Open Space & Trails Coordinator, Breckenridge, CO

Town of Breckenridge
Breckenridge, CO
Job Category
Full time Positions
$45,300.06 - $65,699.92 Annually
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
The Town of Breckenridge is hiring a full-time Open Space & Trails Coordinator. Open Space & Trails Coordinator Breckenridge, CO Full Time / Regular - $45,300.06 - $65,699.92 Annually Overview - The Town of Breckenridge is seeking a dedicated and uniquely qualified individual for the position of Open Space & Trails Coordinator (Natural Resource Specialist). This position is responsible for planning and administering natural resource management programs, including restoration activities, and functions as a natural resource specialist. Additional responsibilities include performing complex professional and administrative level duties, designing and implementing land management projects, site planning, and natural resource efforts with staff, contractors, partners, and regulatory agencies, providing professional information and assistance to other Open Space & Trails and Town staff, writing and managing grants, studying and preparing reports, assisting in land acquisitions, and performing related work as required under the direction of the Open Space & Trails Manager. The individual in this position is responsible for the full range of professional and technical natural resources management work in open space and trails, natural resource protection and restoration activities, in addition to providing project coordination for Cucumber Gulch Preserve research and management. The Open Space & Trails Coordinator also prepares and maintains a variety of records, reports, plans, and resource inventories and serves as a specialist in resource management, natural science, and open space administration. Additionally, the individual in this position establishes and maintains effective working relationships with supervisors, other Town employees, and the general public through honest, open communication and follow-through on commitment. This individual professionally interacts with all levels of the Town of Breckenridge and outside organizations through high level verbal and written communication skills. Building, leveraging, and maintaining partnerships and collaborations are key focus areas of this position. Essential Job Functions - For additional information regarding this position including important roles, essential job functions & duties, knowledge, skills and abilities required, materials and equipment used, working environment, and physical activity required, please view the full position description at
Education, Experience, and Formal Training - • To qualify for this position the candidate or employee must pass a criminal background check as described in the Recreation Department Criminal History Background Check & Confidentiality Policy. • BA/BS degree in natural resource management or a related field required. • Master’s degree in natural resource management or related field preferred. • Two to four years of natural resource management related work experience required. • Two (2) years direct employee supervision required. • Previous grant writing and management experience preferred. • Strong computer proficiency, including experience working with Microsoft software such as Excel, Word, and Outlook, required. • Demonstrated experience working with volunteers desired, including recruiting, training, directing, organizing, and motivating volunteer teams.
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Anne Lowe
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