Seasonal Land Steward - Mountain Area Land Trust

Mountain Area Land Trust
Job Description

Assist Land and Water Conservation Specialist with Conservation Easement Monitoring:

  • Write Conservation Easement monitoring visit notification letters to landowners.

  • Confirm Conservation Easement monitoring visit dates with landowners.

  • Prepare for Conservation Easement monitoring visits:

  • Print forms.

  • Load GPS.

  • Review Maps.

  • Review Conservation Easement Monitoring Plan, Summary and past Monitoring Reports.

  • Conduct Conservation Easement monitoring visits:

  • Complete landowner interview regarding current land uses, update landowner contact information.

  • Take photos at designated GPS points.

  • Record field notes and any possible violations that may exist.

  • Track expenses, time and mileage.

  • Complete Conservation Easement monitoring reports:

  • Prepare draft report and compliance letter.

  • Upload photos.

  • Update GPS points and map.

  • Obtain report and compliance letter approval by Land and Water Conservation Director and Executive Director.

  • Make corrections to report if necessary.

  • Copy, scan and upload final monitoring report to required locations.

  • Follow-up with landowners about any questions or requests that they may have.

  • Assist in the maintenance of Conservation Easement monitoring files.

  • Mapping

  • Assists with maintaining GPS and ArcMap files.

  • Send resume, cover letter and three references to

  • Attn: Land Steward, by February 28, 2018.

  • In the cover letter please describe in detail:
    Coursework you feel would help you in this position.
    Outdoor/Field experiences you feel would help you in this position.
    Experience you having working with landowners.
    Biggest challenges you anticipate with this position.
    Why you would be a good fit for this position.

  • HoursSeasonal (June 03 – August 30) NTE 40 hours per week. Start/end date is flexible in Summer 2019. Position will last 12 weeks from start date. Mandatory work date includes MALT annual fundraiser Saturday, July 13.

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