Environmental Analyst – Underground Storage Tanks

  • NEIWPCC
  • Providence, RI, USA
  • May 08, 2024
Full time Conservation/ Natural Resources EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Environmental Protection Environmental Science - Engineering Water Quality Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater

Job Description

NEIWPCC is seeking a full-time Environmental Analyst to support the Underground Storage Tank (UST) program. This position assists with program implementation aimed at the protection of human health and the environment from leaking underground storage tanks.

What You’ll Do

As a NEIWPCC Environmental Analyst, you will become an essential component in the UST program, assisting with implementing the UST Financial Responsibility Act. The UST Fund is a mechanism for owners to comply with requirements and ensure leaks from USTs are cleaned up in an accordance with regulations. You will:

  • Conduct compliance reviews and inspections to ensure conformance with regulations.
  • Review compliance and reimbursement applications for program eligibility.
  • Prepare grant applications, technical summaries and reporting related to LUST topics.
  • Coordinate and facilitate meetings with internal and external partners, document and present recommendations, and represent RIDEM and NEIWPCC at scientific conferences.

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 engineering, environmental science, or related field, and at least three years of related experience.
  • Knowledge of or experience with USTs, environmental regulations, environmental remediation, construction project management principals, construction contracting and evaluation of vendor qualifications.
  • Excellent computer capability, organizational skills, and the ability to collaborate with a variety of partners.

Applicants 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.

Logistics

This full-time NEIWPCC position will work 7.5 hours per day and is based in the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management office located in Providence, RI. Duties will be performed largely in an office setting. Occasional travel will be needed, 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.

What We Offer

The anticipated annual salary range for this position is $55,000 - $70,000. 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 a cover letter, resume, and writing sample by email to jobs@neiwpcc.org by June 9, 2024. Please reference #24-RIDEM-002 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.

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

Mid-level

Sector

Nonprofit- NGO

Salary

The anticipated annual salary range for this position is $55,000 - $70,000.

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