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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Interagency Aviation Officer

Open Now: Interagency Aviation Officer, GS-2101-11, for Grand Teton NP and the Bridger-Teton NF duty station Jackson, WY.  Applications will need to be submitted through prior to 11:59 Eastern Standard Time on April 23rd , 2021.  The aviation program has a range of fire and resource management responsibilities in both NPS/DOI and FS/USDA agency policy including a 2 helicopter short haul contract with multiple agreements with local cooperators. 

Applicants should apply individually to Jackson, Wyoming duty location.  This position is advertised on at the following announcement number and link, 21-FIRE-NOCR-FAO-11DH

More Information:  Interagency Aviation Officer Outreach Notice


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