Natural/Cultural Resources Manager
Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia
A Natural/Cultural Resources Manager (Research Associate II Special) position is available with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML). This position is located at Joint Base Langley- Eustis (JBLE), Langley Air Force Base, Virginia.
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.
The Joint Base is the 2010 merging of U.S. Air Force�⒠�s Langley Air Force Base (Hampton, Virginia; 3,152 acres) and the U.S. Army�⒠�s Fort Eustis (Newport News, Virginia; 8,300 acres). The two facilities are 17 miles apart. Langley Air Force Base�⒠�s 633rd Air Base Wing is comprised of the 1st Fighter Wing, the 192d Fighter Wing, and the 480th Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Wing; and provides support to more than 9,000 military and civilian personnel including Headquarters Air Combat Command. Fort Eustis provides Army transportation training, research and development, engineering, and operations, including aviation and marine shipping activities; and is the home of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command.
This position will support the Natural and Cultural Resources programs at JBLE. The position will be physically located at Langley AFB, Virginia, and will:
Assist with creating, editing, formatting, and reviewing documents required for section 7 Consultations under the Endangered Species Act; Integrated Natural Resources Management Plan (INRMP) updating, implementation, and annual reviews; Coastal Zone Management Act actions and compliance; and Chesapeake Bay Executive Order compliance, data calls, and strategy implementation.
Provide oversight for or accomplish natural resources or cultural resources survey, mitigation, and monitoring activities.
Identify and program, or request to be programmed by the Installation Support Team (IST), projects to implement installation Integrated Natural Resource Management Plans (INRMP) in accordance with stated INRMP goals and objectives; and projects to implement installation Integrated Cultural Resource Management Plans (ICRMP) in accordance with stated ICRMP goals and objectives.
Assist the installation in consultations with the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), tribes, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and other interested parties, pertaining to the identification and evaluation of historic properties, proposed undertakings, potential impacts of these undertakings, and supporting documentation for determinations of effect.
The successful candidate must demonstrate U.S. employment eligibility; CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.
Must have a BA/BS degree in a natural or cultural resources management field
Must have at least five years of professional experience in a combination of natural and cultural
Experience developing and preparing complex, detailed documents.
Must have at least one year experience in project management as a principle responsibility.
A successful candidate must have or be able to obtain a valid U.S. driver�⒠�s license and must be able to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC) within 3 months of employment.
The desired candidate will have a MS/MA in a natural resources management field with an additional five years professional experience or a similar cultural resources management background, preferably in the Mid-Atlantic States. She/He will demonstrated knowledge with and the execution of major natural and cultural resources laws and associated federal, state, local, DoD, and AF and Army standards, regulations and policies. The desired candidate will have experience working with natural and cultural resources management issues on military installations.
The desired candidate will have experience:
�⒠� Conducting floral and faunal surveys and inventories (game, forest, etc.).
�⒠� Cultural resource data collection both prehistoric and historic, site surveys, site monitoring, trend
analysis, cataloging, and reporting.
�⒠� Information management on natural and cultural resources, automated and non-automated data
management, geographic information system support�⒠�software, operating systems, data
development, and acquisition of remotely sensed imagery.
�⒠� Planning and decision support regarding land use, natural and cultural resource management,
military training impacts, project siting, etc. Document development and review.
�⒠� Contributing to NEPA processes and documents.
�⒠� Environmental education and awareness development experience.
�⒠� Sustainability planning through integrated data management and analysis, cross-program
coordination, and creation in integration of resources planning processes. �⒠� MS Office and ArcMap.
�⒠� Possess solid writing skills.
Colorado State University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history.
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Annual salary range is $65,000 and is based on qualifications. Continuation of the position is dependent on the receipt of future funding from the sponsor.
Colorado State University offers a generous benefits package including 24 days of paid vacation leave, tuition credits, excellent health insurance (including vision and dental), and retirement plans with 10% matching. For more information on Administrative Professional benefits, visithttp://www.hrs.colostate.edu/benefits/.
Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered. Apply no later
than July 10, 2016, for full consideration. Prospective candidates should apply online at http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/33811. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered.
Upload each of the items below individually as a Word Document (.doc) or PDF (.pdf). 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 (see below for formatting requirements)
3) Transcripts (for each degree earned that is listed under qualifications, and any additional degrees cited) 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. Please identify references that may be contacted.)
Resume format must include:
a) Education with dates of attendance
b) List employment with dates; include a list of principle tasks and responsibilities (20% more of time)
Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Colorado State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy. 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.