Trails and Preserves Manager

Steep Rock Association, an accredited nonprofit land trust in Washington, CT seeks a full-time Trails & Preserves Manager to join our incredible team. The ideal candidate is a strategic leader who is a self-starter, passionate about conservation, knowledgeable about natural history, experienced in trail building and maintenance, tech savvy, and able to interact positively with a diverse set of stakeholders. The person is responsible for stewarding SRA’s four public preserves and nearly 50 miles of trails. Responsibilities include designing, constructing, and maintaining trails and recreational amenities; creating and coordinating volunteer projects; supervising seasonal staff; managing invasive species; maintaining a safe and welcoming experience for visitors; and stewarding preserves to Land Trust Alliance standards. Projects are geared toward a) enhancing visitor experience, accessibility, and safety, b) engaging the community in trails and land conservation projects, c) employing sustainable trail design practices, and d) protecting/enhancing wildlife habitat. To apply, visit www.steeprockassoc.org/positions/