Job: Call-When-Needed Wildland Fire Training Instructor - The Ember Alliance - Loveland, CO


The successful candidate will have strong experience in conducting wildland fire training events (with a particular focus on 100-200-level courses and saw training), extensive prescribed fire and wildland fire experience, strong communication skills, and a clear commitment to working with diverse populations. They will work under direction of the Assistant Director of Training to:

  • Assist with implementation of training events for TEA, partner organizations (state, federal, non-profit, youth corps, Department of Defense lands, etc.)
  • Implement blended curriculum including virtually (instructor led online) and experientially (hands-on)
  • Teach ‘non-traditional’ soft skills during NWCG courses (e.g. self-care/stress management, conflict resolution, anti-bullying, active bystander, etc.)
  • Train underserved and underrepresented populations (POC, women, landowners, Department of Defense, etc.)
  • Build skills and confidence for fire practitioners from all backgrounds and experience levels in an inclusive and supportive learning environment
  • Manage work assignments with minimal direction from supervisors
  • May oversee staff, volunteers, and individuals or crews from other agencies or organizations when serving in a leadership role during training
  • Occasionally engage in prescribed fire operations and/or support a prescribed fire IMT during Training Events
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic, including a commitment to principles of Duty, Integrity and Respect. Actively participate in creating a kind, safe and healthy work environment which encourages the diversity, equity and inclusion of all people.