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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

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  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

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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