Careers


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

Our staff has 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 

Review NatureServe's EEO-AA policy, and read the federal EEO is the Law poster, EEO is the Law Supplement poster, and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination poster.

If you are a candidate with a disability in need of an accommodation in the application process, please call 703-908-1893.

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NatureServe Opportunities

     Software Project Manager

“.. every scrap of biological diversity is priceless, to be learned and cherished, and never to be surrendered without a struggle.”
― Edward O. Wilson
Join our team of inspired and creative IT professionals and scientists and help us build tools to collect, manage and put to use the information about those precious scraps.

     Software Engineer / Java GIS Developer

Want a change of scenery from your traditional software development company? You’ve come to the right place. Imagine yourself building applications that allow scientists to collect and manage information about rare and endangered species and ecosystems. Apply Now!

     Front End Software Engineer / Web Developer

Want a change of scenery from your traditional software development company? You’ve come to the right place. Imagine yourself building applications that allow scientists to collect and manage information about rare and endangered species and ecosystems. Apply Now!

     Conservation Planning Interns and Volunteers

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

     Marketing Intern

Are you interested in digital marketing and would like to play an active part in developing our online communication strategy? Then join our young and fun team at our main office in Arlington!

     Development Associate

Help shape the future of biodiversity conservation! NatureServe is looking to hire a talented Development Associate who will assist us with our fundraising efforts, from drafting fundraising materials to organizing fundraising events and overseeing our donor acknowledgement and recognition programs. If you want to contribute to our mission and believe in our vision, Apply Now!

Network Program Employment Opportunities

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC)

     Executive Director

Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (DFW)

     Restoration Ecologist (Conservation Biologist III)

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

     Program Supervisor

Montana Natural Heritage Program

     Senior Ecologist/Spatial Analysis Lab Director

New York Natural Heritage Program

      Research Scientist

      Senior Research Support Specialist (Assistant Zoologist)

North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources 

     Acquisition Project Manager

Interested in helping protect NC’s natural and cultural resources?  Clean Water Management Trust Fund is recruiting an Acquisition Project Manager. The position will primarily assist the Acquisition Program Manager with contract administration but should expect a variety of tasks and to be involved with the full grant program. Please see the posting above and if you have questions, contact Nancy Guthrie at nancy.guthrie@ncdcr.gov.

Texas Natural Heritage Program

     Natural Resources Specialist (IV) Herpetologist

Contact

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