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Forest Inventory and Analysis Crew Leader

Colorado State Forest Service
Various locations across Colorado
$55,000 - $57,000 (Based on Experience)
Closing date
Feb 21, 2024

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Lead the Way: Forest Inventory and Analysis Crew Leader Role!

Elevate your career as a Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Crew Leader with the Colorado State Forest Service! In this autonomous role, you'll conduct impactful forest inventory fieldwork across multiple states. Lead a dynamic crew, oversee diverse measurements, and collaborate on a mission to provide crucial data for informed decision-making. Ready for a hands-on leadership adventure? To learn more, click here!

Key Leadership Responsibilities:

  • Direct supervision of a FIA Crew Member
  • Ensure safe working practices and foster productive team development
  • Administer performance ratings, assign work, and handle crew administrative tasks
  • Collaborate closely with USFS FIA liaisons to meet production and quality benchmarks
  • Lead annual training for the certification of CSFS FIA personnel

Adventure Awaits:

  • Travel expenses paid for!
  • Explore Colorado, Wyoming, and surrounding state’s public and private forests
  • Travel in 4-wheel drive vehicles, UTVs, ATVs, and occasionally horses or boats
  • Hike in diverse terrains at elevations from 3,500 to 14,000 feet Embrace the elements!
  • Work under the open sky, whether it’s in the sun, rain, or conquering snow-covered landscapes, all while experience the thrill of shifting temperatures.
  • Assist in forest management, outreach, and administration when not in the field
  • Analyze and present findings in various public settings

Why Choose Colorado State Forest Service?

We not only value our forests; we also value our employees. Joining our team comes with incredible benefits:

  • Identity Wear Stipend: Elevate your professional image with a stipend for personalized wear.
  • Work-Life Harmony: Achieve optimal work-life integration through tailored and flexible scheduling options.
  • Premium Healthcare Benefits: Prioritize your well-being with access to exclusive and comprehensive healthcare benefits.
  • Time-Off: Recharge with 15 days of sick leave and 24 days of annual leave.
  • Retirement Plan: Secure your financial future with a remarkable 12% employer contribution to your retirement plan.
  • Assistance Program: Access premium well-being resources through our Employee Assistance Program.
  • Professional Development: Enhance your skills through personalized professional training opportunities facilitated by CSU.
  • Educational Empowerment: Receive 9 hours of education credits annually through CSU.
  • Tuition Privileges for Family: Secure your family's future with 50% off tuition for children, partner, and spouse.
  • Relocation Support Package: Facilitate a smooth transition with our moving expense allowance.
  • Community Leadership Initiative: Give back to your community with paid administrative leave dedicated to volunteering.

How to Apply:

Ready to lead and make a lasting impact on Colorado's forests? Apply now and be part of our dynamic team! Join us in making a positive impact on Colorado's forests and communities!

For full consideration, applications must be received no later than 11:59pm MDT on February 12, 2024

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates. CSU is committed to full inclusion of qualified individuals. If you are needing assistance or accommodations with the search process, please reach out to the listed search contact.

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