Job Announcements Early May

The City of Fort Collins is seeking a Senior Environmental Planner to lead the Nature in the City team. This interdisciplinary position is housed in the Natural Areas Department and is best suited for a passionate urban conservation advocate with a proven capacity to:

  • catalyze productive partnerships through deep engagement;

  • manage unique capital projects, teams, grants and initiatives; and,

  • inspire diverse community actors to explore creative ways to connect with nature at a variety of scales (from the backyard and beyond).

Learn more about Nature in the City HERE and apply online HERE by May 8th, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.

ERO Resources Corporation, an environmental consulting firm headquartered in Denver, Colorado, is seeking a full-time Biologist, with Botany expertise, for our Durango office. This position is for a biologist/botanist and will support new and existing natural resource projects based out of our Durango and/or Hotchkiss office.  Primary duties will include delineating wetlands, identifying vegetation communities, and conducting Clean Water Act Section 404 permitting. Depending on experience, other duties could include Endangered Species Act and National Environmental Policy Act compliance, restoration planning, rare plant surveys, and other environmental planning and management services. If you are qualified for this position, apply by May 13, 2019. See the job posting HERE.

River Network is hiring a full time Marketing and Communications Manager. This position will be responsible for maintaining River Network’s inclusive and diverse visual identity, expanding our brand identity, integrating our program work into regular outreach and marketing, overseeing the content management for and production of a number of our regular publications, and promoting our learning opportunities for greater reach and influence. Deadline to apply is 9:59 p.m. MST Friday, May 17, 2019. For more information and how to apply head HERE.

The Southwestern Water Conservation District is seeking candidates for the position of Executive Director. The District was created by Colorado statute in 1941 to promote the conservation, use and development of the water of the San Juan and Dolores River basins in Southwestern Colorado. The Executive Director works collaboratively to bring together groups of diverse interests on complicated matters. Applications are due on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. The job description and required application materials can be obtained from the District HERE.

The Greenway Foundation's SPREE program is hiring a Summer Educator to help facilitate Denver-based environmental education programs. Summer Camp Educators will lead campers, ages 6-14, through daily activities, crafts and games about the environment along the South Platte River or Cherry Creek. This 3-month position runs from May 28- August 16. Learn more HERE.

Sheridan Inspire is a GOCO-funded coalition of education and outdoor activity providers. They are looking for a part-time park interpreter at South Platte Park. This position is responsible for preparing materials, marketing, and conducting public nature interpretation programs and camps for audiences of all ages for the Sheridan Colorado Inspire programs offered by South Suburban. Applications accepted continuously. Find more information HERE.

The Teens Inc, TeamWorks program still has 2 open positions for Crew Leaders based in Denver!  TeamWorks provides an educational work experience and the opportunity for youth ages 16 - 20 to develop collaborative skills within a diverse group. Through various types of conservation, community-based, and trail projects, TeamWorks exposes youth to potential career paths, positive role models, a variety of perspectives on the environment and conservation, and how it relates to their community. See the full job description HERE, and apply directly to be a Crew Leader HERE.

Coalitions & Collaboratives, Inc. (COCO) is seeking a Professional Water Resources Engineer for a wide range of projects, such as wetland and stream restoration; aquatic species passage projects; forest road and trail closures, reroutes, or development; post-fire/flood emergency response; water quality BMP projects; etc. The location is Lake George, CO, though the individual may telecommute a significant portion of the time. See the full job description HERE.  

Coalitions & Collaboratives, Inc. (COCO) is seeking a Wildfire Mitigation Program Manager. The Mitigation Program Manager is responsible for implementing Coalitions and Collaboratives, Inc wildfire risk reduction mitigation programs and associated wildfire risk reduction/mitigation projects and activities across the United States. The position works directly with COCO leadership staff on wildfire risk reduction initiatives. The Mitigation Specialist will act as a liaison between federal, state, county and local representatives to encourage information exchange, on-the-ground program implementation, provide mentoring and training, and work to strengthen collaborative partnerships between agencies and communities. This position requires acceptance and active participation in the Community Mitigation Assistance Team. **This is not an entry-level position** Incumbent is expected to have significant professional knowledge and ability related to the following tasks. Find out more HERE.

City of Aurora seeks a Park Ranger. The Park Ranger provides for public safety, natural resource management, and community outreach primarily at sites and facilities assigned to the Open Space and Natural Resources Division of the Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department. This posting will remain open until a sufficient pool of qualified applicants are obtained; however, it is subject to close at any time without prior notice. Learn more HERE.

Mountain Studies Institute (MSI) is hiring an Associate Director. They are seeking collaborative, enthusiastic team players with experience that could range from minimal-with-exceptional-talent to extensive-relevant-experience. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, starting March 15, 2019. Visit MSI’s career page HERE.

Mountain Studies Institute (MSI) is hiring a Development and Engagement Director. They are seeking collaborative, enthusiastic team players with experience that could range from minimal-with-exceptional-talent to extensive-relevant-experience. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, starting March 15, 2019. Visit MSI’s career page HERE.

Work for nature this summer. USDA has various positions available. Browse Colorado summer job openings 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.

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 is seeking an Environmental Education/Interpretation Intern (student). Applications are accepted continuously. Details are HERE.

The WCCC BLM Internship Program is a unique opportunity to work directly with the Bureau of Land Management. The WCCC has opportunities to serve directly with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), through the Colorado Youth Corps Association (CYCA) and other assistance agreements. Positions range from hydrology work, cadastral surveying, travel management, botany and others. Positions are available throughout the state of Colorado. For more information, click HERE.

Larimer County Department of Natural Resources is seeking an Education & Volunteer Specialist. This position assists with developing education programs and coordinating of volunteers for the Natural Resources Department. This position is open until filled. For more information, head HERE.