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Advance the science of water to improve the quality of life for communities around the world by joining The Water Research Foundation (WRF) team!

Who We Are

WRF is the leading research organization advancing the science of all water to meet the evolving needs of its subscribers and the water sector. The Foundation you see today was created in 2018 through the integration of the WateReuse Research Foundation, Water Environment Research Foundation, and Water Research Foundation. As a true One Water organization, WRF delivers the research and innovation programming the sector needs to address the most pressing water issues holistically. Learn more about us.

Who We're Looking For

From engineers and scientists to accountants, and everyone in between, WRF hires skilled professionals who are passionate about protecting the environment and public health. We are looking for employees who embody our organizational values. If you are a collaborator, relationship-builder, science and engineering lover, strategic thinker, active listener, and life-long learner with high standards and a strong work ethic, we want to hear from you.

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Research Program Manager – Wastewater Collection and Treatment


Are you passionate about water, public health, and the environment? The Water Research Foundation (WRF) is seeking like-minded professionals to join our collaborative team. As the leading, world-renowned water research organization, WRF is dedicated to advancing the science of water to meet the evolving needs of our subscribers and the...

Research Program Manager – Energy


Are you interested in working in a collaborative environment with like-minded professionals dedicated to the science of water, public health, and the environment? If so, advance the science of water by joining The Water Research Foundation (WRF) team. WRF is the leading research organization advancing the science of all water...

Why Work at WRF

We offer a collaborative culture where we strive to work together as one foundation to advance the science of water while striving for organizational and individual excellence. At WRF, relationships are important, and staff members have opportunities to work across departments and to partner with stakeholders across the globe. We value learning, and encourage our staff to engage in professional development opportunities. Each and every member of our staff is unique and brings their own skills and interests to the organization.


  • Hybrid work environment
  • Flexible work hours
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance plans
  • 401(k) plan with an outstanding company match
  • Paid sick time, vacation time, and floating holidays
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Company paid short-term and long-term disability
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Casual office setting
  • Employee appreciation events


“I believe that each employee contributes directly to WRF’s growth and success, and it is our sincere hope that your experience at WRF is both professionally stimulating and personally rewarding.”

WRF CEO, Peter Grevatt

What Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Mean to Us

WRF embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion among our staff, volunteers, subscribers, and partners. We strive to create and maintain an equitable professional environment. At WRF, there is no room for prejudice of any type. WRF recognizes that our diversity contributes directly to the success of the organization and strengthens the water sector.

WRF is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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