Job Corps graduates of fire certified programs are encouraged to apply.
This position is located in the State of Montana.
The purpose of the position is wildland fire suppression/management/control, as a firefighter on an engine, hotshot, helitack or hand crew. Other wildland fire related duties might involve fire prevention, patrol, detection, or prescribed burning. Learn more about this agency
- Performs as a member of a fire crew assigned to suppress the full range of difficulty and complexity of fires.
- Moves dirt, chops brush, fells small trees, etc., to build fireline using hand tools such as axe, Pulaski, shovel and McLeod, and power saws, to control spreading wildland fire.
- Patrols areas of controlled fires to "mop-up" by searching out and extinguishing any remaining burning material.
- Operates specialized fire suppression equipment such as portable pumps or drip torch.
- Observes, records, and preserves evidence of cause of fires.
- May be assigned to other resource management activities such as fuels, recreation, timber, or reforestation when not performing fire suppression duties.
- Duties listed are at the full performance level.
Occasional travel - Occasional overnight travel may be required for fire suppression or fire related assignments.
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