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Training & Hiring


Looking for a road to a new and exciting career?

Become a Wildland Firefighter!

Fire & Aviation

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For More Information Contact District Fire Management:

Districts & Fire Zone Contact Information

Within the BLM seasonal jobs in firefighting include working on a local unit handcrew, helitack crew, a hotshot crew, an engine crew, or as a smokejumper.

Individuals interested in becoming a seasonal firefighter need to think about applying and having thier applications in the system as early as November for the following fire season.  Many managers begin hiring and selecting individuals as early as January for that year's fire season. 

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For additional information on applying for a wildland fire job within the Department of the Interior Click Here

For listings for BLM job openings including wildland fire positions visit

Learn more about different job openings in the federal government by visiting

Firefighter: Conditions of Employment

Fact Sheet - Applying for Wildland Fire Positions

Fact Sheet - Qualifications for Temporary and Seasonal Fire Positions 

 Training Links

NWCG Training and Qualifications

Wildland Fire Leadership Development Program

National Interagency Prescribed Fire Training Center

Wildland Fire Safety Training

National Wildland Fire Training

Utah Engine Operator Workshop

Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide 310-1