Job Announcements for Late May

Crystal River State Fishing Unit - Spawn Sheds and Techs, Division of Wildlife, Kathleen Tadvick, 12/10/2003

Crystal River State Fishing Unit - Spawn Sheds and Techs, Division of Wildlife, Kathleen Tadvick, 12/10/2003

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 website.

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. The Technician will assist with other program administrative tasks such as modifying program databases and organizing/filing electronic and paper files. 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.

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.