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Watcher Lookout Tower Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$60,685 (USD)

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The average pay for a Watcher Lookout Tower is $60,685 a year and $29 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Watcher Lookout Tower is between $44,265 and $74,331. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Locates and reports forest fires and weather phenomena from remote fire-lookout station.
  • Maintains surveillance from station to detect evidence of fires and observe weather conditions.
  • Locates fires on area map, using azimuth sighter and known landmarks, estimates size and characteristics of fire, and reports findings to base camp by radio or telephone.
  • Observes instruments and reports daily meteorological data, such as temperature, relative humidity, wind direction and velocity, and type of cloud formations.
  • Relays messages from base camp, mobile units, and law enforcement and governmental agencies relating to weather forecasts, fire hazard conditions, emergencies, accidents, and location of crews and personnel.
  • Explains state and federal laws, timber company policies, fire hazard conditions, and fire prevention methods to visitors of forest.
  • Maintains records and logbooks.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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