Job Announcements for Late January

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The City of Steamboat Springs has a job opportunity in their Parks and Community Services Department for an Open Space and Trails Coordinator. This qualified individual plans, organizes, coordinates, and supervises employees to implement the Steamboat Springs Area Open Space and Trails Master Plan and performs a variety of administrative, supervisory, skilled and semi-skilled tasks in maintenance and operation of open spaces, trails and facilities. For more information and to apply for the job, please visit the City of Steamboat Springs website at: Deadline to submit applications is January 27th, 2017.

The City of Fort Collins is seeking a Natural Areas Community Educator (Hourly). The Community Educator will be responsible for designing, implementing and delivering programming for the public at City of Fort Collins natural areas. The Community Educator will develop, organize, and promote a wide variety of interpretive and educational programs about local ecology, astronomy, and history (if appropriate), and coordinate delivery of these programs. The Community Programs Educator will work with fulltime education staff and Master Naturalist education volunteers to implement and evaluate the programming. Application deadline is 3:00 p.m. MT January 25th, 2017. Click HERE for more information.

The City of Fort Collins is hiring a Natural Areas Education Assistant (Hourly). The Education Assistant will help coordinate and implement field trips for school children and special events sponsored by the Natural Areas Department (NAD).  The Education Assistant will also assist in coordinating the NAD display and volunteers for events, assist with mentoring and supervising volunteers, preparing and providing teaching materials and attending field trips to give introductions and ensure a smooth start.  The Education Assistant may teach field trips or staff events or booths when a volunteer is not available. Application deadline is 3:00 p.m. MT January 25th, 2017. For more information click HERE.

The Grand County Water Information Network is now accepting applications for a year-round 25 hours/week Executive Director. GCWIN is a non-profit water quality organization. Duties include program development, grant/membership development, board of directors’ liaison, personnel/fiscal management, monitoring programs oversight, database management and public relations/educational outreach. Click HERE for a full job description. 

The South Platte Forum Planning Committee has an opening for a Coordinator. The Committee has an immediate need for a qualified, independent contractor to serve as the Committee Coordinator. The South Platte Forum (SPF) has been a venue for the timely, multi-disciplinary exchange of information and ideas important to resource management in the South Platte River Basin. The two-day conference typically draws between 120 and 150 attendees. The Committee is seeking an organized and creative Coordinator who is dedicated to continuing to improve upon the SPF. The Committee Coordinator should be well versed in event planning, communication, and facilitating professionals to consensus decisions. The Committee Coordinator will work closely with the Committee throughout the year, and will ultimately be responsible for the planning, logistics, and on-site execution and management of the SPF, which is held in October, annually. For more information on the SFP, visit their website at: Submit resumes and cover letters by Monday, January 30, 2017 to: Jason Marks, Environmental Planner, Denver Water, 1600 12th Avenue, Denver, CO 80204,

The Highlands Ranch Community Association is seeking a Property Maintenance Coordinator for its Backcountry Wilderness Area.  This is a new, full time position with benefits. The Backcountry Wilderness area is a 8,200 acre (13 square mile) conservation area with 26 miles of natural surface trails, a wide variety of outdoor based programs including youth camps, horseback trail rides and camps, nature programs, hunting and various special events. This position will help maintain the trails, amenities, structures, natural resources, and assist in preparing for programs, activities, and events. Applications must be submitted by January 31st.  To apply go to and visit the Employment page under “About Us”.

The Chama Peak Land Alliance is seeking a full-time Executive Director who will guide administrative, financial, and programmatic actions of the organization. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for the organization's consistent achievement of its mission, financial objectives, and strategic goals. TheChama Peak Land Alliance is a diverse group of conservation minded landowners committed to embracing and practicing responsible land, water and wildlife stewardship in southern Colorado and northern New Mexico for the benefit of our tri-cultural heritage and for generations to come. This is a unique opportunity for a highly qualified candidate to become a critical part of a successful private lands based organization that is well known and respected throughout the region and the West. Submit cover letter, resume, and three references by February 22, 2017. For more information visit   

Gunnison County is hiring a Planner II full-time. The Department of Community & Economic Development is taking applications for a Planner II. This position will independently plan and implement long range planning projects and manage complex development applications.  Supports the Director and Assistant Director of Community Development in department activities. Performs a variety of routine and complex technical and professional work in current and/or long range planning of the county and the development and implementation of land use and related policies and regulations. View the job description HERE.