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Faller, Basic, FAL3
Receives briefing from supervisor.
Participates in organized and coordinated crew tactical actions.
Rearranges and removes fuels near the fireline to reduce threat of spotting or slopovers.
Participates in reducing the threat of fire exposure to improved properties.
Follows established procedures in securing the fireline.
Locates and suppresses fire within the assigned area.
Detects or locates hot materials or burning fuels.
Maintains communications with designated personnel.
Identifies situations which warrant immediate action and/or reporting.
Assumes responsibility for fire tools, equipment and gear.
Assumes responsibility for safety and welfare of yourself and others. Reports any threat.
Follows safety procedures for transporting personnel and equipment.
Follows local policies to maintain environmental quality.
Falls small sized woody material *up to 12 inch dbh).
Position Knowledge and/or Requirements
Geographic Area chainsaw certification as a Faller A.
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