Prescribed Fire Team - Splinter Hill Bog Preserve

Expected Dates
January 23, 2019 to May 10, 2019
Site
The Nature Conservancy Alabama
Position ID
PO-00726865

You will be part of a four-person team that will assist with prescribed fire activities in Alabama and Florida. The team will travel extensively throughout Alabama to conduct burns on TNC preserves, state parks, national forests, and wildlife refuges. The team will participate in wildland fire operations including ignition, control, mop-up, suppression, and weather monitoring, as well as preparing fire lines, maintaining equipment, and post-burn monitoring. The team will perform other preserve management duties when conditions are not conducive to prescribed fire. Red cards are not required to apply for this position.

 

  • The team will be based at The Nature Conservancy’s Splinter Hill Bog Preserve near Perdido, Alabama. Housing is provided and each team member must live on the preserve with other team members to maximize the team’s effectiveness and provide a general security presence.
  • NWCG wildland fire, ATV/UTV safety, chainsaw safety
  • Team members will be required to complete NWCG basic firefighter training (including online course work, classroom course work, exam, and physical fitness test).
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Main Area of Focus
Natural Resources Mgmt
Education, Training & Skills Expected
Biology
some coursework or experience
Forestry
some coursework or experience
Resource Management
some coursework or experience