Job Overview


About the Agency

The National Park Service (NPS) is looking for temporary employees to work as Fire Dispatchers in Moose, WY (Grand Teton NP).

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. These positions have been categorized as a Initial Attack Dispatcher (IADP) and require selectee to meet 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.

First Consideration Date: The following location 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. Thereafter, applications may be considered as needed, during the open period of the announcement:

Moose, WY (Grand Teton NP)

For contacts and information regarding housing availability visit Fire Contacts on the DOI Fire Jobs website and select Wyoming.


A Fire Dispatcher (GS-05 Range/Forestry Technician) receives fire reports, determines location, land status, and current fire information, and dispatches personnel, equipment, aircraft, and/or supplies. Collects, processes, collates and submits incident information to support fire operations. Processes and interprets weather information. Inputs data into a number of fire-related computer applications.