Conservation Careers and Job Opportunities

If you would like to post information on conservation career opportunities, please contact Executive Director Amy B. Paterson at For additional listings of career opportunities in land conservation throughout the U.S. visit the Land Trust Alliance Job Board.

Arts and Culture Administrator

The Department of Economic and Community Development is recruiting for a Arts & Culture Administrator position.  This is a unique management position suitable for a creative individual who has a passion for the arts, culture or preserving the historic assets of Connecticut.  The incumbent is accountable for strengthening the state's cultural and historic-preservation community to foster the awareness and growth of Connecticut's historic and cultur

Accounts Manager, Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center

The Accounts Manager is a part-time (approx. 20 hours/week) staff member who plays a critical role in ensuring the accuracy of donations and all financial transactions of the Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center. The Accounts Manager works directly for the Director of the RTPEC and works with other RTPEC staff, Members of the Regional Board, and the staff of the Connecticut Audubon Society and outside vendors.

Executive Director - The Cacapon and Lost Rivers Land Trust

The Cacapon and Lost Rivers Land Trust (CLRLT or the Trust) seeks an Executive Director. Our non-profit, nongovernmental organization is fully accredited by the national Land Trust Alliance. Since 1990, the Trust has been exclusively dedicated to permanently protecting and preserving land in West Virginia’s ecologically rich Cacapon and Lost River watershed, working in partnership with our valley’s landowners to protect and preserve our natural resources, beauty and uniqueness.

Highstead Foundation seeks Conservationist

Highstead seeks a talented, creative individual who thrives in a collaborative environment and has training and professional experience in conservation science, economics, or natural resources management to fill the new position of Conservationist with a focus on conservation finance.

Preserves Outreach & Education Internship - New Haven Land Trust

The New Haven Land Trust is seeking interns to work in its nature preserves over the summer. General responsibilities include planning educational and volunteer events in the preserves, working to maintain and improve the infrastructure in the nature preserves, engaging in community outreach through social media and other means, as well as working on administrative projects related to the preserves. For a full job description, click here.

Forestry Degrees & Careers: A Guide for Students

Fire Science Online launched a Forestry career and education guidebook. The Forestry guide features career and employment information, internship listings, scholarships, instructor information, and a degree search tool. You can find the Forestry guide here.


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