Job Opportunities

Conservation Director

Accepting Applications until position is filled. 

The Conservation Director will provide strategic direction and day-to-day management of the Bitter Root Water Forum’s Water Conservation Program. This director-level position will support the protection, conservation, and effective management of water resources throughout the Bitterroot watershed through projects, partnerships, and fund management (researching, writing, and reporting on grants).


The ideal candidate will value relationship building, listening, and learning from landowners and partners to collaborate on action-oriented solutions. The Conservation Director will report to the Executive Director, and work collaboratively with Water Forum staff, local landowners, and agencies.

Based out of the Hamilton office, with occasional teleworking available, the Conservation Director will provide services throughout the Bitterroot watershed.  Attendance is expected at monthly board meetings and at other meetings in the Bitterroot watershed, Missoula, and Helena as needed.