Printed on: April 17, 2021

Wildland Firefighter

Employer Strategic Fire Control Ltd.
Salary $19.00 /hr
Terms Undetermined Timeframe
Start Date Summer 2021 - when required
Requirements Individuals will be working as Forest Firefighters.

Work can be anywhere in BC/AB as required, but our office is in Cranbrook.

We are preparing for the 2021 summer firefighting season and need individuals in place once the need arises.

Workers are On Call, As Needed, When Needed Only. A 12 hour work day is seen as typical once deployed. Each deployment can last up to 14 days at a time. There may be multiple deployments throughout the summer dependent on the Wildfires.

Start Pay - $19/hour – 1st 8 hours
Time & ½ - $28.50/hour – for next 2 hours
Double time - $38/hour – all additional hours

Duties Must be physically fit and able to pass a fitness test (3.22 km walk with 25 lbs. pack in less than 30 mins.);
S100–Basic Wildland Fire Suppression certificate;
S185–Fire Entrapment Avoidance certificate;
ICS 100–Incident Command System
WHMIS-Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
TDG–Transportation of Dangerous Goods

S100, S185, WHMIS, TDG and ICS training provided to those who do not have the certification. Course dates are under review and you will be contacted once dates are determined.

Note: Class 5 Driver’s license, OFA Level 1 & TE certification an asset, but not required.

To Apply Please use the contact information as directed in the listing.
Résumé Via Email, Fax or Website, No Walk-ins.
Contact Name Mike Effray
Address 356 Van Horne Street South
Location Cranbrook
Phone (250) 426-2525
Fax (250) 426-6273
Date Posted 2021-02-25
Date Ending 2021-06-18