NatureServe offers a high–intensity, results–oriented, and collaborative workplace where a shared commitment provides focus, excitement, and inspiration for staff to invest their best creative, intellectual, and personal efforts to ensure mission success.

Working at NatureServe

Staff have the ability to affect biodiversity conservation at the local, national and international levels through our network of member programs and other institutional alliances. Benefits include:

  • 401K savings and retirement plan with matching contributions
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Short and long–term disability
  • Annual and sick leave
  • Life insurance 

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NatureServe Opportunities

Quantitative Ecologist

Do you like crunching numbers? If so, why not crunch numbers for conservation. NatureServe is an authoritative source of comprehensive, decision-quality biodiversity data. We are looking for a Quantitative Ecologist who will apply and support further development of our ecological assessment and classification methods. Come partner with our staff, NatureServe member programs, The Nature Conservancy, federal agencies, and private nonprofits to use scientific data where it matters. Together we can provide expert analyses to guide decision-making, implement action, and enhance conservation outcomes.

Development Intern/Volunteer

 NatureServe seeks an unpaid intern to join its Development Department to focus on donor database management this fall.

CPEM/Vista Interns and Volunteer

NatureServe seeks interns and volunteers to learn skills and gain experience as important members of our Conservation Planning team.

Member Program Employment Opportunities

Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife

              Fire Restoration Ecologist

North Carolina Natural Heritage Program

              Eastern Region Field Biologist

              Natural Heritage Data Manager

              Business Services Coordinator

              Natural Heritage Property Manager

              Wildlife Data Specialist

Natural Heritage New Mexico

               GIS Coordinator

Indiana Natural Heritage Data Center

               Information Manager (search Job ID 604026)

Arizona Game and Fish Department

              HDMS Systems Manager (search Job ID 24980)

New York Natural Heritage Program

              Database Specialist

Idaho Department of Fish and Games

             Senior Application Developer

Virginia Natural Heritage Program

             Natural Heritage Information Manager (search for Position Number 00104)


To post an employment opportunity within the NatureServe Network or with a partner organization, please contact Elizabeth Primus.