POSITION: Policy and Planning Associate – Policy and Planning Section (40 hours per week)
PREFERRED START DATE: May 1, 2018
PAY RATE: $13.33 to $16.00 per hour (DOE)
LOCATION: 1313 Sherman St., Denver, CO 80203
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: March 23, 2018
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Policy and Planning Section at Colorado Parks and Wildlife is seeking a temporary Policy and Planning Associate (40 hrs/week with a 9-month term) to help with a variety of high priority planning, policy, and public involvement projects, including completion of the Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP). Primary duties include information and data collection and analysis; supporting public involvement, policy, and planning activities; preparing meeting materials, memos, or sections of documents related to a wide variety of state park, wildlife, outdoor recreation, and natural resource issues; and assisting with administrative tasks and other general office duties as assigned.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate or graduate degree in Planning, Outdoor Recreation, Natural Resources Management, Wildlife Management/Biology or related field with relevant experience and interest in the planning, parks, wildlife, and/or the outdoor recreation profession. Experience with Microsoft Office and internet research is required. Candidates should also be well organized, detail-oriented, and have excellent communication skills (oral and written). S/he should also be able to work independently, multi-task effectively and possess an overall positive attitude.
Preferred Qualifications: Skills in quantitative and qualitative research methods are strongly desired. Experience with online survey development, Access, GIS, graphic design and meeting planning are also beneficial.
HOW TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample via e-mail. Submittals should be directed to: email@example.com with "Policy and Planning Associate Position" in subject line.
Qualified applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview in the Denver area.