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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Boise District BLM – Outreach Notice



OUTREACH NOTICE – Engine Captain, GS-8


Boise District BLM


Possible Duty Stations – Boise (Yard), Boise (Wild West), Hammett, Bruneau


Applications submitted through USAJOBS by

11/30/2020 will receive first consideration.   


The Boise District BLM is getting ready to fill PERMANENT Engine Captain positions.


Forestry Technician (Fire), (Engine Captain/Engine Boss)


Announcement # FADHA-20-10929449-CMP

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.


How to Apply:

 THIS IS AN ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS THROUGH USAJOBS. Your application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM Eastern Time by the cut-off date in which you submitted your application. If you need assistance in applying on-line, please contact the HR Office at If applying on-line poses a hardship for you (i.e. you do not have access to the Internet) you must contact the HR Office prior to the closing date of the announcement for an alternative method of applying. PLEASE NOTE: If you have access to a public library, State Job Service Office, etc., you should use these resources to apply online.

 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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