Land Steward

Maine Farmland Trust

Opening posted: 02/09/2021 | Expires: 03/10/2021

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A Land Steward 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 approvals and establishment of building envelopes, and managing long-term property management needs for MFT-owned farms. Specific territories are assigned annually based on existing properties and projects anticipated to close in the coming year. This position can be based out of MFT’s Belfast office or Portland office, with occasional travel to MFT’s other offices as required, and travel to project sites as necessary.  MFT staff are currently working remotely during the pandemic.

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To apply, please submit a detailed cover letter, resume which includes a list of references with contact information, a sample monitoring map, and a sample monitoring report (or other landowner correspondence) by March 10, 2021 to:


Or mail:

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

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