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NEIWPCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission, a not-for-profit interstate agency that meets the water-related needs of its member states, is seeking a dynamic leader to serve as Executive Director.
Organizational Background: The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) organization, established in 1947 by an Act of the United States Congress. NEIWPCC is overseen by 35 Commissioners—five from each member state—who are appointed by their state governors.
NEIWPCC serves its member states—Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine—by coordinating efforts that encourage cooperation among the states, developing resources that foster progress on water issues, representing the region in matters of federal policy, training environmental professionals, managing programs, administrating grants, initiating and overseeing scientific research, educating the public, and providing overall leadership in water management and protection. NEIWPCC's primary mission is to integrate the states’ individual efforts to maintain and improve water quality in the Northeast.
Position: Appointed by the Executive Committee, the Executive Director represents the organization in all internal and external activities. The Executive Director manages and directs the formulation and execution of water environment initiatives that lead to the achievement of NEIWPCC’s core purposes. The incumbent will be responsible for overseeing the operation of the organization, including a staff of 110 FTEs, and the development and management of a $15 million annual budget, working collaboratively with state partners, implementing organizational best practices and policies, and ensuring that activities and initiatives approved by the Executive Committee are effectively carried out.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a graduate degree in public administration, environmental and land use planning, environmental or water science or policy or a related field. The incumbent will have a minimum of ten years’ experience in a senior management position with direct reports and budget oversight and in advocacy and policy related work, and will have a track record of effectively leading staff at regional or national levels. The incumbent will have a proven knowledge and demonstrated leadership in multiple segments of the water sector, along with a demonstrated effectiveness with public relations and experience building collaborative partnerships/alliances. The position requires frequent, independent travel to locations within our member states and nationally.
Closing Date: April 17, 2017
To Apply: Candidates interested in applying for the position should email a Letter of Interest and up-to-date Resume with at least three (3) references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Receipt of applications will be acknowledged.
Long Island City, NY
The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) is seeking candidates for an Environmental Engineer to act as an Independent Environmental Monitor to conduct monitoring services for NYC DEP’s work under the Municipal Separate Sewer System “MS4” permit and for certain construction required under the Omnibus Order. The Environmental Engineer will focus on site inspections, meeting with local governments and coordinating with DEC’s New York City (Region 2) water and Central Office permits and compliance staff. The Environmental Engineer will become familiar with the City’s MS4 permit and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s (NYSDEC) Construction General Permit (CGP) and Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP) programs as well as review all submissions under Appendix B to the Omni Order for accuracy and responsiveness.
The successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree in environmental or civil engineering, or related field. Must have a New York State Professional Engineer's license and current registration, and two years of full-time experience in professional environmental engineering, or possession of a professional engineer's license and current registration from a State or Territory of the United States by means of a 16-hour written licensing examination which is the equivalent of that given in New York State. Candidates appointed under this option must secure a New York State professional engineer's license and registration prior to appointment.
Send cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample by June 12, 2017 as indicated at top of page. Please reference EE 17-NY-IEM-001 in email subject line. No phone calls please.