Join our Seasonal Firefighting Team

Do you want a meaningful and rewarding summer job? Do you enjoy physical, sometimes strenuous, labor? Apply to be a firefighter! 
Each year, DNR seeks hundreds of dedicated individuals to help protect 13 million acres of Washington wildlands from wildfire. These seasonal, temporary firefighting jobs are offered statewide throughout DNR Regions and Districts. Employment is generally 3-6 months with work beginning as early as May and ending in late September with the potential to begin as early as April and run as late as October. We provide the training, safety clothing, and protective gear. You bring enthusiasm and the ability to perform courageous outdoor work safely, productively, and responsibly. 
Applications are accepted each year beginning in November. Don’t be alarmed if you don’t hear from us right away – it can be into spring before we start contacting applicants for interviews. Feel free to reach out to the contact listed on the recruitment announcement with questions you may have. Apply here:

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