Current Job Openings

 

Interested in becoming a Wildland Firefighter?
 Our members hire and train Wildland firefighters. View our members listing and check with each company to see if they are hiring and what their requirements are. The Contracts they work under require certain training in order to attain status as a Wildland firefighter. NWSA certifies the instructors that provide that training to the companies for their employees. Additional job listings below...

 What does it take to be a wildland firefighter:  Check out this great information page.

 


Wyeast Forestry

Location: Hood River, OR

Hiring: Wildland Fire Engine Boss

We are currently seeking an experienced Wildland Fire Engine Boss for the 2017 fire season, with the unique potential for full time work beyond the fire season. Person will be responsible for a new Type 6 Engine and will be held to the highest standard for the upkeep and maintenance of the Engine and operation of crew. May be on assignments as long as 14 days and up to 21 days at a time on Federal, State and Tribal Fires, without returning home. Expect 8 to 16 hours of work a day on average. Position is classed as "arduous" which requires above-average endurance and superior conditioning. A "call when needed" position. 

Must meet experience and training requirements per 310-1 standards for engine boss (ENGB).  Please be prepared to provide qualifications/certs.

To apply: Email or call Paul Jones for application and full job description: wyeastforestry@yahoo.com  (209) 840-1919


Lomakatsi Restoration Project

Date:  1/8/2017

Lomakatsi seeks a qualified individual for the Restoration Operations Supervisor position. The person for this new position will join our expanding organization and team of specialists implementing large scale forest and watershed restoration initiatives. The successful candidate will serve a leadership role in the organizational structure of Lomakatsi’s comprehensive Restoration Program operations.

Download the Job Announcement ROS_job.announcement_FINAL.pdf.


Dye Hard Fire Fighting LLC

Date:  11/23/2016

Dye Hard Fire Fighting is hiring a Wildland Firefighting Engine Boss for the 2017 season. The wage is $400-550 per day depending on experience. Engine dispatch location is in Oregon. If hired, the company will pay the cost of the annual refresher training and pack test.

Dye Hard Fire Fighting has been contracting with the federal government, providing Wildland fire engine services, since 2003. For more information on the company and open position, please contact Tifanie at 503-314-7505 or jeepers143@yahoo.com



Eastern Oregon Rental & Sales

We are looking for laborers for a variety of work.  We do need people that have CDL's, are certified for firefighting, can run equipment and also make fire runs to deliver equipment in pickups!

To get more information please call Kimberly at 541-963-8300 or email at kreece@eorentals.com


Bella Wildfire & Forestry

Name: 
First : Ryan
Last : Bellanca

Address: 
Street Address : P.O. Box 195
City : Weimar
State : California
Zip Code : 95736

Phone:  (530) 718-0167

Email Address:  ryan@bellaforestry.com

Paragraph:  We are currently hiring full time positions for chipping crew and sawyers. Please see attachment for more details

Website Address:  www.bellaforestry.com



The General

Name: 
First : Frank
Last : Braun

Address: 
Street Address : 127 Blossom Court
City : Davenport
State : Washington
Zip Code : 99122

Phone:  (509) 348-0220

Email Address:  fgbraun62@yahoo.com

Paragraph:  We are looking for Engine Boss and FFT2 for the 2016 season
we are high on call list top pay ENGB $500-700 per shift dep . on exp. 


Wildfire Network

Location:  47 Sunset Blvd., Edgewood, NM  87015

Contact:  Krys Nystrom

Website:  www.wildfirenetwork.org

Email:  ttvfd25@gmail.com

Ph;  505-780-1082

Looking for NWSA Certified Instructors to join us form some periodic work for our firefighter development program.  All level lead instructors are needed (and meet the requirements set forth by NWSA standards for instructors) We are focusing on developing prescribed fire practitioners and basic firefighting for youth crews.  Local to NM is preferred however we will pay for transport to NM if needed.  We are a non profit in NM .  


Xtreme Wildland Inc.

We need a Tender operator out of the Medford area.   Must have Class B or better with tank endorsement.

Need Weed Wash Unit operators. Oregon, Washington, California, Utah, Colorado, Idaho

Need Hand Wash trailer operators, Oregon, Washington, Boise and Northern California

To apply, please submit resume' to xtremewildland@aol.com


Bella Wildfire & Forestry Services


2016 Summer Fire Season - Job Announcement   Application Deadline June 22, 2016

 
Bella Wildfire & Forestry is located in the Sierra Nevada Foothills in Weimar, California. We’ve been operating since 2008 working on private and State lands throughout California. We are expanding to Federal lands for the current fire season and seeking a qualified Engine Boss to staff a Type 6 engine.  Our company has 18 years of experience in fire suppression, fire prevention, fire restoration and prescribed fire in forests and grasslands in California. We are pleased to announce new positions with our company. 


Single Resource Engine Boss – On Call Position
We are currently seeking an experienced Wildland Fire Engine Boss for the 2016 fire season; the position will be staffed at an “on call” with the unique potential for full time work beyond the fire season. Engine Boss will be responsible for Type 6 Engine and 2 firefighters, and will be held to the highest standard for the upkeep and maintenance of the Engine, pump system and operation of crew. May be on assignments as long as 14 days and up to 28 days at a time on Federal Fires without returning home. Expect 8 to 16 hours of work a day on average. 


Required Training & Experience: • Intermediate Fire Behavior (S-290) • Crew Boss (S-230) NOTE: Required of all ENGBs certified after Dec. 31, 2002.  • Annual Fireline Safety Refresher (RT-130)  • Firefighter Type 1 (FFT1) 


Other Training (not required) that supports development of knowledge and skills: • Basic ICS (I-200) • Interagency Business Management (S-260) • Engine Boss (S-231) • Firing Methods and Procedures (S-234)   • Basic Air Operations (S-270) • Followership to Leadership (L-280 • Firing Operations (S-219) • CAFS system operation/experience
Required Physical Fitness:  Arduous
Pay: $25.00 + per hour
Start Date:  June 30, 2016
Application Deadline:  June 22, 2016
Please send resume, work experience and current qualifications to Ryan@BellaForestry.com.


Mid Columbia Resources

Location:  Sandy, OR   97028                     Phone:  775-544-1029

Looking to hire qualified personnel for the following positions to staff a Type 6 engine:                               - Engine Boss                                                                                                                                             - Firefighter 1 & 2                                                                                                                                        

To Apply email us at toney_bill@yahoo.com or call 775-544-1029


Grayback Forestry

P.O. Box 838, Merlin, OR   97532                                                                                                                 Phone:  541-476-0033

We are still hiring entry level and experienced Wildland Firefighters for the 2016 Season.  Classes are filling up fast.  If interested please apply at the base your would like to work out of.  You can find the contact info our website at www.graybackforestry.com


 Ice Burns

Hiring FFT2 and/or FFT1 for 2016 Fire Season.  Located in Burns, OR.

To apply, please call 541-589-0030


  
LF Equipment Inc.

LF Equipment is recruiting an on-call Engine Boss and two Wildland Firefighters in Washington State to crew a Type 6 Engine during the 2016 summer season. Applicants must be located within a 2-3 hour drive of Cle Elum, WA. Previous wildland firefighting experience required. Pay is based on experience and will meet or exceed market rates. Interested applicants should email quinn@lfequipment.com for more information.





 Grayback Forestry Inc.

Location: 1570 Ave. F, White City, OR

Contact:  Jake Adams @ 541-830-3100 or email jake@grayback.biz

Hiring for entry level and experienced firefighter/forestry workers. This is a seasonal position with the potential for full time employment. 

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Bigfoot Wildfire

Location:  La Grande, OR

Contact:  541-805-9554 or email at travisalbrecht@gmail.com 

Openings for 2016 Fire Season.  FFT1 and FFT2 position are available.  FFT2 Payrate is $10.15 per hour plus $4.27 health and welfare benefits.  Pay for FFT1 based on experience.    


Paragon Water Tender

Hiring: Water Tender Operators (multiple positions) Paragon Water Tenders
 Location: Eugene, OR $350/day

 Requirements: Class B w/tank endorsement required. Please email qualifications and experience to nwparagon@yahoo.com.


Woodpecker

Location: Prineville OR

Positions Hiring For: Firefighting
 Any details:
 How do they apply:
 Contact info: Andron Usoltseff 503-984-1784
 Text: 503-984-4519
 email: rusoltseff@hotmail.com


WyEast Timber Services, LLC


Location: Hood River, OR Hiring: Wildland Fire Engine Boss  We are currently seeking an experienced Wildland Fire Engine Boss for the 2016 fire season, with the unique potential for full time work beyond the fire season. Person will be responsible for 2016 new Type 6 Engine and will be held to the highest standard for the upkeep and maintenance of the Engine and operation of crew. May be on assignments as long as 14 days and up to 30 days at a time on Federal, State and Tribal Fires, without returning home. Expect 8 to 16 hours of work a day on average. Position is classed as "arduous" which requires above-average endurance and superior conditioning. A "call when needed" position.  Must meet experience and training requirements per 310-1 standards for engine boss. Please be prepared to provide qualifications/certs.  To apply: Email or call Paul Jones for application and full job description: wyeastforestry@yahoo.com (209) 840-1919


CSR Enterprises Inc.

Location:  Dallas

Hiring:  Looking for entry level wildland firefighters, FFT2.  We provide training, and will pay the cost of the training.

Contact Info:  541-623-8861  or email  csrenterprisesinc@gmail.com

 


Grayback Forestry Inc.

Location:  Canyon City, OR/ John Day Base

Hiring:  Accepting applications for all positions in 2016 season.  Training is not required to apply. If selected, Grayback Forestry conducts basic fire training and refresher training sessions.

To Apply:  Call 41-575-1502 or email at grayback@centurytel.net


Birrueta Reforestation

Location:  Jefferson, OR

Hiring:  Engine Boss

Website:  www.birruetareforestation.com

Phone:  503-510-2275

Email: Email 


Amaral Nursery Inc.

Location:  Aurora, Oregon

Hiring:  Engine Boss

Must meet experience and training requirements per 310-1 standards for engine boss.

To apply:  email amaralnursery@gmail.com or call Felipe 503-551-7701

 


 

Dragon Fighters Inc.

Location:  Clark, WY

Positions:  Hiring FFT1 & FFT2's

Positions will run from Jun 1 to Sept. 1 approximately.  Minimum weekly hours guarenteed, housing provided.

To Apply:   email:  specht@nemont.net or call 307-645-3883 


Keith Whitehead Reforestation Inc.

Location:  Bend, Sisters, Redmond, Madras, Oregon

Positions open:  FFT-2's

Contact:   Call in the evenings after 6 p.m. 503-842-7153 or email kreforestation@gmail.com


Joe Bradbury

Posted 3/10/2016

Location: Astoria - Dufur

Position: Heavy Equipment Operator (Knowledge with operating a Skidgen)

Must Have: Current CDL-A and Medical Card

Contact: Joe @ 1-503-755-2375

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Atira Systems Inc.

Posted 3/8/2016

Company Name: ATIRA Systems, Inc.
 Location: 14435 Rosebud Lane SE; Turner OR 97392
 Positions Hiring For: Wildland Firefighters

ATIRA Systems is looking for Wildland Firefighters for Oregon, Washington, and California June through September. These positions are “as needed” - “on call”

Candidates must hold Wildland Firefighter FFT 1 or FFT2.
 Most duties are related to prescribed burning, wildfire suppression, and fire preparedness. These duties include serving as a firefighter or engine operator during prescribed burning and wildfire suppression activities; conducting regular maintenance and repairs on various equipment such as fire engines, tractors, mowers, chain saws, and hand tools; serving as a crew member during fire break preparation which involves rock removal, mowing, trimming, tree and brush removal.

How to apply: If you are interested, please send e-mail to Jeri: p-jjones@comcast.net


Atira Systems Inc.

Posted 3/8/2016

Company Name: ATIRA Systems, Inc.
 Location: 14435 Rosebud Lane SE; Turner OR 97392
 Positions Hiring For: Field Support Technician

ATIRA Systems is looking for a Field Support Techncian – Salem, Oregon area and the San Bernadino area.

Any details:
 · Candidate must have agency structural and wildfire experience.
 · Candidate will also have a strong mechanical aptitude.
 · Knowledge of hydraulics and light (12 VDC) electrical.
 · Willing to travel out of state.
 · Excellent people skills, with ability to build relationships.
 · Current DL with excellent driving record, service truck is provided.
 · Candidate would assist on wildland incidents throughout the region.

How to apply: If you are interested, please send e-mail to Jeri: p-jjones@comcast.net


Cooper Contracting Inc.

Posted 3/8/2016

Location:  Prineville, OR

Hiring for 2016 Fire Season FFT2's, FFT1's, Engine Bosses and qualified fallers.

Fore more info contact Sean to set up an interview at 541-948-7010 


AAA Forestry Inc.

Date Posted:  3/8/2016

Location:  Weiser, ID

Hiring Engine Boss, FFT1 and FFT2

Employee for both Region 6 & Regino 4

Complete online application at www.aaaforestry.comunder Employment Tab. 


Red Rock Fire

Date Posted:  3/8/2016

Location:  Minnesota, Wyoming, and National

Hiring for:  All positions from FFT2 to ICT3, RXB2 & RXB3

Part Time/Call when needed.  Any applicants in any geographical area may apply and be on our availability list.  Info is best scanned and emailed.   US Mail is second option and fax is third.

Contact Info:  info@redrockfire.com  Mail:  P.O. Box 1028 Forest Lake, MN  55025 Phone: 1-877-688-8885 Fax:  651-407-0609 


ASI Arden Solutions Inc.

Posted: 3/8/2016

Locations:  Oregon, Idaho

Hiring for FFT2, FFT1, ICT5, CRW

Apply by calling 503-510-2501 or 503-838-1006 for more information.


TGF Forestry & Fire

Posted:  3/8/2016

Libertyville, IL (Between Chicago & Milwaukee)

Hiring for Firefighter 1 or 2, EMT Preferred. Must have valid Drivers License (CDL Preferred)

These are On Call firefighter positions, some seasonal positions available for local applicants.

Fore me info contact:  Tom Flader or Capt. Jason Sartin at 847-968-2524

 


 

West Coast Wildfire

Posted:  3/8/2016 

Spokane, WA

Hiring for Engine Boss, full time position.

To apply, pleaseemailresume.


 

A1 Firestorm LLC

Posted:  3/8/2016

Burns, OR

Hiring FFT2, FFT1, Engine Boss - Part Time Only

Wages for FFT2 $12.00 and for Engine Boss $20.00 - Part Time Only

Apply by calling 541-589-2360

 


 

 Josi Fire Control LLC

Posted:  3/8/2016

Wallowa, OR

Hiring for FFT1/ FFT2 positions

In business since 2001.  For more info call:  541-263-1237 or email


Bohica Brothers Fire LLC

Posted 3/8/2016

Chico, CA

Hiring for Engine Bosses for 2 engines, seasonal positions.

For more info contact by email

 


 

Wild Fire Services

Posted 3/8/2016

Yakima, WA

Hiring for Engine Boss, FFT-1 and FFT 2's. 

For more info contact 1-855-453-3473

 


 

Golden State Fire Support Inc.

Sacramento, CA

 Date:  3/7/2016

Currently accepting applications for the following positions:

1. Fire Support Tender Operator

2. Engine Boss

3. Firefighter Type 2

For more info or to apply online visit www.goldenstatefiresupport.com


Allied Water Services

Medford, OR

Date:  3/4/2016

ALLIED WATER SERVICE has an opening for a QUALIFIED ENGINE BOSS Position and is accepting applications for the 2016 Fire Season. Qualified individuals should have up to date qualifications. We can provide RT130 Refresher training and Pack tests for the 2016 Season. A CDL is Preferred, but not a necessity.
 Based in Southern Oregon with 2 Engines , the plan is to keep the applicant Employed the entire duration of the Fire Season with good pay .

Contact by phone 541-582-8177 or Email 


Bruce Young Logging

Date:  2/22/2016

Heppner, OR

Currently hiring for equipment operator, water tender, lowboy drivers and Firefighters.  

For more info please Email


Outback Wildfire

Date:  1/31/2016

Hiring experienced heavy equipment and lowboy operators for the 2016 fire season..  Experience with dozers, excavators, feller buncher, skidder/skidgines, water tenders, lowers on and off road.  

Email qualifications and references to outbackwildfire@yahoo.com


US Timber Cutters

Date:  11/30/2015

USTC is looking for professional timber fellers for the 2016 season. 

Please contact at 1-800-208-1958 or email at ustc@ustimbercutters.com for more information.

You can view U.S. Timber Cutters websitehere.


 

Clackamas Community College

19600 Molalla Ave   Oregon City. OR  97045

Phone: (503) 594-3457
 Email Address:

 Position Purpose:
 This full-time faculty member serves as the lead instructor for Clackamas Community College's Wildland Fire and Forest Management Program

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 Website Address: http://www.clackamas.edu/jobs/opportunities