Overview

New Jersey Conservation Foundation is seeking a full time staff member to join our team in Northern and Central New Jersey. Work will focus in the Sourland Mountain area, but will include sites throughout the state.  Responsibilities include basic property monitoring and maintenance, recruiting and managing volunteers, maintaining hiking trails, removing invasive species, leading public programs, and designing and implementing habitat restoration projects.  The position involves significant in-state travel, and physically demanding work activities. Candidate must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including weekend and evening hours, and use their personal vehicle for work.

We are seeking candidates who have a passion for conservation and a commitment to NJ Conservation’s mission.  Qualifications to be considered include: knowledge of native ecology, practical skills including carpentry and use of outdoor power tools, and demonstrated success in project management.  Post-secondary education or equivalent work experience preferred.

The salary range for this position is $48,000 – $58,000. We offer a competitive benefits package, including paid holidays, vacation, sick, and personal time, health insurance, life insurance and a 401k plan. Qualified candidates should submit cover letter and resume to recruiting@njconservation.org, fax to (908) 234-1189 or mail to Maria Hauser, NJ Conservation Foundation, 170 Longview Road, Far Hills, NJ 07931.  For additional information about New Jersey Conservation Foundation visit www.njconservation.org.  

New Jersey Conservation Foundation is an equal opportunity employer committed to having a diverse staff, where employment and promotional opportunities are based upon individual capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established under law.

To apply for this job email your details to recruiting@njconservation.org

About New Jersey Conservation Foundation

New Jersey Conservation Foundation is a private, not-for-profit organization. We rely on philanthropic support and grants from a variety of public and private organizations and individual donors.

Through acquisition and stewardship, we protect strategic lands, promote strong land use policies, and forge partnerships through education and assistance programs, to achieve conservation goals.

Since 1960, New Jersey Conservation Foundation has protected over 125,000 acres of natural areas and farmland in New Jersey – from the Highlands to the Pine Barrens to the Delaware Bay, from farms to forests to urban and suburban parks.