Wildlife Biologist - Travis Air Force Base, CA

Colorado State University - Travis AFB, CA4.2

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Position Location Travis Air Force Base, CA
Research Professional Position Yes
Posting Number 201900407AP
Position Type Admin Professional/ Research Professional
Number of Vacancies 1
Work Hours/Week 40
Proposed Annual Salary Range $60,000
Desired Start Date 06/15/2019
Position End Date (if temporary)
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 05/27/2019
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 http://www.cemml.colostate.edu/

Position Summary
A Wildlife Biologist position is available with CEMML and will conduct work at Travis Air Force Base, California.

The incumbent will create maps, revise the Integrated Natural Resources Management plan, conduct field surveys, assist with the preparation of permits and similar documents, contribute to the development of plans, and prepare documents for the public, other employees, and military personnel.

Required Job Qualifications

Minimum qualifications include:
The successful candidate must be legally eligible to work in the United States by proposed start date. CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.
Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license by the employment start date. A valid driver’s license must be maintained for continued employment.
A Bachelor’s degree in wildlife biology, natural resource management, conservation biology, or closely related field.
A minimum of three years post-graduate professional experience in natural resources management.
Experience with the flora and fauna of northern California or similar areas.
Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, regulations and requirements regarding environmental protections (e.g., Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, Migratory Bird Treaty Act, NEPA, etc.).
Experience working with/coordination with other federal agencies.
Ability to write consultation documents that evaluate impacts on Federally-listed species.
Experience writing biological assessments, environmental baseline studies, and other NEPA-like documents as well as permit applications and Air Force specific forms.
Experience conducting site surveys.
Knowledge of and experience with military Integrated Natural Resource Management Plans.
Experience with GIS.
Preferred Job Qualifications

Preferred qualifications include:
A Master’s degree is an environmental field.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
Experience in public relations.
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 Wildlife Management
Duty/Responsibility
  • Design and conduct site-specific species surveys for proposed activities.
  • Draft/write/contribute to the military Integrated Natural Resource Management Plans.
  • Write and present consultations to military and other agency environmental personnel.
Percentage Of Time 50%
Essential Duties
Job Duty Category Natural Resource Data Collection and Map Creation
Duty/Responsibility
  • Provide technical assistance supporting Natural Resource Data Collection, Information Management, and Planning and Decision Support.
  • Collect field data, write/contribute to reports.
  • Conduct wildlife surveys.
  • Use GIS/GPS and other tools to collect date and enter into database.
  • Create maps for military and environmental personnel use.
  • Ensure that data is accurate; quality assurance/quality control.
Percentage Of Time 25%
Essential Duties
Job Duty Category Program Management
Duty/Responsibility
  • Aid in site visits, meetings, reviews, coordination, and inspections.
  • Perform dig/work permit review and installation coordination.
  • Develop and present briefing packages and prepare a variety of environmental related reports.
  • Prepare responses to inquiries, audit reports, inspection reports, press releases, and public concerns.
  • Conduct administrative duties to include preparation of agendas, documenting meetings, and documenting project status.
  • Create and submit monthly progress reports for CEMML staff; track projects; develop agendas, document meetings, and report.
Percentage Of Time 25%
Application Details
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later than May 27, 2019 for full consideration at jobs.colostate.edu. 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 birthdates 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) Certifications pertinent to position uploaded in the ‘License/Certifications’ slot.
6) 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 Jessica Horvath, Jessica.Horvath@colostate.edu
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 Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Background Check Policy Statement
Colorado State University (CSU) 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 (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.