Field Coordinator

Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers

Carbondale, Colorado

Job Type Temporary
Salary Details $23-26/hour
Deadline Dec 12, 2023
Required Experience 2 - 6 years

Position Type: Full-time seasonal position, April 22 - October 18, 2024

Location: Carbondale, Colorado - RFOV office and surrounding field locations

Compensation: $23-26/hour, commensurate with experience

Benefits include paid time off, mileage reimbursement, $500 professional development stipend, the opportunity for additional professional development such as S-212 chainsaw certification, $500 gear stipend simple IRA with 3% match, end-of-season bonus

Job Description: The Field Coordinator is responsible for assisting with the coordination and implementation of RFOV’s field-based stewardship, volunteer programs, and Trail Crew program. This position requires excellent planning and leadership skills; independence and accountability in decision-making; organizational skills in logistics and time management; building positive relationships with project partners, volunteers, and students; and a proven ability to educate, lead, and motivate people in backcountry and frontcountry settings. This position is 20% administrative and 80% field based during the project season (April-October).


Application Deadline

The application is open until the position is filled. We will begin reviewing applications on Tuesday, December 12. Positions will be removed from our website (rfov.org/careers) when they have been filled. RFOV aims to have offers out to exemplary applicants by late January/early February 2024.

How to Apply

Send a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to Jack Douglas, Program Manager by email at jdouglas@rfov.org Phone and email questions and inquiries are acceptable: jdouglas@rfov.org,  970-927-8241.

Your cover letter can address the following prompts:

  • What is your experience leading both youth and adult volunteers in technical work?
  • What techniques and technologies have you used to measure and record project progress and information?
  • How have you improved volunteer experiences in previous roles?
  • What is your experience level with the following trail work techniques: rock steps, retaining walls, drainage structures (e.g., water bars, drainage dips), tread creation and maintenance, and trail design?
  • Do you have any experience with restoration or fire mitigation techniques?

When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.

Category General / Stewardship, Outdoor Recreation
Tags Trail Maintenance