Wildland Fire Suppression Specialist
Job Opportunity at CHLOETA

Posted on Oct 13

http://www.chloetafire.com    8772456382

Location: Kamloops, BC
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4142109

Chloeta is a dynamic and growing business that solves problems internationally for our clients. 
Wildland Fire Suppression Specialist
Chloeta is establishing a Select List of pre-qualified individuals specializing in a variety of non-specific wildland fire suppression operational services to support the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, British Columbia Wildfire Service (BCWS).  These personnel may be called upon during a fire season that exceeds the internal capacity of the Province.
 
Duty Station
 
Kamloops, BC
 
Minimum Requirements
 
Experience/qualifications in one or more of the following areas:
 
  • Fire Guard Planning / Ignition Planning / Line Locators 
  • Heavy Equipment Supervision / Equipment Branch Director
  • Danger Tree Blasting Services 
  • Hotspot Scanning and aerial/sat photos 
  • GPS fire mapping services
  • Forestry Specialist - for creek crossing location and mitigation, culvert installation, slope stability assessments, fireline location input, timber removal and decking expertise, danger tree management with heavy equipment
  • Fire Behaviour Specialist
  • First Nations Archeological and Heritage Assessments
  • Faller QS/T Services
  • Aviation Consultants, Specialists and Experts - Please see Aviation appendix document for submission guidelines
  • Fire Rehabilitation - Rehab Specialists, Rehab Coordinators and Rehab Planning and Implementation
As well as:
 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Background check and drug test required
  • Proficient with technology including, but not limited to: email, web-based databases, printing, scanning, etc. 
  • Highly reliable and able to function with limited oversight in a fast-paced environment
  • Three (3) years or more related employment experience
 
Target Requirements:
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in related field
Responsibilities
  • Represent Chloeta professionally at times
  • Support wildland fire field operations in British Columbia
  • Available for 24/7 mobilization during fire season
  • Accepting of extensive travel demands during fire season
     
Compensation and Work Schedule
  • Compensation is commensurate with experience, education and capability
Security Clearance
  • Not required
Travel Required
  • Extensive, when assigned to incidents
Relocation Authorized
  • No, there are not funds obligated for relocation expenses
Benefits
  • All training paid
  • 401(k) retirement investment
  • Career advancement opportunities
It is the policy of Chloeta not to discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion, or veteran status. 
 
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