Current Job Openings


Interested in becoming a Wildland Firefighter?
 Our members hire and train Wildland firefighters. View our members listing and check with each company to see if they are hiring and what their requirements are. The Contracts they work under require certain training in order to attain status as a Wildland firefighter. NWSA certifies the instructors that provide that training to the companies for their employees. Additional job listings below...

 What does it take to be a wildland firefighter:  Check out this great information page.


Company Name: A1 FIRESTORM LLC

First : BILL

Street Address : 34530 N HARNEY LN
City : BURNS
State : Oregon
Zip Code : 97720

Phone: (541) 589-0908

Email Address: ANNBILL7477@GMAIL.COM


Date:  5/20/2018

Company Name: Deschutes U-Boat Inc

Street Address : 501 highway 197
Address Line 2 : P.O. Box 144
City : Maupin
State : Oregon
Zip Code : 97037

Phone: (541) 395-2503

Email Address:

Paragraph: Help Wanted
Come to sunny north central Oregon and be a wildland firefighter and also take training on how to be a river guide we do both. Looking for fft-1 fft-2 will do training. Company has 37yrs rafting and 16yrs firefighting. Give us a call541-395-2503 and ask for Tom

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Capstone Fire & Safety



Capstone Fire and Safety is looking for experienced and professional Captains to staff our fleet of Type 3, 6, 7 wildland fire engines. Our customers include the USFS, power generation facilities, Electrical Transmission companies and construction companies.

Location: This position requires travel with multi-day assignments and reports to various locations in Northern California.


  • Supervises and participates in all activities and functions assigned to a fire company
  • Participates in fire suppression, prevention, training and related tasks.
  • Supervises firefighters, firefighter/paramedics and fire engineers
  • May function as an "acting" Battalion Chief in the absence of their immediate supervisor when approved by the Deputy Chief or Fire Chief
  • Keeps subordinates and superiors adequately informed of significant matters which affect their work, attitudes and morale. Advises and consults with their immediate supervisor on a regular and ongoing basis.
  • Prepares timely and accurate reports and maintains company files in an up-to-date status, as required. Generates a performance report for their immediate supervisor as needed.

Minimum Requirements

All candidates MUST have clean background investigation and successfully pass an initial drug screening upon offer of employment. The following sections provide the minimum qualifications for positions in non-exempt categories.


  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Valid Medical Examiner’s Card
  • Clean Driver’s Record
  • High School Diploma or GED


  • CPR with AED
  • EMT (Desired)


  • Physical Fitness (Initial Hire and Annually)
    • Work Capacity Test - Arduous Level (Pack Test)
    • Pass full DOT physical: bending, pushing, pulling, crouching, and vision

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5 or more years of wildland firefighting/structure experience
  • 3 or more years as a supervisor or leadership position OR
  • Successfully complete the CFMI Captain Trainee Requirements

Minimum Training Requirements:

  • CA State Fire Marshal Fire Officer or Equivalent OR
  • NWCG ENGB (I-200, S-230, S-231, S-290) with signed Task Book OR
  • Meets NFPA 1021 Standard for Fire Officer

Desirable Qualifications:

  • I-300, L-280, S-200, S-215, S-234, S-270,
  • Fire Command 1A, Fire Command 1B, Fire Command 1C, Fire Prevention 1A, Fire Management 1A

Please note that if you are applying for this position the following items apply:


  • A mandatory paid ($11 a hour), 2 WEEK assessment and training period where Capstone Fire Management, Inc. has an opportunity, based on performance and completion of exams, to determine if candidates meet qualifications to be hired full time.
  • The Academy is scheduled from Monday, June 18th, 2018 through June 29th, 2018.)
  • TRAINING AFTER THE ACADEMY: After successful competition of the academy, new hires, may be directed to attend the following PAID ($11 per hour) training:
  • A 1 to 2-week Driver Operator course, DO 1A & 1B.
  • AND/OR, a 1- Week, Confined Space Rescue course.


  • Job assignments are expected to start immediately after academy and/or training.
  • Assignments are expected to last until the end of October 2018; however, some could be extended to December 2018. 
  • Please be advised that the possible assignment locations are in: Bakersfield, Napa, San Luis Obispo, Placerville and Alturas. Other locations may be added or subtracted based on customers request.
  • Possible shifts, which varies by projects and required positions, are: Monday through Friday, 07:00-16:30 OR 24 hour shifts with a 48 hours on and 96 hour off.
  • We are sourcing candidates who live in the areas of our assignments. As a result, there are no relocation funds, however new hires may be offered hotel accommodations for a short time but will be responsible for their own permanent residential accommodations and will be expected to be available at the job sites if they accept an offer.


If a candidate successfully completes the program they will receive a job offer with their pay rate and position. THIS PAY RATE IS PAID AFTER THE ACADEMY & TRAINING. Our pay rate ranges, in general, are as follows, depending on qualifications and/or training:

  • Industrial Fire Brigade (Firefighter - $11, Engineer - $13.69, Captain - $16.49)
  • Firefighter - $12 - $14
  • Driver Operator - $16 - $18
  • Rescue Technicians - $16 - $18
  • Captain - $22 - $25
  • Those firefighters who are sent to training to be a Driver Operator or Rescue Technician will be paid at the Driver Operator or Rescue Technician’s pay rate after the successful completion of their training (remember, training wages of $11 an hour are paid during the Academy and other assigned trainings).



High Sierra Fire, Inc

465-930 Norvell Ln

Janesville, CA  96114

Paragraph: Seeking an experienced wildland Engine Boss with NWCG qualifications. This position also includes defensible space work which potentially goes year round. Must be willing to travel.

Contact: Jerry Vice




A&H Forestry LLC 

1040 Industial Pkwy Suite A

Newberg, OR  97132

Looking to hire certified ENGB.  This position is permanent full time.  We have year round work doing a variety of forestry jobs.  Position can start ASAP.

Contact Tom Stoneberg




Keith Whitehead Reforestation -2018 Season

Job Listing:  FFT-1 engine Boss for the Bend, Sisters, Redmond, Lapine area

Contact: Keith after 6:00PM 503-842-7153


CHUGACHMIUT - 2018 Season

Wildland Firefighters

Base Location: Soldotna, AK

Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, Squad Boss & Crew Members.

Start date in April. Please submit red card & training

certificates w/application. For application & more info go to or call (907) 562-4155. Chugachmiut

is an EOE practicing diversity in hiring w/ Native Preference

under P.L. 93-638.


Company Name: Tahoe Sage Fire

First : Kevin
Last : Studley

Street Address : 8783 W. EvansCreek Road
City : Rogue River
State : Oregon
Zip Code : 97537

Phone: (775) 348-2040

Email Address:

Paragraph: Looking for an ENGB who has certification and completed task book in hand. You will be in charge of a Type6 engine. If qualified and interested please feel free to contact me and we can discuss any questions and set up an interview.


Company Name: Lomakatsi Ecological Services

First : Justin
Last : Corns

Street Address : 645 Washington St
City : Ashland
State : Oregon
Zip Code : 97520

Phone: (541) 488-0092

Email Address:

Paragraph: Lomakatsi Ecological Services (LES) is seeking a qualified Crew Boss to join our expanding leadership team for our Interagency Firefighting Crew Agreement (IFCA) wildland fire suppression contract. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. In addition to being a Crew Boss on the IFCA contract, LES can also provide this individual with year-round employment to fill a key leadership position for our forestry crew operations. At a minimum, LES could hire this individual prior to fire season.

Website Address:


Company Name: Grayback Forestry Inc.

Paragraph: Secure your position now!
Grayback Forestry is Hiring at all bases for the 2018 Fire Season.

Grayback Forestry is currently accepting applications and interviewing top applicants for Entry Level, Experienced, Supervisory, Equipment Operator, and CDL Drivers for Wildland Firefighters/Forestry Technicians for 2018 season at our Merlin-Grants Pass, White City-Medford, John Day, LaGrande Oregon locations and Missoula Montana location. Some positions only available at the Merlin and White City Bases. These are seasonal positions with potential for full time employment.
Grayback Forestry has contracts with government agencies and private entities to perform all phases of forest restoration, hazardous fuels reduction, emergency services, and fire suppression work throughout the United States.
To apply please visit the employment section of our website: and follow link follow instructions.

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Dragon Fighters, Inc. in Clark, WY is hiring FFT2/FFT1's for the 2018 season.  Guaranteed hours from June 1 to Sept 1 (possibly longer).

Competitive wages.  Housing provided.  For information of application contact Mike at 

307-645-3383 or

Thank you

Mike Specht, President

Dragon Fighters, Inc.

24 Hail Basin Rd

Clark, WY  82435


307-250-0354 cell

307-645-3353 fax


Company Name: Lonestar Enterprises

First : Bruce
Last : Fields

Street Address : 7780 Hwy 99
City : Los Molinos
State : California
Zip Code : 96055

Phone: (530) 624-4332

Email Address:

Paragraph: Lone star is looking for individuals who would like to join us for the 2018 fire season. We are looking for:
Dozer Operator must have experience
Water truck and lowboy drivers we will train.
Pick up drivers for support operations.
Weed wash personnel. no experience necessary.
Chipper operators.
We work mainly in California however we do have dozers contracts in region 6 as well as chippe.

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Single Line Text: Come join a great outfit for the next fire Season!



Company Name: Amaral Nursery inc

Phone: (503) 551-7701

Email Address:

Paragraph: Looking for an engine boss who has certification. If qualified and interested please feel free to contact me and we can discuss any questions and set up an interview


Company Name: Keith Whitehead Reforestation LLC

Paragraph: Seeking new and experience FFT-2, training dates coming up
please give Keith a call 503-842-7153


Company Name: Buscher Engines

Phone: (503) 545-9306

Email Address:

Paragraph: Looking for a qualified Engine Boss for a Type 5 or Type 6 engine to start as soon as possible. Must have copies of all certifications including task books, medical card, CPR/First Aid, pack test and refresher for the current season. We pay for all expenses while on a fire assignment. Please contact us if you are interested and would like to work immediately.

Single Line Text: Engine Boss needed ASAP

Contact Person William Toney

Phone 775-544-1029


Mid Columbia Resources is looking to fill one engine boss position on a type 6 engine based near Portland Oregon.  The ideal candidate would live within region 6 and must have a current RT-130 certificate.  Call or email for details.