Work for Artist Boat
Join the Artist Boat Team
Escape to the beautiful views and scenic landscape of the Coastal Heritage Preserve and Galveston Bay. Employment at Artist Boat offers many amenities, such as access to trails, the birding tower, our new treehouse, and even the swimming pool. Don’t just sit in a boring break room at lunch. Take a walk, get a breath of fresh air and enjoy the wildlife of the prairie.
Artist Boat provides excellent career opportunities with competitive non-profit salaries and hourly wages for entry level degreed professionals pursuing careers in nature interpretation, environmental education, habitat restoration and conservation, and non-profit management. Benefits include health care, IRA, leave accrual, and long term and short term disability. To apply for any positions listed the application must be submitted by mail; must have three letters of professional reference; must submit a copy of transcripts; samples of work products are encouraged (art work, writing samples, etc.). Only completed packages will be reviewed for positions.
To apply, please email complete application package to firstname.lastname@example.org. The package should include cover letter, resume, college transcripts (if degreed), and three contacts or letters for professional references / recommendations. Position(s) are available for immediate hire. Applications will be reviewed in full and interviewed based on meeting the qualifications described above and submission of complete application packages.
Package may also be sent by postal service to Todd Cleveland, Executive Assistant at 13330 Settegast Road, Galveston, TX 77554.
Current Job Openings
Habitat and Stewardship Program Manager
Essential Function: The Habitat and Stewardship Program Manager (HSPM) is a mid-level position and is primarily responsible for habitat management, restoration, and monitoring; maintaining and installing boundary signage and fencing, education and access amenities; recruiting and managing volunteers (Sea Citizen leaders and groups); planning and evaluating stewardship based learning programs for youth or adults; working with a Technical Advisory Council and executive staff to plan and implement goals; and managing workforce crews or seasonal technicians for the purposes of enhancing Artist Boat’s growing Coastal Heritage Preserve ( The Preserve is an 898 acre preserve with a potential growth to 1,400 acres) for flora and fauna and people. The HSPM will be responsible for fostering partnerships with a variety of entities to develop and implement habitat management, various monitoring tactics, and education/public access plans at the Coastal Heritage Preserve. The HSPM will engage in restoring habitats through chemical and mechanical applications to remove invasive species, restoring habitats through plantings and maintaining a prairie plant greenhouse and nursery, recruiting and retaining a wide variety of volunteers with skills from biological monitoring to tractor mowing, maintaining records of actions and monitoring via GIS maps, maintaining records of events and meetings, maintain records of volunteer time and effort and demographics, and assist with grant applications and reporting. The far reaching goal is to utilize management of the Preserve with K-Grey learners and partners in order to build a stewardship ethic that results in restored, enhanced, and conserved lands that benefit the public and wildlife in the coastal zone. It will be essential for the HSPM to assure all components of grant contracts, habitat management and public access plans, partnership agreements and contracts, and agreements for are met to the standard agreed on and delivered on time. A vital role will be modeling for Eco-Art Educators and Habitat Specialists professional standards of program delivery, delegating to Eco-Art Educators and Habitat Specialists clearly and concisely so they are accountable and responsible for delegated tasks and can achieve success, and assuring a high level of standard is met for all components of the program that maintains and fosters Artist Boat’s reputation.