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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 email@example.com. Receipt of applications will be acknowledged.
Assistant Environmental Analyst (Data Specialist)
State of Maine, Drinking Water Program
The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) is seeking candidates for an Assistant Environmental Analyst (Data Specialist) to join the State of Maine Drinking Water Program (DWP.) The incumbent will work with the Data Management and Program Support Team to provide data entry, research, and analysis. The Data Specialist will add and maintain inventory data in the DWP’s database and provide quality control in the DWP’s document management system. In addition, the incumbent will assist data management staff with monthly public water systems sampling compliance.
The successful candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree in environmental science or related field. Organized and detail-oriented individuals with excellent computer skills, including databases and spreadsheets, required. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, required.
Send cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample by March 24, 2017 as indicated at top of page. Please reference 17-ME-002 in the email subject line.
Environmental Analyst (Rule Specialist)
State of Maine, Drinking Water Program
The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) is seeking candidates for an Environmental Analyst (Rule Specialist) to join the State of Maine Drinking Water Program (DWP). The incumbent will be responsible for determining public water system compliance with the state and federal safe drinking water regulations to assure that compliance monitoring schedules are entered and maintained in the Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS) database and that they are correct, complete, and consistent with rules regulating public water systems. If a Public Water System (PWS) falls out of compliance with drinking water regulations, the Rule Specialist will assist with issuing a violation against the PWS. The Rule Specialist is also responsible for communicating regulatory requirements to staff and public water systems through training and direct meetings.
The successful candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree in environmental science or related field. Organized and detail-oriented individuals with an understanding of biological and chemical basis of regulatory compliance and health concerns is a must. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are required. Computer skills including databases and spreadsheets are required.
Send cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample by March 24, 2017 as indicated at top of page. Please reference 17-ME-001 in the email subject line.