COSA City of Longmont Hiring for a Temporary Watershed Forestry Technician


City of Longmont is hiring for a temporary Watershed Forestry Technician! This interdisciplinary position will support the Forest Stewardship Program and general resource management at Longmont’s Button Rock Preserve (west of Lyons, CO).

The hiring range for this position starts at $28.05/hr. Employment is expected to start in late-March/early-April and last until early-November. Limited hours may be available into the winter months to support prescribed fire operations pending available funding.

Preferred qualifications include experience operating forestry equipment, chainsaw certification, experience managing forest health projects (e.g., timber cruising, marking, managing contractors), and wildland firefighter certification.

Longmont is committed to building a team that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. The City may consider an equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, education, and experience to meet minimum qualifications, and encourages all candidates to apply and help us achieve our goal of creating an inclusive and equitable workplace.

Please visit and check out the attached job announcement for more information.


Pryce Hadley

Senior Watershed Ranger | he, him, his

Parks & Natural Resources Dept. | City of Longmont

OFFICE303-774-3783 | CELL 303-709-2149

7 South Sunset Street | Longmont, Colorado 80501

Visit the Button Rock Preserve webpage here!

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