Forest and Mitigation Program Manager
Employer: Clear Creek Watershed & Forest Health Partnership
Location: Remote/ Black Hawk, CO
Application deadline: February 15, 2024
This position will work with private landowners, local communities, fire protection districts, local governments, Colorado State Forest Service, US Forest Service, and others to identify strategic, shared priorities and plan on-the-ground wild fire mitigation and forest restoration projects within Gilpin County and Clear Creek County. The Clear Creek Partnership is an affiliate of Coalitions & Collaboratives, Inc. (COCO) and uses COCO as our fiscal agent. The position is temporary full-time for two years. Employment beyond two years is contingent upon the success of the program and acquisition of additional funding which CCWFHP and COCO will actively pursue. This position will be hired through COCO as they are the fiscal agent for the grant funding for this position.
- Facilitate conversations, meetings and site visits with landowners and partners within Gilpin County and Clear Creek County.
- Develop communications and community outreach and engagement plans and increase awareness and understanding of wild fire risk and mitigation activities among wild land urban interface communities.
- Promote and facilitate education and engagement with communities related to forest and watershed resilience.
- And more…