Forestry Technician (Fire) (Senior Firefighter)

Bureau of Land Management Doyle, California
Deadline May 31, 2019
Job Type Paid permanent


Serves as a senior wildland firefighter on a handcrew, prescribed fire crew, wildland fire engine, or helitack crew, performing wildland firefighting work and leading crews performing such work, i.e., wildland fire suppression and control activities including preparedness, prevention, monitoring, hazardous fuels reduction, and prescribed burning.

Gathers and considers information on weather data, topography, fuel types, and fire behavior during suppression of wildland fire incidents.

Drives and operates a wildland fire engine, positioning the engine for proper use and operation.

Performs specialized duties such as water handling specialist, fully qualified chainsaw operator, and/or responsible for maintenance of specialized equipment used to respond to wildland urban interface/intermix situations.

Conducts crew member assessments of skills and knowledge.

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Category Forestry