This position serves as a full Assistant to the Fire Helicopter Crew Supervisor with an exclusive use contracted suppression helicopter. The Assistant assumes full management of the helicopter program in the Supervisor's absence; as such, he/she has position requirements very similar to the Crew Supervisor. The incumbent supervises a crew of firefighters established to provide rapid initial attack of wildland fires, large fire support, fire use projects and other resource management projects. The primary line of work of this position is fire and aviation management. Prior experience in wildland firefighting and helicopter management is a requirement of this position.