There are currently no employment opportunities at the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM). Please check back later or see the links below for other state and coastal-related opportunities.
Buzzards Bay Municipal Grants - The Buzzards Bay National Estuary Program is seeking proposals for the Buzzards Bay Municipal Grant program. The Fiscal Year 2016 grant round will fund projects in eligible Buzzards Bay watershed communities that help meet its goals of protecting and restoring wetlands, wildlife habitat, and water quality, and safeguarding open spaces in Buzzards Bay and its surrounding watershed. An anticipated total of $154,000 in federal funds will be available. For more information, to view the Request for Responses (RFR), and download required forms, see the COMMBUYS website. Proposals are due by August 31.
Coastal Pollutant Remediation Grant Program - CZM is seeking proposals for the Coastal Pollutant Remediation (CPR) Grant Program. For Fiscal Year (FY) 2016, the CPR program will provide up to $400,000 to municipalities located in the Massachusetts Coastal Watershed to assess and remediate stormwater pollution from paved surfaces and to design and construct commercial boat waste pumpout facilities. As much as $125,000 may be requested and a 25 percent match of the total project cost is required. Projects may not exceed one year in duration and must be completed by June 30 of each year. For more information, to view the RFR, and download required forms, see the COMMBUYS website. Proposals are due by September 4.
Southeast New England Program Water Quality Management Grants - The Buzzards Bay and Narragansett Bay National Estuary Programs (NEP) are seeking proposals for nutrient, pathogen, and stormwater management projects within the Buzzards Bay watershed under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Southeast New England Program. Each NEP will award up to $900,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, municipalities, and other government agencies. Nutrient management projects addressing either nitrogen pollution to coastal waters or phosphorus pollution to freshwaters will be considered. Both large and small proposals are encouraged. For more information, including links to each RFR, see the Buzzards Bay NEP website. Pre-proposals are due by September 15.
Also, see COMMBUYS - the Commonwealth's electronic procurement system for other state opportunities.
CZM Grant Programs
- Green Infrastructure for Coastal Resilience Grant Program - These CZM-administered grants provide municipalities and nonprofits with financial and technical resources to advance the understanding and implementation of natural or nonstructural approaches to mitigating coastal erosion and flooding problems.
- Coastal Community Resilience Grant Program - These CZM-administered grants provide municipalities with financial and technical resources to advance new and innovative local efforts to increase awareness of climate impacts, identify vulnerabilities, and implement measures to increase community resilience (i.e., the ability to endure impacts associated with coastal storms and the effects of erosion, flooding, and sea level rise and to respond, recover, and adapt to consequences).
- Coastal Pollutant Remediation (CPR) Program - These grants, which are administered by CZM, provide financial resources to municipalities located in the Massachusetts Coastal Watershed to assess and remediate stormwater pollution from paved surfaces and to design and construct commercial boat waste pumpout facilities.
- Coastal and Estuarine Land Conservation Program (CELCP) - This program provides federal funding for coastal and estuarine land conservation projects.
Other State Coastal-Related Grants