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Company: Stephen F. Austin State University
Location: Nacogdoches
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Student Assistant - Fire Crew Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Posting Details Job Title Student Assistant - Fire Crew General Description This is a student position responsible for assisting in the operations and activities of a department or a departmental project, program, or function. Particular activities and functions of this student position will be to participate in fire related activities with the U.S. Forest Service and other agencies. Job Duties 1. Displays a positive, professional attitude and supports coworkers, students, staff, supervisors, and the department. 2. Adheres to all rules, regulations, and safety standards. 3. Participates in various activities at prescribed burns, wildfires, and other fire related activities. 4. Be willing to travel on weekends and sometimes during the week when called for fires. 5. Performs other related duties as assigned. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 1. Ability to understand and follow instructions. 2. Ability to communicate professionally and courteously with university faculty and staff, students, agency representatives, and the general public. 3. Ability to respond quickly and appropriately to emergencies. 4. Ability to handle stressful situations and display mature judgment. 5. Must have completed the " RED CARD " U.S. Forest Service wildland fire training. 6. Must be up to date with Pack test. 7. Physical condition adequate to permit full performance of duties. Required Qualifications The minimum education required for admittance as a student at Stephen F. Austin State University. **MUST BE RED CARD CERTIFIED THROUGH U.S.F.S. **MUST BE UP TO DATE WITH PACK TEST . Successful applicants must be willing to travel on weekends and sometimes during the week to participate in prescribed burns, wildfires (if called) and other fire related activities with USFS and other agencies. Preferred Qualifications Physical Demands *Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds. *Must be able to tolerate the elements of outdoors and rugged terrain. *Ability to perform work in varying and often times harsh environmental conditions including summer heat, winter cold, wind, rain, humidity with the added elements of fire and smoke. Special Conditions for Eligibility A student must be enrolled in six or more semester hours to be eligible for student employment during the fall or spring semesters. To be eligible for student employment during the summer, a student must be enrolled in three or more semester hours or be registered for courses in the upcoming fall semester. Student assistants may not hold any other type of position such as a graduate assistantship or temporary casual employment at the same time that they are employed as a student assistant. Position End Date (if temporary) Posting Number SA2021-026 Number of Vacancies multiple Posting Open Date 01/27/2021 Review Start Date Posting Close Date Work Schedule Min Pay Rate $10.00/hr Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants EEO Statement Stephen F. Austin State University, an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and Educator, is committed to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, creed, color, age, national origin, religion or physical or mental disability as required by law. If, because of an impairment or disability, you need accommodation during any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at 936-468-2304. Posting Quick Link Department College of Forestry & Agriculture Contact Name Dr. Brian Oswald Contact Phone 936-468-2275 Contact Email Contact Information Applicants will be contacted by the hiring department if selected for an interview If you have specific questions about this job posting, please contact HR at (936) 468-2304. Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). + * Are you Red Card certified through the U.S. Forest Service? + Yes + No + * Are you enrolled as a student in the Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture? + No + Yes + Have you ever worked on Campus before? + Yes + No + Are you a current employee of the university? + Yes + No + Describe any work experience relevant to this posting. (Open Ended Question) + * I understand that this position requires me to work outdoors during hot, cold, rainy, and other inclement weather conditions. + Yes + No Documents Needed To Apply Required Documents Optional Documents + Resume + Cover Letter + Letter of Recommendation + List of References

Keywords: Stephen F. Austin State University, Longview , Assistant, Other , Nacogdoches, Texas

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