Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Administrative Assistant III, Real Estate (Temporary Job)

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.

Required skills:

• Excellent work ethic and attitude
• Very strong background in MS Office Suite: PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Publisher and
particularly Access; ability to use Adobe Acrobat Professional (not Reader)
• Familiarity with relational databases and their application
• Familiarity with Google Apps and their use in business applications
• Willingness to work as part of a team and to take direction from management and
senior staff

Please email a current resume, cover letter, and separate description of
one page or less outlining computer skills to: Qualified
applicants will be contacted to arrange for an interview.

Colorado Open Lands - Office Manager

Love Colorado? So do we! Colorado Open Lands is searching for an experienced and dynamic Office Manager who enjoys a fast-paced, hard-working, collegial and fun work atmosphere who will help us achieve our goals in conserving Colorado! This position reports to the Director of Operations and is critical to ensuring the smooth and efficient operations of the offices and its 17 staff and will help support administrative, HR and Finance functions as well as the Development team, Programs, and the President.  This person should be savvy about all aspects of operations and is someone who can simultaneously manage daily tasks while also keeping long-term projects moving. Reliability, responsiveness, self-direction, good judgment and excellent customer service are essential for this position. The position is exempt, 40 hours/week (100% time), salary range $40,000-$50,000 (depending on experience) with a robust benefits package (medical & HSA, vision, dental, 401k, PTO, etc.). Apply here

Conservation Legacy - Program Coordinator

The Program Coordinator with Conservation Legacy in Durango implements initiatives within Stewards Individual Placement Program. This position coordinates program initiatives by interacting with program partners, supervisors and members. The Program Coordinator ensures all assigned positions are successfully recruited, supervisors are properly oriented with program policy and procedures and supported during the term of service. The Program Coordinator also ensures the members are oriented with program policy and procedures and supported during the term of service. Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply. This position is open until filled.

Western Resource Advocates - Digital Engagement Manager

WRA seeks an experienced Digital Engagement Manager to be an essential part of our growing and dynamic Communications Team. Reporting to the Communications Director, the Digital Engagement Manager will be part of a three-person communications team working closely with WRAs Development Team to cultivate our base of supporters, grow our email list, and ensure that our web site is an effective advocacy tool and continually updated. The Communications Team is responsible for increasing the visibility and leadership of WRA, helping support digital fundraising, growing our constituent base, and using engagement and marketing strategies to further our programmatic goals. The candidate should have two or more years of experience in email outreach for community engagement, email database management, and website management and possess excellent writing and communication skills. Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply. Applications are due December 11.

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 19. 

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. 

Colorado State University - Assistant Professor

CSU is hiring is a new resident-instruction/ on-campus tenure-track faculty position, Assistant Professor in Human Dimensions of Natural Resources, 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 the 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 instructions to apply. Applications are due November 17.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Planning Manager

The Planning Manager at Colorado Parks and Wildlife provides critical planning knowledge, expertise and support to the agency, staff and the Commission, on statewide and property-level planning. The Planning Manager takes a lead or facilitative role with state park management plans and master planning. The position is responsible for leading development of the State Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP). In addition, helps manage the daily operations of CPW's Strategic and Operational plans, including updating directives and policies. In coordination with other CPW staff, develops and employs effective public involvement strategies and advises on the integration of those outcomes into agency decision-making or planning efforts. The position tailors planning templates, best practices and principles to fit the specific circumstances of the statewide issue or property that are the focus of a planning effort. Performs a variety of research and analyses to help quantify and address important property-level and division planning needs. Trains and/or advises CPW employees concerning planning theories, concepts, and technical applications. Click here for the full job description and to apply. Applications are due by November 21 or when they receive 100 applications, whichever comes first.

Walking Mountains Science Center - Graduate Fellowship

Graduate Fellowship in Natural Science Education: Natural Science Educator

This multi-faceted graduate fellowship at Walking Mountains Science Center is a full-time, 2 year and 3-month professional development program that focuses on K-12 field science education, leadership, and helping to grow a reputable nonprofit organization.  This position is responsible for serving the organization with a personal commitment to awakening a sense of wonder and inspiring environmental stewardship and sustainability through natural science education. The Natural Science Educator position requires dedication to experiential learning, environmental education, natural science education, and life-long learning. The Natural Science Educator coordinates and teaches natural science programming both in the classroom and in the field during our summer science camps and school field programs. In addition to teaching responsibilities, Natural Science Educators simultaneously participate in a Master of Arts graduate program through University of Northern Colorado’s School of Biological Sciences, College of Natural and Health Sciences and Extended Campus. Natural Science Educators are enrolled in courses taught at Walking Mountains Science Center and online. Upon successful completion of all required coursework and responsibilities of the 2-year and 3-month position, Natural Science Educators will earn a Master of Arts Degree in Science Education from the University of Northern Colorado (UNC). Click here to access the full job description and instructions to apply. Applications are due December 8.

Fort Collins Natural Areas Department - Education and Volunteer Coordinator

The Education and Volunteer Coordinator works with the City of Fort Collins Natural Areas Department’s large and diverse volunteer program. This position plans, organizes, directs, administers, and evaluates programs related to natural areas, environmental education, public information, marketing, and public involvement.  They coordinate programming, including school field trips. Click here to access the full job description and instructions to apply. Applications are due November 14.

Cal-Wood Education - Field Instructor

Cal-Wood Education is hiring a full-time field instructor for the Spring 2018 season (February 1st - June 8th).  Cal-Wood is seeking energetic, flexible, hard-working, and motivated applicants for an exciting and rewarding field instructor position. Instructors are responsible for providing a fun and educational experience for a learning group made up of 10-15 students during each school’s visit to Cal-Wood. Typical programs are three-day / two-night programs with 4th – 6th graders. Their field instructors enjoy working in our 1,200-acre outdoor classroom with a team of other motivated individuals passionate about the outdoors, natural science, and education. They provide access to dynamic, hands-on science education in the field to students from all different backgrounds. Click here to access the full job description and instructions to apply. This position is open until filled. 

Rocky Mountain Field Institute - Program Manager

The Rocky Mountain Field Institute (RMFI) seeks to hire a full-time, salaried Program Manager to coordinate RMFI’s trail and restoration projects and programs in Southern Colorado and the Pikes Peak Region. These positions at RMFI do not come around very often, so this is an exciting opportunity for the right person wanting to make a difference. This position requires a strong skill set in various trail and restoration techniques; attention to detail; strong conservation ethic; excellent leadership, communication, logistical, coordination, writing, and team skills; experience leading and managing seasonal staff and volunteers; excellent people skills; ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects simultaneously; and a desire to implement highly effective projects that help protect public lands. Click here for the full job announcement and instructions to apply. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position has been filled. The first round of interviews will commence the week of November 6 and will continue until the position is filled.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.