The Forest Stewards Guild Fire Management Program is hiring for new crewmembers to reduce wildfire risk in northern Colorado! The team is based out of Loveland, CO and will reduce wildfire risk by burning slash piles, thinning forests, and assisting partners on their prescribed fire projects. 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 squad is part of Gravitas Peak Prescribed Fire Module, a wildland fire resource dedicated to increasing the pace and scale of prescribed fire. Gravitas Peak is a highly adaptable resource comprised of multiple wildland engines, a fully self-sufficient 10-person module, and appropriate overhead and equipment to implement meaningful fire management projects.
This is an at-will 5-month position, with potential to renew and/or extend. Preferred start date 4 January 2021 with expected end date in May. The average work week is 40 hours, but the schedule may vary.
Interested applicants should review the Module Website and submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references. This position is open until filled with an initial assessment deadline of 20 December 2020. Please specify your earliest available start date.