Careers in Wildland Fire

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Current Job Opportunities

Discover what wildland fire jobs are available today.

Wildland fire ecologist working in the field

Types of Wildland Fire Jobs

Describes the types of wildland fire jobs available as a federal employee and discusses typical work hours, salary schedule, and more.

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Parks scientists study the effects of fire before, during, and after incidents and prescribed burns to better understand impacts to the ecology. Learn what a fire ecologist does and why it's important to the parks' fire and fuels management program.

Last updated: August 12, 2019