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Employment Opportunity: Greater Ross Valley Wildfire Mitigation Specialist/Defensible Space Lead

The Greater Ross Valley Fire Agencies (Marin County Fire Department, Ross Valley Fire Department, Kentfield Fire Protection District, and Central Marin Fire Authority) are seeking to fill the position of Defensible Space Lead position. Fixed-term appointments may be made for up to a one-year period. Continued appointment in this position is contingent upon funding and job performance. This is an “at will” position. This position has limited benefits available and will be fully funded through the Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority (MWPA).

Under general direction, the Wildfire Mitigation Specialist/Defensible Space Lead develops, plans, oversees, and monitors vegetation management projects and/or programs, including projects related to fire fuel modification, working closely with local fire agencies, public land managers, nongovernmental organizations, and adjacent private property owners; provides lead direction to assigned staff; manages the “Defensible Space” inspection program, and performs related duties as assigned.

This position is being offered by Ross Valley Fire Department, and prospective candicdates should visit their employment page here.