Lands and Facilities Manager

Job Type

Full Time



Application Deadline



Keene Valley
New York
United States


About Us 

The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact around the world in more than 72 countries, all 50 United States, and your backyard. Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity therefore we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Visit to learn more. 

We are looking for a responsible, hardworking individual with good basic knowledge of how to maintain operating systems of an office building and its fleet of vehicles, trailers and boats, and how to maintain/landscape office grounds. This person will have the ability to perform light carpentry and electrical work, as well as the ability to operate various types of machinery such as lawnmowers, tractors, chainsaws and snow removal equipment. They will work alongside an energetic Stewardship team to maintain and monitor our portfolio of preserves. As a team member of the Adirondack Chapter of the Nature Conservancy, this individual will work closely with the Operations and Stewardship teams and will maintain good working relationships with the Chapter team members for small projects throughout the unit. The ability to be on top of all facets of this position is essential for keeping all moving parts running smoothly.


Minimum Qualifications  

• High school diploma and 4 years’ direct

experience in applied mechanical


• Experience operating and/or repairing

various types of equipment and machinery.

(e.g.; lawn mower, chainsaw, tractor,

backhoe, bulldozer, dump truck, plow/snow

blowing equipment two-way radio, etc.). 

• Experience working with electrical,

plumbing, welding, and concrete. 

• Experience coordinating teams and

contractors to complete construction and

repair projects. 

• Must have a valid driver's license.


Desired Qualifications  

• Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or

cross-cultural experience appreciated 

• Ability to perform physical work, sometimes

under adverse conditions or inclement


• Ability to complete tasks independently and

manage diverse activities under deadlines. 

• Familiarity with computers, email, Microsoft

Word & Excel, and ability to use the internet.


Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Since its founding in 1951, The Nature Conservancy has protected more than 119 million acres of land and 5,000 miles of rivers worldwide. With the support of more than one million members, the Conservancy addresses the most pressing threats to our natural world. Through important and strategic partnerships, we are expanding the impact of our work, finding creative ways to fund that bigger vision and building long-term relationships with communities, government agencies and commercial businesses to conserve natural resources at a new scale. 

If you have a personal passion for conserving and protecting the natural world with a belief in the mission, principles, and values of The Nature Conservancy’s approach to conservation, then please visit to learn more. Submit your cover letter and resume for position number 47011 by 11:59pm ET on November 22, 2018. Please note that the position will be located in Keene Valley, NY.