Jobs, Internships, & Contracts

RMBL provides equal opportunities in science and education without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, or sexual preference.

Each summer, the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory (RMBL) has several full-time and part-time staff positions in the kitchen, on work crew, in the administrative office, or elsewhere. Available positions are listed below. Internships and research positions are also listed here.

Please note:

  • No pets are allowed at RMBL at any time.
  • As of 2014 the RMBL campus is smoke-free, and there is no smoking allowed within the RMBL fenceline. Smoking is allowed on the county road only.

Job and Internship Openings

Job/Internship Description Closing Date
 Winter Caretaker
 Winter Caretaker position with the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory (RMBL) is available in Gothic, Colorado between September 2014 and May 2015. We are looking for an individual or couple to live at the remote field station, only accessible by ski, over the winter. In return for housing and a food allowance caretakers keep an eye on RMBL’s facilities; maintain Forest Queen and Maroon cabins for Nordic Hut system users; take out and bring back mail from Crested Butte once a week; photograph and document winter life in Gothic for marketing and social media purposes; and assist with check-out procedures when Admin office has moved to Crested Butte in the fall. For a complete job description click here. Fill out the Winter Caretaker Application (here) and return it to This position is open until filled. Initial review of applications will begin May 15th.  Initial review of applicants will begin May 15th
Event Assistant Part-time, temporary Event Assistant sought for June through August, requires flexible schedule (some evenings and weekends) and candidates must have a valid driver's license.  Please click here for more details and application instructions. May 9, 2014
Dining Hall Lead Cook / Assistant Manager Dining Hall Lead Cook / Assistant Manager position offered at Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory (RMBL) for the 2014 summer season in Gothic, Colorado. Food service experience is required and culinary education and kitchen management experience preferred. Please click here for a detailed job description and application instructions. Open until filled. Open Until Filled
Invasive Plant Technician The Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory is now taking applications for an Invasive Plant Technician in 2014. We are looking for someone interested in invasive plant management and plant restoration.This job runs from approximately late June through September.  The chosen employee will work part time up to 300 hours during 2014. For more information, click here. Submit a cover letter and resume to the Science Director at 
We will choose a technician by mid-May. Applications will be accepted  until the position has been filled.

RMBL is required to comply with all Federal and State Laws related to verifying employment opportunity. To comply with these requirements, upon employment, RMBL will need to make copies of either your passport or both your driver's license and social security card.

We need a Courier to do the town run every weekday between Gothic and Crested Butte to pick up and deliver mail, run errands, and handle the recycling (this involves helping load and unload the recycling materials and taking them to the drop-off site south of Crested Butte about twice each week).