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Friday, April 3, 2020

#FireFriday lesson for ages pre-K to 2nd graders!


Teachers and parents, have some fun with your pre-K to 2nd graders! This #FireFriday watch https://youtu.be/jp6BtKhPjic. Print off cool wildfire coloring sheets at thesmokeygeneration.com/coloring-sheets. Check out smokeybear.com for additional fun lessons. #BLMIFDFire @smokey_bear #Wildfire

Monday, March 9, 2020

Forestry Technician (Wildland Firefighter), GS-0462-04





#NowHiringForestry
Forestry Technician (Wildland Firefighter), GS-0462-04
Announcement No: ID-DEU-2020-0013
Opens: 03/06/2020 Closes: 03/20/2020
Location: #BLMTFDFire Twin Falls, Burley OR Shoshone, Idaho
Full Performance Level: GS-04
Moving expenses ARE NOT authorized.
To apply, Copy this link: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/562097500



Friday, February 7, 2020

Boise BLM Transfers Engines to local Rural Fire Departments



The BLM continues to transfer available firefighting resources to local fire departments in Idaho through its Rural Fire Readiness program to enhance their wildland firefighting capabilities. Yesterday, the BLM's Boise District Office transferred one Type 4 wildland fire engine to each of these local fire districts: Weiser Area Rural Fire District, King Hill Rural Fire Department and the Indian Valley Rural Fire District.
Under BLM’s Rural Fire Readiness (RFR) program, local wildland firefighting cooperators that meet certain requirements may receive at no cost wildland fire engines, water tenders, radios, pumps, hose, chainsaws, hand tools, personal protective equipment, fire shelters and other items the BLM has available for transfer.
Community partnerships between the BLM And local fire departments are crucial to wildfire response on private, state and federal lands that support grazing, recreation, wildlife and other values important to local economies.
“We have both wildland and urban interface firefighting due to new housing developments in our area,” said Indian Valley Rural Fire District Chief Tim Toomey. “Receiving this engine is one of the greatest things to happen to our fire district and we’ll be excited to have it ready to go by fire season.”

Wednesday, January 22, 2020



OUTREACH NOTICE – Senior FF, Engines GS-5


                         
Boise District BLM

Possible Duty Stations - Boise, Hammett, Bruneau, Star (Wild West)

Applications must be submitted through USAJOBS by
02/05/2020 to be considered for referral.   

The Boise District BLM is getting ready to fill PERMANENT Senior Firefighter, Engine positions.

These positions are classified as “Forestry Technician, Senior Wildland Firefighter, GS-0462-05.”
Announcement # ID-DEU-2020-0008

These are permanent Long-Term Career Seasonal appointments; it is expected you will work at least 6 months, but less than 9 months a year.  When work or funds are not available, you will be placed in non-pay status.

Forestry Technician (Senior Wildland Firefighter)
GS-0462 05
ID-DEU-2020-0008  

How to Apply:

THIS IS AN ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS.  If you need assistance in applying online please contact the Human Resources Office at (208) 373-3921 or email blm_id_hr_vacancies@blm.gov.  If applying online poses a hardship for you or you do not have access to the internet, you must contact HR prior to the closing date of the announcement for an alternative method of applying. 

All jobs listed within this notice may be found online at http://www.USAJOBs.gov/


Boise, Idaho

Boise is a full-service community.  The Boise metropolitan area’s economy is strong with many dual career opportunities, including a wide variety of federal agencies within easy driving distance, and many private sector job opportunities.  The cost of living is slightly below the national average, though real-estate has been steadily increasing in the last few years.  There are several institutions of higher learning in the area, including Boise State University.  Health care facilities and churches are widely available.  Entertainment opportunities abound in Boise and the metropolitan area, with a wide array of restaurants, dinner theaters, museums, and sports-and-music venues. 

Mountain Home, Idaho

Mountain Home, ID is approximately 45 miles east of Boise along Interstate 84.  Mountain Home is a full-service community supporting outlying areas and the Mountain Home Air Force Base.  Summer and fall months are typically warm and dry, with daily highs averaging between 85 to 95 degrees, and nightly lows from 40 to 55 degrees.  The climate in the winter is typical of the high desert, with low temperatures averaging between 20 and 30 degrees with occasional sub-zero overnight readings. 

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Monday, January 13, 2020





#NowHiringForestry Technician (Fire) (Asst. Fire Helicopter Crew Supervisor)
Series/Grade:GS-0455-08
Location: Twin Falls, Idaho #BLMTFDFire
The closing date: 1/27/2020
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/556508800