Conservation Project Manager – Land Trust of Santa Cruz County

The Land Trust of Santa Cruz County, a nonprofit organization that has made substantial headway in environmental conservation by helping to protect more than 14,000 acres of various habitats and farmland over the last 45 years, is seeking a highly collaborative, organized and mission-driven professional to manage a portfolio of priority and grant‐funded projects associated with public access, habitat restoration, conservation planning, and working lands management. Projects include collaborative planning of a landscape linkage for wildlife between the Santa Cruz Mountains and the Gabilan Range, and planning and construction of our Community Harvest project at our Watsonville Slough Farm among other projects.

The Conservation Project Manager is a full-time, exempt position with excellent benefits and a great work environment. The Conservation Project Manager is part of the Stewardship Team and works closely with staff across all departments. The Land Trust offers a green commute stipend, professional development opportunities, staff events with great food and fun, and a kid & dogfriendly office. Work hours total 40 hours per week generally between 8 am-5 pm, Monday – Friday, with occasional early, late, or weekend work required. This is mostly an office-based position, with regular field site visits. It is not a remote position. Starting pay ranges from $82,000 – $92,000/year

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply before October 13, 2023 when review of applications will begin. Position open until filled.

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to [email protected]

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