Job Announcements Late June

Request for Proposal to obtain competitive proposals from qualified consultants for a manager to provide technical services to the Chatfield Watershed Authority. The Chatfield Watershed spans parts of Jefferson, Douglas, and El Paso Counties. Consultant shall provide the Authority with technical services to assist with implementation of Regulation 73 compliance requirements, including but not limited to, data management, data analysis and regulatory services. Consultant shall advance the Authority’s stated objectives to “prudently plan, provide for, manage, and operate programs, facilities, and structures to address water quality and water quality improvements related to and affecting the Chatfield Watershed.” Download the RFP.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is seeking a Communications and Media Intern. The team seeks a multi-faceted intern to allow CPW to be more proactive with more regularly scheduled programs and updates, giving specialists the ability to be more reactive as pressing needs arise. Additionally, this team member will have the opportunity to assist with monitoring and understanding of media coverage, editing website content, responding to media calls, and participate in field work. The application is due on June 21st, 2019. For more information, head HERE.

City of Denver’s Parks and Recreation Department has openings for part-time Urban Trails Utility Workers who will perform maintenance operations on off-street urban trails, parkways and paths, and nearby areas including Denver’s prized riparian and natural areas.  These positions are critical to ensure the safety and beauty of Denver's off-street urban trails system which widely used by bicyclists, walkers, and joggers for recreation as well as commuting and transportation.  These are seasonal positions with starting pay at $15.38. Apply now HERE.

Tax Credit Connection, Inc, is seeking a Vice President of Conservation in the Berthoud, Colorado office. They are looking for an attorney to help them manage the landowner (seller) side of their business. Their company brokers conservation easement, environmental remediation and historic preservation tax credits that are used against Colorado income tax. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Find more information HERE.

The Southwest Conservation Corps, in collaboration with the Dolores River Restoration Partnership (DRRP), is advertising for two invasive species Strike Team Crew Members in Durango, CO.  The DRRP is in year 10 of a large scale effort to treat invasive plant species along 175 miles of the river corridor, with strike teams playing an essential role in helping sites reach restoration success. The primary tasks of this crew are to treat noxious weeds, maintain and participate in re-vegetation activities such as seeding and planting, and perform general restoration activities as needed by the partnership. For more information, click HERE.

Eagle River Watershed Council is seeking a Education & Outreach Coordinator. The coordinator will work collaboratively with staff and board on their mission-driven programs with particular emphasis on 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. Their 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.

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.

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.