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Current Employment Opportunities with the Nature Trust

Science and Stewardship Specialist

The Nature Trust is seeking a Science and Stewardship Specialist. This newly created position will deliver a key leadership role in the development and delivery of all aspects of the Nature Trust’s science and stewardship programs. Reporting to the Director of Conservation, the Science and Stewardship Specialist develops and coordinates the conservation science, stewardship, and field volunteer programs to advance the Nature Trust’s conservation mission and to maximize its conservation impact. The position leads a small, dedicated team that provides guidance and delivers programs for the ongoing stewardship and management of the Nature Trust’s conservation lands network.

The Science and Stewardship Specialist is a seasoned conservation ecologist with exceptional field skills in both assessing ecological values and overseeing protected areas planning and management. The position requires a highly organized, results-driven individual who is a professional representative for the organization, as well as a respected and trusted partner for our landowners, volunteers, community, and our scientific and government partners.

Read the full job description for more details and for application instructions.


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.

Read the full job posting for details.