Entry Level Wildland Firefighter (FFT-2)


Join our professional team out on the fireline for the 2023 fire season. Miller Timber Services, Inc. prides itself in providing elite professional private wildland fire crews.

Make up to $4178.00 per bi-weekly paycheck working on the fireline (Average Hourly Wage $19.60-$22.50/hr)

Base Fire Rate $15.00/hr. plus $4.60/hr. Health and Welfare for the first 40 hours of the workweek

Average hourly pay $19.60-$22.50/hr.

*Additional compensation for sawyers and MSPA-approved drivers

Upcoming Training Dates: Spring, 2023 sign-in begins at 7:30 a.m. so arrive 15 minutes early.

Register today to reserve your spot and complete the pre-course work.


  • Must be 18 Years old
  • Travel
  • Willingness to continuously learn new skills
  • Remain drug-free (includes marijuana) and submit to testing upon request
  • Team player with a positive attitude
  • Pass physical fitness test-3 Mile hike with 45lb pack in less than 45 min

Job Duties:

  • Contain, control and suppress wildland fire
  • Rapid on-call deployment preparedness for wildfire and emergency incidents
  • Utilize hand tools and equipment, such as pulaski, shovel, hazel hoe, ax, and chainsaw
  • Perform basic fireline activities including line construction, moving dirt, hose layout, cut, scatter, and removal of fuels using hand tools
  • Coordinate as an organized crew during wildfires and prescribed burns holding the line, patrolling, monitoring fire behavior, and performing mop-up operations
  • Operate outdoors in remote and rugged conditions with extended travel and overnight camping.
  • Abide by all safety standards to mitigate risk while on assignment

Miller Timber Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


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