Job Announcements for Late September

Royal Gorge Train along the Arkansas River

Royal Gorge Train along the Arkansas River

WestWater Research is currently seeking qualified applicants for a Research Associate position in the field of water resource economics and finance for their Fort Collins Colorado office. WestWater Research is an economic consulting firm that specializes in water resource valuation, water market analysis, water resource economics, and financial and investment services. The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting water market research and water right valuation and financial analysis on company and client projects. The position may also be responsible for managing 2 to 3 member teams to complete projects. For more information about this position, click HERE.

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:

Middle Colorado Watershed Council (MCWC) is hiring a Watershed Technician. The MCWC mission is to evaluate, protect and enhance the health of the middle Colorado River watershed through the cooperative effort of watershed stakeholders. The MCWC consists of a broad partnership of interested individuals and entities living and working in the watershed that provide leadership in watershed planning, management, and stewardship. The Watershed Technician 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 assisting with implementation of the Public Outreach and Communication Plan. Deadline for Application is September 26, 2016. More information can be found at

Conservation Colorado is seeking a full-time Field Organizer to assist with their organizing on the Western Slope, primarily by building and maintaining relationships with the public and partner groups to achieve conservation wins in Colorado on issues including protections for public lands and rivers, bolstering the renewable energy economy, and addressing climate change. Conservation Colorado works to protect Colorado’s environment and quality of life by mobilizing people and electing conservation‐minded policy makers. They work closely with policy leaders, citizen activists, businesses and other conservation/progressive nonprofits, and have built a reputation as one of the leading conservation advocacy organizations in the state. Location: Durango, CO. Deadline for submission: September 26, 2016. For more information visit their website,

Colorado Parks & Wildlife (CPW) is seeking qualified applicants for a Policy and Planning Analyst position in the Policy and Planning Section. The CPW mission is to perpetuate the wildlife resources of the state, to provide a quality state parks system, and to provide enjoyable and sustainable outdoor recreation opportunities that educate and inspire current and future generations to serve as active stewards of Colorado's natural resources. This position provides critical analysis expertise and support to the agency, staff, the Commission and, at times, the Department of Natural Resources. This in-house expertise helps to ensure that major division-wide or property-level policy initiatives and decisions are supported with the most current, accurate and comprehensive information available. OPEN TO STATE OF COLORADO RESIDENTS ONLY. The application deadline is September 27, 2016. The job announcement can be found online at

The City of Louisville Open Space & Trails Division is excited to announce a job opening for an Open Space Technician III.  This is a full time and benefited position that will oversee open space & trails maintenance and assist with trail planning, volunteers and natural resource management. This position will be responsible for field operations & maintenance of the City's 700 acres of land and 23 miles of Open Space trails and will assist our Parks & Recreation Department in carrying out the objectives of the Open Space Division, under the direction of the Open Space Manager. Closing Date: September 28th, 2016. For details please go to

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.