Veteran Fire Corps
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps

Serve with the US Forest Service with a crew of fellow veterans

Northwest Colorado and Wyoming


Veteran Fire Corps

Rocky Mountain Youth Corps
Yampa, CO
$15.00 / hour
No experience required
Start Date:
Job starts in about 2 months (May 18, 2020)

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. 

Start date is flexible between May 4th-26th, 2020.

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