The Engine Crew Supervisor for the Wasatch Front Area (Davis, Morgan, Salt Lake, Tooele and Utah Counties) will directly supervise and provide training for assigned firefighters in order to: contain, suppress, and extinguish wildfires; complete fire management activities; natural resource projects; and other activities as assigned. The supervisor is responsible for activities which may include: administrative actions; delivery of agency programs; representing agency and other stakeholders; interfacing with inter-agency partners, elected and government officials; providing guidance and updates through other communication mediums; conducting or representing agency at meetings; accountability of property; coordinating or facilitating training; and prevention/education delivery or participation. This job requires training, physical conditioning, and mentoring of less experienced firefighters.
Supervise subordinate personnel including: assisting with hiring actions, determining workload and delegating assignments, training, monitoring and evaluating. performance, and recommending disciplinary actions.
Perform wildland firefighting activities and collaborate with other firefighters or stakeholders as an agency representative or leader.
Interface with communities and engage in fire prevention or pre-suppression activities within the Wasatch Front Area (Davis, Morgan, Salt Lake, Tooele and Utah Counties).
Assist in the coordination and implementation of hazardous fuels mitigation or natural resource based projects when not assigned to fire.
Perform and oversee administrative duties, such as purchasing actions, time and attendance reports, compiling and maintaining records and logs, completing forms, preparing reports, or composing correspondence.
Responsible for the operation, maintenance, calibration or adjustments of specialized wildland and mitigation equipment such as chainsaws and chippers.
Operate and manage assigned agency fleet vehicle(s).
Report and document accidents, injuries, damage, lost, or stolen equipment. (Manage assigned state assets).
Lead or participate in safety sessions, briefings, and after action reviews (AAR).
Assist with training and equipping of volunteer fire departments and other fire suppression organizations as needed.
Provide for the safety and well being of subordinates assigned to resource.
Communicate fire details to superiors, subordinates/adjoining resources, or dispatch centers.
Complete required annual training and/or implement and ensure individuals assigned to resource complete required agency training.
Possess a current NWCG qualification of FFT2 with a minimum of one season of wildland fire experience.
Pass the work capacity pack test at the arduous-level according to NWCG guidelines.
Possess a current and valid drivers license.
Single resource engine boss qualified (ENGB or above).
Incident commander type IV (ICT 4 qualified/trainee or above).
Prescribed fire or ignitions operations experience.
Knowledge of hazardous fuel reduction strategies
The Wasatch Front Engine Crew Supervisor is involved in all aspects of fire management including suppression, preparedness, mitigation, prevention and training. Exciting challenges await you in this dynamic geographic area and you'll be able to collaborate with numerous professionals as part of a great team. A rewarding opportunity is available for an eager candidate who wants to advance their career. This positions schedule is 20 pay periods on with 6 pay periods off in the winter and includes State benefits.
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Ability to pass the pack test at the arduous-level according to NWCG guidelines *Minimum of FFT2 qualification with preference given to candidates with ENGB (or higher).
Knowledge of wildland fire suppression strategies and tactics.
Ability to operate and oversee the use of all firefighting equipment and tools used in vegetation/fuel removal.
Ability to perform and supervise personnel under strenuous/adverse conditions, and endure long work hours.
Ability to be self-motivated and work without direct supervision.
Ability to professionally convey information to the public.
Ability to speak clearly, concisely and effectively; listen to, and understand, information and ideas as presented verbally and in writing.
Ability to understand and ensure the adherence to agency policy and procedures.
Skill to apply advanced situational awareness to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.
Must pass the work capacity pack test at the arduous level as condition of hire.
Participate in physical fitness training to maintain high levels of fitness.
The work requires considerable and strenuous physical exertion such as duties associated with wildland firefighting, lifting heavy objects over 50lbs in a recurring manner and/or for long periods of time in adverse environments under challenging weather conditions.
Examples of occupational risks/exposures are driving, extreme heat conditions, close proximity to wildfire, aircraft risks, dust, smoke, noise, rolling material, falling trees, hand and arm vibration, and sleep deprivation due to long shifts, cumulative fatigue, mental stress as a result of assignment long tour durations.
Minimum of FFT2 qualification with preference given to candidates with ENGB (or higher).
Obtain ICT 5 within first season with preference given to candidates who can gain or have ICT4.
Must possess and maintain a valid Utah driver license in order to drive a state vehicle.
Incumbent in this position will be subject to the Driver Eligibility standards found at the following link:
Must reside within or very near the Wasatch Front Area during the on-call period (June 1st - Oct. 30th).
Must be available to respond 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, within 60 minutes of each dispatch, during the designated on-call period.
Able to pass an agency initiated background check.
During the designated fire season (typically June 1 through October 31), candidate will be compensated for on-call status at the rate of one paid hour for every twelve hours on call.
Eligible for overtime and hazard pay on fire assignments as per agency policy.
This position is eligible for a full benefits package including medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, a retirement plan, plus paid leave to include annual, sick, and holiday pay. The State requires employees to receive their pay through direct deposit. If selected, you will receive more information about these benefit options and enrollment information through our onboarding process and during your first week or two on the job.
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.