Job Opportunities with MALT

Land Steward

Reports to: Land Conservation Specialist

Hours: Seasonal (May 15, 2015 – September 15, 2015) NTE 40 hours per week

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.
  • 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 Specialist 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.

Other

  • Assist with the development and application of the organization’s database, Salesforce.
  • Performs other duties as requested by the Executive Director.
  • 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. 10.2, 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.

Compensation

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

No housing offered.

Application

Send resume, cover letter and three references to kurt@savetheland.org, Attn: Land Steward, by March 30, 2015. 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

www.savetheland.org


Seasonal Intern I

Reports to: Land Conservation Specialist

Hours: Seasonal – Flexible 40 hours per week (May 15, 2015 – August 28, 2015)

Will be required to work on Saturday or Sunday

Primary Duties:

  • Schedule and lead interpretive nature walks.

Duties include but are not limited to:


    • Learn about the ecology of the areas.
    • Prepare attendees for hikes including logistics and managing waivers.
    • Maintain a list of groups and individuals to contact.
    • Confirm attendance with attendees before hikes.
    • Compose E-blasts press releases and posters.
  • Assist Land Steward with the monitoring of conservation easements.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Organize and update GIS/GPS information.
  • Take photos at designated GPS points.
  • Record field notes.
  • Make corrections to reports.
  • Copy, scan and upload reports to required locations.
  • Assist in the maintenance of Conservation Easement monitoring files.
  • Assist Land Conservation Specialists with the implementation of the Lower North Fork Fire re-habilitation plan and the Penn Mountain implementation plan.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Recruit and organize volunteers.
  • Monitor contractor’s tasks and/or lead volunteers in soil stabilization and tree removal efforts on Conservation Easements affected by the Lower North Fork Fire.
  • Organize volunteers, supplies and logistics for a trail building project on Pennsylvania Mountain.
  • Recordkeeping and reporting for grants.

Other

  • Assist with the development and application of the organization’s database (Salesforce).
  • Performs other duties as requested by the Executive Director or other staff.
  • Participate in mandatory staff training.

Education, Technology Skills and Physical Abilities

  • Working toward a degree in natural resource sciences, environmental education or related field.
  • Knowledge of Colorado flora and fauna.
  • Interested and enthusiastic about environmental education.
  • Self-motivated with a sincere interest in the environment.
  • Experience working with the public.
  • First Aid and CPR certification required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite required.
  • Able to travel across rough mountainous terrain on foot and/or by operating 4-wheel drive or AWD vehicles.

Compensation

$120 per week stipend.

No housing offered.

Academic course credit highly recommended.

Application

Send resume, cover letter, and three references to matt@savetheland.org, Attn: Seasonal Intern, by March 30, 2015. In the cover letter describe in detail:

  • Coursework you feel would help you in this position.
  • Experiences teaching environmental education.
  • Experiences leading interpretive programs or speaking with groups of people.
  • Experiences you having living, working and/or learning in the West.
  • Biggest challenges you anticipate with this position.
  • Short-term and long-term goals.
  • Why 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

www.savetheland.org


Seasonal Intern II

Reports to: Communications Director and Development Director

Hours: Seasonal – Flexible 40 hours per week (May 15, 2015 – August 28, 2015)

Will be required to work on Saturday or Sunday

Primary Duties:

      1. Schedule and lead interpretive nature walks.

Duties include but are not limited to:

    • Learn about the ecology of the areas.
    • Prepare attendees for hikes including logistics and managing waivers.
    • Maintain a list of groups and individuals to contact.
    • Confirm attendance with attendees before hikes.
    • Compose E-blasts, press releases and posters.

    • 2. Assist staff with outreach/education related tasks. 
    • Duties may include:
  • Procure and pick up silent auction items for summer fundraising event.
  • Assist with invitation mailings.
  • Create auction descriptions and bid sheets.
  • Enter donation information into MALT’s database (Salesforce).
  • Organize and install equipment such as projectors, cameras, and computers.
  • Prepare PowerPoint presentations.
  • Manage social media outlets.
  • Help research grants.
  • Coordinate volunteers during MALT events.
  • Compose E-blasts press releases and posters.
  • Represent MALT at summer outreach events

Other

  • Assist with the development and application of the organization’s database (Salesforce).
  • Performs other duties as requested by the Executive Director or other staff.
  • Participate in mandatory staff training.

Education, Technology Skills and Physical Abilities

  • Working toward a degree in natural resource sciences, environmental education or related field.
  • Knowledge of Colorado flora and fauna.
  • Interested and enthusiastic about environmental education.
  • Self-motivated with a sincere interest in the environment.
  • Experience working with the public.
  • First Aid and CPR certification required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite required.
  • Able to travel across rough mountainous terrain on foot and/or by operating 4-wheel drive or AWD vehicles.

Compensation

$120 per week stipend.

No housing offered.

Academic course credit highly recommended.

Application

Send resume, cover letter, and three references to matt@savetheland.org Attn: Seasonal Intern, by March 30, 2015. In the cover letter describe in detail:

  • Coursework you feel would help you in this position.
  • Experiences teaching environmental education.
  • Experiences leading interpretive programs or speaking with groups of people.
  • Experiences you having living, working and/or learning in the West.
  • Biggest challenges you anticipate with this position.
  • Short-term and long-term goals.
  • Why 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

www.savetheland.org