Job Posting

Towns of West Newbury and Merrimac

Conservation Agent

The towns of West Newbury and Merrimac are jointly seeking qualified candidates for the position of Conservation Agent.  Responsibilities include administration and enforcement of Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act and applicable local regulations.

Position is full-time equivalent (35-40 hrs/wk), non-exempt (hourly), benefits eligible. Regular schedule will be determined with the successful candidate. Attendance at some evening meetings, and potentially some weekend site walks, required.

Qualifications include bachelor’s degree required, plus three more years of experience in environmental permitting, wetlands management and delineation, and land conservation. Certification in wetlands permitting and delineation is desired. Applicants with a sufficient combination of experience and education will be considered. Complete job descriptions for each town posted at:  Hourly rate $26.05-31.23 DOQ.

Position open until filled. Please send cover letter and resume to:

Town of West Newbury

Town Manager

381 Main Street

West Newbury, MA 01985