Forestry Fire Control Officer

Recruitment #220711-L20A-02



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The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry (ODAFF) is seeking a full time Forestry Fire Control Officer (Dispatcher) with Oklahoma Forestry Services. This (PIN #04000052) is a position working in the SE Protection Area with the office located in Broken Bow.  The State of Oklahoma offers a comprehensive Benefits Packetincluding a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents. The annual salary for this position is up to $33,176.00 based on education and experience.  This is an entry level position with room to advance.

A Forestry Fire Control Officer works with firefighting personnel/agencies on requesting, tracking, and dispatching resources to wildfires and All-Hazard events.  The candidate will need to be a quick thinker and able to make timely decisions during critical situations.  Knowledge and/or experience in wildland fire, emergency response, dispatching techniques and two-way radio use is critical to the success of the position.  Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Office 365, and Teams is also needed.  This position will require working long hours on nights, weekends, and holidays during fire season.  Within the first year of employment, it will be required to complete a number of National Wildfire Coordinating Group courses as well as other agency required training.


Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of a high school diploma or General Education Development equivalency certificate.


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