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RMFI Program Manager

We are hiring a full-time, salaried Program Manager (PM) to help coordinate RMFI’s trail and restoration projects and programs in Southern Colorado and the Pikes Peak Region. This position is one of two PM positions at RMFI; this position is responsible for overseeing a robust project docket while also managing and supervising a team of seasonal field staff. This position requires experience leading and managing seasonal staff and volunteers; a strong skillset in on-the-ground trail and restoration techniques; attention to detail; strong conservation ethic; excellent leadership, communication, logistical, coordination, writing, and team skills; excellent people skills; ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects simultaneously; and a desire to implement highly effective projects that help protect public lands and make a difference.

Does this describe you? Please find complete position description and ideal candidate profile in the documents linked below. It is expected the first round of interviews will commence the week of November 4, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.


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.