The Burns Interagency Fire Zone (BIFZ)has posted a number of jobs for wildland firefighters. The zone is cooperative unit including the BLM, FS and Oregon State Department of Forestry. BIFZ is located in southeastern Oregon. The zone protects about 5 million acres of BLM, FS, State and some Private land. On average there are approximately 60 to 70 fires per year on the zone. Fires range in size from 0.1 to thousands of acres. The zone also has a number of different fuel types. Sagebrush dominates in the south and ponderosa pine in the north. The zone also has a very active prescribed fire program. In the last 5 years the zone has burned on average 15,000 acres per year in the prescribed fire program. A list of the jobs can be found on the Burns BLM web page ( the Fire MGT section. There are links directly to the job announcements in USAJOBS. Check out the picture on the page. It was taken on the zone during a wildfire in 1999