The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) and the NYSDEC Hudson River Estuary Program are seeking an Environmental Analyst to serve as the overall coordinator of the Hudson River Environmental Conditions Observing System (HRECOS). Incumbent will work with the HRECOS management team and other Estuary and basin partners to continue to develop the network, both in the number of stations and in the data products available through the HRECOS website (www.HRECOS.org.) Will plan and lead HRECOS managers’ meetings and will communicate with government agencies, academic institutions, consultants, commercial shipping pilot groups, educators, and the general public on issues related to the HRECOS network. Will assist in developing and conducting applied research utilizing HRECOS data. The position is located in Albany, NY; considerable travel throughout the Hudson River area and the New York metropolitan area is required.
The successful candidate will hold a degree in oceanography, geology, atmospheric sciences, environmental chemistry or related field. Proven ability to work and communicate effectively with people from a variety of disciplines, such as scientists, agency staff, educators and the public. Preferred experience/competence includes: QA/QC procedures; organizational and problem-solving skills, mathematical and statistical skills, and the development or implementation of monitoring and/or observing systems. The ability to write basic computer scripts, particularly in the computer scripting languages R, Perl, and Visual Basic a plus.