The Veterans Fire Corps program provides training and on-the-job experience for recent-era (post 9/11) veterans interested in entering into careers and gaining experience in natural resource management. Participants will get chainsaw certifications (S-212), wild land fire certifications (S130-190), first aid, CPR, and fire/thinning/burn experience. All of our certifications are though the Forest Service or Park Service. Project work is focused on the Gulf state region (MS, AL, FL, TX, LA) .
Age Requirements: 18-35
Start: January 2, 2018 - April 2018
Think you've got the experience to lead a Veterans Fire Crew? Extensive Chainsaw experience and ability to teach others how to saw? S-212 Forest Service B-Feller Certification or higher? 1+ seasons of saw work and leading crews experience? Check out our Crew Leaders page for VFC Leader positions.
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