The town of Hull is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Conservation Administrator. The Administrator provides support, coordination and professional management to the Director and administers the Conservation Commission. Work schedule: Monday – Thursday 7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. Full-time hours include some evening hours to attend required meetings.

Conservation Administrator essential functions include, but are not limited to: Reviews Wetlands Protection Act (WPA) permit submittals including Request For Determination Of Applicability, Abbreviated Notice Of Resource Area Determination, Notice Of Intent, and other conservation permits; reviews Building Permits and Planning Permit submittals assigned to the Climate Adaptation and Conservation Department, notifies Conservation Director if additional conservation permitting is required and performs sign off as appropriate. Prepares relevant forms/reports and documentation. Performs onsite inspections for numerous purposes including wetland delineation reviews, WPA permit submittal field observations and documentation, pre-commencement of permitted work, and WPA enforcement actions. Responds to complaints and other germane reasons. Ensures updates to WPA permit database, prepares draft Conservation Commission agendas for Commission and Director review, and ensures timely submission of Conservation Commission meeting minutes. Conducts due diligence reviews associated with a range of public requests from homeowners, realtors, lawyers, builders, developers, town officials to address new construction or construction on lots within conservation jurisdictional boundaries. Ensures public and municipal awareness of Wetlands Protection Act and state regulations, germane town bylaws that overlap conservation laws and regulations.

A bachelor’s degree in environmental science, conservation biology, ecology or a related field is desired, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Candidates are required to have a valid Mass. driver’s license. Knowledge of Massachusetts conservation laws, Wetlands Protection Act and regulations, and local Wetland Protection Ordinance and Regulations, GIS software (i.e., ESRI ArcMap) are considered a plus. This position provides opportunities to engage in the town’s climate adaptation efforts. Annual salary $65,000 plus benefits.

For first consideration, please forward cover letter and resume to: Town Manager Philip E. Lemnios, 253 Atlantic Ave., Hull MA 02045 or email to nallen@town.hull.ma.us. Search will remain open until the position has been filled.