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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


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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