Fire Engine Operator Positions

Cody, WY

Organization: North Zone of the Shoshone National Forest Fire Program

Location: Cody, WY

Type of opportunity:

Supervisory Engine Operator (Engine Boss) & Assistant Fire Engine Operator.

The appointment for the supervisory engine operators are 26 pay periods, full time.  The assistants are 18 pay periods, subject to furlough.

Contact: Tim J. Klukas, Fire Management Officer


These positions operate in a very dynamic environment throughout the year in fuels, wild fire, wild fire for resource benefits, prescribed fire and other wilderness oriented duties on the Forest.  The wilderness, front-country, and the zone covering three districts offers up a diverse amount of Forest Service projects.  Fire assignments may be a split between type 6 engine assignments, overhead on a hand-crew, or single resource boss opportunities.

Desired qualifications:

Skill needs vary from wildland fire to GIS, Aviation, Advanced Faller, horseback skills, crosscut skills, emt, and prescribed fire, and fire monitoring.

Link to more information: Outreach Form

How to apply: 

Please note the outreach form and that outreach is currently posted online in the connect-hr outreach database until Feb. 11.  The positions will be announced in USA JOBS later in January.   The outreach also includes information for two similar opportunities on the South Zone with the same permanent status.

Application deadline:

Outreach response is open until December 11, 2016.