Job Opening for Downeast Land Relations Steward

The Nature Conservancy in Maine is hiring for a Downeast Land Relations Steward.

Excerpts from the position description:

The Downeast Land Relations Steward is a full-time, permanent position coordinating land stewardship/management activities on the Nature Conservancy’s more than 30,000 acres of preserves and several easements in the Downeast region, with a focus on collaborating with a broad set of partners to advance stewardship capacity, collaboration, and demonstrating exemplary land management in this geography.  Reporting to the Director of Land Management, the Downeast Land Relations Steward represents TNC Maine in the iconic and important regional geography of Hancock and Washington counties in Downeast Maine.  Part land steward and part conservation community liaison, this person performs land management functions at TNC preserves and across easements east of Ellsworth, and establishes collaborative relationships with neighbors, community members, state and local officials, funders, partners, the media, and landowners, including other land trusts in this geography.  Through a curious, humble, and professional approach, the Downeast Land Relations Steward will develop and maintain authentic relationships with State, Federal, Tribal, Municipal, and NGO partners.  Residency in the region will be critical to developing relationships with lands and people. Travel to Brunswick monthly will also be necessary to connect with TNC colleagues, and attendance in regular remote meetings will also be necessary.   The starting pay range for a candidate selected for this position is generally within the range of $65,000-$70,000 for annual base salary.

For details and to apply please go to and search for “Downeast”

There is not a closing date as of now; please encourage interested applicants to apply ASAP!