Las Vegas Interagency
Communication Center

Southern Nevada Interagency Hand Crew Recruitment

The Southern Nevada Hand Crew is a 20 person Interagency Type 2IA Hand Crew hosted by the Southern Nevada Bureau of Land Management in Las Vegas, Nevada. The crew is configured with leadership and firefighters from the Southern Nevada Bureau of Land Management, Lake Mead Nation Park Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, Humboldt Toyiabe National Forest, Nevada Division of Forestry, Clark County Fire Department, and Mount Charleston Fire District.

The crew’s main mission is firefighter training and development, the configuration of the crew provides opportunities for firefighters working on becoming a crew boss or squad boss to gain valuable experience in these roles. The interagency staffing of the crew, builds a great interagency relationships and allows participants to learn more about their partner agencies.

The crew also provides an opportunity for aspiring firefighters to gain valuable experience that helps them become more marketable for future job opportunities. The Southern Nevada Bureau of Land Management hosts on call firefighters to staff the Southern Nevada Hand Crew. These firefighters are fully trained to agency standards and have the opportunity to gain valuable firefighting experience throughout the summer.

The Southern Nevada Hand Crew has the opportunity to travel around the west fighting fire and developing future firefighters for all Southern Nevada Firefighting Agencies. If you are interested in exploring a career in wildland fire please contact us for more information or submit an application to be an on call Southern Nevada Hand Crew Firefighter.

Contacts

Fire Operations Specialist
Jason Cain
702-515-5121
jcain@blm.gov

Management and Program Analyst Fire
Amanda Soto
702-515-5106
asoto@blm.gov

Employment Info




Updated   3-Dec-2019 11:59:23
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