COSA Join our Human Dimensions team!

Are you passionate about outdoor recreation and environmental stewardship? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Join our Human Dimensions team at the City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks as a Crew Member for 2023. As part of our team, you’ll get to collect a wide range of recreation and social science data to help us better understand how visitors use our open spaces. From talking to visitors and conducting surveys to setting up and maintaining automated equipment, you’ll learn all the latest techniques for social science research on open space lands.

You’ll also have the chance to work with a team of experts in the field of social science research, gain valuable field experience, and contribute to ongoing efforts to protect and preserve the natural beauty of Boulder’s open spaces.

So, what are you waiting for? Apply now to join our Human Dimensions team and shape the future of open space visitation!

Position Details

Apply by: May 3
Start Date: We are ready to fill this position as soon as possible (May start date preferred)

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. If the position will be less than 6 months (summer job) the position will not include benefits.

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