Job Summary

 
Official Job Title :
Area Cooperative Extension Advisor - Forestry/Fire Science and Natural Resources
University or Organization :
University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources
State or Territory :
California
Application Deadline :
May 08, 2017
 
Descriptive Job Title :
Forestry/Fire Sceince and Natural Resources CE Advisor
Keywords separated by commas :
forestry natural resources fire science extension cooperative university california yuba city sutter county applied research
Location :
Yuba City, Sutter County, California
Area, Department or Unit :
Univ of Calif Cooperative Extension
Full/Part Time :
full time
Salary :
$53,900 - $72,000/year
Start Date:
Jul 06, 2017
Description:
AREA CE ADVISOR FORESTRY/FIRE SCIENCE AND NATURAL RESOURCESServing Sutter, Yuba, Butte and Nevada CountiesPosition #AP17-04Visit our online job board at http://ucanr.edu/Jobs/Jobs_990/?jobnum=1158 to access the required academic application form, position announcement and How to Apply Instructions.Submit application packet by Monday, May 8, 2017 via e-mail to ANRacademicsearch@ucanr.edu with your cover letter, academic application form, curriculum vitae and university transcripts.Across California, the University of Californias division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) is an engine for problem solving. Serving as the bridge between local issues and the power of UC research, our more than 300 campus-based specialists and county-based advisors work as teams to bring practical, unbiased, science-based answers to Californians.We seek a Cooperative Extension advisor for forestry/fire science and natural resources who will conduct a locally-based extension, education and applied research program to address high priority issues with a focus on forest fuels accumulation that has increased high-severity wildfires that threaten forests and communities; promoting community wildfire resilience and sustainable forest management on both private and public land.The advisor will:develop an applied research program, evaluate programs, and report accomplishments, results, impacts to scientific and lay audiences;facilitate interactions and information exchange among campus based academics, CE advisors and community stakeholders;develop partnerships and leverage resources to support the sustainability of the natural environments;complement UC ANRs Strategic Vision, optimizing opportunities that meet the needs of Californians. This position is an academic career-track appointment; a minimum of a master's degree is required, though other advanced degrees are encouraged, in forestry/fire science, wildfire ecology, wood and fiber science or other closely related fields. Incumbent is required to become a California Registered Professional Forester within six years of date of hire.This position will headquarter in Yuba City, located in Sutter County and serve Yuba, Butte and Nevada counties. For more information about these counties, please visit: http://cesutter.ucanr.edu/, http://ceplacer.ucanr.edu/ and http://cebutte.ucanr.edu/ For a full position vacancy announcement, application procedures, and more about what makes UC ANR a great place to work, please visit or contact Karen Ellsworth at kaellsworth@ucanr.edu and refer to position listing AP#17-04. Please visit http://ucanr.edu and for University of California benefits, visit http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
Position Category:
Full time natural resources
Additional Description, Instructions or Comments:
Submit, via e-mail to ANRacademicsearch@ucanr.edu, a complete application packet consisting of your cover letter, the academic application form, your curriculum vitae and all university transcripts in the English language. Submit deadline for full consideration is Monday, May 8, 2017. Visit the UC ANR online job board at http://ucanr.edu/Jobs/Jobs_990/?jobnum=1158 to access the full position announcement, application instructions and academic application form.
Do applicants need to have a driver’s license or be able to provide alternate transportation
to carry out the functions
of this job? :
yes

ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education level :
A minimum of a master's degree is required, though other advanced degrees are encouraged, in forestry/fire science, wildfire ecology, wood and fiber science or other closely related fields. Incumbent is required to become a California Registered Professional Forester within six years of date of hire.
Years of experience :
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LINKS

Application URL:
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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Contact :
Karen Ellsworth
Phone Number with Area Code :
(530) 750-1284
Application Instructions :
Submit, via e-mail to ANRacademicsearch@ucanr.edu, a complete application packet consisting of your cover letter, the academic application form, your curriculum vitae and all university transcripts in the English language. Submit deadline for full consideration is Monday, May 8, 2017. Visit the UC ANR online job board at http://ucanr.edu/Jobs/Jobs_990/?jobnum=1158 to access the full position announcement, application instructions and academic application form.