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.

Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is an equal opportunity employer.

Current job openings:

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Wildlife Education Assistant
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies, in partnership with Nebraska Game & Parks Commission (NGPC), has outlined conservation and educational activities that will inform and educate students, teachers, landowners, and resource professionals about the shortgrass prairie and ponderosa pine ecosystems of western Nebraska. We are looking for a Wildlife Education Assistant to help our Wildlife Education Coordinator with the implementation and coordination of educational programs, including classroom presentations, field trips, outreach events, after school programs, citizen science events, and partner events. This position runs from August 19, 2019- May 15, 2020 and is based in Scottsbluff, NE. Click here to download a detailed job description and application instructions.

Avian Ecologist (Fort Collins, CO)
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is hiring an Avian Ecologist to lead all aspects of our Non-breeding Survey effort in west Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona, with possible expansion to several states in Mexico (pending additional funding). This is a full-time exempt/salaried position (2-year term, with the possibility of extension dependent on funding) with a comprehensive benefits package. Click here to download a detailed job description and application instructions.

Owl Bander (North Dakota)
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is seeking an experienced small owl bander our fall owl migration banding station in Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Medora, North Dakota. Duties include owl capture and banding, set-up and dismantling of banding station, clearing net lanes, and erecting and maintaining nets. Term of employment is October 1 – October 27, 2019. Normal work schedule is Tuesday through Sunday nights, 4-6 hours per evening. Click here to download a detailed job 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.