Job Announcements Late May

The Metro Roundtable (MRT) is looking for new members. The roundtable, established through the Colorado Water for the 21st Century Act to facilitate discussions on water management issues and encourage locally driven collaborative solutions, consists of up to 36 voting members who collectively represent the Metro region’s unique needs and water uses. There are nine basin roundtables that collectively represent the state's eight major river basins and the Denver metropolitan area. The Metro Roundtable is the only roundtable not designated out of a natural hydrological river basin. For more information, click HERE.

MAY 19, 2019: The Nature Conservancy is hiring a Sustainable Food and Water Program Director. The Sustainable Food and Water Program Director (Program Director) provides senior leadership and expertise to guide the development and implementation of strategies and projects that deliver important outcomes toward this future for Colorado and the nation. For more information, head HERE.

The Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District is hiring a Communications/Marketing Manager. This position will be the public face of Upper Yampa Water District. In this role you will prepare and deliver multi-media messaging that increases use of our services and educates their Public on the important water services the Upper Yampa Water Conservancy District provides. Applications are due by the end of the day on May 24, 2019. For more information, click HERE.

MAY 22, 2019: The Nature Conservancy is seeking a Yampa River Fund Manager. The Yampa River Fund Manager will work with external stakeholders to develop, manage, and advance the Yampa River Fund in the Yampa River Valley. The role will require extensive interaction and coordination with water managers, conservation interests, and other stakeholders in the Yampa Valley including the Yampa/White/Green Basin Roundtable, the Integrated Water Management Plan committee, local NGOs, the agricultural community, municipal and county governments, and water providers. Click HERE for more information.

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.

MAY 26th, 2019: Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) / Customer Service Intern with Colorado Parks and Wildlife at their Northeast Regional Office in Denver, CO. The purpose of the Youth Internship Program for Natural Resources is to provide and expose students and recent graduates to natural resource careers within Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW). The selected candidate will experience a variety of learning experiences (i.e. ride along with officers, wildlife surveys, educational activities, seminars, training’s) and gain a broader understanding of CPW and its various careers. This position is a great experience for those wanting to pursue a career as a District Wildlife Manager, Park Ranger, or biologist. For more information, read HERE.

The Yampa-White-Green Rivers Basin Roundtable is hiring part time, independent contractors to work as local point persons for water outreach and project planning within the Yampa River Basin. Water Segment Coordinators will provide direct communication with individual stakeholders and related groups. They will organize and coordinate related meetings while providing a direct connection to land owners and water right holders. Find the complete job announcement HERE. Please send Letters of Interest to

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.

Jeffco Open Space is seeking a Multimedia Specialist. The Multimedia Specialist will capture and edit video and still photos to visually convey the Jeffco Open Space mission to the public. The Specialist will also monitor social media conversations for potential response, execute website updates, and contribute to the communications strategy and planning efforts of Jefferson County Open Space. For more information, click HERE.

Eagle River Watershed Council is seeking a Education & Outreach Coordinator. The coordinator will work collaboratively with our staff and board on our mission-driven programs with particular emphasis on our education and outreach activities. This includes serving as a resource to the community on topics pertaining to water quality, quantity, recreation, access, riparian health, wildlife and more. Our education and outreach opportunities attract diverse people, make complex topics understandable and inspire action, enthusiasm and involvement in local watershed issues. Find more information HERE.

South Platte Park (Littleton) is hiring a Part Time Park Interpreter for birthday parties and other coverage.  Position is responsible for planning and conducting nature-themed birthday parties for groups of children, primarily on weekends, and helping with occasional weekend coverage at Carson Nature Center, other public programs and community booth events.  Set up and clean up, lead activities, and demonstrate outstanding customer service and energy. Hosts can choose availability for 2 – 8 hour blocks of time on a per diem basis. Click HERE for more information.

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.