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Wildlands Field Coordinator

Reports To: Southwest Montana Field Director
Salary: DOE
Classification: 1.0 FTE Exempt, Two-Year Position
Location: Bozeman, with travel throughout Montana

The Wildlands Field Coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing plans for engagement in forest and travel planning processes, with a goal of building local support for protecting public lands. The Coordinator will participate in all functions related to MWA’s National Forest travel and forest planning efforts.

In advance of agency planning, the Coordinator will evaluate forest and travel planning needs, identify gaps in critical wild lands data, and engage citizen volunteers to conduct wilderness character inventories for priority landscapes. Inventories will identify roadless area boundaries, proposed wilderness areas, wilderness characteristics, wildlife values, and landscapes in need of restoration. The Coordinator will be responsible for compiling data and presenting findings to the appropriate agencies, build local support for the protection of wild lands and participate in forest and travel planning processes. The Coordinator’s work will directly influence forest management recommendations, and shape the outcome of forest and travel planning processes on five of Montana’s eight National Forests.

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How to Apply

Please submit cover letter and resume to John Todd at jtodd@wildmontana.org jtodd@wildmontana.org. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

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