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Project Coordinator I/II, in collaboration with other staff, will help develop, promote and implement resource conservation projects for vegetation management, fuels reduction, forest health, habitat restoration, and watershed stewardship projects. Position will be involved in all aspects of resource conservation projects from concept to completion, including initiating contact with cooperators, public outreach, identifying needs and planning processes, environmental compliance, supervising implementation, monitoring, and detailed reporting.

Other responsibilities will include writing grant proposals, conducting community outreach and education, participating on technical advisory committees, and working collaboratively with staff, partner organizations, and agencies to provide input on technical documents and reports. The ideal candidate is a team player with a diverse skill set who can work effectively in a collaborative environment and is self-directed.

This is a full-time supervisory position with flexible scheduling, paid leave, and medical benefits. The position works under the direct supervision of the District Manager. District employees are subject to normal management reviews and serve at the discretion of the Board of Directors.

YOUR POSITION WITH TNC

The Habitat Technician (HT) participates in prescribed fire operations which include ignition, control, mop-up, suppression, monitoring, and other tasks as assigned during the fire season.   They will be supervised by the Field Steward but will work under the daily direction of the long term Range Technician.  After the spring fire season, the HT will be expected to travel individually or with a crew to perform various grazing program and habitat maintenance duties on Nature Conservancy preserves in Eastern South Dakota and Southwestern Minnesota.  This position is based on a 40 hr work week, but may require irregular hours, long days, and travel on short notice.  There will be two positions available starting on different dates and employment durations (One position from April 15 -Sept 1, 2019 and one position from May 13-Sept 1, 2019).

HOW TO APPLY

For more information about and to apply to this position, click HERE. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 13, 2019.

YOUR POSITION WITH TNC

The Burn Crew Member participates in wild land fire operations which include ignition, control, mop-up, suppression, monitoring, and other tasks as assigned.

This is a short-term position from April 17, 2019 through June 7, 2019. ​ There are 5 openings for this position available at this location near Milnor, ND.

HOW TO APPLY

For more information about and to apply to this position, click HERE. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 13, 2019.

YOUR POSITION WITH TNC

The Range Technician (RT) will assist with various prairie stewardship activities including: prescribed fire operations (ignition, control, mop-up, suppression, and monitoring), tree/brush removal, noxious weed control, fencing, firebreak installation and other tasks as assigned.  The RT will serve on a burn crew of 6 to 8 people during fire season and will also assist in daily coordination and oversight of the summer land management crew (1 – 2 short-term staff) under the direction of the Field Steward. These crews travel throughout the Prairie Coteau (northeast SD/southwest MN) landscape.  This is a full-time (40 hours/week) short-term position from April 1 – November 30, 2019.

HOW TO APPLY

For more information about and to apply to this position, click HERE. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 13, 2019.

YOUR POSITION WITH TNC

The Preserve Management Assistant performs and participates in preserve operations, maintenance and management.  They will travel within the Sheyenne Delta Landscape throughout the field season and will also be part of a traveling spring prescribed burn crew (April to June). From June to November, the PMA will then continue working with the Sheyenne Delta Land Steward and alone managing nature preserves working out of the Brown Ranch (Milnor, ND) office until the end date November 8, 2019.

HOW TO APPLY

For more information and to apply to this position, click HERE. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 13, 2019.

Incumbent will be a member of the Avon Park Wildland Support Module for the
U.S. Air Force Wildland Fire Branch based at Avon Park Air Force Range, FL.
The Wildland Support Module is responsible for implementing prescribed burns
and responding to wildfires on Air Force property throughout the area of
responsibility and the southeast U.S.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT)
on 01/07/2019

https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/63326

YOUR POSITION WITH TNC

The Burn Crew Member (BCM) will serve on a crew of 6 to 8 people. The crew travels throughout the Missouri Coteau (central ND) landscape: This crew is responsible for preparation and implementation of prescribed fire at various nature preserves in the landscape. Under the direction of a Prescribed Burn Leader, the BCM will assist with controlled burns. In addition, the BCT will assist with preserve management tasks such as boundary posting, firebreak preparation, fencing, tree clearing, brush cutting, and equipment maintenance when conditions are not conducive to burning.

HOW TO APPLY

For more information about and to apply to this position, click HERE. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 13, 2019.

YOUR POSITION WITH TNC

The ABR Preserve Management Assistant will travel within the Agassiz Beach Ridges landscape in the Northern Tallgrass Prairie Ecoregion (western Minnesota) as part of a landscape-based spring and fall prescribed burn crew as well as part of a multi-person crew managing nature preserves during the summer months.

HOW TO APPLY

For more information about and to apply to this position, click HERE. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 13, 2019.

YOUR POSITION WITH TNC

The Preserve Management Assistant will travel within the Tallgrass Aspen Parklands landscape in the Northern Tallgrass Prairie Ecoregion (Northwestern Minnesota and southern Manitoba, Canada) as part of a landscape-based spring and fall prescribed burn crew as well as part of a multi-person crew managing nature preserves during the summer months. As part of the prescribed burn crew, the Preserve Management Assistant will be responsible for preparation and implementation of prescribed fire at various nature preserves under the direction of a Prescribed Burn Leader.

HOW TO APPLY

For more information about and to apply to this position, click HERE. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 13, 2019.

YOUR POSITION WITH TNC

The Burn Crew Member participates in wild land fire operations which include ignition, control, mop-up, suppression, monitoring, and other tasks as assigned. This is a short-term position from April 9, 2019 through June 7, 2018.  There are 2 openings for this position available at this location.

HOW TO APPLY

For more information about and to apply to this position, click HERE. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 13, 2019.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The Rangeland Tech (RT) maintains preserve areas frequented by the visiting public and performs land management activities.  The RT will serve as a member of an 8-person prescribed burn crew. This crew generally burns 10-15 units for 1,000-1500 acres which is about 20% of the position. They will also spend about 40% of their time monitoring and controlling noxious weeds as well as some (10%) bison fence construction and repair and about 10% of their time will be ecological monitoring data collection.

HOW TO APPLY

For more information about and to apply to this position number, click HERE. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 13, 2019.

YOUR POSITION WITH TNC

The Preserve Management Assistant will travel within the Tallgrass Aspen Parklands landscape in the Northern Tallgrass Prairie Ecoregion (Northwestern Minnesota and southern Manitoba, Canada) as part of a landscape-based spring and fall prescribed burn crew as well as part of a multi-person crew managing nature preserves during the summer months. As part of the prescribed burn crew, the Preserve Management Assistant will be responsible for preparation and implementation of prescribed fire at various nature preserves under the direction of a Prescribed Burn Leader.

HOW TO APPLY

For more information about and to apply to this position, click HERE. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 13, 2019.

YOUR POSITION WITH TNC

The Burn Crew/Land Management Tech (BCLMT) will work in the Agassiz Beach Ridges Landscape in the Northern Tallgrass Prairie Ecoregion (western Minnesota) as part of a crew managing prairie tracts and restorations as well as being responsible for preparation and implementation of prescribed fire at various nature preserves in this landscape.  Technician duties will include vegetation management (herbicide applications, brush removal, tree removal, mowing, biological control, etc.), equipment maintenance and organization, hand collecting native prairie seed, firebreak installation, boundary posting, fencing and assist with controlled burns.

HOW TO APPLY

For more information about and to apply to this position, click HERE. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 13, 2019.

The USDA Forest Service’s Pacific Northwest/Alaska Regions and USDOI Bureau of Land Management’s Oregon-Washington State Office, Fire, Fuels, and Aviation Division is currently in the process of outreach to assess interest in a for a permanent, full-time GS-0401-12 Fuels Management Specialist position. The duty location for this position may be negotiated post-selection to any Forest Service location (virtual office location) within Region 6 (Oregon or Washington), and the incumbent is expected to travel 50 percent of the time. The outreach notice and reply form are attached; please share this information with those within your network and others you know who are qualified and may be interested.
 
The incumbent assists the Program Manager in the development, organization and administration of the Region-wide fuels management program. The incumbent provides advice, assistance and direction to Forests to establish appropriate response to wildland fire, and coordinates with Air Quality Specialists to develop and review smoke management and air quality guidelines as they relate to planned and unplanned ignitions. The percentage of time spent on duties included in this position may fluctuate with more emphasis on operations, planning, program management, or training based on workload priorities, emphasis, and needs. Ninety (90) days of experience as a primary/rigorous firefighter or equivalent experience outside federal employment is a basic qualification requirement for this position. If you have further questions about the position, please contact Regional Fuels Program Manager Dana Skelly at 503-351-1738, or by email at dana.skelly[at]usda.gov or dskelly[at]firenet.gov.
 
This purpose of this outreach notice is to determine an adequate candidate pool, and it is in effect from December 12 through December 26, 2018. If you are interested in this opportunity, please complete the attached outreach response form and return it to amset[at]fs.fed.us. When the outreach notice expires, you may access USAJOBS at www.usajobs.gov for all vacancy announcement information. Those responding to this outreach will receive notice of the vacancy announcement information once available.

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As the Forest Crew Supervisor 2 (Prescribed Fire Assistant Team Leader)within the Wildlife Program in providing statewide fire management implementation services on wildlife areas including fire dependent fish and wildlife habitat restoration and maintenance using prescribed (Rx) fire. Additionally this position will be the assistant on the prescribed (Rx) Fire burn team to help implement projects for fire-dependent dry forest ecosystems with an initial focus in Eastern Washington but may include any region in Washington State. This position supports/contributes to the mission of WDFW of preserving, protecting and enhancing fish and wildlife and their habitats by restoring fire as a disturbance agent at the appropriate frequency to fire dependent ecosystems/habitats sustaining and perpetuating the plants and animals dependent thereon.
 
Under the supervision of the Prescribe Fire Team Leader, the Prescribe Fire Assistant Team Leader (Forest Crew Supervisor 2) position supports the Department's mission and goals by implementing sound fire dependent fish and wildlife habitat restoration and maintenance projects within the constraints of policy, applicable legal requirements, and applicable collective bargaining agreements.
 
This position assists the Prescribed Fire Team Leader in implementing plans to restore and maintain fire dependent fish and wildlife on wildlife areas primarily in Eastern Washington but may include any region statewide which include more 200,000 acres of forest including numerous fire dependent, e.g., dry forest and fire maintained prairies and steppe.
 
General duties include:  Coordinating with the Prescribed Fire Team Leader and the South Prescribed Fire Unit Manager to implement plans for restoration and maintenance of fire dependent fish and wildlife habitat; Conducting burn unit layout, fuels inventory, assisting with the day to day operations of the Prescribe Burn Team, and implementing restoration projects with a primary focus on assisting in supervising and training under the direction of Prescribed Fire Team Leader for the Prescribed Burn Team crew members.

Deadline: Jan 6, 2019 11:59 pm

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The Grasslands and Sustainable Grazing Strategy Manager will work with private and public-sector partners to understand and address the challenges of adopting conservation practices in the GRG, both in Missouri and in Iowa. S/he will build a vision and direction to advance sustainable grazing practices aligned with TNC’s Shared Conservation Agenda. The Manager will lead the successful development of TNC’s working demonstration ranch, Little Creek Farm, while supervising full-time staff and conservation activities at the adjacent Dunn Ranch Prairie, which includes overseeing the reseeding of a high-quality, diverse prairie restoration, bison herd management, and prescribed fire. S/he will spearhead development of effective messaging and outreach to ranchers, agribusiness, and other members of the grazing sector to provide accurate and relevant information about conservation practices. The Manager will develop key partnerships with public and private organizations to identify and resolve technical issues and to widely communicate solutions and best practices, raise stakeholder interest in outcomes, and develop resources to support the adoption and use of conservation tools within the GRG. S/he negotiates complex and innovative solutions with government agencies and landowners to conserve and protect natural communities and develops and implements conservation relevant strategies. The Manager will also represent TNC on work groups and at conferences and field days to convey the importance of conservation grazing, soil health, water quality, greenhouse gas mitigation, and agricultural productivity.

HOW TO APPLY

For more information about and to apply to this position, click HERE. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 7, 2019.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK

The mission of this position is to work with private landowners and cooperating agencies in Warren County to enhance forest land productivity and usefulness through technical forestry assistance and support of programs and projects directed toward the mission; and second, to support other Bureau of Forestry programs and activities in the Forest District as requested and required. Duties include assisting in fire protection activities; responding to requests regarding insect and disease problems; administering timber sales; and providing assistance with urban and community forestry management.

Contact Name: Brittany Rothermel
Contact E-mail: brothermel@pa.gov
Contact Phone: 717-783-2023

Responses are requested by January 11th, 2019 so that initial results may be discussed at the 2019 NE RSC Meeting Jan. 28-29, 2019. Do not complete the survey if your organization falls out of the NE RSC boundary.

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YOUR POSITION WITH TNC

The Engine Boss (ENGB) oversees a Type 6 engine crew (2-3 Burn Crew Members) in wildland fire activities, as directed by a Burn Boss, or other command position.  Position will begin on February 11, 2019 and terminate on April 19, 2019. Housing will be available.

HOW TO APPLY

For more information about and to apply to this position, click HERE. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 2, 2019.

YOUR POSITION WITH TNC

The Fire Management Assistant (FMA) position will begin February 1, 2019 and end May 1, 2019. The FMA will work directly with the Fire Manager on all wildland fire management and preserve management activities. Housing may be available. Frequent travel is required. Please notice this is an as needed position meaning there is no minimum or maximum weekly hours guaranteed.

HOW TO APPLY

For more information about and to apply to this position, click HERE. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 2, 2019.

YOUR POSITION WITH TNC

The Burn Crew Member (BCM) participates in wild land fire operations which include ignition, control, mop-up, suppression, monitoring, and other tasks as assigned. Position(s) will begin on February 11, 2019 and terminate on April 19, 2019. Housing will be available.

HOW TO APPLY

For more information about and to apply to this position, click HERE. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 2, 2019.

The Sagebrush Collaborative Conservation Specialist position serves to lead the strategic, partner-driven conservation of sagebrush by helping implement the Intermountain West Joint Venture’s (IWJV) Partnering to Conserve Sagebrush Rangelands initiative. In 2016, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the IWJV entered into a formal partnership to improve sagebrush conservation across ownership boundaries. The partnership is modeled after the successful voluntary private land conservation efforts pioneered by the USDA Natural Resources and Conservation Service’s (NRCS) Sage Grouse Initiative (SGI). These partners are working jointly to implement a Memorandum of Understanding for sage grouse and sagebrush habitat conservation.

The IWJV is seeking a Sagebrush Collaborative Conservation Specialist to support the Partnering to Conserve Sagebrush Rangelands initiative. The Sagebrush Collaborative Conservation Specialist will work closely with an interdisciplinary team of staff members and partners including, but not limited to, IWJV staff (Assistant Coordinator, Operations & Administration Manager, Sagebrush Communications Specialist, Project Coordinator, and Spatial Ecologist); the IWJV Management Board; BLM staff at the Washington Office, State, District and Field Office levels; NRCS State Conservationists, Working Lands for Wildlife, and associated staff; and IWJV state conservation partners. The position is hosted by the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) through a cooperative staffing agreement between WAFWA and the IWJV and reports directly to the IWJV Assistant Coordinator. The IWJV is one of the leading collaborative conservation organizations in the Intermountain West. We are seeking an individual that can identify opportunities and engage a diverse audience to develop conservation solutions. The applicant needs to be comfortable with working in a fast-paced work environment.

The OneUSDA Internship Program offers Federal opportunities to students currently enrolled in qualifying educational programs or institutions. It is a comprehensive developmental program intended to provide students with experience in a dynamic work environment that will enhance their educational goals and shape their career choices. An internship with USDA will involve various components of on-the-job experience, mentorship, and training tailored to the student’s education, experience, and interests.

The Prescribed Fire Crew Technician participates in wildland fire operations which include ignition, control, mop-up, suppression, monitoring, etc. The Prescribed Fire Crew Technician will participate in preparing fire lines, maintaining equipment, post-burn monitoring and other tasks. Will do project work and other park management duties when conditions are not conducive to prescribed fire.

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YOUR POSITION WITH TNC

The Burn Crew Member is a 6-month position starting in mid-February and concluding in mid-August. The position is full time and will be based out of the Wisconsin chapter’s main office in Madison. The successful candidate will be a member of the Wisconsin Prescribed Fire Crew and will also provide land management support on TNC lands in southern Wisconsin. The position will provide logistical support for the prescribed fire program, including crew coordination, equipment preparation and rehab, and fire break installation. The Burn Crew Member will participate in fire operations to include ignition, control, mop-up, suppression, monitoring, etc. on TNC lands along with state and federal partner lands. During the non-fire activities, the position will implement preserve management duties such as species monitoring, invasive species control (mechanical and chemical), boundary posting, field trip coordination, etc. The position may also use equipment such as, but not limited to, ATVs, brushcutters, chainsaws, and backpack herbicide sprayers. The pay rate will be $14-16 per hour depending on experience.

HOW TO APPLY

For more information about and to apply to this position, click HERE. All applications must be submitted in the system prior to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, January 11.