Jobs in water-related industries keep our Blue Economy growing strong. This curated list of water-related roles is for professionals at any stage in their career and across all sectors. You'll find a range of professions with varying qualifications and experience levels. We're committed to updating this list on a regular basis, so check back frequently for new listings. Know of any roles that touch water, which we should include? E-mail George Brigandi.
Opportunities With Current and Our Members/Partners
Water Innovation Engineering Internship: Assist the team in executing technology and research-related projects.
Water Innovation Communications/Marketing Internship: Assist the team with numerous different aspects of the organization’s internal communications and external marketing efforts.
Analytical Labs Internship: Analyze wastewater samples following standard operating procedures.
Engineering Utility Internship: Read underground wastewater and utility plans, using response software systems, and maintaining direct contact with requestors.
Treatment Plant Operations CWRP Internship: Assist with the duties related to key operations at the south side location.
Electrical Engineer: Provide electrical, communications, fire alarm engineering, and process control design services in water and wastewater treatment plant facilities, pump stations and lift stations.
Electrical Engineer Internship: Diverse range of assignments and projects including water, wastewater, and infrastructure electrical system.
Water Treatment Specialist: Site reconnaissance and preparation for water treatment activity. Operation and maintenance of water treatment equipment. Manage portable water supplies. Monitor the storage, transport, and disposal of waste. Water quality analysis and testing, etc.
Water Resource Engineer I: Manage the design and analysis of stormwater detention and conveyance systems, and stormwater quality BMPs. Perform hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, drainage investigation, and floodplain and floodway analyses, and prepare drainage studies and hydraulic reports.
RiverWatch Technician: Assist in training Citizen Scientists to sample and analyze stream and river water; collecting stream data from the field and processing samples including identification of aquatic invertebrates. Also assist in record-keeping, data entry, and clerical tasks.
Environmental Technician: Variety of field and laboratory support for research occurring at the National Great Rivers Research and Education Center (NGRREC) Costello Confluence Field Station. Activities will include day-to-day support of NGRREC scientists and research equipment.
Intermediate or Experienced
Clean Water Program Advocate: Develop and implement campaign strategies and tactics for clean water programs/projects. Recruit, coordinate and facilitate grassroots involvement in clean water programs. Monitor, analyze, and evaluate laws, initiatives and new developments affecting clean water at the community, state and national levels.
Wastewater Collection & Pumping Supervisor: Manage personnel, materials and programs to maintain, rehabilitate and operate the wastewater collection and pumping system. Analyze and solve wastewater collection complaints and problems to maintain the section's very high level of customer service to residents and businesses.
Water-Wastewater Operator I: Operate and maintain water and/or wastewater treatment equipment, ensuring compliance with state and federal environmental protection limits. Monitor and sample well and groundwater, and adjust treatment levels when below-standard variances are detected.
Aquatic Ecologist: Develop a comprehensive research program focused on some aspects of the ecology of large rivers. Work with partners and affiliates of the National Great Rivers Research and Education Center (NGRREC) in the development of research and allied education programs. Serve as an NGRREC lead in the development of research proposals related to the ecology of large rivers.
Swarovski Waterschool Educator: Work with the Education Director and Swarovski Waterschool partner team to plan, develop, implement, coordinate, and evaluate educational programs relating to the Swarovski Waterschool USA Mississippi River program, a program housed at the National Great Rivers Research and Education Center.
Senior or Executive