Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Intern

Colorado Parks and Wildlife's Partnership Program is looking for an intern. This is a great opportunity to gain exposure to a wide variety of conservation, outdoor recreation and stewardship partners across Colorado, as well as learn how partnerships play a critical role in maintaining Colorado's landscapes. This is a paid internship through CPW (30/wk). Click here for to read the full job description. Applications are due September 28.

Crested Butte Land Trust - Executive Director

Crested Butte Land Trust seeks an executive director to lead an accredited and established land trust in Crested Butte, CO. Remote and unspoiled, Crested Butte is a recreation resort in one of the Rockies’ most breathtaking mountain valleys. This is a full-time salaried position with benefits, reporting to the Board of Directors. The executive director will be responsible for all aspects of organization leadership and management of staff.  Qualified candidates should have strong vision and strategic planning skills as well as possess the hands-on knowledge of land conservation. He/she should be an effective leader, a strong communicator and writer, a skilled manager, and an expert fundraiser. Candidate should have previous ED experience or have significant experience junior to the ED level at a large land trust. A standout candidate may have an advanced degree in a conservation-related field.

This role requires physical exertion and stamina at high altitude. The anticipated start date is January, 2017.  Salary is commensurate with experience. The Crested Butte Land Trust is an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about the Crested Butte Land Trust, please visit Resume and Letter of Interest must be submitted to by October 17, 2016.  Please, no phone calls.

Arapahoe County Open Space - Maintenance Tech II

Arapahoe County's Open Spaces Department is seeking an experienced Open Spaces Maintenance Technician II to maintain and repair Arapahoe County's parks, turf, trails, facilities and assist with event set up and tear down for events held at Arapahoe County's Fairgrounds and 17-Mile House. If you are a hard worker dedicated to the preservation of lands and historical sites in Arapahoe County and enhancing the environment for the citizens of Arapahoe County, they are looking for you! Anticipated hiring range is $1,294.79 to $1,526.26 bi-weekly (approximately $15.89 to $18.74 per hour). Applications are due September 25. Click here for more information and to apply.

City of Louisville OS&T - Open Space Technician III

The City of Louisville Open Space & Trails Division is excited to announce a job opening for an Open Space Technician III.  This is a full time and benefited position that will oversee open space & trails maintenance and assist with trail planning, volunteers and natural resource management. Click here for the full job application and to apply. Applications are due September 28.

JeffCo Open Space - Design and Development Supervisor

Supervise a professional and technical staff and consultants. Design and implement development plans for major Open Space projects. Plan, design, schedule and monitor the status of Open Space capital development projects through the planning, design and construction stages. Responsible for project deadlines, budgetary expenditures and procedural compliance. Click here for the full job description and apply online here. Applications are due October 3rd. 

Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Admin. Asst. III (Temporary)

Placed in 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 description. Position open until filled.

City of Boise, Idaho - Education Program, Recreation Manager

Coordinates and oversees environmental and natural resources education programs for the Department of Parks and Recreation, with particular focus on enhancement of programs delivered at the Jim Hall Foothills Learning Center (JHFLC) and the Boise Urban Garden School (BUGS). As Executive Director for BUGS, works with its board of directors to provide operational leadership. Responsible for program budgets, education staff supervision, and overseeing facilities operations. Read the full job description and apply (job posting #04152) online here. Applications are due September 23.

City of Boulder’s OSMP – Associate Property Agent

The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks Department is seeking a professional with real estate and land transaction experience to join its Real Estate Services Workgroup.  If you or someone you know is interested in working for a dynamic and innovative open space program and helping to protect exceptional landscapes, please use the following link to learn more about this Associate Property Agent job opening and how to apply: Applications are due September 25.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Land Protection Specialist

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is hiring for an Administrator V/Land Protection Specialist located in Denver, CO. Read the full job description here.  If you have questions about the position, please contact Mary Vigil, Human Resources Specialist at CPW, 303.866.2667 apply, click here. Applications are being accepted until 5:00PM mountain time on September 23.

Colorado Association for Recycling - PT Contractor

The Colorado Association for Recycling is seeking a part-time contractor specializing in conference program coordination services for the 2017 Summit for Recycling. The contractor’s work would commence in October 2016 and conclude no more than three weeks after the 2017 Summit. The contractor is expected to attend the Summit, June 4–6, 2017, in Fort Collins, Colorado. The contractor will ensure that logistical details relating to speakers and moderators are managed well and goals are clearly laid out and all timelines are met. Download the complete request for proposals. Proposals are due by 4:00pm MDT, Friday, September 30.

Larimer County DNR - PT Graphic Designer

The Larimer County Department of Natural Resources is hiring a graphic designer to assist with the development of outreach materials and signs. The graphic designer will develop the department's annual report, maps, displays, annual calendar, signage and other projects. This is a part-time (20 hrs/wk), permanent position with benefits. Posting closes Sept. 20. For info on the position, visit:


Highlands Ranch Metro District - Park Ranger

Highlands Ranch Metro District is currently seeking an experienced, motivated individual to fill a Park Ranger position in the Parks, Recreation and Open Space department. Successful candidate must be a team player and have a strong desire to provide excellent service to our community. This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week, which does require working a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays, and evenings. Click here to access the full job description and application. Applications will be accepted until position has been filled.

Growing Gardens - PT Grant Writer

Growing Gardens’ mission is to enrich the lives of our community through sustainable urban agriculture and empower people to experience a direct and deep connection with plants, the land and each other. We are seeking a part time Grant Writer to join our dynamic and engaging team of passionate employees. Click here for the full job description. Interviews start immediately - position is open until filled.

Growing Gardens - Communications and Marketing Coordinator


Growing Gardens’ mission is to enrich the lives of our community through sustainable urban agriculture and empower people to experience a direct and deep connection with food, the land and each other. They are seeking a Communications and Marketing Coordinator to join our dynamic and engaging team of passionate employees. Click here for the full job description. Interviews start immediately - position is open until filled.

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.