Job Announcements Late August

Colorado Open Lands is hiring a Land Stewardship Assistant. This is a full-time, temporary position that is 4 months in duration. The Assistant will support the Land Stewardship staff with organizing, filing and documenting monitoring visits, conducting monitoring visits of their own, and performing stewardship activities as needed. Full job description can be found HERE

City of Boulder is hiring a Water Quality Compliance Coordinator who coordinates the administration of water quality monitoring and aspects of stormwater quality compliance related to the city's Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit and other city and state regulations under the Water Quality and Environmental Services (WQES) Group. Administers the program for illicit discharge response and recordkeeping to comply with MS4 permit requirements and supports the enforcement of city code related to stormwater discharges and water quality protection. Coordinates implementation of the groundwater permitting process. Serves as state liaison for spill reporting requirements. Coordinates and conducts special studies to further support regulatory requirements under the Utilities Division. Conducts stormwater quality BMP inspections and related documentation and enforcement follow-up. For more information, click HEREDeadline to apply is August 18th, 2018. 

Jefferson County Colorado is seeking a Parks Services Specialist who, under general supervision, performs a variety of skilled to semi-skilled work in the janitorial, maintenance, repair, & restoration of Open Space parks and their associated facilities, infrastructures and buildings to facilitate the upkeep and development of park amenities and improvements. Full job posting can be found HEREDeadline to apply is August 19th, 2018. 

Boulder County is looking for a Resident Park Ranger to join their dynamic and innovative team of resource protection professionals as the Resident Park Ranger at Hall Ranch. The resident ranger's duties include planning, implementing, coordinating, and evaluating a variety of resource protection functions on parks, open spaces, and agricultural lands including law enforcement, public safety, emergency response, and visitor education and outreach. Additionally, this position serves as the on-site park caretaker and completes a variety of maintenance operations. For the full job posting, click HEREDeadline to apply is August 19th, 2018. 

Ken-Caryl Ranch Metropolitan District is seeking an Assistant Forestry Technician to provide experienced tree care in the form of planting, removing, pruning, assessing and analyzing diseases of all trees and shrubs within the Metropolitan District’s parks and greenbelts. Full job description can be found HERE.

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.