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).
- 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