First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers

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    FFT3 - Entry Level Firefighter Class Status: Active Department: Public Safety Type of Position: Non ... Wildland Fire Program Manager Supervises : N/A Liaison To: Tribal, Local, State and Federal EM ...

  • Wildland Firefighter Missoula Montana Base - Grayback Forestry - Missoula, MT

    Wildland Firefighter / Forest Technician Department: Missoula MT Base Reports To ... Supervisor (Crew Foreman) FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Summary Be physically and mentally prepared to ...

  • Firefighter Type 1 - GFP Enterprises, LLC - Redding, CA

    The FFT1 supervises resources at the FFT2 level and reports to a Single Resource Boss or other ... Firefighter Training (S-130 - Field Day Required) * Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior (S-190

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What They Do

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in firefighting and fire prevention and control.


  • 2020 employment: 70,200
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $78,230

Job Outlook

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: 5,800
  • Growth rate: 8 percent (As fast as average)

How to Become One

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: Postsecondary nondegree award
  • Work experience in a related occupation: Less than 5 years
  • Typical on-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training

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