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Gravitas Peak Prescribed Fire Module Senior Firefighter

Forest Stewards Guild, Southwest
Posted 1 month ago

Employer: Forest Stewards Guild

Location: Loveland, Colorado

Application deadline: December 20, 2020 (review of applicants begins)

Full position description and application instructions

Summary:

This is an entry level position and is an excellent opportunity for young people who want to build a career in wildland fire or who are interested in exploring wildland fire as a career.  The successful candidate will have a passion for developing prescribed fire and wildland fire skills and experience, the ability to embrace adversity and uncertainty, and a clear commitment to working with diverse populations in an inclusive environment. They will:

  • Lead a 5-person squad on daily operations for 5 months.
  • Serve as an RXB3 for pile burns.
  • Support and build a supportive work environment for early career and new firefighters.
  • Support logistical needs of the Module, including managing and maintaining supplies, equipment, vehicles and other needs to complete burning and fuels reduction work.
  • Participate in best practices to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Work with crew members and partners to complete a variety of fire and fuels management tasks.
  • Complete burn operations at the direction of the burn boss to implement safe low complexity prescribed burning (i.e. pile burning) with minimal smoke impacts.
  • And much more.

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