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Forest Ranger I

Recruitment #170403-L23A-04


Location:  Salisaw, OK


Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities in the prevention and suppression of wildfires and in the performance of technical forest management work related to the delivery of the division’s cooperative forestry programs.


This job family consists of four levels which are distinguished based on the complexity of assigned duties, the level of expertise required to complete assigned work, and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.

Level I:
This is the basic level of this job family where employees are assigned responsibilities, which primarily involve participating in the prevention and suppression of wildland fires, the operation and maintenance of firefighting equipment, and the maintenance and construction of forestry facilities.  Some responsibilities may also be assigned for providing training and assistance or guidance to volunteer fire crews or serving as Single Resource Boss or as the Incident Commander for low complexity wildland fires.


Level I:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of one year of forestry-related work , or fire prevention and suppression work, or experience operating logging, earth-moving, or farm equipment or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Applicant hired must obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within 6 months of employment.

Must pass pre-hire drug test and physical exam prior to appointment.

Must pass a job-related Work Capacity Test within 3 months and maintain annually.

Must currently reside in or within six months of employment establish residence within a 15-mile radius of designated hiring point.


Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Selection Plan

Scores based on:  100% Evaluation of Education and Experience listed on a supplemental questionnaire

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