The Smeja Homestead Foundation is seeking an energetic conservation land manager who is aspiring to make their mark in natural resource management to maintain and rehabilitate the historic landscape, farm, conservation areas and archeological sites owned by the Foundation, including Indian Hill Manor and Farm, a site listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Smeja Homestead Foundation is a private operating foundation that owns 560 acres of land located along the Kishwaukee and Rock rivers southwest of Rockford, Illinois.

The Land Manager is responsible for implementing the rehabilitation plan for the manor grounds, developing a model sustainable farming plan for the farm, managing the natural land along the Kishwaukee and Rock rivers, including land being restored to wetland, prairie and riparian forest through the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), and developing management plans and policies for the archeological site in cooperation with the Ho Chunk Nation and the Illinois Nature Preserves Commission.

For a full job description, click here. The deadline for applications is Monday, May 30, 2022. You can find out more on the Foundation website here.

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Last Modified: April 25, 2022