Environmental Analyst – Long Island Sound Habitat Restoration Coordinator

  • NEIWPCC
  • Kings Park, NY, USA
  • Mar 08, 2024
Full time Climate Change/ Resiliency Conservation/ Natural Resources Environmental Protection Environmental Science - Engineering Fisheries - Marine Science - Aquatic Biology Geoscience-Hydrogeology Oceans - Estuaries - Coastal Resiliency Water Quality

Job Description

NEIWPCC’s mission is to advance clean water in the Northeast through collaboration with, and service to, our member states. We’re looking for a Habitat Restoration Coordinator to join our team and utilize their stewardship skills to support the Long Island Sound Study’s efforts to restore and protect the Sound’s thriving habitats and abundant wildlife.

In this position, you will:

  • Collaborate with partners and assist with outreach and education for citizen projects.
  • Prepare proposals and evaluate project applications for habitat assessment, monitoring, stewardship, restoration, and research funding.
  • Develop project workplans that are compatible with state regulations, and track land acquisitions and habitat restoration projects.
  • Assist with coordinating the LISS Habitat Restoration & Stewardship work group (HRSWG).
  • Manage databases and utilize GIS tools to analyze environmental information.

The successful candidate will have a passion and interest in preserving and advancing water quality, and a bachelor’s degree in natural sciences, biology, chemistry, ecology, environmental science, or related field. Demonstrated proficiency in marine ecology, fisheries management, aquatic and terrestrial biology, and the ability to use and master ArcGIS is needed.

This full-time NEIWPCC position will work 7.5 hours per day and is based in Kings Park, 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, this position may be eligible for a hybrid work schedule, subject to approval and program needs. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required.

The anticipated annual salary range for this position is $60,000 to $75,000. NEIWPCC offers an outstanding comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees:

  • Pays 75% of premiums for health, dental and vision coverage.
  • Contributes 10% of annual base salary to employee retirement plans.
  • Provides 15 paid vacation days, 15 paid sick days, paid holidays and volunteer leave per year.
  • Offers tuition reimbursement and professional development support.
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness program.

To Apply, submit cover letter, resume, and a brief writing sample by email to jobs@neiwpcc.org by April 7, 2024. Please reference #24-LISS-004 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’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/.

Job Level

Entry-level, Mid-level

Sector

Nonprofit- NGO

Salary

The anticipated annual salary range for this position is $60,000 to $75,000.

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