Vegetation Mapping Specialist – Fort Collins, CO

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Fort Collins, COLORADO
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 19 Sep 2022

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Agency
Colorado State University - Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands
Location
Fort Collins, CO
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$55,000 to $60,000
Last Date to Apply
09/19/2022
Website
https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/111182
Description
Title: Vegetation Mapping Specialist - Fort Collins, CO Location: - Fort Collins, CO Full job description: https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/111182 Full Consideration Application Date: 09/19/2022 Salary Range: $55,000 to $60,000 Position Summary: CEMML is a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at 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 Vegetation Mapping Specialist (Research Associate II) position with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) assigned at Fort Collins, Colorado. Under direction from the Project Manager, this position provides support to a vegetation mapping project, digitizes and interprets aerial imagery, develops maps and feature layers for field deployment, manages and prepares field equipment for data collection, identifies flora species and vegetative communities, supervises student technicians in field data collection, and develops final deliverable maps and technical documents. This is a position that often requires travel to U.S. Air Force bases for field data collection. The vegetation mapping specialist collaborates as part of a team to complete project objectives. The successful candidate must reside locally; remote work is not available for this position. 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/. 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.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: • BS or BA in Ecology, Forestry, Environmental Science, Geography, Botany, or related field. • Demonstrated three years minimum of related work experience; not including course work • Demonstrated field experience identifying plants to the species level. • Demonstrated experience with environmental-related GIS, interpreting aerial imagery, cartography and geospatial technical writing and documentation. • Demonstrated proficiency with Esri ArcGIS software and Microsoft Office suite • Ability to work outdoors in adverse weather and rugged terrain, including navigating backcountry terrain using topographic/satellite maps and GPS • Demonstrated initiative to resolve issues, a strong attention to detail, superior verbal and written communication skills. • 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.
Contact Person
Jessica Horvath

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