Job Announcements Early October

The Big Thompson Watershed Coalition is hiring a Project Manager. Under the general direction of the Director, the Project Manager leads all tasks related to BTWC’s river restoration, stewardship, forest restoration, and outreach/educational projects. The Project Manager is responsible for carrying out tasks related to the management of the Big Thompson Watershed Coalition’s flood recovery river projects, ongoing monitoring and adaptive management river projects, and other project management tasks as assigned by the Director. Application deadline is October 4, 2018. For more information and how to apply click HERE.

City of Fort Collins is hiring a Forestry Technician II, who maintains the health, safety, and aesthetics of public trees within the City of Fort Collins. Operates a variety of power tools and specialized equipment in the performance of these duties. Strong focus on pruning trees of all sizes using rope and saddle techniques, structure pruning of small trees, large tree removal, and tree planting following industry and division standards. Deadline to apply is 3:00 PM. MST on October 8th, 2018. For more information, click HERE.

Larimer County is hiring a Natural Resources Director, who leads and directs the programs and activities in the Natural Resources Department including Parks, Open Lands, and Lands Stewardship (Weeds and Forestry). Oversight areas include management, recreation, and development of US Bureau of Reclamation Reservoirs, management and use of allocated Colorado Lottery Funds, acquisition, development, and management of County open spaces and trails, County Weed Control District and Enterprise Fund, and County Forestry. Significant interaction with municipalities, the County Parks Advisory Board, the County Opens Lands Advisory Board, Land Stewardship Advisory Board, and other agencies to further the Board of County Commissioners' (BOCC) Natural Resources agenda and projects. Receives general direction from the Director of Community Planning Infrastructure and Resources. Deadline to apply is October 14th, 2018. For more information, 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.

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: