Summer 2017 Job: Portland Water District: Watershed Protection Specialist, Apply by March 17, 2017

Portland Water District Summer Job Opportunity– Watershed Protection Specialist

The Portland Water District is seeking job candidates for a summer watershed protection specialist. PWD has an environmental source protection group that works on and around Sebago Lake, which is the drinking water supply for the greater Portland area.

The summer watershed protection specialist position includes such duties as: environmental sampling, field inspection work, limited laboratory analysis, and office tasks.  A primary responsibility of this position will be to organize and conduct PWD’s seasonal Sebago Lake Beach Monitoring Program.  Other responsibilities of the position may include working with our education coordinator and our watershed security officer to help with public outreach events hosted by PWD.

Candidates for this position must have completed a minimum of one year of college coursework in environmental science or a related field and be comfortable and capable of interacting with the public in a respectful and professional manner. Two or more years of college coursework and some experience with GIS software and working in a laboratory setting is preferred.

This is a paid full-time position that will begin in mid to late May and continue through Labor Day or at least the end of August.  It may include some weekend work as needed.

Please visit to complete an application and to submit a resume and cover letter.

Application deadline: March 17th, 2017