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Bird Conservation Careers

Find bird conservation-focused career opportunities in Colorado, Wyoming, and Utah.
Wyoming BioBlitz staff and attendees. Photo: Photo: Evan Barrientos/Audubon Rockies
Wyoming BioBlitz staff and attendees. Photo: Photo: Evan Barrientos/Audubon Rockies
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Bird Conservation Careers

Find bird conservation-focused career opportunities in Colorado, Wyoming, and Utah.

Are you starting or continuing a career in bird conservation? Bird conservation is a rewarding career opportunity and one of the best ways you can support birds and the places they need in the Rockies region. Browse bird-focused conservation jobs available now in Colorado, Wyoming, and Utah.

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Senior Program Coordinator, Audubon Rockies (Gillmor Sanctuary, Utah)
Audubon Rockies is seeking a senior coordinator for the Gillmor Sanctuary located on the shores of the Great Salt Lake. The senior coordinator will focus on the tasks and responsibilities associated with sanctuary operations including maintenance and management of a complicated wetland and upland ecosystem. They will serve as an ambassador for Gillmor Sanctuary helping raise awareness with government and elected officials and staff, adjacent land developers, key decision makers, and the general public through workshops, presentations, field trips, and articles. The senior coordinator will help drive science-based conservation and management not only for the Gillmor Sanctuary and, potentially, for other saline ecosystems. Learn more and apply

Western Water Senior Policy Manager, Audubon Society (United States)
The Western Water Senior Policy Manager will support policy efforts and government affairs functions to advance Audubon’s mission and bird conservation objectives within our Western Water Initiative as part of Audubon’s national strategy for Water Conservation. Reporting to the Policy Director, Water Conservation they will serve as a part of the Western Water team and work in collaboration with other national, regional, and state policy and program staff and external partners. Learn more and apply

Communications Director, Bird Conservancy of the Rockies (Fort Collins, Colorado)
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is seeking a dynamic and effective communicator to oversee our organizational communications strategy. The Communication Director will build and maintain a professional, diverse, and effective array of communications tools that align with and serve Bird Conservancy’s mission. The director’s primary responsibility will be to oversee and lead all organizational communications and outreach materials. Learn more and apply

eeCorps Education & Interpretation Program Assistant at Barr State Park, Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education (Brighton, Colorado)
Barr Lake State Park is an outdoor classroom open to everyone, every day of the year. It is an oasis on the plains, providing important habitat for wildlife, including a wildlife refuge, as well as offering a bed and breakfast for many species of resident and migrating birds. This position will fill a critical need in Barr Lake State Park’s interpretation and education programs, helping create and deliver meaningful and memorable educational experiences for visitors of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities. This position is made for someone interested in sharing their love and passion for the outdoors with others. Learn more and apply

eeCorps Environmental Educator at Bird Conservancy of the Rockies, Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education (Brighton, Colorado)
The Environmental Educator will be responsible for delivering high-quality, experiential environmental education programs to audiences of all ages. They will also assist with the organizational details and logistics involved in the planning and delivery of these programs. Learn more and apply

MS Graduate Assistantship: Sagebrush Obligate Songbird Response to Fire, Utah State University (Logan, Utah)
Utah State University is seeking a highly motivated and independent person to become an MS student studying the response of sagebrush obligate songbirds to fire recovery over multiple time scales. The objective of this project is to assess the response of Sage Thrasher, Brewer’s Sparrow, Sagebrush Sparrow, and other sagebrush-dependent songbirds to sagebrush vegetation community recovery from fire over time. Learn more and apply

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers, Wild Bird (Denver, Colorado)
Support the rehabilitation of wild birds by helping to prepare food, clean dishes/cages, and feed birds on schedule. Additional job functions include running errands to local stores, helping with bird intakes and forms, organizing files, answering phones, and general housekeeping. Learn more and apply

Restoration Specialist, City of Greeley (Greeley, Colorado)
The Natural Areas & Trails (NAT) division within the City of Greeley’s Culture, Parks and Recreation Department manages over 2,000 acres of natural areas as well the city’s 30-mile trail system including ten miles of the regional Poudre River Trail. This growing program is seeking a passionate, creative, and motivated professional to join the team as a full-time, benefitted Restoration Specialist, to strive toward NAT’s vision of a community connected to nature. Under general supervision from the Environmental Planner, the Restoration Specialist supervises and performs natural resource management and maintenance operations to restore and maintain the ecological health of the city’s natural areas. The position also supports developing and implementing plans relating to all aspects of effective resource management and enhancement of Natural Area properties. Learn more and apply

Sagebrush Communications Specialist, Intermountain West Joint Venture (Location Negotiable)
The Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV) is seeking a Sagebrush Communications Specialist to provide content development and other communications support to the IWJV’s sagebrush program and Partnering to Conserve Sagebrush Rangelands effort. This position is responsible for conveying the relevance of conservation to people. This means telling stories about conservation action benefiting ecological services, positively impacting the economy, and strengthening communities. Applications are due by December 5, 2022. Learn more and apply

Terrestrial Wildlife Biologist II, State of Utah (Uintah County, Utah)
As a Terrestrial Wildlife Biologist, you will implement the wildlife program as part of a team of motivated professionals that comply with the mission, goals, and objectives of the DWR.   You will manage wildlife within the North Slope District by collecting biological data, making hunt recommendations, and resolving conflicts between humans and wildlife. In addition, the position will oversee the management of Brown's Park Waterfowl Management Area and associated facilities. You will also create and strengthen local partnerships with members of the public, private landowners, public land users, user groups, conservation organizations, and state and federal government agencies. Learn more and apply

Wildlife Technician, Meridian Bird Removal (Various Locations)
Meridian Bird Removal specializes in safely capturing and removing birds from commercial spaces, and no two jobs are the same. The right candidate will love working in diverse environments and using creative thinking skills to get the job done. We offer a flexible schedule, and a thorough hands-on training program and provide all gear and equipment (which easily fits in a standard-size car) needed to be successful in this role. Being a Meridian Bird Removal Technician is a great fit for firefighters, musicians, photographers, outdoor enthusiasts, and raving fans who support our core values with genuine enthusiasm! Learn more and apply

To submit a position for posting, please email ashley.meadows@audubon.org. Submitted positions should advance bird conservation and be located in Colorado, Wyoming, or Utah.

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