Taos Pueblo is seeking qualified applicants for the temporary position:

DEPARTMENT: Division of Natural Resources                       CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt

SUPERVISOR: Thinning Crew Supervisor                             LOCATION: Taos Pueblo, NM

Restore, mitigate, protect, develop, and maintain forestlands and their natural resources. Create fuel break to reduce the threat of fire spreading.

Performs wet or dry mop up, up trenches, installing contingency lines, hand lines, dig trenches and gridding for hot spots. Maintain and protect healthy young forests as they grow. Marks trees of specified specie, condition, and size for thinning. Performs routine safety checks on vehicles and equipment prior to use. Operates hand tools and motorized equipment. Knowledge of applicable federal, state, county and local laws, regulations, and requirements. Knowledge of the principles of fire management and thinning as related to urban/rural forestry resources. Skill in operating various word-processing, spreadsheets, and database software programs in a Windows environment. Ability to communicate efficiently and effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to work extend hours, various work schedules and to travel occasionally.

Must be in good physical condition and able to lift up to 100 pounds. Experience with hand and power tools preferred. Sawyer S212 Certification A or B Faller. CPR and First Aide Certification. Forest Worker Certification Training preferred. Valid New Mexico driver’s license with ability to meet Pueblo’s liability insurance requirements and maintain eligibility for insurance. Must be able to pass drug test, physical, and background check, with NO prior convictions of any felonies.
Taos Pueblo reserves the right to exercise preference in hiring for qualified Tribal members/Indians in connection with all positions.
If you feel that you have the necessary skills, experience, the motivation, please prepare a detailed letter of introduction, a complete resume, and three professional references who can attest as to your skills and abilities.

PO BOX 1846 – 1075 VETERANS HWY, TAOS NM 87571
PH.: 575.758.8626 EXT. 124 – FAX 575.758.7308
EMAIL: apply@taospueblo.com

Closes Friday, 7/5/2019

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