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    This is a full time permanent position at Indiana Dunes National Park. For information on the duties of the position please contact: Nathaniel Orsburn at nathaniel_orsburn@nps.gov.

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    As a lead forestry technician for the Great Lakes Fire Management Zone you will lead crews and perform routine as well as complex duties in wildland fire response, prescribed fire, project work, and wildland urban interface projects on type 6 and type 3 wildland engines. You will work within the 12 park Fire Management Zone and on out of park fire assignments. You will act as an incident commander, lead formal and on the job trainings and scenarios. You will operate a variety of vehicles and power equipment. You will utilize specialized skills in water handling, chainsaws, heavy equipment, and engine and pump maintenance. You will assist in prevention and education programs. You may be responsible for supervision of the crew in the absence of the supervisor.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position up to 10 nights per month

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0462 Forestry Technician

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