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News Release: Women in Wildland Fire Boot Camp

January 17, 2016

 The USDA Forest Service Southwestern Region is seeking a small group of career focused women to be on-call Wildland Fire Fighters for the 2016 fire season. These on-call positions will provide support to wildland fire operations over the summer when needed and can help pave the way for future employment and career advancement inside of the Forest Service.

If you are selected for this opportunity, your first assignment will be a Women in Fire Boot Camp. The Boot Camp will provide comprehensive, formal physical wildland fire training and orientation. Upon successfully completing this training each person will receive a Wildland Fire Fighter certification and protective gear.

If you or someone you know may be interested in this opportunity, please carefully review the attached documents for additional information and instructions. The application deadline is Feb. 5, 2016.

The Arizona contact for the Women in Wildland Fire Boot Camp is:

Cory Ball

(928) 477-5024