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Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire

Land Manager


The Southeast Land Trust of New Hampshire (SELT) Land Manager works collaboratively with the Stewardship Director, private contractors and conservation partners to ensure SELT Reservations are managed as exemplary models of stewardship and consistent with the individual management plans and any property restrictions.  The Land Manager works under the supervision of the Stewardship Director and supervises temporary seasonal field staff and volunteers.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Land Management
  • Staff & Volunteer Support
  • External Relationships
  • Compliance & Enforcement
  • Additional Responsibilities

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in forestry or a related field such as natural resource management, wildlife biology or ecology.
  • Two or more years of related work experience.
  • NH Professional Licensed Forester, or capable of becoming one within one (1) year.

Required Qualifications and Skills

  • Field experience collecting timber and natural resources data.
  • Experience and confidence using compass, maps, GPS, Biltmore, clinometer, prism, electronic data collectors and other field tools.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize projects in order to effectively meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, careful listener, and strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with a wide range of people from various backgrounds, including community members, contractors, and local government officials whose perspectives may vary widely.
  • Good judgment, independent initiative, sensitivity to situations, and a mature and friendly manner are critical. 
  • Physical ability to do field work, often alone and unsupervised, in all seasons and weather and in rugged and remote terrain. Includes using chain saw and other power equipment.
  • Proficiency with ArcMap 9, 10 or ArcPro, Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat Pro.
  • Valid driver’s license, safe driving record, and reliable and insured personal vehicle available for work use.

Desired Qualifications and Skills

  • Technical Service Provider with the USDA-NRCS, or capable of becoming one within one (1) year.
  • Familiarity with the Land Trust Alliances Standards & Practices for Stewardship
  • Proficiency with Collector for ArcGIS

Full job description available at

To Apply

Review of applications begins Monday, April 16th, 2019.  Position will remain open until filled.  Please email a resume and cover letter (both in PDF format) to Deborah Goard, Stewardship Director, at   Please include “Land Manager” and the applicant’s name in the subject line.  No phone calls, please.