2022 Wildfire Personnel- Seeking Interest

Xylem has upcoming wildfire fighting opportunities for the 2022 wildfire season. Come work with a BC-based company that could offer you a variety of forestry contract options on a year-round basis in BC and Alberta. Living accommodations provided as necessary.

2022 Positions Available

Fallers and Danger Tree Assessors:

·      Fallers: accepted tickets – BC Forest Safety Council, the Canadian Association of Geophysical Contractors, or BC Wildfire Service

·        Danger Tree Assessors: UNBC WDTA Wildland Fire Safety Certification

Type 3 Wildfire Personnel:

·        Physical fitness test passing grade

·        Certification:   S100 Basic Fire Suppression and Safety; S185 Fire Entrapment Avoidance

·        First aid ticket – Occupational First Aid Level One with Transportation Endorsement

·        WHMIS

Type 2 Wildfire Personnel:

·        In addition to the requirements of the Type 3 crews, Type 2 personnel also require:

      • S211 The Fire Environment for Firefighters/Dispatchers
      • S212 Communications
      • S213 Use of Bulldozers
      • ICS 100 Incident Command Systems
      • Transportation of Dangerous Goods

Crew Leaders:

Also require ICS 200 Incident Command, S230 Introduction to Supervision, S235 Ignition Operations, and S241 Fire Assessment

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