Trout Unlimited - Mine Reclamation Project Manager

This is an exciting opportunity to join Trout Unlimited and use your talents to improve water quality and fisheries in Colorado watersheds impacted by historic hardrock mining. TU is hiring a self-motivated and highly capable person to facilitate and execute abandoned mine land reclamation and stream reclamation projects in watersheds across Colorado. This project manager will take projects from start to finish, which consists of developing project concepts, obtaining project funding, and managing project implementation.

For more information on this position and how to apply, please click here.

Hawkwatch International - Executive Director

HawkWatch International is hiring an Executive Director to lead the organization.

The next leader of this growing organization must have:

  • Enthusiasm for conservation, birds of prey, and the HWI mission

  • Experience with business management for non-profit or NGO with staff of +/- 25

  • Science Foundation in raptor related biology and conservation, field sciences or academia

  • Proven fund-raising capabilities

Appreciation for the HWI mission is essential, as is inspiring others and bringing a high level of energy to the work of development, education and field operations. The successful individual will lead staff and volunteers to grow HWI’s capacity scientifically, educationally, and financially into a nationally and globally recognized conservation organization. The next leader must execute the strategic vision while building upon a team culture of trust and shared core values.

For more information on this position and how to apply, please click here.

Palmer Land Trust - Office Coordinator

The Office Coordinator is responsible for overall office support and managing a variety of administrative tasks— recording and tracking donations, event logistics, completing annual recertifications and filings, financial record-keeping, and other functions necessary to run a fast-paced office. Reporting to the Director of Operations and Finance, and working closely with the Executive Director, the Office Coordinator will manage all of the administrative and office functions necessary to the successful operation of the organization and all of its programmatic areas, including Land Acquisition, Land Stewardship, Development, Community Outreach, and Finance, and lend expertise to move important large-scale projects forward, assist with the continuous improvement of internal processes, and develop new processes and systems where needed.

For the full job description and how to apply, please click here.

Colorado Open Lands – Landowner Liaison

Colorado Open Lands (COL) is seeking a passionate and dedicated Landowner Liaison to join our team in our Lakewood, Colorado office. The Liaison will be a key point of contact between COL and conserved property owners and will support the conservation easement stewardship and landowner assistance program functions of COL. The Liaison will work with conserved property owners across the state, develop and manage ecological restoration projects, conduct conservation easement monitoring visits, and serve as a resource for landowners regarding natural resource issues.

For a full description of this position and requirements for eligibility, please click here.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Cheryl Cufre, Director of Land Stewardship, at jobs@coloradoopenlands.org with “Landowner Liaison” in the subject line. Applications must be received no later than midnight (MST) on Sunday, April 21, 2019.

The Nature Conservancy - Conservation Specialist (Topeka, KS)

Founded in 1951, the Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on‐the‐ground solutions to our world's toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. We are tackling climate change, conserving lands, waters and oceans at unprecedented scale, providing food and water sustainably and helping make cities more sustainable. In Kansas, we have permanently protected 139,470 acres, including five preserves that are open to the public. To learn more, visit www.nature.org/kansas.

YOUR POSITION WITH TNC The Conservation Specialist (Specialist) helps advance land protection efforts for The Nature Conservancy in Kansas by assisting with fee title and conservation easement transactions in Kansas, particularly in the Flint Hills, Red Hills, and Smoky Valley Ranch areas. The Specialist also helps monitor easements, assists with other land management activities, and other duties as assigned. 

For more information about this position and how to apply, please click here.

ACE EPIC USFWS - Realty Assistant Fellowship

American Conservation Experience, a Nonprofit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), is seeking 1 Realty Assistant Fellow to assist the USFWS Region 6 Realty Division with their land acquisition program including an emphasis on records management. The Fellows will gain an understanding of USFWS land protection and administration practices through interactions with a professional staff comprised of realty specialists, surveyors, a legal instruments examiner, and a database manager.

For more information on the position and to apply, please click here.

Colorado Department of Natural Resources - Land Conservation Program Assistant (Temporary)

This position works closely with the Real Estate Land Protection Specialist by providing assistance in the administration of CPW's Colorado Wildlife Habitat Program and Conservation Easement Stewardship Program.

Duties include processing annual funding application data, assisting with annual land conservation reporting requirements, ensuring conservation real estate documentation integrity, and assistance to other Real Estate programs, as assigned.

This is a deadline-oriented role which demands meticulous attention to detail, an ability to work independently, and positively interact with management, staff and the public.

This position requires significant travel and physical ability to hike to remote site destinations.

For more information on this position and to apply, please click here.

City of Boulder - Natural Resource Specialist

The City of Boulder Parks and Recreation Natural Lands work group is hiring a full time, standard (includes benefits) position.

Under minimal supervision, the specialist will coordinate natural resource related maintenance and operations on City of Boulder Parks and Recreation natural lands including staff direction, daily coordination of activities. The specialist will perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the areas of natural lands maintenance, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), wildlife management, and equipment operation.

To read the full job description and to apply, please visit https://bouldercolorado.gov/human-resources/city-jobs. To find it the fastest, type Natural Resource into the search button and be sure you are applying for the "Maintenance Person IV - Natural Resource Specialist" position.

Colorado West Land Trust - Conservation Fellowship

Colorado West Land Trust has a full-time opening for a Conservation Fellowship. This two-year position is intended to advance the career of an emerging conservation leader while providing important work to a respected, leading land trust. This position will focus on developing a conservation easement database and a regional conservation plan working closely with Stewardship and Land Protection staff and directly with conservation easement landowners and external partners. The successful candidate is detail-oriented, with excellent communication skills, significant database experience, and the ability to coordinate multiple deadline-driven projects.

For more information on responsibilities, qualifications, and how to apply, please click here.

Colorado State University - Program Director, Salazar Center

The Salazar Center for North American Conservation honors the legacy of former U.S. Secretary of Interior, U.S. Senator, and Colorado Attorney General Ken Salazar.  Announced in 2016, the Center began operation in 2018. Through convening, communications, national engagement, and interdisciplinary cooperation, the Center seeks to address some of the 21st century’s most challenging conservation issues, including habitat connectivity across political borders, urban conservation and engaging new and diverse voices in conservation policy development. Its efforts also include leadership training and developing of incentives for measurable conservation impact. The Salazar Center is housed within the School of Global Environmental Sustainability (SoGES) at Colorado State University, which supports a comprehensive program of sustainability research, education, and outreach. SoGES is home to more than 100 affiliated faculty members who make up a dynamic ecosystem of scholars pursuing solutions to the environmental, social, and economic challenges that must be overcome to achieve sustainability. Learn more at sustainability.colostate.edu/centers/salazar-center.

 The inaugural Program Director will develop and oversee the programmatic initiatives of The Salazar Center, working closely with the Center’s Director and staff to engage the world’s leading experts in conservation, and the sciences relevant to conservation, in an ongoing process of trans-disciplinary dialogue, assessment and problem solving. S/he will help to design and implement programs that join public and private-sector stakeholders and researchers in the co-generation of knowledge and the design of new approaches and strategies for effective conservation in the face of significant and ongoing environmental and societal challenges.

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Colorado Open Lands - Land Stewardship Intern

Colorado Open Lands is pleased to announce an opening for a Land Stewardship Intern in our Lakewood, Colorado office. This position is a 12-week full-time paid internship. The intern will learn professional conservation easement stewardship skills with COL’s experienced staff, including monitoring conservation easements and addressing easement issues. The intern will also receive exposure to the activities of a non-profit land trust including land conservation and outreach.

This posting closes Sunday, March 3, 2019.

For more information on responsibilities, qualifications, and how to apply, please click here.

Conservation Colorado - Southwest Field Organizer (Durango)

Conservation Colorado is seeking a Field Organizer based in Durango, Colorado who will work primarily on public lands, climate, and water issues, building a cohort of activists and local leaders who engage key decision makers, influence policy and advocate for conservation practices.

About Conservation Colorado Conservation Colorado works to protect Colorado’s environment and quality of life by mobilizing people and electing conservation-minded policy makers. We work closely with policy leaders, citizen activists, businesses and other allies, and have built a reputation as one of the leading conservation advocacy organizations in the region. This coming year we will be tackling everything from nationally leading policy to address climate change, ensuring our state has enough water for future generations, increasing the state’s use of renewable energy, and defending our public lands from attacks by the Trump administration.

Read the full description and learn how to apply here.

Land & Rivers Fund - Sales and Program Manager

Land & Rivers Fund protects the land and rivers in our community that we all love. The primary beneficiaries, Eagle River Watershed Council (ERWC) and the Eagle Valley Land Trust (EVLT), are the only nonprofits in our community whose primary focus is to protect our local natural resources. Land & Rivers Fund is no cost to retailers and an affordable way for people to protect the land and rivers of our community. Participating businesses get to showcase their support of land and river protection by simply adding a surcharge (typically 1%) to qualifying purchases. A voluntary donation, customers may ask for the surcharge to be removed. Not just for EVLT and ERWC, Land & Rivers also funds a community grant program available to other organizations and communities as they work to improve natural resources in our area. As more donations are received, more funding becomes available to our community.

Read the full description and get more information here.

Wilderness Workshop - Director of Conservation (Carbondale)

In fulfillment of WW’s mission, the Conservation Director develops, leads and implements WW’s conservation program in partnership with the Executive Director and other program staff. The Conservation Director develops and implements WW’s forest, restoration, aquatic, responsible recreation, and wilderness programs. These programs evolve over time or change depending on the current set of threats to our public lands, and the Conservation Director plays a lead role in identifying new opportunities for program impact.

Read the full description here.

Trust for Public Land - Project Manager

The Project Manager is a key member of The Trust for Public Land’s close-knit Colorado & Southwest team.  S/he works to acquire and conserve priority lands that enhance and expand access to our public lands, ensure local residents have close-to-home parks, trails and open space, and help rural communities fulfill their visions for the landscapes that surround them. S/he uses a broad spectrum of nonprofit land acquisition techniques and sound business practices to produce tangible, lasting on-the-ground results. This position generates support for The Trust for Public Land through donations and the successful completion of real estate transactions.

 

Here is a link to the full description and directions on how to apply:

https://www.tpl.org/about/jobs/project-manager-colorado-southwest-denver-co#sm.0011ilt6k2xdd9h11cs2k3wwbo09y

Colorado Open Lands - Stewardship Specialist

Summary of Position: Colorado Open Lands (COL) is excited to announce that we are 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 and will work with farmers, ranchers and landowners across the state in helping to steward their conservation easements. The Specialist will also serve as a program technician for COL’s GIS program and will be responsible for administering and improving the inter-departmental Salesforce Locate Database.

 

Link to full job description and how to apply: http://coloradoopenlands.org/about-colorado-open-lands/careers/