COSA Job Opening: Human Dimensions Crew Member – City of Boulder Open Spac e and Mountain Parks

Hello everyone,

The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks is hiring a Human Dimensions Crew Member for 2023!

In this position, you will collect a diverse array of recreation and social science data to help the Human Dimensions team provide data driven insights about visitation on open space. From administering on-site visitor surveys using modern digital platforms to deploying and maintaining a wide array of automated equipment and sensors, you will learn the latest field methods for conducting social science on open space lands!

Position Details

Start Date: We are ready to fill this position as soon as possible (likely a March start date)

End Date: This position is slated to go through December of this year
Hiring Range: $18.30 – $22.40
Duty Location: Open Space and Mountain Parks main office 2520 55th Street | Boulder, CO 80301
      Note: This position involves primarily fieldwork (70-90% of your time), it is not eligible for remote work

Employer Benefits: This is a temporary position and is eligible for health benefits immediately on the position start date as long as the position length is 6+ months (which is the case)

To apply, visit the job posting on the City of Boulder Career page. A cover letter is strongly encouraged.

Human Dimensions Crew Member
It’s a great time to join the City of Boulder! Hiring Range: $18.30 – $22.40 Job Description Summary: The Human Dimensions Crew Member supports the Human Dimensions team in monitoring visitor use and researching social science topics on the Open Space and Mountain Parks system. The Human Dimensions team employs a wide range of data collection methods, including administration of on-site and off-site surveys, conducting field-based observations, and collecting visitation counts through the deployment of automated counting equipment, including trail counters, vehicle counters, and field cameras. As a Human Dimensions Crew Member, your primary responsibility (70-90% of your time) is to carry out the fieldwork and data collection tasks, including data collection, data entry and QA/QC, and equipment maintenance and calibrations. In addition to fieldwork, you may also be called upon to provide consultation, specialized technical assistance, design, research, analysis, and reporting to understand and enhance the v


Colin Leslie

Human Dimensions Sr Analyst

(303) 319-5349



Open Space and Mountain Parks

2520 55th Street | Boulder, CO 80301