Local recruitment: Environmental Analyst – Rule Specialist


Augusta, ME, USA 🇺🇸

NEIWPCC, the Maine Department of Health and Human Services (ME DHHS), and Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (ME CDC) are seeking a full-time Environmental Analyst to determine public water system compliance with the state and federal safe drinking water regulations.

We’re looking for an eager learner to become well-versed in drinking water rules and regulations and support compliance and enforcement efforts of the Drinking Water Program. Tasks will include:
• Review technical documents submitted by public water systems for accuracy and completeness.
• Review reports concerning results of water analyses and status of compliance with regulations.
• Determine drinking water quality monitoring and treatment requirements based on laboratory results.
• Evaluate treatment applications to ensure that proposed treatment meets minimum requirements. Determine sampling schedules based on the treatment design for inclusion in draft treatment approval letters.
• Train colleagues in the program on various requirements and protocols associated with drinking water regulations.
• Work with colleagues in the program on emerging contaminants issues and the development of outreach materials

Successful candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in environmental science or a related field, and at least three years of related experience. We’re seeking candidates with outstanding attention to detail and an ability to communicate with internal colleagues and external public water system operators. Excellent organization skills, strong computer capabilities, robust science and math knowledge, and a dedication to protecting public health are desired.

This is a full-time, in-office position based in the Maine CDC offices, located at State House Station 11, 286 Water St, Augusta, ME 04333. After six months of employment, this position may be eligible for a partial telework schedule, subject to approval and determined by program and office needs. A valid driver’s license and access to own transportation required. COVID-19 vaccination required.

A full position description may be viewed at: https://neiwpcc.org/about-us/careers.

NEIWPCC offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees, including health/dental/vision coverage, generous retirement plan contributions, tuition reimbursement and professional development support, as well as eligibility for the Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness program.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample by email to jobs@neiwpcc.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, accepting applications until the position is filled. Please reference #23-DHHS-DWP-001 in the email subject line.

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.




IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development