Employment

The process to become a Smokejumper with Parattack in British Columbia can vary, but for most people requires to gain at least one year of experience with the BC Wildfire Service. With no previous wildfire knowledge, the best place to start is the following page :

If successfully hired as BCWS auxiliary employee, candidates can indicate their interest to join the smokejumping program by checking the right boxes at the New Recruit Bootcamp, and contacting the Fort St. John base in the fall/winter.

For any other questions, please contact our base directly during the off-season (September-April).