Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Job Announcement: Sustainable Agriculture & Land Protection Specialist

Sustainable Agriculture Educator/ Land Protection Specialist
The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Yates County and the Finger Lakes Land Trust seek a dynamic individual to advance land protection and sustainable agriculture programs within New York’s scenic Finger Lakes Region.  This position is supported by a joint venture involving these two organizations and is responsible for implementing conservation easement projects, working with landowners to develop proposals for farmland protection funding, and also developing and implementing educational programs relating to sustainable agriculture, horticulture and natural resources.  Practical knowledge of agriculture, natural resources, and conservation easements is preferred as is a BS degree in agriculture, natural resources, or a related field.  Competitive salary and benefits provided.  Position is based in Penn Yan, NY.  For more information, application materials and a full job description, call 315-536-5123 or visit   Additional information about the Finger Lakes Land Trust is available at  Application deadline March 31 or until filled.  Cornell Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities.  Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
Peter Landre, Executive Director
Cornell Cooperative Extension Yates County
417 Liberty Street, Penn Yan  14527

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