Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Seasonal Biologist Vegetation Management        

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is hiring a seasonal Biologist to help with vegetation management. This position’s primary responsibilities will be GPS mapping weed populations in state parks, managing GIS data, and writing Weed Management plans.  The position requires extensive time in the field and overnight car camping in state parks.  Work vehicle and travel per diem are provided.  This position requires fast paced work and the ability coordinate with a team of individuals.  Some supervision and/or training of seasonal and full-time employees may be included.  Administrative, scheduling and filing tasks will make up about 10% of the work.

START & END DATE:  May 1 to December 1, 2017
PAY RATE:   $14 - $17/hr DOE
LOCATION: 6060 Broadway, Denver 80216 – with extensive work in the field
Click here for the job description. Applications are due April 7.

La Plata Open Space Conservancy - Development Director

La Plata Open Space Conservancy is hiring a full-time Development Director to work at our Durango office, in collaboration with the Executive Director and Board of Directors to develop and implement outreach and fundraising strategies to accomplish annual revenue and program goals. The ideal candidate is experienced in fundraising, with a portfolio of experience demonstrating successful activities and campaigns cultivating donor relationships, securing major philanthropic contributions, coordinating public events, securing grant funding, and bringing enthusiasm and creativity to this aspect of the organization. Click here for the full job description. Applications are due May 5.

Yampatika - Summer Camp Director

Join Yampatika and love your job working as our Summer Camp Director! This seasonal, full-time position starts May 24 and runs through August 18, 2017.  This position also has the potential to start at in early May for the right candidate. S/he coordinates Yampatika’s summer camp programs for youth aged 5-14.  S/he should be a creative team player passionate about working with young people! Yampatika summer camp is based out of Legacy Ranch in beautiful Steamboat Springs, CO. Click here for the job description and more details.  Applications are due March 27, 2017 (accepting applications until the position is filled).

EPA - Internship Opportunities

The US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Denver Regional Office is offering a number of opportunities in 2017 for students to gain valuable professional experience through its student volunteer program.  Each position with details may be found online here.

Student Volunteer Intern Fair:  The EPA regional office is hosting two intern fairs at 1595 Wynkoop Street on March 22 from 12:00 pm – 5:30 pm with an opportunity to meet with volunteer internship project sponsors, participate in a mock interview process with EPA representatives, and obtain information on applying for permanent employment with the EPA. For those attending the fair, bring an official government issued ID and ensure additional time for an airport type security screening.  Students are not required to attend the fair to apply.   

Application Requirements:  To apply for any of these positions supply the following by March 31, 2017: transcripts, resume and a cover letter (indicating the position or positions you are interested in, your available start date and approximate hours/weeks you could work) to R8EPAintern@epa.gov with the subject line:  Student Volunteer Internship Program. 

Arapahoe County OS - Seasonal Maintenance Technicians

Arapahoe County's Open Spaces Department is seeking several Seasonal Maintenance Technicians to perform a wide variety of duties providing maintenance and stewardship of Arapahoe County's Open Spaces including landscaped areas, trails, fences, trailheads, parking areas, and ensuring that safety concerns are immediately addressed.

These positions pay more than most similar positions in the local industry PLUS offers the additional benefit of working outside, building an invigorating new program. These are perfect jobs for people who have the summer off from school or teaching, or are thinking about going into forestry, parks maintenance, landscape management or natural resources conservation. Click here for the full job description and to apply. This position is open until filled.
 

Larimer County DNR - Natural Resource Project Coordinator

Larimer County Department of Natural Resources is hiring a full-time, six month Natural Resources Project Coordinator to help with the implementation of a visitor use study for the Department of Natural Resources. This position will be working primarily outdoors at various locations throughout the county. Click here for more information and to apply. This position is open until filled.

Keystone Science School - Curriculum Manager

The Curriculum Manager works with the Day and Overnight Camp programs the Keystone Science School. The Curriculum Manager is responsible for planning and coordinating all teaching themes throughout the summer. This includes training counselors on the teaching themes, group management techniques, facilitation styles, and general oversight of all summer camp curriculum. Click here for the full job description. They are still accepting materials, and this position is open until filled. 

Mile High Youth Corps - Various

Mile High Youth Corps is hiring for a handful of positions, including Land Conservation Leaders. The Land Conservation Leaders program is a demanding, team-based, leadership experience providing a service opportunity in environmental stewardship.   Land Conservation Leaders actively participate in and facilitate weekly educational sessions and team building activities, plan and lead service projects, and build leadership skills as they serve as Assistant Crew Leaders and, ultimately, Co-Crew Leaders. Click here to apply for the various jobs. Positions are open until filled.

Rocky Mountain National Park - Summer Interns

Rocky Mountain National Park seeks interns of exceptional ability, who think and act creatively, who have demonstrated communication and problem solving skills, and who are fully computer literate. Candidates must be dedicated to and experienced with learner-centered education with children. It is recommended that the candidate be actively pursuing a career in environmental education, interpretation, or general education. Personality should include exibility, a warm disposition, and the ability to handle the stress of children in stride. This is an excellent entry-level opportunity. Commitment is forty hours/week from June 5 - November 10, 2017. Click here for the full job description. Positions are open until filled.

Little Thompson Watershed Coalition - Watershed Coordinator

Seeking full-time Watershed Coordinator on the front range of Colorado. Must be a motivated, organized and self-starting leader with project management and communications skills to direct flood recovery and resiliency projects for a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit. Click here for a detailed position description, qualification requirements, and how to apply. Applications are due March 16.

City of Boulder OSMP - Junior Ranger Program Assistant.

Works as a part of a leadership team that oversees field and project management, program operations, adjunct leadership, and administrative and logistical support. Program assistants are responsible for successful project completion and sponsor coordination, crew and staff responsiveness, curriculum implementation, and skills and learning development. Trails or natural resource management knowledge and project management skills required. Click here for the City of Boulder OSMP jobs board. Position is open until filled. 

Pitkin County OST - Agriculture and Easement Monitor

Pitkin County Open Space and Trails is advertising for an agriculture and easement monitor / stewardship intern to assist with stewardship of our agricultural leases and easements.  As per Pitkin County policy, only students that obtain college/high school credit for the internship will be allowed to participate.  The ideal applicant will have an interest in private land conservation or recreation easements and/or public land leasing and will be pursuing a degree in an environmental management, parks and protected area management, natural resources, conservation, or a related field program.  The internship will be 40hrs/week at $13.00/hour with an approximate start date of June 5th and approximate end date of August 5th dependent on the intern’s schedule.  Click here for a full job description and application. Applications are due March 24.

South Platte Park - PT Park Interpreter

South Platte Park (Littleton) is hiring two Part Time Park Interpreter/Birthday Party Hosts.  These positions are ‘occasional’, meaning that employees choose shifts based on availability.   During busy seasons, employees can work several times a month up to 10 hours per week.  Duties primarily include setting up/hosting nature-themed birthday parties, but can also include assignments such as Nature Center coverage, evening programs, booth events and special events. 

It’s good experience in the field and extra income without a committed schedule. Click here for the job description and instructions to apply.  Please contact Victoria Sutton with any questions. 303.730.1022 x61012 Applications are due May 17.