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.


Heart of the Rockies Seeks Policy Director

Heart of the Rockies Initiative (“Heart of the Rockies”) is a transboundary organization that works to ensure connected habitat and working lands for people and wildlife by increasing the pace of durable conservation in the Central Rockies of North America. A partnership of 27 land trusts working across five U.S. states and two Canadian provinces, we envision a region where actively engaged people and communities work together across geographic and organizational boundaries to protect, restore, and steward the lands and waters that sustain natural systems and support community livelihoods. We know that we’ll only achieve our mission and vision by hiring and creating an inclusive space for a diverse staff that reflects the communities across the landscape in which we work.

More information available here.



Vital Ground Foundation Seeks Land Steward

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

More information available 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.


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