Position InformationWorking Title Coordinator - Wildland Fire Training
Department Nebraska Forest Service-0889 Requisition Number S230166 Posting Open Date 02/13/2023 Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date) 04/03/2023 Posting Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Description of Work
Implement Nebraska Forest Service (NFS) wildland fire training that adheres to the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) standards; provide departments with timely qualification updates, information, and training materials as well as prevention materials, track and monitor the VFA grant program, and work with departments to enable them to apply for the grant as well as maintain the Nebraska fire reporting database.
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Minimum Required Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent plus one year of wildland fire, fire suppression, fire sciences, natural resources, forestry, or related experience. Experience must demonstrate excellent word processing, spreadsheet, communication, and interpersonal skills. Firefighter Type 2 NWCG certification. Must have a valid driver's license and meet University driver eligibility requirements.
Associate's degree in forestry, fire science, fire ecology, natural resources, or related field plus two years of wildland fire, fire suppression, fire sciences, natural resources, forestry, or related experience. Proven record in developing and successfully implementing training courses. Knowledge of wildland firefighting and fire suppression. Understanding of the NWCG standards and qualifications required for training entry level and intermediate firefighters. Database skills. Experience with IQS or IQCS. CDL and Firefigher Type 1 NWCG certification or higher.
Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required Yes Physical Required Yes Commercial Driver's License (CDL) required. Subject to DOT approved pre- employment & random testing for alcohol and controlled substances. No Criminal History Background Check Required Yes Posted Salary $18.30/hr minimum How to Apply
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For questions or accommodations related to this position contact
Karen Randall [email protected]
Job Category (old) Managerial/Professional Job Type Full-Time Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5) Occasional evening & weekend hours required Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? Yes If Temporary, indicate end date Planned Hire Date: Appointment End DateSupplemental Questions
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