Enthusiastic wildland firefighter eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
Hardworking Forestry Technician with in-depth knowledge of logging practices and aptitude for project planning and coordination. Bringing extensive experience promoting operational compliance with environmental and other relevant regulations.
Fit Wildland Firefighter adept at containing over 80 wildland fires with comprehensive experience in fire suppression tactics and strategies. Proficient using various fire suppression tools on fire lines, including chainsaws and Pulaski's.
Crew Boss CRWB (Q)
Faller Class B
Incident Commander Type 5
ICT 5 (T)
Prescribed Fire Burn Boss RXB3 (T)
04/2020 to 10/2020Forestry Technician (Fire)-Fuels Crew GS-0462-04/1National Park Service Eastern Area Fire Management | Fairbanks, AK
Fuels reduction projects; planning backcountry logistics, utilization of helicopter and boat for transport to/from the field, updates to ICS 206 Medical Plans, established new project work specific JHAs, created fuels treatment maps (ArcMap) and geoPDFs for field use (Avenza), backcountry itineraries for dispatch office, ensure crew is working within the scope of their abilities, ensure crew safety is paramount at all times, pre and post fuels treatment monitoring data collection, post treatment data analysis including treatment mapping buffer area for NFPORS
Conduct Risk Assessments in the field and upload associated data for Known Sites Database and NPS Cabin database
Planning and analysis of fuels reduction treatment monitoring to achieve desired future outcomes by varying treatment cycle
Made daily inspections of facilities and equipment.
Troubleshot Stihl chain saw equipment issues to keep machinery functioning properly during shifts.
01/2018 to 01/2020Wildland Firefighter Permanent Full Time 40+ HoursNevada Division Of Forestry (equivalent To GS-5) | Elko, NV
Two years as a crew supervisor
Cut and cleared brush, as well as dug trenches to create fire lines using axes, chainsaws or shovels.
Notified fire dispatchers to detail any difficulties encountered, request additional firefighters and obtain emergency supplies.
Patrolled burnt areas after fires to locate and eliminate hot spots that could flare or rekindle.
Supervise and direct inmate crews assigned to emergency services projects in response to floods, fires, earth quakes, search and rescue, and other natural disasters and emergency situations; fill and place sandbags; clear roads and remove debris; and serve off duty standby to ensure availability for emergency response.
Supervise and direct inmate crews assigned to resource conservation projects such as timber stand improvement, timber harvest, insect and disease abatement, vegetative fuels reduction, tree planting, reclamation of damaged lands, riparian enhancement, watershed and range improvement, wildlife habitat enhancement, park maintenance, prescribed fire fuel reduction projects, and application of herbicide and pesticide for noxious weed and insect control.
04/2017 to 11/2017Wildland Firefighter Temp Full Time 40+ Hours/weekNevada Division Of Forestry (equivalent To GS-4) | Elko, NV
Activated to fight over 80 fires throughout the State of Nevada
Established water supplies, connected hoses, and directed water onto fires
Constructed fire line to prevent spread of fire
Patrolled burned areas after fires to locate and eliminate hot spots that may restart fires
Performed forest maintenance and improvement tasks such as cutting brush, planting trees, building trails, marking and cutting timber and fuel breaks
Collaborated with other firefighters as a member of a firefighting crew
08/2013 to 09/2016InfantrymanUnited States Army | Hinesville, GA
Taught personnel to mitigate environmental hazards and properly use personal protective equipment such as chem gear for battle scenarios.
Patrolled designated coverage areas and evaluated terrain for defensive use.
Led fire teams during battle drills and training exercises.
Led basic reconnaissance operations and reported enemy movements to commanding officers.
Performed as fire team member during situational training exercises and all infantry dismounted battle drills.
High School DiplomaDouglas High School, Minden, NV
Brian Mork AFMO national parks service Brian_mork@nps.gov (907) 347-6600
Slade Sanborn Nothern area sections cheif firstname.lastname@example.org (775) 296 1646