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    This position serves as a first line supervisor of a 10 person Initial Attack Module.  The primary responsibility is for leadership of highly effective wildland fire suppression and wildland urban interface/intermix situations.

    This position is located on the Shoshone National Forest, Wapiti Ranger District in Cody, Wyoming.

    For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Shawn Gettings at (307) 578-5207 or email sgettings@fs.fed.us.

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    Serves as Module Leader for a 10 person IA Module supervised by District Assistant Fire Management Officer.  Responsibilities include safety and risk management control, and work project oversight of assistant, two lead firefighters and IA module.  Makes initial size-up of wildfire situations, analyzes fire behavior, assesses risk and determines suppression method.  Explains/Implements safety measures, work procedures and performs applicable administrative duties.  Responsible for operation and maintenance of specialized equipment.  Ensures module is briefed, trained and fit for initial and extended attack.  Cooperates with a variety of partners, both internal and external.  Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Occasional overnight travel may be required for fire suppression or fire related assignments.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Permanent Forest Service agency employees, Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act eligibles, and USDA CTAP/RPL eligibles.

    Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.

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