Wildland Fire Management Squad Leader

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Wildland Fire Management Squad Leader

   Full time

   Open 06/18/24

Job Description

This position is established within the Klamath Tribes Wildland Fire Program to serve as a squad leader located on the wildland fire module or crew within the organization. The purpose of the position is to provide leadership and oversight. This position may exercise delegated supervisory authorities and responsibilities 20% of the time. These authorities exceed those typical of work leaders and include assigning and reviewing work daily, weekly, or monthly; assuring that production and accuracy requirements are met.

Performs, and working with other senior fire management, may oversee the fire suppression work of others in adverse conditions of climate, fuels, and terrain. As an experienced and specialized firefighter, employee performs a variety of regular and recurring technical wildland fire assignments, (i.e., chainsaw operator, faller, water handling specialist, rappeller etc.) safely and efficiently. On the basis of work situations experienced, or the analysis of events encountered, employee makes choices and decides what needs to be done, recognizing the reason why the task is being performed. Employee is expected to independently decide on the sequence and steps for completion of the work.

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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