Career Opportunities and Resources

Wildland Fire Training & Job Opportunities for Students and Recent Graduates

The Southeast Prescribed Fire Update details how students and recent graduates can gain experience in wildland fire management.

FireScience.org Forestry Career Guide

This FireScience.org Forestry Career Guide features career and employment information, internship listings, scholarships, instructor information, and a degree search tool.

Fire Science Degrees and Programs (North Carolina)

A list of schools and programs in North Carolina related to fire science has been compiled from the U.S. federal government National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), and FireScience.org also provides interviews with fire experts.

Supervisor for the Gulf Coastal Plain Ecosystem Partnership Ecosystem Support Team

The Longleaf Alliance is seeking a Supervisor for the Gulf Coastal Plain Ecosystem Partnership (GCPEP) Ecosystem Support Team (EST). The EST, consisting of four full-time (supervisor included) and one seasonal employee, was developed to support land management and restoration in collaboration with GCPEP partners, across and beyond the GCPEP 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.

Conservation Forester, The Nature Conservancy, North Florida

The Nature Conservancy’s North Florida program is hiring a Conservation Forester position. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals with a forestry background to work in the longleaf pine ecosystem on both TNC and partner properties. Please see the attached job description for details.