The Chestnut Hill Historical Society seeks an energetic professional to manage and grow its conservation program. This is an outstanding opportunity for an individual interested in the fields of land and watershed conservation, historic preservation, or urban planning.
CHHS is the first land trust in the nation with a primary focus on urban parcels to be accredited by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission. CHHS is part of a growing movement to integrate land conservation and the preservation of historic resources.
This part-time position is for 15 hours per week, with a salary of $13,260 per year, including 10 CHHS holidays and 2 week vacation/sick leave. The work schedule is flexible, but needs to be consistent. Although this position reports to the Executive Director, he/she will be expected to staff the Easement Program at an executive level. Oversight of the Easement Program is managed by a joint committee of CHHS and the Friends of the Wissahickon (FOW).