Primary responsibilities of the position involve participating in the preparation and implementation of prescribed fire plans, fire effects monitoring plans, manual and mechanical hazardous fuels treatments, and smoke and wildland fire monitoring plans in order to reduce wildfire risk and meet land use plan objectives. The employee considers prescribed fire/fuels management, smoke management, fuels modification principles and procedures, fire effects knowledge, and knowledge of scientific data collection and analysis principles into the development and implementation of procedures and practices. As required, this position will assist a Module Leader or other senior staff in supervising a varied size module.
As a developmental position, the incumbent is provided appropriate training and developmental assignments to assume the full performance position which is identified as a key fire management position in a field fire management organization as a Prescribed Fire/Fuels Technician.
Promotion to the full performance level is neither guaranteed nor implied and will be based solely on your ability to satisfactorily perform the work of the position, existing work at the higher grade level, and recommendation by the position's supervisor.