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:

Program Director for Salt Marshes

  • Federation Headquarters Office
  • Full-Time, Exempt
  • Salary Range: $75,000 to $124,000

Request for Bids

The Coastal Federation, in partnership with the NC Division of Marine Fisheries, is now accepting bids to load and transport nearly 43,000 T of reef-building material and construct new oyster habitat at two locations in Pamlico Sound. A pre-bid meeting will be held at 9:00 a.m. at NCDMF’s South River Facility on December 7, 2023.  Bids are due December 15, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. to

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.