This is work providing technical assistance to the District’s forest, fire and land management programs.
Job duties include:
• Operates and maintains fire management equipment under a wide variety of conditions to provide support within the Bureau of Land Resources; installs and maintains pre-suppression fire lines; ensures that fire lines are in compliance with the applicable Silvicultural BMP’s; provides dozer/plow equipment stand-by during prescribed fire operations; assists with wildfire suppression operations.
• Assists with forest and land management projects including marking timber, cruising timber, site preparation, and reforestation; conducts wildlife and plant surveys, recreational infrastructure maintenance, road maintenance, boundary maintenance and posting projects; assists with the coordination of contractors to ensure contract specifications are followed.
• Operates and maintains equipment utilized in support of fuels management and restoration projects such as farm tractors with mower, roller choppers, harrows, tillers, mulchers, Marsh Masters, airboats, etc.