Job Opportunities


Land Acquisitions Manager
Are you a real estate expert who is passionate about the natural world? Here’s an opportunity to use your expertise along with your project management and relationship skills to help conserve the land and waterways of Monterey County and promote community health and well-being! Big Sur Land Trust (BSLT) is seeking a full-time Land Acquisitions Manager to implement BSLT land acquisition priorities, as well as support BSLT’s broader conservation and stewardship projects. Click here to learn more.


Director of Finance
As the Director of Finance, your work is vital to the health of our organization! Working with our stewardship, conservation, community engagement, and development departments, you’ll be performing professional non-profit accounting functions. These include, but are not limited to, preparing of monthly financial reports, grant expense and net assets tracking, annual budget preparation and posting, and managing annual independent audit. Click here to learn more.


Land Steward
Do you love adventure? Are you willing to learn, try new things, and be resourceful? If so, here’s just some of what you would experience in this dynamic Land Steward job. While working with a dedicated team on a variety of innovative and strategic projects, on any given day you might be planting native plants in a restoration site, removing barriers to wildlife movement, working with a rancher to improve soil health, or maintaining a native garden demonstration site for a future park. Additionally, you might focus on keeping our buildings, roads, and trails in good repair; reducing the risk of wildfire; and controlling invasive weeds. Sometimes you’d be in the field doing the physical labor to achieve a goal and other times you’d be working out of our Monterey-based office to help coordinate schedules, develop contracts, join in collaborative discussions with other teams, communicate plans, make maps, or create budgets. This position is best suited for early career applicants. Click here and here to learn more about the position.

Youth Outdoor Programs (YOP)

Big Sur Land Trust’s approach begins with the land and the calming, inspirational, and evocative power of nature. As campers begin to embrace the comfort that comes from knowing they belong in nature, they begin to identify, embrace, and express their personal values, sparks, and dreams.

Field Lead
The Field Lead contributes to Big Sur Land Trust’s mission by coordinating and delivering day trips and overnight excursions for youth ages 10 to 19. Exemplify and uphold our organization’s spirit of community, and the acceptance, and respect for one’s self, others and nature. In this position you will have the opportunity to directly impact youth in Monterey by delivering enriching experiences to campers who may have faced multiple barriers to accessing and enjoying time in nature and/or immersive wilderness activities. Click here to learn more about the position.

Youth Outdoor Programs Manager
Are you inspired to bring unique outdoor experiences to youth in Monterey County? Do you have a talent for sustaining partnerships and engaging in community outreach? If your answer is a resounding “Yes!” then our Youth Outdoor Programs Manager may be just the job for you! Click here to learn more about the position. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume, and at least two letters of recommendation supporting your abilities as a youth worker by email to