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Policy and Planning Assistant

Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Denver ,  Colorado

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Policy and Planning Section at Colorado Parks and Wildlife is seeking a temporary Policy and Planning Assistant (40 hrs/week with a 9-month term) to help with a variety of high priority planning, policy, and public involvement projects. Primary duties include information and data collection and analysis; supporting public involvement, policy, and planning activities; preparing meeting materials, memos, or sections of documents related to a wide variety of state park, wildlife, outdoor recreation, and natural resource issues; and assisting with administrative tasks and other general office duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate or graduate degree in Planning, Outdoor Recreation, Natural Resources Management, Wildlife Management/Biology or related field with relevant experience and interest in the planning, parks, wildlife, and/or the outdoor recreation profession.  Experience with Microsoft Office, email, and internet research is required. Experience with online survey development and Access is a plus. Candidates should also be well organized, detail-oriented, have excellent communication skills (oral and written), able to work independently, multi-task effectively and possess an overall positive attitude.

HOW TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample via e-mail. Submittals should be directed to:  dnr_cpw_planning@state.co.us with "Policy and Planning Assistant Position" in subject line.

Qualified applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview in the Denver area.



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