2017 Fire Season (Various Assignments)


Date Opened: March 9, 2017 

Filing Deadline: May 11, 2017


Wildland Firefighter II        (12)            $9.00-$11.00/hour (Current IQS Qualification Card Preferred, Not Required)

Wildland Firefighter I          (4)             $13.00-$14.60/hour (Current IQS Qualification Card and Task Book Required)

Single Resource Boss        (4)             $17.00-$19.00/hour (Current IQS Qualification Card and Task Book Required)


Application Instructions: Application will only be accepted via mail or hand delivery. Below are the details and locations for submitting an application:

                                                                Uintah City Fire Department

                                                                Seasonal Firefighter Recruitment

                                                                2191 East 6550 South

                                                                Uintah, Utah 84405

 Applications submitted via email must include all required documents as described below and may be mailed to 


YOU’RE INVITED TO APPLY: Application are currently available and can be downloaded below from our department website www.uintahfd.org. These are temporary, seasonal positions working for the Uintah City Fire Department in their Wildland Fire Division. Details of the assignments and job requirements are outlined in the Job Description for a Seasonal Firefighter.

REQUIREMENTS: You are required to provide a driving record dated within the last 30 days, and a current criminal history check from the Bureau of Criminal Identification at TIME OF APPLICATION. No exceptions will be made. Must be a minimum of 18 years of age and have obtained your High School Diploma, GED or other recognized equivalent; must have a valid driver’s license and live within 1 hour from the Uintah City Fire Department. Conditions of Employment require applicants to pass an arduous Red Card Pack Test, selection interview, pass a pre-employment drug screen, submit copy of your criminal history background check, submit a driving record print out, and be Certified to at least a NWCG Basic Wildland Firefighter.

EXAM PROCESS: Qualified applicants will be invited to a physical agility test.. 

QUESTIONS: Inquiries regarding the application and hiring process should be directed via email to hr@uinahfd.org.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Date of the process and training cannot be changed. You must be able to participate in all aspects of the hiring process if you are selected. The dates identified are subject to delay or rescheduling to insure department operational readiness.

As a Seasonal Firefighter you may be committed to a 21 day assignment away from home on short notice. Please be sure to seriously consider your obligations, such as personal, educational or job related to make sure you are able to make a commitment to this position.


The Uintah City Fire Department is an Equal Opportunity Provider