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Land Steward 

Land Steward

Reports to: Executive Director and Land and Water Conservation Specialist

Hours: Seasonal (June 1 – September 11), 40 hours per week. Start date is flexible in Summer 2020. Position will last 14 weeks from start date. Mandatory dates include MALT annual fundraiser July 11.

Primary Duties:

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 Specialist 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 ArcGIS files.

Other

  • Assist with the development and application of the organization’s database, Salesforce.
  • Performs other duties as requested by the Executive Director.
  • Assists Land and Water Conservation Specialist in Land Team activities.
  • Provide support for certain projects on Pennsylvania Mountain Natural Area and Sacramento Creek Ranch as needed.

Education, Technology Skills and Physical Abilities

  • Working toward or hold a degree in natural resource sciences, environmental education or related field.
  • Knowledge of Colorado flora and fauna.
  • 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

$15.00 per hour and mileage reimbursement while performing actual duties as outlined above.

No housing offered.

Application

Send resume, cover letter and three references to Dylan@savetheland.org, Attn: Land Steward, by February 28, 2020. 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.

Mountain Area Land Trust

908 Nob Hill Road, Suite 200

Evergreen, CO 80439

Office: (303) 679-0950

www.savetheland.org

Seasonal Communications and Development Assistant

Reports to: Communications and Development Directors

Hours: Seasonal - Flexible hours per week (approximately April 21 – July 25, 2020)

Mandatory dates: May 21, July 6-11 and July 25.

Primary Duties:

Assist Communications and Development staff with outreach/education and fundraising related tasks:

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Solicit and secure silent auction items from new vendors for summer fundraising event held on July 11th.
  • Pick up auction items from various vendors.
  • Create auction descriptions and bid sheets.
  • Enter donation information into MALT’s database (Salesforce).
  • Assist coordinating volunteers during MALT events.
  • Create content for outreach E-blasts, press releases and posters.
  • Represent MALT at outreach events as needed.
  • Make follow up phone calls for event and ticket sales.
  • Assist with other outreach activities as needed.

Education, Technology Skills and Physical Abilities

  • Enthusiastic about fundraising, event planning, outreach and communications.
  • Self-motivated with a sincere interest in the environment and non-profit work.
  • Experience working with the public and customer service skills.

Compensation

$15.00 per hour

Application

Send resume, cover letter and three references to LindaB@savetheland.org, Attn: Seasonal Communications and Development Assistant, by February 28, 2020. In the cover letter please describe in detail:

  • Relevant experience for this position.
  • Why you would be a good fit for this position.

Mountain Area Land Trust

908 Nob Hill Road, Suite 200

Evergreen, CO 80439

Office: (303) 679-0950

www.savetheland.org