Current Mattapoisett Job Openings



The Town of Mattapoisett is seeking applicants for the position of:

Conservation Agent/Planner.

Mattapoisett is a small, coastal community in Southeastern Massachusetts with an annual operating budget of approximately $32 million.

The Conservation Agent/Planner will provide professional management, support, and coordination to both the Mattapoisett Conservation Commission and Planning Board. The position will perform technical reviews on applications and submissions to the Board and Commission.

The Conservation Agent/Planner should understand the importance of biodiversity, water resources, open space protection, short and long range planning principals, and land use development principals. This position is front facing and will interact with other town departments, the general public, consultants, Federal and State agencies and Board and Commission members.

The position does require the Conservation Agent/Planner to attend regular night meetings of both the Conservation Commission and Planning Board, as well as attend site visits as needed.

  • The successful candidate shall have a bachelor’s degree in environmental science, conservation biology, urban or regional planning or a related field.
  • The candidate should also have two years experience in wetlands protection, land conservation, environmental management, land use or municipal planning.
  • Candidates with comparable experience are encouraged to apply.
  • A valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operators License is required.

This is a full-time position, 35 hours/week, with a starting salary range of $60,000 - $75,000. Pay is dependent on qualifications.

Click here to view the Complete Job Description Document for the Conservation Agent/Planner position.

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to .

Town of Mattapoisett

Deputy Natural Resource Officer

The primary function of this position is to assist the Natural Resource Officer in ensuring the safety of the public and the welfare of animals by performing tasks related to the enforcement of Town By-Laws and applicable State Laws, regulations relating to animals, as well as, insuring compliance with the Towns Shellfish Conservation Ordinance and all applicable Marine Resource Laws and Regulations, in a timely manner and in conformance with Federal, State, County, and Town laws and ordinances, observing all safety regulations and procedures, ensuring professional and quality standards are met and maintained in emergency and non-emergency situations.

This is a part time position with on call hours as needed.

Serious candidates should email