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Send submissions to: NEIWPCC, Attn: Human Resources, 650 Suffolk Street, Suite 410, Lowell, MA 01854 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
NEIWPCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Director of Communications
The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) is seeking a Director for the Communications division. NEIWPCC is a not-for-profit interstate agency that employs a variety of strategies to meet the water-related needs of our member states—Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont. We’ve long recognized the importance of communications and outreach in keeping the public and the water and wastewater communities informed on issues, projects, and progress in the water arena. In recent years, a particular emphasis has been placed on using the techniques of journalism to impart information in the form of stories that educate readers while keeping them engaged.
The successful candidate will develop and maintain an overall communications strategy for the Commission. Will manage production of multiple projects including NEIWPCC's annual report, state Membership Benefits Summaries, print and electronic newsletters (Interstate Water Report and iWR), website and social media content. Will coordinate the updating and maintenance of the Commission’s website and social media platforms.
The successful candidate will have a master's degree in communications, English, creative writing, journalism, liberal arts, or related field. Coursework and interest in environmental issues are a plus. Ideal applicants will bring innovative ideas, will be well organized and highly motivated, and have strong writing and editing skills. Creativity a must. Additional attributes include a keen attention to detail and the ability to work independently.
To apply, send cover letter, resume, and writing samples by June 5, 2015 via email to email@example.com. Please reference position #15-Lowell-003 in the email subject line.
Division Director, Water Resource Protection Programs
The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) is seeking a Division Director for the Water Resource Protection programs. Candidate will manage Commission programs including water supply (drinking water, groundwater and source water), research, climate change, non-point source pollution, and stormwater. Serve as Project Officer of the Lake Champlain Basin Program. Will act as technical adviser for the Commission, state agency staff and the public and will provide regional guidance on national program activities. Will work with the Deputy Director in developing annual plans and budgets.
Successful candidate will have knowledge and understanding of federal environmental laws and regulations. Ability to work effectively with both scientists and engineers. MS degree in environmental science, public policy, or natural science preferred.
To apply, send cover letter, resume, and short writing sample by May 26, 2015 via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference position #15-Lowell-002 in the email subject line.
Information Officer – Grants Coordinator
New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) and the Hudson River Estuary Program are seeking a Grants Coordinator to administer the estuary grants program. This position would be located within the Albany office of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC).
The Grants Coordinator will prepare application and instruction booklets for each grant round, publicize grants, receive and review grant applications, and prepare contractual documents. S/he will also create and maintain tracking systems for fiscal management and grant completion, and assist applicants and grantees with all aspects of the application and grant administration process. The Grants Coordinator will maintain communication with the director of the Estuary Program and the Contract and Legal departments of NYS DEC, and will assist the Estuary Program and DEC waterway access staff with the development of projects, plans, and programs.
The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, environmental studies, English language arts, or a related field; and three years of relevant professional experience. This position requires strong administrative skills including accounting, data management, report writing, and project tracking. It is helpful, but not required, for candidates to have an understanding of federal and state procedures for grants and contracts, and working knowledge of issues related to water quality protection and natural resources management.
To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample by Friday, May 1, 2015 as indicated the top of this page. In the e-mail subject line, please reference position number 15-HREP-002.
Information Officer – Hudson River GIS Coordinator
New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) and the Hudson River Estuary Program are seeking a GIS Coordinator. This position would be located within the Division of Water at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) in the Albany office. The expected duration of this position is 12 months.
The GIS Coordinator will create, organize, manage, and ensure the quality of database products including metadata files. S/he will refine the system used to prioritize wastewater treatment infrastructure needs, incorporate new data sets, and develop processes to automate data updates. S/he will create and maintain GIS maps of sewer service areas and conduct spatial analysis to identify high priority projects. Position will also involve modeling the impact of Green Infrastructure practices on combined sewer and stormwater collection systems during wet weather events.
Position requires knowledge and use of MS Access, Excel, and ArcGIS. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, geographic information systems, environmental engineering, or a related field. Some training or coursework on relational database design, SQL, GIS, and/or engineering preferred. Applicants should have at least six months of professional experience in developing relational databases and applications. Experience with the EPA Stormwater Management Model (SWMM) is a plus.
To apply, send a cover letter and resume by Friday, April 17, 2015 as indicated at top of page. Please reference position number 15-HREP-001 in the e-mail subject line.
The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) is seeking to fill the position of part-time Office Maintenance/Clerk. Will support Accounting Department staff in administrative functions of headquarters office, including photocopying and scanning documents, verifying quality of copies and scans, renaming scans, and organizing into appropriate folder. Provide additional office support, including filing, tracking expenses, data entry. Will move office furniture; perform small repairs; and stock supplies. Will insure office vehicles are inspected and routine maintenance is performed.
The successful candidate will have at least a high school diploma; some undergraduate coursework preferred. The ideal candidate will be well-organized, able to ask questions, and work independently. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications strongly preferred. Valid state driver’s license required.
Send cover letter and résumé by March 25, 2015 as indicated at the top of this page. Please reference position number 15-Lowell-001 in the subject line.
Environmental Analyst – part-time
The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) is seeking two part-time Environmental Analysts to work with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection in the Boston office. Will provide regional program support for the development and implementation of various Safe Drinking Water Act programs. Provide support to public water systems with the implementation of the Revised Total Coliform Rule (RTCR) and technical assistance to water suppliers and regional staff on RTCR level 1 and Level 2 surveys, distribution system operations hydraulics, storage, maintenance operations, and technical treatment issues. Will develop various trainings.
The successful candidate will have a Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, or related field. Knowledge of state and federal environmental regulations, SWDA and Well Drillers programs, and groundwater strongly preferred. Ideal applicants will have excellent communications and organizational skill, and be able to work effectively with scientists and engineers. Regional travel required.
This is a part-time position, not to exceed 20 hours per week.
Submit cover letter and résumé by March 27, 2015, as indicated at top of page. Please reference position number 15-MassDEP-001 in the e-mail subject line.