You will join a team of enthusiastic, motivated conservation advocates to develop conservation
strategies and champion policies that safeguard Wyoming’s environment and quality of life. You
will work closely with the program director to take a leading role in our public lands advocacy,
with particular focus on emerging federal and state public lands policy issues.

Tagged as: Conservation


You love working on a collaborative team, but are self-driven, organized, and able to take
ownership and leadership over your projects to make them your own. You have a strong
understanding of federal conservation law and policy and are interested in work that requires
direct engagement with citizens. You like meeting new people and are a great communicator in
both formal and informal settings, even when highly technical subjects are being discussed. You
are eager to build lasting relationships.

Required Skills:

Maintain robust understanding of state and federal environmental laws and regulations,
and provide analysis of projects and proposals that implicate these.
● Clearly communicate technical information and complicated processes to a variety of
audiences, including decision-makers, partner organizations, and the public.
● Monitor agency processes and decisions affecting public lands, including permitting,
budgeting, and oversight.
● Attend and speak at public meetings concerning your program work.

About Wyoming Outdoor Council

Founded in 1967, the Wyoming Outdoor Council is the state’s oldest independent conservation organization. We use Western science and Indigenous Traditional Ecological Knowledge as well as legal and policy expertise to advocate for public land, wildlife, clean air and water. We seek lasting change by striving to meet people where they are, valuing diverse perspectives, building coalitions, and practicing reciprocity. We hold government agencies, lawmakers, and industries accountable for decisions that threaten the land, wildlife, clean air and water we depend on. We are a steadfast and trusted conservation voice at the state legislature. We are
The Wyoming Outdoor Council offers excellent medical, dental, and vision benefits; generous paid family leave and vacation policies; and the opportunity to participate in a retirement plan. Job title and scope of responsibilities may change depending upon experience. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of our work.

Application Instructions

Email a letter of interest explaining how your experience and skills make you the right person to join our team. Include a resume and three references (with contact and relationship information) to Misti Haase at [email protected] (please put “Conservation Advocate” in the subject). We may ask for additional writing samples prior to the interview process. We strongly encourage applicants from underrepresented groups to apply.