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!
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.