Great Outdoors Colorado's Board of Trustees now seeks an Executive Director to direct the effective stewardship of this unique, important state resource. The ideal candidate is a visionary leader who has produced significant, measurable results in complex situations and who is enthusiastic about delivering a critical public service through new and increasingly valued added means. Candidates must be culturally nimble, collaborative, and able to interact with a diverse spectrum of people. Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply.
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Rocky Mountain National Park has an active education and outreach program focused on non-traditional Park users and school aged children. Interns assist park staff with the development and administration of this program. Click here for the paid internship description. Applications are due November 18.
COSEIA, the Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association, is looking for professional candidates to help with our annual conference, Solar Power Colorado. If you’ve joined us before for Solar Power Colorado, you know this is a special gathering. Not only is it the largest solar conference in the Rocky Mountain region, but it is known nationally for the exceptional quality of speakers, panels and business development opportunities. Visit http://coseia.org/2016/09/coseia-event-development-manager/ for the job description with a full outline of responsibilities and required qualifications.
The Little Thompson Watershed Coalition seeks a full-time Watershed Coordinator to direct its river restoration and rebuilding/construction projects. Take a leadership role in implementing projects to restore ecological health, flood & wildfire resiliency, water quality, and riparian stability. Work with stakeholders to further our success in cleanup, rebuilding, and future planning.
The right applicant will have a degree and five years experience, or equivalent, in watershed science, planning, or a related natural resources field, and experience with government grants. They must be able to work independently, manage complex projects, communicate effectively, and facilitate consensus and coordination among stakeholders with diverse interests. Knowledge of watershed issues, regulatory compliance, local, state and federal grants, foundation grants, corporate or private sponsorship opportunities is a major plus.
Salary range is $60,000/year plus $6,000 in lieu of health benefits. Paid vacation, sick and holidays. Click here for a detailed description. Position is open until filled. Submit cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Eagle Valley Land Trust (Edwards, CO) is seeking a full-time Development and Communications Director. Click here for the full job description. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply by sending a cover letter, references, and resume including desired compensation range, all as attachments in one e-mail to email@example.com. The position will be open until filled. EVLT plans to reply to all applicants within three weeks of application receipt.
The Colorado Association for Recycling is seeking an inspirational, passionate and highly-mission-driven leader who possesses emotional intelligence and the ability to cultivate meaningful relationships with members and key stakeholders. Detailed Position Specifications are available by clicking this link. Position is open until filled. Please send your resume and cover letter to Lauren McElderry with EFL Associates, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 720.200.7021 for more information.
The Children’s Museum of Denver is hiring an Outdoor Experience Specialist. He/she ensures a consistently safe, enjoyable and educational experience for all Museum guests by assisting the Outdoor Experience Coordinator within Joy Park, the Museum’s Outdoor Exhibit. The Outdoor Experience Specialist, under the direction of the Outdoor Experience Coordinator, is responsible for day to day operations in Joy Park by ensuring quality and functionality of materials, equipment, and exhibit consumables in the space, as required. The Outdoor Experience Specialist helps to train and supervise staff and volunteers while in Joy Park to maintain a quality experience for Museum guests. The Outdoor Experience Specialist also facilitates and trains staff on daily programming, and may assist with other experiences and activities within the space, including supporting operations and programming in Joy Park, facilitated programming, fee-based workshops and programs, special events, camps, and school group programs. Click here to download the full job description. Applications are due October 31.
The State Trails is seeking applications for its Program Manager position. It went out open competitive which means residents of Colorado are welcome to apply regardless if they work for the state system or not. The position is listed as a Program Management I, but will go up to a Program Management II after training is complete (this is mentioned further in the announcement). Note that they will take the first 45 applications. If you or someone you know is interested, please have them fill out the application ASAP. Click here to access their jobs board and search for the position.
Are you passionate about connecting young children to nature and the environment? NAAEE is seeking an experienced education professional to lead its signature program to advance early childhood environmental education, the Natural Start Alliance. A complete job description is available online here. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but applicants are encouraged to apply by October 24. The position can be remote and applicants from all over the country are encouraged to apply.
The Resource Development Manager plays a critical supporting role in Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado’s overall fund development function working closely with VOC’s senior management team comprised of the Executive Director, the Director of Statewide Stewardship, and the Director of Community Relations and Strategic Partnerships. This is a salaried exempt position and reports to the Executive Director. Click here for the full job description. Position is open until filled.
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.
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.