COSA City of Fort Collins – Natural Areas Job Announcement – Business Supp ort III (Natural Areas)/req7375

Hello COSA community,

The City of Fort Collins Natural Areas Department is looking for a Business Support III (Natural Areas), to join our team.

You can click here to go to the job description to apply, Business Support III (Natural Areas), or you can visit and search for the position.

The City of Fort Collins Natural Areas is celebrating 30 years of sharing special habitats like prairies, foothills, waterways, and forests conserved for wildlife and people.  There are 52 conserved natural areas and 114 miles of trail with more being added each year. But the preservation of these natural areas doesn’t just happen; it’s the result of the work of hundreds of volunteers and paid staff who dedicate themselves to these lands in our neighborhoods, around our city, and in our region.

The Business Support lll – Natural Areas position provides vital customer-service oriented support to the entire Natural Areas Department and surrounding community. Administrative duties, office organization, and effective communication with a diverse array of stakeholders are key components of the role. The Business Support III position serves as the primary point of contact for the community and other City staff, thus must be collaborative and responsive. The position manages a wide range of administrative tasks including but not limited to event planning, technological support, supply ordering, meeting minutes, confidential reporting, HR processing, and financial transactions. The position also supports the Land Conservation and Stewardship Board.

This is a great opportunity for a versatile, technologically adept, and detail-oriented administrative professional with a passion for natural areas. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The Business Support III position is a hybrid role and is required to report on-site 4 days per week.

This Business Support III – Natural Areas position provides a valuable service to the Fort Collins community in addition to serving as an essential component for supporting the Natural Areas department. Growth opportunities are provided for professional development such as attending conferences and trainings. We encourage you to apply!

Aaron Reed
Sr. Supervisor

Facility Operations & Business Support

Natural Areas
City of Fort Collins
1745 Hoffman Mill Road
970-416-2210 office


Please see the attached open position announcement.

POSITION TITLE: Business Support III (Natural Areas) (Full-Time Regular) (Classified)
REQUISITION #: req7375
DEPARTMENT: Natural Areas
BENEFIT CATEGORY: Classified (Non-CBU) View Classifications & Benefits
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-Time Regular
ANNUAL SALARY RANGE: $43,247.00 – 64,870.00 (Salaries are paid biweekly)
ANNUAL ANTICIPATED HIRING RANGE: $48,000.00 – 59,000.00 (Salaries are paid biweekly)
SELECTION PROCESS: Application deadline is 3:00 p.m. MT on 12/22/2023.

You will receive an email acknowledgment when you have successfully submitted an application. Your completed application will be forwarded to the hiring manager. You will be notified if you are selected for further testing or interviews. Please keep your contact information up-to-date. The status of your application will be updated in your applicant profile. Post-offer background check and motor vehicle report required.