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.


Montana Association of Land Trusts Seek Executive Director

The Montana Association of Land Trusts has launched its search for a new executive director. MALT was created in 2006 as a policy and advocacy voice for Montana land trusts and Montana private land conservation, and the executive director works closely with the MALT board of directors and full MALT membership. The application deadline is Sept. 30, 2021. Well-qualified applicants may contact Mary Hollow, Executive Director, Prickly Pear Land Trust, with questions at Email:

MALT-Executive Director PDF


Five Valleys Land Trust Seeks Operations Manager

Five Valleys Land Trust is seeking a full-time Operations Manager (OM). The OM holds primary responsibilities for the successful implementation of the annual operating plan, financial oversight, budget, human resources, and facilities. The OM reports to the Executive Director and supports the Executive Director in the administration of management, fiscal, and governance activities within the organization, and manages administrative programs and related staff. This position also works closely with Five Valleys’ Board of Directors. The OM is also responsible for office management including clerical support for the organization. To apply, please download and review the full position announcement and submit an application as instructed. Application period ends on September 26th, 2021.

Details available here.


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


Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Conservation Program Coordinator

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is recruiting for the Conservation Program Coordinator position. A job announcement and position description are attached. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to This position is open until filled.

Conservation Program Coordinator


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