Fire Advisor, Applied Research and Extension – Sonoma, Napa, Marin Counties

Website University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR)

The Area Fire Advisor will implement an innovative, extension education and applied problem-solving research program to help address California’s wildfire challenges. The intent of the position is to help build community fire adaptation and resiliency and reduce California’s social and ecological vulnerability to wildfire. The expected focus of this Fire Advisor is to address the needs, issues, and interests related to designing and maintaining communities in the Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI). Experience in planning, knowledge of construction materials, testing to support the fire resiliency of the built environment, fuels and vegetation management, or the use of fire as a tool for ecological or cultural benefits is helpful.  The advisor will work with and provide a point of connection for landowners, agencies, local governments and community organizations and members to work together toward fire resilience. The research will inform fire management and policy efforts in the target counties with potential application throughout California.

For complete details, including required qualifications as well as how to apply, visit https://ucanr.edu/About/Jobs/?jobnum=2008.  For questions, contact Tatiana Avoce email: tavoce@ucanr.edu.

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