Job Opportunities with MALT

Land Steward

Reports to: Land and Water Conservation Director

Hours: Seasonal (May 1, 2017 – September 30, 2017) NTE 40 hours per week. 

Position is open to start earlier in 2017.

Primary Duties:

Conservation Easement Monitoring:

  • Write Conservation Easement monitoring visit notification letters.
  • 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.
  • Review Conservation Easement Summary.
  • Review past year’s Monitoring Reports
  • Conduct Conservation Easement monitoring visits:
  • Complete landowner interview, update landowner contact information.
  • Take photos at designated GPS points.
  • Record field notes.
  • Track expenses, time and mileage.
  • Complete Conservation Easement monitoring reports:
  • Prepare draft report and transmittal letter.
  • Upload photos.
  • Update GPS points and map.
  • Upload GPS points and map.
  • Obtain report and transmittal letter approval by Land Conservation Director and Executive Director.
  • Make corrections to report if necessary.
  • Copy, scan and upload report to required locations.
  • Mail copy of report to landowner.
  • Assist in the maintenance of Conservation Easement monitoring files.
  • Mapping
  • Prepares Photo Point Maps for monitoring reports.
  • Assists with maintaining GPS files.


  • Assist with the development and application of the organization’s database, Salesforce.
  • Performs other duties as requested by the Executive Director.
  • Prepares for re-accreditation with the Land Trust Accreditation Commission.
  • Assists Land and Water Conservation Director in Land Team activities.
  • Acts as ‘Project Manager’ for certain projects on Pennsylvania Mountain and North Floyd Hill.
  • Develop and implement the ‘Connecting Youth’ program on North Floyd Hill.
  • 4-wheel drive or high clearance AWD vehicle required.

Education, Technology Skills and Physical Abilities

  • Background or education in Natural Resources or related field.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite necessary.
  • Knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS v. 10.4, field GPS units and Google Earth necessary.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with digital photography and iPad necessary.
  • Ability to work independently in the field necessary.
  • Able to travel across rough mountainous terrain by foot and/or by operating 4-wheel drive or AWD vehicles.


$15 per hour and mileage re-imbursement while performing actual duties as outlined above.

No housing offered.


Send resume, cover letter and three references to [email protected], Attn: Land Steward, by March 31, 2017. In the cover letter 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.
  • Your short-term and long-term employment goals.
  • Why you think you would be a good fit for this position.

Mountain Area Land Trust

P.O. Box 4063

Evergreen, Colorado 80437-4063

Physical: 3721 Evergreen Parkway, Suite 1, Evergreen, CO 80439

Office: (303) 679-0950