NEIWPCC is a regional commission that helps the states of the Northeast preserve and advance water quality. We engage and convene water quality professionals and other interested parties from New England and New York to collaborate on water, wastewater, and environmental science challenges across the regions, ecosystems, and areas of expertise.The Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve was established in 1982 when New York State and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration designated four Hudson River Reserve sites. The programs were undertaken to protect and improve the natural and human resources of the Hudson River Basin. Partners in the program include the NYSDEC Marine Resources, NOAA, NEIWPCC and other federal, state and local agencies. The incumbent will promote informed coastal management and decision‑making by developing a successful Coastal Training Program, translating scientific information, building effective training partnerships, and fostering communication between scientific and coastal management communities; primarily on Hudson River habitats, and climate change effects on the habitats and on riverfront communities. This position is assigned to NYS DEC Region 3, Bureau of Marine Resources, Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve, Norrie Point Environmental Center in Staatsburg, NY. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Program managementCoordinate, organize and implement coastal training program workshops, forums and field activities to promote Hudson River habitats, sea-level rise, climate change vulnerability and adaptation and proactive shoreline management, and sustainable river communities and to build decision- maker process and technical skills. OutreachCommunicate frequently on coastal and technical topicsProgrammatic topics Provide technical assistance to decision makers on priority issues. Workgroups Represent HRNERR on selected regional teams and workgroups. Other duties as assigned.RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS:A bachelor’s degree in life sciences, environmental science, or related field. 3+ years of technical or professional work experience in the fields listed above or a related field.Candidates who have taken a less traditional path may be considered if an aptitude for success and a strong willingness to learn is clearly apparent.Ability to work in a broad collaborative style as an individual contributor and as part of a team.Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to express thoughts clearly.Solid understanding of estuarine ecology and coastal issues.Experience working with researchers and policy makers.Desire to establish and maintain effective working relationships within diverse groups.Education and outreach experience.Proficient computer skills in word processing, spreadsheet and data analysis software, and geographic information systems.A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel when travel restrictions lifted.NEIWPCC offers a competitive compensation package, including excellent comprehensive benefits for eligible employees. If interested, we welcome you to send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to us at firstname.lastname@example.org by January 20, 2021. Please reference #21-HRNERR-001 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.