North Dakota – Fire Crew

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This position is for a crew member on the North Dakota Forest Service’s Fire Management Program wildland firefighting team, based out of Bismarck, ND. Firefighters must be able to engage in fire suppression and wildland fire related activities, including fire prevention, patrol and prescribed burning. When not engaged in fire suppression duties, crew members will complete hazardous fuels mitigation projects. During fuels project work, crew member’s duties include chopping brush, felling small trees, and assisting sawyers using various hand tools, such as axes and shovels along with power tools including chainsaws. Crew members will clean, recondition, and store tools and equipment, and be responsible for facility maintenance and cleaning. Upon hiring this position will require completion of Basic Wildland Firefighter Training (S130/190) as defined by NWCG. Work sites may be away from the home base and may require travel for extended periods. The employee must meet and maintain the arduous physical requirements established for this position, by passing the standardized fitness test for arduous positions approved by the National Wildfire Coordinating Group for wildland fire agencies.

Closing date: Open Until Filled

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