COMMUNITY FORESTER POSITION: Seeley Lake, MT

Agency
Clearwater Resource Council
Location
Seeley Lake, MT
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
Dependent upon experience and will range from $45,000-60,000
Start Date
04/01/2021
Last Date to Apply
03/01/2021
Website
http://crcmt.org/
Description
A full description of the available position and of the Clearwater Resource Council may be found on the CRC website (http://crcmt.org/) ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES Fuels Mitigation/Landscape Restoration: - Work with Homeowners Associations and/or residents, as well as other nonprofit organizations, to develop fuel mitigation plans. - Work with agency and organization partners to develop landscape restoration plans with fuel mitigation and climate change adaptation components. - Draft and execute all necessary contracts for fuel mitigation work. Track and manage contracts/contract extensions over time. - Draft and execute all necessary contracts for landscape restoration projects undertaken by CRC and partnering organizations. - Oversee all phases of project implementation, including but not limited to pre-project assessment work, on-the-ground implementation (as needed) and post-project evaluation. - For FEMA-funded home ignition zone projects, the Forester may be asked to oversee and manage a chipper program. - Manage data using GIS and other data management tools. - Complete all necessary reporting documentation for each project and all associated grants. - Implement and track long term maintenance/monitoring efforts. - Undertake grant writing to obtain additional funds needed for future fuel mitigation/landscape restoration efforts. Home Assessments: - Working in partnership with DNRC, undertake home assessments. - Complete all necessary reporting, and schedule follow up as needed. - Track home ignition zone improvements over time. Education and Outreach: - Conduct public educational events – both virtually and in person. - Conduct coordinated events with HOAs. - Post on social networking sites (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter). - Work with CRC webmaster to update website information. - Work with CRC Executive Director and staff to contribute to CRC newsletter and issue press releases. - Serve on the Seeley Swan Fuel Mitigation Task Force. - Attend other fuels or restoration related meetings with other key agencies/organizations. Administration: - Complete all necessary reporting documents. - Identify new grant sources and apply for relevant grants under the supervision of the CRC Executive Director. - Document and track all expenses related to contracts/sub-awards/grants, under the direction of the CRC Accountant. - Other tasks as needed APPLICATION MATERIALS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSTION ARE: Resume, Cover Letter, References and Supplemental Questions. Supplemental Questions: Answers to the following supplemental questions must accompany your application in a document that is attached to your application. 1) Describe your approach to community engagement and public education as related to fuels mitigation (1 page maximum). 2) Describe your education, training, and experience related to the following subjects: commercial and non-commercial fuels mitigation work (commercial product assessments, pre-commercial thinning, planting, noxious weed control, etc.), use of Geographic Information Systems (G.I.S.), landscape restoration planning, contract administration, and grant writing (1 page maximum). TO APPLY: Please submit resume, cover letter and supplement questions to caryn@crcmt.org. No phone calls please.
Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications (Education and Experience): The knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for this position are normally acquired through a combination of education and experience equivalent to: 1. Minimum, Bachelor's Degree in Forestry or similar degree, with a forest resource management emphasis and demonstrated experience in professional forest management and/or landscape restoration. 2. Desired, Graduate degree in forestry or similar degree, with a forest resource management emphasis and demonstrated experience in professional forest management and/or landscape restoration. In addition, the following skill sets are required: Excellent communication skills with landowners, and organization and agency personnel, Arc GIS, contract management, grant writing and management, and public education and outreach experience.
Contact Person
Caryn Miske
Contact eMail
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