Job Opportunities

Job Openings

Land Manager

Part-Time | $20/hour, Unbenefited | Applications: Due July 15, 2019

ALT is currently seeking a part-time Land Manager to tend to the land trust’s conservation areas. The land trust protects more than 2,500 acres of green space that need to be monitored, maintained, improved, and supported generally. The land manager will lead stewardship activities, including basic maintenance and carpentry, wildlife management, forest management, chainsaw work, invasive and non-native plant species management, public access management, trail design and implementation, parking coordination, and long-range planning.

More details and application here.

Education Program Facilitator

As-Needed | Paid | Applications: Open, Rolling

Allegheny Land Trust (ALT) is currently seeking energetic, motivated individuals to be part of our new outdoor and environmental education team by teaching our hands-on curriculum to students ages 2 through adult via both in-class and field-based school programs, daytime and evening naturalist hikes, environmental camps, and more.

With flexible schedules and a variety of topics and settings, these positions are ideal for individuals who work well as independent facilitators as well as part of a cohesive team. Applicants should have a love for conserving local green spaces, and a willingness to teach about nature in nature to encourage stewardship in future and current generations. Facilitators will need to work well in classroom settings and have the ability to work in outdoor classroom settings where they may need to hike moderately, keep the attention of a wide variety of educational groups, carry equipment to and from sites, and work in a variety of weather conditions.

More details and application here.


Stewardship INTERNSHIP

Volunteer/College Credit | 10-20 Hours/Week, Flexible | Application Deadline: Open until filled

This volunteer internship experience at ALT will teach you about land conservation and management, volunteer recruitment and management, non-profit business, and more. This position will assist with critical stewardship, fieldwork, and land and volunteer resources at ALT Conservation Areas across Allegheny County.  

More details and application here.

Other Opportunities

RFP: transfer of development rights project 

Application Deadline: August 30, 2019 by 5 p.m.

ALT is working on a Transfer of Development Rights (TDR) Pilot Study to demonstrate the benefits of permitting the Transfer of Development Rights in fully urban contexts, with the goal of facilitating a TDR Pilot and the eventual larger-scale application. We have completed the first phase of a three-year study and are seeking additional support to move through Phase II. We’re seeking proposals from any private company with appropriate expertise in economic assessment, land use laws and planning may respond. Added consideration will be given to Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBE) and Veteran Owned Businesses (VOB) who submit a proposal and are qualified to perform the services needed.

Please find the RFP details and application here.

The “Custom” position

You Suggest When

Don’t see anything on this page that jives with your timeline? Don’t see something that appeals to you, or matches your skill set? Would your skills and available time be a great addition to the ALT team and mission? Then convince us!

The following are characteristics we look for in team members:

  • Ability to work efficiently, proactively, and independently
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external partners
  • Ability to catch the little things before hitting the “publish” button
  • Familiarity with our work, locations, and mission

This “position” could be an internship, a contract-based project, or a more permanent position. Be prepared to suggest a type that best suits your proposal. Should your position require compensation, then please let us know what your requirements are, and be prepared to help us seek funding opportunities.

Please submit a cover letter, portfolio/portfolio link, and resume to our Marketing Communications Director.

Allegheny Land Trust is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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