Environmental Analyst – Stream Monitoring and Assessment @ NEIWPCC

Application Info

Environmental Analyst – Stream Monitoring and Assessment


NEIWPCC is seeking a full-time Environmental Analyst to provide technical assistance and program support for water quality monitoring and assessment initiatives for streams and rivers across New York state.

What You’ll Do
As a NEIWPCC Environmental Analyst, you will assist with coordination and implementation of water quality monitoring and assessment initiatives, targeting source water priority waterbodies and collaborating with agency and program partners. You will participate in the collection of water quality samples, water chemistry data, field measurements, and observations, with an emphasis on biological sampling and analysis methods. You will also assist with a variety of other program elements, including laboratory sample processing, database development, database maintenance, data analysis, and reporting.

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 environmental science, biology, environmental biology, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), or related field. Experience collecting and working with water quality data, analysis, and reporting; experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS), such as ArcGIS Online, as well as experience with the statistical computing software (R) and proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Access is preferred. Clear communication and public speaking abilities are a plus. 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 in Albany, NY. Duties will be performed in an office setting and in outdoor field conditions. Field work will be conducted outdoors under a variety of weather conditions, from boats and from rough terrain, with a need to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. Position will require travel especially during periods of the year when field work is conducted and will require travel overnight and for extended hours; travel and field work may comprise up to 30% of time, annually. 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 $70,000.

To Apply
Submit cover letter, resume, and a brief writing sample by email to jobs@neiwpcc.org by August 13, 2023. Please reference #23-NYS-SW-DEC-004 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 $70,000.


Albany, NY, USA




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