Under the direct supervision of the Manager of Fire, Fuels, and Watershed, the Program Specialist is responsible for the oversight and administration of programs supporting the Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) watershed activities in Colorado. Specifically, this position will be responsible for program administration, relationship development, professional forestry functions, and science-based forest management and watershed expertise. The incumbent represents the CSFS on various watershed collaboratives focused on improving forest health and resiliency in critical watersheds. This position will be engaged in strategic planning in cross-boundary partnerships in critical watersheds throughout Colorado. This position will be responsible for developing and administering agreements with water providers statewide. The Program Specialist will identify collaboratives at the local, state, and federal levels throughout the State and assess when the CSFS should invest their resources. The incumbent will leverage funds with partners to increase the scale of treatments in critical watersheds.
Required Job Qualifications:
A bachelor’s degree (or greater) in forestry, another natural resources program, or a related degree will be considered.
Four years of forestry and/or watershed management experience.
Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license or access to a licensed driver by the employment start date.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply and for a complete position announcement, please review the following website: http://csfs.colostate.edu/employment/
. CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.
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