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Veteran Fire Corps


Posted by Rocky Mountain Youth Corps on 03/17/2020

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Outdoor

Job Categories: Trail Management

Company Type: Conservation, Govt gency/USFS/NPS, BLM etc, NaturalResources, School/Military, Service, Retail

State: CO

City: Yampa

Country: United States

Required Experience: 0 - 1 year

Contact Name: Liz Doby

Contact Phone: 970-879-2135 x 103

Job Type: Seasonal

Salary: $15-20/hour

Required to Relocate:

Required to Travel:

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within:

Job Description & Requirements

This position will be working as a member of a five person U.S. Military Veteran fuels reduction crew hosted and supervised by the Medicine/Bow Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland at the Yampa Ranger District.  Primary duties will include operating a chainsaw, stacking cut material into piles, hiking over uneven terrain, camping overnight on national forest land.  Crew members will be trained in the use of chainsaws and wildland firefighting, previous experience is preferred but not required.  The successful applicant must have a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and a willingness to learn.  The Forest Service will provide all supplies and equipment needed to perform the job.  Applicant will need to purchase minimum 8” high, lace-type exterior leather work boots with lug melt-resistant soles.  $300 boot allowance is provided by RMYC. 


Partner Agency: US Forest Service – Yampa Ranger District 

Position: Veterans Wildland Fire Corps – Fuels Crew Member  

Location: Yampa, CO   

Session Start Dates: April 27th - May 26th, 2020

Session End Date: September 18th, 2020 with possibility for extension.  Temporary, seasonal, exempt. 

Pay:  $15/hour, boot allowance up to $300, per Diem up to $425.  Bunkhouse housing provided 

About Rocky Mountain Youth Corps


Rocky Mountain Youth Corps engages young people in the outdoors, inspiring them to use their strengths and potential to lead healthy, productive lives. We teach responsibility for self, community and environment through teamwork, service and experiential education.

RMYC's home base is in Steamboat Springs, CO and has crews and internship positions that operate all over Colorado, Wyoming, and parts of Utah. Get ready to live and work amidst sub-alpine forests, high desert, snowy peaks, rocky canyons, lush valleys and more!