Lead Forestry Technician (Lead Wildland Firefighter)
West Valley City, UT
Job Description



    Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource. For additional information about the BLM, please visit our website .

    BLM is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual to join the team as a Lead Forestry Technician (Fire), Interagency Hotshot Crew member!

    This position is located at the West Desert District, in West Valley City, Utah. Information about the surrounding area may be found by clicking here .


    • Locates, directs and participates in fireline constructions, backfiring and burnout operations during initial attack fire suppression activities.
    • Utilizes specialized tools and equipment to actively suppress fires.
    • Performs prescribed fire operations.
    • May perform administrative activities including fleet management, cache management, and procurement.
    • Develops, coordinates, and presents training courses.
    Job Type Full-time