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Job Opportunities

Job opportunities at OEP and related agencies and organizations. If you would like to post a notice of an energy or planning related job, please use the jobs posting form.

Job Opportunities at OEP

  • Internship Opportunity(ies) at the NH Office of Energy and Planning (OEP) Summer 2014 pdf file
    OEP's energy division is seeking one or more interns to assist with several major projects, including:
    • The development of the State Energy Strategy, required by legislation to be completed in the Fall of 2014
    • The development of siting rules by the Site Evaluation Committee, as required by Senate Bill 99 of 2013
    • Assist staff with grant related tasks
    • Research, writing and analysis on other energy topics

Job Opportunities in New Hampshire

  • Facilities Maintenance Instructor
    The Home Builders Institute (HBI) is coming to NH and needs instructors! The New Hampshire Home Builders Association is pleased to announce that the Home Builders Institute (HBI), a national leader for career training in the building industry, was recently approved by New Hampshire to begin offering their Pre-apprentice Certificate Training (PACT) program in New Hampshire. HBI PACT provides students with the skills and experience necessary for successful careers through pre-apprenticeship training and, job placement services. The program includes, mentoring, nationally known certification programs, industry validated textbooks and curricula. In addition, the HBI program builds character and self-esteem by providing students with the interpersonal skills needed to succeed on the job and in life. This gives graduates a solid foundation for becoming valuable members of their communities and responsible citizens.
    Students who graduate from an HBI-licensed PACT program enter the job market with an: industry-recognized, portable, pre-apprenticeship credential that is accepted by U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and qualifies them for Employment in the U.S. Building Industry. If you are interested in the position, please contact Elizabeth Fischer, Program Manager New Hampshire HBI EFischer@hbi.org 603-296-5272.
  • Research Internship - Southern New Hampshire Planning Commission pdf file
    The Southern New Hampshire Planning Commission (SNHPC) is offering a research internship for a graduate student. The intern will work with the SNHPC staff on numerous planning-related projects.
  • Director of Easement Stewardship - Society for the Protection of NH Forests
    The Director of Easement Stewardship is responsible for ensuring that the Forest Society fulfills its perpetual stewardship responsibilities for all conservation easements and deed restrictions. This position includes administering the program, supervising easement stewards, and monitoring easements. The position works directly with private owners of easement protected lands and other Forest Society staff to ensure compliance with easement terms, cultivation of supportive cooperative relationship with land owners, and resolution of potential compliance issues. To apply email a resume and cover letter by May 23, 2014.
  • Community Development Director
    The Town of Amherst is seeking an exceptional individual to lead its Office of Community Development. Amherst with a population of approximately 11,200 is located in southern New Hampshire. The Community Development Office strives to effectively manage community change in accordance with the Master Plan and the Town’s ordinances and regulations. We do this by providing professional advice and technical expertise in a consistent and fair manner to citizens, boards, commissions, departments, and regional agencies on the implementation of land use ordinances, regulations, and policies for both the short- and long-term physical, economic, and community development of the Town. Closing date: May 9, 2014.
  • Administrative and Communications Coordinator
    The Lakes Region Conservation Trust (LRCT) seeks qualified candidates for the position of Administrative and Communications Coordinator. The Administrative and Communications Coordinator is a new position that will be an integral member of LRCT’s staff team. The Administrative and Communications Coordinator will have primary responsibility for organizing and coordinating a number of LRCT’s outreach and educational activities, will play an important role in interacting with LRCT supporters and members of the community who contact the organization, visit the office, or attend LRCT events, and will provide administrative support that is essential to office operations and to the work of other members of the staff. Apply by April 30, 2014.
  • Senior Planner
    The Southern New Hampshire Planning Commission (SNHPC) is seeking a Senior Planner. Under general direction, the individual performs advanced professional planning and supervisory duties in coordinating, organizing and analyzing data for the preparation of reports and plans for local and regional land uses and community development, including a variety of other important specific plans and programs designed to influence future growth and prosperity of the region at our Manchester, NH office. Open until April 25, 2014.
  • Town Planner pdf file
    The Town of Hampton, NH (Pop. 15,000+) Planning Board seeks to hire an experienced professional for the position of Town Planner. This is a highly responsible position engaged in the daily development of comprehensive plans and implementation of the Town’s ordinances for the orderly growth of the community. The position involves the short and long term planning and the operations of land use, site plan review, and subdivision regulations and ordinances of the Town.
  • Community Programs Summer Internship
    The Town of Windham, NH, a growing community in the southern part of NH along I-93, is accepting applications for the position of Community Programs Summer Intern. The Intern will work on the Adopt-A-Spot Program and the Community Garden Program, with specific tasks to include monitoring of programs, assisting community participants, monthly reporting, news articles on programs, volunteer acknowledgement and reporting on programs to Town staff and Boards, where applicable. This position reports to the Community Development Director. Letters of interest will be accepted until noon on April 18, 2014.
  • Planning Internship pdf file
    Rockingham Planning Commission (RPC) is seeking a temporary, part-time planning intern to assist with water resource, land use and transportation planning projects in communities with the RPC region in southeastern New Hampshire. The intern's primary duties will include conducting fieldwork inventorying and data analysis for RPC's Regional Stream Crossing Assessment project and assisting RPC staff with various other planning projects. For questions or to apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and three references by April 25, 2014.
  • Economic Development Director, Part-Time
    The Town of Durham, NH (Pop. 14,638), seeks a part-time Economic Development Director or subcontractor. This newly created position will perform key functions and responsibilities to include proactively recruiting new businesses, supporting existing businesses, and encouraging strategic redevelopment and development of property in appropriately zoned areas. Closing date - Friday, April 25, 2014.
  • Land Protection Specialist
    Piscataquog Land Conservancy (PLC) seeks qualified candidates for the position of Land Protection Specialist (LPS) beginning March 1, 2014. The Land Protection Specialist will be based out of the PLC’s office, located in the iconic New England village of New Boston, NH overlooking the Piscataquog River but will be required to travel and conduct fieldwork primarily within in a 220-square mile watershed.
  • Executive Director pdf file
    Five Rivers Conservation Trust seeks an Executive Director to represent Five Rivers throughout the community. The Executive Director works with the Board of Trustees and its Committees in developing and implementing goals for organizational development, fundraising, membership cultivation, communication and land conservation. Additional responsibilities are to ensure the efficient operation of the organization, including but not limited to administration of all grants, budgets, donor database, conservation land records and volunteer programs. The Executive Director inspires and leads staff and volunteers, advises and informs the Board of Trustees, and champions the organization’s mission, vision, and community presence. Application review begins April 7, 2014, and the announcement will remain open until the position has been filled.
  • Director of Development pdf file
    Moose Mountains Regional Greenways seeks a Director of Development. The primary responsibility is to oversee fundraising by establishing a comprehensive structure for effective fundraising to insure MMRG’s long-term success as a local land trust. Expected outcomes include successful completion of the current Capital Campaign, meeting annual operating budget projections, and creating a long-range fundraising plan in anticipation of future financial needs. In order to attend Board meetings, committee meetings, and MMRG events, the Development Director will work some nights and weekends. This position is partially grant funded with an organizational goal of converting into a permanent position.
  • Community Development Director
    The City of Nashua is accepting applications for the position of Community Development Director to lead the Community Development Division and serve as a key member of the City senior management team.
  • Electric Division, Utility Analyst IV – #43691 pdf file
    To perform senior level analyses and provide recommendations regarding wholesale electricity market assessment and design, transmission system operations and development, power system reliability, and integration of renewable resources.

Other Job Opportunities

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NH Office of Energy and Planning
Governor Hugh J. Gallen State Office Park
Johnson Hall, 3rd Floor  |  107 Pleasant Street  |  Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-2155  |  fax: (603) 271-2615