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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Seasonal Bird Bander (Chico Basin Ranch, Pueblo County, CO)
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is seeking an experienced bird bander for high-volume spring migration banding station at Chico Basin Ranch, operated by Bird Conservancy of the Rockies in partnership with Chico Basin Ranch. Position is approximately 5 weeks of banding;  dates are April 27th- May 29th. Click here to download a complete position description and application instructions.

Avian Field Technician (Fort Collins, CO)
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is seeking an experienced field technician to conduct point counts in the foothills Natural Areas in and around Fort Collins, Colorado. The position will run from approximately May 4 through mid-July. Surveys are located on City of Fort Collins Natural Areas bordering and within the city limits in grassland, shrubland and ponderosa pine habitats. 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.

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.