COSA Job Opportunity: Colorado Parks & Wildlife – Arkansas Headwaters Tem porary Park Rangers and more

Hello Everyone,

The Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area is now accepting applications for the temporary Park Ranger, Maintenance and Visitor Services positions.

Colorado Parks & Wildlife
Our Mission is to perpetuate the wildlife resources of the state, to provide a quality state parks system, and to provide enjoyable and sustainable outdoor recreation opportunities that educate and inspire current and future generations to serve as active stewards of Colorado’s natural resources.

Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area
The Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area stretches over 152 miles of river corridor and sees over one million visitors per year, a number that continues to grow. The Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area is recognized as one of the nation’s most popular whitewater rafting and kayaking locations and is home to a world-class fishery. Our office is based out of Salida, Colorado and we serve Chaffee, Lake and Fremont counties. The Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area is a cooperative effort between Colorado Parks & Wildlife (CPW), the US Bureau of Land Management (BLM), and the US Forest Service (USFS). Through this partnership, we provide visitors with outstanding recreation opportunities and care for the natural resources of the Upper Arkansas River Valley.

To view all our temporary employment opportunities, please click here.
You can also follow the links below if you are interested in applying for specific positions.

Maintenance Technician
Park Ranger (Land)
Park Ranger (River)

Park Ranger (OHV)
Visitor Services
Youth Internship Program (YIP)

This is a great way to get your foot in the door, so please pass this along to anyone you know who may be interested in working with Colorado Parks & Wildlife!

Let me know if you have any questions.


Corrine Servis
Operations Manager
Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area


P 719.539.7289 ext.4713 | C 719.377.0846
307 West Sackett Avenue, Salida, CO 81201

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