Wyoming Women’s Fire Crew

The Wyoming Women's Fire Crew is a program designed to provide job skills to women interested in a career in wildland fire. It is partnered with the Bureau of Land Management.
 

Ladies! MCC, in partnership with the BLM, offers an excellent opportunity for you THIS fall!! You will have the chance to get paid while earning your S212 (Wildland Fire Chainsaws), S130 (Firefighter Training), S190 (Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior), and your red card during two weeks of training. First Aid training will also be provided. This experience will give you on the job training for a career in wildland firefighting and an opportunity to be a part of a groundbreaking group of diverse women.

Each crew will consist of 5 members and 1 leader. Crews will work and camp for up to 14 days at a time in frontcountry and backcountry locations in all types of weather conditions. Among other various projects, project work will include habitat restoration and fuels reduction. Crews will be camped out for the majority of the season and government provided camping/housing is available during days off. 

Position Offerings

Location: Start in Bozeman, MT; The projects will take place in Wyoming
Program Dates: August 13 through November 16, 2018
Wage: $13.00/hour
 

Location: Start in Bozeman, MT; The projects will take place in Wyoming
Program Dates: August 15 through November 16, 2018
Living Allowance: $504.00 biweekly
AmeriCorps Education Award: $1,230.69 upon completion of the program