Local recruitment: Environmental Analyst – Drinking Water Technical Assistance


Albany, NY, USA 🇺🇸

NEIWPCC and the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) are seeking a full-time Environmental Analyst to join our collaborative team and provide technical assistance to the Drinking Water Source Protection Program (DWSP2) and the implementation of source water protection measures throughout the state.

The Environmental Analyst will collaborate with municipal leaders, water operators, local health departments and other stakeholders to develop source water protection plans and provide technical assistance during plan implementation. The incumbent will collect, review, summarize and analyze environmental data associated with the sources of public drinking water and potential contaminant sources, and develop recommendations in the form of technical and outreach materials for various audiences. The Environmental Analyst will also assist the Bureau with other tasks related to water supply protection, such as water quality sampling, database management, data analysis or performing sanitary surveys of water systems.

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences, geography, geology, geographic information systems, or related field. Must have knowledge of and experience with aspects of water quality and watershed management and experience working with a broad range of stakeholders in implementing environmental programs. Competence in statistical analysis of large data sets and in GIS required. The ability to work effectively with scientists, engineers, managers, the public, and the regulated community is essential. 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 [email protected] Please reference #23-NYS-SW-DOH-001 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.




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