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

CLOSING SOON! Natural Resources Specialist, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

Deadline: March 31, 2020
Location: Spokane, WA

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is seeking a Natural Resources Specialist to assist with implementation of agency easement programs, provide quality assurance related to NRCS programs, and to track easement program applications, eligibility, deeds, monitoring, compatible use agreements, appraisals, obligations and fund integrity.  Please view the full description and how to apply.

CLOSING SOON! Habitat Restoration Technicians, Sound Salmon Solutions

Deadline:  March 31, 2020
Location: Mukilteo, WA

The nonprofit, Sound Salmon Solutions is seeking Habitat Restoration Technicians to implement field-based riparian restoration efforts independently, as a team, and under the supervision of the Habitat Program Manager, Habitat Specialist, and any project partners to improve water and habitat quality and quantity. Restoration efforts typically include: controlling invasive species, installing native plants, maintaining project sites, vegetation monitoring, and assisting at volunteer events. More information, including how to apply, is available both here and here.

CLOSING SOON! Call for Nominations: Puget Sound Partnership Science Panel

Deadline:  March 31, 2020

The Leadership Council of the Puget Sound Partnership is seeking nominations to the Puget Sound Partnership’s Science Panel whose role is to provide independent, nonrepresentational scientific advice towards the goal of developing and implementing an ambitious action agenda for restoring the health and resilience of Puget Sound.  Qualified individuals are encouraged to nominated themselves.  To apply, submit the requested materials to Debb Hagen, Special Assistant to the Boards  deborah.hagen @ psp.wa.gov. Click here for more information.   

CLOSING SOON! Farm and Land Conservation Internship 2020, Vashon Maury Island Land Trust

Rolling Deadline
Location: Vashon-Maury Island

This position is intended to start in April. The Vashon-Maury Island Land Trust currently seeks three seasonal interns to join their Stewardship crew from April 1 through October 2020.  This is a paid internship that includes shared housing. This stewardship program teaches on-site preserve management, habitat restoration, trail maintenance/new trail construction and invasive species removal. Opportunities also include informal educational opportunities, Wilderness first aid training, native plant identification, restoration design and citizen science data collection. For more information, please read the full description and instructions to apply.

NEW! Executive Director, Nisqually Land Trust

Deadline:  April 30, 2020
Location: Olympia, WA

Nisqually Land Trust seeks a highly skilled, collaborative, mission driven, Executive Director to lead us in our pursuit of innovative strategies, entrepreneurial programing and organizational excellence. You care deeply about water quality, fish and wildlife, and the quality of life of the people living within the Nisqually River Watershed. You are known for your ability to lead a talented team, engage a strong board, think strategically and holistically to drive tactics and projects to fruition. You are passionate about identifying sustainable ways that bring people and funding opportunities together to meet unified goals. See the full position announcement here.

NEW! Americorps Position - Volunteer Coordinator, Nisqually Land Trust

Rolling Deadline
Location: Olympia, WA

As the Nisqually Land Trust Volunteer Coordinator, the AmeriCorps member will engage South Puget Sound community members as volunteers in outreach, stewardship and habitat restoration activities that further the mission of the Land Trust. This 10½-month position begins in September or October 2020. It is offered through a partnership with the Washington Service Corps AmeriCorps Program and the AmeriCorps member will receive a stipend through Washington Service Corps.  For more information and to learn how to apply, please read here.

NEW! Veterans Conservation Corps Internship Program, Vashon-Maury Island Land Trust

Rolling Deadline
Location: Vashon-Maury Island

Application reviews begin in April. The Vashon-Maury Island Land Trust seeks an intern to assist with general Stewardship functions. This work include on-site maintenance and office work.  The VCC intern will work closely with the Stewardship team, volunteer crews, and summer crews, as well as independently to accomplish organizational goals. The internship will require 40 hours per week beginning in April, and includes a stipend for living expenses.  For more information, please read the full description and instructions to apply.

NEW! Americorps Position - Education and Community Engagement Associate, Skagit Land Trust

Open until filled
Location: Mount Vernon, WA

Skagit Land Trust (SLT) is seeking an AmeriCorps Member to assist with our Outreach and Youth Programs, which serve our community by engaging the public in the protection of wildlife habitat, agricultural and forest lands, and other critical areas throughout Skagit County. The AmeriCorps Member will expand the capacity of the Trust’s environmental education programs.  For more information, please click here.

Development and Marketing Specialist, Blue Mountain Land Trust

Open until filled. Interviews begin February 3, 2020
Location:  Walla Walla, WA

Blue Mountain Land Trust is seeking a motivated, creative and enthusiastic person to join its team as a full-time Development and Marketing Specialist.  The Development and Marketing Specialist will coordinate all aspects of the organization’s communications, including developing content for and implementation of quarterly printed newsletters and 12 e-newsletters, website content, eblasts, and social media.
For more information, check out https://bmlt.org/careers

Education and Recreation Specialist, Blue Mountain Land Trust

Open until filled.
Location:  Walla Walla, WA

Blue Mountain Land Trust is seeking a motivated, creative and enthusiastic person to join its team as a full-time Education and Recreation Specialist. The Education and Recreation Specialist is responsible for community outreach activities for the Land Trust to build visibility, increase community and member engagement, and strengthen its financial resources.
For more information, check out https://bmlt.org/careers

Conservation Director, San Juan Preservation Trust

Open until filled.
Location
: Friday Harbor, WA

The San Juan Preservation Trust is seeking its next Conservation Director, who will work with the Executive Director and Board of Trustees to develop and implement the organization’s land conservation program. This individual collaborates with landowners, agency partners (such as the San Juan County Land Bank), and other nonprofit organizations to build and maintain a pipeline of high-quality land conservation projects in the San Juan Archipelago.
See the full job description and application instructions here.

Contract Writer, Jefferson Land Trust

Open until filled.
Location: Port Townsend, WA

The Jefferson Land Trust is currently seeking an experienced and effective writer to generate persuasive grants and reports, and to create original content for fundraising materials and local publications. This is an independent contractor position working 15 to 20 hours per month.
See the application instructions and detailed description here.

Farmland Preservation Coordinator, Washington State Conservation Commission

Open until filled.
Location: Olympia, WA

The Washington State Conservation Commission is seeking an energetic and innovative leader for our Office of Farmland Preservation in Washington State. You will work closely with conservation districts, stakeholders, agencies, and others to develop and market tools that preserve farmland. Experience with working lands or conservation easements is required and experience with farmland preservation is desired.
See the full description and application instructions here.

Office Manager, Oregon Agriculture Trust

Open until filled.
Location: Salem, OR (some flexibility)

The Oregon Agricultural Trust (OAT) started in January 2020, and now seeks an experienced, detail-oriented Office Manager to help establish and administer OAT’s administrative systems. This person is responsible for helping to establish basic administrative protocols and procedures; coordinating organizational development activities; maintaining basic communications functions; and event coordination. Submit résumé and cover letter in one pdf to Nellie McAdams, Executive Director, at jobs @ oregonagtrust.org.
See the full description and application instructions here.

Director of Operations and Finance, San Juan Preservation Trust

Deadline:  April 3, 2020
Location:  Friday Harbor, WA

The San Juan Preservation Trust (SJPT) is hiring for a Director of Operations and Finance who will oversee SJPT’s financial processes and reporting, adherence to the Land Trust Alliance Standards and Practices, internal policies and controls, and compliance with donation and grant requirements.  The ideal candidate  thrives in a small nonprofit office environment, possess a strong belief in land conservation, and demonstrate a passion for protecting the San Juan Islands.  Further, they must be able to reside on one of the four islands served by the Washington State Ferry system (San Juan, Orcas, Lopez, or Shaw).
See the full description and application instructions here.

Climate Director, The Nature Conservancy

Deadline: April 3, 2020
Location: Seattle, WA

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is now hiring for a Climate Director to develop and implement a strategy that makes TNC a leader in tackling climate change.  This person will build support for the climate movement and deploy expertise to shape climate policy at the local, state, and regional levels. You will work with diverse partners, including community-based organizations, landowners, agencies, tribes, and businesses.
See the full description and application instructions here.

Conservation Forester, The Nature Conservancy

Deadline: April 9, 2020
Location: Cle Elum, WA

The Nature Conservancy is hiring a Conservation Forester to handle forest stewardship and management activities on The Nature Conservancy’s Central Cascades forest holdings.  The Conservation Forester will work closely with staff, partners, and contractors to restore forest health and stream habitat at a landscape scale while also striving to deliver social and economic benefits to the surrounding community.
See the full description and application instructions here.

Monitoring Network Coordinator, Puget Sound Partnership

Deadline: April 12, 2020
Location: Tacoma, WA

As the Puget Sound Partnership‘s Monitoring Network Coordinator, you will be an integral part of the Science and Evaluation Team and work closely with the Puget Sound Ecosystem Monitoring Program (PSEMP) to bring forward the best available information in a way that spans boundaries between science, recovery planning, natural resource management, and policy.  Click here to view the full description and details on how to apply

Outdoor Grants Manager, Recreation and Conservation Office

Open until filled
Location:  Olympia, WA

The Recreation and Conservation Office is hiring an Outdoor Grants Manager to maintain a portfolio of state and federal grants primarily for outdoor recreation projects for the RCO Funding Board.  They are looking for an individual who is outgoing, has great customer service and communication skills, and is self-directed. The successful candidate must be passionate about preserving opportunities for outdoor recreation and conserving special places.
See the full description and application instructions here.

Accounting Manager, Forterra

Open until filled
Location
: Seattle

Forterra  is hiring for an Accounting Manager to oversee day-to-day accounting operations, including accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll, manages the month-end close processes and prepares financial reporting.
See the full description and application instructions here.

Accounting Manager - Real Estate Development, Forterra

Open until filled.
Location:  Seattle, WA

The Accounting Manager, Real Estate Development, supports all financial processes and reporting for the Forterra Strong Communities Fund. This includes both internal accounting processes and all tracking and reporting related to Fund investors.
See the full description and application instructions here.

Senior Community Development Project Manager

Open until filled.
Location:
  Seattle, WA

The Senior Manager will be managing discreet components of work to advance Forterra’s attainable housing development projects. An essential duty for the Senior Manager will be to actively engage with communities of color in Pierce County and South King County for the purpose of creating a shared vision grounded in the opportunities and limitations of the specific project, and building momentum among stakeholders to come together in support of the project.
See the full description and application instructions here.

Office Coordinator, Forterra

Open until filled
Location
: Seattle

This position offers an opportunity to work in a fast paced, growing and mission driven non-profit and provide a welcome and inclusive environment for guests and employees.  Forterra is looking for someone who will will engage with customers with a positive attitude, continually be on the lookout for process improvements and will take initiative in finding solutions to make the administrative support services run smoothly.
See the full description and application instructions here.

Donor & Data Coordinator, Forterra

Open until filled
Location
: Seattle

The Donor Data Coordinator utilizes Forterra’s donor database (Raiser’s Edge) to process donor gifts and acknowledgments, to add, update and otherwise maintain constituent records and to generate accurate and timely reporting that supports the philanthropy team’s fundraising efforts.  The Coordinator performs their work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
See the full description and application instructions here.

Director - Community Development, Forterra

Open until filled
Location: Seattle, WA

The Director’s work at Forterra will focus on management of multiple community engagement projects, including property acquisition, and on community relations with these groups, working with local partners to coordinate community driven design on unique projects in urban areas. A central part of the Director’s role will be actively to engage with communities of color in South King County, including the LatinX community of the Firs, and to build momentum for all stakeholders to come together around a shared vision.
See the full description and application instructions here.