VALLEJO — The United States Forest Service (USFS) is hiring for Wildland Firefighter positions into hiring permanent and seasonal, hand crews, engine crews, hotshot crews, and more. Make a lasting impact on the world around you and unlock opportunities for professional growth and career advancement.
Join the Forest Service’s Region 5 fire organization and be a part of the team that is committed to caring for the land and serving people. Their mission is to protect our natural resources for multiple uses for today and future generations.
The Forest Service is holding two in-person hiring events to fill approximately 400 wildland firefighter permanent, permanent seasonal, and temporary positions.
Join them at the following locations
- Fresno, CA, at the DoubleTree Hotel, on January 24-25, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Redding, CA, at the Red Lion Hotel Redding, on February 14-15, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
2233 Ventura Street
Fresno, CA 93721
Red Lion Hotel
1830 Hilltop Drive
Redding, CA 96002
Applicants are invited to come and meet regional fire staff, get application help, learn about the benefits of working for the Forest Service, and may leave with a tentative offer.
Applicants do not need to attend the hiring event to apply. Those attending may pre-register to reserve a spot and skip the lines.
Jobs will be posted on USAJOBS.gov using the direct hire authority. Review the job announcement carefully for deadlines and required information to include in your application. Employment start dates may vary.
Visit the Forest Service Jobs webpage to learn more about career opportunities, benefits, hiring events, and resources to help with the application process.
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