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.

Bird Conservancy of the Rockies 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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Habitat Coordinator (Colorado)
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is hiring a Colorado Habitat Coordinator (BIOLOGIST III) to be based in Fort Collins, CO. Key duties include coordinating the Private Lands Wildlife Biologist (PLWB) program in Colorado:  remote supervision of field staff, maintaining collaborative relationships with agency partners, and helping to secure long-term funding for the program from diverse public-private sources. The role also involves design and implementation of original, applied research to generate new scientific knowledge on birds, habitats and people that helps guide future stewardship investments in the state. Click here to download a complete job description.

Owl Banding Internship (North Dakota)
One Owl Banding Internship is available for a fall owl migration banding station operated by Bird Conservancy of the Rockies in Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota. Internship is 4 weeks, September 30 – October 27, 2018. Interns will gain hands on training and experience in a range of avian research methods including: use of mist-nets; safe extraction and handling of small owls; and ageing, sexing, banding and measuring owls. Click here for details.  Click here to download a complete job 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.