Employment Opportunities

Trust for Public Land’s Thurston Hills Natural Area and Community Forest. Photo (c) Kiefel Photography

The Wetlands Conservancy (Portland, OR) – Associate Director

Position Title: Associate Director
Location: Portland, OR
Hours: Full time
Salary: DOE
Application due: Application review will begin on February 1, 2017, however this position will remain open until filled.
The Associate Director designs, implements, and oversees systems focused on efficient financial and human resources, office and operational management, regulatory compliance, and organizational sustainability. The Associate Director is part of The Wetlands Conservancy’s leadership team to develop strategic direction and overall management of the organization under the guidance of the Executive Director. The Associate Director reports to The Executive Director and will also interact with the board president and treasurer. The Associate Director will act as a staff member of the Board of Directors Finance Committee and will work with The Executive Director and Board of Directors Executive and Fundraising Committees.
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McKenzie River Trust (Eugene, OR) – Land Protection Manager

Position Title: Land Protection Manager
Location: Eugene, OR
Hours: Full time
Salary: $50,000/yr + DOE
Application due: Open until filled
The Land Protection Manager (LPM) develops and manages land acquisition projects; including fee simple, conservation easement, and partner assist transactions throughout the McKenzie River Trust’s service area. The LPM negotiates and oversees the acquisition of conservation easements and properties through purchase and donation from willing landowners. The LPM participates in fundraising efforts to support land protection and stewardship, including securing private donations and grants from government and foundation sources. The position requires project management, landowner outreach, partnership facilitation, and close coordination with the Trust’s stewardship and development staff.
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Wallowa Land Trust (Enterprise, OR) – Conservation Program Manager

Position Title: Conservation Program Manager
Location: Enterprise, OR
Hours: Full time
Salary: $33,000 – $39,000 + benefits, DOE
Application due: March 3rd, 2017
The Conservation Program Manager will oversee and manage WLT’s land acquisition and stewardship projects. This includes: implementing WLT’s Conservation Plan; developing conservation strategies and landowner contacts; conservation easement and fee title negotiations, acquisitions, monitoring and stewardship; and fundraising to support conservation projects. This fulltime position requires 40 hours per week with travel and occasional evening and weekend hours. The Conservation Program Manger reports to the Executive Director.
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The Nature Conservancy (Portland, OR) – Director of Freshwater Programs

Position Title: Director of Freshwater Programs
Location: Portland, OR
Hours: Full time
Salary: DOE
Application due: March 13th, 2017
The Director of Freshwater Programs oversees freshwater policy, science, protection, and community relations for the Oregon Chapter of The Nature Conservancy. Provides leadership for TNC’s freshwater conservation work and establishes overall freshwater conservation priorities.
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Southern Oregon Land Conservancy (Ashland, OR) – Executive Director

Position Title: Executive Director
Location: Ashland, OR
Hours: Full time
Salary: DOE
Application due: March 31st, 2017
The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for leading the Southern Oregon Land Conservancy (SOLC) as it relates to the strategic direction and overall management of the organization. The ED is expected to identify and implement short- and long-term strategic goals, and to be accountable to the Board of Directors for achieving those goals. Additionally, the ED coordinates with existing leadership to shape the future evolution of the Conservancy, including its programs and acquisitions. The Executive Director serves as the public face of the organization. The ED, in concert with the Membership Director, leads all fundraising activities—including annual campaigns, one-time appeals, membership relations and promotion, solicitation of government grants, and special events—with a special emphasis on major and planned gifts from individuals, private/family foundations, and corporations.
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North Coast Land Conservancy (Seaside, OR) – Summer Stewardship Interns (3)

Position Title: Three Summer Stewardship Interns
Location: Seaside, OR
Hours: Full time, temporary (June 1 – July 18)
Salary: $1,000/month stipend + shared housing
Application due: April 1, 2017
A team of 3 stewardship interns will work with North Coast Land Conservancy’s land steward treating the invasive plant policeman’s helmet throughout the Necanicum watershed. Invasive plant treatment will occur on both private and public lands. All weed removal work will be manual treatment (hand-pulling, using non-chemical methods).
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