Job Announcements for Early September

The Yampa River

Boulder County has a Conservation Easement Program Manager position available. Boulder County has more than 100,000 acres of protected open space land, and are working to preserve more. The Conservation Easement Program Manager will help them in this endeavor. The Program Manager coordinates all aspects of Boulder County's conservation easement program. This is a full-time, benefited position that works out of the Parks and Open Space office in Longmont. This job has a mix of field work and office work, and it offers an opportunity to develop relationships with landowners of conservation easement-encumbered properties and work with staff in other county departments. Here is the link to the job posting, Deadline to apply is September 2nd, 2016.

Boulder County Parks and Open Space (BCPOS) Department is now hiring an up to 18-month term Flood Project Coordinator / Natural Resource Planner II in the Resource Planning Division. This position will join the team of the existing Planner II positions in the department that are already performing a variety of complex and specialized planning and project management duties associated with the department's complicated flood recovery projects, which are a result of the September 2013 floods. The Flood Project Coordinator / Natural Resource Planner II will help lead and support the many non-FEMA flood recovery projects on County open space lands, especially along St. Vrain and Lefthand Creeks. Duties will include researching and evaluating natural resources impacted and affected by recovery projects; preparing comments on plans and documents; facilitating public meetings; coordinating interdepartmental project teams; developing collaborative processes with stakeholders and County staff; representing the Parks and Open Space Department at meetings; preparing exhibits, maps, and documents for proposals, responses, memorandums, and reports; and working to identify the needs for future planning efforts associated with flood recovery projects. For more information please view the job announcement at

Arapahoe County's Open Spaces Department is seeking an experienced Senior Open Spaces Maintenance Technician to technically lead other maintenance technicians in the maintenance and repair of Arapahoe County parks, turf management, and associated irrigation equipment and facilities. This critical position will provide direction to the regular full-time maintenance staff, seasonal employees, volunteers and community service workers and will be responsible for the coordination of various maintenance programs as assigned. For more information and to apply, please go to their website. Application period closes on September 11th, 2016.

The Larimer County Department of Natural Resources is hiring a Graphic Designer to assist with the development of outreach materials and signs. The graphic designer will develop the department's annual report, maps, displays, annual calendar, signage and other projects. This is a part-time (20 hrs/wk), permanent position with benefits. Posting closes September 20th, 2016. For info on the position, visit:

Highlands Ranch Metro District is currently seeking to fill a Park Ranger position in the Parks, Recreation and Open Space department. This position will be assigned to patrol parks, trails and open space, interface with park users and program participants for oversight of rules compliance. This position will receive a limited commission as a Code Enforcement Officer through the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, and Wildland Fire Red-card certification through Littleton Fire and Rescue. Applications are available on their website at Applications will be accepted until position has been filled.