Summer Naturalist

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Deadline to Apply:

Thursday, February 15, 2018, 11:45pm


Aspen, CO
United States

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Job Description:

Responsibilities include

  • Lead interpretive nature walks at Aspen Mountain, Snowmass, and the Maroon Bells in the White River National Forest.
  • Assist with management of the Hallam Lake visitor center and 25-acre nature preserve.
  • Learn about Rocky Mountian ecology.
  • Teach environmental education programs for children.
  • Conduct bird of prey programs with ACES' resident injured birds of prey including a golden eagle.
  • Educate the public on ACES efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through renewable energy projects.
  • Involvement in special projects including indoor plants and live animals, indoor trout stream and rearing troughs, garden and guided trails, and birds of prey program.


  • Degree or focus of study in the natural sciences, environmental education, or related field.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Self-motivated with a sincere interest in the environment.
  • Experience working with the public. 
  • First Aid & CPR certification. 
  • US citizens only. 

Position Start Date:

Monday, June 4, 2018

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How to Apply:

Download the application and send to Jim Kravitz, Director of Naturalist Programs by February 15, 2018, via mail, fax, or email.

Aspen Center for Environmental Studies
100 Puppy Smith Street
Aspen, CO 81611
tel: 970.925.5756
fax: 970.925.4819

Job Compensation:


Compensation Information:

$225 weekly stipend
Shared housing, within walking distance of ACES provided. 
Weekly food box from ACES Rock Bottom Ranch
Tuition-free participation in one or more of ACES Naturalist Field School courses.

Contact Name:

Jim Kravitz

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