1854 Treaty Authority Vacancy-Climate Specialist position
June 21, 2019
The incumbent will assist the Resource Management Division in understanding and communicating impacts of climate change to the resources within the 1854 Ceded Tenito1y area of northeastern Minnesota. The position will be responsible for developing a climate change program. Specific duties may include, but are not limited to: implement and update climate change vulnerability assessment and adaptation plan for the 1854 Ceded Territory; develop and implement monitoring plan to assess impacts of climate change on resources; assist with fish, wildlife, and plant population assessments; summarize available climate data; conduct air quality and meteorological monitoring; track phenology of key species; conduct monitoring for water temperatures and levels at imp01tant resource areas; assist with monitoring of water quality; assist with monitoring and control for invasive species; conduct outreach and education relating to climate change and impacts to resources; coordinate with other agencies and initiatives; consult on planning and permitting of projects; prepare written work plans and reports; obtain grants and complete grant management activities; assist in planning and development of program activities.
Please see attached Position Description for more details on duties and responsibilities.