Deputy Executive Director, NFFPC

Employer: Northeastern Forest Fire Protection Commission
Location: At home or other convenient location within the seven state area of ME, NH, VT, MA, CT, RI, and NY
Application deadline: April 5, 2019
Full job description and application instructions

Performs professional work in forest fire management with primary responsibility for coordinating mutual aid activities among the New England States, New York, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland/Labrador, Prince Edward Island, US Forest Service, US National Park Service, the US Fish & Wildlife Service, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the Fire Department of New York City (FDNY) at the direction of the Northeastern Forest Fire Protection Commission.

Description of work:

  • initiates, maintains, processes all fiscal, accounting, contracts, and other records of Compact operations
  • applies for and manages all aspects of federal and private grants for the compact and some individual member agencies
  • plans for and assists the Commission Chair, Operations Committee and all Working Teams in planning/organizing/conducting/managing meetings, training, and events for the Compact members
  • and more