The Division of Coastal Resources Management is addressing CNMI’s most pressing conservation challenges with solutions that benefit our islands, our culture and nature.  

Our mission creates the foundation for rewarding and challenging careers. We are providing effective conservation of our resources and bridging science into action. You will find an environment that encourages innovation, collaboration, professional development and a deep appreciation of our islands natural resources.

Job Openings

Federal Consistency Specialist: The CNMI Division of Coastal Resources Management (DCRM) is seeking to hire a full time (40hrs/week) Federal Consistency Specialist. Under the direct supervision of the Director and Permit Manager, this position will receive, review, analyze, and timely compose appropriate and formal responses to environmental documents for the Federal Consistency Department and other federal agencies. United States citizenship or lawful permanent resident status is required. Read the full Job Announcement

Coastal Resources Planner III: The CNMI Division of Coastal Resources Management (DCRM) is seeking to hire a full time (40hrs/week) Coastal Resources Planner under the direct supervision of the Director.  The planner will coordinate the implementation of projects that fall under NOAA’s Program Changes Grants Program (CZMA Section 309) in any of the following categories:  wetlands, coastal hazards, public access, marine debris, special area management planning, ocean resources, cumulative and secondary impacts, energy and government facility siting and aquaculture. Salary $39,000-$42,000. Read the full Job Announcement

For more information and specifics, please contact Fran Castro, Director, DCRM at


Last Updated 1/27/2017