We are hiring a Land Management Coordinator

Want to be part of the team in one of the top land trusts in the United States? The Vermont Land Trust is looking for an AmeriCorps member who is excited to help landowners better understand land management issues and options. We will train you on the workings of land conservation projects from pre-conservation documentation to post-conservation easement stewardship. You will assist on many different types of projects and be introduced to a variety of land conservation and management partners throughout the state. If you have a passion for this kind of service or a passion to learn and share, please apply today!

As our ideal candidate, you are:

  • Experienced with field work, navigating difficult terrain, compass skills, map reading skills, and GIS.
  • Comfortable communicating remotely and in-person with a wide range of organizations and individuals.
  • Adept at coordinating multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining attention to detail.

In addition, you possess strong planning, organizational, administrative, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.

Salary and benefits

This full-time position begins September 9th, 2024 and ends August 8th, 2025, requiring a total of 1,720 hours, or an average of 40 hours per week for 47 weeks. The chosen candidate will receive a living allowance of $30,000 (pre-tax) for the service term and an education award of $7,395 (pre-tax) upon successful completion of service.

Other benefits include:

  • health insurance
  • federal school loan forbearance
  • various training and networking opportunities

Land Management Coordinator Job Description

This position is part of the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board AmeriCorps (VHCB AmeriCorps). The VHCB AmeriCorps program supports the innovative dual-goal approach to creating stable affordable housing opportunities for Vermont residents while preserving the natural and working landscape. VHCB AmeriCorps is a national service program that places members with non-profit housing or land and energy conservation organizations around the state.

For more information, please see the job description.

How to apply

Please apply online by August 1, 2024. For questions about this position, please call Pieter van Loon at 802-246-1502.