Range Specialist, Sublette County Conservation District

Pinedale, WY

Organization: Sublette County Conservation District

Duties:

  • Work closely with permittees, state, and federal range specialists to design and conduct rangeland monitoring for the purposes of assessing and planning management, attaining resource objectives and/or permit renewal. Will collect, organize and review data, identify data gaps, and provide analysis within the context of the grazing program.
  • Cooperate with permittees and federal range specialists in identifying management scenarios appropriate for analysis in NEPA alternatives. Assist and support agency processes leading to permit renewal decisions.
  • Provide education regarding federal grazing programs, responsibilities conveyed in grazing permit, and management strategies leading to achieving objectives.
  • Work with ranchers in development of ranch conservation plans.
  • Assist with other district programs as needed.

Desired qualifications:

  • Knowledge and experience using current approved rangeland monitoring techniques. Must be familiar with developing monitoring research, evaluating result, and integrating findings into rangeland management planning and decision-making.
  • Ability to work with SCCD staff, agency personnel and private land managers. Excellent communication and relationship skills are mandatory.
  • Bachelor Degree in Range Management/Ecology or closely related field.
  • Computer, software, and technological knowledge and skills expected of natural resource professionals.

Salary/pay: $32,318 per year

Link to more information: View the complete description.

How to apply: Submit letter of interest and resume to Michael Henn or PO Box 647, Pinedale, WY 82941.

Application deadline: Applications due by April 7th, 2017.

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