Overview

Thank you for your interest in a career at IEC. As a tri-state environmental agency, our employees have the opportunity to work throughout the region, performing sampling, monitoring, and analyses in support of IEC’s water quality projects. IEC offers competitive compensation including benefits for eligible employees. IEC is committed to the professional development of our employees, which allows employees to increase their skills, experience and network, benefitting both the employee and the commission.

The Process

Please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@iec-nynjct.org. Your application will be reviewed to determine if your qualifications possess the right match for the position.

Shortly after submission, you will receive an email confirming receipt of your application. You will be contacted directly if we would like to schedule an interview. Due to the high volume of resumes received for our positions, IEC is unable to respond to individual status update requests. We respectfully request no calls about a position or the status of your application. We thank you for your interest in employment at IEC. We look forward to hearing from you!

Available Positions

IEC District Intern, 2019 | Staten Island and Port Washington, NY

The Interstate Environmental Commission seeks an intern to assist with field, laboratory, and office work associated with its water quality monitoring activities throughout the Tri-State area. The intern will participate in a variety of water quality monitoring surveys to perform field measurements and collect ambient water samples. Field work will primarily be boat-based in Long Island Sound and its embayments. Field work requires very early morning boat cruises approximately once per week and significant driving. In addition to sample collection and transport, duties will include laboratory filtration and analysis of water samples, preparation of bottles, coolers, equipment, and quality control activities. The intern may assist with IEC’s inspection program related to municipal discharges, industrial discharges, and with the IEC’s citizen science program. The intern will also assist with the preparation and organization of reports and documents and materials related to IEC’s projects for dissemination to stakeholders and the public. The position will require approximately 30 hours (four days) per week. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2019 with an estimated end date of December 31, 2019.

The successful candidate will have a minimum 3 years of satisfactory progress towards a bachelor’s degree in the environmental sciences, biology, or a related field. Demonstrated field and laboratory experience is a plus, as well as experience with Microsoft Access and Excel, GIS software. Proven desire and ability to work outside under a variety of environmental conditions, a valid driver’s license, and private means of transportation required. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume by July 5th, 2019 as indicated at the top of the page. Please reference position number 19-001 in the e-mail subject line.