• The Cathedral Group from the Teton Park Road

    Grand Teton

    National Park Wyoming

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Fire Jobs

Visit NPS Fire & Aviation Management for information on National Park Service fire jobs. The site includes general employment information, job descriptions, job announcements, and application forms.

Visit tetonfires.com for Grand Teton National Park specific current job openings.

Visit the Employment web page for information on current openings and applying for a federal job.

More information on fire positions can be found on the NPS Fire & Aviation Management link (see above) or on the USAJOBS site .

Grand Teton National Park's fire and aviation program works closely with the Bridger-Teton National Forest, Jackson Hole Fire & EMS, Teton County Fire Department, and Wyoming Game and Fish Department to provide a diverse, efficient, and effective fire management operation including:

  • wildland fire use
  • prescribed fire
  • fuels management
  • fire suppression

This program provides excellent job opportunities to work within an interagency operation and interact with the local community.

Positions include:

  • Fire effects crew
  • Fuel reduction crew
  • Fire use monitors
  • Engine crew
  • GIS
  • Helitack

These jobs may include:

  • Working with fire engines, pumps, and hoses
  • Using chain saws, hand tools, and drip torches
  • Collecting vegetation and fuels data
  • Working in and around helicopters
  • Using specialized computer programs and instruments
  • Fighting fire on local or national fire efforts
  • Providing logistical fire support
  • Assisting in other park activities and projects
  • Maintaining and using other equipment and vehicles

For additional information, please contact the Fire Management Office at (307) 739-3311.

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Did You Know?

Tetons from the north, photo by Erin Himmel

Did you know that a large fault lies at the base of the Teton Range? Every few thousand years earthquakes up to a magnitude of 7.5 on the Richter Scale signal movement on the Teton fault, lifting the mountains skyward and hinging the valley floor downward.