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Current Openings

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Staff positions

We're fully staffed at the moment. Please check back for future opportunities. Get connected to the Grand Canyon Trust ›

Internship opportunities

The Grand Canyon Trust believes in expanding opportunities for the next generation of conservation and social justice advocates. We bring young professionals into our work, pay equitable wages, and offer mentorship and training. Interns typically work 40 hours per week, for 12 weeks in the summer (May – August).

Applications open in February. Be the first to know ›

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Working at the Grand Canyon Trust

Careers - Who we are

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Who we are

We are advocates, scientists, lawyers, community activists, communicators, educators, and more. We show our love for the Grand Canyon and the Colorado Plateau every day through our commitment to our work and each other. Beyond our professions, we are parents, artists, farmers, athletes, traditional knowledge holders, musicians, and people of many talents and interests. We know that without diverse perspectives, ways of knowing, and backgrounds, we cannot achieve our potential as an organization. We welcome and support all identities, and respect the diversity of our staff, partners, constituencies, and communities in which we work.

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Location, location, location

All our staff live and work in Arizona, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico. We are lucky to have Grand Canyon National Park, Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments, and dozens more amazing places a few hours away. The Colorado Plateau is home to 15 Native American tribes, whose cultures, traditions, languages, and teachings continue to infuse the region today.

Learn more about the Colorado Plateau ›

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Employee benefits

From competitive salaries, to comprehensive benefits, to generous vacation and parental leave policies, the Grand Canyon Trust takes good care of its employees. Here are some of the employee benefits we offer:

  • Flexible scheduling
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Two weeks paid vacation to start, and two weeks paid sick leave
  • 12 to 14 weeks of paid parental leave
  • 100 percent employer-paid employee medical and dental insurance (50 percent employer-paid for qualified dependent premiums)
  • 4 percent automatic employer contribution to 401K retirement, plan plus up to 2 percent match
  • Employer-paid long-term disability insurance
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Paid community service time, sabbatical leave, and more

Careers - hiring process

Careers - hiring process
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The hiring process

After the Grand Canyon Trust hiring team reviews all application materials, we invite candidates who meet required job qualifications for phone screenings. Selected candidates move on to the interview process, which involves one to two interviews with our team.

If you need reasonable accommodation during any part of the hiring process, please contact careers@grandcanyontrust.org

Careers - Covid vaccination policy

COVID-19 vaccination policy

COVID vaccination is required for all Grand Canyon Trust employees. If you are in need of a reasonable accommodation, please contact careers@grandcanyontrust.org

Careers - DEI statement (landing page)

Diversity and inclusion

The Grand Canyon Trust is committed to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion at every level of our work. The conservation field and the Colorado Plateau have their own histories of racial injustice and exclusion and as a largely white organization, we know we have work to do. We are actively working to make the conservation field and the Colorado Plateau more just, equitable, diverse, and inclusive. We are working from the inside out, starting with our internal practices, including our hiring process. We hope you’ll join us and apply today. 

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