Job Announcements Late March

Colorado State University is seeking a dynamic and innovative leader to serve as Director of The Center for Collaborative Conservation (CCC). The Director’s chief responsibilities will be to direct, lead, and manage all aspects of the CCC’s activities, including strategic visioning and planning, creation and promotion of the Center’s programs. As appropriate for advancing center programs, the Director will have the opportunity to engage in Center-related research, teaching, or engagement activities. The Director will also have the opportunity to participate in College and University service activities. To apply and view a full position announcement please visit HERE by March 31, 2019.

Colorado State University seeks a Salazar Center Program Director, Fort Collins, CO. The Salazar Center Program Director will work with the Center’s Director and staff to engage the world’s leading experts in conservation, and the sciences relevant to conservation, in an ongoing process of trans-disciplinary dialogue, assessment, and problem solving. The program staff will help to design and implement programs that join public and private-sector stakeholders, researchers, and students in the co-generation of knowledge and the co-design of new approaches and strategies for effective conservation. Applications must be received by 11:59 PM on April 1, 2019. See the full job posting HERE.

St. Vrain and Left Hand Water Conservancy District in Longmont has a job opening for an Office Manager/Executive Assistant. As the District seeks to implement new and strategic programs and projects, it is seeking an Office Manager/Executive Assistant as an integral part of a two person team. If you thrive by organizing seemingly disconnected information, are highly self-motivated, professional, and capable of managing a work load and prioritizing tasks in a fast-paced environment, this is an excellent opportunity for you.Prospective applicants are required to submit the described information by April 1st. See the announcement HERE.

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.

The City and County of Denver seeks a seasonal Mountain Parks Forestry Worker. Posting will close soon, so please apply HERE to take advantage of this fantastic opportunity!

Eagle Valley Land Trust is hiring an Administrative Coordinator. Reporting to the Executive Director (ED), the Coordinator manages the day-to-day operations of the office with significant autonomy and decision-making discretion and supports staff and the Board of Directors as directed by the Executive Director. The position will be open until filled. Find out more HERE.

Eagle Valley Land Trust is hiring a Full Time Program & Development Director. Reporting to the Executive Directors (EDs) of Eagle River Watershed Council (ERWC) and Eagle Valley Land Trust (EVLT), the program & development director shall be the face of the Land & Rivers Program, pursue new participants (businesses) for the Land & Rivers Fund and onboard them to the program. The employee will also oversee program marketing as well as the day-to-day operations of the program as directed by the EDs. This is a full-time position. The position will be open until filled. Get the details HERE.

Work for nature this summer. The U.S. Forest Service and USDA have over 900 positions available. Search for temporary jobs HERE.

Jefferson County Open Space is seeking to hire a Deputy Director. The information on this position and applications are online HERE.

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. They also seek Summer of Service Corps Members in Denver and Colorado Springs. Position descriptions can be found HERE. Please send a resume and cover letter to if you are interested in applying.

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.

Parker Water and Sanitation District is accepting applications for a full-time Water Efficiency Specialist. Find out more 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 Suburban Park and Recreation District (Centennial, CO) is seeking a FT Park Ranger. The Park Ranger is responsible for enforcement of District park rules and regulations as well as work in wildlife and resource management, environmental education, public relations, property inspections and routine patrol. Additional responsibilities are to assist with District user permits and special events and South Platte Park maintenance and resource projects. For details and to apply, click 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.