Prescribed Fire and Fuels Specialist-Planning

The Prescribed Fire and Fuels Specialist - Planning position will support the Guild’s Fire Management program and be a member of the Gravitas Peak Wildland Fire Module. The position has both field and office responsibilities, including but not limited to project implementation, leadership roles on prescribed fires and wildfires, collaborative burn coordination, and young adult mentorship. Candidates should have a passion for increasing the pace and scale of prescribed fire, increasing diversity and inclusion in the fire practitioner community, and mentoring fire practitioners from underserved and underrepresented communities.  

Position Description
The successful candidate will have extensive prescribed fire and wildland fire experience, planning document generation experience, strong organization skills, the ability to embrace adversity and uncertainty, and a clear commitment to working with diverse populations. They will:

  • Provide planning support for Guild Fire Management activities
  • Engage in prescribed fire and wildfire operations
  • Support a prescribed fire IMT in a Plans functionality.
  • Provide mentoring to trainee firefighters from underserved populations.
  • And more.

Full position description and application instructions
Application deadline: March 16, 2019

Employer: Forest Stewards Guild
Location: Loveland, Colorado