Project firefighter positions
We're searching for seasonal firefighters.
The Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action (DEECA) and Parks Victoria (PV) and are looking for people who want to help protect Victorian communities from bushfire to become seasonal firefighters as part of Forest Fire Management crews.
Each year, we employ field based seasonal firefighters to assist with planned burning and the prevention and suppression of bushfires in parks and forests.
It's a job where no two days are the same. Seasonal firefighting is a great way to make a contribution, be challenged, work as part of a team and develop career pathways.
Are you ready for the challenge?
All training will be provided and positions are open to those who:
- Have a high level of fitness.
- Are a team player.
- Hold a current manual drivers licence.
Positions available (generally between November and April) for a period of 22 weeks (minimum) include:
- Project Firefighter (includes positions designated for Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people)
- Rappel Crew
- Fire Support Officer
Applications for the 2022-2023 season are now open until Sunday 31 July 2022.
Apply directly through the Forest Fire Management Victoria careers page.
For further information about the firefighter roles, see the Forest Fire Management Victoria firefighting and employment page.