Environmental Scientist

Deadline: 8/12/2022 12:00:00 AM
Position Reference Number: PE0011
Salary Range: Grade 8 $54,435.39 - $89,818.39
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 and general literature on the field.  Assist with training of Environmental Monitoring staff to keep the program current in the areas noted above.  Design and implement monitoring programs.  Review data for accuracy and quality assurance/control, establish and manage complex data spreadsheets and historical data summaries, and enter data into computer databases.  Analyze data to determine trends, non-compliance, and operational problems, and present data trends in graphical form.  Performs other duties as assigned, within skill and experience capabilities.


Must have five to eight years of related experience and graduation from a 4-year technical college degree program (biology, microbiology, chemistry, environmental science, civil/ mechanical engineering, etc.) or equivalent. Masters Degree preferred. Requires a thorough knowledge of scientific methods as they apply to the monitoring of rivers, bays, sewage collection systems, industrial users and wastewater treatment plants. Previous experience performing professional level environmental science, monitoring and/or engineering duties required. Working knowledge of current Federal, State and Local regulatory requirements as applied to assigned NBC projects and operations. Must be highly proficient in MS word, Excel, GIS, Sigmaplot and Power Point software programs. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required Special Requirements: A valid Driver’s License is required. Boating knowledge and experience is a plus The NBC requires vaccination against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, as well as continuing employment.

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.