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Wildland Fire Engine Boss

Pacific Northwest
Posted 1 month ago

Employer: Lomakatsi Ecological Services

Location: Ashland, Oregon

Application deadline: May 20, 2023

Full position description and application instructions


Lomakatsi Ecological Services Inc., is seeking a qualified Engine Boss (ENGB) to join our growing team and operate our Type 6 Wildland Engine. A primary responsibility is supporting our 2023-24 US Forest Service Region 6 Water Handling (R6) wildland fire suppression contract. In addition to being an ENGB on the IBPA contract, this could be an opportunity for year-round employment to fill a key position on our ecological forestry crew and work with a team of fire managers on prescribed fire operations as part of long-term projects on federal, private and tribal lands. LES could hire this individual prior to fire season with technical and labor duties, as assigned. Duties may include providing water resources for prescribed burning and riparian plantings, as well as offering technical forestry support for ecosystem restoration and fuels reduction project work.
Date of hire to be determined through interview process, with estimated date of hire in May 2023, and preferably no later than the start of fire season (June).

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