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Fuels Module Crewmember

Fuels Module Crewmember
 
Evergreen Fire/Rescue in beautiful Evergreen, CO, is seeking strategic, team oriented crewmembers for the 2020 Wildland Fuels Module. Evergreen Fire/Rescue, founded in 1948, is a progressive, dynamic, community-focused department comprised of 28 paid staff and 85 resident volunteers. Evergreen is a thriving community less than 30 miles from Downtown Denver and offers a mountain-town feeling with a variety of outdoor activities, trails, parks, restaurants, entertainments, art galleries, and specialty stores. We are building a Wildland Fuels Module to provide small to large-scale mitigation services to the fire district of Evergreen, and are looking for seasonal crewmembers to fill our 5 open positions for the 2020 season. Individuals who are motivated and passionate to work hard day in and day out to serve this community are encouraged to apply. This is a very unique opportunity to enter a program at the initial phase and be able to learn in a rapidly changing environment that is mentored and lead by experienced personnel. The scope of work for this Module will be ever-changing by nature, and will require an open minded, hard-working individual who is results driven, and enjoys witnessing tangible impacts made by their work. What you can expect from us upon hire: ? Opportunity to be able to truly make an impact in Evergreen and the surrounding communities ? Enthusiastic support for creativity, resourcefulness, and out-of-the-box thinking ? A deep appreciation of, and gratitude for, your passion to serve the community ? Ability to work with a positive, supportive, collaborative team ? A competitive wage and paid time off. What we’ll expect from you: ? Ability to work independently and be self-motivated. ? Excellence at managing expectations and risks, and proactive communication ? Adaptability, resourcefulness, solution focus, and a drive for continuous improvement ? The ability to obtain a Colorado driver’s license within 30 days ? Successfully pass a background investigation and a physical examination (including drug screen). ? An unwavering positive attitude that includes a passion for learning ? A high level of physical fitness and strong work ethic What you will be doing: ? Be a key member in the chipping program, assisting in home assessments and working mitigation projects throughout the district ? Respond to wildland fire calls and participating in wildland fire trainings ? Work with Chainsaws, Chippers, wildfire engines, pumps, hand tools ? Working on full scale mitigation projects, slash chipping program, pile construction/burning, involvement with building an RX fire program ? Participating in initial attack, extended attack, and mop up The ideal candidate will have: ? Experience with a chainsaw, chipping, full scale mitigation projects, pile construction/burning, initial attack, extended attack and mop-up on wildland fires ? 18 years old or older ? High School Diploma or GED ? Driver’s License with no major violations ? Current or ability to obtain CPR Certification ? ICS 100, 200,700,800 (or within 30 days of employment) ? Firefighter Type 2 (FFT2) S-130/S-190, L-180 (or will obtain upon employment) Following is the process we're using to build our pool of talented applicants: 1. Resume review will begin on April 1, 2020 and will continue until all positions are filled. Submit your resume and please includes copies of: o Diploma for highest education level completed; and any certifications of continuing education and professional development, IQS or IQCS master records o Current Driver’s License o Current certifications or proof of ability to obtain. o Name and contact information for three professional references 2. In lieu of a Cover Letter, please include a short narrative (1 page) that explains your motivation behind being an integral part of creating and maintaining a successful community fuels mitigation program, while concurrently providing full fire suppression duties both locally and in the future, nationally. 3. At this point, we'll either thank you for your interest or mutually decide whether to proceed with an interview with the Fuels Module Supervisor.

Documents may be mailed:
Evergreen Fire Rescue
Attn: Human Resources
1802 Bergen Parkway Evergreen, CO 80439 Or emailed in one PDF to: hr@evergreenfirerescue.com

The job description may be viewed on our website: https://evergreenfirerescue.com/contact/join-efr/.

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