Idaho Department of Lands

The Idaho Department of Lands manages for the public's benefit Idaho's public trust lands, the lands beneath Idaho's navigable waterways including riverbeds and the beds and banks of Idaho's navigable lakes.

We provide regulatory oversight of forestry practices in the State and some regulation of Idaho's mining industry.

We provide assistance to Idahoans through a number of forestry programs and provide fire protection and prevention on more than 6 million acres in Idaho.

Idaho Department of Lands Coeur d'Alene, ID, USA
Sep 15, 2018
Full time
Announcement #   01063055229 The Department of Lands is recruiting for a full-time Lands Program Manager - Urban and Community Forestry located in Coeur d'Alene, ID. Become part of an organization where you will work with dedicated people who are committed and skilled in managing and protecting Idaho’s natural resources. Responsibilities: The Urban and Community Forestry Program Manager develops guidelines and standards for implementing and overseeing a statewide community forestry program; provides staff support to the statewide Idaho Lands Resource Coordinating Council; develops state program budgets and priorities; directs city program development to assure compliance with national requirements; sets priorities and authorizes funding to communities through administration of targeted grants; provides liaison with private and public forestry programs, and state and federal agencies; manages and supports a statewide community tree inventory program; creates and manages projects; develops and presents technical material relating to urban tree management techniques. Additionally, this position oversees two contract community forestry field assistants. Minimum Qualifications: Experience: Analyzing land management program issues, making recommendations and writing reports; Developing programs including establishing goals and strategic direction, budgeting and evaluating results; Working with various groups, individuals and interests to develop understanding, acceptance and support for a program; Interpreting and applying federal and state laws, rules and regulations in relation to land management or real estate transactions; Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS); Using Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and electronic data recording devices; Reading legal descriptions, maps, and using a standard compass; Negotiating contracts, lease terms, and agreements. Good Knowledge of: Urban and Community Forestry. Desirable Qualifications: Possession of Bachelor's degree or higher in Urban Forestry, Arboriculture, or related major; Working knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS); Working knowledge of geospatial tree inventories and canopy assessments; Strong writing skills; Strong planning skills; Experience working in or with State and Private Forestry state programs such as Urban and Community Forestry, Forest Stewardship, Forest Health, Forest Legacy, or Landscape Scale Restoration grant projects. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Idaho Department of Lands Boise, ID, USA
Sep 15, 2018
Announcement  # 01063087810 The Idaho Department of Lands has an opening for a Lands Program Manager, Procurement in the Director's office in Boise. Become part of an organization where you will work with dedicated people who are committed and skilled in managing and protecting Idaho’s natural resources. Responsibilities: The primary focus of this position is to lead the purchasing staff in the Division of Support Services, performing a broad spectrum of duties in the capacity of Lands Program Manager, Procurement. The successful applicant will be in charge of negotiating over $20 million in contracts annually. Some travel may be required. This position is responsible for the following activities: Monitors and controls procurement activities including professional services contracts, requests for quote, requests for qualifications, requests for proposals, sole source recommendations, qualifications based selection, price agreements, etc. Interprets State Purchasing Code; develops and implements department internal purchasing policies and procedures; advises users of legal requirements for purchasing. Hires, trains, and supervises staff; evaluates performance; delegates limited purchasing authority to designated representatives. Reviews operating budgets for adequate purchase funding. Prepares or oversees bid or specification preparation for purchases. Researches products and equipment to insure practicality, cost effectiveness, and supply availability. Uses value analysis, life-cycle-costing analysis, and weighted evaluation for products, services and equipment purchased. Determines contract terms and conditions for services or commodities. Minimum Requirements: Experience: Analyzing land management program issues; Making recommendations and writing reports; Developing programs including establishing goals and strategic direction, budgeting and evaluating results; Working with various groups, individuals and interests to develop understanding, acceptance and support for a program; Negotiating contracts, lease terms, and agreements. Good knowledge of: Financial analysis methods relating to land management, capital purchase or other investment decisions. Desirable Qualifications: Good knowledge of: Supervision principles. The Ideal Candidate has the ability to: Initiate and build positive relationships with a variety of potential partners and stakeholders. Coordinate and work effectively with a diverse group including Department staff, interagency personnel and contractors. Adapt to ever-changing work priorities. Has an understanding of: Policies and procedures associated with public procurement. AIA construction contract documents. Qualifications based selection. Experience and/or knowledge: With Incident Command System procurement. Possesses: A degree in Business Administration or related major; Strong verbal and written communication skills. Certification as a Purchasing Manager, Public Purchasing Officer, Professional Public Buyer. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com