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Stewardship Program Coordinator - CA NF

The Great Basin Institute

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Opportunity summary

Term length

6/3/2024 - 1/1/2100

Application window

5/16/2024 - 6/30/2024

Location

CA National Forests, California

Hourly pay equivalent

$28.00

Project summary

The Stewardship Program Coordinator will work in cooperation with the US Forest Service (USFS) Sequoia, Mendocino, and Lassen National Forests to provide management of collaborative stewardship projects in the Sierra Nevada. The Coordinator will plan and oversee activities associated with the numerous Forest Restoration Projects, while also supporting the Forest wide effort to reduce fuel loading associated with pine beetle mortality, blow downs from high wind events, and post fire recovery.

Opportunity description

Identify and verify the land status and environmental constraints affecting the layout of the proposed project on the ground. Review, compile and analyze field data for project planning, implementation, monitoring, and reporting. Monitor and oversee cruising and marking of timber, prepare general logging plans, and verify logging system settings for project implementation. Hourly pay ranges from $28.00 to $30.00.

Benefits

  • Workforce credential or certificate
  • Healthcare
  • 401k match

Requirements and qualifications

Requirements

As Needed

Preferred qualifications

Bachelor’s degree (minimum) in Forestry, Resource Management or other related natural science field, with experience (2 years minimum) that demonstrate successful application of the principles of forestry. Knowledge of the mixed conifer forests typical of southern Sierra Nevada mountains in California, including common plants (woody and herbaceous), wildlife, and/or geology/topography. Experience (2 years minimum) in standard forestry mensuration, survey, and inventory protocols.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Natural resource preservation and conservation
  • Wildfire prevention and fuels reduction
  • Reforestation or afforestation
  • Forestry
  • Environmental justice

Work environment

  • Telework eligible
  • Team based
  • Rural
  • Outdoor