Veterans Fire Corps: 

The Veterans Fire Corps program provides training and on-the-job experience for post 9-11 era veterans interested in entering into careers and gaining experience in natural resource management and wildland fire. This variation of our Field Crew program follows a similar schedule with crews working a "hitch" schedule of 8 days on and 6 days off. Tent or occasional bunkhouse camping is provided during the 8 project days. Housing is not provided on days off. Applicants must have military veteran status. This position offers training and on-the-job experience for post 9-11 era veterans interested in entering into careers and gaining experience in natural resource management, fuels mitigation and wildland firefighting.
Age Requirements: Applicants must fall between the ages of 21-37
Start dates: Various
Program length: Various
Open until filled; Applications accepted on a rolling basis

 

Current Openings: 

 

Title: Location: Description: Start Date: End Date: Apply:
Veterans Fire Corps Corpsmember Tucson, AZ The Veterans Fire Corps program provides training and on-the-job experience for post 9-11 era veterans interested in entering into careers and gaining experience in natural resource management. 9/18/2017 11/24/2107 APPLY NOW!
Veterans Fire Corps Corpsmember Tucson, AZ The Veterans Fire Corps program provides training and on-the-job experience for post 9-11 era veterans interested in entering into careers and gaining experience in natural resource management. 7/17/2017 12/22/2017 APPLY NOW!

 

 

 


RECRUITER CONTACTS


Youth Crews
Sara Van Marel
svanmarel@conservationlegacy.org
Phone: 928.853.7760

Field Crews
Zoe Gordon
zoe@conservationlegacy.org
Phone: 928.310.6011

Local Crews & Veterans Crews (Tucson, Phoenix)
Joel Garcia
joel@conservationlegacy.org
Phone: 520.904.3289
Fax: 520.884.3447

Individual Placements
Tucker Herbert
tucker@conservationlegacy.org
Phone: 520.664.4370
Fax: 520.884.3447


 

TYPES OF PROJECTS:

  • Trail Maintenance & Construction
  • Community Service
  • Watershed Restoration
  • Desert Restoration
  • Tree Planting and Seeding
  • Invasive Species Management
  • Fence Construction/Maintenance
  • Fire Fuels Reduction/Mitigation/Rehabilitation
  • Historic Preservation
  • Inventorying and Mapping
  • Parks/Campground Maintenance
  • Disaster Response
  • Internships
  • Water Conservation