Working Lands Coordinator – The 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 an individual familiar with agricultural operations for the new position of Working Lands Coordinator. The Working Lands Coordinator coordinates working lands operations and assists with natural resource management on ~5,000 acres of lands held or managed by the Land Trust of Santa Cruz County. The Coordinator serves as the lead on several properties with agricultural operations including row crops, livestock grazing, and timber. The Working Lands Coordinator is responsible for ranch management, which entails collaborating with growers and operators, partners, and overseeing contractors and volunteers working on those properties. In addition, the position will assist with planning and implementing natural resource and ecological restoration projects, and other duties as assigned.

The Working Lands Coordinator is a full-time, exempt position with excellent benefits and a great work environment. The Working Lands Coordinator is part of the Stewardship Team, reporting to the Director of Land Stewardship. The Land Trust offers a green commute stipend, professional development opportunities, staff events with great food and fun, and a kid & dog-friendly 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 position works in the field and office. It is not a remote position. Starting pay ranges from $65,000 – $75,000/year

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply before September 15, 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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View announcement on the Land Trust of Santa Cruz County website.