NC Sandhills Burn Crew Member

Agency
The Nature Conservancy
Location
Southern Pines North Carolina
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
17.50
Start Date
01/09/2023
Last Date to Apply
12/01/2022
Website
https://careers.nature.org/psc/tnccareers/APPLICANT/APPL/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_CAREERS_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&PortalActualURL=https%3a%2f%2fcareers.nature.org%2fpsc%2ftnccareers%2fAPPLICANT%2fAPPL%2fc%2fHRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL%3fPage%3dHRS_CAREERS_FL%26Action%3dU%26FOCUS%3dApplicant%26SiteId%3d1&PortalRegistryName=APPLICANT&PortalServletURI=https%3a%2f%2fcareers.nature.org%2fpsp%2ftnccareers%2f&PortalURI=https%3a%2f%2fcareers.nature.org%2fpsc%2ftnccareers%2f&PortalHostNode=APPL&NoCrumbs=yes&PortalKeyStruct=yes
Description
We’re Looking for You: Are you looking for a career to help people and nature? Guided by science, TNC creates innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that people and nature can thrive together. We’re looking for someone who is passionate, motivated problem-solver. Come join TNC and apply today! There are 6 NC Sandhills Burn Crew Member positions available at different hiring periods. The positions are as follows: January-April (3 Positions); January-June (3 Positions). Please indicate in your cover letter which crew timeframe you would prefer. (January-April, January-June, or Either) All positions based in or near Southern Pines, NC. Southern Pines is a rural setting. Some overtime may be allowed. Housing provided. You may work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain, and under physically demanding circumstances. Who We Are: The Nature Conservancy’s mission is to protect the lands and waters upon which all life depends. As a science-based organization, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that we can create a world in which people and nature thrive. We’re rooted in our Mission and guided by our Values, which includes a Commitment to Diversity and Respect for People, Communities, and Cultures. Whether it’s career development, flexible schedules, or a rewarding mission, there’s lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want a better insight to TNC? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube or on Glassdoor. Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all our colleagues around the globe feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued. We know we’ll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. In addition to the requirements in our postings, we recognize that people come with talent and experiences outside of a job. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and a culture of inclusion! Please apply – we’d love to hear from you. To quote myriad TNC staff members, “you’ll join for our mission, and you’ll stay for our people.” What We Can Achieve Together: The NC Sandhills Burn Crew Member participates in preserve operations, restoration, maintenance, and management. This may include the following functions: Participates in prescribed fire and wildfire activities, which may include burn unit prep, fire operations, managing staff and volunteers, maintenance of equipment and supplies, mop up, and monitoring. Participates in restoration projects including thinning, planting, and other projects. Maintains preserves and buildings, which may include maintaining tools and equipment, repairing fences and gates, posting boundaries, and maintaining grounds and structures at historical sites. The NC Sandhills Burn Crew Member may assist on wildland fire operations in other parts of the region with federal, state, or private partners, or travel to other areas of the state or out-of-state to assist other TNC programs or partners on prescribed or wildland fires. The Burn Crew Member (BCM) participates in prescribed fire operations, preparing fire lines, maintaining equipment, post-burn monitoring and other tasks as assigned. The BCM will participate in preparing fire lines, maintaining equipment, post-burn monitoring and other tasks. As part of the BCM’s ongoing professional development, they will be responsible for keeping abreast of new burn techniques and equipment to enhance skills and maintain/grow professional fire certification credentials. In addition, they shall work to build and maintain relationships in the professional fire community and in the local community where the Conservancy works. This may include participation in wild land fire suppression activities in partnership with other non-profits, local fire departments, and local, state and federal agencies, either as a TNC employee, or as a volunteer or short-term employee of the partner entity (such as an administratively determined, short term federal employee).
Qualifications
High school diploma and 6 months of related experience. Must be qualified as a Fire Fighter Type 2 (FFT2), including Introduction to ICS (I-100), Human Factors on the Fire line (L-180), Introduction to Wild Land Fire Behavior (S-190), Firefighting Training (S-130), and one training burn serving under the supervision of a qualified FFT2. See http://www.tncfiremanual.org/firefighter.htm Must achieve physical fitness standard as determined by local Fire Program Manager and the TNC Fire Manual. Experience operating various types of equipment. Must have valid driver’s license. Please indicate this in your resume. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS Multi-lingual skills and multicultural or cross-cultural experience appreciated. 6 months -1 year of related experience. Ability and willingness to follow instructions from colleagues. HOW TO APPLY To learn more and apply for job ID 52060, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at https://careers.nature.org/. Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact applyhelp@tnc.org. The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law. Do you have military experience? Visit our U.S. Military Skills Translator to match your military experience with our current job openings! TNC is committed to offering accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please send a note to applyhelp@tnc.org with Request for Accommodation in the subject line. Where legally permissible, TNC requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated and willing to keep up to date with vaccines that protect against COVID-19. By accepting an offer of employment, you agree to comply with this requirement, unless you are entitled to a legally mandated exemption. When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.
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