The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) are seeking an organized and detail-oriented Environmental Analyst to assist in the water quality monitoring and assessment of source waters in NYS streams and rivers in the Stream Monitoring and Assessment Section (SMAS) at NYSDEC. The incumbent will assist in the coordination between the Department of Water (DOW) ) and SMAS to help ensure source water priority water bodies are targeted for monitoring and assessment. This will include assisting in the monitoring and assessment of priority waterbodies, implemented through the DOW SMAS Rotating Integrated Basin Studies (RIBS) program. In addition to helping to integrate SWAPP into DOW monitoring and assessment programs, this position will also support, in general, all elements of the work of SMAS programs which includes but is not limited to: water chemistry sampling and biological monitoring of streams and rivers, collection of field observation data, laboratory sample processing, database development, database maintenance, data analysis, and reporting. The work will have a strong emphasis on attention to detail, accuracy and timeliness.
The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in environmental science, geography, geographic information systems, computer science, or related field. Experience using Geographic Information Systems (GIS), statistical computing software (R), and database software in collecting and working with water quality data, analysis, and reporting is required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Access) as well as clear communication and public speaking skills preferred.
Send cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample by August 20, 2018 as indicated at top of page. Please reference 18-NYS-SW-DEC-003 in email subject line. No phone calls please.