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Open Positions

We're glad you're interested in joining us! 

Please see the tables below for Southwest Conservation Corps opportunities.

See SCC's current leadership opportunities here.

See all of Conservation Legacy's program openings here.

Individual Placements

Please click the 'Apply Here' link in the table below to learn more about each position and to apply.


Position Title Position DescriptionLocationDatesApplication
USFS Education & Engagement Support SpecialistWork with the USFS's office of Communication & Engagement to create education and outreach programs and engage with youth throughout the region.Albuquerque, NM4/15/19-10/4/19Apply Here! Position Closes 3/10/19
BLM Resource Program AssistantWork with BLM recreation staff to implement and manage a new site known as Guffey Gorge.Canon City, CO5/13/19-10/25/19Apply Here! Position Closes 2/28/19
USFS Volunteer Coordinator Resource AssistantCreate a sustainable volunteer program through outreach and coordination on the Carson National Forest.Taos, NM4/8/19-3/20/20Apply Here! Position Closes 2/28/19
USFS Youth Engagement Liaison Resource AssistantSupport youth engagement opportunities on the Carson National Forest by serving as the liaison between the forest and youth corps crews.El Rito, NM4/8/19-9/20/19Apply Here!
FC-FLIP Range Technician InternshipWork with technicians and professionals from the Columbine Ranger District on projects related to range management that center on range, weed, and general ecology of the Columbine.Bayfield, CO5/27/19-8/9/19Apply Here!
FC-FLIP Visitor Information Specialist InternshipAssist with the daily operations of the Dolores Ranger District's Recreation Program.Dolores, CO5/27/19-8/9/19Apply Here!
FC-FLIP Environmental Studies InternshipConnect communities and create resilient landscapes with the San Juan National Forest by assisting with forest product marketing, researching at Chimney Rock, and conducting trail program research. Pagosa Springs, CO5/27/19-8/9/19Apply Here!
FC-FLIP Reforestation InternshipAssist a team of forestry technicians collecting survival and stocking information in several tree plantations, clearcuts, and burned areas.Bayfield, CO5/27/19-8/9/19Apply Here!
FC-FLIP Environmental Science and Education InternshipWork alongside Mountain Studies Institute to complete a variety of field-based monitoring projects and environmental education programming.Durango, CO5/27/19-8/9/19Apply Here!
FC-FLIP Collaborative Forestry InternshipWork with Mountain Studies Institute and the San Juan Headwaters Forest Health Partnership on collaborative forest management approaches in the San Juan MountainsPagosa Springs, CO5/27/19-8/9/19Apply Here!
FC-FLIP Field Hydrology InternshipLearn about Hydrologic survey techniques, water quality sampling, small-scale restoration work, agency-approved hydrologic monitoring techniques and basic Colorado water rights law all while working in the beautiful terrain of the San Juan National Forest.Durango, CO5/27/19-8/9/19Apply Here!
Ancestral Lands - Fort Laramie Research AssistantWork with the museum division of Fort Laramie National Historic Site to preserve, protect, and archive artifacts. Fort Laramie, WY1/7/2019-6/21-2019Apply Here!
Ancestral Lands - Fort Pierre National Grassland Resource Assistant Help the Fort Pierre Ranger District with land management of the 116,000 acre Fort Pierre National Grassland. Create a coloring book that highlights ecology and Lakota values while also working on habitat improvement projects for pronghorns, pollinators,and other grassland species.Ft. Pierre, SD3/4/19-8/23/19Apply Here!
Ancestral Lands - National Park Service Community Partnership and Outreach Internship (4 positions)Provide Educational and interpretive services to visitors, develop partnership with local tribal organizations and schools, and engage youth groups in community stewardship projects with the National Park Service. Various throughout New MexicoJanuary - JuneApply Here!

Veterans Fire Corps

Please click the 'Apply Here' link in the table below to learn more about each position and to apply.

Position TitleLocationDateApplication
VFC Crew Member Los Valles • Salida, ColoradoApril 15 or May 13—August 9, 2019Apply Here!
VFC Crew LeaderLos Valles • Salida, ColoradoJanuary—November, 2019Apply Here!
VFC Crew LeaderFour Corners • Durango, ColoradoApril 15, 2019— August 9, 2019Apply Here!
VFC Crew MemberFour Corners • Durango, ColoradoApril—August 2019Apply Here!
Ancestral Lands VFC Crew MemberAncestral Lands • Gallup, NMMarch—May 2019Apply Here!

Adult Conservation Crews

Please click the 'Apply Here' link in the table below to learn more about each position and to apply.

Position TitleLocationStart and End DatesApplication
Los Valles Adult Crew MemberSalida, COMay 27th- Aug 9th 2019 Apply Here!
Los Valles 14er Crew MemberSalida, COMay 27th- November 2019Apply Here!
Los Valles Chainsaw/Crosscut Crew MemberSalida, COMay 27th-November 2019Apply Here!
Four Corners Conservation Crew MemberDurango, CoMay 27th–August 9th, 2019
Apply Here!
Four Corners Long Term Conservation Crew MemberDurango, CoMay 27th–November 22nd, 2019Apply Here!
Four Corners Long Term Saw Crew Conservation Crew MemberDurango, CoMay 27th–November 22nd, 2019Apply Here!

Ancestral Lands

Please click the 'Apply Here' link in the table below to learn more about each position and to apply.

Position TitleDateLocation and ProgramApplication
Crew Leader Development Program Assistant Crew LeaderApril 22, 2019Zuni Pueblo, NMApply Here
Historic Preservation Field Coordinator (Acoma)March 2019- December 2019Acoma Pueblo, NMApply Here
Ancestral Lands Veterans Fire Corps Crew MemberMarch- May 2019Gallup, NMApply Here
Ancestral Lands - Fort Laramie Research AssistantJanuary 7, 2019 - June 21, 2019Fort Laramie, WYApply Here
Mescalero Apache VISTANovember 12, 2018 - November 11, 2019Mescalero, NMApply Here
Ancestral Lands - Nebraska National Forest Resource Assistant Intern November 5, 2018- April 26, 2019Ft. Pierre, SDApply Here
Ancestral Lands Veterans Fire Corps- Corpsmember August 20th, 2018- February 2019Gallup, NM • NavajoApply Here
Ancestral Lands Navajo Fall 2018 Conservation Crew MemberAugust 20th - DecemberGallup, NM • NavajoApply Here
Hopi Crew LeaderAugust 20th-October or NovemberKykotsmovi, AZ • HopiApply Here
Hopi Saw Crew August 20th-October or November Kykotsmovi, AZ • HopiApply Here
Hopi Conservation Crew August 20th-October or NovemberKykotsmovi, AZ • HopiApply Here

Small Teams: AIM (Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring) and Strike Teams

We are actively hiring for AIM positions. To view all AIM positions, please visit the SCC Small Teams page and click each position's "Apply here" for more information.

Position TitleLocationDatesApplication
AIM Crew Leaders and MembersMultipleVaryingClick here for more info
DRRP Strike Team Crew LeaderDurango, COApril to November 2019Apply Here
DRRP Strike Team Crew MemberDurango, COApril to November 2019Apply Here