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Land & Water Program Project Assistant, Arizona Land and Water Trust
Deadline: open until filled

The Project Assistant works with the Land & Water Program Manager and their staff to support the Arizona Land and Water Trust’s outreach and education program, assists with specific land and water protection and stewardship projects, and provides general Land & Water Program support.


  • A bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum two years of experience in a related field
  • Must have strong interest in land and water conservation
  • Experience with land/water transactions a plus
  • Experience working with landowners, both urban and rural a plus

Position is full-time, salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. View the complete position description. To apply, mail cover letter, resume and three references to Sharma Hammond Torrens, Land & Water Program Manager, Arizona Land and Water Trust, 3127 North Cherry Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85719 or send by email. (posted 10/14)

Director of Energy, Grand Canyon Trust
Deadline: open until filled

The Director of Energy (DOE) is responsible for the Trust's energy program which includes program planning, implementation, management, fundraising, staff supervision and decision-making. The DOE will identify and address problems and solutions relating to energy development on the Colorado Plateau. View the complete position description. Send cover letter, resume and three references to Darcy Allen by email. Salary commensurate with experience. (posted 9/3)


Major Gifts Officer, The Land Institute
Deadline: open until filled

The Land Institute is a science-based organization with a mission. Through strategic application of genetics, plant breeding, and ecology, The Land Institute aims to shift agriculture to a new paradigm, one that brings more of the processes of nature’s grasslands to grain production and replaces annual grain monocultures with perennial grain polycultures. The Land Institute believes we must use nature’s ecosystems as the standard of measure if we are to build, hold, and protect productive soil, the stuff of which we are all made. In brief, we are looking for a resourceful and articulate professional able to play a central role in developing and managing our major gifts program and communicate The Land’s message of what a paradigm shift to perennial grain mixtures implies. The right individual will not only expand his or her skills in major gifts fundraising but also have the chance to grow with the organization. View the complete position description. (posted 10/30)

Restoration Project Manager, Pacifica Land Trust
Deadline: December 1, 2014

The Pacifica Land Trust (PLT) is seeking a half-time Project Manager to oversee all aspects of the Pedro Point Headlands (PPH) Restoration and Trail-building Project. This position will work closely with the PLT Board and major stakeholders to implement the three-year, two-phase project. During the first year (Phase I), the Project Manager will help select and direct consultants to plan and secure necessary permits. During years two and three (Phase II) the Project Manager will coordinate activities related to construction and trail-building.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone with the right balance of experience and ambition to play a major role in the restoration of an important coastal ecosystem.

The ideal candidate will possess strong communication and organizational skills as well as demonstrated experience and success with similar projects. A strong background in collaborative, volunteer-based conservation organizations is desired. View the complete position description. (posted 10/30)

Land Program Coordinator, Anza-Borrego Foundation
Deadline: December 31, 2014

Anza-Borrego Foundation is seeking a talented Land Program Coordinator to provide expertise in land acquisition. This is a part-time, grant-funded position based in Borrego Springs, CA. For the right candidate, telecommuting is an option. The Land Program Coordinator reports to the Executive Director and works closely with the Vice President for Acquisitions and Land Committee.

The Land Program Coordinator initiates and negotiates the acquisition of properties through purchase and donation from willing land owners. S/he develops and maintains landowner contacts and relationships, negotiates and develops land transaction agreements, conducts real estate due diligence, coordinates approvals through the ABF Land Committee and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park personnel, coordinates with legal counsel and all parties through to closing of transactions. This is a part-time position with approximately 10-15 hours of work per week, depending on the activity and need. View the complete position description and application instructions. (posted 10/27)

Land Protection Manager/Director, Pacific Crest Trail Association
Deadline: November 3, 2014

Work to protect the Pacific Crest Trail experience for future generations and conserve natural resources in some of the most spectacular landscapes in the country.

Pacific Crest Trail Association's (PCTA) ultimate goal in land protection is for the Pacific Crest Trail to be permanently protected, with the last private parcels of trail and viewshed placed into public ownership or conservation easements. This new staff position will enable the PCTA, for the first time, to build a dedicated land protection program. The position will be an integral part in establishing the PCTA’s long term vision for land protection and will allow us to proactively develop and implement a protection strategy.

Submit application by November 3. Please send resume, three references, letter of interest detailing applicable qualifications and salary history by email with “Land Protection Manager/Director” in the subject line. View the complete position description. Pacific Crest Trail Association is an Equal Opportunity Provider. (posted 10/21)

Conservation Associate, Yolo Land Trust
Deadline: open until filled

The Yolo Land Trust is dedicated to the conservation of farmland and ranchland in Yolo County, California. The Yolo Land Trust is looking for a new member to add to its team to manage and expand its conservation portfolio. The position will be part-time and located in Woodland, CA. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Conservation Associate is responsible for monitoring and stewardship of YLT’s conservation portfolio.


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Minimum two years of experience in related field
  • Must be able to conduct monitoring without assistance on over 60 farms
  • Must have strong interest in agriculture
  • Experience in GIS preferred
  • Need strong writing skills

View the complete position description. To apply, send cover letter and resume by email. (posted 10/21)

Senior Conservation Project Manager, Peninsula Open Space Trust
Deadline: ope until filled

Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) is one of the nation’s most dynamic and successful local land trusts. Over its 37-year history, POST has protected over 70,000 acres of open space, farms, and parkland in San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz Counties.

Reporting to the Director, Land Transactions, the Senior Conservation Project Manager is responsible for implementing all phases of real estate transactions to further POST’s land conservation projects, with an emphasis on farmland transactions. View the complete position description and application instructions. (posted 10/2)

Individual Giving Manager, Pacific Forest Trust
Deadline: November 15, 2014

The Pacific Forest Trust is seeking an ambitious, talented Individual Giving Manager to grow and support its individual fundraising and events programs. The Manager will be responsible for improving cultivation of existing donors; attracting and retaining new donors; maintaining and improving the donor information systems and reports; and assisting in organizing fundraising events from small get-togethers to field trips to our annual major event, the Forest Fete. S/he will provide a disciplined, proactive approach to raising a minimum of $350,000 from existing and new pools of individual and event-related donors in 2015. View the complete position description. Please apply by email with cover letter, resume and salary requirements. (posted 9/24)

Area Forester , The Conservation Fund
Deadline: open until filled

We are seeking a forester to help manage our 73,000 acre tree farm in Northern Sonoma and Southern Mendocino Counties in California providing hands on management of our timberlands and assist the forestry staff on our northern properties.

Will develop THP’s in conformance with TCF management plans and guidelines and see the THP through the approval, operations, and completion process. Oversee road construction, improvement and decommissioning projects.

View the complete position description. Qualified/interested candidates send resume with salary requirements by email. (posted 9/19)

Executive Director, Sierra Foothill Conservancy
Deadline: October 31,2014

The Board of Directors of the Sierra Foothill Conservancy (SFC) is seeking a dynamic and creative Executive Director. The successful candidate will be well-versed in all aspects of the operation of a land trust or similar conservation organization, have proven experience in fundraising, be familiar with budgeting and non-profit finance and legal requirements, and be able to communicate the vision of SFC to members, major donors, and community and regional partners.

Sierra Foothill Conservancy (SFC) is an LTA-accredited regional land trust protecting range, wildlife habitat and open space in the foothills of the central Sierra between Yosemite and Kings Canyon National Parks. To date, SFC has conserved over 25,000 acres of land. SFC has a full-time professional staff of twelve (FTE 8.0) and a solid volunteer base. Offices are located in the communities of Prather and Mariposa. View the complete position description. (posted 9/19)

Stewardship Project Manager, Marin Agricultural Land Trust
Deadline: open until filled

Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT) is a 34-year-old nonprofit land conservation organization that protects farm and ranch land in Marin County, California, by acquiring agricultural conservation easements in voluntary transactions with landowners. As of August 2014, MALT holds 72 easements on 46,942 acres. MALT has a 17-person professional staff with offices in Point Reyes Station, CA.

Position Summary: The Stewardship Project Manager is a non-exempt full-time position that has responsibilities in all aspects of MALT’s Conservation Easement Stewardship Program. The Stewardship Project Manager is supervised by and works closely with the Stewardship Manger as part of an integrated conservation team under the Director of Conservation. Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required. The Stewardship Project Manager works both in MALT’s Point Reyes Station office and in the field.
Send resume and cover letter by email. No phone calls please. (posted 9/5)

Finance Manager, Land Trust of Napa County
Deadline: open until filled

The Land Trust of Napa County is seeking a Finance Manager. The Finance Manager (FM) is responsible for managing the accounting operations of the Land Trust of Napa County (LTNC) including budgeting, auditing, general ledger, financial reporting and IRS 990 reporting in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and internal policies and procedures. The FM will also be responsible for maintaining an adequate system of accounting records. The FM will work closely with the CEO and Administrative Director (AD) building, streamlining and managing effective financial and reporting systems. The FM will be responsible for interpreting accounting reports to management.

The position is full-time, with benefits, non-exempt, and reports to the AD. View the complete position description. Submit resume and cover letter and include LTA2014FM in your subject line. (posted 9/4)


Pikes Peak Region Conservation Director, Palmer Land Trust
Deadline: October 31, 2014

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Pikes Peak Region Conservation Director (PPRCD) will advance conservation projects in El Paso, Teller, Park, and Fremont Counties that are of local, state, and national importance. Primary objectives include the preservation of scenic, recreational, and working landscapes with important ecological values. Projects include public open space acquisitions, habitat protection, the creation of community buffers, and the protection of scenic areas or corridors.

The PPRCD serves as the primary representative to conservation stakeholders throughout the Pikes Peak region. S/he will be responsible for leading a community effort to update the Protect the Peak (PtP) conservation plan and advancing critical conservation projects within the PtP conservation area. The Director will also oversee other preservation projects of merit throughout PLT’s service territory. The ideal candidate will have significant conservation easement transaction experience, as well as program development experience. View the complete position description. (posted 10/2)



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Development Coordinator, St. Simons Land Trust
Deadline: November 30, 2014

The St. Simons Land Trust seeks a Development Coordinator to support the development staff primarily to enhance the membership program at the Land Trust. This position reports to the Development Director. Primary duties and responsibilities include:

Gift Processing

  • Process donations and acknowledgments in a timely manner
  • Compose and distribute in timely manner all membership and donor correspondence as directed by the Development Manager; including renewal letters

Database Management

  • Oversee DonorPerfect database; responsible for pulling reports, lists and keeping correct and up-to-date data

Development Staff Support

  • Contribute ideas for website content
  • Attend all Development staff and Development Committee meetings

Office Staff Support

  • Assist Executive Director and Finance Director with board related activities
  • Assist with special projects administrative support
  • Organize documents for distribution of board packets
  • Answer phones and welcome visitors to the office in a friendly way
  • Take outgoing mail to post office in afternoon
  • Supervise all bulk mailings of SSLT
  • Make arrangements for off-site board and committee meetings
  • Track board and committee attendance
  • Assist in hard-copy newsletter distribution
  • Assist Events and Development Manager with execution of all events as needed
  • Demonstrate proficiency in DonorPerfect, Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Internet Explore
  • Record Minutes of all Board and Committee meetings

Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include paid holidays, vacation, access to group health insurance and simple IRA. Salaried exempt employee. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Anna Hall, For more information, please call 912-638-9109. View the complete position description. (posted 10/30)

Communications Director, Central Savannah River Land Trust
Deadline: October 31, 2014

The Central Savannah River Land Trust is looking to build upon it's 10+ years of conservation successes by adding a dedicated Communications Director to coordinate its fundraising, publicity, marketing, event planning, and community engagement efforts. This is a full-time position with growth potential. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to design and implement new strategies for involving the community in the work of the Land Trust, including planning some great parties, working with diverse groups of people, integrating print and online communications, and more. View the complete job description and application instructions here or request it by email. (posted 9/10)



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Executive Director, Teton Regional Land Trust
Deadline: open until filled, screening begins November 17, 2014

The Teton Regional Land Trust (TRLT) seeks a mission-focused and entrepreneurial leader with demonstrated experience executing on vision and strategy. Working closely with the Board of Directors (Board) and the staff, the successful candidate will provide organizational leadership to grow programs, accomplish strategic priorities and goals, and passionately communicate its mission and accomplishments to internal and external stakeholders. S/he will have the overall strategic and operational responsibility for TRLT, lead staff (8 FTE’s) in managing all programmatic and administrative activities, ensure that the organization’s funding sources match its achievements and ambitions, and develop opportunities for collaborative partnerships in pursuit of TRLT’s vision. S/he is a collaborative leader, an accomplished fundraiser, and an excellent manager. This is an exciting opportunity for a charismatic individual to lead a well-established organization into its next chapter of growth and stability. View the complete job description. To apply, please send cover letter and resume by email. (posted 10/2)


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Development Director, York Land Trust
Deadline: October 31, 2014

York Land Trust seeks a full-time, experienced, effective, fundraising professional. This individual will help raise funding for operations, priority land conservation projects and endowments. The position, based in York, Maine, reports to the Executive Director and supervises a Development Assistant. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s or advanced degree, impeccable written and oral communications and supervisory skills, and five to seven years of successful fundraising experience, including work on major capital campaigns and special events. Work experience in land conservation organizations is a plus. We offer a competitive salary and benefits. Please send cover letter and resume by email. No phone calls please. (posted 10/21)

Executive Director, Great Works Regional Land Trust
Deadline: October 31, 2014

Great Works Regional Land Trust (GWRLT) seeks an Executive Director to provide oversight of all programs, activities, and staff of the organization. The individual to fill this position will work closely with the Board of Directors to set the strategic direction and accomplish the goals of the land trust. The Executive Director will lead GWRLT’s fundraising activities and ensure the continued success of programs. This person will provide leadership, oversight, and a systematic approach to the administrative, financial, and day-to-day operations of the organization. View the complete position description. (posted 9/19)


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New Jersey

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Hunterdon Land Trust
Position Title
Position Description
The Administrator reports directly to the Executive Director and plays a critical role in supporting staff and general office management for the organization. The part time position is expected to be approximately 20-24 hours/week. Responsibilities include general office management and administration, staff support, and management of technical resources. Previous experience with a board of trustees and volunteer coordination is preferred. Required skills include the Office Suite, and experience with Donor Perfect Database is very desirable. Please submit resume and cover letter to Complete job description can be found at

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New York

Communications Director, Watershed Agricultural Council
Deadline: November 7, 2014

The Watershed Agricultural Council (WAC), a nonprofit organization working to protect the NYC Watershed while supporting farm and forest land uses, is seeking a Communications Director. This position will be responsible for conducting the outreach tasks associated with all WAC programs. Communicating WAC’s progress and successes will require strong written and verbal skills, experience in directing graphic design, print and multimedia, creativity and a high degree of motivation. Qualifications: Associates Degree in related field, Bachelor’s Degree desired; Excellent writing and communication skills; Strong computer skills including graphics and layout; as well as additional requirements further detailed in the complete position description. Salary mid to upper $50,000s commensurate with experience. Please send resume and cover letter to Amy Faulkner, Watershed Agricultural Council, 33195 State Highway 10, Walton, NY 13856 or by email . EOE. (posted 10/23)

Easement Program Stewardship Specialist, Watershed Agricultural Council
Deadline: November 7, 2014

The Watershed Agricultural Council (WAC), a nonprofit organization working to protect the NYC Watershed while supporting farm and forest land uses, is seeking an Easement Program Stewardship Specialist to assist in the stewardship of agricultural conservation easements designed to protect agricultural and forestry viability and water quality. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in supporting field; Three years related experience in land conservation or natural resource management; as well as additional requirements further detailed in the complete position description, Salary: Mid $40,000s. To apply: Send cover letter and resume to Amy Faulkner, Watershed Agricultural Council, 33195 State Highway 10, Walton, NY 13856 or by email. EOE. (posted 10/23)

Stewardship Volunteer Coordinator, Thousand Islands Land Trust
Deadline: November 12, 2014

The Stewardship Volunteer Coordinator will administer and enhance Thousand Islands Land Trust's (TILT') Preserve Stewardship Volunteer Program. Responsibilities include volunteer recruitment and retention, conducting training sessions, tracking volunteer participation, educating and engaging the public and further program development. Applicant must be motivated, enthusiastic, enjoy working with others in an outdoor environment and posses a commitment to the Land Trust’s mission, principles and values. This is a year-round, part-time, paid position. Tentative start date is early December, 2014.

A full job description, application instructions and more information about the Thousand Islands Land Trust may be found here. Applications should be sent by email or mailed to Thousand Islands Land Trust, PO Box 238, Clayton NY 13624. (posted 10/21)

Conservation GIS Manager, Scenic Hudson, Inc.
Deadline: November 14, 2014

Scenic Hudson seeks a highly proficient practitioner to oversee GIS use, development and management to compel our constituency to support, to act and to commit to our shared goals. The Conservation GIS Manager directs the use and applications of our GIS databases for regional resource analyses in multiple applications.

The candidate will be proficient in: ESRI Desktop GIS, including Spatial Analyst extensions, cartography, publication-quality map production, and creation and maintenance of geodatabases, and the ability to translate the data using 3-D graphic tools. BS/BA in GIS, or related field of study required, advanced degree preferred. Minimum of five years of experience with direct experience in land issues preferred. Must work well with others under tight deadlines, make compelling verbal presentations and help develop GIS skills of other team members.

Applications should be sent by email. Send resume and brief writing sample. No phone calls please. EOE (posted 10/21)

Vice President, Atlantic Flyway, National Audubon Society
Deadline: open until filled
Location: Flexible

National Audubon Society seeks a seasoned, inspirational leader to manage the Atlantic Flyway program. The Vice President, Atlantic Flyway role was created in 2011 to ensure that Audubon has the leadership necessary to drive this important new initiative.

The organization is at a critical moment in its history as it pushes forward a strong conservation program that addresses today’s monumental conservation challenges. Audubon’s research findings classify 314 species, nearly half of all North American birds, as severely threatened by global warming. As Audubon answers this call to action, the Atlantic Flyway will be a key part of the effort to protect species at risk.

The Atlantic Flyway has some of the most diverse birdlife and productive ecosystems in the hemisphere stretching thousands of miles and crossing hemispheres from the arctic to South America. The birds and habitats along the Flyway face a diverse array of threats, including urban sprawl, energy development, deforestation, climate change and sea level rise. The Vice President will be a champion who will drive the program’s strategic vision and inspire the many constituent groups along the East Coast to collectively achieve common conservation goals.

This is a challenging opportunity for a creative, visionary leader to have a tremendous impact at this critical time for conservation. The Vice President will drive a vitally important program to the next level of success by working with national and state leaders to create and implement a unified vision, ensure financial stability, increase resources, and create new programmatic partnerships and opportunities. The position calls for strategic vision, administrative and financial acumen, superb management and interpersonal skills, an outstanding fundraising track record, entrepreneurial drive, and a passion for the mission of the National Audubon Society. Experience in wildlife conservation is highly desired. View the complete position description and application instructions. (posted 10/1)


North Carolina

Land Conservation Specialist, Eno River Association
Deadline: open until filled

The Eno River Association is seeking an energetic, outgoing, organized, and highly motivated professional to lead land stewardship activities and assist with landowner outreach and conservation transactions in the Eno River basin. Responsibilities include managing a growing portfolio of conservation easement and Association-owned fee lands while also assisting with the management of conservation partner protected lands. The person in this position also works closely with the Executive Director and the Association’s conservation partners to develop and implement strategies for land acquisition.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to Executive Director Robin Jacobs by email. No phone calls please. View the complete position description. (posted 9/9)


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Oregon State Director, The Nature Conservancy
Deadline: November 17, 2014

Join The Nature Conservancy and conserve nature and the vital services it provides to the people in Oregon and around the world. The Nature Conservancy, an international nonprofit conservation organization, seeks an entrepreneurial, visionary leader to advance its mission to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. The Oregon State Director will manage 75 staff, oversee a 14M operating budget, and work closely with chapter trustees, supporters, and partners to develop and implement global conservation strategies, forge new partnerships, and secure major private and public funding. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional leadership, fundraising, managerial and team-building skills, conservation/business acumen, and political savvy. A proven track record building a visionary institution, demonstrated success in major-gift fundraising, strong people development and management skills, and experience collaborating with nonprofit boards desired. Apply with cover letter and resume (job #42446) online by November 17, 2014. (posted 10/21)

Land Protection Manager, McKenzie River Trust
Deadline: October 31, 2014

The McKenzie River Trust seeks to hire an individual skilled in real property transactions, guided by a strong personal commitment to land and water conservation. The successful candidate will demonstrate expertise in project management, a grounded appreciation for good land stewardship, and a keen interest in incentives-based approaches to conservation. This is a full time position with responsibilities that include new project development, deal negotiation, due diligence, stewardship planning, and fundraising for the acquisition of land and conservation easements. View the complete job description and application instructions. (posted 10/10)


Director of Communication, Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
Deadline: December 1, 2014

Must understand and support the communications needs of a multifaceted organization and be able to work in a collaborative manner with management and staff. We are looking for a strong communications strategist who will exhibit the highest professional standards of writing, editing and design. He/she will be able to develop candid, straightforward communication messages and will possess the seasoned ability and judgment in handling sensitive messages and issues. Experience includes five to seven years of hands-on, professional experience in communications, public relations and publications and four plus years of supervisory/management experience. A four-year degree in a communications-related field is required; advanced degree preferred. Prior nonprofit experience would be a plus. We offer an excellent salary and fringe benefits package. If you are interested in this position, please send a letter, resume, and salary requirements by email and list DOC in the subject line of the email. Located in Pittsburgh, PA. View the complete position description. (posted 10/30)

Operations Administrator, North Branch Land Trust
Deadline: open until filled

North Branch Land Trust is an accredited land trust operating in Northeast Pennsylvania. The Trust is looking for a motivated Operations Administrator responsible for managing the day to day internal operations of the Land Trust to include accounting functions as the main responsibility, personnel functions, and maintenance of the Trusts records and policies. Accounting functions include budgeting, general ledger, payroll, financial record keeping, financial reporting and IRS 990 reporting. Personnel functions include maintenance of employee benefits packages and record keeping. Trust records and policies functions include timely review and update of records and policies in collaboration with appropriate staff members. Please send resume and cover letter by email . View the complete position description. (posted 10/10)


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    Executive Director, Northern Neck Land Conservancy
    Deadline: November 14, 2014

    The Northern Neck Land Conservancy (NNLC) is seeking a passionate conservationist for the full time position of Executive Director. The position necessitates knowledge of land trust principles, functions, and systems as well as ingenuity and energy, plus superior leadership, communication and organizational skills. Demonstrated fundraising, editorial and management skills as well as experience with volunteer boards, conservation easements, and strategic planning are all pluses. Bachelor’s degree required. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience and skills. Submit well-constructed cover letter articulating experience, skills, and suitability for the job, a resume, and three references. Review of applications begins November 14, 2014 until filled. Mail to: NNLC, PO Box 125, Lancaster, VA 22503 or submit electronically to by email. View the complete position description. (posted 10/30)



    Executive Director, Okanogan Land Trust
    Deadline: open until filled

    Do you enjoy rural living, wild places, family farms, challenging politics, and big conservation opportunities? The Okanogan Land Trust is inviting applications for the position of Executive Director. View the complete position description. (posted 10/30)

    Pacific Northwest Regional Director, American Farmland Trust
    Deadline: open until filled

    The mission of American Farmland Trust (AFT) is "Saving the Land That Sustains Us" by protecting farmland, promoting sound farming practices and keeping farmers on the land. The Pacific Northwest Director is responsible for representing the organization in advancing its mission in the Pacific Northwest Region, which includes the states of Washington, Oregon and Idaho, and serves under the direction of the Vice President, Programs. Pacific Northwest office currently is in Seattle, WA.View the complete position description. All applications should be sent by email. (posted 10/14)

    Stewardship Coordinator, Bainbridge Island Land Trust
    Deadline: October 31, 2014

    The Bainbridge Island Land Trust is seeking a Full‐Time Stewardship Coordinator to support the organization’s conservation efforts on Bainbridge Island in the State of Washington.

    The Stewardship Coordinator is a key member of our team responsible for the monitoring and maintenance of the Bainbridge Island Land Trust’s conservation easements and owned properties, currently totaling 53 properties. These conservation properties include 46 easements on privately owned property, five easements on public access areas, and seven BILT‐owned lands constituting over 800 acres. The Stewardship Coordinator is the first point of contact with landowners, neighbors, and community partners on a variety of issues related to our conserved lands. In addition to carrying out monitoring work and providing technical expertise, the Stewardship Coordinator recruits, trains, and works with a team of volunteers who assist in the monitoring and maintenance of BILT’s lands. The Coordinator works closely with the Bainbridge Island Land Trust’s Conservation Director and the Stewardship Committee to manage BILT’s conservation lands and prioritize restoration or land management issues. The position also supports the Land Trust’s efforts with new projects including conservation easement establishment, new property acquisitions, and restoration efforts.

    Candidates should send a letter of application outlining the reasons why they should be considered for the position, a writing sample, and a resume demonstrating their qualifications and strengths. Applicants are encouraged to submit their materials as soon as possible but no later than the close of business October 31, 2014. Qualified candidates will be considered for hiring prior to this date. All application materials should be sent by email. Learn more about BILT and its conservation work. View the complete position description. (posted 9/19)

    Executive Director, Blue Mountain Land Trust
    Deadline: open until filled

    The Blue Mountain Land Trust in Walla Walla, Washington seeks an Executive Director. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success leading a similarly-sized organization or a major program of a larger organization, with a proven track record in nonprofit management, staff supervision, fundraising, outreach, and partnering with other organizations. This is a full-time position with annual paid leave and matching retirement benefit. Salary commensurate with experience, ranging from $50,000 to $60,000. Qualifications:

    • Nonprofit management/public administration experience
    • Management skills
    • Grant writing/fundraising experience
    • Ability to work with and motivate people
    • Excellent verbal and writing skills
    • Computer experience
    • Ability to work without direct supervision
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Experience in natural resource management
    • Familiarity with land conservation issues in northwestern U.S.

    Please send an application letter summarizing experience and qualifications. Include a resume, salary requirements, three professional references, and information on timing of availability. View the complete position description. (posted 8/6)


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    Conservation Easement and Land Protection Specialist, Door County Land Trust
    Deadline: October 31, 2014

    Bring your talents to the Door County Land Trust (DCLT) and help protect beautiful Door County, Wisconsin, an inspiring place with 250 miles of pristine lakeshore and fabulous places to explore!

    DCLT is a dynamic non-profit in search of the right person to implement all facets of DCLT’s Conservation Easement program and to assist with fee-owned land acquisition projects. Ideal candidates will possess at least two years of experience working with conservation easements and real estate transactions and also have strong communication and time management skills, a natural resource background and experience with Microsoft Office and Arc 10 or related GIS software. This is a full-time position with a competitive salary and a rich benefits package including group health, retirement, and generous paid time-off.

    View the complete job description and application guidelines at the Job Opportunities Navigation Bar of our website. Applications due by October 31. (posted 9/19)



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