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Fire Rider LTE


  • Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
  • 01/23/20
  • Spooner, WI
  • 54801
  • 12.25 / Hourly
  • Part-Time
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is seeking individuals to assist in fire suppression work on forest fires and support prescribed burning.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, reside in the State of Wisconsin, and in good physical condition. A physical fitness test is a requirement for all firefighting employees.

Work involves using pumps, fire hose, shovels, back cans, and other hand tools. You will be assigned to DNR engines and frequently working around DNR dozers. You will be assisting fulltime staff members in all work and there is no requirement to operate equipment.

These positions are limited term employment only. Most of the work will be in April and May and all work is weather dependent.

Hours may vary from 4 hours a day to more than 16 hours depending on fire activity.

When not working on fires; the work involves building and grounds maintenance, equipment cleaning and maintenance, and project work.

Positions are available in Douglas, Washburn, Burnette and Polk Counties.

Successful applicants will be required to complete the federal firefighting courses S-130/S-190 & I-100/I-700, which will be offered at the end of March. The courses are time are paid for and are on work time.

Request an application or for more information, please contact:

Douglas County
Terry Asleson
715-816-4178
Terry.Asleson@wisconsin.gov

Washburn County
Kyle Young
715-781-7806
Kyle.Young@wisconsin.gov

Burnett/Polk County
Jim Ulmaniec
715-463-2897
James.Ulmaniec@wisconsin.gov

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