Wildland firefighter job vacancies, 2016

Many state and federal agencies as well as private contractors are beginning their hiring processes for wildland firefighters for the 2016 season. We can’t write an article about each one, but we encourage private and government organizations to include in a comment below this post a SHORT description of the wildland firefighter jobs they will have open, and a link to more information.

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire.

11 thoughts on “Wildland firefighter job vacancies, 2016”

  1. Job Posting #: 16-00748
    Job Title: Program Specialist IV (Region III Fire Management Coordinator)
    Closing Date/Time: Tue. 09/20/16 11:59 PM Central Time
    Salary: $5,098.89 Monthly
    Job Type: Regular Full Time
    Location: Tyler, Texas
    Work Address TPWD Wildlife Region III Office, 11942 FM 848, Tyler, TX 75707
    Hiring Contact Corey Mason, (903) 566-1626 ext. 221 or Chris Schenck 903-343-2437
    Division: Wildlife
    http://tpwd.texas.gov/jobs/

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  2. Red card fft1 , Engine boss trainee, type 3 faller could be type 2 or b faller ,AZ has three own faller comitte. And qualms just went to vote . 8 years experience ,fft 1 &2 on structure side ,hazmat and many quals. Will work as hotshot,hand crew , fft1 or just a crew member if you got any openings let me know please seth

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    1. Good afternoon Seth, we are Canyon Fire, located out of Spokane, Wash. We are a type 6, with a crew of 3. Our standards are highter then most private contractors, meaning no tobacco and non drinking crew personnel, we are fornate to be number one on the Northeast Dispatch center out of Colville, Wa. This past season we were called out all summer for fires. Our engine boss is retired from the USFS as a Capt for fire and aviation engines out of Boise. We are looking early for qualified crew folks to join us for the 2017 fire season. Not for sure where your located but if your interested feel free to contact us and we shall answer any questions you may have.

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  3. Red card certified, have a few years of POC at Oatman Fire District, Any crews out there looking for a hot shot this season or anything where im needed?

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  4. Needing job with wild land contractor, I’m a Engine Boss, Crew Boss Trainee, Squad Boss and finally a ” B” Sawer. Thanks james valdez phone 505 652 9519 Region 3.

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  5. The Wildfire Division is seeking a fulltime FAC/WUI Coordinator, don’t let the Environmental Compliance Specialist title fool you this is a fire position. The primary role of this position is to facilitate Community Wildfire Readiness through the implementation of our CWPP. In addition the position will have opportunities to participate in Prescribed Burns, Wildland Fire Prevention, Ecosystem Restoration Projects, Community Outreach and many other aspects of Wildland Urban Interface
    https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/51172

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