WEF regularly recruits for skilled professionals in a variety of disciplines to develop, manage, and/or support WEF programs and initiatives.

WEF is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age marital status, or physical handicap. We provide equal treatment in recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, training, and termination.

In 2015 WEF was recognized by the Washington Post as one of the top 150 workplaces in the greater metropolitan region.

At WEF we offer our employees an outstanding benefits package designed to assist the employee, and any eligible dependents, in meeting the financial burdens that can result from illness, disability, and death, and to help employees plan for retirement, deal with job-related or personal problems, and enhance job-related skills.

For additional information, please contact our Human Resources professionals at (703) 684-2444.

 WEF is an equal opportunity employer.

WEF standard benefits include:

  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • PTO (Paid Time Off)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Training and Professional Development
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Legal Services
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Healthcare and Dependent Care)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program
  • Parking / Transportation Subsidies
  • In-house Fitness Facility

WEF policies and benefits may be altered or changed without notice.

Executive Director

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Administrative Assistant

The Water Environment Federation is seeking an Administrative Assistant to provide administrative and secretarial support to the Water, Science & Engineering Center. In addition to typing, filing and scheduling, this administrative position will perform duties such as coordination of meetings, ordering and maintaining supplies, coordinating direct mailings, working on special projects as assigned, answering correspondence, as well as assembling information. This position will interact with a diverse group of external callers and visitors, as well as internal contacts at all levels of the organization. Independent judgment will be required to plan, prioritize and organize a diversified workload.

Principal Functions

  • Schedules and organizes activities such as meetings, travel, conferences and department activities for members of the department. 
  • Assists with creation and development of presentations and other desktop publishing projects for the department.
  • Types and designs general correspondence, memos, charts, tables, graphs, business plans, etc.
  • Proofreads copy for spelling, grammar, layout and making appropriate changes. Also responsible for accuracy and clarity of final copy.
  • Establishes, develops, maintains and updates filing system for the department and retrieves information from files when needed.
  • Organizes and prioritizes information and calls.
  • Responds to regularly occurring requests for information.
  • Acts as a liaison with other departments and outside agencies.
  • Works independently and within a team on special nonrecurring and ongoing projects.
  • Assists in planning and coordinating multiple presentations, disseminating information, coordinating direct mailings, and creating brochures.
  • Other administrative duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, preferred or 4+ years relevant experience.
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Detail oriented and accurate with excellent organizational skills, people management and troubleshooting skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, identify and react to potential problems, and meet deadlines.
  • Strong customer service orientation; experience working with technical groups preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal skills.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • This person will work primarily in an office environment using standard office equipment.

Please submit resume with cover letter and salary requirements to WEFrecruitment@wef.org.

WEF is an equal opportunity employer.

Association Engagement Manager

The Water Environment Federation is seeking an Association Engagement Manager to join its Association Engagement team. This position develops, executes, manages, and promotes the Stockholm Junior Water Prize program, as well as supporting the Member Associations, WEF Member Association programs, and other student programs.

The ideal candidate for this position will possess strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, and CRM database; have excellent interpersonal skills; have the ability to work effectively with students, educators and WEF members in a STEM environment; and have the ability to work both independently and function effectively as part of a team.

Principal Functions:

  • Assists in identifying MA and student needs, seeks funding and develops programs, products, and events to meet needs.
  • Develops and manages MA and volunteer groups regarding the SJWP state and national competitions
  • Develops and monitors budgets for assigned SJWP program
  • Manages production, marketing, and inventory for SJWP program products
  • Prepares and coordinates events and/or materials connected with SJWP program
  • Serve as point of contact for a portfolio of up to 10 Member Associations
  • Coordinate the InFLOW scholarship program and other activities intended to attract underserved minority groups to professional careers in water.
  • Assist with other student programs during the WEFTEC annual conference to include the Student Design Competition and Student Service Project activities.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and to function effectively as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Articulate with exceptional written/oral communication skills to ensure volunteer groups, vendors and other stakeholders collaborate in a positive and professional manner.  
  • Detail oriented and accurate
  • Professional representation of the Federation to outside organizations
  • Ability to ensure program goals, objectives are consistent with WEF’s strategic objectives. 
  • Ability to track and measure performance on all key tasks stated above.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and ability to prepare materials that are thorough and audience-appropriate.
  • Ability to develop and execute budgets,
  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Education, Communications, or related area
  • 3+ years related experienceThis person will work primarily in an office environment using standard office equipment. 
  • Ability to travel up to 15 percent of time.

Please submit resume with cover letter and salary requirements to WEFrecruitment@wef.org

WEF is an equal opportunity employer.

Development Editor

The Water Environment Federation is seeking a Development Editor to join its Journals and Books team. This position coordinates development of operations-related educational materials, including operator fact sheets; provides support for other technical publications in development; and ensures editorial quality control of copyedited and typeset pages.

Principal Functions:

  • Provides coordination of publications and educational materials according to Technical Practice Committee and/or WEF established procedures.
  • Provides editorial quality control of technical content according to APA and WEF style guidelines
  • Constructs final documents for production and publication.
  • Reviews copyedited drafts and page proofs.
  • Revises content as necessary for consistency, style, clarity, and reading-level appropriateness.
  • Collaborates with Journals and Books, Education and Training, Marketing/Creative Services, and other teams to ensure the release of high-quality products.
  • Completes tasks in a timely manner to meet agreed-upon deadlines.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science or Arts
  • 2+ years editorial experience
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Excellent organizational skills, with capacity to manage multiple projects concurrently in a fast-paced environment and prioritize effectively
  • Computer literate with Word and Adobe proficiency
  • Strong initiative, with ability to work independently, anticipate and troubleshoot problems, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to quickly learn and master new technologies and processes
  • Exceptional editorial skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

This person will work primarily in an office environment using standard office equipment.

Please submit resume with cover letter and salary requirements to WEFrecruitment@wef.org

WEF is an equal opportunity employer

Report Writer Specialist

The Water Environment Federation is seeking a Report Writer to join its Information Technology Team. This position will serve as the point of contact for staff requests on report creation and modifications from the AMS and the Data Analytics Warehouse; resolve database and reporting issues created by staff in our ticketing system; and will perform monthly routine processes for month end closing including financial reconciliation, membership renewals and publication fulfillment.

Principal Functions:

  • Creates, maintains and runs ad-hoc queries/reports from AMS and Data Analytics Warehouse as requested by staff and Member Associations.
  • Trains staff in how to access and use the Data Analytics Warehouse.
  • Performs regularized monthly procedures including batch processes for month-end financial closing, publication runs, membership renewals and rebate reconciliations.
  • Monitors and resolves database issues reported by staff in help desk ticketing system.
  • Performs upload of member data files and subscribers’ files on vendor’s ftp site.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • College degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related area.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • 1-2 years of AMS database experience preferred.
  • 1-2 years of experience in Power BI.  Must be able to create reports and create environments where multiple data sources are merged together for information extraction.
  • Proficiency in programming and creating queries in SQL.
  • Advanced proficiency with MS-Access, MS-Excel, MS-Word, PowerPoint.
  • Strong ability to interface with staff and develop solutions based on their requests.
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills.
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal.

Please submit resume with cover letter and salary requirements to WEFrecruitment@wef.org.

WEF is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

Web Services Coordinator

The Water Environment Federation is seeking a Web Services Coordinator to join its Web Services team. This position will serve as deputy to the Senior Manager of Web Services in the management and approval of content within the WEF online ecosystem. This position will be the liaison with internal stakeholders to create and assemble social media communications and identify areas of the websites in need of updating.

Principal Functions:

  • Review, revise, and approve staff content submissions to Wef.org and Weftec.org.
  • Advise WEF staff on website content submission process, as well as provide training in the use of proprietary content management system.
  • Ensure information on all websites, portals and related electronic communication vehicles meets established criteria for usability.
  • Find, diagnose, and fix website problems, including broken links (both internal and external), typographical errors, and formatting inconsistencies.
  • Perform additional duties as directed by the Senior Manager, Web Services.

Qualifications:

  • Associates degree or equivalent college level study or related experience.
  • At least two years of professional website updating and content entry experience.
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and content management systems; experience with Episerver CMS desirable.
  • Familiarity with website design concepts preferred.
  • Computer literacy with proficiency in MS Office applications.
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments concurrently.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a collaborative spirit.
  • Excellent interpersonal, team building, and follow-through skills.
  • Ability to edit and use video and graphics to create content that fosters a connection with our audience through social media and other media platforms (i.e. on-air, YouTube channel, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) is a plus.
  • This person will work primarily in an office environment using standard office equipment.

Please submit resume with cover letter and salary requirements to WEFrecruitment@wef.org.

WEF is an equal opportunity employer

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