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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.
Youth and the Environment Coordinator/Wastewater Division Intern
New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) is seeking a summer intern to coordinate its EPA-funded Youth in the Environment Program (YEP), as well as other NEIWPCC Wastewater Division projects in Lowell, MA.
By offering summer employment with hands-on experience, YEP encourages disadvantaged inner city students to develop interests in the environment and potential environmental careers. The YEP Coordinator is an important component of the program. The Youth and the Environment Coordinator will work under the general supervision of the Director of Wastewater & Onsite Programs at NEIWPCC. S/he will work with the City of Lowell to hire students and coordinate their summer work and educational activities with the plant supervisor at the local wastewater treatment plant. Responsibilities include interviewing and selecting high school candidates from the city’s summer job program, developing lesson plans for the afternoon session, coordinating periodic environmental field trips, and coordinating transportation of the students to the treatment plant every morning. The lesson plans are designed to further the students’ understanding of the wastewater treatment plant process utilizing information available from NEIWPCC, the treatment plant, and/or other environmental curricula.
In addition to the YEP, the intern will also support our Massachusetts Title 5 Soil Evaluator Certification training program. This will include attending all sessions and assisting instructors on classroom, field session, and examination days. Some in-state travel will be required.
Additional responsibilities may include the support and/or development of databases for the NEIWPCC Wastewater Division, assistance with certification files, and/or assistance with Tanks Conference preparations.
The successful candidate will have proven leadership skills and experience with the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word and PowerPoint. Must have demonstrated organizational skills. Some understanding of Spanish preferable. Valid driver’s license and private means of transportation required.
To apply, send cover letter and resume by Friday, May 1, 2015 as indicated at the top of this page. In the e-mail subject line, please reference position number 15-Lowell-002.
Lake Champlain Boat Launch Stewards
Lake Champlain – Vermont and New York
New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission and the Lake Champlain Basin Program are seeking several part-time boat launch stewards to deliver invasive species spread prevention messages to boaters on Lake Champlain during the summer of 2015.
Boat Launch Stewards will greet visitors to Lake Champlain and familiarize the public with invasive species information, while also gathering lake-user information. Stewards will be requested to work eight-hour days for approximately thirty-two hours per week at select boat launches around Lake Champlain from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Stewards will be required to work most weekends. Time off by prior arrangement can be accommodated during this period. Mandatory training will be held May 18-20, 2015 in Grand Isle, Vermont and Paul Smiths, New York.
Successful candidates will be well organized and have excellent communication skills, experience speaking with the public, demonstrated data collection and recording skills, and field work experience. Basic familiarity with boating, angling, and common recreational equipment will be useful. Highly motivated individuals with familiarity with invasive species and/or water recreation experience are encouraged to apply.
Send resume, a letter of interest including a description of relevant experience, and the names and contact information of two or more references by Tuesday, March 31, 2015 as indicated above. Please reference position number 15-LCBP-003 in the e-mail subject line.
Lake Champlain GIS Intern
Grand Isle, Vermont
New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) and the Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) are seeking an intern to assist the LCBP Education and Outreach team during the spring and summer of 2015.
The GIS Intern will assist with the redevelopment of the LCBP online atlas and may also work on additional GIS and cartography projects. This work will entail the collection, preparation, and evaluation of geospatial data sets. Tasks will also include the assembly of metadata and design of spatial data presentation. The intern will work roughly 20 hours a week April through September. Time off by prior arrangement can be accommodated.
The successful candidate will have experience working in ArcGIS and/or Q GIS, and will be familiar with one or more web mapping platform, such as Leaflet, Mapbox, or ArcGIS Online. Experience with web design, such as basic HTML programming, Dreamweaver, and/or WordPress is also highly desirable. The intern should also be comfortable working independently and with LCBP stakeholders with an interest in geospatial data. An active interest in the geography and water quality of the lake is also encouraged.
Send cover letter and résumé by March 27, 2015 as indicated at the top of this page. Please reference position number 15-LCBP-002 in the subject line.