Joint Task Force Rattlesnake

Mission:

Joint Task Force Rattlesnake’s mission is to work alongside CALFIRE in order to help mitigate and prevent wildland fires through fuels mitigation projects and direct fire suppression.

Requirements:

Service members (SM) interested in joining JTFR must meet all requirements listed below. For any questions, comments, and/or concerns contact JTFR Battle Desk at ng.ca.caarng.mbx.jtfr-battle-desk@army.mil

  • SM must be E-7 and below; Officers O-3 and below.
  • SM must have minimum of twelve months remaining on their contract
  • SM must be physically able to perform duties with zero restrictions and/or profiles
  • SM must have a valid driver’s license
  • SM must have no IMR deficiencies
  • SM must have no Adverse Actions/Flags
  • SM must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated

Medical Requirements:

  • Pay is based on the Emergency Activation Pay (EAP) rates using SM’s current pay grade
  • Attending IDT, AT, ADT, PME, and/or any other federal duty obligation while on JTFR is “mandatory”
  • SM must be willing to work up to 12-24 hour shifts (to include weekends and/or holidays) 
  • SM’s must be willing to work in any of the following locations:
    • Mendocino, Redding, Nevada City, San Jose, Monterey, Fresno, Camp Roberts, and El Cajon

Volunteer:

To Volunteer for Joint Task Force Rattlesnake, please complete the Volunteer for Joint Task Force Rattlesnake Request.