Job Opportunities

Dick Walker Photo / Courtesy of Flathead Land Trust

Members of the Montana Association of Land Trusts have occasional job openings within the land trusts. Any current employment opportunities are listed below, with links to more information about the job opening.


Vital Ground Foundation Seeks Land Steward

The Vital Ground Foundation is advertising for a Land Steward. See job description for details.

Vital Ground Land Steward – December 2021


Prickly Pear Land Trust Seeks Finance Manager

POSITION TITLE: Finance Manager
REPORTS TO: Associate Director
SUPERVISES: No existing positions
STATUS: Salaried exempt employee, part-time or full-time negotiable
SALARY: Competitive and commensurate with experience
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled


Prickly Pear Land Trust (PPLT) is a nationally accredited, robust regional land trust in Montana whose mission is to connect people to land. Headquartered in Helena, Montana and serving a four-county region, PPLT operates three main programs: Trails, Lands, and Community Conservation.

Finance Manager Job Description


Montana Land Reliance Seeks Finance and Operations Director

The Montana Land Reliance (MLR) seeks a full-time Finance and Operations Director to manage the internal functions of MLR and its nonprofit affiliates. Key areas of responsibility include budget development, accounting, investment oversight, personnel and benefits management, legal compliance, financial recordkeeping and internal controls, Board relations, and organizational policies and procedures. The Finance and Operations Director serves on MLR’s Management Team and supervises MLR’s bookkeeper and administrative assistant. The successful candidate will be an innovative leader with strong financial oversight and compliance experience who thrives in a fast-paced, goal-oriented environment. For the full position description, click here.

Montana Land Reliance Seeks In-House Staff Attorney

The Montana Land Reliance (MLR) seeks a full-time, in-house attorney to support the organization’s stewardship and conservation easement project activities. Key areas of responsibility include coordinating with MLR’s Stewardship Director on conservation easement interpretation, compliance, amendment, correction, defense, and enforcement matters, and coordinating with MLR’s staff on new conservation easement drafting and project due diligence. The successful candidate will be a proficient attorney who thrives in a fast-paced, goal-oriented environment. For the full position description, click here.


The Trust for Public Land Seeks Northern Rockies Project Associate

Posted Date: September 9, 2021
Location: Bozeman, Montana

The Trust for Public Land creates parks and protects land for people, ensuring healthy, livable communities for generations to come. Since 1972, The Trust for Public Land has preserved more than 3.6 million acres, created or transformed close to 5,000 parks, playgrounds, and gardens, and developed more than 2,000 miles of trails across the United States. The Trust for Public Land has also helped states and local communities generate over $74 billion in new public funds for parks and open space. With over thirty offices across the country, The Trust for Public Land’s vision is an America where every community can connect with nature near and far. For cities throughout the United States, the organization’s goal is to ensure that everyone in urban America has access to a quality park within a 10‐minute walk of home.  In the Northern Rockies, we strive to conserve Idaho, Wyoming, and Montana’s wild landscapes and make improve access to nature in the region’s communities.

More information available here.


Green Diamond Resource Company Seeks Montana Area Manager

Green Diamond Resource Company is advertising for a Montana Area based in Kalispell. Details available here.


Heart of the Rockies Initiative Seeks Project Manager for the Southwest Montana Sagebrush Partnership

In partnership with The Nature Conservancy of Montana and the Intermountain West Joint Venture, the Heart of the Rockies Initiative is hiring a Project Manager for the Southwest Montana Sagebrush Partnership. Check out this great opportunity to help accelerate cross boundary land stewardship in southwest Montana’s sagebrush steppe.

SMSP Job Announcement and Info 2021


Kaniksu Land Trust Announces Job Opening in Sanders County

THOMPSON FALLS – Kaniksu Land Trust’s first hire in their Sanders County service area will be a Recreation and Outreach Coordinator. The person selected for this newly developed position will drive economic development in northwest Montana by establishing a central hub for outdoor recreation leadership in Sanders County, promoting northwest Montana as an outdoor recreation destination, and developing strategic partnerships to support the economic vision for Thompson Falls.

Job description and application information