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Fire Management Officer, New Mexico

Posted 7 months ago

Employer: State of New Mexico Energy, Minerals & Natural Resourcs Department

Location: Capitan, New Mexico

Application deadline: None listed, open until filled (still posted as of Aug 4, 2020)

Full position description and application instructions (search job #5347)


This position requires protection of life, property, and that state natural resources through planning, coordination, direction, and implementations of wildfire prevention/mitigation programs, wildfire suppression response activities, and prescribed burning programs. Duties include:

  • Supervise and coordinate the training and orientation of new and current firefighters.
  • Plan and implement an annual training program to introduce staff to new techniques and concepts while continuing education of current firefighters.
  • Supervise the maintenance of equipment and vehicles to ensure safety and effectiveness.
  • Participate in the budgeting process for annual expenses and revenue.
  • Participate and provide input to county fire chiefs for the expenditure of funds and coordinate the procurement of wildland equipment and apparatus.
  • And more!

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