Job: Wildfire Mitigation Specialist - West Region Wildfire Council - Montrose, CO


The West Region Wildfire Council (WRWC or The Council) is a nonprofit based in Montrose, CO. The organization promotes and empowers community wildfire adaptation while increasing resiliency to future wildfire. WRWC acts as the regional focal point for coordination and collaboration around strategies for reducing wildfire risk in WUI communities within Delta, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Montrose, Ouray and San Miguel counties. The West Region Wildfire Council has a governing Board of Directors. The WRWC Board of Directors is made up of appointed state, county and local representatives with federal liaisons from the BLM & USFS.

The Wildfire Mitigation Specialist is responsible for delivering wildfire risk mitigation information, recommendations and programmatic resources to wildland urban interface (WUI) homeowners, community members and partners. The position utilizes modern technology to promote and further homeowner education and mitigation actions.

The Wildfire Mitigation Specialist integrates and coordinates efforts with other ongoing programs available through WRWC. The position works closely with other WRWC staff, as well as other agency and organizational partners on regional initiatives and works throughout the six -county west region. The Wildfire Mitigation Specialist works closely with the Wildfire Mitigation Forester, specifically focusing on addressing wildfire risk in the built environment.

Closing Date: Open until filled
Anticipated Start Date: Negotiable but seeking a candidate available to start as soon as possible

Contact Name Lilia Falk
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Post Date

Oct 27, 2021