COSA Vegetation Ecology Technician job with City of Boulder OSMP

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The City of Boulder Open Space & Mountain Parks seeks a Vegetation Ecology Technician to conduct field monitoring and research to address our land stewardship questions. Starting on May 13th, this ~six-month position offers an hourly rate of $22.20-$27.10. Housing and medical insurance are not included.

The Vegetation Ecology Technician will establish monitoring plots and collect data on vegetation, soils, and biomass/fuels to assess the effects of grassland treatments including fuel reduction in the wildland urban interface and innovative regenerative practices in degraded agricultural lands. The technician will also contribute to our long-term forest vegetation monitoring and invasive weed mapping programs.

The ideal candidate will possess exceptional organizational skills and flexibility to thrive under shifting project timelines, be able to work independently, remain focused in challenging weather conditions, and have a keen interest in wildfire management and science-based land stewardship. Candidates with strong botany skills are encouraged to apply.

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Ann Lezberg


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C: 303-652-7698


Open Space and Mountain Parks

2520 55th St., Boulder, CO 80301

(303) 441-3440

The City of Boulder acknowledges the city is on the ancestral homelands and unceded territory of Indigenous Peoples who have traversed, lived in and stewarded lands in the Boulder Valley since time immemorial. Those Indigenous Nations include the: Di De’i (Apache), Hinono’eiteen (Arapaho), Tsétsėhéstȧhese (Cheyenne), Nʉmʉnʉʉ (Comanche), Caiugu (Kiowa), Čariks i Čariks (Pawnee), Sosonih (Shoshone), Oc’eti S’akowin (Sioux) and Núuchiu (Ute). The City of Boulder recognizes that those now living and working on these ancestral lands have a responsibility to acknowledge and address the past and must work to build a more just future. Read our full staff land acknowledgement.