About MALT

Marin Agricultural Land Trust is a nonprofit land trust created in 1980 by a coalition of ranchers and environmentalists to permanently protect Marin County farmland. Some of the Bay Area’s most highly acclaimed dairy and cheese products, grass-fed meats and organic crops are produced on farmland protected by MALT’s 91 agricultural conservation easements. MALT has permanently protected over 54,000 acres of West Marin’s diverse mosaic of coastal grasslands, oak woodlands, rangelands and pastoral open space. MALT is committed to supporting sustainable management, climate-beneficial and regenerative agriculture in Marin County, including farming and grazing practices that rebuild soil organic matter and improve soil biodiversity to draw down carbon and improve the water cycle.

The Position

A Sustainable Management Program Manager to support innovative research and scaling of climate-smart practices on agricultural easements in West Marin. The Sustainable Management Program manager is a 12-month fixed-term exempt position responsible for coordinating and reporting on projects for MALT’s science, and regenerative agriculture program. The position will provide the metrics and coordination needed to support a thriving and sustainable agricultural economy on MALT protected farming and ranching operations. The position will work under the direction of the Director of Science and Regenerative Agriculture.

Essential Duties and Functions



Graduate degree in agroecology, rangeland management, environmental science, agricultural science, or related field.


Knowledge and Abilities


This is a temporary, exempt position and the expected date is 12 months from hire, which requires some presence in MALT’s office in Point Reyes Station and in the West Marin community. Competitive salary in the $70K range and excellent benefits.

Marin Agricultural Land Trust welcomes people of all backgrounds, identities, and beliefs to join us in achieving our mission to permanently protect Marin’s agricultural land for agricultural use. MALT is committed to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace in which everyone is welcomed, valued, and supported. We are a team that works together to achieve our goals. We recognize that diverse teams make the strongest teams and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this position successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

How to Apply


No phone calls, no walk-ins, no recruiters.