Land Steward

DNRT is a nationally accredited land trust based in Dartmouth, Massachusetts. Founded in 1971, the organization has worked for more than 50 years to preserve and protect Dartmouth’s incredible scenic, historic, agricultural, and natural resources. DNRT now owns more than 1,900 acres in 51 Open Space Reserves and stewards 60 Conservation Restrictions on an additional 1,400 acres.

Summary of Position:
The Land Steward (Steward) primarily works under the supervision of the Land Manger to support the management of DNRT’s properties. A significant amount of the Steward’s time is spent conducting a broad range of land management activities focused on improving the ecological health of our properties and providing our visitors with exceptional experiences in nature. The Steward assists the Land Manager with other stewardship responsibilities, such as creating and updating Baseline Documentation Files, inspecting Conservation Restrictions, and organizing and overseeing volunteer groups. As part of the DNRT team, the Steward also assists with other aspects of community outreach, other DNRT events, and special projects as necessary. This is a dynamic position that can be quite unpredictable from day to day due to weather conditions and other unforeseen circumstances. The successful applicant must be both flexible and well organized, with the ability to juggle and prioritize multiple competing tasks.

Exceptional pay, leave package, and benefits