Colorado River Basin Stewardship Coordinator

Job Description
Type of Job: 
Main Areas of Responsibility: 

The Colorado River Basin Stewardship Coordinator will work with organizational and program leadership to provide support to landowners and collaborative partners for project development and implementation within the Colorado River Basin, particularly within the San Juan River Basin of Colorado and New Mexico, a primary tributary of the Colorado River.

Additional Areas of Responsibility: 

The position will provide boots-on-the-ground capacity needed to assist landowners and collaborative partners in the San Juan Basin in bringing large scale, watershed improvement projects on private and adjacent public lands from concept to a “shovel ready” status so they are ripe for relevant funding opportunities (i.e., BIL, IRA, Farm Bill).

Other Information/Requirements: 

Preferred Qualifications:
- Minimum Bachelor’s degree in related field from an accredited institution or equivalent work experience required  
- Working knowledge of water management and delivery, and conservation practices and policies 
- Project management experience
- Grant writing experience
- Working knowledge of land, water, and natural resource issues in the West including ranching, conservation, and policies related to these issues 

How to Apply: 

Application Procedure: Please submit your resume and cover letter via email to [email protected] or apply on our website. Please, no phone calls. Western Landowners Alliance values diversity and inclusivity and is thus always looking to diversify our staff with an eye toward race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, and age, among other areas. Candidates who bring such diversity are encouraged to apply.

Salary Range: 
Contact Information
Makenzie O'Neill
Western Landowners Alliance
Santa Fe
New Mexico
Zip/Postal Code: 
Business Phone: 
(505) 466-1495
Business Fax: 
Email Address: 
Internal Info
Date to Post: 
Oct 25 2023
Date to Remove: 
Nov 23 2023

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