The North Carolina Coastal Federation is the state’s only nonprofit organization focused exclusively on protecting and restoring the coast of North Carolina through education, advocacy, and habitat restoration and preservation. Formed in 1982, the Federation focuses on three main program areas: habitat restoration and protection; environmental education; and the encouragement of sound environmental rules and regulations and their enforcement.

The Federation’s headquarters is located in Ocean. It also maintains field offices in Wrightsville Beach and in Wanchese.

Employment Opportunities:

Request for Qualifications

The Eastern Carolina Council of Governments, on behalf of the Coastal Federation, is requesting Statements of Qualifications from architectural / engineering firms to provide professional design services for the North Carolina Coastal Federation Mariculture Hub.  Statements of Qualifications are due May 31, 2024, by 3:00 p.m. to

Human Resources Manager

The North Carolina Coastal Federation is currently seeking a part-time or contract-based Human Resources Manager. This position will report to the Coastal Federation’s headquarters office in Newport, NC at least one day per week. The Human Resources Manager will be responsible for supporting management of the 38 regular staff and seasonal interns at the N.C. Coastal Federation. The position is based at the Federation’s headquarters office in Newport NC, but travel to our offices in Wrightsville Beach and Wanchese may be required on occasion.

To Apply: If you are interested in joining our dedicated team, please review our website to learn more about our ongoing work and programs and then email a cover letter, resume and three references to (no phone calls please). In the cover letter, please outline your skills, abilities, and interest in the position.

Deadline to apply: June 14, 2024

The North Carolina Coastal Federation, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.