They will be responsible for land conservation project development, grant writing and research, drafting conservation easements, creating baseline documentation reports and land stewardship plans, monitoring conservation easements and fee-owned lands, conducting geographic analyses in support of conservation projects, and producing high-quality maps and reports. The Conservation Project Manager will become familiar with The Land Conservancy’s Strategic Goals and Land Trust Alliance (LTA) Standards and Practices, The Land Conservancy’s suite of conservation properties, ongoing Land Conservancy projects, and the organization’s current Strategic Plan.
1. An understanding of and commitment to the mission of The Land Conservancy.
2. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field, such as geography, environmental studies or sciences, ecology, agriculture, natural resources, land use planning, public policy, or similar field.
3. Excellent written, verbal, and graphic communication skills.
4. A passion for land conservation and the outdoors.
5. Experience in project and contract management.
6. An understanding of conservation real estate transactions, including conservation easements and fee-owned lands.
7. Ability to plan and implement land conservation projects including the coordination of materials and human resources.
8. Ability to accurately budget time and efficiently complete tasks.
9. Accuracy in the attention to job procedures and administrative procedures.
10. Ability to contribute as a valued team member.
11. Availability to work evenings and/or weekends on occasion in order to participate in public and community or advisory body meetings.