Printed on: April 21, 2024

Wildland Firefighter - Type 3

Employer Strategic Fire Control Ltd.
Salary $ 24/hr
Terms Undetermined Timeframe - Full Time on an as needed and when needed basis
Start Date Summer 2024 - when required
Requirements No firefighting experience necessary.

Individuals must be physically fit and able to pass a moderate fitness test (3.22km walk with 25 lbs. back pack in less than 30 minutes).

Courses or Certifications required:

S100 – Basic Wildland Fire Suppression certification;
S185 – Fire Entrapment Avoidance and Safety certification;
ICS 100 – Incident Command System;
WHMIS - Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System;
TDG – Transportation of Dangerous Goods

All of the S100, S185, WHMIS, TDG and ICS training will be provided to those who do not already have the certification.

Duties Individuals will be working as Type III Forest Fire Fighters, but may also be called upon for other emergency Mitigation, Preparedness or Response Services such as prescribed fire support, sandbagging in floods, landslides, atmospheric events, etc.

The work can be anywhere in BC or Canada as required, but our office is in Cranbrook.

We are preparing for the 2024 summer wildland firefighting season, and need individuals in place once the need arises.

All workers are on call, as needed and when needed only.

A 12 hour work day is seen as typical once deployed, up to 14 days in a row.

To Apply Please use the contact information as directed in the listing.
Résumé Via Email or in person
Contact Name Mike Effray
Address 356 Van Horne Street South
Location Cranbrook
Phone (250) 426-2525
Date Posted 2024-03-04
Date Ending 2024-06-07