Employment Opportunities

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

Wild Rivers Land Trust (Port Orford, OR) – Conservation Director

Position Title: Conservation Director
Location: Port Orford, OR
Hours: Full time
Salary: $45,000-$55,000 depending on experience
Application due: June 12, 2017
The Conservation Director develops and implements the Trust’s Conservation Plan, and initiates and manages land protection projects through community collaboration. This includes: developing conservation strategies and landowner contacts; easement and fee title negotiations, acquisitions/easements, monitoring and stewardship; grant writing in support of conservation projects. The Director works closely with the Executive Director and the Development Specialist to integrate conservation objectives in the Trust’s outreach, fundraising, and communications work plans.
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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: May 26th, 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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Blue Mountain Land Trust (John Day, OR) – John Day Basin Conservation Officer

Position Title:  John Day Basin Conservation Officer
Location: John Day, OR
Hours: Full time
Salary: $45,000 + benefits
Application due: Open until filled
The John Day Basin Conservation Officer promotes private land conservation efforts in five counties in central Oregon (Grant, Wheeler, Sherman, Gilliam, and Morrow). This full-time position is part of a two-year pilot program that has been created in partnership with the John Day Land Protection Advisory Team (“Advisory Team”, a team of local stakeholders. This Advisory Team includes the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon, Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board, Gilliam Soil & Water Conservation District, Grant Soil & Water Conservation District, Wheeler Soil & Water Conservation District, The Land Trust Alliance, Sustainable Northwest, and Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts. The Conservation Officer will work closely with these partner organizations and with private landowners to promote private land conservation through conservation easements and other voluntary conservation programs. Members of the Advisory Team may also be members of the Blue Mountain Land Trust’s John Day Conservation Committee.
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Lower Nehalem Community Trust (Nehalem, OR) – Executive Director

Position Title:  Executive Director
Location: Nehalem, OR
Hours: Part-time
Salary: DOE
Application due: Open until filled
The successful candidate will present proven background and experience as a non-profit leader to work with a board of directors, manage a non-profit organization, build a strong fund development program and strategically engage the community in the organization’s work. Experience in conservation work is helpful, but it is not required. The position is open until filled. To apply, email cover letter introducing yourself and your qualifications for this position, your salary expectations and your current resume to: LNCT Executive Search (sarah@nehalemtrust.org).
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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: Open until filled
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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