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New Jersey Conservation Foundation, one of the nation's premier land NJCF main office: The Hutcheson House, main building circa 1720, and view of formal garden preservation groups, is proud of our enthusiastic team of professionals. We are a leading force in the nation's strongest open space movement, with more than 30 staff and a 51-year history. We offer competitive nonprofit salaries (commensurate with experience), offices in a scenic park, an excellent benefits program, and a great work environment.

New Jersey Conservation Foundation is an equal opportunity employer committed to having a diverse staff, where employment and promotional opportunities are based upon individual capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established under law.


Current Openings


 Land Steward – North Jersey

New Jersey Conservation Foundation, the state’s largest land conservation non-profit organization seeks a Land Steward to manage preserved lands in Northern and Central New Jersey.  


Responsibilities include basic property monitoring and maintenance, recruiting and managing volunteers, maintaining hiking trails, removing invasive species, leading public programs, and designing and implementing habitat restoration projects.  The position involves significant in-state travel, weekend hours, and physically demanding work activities. Candidate must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including occasional weekend and evening hours, and use their personal vehicle for work.


Candidates must possess a passion for conservation and a commitment to NJ Conservation’s mission.  Qualifications to be considered include: knowledge of native ecology, practical skills including carpentry and use of outdoor power tools.  Must possess excellent interpersonal skills, a Bachelor’s degree, and have at least one year experience in a related field.


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Qualified candidates should submit cover letter and resume, along with salary requirements, to  For additional information about NJ Conservation, visit  EOE M/F/V/D





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