Clean Water
Matters!

The diverse ecosystems, working
landscapes, and vibrant communities
that inspire and sustain us depend on
clean water. Learn about pollution
reduction strategies.

Healthy Habitats
Connect Us All

Lakeshores, stream banks, and wetlands are critical to clean
water and biodiversity. Learn about efforts to improve
habitat connectivity in the Basin ecosystem.

We Care for
What We Know

Recreation fosters stewardship of the Basin’s rich
natural and cultural heritage by connecting people
to the landscape while supporting local economies.
Learn about ways to explore the Basin.

Informed Citizens
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Citizens who have an understanding and
appreciation of water resources make informed
choices about actions that might contribute to
pollution. Learn about education programs.

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    More than 300 shipwrecks have been found in Lake Champlain. Some of these shipwrecks are in the Lake Champlain Underwater Historic Preserve and can be visited by scuba divers.
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    Watershed Model Demo

    Resource Room staffer Laura Hollowell demonstrates a watershed model during the Conservation Field Day at the Winooski Valley Park District. Photo: WVPD

    LCBP Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) Coordinator

    Grand Isle, VT

    JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    The LCBP Citizen Advisory Committee Coordinator (CAC Coordinator) is responsible for coordination of the New York and Vermont Citizen Advisory Committees in the following areas:

    • Citizen Advisory Committee Coordination
    • Community and Stakeholder Outreach
      Workgroups
    • Programmatic topics
    • LCBP Website
    • Maintain Communication with Quebec partners
    • Other duties as assigned

    The satisfactory performance of the above duties and responsibilities requires the incumbent to have a thorough understanding of NEIWPCC’s and LCBP’s programs, organization, and policies, to exercise initiative and resourcefulness in complicated situations, and to be able to work effectively with state and federal contacts at both staff top management levels, and with varied professional backgrounds. The ability to organize workload and perform tasks in an accurate, conclusive, and timely manner is required.

    RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS

    • A bachelor’s degree in natural science, physical geography, or natural resource management preferred
    • 3+ years of related full-time work or equivalent part-time, technical or professional experience
    • Ability to think and act in a broad collaborative style and welcomes the opportunity to be impactful
    • Ability to manage change, articulate the need for that change, and embrace continuous improvement
    • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to be concise (fluency in French highly desirable), in addition to outstanding grammar and editing skills.
    • Possess knowledge of or experience with LCB resource issues, as well as experience working with diverse communities and stakeholder groups in a diplomatic manner
    • Ability to plan and coordinate meetings and events
    • Familiarity with technical data and systemic approaches to quality assurance and quality control
    • Ability to travel to Canada and meetings locations in Vermont, New York and Quebec, for which a private means of transportation and a valid passport or smart-license is required.

    Please note that this role is an 80% of full-time role and benefits are prorated. This position could potentially be filled as a 100% full-time role for the right candidate if funding allows and would offer full benefits at that time.

    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 shared regions, ecosystems, and areas of expertise. NEIWPCC connects us to others working for clean water across the Northeast. LCBP is a program partner of NEIWPCC.

    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 jobs@neiwpcc.org by October 23, 2020.  Please reference 20-LCBP-004 in the email subject line.

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    What is the State of the Lake?

    What is the
    State of the Lake?

    Learn about the health of Lake Champlain in the 2018 State of the Lake report. Read about trends in key indicators of water quality and ecosystem health. Read the State of the Lake report

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    Make Some Waves

    From using lake-friendly cleaning products to volunteering with a local watershed group, you can help restore and protect the Lake Champlain Basin. Find out how you can get involved

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    54 West Shore Road
    Grand Isle, VT 05458
    800-468-5227 (NY & VT)
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