City of Boulder - Ranger Naturalist

The Ranger Naturalist will provide the City of Boulder with excellent customer service in the areas of recreational management, public safety, natural resource management, and protection. Patrols Open Space and Mountain Parks property and provides interpretive, visitor education, outreach, visitor management, code enforcement, and law enforcement. Prepares and delivers environmental education programs, and perform related duties as required. Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply. This position is open until filled.

Western Rivers Conservancy - Associate Project Manager (Portland)

The Associate Project Manager plays an essential role on Western Rivers Conservancy’s land team, with the goal of protecting outstanding western rivers through land acquisition. The position works with WRC’s Project Managers to provide support in each phase of the land acquisition and conveyance process. The position reports to the Director of Lands and is located in Portland, Oregon, with travel required throughout Oregon and Washington. Click here to access the full job description and instructions to apply. Applications are due November 15.

Walking Mountains Science Center - Youth Programs Director

Founded in 1998, Walking Mountains Science Center is a nonprofit organization whose mission it is to awaken a sense of wonder and inspire environmental stewardship and sustainability through natural science education. As part of a dynamic organization, you will join a team of like-minded, spirited colleagues who are passionate about the mission of Walking Mountains and the impact it’s making in the community.  This full-time, year-round position is responsible for oversight of Walking Mountains field science, after school and summer youth programs. The Youth Programs Director is an educational leadership and management position currently reporting to the President. Click here to access the full job description and instructions to apply. Applications are due November 3.

Mile High Youth Corps - Program Coordinator: Outreach and Recruitment

Reporting to the Regional Director: Metro Denver at Mile High Youth Corps, this full-time position is directly responsible for outreach and recruitment for the organization’s youth programs including planning and coordinating outreach activities, implementing and tracking Corpsmember recruitment, and building community partnerships. Click here to access the full job description and instructions to apply. Applications are due October 30.

Denver Botanic Gardens - Manager of Volunteer Services

Responsible for the development and management of Denver Botanic Gardens’ Volunteer Program. Creates, implements and manages projects and procedures; the development of communication tools and the development of reports and maintenance of records as administrator for the volunteer database resulting in efficient and effective administration and organization for Volunteer Services at Denver Botanic Gardens. Participates in organizational and departmental Strategic Planning process and implements recommendations. Acts as a resource for staff in volunteer management practices and enables purposeful, professional volunteer integration into all programs within the Gardens. Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply. This position is open until filled.

City of Boulder OSMP - Associate Property Agent

The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks Department (OSMP) is now hiring! OSMP is seeking a professional with conservation easement and other real estate related experiences to join its Real Estate Services Workgroup as an Associate Property Agent.  Click here to access the City's jobs board and search for Associate Property Agent. Applications are due November 12. 

Clean Energy Collective - Director of Real Estate and Permitting

Clean Energy Collective (CEC) is seeking a highly motivated candidate for the position of Permitting and Land Manager, fully responsible for the oversight and management of site identification, securing site control and land-use permitting for assigned projects nationwide. Responsibilities include interfacing with outside resources to evaluate projects, identifying permitting processes, managing internal and external resources to obtain all necessary permits and entitlements in the shortest timeframe possible, lease negotiations with landowners, and ensuring proper documentation and reporting throughout the project cycle. This is a full-time position located at CEC’s Louisville, Colorado office and will require some travel as well as some nights and weekends. Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply. This position is open until filled.

The Nature Conservancy - Watershed Forest Manager

The Watershed Forest Manager directs the strategic planning to mitigate wildfire impacts to priority watersheds on public and private lands in Colorado. The position includes responsibility for integrating forest restoration and watershed protection goals, with the elements of the National Cohesive Strategy, to address forest restoration needs at the watershed scale. This is a cost-share position between the U.S. Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region and The Nature Conservancy in Colorado. The position will be managed and supervised by The Nature Conservancy and located in the Colorado Field Office in Boulder. Work objectives will be co-developed by the USFS and TNC. Click here to access the TNC jobs board and the full job description. Applications are due October 29. 

The Nature Conservancy - Operations Program Coordinator

The Operations Program Coordinator at The Nature Conservancy will be responsible for the efficient coordination of central administrative processes in support of an Operating Unit (OU) or department. This is a part-time position with an expected 18-hour workweek and end date of October 2018. Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply. Applications are due October 19. 

Wilderness Land Trust - Director of Communications

The Director of Communications is a member of the Wilderness Land Trust’s core management team, and reports to and is supervised by the President. Primary responsibilities include project management, content strategy, graphic design and writing for the Trust’s social media, website, and weekly e-news. The position is part editor, part designer and part staff mentor in support of the Trust’s broad communications needs. The time commitment is 10 hours per week or equivalent to .25 FTE. Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply. Review of applications will begin November 6.

San Isabel Land Protection Trust - Executive Director

San Isabel Land Protection Trust in beautiful Westcliffe, Colo., seeks an executive director who brings land conservation experience and an entrepreneurial approach to nonprofit management. The successful candidate will be comfortable wearing the many hats needed to run a small, nonprofit organization, including directing fundraising, membership and staff development and ongoing stewardship, as well as understanding and addressing issues facing rural communities and the changing tides of land conservation. Click here for more information about San Isabel and to download the full job description. This position is open until filled. 

Conservation Impact - Program Manager

Conservation Impact | Nonprofit Impact is introducing a new program to address the looming gap in nonprofit leadership (preparing-the-next-generation-of-nonprofit-leaders). Now they are looking for our perfect match to become the Program Manager to oversee the new program. The ideal program manager is an experienced nonprofit professional dedicated to making an impact and contributing to the strength and sustainability of the nonprofit sector. S/he believes in the importance of the program and is ready to take on the ownership of developing it to its full potential. The ideal candidate has a track record of building organizations or programs and truly enjoys developing and refining new initiatives. Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply. This position is open until filled.

Mountain Area Land Trust - Land and Water Conservation Director

The Mountain Area Land Trust announces a job opening for a Land and Water Conservation Director. The position is part-time, 24 hours per week. Job requirements include knowledge and experience negotiating, writing and closing conservation easements or purchasing properties and familiarity of local communities within Clear Creek, Park, Teller, Gilpin Counties, and the mountainous areas of Jefferson and Boulder Counties. Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply. The position is open until filled.

CSU - Assistant Professor in Human Dimensions of Natural Resources

Colorado State University's Warner College of Natural Resources seeks a new resident-instruction/ on-campus tenure-track faculty position to support the department’s teaching, research, and outreach. Workload will be distributed as 50% teaching/advising, 40% research and 10% service/outreach. The Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Department is a social science unit with expertise in a number of disciplines working to address a diversity of conservation issues around the globe. We are seeking an individual who can complement this expertise through new methodologies, topical focus areas and/or disciplinary training. Specifically, the individual will contribute to understanding the adaptive and/or innovative capacity of society to global environmental change. We are seeking an individual with expertise to address this topic via their respective social science training and perspective.

The successful candidate is expected to establish and maintain an ambitious research program that is strong in its potential for application to conservation issues, and integrates contemporary methods and/or topics. In addition, the successful candidate will value a role in preparing students for conservation work and research, including teaching 3-4 classes annually. Click here for the full job description and to apply. Applications are due November 17.

CCA and CCALT - Fellowships

Colorado Cattlemen’s Association and Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust
Fellowships for Future Conservation and Beef Industry Professionals

CCA and CCALT offers (2) post-bachelor fellowships to develop future conservation and beef industry professionals who seek additional qualifications and experiences previous to entering their chosen career path.

The funded fellowships will span a one-year (12 month) time frame focusing on basics of trade association and land trust competencies in Colorado’s ranching and beef production industry.  The fellows will serve as support staff across all sectors of each association.  The varied experience will deliver broad association management knowledge, coupled with strategic execution of programs and services.  Fellows will also experience each organization’s extended networks, and have the opportunity to explore areas of personal interest. Click here for the full description. The fellowships are open until selected.

Other jobs boards in Colorado land conservation

Land Trust Alliance

The Alliance is a national land conservation organization that works to save the places people need and love by strengthening land conservation across America. You can find their listed jobs in Colorado on their website.

High Country News

High Country News is a bi-weekly newspaper that reports on the West's natural resources, public lands, and changing communities. Click here to access their online classifieds. 

Boulder County Parks & Open Space

Available positions with Boulder County Parks and Opens Space can be found by clicking here and putting in key words "Parks and Open Space."

Center for Collaborative Conservation

The CCC bridges the activities and interests of Colorado State University with people who do collaborative conservation in communities and local landscapes across Colorado, the American West and around the world. Click here for job listings for collaborative conservation and natural resource careers and internships. 

City of Boulder Open Space & Mountain Parks

City of Boulder OSMP is a CCLT member and often has employment listed related to conservation on their website that may or may note be listed on our website. To view any open position descriptions or apply you can click here.

The Colorado State Forest Service

CSFS is a service and outreach agency of the Warner College of Natural Resources (WCNR) at Colorado State University, with 16 districts and three field offices throughout Colorado. Click here for current employment openings. 

Jefferson County Open Space

JeffCo is a CCLT member and they often have employment opportunities related to the conservation and environmental fields. To view their current job listings, click here and sort results by "Department" to search for listings in "Parks."

Ken­-Caryl Ranch Open Space

Ken-Caryl Ranch often has job opportunities related to conservation and the environment. To view available employment opportunities with Ken­-Caryl Ranch Open Space, click here.

Larimer County Department of Natural Resources

Larimer County DNR is a CCLT member and often has employment opportunities related to the conservation field listed on their website. Click here to view current employment opportunities and sort results by "Department." 

Mile High Youth Corps

Mile High Youth Corps engages youth in training programs that help the planet and provide pathways to a promising future. Corps members plant trees and build parks, construct green buildings, install energy ­efficiency measures and high­ efficiency toilets in low ­income homes and community organizations, and so much more. Click here to access available job descriptions.

Pitkin County Open Space & Trails

Pitkin County Open Space & Trails is a CCLT member, and they often have positions posted related to the conservation and environmental fields. Click here for current job openings with Pitkin County OST.