Wildland Fire Fighting Employment Opportunities


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All persons wishing to become a wildland forest fire fighter in British Columbia must have;

  • S-100 Basic Fire Suppression and Safety Course  (approved course is delivered over two days - clarify with whomever is hiring you if your course was delivered in one day) - Instructor may have special permission to conduct a one day course)
  • S-185 Fire Entrapment Avoidance and Safety Course

Other Provinces and States may have similar or different requirements.  You are encouraged to contact those locations for updated information.


Below is a list of suggested courses / certificates that may help you find employment.

  • Class 5 Driver's Licence ("cleaner" the better)
  • Class 4 Driver's Licence                                                   (Obtain a copy of your current Driver's Abstract)
  • Level 1 First Aid with Transportation Endorsement
  • Level 3 Industrial First Aid 
  • Crew Boss / Team Leader Certification
  • DTA - Danger Tree Assessor Certification (Wildland Fire Module)
  • Certified Faller
  • Certified Powersaw Operator (Bucker)




Wildland Fire Fighters with experience

Wildland Fire Fighters with no experience

(limited opportunity)


  • A fitness test may be required for some of the above positions. (will be conducted by the employer)
  • Supporting documentation WILL be required for some of the above positions. ( i.e. history of experience on wildland fires)

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DRAM Ventures Inc.

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OUR NEW -  Mailing Address!!

 #3 - 2630 Nechako Drive Kamloops, B.C.  V2E 2C9  Canada  

Doug Richardson

(www.firesafetraining.com)

(250) 372-0097  

Canada Toll Free: 

1-800-372-0244  

U.S.A. Toll Free: 

1-866-916-1866 

Email: dramventures@icloud.com Alt: firesafetraining@gmail.com


(please leave a detailed message in the event we are in the field - we WILL return your call ASAP)