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Land Manager Environmental Specialist

Posted 1 month ago

Employer: Sarasota County Parks, Recreation & Natural Resources

Location: Knights Trail Park

Application deadline: Open until filled (Still posted as of July 27, 2022)

Full position description and application instructions


  • Provide oversight, coordination, and supervision of two environmental specialist II positions.
  • Participate in live prescribed fire operations serving as crew in a variety of roles.
  • Assist with coordinating volunteers for prescribed fire operations.
  • Assist fire mitigation staff with determining suitable zones ready for burning as well as post burn site hazard monitoring and mop up.
  • Maintain equipment utilized for prescribed fire. Explore equipment needs and coordinate acquisition of needed resources.
  • Coordinate with fire mitigation staff to assist in developing and conducting training for prescribed fire staff, to include equipment operations, situational awareness on the fire line and other prescribed and wildfire appropriate training.
  • Participate with Fire mitigation staff and land managers for appropriate fire line and zone preparations for successful prescribe fire operations.
  • Assist Fire mitigation with detection and control of wildfires on county owned natural areas.
  • Work closely with GIS staff for accurate reporting of prescribed fire and wildfire information.
  • Participate in a leadership role in Integrated Pest Management practices.
  • And more…

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