Wildland Urban Interface Coordinator

Prevention
Texas A&M Forest Service - College Station, Texas

Sep 15, 2022


Application Deadline:
Oct 16, 2022

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$42,000 annual

Job Description

Develop, implement and actively participate in wildfire mitigation projects to protect values at risk.

• Work with fire departments,community leaders and homeownersto complete Wildfire Risk Assessments

and develop Community Wildfire Protection Plans.

• Educate homeowners on fire resistant landscaping and home construction.

• Participate in wildfire prevention education programs.

• May serve as Public Information Officers during wildfire or all-hazard response, providing current and timely

information as well as prevention and preparedness messaging to the media and public.

LOCATIONS: Alpine, Edinburg, San Antonio

Additional Information

Benefits
Texas A&M University System strives to maintain a competitive, high-quality benefit package to support the health and wellness needs of our diverse workforce. This includes comprehensive health and welfare insurance plans, additional health and lifestyle programs and optional retirement savings opportunities. An additional benefit is a physical fitness, or Work Capacity Test, incentive of $500 for passing the arduous test (walk three miles wearing a 45-pound pack in 45 minutes or less) that year.

Job Requirements

  • Age: any
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience: No experience required

General Duties for Listed Fire Staff Positions

• Serve as an emergency responder for wildland fires and all-hazard incidents, such as hurricanes and winter storms, in Texas and nationally.
• Work on fuels reduction projects for mitigation and natural resource benefit.
• Maintain equipment, vehicles and facilities while also keeping up with administrative duties.
• Positions require employees meet a moderate physical fitness standard by passing the Work Capacity Test each year (walk 2 miles wearing a 25-pound pack in 30 minutes or less).
• There will be times where travel away from home unit, sometimes exceeding 14 days, is necessary. There is also a possibility of working holidays while on emergency response.

Contact Information

Sherri Coffman

Texas A&M Forest Service
College Station, Texas 77845
phone: 325-245-1241

How to Apply

All applications must be submitted online via Workday Jobs at https://tfsweb.tamu.edu/jobs/

For application assistance, call (979) 458-6690.

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