Friday , April 19 2024

Forestry Jobs – Forestry Technician

Website U.S. Forest Service

Job Description:

This position is located Pacific Northwest Region; Fremont-Winema National Forest; Klamath Falls OR

This position serves in a fire management organization as a prescribed fire/fuels technician preparing and implementing prescribed fire plans, fire effects monitoring plans, manual and mechanical hazardous fuels treatments, and smoke and wildland fire use monitoring plans.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists in planning, implementing and coordinating all aspects of a prescribed fire and fuels management program. Formulates and develops plans, budgets and schedules for well precedent fire management operations.
  • Implements and administers technical aspects of the prescribed fire/fuels plan, ensures preparation, ignition, holding, mop-up, and rehabilitation are completed to the standards specified and in accordance with regulations, policies, and guidelines.
  • Monitors fire behavior, evaluates fire effects, identifies potential problems and makes recommendations.
  • Develops, prepares, recommends and reviews alternatives for prescribed fire/fuels management plans to perform a wide variety of limited operational projects.
  • Plans, conducts surveys and evaluates data to develop prescriptions for prescribed fire and wildland fire use.
  • Participates in wildland fire and safety training in the techniques, practices, and methods of fire suppression and in the safe, efficient operation and use of tools, equipment, and vehicles used in fire suppression activities.
  • Performs wildfire suppression support as directed within training and physical capabilities and other duties as assigned.
  • Duties listed are at the full performance level.

Job Details:

Company: U.S. Forest Service

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Portland, OR, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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