Employment at the Vermont Land Trust

We are hiring!


Project Director in Northwestern Vermont

Join the Vermont Land Trust, a national leader in land conservation, as a Project Director in the Franklin County region of Vermont.

We invite applications from people passionate about agriculture, community, and the connection between the two.

Our ideal candidate is:

  • Energized by our mission and this opportunity to manage projects and deepen relationships in the northern part of the Champlain Valley;
  • Seeking to apply your knowledge of agriculture, land conservation and natural resource management.

In addition, you are a master when it comes to planning and project management; open and curious, and adept at working with people; and eager to get your boots dirty on a regular basis, in all weather.

We offer an annual salary range of $60,427 – $68,762 depending on experience, for this 40-hours-per-week position with excellent benefits and a collaborative work environment that values communication, innovation, learning and growth.

Apply by sending a resume and cover letter to search@vlt.org by February 18, 2022.


Joining the Vermont Land Trust

When we work towards the common good of land and people, both thrive. At the Vermont Land Trust, we advance this belief through conservation, stewardship and a vision for thriving farms, forests, natural areas and community places.

Since 1977, we have protected over 600,000 acres or 11% of the private land in Vermont—making VLT one of the largest, most impactful land trusts in the nation. We do this with a staff of 43, an annual operating budget of $5M, and a growing membership base of over 3,000.

We strive to create a culture where all belong. Service, trust, communication, fairness, community, and learning are expressed every day in large and small ways. Whether we’re examining assumptions, accommodating flexible schedules, or collaborating across teams, we are a community that values one another and takes time to grow together.

The Vermont Land Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite people of all backgrounds and lived experiences to apply for our jobs.