Become a Defensible Space Inspector
Help home-owners prepare for wildfire season
CAL FIRE is recruiting to fill temporary Forestry Aide (Defensible Space Inspector) positions across the state. Primary duties of these positions include the performance of defensible space inspections and interacting with the public to provide fire prevention information.
Completion of at least 12 semester units or 18 quarter units from an accredited college/university in forestry, fire science, natural resource management, conservation, or a closely related subject.
Three (3) months of experience with public or private entities performing sub-professional work in forestry, fire prevention, fire suppression and control, natural resource management, or other related work.
How to Apply
- Submit an application electronically, by mail, OR in person at our Southern Region Headquarters at 1234 East Shaw Ave. Fresno, CA 93710.
- Applications at not accepted at Sacramento Headquarters, Unit Offices or Conservation Camps.
- APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE (GENERALLY NOVEMBER 30th); MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR THE UPCOMING FIRE SEASON.
- Valid CA Drivers License and Medical Clearance will be required
JOB APPLICATION PERIOD
November 1 to November 30
Between March and June, depending upon the year’s weather conditions.
18 years of age.
Online, by mail, or in person.
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