Environmental Analyst – Water Quality Division

  • Lowell, MA, USA
  • May 09, 2024
Full time Conservation/ Natural Resources EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Environmental Protection Sustainability Water Quality

Job Description

Seeking a full-time Environmental Analyst to facilitate the implementation of various water-related initiatives 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 related topics, and provide leadership for workgroups on these topics.
  • Develop and administer work plans, budgets, and contract/grant amendments, and serve as project manager for the Long Island Nitrogen Action Plan (LINAP), which includes the supervision of regional staff.
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a passion and interest in preserving and advancing water quality. Ideally, the candidate will have:

  • A master’s degree in environmental studies, public policy, public health, biology, chemistry, or related field, and have at least five years of related technical or professional experience.
  • Experience working with a broad range of stakeholders in implementing environmental programs.
  • Knowledge and experience with aspects of water quality, watershed management, and federal environmental laws and regulations is required.
  • Program Management experience with developing, managing, and tracking project budgets, schedules, and deliverables to ensure projects are completed on time according to policy, grant agreements, and best management practices.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, strong computer skills and the ability to perform basic statistical analysis is desired.


This full-time 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, 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 $60,000 to $75,000. 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-Lowell-008 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/.

Job Level



Nonprofit- NGO


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

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