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The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is currently recruiting for Helicopter Managers to become members of Washington State's Aviation Helitack Crew. Helitack personnel are based out of Yakima and Tumwater while providing statewide aviation support for fires throughout the season. Helitack personnel primarily perform initial attack firefighting and support DNR's firefighting helicopter fleet. The Helicopter Manager is responsible for the supervision of assigned crew; all support equipment, ensuring the safe and efficient use of the helicopter while performing pre- suppression, fire prevention and wildland fire suppression activities for DNR.