The Georgia Chapter of the Nature Conservancy seeks a knowledgeable and energetic conservationist for the position of Burn Crew Manager - 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 Crew Manager (CFLBCM) 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 CFLBCM 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.
• High school diploma and 1 year training in fire operations or other science-related field or related experience in land management.
• Qualified Fire Fighter Type 1 (Squad Boss) and successful completion of FFT1 task book. Requirements for FFT1 can be found in the Conservancy Fire Management Manual at: http://www.tncfiremanual.org/SquadBoss.htm.
• Experience operating and maintaining various types of equipment.
• Experience supervising staff is required
• May be required to obtain related licenses and certifications such as CPR, Driver’s license, and herbicide application.
Must achieve physical fitness standards as set by local Fire Manager.
• 3-4 years training in fire operations or other science-related field or related experience in land management.
• ENGB / FIRB qualified.
• Ability and willingness to work in a team environment.
• Ability to evaluate inputs in a rapidly changing work environment and make decisions that affect the safety and work of firefighters within squad.
• Experience operating and maintaining various types of equipment including, but not limited to, standard transmission 4WD trucks. Proficient and comfortable pulling equipment trailers.
• Current licenses and certifications related to first aid/CPR.
• PC familiarity, in order to maintain preserve records and perform administrative duties.
• Willingness to live in rural Marion Co. area in basic bunkhouse style cabins with team.
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 45950.
Application deadline is 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on December 25, 2017.