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Women's Fuels & Fire Crew Member

Montana Conservation Corps
Job Field:
Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management
Job Type:
Seasonal, Temporary, Internship
Location Detail:
Job Description:



MCC is hiring Women’s Fuels & Fire Crew Members! We focus on the growth of our members, transferable job skills, and making a positive impact on the climate and environment. Crew Members and their crews will camp while working on physically demanding conservation projects across the Northern Rockies and Plains. This crew is for anyone who identifies as a woman. We welcome trans applicants who are comfortable in a female-identifying space. This crew will work with the Wyoming Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for the majority of the season. Work will consist of fuels mitigation projects with heavy chainsaw use. Participants will receive basic wildland fire qualifications including a nationally recognized chainsaw certification, basic wildland firefighting classes (S130, S190), in addition to having an opportunity to receive a wildland fire red card. There may be opportunities to deploy on fire assignments AFTER the term of service ends. This is a stepping stone for future career opportunities in fire. Are you looking for something unique? If you want to address urgent climate change issues and make a positive impact on the environment, then this is the perfect opportunity for you! 


Location: Bozeman, MT

Term Dates: 4/25/2022- 8/12/2022

Living Allowance: $737 biweekly before taxes

Education Award: $1718.25

Member Assistance Program: Free 24/7 access to confidential behavioral health counseling, financial assistance, medical/legal advocacy, and more!

Food Per Diem while on Projects

Access to Pro Deals

Housing Opportunities Available!!


High school degree, GED, or willingness to work towards obtaining a GED

Ages 17-30, up to 35 for military veterans

US Citizen, National, or Legal Permanent Resident

Ability to hike 3-12 miles per day in terrain that can be steep, rocky or uneven, often wearing a 45lb backpack while carrying tools and sometimes backpacking with full packs of 60-70lbs

Ability to lift up to 35 pounds repeatedly and use hand and power tools

Ability to pass a National Service Criminal History Check

Available for duration of entire term of service; commitment to completing term

Strong service ethic and desire to serve the community and the environment

Willing to work long, hard hours in all weather conditions 

Ability to be away on overnight trips for up to 10 days at a time


MCC is committed to being diverse, welcoming, and inclusive. We are working to reduce barriers to participating in our programs. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.


$1,474 p/month AmeriCorps living stipend

Education Award Use for student loans, certifications, work trade programs, education expenses, and more

Forbearance for certain student loans while serving with AmeriCorps.

Member Assistance Program (MAP) FREE access to 24/7 behavioral health resources. Also includes financial planning, legal assistance, life coaching, and more! 

Living Allowance

AmeriCorps Child Care Benefits

Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP)

Meals provided while on projects

Access to Pro Deals

We provide uniform work shirts and transportation to work sites.

Tools and safety gear are covered. Things like hard hat, work gloves, ear protection, safety glasses and group camping gear. We have some items to loan if needed

DEI funds to help purchase gear or travel to Montana.

Housing Opportunities Available!


Certifications (Depending on Position and Crew Type):

Basic First Aid & CPR 

Chainsaw Certification

Wildland Fire Red Card


Training and Opportunities (Depending on Position and Crew Type):

Training on Resume Building, Interviewing, and Federal Hiring

Hand & Power Tool Use (including chainsaw and crosscut saw)

Backcountry Travel & Navigation

Leave No Trace

Habitat Management & Improvement

Learn about natural resource management

Develop life skills, work skills, and a strong service ethic

Connect with project partners: federal, state, and non-profits for career opportunities

Join our network of alumni in natural resource careers all over the country

Work in beautiful, wild, and protected places.

Work in National Forests, wilderness areas, and National Parks. 

Make lasting changes to the environment, climate, and our communities.

How to Apply:

Apply on website: 


Upload Resume & optional Cover Letter



Caleb Stewart (he/him/his)

Recruitment & Admissions Manager

Montana Conservation Corps

406-587-4475 ext.106

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