Prescribed Fire Specialist, Minnesota Department of Transportation. Apply by September 9, 2019. As a Prescribed Fire Specialist, you will support a one-of-a-kind roadside prescribed fire program at the Minnesota Department of Transportation. This opportunity will allow you to be instrumental in developing and ensuring the long-term success of this program. You will directly mentor district crews on the use of prescribed fire and will collaborate with fire personnel across the state, including staff from other agencies, non-profits, and private industry groups. This position demands strong problem solving skills and the ability to work independently on projects and assignments, as you will be given much autonomy and be expected to make decisions on a daily basis. For more information, including how to apply, please click here.