Job Announcements Late October

Water Education Colorado is currently hiring an Education and Outreach Coordinator. Water Education Colorado is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 2002 to promote awareness and understanding of Colorado water resources and issues. The Education and Outreach Coordinator will play an active role in achieving Water Education Colorado’s mission by implementing and expanding educational programs and outreach activities. Responsibilities lie within many of the organization’s functional areas, including member engagement and support, educational trainings and events and communications. For more information and how to apply go to,

Wildlands Restoration Volunteers is excited to announce an opening for a Grants Manager to join their fundraising team. The Grants Manager's most important responsibilities will include crafting fundraising strategy, developing proposals, and managing grants, including post-award reporting and invoicing. This position could work out of either our Boulder or Fort Collins offices. Please see the linked position description for details and application information.

Boulder County Parks and Open Space is seeking an Oil and Gas Land Officer. Would you enjoy helping protect county open space land? Do you have a legal real estate background and a thorough knowledge of land, water, mineral rights (including oil and gas leases), easements, and rights-of-way? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced collaborative team environment? Are you skilled at research, analysis, negotiating, collaborating with others, and problem-solving? If you answered yes to these questions, then you may be just the person we need. Deadline to apply is October 21st, 2018. Full job description can be found HERE.

Western Slope Conservation Center is seeking a new Executive Director. This position provides a unique opportunity to make lasting positive change on a spectacular and diverse landscape in the Lower Gunnison Watershed. The Executive Director is responsible for advancing the mission, vision, and goals of the organization and providing key leadership, supervision, support, and coordination of administrative and programmatic development at all levels of the organization, including staff and contractors. Responsibilities include managing a 3-4 person team, overseeing organizational systems for comprehensive grant acquisition and management, volunteer program management, board development, communications, and marketing. Deadline to apply is October 26. For full job description and how to apply, click HERE.

Colorado Department of Natural Resources is hiring a Statewide Education Coordinator. This position serves as the agency's expert in formal education, specifically focused on professional development of educators; wildlife and natural resources education activities for a variety of formal groups and audiences; and serves as the agency expert on designing state education standards-based activities and programs. This position is responsible for planning, directing and overseeing the overall function and operation of standards based education programs within CPW including the Schools and Outdoor Learning Environments Program, Colorado Project WILD, and the Colorado Archery in the Schools Program and the training/curriculum materials associated with each program. Deadline to apply is October 28th, 2018. For more information, click HERE.

The Coalition for the Poudre River Watershed (CPRW) is hiring a coordinator to help lead & manage our forest health & watershed resiliency programs. If you are a smart, energetic forestry/wildfire professional that is passionate about keeping the Poudre River watershed resilient and want to share that passion with others, then CPRW has an opportunity for you. Deadline to apply is October 31st, 2018. Full job description with details on applying can be found HERE.

Colorado State University is seeking an Extension Agent of Natural Resources. This position will provide leadership and guidance in the development, delivery and evaluation of Extension natural resources, wildlife, wildland fire, native plant, and invasive species programs for adults and youth in Jefferson County, and for the Native Plant Master program statewide. Deadline to apply is November 1st, 2018. For full job description, click HERE.

Colorado Springs Utilities is hiring a Water Resources Planning Engineer. The Water Resource Planning Section of Colorado Springs Utilities’ Water Services Division is seeking to fill multiple project engineer positions to support water resources planning, protection and project management.  These positions will be dedicated to pursuing a wide range of efforts, initiatives, and projects to support the current operations and future development of Colorado Springs’ water system with an emphasis on the implementation of Integrated Water Resource Plan goals and priorities of the Water Services Division. For more information, including how to apply, click HERE.

Northern Water is currently looking for a Water Quality Department Manager. Duties include planning and directing personnel and all aspects of Northern Water’s activities concerning water quality. Identifying water quality issues that may affect the organization and its allottees and developing and implementing plans to maintain compliance with pertinent local, state and federal regulations and to protect system water quality and water supply. For full job description, click HERE. Position is open until filled. 

Department of Parks and Recreation for the City of Denver is hiring a Fishing Program Coordinator. The Fishing Program Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring that the Denver's Fishing is Fun program is properly organized and successfully implemented. This is a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience working for one of the largest park programs in the region and truly making a positive impact in the community. They are looking for an individual to work part-time through the remainder of the season (through approximately November of 2018). For more information, visit their website HERE.

Eagle River Watershed Council is seeking a Community Outreach VISTA to become a part of their team. The VISTA will help to expand their community outreach efforts particularly in the Latino and underserved communities, build organizational capacity, and help develop a new water quality education program county-wide. All applications must be submitted through the AmeriCorps website. To create a login visit More information about the AmeriCorps VISTA application process is HERE

Continental Divide Trail Coalition is looking for a Project Leader (to be filled immediately). This full-time, seasonal position (July - October) requires leadership experience in constructing and managing non-motorized trails through collaborative partnerships, proven success in program coordination and a background in volunteer management. Requires a minimum of two years of experience in sustainable trail construction techniques and crew leadership/volunteer management. For more information, click HERETo apply: Please email a Cover Letter and Resume to Morgan Anderson at with Subject: CDT Project Leader Application. 

The Ute Mountain Ute Tribe Environmental Programs Department is hiring a Water Quality Specialist to conduct field, lab. and office work to restore, maintain and protect the chemical, biological and physical integrity of the Tribes surface and groundwater resources. Contact Colin Larrick, Water Quality Program Manager, for additional information and how to apply.

Friends of the Lower Blue River is hiring an Executive Director who will oversee the logistics, serve as point person, represent the FOLBR in the community, and manage membership functions so that the FOLBR maintains a high and positive profile in the community, the FOLBR BOD functions efficiently and effectively, and the FOLBR Mission is consistently honored and met. For more information, visit the description page HERE

The City of Boulder is seeking a Natural Lands Technician. Under limited supervision, maintains the health, safety and aesthetics of natural areas throughout the Parks and Recreation system.  Performs natural resource related maintenance and operations on City of Boulder Parks and Recreation natural lands including staff collaboration, project completion and program assistance.  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. To see the entire job description, click HERE and look for the Maintenance Person III Natural Lands job title., is a site dedicated to meeting the growing need for public health professionals by connecting students with opportunities to begin and advance their careers. With a predicted growth rate well above the national average and an established workforce, public health is an excellent industry for a new student to begin a career. To meet this demand, they have expanded their site’s career and state resources. For students seeking information about public health in their state, they have created state-specific guides that answer important questions. The page for Colorado can be found at: