Pre-Announcement of Fire Hiring Event –  US Forest Service Northern Region

Early Notice: Northern Rockies Fire Hire Job Outreach

The Northern Rockies Region of the Forest Service is pleased to announce our hiring event that begins November 1st through November 15th. We are looking for a committed, hardworking, highly skilled workforce to suppress wildfires and work in fuels management on 11 National Forests located in Idaho, parts of the Dakotas, and Montana.

The fire and aviation management program is very rewarding and requires talented people working safely as part of a team in a variety of specialized positions; including dispatch, engine crews, fuels technicians, hand crews, helitack, interagency hotshot crews, and prevention.

Included is the outreach are GS-04 through 09 permanent fire positions. The vacancy announcements for these positions will go live and be posted on November 1st on the U.S. Government’s official website at Those who wish to be considered for these positions in the fire hire event must apply to the vacancy announcements by the cutoff date of 11:59 Eastern standard time November 15, 2016.

Start now in to prepare your profile, upload your resume, collect the additional documentation needed, etc. This process can take time, so don’t wait until the last minute.

More information can also be found at: Northern Region Fire Hire Web Page

Check out our new blog/website at: This is where you can find “Tips – How to Get a Forest Service Job”, “Top 10 Resume Building Tips For Forest Service Jobs” and “FAQ”. And, you are welcome to view our webinar on “How To Get A Forest Service Job”.

Schedule time to visit with me. More days and times have been added! Here’s a great opportunity to schedule time with USFS Northern Region’s Outreach, Recruitment, and Retention Program Specialist Amber Kamps. You can visit with her about: jobs with the Forest Service, career advice, help with applying for jobs on USAJOBS, help with your resume, other questions about applying or finding jobs, and anything else. Sign up for available 20 minute time frames using: If you have a resume, please email it to prior to your scheduled appointment. I will call you at the scheduled time using the phone number you provide in the booking.

Upcoming Webinar!
New Job Opportunities with Region 1 Forest Service
Tuesday, October 25th at 9:30 a.m. MST

Here is a great opportunity to join via teleconference call or on video with Regional Specialist, Amber Kamps, to ask questions regarding upcoming jobs, hiring events, and more.

No registration is needed. Limited to first 50 who attend.

Time: Oct 25, 2016 9:30 AM (GMT-6:00) Mountain Time (US and Canada) Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: Or iPhone one-tap (US Toll): +16465588656,285423521# or +14086380968,285423521#
Or Telephone: Dial: +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll) or +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 285 423 521

This is a great time to learn more about jobs/careers with the Forest Service in the Northern Region as we gear up for multiple hiring events starting in November through the spring.

Fire Hire: The Northern Rockies Region of the Forest Service is pleased to announce our hiring event for GS-5 through GS-9 permanent positions in fire management in November. These are permanent positions only. Our summer or temporary positions will be advertised with a separate hiring event in January. Temporary/Summer Positions: These positions will be advertised with separate hiring events starting in January. More information will be coming out soon for this.
Paid Intern & Recent Graduate Hiring: Multiple hiring events are scheduled starting in November through this spring. More information will be provided on the webinar about how to apply and where to learn more information.


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