Appalachian Trail Conservancy Hiring Land Stewardship Technicians – New England

Location : Monson, ME

Department : Conservation

Supervisor : Natural Resource and Land Stewardship Manager

Type : Seasonal Full-time

Position Summary:

Land Stewardship Technicians protect the Appalachian Trail (A.T.) corridor; a long strip of conserved public land that forms the largest natural corridor east of the Mississippi River. The A.T. in Maine is one of the most rugged, scenic, remote, and rewarding sections of the entire 2,192-mile Appalachian Trail. The Land Stewardship Technicians play a critical role, upholding a high standard for the management and protection of the Trail.

Land Stewardship Technicians monitor the corridor, maintain its surveyed boundaries, and mitigate encroachments. Backcountry fieldwork is the primary function of these positions. Technicians plan project logistics, record detailed field data, produce thorough reports, and maintain vehicles and equipment. Work involves collaboration with dedicated volunteers and partner organizations. Two Technicians will be hired for a 20-week season, from June through October. Fieldwork will occur along the Appalachian Trail primarily in Maine and may include other locations throughout New England.

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