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.
If you have interest in one of these temporary positions, unique questions pertaining to a specific District can be directed to:
Mike Wood (Missoula District) 406-329-3851 Stryker Clark (Missoula District) 406-329-3942 John Wayne Perrin (Superior District) 406-822-3970 Josh Stroot (Superior District) 406-822-3952 Bobby Henderson (Superior District) 406-822-3945 Cy Hanson (Seeley Lake District) 406-677-3929 Heather Martens (Seeley Lake District) 406-677-3912 Bob Airhart (Ninemile District) 406-626-5419 Benji Hegg (Ninemile District) 406-626-5437 Matt Heisler (Ninemile District) 406-626-5417 Dewey Arnold (Ninemile District) 406-626-5422 Geoff Farinholt (Plains/Thompson Falls District) 406-826-4332 Trevor Unsworth (Plains/Thompson Falls District) 406-826-4325 Rocky Wagoner (Plains/Thompson Falls District) 406-826-4337
Lewis & Clark National Forest, Montana- Posted 1/1/2018
Job Announcement closes 1/9/2018 The White Sulphur Springs & Belt Creek Ranger Districts of the Lewis & Clark National Forest will be filling temporary (seasonal) fire positions for the upcoming 2018 fire season.
Vacancy announcement will be posted on USAjobs from January 3rd through January 9, 2018.
Announcement Number: 18-TEMPF-R1-LOOK-4DT-JN
Duty Stations: US/MT - White Sulphur Springs, US/MT - Neihart
Jake Hoppe - White Sulphur Springs Ranger District, 406-547-6003 (office) or 406-431-4400 (cell) email@example.com
Open & closing dates 12/04/2017 to 02/27/2018 First Consideration Date: The location will begin to consider applicants prior to the closing date of the announcement. You must apply on or before 01/09/2018 to receive first consideration.
Pay scale & grade - GS 04
Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming- Posted 1/1/2018
Job Announcement closes 1/9/2018
Yellowstone NP is looking for temporary employees to work as Fire Lookouts in Mammoth Hot Springs, Wyoming.
Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, OR- Posted 11/6/2017
The Wallowa-Whitman National Forest anticipates hiring temporary, seasonal (1039 hr.) positions for the 2018 field season. Contact the work supervisor identified to get more information about the positions listed. To apply for these temporary jobs you will need to apply through the USAJobs website at https://www.usajobs.gov.
This application submittal period will begin on November 14, 2017 and end on November 20, 2017.