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 job 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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Camp Instructor (Brighton, CO)
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is seeking male and female camp instructors to join our team for the summer. The instructors will be based out of Brighton, CO for our day camps, and then Allenspark,CO during our overnight camps. Camp Instructors are expected to deliver high quality programming for campers ages 4-17, and live on site during overnight camps. Click here to download a complete position description and application instructions.

Avian Ecologist (Fort Collins, CO)
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is hiring a part-time Avian Ecologist to help lead logistics and implementation of our Great Plains and Chihuahuan Desert (GPCD) Motus network spanning Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. The role will be based in Fort Collins, CO with periodic travel required to sites in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. This is a 2-year term position with the possibility of extension pending funding. Click here to download a complete position description and application instructions.

Avian Field Technicians (IMBCR Program)
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is seeking experienced field technicians to conduct point counts on both public and private lands across the western U.S.  These are seasonal positions with varying survey locations, dates of employment, training dates, and requirements. Click the corresponding link below for detailed job descriptions and application instructions.

Chief Administrative Officer
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is seeking a Chief Administrative Officer to be based out of our Brighton, CO headquarters.  We are seeking a CAO who is a strong leader and excited to be part of a dynamic team that is passionate about conservation.  Click here to download a complete position description and application instructions.

Private Lands Wildlife Biologist (Northeast WY – Gillette preferred)
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is hiring a Private Lands Wildlife Biologist (PLWB) who will work in partnership with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and other partners to deliver wildlife conservation programs on private lands in northeastern Wyoming. The PLWB provides technical resources to landowners and other land managers to incorporate wildlife conservation on their private lands,  helping landowners achieve habitat enhancements on private lands with financial assistance provided by NRCS and U.S. Farm Bill and other habitat enhancement programs. Click here to download a complete position description and application instructions.

Seasonal Technician-Mexican Spotted Owl Monitoring (New Mexico and Arizona)
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is hiring six to ten seasonal technicians to participate in research activities to estimate occupancy rates of Mexican Spotted Owls. Duties include performing nighttime surveys in National Forests following established protocols, with regular communications to crew leaders. Click here to download a complete position description and application instructions.

Stewardship Director (Fort Collins, CO)
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is seeking a dynamic and forward-thinking leader to oversee the management, implementation, and strategic growth of our Stewardship program. The Stewardship Director, based in our Fort Collins, CO office, will lead two Stewardship Coordinators and 14 Private Land Wildlife Biologists (remotely-based) implementing on-the-ground conservation delivery. We are seeking an individual that is passionate about the human dimensions of conservation and birds. Qualified applicants will have a graduate degree in wildlife management, natural resources or human dimensions, have at least 5-years of supervisory experience and an understanding of both the Farm Bill and Natural Resource Conservation Service. Click here to download a complete position description and application instructions.

Part Time Educators (Denver Metro/Brighton, CO)
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is seeking Part Time Educators to be based out of our Brighton, CO headquarters. Part Time Educators assist education staff in the delivery of high quality, experiential environmental education programs to audiences of all ages. Click here to download a complete position description and application instructions.

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.