Find opportunities for careers with the Washington Association of Land Trusts and with our member land trusts here. 

Conservation Project Coordinator, Greenbelt Land Trust

Deadline: July 1st, 2019
Location: Corvallis, Oregon
Status: Full-time

The Conservation Project Coordinator is a full-time position and is a member of the Conservation and Stewardship Teams. The Conservation Project Coordinator uses strong program management and communication skills to assist and lead activities related to acquisition projects and stewardship responsibilities for protected properties. The Coordinator plays an integral role in land acquisition due diligence, landowner and funder negotiations, project budget and timeline tracking, record keeping, and administering Conservation Easements. The Conservation Project Coordinator participates in fundraising efforts to support land protection and stewardship, including securing and managing grants from government and foundation sources.

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Finance and Administrative Assistance, Jefferson Land Trust

Deadline: June 15, 2019
Location: Port Townsend, WA
Status: Part-time, nonexempt

The Finance and Administrative Assistant is a part-time (24 hours/ week) non-exempt position supporting the smooth functioning of the land trust by providing administrative support in areas of office management, finance, information technology, human resources and fundraising. Based in Port Townsend, Washington, this position will report to the Executive Director. The successful candidate will be a highly organized, self-motivated and detail-oriented individual who is eager to contribute and excel in a dynamic work environment.

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Quantitative Ecologist, The Nature Conservancy

Deadline: June 21, 2019
Location: Seattle, WA
Status: Full-time

The Quantitative Ecologist develops the evidence base for The Nature Conservancy’s efforts to protect and restore lands in Washington. They work on a team of conservation practitioners and scientists to develop and implement science-based management and restoration across all ecosystems in Washington. They are a leading voice for science in the Washington Chapter and build linkages across our conservation strategies.

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AmeriCorps Volunteer/Education and Outreach Coordinator, The Nature Conservancy

Deadline: June 25, 2019
Location: Cle Elum, WA
Status: Full-time, temporary

This AmeriCorps position serves with The Nature Conservancy in our Cle Elum office over an 11-month period to grow our volunteer support, provide education and training in stewardship and environmental practices, and advance our work in improving private and public lands. S/he will be responsible for a variety of operations and activities in support of the Washington Chapter Lands Team program goals.

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Senior GIS Specialist, The Nature Conservancy

Deadline: June 28, 2019
Location: Seattle, WA
Status: Full-time

The Senior GIS Technician is responsible for supporting GIS-based systems architecture (in-house server and cloud-based) projects and services under the Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) team in IT. The Technician position joins SDI in designing, launching, and maintaining geospatial applications, spatial data management platforms and web map services. SDI is the central GIS support unit for the organization, supporting a large network of GIS practitioners that are leveraging a diverse portfolio of geospatial applications for conservation and preserve management, monitoring solutions, and emerging geospatial technologies across a wide array of scales and geographies.

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Community Engagement Specialist, North Olympic Land Trust

Deadline: Open until filled, applicant review will begin on June 17, 2019
Location: Port Angeles, WA
Status: Half-time

The Community Engagement Specialist has two overarching responsibilities: (1) Promote and foster our community’s land ethic and pride of place, and (2) Engage community members in the story of local land conservation, highlighting their role in creating a positive future for our social and natural environments. This position reports to the Executive Director and requires a highly organized, self-motivated, and detail-oriented individual eager to contribute and excel in a collaborative work environment.

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Project Manager, Washington Water Trust

Deadline: June 7, 2019
Location: Ellensburg, WA
Status: Full-time

Washington Water Trust is entering an exciting period of rapid growth responding to accelerating water supply issues across Washington state. The Project Manager joins a talented technical team whose members bring many years of experience in collaborative natural resource management, stream flow restoration, multi-stakeholder conservation projects, water banking and implementation of large-scale infrastructure projects. This full-time position based in our Ellensburg, WA office requires a candidate who will partner with landowners, tribes, conservation districts, land trusts, local, state and federal agencies to implement and fund innovative programs and projects with lasting benefits to endangered fish, streams and local economies. We are seeking candidates who embrace a collaborative approach and hold a technical skill set to deliver high quality projects.

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AmeriCorps Volunteer Coordinator, Nisqually Land Trust

Deadline: Rolling
Location: Olympia, WA

The Nisqually Land Trust seeks an energetic, motivated individual to serve as Volunteer Coordinator during the September 2019 – July 2020 AmeriCorps term. This is a great opportunity to gain familiarity with all aspects of Nisqually Land Trust operations and serve with a wonderful community of volunteers involved in stewarding Land Trust properties and sharing special places in the Nisqually River Watershed. The ideal candidate will possess a background in natural science and experience with recruiting and managing volunteers. Applications are being reviewed as they are received. This position is offered in partnership with the Washington Service Corps (WSC) AmeriCorps Program, and the member will receive a stipend through WSC.

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Fund Development Consultant, Lummi Island Heritage Trust

Location: Lummi Island, WA
Status: 18-Month, Part-time, Contract

The consultant works closely with the Executive Director and supports the Fund Development Committee to develop and refine LIHT fundraising goals, strategies and benchmarks for annual giving and planned giving.

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Conservation Specialist, Whatcom Land Trust

Deadline: Open until filled
Location: Bellingham, WA
Status: Full-time

The Conservation Specialist supports Whatcom Land Trust’s land protection and stewardship work. The position assists with activities related to monitoring, maintenance, and acquisition of conservation easements, including the preparation and review of legal documents, records and reports. This includes assisting in planning, research, due diligence, mapping, filing, database entry, reports and grants. The Conservation Specialist is responsible for building and maintaining positive relationships with landowners under each easement and completing annual on-the-ground monitoring in the field. The Conservation Specialist will work closely with the Stewardship Director and Conservation Director, and / or field assistants to implement stewardship work.

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Executive Assistant and Board Coordinator, Forterra

Location: Seattle, WA
Status: Full-time

The Executive Assistant/Board Coordinator (EA/BC) will report to the Executive Assistant to the President/Director of Administration (EAP/DA). This position will contribute to the overall effectiveness and efficiency of Forterra by managing the board governance calendar, preparing board materials, and maintaining board records for the Forterra NW Board, the Forterra Strong Communities Fund Board, and all related entities. As a member of a service-oriented Administrative Team within a fast paced, vibrant organization, the EA/BC will pitch in as necessary to meet organizational needs ranging from support of Annual Breakfast, to supporting tasks as assigned by EAP/DA, and maintain administrative functions in the absence of Admin. team colleagues.

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Executive Director, Okanogan Land Trust

Deadline: Open until filled
Location: Okanogan, WA
Status: Full-time

The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for carrying forward the vision of the Okanogan Land Trust (OLT), including fundraising, community involvement, private land protection projects, land stewardship and ongoing organizational integrity. The ED serves as the public point person for the organization and represents the values and mission of the organization at all times. The ED reports to the OLT Board of Directors, and works alongside and supervises all OLT staff.

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Controller, Forterra

Location: Seattle, WA
Status: Full-time

Forterra’s Controller is not only a highly skilled accountant, familiar with the specifics of not-for-profit accounting and compliance, but is also a leader, educator and a connector. This position oversees the nuts and bolts of the day-to-day operations of the accounting team, and also works closely with program leaders and their staffs to understand their business needs and to facilitate smooth processes and information flow to and from other sections of the organization. Our selected candidate thrives in a fast-paced, mission focused, entrepreneurial environment and brings a balance of technical skills, strong team management experience, excellent interpersonal skills and passion for optimizing process.

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