Wildland Fire Careers

The Angeles National Forest is hiring wildland firefighters—full-time and seasonal positions available. Wildland firefighters operate in dynamic environments including mountainous and urban areas. Specialized equipment such as fire engines, fire crews and aircraft are used to attack these complex fires. Becoming a wildland firefighter requires a high level of fitness and a commitment to safety.

Wildland firefighters respond to fires and disasters nationwide. There are no state lines to limit your boundaries and learning experience. To begin your journey, follow the easy steps provided below.



Requirements: U.S. citizens, minimum 18 years of age, high school diploma or equivalent, and other requirements
Selected candidates are subject to background checks, drug testing, and physical fitness-testing.


Opening and Closing Dates for Applying

This page lists vacant Fire and Aviation Management positions on the Angeles National Forest. These job vacancies are posted on the U.S. Government's official website for employment opportunities at USAJobs.

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How to Apply

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