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MFT is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, size, national origin, disability, or any other protected characteristic as established by law. Additionally, MFT strives to foster an inclusive workplace. People from diverse backgrounds, including those traditionally underrepresented in agricultural leadership, are encouraged to apply.

It is MFT’s practice to set compensation amounts that align with the successful candidate’s experience. We offer a possible salary range describing the level of compensation we’d expect to offer for the advertised position. In addition to competitive pay, MFT offers several benefits to its employees, including a group health plan, group vision and dental plans, 4 weeks of paid vacation at the start of employment, 13 paid holidays/year plus a week-long office closure at the end of the summer, a 401(k) Retirement Plan, wellness and farm share benefits, and other forms of paid time-off. This benefits information corresponds to full-time employment with benefits, but is also offered to part-time employees on a prorated basis.

MFT is currently hiring for the following positions:

  • Land Steward ($40,000 – $45,000)

Land Steward

Salary: $40,000 – $45,000

Location: Belfast, Maine or remotely in central/eastern Maine, with travel to MFT’s Portland office and projects sites in central and northern Maine as necessary.

A Land Steward (LS) is a member of MFT’s Farm Network and is responsible for monitoring and enforcing conservation easements, cultivating good relationships with owners or lessees of protected farms, overseeing amendments and establishment of building envelopes, and managing long-term property management needs for MFT-owned farms. Specific territories are defined annually based on existing properties and projects anticipated to close in the coming year. The Land Steward will be based out of MFT’s Belfast office or remotely in central/eastern Maine, with occasional travel to MFT’s Portland Office as required, and travel to project sites in central and northern Maine as necessary.

Click here to download the full job description.

How to Apply: Please submit a detailed cover letter, resume, and a work-related writing sample by October 31st to:
Email: rachel@mainefarmlandtrust.org
Or mail:
Maine Farmland Trust
ATTN: Rachel Grant
97 Main Street
Belfast, ME 04915
If you have any questions, contact Rachel at 338-6575 or rachel@mainefarmlandtrust.org.

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