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Coordination & Support
- Develops recommendations for fire suppression rehabilitation of control lines.
- Monitors rehabilitation efforts.
- Provides guidance during the implementation of rehabilitation activities.
- Coordinates with local specialists (biologist, archaeologist, engineers, resource, recreation, etc.) to identify potential impacts.
- Identifies existing utilities, roads, pipelines, and other uses on the land that may be affected.
- Identifies potential resource issues that may occur as a result of the incident or incident activities.
- Develops a recommended fire suppression rehabilitation plan for the agency administrator and the incident commander.
- Provides input for the initial completion and/or daily revision and/or re-validation of the WFSA and the RIAS.
- Documents potential and actual suppression/fire-related resource impacts and the rationale for protection of priority areas.
- Serves as liaison to agency administrator, resource users, and other affected parties.
- Establishes a procedure for long term oversight, documentation and evaluation of rehabilitation efforts.
- Determines environmental restrictions within the fire area and provide input as to appropriate suppression actions.
- Anticipates impact on resources as the suppression or prescribed fire operation evolves.
- Communicates legal requirements for resource protection to the IMT.
- Ensures that planned mitigation measures are carried out effectively.
- Guides the development of short and long term natural resource and cultural rehabilitation documents.
Position Knowledge and/or Requirements
- Resource Management: knowledge of local politics and land use plans (general management plans, natural/cultural resource management plans, fire management plans, etc.); knowledge of the area (topographic features, vegetation types), critical areas, type of visitors and inhabitants, improvements, roads; understanding of potential effects of wildland fires upon significant natural and cultural resources; basic map reading skills.
- Fire Management: knowledge of both fire and fire suppression impact on natural and cultural resources; completion of S-130 (Firefighting Training), S-190 (Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior), I-100/200 (Incident Command System courses), standards for survival.
- General: knowledge and experience in guidelines, policies and implementation for natural and cultural resource management including mitigating and protection measures; oral and written communication skills; qualifying experience to include on satisfactory trainee assignment.
- Meet local minimum physical fitness requirements.
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