Job Overview


About the Agency

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is looking for temporary employees to work as Fuels Module Leaders in Idaho. For more information on Crew Types, click 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) you are interested in. Thereafter, applications may be considered as needed by location, during the open period of he announcement:

Boise, ID
Twin Falls District (Shoshone/Burley/Twin Falls, ID)

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


A Fuels Module Leader (GS-06, Lead Range/Forestry Technician) serves as the leader of a Prescribed Fire/Fuels Module crew of a minimum of three crewmembers. Leads crews in all aspects of wildland and prescribed fire operations including preparation, ignition, monitoring, holding, mop-up and rehabilitation. Performs hazard fuel reduction projects, which entails thinning and cutting vegetation. Serves as a Prescribed Fire Monitor, collecting and evaluating weather, fuels, topography and fire behavior data for prescribed and wildland fires. Serves as an Ignition Specialist, Field Observer, Squad Boss or as a holding or ignition crew member. Operates four-wheel drive vehicles.