RES is currently accepting applications for the position of Land Representative, based out of our Pittsburgh, OH.

The mission: This is a key position for our project development team, since the Land Rep will be developing relationships with prospective landowners and community business leaders, thus securing property rights and enabling project realization. It involves interaction with many of the RES functions, including sales, regulatory, and field operations teams, analysts, and in-house counsel. You will also talk to outside counsel and Real Estate Broker and Agents. You will be working in a team that solves problems collaboratively and supports your needs. Ohio is a growing region for RES, and in the beginning you will be supporting much of our growth there. However, in a medium and long term, you will tasked with working across several states, including PA, WV and NY.

What your day-to-day might look like?

You will spend around 80% of your time negotiating with the land owners. While some of this work can be done from the office setting, around 50% of yoru time you will be visiting the landowners on their land, including over-night stays.

Around 10% of your time will be dedicated to pre-acquisition and negotiation processes, including purchase and sales agreements and mitigation project agreements. You will also assist in due diligence items including survey and title and assist in the preparation and organization of closing documents. Some assistance will be required for the development of projects in the proposal process for projects in different phases.

Around 10% of your time, you will be doing analytical work – analyzing property data and land records for the suitability of restoration sites, running numbers associated with the acquisition of new land assets, working with management to prepare and maintain monthly cash flow statements, and assisting in creating preliminary project budgets.

We would love to talk to you if you have many of the following:

  • BA/BS in Real Estate, Land Management, Agriculture, or Ecology
  • 2 or more years of experience in land acquisition, real estate brokerage, land management OR sales
  • Acceptable driving record
  • ArcGIS experience
  • Passion for environmental stewardship and conservation

Come join our team!

Who is RES: We are the nation’s largest and most experienced provider of ecological restoration and water resource solutions. To date, we have restored over 525 stream miles and 62,000 wetland acres, in addition to conserving and preserving 15,000 acres of endangered species habitats. RES operations include planting over 20,000,000 restorative trees and reducing over 280 tons of polluting nutrients. RES ecological solutions enable a balance of economic development and ecological sustainability.

Our culture: Working for RES means having a career that truly makes an impact and a job that helps make nature and communities better. Our people share a deep interest and passion for sustainability and ecological restoration. As an ever-growing company, we cultivate entrepreneurship, flexibility, and collaboration while taking a bold approach to project development. We foster a team environment while enriching individual growth.

Our people: explore our employees’ profiles here.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor

RES is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: On the road