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Eastern Shore Land Conservancy is committed to preserving and sustaining the vibrant communities of the Eastern Shore and the lands and waters that connect them.

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Thank you for your interest in joining a dynamic team of professionals working to save land and promote sound land use planning on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

The Eastern Shore Land Conservancy is a leading regional land trust on Maryland’s rural Eastern Shore responsible for preserving nearly 65,000 acres since 1990. Do you want to be engaged in the future of the beautiful Eastern Shore? Then come join our exciting and dynamic team at the award-winning Eastern Shore Conservation Center in Easton’s charming historic district!

Our office in downtown Easton, Maryland.


Current Job Openings

Eastern Shore Land Conservancy is currently seeking candidates to fill the following roles:

Stewardship Specialist

Reports To

Land Program Manager

Job Type

Full Time

Hours

N/A

Location

Eastern Shore Conservation Center - Easton, Maryland


Summary

Salary starting at $46,000

Eastern Shore Land Conservancy (ESLC), an Accredited Maryland land trust, is seeking a talented, energetic professional for the full-time position of Stewardship Specialist. The Stewardship Specialist will be responsible for implementation of ESLC’s annual monitoring plan, through conduction of monitoring visits. Additionally, the Specialist will be responsible for communicating with existing landowners and related entities on easement inquiries and connecting those landowners to conservation practices to enhance the conservation value of their land.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in natural resource management, environmental studies, or a related field with at least two years of related or transferable experience. The candidate should possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, experience working with landowners or the public, basic knowledge of conservation easements as a preservation tool, and the ability to spend long days in the field hiking and collecting land-based property information. Strong GIS and technological skills are required. The candidate should possess a valid driver’s license and have access to reliable personal transportation for site visits. This position offers a regionally competitive salary and benefits. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to: hr@eslc.org. For more information about our work, please visit: www.eslc.org

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Bachelor’s degree in natural resource management, environmental studies, or a related field with at least two years of related or transferable experience.
  • Experience working with landowners or the public.
  • Strong GIS and technological skills are required.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable personal transportation are required.
  • Professional interests that align strongly with ESLC’s vision and values.
  • Outstanding verbal and interpersonal communication skills; Exceptional written communication skills.
  • Disciplined self-starter, capable of working independently as well as part of a team.
  • Strong GIS and technological skills are required.


Additional Information and To Apply

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to: hr@eslc.org. For more information about our work, please visit: www.eslc.org

Conservation Assistant

Reports To

Vice President of Conservation

Job Type

Full Time

Hours

N/A

Location

Eastern Shore Conservation Center - Easton, Maryland


Summary

Eastern Shore Land Conservancy (ESLC), an Accredited Maryland land trust, is offering a unique opportunity for an individual to gain experience in the land conservation field. The Conservation Assistant will support the ESLC Conservation programs including land protection, stewardship, community projects and towns, working on new conservation projects and management of our extensive easement portfolio. The Assistant will be expected to do a variety of tasks in the office and in the field from basic administration to easement monitoring and GIS mapping. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in natural resource management, environmental studies, or a related field with at least one year of related or transferable experience. Real estate transactional experience is a plus. The candidate should possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, experience working with landowners or the public, basic knowledge of conservation easements as a preservation tool, and the ability to spend long days in the field hiking and collecting land-based property information. Strong GIS and technological skills are required. This position offers a regionally competitive salary and benefits. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to: hr@eslc.org. For more information about our work, please visit: www.eslc.org

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Bachelor’s degree in natural resource management, environmental studies, or a related field with at least one year of related or transferable experience.
  • Real estate transaction experience a plus.
  • Experience working with landowners or the public.
  • Professional interests that align strongly with ESLC’s vision and values.
  • Outstanding verbal and interpersonal communication skills; Exceptional written communication skills.
  • Disciplined self-starter, capable of working independently as well as part of a team.
  • Strong GIS and technological skills are required.


Additional Information and To Apply

To apply send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Theresa Miller at hr@eslc.org.


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