US Forest Service Clevland National Forest
Forestry Technican Lead Federal Firefighter GS-0462-04
April 2012 — Present
Supervisor: Ryan Johnston (captain) (949)701-0041 firstname.lastname@example.org
Presently assigned to El Cariso fire station in Cleveland National Forest. Station is located on the Ortega Highway and experiences a high call volume with a variety of incidents. Primary position is lead firefighter on a type III model 62 wild land fire engine. Most calls include but not limited to wild-land fires, structure fires, refuse fires, fire investigation, traffic collisions,vehicles over the side, short-haul air rescues, search and rescues, airship landing zone coordinator, medical aids, hazmat, cover assignments and strike teams. I have trained with local operators and structural firefighting rapid intervention crew's confined space vehicle extraction rescue operation and multiple other training scenarios normally not available to forest service employees. Morning duties include, maintenance, program and clone radios, morning briefing and engine check, inspect and refill self-contained breathing apparatus. El Cariso fire station is District fire, hose and turnout cache for the Trabuco Ranger District. One of my duties is to assist the AFEO to ensure that the caches stay maintained to ensure safety and the highest level of organization at all times. El Cariso fire station is one of the few stations in the district that has the responsibility of taking fuel samples from our primary response area. I have participated in the collection of fuel samples and helped ensure the samples were taken correctly, weighed and given to proper individual to be cooked and recorded. El Cariso fire station is the only station in the district that has fuel tanks gas and diesel. Participated and assisted to ensure fuel tanks are kept full and fuel sheets are available and fuel is ordered when necessary.
Capable of priming, drafting, and pumping pumping water source from fire engine to source of fire serving as a trainee and performing simple fire engine operations and duties such as limited control of fire engine pumping in firefighting active wildland fire incidents. Also able to fill engine with class A&B chemical suppressant and able to attach fire hydrant to fire engine and fill to it's max level.