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GIS & Stewardship Manager

TennGreen Land Conservancy


Job Summary

The GIS & Stewardship Manager is a multi-faceted position with responsibilities that include: maintaining and expanding TennGreen’s GIS database, completing GIS analysis for TennGreen’s Strategic Land Conservation Plan, and stewardship of all conservation easements and land holdings.

Job Responsibilities

GIS Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Create high quality conservation project maps for print and digital presentation in coordination with the Advancement Team
• Develop, maintain, and update TennGreen’s GIS database
• Conduct geospatial research
• Operate and maintain GIS hardware and software
• Create strategic landowner mailing lists

Stewardship Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Schedule, complete, and create reports for annual stewardship of all TennGreen properties (easements and fee simple)
• Engage and coordinate stewardship volunteers, as appropriate
• Work with Conservation Project Manager to create Baseline Documentation Reports and addendums for conservation easements
• In consultation with Conservation Project Manager, work with landowners to resolve any conservation issues on their conservation easements (e.g., retroactive survey work, discretionary approvals, management concerns)


• Passion for TennGreen’s mission to conserve land where people and nature can thrive
• Highly motivated with a strong work ethic and positive attitude
• Highly organized and detail-oriented
• Fun, flexible, and able to go with the flow

• BS in Geography or other environmental science with a concentration in GIS
• At least one year of relevant GIS experience
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Must work well independently—as well as collaboratively—to accomplish objectives and meet deadlines
• Ability to prioritize tasks, utilize good judgment and decision-making skills
• Ability to work flexibly, and respectfully within a variety of opinions and stakeholder groups, including landowners and advocates, rural communities, and donors
• Work effectively under frequent deadlines
• Strong critical and strategic thinking skills
• Handle multiple projects and tasks with minimal supervision

Additional Information


The GIS & Stewardship Manager is a full-time salaried position, with occasional evening and weekend work. Starting salary is $38,000 – $41,000 based on experience, with opportunities for annual performance-based salary increases. Benefits package includes optional health/dental/vision insurance and a retirement savings plan (with matching contributions after two years). This is a two-year grant funded position with possibility to extend. Although the job is Nashville-based, there may be some flexibility for remote work.

How to Apply

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume by December 14, 2020 to Christie Henderson at


  • Date Posted: November 9, 2020
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Environment
  • Start Date: 02/01/2021
  • Salary Range: 38000-41000