Faller I Job Description Sample
Fire Technician Type2 IA Crew/Squad Boss
The primary purpose of this Fire Technician Type 2 IA Crew/Squad Boss contract position is to lead a small (6-10 person) squad of highly motivated firefighters in fire suppression and prescribed fire assignments. The incumbent serves in a key fire management position as a Squad Leader on a Type 2 Initial Attack (IA) Crew. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: - A High School diploma (or equivalent).
Required Qualification: Firefighter Type 1 (FFT1).
Preferred Qualification: Engine Boss (ENGB), Incident Commander Type 5 (ICT5), Faller 2 (FAL2), Prescribed Burn Boss 3 (RXB3) - Must possess a State of Montana State driver's license at the time of hire and possess throughout employment. BIA requirement of employee adherence to all responsibilities under the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Motor Vehicle Operator Policy.- Must meet the Interagency Wildland Firefighter Medical Standards for arduous duty wildland firefighting.- Must attain and maintain the prerequisite physical stamina and strength needed to perform rigorous duties and must pass the Work Capacity Test at the arduous level annually.- This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the Tribal Drug and Alcohol Policy and is subject to pre-hire and random drug testing requirements. DUTIES:
Serve as a Squad Boss on a highly motivated member of a Type 2 IA Crew on fire assignments and on prescribed fire assignments; as Type 5 Incident Commander during initial attack of wildland fires; as a driver of Type 2 IA Crew vehicles; as an Engine Boss for Type 4 through Type 7 engines with a one to three person crew.
Supervise, direct and assist a Squad in fire suppression, prescribed fires, or fuels treatments operations; the construction of containment lines during wildland fire suppression and/or prescribed fire operations; mop-up operations during wildland fire suppression and/or prescribed fire operations; in line patrols and grid operations during wildland fire suppression and/or prescribed fire operations. Patrols containment lines with supervision on how to locate and extinguish sparks, flare-ups and hot spots that may threaten loss of control of the fire or prescribed fire; in backfire and burnout, mobile and stationary engine attack, construction of helispots, helitack operations and longline hookups.
Performs the duties of a fully qualified Faller B.
Distributes and controls work assignments among assigned squad members; assures timely accomplishment of assigned tasks; maintains work notes and records; makes reports on work accomplishments; ensures that the work is carried out safely; reports on performance problems and issues.
Instructs subordinates in the use of suppression and prescribed fire tools and equipment to include, hand-tools, mountainous driving, pumps, ignition devices, suppression techniques, prescribed fire
Leads subordinates in safety training techniques, practices, methods of fire suppression, prescribed fire. Participates in crew proficiency checks and drills. Participates in safety sessions and fire/fuels critiques.
Provides training in fire suppression techniques and terminology.
Inspect Type 2 IA Crew vehicle to ensure readiness.
Ensures Squad tools and equipment are maintained and ready.
Independently, or direct and supervise other crew members, to carry out specialized assignments such a tree falling/bucking, backfire and burnout, construction of helispots, specialized helitack operations, and hover hookups.
Responsible for the safety of the Squad or resources assigned.
Supervise and assist in the performance of all aspects of wildland and prescribed fire operations including preparation, ignition, monitoring, holding, and mop-up. Collects prescribed fire weather data, fuel and/or soil moisture samples, maps projects, and maintains records. Request position description for a detailed description of other duties, desirable qualifications, and SPECIAL CONDITIONS.
Fiscal Assistant I
Job Description This is an office
/clerical position. This position is responsible for performing fiscal control and the preparation, maintenance and processing of financial records and transactions for public assistance programs. The financial transactions include but are not limited to all assistance programs such as adoption, client purchased service programs such as VIEW and secondary for all administrative transactions. responsibilities for this position also include the balance of all local, state and federal funds, monthly check processing, quarterly and yearly tax process and special welfare account transactions and reconciliation. Assists in providing emergency shelter as mandated and required.
Minimum Qualifications Knowledge
, Skills and Abilities (KSA’S) required to successfully perform the work: Considerable knowledge of the application of established bookkeeping and accounting principles and arithmetic as they relate to government accounting transactions. Working knowledge of state and local government fiscal regulations, policies and procedures along with office accounting methods and procedures. Skill in operating a personal computer, associated business and agency software and other office machines. Demonstrated ability to effectively organize, process and maintain accurate financial records, prepare reports, analyze and record information, balance ledgers, understand and apply laws/regulations, type accurately at good speed. Exercise independent judgment/discretion and establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public. Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Preferred Qualifications High School diploma supplemented with bookkeeping coursework and related fiscal support experience including experience with payroll preparation and quarterly tax reporting using business and or agency software OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge
, skills and abilities.
Special Requirements Applicants may be subject to a Criminal History Background search
, Central Registry search, DMV/driving record check, and/or pre-employment drug screen. This investigation may include: fingerprint checks (State police, FBI) local agency checks, employment verification and references, verification of education (relevant to employment), credit checks (relevant to employment) and other checks requested by the hiring authority. All offers are contingent upon satisfactory results of the required checks and screening. Employee must be willing to work in the community emergency shelter in the event of a natural disaster or emergency.
Special Instructions to Applicants APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION MUST BE SUBMITTED ELECTRONICALLY THROUGH THIS WEBSITE
. MAILED, EMAILED, FAXED OR HAND DELIVERED APPLICATIONS AND RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. THIS WEBSITE WILL PROVIDE A CONFIRMATION RECEIPT WHEN THE APPLICATION IS SUBMITTED FOR CONSIDERATION. Consideration for an interview is based solely on the information provided. Applications must include complete work history. Please refer to your RMS account for the status of your application and this position.
Name Lisa B
434-699-2134 ## Email firstname.lastname@example.org
11387 Courthouse Road Lunenburg, VA 23952 Working Title: Fiscal Assistant I
Role Title:* Local-Classified
Job Open Date:* 02/09/2018 Job Close Date: 02/23/2018 Open Until Filled: No
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?:* No
Hiring Range:* $19,511 (May be higher depending on qualifications)
Agency:* Dept of Social Services
- Local (765-01)
- Location:* Lunenburg
111 Position Number: 00020 Job Posting Number: 1034103 Type of Recruitment: General Public
Does this position have telework options?:* No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference:* No
Job Type:* Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail:* Full-Time Salaried
- Non-Faculty- FTS-1 Pay Band: UG
Los Valles - Veteran Fire Corps Crew Leader
Title:Veteran Fire Corps Crew Leader
Status:Seasonal, Full-time, Exempt
Wages:$580-640/week DOE, DOQ, $520/week for orientation and training
Health Benefits: Health Benefit Eligible, 5 days PTO (scheduled in August) and 5 days discretionary time
Food provided while in the field, uniforms, protective equipment, wildland fire certifications and trainings Start/end date:April 2nd 2018 – November 2018 (end date may vary due to weather and project availability)
Multiple positions opened until filled
Southwest Conservation Corps:
SCC empowers individuals to positively impact their lives, their communities and the environment. The Southwest Conservation Corps (SCC) is a non-profit, AmeriCorps-affiliated organization. The SCC selects young adults, ages 16-35, to complete conservation work projects on public lands throughout the Southwest. SCC programs encourage environmental stewardship, foster community partnerships, and emphasize experiential learning. For our VFC crews, SCC selects post-9/11 military veterans, ages 20-35, to complete conservation work projects on public lands through the Southwest. The program assists veterans in their transition to civilian careers by providing certifications and trainings that prepare them for federal land management jobs, and specifically, careers in Wildland Fire fighting. The majority of SCC’s programs are residential programs, with crews camping in either frontcountry or backcountry settings for 4-10 day periods; schedules may vary by program and region.
Southwest Conservation Corps’ Veterans Fire Corps Crew Leaders perform many roles and are the key to our program’s success. The position is multi-faceted and demanding, but with opportunity for enormous rewards. Successful candidates will demonstrate high standards, compassion, excellent judgment, effective communication skills, initiative and the desire to devote themselves (at least seasonally!) to working alongside post-9/11 military veterans in an environmental setting. The Crew Leader position requires professionalism, patience, mentorship, technical aptitude, focus on efficiency, and a high level of comfort in the outdoors. Crew Leaders are ultimately responsible for successes and short-comings of the crew. Required Skills
Leadership & Mentorship * Manage, supervise, and lead the day-to-day details of project work.
Implement skills training on work-site and facilitate intentional discussions via informal lessons to contribute to the crew’s personal growth and group dynamics
Promote individual corps member development and a healthy community
Mentor and delegate project responsibilities, crew life, and member development to Assistant Crew Leader (If applicable).
Must be willing to follow and enforce all SCC policies, maintain professional boundaries, and appropriately represent Southwest Conservation Corps. This includes creating a substance free work environment, refraining from the use of tobacco products, alcohol, and drugs while involved in the program.
Project Management & Implementation * Train and motivate a crew of six to eight veterans to efficiently complete conservation projects on public lands within a 10-12 hour work day
Delegation of project work & investment among co-leader and crew
Manage the on-the-ground quality and quantity of project work
Think critically to resolve issues and solve problems
Communicate effectively & coordinate logistics with project partners, co-leader, & SCC staff Safety & Risk Management * Monitor, manage, and promote the crew’s physical and emotional safety on and off the work site
Exhibit strong situational awareness & promote a culture of safety
Transport crew’s and equipment safely in SCC’s vans or large SUVs with trailers
Administration * Complete professional documentation of time sheets, daily and weekly reports, corps member and peer evaluations, disciplinary action forms, incident reports, etc.
Responsible for all project related outcomes and deliverables.
Manage food budget and credit card for purchases
* Leadership experience.
Excellent organizational & communication skills
Strong time-management skills and ability to work independently as well as with others
Ability to effectively and efficiently manage all aspects of crew life and production within a 40-50 hour work week
Flexibility, adaptability and capacity to work in a fluid, changing work environment
Willingness to learn and be a part of a dynamic community of peer leaders
Willingness to commit fully to the program and its mission
Must be adaptive, patient and able to maintain a positive perspective throughout
Chainsaw operations and maintenance experience * NWCG or Equivalent Faller B Chainsaw certification (Or ready to evaluate as one) * Physically fit and able to work long days in adverse conditions
Experience with backpacking, wilderness living and travel, LNT principles
High School diploma or GED certificate
Must hold current/relevant medical certification (WFR, WEMT, or OEC) with CPR/AED * Must be 21, have a clean driving record (insurable by SCC) and a current driver’s license.
* Experience with SCC or other conservation corps or youth corps
Military veteran served in the US Armed Forces
Teaching, facilitation and team-building experience with diverse groups of people
Wildland Fire experience (Hot shot, hand crew, engine crew, etc.) * Familiarity with basic conservation skills (hand tool use and maintenance, etc.) * Strong conflict resolution skills
Relevant Bachelor’s Degree
Sense of humor, spirit of adventure, and desire to make a positive difference and promote leadership in others
Essential Functions: * Frequently required to walk, hike, sit and talk or listen
Required to use hands to operate objects, tools or controls, and to reach with hands and arms
Regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision and the ability to focus
Required to drive an SCC vehicle
Must be able to speak, understand, read and write English
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
To Apply: * Complete the Crew Leader Application, upload cover letter and resume (Link at the bottom of the page).
Any questions can be addressed to: Anna Hendricks Program Director SCC – Salida 719-580-3272 email@example.com
Tracking Code:* 923-984 Job Location: Salida, Colorado, United States
Position Type:* Full-Time/Regular
These positions are located in Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. Please visit for additional park information.
Area Information: Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is located in rural Northern Wisconsin approximately 75 miles east of Duluth, Minnesota. The Lakeshore headquarters and duty station is located in Bayfield, Wisconsin. Rental housing is scarce, but park seasonal housing may be available 16 miles away at Little Sand Bay on a shared-occupancy basis. Moderately priced homes are available in Washburn and Ashland. Temperatures range from mid 80s in the summer to sub-zero in the winter. Summer and winter recreational activities are numerous.
Park website: . Park POC is Julie Van Stappen .
Bayfield Chamber of Commerce website:
These positions are Full-Time temporary positions not-to-exceed 1039 regular hours (about 6 months) in a service year. Positions may be terminated sooner or extended depending on management needs. Individuals selected under this vacancy announcement are eligible for rehire in subsequent service years.
The typical seasonal entry-on-duty period for Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is April-October, but can be variable during these months due to weather conditions, project needs, or funding. Anticipated Entry on Duty: April 2018.
Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid. All travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the sole responsibility of the selected employee.
Incumbent is responsible for conducting archeological resource site condition assessments and surveys under the supervision of the park cultural resource specialist, as well as assisting with a variety of other cultural and natural resource projects including wildlife surveys, cultural landscape clearing, and photo archiving. Incumbent is expected to work both independently and as a member of a team/field crew. Utilizes GIS, GPS, and a variety of computer programs to collect, analyze, archive, and report data. It is essential that the incumbent has a good attitude and a strong willingness to assist with a variety of resource tasks, both in the field and in the office.
S-212 Wildland Power Saw training and Class 2 Faller qualification preferred.
Job family (Series)
Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship required.
Appointment subject to background investigation and favorable adjudication.
Meet Selective Service Registration Act requirement for males.
Direct Deposit: Selectee will be required to participate in the Direct Deposit Electronics Funds Transfer Program.
Incidental Driving: You may be required to operate a government (or private) motor vehicle as part of your official duties. Prior to your first official motor vehicle operation, and again every year thereafter (or more frequently if management determines such need exists), you will be required to sign an affidavit certifying to your possession of a valid State issued driver's license that is current and has not been revoked, suspended, canceled, or otherwise disqualified in any way to prohibit your operation of a motor vehicle. You will also submit a photocopy of your valid State issued driver's license prior to your first official motor vehicle operation, and again every year, or more frequently if management determines such need exists. Lastly, you may be required to submit (within a State sealed envelope or submitted directly by the State authorities), and at your own expense, all certified driving records from all States that discloses all valid driver's licenses, whether current or past, possessed by you. Please indicate in your application whether you possess a valid State driver's license.
Uniform: You will be required to wear a uniform and comply with the National Park Service uniform standards. A uniform allowance will be provided.
Work Schedule: You may be required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.
To qualify for this position at the GS-5 grade level, you must possess at least one of the following minimum qualifications by close of the announcement:
EXPERIENCE: At least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-4 level.
Specialized experience is experience which equipped the applicant with knowledge, skills, and abilities related to the work of the position. Examples of specialized experience include: archeological field investigations, laboratory analysis, artifact cataloging, archival research.
EDUCATION: Successful completion of at least four years of education above high school (120 semester hour or 180 quarter hours) leading to a bachelor's degree with major study related study or with courses related to the occupation, subjects such as geography, geology, or cultural geography; history, historiography, or historical archeology; environmental studies; scientific writing (nonfiction English composition); and/or surveying. You must include transcripts.
Successful completion of a combination of education and experience as described above. NOTE: Only education in excess of the first 60 semester hours of course of study (beyond the second year) leading to a bachelor's degree is creditable toward meeting the specialized experience requirements. The total percentage of combined experience and education must total at least 100%. Six months of specialized experience equals 50% and 30 semester hours of creditable course work equals 50%. Failure to include legible copies of your college transcripts will make you "ineligible" for this position. You must include transcripts.
Volunteer Experience: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
You must include months, years and hours per week worked to receive credit for your work and/or volunteer experience. One year of specialized experience is equivalent to 12 months at 40 hours per week.
Part-time hours are prorated. You will not receive any credit for experience that does not indicate exact hours per week or is listed as "varies".
To qualify based on education, you must submit a legible copy of transcripts from an with your name, school name, credit hours, course level, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking. Transcripts do not need to be official, but if you are selected for this position and you used your education to qualify, you must provide official transcripts before you begin work.
If you are using to meet qualification requirements, you must show that your education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university.
Government housing may be available.
This announcement may be used to fill additional positions if identical vacancies occur within 90 days of the issue date of the referral certificate.
Individuals selected under this vacancy announcement are eligible for the possibility of extensions or rehire in subsequent service years.
Physical Demands: The work is partially sedentary with prolonged standing, walking, stooping, and bending often required. Heavy items (e.g., packs up to 50 pounds) must be lifted and carried on a routine basis.
Working Conditions: The work is performed both in an office setting and in the field.
Survey and excavation work is typically performed in isolated areas ; the incumbent must therefore be familiar with outdoor safety and survival skills and must be able to operate a vehicle on rough roads. Sustained periods of camping under primitive conditions are routine.
The National Park Service has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework only during an emergency or natural disaster.
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document that you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Click the following link for more information, .
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
A review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If your resume is incomplete or does not support the responses provided in the Occupational Questionnaire, or if you fail to submit all required documentation, you will be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your score may be adjusted accordingly. If a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully; errors or omissions may affect your rating.
Candidates will be rated and ranked using Category Rating procedures. These procedures place candidates with veteran's preference above non-preference eligibles within each category. Veterans with a service connected disability of at least 10 percent are listed in the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-09 grade level or higher. Under Category Rating, candidates will be rated and ranked into one of three categories:
Best Qualified - applicants possessing experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors and are highly proficient in all requirements of the job and can perform effectively in the position
Well Qualified - applicants possessing experience that exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors and are proficient in most of the requirements of the job
Qualified - applicants possessing experience that meets the minimum qualifications of the position including all selective factors and are proficient in some, but not all of the requirements of the job. You will be evaluated on the following competencies:
History and Archaeology
Background checks and security clearance
The following documents are required and must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 02/23/2018:
Resume which includes a list of all significant jobs held and duties performed, with dates specified in month and year format, and, indicate hours worked per week. If military or civilian, please include your rank and/or grade.
A complete Occupational Questionnaire
Other Supporting Documents, if applicable, such as:
If you are a Discharged, Non-Disabled Veteran, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 showing character of discharge (Member 4 copy), or other Documentation of Service and Separation under Honorable Conditions, as listed on the . If you don't have your DD-214, you may request it after discharge from the .
If you are a veteran within 120 days of discharge, you must submit signed documentation from the Armed Forces certifying: 1) your expected release/retirement from active duty, 2) under honorable conditions, 3) your pay grade/rank/rate at time of discharge, 4) dates of active duty service, 5) any campaign or expeditionary medals received, & 6) dated within 120 days of your separation.
If you are a Disabled Veteran, Purple Heart Recipient, or, you must submit all additional proof required by the, and if applicable, a completed . You may request a copy of your Department of Veterans Affairs letter from or call 1- to establish proof of disability.
Applicants who are eligible to be considered based on a Noncompetitive or Special Hiring Authority (i.e. Schedule A, VRA, Peace Corps, Americorp Vista, former PLC member, certain Military Spouses, 30% or More Disabled Veterans, Pathways Interns who have met the eligibility requirements for noncompetitive conversion, etc.) must submit appropriate documentation to verify your eligibility.
Documentation that you meet Selective Factors.
College transcripts, if qualifying based on education.
Documentation for consideration if you are a displaced Federal employee within the local commuting area. You must include: 1) Proof you are a displaced Federal employee, e.g., RIF Separation Notice, Notice of Proposed Removal, etc; 2) SF-50s (Notifications of Personnel Action) showing career/conditional tenure competitive status, promotion potential and duty location; and 3) your most recent performance appraisal. To exercise selection priority, displaced or surplus Federal employees must be rated well-qualified or above 85 on the rating criteria for this position. Do not submit photographs with your application package. Documents with photographs may not be seen by hiring officials - you must remove your image from any badges, licenses, etc.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from .
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
This job originated on . For the full announcement and to apply, visit . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.
Ecosystem Restoration Team Member
Start Date: Immediately End Date:
June 29, 2018 Wildland Restoration International is a 501(c)(3), non-profit conservation organization that focusses on integrated fire management.
Our mission is to help humanity manage fire for the benefit of people and wildlife.
Learn more about WRI at our webpage:
WRI’s Florida Ecosystem Restoration Teams add crucial firepower that gets more good prescribed burning done.
Gopher Tortoises, Scrub Jays, Indigo Snakes, and Red-cockaded Woodpeckers rely on habitats requiring regular rejuvenation from fire.
Without frequent fire, these animals and many others disappear from the landscape.
On sandhill and scrub, flatwoods and dry prairie, WRI’s Florida ERTs work on protected lands in urgent and ongoing need of prescribed burning.
When they aren’t burning, the Teams provide habitat restoration (hardwood thinning, invasive plant control, etc.) and training delivery for both local and international partners, empowering others to also carry on this crucial work at home and around the globe.
Job Description Summary The Ecosystem Restoration Team (ERT) Member supports the Team Leader in the safe and effective functioning of the ERT.
S/he contributes to the success of the organization by operating with high reliability, implementing superlative fire and stewardship projects, collaborating enthusiastically with many partners, and remaining flexible as plans evolve in response to weather and partner needs.
Essential Results-Based Duties Field Operations Participate on prescribed burns.
Use power equipment and hand tools to improve firebreaks and treat overgrown vegetation.
Conduct herbicide applications for invasive plant control.
Exemplify High Reliability Organizing principles, and commitment to excellent conservation and operational outcomes.
Contribute thoughtful and constructive input to after action reviews and during action reviews to improve Team safety, efficacy, efficiency, and internal/external communications.
Use WRI vehicles and equipment with care and maintain them in a fire-ready status.
Collaborate with the Team Leader and partners when opportunities arise to deliver experiential and classroom-based wildland fire training.
Other related duties as assigned.
Manage Information and Materials Retain records and receipts as directed by the Team Leader.
Represent WRI Internally and Externally Communicate professionally and productively with WRI colleagues, partner organizations, public officials, media, and the public.
Develop and maintain positive and productive relationships with existing and potential partners.
WRI Policy Master existing policies, practices, and processes.
Provide constructive input when opportunities are identified for updating policies and practices to increase WRI’s ability to meet its mission.
Position Requirements Minimum Qualifications REQUIRED:
Meet the National Wildland Coordinating Group qualifications and standards for Firefighter Type 2.
REQUIRED: At least 1 year of experience in wildland or prescribed fire operations.
Bachelor’s degree or greater in natural sciences, natural resource management, or a related field preferred.
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Ability to effectively communicate with colleagues, consistently exemplify a commitment to High Reliability Organizing principles, practice good followership, and when called upon, good leadership.
Ability and willingness to perform difficult physical work for extended and irregular periods, under adverse conditions and in various extremes of weather.
Excellent physical conditioning and the ability to complete a standardized 3-mile fitness test carrying a 45-pound pack while walking on flat terrain in less than 45 minutes.
Ability to safely, effectively, and efficiently use and maintain common wildland fire hand tools, brush-cutters, leaf blowers, chainsaws, and pumps/hose-lays.
Ability to safely, effectively, and efficiently operate wildland fire type six and seven engines, and ATVs/UTVs.
Demonstrate basic proficiency with email, word processing, spreadsheet software, and Global Positioning System technology.
Strong organizational skills applied to paper record keeping, payroll submission, and vehicle and equipment maintenance.
Valid state or international driver’s license, clean driving record, and the ability to drive four-wheel drive vehicles while towing a trailer.
Experience and willingness to live in rustic conditions or camp for extended periods.
Ability and willingness to travel frequently and on short notice for extended periods.
CPR/First Aid certification.
Preferred Qualifications Experience conducting restoration work and prescribed burns in Eastern, U.S.
ecosystems and fuels.
Faller 3 qualification and ATV/UTV certification preferred.
Mechanical experience, i.e., troubleshooting and repairing trucks, UTVs, small engines, electrical wiring, etc.
First Responder, EMT, or Wilderness EMT certification.
Work Conditions This position requires the ability and willingness to perform difficult physical work for extended and irregular periods, under adverse conditions and in various extremes of weather.
Excellent physical conditioning and the ability to complete a standardized 3-mile fitness test carrying a 45-pound pack while walking on flat terrain in less than 45 minutes.
Frequent travel throughout Central Florida with occasional overnight travel elsewhere in Florida and out-of-state, sometimes with short notice.
How To Apply Send your letter of interest, 3 references, and resumé to Tammy Serata via email, or via post at PO Box 1983, Duxbury, MA 02331.
Job posting remains open until position is filled.
Applicants are encouraged to carefully proof read their application materials, as correct grammar, spelling, and formatting are indicative of attention to detail and commitment to excellence.
WRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We welcome and consider applications from all persons Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
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