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Project Manager for the Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association (NEWMOA)

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Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association (NEWMOA)


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Published 17 days ago

September 1, 2020
July 24, 2020
$60,000 - $65,000

NEWMOA is a 501 c(3) non-profit, non-partisan, interstate association whose membership is composed of the state environment agency programs that address pollution prevention, toxics use reduction, sustainability, materials management, hazardous waste, solid waste, emergency response, waste site cleanup, underground storage tanks, and related environmental challenges in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

NEWMOA provides a strategic forum for effectively solving environmental problems through collaborative regional initiatives that advance pollution prevention and sustainability, promote safer alternatives to toxic materials in products, identify and assess emerging contaminants, facilitate adaption to climate change, mitigate greenhouse gas sources, promote reuse and recycling of wastes and diversion of organics; support proper management of hazardous and solid wastes, and facilitate clean-up of contaminant releases to the environment.

Project Manager for NEWMOA

Location:                   Boston, MA 02111

Salary:                       $60,000 - $65,000 / year. Benefits include vacation, personal and sick leave, health and dental insurance, and retirement contribution. 

Minimum Qualifications

Experience

Minimum of five 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, preferably with a major in science, engineering, or public policy (coursework in chemistry, physics, earth science, biology, or environmental science is desired). 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 chemical ingredient, toxics use reduction, and pollution prevention policies and programs
  • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks/priorities simultaneously
  • Excellent facilitation, teamwork, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively with scientists, engineers, and policy makers and to establish professional credibility
  • Ability to support data and information collection, databases, and data systems
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to assist with managing and preparing budgets, grant proposals, and contracts

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

  • Ensures that projects are completed on-time and within budget
  • Manages and facilitates an Executive Committee, Board, Council, Workgroup/s and other Committees 
  • Organizes meetings and conference calls
  • Organizes training workshops, webinars, conferences, and seminars
  • Prepares and manages annual project workplans and budgets
  • Assists with strategic planning
  • Conducts research and presents results
  • Helps to recruit new members
  • Oversees and supports content areas on websites and social media sites
  • Assists with development of databases and other tools
  • Provides assistance to users of the High Priority Chemicals Data System and the other online databases
  • Assists with preparing policy papers
  • Presents at professional conferences and meetings
  • Prepares technical or policy documents, fact sheets, reports, memos, and other written documents
  • Identifies and develops funding opportunities
  • Prepares grant applications and contracts
  • Manages contracts and grants and ensures the fulfillment of their requirements
  • Prepares progress reports to federal and state agencies and other funding sources

The satisfactory performance of the above duties and responsibilities requires the employee to have a thorough understanding of NEWMOA’s programs, organization, and policies to exercise initiative and resourcefulness in complicated situations and to be able to work effectively with state, local, and federal contacts and Supporting Members 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 Managers are under the supervision of the NEWMOA Executive Director and the Board of Directors. Job performance is evaluated by the Executive Director.

To apply, send your resume, cover letter, and references to Terri Goldberg - tgoldberg@newmoa.org

NEWMOA is a 501 c(3) non-profit, non-partisan, interstate association whose membership is composed of the state environment agency programs that address pollution prevention, toxics use reduction, sustainability, materials management…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

Health insurance

Dental Insurane

Retirement Plan

Long term disability insurance

Paid vacation

Paid sick days

Personal days

Life insurance

Flexible work schedule

Job training opportunities

Health insurance

Dental Insurane

Retirement Plan

Long term disability insurance

Paid vacation

Paid sick days

Personal days

Life insurance

Flexible work schedule

Job…

Level of Language Proficiency

Proficient in English

Proficient in English

How to Apply

To apply for this position, send your resume, cover letter, and references to Terri Goldberg at tgoldberg@newmoa.org .

To apply for this position, send your resume, cover letter, and references to Terri Goldberg at tgoldberg@newmoa.org .

Location

Boston, MA

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