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We’re Hiring a Field Assistant

Author: Jefferson Land Trust | 05/30/24

Two birds on branch

Goldfinches on Chimacum Ridge. Photo by Tim Lawson.

Jefferson Land Trust is seeking a full-time Field Assistant. The Field Assistant will support the short- and long-term stewardship responsibilities of Jefferson Land Trust by implementing field-based activities that support the desired future condition of our protected properties.

The full time (40 hours per week) non-exempt position includes benefits and is based out of our Port Townsend office, with required travel throughout East Jefferson County (work vehicle available). Wages are $21.00 per hour.

Our mission is “helping the community preserve open space, working lands, and habitat forever.” We embrace a people-first approach. We appreciate and encourage the talents and passion of our employees. We strive to hire great people and keep them interested, empowered, and fulfilled. We value equity, respect, accountability, creativity, collaboration, and innovation. We’re a team that’s committed to and embraces diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice principles.

For the complete position description, please click here.

To Apply

  1. Send a resume and cover letter to with the subject: Field Assistant Position
  2. We’ll begin reviewing applications on June 1, 2024 and recruitment will remain open until the position is filled.

Equal Opportunity Statement
At Jefferson Land Trust, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all. We believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Thank you for your interest in this position. We look forward to hearing from you!