The NC Coastal Fire Crew Manager coordinates day-to-day activities of the prescribed fire crew and participates in wildland fire operations which include ignition, control, mop-up, suppression, monitoring, etc. All TNC staff actively participating on a prescribed burn must be qualified as a FFT2. The Prescribed Fire Crew Manager will participate in preparing fire lines, maintaining equipment, post-burn monitoring and other tasks. May perform other preserve management duties when conditions are not conducive to prescribed fire.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE
Function as both leader and member of a work team, in a high stress team environment.
Convey work instructions to Burn Crew members.
Monitor the progress of Burn Crew Members toward achieving fire management goals.
Makes decisions on the fire line based upon evaluation of fire behavior, available resources and judgment.
Perform other preserve management duties when conditions are not conducive to prescribed fire.
Ability to perform heavy physical work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain, and under physically demanding circumstances.