fire management

Wildfires

Wildfire prevention gets boost from behind bars with expanded program

It’s important to have boots on the ground when battling wildfires. And come July 1, the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management will be able to start putting 1,400 more boots on the ground. That’s when an expansion of a long-running program that lets the department use inmate crews to do forest maintenance will

Employment

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

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