Invasive Species Field Coordinator – Guam

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Job Type: Temporary
Deadline: 15 Oct 2021

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$25.32 - $31.58/hour
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POSITION An hourly Invasive Species Field Coordinator position is available with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML). This position is duty stationed in Guam. This is a temporary position that may transition to a salaried position funded on a yearly basis. ORGANIZATION 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 RESPONSIBILITIES CEMML is currently seeking a highly organized, multi-tasking-under-pressure individual who can jump in and join our fantastic team as the Invasive Species Field Coordinator. This position will be partially responsible for leading a crew of at least five biological technicians in carrying out various tasks aimed at preventing and controlling invasive species on military installations on Guam. A large component of this position will involve coordinating and scheduling Biosecurity QA/QC inspections of military cargo during military training exercises. This will involve liaising with military personnel at all levels, including Navy contract sponsors, and other DoD personnel. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required, along with the flexibility to adapt to changing situations. The Invasive Species Field Coordinator may also be responsible for managing and analyzing data and preparing SOPs, reports and regulatory documents. Work is expected to start in late October 2021.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Must have a minimum of one (1) year of work experience working in environmental science; such as natural resource management, conservation, invasive species management or biology. Experience needs to be well-documented and acquired under the employment of an academic institution, governmental agency, private company, or non-profit organization in the appropriate field. Must have at least one (1) year of general supervisory experience, or two (2) years of experience as a field crew leader. The successful candidate must be capable of walking several consecutive miles carrying light gear of up to 30 pounds and performing light manual labor in a hot tropical environment often on uneven terrain, and in inclement weather. Excellent communication and organizational skills, and the ability to carry out tasks efficiently without supervision. Must have experience collecting, recording and proofing data. Must have experience maintaining scientific records and summarizing observations in field reports. Demonstrated proficiency using field data collection applications, compasses, maps, data tablet computers, smartphones, and GPS units. Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint). Ability to deploy from Guam to locations in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, sometimes on short notice. Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license by the employment start date. Must be willing to submit for NACI background check to obtain a DoD Common Access Card. The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States by the proposed start date. CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in biological sciences, natural resource management, forestry, botany, horticulture, wildlife biology, zoology, or similar science-related field. More than one (1) year of supervisory experience. Previous experience scheduling and coordinating resources and/or event planning/coordination. Previous experience conducting invasive species control or natural resource management. Good technical writing and editing skills; good data analysis and interpretation skills. Experience working on a military installation and working with military headquarters-level staff. Familiarity with DoD/Navy environmental and safety regulations. DIVERSITY STATEMENT Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion. BACKGROUND CHECK 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 Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Hourly salary range $25.32 – 31.58/hour. APPLICATION Prospective candidates should send application materials to Jill Krumlauf at Apply no later than October 15, 2021 for full consideration. A complete application consists of: 1. Cover Letter 2. Resume 3. 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. 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. Colorado State University has mandated vaccinations against COVID-19. New staff are required to submit their vaccine status or declare an exemption. More information about the vaccination mandate can be found on the CSU COVID-19 Information & Resources site here. See a complete listing of open CEMML positions at
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