Land Trust Jobs

When we hear of a job opportunity related to Wisconsin conservation, we post it. If nothing appears below, then we know of no current openings. Sorry.  To submit a job announcement, or if you are a student looking for an internship opportunity with Gathering Waters, email info@gatheringwaters.org. Photo courtesy of Jessica Bolwahn.

Ozaukee Washington Land Trust Executive Director

Application Deadline: June 18, 2016 or until position is filled
Start Date: Summer, 2016

The Ozaukee Washington Land Trust (OWLT) a non-profit organization based in West Bend, Wisconsin, is seeking a qualified person to serve as Executive Director. The Land Trust was founded in 1992 in Ozaukee County and following requests by Washington County landowners became the Ozaukee Washington Land Trust in 1997. Its mission is to preserve the water resources, natural areas, and working lands of Ozaukee and Washington Counties. Through conservation, education and outreach, the land trust is preserving the region’s rich natural and rural heritage for the benefit of future generations. OWLT is an accredited land trust, has protected more than 6,000 acres of land and actively engages the community in all aspects of its mission. The organization has a staff of five employees and an annual budget close to $1 million.

The Executive Director is a full-time exempt position reporting to the Board of Directors. The Executive Director supervises staff and volunteers and is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives.

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Mequon Nature Preserve Restoration Manager

Application Deadline: Until filled
Start Date:

The Mequon Nature Preserve (MNP) seeks a Restoration Manager to oversee all land restoration and monitoring activities at the preserve. The position will report to the MNP Education and Land Restoration Director. Responsibilities include documenting all restoration activities in written reports and on maps, overseeing volunteer activities, and assisting with educational programming. Please see the job description for a complete list of job duties and necessary qualifications.

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Geneva Lake Conservancy Executive Director

Application Deadline: Until filled
Start Date: Summer, 2016

The Geneva Lake Conservancy (GLC) seeks an Executive Director to be its leader, organizational spokesperson, and primary fundraiser. The Executive Director is responsible for ensuring the land trust builds and implements programs that advance its mission, secures the resources it needs to succeed, and uses its resources efficiently and effectively. The Executive Director works closely with the Board of Directors to develop priorities and strategic goals; directs, motivates and focuses the staff to achieve the organization’s goals; and engages with the community to build support for the organization.

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