NEIWPCC is seeking enthusiastic and experienced candidates for a Program Manager role, based in our Lowell, MA headquarters. Established by an Act of Congress in 1947, this regional commission has helped our seven member Northeast states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont) to preserve and advance water quality through a variety of programs, training support, and engagement. Staff proudly work to achieve this mission by providing bold leadership, championing innovation and new technologies, connecting water professionals, and leveraging knowledge to support clean and safe water. We are excited to add this member to our NEIWPCC team!
The incumbent will act as a technical advisor to NEIWPCC, state agency staff, and the public on issues related to the assigned program(s). This person represents NEIWPCC concerning issues through public presentations, testimony, and participation in meetings and various committees. They will also serve as a subject matter expert and assist with research and the gathering of information on miscellaneous program topics, including grants, on which NEIWPCC policy decisions are based.
This position requires a strategic leader able to thrive in a not-for-profit organization navigating the challenges of a rapidly changing landscape. Incumbent must be a person equally comfortable with operating at 40,000 feet to inform the Executive Director and Board and with diving into the weeds to get the details right, depending upon the nature of the task at hand. Additionally, the Program Manager assists the Division Director in managing and developing a small staff with expertise in wastewater, onsite systems and underground storage tanks.
A successful candidate will rely on his/her ability, expertise, and commitment to excellence. S/he will also build NEIWPCC’s culture which focuses on honesty, ethical behavior, personal integrity, respect for others, transparency, hard work, and collaborative teamwork.
GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
NEIWPCC offers a competitive compensation package, including excellent comprehensive benefits for eligible employees. If interested, we welcome you to send a brief cover letter and resume to us by September 25, 2020. In order to assist us, please reference 20-Lowell-004 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.