Job Opportunities

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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.


Land Program Manager, Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks

The Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks seeks a Land Program Manager to lead the Lands Section. The Land Section provides statewide real estate and land conservation services for the Department through: (1) acquisition, exchange and disposal of fish and wildlife habitat, recreational access sites, state parks and other real property interests; (2) stewardship of FWP conservation easements; (3) management of FWP’s lease and property tax payment programs; (4) agency-wide information services for FWP’s land interests, along with archival management of the department’s real estate records; and (5) development, production and maintenance of a geographic information system (GIS), maps, data layers and reports for all FWP land interests, as needed by FWP, the Administration, the Legislature and the public. The value of FWP land acquisitions has averaged more than $10 million annually. The Land Section is responsible for providing real estate services for a portfolio of over one million acres of FWP statewide land ownership, leases, and conservation easements.

To apply: Please visit the State of Montana Career Site and follow the directions as outlined.

Development Manager, The Montana Land Reliance

The Montana Land Reliance (MLR), a leading statewide land trust based in Helena, Montana, seeks a Development Manager. The successful applicant will oversee and implement MLR’s annual fundraising strategy, including developing related outreach materials and initiating new fundraising and related outreach efforts.

To apply: Email cover letter and resume to with “Development Manager” in the subject line. Application period runs from October 15, 2019 through November 30, 2019. Estimated start date of the position is February 1, 2020.

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