Land Trust Jobs

When we hear of a job opportunity related to Wisconsin conservation, we post it. If nothing appears below, then we know of no current openings. Sorry.  To submit a job announcement, or if you are a student looking for an internship opportunity with Gathering Waters, email Photo courtesy of Jessica Bolwahn.

Executive Director (Waukesha County Land Conservancy)

Application Deadline: August 15, 2014
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Successful, volunteer based, land trust seeking full-time independent contractor “Executive Director”. Prior experience in non-profit management preferred


Executive Director (Madison Audubon Society)

Application Deadline: July 21, 2014
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The Executive Director leads the organization in the vigorous, effective pursuits of its mission. The executive director reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for assuring the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives


Land Steward - Madison Audubon Society

Application Deadline:
Start Date: August 1, 2014

Madison Audubon Society invites applications for a resident full-time restoration ecologist/land steward position at its Faville Grove Sanctuary. This position provides hands-on and logistical support for a broad range of landscape restoration and management activities across approximately 1,000 acres of diverse habitat in northwestern Jefferson County, Wisconsin, as well as support of public outreach and education initiatives.

A full position description is available at:

Land Management Intern - Mississippi Valley Conservancy

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Intern will assist the MVC Land Manager in the maintenance and restoration of prairie, forest, and wetland ecosystems on nature preserves throughout southwest Wisconsin. duties may include equipment maintenance, invasive species control, use of herbicides, tree and brush removal, seed collection, boundary posting, supervising school and volunteer groups, and coordinating work days and events.

Positions may be full or part time, unpaid, flexible timeframe (10-40hrs/week) and are based in La Crosse, WI. Submit cover letter and resume by mail to Summer internships continue through August 22 with potential for extension. College credit may also be earned.


Land Manager with Schlitz Audubon

Application Deadline: Untill Filled
Start Date: TBD

The Land Manager is responsible for planning and implementing a comprehensive land management program at the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center to include the stewardship of a 40 acre river parcel 3.5 miles to the west of the Nature Center’s main campus.  S/he will be responsible for the stewardship of the property for educational, scientific, recreational and cultural purposes to benefit current and future generations.

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