Job Posting

Wildland Firefighter

Salary: $21.00/Hourly
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Start Date: 2021-06-01

Language: English
Minimum Education: None
Positions Available: 5

NOC Group: Silviculture and Forestry Workers (8422)
NOC Job Title: Forest Firefighter
Expires in 19 days
Expires: 2021-02-10
Last Updated: 2020-10-16

Job Number: 639960

Job Location(s)

Golden, British Columbia

Job Description

Job duties:

  • Be available for work as part of our Type III Fire Crews for the 2021 fire season.
  • Fill a forestry labourer position on multiple related projects such as Wildfire Risk Reduction Treatments and prescribed burns.
  • Work location can vary. Candidate needs to be available to work out of town for several-weeks periods and able to leave for work for up to 14 consecutive days (up to 12 hours/day) on a short notice, when the Fire Center requires Fire Crews.  

Wage and benefits: $17 - $23 (Salary can be discussed depending on experience).

  • Continuous Training provided by the company after six months of full-time employment.
  • Renegotiation of benefits every year. 

 Skills requirements:

  • Completed S-100 Basic Fire Suppression and Safety (Annual re-currency: applicants must have a proof of valid S-100 A Refresher course for the year of 2020 if applicable)
  • Completed S-185 Fire Entrapment Avoidance and Safety training
  • Completed WHMIS training
  • Experience an asset: We will prioritize Firefighters with Five (5) certifiable days (12 hours per day) actively involved in firefighting or beyond upon proof of such experience.

Fitness Level:

  • Be able to work for a minimum of 8 hours and up to 12 hours of physical work.
  • Be able to work for 14 consecutive days (up to 12 hours a day).
  • Success the moderate fitness test for firefighters every spring: Walk for 3.2 km carrying a backpack filled with 25 pounds of weight under 30 minutes. *

*If you are an experienced firefighter, feel free to contact us or visit our website to find out about our Type II crew and other opportunities. 

How to Apply

Expiring: Feb 10, 2021

Contact: Audrey Béland
Phone: 250-344-6464