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Located with the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center (AICC)


  • Analyzes Canadian Forest Fire Danger Rating System (CFFDRS) outputs to assess fuels and fire danger concerns, and anticipated fire behavior.
  • Communicates differences between the Canadian and the National Fire Danger Rating Systems and can articulate why the Canadian system is used in Alaska.
  • Determines appropriate method and system(s) to develop fire behavior predictions.
  • Evaluates associated data and techniques to develop improved incorporation into wildland fire management and planning.
  • Analyzes fire weather elements, including Red Flag Warnings, and their effects on fire behavior.
  • Uses Wildland Fire Decision Support System (WFDSS) to create fire perimeters and keep fire managers informed.
  • Creates and improves strategic documents using long term fire growth and fire probability support programs.
  • Works with all agencies to develop and review fuel models and critical break points, and how those can be incorporated into long-term plans.
  • As a Fire Analyst, serves on and/or organizes interagency committees, meetings, and conferences.
  • Develops scientifically innovative solutions in a collaborative, team-oriented environment.
  • Institutes or recommends changes in the development and trial of new methods and approaches for fire behavior analyses.
  • Incorporates existing and emerging technologies to address issues in wildland fire management and towards advancing the program.
  • Communicate complex fire danger and fire behavior topics to managers and staff with varying levels of knowledge, including clear technical direction and guidance in application of such information.
  • Establishes and maintains contact with all levels of fire management officials within federal and state agencies.
  • Organizes and conducts training on fire danger, behavior, and analysis tools and technologies.

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