SJMA Job Opportunities

San Juan Mountains Association is a rewarding place to work filled with people who care deeply about the lands that surround us. Our SJMA team works together with our dedicated volunteers and community to turn our collective passion for Southwest Colorado’s public lands into actions that help protect these beautiful, wild places. Join us!

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Seasonal Job Openings

Alpine Ambassador

The San Juan Mountains Association (SJMA) is hiring two public lands ambassadors to work in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management educating Alpine Loop OHV visitors to stay on trail, utilize “leave no trace” practices, track user numbers, and monitor tundra conditions throughout the alpine wonderland of the Alpine Loop outside Silverton, CO.

Field Office: Silverton, CO
Project Locations: Alpine Loop BLM land between Silverton and Lake City, CO
Season: Early-June through Labor Day, extension into September possible.

To apply, email a resume, cover letter and references to SJMA’s Conservation Director, David Taft, at dtaft@sjma.org.

San Juan Public Lands Ambassador

The San Juan Mountains Association (SJMA) is seeking to hire a team of two to three seasonal San Juan Public Lands Ambassadors to educate and inform public lands visitors how to responsibly visit the spectacular public lands in San Juan County, Colorado. The San Juan Public Lands Ambassadors will work with SJMA staff and volunteers to provide visitor information services, promote responsible use and Leave No Trace practices, sell and promote interpretive product sales and perform other miscellaneous duties at satellite locations throughout San Juan County.

Location: Silverton Visitor Center, Ice Lakes Trailhead, and possibly a Molas Pass location with a possibility of hours at other SJMA locations, including in and around Durango.
Hours: 6 hour shifts, 6 days per week;  Weekends will be required.
Season: June through September

To apply, email a resume, cover letter to SJMA’s Director of Visitor Information Services, Priscilla Sherman, at psherman@sjma.org.

Full-Time Job Openings

Currently, there are no full-time job openings available.

Part-Time Job Openings

Currently, there are no part-time job openings available.