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Job Announcements

States are asked to share these announcements with anyone who might be interested in positions with these ASDWA partner organizations.

Seeking E-Enterprise for the Environment Coordinator:

Today, on behalf of the E-Enterprise for the Environment Leadership Council (EELC), ECOS is making available a Request for Proposal (RFP) seeking an experienced individual with solid collaboration skills to serve as the E-Enterprise for the Environment Coordinator. The position is part of the E-Enterprise joint governance structure and provides a single, integrated point of coordination for efforts under this initiative. The position of Coordinator was created to establish a single individual with success of E-Enterprise as his or her sole objective.

The RFP provides for a three week window to apply with applications due to ECOS by Friday, November 14 at 5pm eastern.

ECOS asks folks to please promote this opportunity to those in your network who you believe would be successful in this role. The full RFP description and further details may be found at http://www.exchangenetwork.net/e-enterprise/.

The E-Enterprise Coordinator will serve as the primary liaison among the EELC members and between this governance body and other stakeholders. The Coordinator will support and complement the leadership of the EELC and will represent the interests of the E-Enterprise partnership. The E-Enterprise Coordinator derives their authority to act and receives high-level policy direction from the EELC Co-Chairs and provides them with regular reports.

The individual selected as E-Enterprise Coordinator will raise issues; contribute to development and execution for governance activities and projects; and ensure that the EELC is creating and executing effective strategies that allow the states, U.S. EPA, territories, and tribes to jointly improve business processes.

The E-Enterprise Coordinator will be selected jointly by state and U.S. EPA EELC leaders using a full and open competition process.  The Coordinator is a full-time position with the successful applicant most preferably located in Washington, D.C. although other locations may be negotiable. The Coordinator may be self-employed or an employee of an existing firm or entity.

The initial contract period is expected to be two years, to begin following offer and negotiation with a start date on or around January 15, 2015. Annual amount of the agreement will be $120,000 subject to federal funding availability to include, as appropriate, travel expenses, office/working environment costs, and compensation.

For questions, please contact Beth Graves, bgraves@ecos.org.

AWWA Government Affairs Specialist

AWWA’s Washington office seeks an energetic individual to monitor regulatory and legislative issues, conduct research, and develop policy positions for the Association on issues that might impact drinking water and/or wastewater systems.  Our Government Affairs Specialist works simultaneously on multiple issues, and represents the views of the water sector in meetings, legislative hearings, and briefings.

Job Summary

The position includes but is not limited to the following responsibilities:

  • Research and track regulatory and legislative issues and activities
  • Attend hearings, briefings, other meetings and events representing AWWA
  • Write reports, summaries, newsletter articles
  • Perform general office administrative and support duties (approx. 5%)

Click here to see the complete listing.  If you know of any recent graduate or young professional that might be a potential candidate for this position, please encourage them to go to the ad and apply at resume@awwa.org  by next Friday, November 7th.