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Now Accepting Applications: S-230/231 Crew and Engine Boss

Learn more and apply for S-230/231 Crew and Engine Boss Trainings, hosted by the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians on March 13th - 17th, 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-230/231 Crew and Engine Boss


When

Monday March 13 - Friday March 17, 2023


Where

Viejas Fire Department at the Willow Conference Center in the Hotel

5000 Willow Rd. Alpine, CA 91901


About

This training covers NWCG course S-230 (Crew Boss; Single Resource) and S-231 (Engine Boss; Single Resource). The S-230 course is designed to produce student proficiency in the performance of duties associated with the single resource boss position from initial dispatch through demobilization to the home unit. The S-231 course objective is to perform the tasks of an Engine Boss in making the tactical decisions required to safely manage an engine on an incident. 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.

Prerequisites include qualification as a Firefighter Type 1 (FFT1), S-290 Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior, and successful completion of the pre-work (2 hours online; will be sent once accepted into the course).


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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