Forest Carbon Specialist: Fort Collins, CO

Colorado State Forest Service
Fort Collins, CO
Job Category
Full time Positions
$53,000 - $55,000
Last Date to Apply
Under the supervision and guidance of the Forest Monitoring Manager the Forest Carbon Specialist will lead the development and application of carbon co-benefit framework for project-level forest management practices, and a carbon accounting framework for the state of Colorado. The Forest Carbon Specialist will help position the Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) as a regional leader in science-based, climate adaptive forest management by ensuring that field practices are based on the best available science. Core functions of this position include: providing leadership in forest carbon science; data analysis, translating carbon and climate change-related research; developing trainings; general science synthesis; and supporting key CSFS strategic planning initiatives. Additionally the Forest Carbon Specialist will supervise and mentor hourly staff and students on an as-needed basis. The Specialist will collaborate with other programs in the CSFS Science and Data Division, other CSFS Divisions, and external partners and collaborators to meet program goals and objectives.
• Bachelors Degree in Forestry, Environmental Sciences, Ecology, Biogeochemistry, Remote Sensing, Geospatial Science, or a related field • Two years of experience (includes coursework and training) in carbon measurement and accounting • Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license or access to a licensed driver by the employment start date.
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Tina Little
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