Date: November 2, 2009
(Kingman/Lake Havasu City) Gary Cook, Assistant Fire Management Officer (928) 718-3745
(Yuma) Eulalio Heredia, Assistant Fire Management Officer (928) 317-3205
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is now accepting applications for
summer seasonal firefighting and dispatching positions for the 2010 fire
season at locations nationwide, including three western Arizona locations
and other duty stations across Arizona. Announcements open November 17,
2009, and the early consideration deadline is January 19, 2010.
Applications must be submitted no later than April 20, 2010, to receive
The Colorado River District is recruiting for positions on fire crews
in Lake Havasu City, Kingman, and Yuma. Salary for these positions ranges
from approximately $9.00 to $16.00 per hour depending on experience, with a
normal term of employment from mid-April through September. Selected
applicants for BLM positions must complete a pre-employment drug screen and
physical examination prior to appointment, and are subject to random drug
screen testing during their period of employment.
Applications for BLM firefighting and dispatch positions nationwide
must be submitted using the Office of Personnel Management’s USAJOBS
website (www.usajobs.opm.gov). For more information about and instructions
for applying for a seasonal fire fighting position, go to the BLM Arizona
home page at www.blm.gov/az, “What We Do,” and then select Fire. Click on
the Firefighting Jobs and then select “How to Apply.”
Selected applicants for primary firefighter positions with the BLM
must pass the work capacity test after entering on duty. This test
consists of a 3-mile walk over flat terrain carrying a 45-pound pack in 45
minutes or less.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens and at least 18 years of age. The
federal government is an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants
will receive equal consideration without regard to race, color, age, sex,
religion, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, political
affiliation, handicap, or other non-merit factors.
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