Employment at Bird Conservancy of the Rockies

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

Staff 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. Bird Conservancy of the Rockies offers competitive wages and benefits, including medical, dental, vision, paid time off and a retirement plan.  Follow the directions provided in the announcements below to apply for open positions.

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Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is an equal opportunity employer.

Current job openings:

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Seasonal Vegetation Field Technician – (Eastern Colorado)
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is seeking 2-3 motivated individuals with an interest in working lands conservation to assist with conducting vegetation surveys to evaluate the effectiveness of Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) climate-smart agricultural practices for birds, throughout Eastern Colorado. The position will be based out of Fort Collins, Colorado, but the technician should expect to spend many hours traveling and sampling field sites distributed across the Eastern Plains. Training for specific sampling protocols and all necessary equipment will be provided. Successful applicants will have familiarity with mixed-grass prairie and short-grass steppe systems, as well as coursework or formal training in grass and forb identification and/or vegetation sampling methods. The ability to discuss the project with rural landowners and work with NRCS biologists to gain access to properties for sampling is necessary. Click here to download the complete position description and instructions on how to apply.

Board of Directors
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is looking for talented, energetic candidates to join its Board of Directors. Volunteers should have a commitment to and interest in conservation. Though headquartered in Brighton, Colorado, our reach includes the western United States and Mexico, so candidates within and outside the Front Range of Colorado are eligible. The Board meets quarterly, typically in the Denver-metro area. Remote participation is possible, although some personal attendance during the year is necessary for engagement and immersion in the mission.  Click here to download a complete Board of Directors role description.