Coastal Employment Opportunities

This site provides links to employment and personnel pages for many organizations involved in coastal zone management.

State Programs | Sea Grant Programs | Federal Agencies | Nonprofit Organizations | Miscellaneous

State Programs

The following employment sites provide information on available coastal resource management positions. Some states do not have individual employment pages for their coastal programs and require the user to search a centralized job site.

State of Alabama Personnel Page
Workplace Alaska
California Coastal Commission
San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission
California Coastal Conservancy
Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection
State of Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
State of Florida Job Vacancies
Georgia Department of Natural Resources Jobs
Hawaii State Recruiting Office
Indiana State Personnel Department
Louisiana Department of Natural Resources Human Resources Division
Maine Current Vacancies
Maryland Department of Natural Resources Current Job Openings/Tests
Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management – Jobs and Grants
Michigan Department of Civil Service
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Jobs
Mississippi’s Job Bank
New Hampshire Coastal Jobs
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Employment Opportunities
State Jobs New York
North Carolina Division of Coastal Management Job Openings
Ohio Department of Natural Resources Career Information
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Employment Opportunities
South Carolina State Jobs
Texas Governor's Job Bank
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality Employment Opportunities
Washington Department of Ecology Jobs
Wisconsin Department of Administration Job Opportunities

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Sea Grant Programs

New Jersey Sea Grant Job Opportunities
New York Sea Grant Careers
Oregon Sea Grant Jobs
South Carolina Sea Grant Careers

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Federal Agencies

All federal employment listings can be viewed at the USAJOBS Web site, operated by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

Below are some government agencies that offer employment in coastal management.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
National Park Service
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

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Nonprofit Organizations

Coastal States Organization
Conservation Law Foundation
National Audubon Society
Natural Resources Defense Council
Surfrider Foundation
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation
The Nature Conservancy
The Ocean Conservancy
World Wildlife Fund

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Environmental and Natural Resource Careers
Estuarine Research Federation (ERF) Jobs
Marine Science Careers

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This list is not intended to be comprehensive, but serves to offer guidance only.