The WFM Swamper Crew Lead will serve as the field supervisor for a six-person swamper crew, under the
supervision Wilderness Fuels Module Sawyer crew, to perform wilderness fuels reduction activities within
LVNP. The position will work cooperatively to learn how to safely perform hand thinning, limbing, low stumping, and bucking of dead and small diameter live material within a 2,400-acre unit in a designated
wilderness area. The position will be responsible for rearranging fuels in preparation for future entries,
including piling and lopping and scattering. The position will periodically work with youth to accomplish
project objectives. Other tasks and duties, including but not limited to mechanical hand thinning using
chainsaws, may be assigned as appropriate to advance forest restoration objectives in Plumas County.
About Sierra Institute
Sierra Institute for Community and Environment (Sierra Institute) in collaboration with Lassen Volcanic
National Park (LVNP) are providing a unique opportunity to contribute to fuels reduction activities within
a designated wilderness area in a National Park unit.