Project Staff

$45,000 - $50,000 yearly
  • Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association (NEWMOA)
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • 28 May, 2019
Full time Non-Profit Jobs

Job Description

Recruiting from May 17, - June 14, 2019

NEWMOA   

Title: Project Staff

Location:                    NEWMOA, 89 South Street, Suite 600, Boston, MA 02111

Starting Salary:         Range: $45,000 – 50,000 based on experience. Benefits include vacation, personal and sick leave, health and dental insurance, and retirement contribution. 

Minimum Qualifications

Experience

Minimum of two years of full time or equivalent part time professional experience in the field of environmental science or equivalent combination of the required experience and the educational substitution described below.

 Education

An undergraduate degree from a recognized school with a major in biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, environmental science, environmental planning or policy, or engineering is required. A graduate degree from a recognized school with a major in one of the fields listed above may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required experience.

Basic Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of federal and state waste management toxic chemicals, and pollution prevention policies and programs
  • Good communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Good teamwork and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively with scientists, engineers, and policy makers and to establish professional credibility
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

General Duties & Responsibilities (Specific duties and responsibilities to be assigned depending on the NEWMOA project)

  • Assists with coordinating and documenting NEWMOA Workgroup/s
  • Gathers and presents information for members
  • Helps to organize Workgroup meetings and conference calls
  • Conducts research and drafts presentations of the results
  • Helps to prepare technical or policy documents, reports, and memos
  • Assists with updating and maintaining NEWMOA’s websites and social networking sites
  • Assists with implementing projects and with project planning and reporting

The satisfactory performance of the above duties and responsibilities requires the staff person to have a thorough understanding of NEWMOA’s programs, organization, and policies. The ideal candidate must be able to exercise initiative and exhibit resourcefulness in complicated situations. They must be able to work effectively with state and federal officials at both staff and management levels and with varied professional backgrounds. The ability to organize the workload and perform tasks in an accurate, conclusive, and timely manner is required.

Supervisory Controls

Project Staff are under the supervision of the NEWMOA Executive Director and Project Managers, depending on the project. Job performance is evaluated by the Project Manager (s) and Executive Director.

To Apply

All applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by email to Terri Goldberg at tgoldberg@newmoa.org by June 14.

Equal Opportunity Provider & Employer

It is the policy of the NEWMOA to provide equal employment opportunities for training, compensation, promotion, and other aspects of employment for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to gender; race; color; creed; religion; national origin; ancestry; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; pregnancy; age; disability; military service; veteran status; or any other classification protected under applicable law.

Physical or mental disabilities are considered only as they may relate to a candidate's ability to fulfill essential job requirements.

NEWMOA makes every effort to ensure that its policies regarding hiring, salary administration, and promotion are based solely on job requirements, job performance, and job-related criteria. In addition, NEWMOA’s personnel policies and practices, including those relating to compensation, benefits, retention, termination, training, and self-development opportunities, are administered without discrimination on the basis of gender; race; color; creed; religion; national origin; ancestry; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; pregnancy; age; disability; military service; veteran status; or any other classification protected under applicable law.

This policy refers to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to employee recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, access to benefits and training, discipline, and terminations.