Position Available-Now Hiring Land Steward - Whidbey Institute


The Land Steward will fill a 35-hour per week position and will be responsible for care and management of the landscape, conservation forest, and public trails at the Whidbey Institute, a 501(c)(3) educational non-profit with a 106-acre campus. In addition, they will work with volunteers and service learning groups to support land-based community engagement.

Five key skills required by this position include:

  1. Strength, endurance, and a strong work ethic for challenging physical labor
  2. Landscaping experience, including design, installation, and/or maintenance
  3. Collaborative spirit for working as a member of a self-organizing team, demonstrating attention to detail plus the ability to problem-solve, prioritize, and work independently
  4. Love of and knowledge about Pacific Northwest forest ecology, including a commitment to organic, sustainable, and conservation-focused practices
  5. Ability to engage with the public and community partners to support nature engagement, service work, and land-based programming

To view the full position description or to download a PDF, click here. Position posted July 1, 2019. Preferred deadline for applications is August 15.

July 1, 2019