Jobs For Veteransby Michael Patrick Brewer on Jun. 21, 2012, under Veterans Worldwide
Coconino National Forest, Arizona
Prescott National Forest, Arizona
Sep 3 – Dec 2, 2012
n Community housing provided (participants should also plan on camping for extended periods)
n Transportation during work activities
n Living stipend of $300/week
n Week-long training session
n Travel expense reimbursement of up
to $550 to and from sites
Current-era military veteran, honorably
discharged; 21 or older; valid driver’s license;
good physical condition; able to hike up to 8 miles on rugged terrain; able to pass USFS Work Capacity (“Pack”) Test; willing to
undergo criminal background check.
00171169 and 00171170
Veterans Fire Corps provides recent-era Veterans with the training, credentials and experience they need to competitively pursue wildland fire and/or forestry careers. Projects include fuels reduction, fire effects monitoring, FIREWISE educational outreach, participation in prescribed fires, and pre-fire preparation of burn units.
This position offers a variety of field and office work, including
gathering field data in forest settings, navigating plots with GPS
hardware, and managing the FEAT/FIREMON Integrated database. Typical work hitches may include up to 4 consecutive 10-hour
days with 3 days off. Position involves long hours in the field working in all weather conditions and in rough terrain.
Training and education are key components to this program, including:
Veterans Fire Corps Fall 2012
To apply: Go to thesca.org and click “Sign Up”.
For info and fee waiver call 603-543-1700 Ext 1499 or email SCArecruiting@thesca.org subject Veterans Fire Corps.
n Wildland Fire Chainsaws
n Basic Wildland Firefighter
n Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior
n Introduction to Incident Command System
n Standards for Survival
n Human Factors on the Fireline
n I ntroduction to the National Incident Management System
n Wilderness First Aid and CPR