Wildland Fire Crew Member

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Wildland Fire Crew Member

   Full time

   Open until 06/18/2024

Job Description

The position is located on a wildland fire crew. The primary purpose of this position is to perform wildland firefighting, prescribed fire, cultural burning and other wildland fire-related work. These crews perform work directly related to wildland fire suppression and control activities including suppression, preparedness, prevention, monitoring, and hazardous fuels reduction. May also perform duties in other fuels related or ecosystem restoration projects.

Practices and leads fire suppression under the most adverse conditions of climate, fuels, and terrain. As an experienced specialized firefighter is expected to have the technical knowledge to perform in specific fire assignments, (i.e., chain saw operator, faller, water handling specialist, holding and igniting for prescribed burns, etc.) safely and efficiently. Decisions as to what must be done depend, to a considerable degree, on the employee’s analysis of the situation and issues involved, and the selected course of action.

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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