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Come meet regional fire and human resources staff, ask questions, learn about the fire crews and their duties, and tentative job offers may be extended to qualifying candidates.

Hold the Line, the U.S. Forest Service is Hiring!

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — The United States Forest Service is hosting an in-person event to hire 400 wildland firefighters in California. Their goal is to match local candidates with local positions in California.

Image of the DoubleTree Hotel logo. The live event will be held on January 24 & 25, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel in Fresno.

USFS Hiring Event Flyer (PDF)

Wildland firefighter positions will be posted on USAJOBS.gov using direct-hire authority.

Applications will be accepted on USAJOBS.gov on January 24 & 25, 2023.

You do not need to attend the event to apply.

Image of the United States Forest Service logo.Wildland Firefighter Benefits
  • Adventure, comradery, career advancement
  •  Entry-level positions with paid training and travel
  •  Competitive pay, overtime, and hazard pay
  •  Federal employee benefits

Planning on attending? Skip the line and register to reserve your spot today! For event registration and additional information, visit fs.usda.gov/working-with-us/jobs/CA-FireHire.

Questions? Contact sm.fs.fire_hire@usda.gov.

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DoubleTree Hotel
2233 Ventura Street
Fresno, CA 93721

Check out this short video on beginning your career in the Forest Service! 

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