NEIWPCC is seeking a full-time Environmental Analyst to support the implementation of various water-related initiatives in support of our mission to help the states of the Northeast preserve and advance water quality.
What You’ll Do
As a NEIWPCC Environmental Analyst, you will manage a variety of projects related to Water Quality Standards (WQS), nutrient and numeric water quality standards, mercury, Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDLs), Clean Water Act 303(d) national listing, and other related topics, and will organize and provide leadership for NEIWPCC’s workgroups on these topics. You will develop and administer work plans, budgets, and contract/grant amendments, and you will serve as project manager for the Long Island Nitrogen Action Plan (LINAP), which includes the supervision of regional staff. You will also collaborate with internal and external partners on cross-cutting issues, develop and review Quality Assurance Project Plans as needed, maintain appropriate webpages on NEIWPCC’s website, and assist with the development of water quality-related education and outreach materials.
What You Bring / 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 studies, public policy, public health, biology, chemistry, or related field, and have technical or professional related experience. Experience working with a broad range of stakeholders in implementing environmental programs, as well as knowledge and experience with aspects of water quality, watershed management, and federal environmental laws and regulations is required. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, strong computer skills and the ability to perform basic statistical analysis is desired.
This full-time NEIWPCC position will work 7.5 hours per day and is based out of NEIWPCC’s Headquarters office in Lowell, MA. 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 partial telework schedule for office-based duties, subject to approval and determined by program and office needs. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required.
NEIWPCC offers a comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees. NEIWPCC pays 75% of premiums for health/dental/vision coverage, contributes 10% of annual base salary to employee retirement plans, provides 15 paid vacation days per fiscal year in addition to paid state holidays and paid volunteer leave, 15 paid sick days, and offers tuition reimbursement and professional development support. NEIWPCC is a qualified employer for the Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness program.
Anticipated annual salary range is $50,000 to $72,000.
Submit cover letter, resume, and a brief writing sample by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 4, 2023. Please reference #23-Lowell-010 in the email subject line. Accepting applications until the position is filled.
A full position description may be viewed at: https://neiwpcc.org/about-us/careers.
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 shared regions, ecosystems, and areas of expertise. Our mission is to advance clean water in the Northeast through collaboration with, and service to, our member states.
NEIWPCC’s Diversity Commitment
NEIWPCC is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. 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. Read more about NEIWPCC’s commitment to diversity here: https://neiwpcc.org/about-us/diversity-equity-and-inclusion/.
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