Job Opportunities with the Leelanau Conservancy

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Natural Areas and Preserves Manager

CRP-20130612_6263tmbThe Leelanau Conservancy is one of the nation’s top accredited land trusts. For 26 years, our mission has been to conserve the land, water and scenic character of Leelanau County in Northwest lower Michigan. We have protected approximately nearly 8,000 acres through private conservation easements, and 2,000 acres of natural areas, preserves, and forest reserves. Consistently maintaining and upgrading the recreational and ecological resources on Conservancy-owned lands is an organizational imperative. The Natural Areas and Preserves Manager has responsibility for managing Conservancy-owned lands, including creating and carrying out management plans, planning and executing ecological management and recreation projects, supporting land protection projects, managing staff, and full participation as part of the Land Programs Team.

For more details see the full posting here: Natural Areas and Preserve Manager Position Description 

The application deadline is March 2, 2015 at 5 pm EST                                                               

Please send your materials via mail or email (preferred) to:
Leelanau Conservancy                                                                                                                                  Attn: Thomas Nelson, Executive Director                                                                                                      P.O. Box 1007, Leland, MI. 49654                                                             searchcommittee@leelanauconservancy.org

Property Maintenance Specialist

The Property Maintenance Specialist will be responsible for implementing recreation projects, maintaining our current infrastructure, and helping to ensure our lands are healthy, welcoming, and safe for public use. This individual will be highly motivated, independent, and comfortable working primarily outdoors. Additionally, they will have excellent time and project management skills and strong problem solving abilities. Tasks will include construction and maintenance of boardwalks, kiosks, directional signage, small decks, railings, and other trail or parking lot infrastructure as directed by the Natural Areas Manager. This is a seasonally recurring hourly position extending from mid-April to mid-October. Our ideal candidate will be able to return to this position each spring.

For more details see the full posting here: Property Maintenance Position Description

The application deadline is March 16, 2015 at 5 pm EST                                                               

Please send your materials via mail or email (preferred) to:
Leelanau Conservancy                                                                                                                                  Attn: Property Maintenance Specialist                                                                                                        Thomas Nelson, Executive Director                                                                                                               P.O. Box 1007, Leland, MI. 49654                                                             searchcommittee@leelanauconservancy.org


The Summer 2015 Communications Intern Position has been filled. See below for more opportunities.

 

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Summer Stewardship Intern (CLOSED)

2015 Intern Job Description

 

 

 

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Seasonal EDRR Crew Member (CLOSED)

2015 EDRR Crew Member Job Description