Job: Wildland Fire Operations Specialist - Bureau of Indian Affairs - Fort Apache Agency, Whiteriver, AZ

Description

This position is located with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Superintendent, Fort Apache Agency in Whiteriver, Arizona. The incumbent will plan, develop, implement, coordinate, and evaluate an integrated wildland fire management program to achieve resource management objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in coordinating and directing the application of standards, methods, and guidelines for all fire and aviation management program elements.
  • Analyze current fire management plans and make recommendations to meet changing conditions within the limits of current or anticipated funding.
  • Provide oversight, coordinate, and initiate all fire management activities based on firefighter and public safety, cost effectiveness, and values to be protected consistent with resource objectives.
  • Brief internal and external managers on issues related to wildland fire, prescribed fire, and fire program activities; and develop and coordinate plans of action with interagency cooperators.
  • Conduct field reconnaissance of proposed prescribed burn units.
  • Prepare and implement prescribed burn plans to meet management objectives, and performs post-burn evaluation and completes documentation.

Contact Name Tim Burden
Contact E-mail: timothy.burden@bia.gov