Position Detail:

South Dakota Department of Agriculture
Division of Wildland Fire Suppression
4250 Fire Station Road
Rapid City , SD 57703



Hiring Information:

Position: Wildland Firefighter Crew/Engine Boss
Last Filing Date:  September 17, 2017

Special Instructions:  



Job ID: 8741
Agency: South Dakota Department of Agriculture; Division of Wildland Fire
Salary: $15.00 - $17.63 per hour; depending on experience
Pay Grade: GG

For more information about the South Dakota Department of Agriculture, please visit http://sdda.sd.gov/.

The position is for a strong communicator to provide leadership and management; provide guidance and direction for employee development, and to ensure sound tactics and safety with wildland fire suppression; will be able to meet physical fitness standards at the arduous level per National Wildland Coordination Group (NWCG) requirements; and will be required to work outdoors in the extreme heat and cold.

A valid driver license is required.

Must provide a copy of master record of qualifications, experience, training.

Crew/Engine bosses must also possess or have the ability to obtain a Class B CDL and become qualified as an Incident Commander Type 4.

If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Local Office. An NCRC Certificate is not necessary to be considered.

Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of a drug screening.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:
At least three years of experience with wildland fire suppression is preferred. Preference will be given to applicants that are fully qualified as a Crew/Engine Boss according to the National Wildfire Coordinating Group PMS 310-1.

Knowledge of:

firefighting methods and equipment;
firefighting safety practices and techniques;
fire behavior and potential in various fuels, weather conditions, and terrain;
vehicle and equipment maintenance and appropriate tools.
Ability to:

organize and manage a large number of employees efficiently;
communicate information clearly and concisely;
maintain required physical fitness standards.

The State of South Dakota offers paid employee health insurance plus ten paid holidays, generous vacation leave accrual, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information visit http://bhr.sd.gov/workforus/workbenefits.aspx.

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Starting Salary:  $15.00 - $17.63 per hour
Top Salary:   N/A
Contact:   South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources
500 East Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501-5070
Fax 605-773-4344

Additional Department Details:

Annual Budget: N/A
Population Served: N/A
Number of Firefighters: N/A

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