In my current position with the Maryland DNR - Forest Service I am the lead for the Firewise Maryland Program, Commissioned Forest Warden and Wildland Fire Fighter.
Assist the Project Manager of Chesapeake Forest Land and Pocomoke State Forest in maintaining resources of the forests.
Respond to any wildfires located in the lower shore counties as needed. Assist Volunteer/Municipal Fire Departments and other Maryland Forest Service units in wildland fire suppression.
Enforce Maryland's open air burn polices.
Investigate origin and causes of wildfires.
Participate in prescribed burns on state forest lands as a hazard reduction, ecological enhancement, and wildlife habitat improvement tactic.
Maintain existing and newly constructed roads in Pocomoke State Forest and Chesapeake Forest Lands by utilizing bulldozers, tractors and other equipment.
Performs maintenance on assigned equipment and vehicles.
Maintains entry points to forest roads by installing and repairing gates and other access controls.
Maintains boundary of state property by clearing, painting trees and installing signs along boundary lines.
Maintains pine tree seed orchards located in the Pocomoke State Forest.
Preserve existing wildlife game fields located in Pocomoke State Forest.
Assist Forester in timber cruising to complete inventory of timber stands for sale to private lumber companies.
Locate and remove any invasive plant species found on State Forest Lands.
Manage Continuous Forest Inventory (CFI) plots for locating, identifying, measuring, and cataloging physical characteristics of trees, vegetation, fuel data, slop, elevation, soil type/ground cover, presence of invasive species and any other information within plots based on USDA Forest Service Inventory Analysis Program and Sustainable Forest Management.
Conduct site inspections of harvested areas to insure the lumber companies are in compliance with Maryland Forest Service Better Management Practices and other federal requirements. Locate, inventory, and protect any old home sites, cemeteries or any other historically significant sites found on state forest lands.
Supervise tree planting crews of reforestation projects on public lands and private property.
Identify and report any infractions of natural resource laws on state forest lands to Natural Resource Police.
Responsible for preparing intelligence products for Intelligence Officer and Unit Commander.
Supervised junior soldiers and ensured that they received required federal and state mandated annual training e.g. EEO, Weapons Training and Physical Fitness Test.
Ensured junior soldiers received uniforms, awards and pay. Maintain Situation Map of unit Area of Operations.
Drafted Threat Assessments of government facilities, property and mobilization routes for unit Intelligence Officer.
Intelligence Branch night shift Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge.
Participated in combat patrols of units Area of Operations.
Assisted in physical location selection, and design planning of High Value Prisoner detention facility.
Provided Threat Assessments to unit Intelligence Officer on prisons, other U.S. facilities and mobility routes utilized by unit personnel and other coalition forces.
Worked with other government agencies in collection of information from prisoners. Guantanamo Bay, Cuba: Maintained databases of enemy combatants in custody.
Drafted Intelligence Summary for higher commands.
Provided Threat Assessments to unit Intelligence Officer on prisons and movement of detainees from different detention facilities.
Worked with other government agencies to ensure Force Protection polices and procedures were met
Maintained database for use in GIS software (ArcVIEW and ArcINFO). Utilized GIS software for analysis of information to answer Priority Intelligence Requirements.
Provided deployed personnel spatial data on key people and places in Bosnia and Kosovo.
Used Imagery Analysis for physical targeting of enemy facilities in Kosovo
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