Forest Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors

Forest Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors

Supervise fire fighters who control and suppress fires in forests or vacant public land.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Leadership * Cooperation * Integrity * Stress Tolerance * Concern for Others * Adaptability/Flexibility * Initiative * Self Control * Persistence

Representative Tasks * Communicate fire details to superiors, subordinates, or interagency dispatch centers, using two-way radios. * Maintain fire suppression equipment in good condition, checking equipment periodically to ensure that it is ready for use. * Evaluate size, location, and condition of forest fires.


Government, Agriculture Forestry Fishing & Hunting,

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Sample Job Titles Assistant Unit Forester, Burn Crew Member, Crew Boss, Damage Prevention Coordinator, Dispatch Lead, District Fire Management Officer, Engine Boss, Fire Captain, Fire Coordinator, Fire Management Officer, Fire Supervisor, Firefighter Type One (FFT1), Forest Fire Management Officer, Forest Fire Specialist Supervisor, Forest Manager, Forest Officer, Forestry Technician, Hotshot Superintendent, Incident Commander, Prevention Coordinator, Section Forest Fire Warden, Single Resource Boss, Smoke Jumper Supervisor, Squad Boss, Supervisory Forester.