Title: Remote Fire Intelligence Specialist
Type: Full-Time, Seasonal (expected to begin May 2021)
Reports To: Regional Supervisor
Location: Arizona - ability to work from home
CNUC is a highly experienced consulting and operations team with an unparalleled understanding of utility vegetation management (UVM) industry best management practices, and legal and regulatory requirements. CNUC assists utilities in improving their UVM programs through utility arborists and foresters, turn-key UVM operations, quality assurance and control, and program and compliance reviews, often combined with software and LIDAR solutions. CNUC also goes beyond operations, providing expert witness, industry analysis, legal and regulatory consulting, and the largest and most comprehensive UVM benchmarking service in North America. Through these services, CNUC is committed to serving utilities, UVM service providers and other industry stakeholders. As our company continues to grow, new opportunities are becoming available.
Fire Intelligence Specialist will gather, coordinate, and disseminate all reported incidents through a multitude of media communications and communication centers. This position will be working remotely from home, however, home base location has to be in the Arizona area.
- Gathers data for dissemination to Fire Mitigation Team and Duty Officer. Compiles other various documents, including fire reports, for verbal and written daily briefings.
- Daily production and updates of GIS maps to portray wildland fire data as well as processing GPS data from field personnel/responding resources.
- Share and contribute cleared and approved data to the dispatch center team on a daily basis. Provide recommendations to Publicly Managed Land Fire Managers by providing locations of assets in the event of an incident.
- Provide daily briefings to Fire Mitigation Team and Duty Officer summarizing the daily intel reports and predicted weather using maps and various data sources.
- Assist in maintaining fire data to Fire Mitigation Team.
- Constant communication skills to support planning and decision-making associated with operating procedures from various agencies involved during increased fire activity.
- Daily intelligence tasks are produced quickly, accurately, and efficiently in short time frames with attention to detail; often under stressful conditions
- Work with computer hardware and software systems including ArcGIS, Collector, MS Excel, MS Teams.
- Flexibility and ability to adapt to quickly changing events.
- Ability and willingness to work extended hours well beyond normal operating periods during times of heightened fire activity
- Knowledge of Incident Command System (ICS), National Fire Danger Rating System (NFDRS), National Interagency Incident Management System (NIMS) as well as others.
- Familiarity with various land management agencies, Service Territory, and the geographic boundaries of the state to accurately portray emergency and fire situations to client
- Knowledge of firefighting organization and dispatch coordination system and how resources are used at all levels to gather and disseminate intelligence information.
- Ability to understand fire weather terminology and the associated effects.
- Communicate all the above effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Ability to learn utility infrastructure and ownership.
- Communicate and coordinate sensitive utility information related to wildfire impacts to Fire Mitigation Team and DO.
- Must be able to obtain security clearance related to this position.
- Competitive wages/excellent benefits
- Company provided smart phone
- Company vehicle/fuel card
- Clothing allowance
- Ongoing training and credentialing
- Access to industry related training materials
Full-time positions include participation in an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) after 1 year of employment. Pre-employment and post-hiring drug screening is a condition of employment.
To apply, please visit our website at http://www.cnutility.com/careers/ and submit an application or send a resume to: email@example.com.