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TEMPORARY Communications Center Hunt Planner – Denver, CO

at State of Colorado

Pay: up to $13/hour
$13 - $
Posted: 7/21/2020
Job Status: Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 2694034

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Department Information


To apply, please submit only your application (without attachments such as resumes or cover letters). This announcement will remain open until FILLED.  You are encouraged to apply early
The mission of the Colorado Department of Natural Resources is to develop, preserve, and enhance the state's natural resources for the benefit and enjoyment of current and future citizens and visitors.  In an effort to build diversity and inclusion we welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities.
Our Mission is to perpetuate the wildlife resources of the state, to provide a quality state parks system, and to provide enjoyable and sustainable outdoor recreation opportunities that educate and inspire current and future generations to serve as active stewards of Colorado's natural resources. Colorado Parks and Wildlife.

Description of Job

This position develops methods for determining the best, most accurate answers to the public's inquiries. Determines proper referral for information requests. Most requests are handled directly by the position. But, in some cases, information requests must be referred to the appropriate CPW employee or other agency employee. The position must use logic and extensive knowledge of CPW programs and organizational structure for appropriate referrals.
Primary job responsibilities include providing detailed information to our constituents on a wide range of topics that include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide detailed information on Big Game Hunting, fishing and fish stocking, small game, waterfowl and turkey hunting by verbal and written communication. Interpret Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) regulations, policies and State Statutes. Address nuisance wildlife concerns and provide information on coexisting with wildlife. Provide detailed information on State Parks e.g. camping, boating, hiking, etc. Help constituents plan their hunting experience in Colorado e.g. access, regulations, available licenses, application process.
  •  Answer specific questions about the status of customer accounts with CPW. Proficient in other computer programs such as word processing and database programs. 
  • May perform covering the duties of 6th floor CPW front desk. These duties may include but not limited to; hunting and fishing license sales, parks pass sales, processing of credit cards, managing cash register, boat/OHV/snowmobile registrations, redeem landowner vouchers, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights


  • Must be 16 years of age or older.
  • Bilingual is preferred but not required
  • Must have a valid drivers' license or reliable transportation.
  • Must be able to work Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
  • Must be willing and able to work 40 hours per week.
  • Experience Hunting big/small game in Colorado
  • Fishing, wildlife biology, camping, and Colorado geography knowledge
  • Previous experience working with the public is preferred.
  • Previous experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc)  is preferred.
  • Previous experience with Google Suite (Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Drive) is preferred.
  • Successful completion and passing of background screening may be required for placement in this position.
  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills are required.
  • Successful completion and passing of background screening may be required for placement in this position.

Supplemental Information

CPW is committed to fairness and equality of opportunity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. 

E-Verify employer:  The Department of Natural Resources participates in E-Verify in accordance with the program's Right to Work for all newly-hired employees  Employees are queried through the electronic system established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to verify identity and employment eligibility. You may complete section 1 of the I-9 form upon your acceptance of a job offer letter, but no later than your first day of employment and in addition, on your first day, but no later than the third day, you are required to submit original documents to verify your eligibility to work in the U.S. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.
ADAAA Accommodations: Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact by phone or email at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.
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