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Overview

Crew members will work as a member of a six-person crew, and under the supervision of a Crew Lead and a
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.

● Minimum of 6 months combined field experience in forest or other natural resource management, this may include but is not limited to biological research and survey work, land conservation, wildland fire, etc.; ● Ability to perform physically taxing work in all weather conditions in rugged mountainous environments; ● Interest in, or familiarity with, principles of wilderness land management; ● A valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation. ● High school graduate

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: $15.50
    Maximum Hourly Wage: $15.50

    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.