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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Summer Camp Instructor (Male)
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies seeks a skilled and enthusiastic instructor for Summer Bird Camps. Join a dynamic team and teach campers ages 4-18 in beautiful Brighton and Allenspark, CO! Please apply by March 30. Click here to download a complete position description.

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.

Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is seeking an Accountant who will be responsible for A/P, understanding IRS compliance requirements in processing A/P, which is then used in producing A/R billings.  This position will also assist with other general accounting tasks.  This position is based in Brighton, CO, an easy commute from Denver proper with periodic travel to Fort Collins, CO as needed.  Click here to download a complete position description.

Avian Field Biologists
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is seeking experienced field biologists to conduct point counts in multiple western states for the Integrated Monitoring in Bird Conservation Regions (IMBCR) program. Surveys are located on both public and private lands and cover a vast range of elevations, terrain and habitat types.  Exact duties, skills requirements, areas surveyed and work periods vary slightly for each location. Click the links below to download detailed descriptions about each position by location.

Avian Field Biologist – Colorado (Statewide)
Avian Field Biologist – Colorado (Dolores River)
Avian Field Biologist – Northern Great Plains (North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska)
Avian Field Biologist – Southern Plains (New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska)
Avian Field Biologist – Utah (Statewide)

Grassland Songbird Monitoring Internships (seasonal)
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is seeking interns to participate in a demographic study of grassland-nesting songbirds in northeastern Montana and western North Dakota. Interns will work alongside professional seasonal technicians and permanent staff conducting research activities intended to monitor nesting success, adult and juvenile survival, and habitat characteristics. Applicants must be able to walk long distances carrying field equipment, and work long days that begin predawn. Applicants must also be comfortable working independently in the field once trained. Click here to download a detailed description of this internship opportunity.