Minimum fitness requirements include the
ability to complete the following:
Terms of Employment
First-year smokejumpers are on probationary status. They are hired at the GS-5 level (approximately $10/hour). Employment usually lasts from early June to late September, at smokejumpers work a minimum of 40 hours per week. Government quarters are available at Redmond, though space may be limited.
How to Apply
If you wish to be considered for other Forest Service jobs in Region 6 (Washington/Oregon), you must contact that forest or base and apply under each unit's seasonal employment program. Information regarding this procedure is available at any Forest Service office.
Region 6 base contact: