Member Engagement Manager, Capitol Land Trust

Capitol Land Trust is seeking a Membership Engagement Manager who is passionate about local land conservation and has a strong desire to be a part of and support Capitol Land Trust’s goals and mission. The Membership Engagement Manager will be responsible for managing our annual giving, member relations and fundraising programs. The primary role of this position is to support the board and staff in achieving fundraising goals of the organization by fostering a culture of philanthropy. The Membership Engagement Manager will build broad support for the mission within the community by connecting members to other members, their programs, and the land trust’s preserves, and by fostering relationship building between our staff, board, and members. For information, including how to apply, please click here.

Executive Director, Southeast Alaska Land Trust

New!  Deadline: May 28, 2021

The Southeast Alaska Land Trust is hiring an Executive Director who will be responsible for building and managing an annual budget, supervising staff, building and implementing an annual Development Plan, and overseeing the organization’s Land Conservation Program, In-Lieu Fee Mitigation Program, Stewardship Program, and Community Outreach and Engagement Program. For more information, including how to apply, please click here.

Property Acquisition Supervisor, WDFW

The Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife (WDFW) is dedicated to preserving, protecting, and perpetuating fish, wildlife, and ecosystems, while providing sustainable recreational and commercial opportunities dependent on viable fish and wildlife populations. WDFW manages over a million acres of owned and controlled lands including hatcheries, shellfish beds, wildlife areas and public fishing access areas. They are seeking an experienced Property & Acquisition Specialist 6 to provide a lead role in prioritizing and implementing strategies and processes for the acquisition of natural resource property!

Farm Bill Coordinator, WDFW

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is hiring a Farm Bill Coordinator to act as the primary liaison with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). Farm Service Agency (FSA) and Washington Association of Conservation Districts (WACD) regarding the Federal Farm Bill and agricultural practices that affect fish and wildlife on private lands, including improvement of existing or creation of new conservation incentive programs. For information, and how to apply, please visit the job description.

Communications Manager, Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts

Apply soon!

The Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts is excited to bring on a Communications Manager to engage more Oregonians in their work and connect more people to the natural world. The Manager will orchestrate all communications activities, including printed publications, website, email and social media, and will lead major statewide “community connections” initiative. The role will interface with conservation professionals around the Pacific Northwest to champion the work of land trusts. The ideal candidate will be motivated by a diverse portfolio of work and will be a details-driven team player. Diverse backgrounds, perspectives and voices are all welcomed. Applications reviews begin March 8th.  For job description and details, click here.

3 Positions: Director, Program Manager, and Project Manager Conservation Transaction, Forterra

The Conservation Team at Forterra is hiring three new positions, a Director, Program Manager, and Project Manager. The Conservation Team’s work encompasses a diverse array of projects, including forestland conservation, conservation of private inholdings within public lands, watershed scale floodplain conservation and restoration, urban green spaces, and renewed efforts towards facilitating long-term ownership of land by Tribal partners. Based in Seattle, Forterra is a leader of land and water conservation in Western Washington. The organization works intricately with communities and public partners to facilitate land conservation on a regional and landscape scale.

For more information please find the full job posting and application portal here:

Forester, Northwest Natural Resource Group

Priority deadline: April 30, 2021
Northwest Natural Resource Group (NNRG) seeks a full-time Forester to develop forest management plans for NNRG’s clients and to participate in NNRG’s harvest, forest measurement and inventory projects, including marking, layout, and preparing Forest Practice Applications (FPAs).

The position requires both office and field work, including site visits with landowners; use of forest inventory equipment to quantify stand conditions; timber marking for harvest; writing management plans; and creating GIS maps to accompany them. Landowner communication and client relations are central to the position. This is a unique opportunity to help shape the future of forestry in the region by showing how landowners can achieve both ecological and economic objectives through thoughtful forest stewardship. For details on how to apply, please see the full announcement.

Forestry Technician, Northwest Natural Resource Group

Northwest Natural Resource Group seeks a forestry technician to assist with forest measurement, tree marking for commercial thinning, plot layout, and other forestry field work, 3 to 5 days per week. The ideal candidate has experience with basic forest inventory techniques, is adept at field work in a variety of challenging terrain and weather conditions, and maintains a professional and collegial attitude with co-workers and landowners. This position is approximately 90% fieldwork in all weather conditions. Experience with GIS software is beneficial, but not required. You must be comfortable working alone in the forest at times, and you will need your own vehicle to travel to work sites, largely located within a 2-hour drive of Tacoma. Travel time and mileage will be reimbursed.

NNRG is following all applicable COVID-19 safety protocols, including social distancing while working together outdoors and driving separately to job sites. Compensation for this position is $20 to $23 per hour, depending on experience.

Philanthropy Officer, American Farmland Trust

The American Farmland Trust is hiring a Philanthropy Officer who is responsible for leading AFT’s fundraising program in the region, securing new and renewed philanthropic commitments while offering a high level of customer service and accountability. As an integral part of the Development team, the Philanthropy Officer will manage a portfolio of roughly 200 prospects, driving identification, cultivation, and solicitation strategy aimed at securing $50,000+ major gifts, leadership annual gifts and planned giving leads. For more information, including how to apply, please review the job description.

Philanthropy Director, Whatcom Land Trust

Open until filled

Whatcom Land Trust (“the Trust”) is seeking a Philanthropy Director In conjunction with the Executive Director, the Philanthropy Director is responsible for building the resources needed to achieve the Trust’s mission, and to plan, develop and oversee organizational philanthropy and fundraising goals, strategies and benchmarks. They are seeking a skilled and successful team player who brings demonstrated energy and passion for the Trust’s mission, a successful track record of raising funds, and the willingness and aptitude to work closely with staff, board and community members to attain short- and long-term success. For details, including how to apply, please review the Philanthropy Director Job Description

Executive Director, Vashon-Maury Island Land Trust

The Vashon-Maury Island Land Trust is seeking an entrepreneurial, experienced leader with a broad range of personal and organizational skills to become their Executive Director. This is a wonderful opportunity for an ambitious individual who would like to make a lasting impact on a bucolic island near Seattle – both for a tightknit community of humans that cares about the future of the planet and for the natural world and the critters that depend on it.  For more information and to apply, please see job description. 

Project Manager - Policy & Communities Programs, Forterra

Forterra is seeking a Project Manager. The Project Manager is responsible for supporting land use policy and community-building efforts that achieve policy-based goals outlined in Forterra’s mission. The position will support food systems programming and other community-based initiatives related to the creation of market-based tools and other innovative approaches for conservation, restoration, and growth management.  For details and to apply, please visit Forterra.

Green Cities Project Manager II, Forterra

Forterra is seeking a Green Cities Project Manager.  Green City Project Managers apply their urban forest restoration or natural resource management knowledge and integrate community-based stewardship and scientific analysis to assist the community in caring for urban forests. This position requires excellent oral and written communication skills; proven success recruiting and working with volunteers; and a commitment to the vision and goals of the Green Cities Partnerships. For details and to apply, please visit Forterra.