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The City and County of Denver's Department of Parks and Recreation is seeking skilled and qualified candidates for the position of Arborist Technician I to work for the Natural Resources Division – Forestry Work Group (Citywide Operation). This position performs primarily tree planting and establishment, but also standard level pruning, removing trees, inventory with mobile devices and applying insecticides to trees and shrubbery. For a formal job description and to apply go to their website: www.denvergov.org/jobs. CLOSING DATE: July 4, 2016.
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 at firstname.lastname@example.org. All 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 to summitcountyco.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.
Middle Colorado Watershed Council's (MCWC) is hiring a Watershed Specialist. MCWCs mission is to evaluate, protect and enhance the health of the middle Colorado River watershed through the cooperative effort of watershed stakeholders. The Watershed Specialist position is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to help implement elements of the 2016 Watershed Plan. This includes performing technical studies, participating in restoration activities, and implementing the Public Outreach and Communication Plan. Deadline for Applications is July 6, 2016. For more information go to www.midcowatershed.org.
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 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 of Watershed 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.