Task Force Rattlesnake


Our mission is to help mitigate and prevent wildland fires through fuels mitigation and direct fire response.


  • SM’s must be E-7 and below, O-3 and below.
  • Must have six months remaining on the contract
  • Can’t be flagged
  • Must be physically able to perform duties with zero restrictions
  • SM’s must be willing to work in various location within the state.
    • Duty location are currently Fresno, Auburn, Mendocino, Monterey, Camp Roberts and Redding.
    • Duty locations in the Riverside and San Diego County might open up in the near future.

Medical Requirements:

  • No IMR deficiencies
  • No profiles
  • No MRC 3 or 4
  • Females Only: Must have NEGATIVE pregnancy test within 15 days of order start date/renewal

Other requirements:

SM must have a valid drivers license.


To Volunteer for Joint Task Force Rattlesnake, please click here: Volunteer for Joint Task Force – Rattlesnake

Your name will appear on the volunteer list for ninety (90) days before expiration As vacancies are identified, the first five candidates (meeting all position criteria) will be emailed a hiring packet Once the completed hiring packet is received, your name will be placed on the stand by list based on date/time received.