WANTED: Full-time Ecological Restoration Specialist – State Department of Fish & Game – Division of Ecological Restoration

A full-time Ecological Restoration Specialist (Environmental Analyst II) is needed by the Massachusetts Department of Fish & Game‘s Division of Ecological Restoration to work out of their office in Boston.

The Environmental Analyst II / Ecological Restoration Specialist serves as a project manager with an emphasis on wetland and stream restoration in DER’s Cranberry Bog Program.

The Ecological Restoration Specialist also provides programmatic support for the Cranberry Bog Restoration Program, including developing new potential projects, responding to requests for technical assistance, monitoring and evaluation of environmental outcomes, fundraising, and relationship building and maintenance with partners and landowners. This position also performs duties in support of general DER operations.

The Department of Fish & Game works to preserve the state’s natural resources and people’s right to conservation of those resources, as protected by Article 97 of the Massachusetts Constitution. To carry out this mission, the Department exercises responsibility over the Commonwealth’s marine and freshwater habitats that support them.

The Division of Ecological Restoration is charged with restoring and protecting the health and integrity of the Commonwealth’s rivers, wetlands, and watersheds for the benefit of people and the environment. This mission is critical to the success of the Department of Fish and Game that manages, protects, and restores the natural resources of the Commonwealth.

The Division of Ecological Restoration works with community-based partners to restore aquatic ecosystems. The Division’s ecological restoration work brings clean water, recreation opportunities, and other ecosystem services to the citizens of Massachusetts.

A cover letter and resume must be submitted as part of the application process and attached “as relevant” to the requisition.

Photo of cranberry bog is by Featured photo of cranberry bog via Keith Weller / Vineyard Open Land Foundation.

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