Job: Prescribed Fire Unit Managers - Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife - Okanogan and Yakima, WA

Description

The Prescribed Fire Program at the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is hiring 2 permanent Prescribed Fire Unit Managers. One position leads the North Fire Team in Okanogan, WA and one position leads the South Fire Team in Yakima, WA. The managers will oversee program goals, resource allocation, and staff supervision. As subject matter experts, the managers will provide technical expertise and consultation services to department land managers regarding the use of prescribed fire to protect and manage forests and other habitats, and will develop fuels inventory and assessment using knowledge of various fuel types, fuel inventory methodology and protocol. The managers will collaborate with federal, state, local, tribal partners, forest collaboratives, and external stakeholders in coordinating prescribed fire treatments across all-land ownerships to address forest health and resilience needs.

Contact Name Fiona Edwards
Contact E-mail: fiona.edwards@dfw.wa.gov

Post Date

Jan 30, 2024

Deadline

Mar 10, 2024

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