Supervisory Forestry Technician, National Forest Service

Cody, WY

Organization: National Forest Service, Shoshone National Forest/Wapiti Ranger District.

Contact: For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Timothy Klukas at 307-899-0431 or at tklukas@fs.fed.us.

Duties: Provide oversight during initial and extended attack fires, directs fireline activities and tactics of dispersed firefighters, resources, equipment, and aircraft. Utilizes wildland fire behavior knowledge and firefighting experience and assigns missions to ground and aviation wildland fire suppression resources. Provides protection for life, property and resources. Selects strategies and tactics to ensure safe operations for assigned resources. Provide technical and administrative supervision to the unit(s). Responsible for the on-the-job safety and health of all employees supervised. Performs, and supervises employees in: fire prevention, preparedness, detection, resource rehabilitation, mobilization, prescribed fire, aviation operations, and training programs. Ensures preparedness of wildland fire suppression equipment and personnel. Performs, and supervises employees in: fire prevention, preparedness, detection, resource rehabilitation, mobilization, prescribed fire, aviation operations, and training programs. Ensures preparedness of wildland fire suppression equipment and personnel.

Salary/pay: $45,056.00 to $64,697.00 annually, based on experience.

Link to more information: View the full job description, qualifications, and apply.

Application deadline: June 29, 2017

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