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Employment Opportunities

Current Openings:

Seasonal Forestry Aid / Chipper

JOB SUMMARY: Work as a member of the chipping crew under direct supervision from Defensible Space Inspector, Administrative Assistant or Wildfire Prevention Officer. The main function of this crew is to operate a residential chipping program for the local community. Daily activities include operation of chipper, driving heavy vehicles, public interaction, and outreach, computer data entry, answering phones. Candidates with proven problem-solving skills will be given extra consideration. This crew may also be involved in community fuels reduction projects on public and private lands in the Lake Valley Fire Protection District.

Applicants submit a job application, DMV driving record printout, copies of any applicable certifications and CPR certification. Selected applicants undergo an oral interview board. Once offered a position, the candidate must pass a pre-job health screening and physical fitness assessment at the arduous level, background check.  Applications submittal deadline is June 1, 2017.  Applications can found on our website at under the employment opportunity section or picked up in person at: Lake Valley Fire Protection District, Station 7 (see address below).  

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How To Apply for a Job. 

Applications are available by clicking here, Job Application, or at Lake Valley Fire Protection District Station 7

Deliver or mail completed applications and proof of minimum requirements to:

Lake Valley Fire Station 7
2211 Keetak St.
So. Lake Tahoe, CA. 96150