The Nature Conservancy is hiring crew members, an assistant crew manager, and a crew manager for its North Carolina Sandhills burn crew. Applications are due by September 18.
The Southern Fire Exchange is glad to share information about current, fire-related employment opportunities in the Southeast. If you know of any openings in your area, please contact us with the relevant details, and we’ll get the announcement posted for you.
The Coastal Partnerships Coordinator (CPC) works with partners to achieve the longleaf ecosystem
goals of The Longleaf Alliance and the SoLoACE Longleaf Partnership and Sewee Longleaf
Conservation Cooperative in South Carolina. The CPC coordinates the SoloACE Partnership and
provides outreach support for the Sewee Partnership. This position exists to provide leadership and to
create and develop an effective team among the contributing public and private partners in these
Significant Geographic Areas (SGAs).
Interested candidates are invited to submit their application by email to: email@example.com.
Applications should include your resume, a cover letter, and at least three references. Questions can be
directed to Ryan Bollinger at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“We are seeking applicants for a permanent, full-time Wildland Firefighter position stationed at Eglin AFB through Colorado State University. Duties will include prescribed fire preparation and implementation, wildfire response, equipment operation/repair/maintenance, and fire effects monitoring to meet WFMP objectives at Eglin AFB, Tyndall AFB, Moody AFB, and Hurlburt Field. Advertisement can be at https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/79389. Applications due by August 31st.”
Contact person: Brett Williams, email@example.com
Conservation Legacy is hiring a crew leader, assistant crew leader, and crew members for a new AmeriCorps Fire Crew based in Bahama, North Carolina. The work period will be August 17, 2020 – July 23, 2021.
To apply, visit the Conservation Legacy website and select Conservation Corps North Carolina under Business Unit.Continue Reading
The Assistant State Forester is an unclassified full-time position with the Alabama Forestry
Commission, which is based in Montgomery, Alabama. By state law, this position will be filled by
appointment of the Forestry Commission, with the approval of the Governor. This is a non-merit
appointment, and the Assistant State Forester will serve at the pleasure of the Commission.
This position involves highly responsible administrative professional work in the field of forestry with
an opportunity to immediately employ organizational leadership, add to the Commission’s evolving
successes, and enjoy a competitive salary with great benefits to include accumulation of annual, sick,
and holiday leave, and health insurance and retirement benefits. The successful candidate will be
responsible for serving as chief assistant to the State Forester with oversight of the four regions that
comprise the Alabama Forestry Commission as well as other tasks assigned by the State Forester.
Emphasis is placed upon the knowledge and application of specialized techniques inherent to agency
operations. Supervision is exercised over a staff of professional, technical, and clerical employees.
By state law, any candidate for the position of Assistant State Forester must hold at least a bachelor’s
degree in forestry, forest management or forest engineering and have considerable forestry
experience. Additionally, any well-qualified candidate will have the following preferred qualifications:
• Be a Registered Forester licensed to practice forestry in the State of Alabama.
• Ten years of progressively responsible experience with organizational management in forest
management, and/or wildland fire mitigation or suppression, including experience at the level
of a Work Unit Manager or higher with the Alabama Forestry Commission or an equivalent
position with another organization
• Supervisory experience in program management, administration, budgeting and operations
with proven organizational and communication skills
• Evaluation of training and experience as indicated on resume and a personal interview.
HOW TO APPLY
• Apply by submitting cover letter and resume to Alabama Forestry Commission Personnel
Office by email: firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information please
contact Nikki Barnes at (334) 462-7159.
WHAT HAPPENS NEXT
• Submissions meeting the minimum requirements will be considered for interview.
Biological Science Technician (Fire Effects Monitor)
Natchez Trace Parkway, Tupelo, MS
National Park Service
Richland County, SC
The South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism is hiring a Forester to be based in Richland County, DC. Requires graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in forestry accredited by the Society of American Foresters or related degree in biology, environmental management, conservation science or other natural science-related field and three (3) years program experience in field forestry, biology, natural resource management or related field. At least two (2) years of experience performing moderate to advanced geospatial analysis. A master’s degree is preferred and can substitute for (2) years of experience. Proficiency performing geospatial analyses using ESRI software products for land management and conservation planning purposes. Experience with online GIS interfaces.
Apply at https://careers.sc.gov/ by July 24 at 11:59 PM ET.Continue Reading
From Lenya Quin-Davidson:
Last year Jeremy Bailey created an Americorps position focused on prescribed fire, and it was awesome, so he’s doing it again. It is a volunteer position, but it receives a monthly living stipend of ~$1400, plus lodging when in travel status. The actual work would be several 1 to 2 month-long assignments on prescribed fire crews in NM, AR, NE and CA. Feel free to share with other folks who would be a good fit for this kind of opportunity.
Link: Search “Americorps Prescribed Fire Member 48803” https://careers.nature.org/psp/tnccareers/APPLICANT/APPL/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1
Avon Park, Florida
The Avon Park Wildland Support Module (WSM) is currently advertising a crew member position. This position will be based out of the Avon Park Air Force Range (Avon Park, FL), but will be part of the crew responsible for prescribed burning/wildfire response on Air Force lands across peninsular Florida including Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, MacDill Air Force Base and Homestead Air Reserve Base. Our new crew member will also support the USAF Wildland Fire Branch in fire activities across the nation, as needed. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in gaining experience in a high-tempo, interagency, constantly changing environment. https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/78071
For questions contact: Sam Ashbaugh (email@example.com)
Assistant Module Leader – Avon Park WSM
Air Force Wildland Fire Branch East Region, AFCEC
29 South Blvd, Avon Park FL