Mission Support and Test Services, LLC

  • Supervisor I - Wildland Preparedness Coordinator

    Posted Date 4 months ago(7/16/2018 9:08 AM)
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  • Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in fire science, emergency management, forest/natural resource management, or equivalent training and experience, plus a minimum of five years related and progressively responsible experience.
    • Five years professional experience must include a minimum of four years of experience working as a certified, Red Carded, Wildland Firefighter, or three years working as part of a Type 1 or Type 2 Incident Management Team.
    • Ability to work efficiently in a high stress, dynamic, and team oriented environment.
    • Demonstrated recent and substantial experience as an instructor of formal classroom training.
    • Familiarity with and ability to present/deliver wildfire prevention, wildland fire risk reduction strategies
    • Knowledge of and experience in using the Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) or similar methodology for training design, development, and implementation desired.
    • Ability to convey messages correctly, clearly, and persuasively using excellent written, verbal, and public speaking skills.
    • Demonstrated effective oral, analytical, writing, and presentation skills.
    • Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills to deal with a diversity of demands. 
    • Pre-placement physical examination, which includes a drug screen, is required. MSTS maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license


    Department of Energy Q Clearance (position will be cleared to this level). Reviews and tests for the absence of any illegal drug as defined in 10 CFR Part 707.4, “Workplace Substance Abuse Programs at DOE Sites,” will be conducted.  Applicant selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation, and subsequent reinvestigations, and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified matter. Successful completion of a counterintelligence evaluation, which may include a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination, may also be required. Reference 10 CFR Part 709, “Counterintelligence Evaluation Program.”


    Eligibility Requirements – To obtain a clearance, an individual must be a U.S. citizen at least 18 years of age. Reference DOE Order 472.2, “Personnel Security.”



    MSTS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. MSTS is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


    Serves as a Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) Wildland Operations Coordinator/Trainer reporting to the NNSS Fire and Rescue (F&R) Fire Chief. 

    • Support, coordinate, evaluate, and oversee administrative, functional, and training applications as they pertain to wildland fire suppression, management, and control.
    • Comply, maintain, and update, as needed, policies and procedures associated with wildland fire.
    • Provide an end-of-year gap analysis and solutions associated with wildland fire operations and training.
    • Assist in mobilization/deployment of personnel and equipment when needed.
    • Oversee wildland fire equipment cache.
    • Serve as a the department Wildland Fire operations technical adviser for assessments, issues, and inquires.
    • Coordinate and/or instruct annual Refresher Training (RT 130) and other wildland courses for active members of NNSS F&R department.
    • Evaluate and coordinate new training opportunities for members of NNSS F&R that will enhance the effectiveness of the level of service provided.
    • Maintain a safe, secure, and legal work environment.
    • Accomplish staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; developing, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, procedures, and productivity standards.
    • Create an environment where employees feel safe to raise issues, empowered to address issues, and supported to resolve issues.


    If you’re looking for an interesting, fulfilling career, you’ve come to the right place!


    At Mission Support and Test Services, LLC (MSTS), we’re a dynamic team of employees who manage and operate the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS), formerly known as the Nevada Test Site. A premier outdoor, indoor and underground national laboratory for unique, high-level experiments, the NNSS has offices across the country, including Southern Nevada; Santa Barbara and Livermore, California; Washington, D.C.; and Albuquerque and Los Alamos, New Mexico. We’re dedicated to working together as a team to keep our nation safe. Join us!


    MSTS is a limited liability company consisting of Honeywell International Inc. (Honeywell), Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Jacobs), and Stoller Newport News Nuclear, Inc. (SN3).