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Firefighter I

Company: Wildfire Defense Systems
Location: Post Falls
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionARE YOU A WILDLAND FIREFIGHTER SEARCHING FOR A NEW OPPORTUNITY? Join one of the largest wildfire agencies in the nation in service to protect residential and commercial properties from loss or impacts due to wildfire. Become part of a team-building industry that adds new resources to the wildfire problem. Help to provide services across 20 states with wildfire seasons starting in April and running through December. Be a part of the largest expansion of wildfire services currently occurring. Pay Ranges$19 - $29 per hour based on experience and location. Opportunity for per diem and overtime. LocationsSacramento, CA, Riverside, CA, Visalia, CA, Colorado Springs, CO, Salem, OR, Coeur d' Alene, ID, and Remote OpportunitiesPositionThe Firefighter Type 1 may lead a small group (usually not more than five members) and is responsible for their safety on wildland and dedicated service. The FFT1 supervises resources at the FFT2 level and reports to a Single Resource Boss or other assigned supervisor. The FFT1 works in the Operations Section.Required Qualifications

  • Introduction to ICS (ICS-100)
  • Human Factors in the Wildland Fire Service (L-180)
  • Firefighter Training (S-130 – Field Day Required)
  • Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior (S-190)
  • NIMS: An Introduction (IS-700)
  • Wildland Fire Safety Training Annual Refresher (WFSTAR) (RT-130)
  • Firefighter Type 1 (S-131)
  • Completion and Certification of NWCG Firefighter Type 1 (FFT1) Position Task Book (PMS 311-14)
  • Ability to pass a WCT (Work Capacity Test/Pack Test) at Arduous Level (Complete a 3-mile walk wearing a 45-pound pack in less than 45 minutes)
    • Employees must be 21 years of age or older.
    • DOT Medical Examiner's Certification (will be authorized by employer for qualified individuals)
    • Current driver's license with an acceptable driving record WHAT WDS PROVIDES TO FIELD EMPLOYEES:
      • Career Full-Time Seasonal Positions, Career Full Time Annual Positions
      • Full NWCG compliant Engines and Tenders
      • Ability to Maintain and Advance NWCG qualifications
      • Task Books Can Transfer to Future Career Positions
      • Daily Diversity of Tasks
      • Work Center Based Locations when not deployed on fire assignments or on-call assignments
      • Career Advancement from FF2-FF1-ENGB-TFLD-LOFR-RFO-DO
      • Competitive Wages Exceeding Federal Standards
      • Overtime Opportunities BENEFITS INFORMATION:
        • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
        • Health Savings Account
        • Teladoc
        • Vacation and Paid Time Off
        • 401(k) with Safe Harbor
        • Company Paid Life Insurance
        • Company Paid ADD&D
        • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
        • Voluntary Life & Accident
        • Employee Assistance Program, Wellness, and other various benefits
        • Discounts through Life Mart
        • Discounts from local vendors (Bozeman Employees) Wildfire Defense Systems, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Keywords: Wildfire Defense Systems, Coeur d'Alene , Firefighter I, Other , Post Falls, Idaho

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