The Gallatin National Forest is located in the south central part of Montana.
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2016 Summer Wildland Fire Temporary Positions Outreach Notice  - Reply to outreach by December 31, 2015; Apply on USAJobs Jan. 6 - Jan. 12

The Custer Gallatin National Forest will be filling multiple temporary/seasonal fire positions for the upcoming 2016 fire season.  Openings are available at the GS-3, GS-4, and GS-5 levels.  These are TEMPORARY/SEASONAL wildland fire positions with a maximum six-month tour of duty (not to exceed 1039 hours).  The anticipated starting dates for these positions are mid-April to early June 2016 and typically end around October depending on weather and fire season.


Applicants are encouraged to apply in USAJOBS as early as possible.

Candidates are encouraged to apply to any position/location of interest on the Forest. Announcements for many positions are open and continuous over a period of several months or annually. Positions that are vacant may be immediately filled with all available applications.

Candidates should access USAJOBS for all vacancy announcement information and search by job announcement number (clickable links below). Read the announcement thoroughly to ensure you are applying to the correct announcement, as some position titles are similar.

Announcements can be accessed and applications can be completed at:



For assistance in navigating through the USAJobs website, please visit: