Job Title:Wildland Firefighter (Range or Forestry Technician)
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service
Job Announcement Number:FWS-FIRE-2013-007
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|$13.41 to $15.00 / Per Hour|
|Monday, November 19, 2012 to Monday, December 10, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
|These are full-time excepted service temporary seasonal positions, totally less than 1040 hours. - The length and actual dates of employment may vary depending on the position.|
|FEW vacancies -
Great Falls, MT, USView Map|
FEW vacancies - Malta, MT, USView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Applications will be accepted from all qualified United States citizens.|
If you like remote and rugged conditions, extended travel and overnight camping, then becoming a wildland firefighter may be for you. The United States Fish and Wildlife Service is looking for temporary employees to work on a variety of wildland firefighting crews in Montana. Work may include working as a crew member on any of the following types of crews: Hand; Helitack (helicopter); Engine; Prescribed. For more information on Crew Types, click here.
Employment in these positions are not-to-exceed 1 year that will total less than 1040 hours (6 months), excluding overtime in a service year. Incumbent may be terminated or placed in intermittent status (no pre-scheduled tour of duty) at any time.
Positions at the GS-5 level have been identified as one of the key fire management positions under the Interagency Fire Program Management (IFPM) Standard. This position has been classified as a Senior Firefighter (SFF), and is subject to meeting the minimum qualification standards for IFPM prior to being placed into the position. Detailed information regarding IFPM positions can be found at the IFPM website by clicking here.
All locations may not be hiring for all grades; check with each location individually to find out the grades they are hiring for.
For information on fire programs for the United States Fish and Wildlife Service click here.
For contacts and information regarding housing availability visit Fire Contacts on the DOI Fire Jobs website and select the state you are interested in.
The locations for this announcement are: Great Falls, MT (Benton Lake NWR) & Malta, MT (Bowdoin NWR)
- You must be a U.S. Citizen
- Positions may require a valid state drivers license
- Some positions may require a CDL; information will be provided at job offer
- All positions have medical qualification requirements
- You must be 18 years of age or older prior to appointment
- These positions have no promotion potential