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...

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Company Name: A1 Firestorm LLC

Date: 3/06/2017

Position: Water Tender Truck Driver

CDL Required and amount of pay is DOE call to determine

Contact: Bill @ 1-541-589-2360


Company Name: Contract Water Wagons

Date:  2/22/2017

First : Mike
Last : Musia

Street Address : 503 N Main st
City : Joseph
State : Oregon
Zip Code : 97846

Phone: (541) 432-3221

Email Address:

Paragraph: Wanted for the 2017 Fire season:
Water Tender Operator

CDL A or B
2 years driving experience
Background Check


Dragon Fighters, Inc.

Location: Clark, Wyoming

Address: 24 Hail Basin Rd. Clark, WY. 82435

Hiring For: ENGB, FFT1, FFT2 for 2017 fire season June 1st-Sept. 1st. Guarantee hours, housing and PPE provided

Contact: Mark Specht

Phone: (307) 645-3383



Wyeast Forestry

Date:  2/22/2017

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:  (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.


Company Name: AAA Forestry, Inc.

 Date: 3/06/2017

Positions: Engine Boss, FFT1, FFT2 

Location: Weiser, ID

Contact: 1-208-724-4206 or

Apply at


Company: US Timber Cutter, Inc.

Date: 3/07/2017

Positions: We are seeking to hire timber cutters for the 2017 fire season. This position requires 3 years commercial timber cutting experience or 3 years on wildland fire assignments as a timber cutter. Employment history will be verified. If you are interested please send us an email. We are a reputable company that has employed 100's of timber cutters for almost 2 decades.

Contact: 1-800-208-1958



Company: Fireco, Inc.

Date: 3/07/2017

Positions: Fireco, Inc. is looking for Wildland Firefighters/Engine Bosses to join our team!

Our on-call Wildland Firefighters/Engine Boss will operate a Type 6 Engine during the 2017 summer season, with the unique potential for full time work beyond the fire season.

The dates and frequency of the assignment can range as long as 14 days typically, but can go up to 30 days. You can expect 8 to 16 hours of work a day on average. Please be prepared to provide your qualifications/certs.

Pay is based on experience and will meet or exceed market rates.

If attention to detail, teamwork, and diligent time management are your strengths apply today.

Location: Western United States

Contact Name: Zack Rollston

Contact Phone Number: (208) 376-9731

Contact Email:


 Company: ASI Arden Solutions, Inc.

JOB TITLE: Multiple Openings - Strike Team Leaders, Crew Bosses, Engine Bosses and experienced fire fighters 

LOCATION: Independence, OR and Ellensburg, WA 

START DATE: Immediate Hire 


ASI Arden Solutions (ASI) serves and protects the nation’s forests with highly skilled, trained, and certified wildland firefighters. We seek qualified, energetic, courageous wildland firefighting leaders, hiring for multiple openings to fill experienced National Initial Attack Type II crews.

At ASI, we foster a culture of helping others—whether helping clean up at camp, lending tools, or offering a hand in any capacity needed—collectively, we get the job done.

Our wildland firefighting team members are strong, confident, resilient, flexible, dedicated, and reliable. Does this sound like you?


You must be dependable, have a positive attitude, willing to learn new skills, and have the following experience:

Experience in wildland firefighting as Crew Boss, Engine Boss, or Firefighter 1  

Experience using firefighting and rescue equipment, including a chainsaw (Class B or C)  

Experience in a management or supervisory role  

Experience working in extreme emergencies and stressful environments 

Experience documenting information (i.e., travel reports, daily reports, meal reports, invoice/timesheet reviews, and CTR time reports) 

Promoting fire safety at all times (during practice drills, work site, and active fire areas, including during training sessions)

Able to think/act quickly while under extreme pressure

Able to communicate effectively and able to work with diverse personalities

If you are physically fit and enjoy working outdoors alongside other hard-working firefighting crews, contact ASI today at 503-838-1006. 

*Candidates/job seekers only. No recruiters and no unsolicited offers or contact.  


ASI Arden Solutions, Inc.  

1015 Monmouth Street

Independence, OR 97351


T: 503-838-1006




ASI Arden Solutions, Inc. is a leading wildland firefighting emergency response company that serves and protects communities, wildlife, and forests. For 10 years, ASI has been active in building a business that has grown into one of the region’s top-quality firefighting and emergency management companies, staffed with the most highly skilled and trained firefighters in the industry. ASI offers an extremely competitive compensation package and job security where our employees have the ability to demonstrate their skills and move into management positions. ASI has established a zero-tolerance drug and alcohol policy; a pre-employment drug test is required.

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Company: High Sierra Fire Inc.

Date: 3/7/2017

Position: We have an opening for a wildland engine captain position, the job will consist of running type 6 engine

Location: Janesville, CA

Contact: 530-253-0110 leave a message with call back number and we will get back to you or send resume to


Company: Grayback Forestry


FFT2, FFT1 Tender and engine operators

Grayback Forestry is currently accepting applications and interviewing top applicants for entry level and experienced Wildland Firefighters/Forestry Workers for 2017 season at our Merlin and Medford locations. This is a seasonal position with potential for full time employment.

Grayback Forestry has contracts with government agencies and private entities to perform all phases of forest restoration, hazardous fuels reduction, emergency services, and fire suppression work.

Requirements: All applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Applicants are selected based on physical condition, mental toughness, and character. Applicants should DESIRE INTENSE HARD WORK and have a GOOD ATTITUDE. Be able to travel out of the state and work in extremely rugged terrain under all kinds of environmental conditions. Expect to work long hours, 8-16 hours per day. All applicants are subject to background check and drug screen prior to employment.

Training: Training is not required to apply. If selected, Grayback Forestry conducts several Basic and Refresher training sessions in Spring and early Summer at each of our locations. Basic Training is a 5-day course that consists of a fitness capacity test, classroom training and a field day.

Wages: Starting wage for fires 14.47 for first 40 hours. Other rates would depend on experience, position, or contract rates for applicable type of work

To apply please visit the employment section of our website: download application and follow instructions.

Or apply at the employment office in Medford or Grants Pass

Grayback Forestry is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/V/D) and Drug Free workplace

Website Address:



TGF Forestry & Fire

530 North Avenue, Libertyville, IL 60048

847-968-2524 | 847-968-2524 |

TGF Forestry & Fire is currently seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

On-Call Wildland Firefighter type 1&2 (Part Time)

On-Call Engine Boss with minimum 5 years experience of federal incidents (Part Time)

Seasonal Landscape Labor/Wildland Firefighter (Full Time)

Call 847-968-2524, email , or check out our website for more information and to apply.



First : Graham
Last : Corns

Street Address : 301 Manzanita Drive
City : Rogue River
State : Oregon
Zip Code : 97537

Phone: (541) 582-8177

Email Address:

Paragraph: Accepting Applications for ENGINE BOSS,FFT1 ,and FFTII , for type 3 and type 4 Engines for 2017 Season (On call,Seasonal) Good pay, Good Equipment! WE also need Water Tender Drivers Drivers for Fireline support and Fire Camp Equipment. Dispatch locations include Northern Calif. And Southern Oregon. All State and Federal Agencies.

Website Address:

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Company: Keith Whitehead Reforestation

Date: 3/09/2017

Positions: FFT2

Location: Within 30 from Bend, Redmond & Sister area

Contact: Keith or Dixie at 503-842-7153 


Company: Dye Hard Fire Fighting

Date: 3/13/2017

Position: 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

Contact: Tifanie at 503-314-7505 or


Company: LF Equipment

Date:  3/13/2017

Position: Wildland Engine Boss Opportunity

 LF Equipment, Inc. is seeking an engine boss for a type 6 wildland engine. We are looking for a professional and hardworking boss in WA or OR to join our operation. We are fun and flexible, and offer opportunities for the right person that include co-ownership or partnership



Company Name: Deschutes U-Boat Inc.

First : Thomas
Last : Troutman

Street Address : 501 highway 197
Address Line 2 : P.o. Box 144
City : Maupin
State : Oregon
Zip Code : 97037

Phone: (541) 395-2503

Email Address:

Paragraph: Now hiring for 2017 season. We are looking for Engine boss to run type 4 or type 6 engines. We also are looking for firefighters either fift-2 or fft-1. We also will train for whitewater rafting guiding when not on fires to insure that you do get work even in slow fire seasons.. We are looking for a few good men.

Website Address:


Company Name: R.A. Pargett

First : Joshua
Last : Heller

Street Address : P.O. Box 45
City : Mtn Ranch.
State : California
Zip Code : 95246

Phone: (209) 329-4499

Email Address:

Paragraph: On Call water tender operator for CalFire/USFS contract in California. Must have Class A/B w/Tank and AirBrake endorsement.
Pay is $500.00 Per Shift


Company Name:  Cooper Contracting Inc.

Cooper Contracting Inc. now hiring for all positions: entry level, FFT1 (qualified), Crew Boss(qualified) and Fallers must have experience.Starting at minimum wage 10.20 plus h/w 4.27. Call Sean @ 541-948-7010.


Job description: Wildland Firefighters Wanted - Recruiting for All Positions


To be eligible for employment (this is an on-call seasonal position):

· Must be 18 years old

· Be able to pass drug screen

· Requires 36 hours entry level or an 8 hour refresher course - paid by the company (GFP Enterprises, LLC)

· Pass a physical fitness pack test (must be able to walk 3 miles with a 45 lb. pack under 45 minutes)

· Willing to travel and be on the road for extended periods

Position Requirements:

Performing duties as a wildland firefighter

· Digging hand-line and fire trailing

· Using fireline handtools and equipment to put out spot fires and perform mop-up activities

· Maintaining situational awareness and safe work practices

· Teamwork and the ability to follow the chain of command

Good physical fitness and conditioning

· Carrying up to 50-70lbs pounds (supplies, tools, hose, fireline pack)

· Hiking over steep uneven terrain

· Working long hours, often times in a hostile environment

Training opportunities in Sisters, OR; Albany, OR and Redding CA: Check out the training schedule and Register online for class at

Visit us on the web at:

Pay depends on experience:

· New firefighters start out at $15.27/hr

· FFT1-ICT5 start at $17.00 to $20.00/hr

· CRWB and ENGB positions from $25-$35/hr

Contact Mike or Duane for Details at 541-967-8425

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Veterans encouraged to apply / Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug Free Workplace

Locations: Sisters, OR; Albany, OR and Redding, CA

Contact Information: Mike or Duane 541-967-8425 or email

How to apply: Interested applicants can view our 2017 training schedule at They can also create a user account and register for the necessary course(s) online at the same web address. We conduct the application process on the first day of each class as well as providing an employee orientation. If applicants have any questions regarding our hiring process or need assistance with registering online they can use the contact information provided above.

Thank you!!!


Paul L. Asher

VP Fire Operations

GFP Enterprises / ASP Fire



Company: A-1 Firestorm, LLC

Position: ENGB needed in Burns,OR on a type 6 engine starting wage will be $17/hr.

 Needs all training for ENGB we can schedule to do refresher and pack test

Contact: Don Lafferty at (208) 859-5510


Company: Keith Whitehead Reforestation

Position: FFT-1 engine boss for the Bend, Sisters, Redmond, Lapine area

Contact: Keith after 6:00 pm at 503-842-7153


Company Name: AAA Thunderbolt Fire Service Inc.

First : Roy
Last : Cates

Street Address : PO Box 307
Address Line 2 : 494 Juniper Lane
City : Mt Vernon
State : Oregon
Zip Code : 97865

Phone: (541) 932-4673

Email Address:

Paragraph: Looking for drug free firefighters
will train and pack test. well known company


Company Name:  The General

Name:   Frank Braun

Address: 127 Blossom Ct 7 Bays, WA  99122

Phone:  509-348-0220

Email Address:

The General still has a few positions open for the 2017 season FFT1, FFT2 and ENGB.  You will be working on a type 6 truck.  Top pay on call.  Must have all certification.  Trucks are staged in Spokane and 7 Bays call for more info.

Date: 04/21/2017


Company Name: AAA Forestry, Inc.

Street Address : PO Box 328
City : Weiser
State : Idaho
Zip Code : 83672

Phone: (208) 724-4206

Email Address:

Paragraph: ATTENTION: TO BE CONSIDERED FOR EMPLOYMENT, YOU MUST HAVE TAKEN A BASIC FIREFIGHTING CLASS (S130/190) THIS YEAR OR A REFRESHER CLASS (RT130). If you are looking for a class, please contact your local colleges and/or fire department to find a class.

For employment, we will need a formal application and a copy of your certificates. The application can be found at You may email these or send them to PO Box 328, Weiser, ID 83672.

Job Description

This job is seasonal & on-call. At time of call, you must be ready to leave within 2 hours.Individuals must be willing and capable of performing strenuous outdoor work safely and productively and of accepting direction and acting responsibly. The duration of these positions is generally 3-4 months with work beginning approximately mid-June and ending mid-September.

Many of the duties performed on these jobs require considerable physical exertion; working outdoors in all terrain and weather conditions, working long hours, and extended periods of time away from home. Duties include but may not be limited to the ability to carry up to 45 pounds, run, bend, twist, walk and/or climb. A work capacity test or pack test that measures the physical fitness of candidates is administered as part of the selection process.

Website Address:


Company Name: Alarmco, Inc.

First : Mike
Last : McKague

Street Address : 1675 North Mitchell Street
City : Boise
State : Idaho
Zip Code : 83704

Phone: (208) 376-9731

Email Address:

Paragraph: Fireco, Inc. is looking for Wildland Firefighters to join our team!

Our on-call Wildland Firefighters will utilize a Type 6 Engine during the 2017 season, with the unique potential for full time work beyond the fire season.

The dates and frequency of the assignment can range as long as 14 days typically, but can go up to 30 days. You can expect 8 to 16 hours of work a day on average. Please be prepared to provide your qualifications/certs.

Pay is based on experience and will meet or exceed market rates.

If attention to detail, teamwork, and diligent time management are your strengths apply today.


Company Name: Wild Fire Services Inc

Paragraph: Wild Fire Services Inc currently has all positions open for the 2017 fire season!

Wild Fire Services Inc., is a private contracted company that maintains two seasonal Type 2 wild land firefighting hand crews, four fire engines, and other misc. equipment, which are available nationwide. Employees are on an on-call basis and must be available to dispatch 24 hours a day 7 days a week, including holidays, and available to leave within an hour from dispatch call. Assignments can last up to 14 days consistent, with a 2 day break for as long as the job requires. Fire season can run from June till October, but varies every year.

About the Job.
This is a serious position.
Fighting fire is very physical and strenuous work, which includes hiking and carrying a backpack with gear, and a hand tool.
Fire fighting can be mentally exhausting.
12 Hour shifts or longer, possibly two weeks at a time.
All fire fighters sleep in tents.
Must be a team player and able to work in a team atmosphere.
Absolutely no drugs or alcohol.

Employment Qualification
Over 18 years old.
Live within an hour of Yakima, WA.
Pre-Employment Screening.
Pre-Employment drug test (including marijuana) and be able to pass random test.
Present a FEMA IS 100.b certificate by class time.
Present a FEMA IS 700.a certificate by class time.
Completion of Basic FFT2 class held at our location, which is a 4 day class.(Or proper certification)
Pack Test, which is 3 miles, under 45 minutes, while carrying a 45lbs back pack. (Or proper documentation)

Fire boots (purchase after class)
Undergarments to last 2 weeks, without doing laundry.
Valid Government ID
Working cell number AT ALL TIMES.
Transportation to and from our location at a moments notice. (Company will provide transportation to and from fire)

For a application please email or come in person at,

3505 1/2 Fruitvale Blvd
Yakima, WA 98902
Monday-Friday 9-3

For more info check out our website at


Company Name: Montana Fire

Street Address : 280 Meadow CK RD
Address Line 2 : Box 28
City : Fortine
State : Montana

Phone: (406) 882-4706

Email Address:

Paragraph: Type 6 engine,

We are looking to hire an engine boss for the 2017 fire season. Must be drug free and be able to a pass a background check with no DUIs or felonies. Bonus for any of our employees that stay the season.need by June 1st