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Tribal Forest and Fire Project Manager

Pacific Northwest
Posted 1 month ago

Employer: Watershed Research and Training Center (Watershed Center)

Location: This is a remote position. Must reside within the state of California at the time of employment. Requires travel.

Application deadline: April 3, 2020

Full job description and application instructions


The Tribal Forest and Fire Project Manager is meant to be a largely autonomous position, responsible for advancing intertribal issues in the California forest and fire domain. The Project Manager will be responsible the implementation of the scope of work supported by the Resource Legacy Fund. We are open to working with the Project Manager as either an employee or contractor.

Duties include:

Collaboration with project partners.

  • Coordinate and conduct in-person and virtual outreach, such as phone calls, meetings, focus groups etc. with tribal forest and fire stewardship practitioners. As is helpful, this outreach can build on the Watershed Center’s recently completed statewide Capacity and Needs Assessment.
  • Facilitate a monthly phone call or web-conference with project team.
  • Using insights gained through outreach and project team input, design an agenda for an in-person intertribal convening.
  • Coordinate with a tribal practitioner in his or her formal engagement with the Forest Management Task Force (FMTF).
  • And so much more!

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