Fire Hire

Photo of firefightersThe Southwestern Region Fire Hire program streamlines the hiring process for permanent fire positions, and allow for more consistent hiring around the Region. The change in hiring process is in response to a continual vacancy situation that all of the national forests in the Southwestern Region currently face.  The unique feature of this process is the ability to immediately backfill positions that have been vacated.

November 2014 Fire Hire 2014

Application deadline is December 14, 2014.



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Key Contacts

  • SOUTHWEST ENGINE ACADEMY
    James Burton, Engine Captain
    Flagstaff Ranger District
    jburton@fs.fed.us
  • FIRE HIRE
    James Villard
    Regional Fire Training Officer
    Office: (575) 434-7332
    Fax: (575) 437-7908
    jvillard@fs.fed.us