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WILDLAND FIRE SEASONAL JOBS

Unified Fire Authority is currently accepting applications for the 2015 fire season. If you are interested, please complete a UFA employment application (see the link at the top of this page) and attach copies of any related certifications that you hold. Resumes may also be provided, but are not required. Applications may be returned by email to ufajobs@gmail.com, by fax to (801) 743-7211, by mail to Unified Fire Authority Personnel Division, 3380 So. 900 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84119, or in person to the receptionist at our administrative office (3380 So. 900 W.).

The deadline for applications is January 16, 2015.

All applicants must be 18 years old at time of hire, and have a valid driver’s license. Applicants must pass the mile and a half run (11 minutes 40 seconds or faster) prior to an interview. The timed run will take place on January 31, 2015 and interviews will be held on February 3, 2015 and February 4, 2015.

Once we receive a completed application, we will contact the applicant with further details about the next steps in our hiring process.

The Wildland Bureau is hiring seasonal employees and is staffing one hand crew, a type III engine and another crew that will be stationed at Camp Williams. The hiring will be very competitive as positions are limited.

Click here for more information about the Wildland Program.

PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT IN SUPPORT POSITIONS

Unified Fire Authority occasionally hires part-time support employees. These individuals are generally hired for office support positions that involve entering, retrieving and manipulating data using Excel spreadsheets or other software programs, filling a variety of documents, and completing order forms or other types of paperwork. Other part-time positions involve making deliveries, unpacking shipments and performing general warehouse duties.

We accept applications for these positions continuously although we typically have less than five vacancies each year. To be considered for a part-time position, please submit an employment application and write PART-TIME SUPPORT POSITIONS on the title of the position applied for line. Applications may be returned by email to ufajobs@gmail.com, by fax to (385) 468-9028, by mail to Unified Fire Authority Human Resources Division, 3380 So. 900 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84119, or in person to the receptionist at our administrative office (3380 So. 900 W.). As vacancies occur, the hiring manager will screen through the active applications and select individuals to be interviewed and subsequently hired. Individuals will typically be contacted by phone or email. Please keep your contact information updated in order to remain active.

Part-time employees are paid on an hourly basis and the typical pay rate is between $9.00 and $12.00 dollars per hour based on duties performed, experience and qualifications. Part-time employees are considered at will employees who may be terminated at any time, for any reason, and without notice.

Part time employees are not considered merit employees and are not entitled to general UFA employment benefits such as health insurance or retirement benefits. Part-time employees without benefits are eligible for a few specific benefits however, including workers compensation, training, and incentive awards.