State and Volunteer Fire Assistance Coordinator

Southwest
Posted 3 weeks ago

Employer: US Forest Service State Fire Assistance Program, Nevada Division of Forestry

Location: Carson City, Nevada

Application deadline: not listed

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Summary:

This Coordinator is responsible for providing the leadership and oversight necessary to:

  • Administer the Program by establishing goals, objectives, and actions that support the establishment of effective, State and Local programs that are effective at wildfire suppression and mitigation.
  • Support the development of well trained and equipped wildfires suppression forces as well as a functional statewide network that takes action to mitigation impacts of inevitable wildfire occurrence.
  • Promote the creation of fire adapted communities and restoration of fire-adapted ecosystems to decrease the probability of catastrophic wildfires and their undesirable outcomes.

The Coordinator provides programmatic development, establishment and operations following the recommendations of local, regional and statewide cooperators and stakeholders, with the supervisory, legal, logistical, and fiscal oversight from NDF Staff.

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