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This position serves as a Wildland & Prescribed Fire Program Analyst & CSU Liaison for the U.S. Air Force (USAF) Wildland Fire Brach (AFWFB) based at Joint Base San Antonio, TX. The primary purpose of this position is to support the operation of the AFWB by providing program management and technical expertise in support of the U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center
(AFCEC) strategic vision.

The Air Force Wildland Fire Branch (AFWFB) provides expertise, oversight, and guidance to manage wildland fire risk and sustain the Air Force mission at installations nationwide. The AFWFB also preserves and enhances the installations’ natural resources. The AFWFB specializes in the following core functions: Fire Planning and Risk Mitigation, Training and Certification, Fire Operations Support, and Fire Reporting and Analysis.

The incumbent will plan, develop, and implement AFWFB strategic goals (within constraints of the CEMML task order) across CONUS and Alaska in accordance with Air Force strategic guidance from AFCEC.  Collaborate with senior USAF leadership to analyze and recommend conceptual solutions to meet facility, personnel, and equipment requirements for AFWFB.  Provide technical and strategic support in the programming of AFWFB requirements.  Provide analyses and advice on potential courses of action to achieve strategic vision of Air Force senior leaders.  Provide technical and strategic support in the programming of AFWFB requirements.  Develop and deliver communication to wildland fire program stakeholders, installations, and agency partners of AFWFB concept of operations.  Support briefing and reports for AFCEC senior leaders.  Serves as CSU liaison on site at AFCEC for CSU and the AFWFB.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 10/11/2021

Deadline: Oct 11, 2021
Contact Name: Bill Sprouse

Habitat Specialist will conduct boundary identification and posting boundary signs on easement properties in eastern South Dakota. This will be primary work assignment through spring, and summer, fall season. This project is contracted through USDA NRCS in South Dakota. Additional onsite work will include: survey work to identify boundary corners, equipment transport, site preparation, fencing operations, seed mixing and planting, mechanical weed control, and controlled burning.

Deadline: Oct 8, 2021
Contact Name: Matt O’Connor
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This position is part of a partnership between Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) and Habitat Forever, LLC (HF). The incumbent will conduct habitat management work on public wildlife management areas. They are full-time, permanent employees of Habitat Forever and will receive daily leadership from KDWP Field Managers. Important knowledge, skills, and abilities include prescribed fire experience and formal fire training.

Deadline: Oct 6, 2021
Contact Name: Marina Osier
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The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with Sequoia National Forest, Hume Lake Ranger District (Dunlap, CA), is recruiting a Fuels Resource Assistant (RA) to perform a variety of Fuels related tasks and support various aspects of NEPA completed Fuels projects. RA duties and projects will be focused on completing burn plans, and strategically planning for the implementation of four (4) District Fuels projects that will use a combination GBI and other Fuels crews. Additional RA duties include providing analysis for projects that still need to have National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) analysis completed, as well as identifying out-year fuels projects (maps, initial purpose and need/proposed action statements) to put on 5-year Program of Work (POW) & NEPA schedules. The RA will have the opportunity to collaborate with both personnel from the Hume Lake Ranger District Office and the Forest Supervisor’s office to coordinate these projects.

This position is supported through the Forest Service’s Resource Assistants Program (RAP). RAP participants who successful complete their appointment will receive a Direct Hire Authority (DHA) certificate. The DHA certificate allows the individual to be appointed into a permanent Forest Service position, ideally related to the focus of their RAP appointment and with the Forest that hosted the participant.

The Forest Conservation Program Manager leads and envisions South Yuba River Citizens League's (SYRCL) forest conservation work throughout the Yuba River watershed. SYRCL's forest health work accelerated beginning in 2019 and continues to grow considerably. The program aims to 1) improve forest health and forest resiliency throughout the watershed 2) engage diverse stakeholders throughout the Yuba River watershed to promote and implement forest health projects, 3) partner with local educational institutions for workforce development opportunities and 4) raise funds to continue collaborative planning efforts and on-the-ground project implementation.

Responsibilities include engaging in project planning, including selection of treatment types (prescribed fire, mechanical thinning, hand thinning, non-commercial and pre-commercial thinning, etc.) and intensity.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. This position is open until filled.