Are you looking for an exciting and unique opportunity? The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Wildland Fire Crew is seeking active, enthusiastic citizens in the local area to become new volunteers for one of the best wildland fire crews in the State of Colorado. The Wildland Fire Crew proudly protects the citizens, homes, businesses, and wild lands within our diverse county. We also provide mutual aid assistance to other agencies, such as Fort Carson Fire Department, U.S. Forest Service, Colorado State Forest Service, and neighboring city and county fire departments. As part of our team you will also participate in our numerous outreach activities and form friendships that will last a lifetime. Join us and help us to help your neighbor; but most of all, help yourself by becoming a member of our team of dedicated firefighters.
If you are interested in joining, please pick up an application at 210 South Tejon Street, Colorado Springs, Colorado, or on-line at http://shr.elpasoco.com/. For more detailed information, contact the Sheriff's Office Volunteer Program Coordinator, Cathryn Richards, at 719-520-7216 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The next Wildland Fire Academy is scheduled to begin January 5, 2012. We are accepting applications through November 30, 2011.