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Lassen National Forest Seeking Wildland Firefighters for 2018 Season

Sunday, January 7th, 2018

Forest Service firefighters - photo submitted

Forest Service firefighters – photo submitted

forestservffThe Lassen National Forest has announced plans for hiring up to 75 temporary wildland firefighters for the 2018 fire season.

“The Forest is looking for a committed, hardworking, highly skilled workforce to manage wildfires,” the agency said in their announcement. “The work is very rewarding and requires talented and skilled people working safely as part of a team in a variety of specialized positions.”

The positions to be filled include hotshot/handcrew, helitack, engine/water tender, lookout, dispatch, and entry-level positions.

Duty stations include Chester, Forest Ranch, Mineral, Susanville, Hat Creek, Old Station, Fall River Mills, and Manzanita Lake. Details about specific jobs and locations can be found by following this link.

The vacancy announcements will open on www.usajobs.gov, Wednesday, January 10th and close on Tuesday, January 16th. Applicants are encouraged to read the vacancy announcements thoroughly for specific information about job requirements and how to apply. Applicants will be required to create a profile with a username and password, then asked to describe their work experience and level of education.

“When applying for a federal job, applicants should describe their past work experience in detail,” advises Fire Management Specialist Dustan Mueller.

For more information contact Dustan Mueller at (530) 252-6621 or any of the Lassen National Forest District offices:

Almanor: (530) 258-2141
Eagle Lake: (530) 257-4188
Hat Creek: (530) 336-5521


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16 Responses to Lassen National Forest Seeking Wildland Firefighters for 2018 Season

  1. Kelsey Jean Anderson

    Kelsey Jean Anderson

    Monday, January 8th, 2018 at 10:24 am

    Macee Lynn

  2. Lisa Hamilton

    Lisa Hamilton

    Sunday, January 7th, 2018 at 10:01 pm

    Eric Maine

  3. Rebecca Jones

    Rebecca Jones

    Sunday, January 7th, 2018 at 9:13 pm

    Don Gorbet

  4. Esparanza Foster

    Esparanza Foster

    Sunday, January 7th, 2018 at 8:15 pm

    Michael foster

  5. Edward Beterbide

    Edward Beterbide

    Sunday, January 7th, 2018 at 7:24 pm

    James Peltier

    • James Peltier

      James Peltier

      Monday, January 8th, 2018 at 1:55 pm

      I’ve applied to 3 different Forestry posts so far in different areas on USAJobs. Crazy that Firefighters are needed so badly all over.

  6. Carrie Williams

    Carrie Williams

    Sunday, January 7th, 2018 at 7:06 pm

    Clayton Williams

  7. Holly Young

    Holly Young

    Sunday, January 7th, 2018 at 6:51 pm

    Jesse Gifford

  8. Tracy SharkBait Bauer-Oschner

    Tracy SharkBait Bauer-Oschner

    Sunday, January 7th, 2018 at 4:49 pm

    Carrie Howard maybe for Brandon?

  9. Shelli Jane Robinson

    Shelli Jane Robinson

    Sunday, January 7th, 2018 at 4:33 pm

    Jered Dalton

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    Zet Garibo

    Sunday, January 7th, 2018 at 4:28 pm

    Jesus Garibo

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    McKenzie Jones

    Sunday, January 7th, 2018 at 4:10 pm

    Matthew Lang

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    Summer Skye Dawson

    Sunday, January 7th, 2018 at 4:06 pm

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