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Wood Products Campus Coordinator
Introduction
The Sierra Institute for Community and Environment seeks a full-time Wood Products Campus Coordinator as part of our ongoing Dixie Fire recovery efforts and long-term landscape stewardship objectives. This position will be a part of the Sierra Institute’s Wood Utilization program and will be primarily responsible for coordination of the growing Wood Products Campus at Crescent Mills. In collaboration with other staff, the incumbent will identify and coordinate campus activities and the supply of raw material to the organization’s wood products campus. The Sierra Institute’s Wood Utilization program focuses on rebuilding rural economies by turning low value wood into high value products that facilitate forest restoration while creating reliable living-wage jobs for rural residents.

Job Duties
The Wood Products Campus Coordinator will function as an intermediary between organizational staff and partners operating businesses at the wood products campus and in-the-woods operators and partners developing landscape fuel reduction and post-fire recovery projects. This individual will play a vital role ensuring the efficient removal of post-fire fuels to support recovery and reforestation in a manner that maximizes wood utilization, as well as being integral in the arrangement of long-term supply for the wood products campus — an essential component for business development and to catalyze landscape-scale forest restoration. This position will also be responsible for supporting oversight and implementation of remedial actions at sites contaminated by historic industrial operations to facilitate the reduction of community health hazards, sustainable redevelopment, and economic revitalization. Familiarity with federal, state and local environmental compliance laws and permitting processes is necessary.

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Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
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  • About Sierra Institute for Community and Environment

    Our Mission
    Promoting healthy and sustainable forests and watersheds by investing in the well-being of rural communities and strengthening their participation in natural resource decision-making and programs.

    Our Approach
    Recognizing the direct relationship rural communities have with forest landscapes, Sierra Institute has advanced integrative programs that support rural environmental, economic, and community health at local, regional, and national levels for the past twenty-five years.