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NHESP Jobs & Opportunities

Postings of full-time, part-time, contract and seasonal positions, as well as internship and volunteer opportunities.

Available Positions

Conservation Science Program Manager: Oversees species recovery, conservation planning and prioritization, inventory, research, habitat restoration and management projects to conserve the Commonwealth’s endangered, threatened and special concern species and exemplary natural communities. 

Endangered Species Review Biologist: Will oversee permitting of proposed projects under the Massachusetts Endangered Species Act (MESA), Wetlands Protection Act, and Forest Cutting Practices Act to protect rare wildlife and plant species listed as Endangered, Threatened, or Special Concern under MESA. Review and analyze the environmental impacts of proposed projects on state-listed rare species and their habitats. Provide guidance to project proponents on permitting requirements to authorize the “take” of rare species and negotiate permit terms to avoid, minimize and mitigate impacts. This position specializes in regulatory review and protection of state-listed rare species and their habitats related to proposed forestry, agriculture, and habitat restoration and management projects.  

Internship & Volunteer Announcements

Vernal Pool Data Entry (VPDE) Assistant
An intern is needed to assist with data entry to aid in the certification of vernal pool habitats. The VPDE Assistant will help close the gap on an existing backlog of vernal pool applications awaiting certification.
For more information, please see https://www.mass.gov/doc/14-vernal-pool-data-management-dfg/download. To apply, please see https://www.mass.gov/forms/apply-for-an-internship-at-the-executive-office-of-energy-and-environmental-affairs

Buzzards Bay Tern Restoration Project Internships
Interns are needed to assist the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife with protection, research, and management of rare and endangered terns nesting on Bird, Ram, and Penikese Islands in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts. 
For qualifications, schedule and dates, compensation, and application details, please see: Buzzards Bay Tern Restoration Project 2024 Internships

Biological Surveys, Research, and Testing Contracts

From time to time we seek out qualified vendors to perform a variety of biological surveys, research and testing throughout the state. Documents available through the link under Additional Resources below may be required; please see individual opportunity requirements for details.

There are no opportunities available at this time.

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