Nova Scotia Nature Trust | Nova Scotians Protecting Nova Scotia

Current Employment Opportunities with the Nature Trust

Director of Conservation

The Nova Scotia Nature Trust is making exciting strides forward in protecting Nova Scotia’s unique natural legacy, through private land conservation. To guide and manage our increasingly complex and extensive conservation programs, we are looking to fill an exciting new leadership position. 

The Director of Conservation provides strategic conservation leadership and guidance for the organization, directs the conservation planning, land securement, stewardship, education and field volunteer programs, and leads key external relations and partnerships.

We seek an outgoing, bright, ambitious, and inspiring leader, with an exceptional track record in achievement, program and team management. The ideal candidate has a strong conservation background, and is highly organized, strategic and results-driven. A highly personable individual, with exceptional relationship-building and communications skills, the candidate we seek is deeply passionate about the cause and the charitable sector.

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Field Ecologist Contractor

The Nature Trust is recruiting experienced field ecologists to provide expert knowledge and support for our conservation programme, and to supplement our staff and volunteer teams.  Contractors may apply in general, or for specific areas of expertise as outlined below.

Field work will include onsite inspections, ecological assessments and survey of potential and existing conservation lands.  For the 2015 field season the Nature Trust needs contractors for a number of 2 to 4-day surveys at sites located on the Eastern Shore, Southwest Nova Scotia, Bay of Fundy and Cape Breton.

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Board of Directors

We are looking for Board Members to help build on our 21 years of work protecting Nova Scotia’s most outstanding, unique and treasured natural areas.  We are seeking volunteers with the time, passion for our cause, and a commitment and ability to advance our fund development capacity and success. 

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