Applicants must be United States Citizens and at least 18 years old. Wildland firefighters need a high level of muscular and cardiovascular fitness to perform safely in difficult environments such as steep terrain, extreme temperatures, high altitude and smoke. Firefighters must be able to travel for up to 21 days away from their home duty station, and will often work weekends and Holidays.

Firefighters are required to pass a work capacity test as a condition of hire depending on position. The pack test (Arduous Duty WCT) consists of a 3-mile hike with a 45-pound pack over level terrain in 45 minutes or less. A WCT is not required for Teton Interagency Dispatch Center or the Teton Interagency Fire Cache.

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The Bridger-Teton National Forest is outreaching to fill a 120-day detail opportunity as a Fire Prevention Technician, GS-0462-06/or GS-07 level on the West Zone (Greys River and Kemmerer Ranger Districts).  The duty station is located at the either the Greys River Ranger District in Afton, WY or the Kemmerer Ranger District in Kemmerer, WY.  Salary will be covered, field per diem authorized, and government housing may be available.  Please ensure master record is submitted with resume.  For additional information about the position or duty station, please contact Jared Mattson, Zone Fire Management Officer at (208) 339-8328,  Outreach period will end on August 20.


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