Job Title:Wildland Firefighter (Range or Forestry Aid/Technician)
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:Bureau of Land Management
Job Announcement Number:BLM-FIRE-2013-005
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|$10.95 to $15.00 / Per Hour|
|Monday, November 26, 2012 to Thursday, February 28, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|These are full-time excepted service temporary seasonal positions; Not to Exceed 6 months. - The length and actual dates of employment may vary depending on the position.|
|FEW vacancies -
Alturas, CA, USView Map|
FEW vacancies - Bakersfield, CA, USView Map
FEW vacancies - Barstow, CA, USView Map
FEW vacancies - Bishop, CA, USView Map
FEW vacancies - Cedarville, CA, USView Map
More Locations (30)
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 Department of the Interior is looking for temporary employees to work on a variety of wildland firefighting crews nationwide. 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.
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 categorized 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.
FIRST CONSIDERATION DATE: The following locations will begin to consider applicants prior to the closing date of the announcement. You must apply on or before the date indicated below to receive first consideration for the location(s) you are interested in. Thereafter, applications may be considered as needed by location; during the open period of the announcement:
Battle Mountain District (Battle Mountain, Austin, Eureka, NV)
Ely District (Ely, Pony Springs, Caliente, NV)
Winnemucca District (Winnemucca, Lovelock, Paradise Valley, McDermitt, NV)
Southern Nevada District (Las Vegas, Pahrump, Logandale, NV)
Carson District (Carson City, Minden, Stead, Reno, Fallon, NV)
Elko District (Elko, Wells, Carlin, NV)
Fort Ord, CA
Ridgecrest, CA - GS-3,4,5 only
Needles, CA -GS-2,3,4 only
Palm Springs, CA - GS-4 only
Orangevale, CA - GS-3,4,5 only
For information on the Bureau of Land Management's fire program, please visit their website at:
Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
For contacts and information regarding housing availability visit Fire Contacts on the DOI Fire Jobs website and select the state you are interested in.
During the application process, you may select up to SEVEN (7) locations from the list of available locations given at the top of this announcement.
- 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