Natural Resources manages Larimer County's great outdoor places, including open spaces and magnificent water-based recreation areas, and fosters responsible land stewardship through weed management and healthy forest practices. The Department of Natural Resources has 40+ benefited employees and 125+ seasonal full or part time employees. We offer outdoor work opportunities for individuals throughout all of Larimer County including: Fort Collins, Loveland, Estes Park and Red Feather.
If you're passionate about working in the beautiful open spaces and recreational areas throughout the County and interested in full or part time seasonal work, we'd love to have you join our team!
We have a variety of opportunities available to match your interests in the outdoors. To learn more about each opportunity, including the job responsibilities and qualifications, click the links below to review the job description.
The Land Stewardship Worker position provides a unique and rewarding seasonal employment opportunity. Individuals will conduct invasive plant management and other restoration duties as needed on federal, state, county public lands, rights-of-way and private property within Larimer County. The ideal candidate will possess knowledge pertaining to native and non-native plants, desire to work outside in the back-country, initiative to work unsupervised, and is physically fit. All those hired will receive on-the-job training. To learn more about this position, please click here to see the full job description.
Please note that all jobs are temporary positions offering both full and part time opportunities. Our part time positions allow you to work up to 29 hours per week for approximately 10 months.
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.
This posting is "Open until filled" and may close at any time. Once we begin the interview process, we may not consider additional applicants unless a candidate is not hired from the interview pool.
Click here to view information on Larimer County's Benefits. Temporary employees may qualify for medical benefits if eligibility requirements are met.