Wildland Firefighter

Chloeta

Sacramento, CA

JOB DETAILS
HEADQUARTERS
Sacramento, CA, US
LOCATION
Sacramento, CA
POSTED
7 days ago

Chloeta is recruiting a number of individuals to fulfill positions under existing contracts as wildland fire crewmembers on wildfires, prescribed burns, and all-hazards incidents. Work may include staffing engines, hand crews, dozers or helicopters. These are entry level and experienced Wildland Firefighter positions and pay is dependent upon experience and qualifications. Statewide or nationwide travel is frequently necessary to wildfires and prescribed burns with all travel expenses compensated by the company. Extensive opportunities exist for overtime while assigned to wildfires and prescribed burns.

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 or more

Responsibilities

  • 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 nationwide

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 or more
  • Line Firefighting Positions: 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
  • All travel expenses, including meals and lodging, are provided by the company while the employee is in official travel status
Emergency Assignment
Every Chloeta employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.
Chloeta provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

About the Company

Chloeta