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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Private Lands Wildlife Biologists (Southeastern Colorado)
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies seeks two Private Lands Wildlife Biologists (PLWBs) to work in partnership with the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) to deliver wildlife conservation programs on private lands in southeastern Colorado. The PLWBs will provide technical resources to landowners and other land managers to more fully incorporate wildlife conservation on their private lands using voluntary, incentive-based funding opportunities (e.g. Farm Bill, CPW program funds, etc.). The position will protect, enhance and restore wildlife habitat with an emphasis on rangeland ecology and grassland bird conservation. The positions will be based in or near Rocky Ford and Springfield, CO and the PLWBs will be jointly supervised by Bird Conservancy of the Rockies and NRCS. These are full-time positions with a comprehensive benefits package.
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Private Lands Wildlife Biologists (Southern Front Range, Colorado)
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies seeks two Private Lands Wildlife Biologists (PLWBs) to work in partnership with the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) and Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) to deliver wildlife conservation programs on private lands along the southern Front Range of Colorado. The PLWBs will provide technical resources to landowners and other land managers to more fully incorporate wildlife conservation on their private lands using voluntary, incentive-based funding opportunities (e.g. Farm Bill, CPW program funds, etc.). These positions will protect, enhance and restore wildlife habitat in forest ecosystems. They will be based in Cañon City and Woodland Park, CO and the PLWBs will be jointly supervised by Bird Conservancy of the Rockies and NRCS. These are full-time positions with a comprehensive benefits package.
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Private Lands Wildlife Biologist (Chadron, Nebraska)
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies seeks a Private Lands Wildlife Biologist (PLWB) to work in partnership with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC) and the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) to deliver wildlife conservation programs on private lands in western Nebraska. The PLWB will provide technical resources to landowners and other land managers to more fully incorporate wildlife conservation on their private lands using voluntary, incentive-based funding opportunities (e.g. Farm Bill, NGPC program funds, etc.). The position will protect, enhance and restore wildlife habitat, with specific attention given to species identified as sensitive or at-risk. The position will be based in the Chadron NRCS field office and jointly supervised by Bird Conservancy of the Rockies, NGPC and NRCS. This is a full-time position with a comprehensive benefits package.
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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.