Job Anouncements for Early May

Fish Hatchery Technician Stocking,  Jason Fearheiley, stocking fish. Division of Wildlife,7/15/2008

Fish Hatchery Technician Stocking,  Jason Fearheiley, stocking fish. Division of Wildlife,7/15/2008

The Sand Creek Regional Greenway Partnership (SCRGP) is hiring a new Executive Director. The Sand Creek Regional Greenway Partnership is a 501 (c)3 not-for-profit organization that improves, preserves, and promotes the natural, recreational and cultural resources of the Sand Creek Regional Greenway corridor, including priority trail connections and linking communities throughout the watershed. The SCRGP partners with Aurora, Denver, and Commerce City for the Greenway that runs for 14 miles along Sand Creek. For a job description click HERE

The Colorado River District, based in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, is seeking candidates for the General Manager position. The General Manager serves as the chief executive and management official of the organization reporting directly to the District’s 15 member Board of Directors. The General Manager is responsible for all business operations (administrative, financial, technical and external affairs) and manages a team of professionals. The Manager represents a broad range of constituents and priorities at conferences, speaking engagements and on local, statewide, and national matters; therefore, extensive travel is required. The Manager must be able to work and negotiate with other stakeholders throughout Colorado and other Colorado River basin states. To apply click HERE.

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of San Luis Valley Volunteer and Partnership Coordinator. This a full time, exempt position with benefits. The position will be an employee of VOC, based on the Rio Grande National Forest in Monte Vista, CO. This position supports VOC’s efforts to continue building public land stewardship capacity through partnerships and volunteers, providing partnership management and volunteer coordination for public lands within the San Luis Valley. To review job details and apply, please see the attached document, or visit their website at    

Environmental Learning for Kids is seeking an Urban Ranger Program Assistant. Urban Rangers employment program is a partnership between Environmental Learning for Kids, the National Park Service, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, and Denver Parks and Recreation. The Urban Ranger Program Assistant will assist the Urban Rangers in gaining valuable experience in teaching science-based curriculum, conduct fishing clinics, assist with prep of educational programs, be exposed to many areas of partnering organizations and will participate fully in ELK’s summer programming. This is a 30-39 hour a week position, Tuesday-Saturday work week, June 2nd through July 29th 2017, with an option to work into August. To apply click HERE.    

South Platte Park in Littleton is currently hiring a seasonal Resource Technician, who would be responsible for helping keep the Park in excellent condition ecologically and aesthetically, and in a safe manner.  This is a seasonal position and may work up to 40 hours per week; day, evening, weekend and/or holiday hours may be required. This position starts immediately. For more information click HERE to apply.

Leave No Trace is hiring for a Traveling Teams Manager position. They seek a full time manager who will focus on leveraging the most strategic, mission- critical work from the Leave No Trace Center award winning Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer program. The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer program has been the Center’s most outward facing for nearly 20 years, putting teams of educators on the road to bring Leave No Trace training and workshops to schools, agencies, events, and more. The Traveling Team Manager is responsible for overseeing that program, managing a staff of 8 remote, full-time employees, and working with stakeholders across the country. See more here: Leave No Trace

Navarro Research & Engineering, Inc. is recruiting for an Environmental Scientist in Grand Junction, CO. Navarro is a premier contractor providing high-quality technical services to DOE, NASA, and DOD. Navarro’s success is based on their customer service focus, responsiveness and innovation. For more information click HERE.

 Cal-Wood is seeking a Summer Camp Counselor A counselor is the most important part of Cal-Wood Summer Camps. This position is designed for enthusiastic, responsible, driven adults who want to experience working and living at a summer camp in the mountains. A counselor is there to supervise and engage their campers, and create an amazing experience for kids of all ages while working with other staff members on community goals and cohesion. For more information about this job opportunity click HERE.

The City and County of Denver's Parks and Recreation Department is seeking Seasonal Park Rangers to educate the public and patrol in Denver's parks, natural areas, and trails for the season.  This is a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience working for one the largest park programs in the region.  They're looking for people who enjoy engaging with the public and have a genuine interest in natural resource management whether that means delivering natural resource education or enforcing park rules. For more information or to apply, please visit their WEBSITE.

Jefferson County invites applications for the position of Trail Services Lead. This position will regularly inspect trails then identify and facilitate remedial actions based upon trail conditions; manage trail maintenance and construction projects, develop community outreach efforts and education opportunities for employees and the public to participate. Collaboration with all sections of Open Space, other County Departments, contractors/vendors, and other agencies is expected. Managing processes associated with recruiting, permitting, scheduling and grant funding. For more details about this job opportunity click HERE

Jefferson County is hiring an experienced Natural Resource Specialist. This position provides you the opportunity to work for a county that thrives on working collaboratively and engaging the public. They are looking for someone that loves what they do and is motivated to share their knowledge with their team members. To apply click HERE.

Jeffco Open Space is currently hiring a Planning Intern to assist the Planning and Projects Team.  This position will perform a variety Landscape Architecture and Planning tasks to support the full-time staff. Preference will be given to a master's student in Landscape Architecture, Urban Planning or an undergraduate student in Engineering. The full job description can be found on the County’s website:

The City of Aurora is seeking a Parks Maintenance Technician to perform skilled tree work primarily with rope and saddle on city-owned trees under the guidance of the Forestry Crew Leader. For more Information about this job opportunity, CLICK HERE.

The City of Aurora is seeking to fill various Seasonal Parks Worker positions for the Forestry Division to perform manual labor as a helper on a crew. The Seasonal Parks Worker assists with routine maintenance of city-owned trees and may operate automotive, grounds, and/or maintenance equipment. To apply click HERE.  

The National Park Service's Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program (RTCA) is seeking a Community Assistance in Conservation and Outdoor Recreation person who will work with local leaders to build partnerships and engage their communities in outdoor recreation and natural resource conservation projects. Application materials and guidelines are available on their website and are due June 30. They encourage potential applicants to contact their nearest RTCA staff member to discuss their interest by May 30.

The City of Steamboat Springs is looking for a Seasonal Engineering and Stormwater Inspector. This individual performs review and inspection of land disturbing activities and drainage-related facilities and provides enforcement of City regulations as they relate to stormwater management. This position assists the City's Water Resources Manager in various stormwater and water quality related projects. For More information about this job opportunity, click HERE

The Town of Eagle is hiring a seasonal Open Space Trails Technician for the upcoming 2017 Summer Season, 16 weeks starting approximately May 15 – August 31, 2017. Schedule: typically M-F, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm with occasional evening and weekend hours. The position involves building and maintaining hiking and mountain biking trails in and around Eagle. Other duties include posting trail signs and performing general maintenance on open space lands. For Additional information about this job opportunity CLICK HERE.

The Boulder County Parks and Open Space Department is seeking qualified candidates for two term Engineering positions for watershed and flood recovery projects:

  • Engineer II to provide construction management and engineering for flood recovery projects along the St. Vrain Creek. This is a full-time, fully benefited, term position within BCPOS and is currently funded through May of 2018.
  • Water Engineer III/ Senior Planner to provide technical assistance and overall engineering management for all remaining watershed and flood recovery projects being administered by BCPOS. The position will provide planning and technical consultation to internal staff and external stakeholders on grant application development; project planning; design and implementation & project review. This is a full-time, benefited, term position within the Parks and Open Space Department to support resilient flood recovery, and is currently funded through December 2017 and anticipated to be extended mid-2019. For more information about these two jobs visit HERE.

The City of Boulder, CO Parks and Recreation Department is hiring a full time Maintenance Person III - Natural Lands. This position maintains the health, safety and aesthetics of natural areas throughout the Parks and Recreation system. This person performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the areas of natural lands maintenance, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), wildlife management and equipment operation, and performs related duties as required. For more information, Click HERE.