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New Jersey Conservation Foundation, one of the nation's premier land preservation groups, is proud of our enthusiastic team of professionals. We are a leading force in the nation's strongest open space movement, with more than 30 staff and a 51-year history.

NJCF staff member Marie Newell

We offer competitive nonprofit salaries (commensurate with experience), offices in a scenic park, an excellent benefits program, and a great work environment.

New Jersey Conservation Foundation is an equal opportunity employer committed to having a diverse staff, where employment and promotional opportunities are based upon individual capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established under law.

Current Openings

ACCOUNTING MANAGER – PART-TIME

Premiere nonprofit environmental group seeks an Accounting Manager to provide support, assistance and backup to the Director of Finance & Administration.  The Accounting Manager will maintain financial records, record financial transactions, analyze general ledger accounts, prepare reconciliations, financial statements for annual audit, and budget.  Qualifications include strong computer skills, including Excel; experience with accounting software and systems; strong knowledge of financial statement preparation and accounting standards.  Excellent written and oral communications skills, ability to meet deadlines, work independently and as a team player required.  Knowledge of nonprofit accounting and Accufund software a plus.  The qualified candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business with three to five years’ experience in accounting.  CPA degree a plus.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Qualified candidates should submit cover letter and resume to maria@njconservation.org, fax to (908) 234-1189 or mail to Maria Hauser, NJ Conservation Foundation, 170 Longview Road, Far Hills, NJ 07931.  For additional information visit www.njconservation.org.

New Jersey Conservation Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, national origin, ethnic background, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.  We are committed to building a diverse team and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply.

 

DIRECTOR OF LAND PROTECTION

Premier nonprofit conservation group seeks a Director of Land Protection to manage and direct its land acquisition program.  The director will manage, support & assist land program staff, work with landowners to initiate and complete land transactions and coordinate with other nonprofit partners, funders and government agencies on policies, transactions and funding strategies.  The director will also stay abreast and informed on all current laws, policies and regulations related to land protection policies and funding, including accreditation requirements.  The director will also serve on the organization’s senior management team.

Qualifications include staff and project management experience, knowledge and experience with conservation tools, including conservation easements, life estates, and fee conservation purchases.  Excellent organizational skills, written and oral communications skills, ability to meet deadlines, work well with a staff team, board members, partners, funders, public agencies and land owners.  The qualified candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in ecology, natural resources studies, land use planning or a related field with a minimum of five years’ experience in real estate transactions, land use planning or related field.  Conservation real estate experience preferred.  Law degree a plus.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Qualified candidates should submit cover letter and resume to maria@njconservation.org, fax to (908) 234-1189 or mail to Maria Hauser, NJ Conservation Foundation, 170 Longview Road, Far Hills, NJ 07931.  For additional information visit www.njconservation.org.

New Jersey Conservation Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, national origin, ethnic background, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.  We are committed to building a diverse team and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply.

 

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