Job Title:Wildland Firefighter (Range or Forestry Aid/Technician)
Department:Department Of The Interior
Agency:Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service
Job Announcement Number:FWS-FIRE-2014-005
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|$11.95 to $15.00 / Per Hour|
|Monday, December 02, 2013 to Friday, February 28, 2014|
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 in the following location(s):|
Alamosa, CO View Map
Commerce City, CO View Map
Maybell, CO View Map
Kirwin, KS View Map
Stafford, KS View Map
More Locations (11)
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. 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-05 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.
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). Thereafter, applications may be considered as needed by location; during the open period of the announcement:
Alamosa, CO (Alamosa NWR)
Commerce City, CO (Rocky Mountain Arsenal NWR)
Kirwin, KS (Kirwin NWR)
Stafford, KS (Quivira NWR)
Funk, NE (Rainwater Basin WMD)
Maybell, CO (Browns Park NWR)
Kenmare, ND (Des Lacs Refuge)
Upham, ND (J. Clark Salyer NWR)
Pingree, ND (Arrowwood NWR)
Devils Lake, ND (Devils Lake WMD)
Cayuga, ND (Tewaukon NWR)
Ellsworth, NE (Crescent Lake NWR)
Valentine, NE (Ft. Niobrara NWR Complex)
Columbia, SD (Sand Lake NWR)
Madison, SD (Madison WMD)
Waubay, SD (Waubay, NWR)
During the application process, you may select up to SEVEN (7) locations from the list of available locations.
For information on fire programs for the US 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.
- 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.