Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado - 2017 Seasonal Project Manager

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) is seeking enthusiastic, hardworking applicants to join our team in the 2017 Seasonal Project Manager Position. The Seasonal Project Manager works within the VOC program team and with VOC partners, volunteer leaders and project team members to provide professional project management, logistical support and volunteer leadership coordination on VOC volunteer projects administratively and in the field. Applicants must be available to start April 3rd, 2017.  Applications must be received by 5pm February 10th. Click here to review full job description, details, and application instructions. 

Walking Mountain Science Center - Naturalist & Sustainability Internship

Walking Mountain Science Center - Naturalist Interns present interpretive talks and walks, environmental education lessons, and sustainability outreach programs. Naturalists also staff and maintain visitor centers at Walking Mountains Science Center and our partner locations (Vail Nature Center, Vail Resorts’ Nature Discovery Center, and US Forest Service – White River National Forest). Additional programs are offered in partnership with Sylvan Lake State Park and the Town of Vail. This is a professional growth position and Naturalists develop skills and knowledge in Rocky Mountain ecology, teaching, interpretation, public speaking, and community sustainability efforts throughout their tenure. Professional development and NAI’s Certified Interpretive Guide training are also components of this internship position. Click here for the full job description. Position open until filled, interviews occur on a rolling basis. Interviews will be conducted after February 6 and will continue until all openings are filled.

Colorado Fourteeners Initiative - 2017 Seasonal Job Openings

Colorado Fourteeners Initiative is currently recruiting trail work and restoration professionals for our upcoming 2017 field season. They are looking for 24 enthusiastic, hard-working seasonal staff leaders/members to complete these projects over the summer and early fall. 

Click here for all descriptions and instructions to apply. Applicants must be available to work from late May/early June through late September/early October. Applications must be submitted no later than Monday, March 6, 2017.

Butterfly Pavilion - Vice President of Programs and Interpretation

The Vice President of Programs and Interpretation is responsible for the planning, management and implementation of all education on-site, off-site and community based programs as well as exhibit development strategy, acquisition and exhibit improvement efforts and volunteer engagement at Butterfly Pavilion. Click here for the full job description. Applications are due March 1.

Walking Mountains Science Center - Summer Educator

This full time, 3-month position at Walking Mountains Science Center is responsible for serving the organization with a personal commitment to awakening a sense of wonder and inspiring environmental stewardship and sustainability though natural science education. The Summer Educator prepares, supports, and teaches our week-long day summer science camps, overnight camps, and Earth Explorers program. Click here for the full job description. Applications are due March 17 but will be considered on a rolling basis.

Bluff Lake Nature Center - Executive Director

Bluff Lake Nature Center's Executive Director, along with the board of directors, is responsible for the organization’s fundraising and outreach efforts, as well as the overall vision of the organization. The Executive Director thinks and plans strategically and inspires community members to become more engaged in the work of BLNC. The Executive Director implements and develops policies and plans, and organizes, coordinates, and manages the programs and activities of BLNC. The Executive Director manages a current annual budget of $500,000 and supervises a small staff. Click here for the full job description. This position is open until filled.

Montezuma School to Farm Project - Director

Montezuma School to Farm Project is on a quest to find its new Director. We're looking for someone with non-profit management experience, strong budgeting abilities, and superb delegation and communication skills. Do you have a deep rooted drive to create a positive impact? Channel your passion and charisma into ensuring every kid in this community gets an edible education! Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply. Applications are due January 20.

City of Fort Collins - Natural Areas Education Assistant

The Education Assistant will help coordinate and implement field trips for school children and special events sponsored by the Natural Areas Department (NAD).  The Education Assistant will also assist in coordinating the NAD display and volunteers for events, assist with mentoring and supervising volunteers, preparing and providing teaching materials and attending field trips to give introductions and ensure a smooth start.  The Education Assistant may teach field trips or staff events or booths when a volunteer is not available. Click here to for the full job description and instructions to apply. Applications are due 3pm on January 25.

City of Fort Collins - Natural Areas Community Educator

The Community Educator will be responsible for designing, implementing, and delivering programming for the public at City of Fort Collins natural areas. The Community Educator will develop, organize, and promote a wide variety of interpretive and educational programs about local ecology, astronomy, and history (if appropriate), and coordinate delivery of these programs. The Community Programs Educator will work with full-time education staff and Master Naturalist education volunteers to implement and evaluate the programming. Click here to access the full job description and instructions to apply. Applications are due 3pm on January 25.

City of Longmont - Temp Natural Resources Grounds Maintenance Techs

The City of Longmont is looking for candidates for two Temporary Natural Resources Grounds Maintenance Technicians. Interested applicants must apply through the City’s website at www.longmontcolorado.gov. Job #: 16-0448. Schedule varied, but typically 7:30 am to 4:00 pm M-F, up to 40 hrs/week from March/April to September/October and 30 hrs/week from October to March.

Temporary natural resources grounds maintenance technician works under the general supervision of Land Program Administrator, Natural Resources Specialist, and Natural Resources Technician.  Duties include a wide variety of semi-skilled and skilled tasks related to equipment operation and maintenance of open spaces, greenways, and district parks.  The major emphasis for this position is vegetation management including weed control and native vegetation restoration. Positions are open until filled.

Colorado State Forest Service - Forester (termed)

This position is supervised by the District Forester on the Golden district, and the primary duty of this position is to serve as a forester supporting activities associated with the Upper South Platte Project (USPP). Specifically, this position will support USPP projects involving forest management, wildfire fuels reduction, public outreach, forest health, Community Wildfire Protection Plans, and Firewise Communities. This position will also assist with other district programs such as: Forest Agriculture and Forest Stewardship; wildfire mitigation; grant program administration; state trust lands forest management; urban and community forestry; insect and disease detection; and landowner and cooperator forestry assistance. Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply. Applications are due February 5.

Southwest Conservation Corps - Program Coordinator

SCC’s Los Valles field office (Salida) is seeking two fulltime Program Coordinators whose primary responsibilities are to: recruit and select corps members for all programs including adult camping crews, youth day and camping crews, Veterans Fire Corps crews, and interns; to participate in planning and execution of crew leader and member trainings; to coordinate communication between the field and the office in addition to supporting and mentoring all field staff; to ensure crews are both supported and prepared to maintain safety, program integrity, and quality projects in the field by providing pre-field and in-field guidance; to support crews during orientation, rig-up, de-rig days and during events such as all corps, graduations and trainings; to participate in crew leader work/education days throughout the season; to helping with logistics as needed such as facility general repairs, inventory and maintenance of food shed, tools, saw and gear sheds as well as vehicles; to participate in staff meetings both at home base and with other SCC regions and Conservation Legacy programs. The Program Coordinators may also assist the Program Director to recruit, hire, and train seasonal crew leaders. Both office and field operations are required by these positions and a flexible schedule is a must! Click here for the full job description. Positions are open until filled.

City of Steamboat Springs - Open Space and Trails Coordinator

The City of Steamboat Springs has an excellent opportunity in their Parks and Community Services Department for an Open Space and Trails Coordinator!  This qualified individual plans, organizes, coordinates, and supervises employees to implement the Steamboat Springs Area Open Space and Trails Master Plan and performs a variety of administrative, supervisory, skilled and semi-skilled tasks in maintenance and operation of open spaces, trails and facilities.  Click here for the job description. Applications are due January 27.

Shambhala Mountain Center - Gardener

The Gardener reports to the Land Steward and is responsible for the planning and sustainable management of Shambhala Mountain Center’s ½-acre organic garden and 1250 sq. ft. geodesic dome greenhouse.  As all food grown in the garden feeds participants and staff, the Gardener is responsible for maintaining high productivity, from vegetable production through compost.

Because the SMC garden is an important tool for connecting staff and participants with food and our land, the Gardener serves as an accessible resource for sustainability and education.  In addition to managing the garden, the Gardener supervises summer volunteers and may assist the Land Steward in sustainably managing SMC’s land through projects relating to forests, natural areas, gardens, and trails. Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply. Applications are due February 11.

Indian Peaks Holdings - Ranch Manager

The Ranch Manager performs and participates in ranch operations including the maintenance, management, development, and coordination of agricultural, riparian, recreational, and conservation programs at Caribou Ranch, Nederland, Colorado. The Ranch Manager (an individual or couple) participates in and over-sees agricultural, recreational and conservation operations for Indian Peaks Holdings, LLC (IPH)’s 1,600-acre Caribou Ranch, a single family recreational ranch, located near Nederland, Colorado. 

The Ranch Manager is required to live on the property year-round and is responsible for ensuring that all facilities, grounds, and equipment are well-maintained, clean, and well-organized.  The Ranch Manager will manage hospitality and coordinate on-site logistics for the owner and guests on the property, including preparing facilities, ensuring safety, and greeting visitors.  The Ranch Manager will manage livestock grazing operations, fisheries, agriculture and forest with consideration toward maintaining or improving the environmental condition of the ranch.  Ranch Manager will be required to manage water rights and government affairs with state of Colorado, Boulder County, city of Boulder, and United States Forest Service. The Ranch Manager will coordinate with agricultural lessee(s), tenants, partners, and supervise contractors and other IPH employees as needed. Click here for the full job description and application instructions. Applications are due February 15.