Natural Lands Trust, Inc. is pleased to announce an opening on our staff for a Stewardship Assistant. The Stewardship Assistant is responsible for assisting the Preserve Managers and Building Stewardship staff in a variety of land management duties and maintenance of equipment, roads and structures. The primary geographic region served by this position is Northampton, Bucks and Montgomery counties.
To succeed in the role of Stewardship Assistant, the individual must be highly motivated, responsible, reliable and able to work independently, with little supervision. He or she must have a customer service attitude, display flexibility when work assignments are altered, demonstrate professionalism at all times and have an aptitude for injecting positive energy and good humor into work and social situations. Job tasks will include monitoring preserve lands and boundaries for vandalism or inappropriate use, meadow/lawn mowing and trail/road maintenance with lawn and farm tractors, assisting with preserve events and membership activities, fire prevention, assisting with building repairs, trash collection within the preserves and along public roads, maintenance and operation of equipment owned by NLT including farm tractors, commercial mowers, chainsaws, and other preserve maintenance equipment, restoration of degraded natural areas, and conducting bird census.
We seek candidates with a Bachelors degree in Natural Resource Management or equivalent experience, who are experienced in the safe use and maintenance of hand and power tools and equipment maintenance. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and electronic communications is required. Experience as a prescribed fire crew member is a plus.
The Stewardship Assistant will be required to perform a wide array of physically demanding tasks, such as lifting and carrying up to 50lbs., working in all kinds of weather and walking over uneven terrain, as necessary for the maintenance of the various preserves. The Stewardship Assistant may also be asked to work occasional evenings or weekends. Regular and consistent attendance is required. The successful candidate must have and maintain a valid driver’s license in good standing. Personal transportation is required.
The compensation package for the Stewardship Assistant position will include a salary in the low $30,000 range, depending on experience, plus an outstanding benefits package, including paid medical, dental, disability and life insurance; eligibility for retirement savings; paid sick and vacation time and holidays.
For immediate consideration, please send your resume and salary requirements to Jeni Albany, Human Resources Manager, 1031 Palmers Mill Road, Media, PA 19063 OR e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please. For more information about Natural Lands Trust, visit our website at www.natlands.org.
Natural Lands Trust, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All decisions with respect to hiring are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, ancestry or disability. Decisions are made solely upon the basis of qualifications as related to the requirements of the job.