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Fire Operations Manager

Pacific Northwest
Posted 2 months ago

Employer: Lomakatsi Restoration Project

Location: Ashland, Oregon

Application deadline: Apply asap, considered on a rolling basis, open until filled. (posted here Feb 25, 2021)

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Summary:

The Fire Operations Manager is a full-time position that works within Lomakatsi’s restoration operations team to oversee all wildland and prescribed fire operations, including in-house and contracted service providers. This position includes both field and office time for project, personnel, and resource management. During prescribed burn season, the FOM oversees contracted prescribed fire projects, working with an established team of workforce supervisors and crew managers for hand pile and understory burn planning, firing operations, mop up, inspections and engagement with project ownership representatives (landowners, agencies, etc). Additionally, the FOM will work in the field in a supervisory capacity to conduct pile and understory burning with ignition specialists and burn crews.

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