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We’re Hiring! Seasonal Job Openings with Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment

Barnstable County Department of Health & Environment (BCDHE) is seeking seasonal full-time staff to fill the following positions:

Applicants must be available to work the entire duration of the summer season from 5/28/2024 until 8/30/2024, no exceptions.    

Each summer, BCDHE hires a team of seasonal staff to fulfill the busy demands of the summer season here on Cape Cod. As our population doubles with part-time residents and visitors, so do the responsibilities of our local municipalities in keeping our communities safe and informed.

Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment functions to serve the 15 towns of Cape Cod. This includes providing a diverse array of regional programs and services that benefit the entire region, such as water quality monitoring and inspectional services. We want YOU to become part of our team!

These positions are ideal for anyone who’s looking for experience in the public health, water quality, and the environmental field. We offer invaluable training, a dynamic work environment, and a team of like-minded, hardworking colleagues who are happy to share their extensive skills and knowledge. While applicable experience and demonstration of interest in the fields of public health and/or environmental science are desirable, the positions are entry-level.

If you or someone you know is looking for a seasonal job that directly impacts the health and wellness of our community and environment, please visit our employment opportunities at Current Openings – Barnstable County (!

Recruiting in 2024

Our summer programs are an excellent opportunity for young, motivated, up and coming students to learn about the importance of public health functions and environmental monitoring services in our communities. Our staff members thoroughly enjoy sharing their passion for addressing the environmental challenges of our fragile coastal ecosystem with aspiring young professionals on Cape Cod and beyond.

Staff members Jennifer McMullin and Bethany Traverse represented BCDHE for the second year in a row at a career fair hosted by their alma mater, the Boston University Center for Energy and Environmental Studies.

Environmental Project Assistant and Beach Program Coordinator Jennifer McMullin and Laboratory Assistant Teagan Connelley staffed a table at WaterWorks Career Day, hosted by the Cape Cod Blue Economy Foundation and Cape Cod Community College.

Photo Gallery: Seasonal staff working in the laboratory and in the field during the summer 2023 season.