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WORK FOR RMFI IN 2020!

We have a number of positions available in 2020. Please refer to the job postings linked below for more information and directions on how to apply. 

Field Instructor

The Field Instructor works under the supervision of RMFI Program Managers and RMFI Field Coordinators. The Field Instructor aids in the planning and implementation of RMFI’s trail, restoration, and education field programs. The Field Instructor assists program staff in the on-the-ground management of field programs and completion of trail and restoration projects. This position is best-suited for someone with experience spending time outside, doing manual labor, and working on teams or with volunteers. 

High Alpine Field Instructor

The High Alpine Field Instructor (HIFI) works under the supervision of RMFI Program Managers and 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 position is best-suited for a candidate who has spent time on Colorado's highest peak, the 14'ers, or in other alpine environments. Prior stewardship experience, with a particular focus on rock work, is a must!

RMFI Environmental Leadership Internship

Are you a student who wants to gain valuable experience in the field of environmental conservation? The Rocky Mountain Field Institute (RMFI) is looking for a few motivated students who are passionate about conserving natural public landscapes in the Southern Rocky Mountain Region through stewardship and education to join its team as Environmental Leadership Interns (ELI) in the upcoming field season.

The ELI works under the direction of the Program Managers and Field Coordinators as part of the RMFI field staff and will help coordinate RMFI’s community volunteer projects. Intern responsibilities include engaging volunteers in project tasks, assisting with the maintenance and care of tools and gear, and overseeing safety and project goals. This position will consist mostly of weekend fieldwork and is a great introduction to outdoor nonprofit operations.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

The Rocky Mountain Field Institute (RMFI) provides equal employment opportunities to all people regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, ancestry, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, or any other protected status as established by law.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and other applicable laws, RMFI is committed to providing equal opportunity to qualified individuals with disabilities who, despite such disabilities, can perform their jobs with or without reasonable accommodation. RMFI will attempt to provide reasonable accommodation to employees and job applicants with known disabilities, to permit them to perform their jobs safely and efficiently.