Environmental Scientist

Deadline: 7/1/2019 12:00:00 AM
Position Reference Number: PE011
Salary Range: Gr. 9 $48,310.09 - $72,465.65
Division-Section-Unit: Environmental Science and Compliance / Technical Analysis & Compliance
Shift: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: Providence
Assignment(s) Comments:
Position Covered By Collective Bargaining Union Agreement: No
Name of Bargaining Unit Union:


Design, implement, support and analyze monitoring plans/ programs which proactively ensure that Narragansett Bay Commission (NBC) wastewater treatment plants, receiving waters and discharges (industrial and NBC) are within permit parameters. Review monitoring data, establish complex data spreadsheets, enter data into computer databases and prepare data analysis and summary reports. Assist with keeping up-to-date with regulations, equipment, procedures, industry trends, general literature and issues involving: wastewater treatment, environmental quality/planning water quality, Narragansett Bay, urban rivers, etc. Design and assist to implement monitoring, environmental and strategic programs and plans. Performs other duties as assigned, within skill and experience capabilities.


Graduation from a 4-year technical college degree program (biology, microbiology, chemistry, environmental science civil/environmental/chemical engineering, etc.) or equivalent. Masters Degree preferred. Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years experience performing professional level environmental science and/or engineering duties involving data analysis, data presentation and water quality issues required. Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Requires a thorough knowledge of scientific methods as they apply to the monitoring of rivers, bays, sewage collection systems, industrial users, wastewater treatment plants and receiving water quality issues. Working knowledge of current federal, state and local regulatory requirements as applied to assigned NBC projects and operations. Must be proficient in MS word, Excel, GIS, Sigmaplot, Access and Power Point software programs. Special Requirements: At the time of hire, must possess and maintain as a condition of employment a valid driver’s license. Boating knowledge and experience is a plus.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Provisions:

Reasonable Accommodations:
If an applicant is unable to perform any essential job functions because of his/her disability, but can achieve the required results by means of a REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION, then the individual shall not be considered unqualified for the position.

Medical Information:
Successful completion of a pre-placement physical examination and drug screen will be required after a conditional offer of employment has been made. Apply within the application period as shown. The NBC does not assume responsibility for applications sent through the mail. NOTE: The Narragansett Bay Commission union contracts allow a 3 day grace period for its members only.


    The Narragansett Bay Commission
    Human Resources Office
    One Service Road
    Providence, RI 02905
    Fax (401) 461-2242

E-mail hr@narrabay.com. E-mailed resumes must be received in MS Word Format.