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Buzzards Bay Coalition staff and board at the Buzzards Bay Center
Buzzards Bay Coalition staff and board at the Buzzards Bay Center (Image: John Robson)

The Buzzards Bay Coalition's work is carried out by a talented group of conservation professionals. Learn about our available career opportunities and help us carry out our critical mission to restore clean water, protect watershed lands, and engage the community.

Land Stewardship Director

(Posted 8/25/14)

The Land Stewardship Director will be responsible for all aspects of conservation land stewardship for Buzzards Bay Coalition protected lands. This will ensure that the natural resources on the property are protected, the public is able to safely enjoy the properties as appropriate and the requirements of the latest Land Trust Standards and Practices are met or exceeded. This includes the long term stewardship of all conservation restrictions/easements and management of fee owned lands.

The full-time position will be a key member of the Coalition’s Watershed Protection team and reports to the Vice-President of Watershed Protection. The ideal candidate will have more than 5 years of conservation land management experience, a proven track record of success within similar mission driven organizations, demonstrated skills associated with managing rural and urban properties for conservation and recreation, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a passion for the environment, Buzzards Bay and its watershed lands.

The position is based at the Coalition’s award-winning green building, the Buzzards Bay Center, on New Bedford’s historic waterfront. Conservation lands are located throughout the Buzzards Bay watershed from Westport to Plymouth and in Bourne and Falmouth on Cape Cod.

Download the full position description.