Risk Reduction Crew Member

Under the direction of a Captain, crew members participate in a comprehensive risk reduction program in the District to reduce or eliminate the loss of life and property by fire and safeguard the community. Risk Reduction Crews are used primarily for working on fuels projects which include hazardous fuels reduction and restoration of fire adapted ecosystems. This work may entail thinning of timber, woodlands, shrubs, or finer fuels with mechanized equipment, chainsaws or hand tools; utilizing prescribed fire to reduce fuels; piling and chipping of slash; chemical application to undesirable fuels; monitoring pre and post fire effects; and fire suppression on occasion. Risk Reduction Crews respond to, and provide support to, District Fire and EMS calls.

Contact our District Office directly by calling (775) 246-6209 or by email at admin@centralfirenv.org. If it is an emergency, please dial 911.

In compliance with applicable disability laws, reasonable accommodations may be provided for qualified individuals with a disability who require and request such accommodations. Incumbents and individuals who have been offered employment are encouraged to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Submit Applications

Submit application, documentation of minimum qualifications, and a resume to admin@centralfirenv.org. prior to the deadline indicated on the job description.

Risk Reduction Crew Application