Project Management Specialist

Larimer County Natural Resources Department

Overview:

Project Management Specialist will lead the Departments capital construction planning and development projects within open spaces and reservoir parks and other facilities managed by the Department of Natural Resources. This includes coordinating and implementing planning, design, budgeting, construction and expenditure control of capital projects including facilities, parking areas, trails and trailheads, campgrounds, boating and aquatic recreation amenities and other infrastructure.

        Successful applicants will share a passion for the outdoors and nature-based recreation. They will also be highly collaborative in their approach to project management and be an effective communicator, both verbally and in writing. Other highly desired skills include the ability to be a creative and innovative problem solver and have a proven ability to manage a diversity of projects while meeting critical delivery dates and budgets.

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Real Estate Specialist IV

The Mission of Colorado Parks and Wildlife is to perpetuate the wildlife resources of the state, to provide a quality state parks system, and to provide enjoyable and sustainable outdoor recreation opportunities that educate and inspire current and future generations to serve as active stewards of Colorado's natural resources.

The Real Estate Section coordinates implements and manages the Colorado Parks and Wildlife's (CPW) real estate program for the acquisition, disposition, management and administration of real property assets which are necessary for the preservation and conservation of the state's wildlife habitat and parks. The Real Estate Section is responsible for ensuring compliance with the legal and procedural requirements of federal and state statues pertaining to the real estate program as well as the directives and policies of CPW and the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission (Commission). The section is responsible for creating and maintaining recording systems (manual, electronic and interactive databases) necessary to document, track, and archive real property assets and transactions.

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Climate Advocate

Conservation Colorado is hiring!

Climate Advocate - Campaigns Manager (two openings)

Location: Denver

Deadline for submission: September 13th

Work Schedule: Full-time Exempt positions

Conservation Colorado is seeking two Climate Advocates - Campaigns Managers, both based in Denver, who are responsible for developing and implementing advocacy campaign plans in a variety of decision-making venues including the state legislature and state regulatory boards to win policy victories that reduce carbon pollution. Key components of this work include developing and executing comprehensive campaign plans, high-level strategy development, leading and supporting the development of policies with partners that achieve our goals including the mitigation of impacts on disproportionately impacted communities and building strong relationships with diverse stakeholders and key leaders/decision makers to create campaigns that are stronger than the sum of our individual parts and result in wins on nationally leading climate policies.

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Public Lands Advocate

Conservation Colorado is hiring!

Public Lands Advocate - Campaigns Manager

Location: Denver

Deadline for submission: September 13th

Work Schedule: Full-time Exempt positions

Conservation Colorado is seeking a Public Lands Advocate - Campaigns Manager, based in Denver, who is responsible for developing and implementing advocacy campaign plans in a variety of decision-making venues including the state legislature and state regulatory boards to win policy victories that protect public lands. Key components of this work include developing and executing comprehensive campaign plans, high-level strategy development, leading and supporting the development of policies with partners that achieve our goals including the mitigation of impacts on disproportionately impacted communities and building strong relationships with diverse stakeholders and key leaders/decision makers to create campaigns that are stronger than the sum of our individual parts and result in policy victories.

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Conservation Project Associate

Colorado Open Lands (COL) is a dynamic statewide land trust that has worked to conserve over half a million acres of critical land and water resources across Colorado. We focus our work in priority landscapes and take pride in our community-based approach. We are large enough to be a highly professional team with incredible support and resources, but small enough to be flexible and efficient. COL seeks a motivated Conservation Project Associate to support our conservation project managers in working with landowners and public entities to achieve our goal of protecting 800,000 acres by 2025.

Position Summary: As a member of the acquisition team, the Conservation Project Associate will report to the Director of Conservation and will work closely with the team’s four project managers to support conservation easement projects throughout Colorado. Primary responsibilities include drafting conservation easements, performing project due diligence, complying with record-keeping standards, and managing other tasks essential to complete conservation easement transactions. Each project manager will be responsible for landowner outreach and initial project development, while this position will be responsible for supporting the project manager and transitioning the landowner relationship to manage project implementation. The position is based in our Lakewood, Colorado office and will involve occasional statewide travel and regular communication with landowners and team members in rural areas. If you are passionate about private land/water conservation, can communicate with a variety of people, have an eye for detail, possess the fortitude for project management, and can tolerate a supervisor with a penchant for puns, this is the job for you.

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Stewardship Specialist

Summary of Position: Colorado Open Lands (COL) is seeking a passionate and dedicated land conservation Stewardship Specialist to join our team in our Lakewood, Colorado, office. The Stewardship Specialist supports the conservation easement stewardship functions of COL. The Specialist is responsible for conducting conservation easement monitoring visits and preparing detailed reports. The Specialist will work with conserved property landowners across the state to address conservation easement issues including reserved rights requests, violations, and amendments. The Specialist will also serve as a program technician for COL’s GIS program and will support other GIS users across the organization by preparing maps, performing geospatial analysis, updating GIS data, and providing technical support. The Specialist will also be responsible for administering and improving the inter-departmental Salesforce LOCATE Database.

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COL/Sprout Foundation Internship

Colorado Open Lands (COL) is pleased to announce the launch of our COL/Sprout Foundation Internship Program for Fall 2019. This is a paid internship in our Lakewood, Colorado office and can be a 10-12week full-time position or a semester-long part-time position, depending on availability. The Intern will engage in and learn about aspects of land and water conservation, specifically through private land conservation. This position will provide support to all departments for a broad-spectrum experience. The COL/Sprout Foundation Internship Program is designed to provide the Intern with a combination of mentored educational opportunities, field work, outreach, and administrative duties that support a wellrounded and solid foundation in the conservation industry in support of the Intern’s academic and professional goals.

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Vice President of Conservation - Tax Credit Connection, Inc.

Vice President of Conservation 

Utilize your people, legal, and organizational skills to make a profound impact

on Colorado’s ecology and economy.

Help preserve land and create financial benefits for the people of Colorado with Tax Credit Connection, Inc. as our Vice President of Conservation in our Berthoud, Colorado office.    We are looking for an attorney to help us manage the landowner (Seller) side of our business.  Our company brokers conservation easement, environmental remediation and historic preservation tax credits that are used against Colorado income tax.

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Executive Director - Central Colorado Conservancy

Central Colorado Conservancy is seeking an innovative and dynamic Executive Director to build on steady growth and to help take the organization to the next level of impact within the current strategic plan. The opportunity is based in Salida, Colorado; known as the Heart of the Rockies. The stunning mountain community is experiencing rapid growth in population and visitation. Land and water conservation on private agricultural lands and on public lands is an urgent challenge. Area citizens are supportive, having passed a cutting-edge ballot measure in November 2018, funding healthy lands, waters, and wildlife. Central Colorado Conservancy leads the regional conservation efforts, protecting not only land and water, but also a special quality of life. The Conservancy protects open lands using traditional tools and new approaches to keep working lands working. It protects local quality of life by leading innovative programs that engage the community to develop new approaches to enhance forest health and help manage the impacts of outdoor recreation growth.

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