Help supply and support wildland firefighters, earn overtime wages

Tuesday August 24, 2021

(Coeur d’Alene, Idaho) – Crews battling wildfires across the region depend upon the Idaho Department of Land’s (IDL) interagency fire cache for wildland firefighting equipment and supplies. For the second time this season, the cache issued an urgent call for help.

IDL seeks to fill ten openings for warehouse workers. These are temporary positions located in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, next to the IDL offices at 3284 W. Industrial Loop. These positions will remain open until filled.

Currently, hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., 6 days a week, with one scheduled day off per week. The positions pay $16.76 an hour and are eligible for overtime. Experience driving a forklift is welcomed and applicants need a driver’s license. Wildland firefighting qualifications are not required.

“Idaho, and all western states, face extreme and unprecedented wildfire conditions,” said Idaho Department of Lands Director Dustin Miller. “We’ve already hired dozens of individuals this season to work in the fire cache, but we need more help supplying and supporting wildland firefighters.”

Apply today by emailing your resume to Or visit the Idaho Department of Lands Jobs Page at


About IDL Fire: Idaho Department of Lands Fire Management (IDL Fire), in partnership with two Timber Protection Associations and with the support of rural volunteer fire departments and other partners, is responsible for fire suppression and prevention on more than 6 million acres of state and private forests and rangelands in Idaho. IDL Fire focuses on initial attack with the goal of keeping fires at 10 acres or less. IDL Fire protects and preserves important endowment timber assets that help fund Idaho schools and other beneficiaries, as well as millions of acres of private forestland.