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Posted on: July 17, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Job Opportunity: Firewise Coordinator

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The position will be responsible for establishing and managing a Firewise Communities Program within the Fire Rescue Division of the Public Safety Department.
Essential duties will include:
  • Work with State and Federal agencies to design and implement a program that will lead to neighborhoods in and around the City of Grants Pass accomplishing certification as a Firewise Community.    
  • Creates the framework for the Firewise program and develop relationships to implement and maintain the program.    
  • Coordinates wildfire fuels reduction projects on private lands with land owners, monitor past fuels reduction projects on private lands, and conduct weed abatement compliance inspections.    
  • Assess wildfire hazard risks, provide wildfire mitigation and evacuation planning    
  • Utilize GIS computer program to create maps of area, analyze data, and support wildfire prevention activities.    
  • Communicates in a clear and effective manner with the public, local groups, other departments, media and local, state and federal agencies.    
  • Assists with writing and administering grants for fuels reduction, wildfire education, and forest/watershed management activities.    
  • Maintains essential program records and prepares program statistical information and other documentation as required by the department.    
  • Develops and presents community education and program operation materials, conducts public tours of wildfire areas.    
  • Safely operates a motor vehicle and other equipment
This position is a full time, limited duration appointment with grant funding.  The anticipated duration is 2 years, but not guaranteed

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