Don't let carelessness cause a wildfire

Fire operations

Looking for work on a fire crew in the NWT?

Are you a physically fit, motivated, team-oriented individual looking for a challenging and dynamic workplace?

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) employs 28 five-person fire crews during a season, placed in all five regions of the territory and almost every community.

For more information on how to apply, contact Forest Management at your regional Environment and Natural Resources office.

You must be a Type 1 certified wildland firefighter employed by the Government of the Northwest Territories or one of its contractors to be exported out of the Territory to fight fires in other jurisdictions.

Firefighters train near Dettah, July 2014
Firefighters train near Dettah, July 2014