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 http://www.cemml.colostate.edu/.
A Biologist (Research Associate II Special) position supporting the Navy Joint Region Marianas at the Guam Naval Station is available with Colorado State University’s (CSU) Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML).
The successful candidate will manage field crews, develop operational design and protocol, coordinate Rapid Response Team deployments to areas within the Joint Region Marianas and direct a baseline inventory of non-native species within the Joint Region Marianas.
The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States by proposed start date. CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.
Required Job Qualifications
- The successful candidate must have a minimum of a B.S. degree in Biological Sciences, Ecology, Natural Resource Management or a closely related field.
- The successful candidate must have at least three years of experience, including field work involving invasive species management within the Pacific Islands or island ecosystems.
- Must be familiar with DoD/Navy regulations.
- Must be able to pass the NACI background check for a Common Access Card.
- 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 eligible to work in the United States by proposed start date. CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.
Preferred Job Qualifications
- M.S. degree in Biological Science, natural resource management or related field.
- Experience working in a highly structured organization and with military headquarters level staff.
- Experience managing an office environment and supervising field teams.
- Experience providing and instituting programmatic Standard Operating Procedures for invasive species control or other environmental/wildlife management.
- Experience with obtaining and controlling local and federal permits.
- Good technical writing skills.
- Experience with GPS equipment and GIS and mapping preferred.
- Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Job Duty Category Rapid Response Team Lead Duty/Responsibility
- Coordinate Rapid Response Team deployments to areas within the Joint Region Marianas. Involves managing field crews, developing operational design and protocol, implementation of field design, developing outreach materials and providing training. Ensure quality control, data management and submittal of deliverables. Coordinate and oversee a baseline inventory of non-native species within the Joint Region Marianas and develop long-term monitoring protocols.
Percentage Of Time 75% Essential Duties
Job Duty Category Natural Resource Management Duty/Responsibility
- Facilitate Pacific region natural and cultural resources initiatives and associated consultations for the Navy, off island conservation (mitigation) initiatives, and biosecurity measures standardization and general environmental coordination. The candidate will review documents and deliverables, lead meetings, conduct reviews and coordinate extensively with external resource agencies.
- Participate in meetings and provide updates and presentations as necessary.
Percentage Of Time 25% Application Details
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later than May 27, 2018 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:
- Statement of Qualifications (one-page letter addressing each qualification described in announcement)
- 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.
- Please upload any license or certifications you have obtained which pertain to this position in the optional ‘Licenses/Certifications’ 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.
Search Contact Sabrina Broderick, WCNR_HR@mail.colostate.edu
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