Prescribed Fire & Fuels Specialist (Forester) Tribal Forestry

CSKT Division of Fire   Pablo, MT   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on March 23, 2024
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Prescribed Fire & Fuels Specialist (Forester) Tribal Forestry - Division of Fire

The qualified applicant must possess a Bachelor’s degree with major study in forestry, range management, agriculture, or a natural resources subject-matter field directly related to the position. Two (2) years of specialized experience as a Prescribed Fire and Fuels Technician, and/or Forestry Technician, and/or Forestry Technician (Fire/Fuels), or higher graded position that provides the incumbent with knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform duties of the position. Red card qualifications as a Firing Boss (FIRB) trainee. Must meet FIRB full qualifications within two (2) years of hire. Red card qualifications as a Single Resource Boss (CRWB, ENGB, HEQB, FELB) and an Incident Commander Type 5 (ICT5). Possession of a valid State of Montana Driver’s License is required for vehicle operation. Driving duties conducted with a valid State of Montana driver’s license require BIA/Northwest Regional Office “Safe Driver Approval” and employee adherence to all responsibilities under the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Motor Vehicle Policy. Prior wildland firefighting experience on the fireline, as gained by substantial service in a primary/rigorous firefighter position, or equivalent experience outside the Tribal government is a MANDATORY PREREQUISIT to qualify for this position. Must continuously meet the requirements for the Interagency Incident Qualifications System (IQCS) as an Incident Commander Type 5 (ICT5) and a Single Resource Boss (CRWB, ENGB, HEQB, FELB) and qualify for the Firing Boss (FIRB) trainee, obtaining and maintaining full qualification as FIRB within two (2) years of hire. Must meet the Department of Interior federal Interagency Wildland Firefighter Medical Qualification Standards for arduous duty wildland firefighting. Salary $30.14 per hour including benefits.

CSKT is a Tribal Member Preference Employer