Prescribed Fire Training Exchange
ATTN Veterans Interested in Gaining Experience for a Career in Wildland Fire or Natural Resources Management:
If you're interested in gaining National Wildlfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) training in combination with hands-on prescribed burning field experience, please consider applying for this upcoming Prescribed Fire Training Exchange in North Carolina in Feb 2015: http://nctrex.weebly.com/.
Basic NWCG training is required for any job in wildland fire when working with federal agencies, and is a highly desired skill for many state agency, land manager, and other natural resource positions throughout the country. In addition to basic training, you will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience and learn from experienced wildland firefighters while utilizing your existing leadership and team-building skills.
No experience is necessary to apply. Applications will be accepted until November 10; please mention in your application that you are a Veteran and include your branch and dates of service.
Please contact Mike Norris (firstname.lastname@example.org) with questions.