Prescribed Fire Specialist: Wisconsin

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: Temporary
Deadline: 15 Apr 2022

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Adaptive Restoration
Mount Horeb, Wisconsin
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
14+, commensurate with experience
Last Date to Apply
The Prescribed Fire Specialist is responsible for implementing prescribed burns on lands owned or managed by our clients. The Prescribed Fire Specialist conducts this work under the supervision of the Restoration Crew Leader or Principal Ecologist. The primary role of the Prescribed Fire Specialist serving as a crew member on prescribed burns. This work may include firebreak preparation, holding, fire suppression, ignitions, mop-up, and overnight burn monitoring. This position involves working in outdoors in Wisconsin’s prairies, woodlands and wetlands, on an on-call, as available basis when weather and site conditions allow prescribed burning and firebreak preparation
Preferred education and experience: Participation on prescribed burns in prairies, wetlands, or savannas. Suppressing a fire in a wildland setting. Working with a prescribed burn or wildland fire crew. Small engine (e.g. chainsaw, pump) use and maintenance. Identifying native and non-native plants of southern Wisconsin. NWCG training and experience meeting or exceeding FFT2. Please send a copy of your resume and a cover letter in PDF format to, as well as your weekly availability, information about any fire gear you may have that meets NFPA 1977 wildland firefighting standards, and any relevant certifications or courses related to the position.
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