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 to be identified in IRLT's Strategic Conservation Plan. 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 Land Acquisition Manager will work collaboratively with other non-profits and county, state and federal agencies to develop effective working relationships and conservation projects with private landowners, partner organizations, and government agencies. The Land Acquisition Manager negotiates land acquisition and conservation easement projects using a full range of conservation tools and coordinates the land acquisition process, grant administration, conservation easement drafting, 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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