Dine Development Corporation

Wild-land Fire Fighter

Job Locations US-NC-Southport
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/31/2018 5:05 PM)
ID
2018-2367

Corporate Overview

DDC-CS d.b.a. DDC-4C is wholly owned by Diné Development Corporation (DDC), a Navajo Nation owned Tribal Corporation that governs the DDC-4C entity in its business ventures. DDC was established in 2004 with initial capitalization from the Business and Industrial Development Fund of the Navajo Nation. DDC is a proactive business corporation established by the Navajo Nation Council as a holding company to establish, invest in, own, and operate subsidiary corporations and companies. We strive to promote Navajo Nation entrepreneurship while serving Reservation market and labor needs.

Responsibilities

Perform maintenance of endangered species sites throughout the Camp Lejeune Marine Base in North Carolina. Employee will assist the Forestry Branch with burning activities and ensure the protection of all Red Cockaded Woodpecker (RCW) trees within the burn areas.Other Maintenance duties include but are not limited to; prescribed burning, tree inspection and painting, , herbicide application and chainsaw operation, planting, weed-eating, mowing, and equipment operation. This type of work is 95% outdoors, strenuous and requires a high-energy person. Must be able to work outside under all weather conditions. Must have good oral communication skills, demonstrate motivation, and be a self starter with the ability to make sound decisions and act decisively under stress.

 

Work is outdoors and in all environmental conditions. Rain, sun, heat and cold. While prescribe burning the incumbent will be exposed to woodsmoke. Smoke may be heavy at times

Qualifications

Must pass security background check for military base

Must have previous experience in wild land fire fighting
Must have previously held an Incident Qualification Card (RED CARD)

 

  • Must be able to walk over rough, forested terrain for up to 6-8 hours.
  • Must be able to use basic firefighting handtools.

Certifications Required

none

Education Requirements

  • Knowledge of wildland fire management principles.
  • Ability to follow oral instructions.
  • Knowledge of aerial photography.
  • S-130, Firefighter training
  • S-190, Introduction to fire behavior

Certifications Preferred

none

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