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- Provides program management oversight for a high complexity fire/fuels management program, based on the IFPM complexity analysis rating factors.
- Provides professional expertise in the development and implementation of multiple resource objectives.
- Develops fuels treatment alternatives to support management decisions while adhering to applicable laws, regulations, policies, and guidelines
- Responsible for the smoke management program to ensure compliance with state air quality standards.
- Coordinates with the next higher organizational level, other agencies, cooperators, and stakeholders to develop interagency fuels strategies.
- Coordinates multi-disciplinary field studies related to fuels management program issues to determine effectiveness of treatments. Coordinates and provides transfer of findings to the appropriate personnel.
- Serves as a member of an interdisciplinary team planning, developing, and implementing land management plans, compliance documents, and agreements.
- Participates in the development, review, and modification of the fire management plan. Develops, reviews and monitors fuels management plans.
- Works closely with other resource specialists to integrate vegetation management project designs in fuels program direction.
- Implements and administers prescribed fire activities, wildland fire use, and fuels management activities to ensure targets are achieved, management objectives are met and mitigation measures are adequate.
- Monitors fire behavior, evaluates fire effects, identifies potential problems and takes appropriate action.
- Identifies training needs and participates in prescribed fire and fuels management training, and wildland fire and safety training .
- May serve as a Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) on fuels management contracts and may be responsible for the preparation of contract specifications and performance measures.
- Performs wildfire suppression support as directed within training and physical and other duties as assigned.
Occasional travel - Overnight travel may be required for fire suppression/fire related assignments, meetings and training.
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