An LRAM Work Crew Leader (Technical/Support III,Special) position is available with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML). This position is located at Fort Stewart, GA.
Supervise, plan, and execute day-to-day field operations for the Land Rehabilitation and Maintenance (LRAM) component for the Integrated Training Area Management program as part of the Sustainable Range Program support at Fort Stewart, Georgia.
CEMML is a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University (CSU). CEMML applies the latest and most appropriate science to promote the sustainable management of natural and cultural resources on Department of Defense (DoD) and other public lands. We provide technical support, conduct applied research, and offer career development and learning opportunities to support resource stewardship. We collaborate with our sponsors and within CSU to resolve complex environmental issues, leaving a legacy of science-based decisions that sustain our resources for future generations.
To learn more about CEMML’s contributions to land management, our mission, vision, and values, visit http://www.cemml.colostate.edu/.
The position location is Fort Stewart, Georgia.
Directs LRAM Field Crew Equipment Operators to execute and complete land management tasks.
Assigns work requirement to LRAM Field Crew Equipment Operators. Creates Field Crew Equipment Operators work schedules based on project priorities. Directs LRAM Field Crew Equipment Operators in the preparation of daily reports. Conveys to the LRAM Field Crew Equipment Operators technical information and guidance from the LRAM Coordinator, engineers, engineer troop units, and professionals employed in the various directorate programs and leads the crew on how to execute LRAM projects consistent with provided technical information and guidance. Assigns GSWCC (Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission) erosion and sediment control actions to LRAM Field Crew Equipment Operators. Operates heavy equipment, light equipment, power and manual tools to maintain, repair, and reconfigure maneuver training areas and training area features as directed. Monitors maneuver training areas and training area features to determine maintenance frequency and repair requirements.
Conducts GSWCC (Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission) erosion and sediment control operator actions on all ITAM and Training Division projects as directed. Prepares reports, studies, analysis and assessments related to repair, maintenance, and reconfiguration projects on maneuver areas and training area features. Operates computer-based programs such as Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access for the purpose of preparing and delivering reports to the LRAM Coordinator. Performs operator and routine maintenance task necessary to keep machinery, equipment and tools in good working order. Prepares reports and assessments related to equipment maintenance requirements. Does parts and equipment research to include conducting cost assessments, and prepares local purchase request forms. Directs field crew in the accountability and maintenance and upkeep of ITAM Equipment and other Training Division equipment assets. The LRAM Work Crew Leader will also perform duties as requested by, and specifically for DPTMS, Range Division. The LRAM Work Crew Leader will fulfill other duties and assignments as necessary to fulfill the mission and sub-missions of the ITAM Program and DPTMS as approved by the Installation Point of Contact.
Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Colorado State University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history.
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Annual salary range $40,000-$45,000. Continuation of the position is dependent on the receipt of funding from the sponsor for Technical/Support III efforts at Fort Stewart, GA.
Colorado State University offers a generous benefits package including 24 days of paid vacation leave, tuition credits, excellent health insurance (including vision and dental), and retirement plans with 11.5% matching. For more information on Administrative Professional benefits, visit http://www.hrs.colostate.edu/benefits/.
Prospective candidates should apply online at http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/44998. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later than June 18th, 2017 for full consideration. Upload each of the items below individually as a Word Document (.doc), PDF (.pdf), or Rich Text Format (.rtf). Please note that incomplete applications cannot be considered. Please remove social security numbers and birthdates from application materials. A complete application consists of:
• Statement of Qualifications (one-page letter addressing each qualification described in announcement)
• Three professional references (one of which must be a previous supervisor). References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
• Transcripts (for each degree earned that is listed under qualifications)
• Degree Conferral (copy of diploma if transcripts do not include confirmation that degree was awarded)
Colorado State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce, and complies with all federal and Colorado state laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.
See a complete listing of open CEMML positions at http://www.cemml.colostate.edu.
POSITION #: 018786.0003
• 4 years professional experience in land management, forestry, natural resources management, landscape architecture, or related field
• A High school Diploma, General Education Development (GED), or equivalent
• Experience with running and maintaining heavy equipment.
• Physically able to work outdoors and perform strenuous labor under all weather conditions (e.g., heat and humidity). Able to lift 40 pounds repeatedly
• Be able to follow directions, work collectively with others as a team, and maintain safe working standards
• Must have a valid Class A CDL driver’s license or the ability to obtain a Class A CDL driver’s license by the employment start date.
• U.S. citizenship is required for this position.
• B.S./B.A. degree in land management, natural resources, forestry, landscape architecture, or related field, + 4 years professional experience
• Knowledge and experience necessary to facilitate:
o Soil Stabilization
o Land clearing
o Site Preparation
o Work Site Revegetation
• Experience with land rehabilitation, horizontal construction techniques, and erosion control practices specific to State and/or EPA approved Best Management Practices (BMPs) required to achieve compliance with the Clean Water Act (CWA)
o Experience running and maintaining heavy equipment such as:
o 10 to 25 ton dump trucks
o Motor graders
o Front-in loaders
o Forestry mowers (FECON)
o Agricultural tractors
o Back hoes
• Experience operating personal computer workstations; excellent written and oral communication skills; excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage diverse, concurrent responsibilities; and strong leadership, team building, and motivational skills