Job: Fire Restoration Specialist (Crew Lead) - Ecostudies Institute - Olympia, WA


The Restoration Specialist will work with a team in the maintenance and restoration of prairie sites, primarily at Joint Base Lewis‐McChord (JBLM) and in South Puget Sound. This position will have a range of restoration responsibilities in support of the program’s regional conservation goals. The Specialist will engage in and take a lead position in various project areas, such as: prescribed fire, monitoring and control of pest plants, establishing and monitoring native vegetation, and monitoring wildlife. The Specialist will instruct other members of the restoration team in their specialty area. The Specialist will also work with project leaders and partners to plan and lead the implementation of tasks in their specialty. The position entails strenuous physical activity and operation of heavy equipment, sometimes within active military training areas on JBLM.