Job Announcements Early March

Colorado Open Lands is pleased to announce an opening for a Land Stewardship Intern in the Lakewood, Colorado office. This position is a 12-week full-time paid internship. The intern will learn professional conservation easement stewardship skills with COL’s experienced staff, including monitoring conservation easements and addressing easement issues. The intern will also receive exposure to the activities of a non-profit land trust including land conservation and outreach. Applications must be received by midnight, Sunday March 3rd. For more information on responsibilities, qualifications, and how to apply, click HERE.

The City of Louisville, CO, is announced a Senior Natural Resource Specialist position, full time with benefits. The application deadline is March 3rd, 2019. Find details HERE.

South Platte Park is launching a new youth volunteer experience, NatureTeens. NatureTeen Tryouts will be held at South Platte Park on Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 from 1-3pm. They will have activities and shift information for all NatureTeen applicants. This program is designed to foster leadership and job skills for youth ages 14-18. Details are HERE

The Town of Erie, CO is currently accepting applications for a full-time open space and trails job: Parks Maintenance Technician I. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing open space program and gain great experience with Front Range natural resource management. The job is open through March 4th, 2019. Apply HERE.   

The Friends of the Dillon Ranger District (FDRD) is now hiring a Seasonal Youth Programs Coordinator in Summit County, Colorado. This position is responsible for planning and implementing youth stewardship and environmental education programs on the Dillon Ranger District of the White River National Forest. This position will also assist other FDRD staff with all-ages community stewardship projects. Late May through the end of September. Average 35 to 40 hours per week. Compensation $14 to $16 per hour depending on experience. Resume, cover letter, and three references due by Friday, March 15th. See the job description HERE.

The Colorado Wastewater Utility Council (CWWUC) has announced a Request for Proposal for Management and Administrative Services. The CWWUC is a longstanding nonprofit organization whose membership includes forty four different wastewater utilities from around the state. The purpose of the Request for Proposal (RFP) is to obtain proposals from qualified consultants for a Coordinator to provide management and administrative services to the Colorado Wastewater Utility Council. Click on the Request for Proposal for information regarding preparation and submittal of proposals, Deadline for proposal submittal is March 15, 2019.

The City of Aurora’s Open Space and Natural Resource division is hiring two Seasonal Naturalist positions. Join their team of enthusiastic, adventurous and educated natural resource professionals for a fun spring, summer, and fall season in their over 8,000 acres of open space and in their three award-winning nature centers. For more information and to apply, click HERE.

The city of Aurora’s Open Space and Natural Resource division is hiring one Go Wild Summer Program Assistant. Go WILD Summer Program Assistant works with the Go WILD Program Coordinator to provide logistic and administrative requirements in order to carry out the programs for this grant funded effort. Programs will be offered for groups of up to 50 students and their guardians, in open space and nature based outdoor recreation / education guided programs. For more information and to apply, click HERE.

A new season of Land Conservation is only a few months away! Mile High Youth Corps is now hiring Crew Leaders for their Denver and Colorado Springs programs. Both sites are hiring an early start Crew Leader to begin March 29th as well as several others to begin on May 6th. Position descriptions can be found HERE. Please send a resume and cover letter to if you are interested in applying.

The Boulder County Youth Corps is now hiring!

  • Assistant Team Leaders must be 18 or older and will start at $15.75/hour. Application deadline is March 31st at 1:11 p.m.

  • Team Leaders must be 21 or older and will start at $17.75/hour. Application deadline is March 31st at 1:11 p.m.

  • Corpsmembers must be Boulder County residents between the ages of 14-17 as of the first day of work (June 10) and they will start at $11.10/hour. Application deadline is April 3 at 4:30 p.m.

Teams will work on a variety of community services projects including trail construction and maintenance, historic preservation, forest thinning, construction and repair of fencing, landscaping and removal of noxious weeds. For more information and to apply, click HERE.

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado is hiring! This job is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys working in the outdoors, is ready to meet great people dedicated to taking care of Colorado, and is looking to build their professional network in the outdoor stewardship industry. This Seasonal Field Projects Coordinator is a full-time, term limited, non-exempt position that works to provide professional project management, logistical support, and volunteer leadership coordination on VOC volunteer projects both in the office and in the field. Position will remain open until filled. The seasonal term is from April 1 -  September 27, 2019. Apply HERE.

The City of Louisville is excited to announce two Open Space/Natural Resource Seasonal positions! Pay Range: $13-$15 hourly, 40 hours per week starting as early as April 15th, 2019 and ending no later than October 11th, 2019. Applications accepted continuously. Find the full description HERE.

South Platte Park (Littleton) is hiring a Park Interpreter for the summer season.  This position is responsible for planning, researching, preparing, and conducting interpretive programs and summer camps for mainly groups of children, with some family programs and events.  Also assists with Nature Center exhibits, animal care, volunteers, marketing and communication.  This is a 40-hour position May 29-August 15 with part time hours in May and September.  Position details and application HERE.

South Platte Park is seeking an environmental education/interpretation intern (student). Details are HERE.

Biological Science Technician Position - Summer 2019 through The Rangeland Resources and Systems Research Unit with USDA-ARS. It is based in Fort Collins, CO and involves day trips to the Central Plains Experimental Range in eastern Colorado and overnight trips to the Thunder Basin National Grassland in northeastern Wyoming to collect experimental data. The technician will be working to understand how rangeland management and climate variability/extremes interact to influence water and plant dynamics in semi-arid rangelands. Dates: April to August/September or Mid-May to mid-August flexibly. Request the full job description or submit a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts, and 3 references as soon as possible to David Hoover: and Lauren Poresnsky: Please include in resume: Major/Minor, Relevant Experience, Relevant Coursework, Technical Skills. Submissions will be reviewed as received until positions are filled.