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BISHOP, Calif. – The Inyo National Forest is accepting applications on USAJobs for permanent, full-time and seasonal wildland firefighters from August 26 to September 16, as part of the Pacific Southwest Region’s centralized Fall Permanent Fire Hire event.

Wildland firefighters respond to fires and disasters nationwide, operating specialized equipment in dynamic and complex environments, requiring a high level of fitness and commitment to safety. They work in a variety of positions including engine crews, fuels management, helitack crews, hotshot crews, dispatch, fire prevention, and smokejumping. These positions often travel throughout California and other regions of the country.

“We are looking to fill at least 20 vacant positions and backfilling others as we go through this hiring process on the Inyo National Forest,” said Fire Chief Larry Pingel. “We are encouraging interested candidates of all levels to apply. Our fire and aviation management program provides excellent career advancement opportunities.”

For direct links to the USAJobs announcements, visit the Inyo National Forest’s Employment page at:

Applications accepted through USAJobs through September 16, 2022. Review the job announcement carefully for deadlines and required information to include in your application. Employment start dates vary.

Visit the Careers in Wildland Fire page to learn more about career opportunities, benefits, hiring events, and resources to help with the application process.


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