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28 Feb 2022

Conservation Project Manager – Northcoast Regional Land Trust

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About NRLT:
The Northcoast Regional Land Trust (NRLT) is a nonprofit land trust formed in 2000 by a group of people from diverse backgrounds to conserve the wild and working lands of Humboldt, Trinity, and Del Norte Counties. To date, in partnership with conservationists, ranchers, farmers, timberland managers, natural resource scientists, environmental advocates, and other community partners, NRLT has permanently protected over 56,000 acres of forest, rangelands, wetlands, oak woodlands, and vital open spaces in northwestern California.

Position Summary:
NRLT is seeking an experienced project manager to join our growing team. The Conservation Project Manager is responsible for the development, implementation, management, and completion of complex land conservation, acquisition, and restoration projects. Specific duties include assessing the conservation merits of new projects, negotiating and drafting conservation easement terms, commissioning and overseeing the preparation of independent appraisals and other technical reports, and overseeing construction and restoration projects. The Conservation Project Manager reports to the Executive Director and works collaboratively with other NRLT staff. Staff at NRLT enjoy a flexible schedule, excellent benefits, and a casual work environment.

Staff are supported by, and get the opportunity to work with, a dynamic community of volunteers, landowners, and other land trust partners. We recognize that diverse teams make the strongest teams and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

Availability: Position available March 16, 2022
Hours: 30-40 hours per week (negotiable)
Starting Pay Range: $23 -$27 per hour, depending on experience
Benefits: 13 paid holidays, two weeks paid vacation per year; paid sick leave; eligibility for enrollment in organization’s health insurance plan (100% of premium is paid by the organization) or a benefits stipend; up to 3% matching contribution for retirement plan.

Position open until filled. First application review date: Tuesday, March 1, 2022.

Download job description here.