New Jersey Conservation Foundation, one of the nation's premier land 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.
Land Steward - Camden
New Jersey Conservation Foundation, one of the state’s largest land conservation non-profits, seeks a Land Steward to assist with the planning, development, and implementation of parks and trails in Camden city as well as activities in other parts of New Jersey to promote visibility in the region and community support for our mission.
Responsibilities include working with our South Jersey Metro Regional Manager to plan and develop recreational facilities and interpretive materials such as trail maps, guides and management plans for Gateway Park, Phoenix Park, Cramer Hill Nature Preserve and related trail networks. Additional responsibilities also include finding and securing grant funding for recreation, land stewardship and educational related projects and activities for Camden parks and trails. Candidate must be willing to work a flexible schedule including weekend and evening hours and use their personal vehicle for work. A valid driver’s license is required.
Candidate must possess passion for conservation and commitment to NJ Conservation Foundations mission. Qualifications to be considered include: knowledge of ecosystems, flora and fauna. Practical skills include operating heavy machinery and willingness to do strenuous manual labor. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills, be comfortable working alone with minimal supervision. Bachelor’s degree and 1 to 3 years’ experience in related field required.
Please email resume & salary requirements to Maria Hauser, firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to Maria at 908-234-1189. EOE M/F/V/D