Hiing: APR Stewardship Planner – MDAR

APR Stewardship Planner

Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources


The Department of Agricultural Resources is seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual who is passionate about farmland protection and viability. The successful candidate will be a strong communicator with knowledge of agricultural practices and norms and/or conservation restriction stewardship and someone who can balance regulatory enforcement with strengthening relationships within the agricultural community.

The position is within the Stewardship branch of the Agricultural Preservation Restriction (APR) Program and combines telework, field work, and office work. Currently 1 office day per week is expected but more is available if preferred. The position location is based in MDAR’s field office in Southborough and covers the north central/northeast territory shown in the linked map.

The APR Stewardship Planner will report to the Agricultural Land Programs Supervisor and specific duties include:
– Outreach and Communication
– APR Monitoring
– APR Compliance
– Recordkeeping, Procedures, and Policies
– Land Acquisition Evaluation and Related Tasks

Please note that requisitions (former Posting IDs) will remain open for 90 days; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days of the posting. This position was posted on 9/27 to MassCareers.

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