Ecosystem Support Team Supervisor
Application Due Date:: October 31 , 2017
The Longleaf Alliance is seeking a Supervisor for the Gulf Coastal Plain Ecosystem Partnership (GGCPEP)) Ecosystem Support Team (EEST)).. The EST,, consisting of four full – time (ssupervisor included)) and one seasonal employee,, was developed to support land management and restoration in collaboration with GCPEP partners,, across and beyond the G CPEP landscape.. Priority work by the EST centers on prescribed burning,, invasive species control,, mechanical treatments,, isolated wetland restoration,, ecological monitoring,, threatened and endangered species recovery,, and fire training.. The position is full – time and dependent upon successful program funding and grants..
Duties:: The Ecosystem Support Team Supervisor is directly responsible for the supervision and guidance of the EST.. The EST Supervisor coordinates and implements ecosystem management plans and projects,, which include prescribed burning,, species and natural communities surveying and ecological monitoring,, exotic species identification and control,, data management,, training and development,, wildfire suppression,, trail and//oor equipment ma intenance..
Qualifications:: Applicants must have at a minimum,, a Bachelor’s degree in biology,, ecology,, natural resources management or related field and five years related work experience or related experience in land management.. In addition,, the applica nt must be qualified as NWCG ICT4 with Engine Boss and or Firing Boss qualifications.. RXB2 preferred but not required.. A pplicants must also possess strong interpersonal skills and excellent written and oral communication skills.. Additional preferred qual ifications include experience with control of invasive species and the ability to use computer and field equipment.. A valid driver’s license is required..
Salary and bene fits package will range from $338 ,0000 to $445,000 and will be commensurate with experie nce.. A resume,, cover letter,, and three references must be received no later than October 31 , 2017,, electronically to::
850 – 623 – 0987
Final candidates will be notified November 2 nd for interviews to be conducted early November , 2017