The Lookout Jobs page is a collection of Lookout Jobs, both paid and volunteer. Postings include lookouts for the US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, and others. FFLA volunteer lookout opportnities and from other programs may also be listed. The posting period typically begins December 1 and goes through spring time of any given fire season year.
If you have a Lookout Job you would like posted, please email the Webmaster for posting. Please describe the the position as best as possible and ensure you include the proper contact info. See also below for other Job resources.
Note: currently there is an error on the R2 temp hiring spreadsheet posted on the internet, listing the wrong duty station. If you apply, please use US/WY - Douglas. Contact: Jay Miller - phone: 307-745-2415 or email: email@example.com
Shasta-Trinity National Forest, California - Posted 11/21/16
The Shasta-Trinity National Forest is filling temporary positions for the 2017 field season. Vacancy announcements will open in USAjobs January 9, 2017 through January 13, 2017.
17-TEMPF-R5-0462-4LOOK-DT TEMP-GS-0462-04-Forestry Technician (Lookout) Duty Locations: US/CA - Big Bar, US/CA - Hayfork, US/CA-McCloud, US/CA - Platina, US/CA - Weaverville
17-TEMPF-R5-0462-5LOOK-DT TEMP-GS-0462-05-Forestry Tech (Lookout) Duty Locations: US/CA - Big Bar, US/CA - Hayfork, US/CA-McCloud, US/CA - Platina, US/CA - Weaverville
Contacts: Big Bar - Ezra Stiles - phone: 530-623-6106 Hayfork - John Wynn or Bob Toney - phone: 530-628-5227 McCloud - Ryan Reginato - phone: 530-964-3708 Platina - Adam Zaharris or Matt Puckett - phone: 530-352-4211 Weaverville - Ben Hendricks - phone: 530-623-2121
San Juan National Forest, Colorado - Posted 11/21/16
The San Juan National Forest is filling temporary positions for the 2017 field season. Vacancy announcement will open in USAjobs January 4, 2017 through January 11, 2017.
Cameron Danison – Fire Operations Supervisor email: firstname.lastname@example.org office: 541-416-6565
Region 6, Oregon and Washington - Posted 11/19/16 The Region 6 (Oregon and Washington) Lookout application window is open NOW, November 15 through November 21 via USAjobs. Note that many duty stations are listed, but may not actually have a known opening. Some hiring managers may utilize applications to fill vacancies that occur later on.
Announcement #17-TEMPF-R6-0462-4LOUT-DT (GS04)
Duty Stations (15) where you can apply include: Oregon - Bend, Cottage Grove, Hines, John Day, McKenzie Bridge, Paisley, Parkdale, Prineville, Silver Lake, Sisters, Ukiah, Westfir; Washington - Entiat, Tonasket, Winthrop
Duty Stations (17) where you can apply include: Oregon - Baker City, Bend, Bly, Chiloquin, Hines, Idleyld Park, Jacksonville, John Day, Joseph, La Grande, McKenzie Bridge, Paisley, Prineville, Prospect, Silver Lake, Sisters; Washington - Walla Walla
Priest Lake Ranger District, Idaho - Posted 11/19/16
Priest Lake Ranger district on the Idaho Panhandle National Forest is looking for Volunteers to staff Indian Mountain Lookout for the 2017 fire season from first part of July to September dependent on weather. If anyone is interested please contact Glen Palfrey at email@example.com or Waylon Meek at firstname.lastname@example.org details and additional information.