NORTHEAST WILDERNESS TRUST
17 STATE STREET, SUITE 302
MONTPELIER, VT 05602
info [@] newildernesstrust.org
Position: Northern New England Land Steward
Reports to: Stewardship Manager
Position Type: Full-time salaried
Location: Home-office, preference in or willing to relocate to within 1 hour of Bethel, Maine.
Northeast Wilderness Trust (NEWT) conserves forever-wild landscapes for nature and people. NEWT safeguards more than 57,000 acres across New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. Northeast Wilderness Trust is the only regional land trust focused exclusively on wilderness conservation.
The Wilderness Trust seeks an enthusiastic professional with a passion for wilderness conservation and land stewardship for a new full-time position. The Northern New England Land Steward will work remotely as a member of our growing team to perform on-the-ground stewardship of wilderness preserves and other conserved lands across northern New England, primarily in Maine. The Land Steward will also build partnerships to further our mission. This position will be primarily field-based with periodic office work as well.
The Land Steward’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Outreach and Other
The Land Steward reports directly to the Stewardship Manager and will work closely with the Southern New England Land Steward. The Land Steward will also work collaboratively with other staff.
Relevant Experience and Skills:
This position description is a general overview, not a comprehensive nor mandatory list. As an organization, we value a variety of experiences and backgrounds and candidates who are eager to learn and grow with our organization. If you feel passionate about our mission and believe you have the aptitude and skills to succeed in this position, we encourage you to apply.
Salary Range: $40,000 – $45,000 DOE
Benefits offered by Northeast Wilderness Trust:
Northeast Wilderness Trust offers a very competitive benefits package including: health, dental, vision and life insurance; 401k plan; 21 days of PTO; a hybrid work from home/office schedule; short-term leave; professional development opportunities; sabbatical leave; and relocation stipend.
Anticipated Start Date: April 1st, 2022 (flexible)
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume with three professional references as a single combined PDF file to Hannah Epstein, Stewardship Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline is February 1st, 2022.
Northeast Wilderness Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating a supportive work environment through a culture of inclusion, integrity and accountability. We strongly encourage people from all backgrounds including people of color, indigenous, immigrants and refugees, LGBTQ+ and people with disabilities to apply.
Photography (from top to bottom): Vickie Bunnell Preserve in New Hampshire by Zack Porter; Bramhall Wilderness Preserve in Vermont by David Middleton; Woodbury Mountain Wilderness Preserve in Vermont by Zack Porter