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TennGreen Land Conservancy

Land Conservation Coordinator

TennGreen Land Conservancy

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Job Summary

OVERVIEW: The Land Conservation Coordinator is a multi-faceted position with responsibilities that include assisting with conservation easement, land acquisition, and land conservation outreach projects. The Land Conservation Coordinator reports to the Deputy Director.

Reports to: Deputy Director

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with potential conservation easement donors, assist landowners with completing conservation easement applications, and secure supporting documentation as requested by Conservation Project Manager.
  • Draft Conservation Plans and project highlights for each land project.
  • Prepare initial drafts of land acquisition contracts and conservation easements
  • Assist land department with conservation easement and land acquisition due diligence including:
    • Securing title reports and supporting documents, appraisals, surveys, and environmental assessments.
    • Ensuring all due diligence is provided to TennGreen in a timely manner from vendors.
    • Communicating with vendors to remedy any due diligence problems.
  • Coordinate strategic landowner engagement activities throughout Tennessee including:
    • Identifying locations for and scheduling outreach events.
    • Ensuring the outreach site is set up for the event (e.g., AV equipment available, coffee and refreshments are ordered, presenters are prepared).
    • Assisting with mailings to landowners.
    • Following up with landowners who expressed interest in TennGreen conservation programs.
  • Assist with maintaining project and landowner contact records in Raisers Edge and track signage dispersal for conservation easements.
  • Process mail and answer general phone calls.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s degree in natural resources, biology, conservation, outdoor education, environmental education, or related field.
  • Professional field experience in related land conservation fields.
  • General understanding of land use principles and land conservation issues.
  • Working knowledge of ArcGIS and other mapping tools (preferred).
  • Familiarity with the geography, natural resources, and culture of Tennessee.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Zoom, and Adobe.

 

ESSENTIAL PERSONALITY TRAITS

  • Excellent customer service.
  • Ability to relate well and establish rapport with diverse audiences.
  • Good time management and ability to prioritize projects.
  • Sharp organizational skills.
  • Ability to work across teams to achieve a common goal.
  • High attention to detail.

Additional Information

Benefits

Working Hours & Location: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm with flexibility and occasional travel. The position will be located at TennGreen’s office at 1213 16th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212.

Salary & Benefits: The Land Conservation Coordinator is a full-time salaried position, with occasional evening and weekend work. Starting salary is $40,000 – $42,000 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).

How to Apply

How to apply:  Send a cover letter and resume to jobs@tenngreen.org by December 31, 2022.

Details

  • Date Posted: November 23, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Environment
  • Start Date: 02/01/2023
  • Salary Range: 40000-42000
  • Working Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm