Natural Resource Crew (focus on prescribed fire) – Georgia

Agency
GA DNR State Parks and Historic Sites
Location
Douglas, GA
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$12.00
Start Date
12/15/2020
Last Date to Apply
11/29/2020
Website
https://gastateparks.org
Description
The resource crew will assist the Northern and Southern Resource Managers with prescribe fire, fire line prep, exotic plant removal, possibly assisting in habitat enhancement projects (building fish attractors, planting native plants, collection of native plant seed), trail maintenance, and storm clean-up. Training – Training would include S130, I190 basic wildland firefighter training, ATV training, and Chainsaw Training. On the job training will include plant and animal identification, herbicides and exotic plants, and fire line preparation.
Qualifications
Requirements - A completed college degree is not required. Areas of study that would be most appropriate include, Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources, Biology/Ecology, Plant Biology, or another related field. Previous experience in a related field is also desirable. Experience in GIS, QGIS, Small Engine Repair or mechanical/carpentry may also be valuable to this position. Applicants must have strong communication skills and be able to work independently and have a passion for the outdoors. Applicants also must be able to pass a work capacity test (walking 2 miles in 30 minutes with 25 lbs., or 3 miles in 45 minutes with 45 lbs.)
Contact Person
sean crooks
Contact Phone
4708937732
Contact eMail
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