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Good Morning to All,

on Wed, 04/10/2019 - 07:50

This weeks events:

02/19/2020 Fire Prep @ FDC from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Lead: Martinez Backup: Stern Accountability: Mace

02/21/2020 CSFD Awards Banquet - 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm **** Only those that have been scheduled are to be there. 02/22/2020 Tower Day @ FDC from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm Lead: Anderson Backup: Nocon Accountability: Berghorst

The following information is for a job opportunity that Captain Broch requested to be passed on:

The Colorado Springs Fire Department Wildfire Mitigation Section is now hiring for both Seasonal and Full-time employment. The links to the job postings are below. Please feel free to advertise or share this postings with anyone you believe may be interested.

Full-time Employment:- Position Closes: 2/23/2020

We will be hiring two full time employees to join our team as a Maintenance Technician II. This position will be responsible for leading our seasonal crews in daily operations, assisting with wildfire mitigation projects and contracts, assisting in program operations regarding wildfire risk, providing oversight of the Cost Share Stipend Program, and meeting with homeowners to educate about wildfire risk. Ideal candidates will have six months of supervisor experience and a NWCG Firefighter Type II (Red Card) certification. This position does require three years of full-time experience related to wildfire mitigation, forestry, natural resource management, or similarly related experience.

Seasonal Crew Employment: - Position Closes: 2/27/2020

We will be hiring five full-time seasonal crew members to join our mitigation crews. These employees will be responsible for implementing our Neighborhood Chipping Program and maintaining the Wildfire Mitigation Station facility. This position will be conducting wildfire mitigation vegetation management projects in an open space and outdoor environment. This position also requires physical abilities to cut and drag brush, operate a chainsaw, fell trees and vegetation, provide basic maintenance on small motors and equipment, as well as operate large vehicles with trailers. Eligible candidates must be at least 18 years of age and must possess and maintain a valid and current Colorado driver’s license.

For further questions or if you have any candidates that may be interested, please let me know.

Thank you for sharing this information and have a great weekend.


Jeremy Taylor Wildfire Mitigation Program Administrator Colorado Springs Fire Department Internationally Accredited Agency, CFAI Office: 719.385.7281

*** Supporter clothing - we have not placed the order for the supporter tshirts/hoodies. We must have a minimum of 12 items to be able to order. We are currently at 7. If you would like to order a supporter item please let me know. These have to be paid for in advance as well. I can resend you the order form. ***** I need to have all of these orders in by February 26th. *******

**** All Explorers need to complete NIMS 100 & 700. These must be done prior to getting off probation. The links and information to obtain these certs are on our website. Please get with your mentor if you are having issues with getting these certifications.*****

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to reach out to us. Thank you for your continued support of your Explorer and CSFD Explorer Post 1894.

Thanks, Shannon Jantzen CSFD Explorer Post 1894 Advisory Board