NEIWPCC is seeking a full-time Environmental Analyst to collaborate with municipal stakeholders and community leaders to develop and implement plans to protect drinking water sources throughout the Capital Region of New York state.
What You’ll Do
As a NEIWPCC Environmental Analyst, you will become an essential member of the Drinking Water Source Protection Program (DWSP2). You will work with municipal leaders, water operators, consultants, local health departments and other community stakeholders to develop DWSP2 plans and provide technical assistance during plan implementation. You will collect, analyze, and maintain environmental data to inform recommendations and prepare technical documentation for a variety of stakeholders and for external outreach. You will utilize GIS to create community maps, and will be a resource to for questions related to sources of drinking water and locations of possible contamination. You will also assist with other tasks related to water supply protection, such as water quality sampling, database management, data analysis, performing sanitary surveys or capacity assessments for public water systems.
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 sciences or related field; knowledge of and experience with aspects of drinking water quality programs, state/federal regulations, watershed management; and experience collaborating with a broad range of stakeholders in implementing environmental programs. Competence in statistical analysis of large data sets and competence in GIS highly valued. Candidates with alternative qualifications or who have taken a less traditional career path may be considered if an aptitude for success and a strong willingness to learn is clearly apparent.
This full-time NEIWPCC position will work 7.5 hours per day and is based in the New York State Department of Health office located in Albany, NY. 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 $55,000 to $70,000.
Submit cover letter, resume, and a brief writing sample by email to email@example.com by September 17, 2023. Please reference #23-NYS-SW-DOH-008 in the email subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, accepting applications until the position is filled.
A full position description and benefits listing 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/.