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If you want to make a difference, Utah Open Lands may be the right fit for you! As the premier statewide homegrown land trust in Utah, your job will help to leave a legacy of recreational opportunity, wildlife habitat, heritage and open land for the next generation. Join Utah Open Lands to begin protecting the lands we all love. 

Ecological Conservation and GIS Manager >>

Utah Open Lands is seeking an enthusiastic professional for the position of Ecological Conservation and GIS Manager to join our passionate team! 

The Conservation and GIS Manager will provide ground proof data and participate in
determining strategies and protocols to assist in implementation of the Bonanza Flat Conservation Area and Forty Fifth Star Preserve Management and Stewardship Plans. This position integrates hands-on, in-the-field conservation, utilizing Geographic Information System (GIS) tools to provide measurable land management progress and to create strong visual narratives about the progress of management plan goals and objectives. Conducting land surveys, fulfilling monitoring objectives and gathering crucial data will comprise the work in the field. Crafting insightful GIS maps and reports that help decision makers understand when management goals are achieved or when they need to be adapted will be a vital part of this position. Your role extends to engaging with the public and identifying how to mitigate potentialthreats to the conservation health of these areas.

If you want to make a difference, Utah Open Lands may be the right fit for you! As the premier statewide homegrown land trust in Utah, your job will help to leave a legacy of recreational opportunity, wildlife habitat, heritage and open land for the next generation. Join Utah Open Lands to begin protecting the lands we all love. 

Who We Are:
Utah Open Lands (UOL) is a 501c(3) nonprofit Land Trust Alliance-Accredited land trust.  Our mission is to preserve, protect and steward open space in order to maintain Utah’s natural heritage and quality of life for present and future generations.  This is achieved by assisting private landowners, government agencies and communities in the voluntary preservation of the agricultural, scenic, recreational, historic and wildlife values of open land. Utah Open Lands works with landowners and partners across the state - helping individuals, families, municipalities, and organizations realize their conservation aspirations.

Utah Open Lands is dynamic and successful local land trust founded in 1990 with over 100 easement projects and over 60,000 acres of open space throughout the State of Utah. Utah Open Lands deploys various conservation tools including conservation easements, land acquisitions, habitat restoration, and support of local, state, federal conservation efforts throughout Utah to accomplish our mission. 

​Utah Open Lands is an equal opportunity employer and committed to building a diverse workforce. We are committed to equity as a core organizational value. Applicants should be able to demonstrate a commitment to issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, LGBTQ+ people, and people from groups who are underrepresented in conservation spaces to apply for this opportunity.

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