Land Care Specialist

Native Land Conservancy   Mashpee, MA   Full-time     Other
Posted on February 8, 2024

FT Land Care Specialist

Are you passionate about plants and wildlife?
Do you enjoy teaching others?
Are you committed to improving Indigenous-led conservation?

Come join our team! The Native Land Conservancy is a Native American-led land conservation nonprofit based in Mashpee, Massachusetts.

The Land Care Specialist is a new position dedicated to caring for the land. This position is well-suited for someone who has broad knowledge of local plants and animals, enjoys teaching others, can balance fieldwork with desk work, and is committed to improving Indigenous-led conservation locally and beyond.

Position responsibilities:

  • Restore and maintain habitats such as: reintroducing native species, control invasive plants, and improving trails
  • Regularly monitor all NLC land holdings across eight towns and proactively address issues
  • Enforce land use policies
  • Annually visit conservation restriction properties and report on compliance
  • Keep digital and physical records
  • Cultivate and lead volunteers in improving habitats
  • Lead guided tours, walks, and paddles
  • Assist with collecting ecological data and cultural inventory information
  • Maintain and operate equipment such as chainsaws and wildlife cameras
  • Support special events and projects as needed

The successful candidate will be self-motivated, a community-builder, respectful of diverse perspectives, and have basic computer skills.

The Land Care Specialist will be supervised by the Executive Director and will be based in the NLC office (30%) and outdoors (70%). This position is full-time (35 hours). Compensation includes a salary between $50,000 – $55,000 and competitive benefits.

To learn more, visit www.nativelandconservancy.org or click "Apply Now" today!

Qualified Native American candidates are highly encouraged to apply.