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Sep 20 / BARD CEP

Senior Program Manager- Providence, RI

Organization: New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission

Position Title: Senior Program Manager Narragnsett Bay Estuary Program (NBEP)

Location: This position will work full-time in a location in the Providence, Rhode Island area

Hours and Compensation: 

Salary Range is $65,000 to$92,000 Grade and Step dependent upon level of experience and qualification

Benefits provided but not included in salary range: vacation, personal and sick leave, health, dental, disability and life insurance, retirement plan. This position requires the incumbent to work 5 days a week, 7 ½ hours per day, except for approved compensatory time; with the possibility for some night and weekend work.

Application Deadline: not given

 

Organization Overview

The Narragansett Bay Estuary Program (NBEP) is seeking a senior program manager. The Narragansett Bay Estuary Program is one of 28 national estuary programs established pursuant to the federal Clean Water Act. Created in 1987, the program has worked to protect and restore Narragansett Bay and its bi-state watershed, which is shared by Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission serves as a forum for interstate communication and coordination on water-related pollution control efforts among all the New England States and New York State and is the NBEP program host. NEIWPCC serves as financial administrator and program advisor to the NBEP and employs the program staff. NEIWPCC is hiring a senior program manager for NBEP.

Description

The Senior Program Manager of the NBEP oversees and manages the NBEP’s operations, including short and long-term planning. The incumbent will provide overall program leadership, coordination, administration, and planning in cooperation, where appropriate, with the EPA Project Officer, NBEP Management Committee and Executive Committee, and NEIWPCC’s Lowell, MA office.

Responsibilities (Please see full description for more details)

Duties involve administration of a federal program designed to protect and preserve Narragansett Bay and its bi-state watershed through partnerships that conserve and restore natural resources, promote the use of sound science to support Narragansett Bay management, enhance water quality, and promote community involvement and stewardship. Extensive interaction may occur with the public and with representatives of federal, state, and local governments, watershed groups and environmental organizations, universities, and others. The NBEP Senior Program Manager will be the lead for developing and implementing initiatives and partnerships that support the implementation of the Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP)—the guiding document for the NBEP—including initiatives related to water quality/storm-water mitigation, habitat protection and restoration, local capacity building, and climate change.

Qualifications (please see full description for more details)

Education

A Graduate Degree in public administration, environmental science, engineering, or in a field related to natural resources.

License

Possession of a current and valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.

Experience

Applicants must have at least (A) six years of full-time, or equivalent part time, technical or professional experience, in public administration, or in a field related to natural resources, of which (B) at least five years must have been in a professional capacity and, of which (C) at least three years must have been in a supervisory, managerial, or administrative capacity or, (D) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the following substitutes.

Substitutions:

I. An Associate’s degree with a major in any of the fields listed above may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required (A) experience.*

II. A Bachelor’s degree with a major in any of the fields listed above may be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required (A) experience.*

III. A Graduate degree from a recognized school with a major in one of the fields listed above may be substituted for a maximum of three years of the required (A) experience and one year of the required (B) experience.

*Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.

NOTE: Education substitutions will only be permitted for a maximum of one year of the required (B) experience. No substitutions will be permitted for the required (C) experience

How to Apply

Send submissions to: NEIWPCC, Attn: Human Resources, 650 Suffolk Street, Suite 410, Lowell, MA 01854 or via email to jobs@neiwpcc.org

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