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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
Ancestral Lands - Glen Canyon Archaeology TechnicianWork alongside the National Park Service completing cultural resource inventories and field surveys.Glen Canyon National Recreation Area5/13/19-5/8/20Apply Here!
Position Closes 4/28/19
Ancestral Lands - Glen Canyon Interpretation TechnicianWork alongside the National Park Service to provide guest services to visitors that preserve unimpaired the natural and cultural resources of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations.Glen Canyon National Recreation Area5/13/19-5/8/20Apply Here!
Position Closes 4/28/19
Ancestral Lands - Glen Canyon Biological Science TechnicianWork alongside the National Park Service to control invasive non-native plants, restore native plants, and assist with bat and bird surveys.Glen Canyon National Recreation Area5/13/19-5/8/20Apply Here!
Position Closes 4/28/19
BLM Fire Planning & Incident Business Individual PlacementSupport the Bureau of Land Management's Southwest Colorado Fire and Aviation Management Unit by assisting with fire and field mitigation activities. Montrose, CO5/27/19-9/27/19Apply Here!
Position Closes 4/28/19
FC-FLIP GIS TechnicianWork within the Technical Service Group at Mesa Verde National Park to identify and map critical utility infrastructure within the park.Mesa Verde National Park, CO5/27/19-8/9/19Apply Here!
Position Closes 4/17/19
FC-FLIP Occupational Safety & Health Program InternWork with the Safety & Wellness program of Mesa Verde National Park to foster and support a culture that identifies risks and deals with these issues before they become injuries.Mesa Verde National Park, CO5/27/19-8/9/19Apply Here!
Position Closes 4/17/19
USDA Forest Service Recreation & Lands Special Uses Resource AssistantWork with the Rio Grande National Forest's Recreation and Lands Special Uses department to provide special use permit administration on the Forest.Monte Vista, CO5/13/19-11/15/19Apply Here!
Position Closes 4/21/19
BLM Visitor Information Individual PlacementWork with the BLM's Royal Gorge Field Office to provide visitor services along Colorado's Front Range.Canon City, CO5/6/19-12/20/19Apply Here!
Position Closes 4/14/19
Forestry Technician Individual PlacementWork with the Headwaters Zone of the San Juan National Forest to help develop and implement forest vegetation management activities.Pagosa Springs, CO6/24/19-5/1/20Apply Here!
Position Closes 5/5/19
Survey Technician Individual PlacementWork with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to conduct land surveys in the front range of Colorado. Pueblo, CO5/27/19-8/9/19Apply Now!
Position Closes 8/21/19
Market Garden Grower High School Individual PlacementWork with the Montezuma School to Farm Project to promote sustainable community agriculture.Mancos, CO6/3/19-7/29/19Apply Now!
Forestry Assistant High School Individual PlacementWork with the Dolores Watershed Resilient Forest Collaborative to help create resilient forests.Mancos, CO6/10/19-7/19/19Apply Here!
Ranch & Agriculture High School Individual PlacementDevelop a knowledge of how natural resource conservation and food production mesh to create sustainable agriculture systems.Mancos, CO6 weeksApply Here!
El Malpais National Conservation Area Individual PlacementWork with the BLM to enhance recreation and complete visitor service projects within El Malpais NCA.Albuquerque, NM5/6/19-5/1/20Apply Here!
Position Closes 4/7/19
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 3/31/19
Forest Service 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
Forest Service 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.Taos, NM4/8/19-9/20/19Apply Here! Position Closes 2/28/19
Ancestral Lands - Fort Laramie Research AssistantWork with the museum division of Fort Laramie National Historic Site to preserve, protect, and archive artifacts. Fort Laramie, WY4/7/2019-8/21/2019Apply 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!

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, ColoradoAugust 12—November 22, 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
Barrio Youth Corps Crew MemberJune 10-August 9, 2019Albuquerque, NMApply Here
Historic Preservation Field Coordinator (Acoma)March - 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 MemberDurango, COApril to November 2019Apply Here