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The National Forest Foundation (NFF) is pleased to offer a regular, full-time, exempt, term (5 years) position that will play a lead role in the development of a cohesive suite of cross-boundary wildfire resilience activities. The Wildfire Resilience Program Manager will collaborate closely with NFF conservation staff to provide materials, advice, and support for developing a  core portfolio of high-priority, cross-boundary landscape initiatives. The NFF works with communities and organizations to conserve and enhance the watersheds, wildlife habitat, wild places, and recreational opportunities across the 193-million-acre National Forest System. The NFF seeks to engage all Americans in this work.

The Wildfire Resilience Program Manager reports to the Senior Advisor of Wildfire Resilience. The incumbent is a leading member of an internal team responsible for the development, deployment, and continuous improvement of replicable models to scale fire risk reduction efforts across all jurisdictions leading to resilient forest and community conditions in a time bound period. The Manager, in close collaboration with NFF Field Staff, will lead tactical planning and establish tools, tracking systems and feedback loops to ensure model improvement. The Program Manager will engage with NFF staff and partners in this work across no fewer than five focal large landscapes.