A BLM Smokejumper
A BLM Smokejumper parachutes into the Deadwood Reservoir Fire.
I see other SMOkeJumPerS
Theres like 6 comments right now.
Its like sky diving but with fire.
How to Become a Smoke
How to Become a Smoke Jumper Firefighter. Part of the series: Firefighter Jobs. A smoke jumper is a specialized firefighter who fights forest and coastline types of fires in the wilderness setting, and one must serve at least one fire season as a wilderness firefighter. Learn about the grueling training process for smoke jumper firefighters with help from a street firefighter in this free video on firefighter jobs.
For many firefighters, the
For many firefighters, the ultimate career might just be smokejumping. Smokejumpers work together as a tight-knit group to fight forest fires. Most notably, they parachute out of a helicopter to get to the scene, and fight remote wildfires as a team. Today, on the College Alternative Podcast, Caleb Schmid joins us to talk about life as a smokejumper. He'll tell you about the perks, the dangers, and the culture of firefighting as a smokejumper. And he'll also tell you how to get there: what experience you'll need, and how to gain an advantage in your job application.
For the full transcript and show notes, or to learn more about how to get hired without a college degree, check out:
This episode will cover:
-What does a smokejumper do, and why is their role so important?
-What is life as a smokejumper like?
-How much are you working? What is the pay for a smokejumper, and why does it look so different on paper than in reality?
-What are the minimum requirements and application process to become a smokejumper?
-How do you make yourself stand out as a candidate?
-What does the 5-week academy for smokejumping look like?
Whether you're looking for a career change or job ideas, this is a great interview to watch.
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Music Credit: https://youtu.be/KKIBjzOA4NQ
Find out more about job ideas that don't require college at http://www.collegealternative.net
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i am thinking about going into the marines and then go into smoke jumpers
thanks alot for this man ive been looking for a job that i would enjoy that allows me to do what i love my best friend and I are getting ready to get EMT certified so we can try to get on a hotshot crew thanks a bunch