Land Rehabilitation and Maintenance Work Crew Leader

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
16 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
13 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Description of Work Unit

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

Position Summary

Supervise, plan, and execute day-to-day field operations for the Land Rehabilitation and Maintenance (LRAM) component for the Integrated Training Area Management program as part of the Sustainable Range Program support at Fort Stewart, Georgia. Specific Areas of Responsibility are listed below in essential job duties section.

Required Job Qualifications

  • The completion of a four-year degree in land management, construction management, landscape architecture or related field.
  • Experience in project oversight, implementation, evaluation, and inspection is necessary.
  • Experience with wildland/agricultural land rehabilitation, construction techniques, and erosion control practices in the southeastern United States.
  • Must have a valid Class A CDL driver’s license or the ability to obtain a Class A CDL driver’s license by the employment start date.
  • U.S Citizenship is required for this position.

Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Four years of experience in land rehabilitation projects, construction supervision, and construction inspection is desired.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of erosion control, construction techniques and design, and experience with scoping and execution of land rehabilitation and maintenance (LRAM) projects are a plus.
  • Experience operating personal computer workstations; excellent written and oral communication skills; excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage diverse, concurrent responsibilities; and strong leadership, team building, and motivational skills are beneficial.

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 Execute Day to Day Field Operations of the LRAM Component of the ITAM Program Duty/Responsibility

Execute Day to Day Field Operations of the LRAM Component. Tasks include but are not limited to: 1) Directs Field Crew, and as needed operates equipment, in the performance of maintenance, upkeep, and repair of ITAM and Training Division facilities and training lands as directed using manual labor, heavy equipment, light equipment, hand-held power tools, and manual tools, 2) Performs minor maintenance and repair of ITAM and Training Division facilities and training lands as directed using manual labor, heavy equipment, light equipment, power and manual hand tools, 3) Monitor recurring maintenance of training resources, 4) Direct LRAM Equipment Operators in day-to-day operations when required; maintain daily reports, and convey technical information and guidance to and from engineers, engineer troop units, or tradesmen, heavy equipment operators, labors, and professionals employed in the various directorate programs, 5) Conduct GSWCC (Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission) erosion and sediment control operator actions on all ITAM and Training Division projects as directed, 6) Prepares reports, studies, analysis and assessments related to work effort and equipment maintenance, 7) Operate computer-based programs such as Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access, preparing and delivering reports to LRAM Coordinator.

Percentage Of Time 80 Job Duty Category Be responsible for the maintenance, upkeep, and reporting of status of ITAM equipment and other Training Division equipment assets as directed to include research on parts and costs Duty/Responsibility

1) Performs operator and routine maintenance task necessary to keep machinery, equipment and tool in good working order, 2) Does parts and equipment research and prepares local purchase request forms, 3) Directs field crew in the accountability and maintenance and upkeep of ITAM Equipment and other Training Division equipment assets as directed to include research on part, costs, reporting status, and maintaining equipment logs

Percentage Of Time 10 Job Duty Category DPTMS Specified Tasks Duty/Responsibility

The Cooperator will also perform duties as requested by, and specifically for DPTMS, Range Division.

Percentage Of Time 5 Job Duty Category Other Duties Duty/Responsibility

The position defined will fulfill other duties and assignments as necessary to fulfill the mission and sub-missions of the ITAM Program and DPTMS as approved by the Installation Point of Contact.

Percentage Of Time 5

Application Details

Special Instructions to Applicants

Prospective candidates should apply online at Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later than April 7, 2017, for full consideration. 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 birthdates from application materials. A complete application consists of:

1) Statement of Qualifications (one page letter addressing each qualification described in announcement)
2) Resume
3) Transcripts (for each degree earned that is listed under qualifications)
4) Degree Conferral (copy of diploma if transcripts do not include confirmation that degree was awarded)
5) References (contact information for 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 - Class A CDL

Search Contact Jacie Ullrich -

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. 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.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.