LRAM Coordinator - Fort Dix, NJ

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Fort Lee, NEW JERSEY
Deadline: 11 Oct 2021

Posting Details
Working Title LRAM Coordinator - Fort Dix, NJ
Position Location Fort Dix, NJ
Research Professional Position Yes
Posting Number 202101045AP
Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional
Classification Title Research Associate II
Number of Vacancies 1
Work Hours/Week 40
Proposed Annual Salary Range $60,000 - $65,000
Employee Benefits
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Desired Start Date 10/25/2021
Position End Date (if temporary)
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 10/11/2021
Description of Work Unit
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/  
Position Summary
The Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands is seeking applicants for a Land Rehabilitation and Maintenance (LRAM) Coordinator located at Army Support Activity (ASA) Fort Dix, New Jersey. 
The LRAM coordinator will address current and future program goals and objectives, project execution, and budgets. Fieldwork will be executed throughout the year. Projects are iterative and require coordination with multiple installation offices. LRAM projects require: (1) Developing and documenting in the Integrated Training Area Management (ITAM) Plan, land management objectives that address specific landscape conditions and mission requirements, (2) Identifying and prioritizing repair, maintenance, and reconfiguration projects and detailing those projects as activities in the ITAM Workplan (3) Developing initial/planning level project designs and specifications and documenting those designs and specifications in the ITAM Workplan, (4) Coordinating and conducting project planning fieldwork with ITAM staff, Range Operations Staff, and Department of Public Works (DPW) personnel (Natural and Cultural Resources; Environmental Compliance; Real Property); (5) Preparing and coordinating projects for the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), permits and approvals in cooperation with the DPW; and (6) Acquiring and maintaining materials, equipment, and supplies. 
ASA Fort Dix is part of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in the New Jersey Pine Barrens. ASA Dix supports and conducts Reserve Component Training, Mobilization/Demobilization operations, and facilitates the well-being of soldiers, their families, and civilians in a safe and secure environment. ASA Dix plans and executes other Army-directed support missions, and, on order, establishes and operates a Joint Mobilization site. 
Beginning Monday, August 16, 2021, Colorado State University has mandated vaccinations against COVID-19. Faculty and 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: https://covid.colostate.edu/pandemic-preparedness-team-broad-guidance-for-all-summer-and-fall-2021-activities/  
Required Job Qualifications
Minimum qualifications include:  
  • 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.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license by the employment start date. A valid driver’s license must be maintained for continued employment.
  • BA/BS in Forestry, Natural Resources, Range Science, Agricultural Sciences or other applied area plus at least three years experience in land restoration/rehabilitation; an MA/MS in a related area plus 1 year of professional experience can be substituted for BA/BS and 3 years experience.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, regulations and requirements regarding environmental protections (e.g., Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, Migratory Bird Treaty Act, NEPA, etc.)
  • Experience in ArcGIS 10.6+
  • Experience with global positioning systems (GPS).
  • Experience working with permitting processes.
  • Experience conducting site surveys and making recommendations for site improvements.
  • Experience developing specifications for land restoration/rehabilitation projects, documenting project needs, executing projects, and overseeing their execution.
  • Awareness of best management practices for New Jersey or similar areas.
  • Experience preparing project design information and support documentation for outside review.
  • Able to work under extreme weather conditions, lift 50 pounds repeatedly, and walk for long periods on unequal ground
  • Experienced with hand tools which can include axes, rakes, shovels, brush cutters, machetes, and saws 
Preferred Job Qualifications
  • Experienced in field data collection.
  • Experience with rehabilitation efforts with soils similar to those found at ASA Dix (e.g., sand to sandy-loam).
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. 
  • Experience with computers, including conventional business software.
  • Experience working on military installations.
  • Experience with the U.S. Army’s Sustainable Range Program and the Integrated Training Area Management or similar programs.
  • Experience working with/coordination with federal agencies.
  • Current CDL Class A or B, or the ability and willingness to obtain a valid CDL within one year of employment
  • Experience with heavy equipment. 
Diversity Statement
Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Essential Duties


Job Duty Category Field work
Duty/Responsibility
• Identify and document site conditions. Document current conditions (e.g., photographs) and expected rehabilitation applications using the equipment/supplies available at the installation to improve training safety.
• Use of GPS units to delineate the expanse of disturbed areas using the appropriate projection to be compatible with installation data. 
• Either assist or execute the required work for rehabilitation of the site.
• Store and maintain work in a geodatabase. Ensure the data were collected correctly and properly labeled for storage meeting Installation Management Command (IMCOM) requirements.
• Execute other field work as directed by on-site supervisor when needed to assist with the Integrated Training Area Management (ITAM) program. 
Percentage Of Time 75%
Job Duty Category Project Management
Duty/Responsibility
• Review field information, check for accuracy. Download and file appropriately to be used in reports.
• Develop the data, initially providing graphic illustration of the site with dimensions, soil conditions, description of impacts/needs for rehabilitation, photographs, etc. 
• Make maps prior to field work, on the completion of field work, and for the final product/report.
• Use that information to develop the final report that provides location information, maps, site conditions, what was done, how much material was used, and expected long term outcome.
• Close out the project ensuring that all data are properly stored/labeled. 
Percentage Of Time 25%

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later than 10/11/2021 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:
  • Statement of Qualifications (one-page letter addressing each qualification described in the announcement) uploaded in the ‘Cover Letter’ slot.
  • Resume
  • Transcripts (for each degree earned that is listed under qualifications) uploaded in the ‘Official Transcripts’ or ‘Unofficial Transcripts’ slot.
  • Degree Conferral (copy of diploma if transcripts do not include confirmation that degree was awarded) uploaded in the ‘Other’ slot.
  • 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.

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