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Forest Fire Officer – Temporary, Non-Career

Lake States
Posted 4 weeks ago

Employer: State of Michigan

Location: Various locations in Michigan (multiple positions open)

Application deadline: Continuous (still posted as of May 19, 2023)

Full position description and application instructions


Under the direction of the Forest Fire Officer Supervisor, this employee performs a variety of forestry activities including wildfire suppression, prescribed burning, road repairs, forest regeneration site preparation, and heavy equipment operation and maintenance. Employees are developing a body of knowledge related to forest protection and management methods, procedures, policies, laws and regulations, and the maintenance and operation of specialized equipment utilized in forest protection, resource damage restoration, infrastructure repair, and reforestation. This is a temporary, non-career position to assist our permanent staff during high fire season situations. The position is not eligible for a remote work location, such as from home.

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