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Northwest Indiana Land Steward

Northwest Indiana Land Steward

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The Northwest Indiana Land Steward leads seasonal work teams to ensure the coordination, community support, and implementation of preserve management plans. They maintain preserve areas frequented by the visiting public; remove invasive species; conduct monitoring and research; and collect native seed.  The Steward also helps maintain tools, fleet vehicles, and equipment; operates heavy machinery; participates in the prescribed fire program; and maintains preserve records using a PC and mobile devices.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE

  • May lead or monitor work groups consisting of staff, interns, and volunteers covering a wide geographic area.
  • Financial responsibility may include working within a budget to complete projects, negotiating and contracting with vendors, credit card expense reporting, assisting with budget development and fundraising targets.
  • Networks with diverse groups, including landowners, conservation partners, government officials, donors, board members, and the public to recruit support for the Conservancy and publicize its programs/preserves.
  • May work under minimal and/or distant supervision; may make some independent decisions based on analysis, experience, and context.
  • May work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain, and under physically demanding circumstances.
Location: Indiana
Organization: The Nature Conservancy
Deadline: July 16, 2021
External website link: https://careers.nature.org/psp/tnccareers/APPLICANT/APPL/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=49918&PostingSeq=1
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