Duties of the ranger include conservation property oversight, public use surveys, data collection, public relations, and trail assessment. Summer Rangers act as property attendants at various land bank conservation properties, ranging from coastal barrier beaches to kettle ponds. The summer ranger welcomes the public, gathers use data, and has a dialogue about the property rules, local ecology, and history.
Successful applicants must demonstrate good communication skills; willingness to engage with the public, have an ability to work both independently and as part of a team; have own vehicle transportation; and enjoy spending time outside.
Salary is +$13.50 per hour (40 hours/week). Furnished rustic housing is available with shared kitchen and bath; an additional 8 hours of evening or early morning caretaking responsibilities is required of all tenants in exchange for housing. You may elect to not stay in land bank housing if you have your own housing on island.
Application for employment with the land bank is located on the land bank website at www.mvlandbank.com under employment opportunities. Use the link to the online application form and follow instructions to upload cover letter and resume.