Environmental Analyst – Drinking Water Program Specialist
NEIWPCC and the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) are seeking a full-time Environmental Analyst to join our collaborative team and support the implementation of the statewide Drinking Water Source Protection Program (DWSP2) by providing technical support to regional staff assisting the program and working with regional stakeholders to further develop the program.
The Environmental Analyst will assist in implementing and continuing to evolve the statewide Drinking Water Source Protection Program (DWSP2). The candidate will be a resource for the regional staff who develop and implement DWSP2 plans across the state but may also develop DWSP2 plans. The incumbent will collaborate with other State agencies, regional planning boards, municipal leaders, water operators, local health departments and other stakeholders to implement plans and further develop the program. This Drinking Water Specialist will assist the Bureau with other tasks related to water supply protection, such as water quality sampling, database management, data analysis, performing sanitary surveys or capacity assessments for public water systems.
The successful candidate will have a master’s degree in environmental sciences, geography, geology, geographic information systems, or related field. Must have knowledge of and experience with aspects of drinking water quality programs and state/federal regulations and/or watershed management, and experience working with a broad range of stakeholders in implementing environmental programs. Competence in statistical analysis of large data sets and competence in GIS highly valued. A diplomatic and welcoming approach to collaboration is needed. 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. COVID-19 vaccination required.
This full-time position is based in the NYSDOH office, located within Empire State Plaza, Corning Tower, Albany, NY 12237. Duties will be performed largely in an office setting, but with a need for 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.
A full position description may be viewed at: https://neiwpcc.org/about-us/careers.
NEIWPCC offers a competitive compensation package, including excellent comprehensive benefits for eligible employees. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, and a brief writing sample by October 7, 2022 by email to jobs[at]eiwpcc.org. Please reference #23-NYS-SW-DOH-002 in the email subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, accepting applications until the position is filled.
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.