The Tennessee Division of Forestry is accepting applications for a Prescribed Fire Strike Team Crew Member based out of Westel, TN (Cumberland Co)
Application Closing Date is 2/23/2021
The Prescribed Fire Strike Team carries out on-the-ground forestry vendor services statewide, based on demand, resources, and weather. Under direct supervision of a Crew Boss, the crew member‘s primary function is prescribed fire and fuels planning that is implementation of moderate complexity. Other responsibilities may include forest management activities of average difficulty, hazard mitigation, fire suppression, and related work as directed. The Prescribed Fire Strike Team Crew Member will primarily work throughout the Cumberland Plateau and East TN Districts, and in other areas of the state as needed. This position will spend time on travel status, away from home base, the Westel Work Center in Rockwood, TN. Lodging and per diem reimbursement will be provided while on overnight travel assignment.
Application link can be found on the Tennessee Division of Forestry’s Careers page: https://www.tn.gov/agriculture/forests/employment-opportunities.html
For more information about this position, contact:
Jackie Broeker | Strike Team Coordinator
Tennessee Division of Forestry
Tim R. Phelps | Forestry Communications & Outreach Unit Leader
Tennessee Department of Agriculture
Division of Forestry
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