Employment

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR

SEASONAL WILDLAND FIRE FIGHTERS – PART TIME/ON CALL
MAY 15 – OCTOBER 31, 2019

Hiring range:
Competitive pay; $18 - $24 per hour based on qualifications + overtime eligible while on deployments.

Minimum requirements:
 
  • NWCG Firefighter Type 2 (FFT2)
  • First Aid & CPR
  • Valid driver’s license
  • At least 1-year wildfire experience
  • Ability to deploy for 2+ weeks at a time anywhere in the country
Preferred qualifications: 
  • NWCG Firefighter Type 1 (FFT1) or NWCG Engine Boss
  • EMT-Basic
  • Faller
  • 3+ years’ experience
Qualified candidates must:
  • Be 21 Years of age
  • Pass a background check
  • Pass a pre-employment drug screen
  • Pass an arduous pack test
  • Be available for deployments
To apply complete an application packet including:
  • WFPD Employment Application 
  • Cover letter describing your interest and qualifications
  • Proof of current qualifications (Only those listed above)
  • Send the packet to candidate@wfpd.org no later than Monday, April 15, 2019
  • Note: Any application packets that are incomplete by that date and time will not be considered.
Other:
  • Interviews/Selection Process: April 23-24, 2019
  • Estimated start date: May 15, 2019
  • Please email all questions to candidate@wfpd.org.
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Equal Opportunity Employer: We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors. The Wellington Fire Protection District values all applicants and encourages Veterans and minorities to apply.