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“Warden” will not be replaced by robots.
This job is ranked #138 out of #702, where higher means less likely to be replaced.
Enforce fire regulations, inspect forest for fire hazards and recommend forest fire prevention or control measures. May report forest fires and weather conditions.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 33-2022.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 44,300.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 21.00
- Currently, there are 1,650 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists”.
Also Known As…
- Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists
- Forest Technician
- Forest Ranger
- Forest Patrolman
- Forest Officer
- Forest Fire Lookout
- Fire Operations Forester
- Fire Lookout
- Fire Apparatus Engineer
- Wildland Fire Operations Specialist
- Wildfire Prevention Specialist
- Tower Watchman
- Resource Protection Specialist
- Range Examiner
- Look Out Tower Fire Watcher
- Forestry Technician
- Forestry Patrolman
- Forestry Fire Aide
- Forest Fire Officer
- Forest Fire Control Officer
- Fire Warden
- Fire Tower Keeper
- Fire Ranger
- Fire Range Technician
- Fire Patrol
- Fire Observer
- Fire Management Technician
- Fire Inspector
- Fire Information Officer
- Fire Control Officer
- Fire Behavior Analyst
- Environmental Protection Fire Control Officer
- District Ranger
- Access Control Officer
Tasks for “Warden”
- Direct crews working on firelines during forest fires.
- Locate forest fires on area maps, using azimuth sighters and known landmarks.
- Restrict public access and recreational use of forest lands during critical fire seasons.
- Direct maintenance and repair of firefighting equipment, or requisition new equipment.
- Maintain records and logbooks.
- Estimate sizes and characteristics of fires, and report findings to base camps by radio or telephone.
- Examine and inventory firefighting equipment, such as axes, fire hoses, shovels, pumps, buckets, and fire extinguishers, to determine amount and condition.
- Extinguish smaller fires with portable extinguishers, shovels, and axes.
- Administer regulations regarding sanitation, fire prevention, violation corrections, and related forest regulations.
- Patrol assigned areas, looking for forest fires, hazardous conditions, and weather phenomena.
- Relay messages about emergencies, accidents, locations of crew and personnel, and fire hazard conditions.
- Inspect forest tracts and logging areas for fire hazards such as accumulated wastes or mishandling of combustibles, and recommend appropriate fire prevention measures.
- Inspect camp sites to ensure that campers are in compliance with forest use regulations.
- Compile and report meteorological data, such as temperature, relative humidity, wind direction and velocity, and types of cloud formations.
Related Technology & Tools
- Mobile radios
- Forestry axes
- Wind vanes
- Spotting scopes
- Remote reading digital thermometers
- Safety helmets
- Signaling mirrors
- Portable fire extinguishers
- Digital anemometers
- Backpack pumps
- Portable weather stations
- Brush hooks
- Tractor mounted mowers
- Surveillance binoculars
- Navigational compasses
- Emergency first aid kits
- Global positioning system GPS devices
- Base radios
- Protective ear muffs
- All terrain vehicles ATV
- Claw hammers
- Tablet computers
- Digital hygrometers
- Power saws
- Laptop computers
- Fire finders
- Very high frequency VHF radios
- Crew transport buses
- Passenger vans
- Protective safety glasses
- Microsoft Word
- Fire incident reporting systems
- Mapping software