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.


Gallatin Valley Land Trust

Development and Office Administrator

Gallatin Valley Land Trust is adding to our team to conserve open land and develop trails in the Gallatin Valley. We’re looking for a Development and Office Administrator to keep our database of donors accurate, support staff and volunteers through smooth office operations, and be the welcoming first point of contact for visitors and inquiries. This position is an integral member of the GVLT team and will interface with all departments. The position requires 30 hours a week, in the office, but the schedule can be set by the employee to allow for maximum flexibility. Salary is $37,500 for 30 hours a week with full benefits including 100% coverage for employee health, vision and dental insurance (50% coverage for dependents premiums), monthly HSA contributions, retirement matching, paid vacation, personal and holiday leave as well as a 2 month paid sabbatical after 5 years.

For more information about the position and how to apply, please click here.


Lemhi Regional Land Trust

Conservation Associate

LRLT seeks a highly motivated, organized, ingenious individual with excellent leadership and communication skills to fill the critical position of Executive Director (ED). The ED is responsible for directing all functions of the organization, including land conservation, stewardship, restoration, community engagement, board relations and fundraising. As an ambassador for LRLT, the ED must be able to seek and develop strong, positive relationships and partnerships with private landowners; community and conservation groups; local, state and government agencies; and be able to work with elected officials. The ED must have a deep commitment to private land conservation and agriculture, experience working in a rural landscape and experience with private land conservation or real estate transactions. The ED should have knowledge of local conservation and resource values and be able to set strategic conservation priorities across our service area and develop plans and budgets for conservation success. This person leads the fundraising program for projects, operations and capital by securing grant funding and individual and corporate gifts and leads the communications and community engagement program. The ED leads a small team of staff and contractors and works with a competent and engaged volunteer board of directors. The position is full time and will require occasional evening and weekend hours and supervises all staff.

To learn more about the position visit here. Apply and/or send questions to Bob Russell, Chairman of the Board, at jobs@lemhilandtrust.org.


Okanogan Land Trust

Conservation Associate

Okanogan Land Trust (OLT) is a Washington State conservation organization connecting land and community in eastern Okanogan and western Ferry counties since 2002. OLT seeks a Conservation Associate to assist in the development of conservation easements, outreach to landowners and the community, and stewardship of OLT’s 31 existing conservation easements. Successful applicants will have strong organization, communication, and interpersonal skills, as well as a background in natural resource management or environmental science. This position reports to the Executive Director and works closely with OLT’s small staff as well as its board and volunteers to carry out this work and build support for land conservation among the diverse groups and interests that make up our rural region.

Click here for more information, including how to apply. The Position is open until filled, with first review of applications October 20, 2022.

Click here for the full position description.