The Jefferson Conservancy District is hiring a Forester – District Conservation Technician. This position reports to the Staff Supervisor and undertakes a variety of office and fieldwork duties in support of JCD’s forestry programming, as well as the support and delivery of USDA Farm Bill programs (through partnership with NRCS – Natural Resources Conservation Service). The selected candidate will work with JCD staff and various partner organizations and agencies to assist private landowners in the planning and implementation of forest conservation practices. Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply. Applications are due July 9.
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The Restoration Technician advances The Nature Conservancy Colorado Chapter’s Forest and Fire Program by assisting with the implementation and monitoring of forest restoration projects aimed at reducing wildfire risks, protecting natural and human values, and enhancing landscape resilience to disturbance and climate change. Approximately 75% of the Restoration Technician’s time will be focused on the implementation of forest restoration projects on the ground, including fuels treatments and prescribed fire, under the direction of the Fire Program Manager. The remaining 25% of the Restoration Technician’s time will be dedicated to ecological monitoring of project effectiveness under the supervision of the program’s Landscape Ecologist. Click here for the full job description and to apply. Applications are due July 10.
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. Click here for the job posting and to apply. Applications are due July 10.
This position serves within CPW's NE Terrestrial Section as a wildlife biologist. This position formulates recommendations and management options for management of wildlife species and habitats through the collection and analysis of pertinent wildlife data and observations as required by the operational and annual work plans. This position designs, implements and evaluates wildlife population inventories in the assigned area. Specific tasks include development and execution of various operational and implementation plans to manage wildlife populations and conserve/improve habitats on public and private lands. Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply. Applications are due June 29 at 5pm.
CFWE is hiring a coordinator position. The Education and Outreach Coordinator will play an active role in achieving the Colorado Foundation for Water Education’s mission by implementing and expanding educational programs and outreach activities for more than 570 individual and organizational members, 5,500 supporters, and Colorado’s general public. Responsibilities lie within many of CFWE’s functional areas, including: member engagement, communications and marketing, and educational events. Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply. This position is open until filled.
The Highlands Ranch Metro District is seeking a Park Planner for the Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department. The Park Planner performs design tasks and planning work, performs project presentations, writing of specifications, and offers field support of new capital projects including parks, trails, parkway landscaping, and renovation projects. The position includes supervision over consultants and contractors and general supervision over seasonal or other section staff as needed or required. The Park Planner provides project management for the construction of District projects, acts as field coordinator and inspector and oversees other assigned projects to ensure contractor compliance. The Planner will assist with facilitating public input meetings, presentations of plans with citizen groups, developers, and other governmental agencies. The position will facilitate advertisements for bids and assists with recommendations for bid selection. Other duties include ensuring applicable local building codes, ADA compliance, handling customer and vendor situations, maintaining records and the park’s library, and responds to public inquiries. The Planner helps monitor intergovernmental actions affecting parks, parkways, trails and facilities. Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply. This position is open until filled.
The Colorado Water Trust seeks a leader who will bring to the position of Executive Director a high degree of energy, integrity and creativity, as well as the analytical, organizational and personal qualities that will garner respect and cooperation from our community partners and other stakeholders. Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply. Applications are due June 30.
Boulder County Parks and Open Space is hiring a Parks and Open Space Business Operations Technician in the Administration Division. The Administration Division’s mission is to facilitate Boulder County policies and procedures in an informative, considerate, and dependable manner to the public, staff, and other departments. The Technician will perform a variety of customer service and administrative duties in support of this mission. Click here to access the Boulder County jobs board and to find this job posting. Applications are due June 22.
Cottonwood Institute is looking for an inspiring and passionate educator and well-rounded outdoor professional who can learn quickly, teach with integrity and work autonomously. The CAP Instructor will teach the Community Adventure Program (CAP) at one of a number of schools in Denver (see specific openings below). CAP blends service learning, environmental education, and outdoor education. The individual will receive full training in how to successfully implement the CAP curriculum. The position location is split between the school we are partnering with (85%), Simply Storage in Arvada where gear is stored (10%), and the CI office at the Alliance Center in Downtown Denver (5%). Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply. Applications are due July 5.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife is looking for a temporary Administrative Assistant in the Real Estate Section. Work involves providing professional administrative support to the team of Real Estate Specialists and the Land Protection Specialist who comprise the Section. This is often a fast-paced, deadline-oriented role, which demands excellent attention to detail, an ability to work independently, and the ability to complete projects in a timely fashion. A background in land conservation or real estate is not required, but an interest in the mission of the agency is helpful. Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply. This position is open until filled.
The Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation Planning will assist in leading the strategic direction of planning initiatives and leading a team of parks planning professionals to ensure successful implementation of that vision. Denver's Parks Planning division consists of a team of highly-knowledgeable professionals dedicated to the development and improvement of the City & County of Denver's network of parks and parkways. The Parks Planning division's efforts in planning, design and construction management ensure that Denver's valuable system of parks foster's Denver's development as a world-class city and enriches the lives of Denver's citizens and guests for years to come. Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply. Position is open until filled.
Montezuma Land Conservancy is seeking an accomplished and passionate leader to implement its strategic vision in land protection and community engagement in Cortez, Colorado. The successful candidate will have proven ability in private land conservation, strategic planning, management, and program planning. A genuine passion for farm and ranch protection in rural communities is required. Proven success in fundraising also highly desired. Click here for the full job description. Applications are due July 15 or until filled.
City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks is hiring a Landscape Architect II. Under general direction of the Senior Planner, provide leadership to advance the City of Boulder's Charter purposes for open space to provide wise stewardship of the land and an excellent visitor experience. This position requires close collaboration with multiple work groups and the local community. This position assists in the development of design and construction priorities, workplan schedules, project implementation and staffing requirements. This position requires a seasoned landscape architect with a fine-tuned working knowledge of the open space and recreation facility design processes and a proven track record showing ability to manage complex projects, develop design concepts and construction drawings; deliver projects as scoped, on time, and within budget. The person in this position will develop, organize and coordinate a team approach to design and construction projects. Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply. Posting closes July 9 at 5pm.
Highlands Ranch Community Association’s Backcountry Wilderness Area team seeks a youth environmental education coordinator who is passionate about working with kids and teaching them to love the outdoors, has experience in youth environmental/outdoor education, and is team oriented, hardworking, and organized. This position will work to build the already strong and multiple offerings of youth environmental education opportunities that exist in the Backcountry Wilderness Area. Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply. Applications are due July 14.
Conservation Colorado is seeking a full-time Field Organizer to assist with our organizing on the Western Slope in Grand Junction, primarily by building and maintaining relationships with the public and partner groups to achieve conservation wins in Colorado on issues including protections for public lands and rivers, bolstering the renewable energy economy, and addressing climate change. Click here to access the full job post and instructions to apply. Applications are due July 7.
The Public Interest Network is looking for a dedicated staffer to support our IT systems, improve TPIN user experience, and help shape the direction of future IT projects. The IT Operations Administrator will take charge of day-to-day operations and user interactions, serve as the “public face” of the IT Team within the Public Interest Network, and become bottom-line on database application maintenance and development. Click here for the full job description and to apply. Applications are due June 30.
Sierra Club is looking for a dynamic community organizer to increase public support in Colorado to speed the state's transition away from coal-fired power to clean, renewable energy and more equitable energy policies.
We seek someone who, while based in our Denver, CO office, can spend time in communities across Colorado to bring in new volunteer activists and teams to our Beyond Coal campaign, and work in partnership with affected communities in a way that integrates Sierra Club's principles of equity, inclusion and social justice with environmental protection. We are building power in the climate movement while delivering tangible health and economic benefits for communities harmed or ignored by the fossil fuel industry. We support a just transition from fossil fuels to clean energy.
If you are excited to be on the cutting edge of clean energy activism and to help us build up power in Colorado with fellow progressive communities, please apply here: http://bit.ly/2rMyITm This position is open until filled.
The High Line Canal Conservancy has a job opening for a planning manager position. The position provides a unique opportunity to be part of a growing nonprofit dedicated to the long- term protection and enhancement of one of the metro region’s largest and most unique recreational and ecological assets. Having completed an intensive community visioning and planning effort in 2016, the Conservancy is now entering its second phase of planning to create a framework plan that will inform how the vision can be implemented. This position will play a key role in the project management of this initiative and in the day-to-day project management of strategic governmental and private partnerships.
The Planning Manager also serves as the in-house authority on the Canal’s physical features and on the diverse and intricate issues along its reach. The manager collects, synthesizes and provides technical knowledge about the Canal to the Conservancy staff and its leadership teams. Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply. Applications are due June 30.
SJMA is seeking a thoughtful, energetic visionary to serve as its next Executive Director, to move the organization forward in a rapidly changing environment. An innovative, creative leader will enable SJMA to continue to serve the public land agencies in a way that is relevant and forward thinking, never losing sight of its mission to promote responsible care of natural and cultural resources through education and hands-on involvement that inspires respect and reverence for our lands. Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply. Applications are due July 1.
Bear River Land Conservancy is seeking an executive director who is primarily responsible for its day-to-day operations. The executive director is responsible for assisting in the creation of all organizational plans, and primarily responsible for the implementation of the organization’s mission to conserve critical lands. To apply: Submit resume, cover letter and references in PDF format to BRLC@BearRiverLandConservancy.org by June 15 with “BRLC Executive Director Application” in the subject line. Interviews are expected to begin July 1. This position has an expected start date of September 1.