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The US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is looking for temporary employees to work on Engine and Prescribed Crews.

A Wildland Firefighter (GS-04 Forestry Technician) is a skilled wildland firefighter. May be assigned to carry out specialized assignments such as tree falling, backfire, and burnout operations; utilizes a variety of specialized tools, equipment and techniques while actively managing wildfires. May be required to operate light vehicles and 4X4s.

A Senior Wildland Firefighter (GS-05 Forestry Technician) is a senior wildland firefighter performing all aspects of wildland and prescribed fire operations including preparation, ignition, monitoring, holding and mop-up. Gathers and considers information on weather data, topography, fuel types and fire behavior in responding to wildland fire incidents. May be required to operate light vehicles and 4X4s.

Locations for these positions are:

  • Saint Marks, FL (St. Marks NWR)
  • Titusville, FL (Merritt Island NWR)
  • Folkston, GA (Okefenokee NWR)
  • Hillsboro, GA (Piedmont NWR)
  • Bossier City, LA (Barksdale AFB)
  • Lacombe, LA (Big Branch Marsh)
  • Gautier, MS (Mississippi Sandhill Crane NWR)
  • Columbia, NC (Pocosin Lakes NWR)
  • Manteo, NC (Alligator River NWR)
  • Hardeeville, SC (Savannah NWR)
  • McBee, SC (Carolina Sandhills NWR)
  • Travis County, TX (Balcones Canyonlands NWR)