Palmer Land Trust seeks a Land Stewardship Director to advance the organization’s robust land stewardship program which includes a portfolio of both public and private conserved lands throughout southern Colorado. With over 120 conservation easements on 106,000 acres of conserved land, as well as fee ownership of two properties, Palmer Land Trust is one of the leading nonprofit land conservation organizations in Colorado.
The Land Stewardship Director will partner with private landowners, public agencies, and the public to advance land conservation goals. At the core of Palmer’s stewardship program is managing a wide-ranging portfolio of conservation easements that includes urban public open space properties, largescale working cattle ranches, irrigated production farmland, critical wildlife habitat, and iconic scenic vistas.
The Director is responsible for landowner partner relationship management; conservation easement monitoring, reserved rights review, easement interpretation, and violations response; and evolving our stewardship practices to ensure compliance, efficiency, and innovation in the face of increasing conservation challenges.
Palmer Land Trust is committed to organizational excellence and innovation, and is seeking exceptional candidates who thrive in a collaborative, high-performance environment. This is a permanent, full-time position with generous time off and a comprehensive benefits package.