Job Announcements for Early June

Native Species Hatchery, A worker at the John Mumma Native Aquatic Species Restoration Facility checks on fish at the specialty hatchery, Joe Lewandowski, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, 4/15/2007

Native Species Hatchery, A worker at the John Mumma Native Aquatic Species Restoration Facility checks on fish at the specialty hatchery, Joe Lewandowski, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, 4/15/2007

Colorado Water Trust is seeking an Executive Director with a high degree of energy, integrity and creativity as well as the analytical, organizational and personal qualities that will garner respect and cooperation from its community partners and other stakeholders. Colorado Water Trust’s mission is to restore flows to Colorado’s rivers in need. They do this by working with willing participants, providing the funds, support, and technical and legal expertise required to put water back in Colorado’s dry rivers. The ideal candidate will (among other things) bring a passion for Western water and healthy rivers, have significant leadership and management experience, and be ready to engage in fundraising. Deadline for applications is Friday, June 30, 2017. For a complete job announcement, including how to apply, please visit

Jefferson County is currently hiring an Administration & Real Estate Manager with a strong background in annual budget development and administration of related financial planning strategies. This position will play an integral role in maintaining, administering, and coordinating the budget process of the five operating teams and three other Divisions of the Parks Department. This includes forecasting annual Open Space sales tax and all applicable revenue sources, grants program funding, capital projects and operation. Apply HERE.

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado has a new opening for the role of Seasonal Project Manager. They’re looking to hire someone ASAP to help manage their 2017 volunteer outdoor stewardship project season. This is a full-time, term-limited position located in Denver, CO. The Seasonal Project Manager works with the VOC program team to provide professional project management, logistical support and volunteer leadership coordination on VOC volunteer projects administratively and in the field. To view the full description and apply, head to

The Alliance for Sustainable Colorado is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Communications Coordinator. This a full time, exempt position with benefits. The position will be based in the heart of downtown Denver at the Alliance Center.  The Communications Coordinator supports the Alliance's mission to be the hub of the sustainability movement in Colorado. The Alliance for Sustainable Colorado is a non-profit focused on providing the space for organizations focused on sustainability issues to collaborate and inspire one another. To review job details and apply, visit their website.

Interested in becoming a certified Native Plant Master volunteer? As a NPM volunteer, your role is to educate others at your current job or volunteer position.  Learn more at

The Policy and Planning Section at Colorado Parks and Wildlife is seeking a temporary Policy and Planning Assistant (40 hrs/week with a 9-month term) to help with a variety of high priority planning, policy, and public involvement projects. Primary duties include information and data collection and analysis; supporting public involvement, policy, and planning activities; preparing meeting materials, memos, or sections of documents related to a wide variety of state park, wildlife, outdoor recreation, and natural resource issues; and assisting with administrative tasks and other general office duties as assigned. To apply visit their website.

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 must be able to work and negotiate with other stakeholders throughout Colorado and other Colorado River basin state. To apply go to their website.  

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado is hiring for a Programs Manager. Attached you will find the job description, which includes application instructions. To learn more about their organization, please visit them at Please direct all inquiries and applications to

The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Resource Stewardship Program is hiring a summer Biologist/GIS Technician. This position will primarily involve preparing, coordinating, and conducting wildlife and vegetation field work including noxious weed and vegetation mapping, breeding bird surveys and raptor nest identification, and restoration/revegetation projects. Coordination of Citizen Science bird programs will be a major emphasis. The Technician will write reports on field inventories of natural resources, create maps using GIS, conduct biological research, and conduct meetings with volunteers and contractors in the office and in the field. To apply, please visit the CPW website. 

Arapahoe County Government is seeking a Client Relations Specialist in their Open Spaces Department who is responsible for coordinating and administering rentals and events that occur at the Fairgrounds Event Center and Park and other Heritage facilities such as Arapahoe County's treasure the 17 Mile House. To apply click HERE

Colorado Youth Corps Association is seeking a new Associate Director. This is an opportunity to join a statewide nonprofit that serves a vibrant, impactful community of 9 accredited conservation corps performing diverse conservation projects!  They also hold the largest AmeriCorps grant in Colorado so any relevant experience or credentials are highly-valued. Application deadline is Sunday, June 11, 2017 and preferred start date prior to July 14, 2017. Electronic Submission Only. For more information contact Nancy Weil, Office Manager, at

Ken-Caryl Ranch Metropolitan District is seeking a Dakota Lodge Front Desk Staff – Rentals and Meetings. Dakota Lodge is a rentable facility that hosts parties, weddings, community groups, meetings, events, and registered classes. The Visitor Center at Dakota Lodge provides the community with wildlife brochures, KCR Open Space maps and bracelets, rentals for Dakota Lodge and Bradford Fire Pit, and registrations for KCR programs. to apply click HERE.

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 Town of Lyons is seeking Seasonal Maintenance Workers with their Parks Department. A temporary seasonal four to five month position up to 720 hours under the direct supervision of the Departmental Lead assigned to the Director of Parks and Public Works. Will operate maintenance equipment, power tools and hand tools as assigned, may work alone or as a crew. To apply click HERE

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of San Luis Valley Volunteer and Partnership Coordinator. 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 visit their website at    

Jeffco Open Space is hiring a Research & Grants Coordinator to be part of their Planning Team.The Coordinator will research and identify local, state, federal, private and non-profit grant funding opportunities in support of Jefferson County Open Space (JCOS) priority projects and programs in line with the JCOS mission, vision and Master Plan goals. They will prepare grant applications and coordinate with staff on all supporting aspects including budget, timeline, schedule, maps, photos, etc. for funding opportunities while conducting grant administration in accordance with required policies and procedures of the County and funders. This position will also administer research programs and conduct general research, as required, in support of all teams within JCOS, including the preparation of reports and presentation of research to various groups as necessary. Click HERE to apply.