TFS Program Coordinator I

Updated: 3 days ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

TFS Program Coordinator I


Texas A&M Forest Service



Proposed Minimum Salary

$4,166.66 monthly

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

The TFS Program Coordinator I serves in the agency's aviation program and reports to the Incident Aviation Operations Officer. The position is responsible for oversight and coordination of the agency's UAS program, assists in coordination of logistical and planning support for aviation operations and assists with overall program management.


- Coordinate's agency's statewide UAS program through the planning and implementation of TAMUS and TAMFS policy and procedures, development and training of agency pilots, determination of UAS platforms and software and the determination of UAS specifications/capabilities/limitations. Works with UAS Authority on program development.

-Coordinates with Incident Aviation Operations Officer, Aviation Specialists, Operations Staff, EOC Staff, Dispatch Staff and others on statewide aviation logistics, plans and operations. Tracks and maintains a list of equipment, including fire retardant and planning documents (LUA, Operating Plans).

-Coordinates with Training Staff to deliver aviation-related training, tracks qualified and trainee personnel for aviation operations and coordinates opportunities for trainee assignments for aviation trainees.

-Maintain strong working relationships with inter-agency partners. Serve as a professional representative for the agency.

-Manage and account for assigned credit cards, vehicle log books, time reports and any assigned equipment in accordance with applicable laws, rules procedures and guidelines.

-Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

Required Education: Bachelor's degree in Fire Administration, Emergency Management or related field of study.

Preferred Education: Master's degree in Fire Administration, Emergency Management or related field of study.

Required Experience: A minimum of four (4) years experience with a recognized fire or emergency management agency.

Preferred Experience: Experience with fire aviation operations including experience with helicopter, air tanker, aerial supervision operations and standards.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Required Knowledge: Wildland fire and incident management.

Required Skills: Strong communication and organizational skills.

Required Abilities: Ability to work long hours. Multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

Licenses, Certificates and Registrations:

Required: Valid Texas Driver's license or ability to acquire one within 30 days of employment. Must meet moderate WCT fitness standard.

Other Requirements:

Response to statewide and national wildfires and all-hazard events. Must meet moderate WCT fitness level for in-state assignments. Must meet 310-1 fitness requirements for out-of-state/federal assignments.

Applicant Instructions:

A resume, cover letter, references and transcript are REQUIRED to be uploaded to application.  Documents/certifications can be uploaded in the "My Experience" page in the "Resume/CV section.  Websites and digital links can be added to the website link.  More than one document can be uploaded; just click the "Upload" button for each document.  Documents can only be loaded at this time and cannot be uploaded once the application is submitted.  If there are any issues uploading documents or websites/digital links, please contact 979-458-6690  Please check your spam email in case more information is sent in regards to this position.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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