COSA Jeffco Open Space is Hiring – Heritage Stewardship Supervisor


Jefferson County Open Space is seeking a Heritage Stewardship Supervisor responsible for overall leadership, planning, and management for the preservation of cultural resources on Jefferson County Open Space (JCOS) properties by conducting resource condition assessments, preparing resource management and maintenance plans, and implementing the JCOS heritage resources program.  

The Heritage Stewardship Supervisor oversees a team comprised of JCOS staff and volunteers, assists with supervision of park technicians, and provides public outreach and communication with other work units, departments, and agencies.  Additional duties include heritage education, museum and collections management; volunteer coordination, community engagement, special event management, budget management, grant writing and administration; and interpretive media implementation.  

The Heritage Stewardship Supervisor provides strategic leadership by developing trusting and collaborative working relationships with both internal and external partners. The ideal candidate will be someone who has experience in historic preservation, architectural history, and/or construction, and has proven prior experience handling multiple projects at once. This person must be a decisive leader, detail oriented, and an excellent communicator, with strong project management experience working with the public and contractors. The candidate must also have proven ability to use digital tools to monitor site progress, ensure quality, and have a deep understanding of historic preservation best practices. A strong relationship management skillset with the ability to communicate effectively is a must.  


This position has the flexibility to keep either a 4-day workweek or 5-day workweek with one weekend day as part of the schedule, i.e. (Wednesday – Saturday; Sunday – Thursday). Due to the nature of the work, this position will need to be available some evenings and some holidays, and traditionally operates on-site and in the field with one weekend day as part of the schedule. There will be some opportunities for remote work, depending on the season. This position and the Heritage Stewardship Program office at Hiwan Heritage Park in Evergreen, Colorado. 


Hiring Range: $68,000 – $85,000 USD Annual

Compensation will be determined based on education, experience, and skills.

Benefits: Jefferson County offers a generous benefits package that supports your personal and professional life. Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, paid time off and holidays, retirement matching, wellness programs, tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, remote work options and more. For more information, click Here for our Total Rewards summary.  

For more information and to apply, please visit the link below.

Posting will close on 12/1/2023.