Range and Training Land Assessment Coordinator - Pohakuloa Training Area, HI

Updated: 7 days ago
Location: Hilo, HAWAII
Deadline: 11 Jul 2022

Posting Details
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Working Title Range and Training Land Assessment Coordinator - Pohakuloa Training Area, HI
Position Location Hilo, HI
Research Professional Position Yes
Posting Number 202200938AP
Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional
Classification Title Research Associate II
Number of Vacancies 1
Work Hours/Week 40
Proposed Annual Salary Range $65,000 to $75,000 based on experience
Employee Benefits
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Desired Start Date 08/01/2022
Position End Date (if temporary)
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 07/11/2022
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 (CEMML) and Colorado State University are looking to hire a Range and Training Land (RTLA) Coordinator at Pohakuloa Training Area on the island of Hawaii.
The RTLA Coordinator will conduct range/training lands inventories and assessments to analyze the impacts to the land resulting from military training, and will recommend various land management practices to mitigate impacts. This includes assessment of ranges and training land infrastructure including landing and drop zones, firing points, ranges, trails, maneuver corridors, and maneuver lands. The work includes data collection, data maintenance, data storage, and report writing. Additional work includes the identification of areas for potential rehabilitation, soil erosion control, and storm water mitigation to improve safety and to sustain long-term land use. The RTLA Coordinator will also evaluate and report on the success of Land Rehabilitation and Maintenance (LRAM) projects, another component of the ITAM program.
Required Job Qualifications
  • BA/BS in natural resources, ecology (e.g., range, community, etc.), soils, or a closely related applied area and 3 or more years post-degree experience in the areas mentioned; OR a MA/MS degree and 1-year post-bachelor’s degree work in the areas mentioned.
  • Experience conducting field surveys, analyzing data, and writing reports.
  • Knowledge of and experience with the military and Integrated Natural Resources Management Plans
  • Experienced with ArcGIS 10.6+
  • Experience with (Trimble) GPS units
  • 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 the position.
  • Must have, and be able to maintain, a valid driver’s license by the start of employment.
Preferred Job Qualifications
  • Knowledge of the federal, state, and local laws, regulations and requirements regarding environmental protections (e.g., Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, NEPA, etc.).
  • Experience with the ecology of Hawaii
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with computers and conventional software
  • Able and willing to follow instructions
  • Experienced in land rehabilitation practices
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
·         Follow directions and meet the data collection needs for various projects
·         Work with others/assist collecting field data
·         Identify needed work/projects for the Land Rehabilitation and Maintenance (LRAM Coordinator)
·         Monitor and track the timing of land assessment projects
·         GPS LRAM project footprints
·         GPS disturbances for documentation and to turn over to the LRAM coordinator
·         Aware of best management program techniques to make suggestions and to improve the ability to identify LRAM projects
·         Document the success/failure of LRAM projects
·         Utilize appropriate survey techniques (e.g., photo monitoring, windshield surveys, established survey protocols, etc.) 
- Maintain equipment and supplies in good working order.  If repairs are needed, report to the LRAM or ITAM Coordinator 
Percentage Of Time 70%
Job Duty Category Reporting
Duty/Responsibility
·         Maintain and edit large datasets
·         Create reports for Range Division Hawaii 
·         Keep thorough records of infrastructure conditions
·         Include and produce relevant maps
- Make recommendations regarding mitigation actions 
Percentage Of Time 30%

Application Details


Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later than 7/11/2022 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.

    Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Valid Driver’s License
    Search Contact Chris Bern, chris.bern@colostate.edu
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