Minimum Required Training and Certifications for Employment

  •  State Certified EMS License (In good standing)
  •  National Registry Certification (Highly Recommended)
 ICS through FEMA
  •  I-100, Introduction to ICS
  •  IS-700, NIMS: An Introduction
 Wildland Fire
  •  Initial Courses
  •  S-190, Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior, 2020 (Self-Directed Online)
  •  Pre-requisite for S-130
  •  L-180, Human Factors in the Wildland Fire Service, 2008 (Self-Directed Online)
  •  Pre-requisite for S-130
  •  S-130, Firefighter Training, (2008 Version) Blended Course Option
  •  Online Component
  •  Completion Required to attend Field Exercise
  •  Field Exercise Component
  •  Skills Evaluations
  •  Arduous Pack Test
 Annual Courses
  •  Current Year RT-130, Wildland Fire Safety Training Annual Refresher (WFSTAR)
  •  Classroom Component with Practice Shelter Deployment
  •  Current Arduous Pack Test

Links to Access Online Courses

  • Self motivated
  • Ability to work and make quick decisions under pressure
  • Strong physical fitness
  • The ability to leave within a 2 hour window
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • A valid driver’s license in your state of residence
  • Current CPR card
  • National Registry Certification is recommended
  • High angle/low angle rope rescue certification
  •  Prior 911 experience
  • Prior wildland fire experience
  • Basic firefighter training
  • Previous experience with Fireline Medics or similar REMS team is preferred


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