Current Job Openings with Texas Land Trusts

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ORGANIZATION: Bayou Land Conservancy

POSITION: Community Conservation Manager


Bayou Land Conservancy (BLC) is seeking an engaged natural resources expert to develop outreach strategies and volunteer engagement opportunities that support our land conservation mission. The Community Conservation Manager (CCM) will have a key role in executing our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Access Plan through strategic engagement of, and developing equitable partnerships with, diverse groups who have not traditionally been included in land conservation work. The DEI&A Plan, along with a recent Community Conservation Assessment, will provide guidance in meeting BLC’s goals for building relationships. Resumes can be sent to No phone calls please.


ORGANIZATION: Galveston Bay Foundation

POSITION: Operations Manager


The Galveston Bay Foundation (GBF) seeks a full-time, experienced Operations Manager to ensure effective and efficient operations in a busy and growing nonprofit environment. This position is based from our office in Kemah, Texas, and has diverse management duties including ensuring adherence to organizational policies and procedures, overseeing business-related vendors and equipment, and providing support and resources for a staff of about 30 full-time and part-time employees. Completion of a four-year degree in a business-related field and at least five years of experience in an office administration and/or human resources management role are required. For a detailed job description, including duties, qualifications, requirements, and compensation, visit . To apply, email cover letter and resume to Please reference position title in subject line of e-mail.


ORGANIZATION: Galveston Bay Foundation

POSITION: Land Acquisition Manager


The Galveston Bay Foundation (GBF) seeks to increase the scope and pace of land conservation within the Galveston Bay watershed through the addition of a Land Acquisition Manager. This position will add staff capacity to the organization to pursue new land conservation programs and initiatives that target priority landscapes within the Galveston Bay watershed and protect lands that are meaningful to local communities, wildlife, and water quality. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field and at least four (4) years of experience in conservation project management is required. Position based in Kemah, Texas, with travel within GBF’s four-county service area. For a detailed job description, including duties, qualifications, requirements, and compensation, visit To apply, email cover letter and resume to Please reference position title in subject line of e-mail.



POSITION: Ranch Manager

LOCATION: Hockley, Texas

Since 1992, the Katy Prairie Conservancy (KPC) has been working to protect the prairie for people and wildlife while there is still time. We are a nationally accredited 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located in Houston, Texas, and a trusted leader in local land conservation. We are also the largest local land conservation organization, by acreage, in southeast Texas. Over 24,000 acres of the coastal prairie are now protected.

Conservation efforts by the Katy Prairie Conservancy keep land in agriculture for local farmers and ranchers and provide one of the last strongholds for wildlife in the region. KPC’s groundbreaking community-based conservation programs afford a place for families to have naturebased adventures, and have earned KPC local, statewide, and national awards. And timelier than ever, these protected lands aid with flood control, contribute to the protection of our watersheds, and create a resilient landscape from the prairie to the Gulf Coast.

On the Katy Prairie in Harris, Waller and Fort Bend Counties, KPC owns nearly 13,500 acres and protects over 4,200 acres through conservation agreements with private landowners. The protected lands include its majority ownership interest in the Warren Ranch, a 6,004-acre working cattle ranch that is owned jointly with two other co-owners who are members of the original family who founded the ranch. The Preserve Manager will have responsibility of the day-to-day management of the preserves and the ranch; the Preserve Manager is expected to work as part of a team to achieve the goals established for the preserve and ranch and will keep all owners informed of progress.


Degree Requirements:

Undergraduate or graduate degree in Range Management, Agricultural Science, Agribusiness Management, Wildlife Biology, Natural Resources Management, or similar field of study desired. Knowledge of or willingness to learn cattle health software, Microsoft Office, Landscape, and other software. Knowledge and ability to use GIS preferred but not required.

Commensurate with experience. Other benefits include Health Insurance for Employee and participation in the institutional retirement plan. A truck will be provided. Applicant must have a current driver’s license. As an exempt, salaried employee, the Preserve and Ranch Manager is not eligible for overtime.

If interested, please send cover letter and resume or statement of qualifications to Elisa Donovan at Candidate will be required to pass background check and provide references upon request.