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This job board features listings from conservation-related nonprofits, government agencies and businesses across the northeast region—making it a go-to source for career opportunities in land conservation.

Find your next job in land conservation today!

Starting your career in the land conservation field? We put together a resource page with a list of local and national organizations that provide opportunities for young conservationists.

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We have also put together a list of additional job resources to help you find your next conservation career opportunity.

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If you have a question about the job board or any of the resources listed above, please contact Cristina Hayden at chayden@ctconservation.org

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Stewardship

Steep Rock Association, an accredited nonprofit land trust in Washington, CT seeks a full-time Trails & Preserves Manager to join our incredible team. The ideal candidate is a strategic leader who is a self-starter, passionate about conservation, knowledgeable about natural history, experienced in trail building and maintenance, tech savvy, and able to interact positively with a diverse set of stakeholders.…

Deadline: 01/31/23
Development

Dynamic, charismatic development professional sought to join the Roxbury Land Trust’s dedicated staff at 6 Mine Hill Road, Roxbury. Part-time salaried position has flexible schedule and salary commensurate with experience. Some remote work possible; occasional evenings and weekends. If interested, please send cover letter and resume to Ann Astarita at ann@roxburylandtrust.org.

Deadline: 01/15/23
Finance

The position supports TNC’s conservation goals by developing and implementing strategies to increase public funding streams for the Connecticut Chapter and its priorities, and serving as liaison and informational contact between TNC and country, sub-national, and local agencies, multilateral institutions/ agencies, business and/or private groups. The Public Funding Navigator plans, implements and coordinates programs with internal and external partners, including…

Deadline: 11/28/22
Communications, Development

The Development and Communications Manager directs the organization’s development and communications activities and assists the Executive Director in daily operations. Send resume, cover letter, and a list of three references in one .pdf document via email to michael.hveem@joshuastrust.org with the subject line reading “JT Development and Communications Manager.” No phone inquiries, please.

Deadline: 01/15/23
Administrative

We encourage you to apply for this job opportunity if you’re interested in working: At a positive, mission-focused, non-profit conservation organization; With a team dedicated to get people outdoors and conserve forests, parks, and trails; and As part of an organization dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion. The Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) seeks a full-time Office Manager to…

Deadline: 12/16/22
Stewardship

The Stewardship Specialist implements the effective management and oversight of more than 13,000 acres of natural lands and waters. The priority outcomes for this position are: oversight and administration of a high-quality and efficient conservation easement and fee-land inspection program; overseeing the resolution of violations and encroachments; produce accurate and high-quality maps to support NCLC’s acquisition and stewardship programs; accurate…

Deadline: 12/31/22
Stewardship

The Land Protection Specialist is a key leader on NCLC’s acquisition team, responsible for overseeing new land acquisitions, consistent with NCLC’s policies and conservation objectives. The Land Protection Specialist’s responsibilities include fee land and conservation easement transactions, educating the public and partners about land protection, developing innovative partnerships and methods for leveraging protection by other entities, helping to leverage impact…

Deadline: 12/31/22