Job Opportunities: Door County Land Trust Seeks Seasonal Land Stewardship Assistant
Bring your talents to the Door County Land Trust and help us maintain and
care for Door Countys exceptional lands and waters. The Door County Land Trust
is a dynamic non-profit seeking a part-time (28 hrs/wk) person to carry out
activities on nature preserves. Applications due by March 24.
Inquiries may be emailed to
Stewardship Assistant Position Description
Application Deadline: March 24, 2017
County Land Trust (DCLT) is seeking an individual to fill a seasonal
position working in fee-land stewardship. This is a unique opportunity to
increase your knowledge and enhance your skill set while being inspired by
the beauty of the Door Peninsula.
Primary Focus: Fee-Land
Position Description: The Land Stewardship Assistant
will assist the Land Stewardship Manager in implementing land stewardship
activities on DCLT nature preserves and natural areas.
Responsibilities: The successful applicant will work with the Land
Stewardship Manager to monitor feeland properties and assist in implementing
the annual land stewardship work plan. Other duties and responsibilities
include but are not limited to:
Locate and mark fee-land property boundaries and install necessary
Facilitate small scale restoration plans with volunteers;
Supervise volunteers at DCLT fee-land stewardship work days;
Inventory, organize, procure, and maintain stewardship supplies and
Coordinate volunteers to maintain and manage trail systems and maintain
preserve infrastructure; and
Ensure collection of accurate monitoring and research data.
The position will be based out of the Door County Land Trust office in
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. The position will be approximately 70% field and
30% office work.
Start Date: May 1st, 2017 (flexible)
End Date: October 27th, 2017 (flexible)
Hours per week: 28
Compensation: $15/ hour
High school diploma or GED and 1 year experience in land management or a
Experience operating and maintaining various types of equipment in a safe
and efficient manner (e.g., lawn mower, chainsaw, string trimmer or similar
Must be comfortable working in variable weather conditions, under
physically demanding circumstances and/or at remote locations;
Must have strong organizational skills and attention to detail;
Must have strong written and verbal communication skills;
Must be able to obtain related licenses or certifications as required.
(e.g., First Aid, CPR, herbicide application and drivers license).
B.S. Degree or progress towards a B.S. Degree in a biological sciences,
land use planning or a related field;
Working knowledge of natural systems in Wisconsin;
Knowledge of current trends and practices in conservation, land management
and natural resource conservation;
Have experience using GPS and GIS software;
Ability to function productively as a member or leader of a work team;
Ability to recognize plant and animal species in Wisconsin;
Ability to identify invasive plant species common to Wisconsin and have
experience with controlling and monitoring restoration projects;
Experience working with volunteers and/or leading volunteer work
Ability to contribute to a collaborative working environment in support of
the Door County Land Trust mission.
To apply: Please email a
cover letter, resume and two references to:
March 24th, 2017. No phone calls please.