SCFD#1 Now Hiring Seasonal Firefighters

Open April 1st - May 6th
SCFD#1 Now Hiring Seasonal Firefighters

The Sweetwater County Fire District #1 (Fire District #1) fire department is currently accepting applications and resumes for the position of Seasonal Firefighter.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

This hiring is for our seasonal wildland fire program and is scheduled for 16 weeks beginning May 23rd . Fire District #1 will hire up to six staffed positions and up to 10 paid-per-call (PPC) positions. The 2022 fire season will require wildland firefighters to deploy as a county-wide asset to wildland fires for suppression, digging fire lines and mop-up, all requiring extensive amounts of hiking and physical labor.

PAY AND BENEFITS

Pay will be dependent on qualifications. Any successful applicant that does not hold requisite qualifications will be required to obtain qualifications through various training opportunities and hands-on experience offered at the beginning of the season. Additional training opportunities may be available for further certification. Fire District #1 offers many amenities to its employees including training/event space, gyms at both stations, training opportunities, and many others.

*Employment is not a full-time career position.

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POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must be 18 years of age or older prior to the start date of May 23 rd . Please apply in person at Fire District #1 headquarters at 3010 College Drive in Rock Springs. Applicants are encouraged to call the station at (307) 362-9390 in advance if they are unable to visit the station between 8am and 4pm, Monday through Friday. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license.

*Job offers will be contingent upon a drug test, driving record check, criminal background check and successful completion of the NWCG Arduous Pack Test.

PREFERRED CERTIFICATIONS

  • NWCG Firefighter Type II
  • NWCG Firefighter Type I

HOW TO APPLY

  • Visit headquarters at 3010 College Drive between 8am and 4pm, Monday through Friday to obtain an application.
  • Submit the completed application in person or drop it in the mailbox at headquarters.

Any questions or requests for applications may be directed to Assistant Fire Chief Jake Ribordy (jribordy@fd1fire.com) or
Fire Chief Scott Kitchner (skitchner@fd1fire.com), or by telephone at (307) 362-9390.


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