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This position is available with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML). CEMML is a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University. The incumbent will be a member of the interagency wildland fire training team that is managed and lead by Army Installation Management Command (IMCOM) G4.

The training team supports the strategic requirements of both the Army and AFWFB to ensure that their personnel are trained to safely and effectively execute their respective wildland fire missions. The Fire Training Specialist will manage and coordinate training sessions, maintain quality assurance of personnel certifications and qualifications, and ensure operations are safe, efficient, and effective.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 07/20/2020

Deadline: Jul 20, 2020
Location: Tallahassee, FL
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Contact Name: Bill Sprouse

This position is available with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML). CEMML is a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University. It will serve as a support dispatcher (logistics) for the Eglin Wildland Support Module (WSM) for the U.S. Air Force Wildland Fire Branch (AFWFB) based at Eglin AFB, FL.

The primary purpose of this position is to provide a wide range of fire dispatch, logistical and administrative support functions. The Eglin WSM is high paced program responsible for implementing an average of 150 prescribed burns and responding to 100 wildfires annually on Air Force properties throughout Florida and the southeast U.S.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 07/20/2020

Deadline: Jul 20, 2020
Location: Eglin Air Force Base
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Contact Name: Bill Sprouse

Incumbent will be a member of the Avon Park Wildland Support Module for the U.S. Air Force Wildland Fire Branch based at Avon Park Air Force Range, FL. The Wildland Support Module is responsible for implementing prescribed burns and responding to wildfires on Air Force property throughout the area of responsibility and the southeast U.S.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 07/13/2020

Deadline: Jul 13, 2020
Location: Avon Park Air Force Range, Florida
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Contact Name: William Sprouse

The AmeriCorps Forest Restoration Assistant will work with Conservation staff in teams to ensure the coordination, community support and implementation of preserve/forest management plans. Essential functions include:

  • Collect forest measurement data and apply basic data summary and analysis methods to report on findings, with training and direction from supervisor.
  • Assist supervisor in marking legacy trees, designating patch reserves, characterizing canopy gaps and planting seedlings for a late-successional forest management project. 
  • Identify, map, and remove invasive species at restoration sites.
  • Use GIS and mobile map apps to map monitoring and treatment sites.
  • Assist supervisor during drone missions conducted as part of restoration projects by establishing ground control points.
  • Maintain a geodatabase with spatial data and conduct basic image processing/analysis with training and direction from supervisor.
  • Work with a burn team to implement prescribed burn and participate in prescribed burning after meeting the following requirements:
  • Receive certificate and training in prescribed burns
  • Pass physical Pack-test for s130/190 certification
  • Receive CPR/First Aide Training
  • May organize volunteer events, engage local participants to treat invasive species, remove fencing, plant native plants, etc.  
  • Improve coordination among stakeholders and partners working on controlled burning, forest restoration, and invasive plant control
  • Communicate conservation efforts being implemented such as forest restoration, controlled fire, and invasive plant control to stakeholders, partners, and the general public

Deadline: Jul 14, 2020

A postdoctoral researcher is being sought to lead an effort to analyze the governance network around management of western fire-prone forests under climate change for the benefit of ecosystems and human communities. This position is part of new a multi-disciplinary working group that aims to improve scientific understanding of western forests as social-ecological systems (SES) undergoing change and develop strategies for managing forests to mitigate risk and improve ecosystem health and socio-economic well-being. The postdoctoral researcher will inventory, classify, and map, as part of a network, the key public and private actors concerned with fire-prone forests in the Rocky Mountain region. The work will involve primary data collection about actors’ goals, strategies, and interactions; quantitative descriptive and inferential network analysis; and writing scholarly manuscripts and grant proposals.

Location: University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability
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Contact Name: Dr. Paige Fischer
Contact E-mail: apfisch@umich.edu