Job Overview


Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

About the Position:

The Public Works Directorate at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, leads the industry in providing exceptional infrastructure, resource, and facility management services. We are the preferred service provider to all our customers and a resource for innovation worldwide. We actively partner with other providers to form strategic alliances that provide the highest value for our customers. Our workforce is a proactive, motivated and highly trained team; delivering services efficiently, ethically, and with pride in ownership in all we do.

**These are temporary seasonal positions not-to-exceed 30 September 2017. Lists of eligible and qualified applicants corresponding to this vacancy announcement will be pulled in accordance with the following dates: 20 April 2017; 27 April 2017; 04 May 2017; 18 May 2017. Referral lists will be issued to management for consideration and selection based on these dates.**

Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens


The duties of this position will require you to perform or assists with a variety of forestry management activities such as fire pre-suppression or suppression, timber sale preparation and timber stand improvement. Operates a motor vehicle in performance of duties. Designates timber to be cut and left in order to accomplish predetermined goals for the sale area and increase the broad spectrum of biological diversity, considering factors such as stand configuration, plant associations, and desired future conditions. Collect and record data such as common species of trees, measurement of heights and diameters and tree mortality or tree survival counts. Performs work directly related to wildland fire suppression and control activities including suppression, preparedness, prevention, monitoring, hazardous fuels reduction, and prescribed burning for habitat enhancement. Carry out specialized assignments such as tree falling, backfire, and burnout operations.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No