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Boston Water and Sewer Commission (BWSC) is a dynamic public agency, comprised of approximately 500 employees consisting of engineers, planners, financial staff, information technology specialists, customer service representatives, skilled laborers and many others. BWSC owns and operates the water distribution, wastewater collection and stormwater drainage systems that service the City of Boston. As the largest retail water and wastewater utility in New England, we are committed to providing the most efficient, cost effective water and wastewater services to the residents and businesses of Boston.
BWSC's dedicated staff employs today's cutting edge technology to get the job done and we offer our employees excellent benefits including health and life insurance, tuition assistance, subsidized transportation and more.
Employees must be Boston residents on their date of hire and for the duration of their employment subject to BWSC policies and collective bargaining agreements.
BWSC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Hiring of a prospective employee is conditioned upon a negative drug screen.
You are invited to apply for any open position listed for which you are qualified.
We are located on several MBTA bus routes and visitors' parking is available on-site. Our office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00AM to 5:00PM.
Come join our team!
Under the general supervision of the Director of Planning and Sustainability oversee and coordinate the Commission’s environmental sustainability efforts to ensure long-term management of stormwater issues in accordance with best industry practices and the Commission’s Consent Decree. Review projects for stormwater management including infiltration, storage and treatment. Assist the Director of Planning and Sustainability, Director of Engineering and Chief Engineer in all matters related to Federal, State and Local stormwater regulations. Develop and maintain written specifications, standard details and manuals for stormwater management. Review and recommend new technologies for stormwater management. Review Commission projects and develop recommendations to incorporate methods of stormwater infiltration and Green Infrastructure Practices into other types of Commission projects. Assist in the review of stormwater detention and infiltration systems for private developments. Work with public agencies to design and implement stormwater management systems for public ways, parks and other public spaces. Develop and maintain tracking program to monitor type and location of stormwater management systems. Utilize Commission sewer and stormwater management models for localized projects. Utilize models to estimate pollutant loadings into receiving waters. Update models to reflect stormwater management system installation. Prepare reports to summarize stormwater pollutant loading improvements as stormwater management systems are installed. Provide professional written reports as directed.
Bachelors of Science Degree in Civil Engineering, City Planning or Environmental Management. Certification in “Green” or other sustainable infrastructure rating system. Minimum of 5 years of experience in the planning, design and review of Best Management Practices, Green Infrastructure, or Low Impact Development practices for Stormwater or public works projects. Master’s Degree in city planning, engineering or environmental management preferred.