Fire Management Technician

The Nature Conservancy

Box Springs, Georgia

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details Competitive


Box Springs, Georgia, USA


Are you looking for a career to help people and nature? Guided by science, TNC creates innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that people and nature can thrive together. We’re looking for someone who is a passionate, motivated problem-solver. Come join TNC and apply today!

By joining our Fire Management Team, you will be a part of a highly functioning team working together to restore native ecosystems in and around the Chattahoochee Fall Line Ecoregion located in northern Marion County, Georgia. Other opportunities may be presented to assist partner agencies, such as the US Forest Service at Tuskegee National Forest and Wildlife Management Areas (WMA) managed by the Georgia Dept. of Natural Resources (GA-DNR). Our team consists of a dedicated group who are leading the conservation effort on multiple fronts and who expertly bring strategy and action together.      


  • High school diploma and 6 months of related experience.    
  • Must be qualified as a Fire Fighter Type 2 (FFT2), including Introduction to ICS (I-100), Human Factors on the Fire line (L-180), Introduction to Wild Land Fire Behavior (S-190), Firefighting Training (S-130), and one training burn serving under the supervision of a qualified FFT2.  See http://www.tncfiremanual.org/firefighter.htm      
  • Must achieve physical fitness standard as determined by local Fire Program Manager and the TNC Fire Manual. Must be able to walk 3 miles in 45 minutes carrying 45lbs.
  • Experience operating various types of equipment.                         
  • Must be able to obtain related licenses or certifications as required. (e.g. First Aid, CPR).
  • Must have valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Ability and willingness to follow instructions from colleagues.

Compensation and Housing:

  • $18.00/hour.
  • Housing with basic utilities will be provided in Marion County, Georgia, at no cost to the employee upon signing and agreeing to lease terms. The employee must live in provided housing with other Fire Management Technicians and Crew Manager to maximize the effectiveness of the crew and to provide a general security presence for TNC’s equipment.

Closing Date and Project Duration:

    This job posting will close on October 27, 2023
    The position will run from January 8, 2024, to June 28, 2024. Begin and end dates are flexible within the timeframe and maximum 6-month allotment. Preference will be given to applicants for a full 6-month commitment.


To apply for job ID 54022, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at https://careers.nature.org/ by 11:59 PM EST on October 27. Need help applying? Visit our recruitment page or contact applyhelp@tnc.org

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy's background screening process.

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An attractive salary and benefits package is part of TNC’s value proposition to our employees. TNC strives to provide competitive pay and bases salaries on the geographic location of the role committing to being equitable across groups and providing hiring salary ranges when possible.

Since we support flexible and remote work for our employees, many positions have a flexible location within countries where we’re registered as a Non-government Organization and established as an employer. This may mean we’re unable to provide a hiring salary range in the posting for some of our positions. However, candidates invited to be part of our interview process will be provided their location specific range upon request.

Category Forestry, Land Trust
Tags Wildland Firefighter