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” 0″ width=” 180″/ > File image (AP). LAS VEGAS( FOX5) -. Wildland firefighters are desired in southern Nevada, according to a release from the Bureau of Land Management.
An open home has actually been scheduled for Dec. 6 for anybody thinking about wildland firefighting to “help prospective job candidates navigate the hiring procedure.” It is set to be held at the CSN Main School Fire Station at 6375 West Charleston, Space 101 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. A variety of wildland firemens from numerous firms will be on hand to respond to questions.
The application duration for seasonal fire working with starts Nov. 28 and runs through March 28, 2018, with applications sent prior to Jan. 9 getting “early factor to consider,” the Bureau stated.
Positions are readily available for firefighters assigned to engines, hand teams or helicopters. Other openings include dispatchers, materials handler and administrative assistance. Base per hour pay ranges from $11.61 to $20.69 per hour, according to the release.
Applicants should be U.S. citizens, age 18 or older, have a valid passport or birth certificate and a valid motorist’s license and should pass a work capability test (pack test) on the first day. Those employed will be paid for fire school and will then be seasonally used from April through Oct.
. The open house is hosted by the Bureau of Land Management, Mt. Charleston Fire Security District, National Forest Service, Nevada Department of Forestry, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Forest Service.
Previous firefighting experience is not needed for entry level positions.
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