Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park manages over 21,650 acres of state land that was acquired to protect the Alachua Savannah Basin and the natural communities that surround it. This position is centered on the parks’ natural resources and will provide much needed support in achieving current and future resource management goals. The successful candidate must be able to work independently and in isolated areas. The selected candidate should be prepared to work outdoors in the Florida heat, while dealing with biting insects and other wildlife. The successful candidate will primarily operate and maintain equipment, but may identify sign and presence of exotic animals and plants, bait and monitor feral hog trapping arrays, assist in all aspects of prescribed fire, especially fireline prep, fuel treatments, equipment operation and maintenance. Equipment maintenance skills, communication skills, organizational skills and a strong commitment to the park service mission are essential.