Job Announcements for Late July

 Downstream of Namesake, Upstream of Usual Haunts. The Shoshone is named after the Shoshone Falls on the Colorado in Glenwood Canyon.

Downstream of Namesake, Upstream of Usual Haunts. The Shoshone is named after the Shoshone Falls on the Colorado in Glenwood Canyon.

Trout Unlimited (TU) is hiring a Mine Restoration Project Manager in their Western Water and Habitat Program to facilitate and execute abandoned mine restoration and stream restoration projects in watersheds across Colorado. This project manager will take projects from start to finish: developing project concepts, obtaining project funding, and managing project implementation. The Trout Unlimited mission is to conserve, protect and restore North America's coldwater fisheries and their watersheds. TU has secured two years of funding for this position. The successful applicant will work with TU staff and stakeholders to secure additional funding for project activities and to cover core operational costs to sustain the program in future years. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to David Stillwell at dstillwell@tu.org. No phone calls please. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is hiring a Stewardship Director. Bird Conservancy of the Rockies (formerly Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory) is a Colorado-based non-profit conservation organization established in 1988. The Stewardship Director provides strategic vision, guidance, and leadership to the Stewardship Program of Bird Conservancy. The director is responsible for supervising the Program Manager, Grant Accountant, Grassland Wildlife Coordinator, and two Senior level partner biologists while providing direction to all Stewardship staff regarding partner relations and achieving strategic goals and grant deliverables. Applications must be received on or by July 18, 2016. For more information visit their website at www.birdconservancy.org.

The Western Colorado Landscape Collaborative is looking for a Financial Administrator. This position reports to and works with the Board to provide administrative, financial and contracting services. Resumes must be received no later than 5 PM, Monday July 18th. Mail your resume, along with at least 3 references to: Unc/Com, Inc. – Attn: Brad Percefull 3447 1360 Rd. Delta, CO 81416. For more information visit the Westcolc Website.

Larimer County is looking for a Fund Development & Special Projects Specialist. This person will perform professional and technical fund development, planning, management, and services related to the acquisition, development and stewardship of land for open space, parks, and trail projects. Acts as department liaison and project manager for special projects including studies, research, and planning needed to guide the Open Lands Program within the Department of Natural Resources. The closing date to apply for this position is July 25, 2016. For more information go to the Larimer County Website.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeks a Land Protection Specialist in its realty division. The role of this position is to acquire and protect lands for the National Wildlife Refuge System. The employee in this position serves as a permanent, full-time realty specialist for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 6, Refuges, National Wildlife Refuge Division of Realty, located in Lakewood, Colorado.
More information is available here: www.usajobs.gov. Apply by July 26th, 2016.

Jefferson County (North & South) is seeking a Regions Coordinators to advocate for the visitor and quality control throughout assigned parks in their respective region. Regions Coordinators perform administrative and general project coordination duties that include but are not limited to: budget development and monitoring, suggesting projects, scheduling and evaluating park improvements as they pertain to design, maintenance, visitor experience and construction.  The Regions Coordinators will coordinate park improvements related to the quality of experience at Jefferson County Open Space (JCOS) in either the north or south Jeffco Open Space region, which consist of approximately 14 parks.  Region Coordinators serve is the liaison between staff teams and the park visitor. This position is expected to be in the field and in their parks at least 20% of each work week. More information is available at agency.governmentjobs.com. Apply by July 27th.

The Big Thompson Watershed Forum, a Colorado 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1997, is seeking a motivated individual to fill the part-time position of Monitoring Program Manager of the Forum. The mission of the Forum is to protect and improve water quality in the Big Thompson River Watershed through collaborative monitoring, assessment and educational projects. The Monitoring Program Manager provides leadership, technical support, and overall management of the Big Thompson Watershed Forum’s water quality monitoring and assessment activities. Applications will be accepted until July 29, 2016 with an expected start date is September 26, 2016. For more information on this position visit their website at btwatershed.org.

The Big Thompson Watershed Forum is seeking a motivated individual to fill the part-time position ofWatershed Program Administrator. The Forum is a collaborative group representing private citizens, corporations, nongovernmental organizations and government agencies. The mission of the Forum is to protect and improve water quality in the Big Thompson River Watershed through collaborative monitoring, assessment and educational projects. The Watershed Program Administrator provides leadership and overall management of the Big Thompson Watershed Forum in areas of weekly operations, planning, administration and financial management. Applications will be accepted until July 29, 2016 with an expected start date is September 19, 2016. For more information on this position visit their website at btwatershed.org.

The South Platte Basin Roundtable (SPBRT) has announced an open At‐Large Voting position. SPBRT was established through the Colorado Water for the 21st Century Act to facilitate discussions on water management issues and encourage locally driven collaborative solutions. To this end, the SPBRT is seeking passionate, professional, and committed individuals to serve as representatives on the roundtable. The SPBRT consists of up to 56 voting members who collectively represent the rich diversity of the watershed. For more information, visit the SPBRT page on the Colorado Water Conservation Board website. Interested applicants should submit a completed application to Joe Frank, SPBRT Chair atjmfrank@lspwcd.orgAll information is due by July 29, 2016.

Summit County Colorado has announced a position opening for an Open Space & Trails Resource Specialist. This position is responsible for volunteer program management, public outreach and broad open space management and planning. Develops sign program and manages historic resources on open space properties. The position will be open until filled. Submit cover letter/resume and application tosummitcountyco.gov (see “Employment”). For more information please call (970) 668-4060.

Boulder County Open Space is hiring a Parks and Open Space Department Director. This is a senior management level classification in Boulder County government. The Parks and Open Space Director performs a variety of duties in managing the Parks and Open Space Department, including budgeting, personnel management, policy development, and public interaction.  This position serves at the pleasure of the Board of County Commissioners, reports directly to this three-person board and is a member of the Commissioners senior management team. For more information go to their JOB POSTING.

Jefferson County Open Space is hiring a Community Connections Manager. The Community Connections Manager and Team promotes internal collaboration and seeks and provides opportunities for public engagement on a variety of projects, programs and management practices. Under limited supervision, the Community Connections Manager performs administrative and supervisory work supporting the JCOS Community Connections Team. The Community Connections Manager oversees and supports the establishment of, and adherence to, standards, procedures and performance metrics specific to their team. This includes building partnerships among agencies, coalitions, non-profits, county representatives and conservation organizations. For more information visit Jeffco.us.jobs.