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03 Mar 2023

Stewardship Project Manager – Land Trust of Napa County

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The Land Trust of Napa County (LTNC) is a nonprofit conservation organization dedicated to preserving the character of Napa County by permanently protecting land. In its 47-year history, LTNC has protected more than 89,000 acres.

The Land Trust offices are located just outside of downtown Napa. We offer competitive salary, paid vacation and sick time, health, dental and vision insurance, retirement benefits and family friendly policies. Our team consists of motivated and passionate individuals who care deeply about our mission and enjoy working together.

The Stewardship Project Manager is a position within LTNC’s Lands Department, designed to be the lead on major projects and activities across 22 protected natural areas (16,000 acres) owned by our organization. This newly created position is one of two Stewardship Project Manager positions within LTNC’s Stewardship Program. The Stewardship Project Manager reports to the Stewardship Program Manager and works as part of the land stewardship team.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the lead on all aspects of designated preserve stewardship projects related to:
    • Rare, threatened and endangered species conservation and recovery
    • Restoration of native plant communities in coniferous forest, oak woodland,
      chaparral, meadow, riparian and associated systems
    • Quantitative monitoring and conservation science related to fire ecology, climate
      change resilience and adaptation, wildlife ecology and native plant community
    • Forest health and resilience, fuels reduction and wildfire risk mitigation
    • Prescribed grazing
    • Prescribed burning
    • Erosion control and prevention, stream restoration
  • Working in coordination with the Stewardship Program Manager, research, identify,
    prioritize and initiate new preserve stewardship projects and grants
  • Communicate and coordinate with LTNC stakeholders, conservation partners, local
    communities and the general public
  • Carry out administrative duties related to personnel, grants, budgets and contracting

Salary is based on candidate qualifications and experience. The salary range for this position is $65,000-$80,000. Full employee benefits and retirement plan.

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