Wildfire Instructor

Wildfire Instructor

Wildfire Instructor


Sustainable Resource Development , Hinton – Are you looking to bring your experience in Wildfire Prevention and Suppression to new forestry staff? If you enjoy sharing your extensive wildfire knowledge with a diverse student group, then we want to hear from you!

The Hinton Training Centre, located in Hinton, Alberta, is a leader among educational institutions. Operated by the Government of Alberta, Sustainable Resource Development, the Centre offers unsurpassed wildfire training and exciting continuing education programs to government and private industry stakeholders, as well as other related natural resource personnel.

We are seeking a dynamic individual with a flair for information delivery to bring their extensive knowledge of wildfire management techniques and practices to students and field staff. This includes the opportunity to develop and deliver courses in a wide variety of disciplines in support of the department’s Wildfire Management program. You will consult with the team of instructors within the Hinton Training Centre to develop new methods for the effective delivery of training to adult audiences. This instruction role also includes a component of hands on fire management assistance to the Forest Protection Division and other agencies as required.

Qualifications: Degree/Diploma in Forestry or related field plus extensive years of related wildfire experience. Eligibility for CAPFT or CAPR registration and certification at the Type I Incident Command System (as either an Incident Commander or Operations Chief) is required. Structural fire experience, proficiency with computers and multimedia, and/or previous adult instruction experience are definite assets. Candidates must possess a valid Class 5 Driver’s License, and must be able to meet current fitness standards. Final candidates for this position will be asked to undergo a security screening.

Note: For further information on Forest Protection see http://www.srd.gov.ab.ca/wildfires/index.html

Salary: $49,920 TO $64,224 PER ANNUM Closing Date: July 14, 2006.

Competition No. 034836-IN
Open Competition
Online applications are preferred. To apply online visit www.gov.ab.ca/jobs or submit your resume to: Alberta Sustainable Resource Development, Human Resource Services, 4th Floor, Petroleum Plaza, South Tower, 9915-108 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2G8. Fax No. (780) 427-2513. Please ensure you quote the competition number.


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