Wildland Firefighter (Forestry Technician)

Chloeta is a dynamic and growing business that solves problems internationally for our clients. 

Wildland Firefighter (Wildland Fire Module))

Chloeta is recruiting to fill wildland firefighter positions as part of a 10-person module based out of Libby, MT on the Kootenai National Forest. 

Duty Station: Libby, MT; Kootenai National Forest
Desired Attributes
  • Recruits must be able to successfully serve as crewmember on a wildland fire crew
  • Able to pass DOT medical physical
  • Clean driving record for the past three (3) years
  • US Citizen
  • Recruits should be willing and expect to travel extensively and be assigned to incidents for up to fourteen (14) to twenty-one (21) days at a time
  • Rookie personnel will be provided with the necessary training (Basic Wildland Firefighter; S-130, S-190, ICS-100, IS-800, L-180) prior to beginning work
  • Rookie personnel will be provided with a Work Capacity Test prior to beginning work
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment physical screening, including lung sphygmometer test
  • Ability to pass a respirator fit test
  • Asbestos awareness training (will be provided)

  • Represent Chloeta professionally at times
  • Operate effectively in team settings in high stress environments
  • Maintain a high level of physical fitness
  • Maintain a constant of readiness for response statewide

Physical Demands
  • Will occasionally work up to sixteen (16) hours per day
  • Will typically work up to seven (7) days per week, for fourteen (14) to twenty-21 (21) days straight
  • Arduous Duty Work Capacity Test (walk 3 miles with a 45 lb pack on in 45 minutes)

Compensation and Work Schedule
  • Recruits should expect to be available for extensive travel nationwide during fire season
  • Housing while working at the home duty station is NOT provided
  • All travel expenses, including meals and lodging, are provided by the company while the employee is in official travel status

Compensation and Work Schedule
  • Compensation is commensurate with experience, education and capability
  • GS-3 through GS-8 equivalent positions available 
  • Work Schedule will be 40 hrs/wk when not assigned to fires, and up to sixteen (16) hours/day for fourteen (14) or more days when assigned to an incident
  • Tentative crew start date is 18 JUN 2018 and approximate furlough date is 22 SEP 2018

Security Clearance
  • Public Trust, a background investigation is required

Travel Required
  • 25% or Greater
  • Travel is required to wildland fires.

Relocation Authorized
  • No

Applicants MAY be eligible for the following: 
  • All training paid
  • 401(k) retirement investment
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Health insurance

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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