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.


GVLT Seeks Seeks Stewardship Director

Stewardship Director:

As the Stewardship Director of the Gallatin Valley Land Trust (GVLT), you will lead the organization’s Stewardship Program, ensuring that GVLT’s portfolio of conservation easements remain in compliance and continue to provide all conservation values for which they were originally protected. As Stewardship Director, you’ll work with the Stewardship Manager to annually monitor our 115 conservation easements, provide legal interpretations of deed terms, enforce violations that threaten the conservation values of our protected lands, partner with landowners to enhance conservation values on conserved land, and maintain a filing system that documents all significant events on all of our easement properties. You will work closely with the Executive Director and the Leadership Team to ensure exemplary service to our network of landowners and conservation partners and guide the long-term strategic priorities for the Stewardship Program. The Stewardship Director spends significant time in the community, interfacing with our conservation easement landowners, local natural resource professionals and consultants, legal counsel, community groups, partner organizations, and the general public.

The ideal candidate will have experience with land trusts and conservation easements and/or a background in real estate, law, or natural resource management. GVLT is seeking a candidate who excels at relationship building through in person and written communication, possesses a deep knowledge of natural resource management and best practices, and shows an interest in reading and interpreting detailed legal agreements. Interested candidates should have a passion for protecting and stewarding the working lands and critical habitat of southwest Montana.

Click here for the full job description and details. This position will remain open until filled. Review of applicants will begin on December 30, 2020.

Applicants should send a cover letter expressing their interest and qualifications, a resume, and three professional references to EJ Porth,

GVLT is an equal opportunity employer.



Land Trust of the Treasure Valley Seeks Conservation Projects Manager

Land Trust of the Treasure Valley, based in Boise, ID, is advertising for a Conservation Projects Manager.

To apply: Email a letter of interest, resume, and three references to LTTV Executive Director at with “Conservation Project Manager Search” in the subject line. All application materials must be combined in one pdf document with your name as part of the document name. Applications are only accepted electronically; no calls please. Application review begins September 21st and closes Oct 181h. It is our intent to bring the new Conservation Project Manager onboard on or before November 15th, 2020. LTTV is an equal opportunity employer.

Conservation Project Mgr Position Description