Larimer County Engineering and Department of Natural Resources - Land Agent

Larimer County Engineering and the Department of Natural Resources is seeking an individual with experience in the acquisition of right of way, trail easements, fee simple purchases and conservation easements. This position requires an individual with a strong understanding of title, legal descriptions and appraisals. Applicants must also have a good skill set for the drafting of conservation easements and contracts. Applicants must have the ability and confidence to work one on one with landowners, attorneys, and be proficient with presentations to our various county boards and commissions.

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Job closes 9/2/18

Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Real Estate Section Manager VI

This position is responsible for strategic planning, conservation, acquisition, and monitoring of lands in the state of Colorado that meet CPW's mission. This position manages, directs and supervises a staff of seven employees with programmatic responsibilities for all aspects of real estate functions in CPW. Key functions include implementation/oversight of the Colorado Wildlife Habitat Program, Request for Proposals for Land Conservation, Real Estate Action Proposals, State Trust Lands Public Access Program, Term Asset Management Program, DORA Annual Certification Program, Mineral Inventory Project, Mineral Royalty Payment Program, Conservation Easement Monitoring Program, Impact Assistance Grants Program, and database management.

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High Line Canal Conservancy - Intern

The High Line Canal Conservancy (Conservancy) is a nonprofit organization with a mission to
preserve, protect and enhance the 71-mile long High Line Canal in partnership with the public.
The Conservancy was formed in 2014 by a passionate coalition of private citizens to provide
leadership and harness the region’s commitment to protecting the future of the Canal—a 100-
foot-wide corridor comprising the Canal channel, trail and adjacent vegetation. With support
from each of the 11 jurisdictions along the Canal’s reach, and in partnership with Denver Water,
the Conservancy is working to ensure that the Canal is protected and enhanced for future
generations. Learn more about the Canal and the Conservancy at www.highlinecanal.org.

Read more about the internship and application instructions here. 

Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Real Estate Program Assistant I

The Real Estate Program Assistant provides office management work for a number of statewide real estate programs, together with technical support with respect to Real Estate Database Management, and many of the Section's procurement, accounting, vendor payments and program budget tracking needs. This position serves as a technical expert and trainer on all databases and software programs utilized by Section staff.

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Sheridan Community Land Trust - Director of Marketing and Development

Sheridan Community Land Trust (SCLT) works to preserve our heritage of open spaces, healthy rivers and creeks, working ranches, wildlife habitat, and vibrant history, while expanding non-motorized recreation opportunities to connect people with the places they love. Since our founding in 2006, the Sheridan Community Land Trust has partnered with local families to conserve nearly 3,000 acres and has helped create nearly 10 miles of trails in Sheridan County. We have approximately 300 members. For more information about SCLT and its programs, visit www.sheridanclt.org.

SCLT’s Director of Marketing and Development (DMD) is a key team member involved with marketing SCLT to the community, volunteers, and membership; planning, coordinating, executing fundraising and events; and maintaining the overall brand quality of SCLT. In addition, the DMD will have additional duties as needed. The DMD reports to the Executive Director. This is a full-time position with salary dependent on experience.

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Colorado Open Lands - Bookkeeper

The Bookkeeper is responsible for the accurate day-to-day recording of financial transactions and
maintenance of financial records for Colorado Open Lands using our financial system (currently
QuickBooks Desktop). The Bookkeeper reports to the Director of Operations and is critical to ensuring the financial integrity of the organization. Reliability, responsiveness, confidentiality, good judgment, accuracy and excellent customer service are essential for this position. The position is exempt, 20 hours/week (50% time), salary $25,000 with 401k, paid-time off, flexible schedule but no health insurances.

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Boulder Parks and Recreation - Full Time Natural Lands Technician

Maintenance Person III - Natural Lands Technician

$16.83 - $26.92 Hourly

Boulder, Colorado

Full-Time, Permanent with Benefits

M-F with some early mornings, evenings and weekends

Closes 6/24/2018 11:59 PM MST

 

Overall Job Objective

Under limited supervision, maintains the health, safety and aesthetics of natural areas throughout the Parks and Recreation system.  Performs natural resource related maintenance and operations on City of Boulder Parks and Recreation natural lands including staff collaboration, project completion and program assistance.  Performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the areas of natural lands maintenance, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), wildlife management and equipment operation, and performs related duties as required.

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Palmer Land Trust - Director of Philanthropy

Palmer Land Trust seeks a Director of Philanthropy to build and grow the organization’s philanthropic programming, including individual giving, institutional relations, corporate and business partnerships, and planned giving. With more than 130,000 acres under permanent conservation, Palmer Land Trust is one of the leading nonprofit land conservation organizations in Colorado and is one of the twenty largest local land trusts in the nation.

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Biological Capital - Ecological Designer

Bio-Logical Capital is looking for an Ecological Designer who has great enthusiasm for shifting our culture’s perspectives and values on land use and food systems – whether those green spaces are part of an urban or a rural landscape. We believe that for agriculture to be sustainable it must be designed to build soil productivity and to produce a variety of nutrient-rich crops that produce strong revenues and sustain communities and we require that all of our projects reflect those beliefs. It is essential that the selected candidate for this position has an in-depth understanding of landscape design and construction and is knowledgeable of land management practices that sequester carbon, enliven landscapes, improve nutrition, and maximize the biological properties of soil.

Get more information here: https://www.biologicalcapital.com/

Conservation Legacy - Chief Executive Officer

Conservation Legacy seeks a Chief Executive Officer to build upon the organization’s status and credibility as a leader in conservation service and opportunities that is locally adaptive with known knowledge and capacity at a national scale. The heart of this role is to establish and maintain intentional partnerships with all key stakeholders in conservation and leadership development. Conservation Legacy’s core is the integrity of its work. This is accomplished by aligning the internal culture to that external identity at all points in the organization, through leveraging the grit, passion and diverse skill sets and development of exceptional leadership. For more information please visit our website:  https://conservationlegacy.org/work-with-us

Ranchland Trust of Kansas - Executive Director

The Ranchland Trust of Kansas (RTK) is a private, non-profit organization founded by
members of the Kansas Livestock Association in 2003. The organization was created to
provide assistance to ranchers and landowners who desire to conserve their land
through conservation easements. Guided by their mission to preserve Kansas’ ranching
heritage and open spaces for future generations through the conservation of working
landscapes, RTK values fiscal responsibility, respect for private land ownership,
leadership, integrity, and collaboration with those who share their values. The
Ranchland Trust of Kansas remains an affiliate of the Kansas Livestock Association.

Find out more about this position as well as how to apply here. 

Colorado West Land Trust - Development and Communications Associate

Colorado West Land Trust (CWLT) is a collaboration of the Mesa Land Trust and the Black Canyon Regional Land Trust. CWLT, a private, charitable nonprofit organization, has conserved over 120,000 acres across six Western Colorado Counties. Our mission is to protect and enhance agricultural land, wildlife habitat and scenic lands in western Colorado to benefit the community at large, enrich lives, provide opportunities for outdoor recreation, and ensure our connection to the land for generations to come. The organization is governed by an 18- member Board of Directors and has eight full-time employees at offices in Grand Junction and Montrose, Colorado.

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The Nature Conservancy - Sustainable Grazing Lands Conservation Associate

The Sustainable Grazing Lands Conservation Associate advances Colorado’s Sustainable Grazing Lands Program by providing technical and project coordination, relationship management and support.  The Conservation Associate also provides administrative and project support that advances the goals of the broader Sustainable Food and Water Team. This is a two-year term position based in Boulder, Colorado with frequent travel during the field season (April – October).

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The Nature Conservancy - Land and Water Conservation Coordinator

The Land and Water Conservation Coordinator performs and participates in land protection and management including, but not limited to preserve and conservation easement monitoring, ecological monitoring, facilities maintenance, database management, administrative support and outreach. A primary function will be to supervise a group of seasonal staff to conduct stewardship activities. This is a two-year term position based in Boulder, Colorado. Significant travel is required during the field season (2-5 days per week, April – October) to properties located across Colorado.

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The Nature Conservancy - Prescribed Fire Specialist

The Prescribed Fire Specialist works as a member of Colorado’s Forest Restoration and Fire Program with The Nature Conservancy. The goal of this program is to increase the pace and scale of forest restoration in priority Colorado landscapes with partner organizations and agencies. This position reports to the Fire Manager and will work on all aspects of prescribed burn project planning and implementation including filling key leadership roles during fire operations. It will also work to build support and capacity to use prescribed fire through outreach, education, and field and classroom training initiatives with other non-profit organizations, local fire departments, and a variety of agencies at all levels. Other duties may include participation in wildfire suppression incidents, forestry, monitoring, station management, and other activities in support of Colorado’s Forest Restoration and Fire Program goals.

 

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Palmer Land Trust - Director of Philanthropy

Palmer Land Trust seeks a Director of Philanthropy to build and grow the organization’s philanthropic programming, including individual giving, institutional relations, corporate and business partnerships, and planned giving. With more than 130,000 acres under permanent conservation, Palmer Land Trust is one of the leading nonprofit land conservation organizations in Colorado and is one of the twenty largest local land trusts in the nation.

Get more information about this position and how to apply here.