The town of Newbury (pop. 6,587) seeks candidates for the position of Conservation Agent. The position reports to the Town Administrator, and works as the technical advisor in assisting the Conservation Commission and the Town Planner as it relates to environmental issues.  This position is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the Wetlands Protection Act and applicable regulations along with town bylaws.  The Conservation Agent serves as the liaison to the Conservation Commission, accepts permit applications, assists applicants, provides information and serves on various committees as needed.

Candidates should have a degree in environmental science or a related natural science or five years’ experience in implementing, administering and enforcing the Wetlands and Rivers Protection Act. Position is 35 hours per week (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and Tuesdays 8 a.m.-7 p.m.) with benefits package, salary negotiable based on experience.  Complete job description and qualifications at  Please send resume and letter of interest to:

Town of Newbury

Town Administrator

12 Kent Way

Byfield, MA  01922.

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