Job description:
The Forestry Tech’s major duties will include:
  • Prescribed fire preparation – construct firelines with hand tools, fall trees that threaten the fireline (S212 required for sawyers) or assist FWS sawyer by swamping down trees, operate ATV/UTV (USFWS training required prior to operation).
  • Prescribed fire implementation – serve as Firefighter Type 2 with FWS fire crew to ignite and hold prescribed fires. Ignition may be either interior or exterior. Holding will be by foot, ATV/UTV, or engine. NOTE – ability to earn firefighter type 2 certification is requ

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