LCAN is seeking a suitable candidate for a part-time (20 hours per week), Lander-based, non-benefited contractor position at $41.50 per hour (up to $41,500 per year). Grant funding for this position is currently secured through the end of 2025. The successful applicant will act as an independent contractor and will be compensated on a biweekly basis. LCAN is prepared to assist the hire through the process of establishing their own LLC to become an independent contractor. This position would be overseen by the LCAN Board of Directors.

The position has three main areas of responsibility, and the work hours allotted to each will shift as needed:

As a member of the Energy and Environment Task Force, this position will assist the City of Lander with meeting the emissions reduction targets for municipal operations that were set by City Council in 2023 as well as help increase the City’s climate resiliency in a structured and cost-effective manner.

2) PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR LCAN (5–10 hours/week)
Assist the LCAN Board of Directors with various efforts (such as communications and public outreach/education campaigns, community-wide and city-based projects, and cultivating local partnerships) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at the community level as well as raise awareness for LCAN’s work and mission.

Work alongside the LCAN Board of Directors to execute administrative and public-facing communications projects for LCAN.

Tagged as: Administrative Staff, Conservation, Development, Fundraising, Research/Science and Technical, Sales and Marketing, Support Staff, Teaching/Education


The ideal candidate will have a strong environmental science and/or energy efficiency background and will be able to bring both technical knowledge of greenhouse gas emissions reductions and climate change, as well as strong communication and organizational skills. Due to the close working relationships and coordination that is needed between LCAN and E&E Task Force, we are asking that applicants for this position be based in Lander.

Preferred Skills:

LCAN is looking for someone self-driven, organized, and capable of working independently and with minimal supervision. The contractor will be expected to work independently on their own projects and enjoy taking the lead on their own ideas.

About Lander Climate Action Network (LCAN)

Founded in 2020, LCAN is a grassroots nonpartisan group of Lander citizens working to create a sustainable future for our local community. LCAN’s mission is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Lander through a commitment to environmental sustainability, community engagement, and economic viability. More information can be found at LCAN’s website — landercan.org.

The City of Lander’s Energy and Environment Task Force is a volunteer citizen group that was formed shortly after a 2020 mayoral and city council proclamation supporting the intent to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The goal of the task force is to advise and aid the City of Lander in efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while also increasing energy efficiency and lowering operational costs.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit the following materials to [email protected] by June 1st or until the position is filled. 1.) Cover letter. 2.) Resume or CV indicating work experiences, education, and relevant skills. 3.) Two professional references. For additional questions, please contact Ariel Greene at [email protected] or (307) 332-1313.

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