City of Fort Collins - Climate Program Coordinator

The Fort Collins Climate Action Plan (CAP) is the City’s strategic guide for reaching carbon neutrality by 2050, with interim greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goals in 2020 and 2030.  Staff is currently developing a roadmap to reach the goal of 20% GHG emissions reductions below 2005 levels by 2020. Efforts include developing, modeling, and implementing initiatives that impact emissions in different sectors of Fort Collins. More information about the history and progress of these efforts can be found at

The Climate Program Coordinator reports directly to the Climate Program Manager and provides essential support to ensuring that the Plan and the associated teams are on track to achieve these goals. Duties vary on a daily basis, and range from providing administrative support, e.g., meeting setup, taking notes, etc., to best practice research on how other municipalities are addressing these cutting edge issues. The selected candidate will be exposed to all levels of leadership in a municipal organization, as the candidate will work weekly with executive leadership, middle management, and line level staff to achieve the goals. The candidate will also have the opportunity to engage with Fort Collins’ active citizenry, through the teams and the Community Advisory Committee. Click here for the full job description. Applications are due December 27.

Highlands Ranch Community Association - Property Maintenance Coordinator

The Highlands Ranch Community Association is seeking a Property Maintenance Coordinator for its Backcountry Wilderness Area.  This is a new, full time position with benefits. The Backcountry Wilderness area is a 8,200 acre (13 square mile) conservation area with 26 miles of natural surface trails, a wide variety of outdoor based programs including youth camps, horseback trail rides and camps, nature programs, hunting and various special events. We seek someone who is passionate about the outdoors and is team oriented, hardworking, and organized.  This position will help maintain the trails, amenities, structures, natural resources, and assist in preparing for programs, activities, and events. Click here for the job description and instructions to apply. Applications are due January 31.

National Environmental Health Association - Membership Manager

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) is hiring an Association Membership Manager. They are looking for an individual with a strong association membership background and/or who is a highly motivated, energetic and creative individual with initiative and a strong desire to make a difference with a nonprofit environmental health organization. Click here for the full job description. Applications are due December 14.

Eagle Valley Land Trust - Development/Communications Director

Reporting to the Executive Director (ED), the Development and Communications Director leads all fundraising activities and communications of the organization, including individual donor relations, donor solicitation, grant-writing, long-term strategic planning, and management of events. A strong writer, the Director conveys EVLT’s message effectively and oversees a robust marketing program to build awareness of our value to the broader community. The Director is also actively engaged in door solicitation, community presentations and all aspects of bringing our message to the wider community. The Director actively participates in strategic decisions affecting the organization. Since EVLT is a small organization, all employees are expected to work together as a team and shall be responsible for administrative tasks necessary to the day-to-day business of the land trust. Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply. Position is open until filled. 

Western Resources Advocates - Western Lands Director

WRA is seeking a passionate Western Lands Director with deep knowledge of the region to build and lead our Western Lands Program and to work with a talented group of conservation professionals. This new, senior-level position, provides a unique opportunity to apply a background in Western lands policy to develop a focused and strategic advocacy operation capable of protecting priority landscapes throughout the Intermountain West. Reporting to WRA’s Vice President for Programs and Strategies, the Western Lands Director will collaborate with diverse partners to identify emerging threats and opportunities, develop policy solutions, and execute multi-faceted campaign plans. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated strategic thinker who is excited to embrace the challenges and opportunities inherent in a new venture. Click here for the full job description. Applications are due January 1.

JeffCo Open Space - Natural Resources Supervisor


Jefferson County Open Space is seeking a Natural Resources Supervisor. To apply or to find position details such as required qualifications, core job duties, salary range and benefits, please visit the Jefferson County Jobs web page: To learn more about Jefferson County Open Space, the Master Plan Executive Summary is a great place to start: Applications are due 6pm on December 14.

City of Fort Collins - Service Learning Coordinator

The Coordinator plans, organizes, directs and administers environmental education and volunteer programs. The Service Learning Coordinator will work to plan, coordinate and implement outdoor volunteer projects at City of Fort Collins natural areas.  The Coordinator will pair residents with meaningful volunteer projects that enhance their knowledge of the natural world and meet Department priorities. Weekend work is required. Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply. Applications are due December 16.

Colorado State University - Assistant Professor

The Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship at Colorado State University is seeking applications and nominations for a nine-month, tenure-track faculty position in forest biometry and natural resource measurements at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applications from those interested in the biometry, measurement and statistical analysis of forest and rangeland vegetation are especially encouraged to apply. Individuals with interest and expertise in areas such as forest biometrics, natural resource measurements, remote sensing, sampling, or a related field with a strong background in statistics and quantitative methods would complement the existing faculty expertise and interests in our department and the Warner College of Natural Resources. We seek someone to develop a nationally recognized, innovative, independent, and extramurally funded research program involving graduate and undergraduate students. We expect the incumbent to exhibit leadership in, and passion for, undergraduate and graduate teaching, student mentoring, and curriculum development in the Forest and Rangeland Stewardship Department. Applicants should clearly demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion in the department, college, and the university. Click here for the full job description. Applications are due February 8 for full consideration.

Fort Collins Natural Areas Department - Natural Areas Technician

The Fort Collins Natural Areas Department is seeking applicants for a seasonal Natural Areas Technician within the Land and Water Management Section.  The Land & Water Management section of the Natural Areas Department (LWM) is responsible for the oversight of real property management of NAD properties, utility and conservation easements, and the management of Soapstone Prairie Natural Area.  The LWM Technician will assist with the wide variety of day-to-day responsibilities of the LWM section. Click here to read the full job description and instructions to apply. Applications are due December 23. 

Arapahoe County Open Space - Grants Program Specialist

Arapahoe County Government's Open Spaces Department is seeking a Grants Program Specialist. This individual will act as an Open Spaces (OS) Grants Program Specialist by implementing the department's competitive grants program from start through closeout, including archiving. We are seeking an individual who has experience in or is capable of preparing the grant cycle calendar, processing grant proposals, evaluating grant proposals, developing Inter-Governmental Agreements (IGA), managing reporting requirements, and closing down the grants after they have been fully executed. Will also pursue grant and sponsorship funding opportunities for County acquisition and development projects. Click here for the full job description and to apply. Applications are due December 18.

JeffCo - Natural Resources Supervisor

If you're a solid Manager with proven experience, Jefferson County Open Space is currently hiring a Natural Resources Supervisor. Under limited supervision, plan, organize, and supervise the professional management and stewardship of natural resources on Jefferson County Open Space (JCOS) properties. Assign, coordinate, and direct all natural resource management activities and programs, including forest management, prescribed fire, ecological restoration, weed and pest management, and wildlife management. Work with partners to develop policies to promote best practices in natural resource management. Click here to search for and read full job description. Applications are due December 14 at 6pm.

Central Colorado Conservancy - PT Development Director

The Central Colorado Conservancy, with an office in Salida, is looking for a part-time Development Director. The position is currently twenty hours per week and will work closely with the Executive Director and Board to develop strategies building the organization and raising the funds needed to carry out the Conservancy’s new strategic plan. Click here for a full job description. Qualified applicants are encouraged to send a cover letter, resume, and references to Applications are due January 15.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Real Estate Specialist IV

This position provides professional real estate services for CPW and Commission to include acting as an official representative in real property transactions and negotiations involving the acquisition and disposition of real estate interests.  The position reviews and provides expert analysis of a variety of complex real estate documents including land surveys, title commitments, abstracts, deeds and related legal documents.  The position advises and educates CPW staff and/or outside stakeholders, including CPW legal representatives, on the intricacies and potential issues/problems regarding land surveys, title searches, title insurance, conveyance documents, and related issues. Click here for the full job description. Applications are due December 12, but act soon -- they are only taking the first 50 applications!

Conservation Lands Foundation - Executive Director

The Conservation Lands Foundation (CLF) is a national non-profit organization headquartered in Durango, Colorado with offices in San Francisco, Albuquerque, Bozeman, Las Cruces, Joshua Tree, and Washington, DC. The Conservation Lands Foundation was established in 2007 to protect the premier lands and waters under the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) jurisdiction – specifically the 34+ million acres and 2,400 miles of National Monuments and National Conservation Areas, Wilderness and Wilderness Study Areas, Wild and Scenic Rivers and National Scenic and Historic Trails that make up our National Conservation Lands.

The Conservation Lands Foundation seeks an experienced, visionary, and strategic leader who will guide our team in advancing our mission in the critical next phase of our organization.   Our new leader will have the opportunity to accomplish major, tangible conservation outcomes for the National Conservation Lands. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for the Conservation Lands Foundation staff, execution of its mission, programs, and budget. Click here for the full job description. Applications are due December 16.

Wilderness Land Trust - Executive Director

The Wilderness Land Trust seeks a wilderness devotee who embraces our culture of tenacity and humility to lead our focused national, nonprofit as its next President and CEO.  The Trust is the national leader in resolving the issue of private lands that compromise the National Wilderness Preservation System. Candidates must provide evidence of their ability to build on more than two decades of success and lead an evolving organization forward into its upcoming decades of work. A successful candidate must agree to live near a commercially served airport in the western United States. Click here to access the full job description and instructions to apply. Open until filled.

Great Outdoors Colorado - Executive Director

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.

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.