Agricultural Conservation Program Director

Website Vermont Housing & Conservation Board

The Agricultural Conservation Program Director leads VHCB’s purchase of development rights program to conserve Vermont’s farmland, improve environmental stewardship, and invest in the economic viability of Vermont’s working landscape. Responsible for agricultural land protection work, implementing program priorities, and managing state and federal farmland conservation funding.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Prior experience in agriculture and/or land conservation and natural resources required. Proficiency in financial and data analysis; leadership skills, teamwork, and collaboration with outside partners important. Strong communication skills, experience and proficiency in program and grants tracking, document management systems, and compliance and reporting for federal grants is strongly preferred. Experience working with non-profit organizations, municipalities, and state and federal agencies important.  A valid driver’s license is necessary; some travel is required. Full-time position with comprehensive benefits. EOE.

Read the job description and apply by August 28, 2020.