Job Announcements Late April

An elk herd spots the photographer near Buena Vista, CO. Division of Wildlife. David Hannigan. Photo taken: 3/1/2010.

Request for Qualifications for Technical Services to Assist with Integrated Water Management Planning in the Middle Colorado River Watershed: The long-term goal of the Integrated Water Management Plan (IWMP) project is to improve security for all water uses in the planning area by understanding and protecting existing uses, meeting shortages, and maintaining healthy riverine ecosystems in the face of increased future demand and climate uncertainty. The planning and implementation effort will be conducted in a series of phases as stakeholder interest and funding allows. Deadline for Submittals: April 19th, 2018, 5:00 PM. Find more HERE.

The Eagle River Watershed Council is looking for a Habitat Restoration Intern. The Habitat Restoration Intern provides both leadership and support to the restoration projects and
volunteer events of Eagle River Watershed Council. The position works with the Projects and Events
Coordinator on volunteer coordination, invasive plant removal, restoration project implementation,
event planning, data entry and other key administrative duties as needed. Applications due April 20th, 2018. Find all the details and application HERE

Ark Ecological Services, a small ecological restoration company, will be hiring a Ecological Technician. They are hoping to fill the position and have the person working by mid to late April. The majority of the on-the-ground work they do includes weed management, re-vegetation, and erosion control for a wide variety of private and governmental clients up and down the Colorado Front Range. Their goal is restore the long-term health of the land with an emphasis on restoring native plant species to open space landscapes where possible and practical, thereby improving the habitat for wildlife. Application will be accepted until mid to late April. Find the full details HERE

Fremont County Human Resources seeks a Weed Management Specialist who would provide expertise in Integrated Weed Management (IWM) and serves as a source of communication with Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in southern Colorado. Performs seasonal field duties, applying IWM practices, associated with noxious weed management in Fremont and surrounding counties. Prepares daily records, interfaces with a variety of local, state, and regulatory agencies; provides landowner assistance; and may prepare maps and provide input to grant writing and reporting process. Applications due April 23rd, 2018. Find more details HERE.

Mile High Youth Corps is seeking qualified candidates for our Summer of Service Crew Leaders positions. Positions are available in Colorado Springs and Denver. Mile High Youth Corps Crew Leader positions require individuals who are skilled problem-solvers, experienced leaders and positive role models.  A crew is comprised of ten Corps members (18-24 years old) who work together to complete work projects on public lands and in communities. Crew Leaders must possess a strong work ethic, promote high quality work performance in their crew and have a desire to devote themselves to field-based youth development for an entire summer. The position requires both supervisory and technical aptitude, in addition to a high level of comfort in the outdoors. Read more about this HERE.

Highlands Ranch Metro District is looking to fill two positions:

  • An experienced, motivated individual to fill a Park Ranger position in the Parks, Recreation and Open Space department. Successful candidate must be a team player and have a strong desire to provide excellent service to our community. Read the rest and find the application HERE
  • A Forestry Technician I position. Principal duties include; pruning large and small trees using rope and saddle/aerial lift truck; tree planting; integrated pest management; tree removal; hazard tree evaluations; maintaining tree inventories; supervision of temporary staff; snow removal; flexibility to assist other Park and Open Space crews as needed. Applicants must have the ability to work in a strong team environment. Read more HERE.

The Rocky Mountain Field Institute (RMFI) is hiring for 1 High Alpine Project Supervisor and 2 Field Instructor positions for the 2018 field season: 

  • The High Alpine Project Supervisor works under the supervision of the RMFI Program Manager and in close coordination with the High Alpine Field Instructor. The High Alpine Project Supervisor aids in the planning and implementation of RMFI’s trail, restoration, and education field programs. The High Alpine Project Supervisor will be the primary member of the field staff working the Kit Carson Peak-Challenger Point Trail Improvement Project. This is a multi-year project in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service to reconstruct the summit trail to Kit Carson Peak and Challenger Point in the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness. This position requires stays of up to 21 days in the backcountry, completing highly technical trail construction and restoration projects at elevations up to 14,000 feet. RMFI works in partnership with youth corps and college students to complete project objectives. In particular, the High Alpine Project Supervisor will be expected to work in partnership with program staff to run RMFI’s undergraduate field studies course, Earth Corps, as well as providing supervision to youth corps crews from the Southwest Conservation Corps. Specific information about this job can be found HERE
  • The Field Instructor (FI) works under the supervision of the RMFI Program Manager and in close coordination with the RMFI Field Coordinators. The FI aids in the planning and implementation of RMFI’s trail, restoration, and education field programs. The FI assists program staff in the on-the-ground management of field programs and completion of trail and restoration projects. Primary duties include completing objectives for single and multi-day field projects; instructing volunteers (including school-age children) in trail and restoration techniques; assisting with the oversight of tool, equipment, and food logistics in the field; and assisting with the maintenance of project work logs. The FI works with fellow Field Instructors, Field Coordinators, and senior program staff to ensure quality work standards, the highest degree of safety, and an enjoyable experience for all RMFI program participants.

Find out more above RMFI positions and apply HERE

Rocky Mountain Field Institute is hiring for two positions: 

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) is seeking qualified candidates for their Projects and Operations Manager position. The Projects and Operations Manager is a full time, non-exempt position that works within the VOC program team to oversee the operational needs for VOC’s boots on the ground stewardship projects. The position also provides professional project management, logistical support and volunteer leadership coordination on VOC volunteer projects administratively and in the field (including extensive travel around the state), and administrative and development support in the off season. Click HERE for full details.

Eagle Valley Land Trust (EVLT) is hiring an Administrative Coordinator who assists with the day-to-day operations of the office and to support staff and the Board of Directors as directed by the Executive Director. Read all pertinent details HERE.