Job Announcement: Community Stewardship Program Manager

Wildlands Trust is looking to hire a Manager for its Community Stewardship Program (CSP). The CSP provides reliable and affordable on-the-ground project planning and land stewardship support for towns, private land owners, and non-profits who own conservation lands. The appropriate candidate will have familiarity and preferably direct experience in many of the services provided by CSP:

  • Property Management Plans
  • Trail Design and Construction
  • Trail Maintenance
  • Conservation Area Amenity Planning and Construction (kiosks, boardwalks, benches, signage, parking areas)
  • Custom Trail Map Design
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Natural Resource and Wildlife Inventories
  • Baseline Documentation Reports
  • Easement Monitoring
  • Habitat Restoration Planning
  • Invasive Species Management
  • Permitting (Con Com and NHESP)

As a department of one, you will be responsible for doing it all: from receiving project ideas, toacquiring contracts to planning for executing the work on the ground. Coordination/management of volunteers and/or seasonal stewardship staff will be required. Experience with power tools, ability to lift 80 lbs and hike 2 miles/day and have a valid driver’s license is essential. The position requires a self-starter with excellent people skills and 3 years of experience utilizing Geographic Information Systems (ArcGIS). This is a mid-level management job and requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Natural Resource Management or a related field.

Based in Plymouth, the Wildlands Trust works throughout southeastern Massachusetts to conserve and permanently protect native habitats, farmland, and lands of high ecologic and scenic value that serve to keep our communities healthy and our residents connected to the natural world. The selected candidate will be joining a talented and collegial staff working from our new headquarters at Davis Douglas Farm in Plymouth, MA.

Please send cover letter and resume to, indicate CSP Manager in the subject line.