Wildfire Response Coordinator, Wildland Fire Program Coordinator 1 (WFPC1)

Washington State Department of Natural Resources

Olympia, Washington

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $62,892.00 - $84,516.00 Annually
Deadline Jul 18, 2024

Wildfire Response Coordinator, Wildland Fire Program Coordinator 1 (WFPC1)
Recruitment #2024-7-6188
Full-time, Permanent, Represented position
Location: Natural Resources Building - Olympia, WA
Relocation Compensation may be available and considered
Salary: $5,241.00 - $7,043.00 Monthly 

(See official listing for full details.)
To be successful in this role, the selected individual will need to be:

  • Service-oriented
  • Calm under pressure
  • Attentive to detail
  • And possess strong verbal and written communication skills

Additionally, the person serving in this role will be required to learn established complex procedures and technical programs. They will coordinate with the DNR Coordination Center Manager and make decisions that align with those procedures and support the overall mission to protect the health of Washington's lands.


  • Prior to and during fire season, develops and provides in-person and/or virtual IROC training to Division and Region DNR employees.
  • Responsible for maintaining current equipment and supplies in IROC.
  • Responsible for accurately rostering NW Incident Management Teams in IROC.
  • Obtains DNR Aviation Contracts/Agreements and connects them to Exclusive Use and CWN Aircraft in IROC.
  • In coordination with the DNR Coordination Center Manager and DNR CC staff, mobilize IMTs and additional resources to wildland fires in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for tracking incident locations, saving resource orders, and maintaining the out-of-state resource Excel database.
  • Coordinates annual updates to the Statewide DNR Mobilization Guide and ensures the DNR Region Mobilization Guides are available to agency personnel via SharePoint.
  • Supports NW Geoboard, PNWCG, and WFMD Training Program with the CIMT application process.
  • Serves as the point of contact with Federal partner agencies to establish and maintain Firenet 365 accounts.

Required Qualifications: 

  • An AA degree AND 2 years of professional experience in an emergency management, natural resource management, or other related field (examples could include: working in an emergency dispatch center; a fire cache operation; a local regional, state, federal, or tribal work unit);
    OR an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • FEMA ICS 100, 200, and 700 courses.
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering and supporting an environment that honors diversity, equity, inclusion, and environmental justice practices.
  • Perform assigned duties in a manner consistent with applicable laws, regulations and public records retention and requests are followed.
  • Proficiency in computer skills processing, spreadsheets, and ability to develop complex documents in support of the program objectives.

View a complete position description with full application instructions at careers.wa.gov

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Category Admin & Leadership, Forestry
Tags Wildland Firefighter