Fire Cache Assistant
Job Title: Fire Cache Assistant
Location: Pine Island Fire Cache, Homestead, FL
Project Duration: Ongoing
Hours Per Week: Flexible, Mon-Fri
Hours Per Month: Flexible
Description of Duties: Fire is a natural and integral part of the Everglades ecosystem. The fire management division is involved in the control of wildfires, as well as the planning and implementation of prescribed fire operations. Become part of the fire management team by inventorying, stocking and distributing firefighting equipment and supplies, delivering fire equipment and supplies to firefighters in the field and assisting in maintaining fire equipment, including fire engines, pumps, hand tools, all-terrain vehicles and other small motorized equipment.
Benefits: Volunteers will gain experience in fire operations and knowledge of fire-related programs.
Goal/Outcome of Position: To streamline fire cache operations.
Knowledge/Skills/Experience Desired: The volunteer should have an interest in fire management and operations.
Did You Know?
Everglades National Park ranges from sea level to 20 feet above sea level on an Indian-made shell mound located on the Gulf Coast portion of the Park.