Wildland Firefighter Foundation
Wildland Firefighter Foundation
02
Aug
2015

Florida Forest Service Hiring

  • 08/02/2015
  • SRRangerFL
  • 2,741 views
  • 2 Comments

Florida Forest Service is usually hiring somewhere. Firefighters in FL work full time, year round. There are over 600 full time fire positions in the state. Experience preferred, but not required. You can apply through https://jobs.myflorida.com/index.html

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21
May
2015

Difference between Seasonal and Temporary?

  • 05/21/2015
  • Dustin S
  • 2,452 views
  • 1 Comment

What's the difference between these too titles? Is a Temporary Employee still a 'Full Summer' 9 to 5 job. Or am I going to need a second job? Thanks for your time.

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02
Mar
2015

How to get hired

  • 03/02/2015
  • Matt
  • 2,873 views
  • 4 Comments

Hey all. I'm from south cali and have EMT-b cert and have applied to about 20 g-02/03 job listings on usajobs.com. I am open to going to just about anywhere I get a call from. I want to call maybe top 5 and see if I get an interview. I am out of state to many of these spots or…

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15
Feb
2015

Question

  • 02/15/2015
  • Benjamin
  • 1,566 views
  • 0 Comment

Is there a certain time of year that WA state does the applications for wildland firefighting? More specifically, central WA?

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04
Dec
2014

Looking for ANY job ANYWHERE

  • 12/04/2014
  • Andrew J
  • 2,448 views
  • 3 Comments

Hey, so I've had some experience doing prescribed fire and such with AmeriCorps and therefore have my FFT2 quals, which expire in March. I'm looking for any tips, but especially for places to apply to jobs other than usajobs. I will apply to a job anywhere, so if you know of good places please help me out?

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04
Dec
2014

USFS 2015 Hiring

  • 12/04/2014
  • Ismael
  • 3,452 views
  • 3 Comments

Hello, I finished my Navy enlistment earlier this year and am looking to work for the Forest Service as a firefighter next season. I've gotten all the basic entry certs (emt-b, NWCG FF2, & the ICS courses). Is there any advice someone could give on becoming more competitive as a prospective rookie? Looking to apply in Region 5. Thanks!

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22
Oct
2014

Know Reliable Addresses?

  • 10/22/2014
  • Johnny V.
  • 2,381 views
  • 2 Comments

I've filled out 5 applications for a Hot Shot position in Ft. Stockton, TX. I mailed 3 to the Forestry Service in College Station, 1 to Fire Coordinator Billy Davis, and another to a SEAT pilot with connections to Mr. Davis. None have claimed to receive any. Anyone have any reliable addresses I could mail another ap in before I…

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18
Apr
2014

REDCARD

  • 04/18/2014
  • Klancy
  • 7,144 views
  • 9 Comments

Hi, I've called the local Interagency Dispatch, the BLM, and all the other organizations that scream for firefighters but when I ask them how to become one, they have all been completely inept to answer my question. "So, I need a redcard, but where and how do I get one?" They have absolutely no idea, but are happy to give…

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18
Apr
2014

reply to klancy

  • 04/18/2014
  • Ab
  • 2,282 views
  • 2 Comments

Updated info: Here's a good site that talks about red cards: Click HERE to be redirected.

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18
Apr
2014

reply to klancy

  • 04/18/2014
  • Ab
  • 1,520 views
  • 0 Comment

Klancy, The redcard is a small printout of an individual's current wildland fire qualifications; it's part of the wildland fire qualification system used by federal - and most state - wildland fire management agencies. All firefighters assigned to a fire which is managed by a federal agency (US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, US Fish &…

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