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Alaska

Summer Internship, Kachemak Heritage Land Trust
Deadline: July 11, 2014

Kachemak Heritage Land Trust is seeking a dynamic individual interested in nonprofit land protection for our summer 2014 Intern position. Based in the stunning setting of Homer, Alaska, the intern will provide support to the stewardship program by assisting the Stewardship Coordinator and Conservation Director with fieldwork and land management tasks. Additionally, the intern will perform a variety of office tasks related to stewardship reporting and record-keeping. View the full job description and application instructions. (posted 6/23)

 

Alabama

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Arkansas

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Arizona

Administrative Assistant, Desert Foothills Land Trust
Deadline: August 15, 2014

Desert Foothills Land Trust seeks a part-time administrative assistant for general office support in our Carefree, Arizona office. Responsibilities include routine administrative duties, including word processing, filing, copying, ordering supplies, scheduling appointments, sorting mail, managing event registrations, mailings and bulk mail, and updating the website and/or social media. The administrative assistant will also participate in community events as a DFLT representative, including transporting and setting up supplies and display materials, and will complete other duties as assigned. The position will be part-time (10-15 hours/week) with a flexible weekly schedule. Occasional weekend and evening hours may be required for events or meetings. Compensation will be hourly and commensurate with experience. Applicants should be skilled team members, with strong organizational skills and attention to detail, and should be proficient in Microsoft Office software. View the complete position description and application instructions. (posted 7/8)

 

California

Staff Services Analyst (Half-Time), California Department of Conservation
Deadline: July 18, 2014

Under the general direction from the Deputy Chief and lead direction from other program staff, the Staff Services Analyst provides state-level technical assistance to the Resource Conservation Districts (RCDs). California has 90+ RCDs which are locally based special districts that provide direct-to-landowner conservation programs for resource conservation. View the complete position description and application instructions. (posted 7/1)

Fundraising Assistant, Solano Land Trust
Deadline: open until filled

The Fundraising Assistant supports Solano Land Trust (SLT) staff (primarily the Executive Director and Associate Director) to ensure efficient operations for all fundraising initiatives. The Fundraising Assistant provides overall administrative support in the development department and provides assistance in the overall operation of the department, much of which is confidential in nature. This person leads the coordination of fundraising events, assists with appeals and campaigns and is responsible for managing the donor database.

This person will provide assistance to the Associate Director with all aspects of planning and executing events, including correspondence, database and production management; and administrative support, such as budget tracking, participant and sponsor tracking, filing and meeting preparation.  The Fundraising Assistant supports the Associate Director in the management of all event committees and must be able to lead and/or attend meeting as well as attend fundraising events occasionally on weekend and after hours.

View the complete position and application instructions. All resumes and cover letters must be submitted via email only. No phone calls please. Please note on the posting that we will not be reviewing until late July or early August. Qualified applicants will be contacted after that time for interviews. (posted 6/26)

Administrative Assistant, The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County
Deadline: July 11, 2014

The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County is pleased to announce a job opening for the position of Administrative Assistant. The Administrative Assistant is responsible for a wide variety of tasks associated with supporting The Land Conservancy’s staff, volunteers and programs. The Land Conservancy is a dynamic and complex organization for its size and requires its employees to work efficiently and productively while juggling numerous projects and tasks. The Administrative Assistant is primarily responsible for general office tasks associated with all programs, managing the office calendar, supporting the company’s bookkeeper, managing office-related vendors, and most importantly serving as a friendly and supportive representative of The Land Conservancy to the public. These tasks and responsibilities vary on a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annually basis. The Administrative Assistant will report directly to the Executive Director, and is accountable to all Directors and Managers. This position is four to five hours per day and five days per week, equivalent to 20 to 25 hours per week.

The Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County is a local, private, non-profit land trust working to safeguard and enhance farms, ranches, wildlands and parks for the benefit of people and wildlife on the Central Coast. The organization strives to create a fun, inspiring, and family-friendly work environment with flexible work hours, a team-oriented structure and good benefits.

This is a part-time, permanent position with a benefits package that includes health insurance and participation in the company’s 401K plan. Starting compensation ranges from $15 to $19 per hour, DOE.

To apply, please download the job description and blank application. If you do not have access to the internet, applications may be picked up at our office. Please submit a cover letter, resume and employment application via email, mail, fax or in-person. Incomplete application packages will not be considered. The position is open until filled. The Land Conservancy will begin reviewing applications July 15, 2014 and the position will likely start August 1, 2014. No phone calls please. (posted 6/26)

Operations Manager, Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District
Deadline: July 18, 2014

The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is seeking an experienced, passionate, motivational, and highly effective manager with strong organizational, communication, and time management skills to fill the District’s key position of Operations Manager. Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree with coursework in park administration, resource management, law enforcement, natural science, or a related field and five years of management experience in the protection, operation, or maintenance of parks, open space, forests, or public recreation areas. Candidates must also have the ability to obtain, or already possess, many required certifications. Annual salary is $111,248-$139,056 DOQ, with a 3% increase approved for July 1, 2014. Apply online. Contact Regan Williams at (916) 784-9080 with questions. (posted 6/23)


Colorado

Land Steward, Black Canyon Regional Land Trust
Deadline: July 25, 2014

Black Canyon Regional Land Trust based in Montrose, Colorado, is seeking a motivated individual to assist with the annual monitoring of conservation easements and management of the organization’s extensive stewardship database. The Land Steward will spend significant time in the field, sometimes in remote locations, and must be comfortable working independently. Successful candidates will need to demonstrate abilities in fieldwork, professional communication, and electronic technologies, including GIS (Arc Map) and database management. This is a 20-week part-time contract position with the potential to transition to a permanent position. Work will take place primarily in Montrose and Delta Counties, Colorado. Send resume and cover letter to Alecia Phillips by email . Review of applications will occur as they are received. The position will begin August 4, 2014. View the complete position description. (posted 6/27)

Communications Manager, Aspen Valley Land Trust
Deadline: July 18, 2014

Aspen Valley Land Trust (AVLT) is seeking a full-time Communication Manager who is passionate about land conservation, healthy streams and the role of conservation in protecting our local lifestyle and economic health. This is a full-time position. The ideal staff member will have the ability to tell about the people and places that benefit from AVLT’s work, and the social and economic benefits to all residents of the Roaring Fork and middle Colorado River valleys. We are looking for a self-motivated, creative, and social-media savvy communicator with a demonstrated record of compelling storytelling and collaborative work style.

Primary Responsibilities
Marketing and communications: 75%

  • Work with the Board of Directors and staff to develop and implement an annual communications and messaging plan.
  • Produce constant written, visual and video content for and maintain the AVLT website, e-newsletters, and social media outlets.
  • Write annual appeal letters, special appeals and new member welcome letters, as well as special donor relations materials as needed.
  • Work with land protection staff and landowners to share the stories of the properties conserved through AVLT.
  • Coordinate production of the annual report.
  • Work with acquisition and stewardship staff to develop compelling grants to support the organization’s mission.

Special events: 25%

  • Plan and publicize donor and outreach events.
  • Assist with planning, obtaining sponsors and auction items, and overall execution of major annual event.
  • Represent AVLT at selected community outreach opportunities.

Skills needed:

  • Cheerful, enthusiastic and positive attitude.
  • Proven experience creating compelling digital and print media, images, etc. desired.
  • Understanding of water, wildlife, and conservation issues in the West.
  • Ability to work independently.

Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Flexible schedule.

Health insurance and retirement benefits. Competitive salary. Submit resume and letter of interest to:
Aspen Valley Land Trust, 320 Main Street, #204, Carbondale, CO 81623 or by email. (posted 6/24)

Senior Conservation Director, Palmer Land Trust
Deadline: open until filled

Reporting to PLT’s Executive Director, the Senior Conservation Director will oversee and support PLT’s Land Protection Team, including the Lower Arkansas Valley Conservation Director and the Land Stewardship Director. Working with a senior leadership team, the Senior Conservation Director will manage the Land Protection Team to ensure strategic goals are being met.

The Senior Conservation Director 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. Projects include public open space acquisitions and private land conservation projects. The Director will also oversee other preservation projects of merit throughout PLT’s service territory. The ideal candidate will have staff management, strategic planning, grant writing, and program development experience, as well as significant conservation easement transaction experience. View the complete position description and application instructions. (posted 6/17)

Open Space & Trails Resource Specialist, Summit County Open Space & Trails
Deadline: open until filled

Responsibilities: comprehensive management and recreation planning on open space properties. Coordinates planning and development of paved pathways and natural surface trails, including identifying project scope and location, securing funding and approvals and working with other agencies and contractors. Monitors and inventories natural resource features and public uses, and facilitates visionary planning efforts to create, protect, and preserve County open space and trails.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in natural resource management, recreation or open space planning and administration, or a related field; plus at least three years of applicable work experience. The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, be an efficient problem solver and self-starter, and have the ability to work effectively with diverse individuals and agencies.

Submit cover letter/resume by using our online application (see “Employment”) or by email. For more information please call (970) 668-4060. (posted 6/16)

Connecticut

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Delaware

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District of Columbia

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Florida

Director of Philanthropy, Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast
Deadline: July 25, 2014

The Director of Philanthropy serves as the principal fundraising officer for Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast including:

  • Responsible for the oversight, planning and implementation of a comprehensive fundraising program that secures significant financial resources from individuals, foundations, corporations and others in support of the mission.
  • Management of all charitable giving functions, including planned giving, major giving, annual giving and special campaigns.
  • Working with other staff to establish fundraising goals and is accountable for these goals.
  • Motivation and coordination of the fundraising efforts of staff and volunteers – including Board of Directors – in the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors.
  • Management of a personal portfolio of approximately 100 prospects and guides and supports the Executive Director in his or her fundraising work.
  • Focus on long-range strategic priorities, seeking to raise multi-year commitments and communicates a broad vision to others.
  • Understanding of and compliance with gift-related policies and procedures.

Request the complete job description by email. (posted 7/1)

 

Georgia

 

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Hawaii

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Idaho

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Illinois

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Indiana

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Iowa

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Kansas

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Kentucky

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Louisiana

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Maine

Executive Director, Frenchman Bay Conservancy
Deadline: August 10, 2014

The Board of Directors of Frenchman Bay Conservancy (FBC) in Hancock, Maine is seeking an Executive Director to lead and manage the organization and to grow its conservation efforts.

Founded in 1987, Frenchman Bay Conservancy is a Land Trust Alliance (LTA) - accredited non-profit land trust organization which serves nine communities in Hancock County. FBC currently holds 31 easements and 20 preserves that protect a total of 6320 acres of land.

The new Executive Director would be a leader, fundraiser, and a program manager with, extensive experience conducting land conservation transactions.

View the complete position description. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and three references by August 10, 2014 by email. In-person interviews for finalists will be scheduled for mid-August and early September with an anticipated start date of December 1, 2014. (posted 7/1)

Maryland

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Massachusetts

Land Stewardship Assistant, Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust
Deadline: open until filled

The Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust (DNRT) is looking for a new Land Stewardship Assistant (Steward) to work under the direction of DNRT’s Land Manager to support the management of DNRT’s 53 Reserves and monitoring of its 43 Conservation Restrictions in Dartmouth, Massachusetts. A significant amount of the Steward’s time will be spent in the field conducting land management activities on DNRT Reserves. Additionally, the Steward will assist the Land Manager with other stewardship responsibilities, such as updating Baseline Documentation Files and Management Plans, inspecting Conservation Restrictions, and other administrative duties including record keeping and file management. The job will average 32-40 hours a week. View the complete position description. (posted 6/3)

MassLIFT AmeriCorps, Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust
Deadline: July 25, 2014

The Massachusetts Land Initiative for Tomorrow (MassLIFT) is an AmeriCorps program managed by Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust. MassLIFT-AmeriCorps is a collaborative effort of regional conservation groups. Our members build organizational capacity to meet critical community needs for land protection, stewardship of protected lands, conservation outreach and education, and service learning that engages young people in conservation.

MassLIFT members serve in one of four positions: land stewardship coordinator, regional conservation coordinator, service learning coordinator, or community engagement coordinator.

These full-time AmeriCorps positions come with living allowances, health insurance, and the potential to earn education awards.

Our 2014 program runs from September 8, 2014 through August 7, 2015.

Application specifics, position descriptions, and information about the program and organizations hosting MassLIFT members can be found on the Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust website.

We aim to fill positions by July 25. Interviews may begin June 2nd. Applications accepted until all positions are filled.

MassLIFT-AmeriCorps is a grant program contingent on federal funding through the Corporation for National and Community Service. (posted 5/29)

 

Michigan

Executive Director, Leelanau Conservancy
Deadline: open until filled

The Leelanau Conservancy (LC), an accredited land trust celebrating its 25th anniversary, is seeking an executive director. The organization is dedicated to conserving the land, water and scenic character of the Leelanau Peninsula.

The Executive Director will have leadership responsibility for the overall operations of the Conservancy, including fund-raising, public relations, advocacy, staffing and staff development, strategy and program development, transactions and relationships with other organizations.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in setting strategic direction and making focused progress towards goals, motivating and mentoring staff, fund-raising, communicating to multiple audiences, partnering with other organizations and will be experienced in land protection, stewardship, farm protection and/or advocacy.

This is a full time position with benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Anticipated start date is January, 2015. View the complete position description and application instructions. (posted 6/12)

 

Minnesota

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Mississippi

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Missouri

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Montana

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Nebraska

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Nevada

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New Hampshire

Stewardship Director, Squam Lakes Conservation Society
Deadline: July 31, 2014

The Stewardship Director is a member of the full-time staff responsible for carrying out all land management duties on properties (20) owned by Squam Lakes Conservation Society (SLCS) and conservation easement properties (90), such as assessing conservation easement compliance, maintaining stewardship records, creating and maintaining management plans for fee-owned properties, and training volunteer Property Monitors. Additionally, the Stewardship Coordinator supports Lands projects, such as mapping and baseline documentation reports. SLCS is a land trust with a small staff and large mission. The Stewardship Director serves as the liaison with landowners and helps train our dedicated volunteer property monitors(70). We are looking for a self-starter with excellent people skills and the technical know-how to do their job efficiently. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume by email. (posted 7/3)

Land Protection Specialist, Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire
Deadline: August 8, 2014

The Land Protection Specialist cultivates and develops effective working relationships and conservation projects with private landowners, partner organizations, and government agencies/towns. The Land Protection Specialist proactively contacts landowners in the Land Trust’s priority conservation areas, builds and maintains relationships with community partners, responds to land protection inquiries, and prepares state and federal grants and foundation proposals. The Land Protection Specialist negotiates land acquisition and conservation easement projects using a full range of conservation tools, and coordinates the due diligence and closing of these projects.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, experience in and a passion for land conservation, a demonstrated ability to manage projects over an extended period of time, a commitment to developing practical solutions to conservation challenges, the ability to work with effectively with partners and the desire to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with limited supervision. View the complete position description. (posted 6/23)

 

New Jersey

NamoLand Trust or Organization
Hunterdon Land Trust
Position Title
Administrator
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 info@hunterdonlandtrust.org. Complete job description can be found at www.hunterdonlandtrust.org.

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New Mexico

Vice President and Executive Director, Audubon New Mexico, National Audubon Society
Dead: open until filled

Audubon seeks a dynamic Executive Director to build on Audubon New Mexico’s rich history and expand its contributions to conservation in New Mexico and the Central Flyway, leading the organization to its next level of programmatic and financial success. This is a high-profile, pivotal opportunity for a conservation professional to be an environmental entrepreneur in representing one of Audubon’s oldest state programs.

The Executive Director will be the chief executive officer for Audubon New Mexico and will exercise broad leadership and management responsibility in developing statewide conservation policy, initiatives, and public programming. Additionally, the Executive Director will oversee the Randall Davey Audubon Center & Sanctuary, a community nature center in Santa Fe that welcomes thousands of schoolchildren and visitors annually, and will supervise the staff responsible for planning, operating, and managing the day-to-day operations, as well as the implementation of the long-term natural, cultural, and historic reserves, habitat, and public outreach goals at the center.

With an annual budget just under $1 million and a staff of nine, Audubon New Mexico works with a network of four affiliated local Audubon Chapters, the New Mexico Audubon Council, and over 6,500 grassroots members, plus various conservation organizations, government agencies, and other public and private entities to protect birds and their habitats. The successful candidate will have the passion and leadership skills necessary to articulate, develop, and implement Audubon’s conservation goals and strategies in the state, while working closely with the Audubon New Mexico Board of Directors and staff, and the Vice President of the Central Flyway to continue to develop the state program in tandem with strategic regional and national priorities. The Executive Director will hold the title of Vice President within the national organization and will report directly to the Vice President of the Central Flyway. View the complete position description and application instructions. (posted 5/22)

 

New York

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North Carolina

Communications Manager, Triangle Land Conservancy
Deadline: open until filled

The Communications Manager is responsible for ensuring that Triangle Land Conservancy's (TLC) marketing, communications and public relations activities are tightly integrated and operating in support of our mission, fundraising efforts, and conservation programs. This position serves as the communications expert within the organization and works with the Director of Development to define the direction of TLC’s communications efforts to deepen ties with our members, increase membership, and build financial support for our work in the broader community. The Communications Manager develops creative marketing, communication, and public relations strategies to advance individual program initiatives and position TLC as a land trust leader in the fields of conservation, community building, natural resources stewardship, ecosystem services, and healthy, livable cities. View the complete position description. (posted 7/1)

North Dakota

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Ohio

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Oklahoma

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Oregon

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Pennsylvania

Director of Land Protection, Willistown Conservation Trust
Deadline: open until filled

The Willistown Conservation Trust (WCT) is seeking a senior level land protection professional with at least five years of results-oriented work experience to become Director of Land Protection and Public Grants. WCT is an active land trust located in Willistown Township, Chester County PA, approximately 20 miles west of Philadelphia. The area is noted for its rolling hills, horse farms, intact woodlands and beautiful stream valleys, and is undergoing intense pressure for growth. WCT has a staff of fifteen and a goal to protect an additional 4,000 acres of critical natural and scenic resources in its program area in the next few years. The Director of Land Protection and Public Grants will be the leading player in achieving this goal. View the complete position description and application instructions. (posted 6/24)


Director of Finance, Willistown Conservation Trust
Deadline: open until filled

The Willistown Conservation Trust is seeking a senior level candidate for the position of Director of Finance (DOF) to assist the Trust in furthering its mission as a vibrant community based land trust. The DOF has responsibility for the oversight and maintenance of all financial and business records of the Trust, to include developing and overseeing annual and long range budgets, participating in the Trust strategic planning process, managing all day to day business matters, and assuring that the financial activities of the Trust are managed to the highest standards of accountability. View the complete position description and application instructions. (posted 6/24)

Conservation Specialist, Natural Lands Trust, Inc.
Deadline: July 15, 2014

Natural Lands Trust, the region’s largest and most comprehensive conservation organization is dedicated to protecting the forests, fields, streams, and wetlands essential to the sustainability of life in eastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. We apply a comprehensive approach to conservation that includes protecting natural areas and providing leadership in natural resource management.

Natural Lands Trust is pleased to announce an addition to our Conservation Services department. The Conservation Specialist will provide assistance to all of the project managers in Conservation Services as they engage in land acquisition, land stewardship consulting, conservation planning, and municipal assistance. The Specialist will engage in report writing and compilation, GIS analysis and cartography, GPS data collection, plant identification and meeting logistics. View the full job description. To apply, please send your resume, letter of interest and two writing samples to Jeni Albany, HR Manager by email. (posted 6/23)

Pennsylvania State Director, The Conservation Fund
Deadline: open until filled

Seeking a proven, dynamic conservation leader as the Pennsylvania Director in our Harrisburg, PA office. Must produce tangible/lasting conservation results while maintaining our core set of organizational values. Acts to secure and coordinate resources and capacity to address the most critical organization-wide projects. Is the manager, strategist and primary spokesperson for the office to internal and external audiences. Oversees fundraising and marketing for the program.

The qualified candidate will have experience closing complex real estate transactions, superb communication and presentation skills and be able to function well in an environment where production (the completion of conservation projects) is critical. Willingness and ability to travel routinely throughout Pennsylvania and elsewhere.

View the complete position description. We offer a great benefits package. Qualified/interested candidates send resume and cover letter with salary requirements by email or fax to (703) 525-4610. (posted 6/13)

Associate Planner, Municipal Assistance Program, Brandywine Conservancy
Deadline: July 23, 2014

The Brandywine Conservancy seeks an Associate Planner for its Municipal Assistance Program in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. This is a unique position offering both indoor and outdoor work. Position responsibilities will be split between performing land use and environmental planning work for southeastern Pennsylvania and northern Delaware municipalities, and helping to undertake Conservancy-managed reforestation projects. Duties include, but are not necessarily limited to, research, technical report writing and production, mapping and analysis, physical site assessments, municipal and public outreach/communication, and field work as part of tree planting events. Suitable candidates will have strong writing and analytical skills, a working knowledge of municipal land use planning and regulatory tools, an interest in creating sustainable communities, and the physical ability to work outdoors and perform manual labor. Basic knowledge of GIS, native plants and invasives, and tree planting techniques a plus. This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in urban or regional planning, environmental sciences, or related field and a minimum of two years of relevant work experience. A Master’s degree and relevant internship may substitute for the required work experience. Position requires attendance at evening and occasional weekend meetings and tree-planting events. Competitive salary and benefits. EOE. Send resume and cover letter to Meredith Mayer, Municipal Assistance Program Associate, Brandywine Conservancy, P.O. Box 141, Chadds Ford, PA 19317, or by email. (posted 5/29)

 

Rhode Island

Stewardship Director, Aquidneck Land Trust
Deadline: July 15, 2014

The Aquidneck Land Trust (“ALT”) seeks a full-time Stewardship Director, reporting to the Executive Director, to manage all of ALT’s land and trail monitoring, maintenance, and management responsibilities, handle landowner and tenant relations, develop Baseline Documentation Reports and Management Plans for acquisition projects, GIS mapping, assist with educational programs geared at deepening people’s land ethic, and manage ALT’s digital archival system for conservation documents, amongst other tasks as assigned. Salary shall be commensurate with experience. Anticipated start date would be August 15, 2014.

Submit electronic application materials to: Charles B. Allott, Esq., ALT Executive Director by email.

Please attach a single PDF file that includes:

  • Cover letter expressing interest and setting forth qualifications for the position
  • Current and detailed resume
  • Contact information for three references.

Begin file name with your last name. Applications received by July 15, 2014 will receive full consideration. View the complete position description. (posted 6/17)

 

South Carolina

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    Vermont

    Administration and Finance Director, Northeast Wilderness Trust
    Deadline: open until filled

    The Northeast Wilderness Trust seeks an Administration and Finance Director to join our small, dedicated team. Responsibilities include managing our organizational operations (including financial systems, human resources, information technology, administration, development, and infrastructure), and developing and implementing organization-wide policies and practices that contribute to the Trust's overall mission and success. This is a full-time position.

    Based in downtown Montpelier, VT, Northeast Wilderness Trust is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting forever-wild landscapes for nature and people across the Northeast. View the complete position description and application instructions. (posted 6/11)

    Virginia

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      Washington

      Community Engagement Assistant, Skagit Land Trust
      Deadline: open until filled

      Skagit Land Trust is seeking an organized team player who is enthusiastic about local land conservation to help grow our presence in the community. This half-time position is supervised by the Development and Communications Director and will work with staff and outreach volunteers and committees to implement community engagement programs. Responsibilities include: assisting with event management and outreach presentations, web and social media communications, data management, and other tasks as needed. Salary is dependent on experience and a benefits package is provided. Position open until filled. Applications received by July 21, 2014 will receive priority consideration. View the complete position description and application instructions. (posted 7/1)

       

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      Wisconsin

      Administrative Assistant, Door County Land Trust
      Deadline: July 15, 2014

      The Door County Land Trust, a non-profit dedicated to preserving land in beautiful Door County, Wisconsin, is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant who will provide data entry and records management support for our Lands and Charitable Giving program areas. Applicants should have experience and interest in data entry and electronic and paper records management. Experience with membership/customer relationship management databases and with Microsoft Access databases is a plus. Candidates must be proficient with Microsoft Office suite; while experience with legal, real estate and financial records management is a plus. Attention to detail is necessary for this position. Position is year-round, 18 hours/week. Please include a letter of interest, resume and list of references by email. View the complete job description. (posted 6/4)

      Director of Charitable Giving, Door County Land Trust
      Deadline: July 15, 2014

      Bring your passion to beautiful Door County, a special place with 250 miles of pristine lakeshore, fabulous places to explore and a vibrant arts culture. A retirement has left Door County Land (DCLT) is search of our next Director of Charitable Giving to join our 8 member staff. DCLT is financially strong (Operating Budget of $1,000,000), enjoys robust support from 2,500 members, and just enjoyed its best fundraising year ever.

      The Director of Charitable Giving executes all facets of DCLT’s charitable giving efforts. Prior experience managing a mature fundraising program involving membership recruitment and retention, major donor cultivation and solicitation, and planned giving is essential. Position requires ability to garner support in a genuine manner and to follow this up with thoughtful recognition. A strong comfort level and prior experience with writing and public speaking is a plus.

      DCLT offers a competitive salary and benefits package including Group Health. View complete position description and application instructions on our website. (posted 5/29)

       

      Land Management Internship, Mississippi Valley Conservancy
      Deadline: open until filled

      Mississippi Valley Conservancy (MVC) a local nonprofit land trust, is accepting applications for summer Land Management Internships. These positions will assist MVC in conserving the diverse landscapes of southwest Wisconsin. Positions may be full or part-time, unpaid, flexible timeframe (10-40 hrs/week) and are based in La Crosse, Wisconsin. View the complete position description. (posted 5/16)


      Wyoming

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