Wildland Fire Project Coordinator – Fort Collins, Colorado

Colorado State University - Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands
Fort Collins, Colorado
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Company: Colorado State University - Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands Title: Wildland Fire Project Coordinator - Fort Collins, Colorado Location: Fort Collins, Colorado Full job description: https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/133342 Apply by date for full consideration: 10/04/2023 Salary Range: $75,000-$85,000 Position Summary: The Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (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/ A Wildland Fire Project Coordinator position is available with Colorado State University and the Center for Environmental management of Military Lands (CEMML) to be located in Fort Collins, Colorado. This position will directly support CEMML’s Wildland Fire Program Manager by running projects independently, writing fire management plans, and helping to develop and carry out data analyses. This position will require the following skills: • Excellent interpersonal skills to work seamlessly with internal team members and external sponsors and to engage new sponsors and help grow CEMML’s Wildland Fire Management Program. • High-level analysis skills to analyze spatial and non-spatial data, including a solid understanding of fundamental statistical concepts. • Solid organizational skills to manage up to a half-dozen projects simultaneously. • Keeping up to date on the latest science and how to apply it directly, or by modifying/combining methodologies, or by creating novel methodologies. • Creative and flexible thinking to address problems unique to the military that may not have direct correlates in other natural resources management environments. Employee Benefits: Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas: https://hr.colostate.edu/hr-community-and-supervisors/benefits/benefits-eligibility/ & https://hr.colostate.edu/prospective-employees/our-perks/. Colorado State University conducts background checks on all final candidates. CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer.
Required Qualifications: • Masters or Doctorate Degree in Natural Resources or a related field • 5 years of professional experience in natural resources or a related discipline • Demonstrated experience managing multiple projects/tasks simultaneously • Demonstration of strong organizational skills • Demonstration of strong written communication skills • Demonstrated experience in wildland fire analysis or wildland fire management planning • Demonstration of extensive experience with Microsoft Word, including formatting figures, tables, headings, numbering, headers and footers, etc. in documents • Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Excel functions, or queries in any database application, to carry out data manipulation and/or analysis • Must be capable of walking 1-3 miles continuously while carrying up to 20 pounds over uneven terrain and to sustain long periods of standing, walking, lifting, stooping, reaching, or similar activities. • 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 U.S. by proposed start date; CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.
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Jessica Horvat
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