Job Announcements for Early August

Moraine Park in Rocky Mountain National Park

Moraine Park in Rocky Mountain National Park

Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) is hiring a Database Coordinator will assist with maintenance of GOCO’s grant records, GIS databases, and electronic document management systems while also producing maps, reports and other products in support of GOCO’s grant programs, communications strategies and executive leadership. The incumbent will provide technical hardware and software support, and will be the primary resource within GOCO’s office tasked with data storage, analysis, representation, and dissemination that will advance the work of the organization. Resumes must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 11th, 2016, to be considered.  Download the full job description and application instructions.

The City of Fort Collins is hiring a Forestry Specialist. This position conducts, updates, and manages the GIS/GPS based tree inventory for the City. Other areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to, contract development and implementation, clearance issues, project inspection, insect & disease identification and control, development review and field inspections, issuing permits and approving stock and planting locations, pruning/removal or other tree maintenance. Application deadline is 3:00 p.m. MT on 8/5/2016. For more information go to

The City of Colorado Springs is hiring a Forestry Technician. This position will plant, maintain, and remove trees in City-owned rights-of-way, parks, open spaces, and trails to enhance safety and improve aesthetics. You will also respond to tree-related hazards, emergencies, and storm events, some of which may occur outside of your normal work schedule. For more information go to

The Colorado Foundation for Water Education (CFWE) is hiring a Water Education & Leadership Program Manager. Since it was established in 2002, CFWE has cemented its reputation as Colorado’s leading water education organization. CFWE will look to this position to continue its track record of success in delivering engaging and effective water education and leadership programs, and convening their targeted audiences of decision makers, water professionals, educators and interested citizens throughout Colorado. CFWE’s existing suite of education and leadership programs will serve as a springboard for the next Program Manager to put his or her own imprint on the direction and work of the organization. The position is responsible for half of CFWE's program areas, including educational tours, professional development courses, workshops and leadership trainings. This is a full-time, salaried position based in Denver. It is posted on the CFWE website.

Mountain Park Environmental Center (MPEC) is hiring Environmental Educators for Forest School for Little Rangers Preschool Program. MPEC is pleased to be taking applications for two new part-time positions that will begin this September. This is a great opportunity to be a part of the start of what very well may become MPEC's next flagship program. If you love working with young children, love being outdoors, and have a flexible schedule, this may be an ideal position for you. Details on the job duties, qualifications and how to apply can be found by clicking HERE!

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 No phone calls please. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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 (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