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Maine Farmland Trust

Land Steward (southern & western Maine)


A Land Steward (LS) is a member of MFT’s Stewardship Department and is responsible for monitoring and enforcing conservation easements, cultivating good relationships with owners or lessees of protected farms, overseeing amendments and establishment of building envelopes, and managing leases, maintenance, and other property management needs for MFT-owned farms. Specific territories are defined annually based on existing properties and projects anticipated to close in the coming year. This position is based out of MFT’s Portland office, with occasional travel to MFT’s other offices as required, and travel to project sites as necessary.

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To Apply

Please submit a detailed cover letter, resume, and list of references with contact information, by February 8, 2019  to:


Or mail:

Maine Farmland Trust
ATTN: Rachel Taker
97 Main Street
Belfast, ME 04915

If you have any questions, contact Rachel at 338-6575 or