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Apply For This Job: Wildfire Mitigation Lead

The Wildfire Mitigation Lead is responsible for assisting the Wildfire Mitigation Senior Lead in the day-to-day operations and management of your team. Perform client evaluations and build their wildfire mitigation plan. Leads may also be in charge of running drones during Private client evaluations and managing the software, this will require a certification that Ember Defense will assist in obtaining. Will be deployed as a team lead to service customers in a rapid response incident. During deployment, you will be acting independently with your team members and staying in close communication with the senior lead and Incident commander at base camp. All wildland fire safety practices will be followed at all times. Ember Defense will assist in keeping all necessary certifications and training up to date. You will be expected to practice professionalism while communicating with all customers and team members. Complete evaluations of residential and commercial properties as needed.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure all trucks, equipment and PPE are prepared for Rapid response calls.
  • Manage your team on Rapid Response deployments and incidents.
  • Keep working areas clean and organized.
  • Keep equipment in good working order, assist the Senior lead with admin work such as inventory, documentation and equipment maintenance.
  • Develops and maintains logs and records of incidents, time spent, tools and equipment used
  • Follows company and industry safety guidelines and regulations
  • Ensure proper application of all products in a response situation
  • Escalate any issues to the Senior lead or Regional Fire Officer
  • Complete evaluations of commercial and residential properties for the private client program
  • Build wildfire mitigation plans and reports after evaluations.
  • Fly drone during evaluations and manage Drone deploy software.
  • Responsible for all services on customer properties during rapid response deployment.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Desirable Qualifications

  • ICS-100
  • L-180
  • IS-700
  • S-190
  • S-130/ RT-130
  • S-131

Requirements

  • Ability to lead others, be a positive influence on team members and uphold company policies and safety standards.
  • Ability to use fire pumps and properly perform hose evolutions.
  • Wildland firefighter training
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent customer service and ability to work well with others.
  • Ability to work 24-48 hour shifts.

Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods standing, bending, lift, squatting
  • Ability to be on your feet fall day, walking on uneven terrain
  • Ability to work in confined spaces and outdoors
  • Must be able to lift 75 lbs.

Education and Experience

  • Wildland firefighter 2 or greater certifications and experience
  • At least 2 years of firefighting experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Related experience required
  • Combination of education and experience will be considered

The Company

We are a growing wildfire preparedness company based in Fairfield, CA that offers its employees a positive and supportive work environment, compeve pay, and growth opportunities.

Ember Defense has helped hundreds of homeowners proactively prepare for wildfire and we are excited to grow our team. We have a positive workplace that is known for the great care we take with clients and employees alike.

The Location

Remote, Multiple Job Sites

Why Should You Apply?

Ember Defense has helped hundreds of homeowners proactively prepare for wildfire and we are excited to grow our team. We have a positive workplace that is known for the great care we take with clients and employees alike.

When it comes to protecting clients’ homes from fire, we want to offer the whole package. At Ember Defense, the main thing we provide to homeowners is peace of mind. We make sure their home is ready to defend itself in the face of fire. Be a part of the solution.

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