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Forestry Technician (Senior Wildland Firefighter) 4 vacancies

Northeast, Southeast
Posted 3 weeks ago

Employer: Dept of Interior, National Parks Service

Location: Bar Harbor, ME (1 vacancy), Bushkill, PA (2 vacancies), Glen Jean, WV (1 vacancy)

Application deadline:  August 16, 2022

Full position description and application instructions

Summary:

The positions are Career-Seasonal appointments are permanent positions and include the same benefits as Career appointments, but do not provide work on a year-round basis. Selectee is guaranteed to work at least 6 months per year but not more than 50 weeks per year, with the work schedule determined upon appointment. Work schedule and periods of non-pay status are contingent upon funding and operational needs. It is anticipated the normal work period for this career-seasonal position will be mid-February through mid-November each year. On an annual basis, employee signs a “career-seasonal” agreement with the supervisor which defines the work schedule for that year. After 90 days in this position, employee’s work schedule may be changed to a permanent non-career seasonal position. In which case they will work 12 months per year.

Duties:

  • Other wildland fire related duties may involve fire prevention, patrol, detection, or prescribed burning.
  • Serves as a senior wildland firefighter on a wildland fire engine.
  • Gathers and considers information on weather data, topography, fuel types and fire behavior in responding to wildland fire incidents.
  • Operate and maintain specialized equipment used to respond to wildland and prescribed fire situations. Performs or instructs others in preventative maintenance inspections and basic repairs of vehicles and equipment.
  • And more…

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