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    Summary

    Job Corps graduates of fire certified programs are encouraged to apply.

    These positions are located in Montana, Region 1, Northern Region.

    Position is for the operation of the fire engine module. Drives the engine to fire or incident makes initial evaluation of fire situations, determines suppression method to use related to suppression and control activities.

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    Responsibilities

    • Drives the engine to fire or incident location and positions in appropriate location in consideration of safety of crew and equipment
    • Makes initial evaluation of fire situations, determines suppression method to use, including hose lays, deployment of crew, point of initial attack, type of tools to use, and application of water
    • May serve as initial attack Incident Commander on wildland fires, and wildland urban interface/intermix situations occurring on the unit
    • Identifies and analyzes tactics and strategies employed on incidents, and revises and/or develops approaches in view of specific incident conditions.
    • Responsible for the day-to-day operation of the fire engine module, prepares schedules and work plans, and sets work priorities
    • Performs presuppression duties using basic analytical methods to identify interrelationships among data for fire management plans.
    • Directs project work in support of ecosystem management such as prescribed fire, development of burn plans, fuels inventory, pre-attack planning, brush disposal, back logged fuels preparation and disposal
    • Development of burn plans, fuels inventory, pre-attack planning, brush disposal, back logged fuels preparation and disposal.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional overnight travel may be required for fire suppression or fire related

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    7

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