Environmental Analyst – Long Island Sound Regional Coordinator @ NEIWPCC

Application Info

Environmental Analyst – Long Island Sound Regional Coordinator


NEIWPCC is seeking a full-time Environmental Analyst to serve as the regional coordinator for the Long Island Sound Study (LISS), assisting with the planning and implementation of activities and projects to restore and protect the water quality of the Long Island Sound.

What You’ll Do
As a NEIWPCC Environmental Analyst, you will work alongside internal and external partners and act in a coordinator capacity for water quality and nitrogen reduction activities and projects. You will assist in the planning and execution of activities and projects NYSDEC DOW participates in through the LISS. You will participate in workgroups and meetings; participate in TMDL implementation; assist with the implementation of the LISS Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP) nitrogen reduction plans and measures; provide technical support to and participate in the stakeholder group for EPA’s LIS Nitrogen Reduction Strategy; and provide grant oversight and management. You will also build partnerships with and assist municipalities in evaluating and assessing local policies and programs to determine how they align with the CCMP, and you’ll assist with the implementation of the Communications, Outreach, and Engagement plan as a liaison to Long Island communities.

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 sciences, natural science, earth science, biology, chemistry, or related field preferred; knowledge and experience with grant writing and management, project management and budget oversight, and a broad range of issues related to watershed management, nonpoint source pollution, and water quality monitoring; experience working cooperatively with a broad range of stakeholders and the ability to facilitate and present at large meetings to a variety of audiences. Understanding of federal and state environmental laws and regulations related to the Long Island Sound as well as basic knowledge of GIS is 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 Stony Brook, NY. Duties will be performed largely in an office setting and will require some travel, 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 $70,000.

To Apply
Submit cover letter, resume, and a brief writing sample by email to jobs@neiwpcc.org by September 5, 2023. Please reference #23-LISS-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.

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/.


Nonprofit- NGO

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


Stony Brook, NY, USA




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