Position Details

Climate Change Coordinator Curriculum Developer

ID: F39DCR13-003 Location: TBD, DC Agency: FS
Wage/Hr: $55.00 Hours/Week: 20 Minimum Age: 55

At this time the work is expected to be 100% telework aside from travel to visit Job Corps centers, owing to current safety conditions related to COVID-19.


The enrollee shall provide support to centers/projects identified by the National Office of Job Corps particularly focused on the development and creation of curriculum targeting sustainable projects considering impacts to climate change. Enrollee will develop a curriculum for implementation by centers that advocate for integrated projects with consideration of climate change into all operations. This Forest Service position achieves these goals through education and strategic planning, management of partnerships with job corps centers and external organizations; and delivery of programs and support implementation of best practices. Leadership is cultivated among students to prepare for future leaders in natural resources. The project contributes to the climate change studies and will equip students with pertinent information for the workforce and to assist citizens, government, and other groups in planning and managing natural resources that are impacted by climate change and natural disasters such as hurricanes, fires, tornadoes or floods.

  • Develop curriculum training achievement records (eTAR) to address Natural Resources and climate change project adaptations and best practices and support implementations of these adaptations. 60%
  • Write curriculum for Job Corps students around climate change adaptation and best practices. This also includes collaboration with all center staff including educators and administration. Delivering customer service to Forest Service Job Corps center staff and Forest Service Job Corps National Office. 25%
  • Assists as needed to support the climate change curriculum implementation program. 15%


Minimum of 20 year(s) of experience OR BA/BS Degree in Agriculture, natural resources, engineering or related field of study??

  • Extensive experience working in an environmental management field, climate change or related area
  • The enrollee will need to have an understanding of Forest Service Manual and Handbook direction related to climate adaptation, natural resources management, and natural disaster occurrences. Enrollee will need to have experience in developing and programming educational material for classroom vocational training.
  • Experience required with Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, Power Point
  • USDA AgLearn and Natural Resource Manager (NRM) Content


  • Travel Requirements: Travel to Job Corps sites may be needed to train Career Preparation Specialists..
  • Overnight travel: Possibly, if long distances to Job Corps sites are involved. These could be 3 - 5 days trips that occur 2 - 4 times in a year.
  • Air travel anticipated: Possibly, if necessary to visit a Job Corps site.
  • Rental cars: Possibly, if visiting a Job Corps site; and local Forest Service or Job Corps vehicles and drivers are unavailable.
  • Health and Safety Considerations: Basic safety on COVID travel and driving to remote locations.
  • Physical requirements: Walking a short distance, sitting at a desk for computer work Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
  • Remote work arrangements are available for this position.

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