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Oregon Prescribed Fire Operations Coordinator

Pacific Northwest
Posted 1 week ago

Employer: The Nature Conservancy, Oregon

Location: The location for this role is flexibility with the state of Oregon.

Application deadline: October 5, 2023

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Works closely with the Oregon Fire Program Director and Oregon Operations Staff (human resources, philanthropy, grants and agreements) to support the growth of local prescribed fire capacity and cooperative burn models across fire-adapted landscapes of Oregon. They will be responsible for performing multiple administrative functions related to the Oregon Fire Program including performing tasks associated with recruitment and hiring of fire program staff, supporting program staff with required day to day time and finance reporting systems, maintaining qualifications records utilizing the Incident Qualifications and Certification System, assist with grants and contracting duties, and planning and logistical support for planning fire program projects including cooperative prescribed burn trainings and events. This position will also assist with fire program volunteer recruitment and coordination. This position will work extensively through partnership with the United States Forest Service (USFS) and contribute to projects on USFS Wildfire Crisis Strategy priority landscapes.

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