The Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) has an open Sustainable Range Program Cooperative Supervisor position in Fort Polk, LA. For full position details and to submit application materials, please visit:
Emailed or mailed applications will not be accepted.
CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.
A Sustainable Range Program Cooperative Supervisor position is available with Colorado State University’s Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML), assigned to Fort Polk, LA in support of Forces Command (FORSCOM) mission to provide natural resources management for the US Army Sustainable Range Program (SRP). This position serves as the Fort Polk Sustainable Range Program Cooperative Supervisor, working under the supervision of CSU-CEMML and in coordination with the Fort Polk Integrated Training Area Management (ITAM) office. This position manages a multi-million-dollar budget to support maintenance and repair of Fort Polk training lands. This position coordinates and administers land management projects, contracts, equipment rentals, and acquisition of supplies and materials. In addition to supporting the Land Restoration and Maintenance (LRAM) program, this individual coordinates support for the SRP Geographic Information System (GIS) and Range and Training Land Assessment (RTLA) programs to include supervision of professional staff as well as direct GIS support to LRAM.
Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later than 9/27/2021 for full consideration at jobs.colostate.edu. Mailed or emailed applications will not be accepted.
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 birth dates from application materials. A complete application consists of:
1) Statement of Qualifications (one-page letter addressing each qualification described in the announcement) uploaded in the ‘Cover Letter’ slot.
3) Transcripts (for each degree earned that is listed under qualifications) uploaded in the ‘Official Transcripts’ or ‘Unofficial Transcripts’ slot.
4) Degree Conferral (copy of diploma if transcripts do not include confirmation that degree was awarded) uploaded in the ‘Other’ slot.
5) References – please include within your application contact information for 3 professional references including at least one supervisor.
References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
BS/BA Degree in natural resources management, forestry, geology, GIS or a field relevant to land management.
Experience supervising professional Assessment and GIS staff and Heavy Equipment Operators.
3 years of experience with executing land reclamation projects that includes heavy equipment allocation, and soil, water and vegetation management. Have a working knowledge of heavy equipment types and their capabilities.
Proficient in administering subcontracted land management efforts and ensuring work meets standards specified by the cooperative agreement scope of work (SOW).
Ability to perform quality control assessments on CEMML staff and sub-contracted work to provide guidance to staff and sub-contractors on how to satisfy SOW requirements. Ensure staff and sub-contractors adhere to the guidance provided.
Ability to oversee land management projects by navigating wooded and rugged environments either in a vehicle (to include ATV) or on foot across uneven terrain, in hot and humid conditions.
Experience identifying land restoration requirements while out on the training lands. Experience documenting concerns about land restoration requirements from Fort Polk staff.
Proficient in the use of ESRI GIS to create planning level project maps, to include GIS data acquisition (either with GPS handhelds or heads up digitizing) and maintenance.
Skilled operating personal computer workstations and standard software packages, including experience with Excel.
Ability to write clearly and effectively.
Proficient in computer analysis for budgeting, reporting and project resource allocation.
Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license by the employment start date.
The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States by proposed start date. CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.
Graduate Degree in natural resources management, forestry, geology, GIS or a field relevant to land management. Or, at least ten years of land management supervisory experience in Louisiana.
Demonstrated experience on how to comply with and execute projects under Fort Polk policies and procedures.
Demonstrated knowledge ensuring subcontracted land management efforts meet standards specified by governmental requirements.
Demonstrated ability to perform quality control assessments on CEMML staff/sub-contracted work and provide guidance to staff/sub-contractors on how to satisfy SOW requirements.
At least five years’ experience with executing land reclamation projects that includes heavy equipment allocation, and soil, water and vegetation management.
Demonstrated knowledge of computer analysis for budgeting, reporting, and project resource allocation.
Five years’ experience conducting management projects by navigating wooded and rugged environments either in a vehicle (to include ATV) or on foot across uneven terrain in hot and humid conditions.
Five years’ experience identifying land restoration requirements while out on the training lands.
Five years of land management experience at Fort Polk, LA.
Background in Fort Polk Range Operations/Management.
Knowledge of TC-25-1, Sustainable Range Program, Integrated Training Area Management work plan, Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands.
Demonstrated ability to utilize ESRI ArcGIS in database management, mapping and analysis.