Employment at Bird Conservancy of the Rockies

Bird Conservancy of the Rockies conserves birds and their habitats through science, education and land stewardship. The Bird Conservancy employs people who are passionate and knowledgeable about our mission and vision. Whether a scientist, an administrator or an educator, at the Bird Conservancy, you help connect people, birds and land.

Staff members are based in our offices in Brighton or Fort Collins, Colorado, or western Nebraska, or they work remotely from partners’ offices or seasonal housing throughout the Rocky Mountains, Great Plains and northern Mexico.

The Bird Conservancy offers competitive wages and benefits, including medical, dental, vision, paid time off and a retirement plan. Please follow the directions provided in the job announcements below to apply for open positions.

Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is an equal opportunity employer.

Current job openings:

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Accounting Manager
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is seeking an accounting manager who will be responsible for oversight of all finance, accounting and reporting activities.   Additionally, the accounting manager will handle HR reporting and duties and serve as the primary contact with Peliton, the organization’s co-employer.  This position will be based in Brighton, CO, an easy commute from Denver proper.  This position will be open until filled.  Click here to download a complete position description.

Biometrician – Science Team
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is hiring a Biometrician to assist in development of study designs, data management and statistical analysis in relation to our monitoring programs. This position also involves some aspects of program and partnership development, grant writing  and project reporting. This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits and is based in Fort Collins, CO.  Click here to download a complete position description.

Bird Banders – Colorado
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is seeking two experienced passerine banders for fall migration banding stations in eastern and western Colorado.  Positions are approx. 5-6 weeks depending on location, plus a 4-5 day paid orientation/training session starting on or around Aug. 21st (location TBD).  Station opening and closing dates vary (early Sep. – mid-Oct.).  Click here for more information.

Grassland Bird Technicians – Northern Great Plains
Technicians (10) are needed for a demographic study of grassland-nesting songbirds in northeastern Montana and western North Dakota. These are temporary seasonal positions running from early-May through early/mid-August 2017. Field duties include telemetry tracking, nest-searching via rope drag, vegetation sampling, performing point counts, assistance with mist-netting and banding birds as needed, and daily data entry. Click here to download a complete position description.

Avian Field Biologists – Northern Great Plains
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is seeking (6) experienced field biologists to conduct point counts throughout Nebraska and the Dakotas. Survey sites include both public and private lands and scenic areas such as Badlands National Park, Black Hills National Forest and the Niobrara National Scenic River.  These are seasonal positions running from approximately May 15 thru mid-July. Successful candidates must be able to attend a week-long, mandatory, paid training beginning on or around May 15. Click here to download a complete position description.