Conservation Assistant

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) seeks a highly motivated, self-starting Conservation Assistant (CA) to join our fast paced, Habitat Protection Team working to conserve high quality natural areas in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. The successful candidate will have direct responsibility for coordinating several important TNC functions such as our annual monitoring of conservation easements and responding to inquiries from land owners about conservation options. The position will also provide critical support to the Director of Habitat Protection, Land Protection Specialists, and Assistant Chapter Director. The work is fast-paced, challenging, and highly rewarding. The position provides a great opportunity to learn the ins and outs of land conservation. General administrative support is a critical component of this position.

Located in a beautiful office next to Gold Medal Park along the Mississippi River. On-site parking, bike trail access, bus and light rail access. Friendly people, great mission. Competitive salary and full benefits.

The ideal candidate will possess 1) a deep and demonstrated passion for natural resource conversation; 2) proven results juggling many tasks, often with intense deadlines, and communicating well about competing deadlines; 3) demonstrated high level of attention to detail; 4) proven experience and ability to community effectively with a wide range of people; and 5) a relentless drive for excellence.

How to apply

For more information and to apply, please visit and search for job ID# 41827 in the keyword search. Applications are strongly encouraged to be submitted by February 21, 2014. Though the position will remain open unitl March 13, 2014. The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Minneapolis, Minnesota
The Nature Conservancy (TNC)