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Seasonal Prescribed Fire Crewmember (FFT2)

Posted 1 month ago

Employer: Suffolk County Water Authority

Location: Westhampton Beach, NY

Application deadline: None listed. Still posted as of January 18, 2022.

Full position description and application instructions


The Suffolk County Water Authority on behalf of the Central Pine Barrens Joint Planning and Policy Commission is seeking four (4) individuals with experience/qualifications/course work in fire suppression and fire management heavy equipment use or related fields, to serve as a seasonal crew member for Prescribed Fire Operations conducted under the Commission’s comprehensive prescribed fire program for the Central Pine Barrens region (This seasonal position extends from March through May, up to 37.5 hours/week).

  • Performing fireline duties on prescribed fire operations including but not limited to using hand tools to construct fireline; ignite; patrol; mop-up and as necessary suppress wildland fires.
  • Carrying and using heavy equipment and supplies for extended hours in rugged terrain with exposure to excessive heat; direct and indirect flame; smoke; insects (especially ticks); and other irritants and hazards while performing fireline duties.
  • Working in close coordination with other crew members including close verbal communications regarding safety and work assignments and activities.
  • and more

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