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Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever

Partnership Coordinator
Job Field:
Job Type:
Full Time
Location Detail:
Preferred Office location BLM Headquarters in Phoenix
with options in other BLM offices throughout Arizona
Job Description:

This is a full-time position working directly with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Intermountain West Joint Venture (IWJV) and Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever (PFQF) to foster a collaborate partnership approach with other in-state conservation partners to coordinate the delivery of fire management projects associated with land use and fire management plans within the state of Arizona. This position has statewide responsibilities and will work with BLM staff and conservation partners across Arizona to assist with the implementation biome-scale restoration activities through the BLM’s Fire and Fuels Program. It will also work with partners to support ecosystem restoration activity across various landownership to reduce wildfire risks and improve habitat for wildlife. Quail Forever provides general supervision and oversight for this position with BLM providing day to day direction for implementation activity.


Minimum qualifications are a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in conservation, natural resource management, biology, agriculture or closely related field with three years of work experience in your field. Experience with partner facilitation and coordination along with experience working with BLM processes, procedures, and policies is highly desirable for this position.


Expected experience and skills include:

· Project land use planning and fire management planning coordination and execution

· Strong coordination, facilitation, team building, and collaboration skills

· Strong written and verbal communication skills

· Strong background in natural resource management

· Substantial computer and technology-based understanding

· Planning, budget management, program evaluation, and report writing skills

· Experience with grant writing and familiarity with NRCS conservation programs, state wildlife agency conservation program in Arizona and other restoration programs available through grants and foundations


Desirable experience and skills include:

· A strong understanding of the BLM’s processes specifically as it relates to restoration project implementation, management planning, and environmental compliance.

· Working with federal, state, NGO and private industry partners

· Experience managing multiple complex projects and managing contracts and contractors

· Providing recommendations for land restoration goals and objectives covering a large landscape

$60,000-$65,000 depending on Experience + benefits and 401k match (see our attached benefits summary)
How to Apply:

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ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Please combine your cover letter, resume and 3 references into a single Word document or PDF file before uploading to our Recruitment website. Additional questions may be directed to Al Eiden, West Region Director, at 602-513-6360 or

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