Department of Community Services

Qualifications

Conditions of Employment

In order to be acknowledged for the position all applicants must:

• Be a Canadian Citizen or Landed Immigrant with legal entitlement to work in Canada.
• Be 17 years old (with parent or guardian permission) or age of majority
• Have a valid class five Yukon driver’s License or equivalent
• Hold a valid Standard First Aid Certification or CPR “C”
• Successful completion of the Yukon Crew Member Training course
• Successfully pass and maintain a 14:30 level of the WFX-FIT test for Type 1 Wildland Fire Fighter throughout employment.

Crew in field

Qualification Assets
To set yourself above the competition and to increase your chance of success, you should consider having the following training and /or experience prior to applying:

• Advanced level first aid (80 hour first aid ex. EMR,EMT,OFA III,WFR)
• Chainsaw Training
• Experience or training in Wildland Fire Management Operations
• Experience Working with aircraft
• Experience with operating or maintaining small engines