Environmental Analyst – HRECOS Coordinator @ NEIWPCC

Application Info

Environmental Analyst – HRECOS Coordinator


NEIWPCC is seeking a full-time Environmental Analyst to serve as the coordinator for the Hudson River Environmental Conditions Observing System (HRECOS), which provides real-time water quality data from monitoring activities in the Hudson River basin to be used by a variety of stakeholders for environmental management, research, educational and recreational needs in the region.

What You’ll Do
As a NEIWPCC Environmental Analyst, you will work with the HRECOS management team and other Estuary and basin partners to continue to develop the network, both in the number of stations and in the data products available through the HRECOS website, and to expand the use and application of the data. You will also manage HRECOS water quality and meteorological stations, assist in implementing the Clean Water targets of the Estuary Action Agenda, plan and lead HRECOS network meetings, conduct site visits, coordinate with NYS Division of Water, create and manage public-facing products, and manage the HRECOS supplies and budget in cooperation with other program staff.

What You’ll Bring / 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 oceanography, geology, atmospheric sciences, environmental chemistry, environmental science, biology, aquatic ecology, or engineering, or related field; knowledge of and experience with water quality monitoring, Quality Assurance/Quality Control procedures, and diagnosing and repairing simple electrical and mechanical problems with equipment. Ability to work effectively with people from a variety of disciplines, such as scientists, staff, and the non-scientific public is desired. Experience developing or implementing monitoring and/or observing systems, and data management using R, Microsoft Access and Microsoft Excel is preferred. Candidates 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.

This full-time NEIWPCC position will work 7.5 hours per day and is based at the Norrie Point Environmental Center in Staatsburg, NY. Duties will be performed in an office setting and in outdoor field conditions. Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather and travel over rough terrain and water is required. Occasional travel is required, for which a valid driver’s license and private means of transportation is required. After six months of employment, this position may be eligible for a partial telework schedule for office-based duties, subject to approval and determined by program and office needs. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required.

NEIWPCC offers a comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees. NEIWPCC pays 75% of premiums for health/dental/vision coverage, contributes 10% of annual base salary to employee retirement plans, provides 15 paid vacation days per fiscal year in addition to paid holidays and paid volunteer leave, 15 paid sick days, and offers tuition reimbursement and professional development support. NEIWPCC is a qualified employer for the Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness program.

Anticipated annual salary range is $55,000 to $75,000.

To Apply
Submit cover letter, resume, and a brief writing sample by email to jobs@neiwpcc.org by August 13, 2023. Please reference #23-HREP-001 in the email subject line. Accepting applications until the position is filled.

A full position description and benefits listing 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/.

Entry-level, Mid-level

Nonprofit- NGO

Anticipated annual salary range is $55,000 to $75,000.


Staatsburg, NY




2023-07-13 00:00