Chattahoochee Fall Line Burn Boss, Georgia

Agency
The Nature Conservancy-Georgia
Location
Georgia
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
0.00
Start Date
01/15/2017
Last Date to Apply
12/25/2017
Website
https://careers.nature.org
Description
The Georgia Chapter of the Nature Conservancy seeks a knowledgeable and energetic conservationist for the position of Burn Crew Boss - become a force for nature and healthy planet by joining our team! The Georgia Chapter is known in the Conservancy and beyond as a leader in innovative, effective strategies that benefit both people and nature at a scale that matters. Our past successes include protecting over 347,000+ acres of key habitat and helping to restore natural, healthy flows to Georgia’s great river systems. The Chattahoochee Fall Line Burn Boss (CFL-RXB2) will play a key role in achieving the Chapter’s goal to protect the lands and waters of Georgia, the region, and the world for future generations. The CFL-RXB2 is based in western Georgia and contributes to the maintenance, management and monitoring of the Georgia Chapter’s Chattahoochee Fall Line program. The ideal candidate will have a background and track record that includes fire and preserve management in a cooperative team based environment in the context of today’s conservation challenges.
Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in science-related field and 3 years related experience in fire operations or ecological land management or equivalent combination of education and experience. • Must meet NWCG qualifications for RxB2, including coursework and experience requirements. See the Conservancy’s Fire Management Manual for a full explanation of qualification requirements: http://www.tncfiremanual.org/BurnBoss.htm. • Must achieve arduous physical fitness standards as set by local Fire Manager. • Experience directing prescribed fire operations. • Experience training and supervising staff and burn crew members • Experience leading effectively in stressful situations. • Relationship building and negotiation skills. Experience using applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Web Browsers). PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • 3 to 5 years related experience in fire operations or ecological land management or equivalent combination of education and experience. • Experience working with or knowledge of natural systems. • Ability to recognize plant and animal species for executing an ecologically appropriate fire regime. • Knowledge of ecological land management principles. • Knowledge of current trends and practices in conservation, land management, and natural resource preservation. • Managing time and diverse activities under deadlines while delivering quality results. • Communicating clearly via written, spoken, and graphical means in English and other relevant languages. • Using maintenance tools, including lawn mowers, power and construction tools. If you have a personal passion for conserving and protecting the natural world with a belief in the mission, principles, and values of The Nature Conservancy’s approach to conservation, then please visit http://www.nature.org/careers to learn more. To apply for this position, submit your cover letter and resume for position number 45951. Application deadline is 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on December 25, 2017.
Contact Person
Erick Brown
Contact Phone
404-253-7219
Contact eMail
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