USDA Forest Service is hiring for wildland fire positions

USDA Forest Service, Southwestern Region is seeking individuals interested in making a difference and putting their skills to work in fire management. A variety of positions exist, including seasonal and permanent, full-time work schedules.

Approximately 50 positions will be filled across the Southwestern Region. Positions include fire dispatchers, hotshot squad leaders, and prevention technicians, to name a few. Applications will be accepted from any U.S. citizen at least 18 years of age. The application deadline is Feb. 9, 2021.

A list of open positions is online. Look for Review the Outreach under Apply Today. Please direct outreach questions directly to the fire management organizations at each national forest.

Applicants are required to use to apply. After setting up an online profile, you can apply to a variety of positions and locations across the Southwestern Region. Review the job announcement carefully for deadlines and required information to include in your application. To start applying for your next job visit

 The Forest Service mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the Nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.