Environmental Analyst – Road Stream Crossing Implementation Specialist @ NEIWPCC


Application Info

Environmental Analyst – Road Stream Crossing Implementation Specialist

Description

NEIWPCC is seeking a full-time Environmental Analyst to work with local, state and federal natural resource and transportation agencies to inform and encourage the implementation of roadway projects that mitigate impacts to aquatic resources and localized flood risks.

What You’ll Do
As a NEIWPCC Environmental Analyst, you will use data from road stream crossing (RSX) assessments and management plans to proactively assist local highway departments implement and construct replacements for RSX that are undersized and are barriers to aquatic organism passage (AOP). You will identify local priorities and advance them to construction, advance dam removal by working with dam owners and partners, and track project metrics. You will also become a trained leader in AOP assessments to meet emerging RSX needs, maintain a strong understanding of RSX funding opportunities to advance aquatic resource priorities, and assist with riparian restoration and water quality monitoring in the lower Hudson River Watershed.

What You’ll Bring / Preferred Qualifications
The successful candidate will have a passion and interest in preserving and advancing water quality. The ideal candidate will have a degree in degree in environmental science, geography, biology, chemistry, earth science, geology, hydrogeology, hydrology, environmental health, toxicology, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), public health, or related field. Experience with community outreach, stakeholder engagement, and/or communicating with the public about complex state and federal programs; knowledge of Safe Drinking Water Act, SWAP programs, groundwater and surface water, water quality, and watershed management; excellent computer skills, including with Geographical Information Systems (GIS), and competence in statistical analysis of large data sets are desired. 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.

Logistics
This full-time NEIWPCC position will work 7.5 hours per day and is based in New Paltz, 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.

Benefits
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.

Salary
Anticipated annual salary range is $55,000 to $70,000.

To Apply
Submit cover letter, resume, and a brief writing sample by email to jobs@neiwpcc.org by August 20, 2023. Please reference #23-HREP-002 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.

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/.

Entry-level, Mid-level

Nonprofit- NGO

Anticipated annual salary range is $55,000 to $70,000.

Location

New Paltz, NY, USA

Category

External

Posted

2023-07-24 00:00