The Truckee Fire Protection District is accepting applications from qualified individuals for the position of Seasonal Defensible Space Specialist. This position will serve on the Wildfire Prevention Division with a primary goal of conducting community outreach & education through defensible space inspections, and offering support through community wildfire prevention fund programs like green waste pick-up, home hardening rebates, and other assistance programs. This position reports daily to Station 91 in Downtown Truckee, and works primarily in the field conducting exterior defensible space inspections of Truckee & Donner Summit Communities. The eligibility list established from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies. *Multiple openings are available.
The position appointment period is April 29, 2024 -October 25, 2024. Compensation is $23.34-$29.79 per hour depending on experience, education, and qualifications. The position will be open until filled. Oral Interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of March 11, 2024.
Under general supervision of the Wildfire Prevention Manager, the Defensible Space Specialist(s) will perform a range of technical duties involving defensible space inspections, outreach and education, green waste and chipping programs, provide assistance & customer service to the general public, and other duties as assigned. This is a seasonal non-safety position that works a 40-hour work week. The District may allow a less than 40-hour work week on a case-by-case basis. Weekend and holiday work may occasionally be required in order to fully engage our ephemeral population.
Interested candidates can find additional information and fill out the online employment application available on our website: www.truckeefire.org/employment.
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