This new position has been established to increase the rate of conservation within Indian River County with a focus on strategic conservation of priority lands identified in IRLT's Strategic Conservation Plan. The Director of Land Acquisition supports the protection of the county’s high-value natural resources, including important waterways, wildlife habitat, public drinking water resources and lands important for public access. The Director works collaboratively with other non-profits and county, state and federal agencies to develop effective working relationships and conservation projects with private landowners. The Director focuses on land acquisition and conservation easement projects, managing the land acquisition process, grant administration, due diligence and closing of projects.
Qualifications include minimum of five years of related professional experience and bachelor’s degree in related field. Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
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