Range Division Hawaii ITAM Cooperative Agreement Supervisor - Schofield Barracks

Position Location: Schofield Barracks, Hawaii
Is this position eligible for hybrid or remote work?: No
Research Professional Position: Yes
Posting Number: 202201593AP
Position Type: Admin Professional/ Research Professional
Classification Title: Research Associate III
Work Hours/Week: 40
Proposed Annual Salary Range: $85,000 - $125,000

Employee Benefits

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Desired Start Date: 12/01/2022

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 10/24/2022

Description of Work Unit

CEMML is a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at 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 Range Division Hawaii Integrated Training Area Management (ITAM) Cooperative Agreement Supervisor position is available with Colorado State University's Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML), assigned to the Island of Oahu Schofield Barracks to provide natural resources management for the US Army Sustainable Range Program (SRP). This position serves as the lead agent for managing ITAM work under the supervision of CSU-CEMML and in coordination with Range Division Hawaii's Integrated Training Area Management (ITAM) office. This position manages a multi-million-dollar budget to support maintenance and repair of Range Division Hawaii training lands. This position coordinates and administers land management projects, contracts, equipment rentals, and acquisition of supplies and materials.

Beginning Monday, August 16, 2021, Colorado State University has mandated vaccinations against COVID-19. Faculty and staff are required to submit their vaccine status or declare an exemption. More information about the vaccination mandate can be found on the CSU COVID-19 Information & Resources site here, https://covid.colostate.edu/pandemic-preparedness-team-broad-guidance-for-all-summer-and-fall-2021-activities/.

Required Job Qualifications

  • BS/BA Degree in natural resources management, forestry, geology, GIS or a field relevant to land management and at least 5 years of related experience
  • Experience supervising professional staff and Heavy Equipment Operators.
  • Experience with executing land reclamation projects that includes heavy equipment allocation, and soil, water and vegetation management. Have a working knowledge of heavy equipment types and their capabilities.
  • Proficient in administering subcontracted land management efforts and ensuring work meets standards specified by the cooperative agreement scope of work (SOW).
  • Ability to perform quality control assessments on CEMML staff and sub-contracted work to provide guidance to staff and sub-contractors on how to satisfy SOW requirements. Ensure staff and sub-contractors adhere to the guidance provided.
  • Ability to oversee land management projects by navigating wooded and rugged environments either in a vehicle (to include ATV) or on foot across uneven terrain, in hot and humid conditions.
  • Experience identifying land restoration requirements while on the training lands. Experience documenting concerns about land restoration requirements.
  • Skilled operating personal computer workstations and standard software packages, including experience with Excel.
  • Ability to write clearly and effectively.
  • Proficient in computer analysis for budgeting, reporting and project resource allocation.
  • Must have a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain a driver's license by the employment start date.
  • The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. by proposed start date; CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.

Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Graduate Degree in natural resources management, forestry, geology, GIS or a field relevant to land management. Or, at least ten years of land management supervisory experience in Hawaii.
  • Demonstrated experience on how to comply with and execute projects under Range Division policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated knowledge ensuring subcontracted land management efforts meet standards specified by governmental requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform quality control assessments on CEMML staff/sub-contracted work and provide guidance to staff/sub-contractors on how to satisfy SOW requirements.
  • At least five years' experience with executing land reclamation projects that includes heavy equipment allocation, and soil, water and vegetation management.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of computer analysis for budgeting, reporting, and project resource allocation.
  • Five years' experience conducting management projects by navigating wooded and rugged environments either in a vehicle (to include ATV) or on foot across uneven terrain in hot and humid conditions.
  • Five years' experience identifying land restoration requirements while out on the training lands.
  • Five years of land management experience in Hawaii.
  • Background in Range Operations/Management.
  • Knowledge of TC-25-1, Sustainable Range Program, Integrated Training Area Management work plan, Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands.
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize or oversee ESRI ArcGIS in database management, mapping and analysis.

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: Sustainable Range Program Cooperative Management


Responsible for originating and coordinating staff actions to achieve and sustain specific objectives. Determine best courses of action to complete natural resources restoration and land sustainment projects at Range Division Hawaii. Ensure all project efforts are in compliance with the Sikes Act and other federal laws and regulations established to safeguard natural and cultural resources. Ensure land management actions meet requirements established by Range Division Hawaii and the SOW provided by its ITAM office. Coordinate/schedule project activities directly with Range Division Hawaii ITAM office. Allocate limited resources to efficiently complete SOW requirements.

Independently identify need for land restoration and report findings to ITAM.

Percentage Of Time: 50

Job Duty Category: Contractor Oversight


Oversee and perform quality control on land sustainment subcontracted activities. Ensure such activities are being executed in compliance with the SOW provided Range Division Hawaii and adhere to local polices.

Percentage Of Time: 20

Job Duty Category: CSU Employee Supervision


Supervise CSU employees supporting restoration and land sustainment project management. Plans work to be accomplished by subordinates; sets immediate priorities and prepares schedules for completion of work; assigns work to subordinates based on priorities, consideration of the requirements and capabilities of employees; evaluates work performance of subordinates; gives advice, counsel or instruction to employees; hears and resolves complaints from employees, effects disciplinary measures, identifies developmental and training needs and provides for needed development and training.

Percentage Of Time: 20

Job Duty Category: Administrative Reporting and Program Coordination


Provide monthly and quarterly reports to the CSU-CEMML PI. Develop long-range program budgets and monitor expenditures to ensure proper allocation of program funding. Ensure CSU-CEMML staff have resources and supplies to execute tasks.

Percentage Of Time: 5

Job Duty Category: Data Management


Manages data in support of RTLA and LRAM programs to include design, implementation, maintenance.

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 October 24, 2022 for full consideration at https://apptrkr.com/3526605. 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. 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, Special Requirements/Other - Must be able to comply with all applicable regulations to obtain a Department of Defense Common Access Card (CAC) and public trust clearance. Furthermore, candidates are required at a minimum to complete a NACI/SF85 and successfully pass a federal background check

Search Contact Chuck Burns mailto:(Chuck.Burns@colostate.edu)

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To apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/3526605

published: 11 October 2022     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.