Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation - Land Operations Manager

The primary responsibility of the position is to advance the growing Land Protection and Access Program of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. The ideal candidate has vast experience with completing lands transactions, mentorship, and demonstrates strong interpersonal skills to manage team relations. This position will cultivate and complete realty transactions (both conservation and non-conservation) independently and in support of direct reports and RMEF’s Development staff. The position will also undertake analyses and preparation of programmatic projects involving policy and procedures. Participating as a member of project fundraising strategy teams on nationally important projects will be expected. This position will work closely with the Director of Lands on Program goals and provide leadership to direct reports while implementing program strategy. This position may also work closely with Federal and State Agency partners and RMEF Development and Legal Staff in providing technical expertise.

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The Nature Conservancy - Freshwater Technical Project Manager

This position closes Tuesday, November 13th.

The Freshwater Technical Project Manager provides technical support and leadership for freshwater conservation initiatives and on-the-ground projects in Colorado, with a geographic focus primarily on the Yampa / White Basin, and secondarily on the Dolores, San Miguel, and San Juan River Basins.

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The Nature Conservancy - Stewardship Compliance and Asset Portfolio Manager

This position closes Wednesday, November 20.

The Stewardship Compliance & Asset Portfolio Manager is responsible for furthering the Conservancy’s strategic goals by overseeing all aspects of the Colorado chapter’s Conservation Easement and Preserve Compliance Program and by leading efforts to evaluate and implement key real estate transfers as part of an overall asset portfolio management strategy. This is a two-year term position with a possibility of extension, based in Boulder, Colorado.

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National Wild Turkey Federation - Director of Operations - West Region

The National Wild Turkey Federation has an immediate need for a full-time Director of Conservation Operations in the West Region of the United States.   This region would include Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico.  The selected individual must reside in one of the states within the region

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Gates Family Foundation - Program Associate/Program Officer

Our new Program Associate (entry-level) or Program Officer (for more experienced candidates) will support the Natural Resources and Community Development team on all aspects of grantmaking in these two areas, and join the rest of the staff in the Foundation’s capital grantmaking work. Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume no later than November 2, as we aim to fill the position in late 2018.

To learn more and apply, please visit our website.

This position supports two members of our staff who have been promoted to Senior Program Officers:

Laia Mitchell (Senior Program Officer, Community Development) joined the Foundation as a program associate in April 2015. Laia’s work focuses on economic opportunity, food systems and agriculture, multi-modal transportation, and community planning and development in urban and rural areas. Her previous experience includes urban and regional planning and social enterprises, including work at the Mile High Business Alliance, the Piton Foundation/Gary Community Investments, Mile High Connects, and the City and County of Denver Public Works. As a Fulbright scholar, she spent three years working with organic farmers and teaching English in northern Spain. She is bilingual in Spanish and English.

Russell Schnitzer (Senior Program Officer, Natural Resources) joined the Foundation in November 2016 to support work in water resources management and land conservation. Russ's career in nonprofit conservation has carried him from organizational development and strategic planning to large-scale project management, major gifts fundraising, and public policy. He spent a decade with Trout Unlimited, six years with The Nature Conservancy and is a former U.S. Forest Service smokejumper. Russ is a recipient of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Environmental Achievement Award, and has co-authored a number of publications pertaining to the intersection of social values and the environment.

Rio Grande Headwaters Land Trust - Stewardship Coordinator

The Rio Grande Headwaters Land Trust (RiGHT) seeks an energetic and motivated

Stewardship Coordinator to manage on-going conservation easement stewardship and

to work within our community to inspire a culture of conservation and connect people to

our amazing natural resources in the San Luis Valley. The upper Rio Grande is an

inspiring and welcoming place to work because it has a deep history of collaborating to

solve its problems.

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Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) - Communications Officer


Working out of GOCO’s downtown Denver office, the communications officer reports to and collaborates with the communications director and manages one or more communications interns. The communications officer serves as GOCO’s principal copywriter and associate editor and runs GOCO’s website and blog, email marketing, press release production, and select special projects. The communications officer gives GOCO a voice and engages with communities on several social media channels, including those created in support of Generation Wild, a major, statewide marketing and communications campaign connecting Colorado kids and their families to the outdoors.



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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.

Get a full description and information on applying here. 

Job closes 9/2/18

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

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

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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