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.
NEIWPCC is seeking a diplomatic, dynamic, and driven candidate to serve as a project manager in support of our mission on regional and national Water Quality Standards (WQS), nutrient and numeric water quality standards, Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL), Climate Change, Clean Water Act 303(d) national listing and TMDL training workshops. Candidate will serve as project manager for the Long Island Nitrogen Action Plan (LINAP) including the supervision of one full-time staff member. Will organize meetings of appropriate state and federal staff for the WQS, nutrient and numeric water quality standards, TMDL, and Climate Change workgroups, developing agendas and responding to requests for information from workgroup members, as well as updating NEIWPCC’s Executive Committee and Commission. Will develop and administer work plans, budgets, and contract/grant amendments, as well as develop requests for proposals, selection of contractors, and management of contracts.
The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and ideally a master’s degree or appropriate experience in environmental studies, public policy, natural science, public health, earth science, biology, chemistry, or related field and must have experience working with a broad range of stakeholders in implementing environmental programs. Knowledge and experience with aspects of water quality and watershed management as well as knowledge and understanding of federal environmental laws and regulations required. Candidate must possess excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Strong computer skills required along with the ability to perform basic statistical analysis.
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NEIWPCC offers a competitive compensation package, including excellent comprehensive benefits for eligible employees. To apply, send cover letter, resume, and short writing sample by November 21, 2021 via email email@example.com. In the email subject line please reference position # 22-Lowell-002.
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.
Lowell, MA, USA