The Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML) has an open Wildland Fire Support Services position at Eglin Air Force Base, FL. For full position details and to submit application materials, please visit:
Emailed or mailed applications will not be accepted.
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A Wildland Fire Support Services position is available with the Center for Environmental Management of Military Lands (CEMML). This position is located at Eglin Air Force Base in Niceville, FL.
This position serves as Support Services for the Eglin Wildland Support Module (WSM) for the U.S. Air Force Wildland Fire Branch (AFWFB) based at Eglin AFB, FL. The primary purpose of this position is to provide a wide range of logistical and administrative support functions. In addition, opportunities to assist with wildland fire management may be available depending on qualifications. The Eglin WSM is a high paced program responsible for implementing an average of 80 prescribed burns and responding to 60 wildfires annually on Air Force properties throughout Florida and the southeast U.S. The position is expected to be 80% office work and 20% fieldwork.
Serves as Secondary Eglin WSM Dispatcher when Primary Dispatcher is unavailable.
Providing logistical support and coordination for Inter-agency detailer crews.
Provide assistance with, and data entry into, the Incident Qualifications and Certification System (IQCS).
Maintains resource status and tracking systems. Maintain resource availability for interagency assignment in IROC system.
Assist with timekeeping in the Automated Time Attendance and Production System (ATAAPS).
Assist with data and records entry into AFWFB inventory management and detailer tracking systems.
Organizes and reviews completed records of all orders placed and actions taken to ensure adherence to established operating procedures.
Inputs data into a number of fire-related computer applications (e.g., incident qualification records and fire reporting systems).
Assists with providing critical logistical support information to Eglin WSM leaders and AFWFB HQ staff making recommendations concerning the efficient uses of available resources.
Monitors and assures completion of daily, weekly, monthly, and year-end required records, reports, and summaries for the AFWFB East Region.
Provide assistance in prescribed burns, fire effects monitoring, and other habitat management actions.
Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be considered for hire. Apply no later than September 13, 202,1 for full consideration at jobs.colostate.edu. Mailed or emailed applications will not be accepted.
Upload each of the items below individually as a Word Document (.doc), PDF (.pdf), or Rich Text Format (.rtf). Please note that incomplete applications cannot be considered. Please remove social security numbers and birth dates from application materials. A complete application consists of:
Statement of Qualifications (one-page letter addressing each qualification described in the announcement) uploaded in the ‘Cover Letter’ slot.
References – please include within your application contact information for 3 professional references including at least one supervisor.
References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States by the proposed start date; CEMML will not provide visa sponsorship for this position.
A High School Diploma, General Education Development (GED), or equivalent required
Knowledge of wildland fire terminology
Ability to operate computer programs and utilize the computer for inputting data and records creation, maintenance, and disposal
Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and concise manner
Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license by the employment start date
Work experience in wildland fire management
Completed the preliminary requirements for the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) standards for Fire Fighter Type 2 (S-130, S-190, ICS-100, L-180, IS-700)
Able to complete the work capacity test for wildland firefighters at arduous level
Proficiency with Incident Qualification and Certification System (IQCS)
Experience in the operation and maintenance of heavy equipment in wildland fire and forestry practices is desired
Degree in natural resource management or related field
Experience working in highly structured organizations, such as governmental agencies, the military or corporations, with established lines of authority, procedures and protocols.