Employment Opportunities


(Standby for information on the 2015 Fire Season)

Hotshot Wildland Firefighter Job Announcements
Announcement for Temporary Seasonal Employment

Opening Date: 11/25/2013



Hotshot Wildland Firefighter
(Range/Forestry Aid/Technician)

SALARY RANGE: $10.95 to $16.35/hour
SERIES & GRADE: GS-0455/0462-2,3,4,5
OPEN PERIOD:  11/25/2013 - 4/30/2014


Lead Hotshot Wildland Firefighter
(Range/Forestry Aid/Technician)

SALARY RANGE: $16.73 - $18.27/hour
SERIES & GRADE: GS-0455/0462-06
OPEN PERIOD:  11/25/2013 - 4/30/2014

: BLM-FIRE-2014-003

POSITION INFORMATION:  These are excepted service temporary seasonal positions. The length and actual dates of employment may vary depending on the position.
DUTY LOCATIONS:   Salt Lake City, UT


  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • All positions have medical qualification requirements.
  • You must be 18 years of age or older prior to appointment.
  • These positions have no promotion potential.

DRUG TESTING - BLM POSITIONS ARE SUBJECT TO RANDOM DRUG TESTING:  If selected for a random drug test, it must be completed prior to beginning work. The drug test will be provided at Government direction and expense. Once hired, employees are also subject to random drug testing during employment.

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS:  These positions may be subject to a pre-employment background security investigation.  If applicable, the appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of the background investigation and favorable adjudication.  Failure to satisfy the background check will result in cancellation of offer of employment or may be grounds for termination.

For more information contact: 

Pila Malolo - Superintendent
Phone #: 801-977-4323
Email: pmalolo@blm.gov

Dan Stucki - Assistant Superintendent
Phone #: 801-977-4319
Email: dstucki@blm.gov

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