Effective November 19, 2021, temporary, seasonal GS-3/4 wildland firefighter pay will be set at a step to equal a minimum of $15 per hour.
Department of Interior’s (DOI) Fire Integrated Recruitment Employment Systems (FIRES) is a secure web-based recruitment system that allows you to apply online for temporary, seasonal fire and fire support positions within the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), the National Park Service (NPS), and the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA).
How to Apply - 7 YouTube Videos with Steps on How to Apply - Updated! 08/2023
Fire Hiring Webinar 10/2022 - YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOE9jdCgzfE - The first half explains different fire jobs that applicants may consider applying to. The second half explains information on USAJOBS, Announcements, timeframes for hiring/onboarding, and the benefits of working for the Federal Government.
Agency Wildland Fire Links:
Common Mistakes When Applying to DOI FIRES Vacancies:
To learn more about each of the DOI Agencies fire programs, select the desired agency logo below.