[ES_JOBS_NET] Environmental Analyst – New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Wed Nov 8 18:40:00 MST 2017

*Environmental Analyst – Bioextraction Coordinator*

*Long Island Sound Study*

*Stony Brook, New York*

*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 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.

*Long Island Sound Study*: The LISS is part of the National Estuary Program
established by the 1987 amendments to the Clean Water Act (Section 320).
The LISS is sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and
the states of Connecticut and New York and involves other participants
through a cooperative Management Conference.  A Comprehensive Conservation
and Management Plan (CCMP) for protecting and improving the health of Long
Island Sound while ensuring compatible human uses within the Sound
ecosystem was renewed in 2015.

*Position Announcement:*

NEIWPCC is seeking an Environmental Analyst to provide overall program
coordination, administration, and short and long-term planning for the
bioextraction program of the Long Island Sound Study (LISS) including:
assess potential challenges to, identify solutions for, and support the
development and expansion of nitrogen bioextraction and related aquaculture
activities in the Long Island Sound (LIS). Specific duties include
ecological and cultivation research and reporting; development of siting
tool and collection of site identification data; permitting for new and
expanding aquaculture operations; environmental assessments of
bioextraction and bioharvesting projects; and messaging and outreach.

The successful candidate will have a master’s degree in the natural
sciences (biology, chemistry, ecology, environmental science, etc.).
Course work and/or demonstrated proficiency in marine ecology, fisheries
management, aquatic and terrestrial biology, and GIS analysis strongly
preferred. Excellent communication, organization, and computer skills
required. Ability to use and master ArcGIS required.

Refer to www.neiwpcc.org for full position description. To apply, submit
cover letter, resume, and a brief writing sample by November 10, 2017 to
jobs at neiwpcc.org. In the email subject line, please reference position
number 18-LISS-001.
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