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.
BLM's Fitness Challenge
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 https://blm.usajobs.gov/
Learn more about different job openings in the federal government by visiting https://www.usajobs.gov/
Firefighter: Conditions of Employment
Fact Sheet - Applying for Wildland Fire Positions
Fact Sheet - Qualifications for Temporary and Seasonal Fire Positions