1. #1

    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Posts
    0

    Default looking to become a paid wildland firefighter

    im wanting to become a full time paid wildland firefighter for the 2008 season. i have some previous experiance in strutural firefighting and emergency medical training. i am willing to relocate and willing to pay for the training as long as there is job placement after training.
    thanks
    corey

  2. #2
    Forum Member
    FortechFEO's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    NorCal
    Posts
    172

    Default perm full-time

    Permant jobs are easy these days with the Forest Service especially in Cali. The deal is you will have to be a seasonal for a little bit. At least one season as a temp and then become perm as a apprentice. Work 6 mo on 6mo off. We pay for all the training!

    Here's the applicant portal.
    https://www.avuedigitalservices.com/usfs/applicant.html

    Search under series: 0462
    GS: 03 to 05

    The BLM, Park service, Bur of Indian affairs at the department of interior is good too. Also here are some state organization for you to check out.
    Cal Fire: http://www.fire.ca.gov/
    Floridia DOF: http://www.fl-dof.com/

    You might want to look into a structure department somewhere as well. Like Kern County, CA They do it all and hire wildland guys for seasonal jobs. It's just like anything else. Get your foot in the door and the door opens wider with time. Your best chances right now would definately Be the FS or the DOI stuff

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. looking to become a paid wildland firefighter
    By mtnkayak in forum Wildland Firefighting
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 02-26-2008, 10:58 PM
  2. Firefighter Paid Training???
    By keithprincipe in forum Probie House: The Place for Newbies
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 09-22-2007, 12:29 PM
  3. Volunteer or Paid - A firefighter
    By JTL in forum Firefighters Forum
    Replies: 96
    Last Post: 07-09-2004, 09:06 AM
  4. Makes me sad to be a paid Federal Firefighter...
    By devildog4 in forum Firefighters Forum
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 02-22-2002, 08:55 AM
  5. Makes me sad to be a paid Federal Firefighter...
    By devildog4 in forum Career/Paid Firefighters Forum
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 02-21-2002, 11:27 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Log in

Click here to log in or register