Assistant Engine Captain

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Assistant Engine Captain

   Full time

   Open until filled

Job Description

This position is established within the Klamath Tribes Wildland Fire Program to serve as a full assistant to the Engine captain in areas with added complexities of woodland-urban interface, including proximity of high-value improvements, and regular and reoccurring all-hazard incidents and frequent interagency jurisdictional issues and coordination requirements. The incumbent has primary responsibility for driving and operation of the engine in responding to woodland fires and other all-hazard activities or other fuels-related or ecosystem restoration projects.

The purpose of the position is to perform work related to woodland fire suppression and prescribed fire programs and to supervise personnel in the absence of the Engine Captain. The work has a direct effect on the safety of human lives, the protection of valuable resources and the protection of public lands and neighboring properties through the implementation of effective woodland fire suppression and prescribed fire programs. The nature of the workplace’s personnel and equipment in hazardous situations. Decisions and actions by the incumbent are critical.

This is an arduous position. The incumbent is subject to medical screening and must meet the Federal Wildfire Medical Qualification Standards for arduous duty woodland firefighting.

How to Apply

All applicants for open positions must submit a Klamath Tribes Administration Application for Employment with the required support documentation listed in the job description to be considered for employment. Applications must be received by the closing date to receive consideration.

The Klamath, Modoc, and Yahooskin
Mission Statement.

“The mission of the Klamath Tribes is to protect, preserve and enhance the spiritual, cultural and physical values and resources of the Klamath, Modoc and Yahooskin Peoples by maintaining the customs and heritage of our ancestors. To establish comprehensive unity by fostering the enhancement of spiritual and cultural values through a government whose function is to protect the human and cultural resources, treaty rights, and to provide for the development and delivery of social and economic opportunities for our People through effective leadership.”

A federally recognized Tribe with a Reservation at the top of the Klamath River estuary. 


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