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Colorado State University Land Management Supervisor - Fort Jackson, SC in Fort Collins, Colorado

Working Title Land Management Supervisor - Fort Jackson, SC

Position Location Fort Jackson, SC

Research Professional Position Yes

Posting Number 202000724AP

Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional

Number of Vacancies 1

Work Hours/Week 40

Proposed Annual Salary Range $64,000-$71,000

Desired Start Date 10/19/2020

Position End Date (if temporary)

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 09/28/2020

Description of Work Unit

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.

To learn more about CEMML’s contributions to land management, our mission, vision, and values, visit

Position Summary

The Fort Jackson Land Management Supervisor coordinates Land Rehabilitation and Maintenance (LRAM) and Range and Training Land Assessments (RTLA) and administrative operations. This includes: ensuring field crews are conducting land management work in adherence to environmental approvals, staff time reporting and project completion reporting is accurate, and self-performing RTLA surveys to determine project requirements for LRAM projects.

Required Job Qualifications

  • BS/BA degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant field (e.g. natural resources management, geography, cartography, environmental science, etc.)

  • At least three years of work experience in a relevant field is required.

  • Experience with conducting land management surveys.

  • Knowledge of Geographical Information System and Global Positioning System technologies.

  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, report writing, and communicating via email.

  • Ability to coordinate LRAM or natural resources land management projects with field staff and government representatives.

  • Ability to provide administrative oversight to land management field crews.

  • Experience operating four-wheel drive trucks over rough terrain.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain one by the employment start date.

  • The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States by proposed start date. CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.

Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Experience applying Geographical Information System and Global Positioning System technologies.

  • Experience working on public lands with multiple land management and regulatory agencies.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to operate light equipment such as skid-steers, hydro-seeders and hand-tools such as, chainsaws, weed-eaters, and brush cutters.

  • Three years’ experience providing oversight to land management crews.

Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category LRAM and RTLA Project Coordination


(1) Verify Fort Jackson’s LRAM and RTLA project requirements. (2) Supervise personnel required to execute Fort Jackson’s LRAM and RTLA activities (3) Schedule/coordinate LRAM and RTLA project execution. (4) Document/update execution progress, and assist the Government in identifying future LRAM projects and RTLA practices. (5) Maintain a log of LRAM field crew time and attendance. (6) Frequently prepare written reports related to LRAM and RTLA activities.

Percentage Of Time 40%

Job Duty Category RTLA and LRAM Field Execution


(1) Conduct land condition assessments per thresholds established in Training Circular (TC) 25-1.
(2) Document observations made in the field using precisely written language and photos. (3) Keep track of LRAM project completion timelines and document project completion through reports and photos. (4) Ensure field staff are completing land management tasks in accordance with determined best management practices.
(5) Keep track of land management supply requirements and ensure proper PPE is available and being used.
(6) Assist crew with installing silt fence, planting seed, spreading straw, weed-eating and other tasks requiring manual labor. (7) Keep federal staff regularly informed on RTLA and LRAM efforts verbally, through email, and with reports and checklists.

Percentage Of Time 55%

Job Duty Category Reporting


Prepare monthly and quarterly project reports

Percentage Of Time 5%

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later than 09/28/2020 for full consideration at Mailed or emailed applications will not be accepted. Upload each of the items below individually as a Word Document (.doc), PDF (.pdf), or Rich Text Format (.rtf). Please note that incomplete applications cannot be considered. Please remove social security numbers and birth dates from application materials. A complete application consists of: 1) Statement of Qualifications (one-page letter addressing each qualification described in the announcement) uploaded in the ‘Cover Letter’ slot. 2) Resume 3) Transcripts (for each degree earned that is listed under qualifications) uploaded in the ‘Official Transcripts’ or ‘Unofficial Transcripts’ slot. 4) Degree Conferral (copy of diploma if transcripts do not include confirmation that degree was awarded) uploaded in the ‘Other’ slot. 5) References – please include within your application contact information for 3 professional references including at least one supervisor.

References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Valid Driver’s License

Search Contact Erik Phillips,

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. 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.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity, and Title IX, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO. 80523, (970) 491-1715.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity, and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

References Requested

Minimum Requested 3

Maximum Requested 3

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • * Please affirm your knowledge that job duties for this position will be performed at Fort Jackson in South Carolina.

  • Yes, I affirm.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume or CV

  • Unofficial Transcripts

Optional Documents

  • Official Transcripts

  • Other