Justin Corns, Contract and Workforce Operations Coordinator
Justin works to coordinate Lomakatsi Ecological Service’s restoration workforce and a cadre of subcontractors for ecological forestry, fuels reduction and prescribed fire projects. Justin also co-manages Lomakatsi’s wildland fire management program, working closely with the Workforce operations and Fire Manager, overseeing hand crews and engine operations. Justin has worked as a wildland and structural firefighter, having spent over 6 years as both a volunteer firefighter and as a professional wildland firefighter.
Justin has worked with private wildland fire contractors and for the State of Oregon. Prior to working at Lomakatsi he worked for the Oregon Department of Forestry Southwest District for 5 years, most recently operating as a Forest Officer leading their 14-person Initial Attack Wildland Fire Protection Association (WFPA) Hand-crew. He has extensive safety experience and was previously certified as an EMT-B.