COSA Douglas County Open Space Seasonal Posting

Hello COSA Community,

Douglas County Department of Open Space & Natural Resources is excited to announce a hiring opportunity for (2) seasonal Ranger positions during the 2024 summer season. Douglas County Open Space & Natural Resources seeks to enhance the quality of life for residents by protecting wildlife habitats and natural resources in our public access properties, trails, historic sites and scenic views. All while preserving Douglas County’s rural heritage while providing a wide range of compatible outdoor recreation and educational opportunities.

The Seasonal Park Ranger is an entry level position where a successful candidate will have the opportunity to learn about land management and natural resource protection. These responsibilities include, guiding volunteers, natural resource operations, resource protection, public safety, and interpretation, education, safety, and sustainability of trails.

This temporary position is expected to run from mid-May to mid-August or up to 12 weeks but can go longer. Typical work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM for a 40-hour work week. Schedule may vary due to business needs, including days, nights, weekends, and holidays.

Generally, the hiring range is $20-$23 per hour. Qualifications, education and experience as it relates to the position will be taken into consideration when determining hiring salary.

This posting closes APRIL 26TH, 2024 @ 6:00 PM MST.

For more information and application instructions, please visit the following link:

Ryan Smith

Sr. Land Management Specialist|Ranger

Office | Douglas County Open Space & Natural Resources

Address | 100 Third St., Castle Rock, CO 80104
Mobile| 720-670-3704 Main | 303-660-7337

"There is just one hope of repulsing the tyrannical ambition of civilization to conquer every niche on the whole earth. That hope is the organization of spirited people who will fight for the freedom of the wilderness.”

– Bob Marshall