Environmental Analyst – Technical Assistance Provider

  • NEIWPCC
  • Augusta, ME, USA
  • May 01, 2024
Full time Admin Assistant/Environmental Support Conservation/ Natural Resources Environmental Protection Environmental Science - Engineering Green Jobs - Green Business Waste Management - Recycling Water Quality Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater

Job Description

Work directly with public water systems in Maine to promote compliance and protect human health. NEIWPCC is looking for a detail-oriented environmental analyst to join our team and provide technical assistance for the Maine Drinking Water Program by:

  • Using expertise in drinking water treatment and distribution to help Public Water Systems (PWS) throughout the state provide safe drinking water to their customers.
  • Participating in field inspection visits and providing hands-on technical assistance and education to promote compliance and increase technical, managerial, and financial capacity.
  • Performing research and assisting with data improvement projects.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A bachelor's degree in environmental science or a related field, and at least three years of related experience.
  • Knowledge of the principles of drinking water treatment and distribution.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication abilities, with a willingness to work directly with diverse groups.
  • Excellent computer capabilities and proven accuracy with data management.
  • A dedication to protecting public health.

This full-time position will work 8 hours per day and is based in the Maine Department of Health and Human Services office in Augusta, ME. Duties will be performed largely in an office setting with frequent travel throughout the state of Maine, for which a valid driver’s license and private means of transportation are 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 $47,000 - $64,000. NEIWPCC offers an outstanding comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees.

  • 75% premium coverage for employee and family PPO health plan with dental and vision.
  • Yearly retirement contribution of 10% of annual base salary, regardless of employee contribution.
  • 15 paid vacation and 15 paid sick days that rollover, as well as paid holidays and volunteer leave.
  • Tuition reimbursement and professional development funding opportunities.
  • Qualified employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF). 

To apply, submit cover letter, resume, and a brief writing sample by email to jobs@neiwpcc.org by June 9, 2024. Please reference #24-DHHS-DWP-002 in the email subject line.

A full position description may be viewed at: https://neiwpcc.org/about-us/careers.

About NEIWPCC
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/.

Job Level

Entry-level

Sector

Nonprofit- NGO

Salary

The anticipated annual salary range for this position is $47,000 - $64,000.

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