Technical/Wildlife Lead – Fort Collins, Colorado

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Location: Fort Collins, COLORADO
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 06 Feb 2023

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Colorado State University - Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands
Fort Collins, Colorado
Job Category
Full time Positions
$70,000 to $80,000
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Title: Technical/Wildlife Lead - Fort Collins, Colorado Location: Fort Collins, Colorado Full job description: Full Consideration Application Date: 02/06/2023 Salary Range: $70,000 to $80,000 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 A Technical/Wildlife Lead (hereafter, Lead) position (40 hours/week) is available with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML). This position is located at Colorado State University’s (CSU) main campus in Fort Collins, Colorado. The successful candidate will serve as a technical lead for projects related to wildlife monitoring and management at military installations throughout the United States. The Lead will assist the Principal Investigator with implementing project activities and achieving project requirements. Project activities will include (1) developing the methodology for implementing wildlife field studies; (2) developing and managing data-collection forms and custom geodatabases that comply with the U.S. Air Force’s Spatial Data Standards for Facilities, Infrastructure, and Environment (SDSFIE); (3) managing and standardizing field data and their migration into customized geodatabases; (4) preparing and supervising field crews for implementing wildlife studies; (5) analyzing natural resources data and synthesizing data for technical reports, and preparing technical reports; and (6) developing recommendations for wildlife and habitat management. The wildlife studies may include any taxa, from birds and herptiles to mammals, including bats. The Lead will hire and supervise the staff necessary to complete project requirements. This entails (1) developing the timeline for achieving project milestones, assigning tasks, and ensuring that work is being completed as required; and (2) conducting quality assurance (QA)/quality control of all draft and final deliverables and delivering them to the agreement and project points of contacts. The Lead also will develop scopes of work (SOWs) to advertise and select potential collaborators/subcontractors through a competitive procurement process. Travel to military installations across the United States will be required to conduct site visits, meet with clientele, and train/supervise employees. 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, 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: & Colorado State University conducts background checks on all final candidates. CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer.
Required Qualifications: • M.S. in Wildlife Biology, Ecology, or another environmental- or natural resources-related field OR a B.S. in one of those fields plus at least five years of professional experience in a natural resources-related field. • At least five years of experience developing and implementing methodologies for wildlife and habitat surveys. • At least five years of experience overseeing field crews and conducting quality checks of collected data. • Experience designing, implementing, and documenting long-term monitoring plots to detect population trends. • Demonstrated knowledge of myriad natural resource processes (e.g., biological, hydrological, geological, social). • At least five years of experience analyzing complex biological data using statistical analysis software and synthesizing data for technical reports and developing technical reports. • At least five years of experience managing spatial and non-spatial data and database development and administration. • Two years of experience with developing digital data-collection forms using software programs, such as ArcGIS Online, Field Maps, and/or Survey 123. • Experience reviewing the work of others and providing constructive feedback. • 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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