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

Development and Marketing Specialist, Blue Mountain Land Trust

Open until filled. Interview selections begin Feb. 3.
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. To apply, send an email with a cover letter, resume and references to Tim Copeland, Executive Director tim @ bmlt.org. Combine all documents in a single PDF. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interview selections will begin on February 3.

For more information, check out https://bmlt.org/careers

Education and Recreation Specialist, Blue Mountain Land Trust

Open until filled. Interview selections begin Feb. 3
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.

To apply, send an email with a cover letter, resume and references to Tim Copeland, Executive Director tim @ bmlt.org. Combine all documents in a single PDF. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interview selections will begin on February 3.

For more information, check out https://bmlt.org/careers

Contract Forest Collaborative Coordinator, South Gifford Pinchot Collaborative

Deadline: February 7, 2020 for priority consideration

Location:   Work from own office with meetings in Stevenson, Trout Lake, and Vancouver, WA. Possibility of work space at Mt. Adams Ranger Station in Trout Lake as needed.

The South Gifford Pinchot Collaborative (SGPC) seeks an experienced facilitator to lead a diverse group of stakeholders working to build consensus around strategies to advance restoration and stewardship activities on the southern end of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest in southwest Washington. The coordinator develops strong working relationships with the U.S. Forest Service, state agencies, and other partners on a variety of collaborative efforts including forest health planning and project implementation, sustainable recreation planning, and monitoring. They also facilitate strategic planning and annual workplan development, oversee outreach efforts, and develop grant proposals and partnerships in support of the collaborative’s mission to enhance forest and community health.

For more details and how to apply, please visit: http://southpc.org/2020/01/17/sgpc-is-hiring-collaborative-coordinator

Office Manager, Vashon Maury Island Land Trust

Open until filled.  February 7, 2020 for priority consideration
Location:  Vashon, WA

The Vashon Maury Island Land Trust is looking for their next Office Manager.  In this role, you will be the first point of contact for the land trust.  You will provide support by managing the front office and related systems that keep the Land Trust functioning smoothly.

To apply, provide a letter of interest and résumé by email only.  Send to Tom Dean, Executive Director at Vashon-Maury Island Land Trust <Tom @ VashonLandTrust.org>.  Applications received by February 7th, 2020 will receive priority consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

Stewardship Assistant, Chelan-Douglas Land Trust

Deadline: February 10, 2020 (4:00 pm PT) for priority consideration
Location: Wenatchee, WA

The Chelan-Douglas Land Trust (CDLT) seeks a seasonal, part-time Stewardship Assistant to serve as a field representative of CDLT on properties owned and/or managed by CDLT in Chelan and Douglas Counties. CDLT owns or has conservation easements on over 15,000 acres in North Central Washington and maintains over 25 miles of trails with multiple trailheads/access points.

Interviews will take place February 17 – 20, 2020, and the position is expected to begin on or around March 16, 2020. Please submit a resume and cover letter, including names and contact information for at least three references to be contacted if necessary. Submit all materials electronically to Olivia Schilling, CDLT Stewardship & Trails Coordinator: olivia @ cdlandtrust.org.

For more information, visit: https://www.cdlandtrust.org/who-we-are/employment/stewardship-assistant

Conservation Easement Program Specialist, Department of Natural Resources

Deadline: February 17, 2020 (11:59 pm PST)
Location:  Thurston County

The Small Forest Landowner Office at the Department of Natural Resources is seeking a forester to join a team that provides assistance to small forest landowners. You will be the natural resources program expert responsible for the development and management of the timber cruise programs for both the Forestry Riparian Easement Program and the Rivers and Habitat Open Space Program. You will also be part of a team of field foresters who use forestry skills to help eligible landowners through the conservation easement application process.

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2689251/conservation-easement-program-specialist

Conservation Director, San Juan Preservation Trust

Open until filled. Interview selections begin early March
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. Interview selections to begin in early March, 2020.

Fred E. Ellis Summer Intern, San Juan Preservation Trust

Deadline: March 6, 2020
Location: Friday Harbor, WA

The San Juan Preservation Trust seeks applicants for its 2020 Fred E. Ellis Summer Intern. This six-week internship is designed to expose the intern to the entire range of activities performed by a conservation land trust, while providing the Preservation Trust with needed assistance in reaching its goals. A stipend of $2,000 will be paid upon completion (payout schedule and start date are negotiable). Housing is included.

See the full description and application instructions here.

Ag Lands Program Director, Oregon Agricultural Trust

Deadline: Monday, March 9, 2020 (4:00 pm PST)
Location:  Salem, OR (open to negotiation for remote work and scheduling flexibility)

The Oregon Agricultural Trust (OAT) seeks an experienced, passionate Ag Lands Program Director to help establish OAT’s farm and ranch land conservation program and our technical assistance program.  This is a new, statewide land trust that partners with Oregon farmers and ranchers to protect and pass on their land for future generations. OAT launched in January 2020.

Submit résumé and cover letter in one pdf to Nellie McAdams, Executive Director, via email to jobs @ oregonagtrust.org. Please refer any questions to this email address as well. No phone calls, please. For more information, please click here.

Field Organizer, Audubon Washington

Open until filled
Location: Eastern and Central WA

The Field Organizer will work closely with Audubon Washington chapters in key legislative districts to develop programs and accomplish the deliverables.  The organizer will work remotely and be based in Central or Eastern Washington.  The Field Organizer will report to the State Campaign Manager and work closely with the State Field Organizer and Chapter Network Manager on implementation. This is a short-term, full-time (approximately 30 hours/week) temporary position for immediate hire. Employment lasts from February through May of 2020.

To apply, visit: https://careers-audubon.icims.com/jobs/4315/field-organizer%2C-eastern-washington/job

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.

For more information, please visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/2691461/outdoor-grants-manager

Riparian Restoration Director, Forterra

Open until filled
Location
: Seattle

The Director of Riparian Restoration at Forterra is focused on sustaining and generating riparian restoration programs and business opportunities within Forterra’s geographic reach and supports the work of other Forterra programs with technical recommendations as relate to riparian corridors.

For more information and to apply, visit https://forterra.org/about#careers

Project Manager Innovations, Forterra

Open until filled
Location
: Seattle

Working in the Innovations Department at Forterra, this position requires a basic understanding of growth management policy and other skills related to policy and planning.  The primary focus areas are Conservation and Growth Management Policy along with Program Support.

For more information and to apply, visit https://forterra.org/about#careers

Senior Construction & Development Manager, Forterra

Open until filled
Location
: Seattle

The Creative Services Project Manager at Forterra is an important hub for all the communications & marketing team’s creative production and is vital to the success of the team.  They work to shepherd projects from the request and intake stage all the way through to post-production.

For more information and to apply, visit https://forterra.org/about#careers

Creative Services Senior Project Manager, Forterra

Open until filled
Location: Seattle, WA

The Creative Services Project Manager is an important hub for all the communications & marketing team’s creative production and is vital to the success of the team.  They work to shepherd projects from the request and intake stage all the way through to post-production. The range of projects they oversee includes print collateral, email, video, photography, and other creative products, as needed.

For more information and to apply, go to https://forterra.org/about#careers