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Now Accepting Applications: S-215 Fire Ops in the Wildland Fire Urban Interface

Learn more and apply for S-215 Fire Ops in the Wildland Fire Urban Interface Training, hosted by the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians on February 27th - March 2nd, 2023. Held in close partnership with the Southern California Interagency Wildland Fire & Fuels Cadre and our Stewardship Pathways Program, this training provides knowledge and skills to operate safely and effectively in a wildland urban interface incident.



S-215 Fire Ops in the Wildland Fire Urban Interface


When

Monday February 27 - Thursday March 2, 2023


Where

Viejas Fire Department


About

This course (S-215 Fire Ops in the Wildland Fire Urban Interface) is designed to provide knowledge and skills to operate safely and effectively in a wildland urban interface incident by using situation awareness, performing structure triage, using pre-planning tools, having a basic understanding of fire behavior, and using strategy and tactics unique to the wildland urban interface environment. This training will highlight cultural and traditional Indigenous knowledges and perspectives in support of land stewardship through the use of fire.


In association with the Climate Science Alliance Stewardship Pathways program, this training will highlight cultural and traditional Indigenous knowledges and perspectives in support of land stewardship through the use of fire.


This training is hosted by the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians in close partnership with the Southern California Interagency Wildland Fire & Fuels Cadre, La Jolla Band of Luiseño Indians, and Stewardship Pathways Program, led by the Climate Science Alliance and its Tribal Working Group.


Who should apply?

Individuals from Indigenous and Tribal communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

This course is for personnel desiring to be qualified as Incident Commander Type 4 (ICT4), Task Force Leader (TFLD), or any Strike Team Leader. Prerequisites include qualification as a Firefighter Type 1 (FFT1).


I'm interested! How do I apply?

Send an email to martie.hale@lajolla-nsn.gov that includes name, phone number, and email.


Download the flyer by clicking on the flyer image below.

View and download the social media graphics here.

 

Thank you to the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians for hosting the location of this training, and to the Southern California Interagency Wildland Fire & Fuels Cadre and all participating partners for making this training possible.

 

Presented by the Climate Science Alliance Tribal Working Group, the Stewardship Pathways Program invites people from across Southern California who are interested in creating or expanding a career focused on advancing Indigenous climate stewardship. Learn more about Stewardship Pathways at: www.climatesciencealliance.org/stewardship-pathways

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