Director of Orianne Indigo Snake Preserve, Telfair County, Georgia

The Orianne Society
Telfair County, Georgia
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary: $40,000 to $55,000 depending on experience (plus housing on the Preserve)
Last Date to Apply
Job Title: Director of the Orianne Indigo Snake Preserve Job Type: Full time Permanent Job Location: Orianne Indigo Snake Preserve, Telfair County, Georgia Salary: $40,000 to $55,000 depending on experience (plus housing on the Preserve) Supervisor: Chief Executive Officer or Director of Conservation Closing Date: April 30, 2021 General Overview: This position 1) acts as the manager of the Orianne Indigo Snake Preserve (OISP); 2) leads Groundcover Restoration efforts in the region; 3) leads our Gopher Tortoise Prescribed Fire Team; and 4) leads the effort to create communication content on restoration activities. Responsibilities: The Director of the OISP has many roles associated with applied conservation and program management. These responsibilities include and are not limited to: • Overall administration of the OISP and Restoration Teams including budgeting, financial reporting, administration, staff management, and grant writing and reporting. • Management of the OISP and Partner lands including groundcover restoration, prescribed fire, coordination of building maintenance, and road maintenance. • Leading a team effort in creating communication content on restoration activities, including photography, videography, weekly social media posts and a monthly video blog update. • Strong coordination with the Director of Science, Director of Conservation, and Director of Communication. • Operate equipment including ignition devices, 4 WD trucks, ATV’s, UTV’s, portable pumps, small engines, tractors, chain saws, hand tools, and GPS units. Must hold a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record. • Work with private landowners to help them achieve their conservation goals and efforts that are in accordance with the Orianne Society’s goals. • Good interpersonal skills. Ability to maintain positive morale under adverse working conditions. Ability to get along in a group setting and make quick decisions under pressure. To Apply: Send cover letter and CV or resume to with the subject line “Director of the OISP” by April 30, 2021. Please no calls.
Qualifications: • A minimum qualification of a Bachelor’s degree in the field of forestry and/or wildlife. • Must meet NWCG 310-1 training requirements for Fire Fighter Type 1 (FFT1). Must be willing to work towards the goal of becoming an RXB2 within at least 10 years. • Ability to operate and maintain various types of equipment in a safe and efficient manner (e.g. chainsaw, tractor, ATV’s, UTV’s, small engines, two-way radios, etc.). • Experience and ability performing physical work. • Familiarity with ArcMap/ArcPro. • Ability to complete tasks in the absence of supervision. • Willingness to work long hours, weekends, and live and work in close contact with coworkers of varying backgrounds and dispositions. • Maintaining First Aid/CPR certification.
Contact Person
Charli Thompson
Contact eMail
Bookmark the permalink.

Comments are closed.