The Natural Resources Department manages Larimer County's great outdoor places, including magnificent open spaces and water-based recreation areas, and fosters responsible land stewardship through weed management and healthy forest practices. Our mission is to establish, protect and manage significant regional parks and open spaces providing quality outdoor recreational opportunities and stewardship of natural resource values. We are committed to fostering a sense of community and appreciation for the natural and agricultural heritage of Larimer County for present and future generations.
Project Management Specialist will lead the Departments capital construction planning and development projects within open spaces and reservoir parks and other facilities managed by the Department of Natural Resources. This includes coordinating and implementing planning, design, budgeting, construction and expenditure control of capital projects including facilities, parking areas, trails and trailheads, campgrounds, boating and aquatic recreation amenities and other infrastructure.
Successful applicants will share a passion for the outdoors and nature-based recreation. They will also be highly collaborative in their approach to project management and be an effective communicator, both verbally and in writing. Other highly desired skills include the ability to be a creative and innovative problem solver and have a proven ability to manage a diversity of projects while meeting critical delivery dates and budgets.
Project Management Specialist position professional and technical natural resource planning and management services related to acquisition development and stewardship of land for parks, open space, trail and capital projects. Responsible for the development of management plans, fund development, conservation easement,stewardship, design, budget management and construction of facilities and infrastructure, and resource management activities, including restoration, monitoring and inventory of open spaces and parks.
The responsibilities of this position vary but generally include the following:
Successful applicants will have strong knowledge, skills and abilities in the following areas:
40 hours per week
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An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background test. As marijuana is an illegal substance under federal law, testing positive for marijuana (medical or otherwise) or any other substance for which the county tests, will result in the contingent offer of employment being revoked. A successful completion of the drug screen is defined as obtaining a negative result.
All application components must be submitted by 11:59 PM MT on the closing date listed.