Current Openings

RMFI Business Manager

RMFI is hiring a full-time Business Manager (BM) to join our office team. The BM is responsible for the management of all internal financial functions and duties necessary to ensure efficient operation of the organization and its programs. This position supervises all accounting functions of the organization including general accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll and benefit administration. The BM is also responsible for organizing and coordinating office operations and procedures, and also ensures efficient and organized administration of RMFI’s documents, licenses, finances, and other functions requisite to the operations of a nonprofit organization. 

RMFI BM Job Announcement_2019_FINAL.pdf

RMFI Field Coordinator

This is an exciting opportunity to join the RMFI team in a leadership capacity to help oversee and coordinate field programs and RMFI Field Instructors. This position will work in some of the Pikes Peak Region’s most outstanding natural areas, as well as lead community volunteers, youth corps crews, and students in completing ecological protection and restoration projects.

The Field Coordinator (FC), under the direction of the Program Manager, aids in the planning, administration and management of RMFI’s trail, restoration, and education field programs. The FC serves as a lead field instructor, responsible for on-the-ground management of field programs and conservation crews, supervising and instructing field staff, interns, and volunteers in trail and restoration projects throughout Southern Colorado. Primary duties include planning and managing single and multi-day field projects; instructing field staff, interns, volunteers, and youth conservation corps crews in trail and restoration techniques; overseeing tool, equipment, and food logistics; maintaining RMFI’s warehouse and vehicles; maintaining project work and photo logs; and other duties as assigned. The FC ensures quality work standards, the highest degree of safety, and an enjoyable experience for all RMFI program participants.

RMFI FC Job Announcement_2019.pdf

RMFI Field Instructor

Do you love working outside? This is an exciting opportunity to join the RMFI team. This position will work in some of the Pikes Peak Region’s most outstanding natural areas, as well as leading community volunteers, youth corps crews, and students in completing ecological protection and restoration projects.

The Field Instructor (FI) works under the supervision of the RMFI Program Manager and in close coordination with the RMFI Field Coordinators. The FI aids in the planning and implementation of RMFI’s trail, restoration, and education field programs. The FI assists program staff in the on-the-ground management of field programs and completion of trail and restoration projects. Primary duties include completing objectives for single and multi-day field projects; instructing volunteers (including school-age children) in trail and restoration techniques; assisting with the oversight of tool, equipment, and food logistics in the field; and assisting with the maintenance of project work logs. The FI works with fellow Field Instructors, Field Coordinators, and senior program staff to ensure quality work standards, the highest degree of safety, and an enjoyable experience for all RMFI program participants.

RMFI FI Job Announcement_2019.pdf

RMFI High Alpine Field Instructor

Do you love working in the backcountry? Do you love Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks? This is an exciting opportunity to join the RMFI team. This position will work on the Kit Carson Peak-Challenger Point Trail Improvement Project in the Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range, leading youth corps crews and college students in completing a very technical backcountry, high-alpine trail project.

The High Alpine Field Instructor (HIFI) works under the supervision of the RMFI Program Manager and in close coordination with the RMFI Field Coordinators. The HIFI aids in the planning and implementation of RMFI’s trail, restoration, and education field programs. The HIFI will be a primary member of the field staff working the Kit Carson Peak-Challenger Point Trail Improvement Project. This is a multi-year project in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service to reconstruct the summit trail to Kit Carson Peak and Challenger Point in the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness. This project requires stays of up to 21 days in the backcountry, completing highly technical trail construction and restoration projects at elevations up to 14,000 feet. RMFI works in partnership with youth corps and college students to complete project objectives. In particular, the HIFI will be expected to work in partnership with program staff to run RMFI’s undergraduate field studies course, Earth Corps, as well as providing supervision to youth corps crews from the Southwest Conservation Corps.

RMFI HIFI Job Announcement_2019.pdf