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Are you interested in a career as a WILDLAND FIREFIGHTER?

Are you interested in a career as a WILDLAND FIREFIGHTER?

Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District's Zephyr Crew hires seasonal wildland firefighters each spring for the upcoming fire season.

The Crew responds to wildland fires nationally and conducts fuels management projects in the Lake Tahoe Basin.
 
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS FOR EMPLOYMENT TRAINING/EDUCATION:

Completion of wildland classes - NWCG S-130, S-190, I-100, L-180, IS-700.

These courses are available in the winter quarter at Lake Tahoe Community College and Truckee Meadows Community College.


Ability to pass the Work Capacity Test at the arduous level.

The WCT or “Pack Test” is a physical test of walking 3 miles with 45 lbs within 46 minutes and is administered by TDFPD.


Maintain red card currency.

A red card or incident qualifications card is issued by the agency after hiring occurs.


Completion of NWCG S-212 within one year of employment.

This course will be provided by TDFPD during orientation.
Application Deadline 01/31/2021
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