Prescribed Fire Technician Intern

Expected Dates
November 3, 2014 to May 3, 2015
Site
Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge
Position ID
PO-00603886
Main duties include site preparation for prescribed burning; being a part of a team implementing prescribed fire, maintaining fire apparatus and personnel protective equipment.    Other duties include assisting with red-cockaded woodpecker monitoring, forest inventory, and assisting with environmental education and fire prevention events.   
  • Rural South Carolina
  • Wildland fire suppression; prescribed fire operations; wildlife management; forest survey techniques; equipment operation and maintenance.
  • Yes
Main Area of Focus
Natural Resources Mgmt
Education, Training & Skills Expected
Communications
some coursework or experience
Recreation Management
some coursework or experience
Resource Management
some coursework or experience
Chain Saw Skills
competent without supervision
GPS
competent with supervision
Hand Tools
competent without supervision
Leadership Experience
competent without supervision
Orienteering compass skills
competent without supervision