Careers - Columbia Land Trust

A mission like ours needs people like you. We embrace an employee-first approach and value the talents and passions that a diverse team can bring. We hire great people and challenge each other to be an organization where everyone is respected and heard. We value diversity, belonging, accountability, collaboration, and innovation—all centered around our commitment to equity.


Stewardship Assistant (2 Positions Available)

You will support land stewardship work to maintain and enhance the conservation values of protected properties across the Land Trust’s region. Our 13-member Stewardship Team manages over 30,000 acres of conservation lands, including natural areas, parks, open spaces, and private lands, where the Land Trust holds legal agreements. You will support the Stewardship Team in implementing land stewardship activities such as weed control, revegetation, forest management, infrastructure maintenance, habitat restoration, and property administration. This position has the opportunity to do on-the-ground work across a wide range of urban and rural landscapes, caring for nature in a way that will benefit both people and wildlife.

Columbia Land Trust is an equal opportunity employer and committed to building a diverse workforce. We are committed to equity as a core organizational value. Applicants should be able to demonstrate a commitment to issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, LGBTQ+ people, and people from groups who are underrepresented in conservation spaces to apply for this opportunity. We strongly encourage graduates from internship programs to increase racial and cultural diversity in the conservation movement to apply for these positions.

Columbia Land Trust offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package and this role qualifies for overtime pay when required. Our benefits package includes paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave. We pay 100% of health and dental insurance premiums for three-quarter to full-time employees; voluntary benefits include a Section 125 – FSA and long-term disability. We also offer a match (up to 5% of annual salary) to our 401(K) retirement plan.

Healthy, happy staff are an essential element of our success.

Stewardship Assistant job description and details on applying for the position. (PDF)