Temporary Seasonal Wildland Firefighter

Salary: $20.72 to $21.72
Job Type: Seasonal
Location: Aspen / Roaring Fork, CO
Publish Date: Posted February 17, 2023
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General Responsibilities:

The Temporary Seasonal Wildland Firefighter will be required to learn and participate in performing tasks in emergency situations, which require strenuous exertion in difficult terrain and inclement weather. The job requires individuals to complete a wildland training program, complete wildland risk reduction training, learning streets, trails, fire roads, and water supply resources in the district, and operate fire/rescue apparatus under emergency situations in adverse weather and conditions. Respond to, control, and extinguish wildland fires under emergency conditions. Be available for deployment throughout the season, with the potential to deploy in a variety of suppression apparatus and crew configurations.

The Wildland Firefighter will also maintain equipment, supplies, and apparatus.  The Wildland Firefighter may deploy to out of District, State, and Federal fires, deployments may range from 14-21 days and multiple deployments can occur.

This position is temporary, seasonal, hourly, non-exempt, with full benefits. The anticipated seasonal position is May 15th -September 1st.  Regardless of fire conditions, employees will work a minimum of a 40-hour week and will be expected to work extensive overtime as needed.

Location:                                            Roaring Fork Fire Rescue Authority, Carbondale CO

Work Schedule:                                  4-10 hr. shift with a set schedule, plus incidents, call-backs and National deployments are possible.

Job Benefits

  • Education / Training
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Health Insurance
  • Hiring Bonuses
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Retention Bonuses
  • Retirement

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