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    Summary

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

    These positions are located Northern Idaho, Region 1, Northern region.

    Position is a wildland firefighter working and leading crews. May include hand crews, and/or prescribed fire crews. Work is directly related to suppression and control activities.

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    Responsibilities

    • Uses a variety of specialized tools, equipment and techniques to actively suppress fires and firing equipment.
    • Performs the duties of a fully qualified chainsaw operator. Performs chainsaw maintenance and makes minor repairs.
    • Certified in the use of helicopter long lines.
    • May perform hazardous fuel reduction projects; project work such as road and trail maintenance, facilities maintenance, etc.; assist in the preparation of fuels treatment and burn plans; and collects fire data.
    • Provides training in wildland fire and safety techniques, practices, and methods of fire suppression.
    • May work with local homeowners, community stakeholders, various local, state, and federal agencies in an effort to educate and mitigate potential threats to these communities by wildland fire.
    • Duties listed are at the full performance level.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    6

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/566684100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.