Veterans to Wildland Fire - Integration Phase
Congratulations! You have landed that important first job in wildland fire. But that is just the first step in your wildland fire career. Consider the key questions below as you start your new job and look towards your professional development in wildland fire.
*It is important to remember that applying for a job in wildland fire does not guarantee you will be hired. Federal agencies, in particular, are trying to make available as many wildland fire jobs as possible to veterans, but there is competition for them. If you are selected for a position, though, the information in these pages will help you make a smooth transition into the wildland fire community.
The DOI Wildland Fire Veteran Recruitment YouTube is a short video on firefighting and drawing on military experience for a job in wildland fire management.