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Installation Planner - Air National Guard Readiness Center HQ - Joint Base Andrews, MD

Colorado State University
Job Location:
Fort Collins, Colorado
Facilities Management
Position Location
Andrews Air Force Base, MD

Research Professional Position: No

Posting Number: 202101140AP

Position Type: Admin Professional/ Research Professional

Classification Title
Technical/Support II

Number of Vacancies: 1

Work Hours/Week: 40

Proposed Annual Salary Range
$90,000 - $100,000

Employee Benefits

Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU's Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas: &

Desired Start Date

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on

Description of Work Unit

CEMML is a research, education and service unit within the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University (CSU). CEMML applies the latest and most appropriate science to promote the sustainable management of natural and cultural resources on Department of Defense (DoD) and other public lands. We provide technical support, conduct applied research, and offer career development and learning opportunities to support resource stewardship. We collaborate with our sponsors and within CSU to resolve complex environmental issues, leaving a legacy of science-based decisions that sustain our resources for future generations.

To learn more about CEMML's contributions to land management, our mission, vision, and values, visit

Position Summary

An Installation Planner position is available with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) supporting the Air National Guard (ANG)'s NGB/A4AM Program Manager for Strategic Basing.

This position provides comprehensive planning program support to ensure the synchronization of policy while supporting mission capabilities, and includes analysis of assets and mission-driven infrastructure requirements, which inform both strategic and tactical installation planning. This is a customer service-oriented position, which is responsible for coordinating with ANG Civil Engineering programmers and managers, National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Air Quality, Natural & Cultural Resources, as well as installation personnel at more than 160 ANG installations. Position is physically located at Andrews Air Force Base, MD.

Required Job Qualifications
  • Applicants must have at least an Associate's Degree with a minimum of three years of experience in facility planning, master planning, airfield environment planning, infrastructure planning or environmental planning.
  • Candidates must also have prior experience in the following areas:
    • NEPA, community outreach,
    • Planning and zoning skills,
    • Air Installations Compatible Use Zones program,
    • Geographic Information Systems/Geobase,
    • Facility space management.
  • Experience using databases to track and manage data records is required.
  • Experience working in a service-oriented organization, with strong written and oral communication skills.
Preferred Job Qualifications
  • A Bachelor's degree in engineering, urban planning, architecture, environmental studies or related field is preferred.
  • Experience in the application of urban planning concepts, principles, theories, and methods necessary to identify community needs and evaluate the viability of existing infrastructure.
  • Proven experience coordinating and consolidating data from subject matter experts in fields such as NEPA, Coastal Zone Management (CZM), noise studies, natural resources, wetland, and cultural resources into strategic basing and installation planning programs is preferred.
  • Highly qualified candidates will have experience creating materials for Table Top new mission beddown exercises and facilitating planning charrettes for Federal/Military clients as both a lead trainer and as a member of a facilitation team.
  • Knowledge of airport planning and FAA regulations is beneficial.
  • American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), LEED, EIT or similar credentials are highly desired.
Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Job Duty Category: Facility Planner

* Provide installation planning support for all ANG strategic basing matters

* Maintain Basing NEPA status details in the monthly Joint A4A-A4O Joint A4 Staff Basing coordination meetings and other basing related meetings as required

* Coordinate and train Facility Table Tops, Site Surveys and Site Activation Task Force (SATAF); virtual, hybrid and in-person visits to ensure coordination of basing efforts with ongoing and previously completed EIAP activities.

* Partner with A4AM NEPA staff in the execution of Basing actions NEPA activities and review NEPA documents for strategic basing programming integration.

* Review Basing actions for project lists and unit Concept of Operations (CONOPs) development to coordinate Description of Proposed Alternative Actions to contract EIAP actions

* Research Facility BUILDER Data, 920 Data, and 7115 Report Data to validate unit assumptions related to basing action.

* Coordinate ANGH 32-1084 Facility Standards use with staff.

* Coordinate mission and facility 3 dimensional siting challenges and portray in report formats.

Work with AutoCAD files to "validate" basing and facility assumptions

Percentage Of Time: 60%

Job Duty Category: Staff Training

* Prepare Facility Table Top Training materials to advance ANG and NGB coordination
* Provide link and registration information for current and on-going installation planning training applicable to ANG staff through the Air Force or other organizations.
* Conduct Table Top training exercises

Percentage Of Time: 20%

Job Duty Category: GIS/Review/Reporting

* Research and document proposed AF Policy changes against Title 10 and Title 32 U.S.C; CFR's; Reserve Component authorities; DoD policy and document areas of concern for NGB coordination.

* Prepare Policy Questions For the Record (QFRs) for coordination with NGB-GC related to Basing and NEPA

* Participate in weekly and monthly legal coordination meeting between NGB/A4AM and NGB-GC

* Perform duties such as policy or guidance updates.

* Utilize geographic information system (GIS) such as GeoBase or the other system to obtain maps and/or Geographical Positioning System (GPS) coordinates.

Integrate input from subject matter experts in areas such as NEPA, Coastal Zone Management (CZM), noise studies, natural resources, wetland, and cultural resources into strategic basing and installation planning programs.

Percentage Of Time: 20%

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later than October 25, 2021 for full consideration at Mailed or emailed applications will not be accepted.

Upload each of the items below individually as a Word Document (.doc), PDF (.pdf), or Rich Text Format (.rtf). Please note that incomplete applications cannot be considered. Please remove social security numbers and birth dates from application materials. A complete application consists of:
  1. Statement of Qualifications (one-page letter addressing each qualification described in the announcement) uploaded in the 'Cover Letter' slot.
  2. Resume
  3. References - please include within your application contact information for 3 professional references including at least one supervisor.
References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Conditions of Employment
Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Valid Driver's License

Search Contact
Liz Caldwell,

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715,

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

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