Alright, if you’re here, you probably get the basics. You have a general understanding of how to fight a fire, and at a high level, you get a sense of what a wildland firefighter does. Now, we’re going to dive deeper. Like any other profession, there are a number of different specialties that you can pursue. And there are a number of different employers. From federal agencies to private contractors, part of your research and discovery process will be learning about all the different ways you can earn a paycheck in this business! So let’s get started!

Discover the different positions in fire.

Learn more about the different federal and state agencies that employ wildland firefighters, as well as the different private and non-profit groups that hire as well.