Stewardship Technician @ Sonoma Land Trust

Stewardship Technician


Want to play your part in protecting our local communities from the impacts of climate change? Ready to roll up your sleeves to help achieve tangible results? Ready to begin a career in conservation? Want to be part of a talented, deeply committed, and national award-winning conservation organization? Then please read on!

Sonoma Land Trust (SLT) is looking for two entry level Stewardship Technicians who are interested in gaining a wide range of stewardship experience in anticipation of a land conservation career. These positions will spend approximately 75% of time in the field.

SLT serves a diverse audience with broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, and orientations. We encourage applications from candidates who reflect and value the audiences and populations we serve.


The Stewardship Technician works closely with Stewardship colleagues to assist with implementation of SLT’s property and infrastructure repair and maintenance and performs a broad range of natural resource management and restoration activities on our preserves countywide. Work includes, but not limited to, wildfire resiliency work, erosion control, livestock grazing, weed control, and various habitat enhancement projects. The position will assist with many aspects of our six focal strategies in the 2028 Strategic Plan. The Technician will also provide administrative and field support to the conservation easement program. The Stewardship Technician may supervise volunteers, and/or interns.

You are encouraged to apply if you:

  • Have relevant coursework and/or work experience in land management, land conservation, agricultural land management, project management or similar fields.
  • Have ability and interest in learning to assist with natural resources and wildlife habitat management.
  • Are knowledgeable about maintenance and repair of infrastructure like buildings, ranch roads, fencing, and water systems.
  • Are interested in learning and gaining experience in all aspects of conservation easement program management.
  • Are interested in a position that is focused on being in the field.

How to Apply

Please email a cover letter and your resume to: [email protected]. In your cover letter please describe why you’re applying for this position. For priority consideration, please submit your application by December 8, 2023.


Santa Rosa, California, United States




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