AVAILABLE POSITION: Emergency Wildland Firefighter

Excitement, Outdoor Work, Travel, Good Pay and Helping Protect America's Wildlands and Rural Communities

** THIS IS EMERGENCY WORK THAT IS FOR SHORT DURATIONS **

Salary:
 1 day minimum - 21 day maximum.  $17/hr

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Online Training: 32 hrs
  • Field Exercises: 8 hrs
  • Physical Fitness Test: 3 mile hike with 45 lb weight vest in 45 minutes

Wildland Firefighter Skills Include: 

  • Hiking, climbing, or other experience
  • Good health and physical fitness
  • Familiarity with living and working for extended periods of time outdoors
  • Skill in operating power equipment, such as chainsaws, safely and productively
  • Experience working in lengthy shifts doing hard, physical work outdoors
  • Experience working in a crew setting requiring teamwork
Risks include smoke inhalation, fire entrapment, snake or insect bites and stings, exposure to excessive machinery noise, and falling and rolling material.  Personnel must adjust and cope with exposure to weather elements, dust and smoke, and poor bivouac and eating situations under unpredictable circumstances.  Personal protective equipment is provided and required to be worn at all times. 

Contact Cody Mattison or Jamie Thompson with St. Croix Tribal Environmental and Natural Resources if interested in learning more or to sign-up!

Cody Mattison - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - (715) 349-2195 ext. 5223
Jamie Thompson - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - (715) 349-2195 ext. 5287