Forest Service hiring 300 seasonal people in the Rocky Mountain region
DENVER — The Rocky Mountain Region of the U.S. Forest Service has announced the availability of 300 additional temporary jobs for the 2019 field season throughout national forests and grasslands in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming.
Temporary jobs are available in a variety of occupations including fire, trails, forestry, engineering, wildlife, recreation, fisheries, archaeology and administrative support.
Job seekers can apply for temporary jobs through USAJOBS for three days beginning Monday, March 4. Temporary job opportunities are available online at http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/r2/jobs. Job seekers can apply through USAJOBS from March 4-6 at http://www.usajobs.gov.
The Forest Service is a federal agency under the U.S. Department of Agriculture that manages 193 million acres of land, roughly the size of Texas. The Rocky Mountain Region includes 17 national forests and seven national grasslands located in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming.
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