Crew Boss

Job Announcement: Wildland Fire Crew Boss

Lomakatsi Ecological Services Inc.
Ecological Forestry, Wildland Firefighting and Prescribed Fire

Job Announcement
Lomakatsi is seeking a qualified Wildland Fire Crew Boss (Bilingual Spanish/English)

Do you want to be a part of a diverse restoration ecosystem workforce based out of Ashland?
Are you in search of full-time year-round employment with benefits?
Do you want to make a career in wildland fire management as well as ecological forestry?

Lomakatsi Ecological Services (LES) is seeking a qualified Crew Boss to join our expanding leadership team for our Interagency Firefighting Crew Agreement (IFCA) wildland fire suppression contract. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. In addition to being a Crew Boss on the IFCA contract, LES can also provide this individual with year-round employment to fill a key leadership position for our forestry crew operations. At a minimum, LES could hire this individual prior to fire season.

Required Qualifications for Wildfire Management position
• Wildland Crew Boss Certified
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• Ability to pass language skills assessment (LSA) for Spanish/English

Description of full-time Forestry position
The individual hired for the seasonal Crew Boss position would have an additional opportunity to lead a year-round position responsible to oversee the day-to-day operations of the LES labor-workforce employment program to implement forestry, prescribed fire and a diverse set of restoration projects. This position is directly involved with the LES labor restoration workforce in a range of capacities, all of which provide for the production, safety and accomplishment of LES contractual obligations of the labor crew. This individual manages phases of project implementation, provides technical oversight and quality control inspections, engages with landowners and representatives, conducts prescribed fire operations, and orients new hires. This position can require working independently in between the field and office settings to perform technical and management duties.

Seasonal: Highly competitive daily rate of pay when acting as Crew Boss during Wildfire incidents
Full-time: Competitive compensation commensurate with experience (includes full benefits, paid vacation, and retirement)

Job Announcement Posting Date: 2/12/18

To Apply
• Three separate choices to submit resume:
1. e-mail to with “Crew Boss”
2. Send completed resume to PO Box 3165, Ashland, Oregon 97520
3. Hand-deliver to 645 Washington St. Ashland, Oregon
If you have Crew Boss qualifications, please feel free to call 541-488-0092 with questions

Download the Job Announcement as a PDF: LES Job announcement 2018_Crew Boss

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