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Fire Mitigation and Recovery Program Manager

Intermountain West, Southwest
Posted 2 weeks ago

Employer: The Coalition for the Poudre River Watershed (CPRW)

Location: Fort Collins, CO

Application deadline: May 15, 2021

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The Program Manager will help lead CPRW’s efforts to improve watershed health and resilience by coordinating stakeholders and managing projects related to fire mitigation and recovery on the Cameron Peak Fire. The program manager will lead the oversight, coordination, and management of post-wildfire related EWP projects and other wildfire mitigation and restoration projects and tasks on public and private lands. These projects will include a variety of hillslope stabilization projects to decrease erosion and sedimentation including aerial and mechanical mulching, installation of wattles, seeding, tree felling, etc. While this position will be employed by CPRW, it will be funded and codirected by the cities of Greeley and Fort Collins (“Cities”). The Program Manager will procure, oversee, and coordinate contractors, ensure the cities completion of EWP and other contract requirements, and coordinate and help implement field verification (mulching locations, coverage monitoring, and other specifications). This position will also be responsible for working with the United States Forest Service to acquire project permissions and will work with private landowners to implement projects on private land. This position will ensure that EWP and other post fire milestones are met and will manage/adhere to project budgets. The Program Manager will work closely with CPRW staff, the Cities, agencies, project design teams, researchers, landowners & other identified stakeholders to manage implementation of priority projects. The program manager will also help coordinate staff to ensure individual project implementation occurs on schedule.

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