interns to coordinate its EPA-funded Youth and the Environment Program (YEP), as well as other NEIWPCC Wastewater Division projects in Lowell and Lawrence, MA.

By offering summer employment with hands-on experience, YEP encourages disadvantaged inner city students to develop interests in the environment and potential environmental careers.  The YEP Coordinator is an important component of the program.  The Youth and the Environment Coordinators will work under the general supervision of the Information Officer for the Wastewater and Onsite Systems Division at NEIWPCC to coordinate logistics for the youth summer job programs, develop lesson plans for the afternoon sessions, coordinate periodic environmental field trips, and coordinate transportation of the students to the local wastewater and drinking water treatment plants every morning.  In addition to coordinating YEP, the interns may also support other Wastewater activities including our Massachusetts Wastewater Operator Training program and the Massachusetts Title 5 Soil Evaluator Certification training program.

The successful candidates must have a minimum of 2 years towards a bachelor’s degree in environmental science, biology, or closely related field. Candidates will be expected to work 30 hours per week, with some flexibility; position anticipated to begin mid-May or early June and to extend through the summer.

To apply, send cover letter and resume by Friday, February 28, 2020 as indicated at the top of this page. In the e-mail subject line, please reference position number 20-Lowell-004.

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