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RMFI has open positions available. Please see below for position announcements and application information.

Field Instructor

The Rocky Mountain Field Institute (RMFI) is seeking Field Instructors (FI) for our 2023 field season. Field Instructors are RMFI's primary on-the-ground workforce who aid in the planning and implementation of RMFI's trail, restoration, and education field programs. This position requires a strong work ethic, dedication to environmental stewardship, and a positive, team-oriented attitude. Well qualified applicants will be hired on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. Please view the attached position announcement for more details. Interested applicants should complete the online application and send a resume and cover letter (pdf format) to [email protected]

Field Coordinator

The Rocky Mountain Field Institute (RMFI) is seeking Field Coordinators (FC) for our 2023 field season. The Field Coordinator serves as a lead field instructor, responsible for on-the-ground management of field programs, and supervising and instructing seasonal staff, interns, conservation crews, and volunteers in trail and restoration projects. This position requires a strong conservation ethic and skill set, attention to detail, and a positive, team-oriented attitude. Well qualified applicants will be hired on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. Please view the attached position announcement for more details. Interested applicants should complete the online application and send a resume and cover letter (pdf format) to [email protected]

TRACS Surveyor

The Rocky Mountain Field Institute (RMFI) is seeking a TRACS Surveyor (TS) for our 2023 field season. The TRACS Surveyor works under the supervision of the RMFI Program Director and in close coordination with U.S. Forest Service staff. The TRACS Surveyor aids in the planning and implementation of RMFI’s Trail Assessment and Condition Survey (TRACS) program. The TRACS Surveyor will work independently, completing trail condition surveys on identified National Forest System (NFS) Trails on the Pike and San Isabelle National Forest and Cimmeron and Comanche Grasslands (PSICC), as part of the 10-Year Trail Shared Stewardship Challenge. The TRACS Surveyor will also assist with RMFI’s stewardship programming (trail maintenance and restoration projects) when needed. Please view the attached position announcement for more details. Interested applicants should complete the online application by February 17th and send a resume and cover letter (pdf format) to [email protected]

Environmental Leadership Intern

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.

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.