Environmental Planner

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
13 May 2018
End of advertisement period
10 Jun 2018
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.

Position Summary

This position provides environmental planning support to Edwards Air Force Base planning team. Duties include reviewing AF Form 813, Environmental Assessments (EA), Environmental Baseline Surveys (EBS). Other duties include NEPA “checklist” oversight for all NEPA actions, management of distribution lists, and staging documents in the installation Base Records Database.

Required Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Work experience demonstrating the knowledge of Air Force environmental planning process
  • Knowledge and experience with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
  • Experience maintaining records per Air Force policies
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent oral communication and organizational skills
  • Experience in NEPA document coordination
  • Experience in Public Outreach
  • 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.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license by the employment start date.

Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Desired qualifications include experience working in a highly structured organization and knowledge of Air Force Instructions, directives, guidance and processes.
  • Knowledge of installation policies.

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 Environmental Impact Analysis Process (EIAP) and Assessment Review Group (ARG) Support Duty/Responsibility

Support the Environmental Impact Analysis Process (EIAP) team and Assessment Review Group (ARG). Planning, scoping and coordination.

Percentage Of Time 25 Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Environmental Baseline Surveys (EBS) Duty/Responsibility

Draft EBS and EBS waivers per AF guidance and policy. Includes supplemental EBS’ and recertification’s. Facilitate Civil Engineering real estate transactions. Conduct record search and site inspections. Coordinate in meetings and provide staffing document tracking.

Percentage Of Time 20 Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Process Management Duty/Responsibility

Provide guidance to external proponents for development of EAB’s. Ensure guidance includes templates for document development per Air Force guidance.

Percentage Of Time 20 Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Technical Support Duty/Responsibility

Provide technical support for records management for all EIAP actions. Track projects in base records databases.

Percentage Of Time 10 Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Technical Editing Duty/Responsibility

Technical editing of documents

Percentage Of Time 10 Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Reporting Duty/Responsibility

Maintain log of task accomplishments to be used in preparing monthly/quarterly reports.

Percentage Of Time 10 Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Public Outreach Duty/Responsibility

NEPA Coordination with public

Percentage Of Time 5

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later than May 15, 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:

  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) uploaded in the ‘Official Transcripts’ or ‘Unofficial Transcripts’ slot.
  4. Degree Conferral (copy of diploma if transcripts do not include confirmation that degree was awarded) uploaded in the ‘Other’ slot.

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 Jacie Ullrich wcnr_hr@mail.colostate.edu

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.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

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.

Employment and Appeal Rights

If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination. Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.

Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director’s Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director’s Administrative Procedures are available at www.colorado.gov/spb.

A standard appeal form is available at: www.colorado.gov/spb. If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.