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Job Title: Hotshot Wildland Firefighter (Range or Forestry Aid or Technician)
Department: Department Of The Interior
Agency: Bureau of Land Management
Sub Agency: Department of the Interior
Job Announcement Number: BLM-FIRE-2012-016

SALARY RANGE:
$10.95 to $15.00 / Per Hour
OPEN PERIOD:
Monday, November 28, 2011 to Monday, April 30, 2012
SERIES & GRADE:
GS-0455/0462-02/05
POSITION INFORMATION:
These are full-time excepted service temporary seasonal positions; Not to Exceed 6 months. - The length and actual dates of employment may vary depending on the position.
PROMOTION POTENTIAL:
05
DUTY LOCATIONS:
FEW vacancy(s) - Jackson, MS
FEW vacancy(s) - Carson City, NV
FEW vacancy(s) - Fairbanks, AK

FEW vacancy(s) - Susanville, CA
FEW vacancy(s) - Craig, CO
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:
Applications will be accepted from all qualified United States citizens.

JOB SUMMARY:
If you like remote and rugged conditions, extended travel and overnight camping, then becoming a wildland firefighter may be for you. The Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is looking for temporary employees to work on Hotshot crews.  For more information on Crew Types, click here.
Positions at the GS-5 level have been identified as one of the key fire management positions under the Interagency Fire Program Management (IFPM) Standard.  This position has been categorized as a Senior Firefighter (SFF), and is subject to meeting 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 by clicking here.

All locations may not be hiring for all grades; check with each location individually to find out the grades they are hiring for.

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 the announcement:

12/06/2011
Bakersfield, CA

12/20/2011
Carson City, NV
Elko, NV

01/03/2012
Pocatello, ID

01/10/2012
Craig, CO
Fairbanks, AK
Jackson, MS
Salt Lake City, UT
Susanville, CA
Vale, OR
          
For information on the Bureau of Land Management's fire program, please visit their website at:
Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

For contacts and information regarding housing availability visit Fire Contacts on the DOI Fire