U.S. Forest Service hosting virtual job fairs for summer seasonal positions
The Rocky Mountain Region of the U.S. Forest Service will host two virtual job fairs by phone for job seekers interested in working for the U.S. Forest Service next summer. More than 900 temporary positions are available for the 2018 field season throughout national forests and grasslands in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming.
During the one-hour, toll-free calls, recruiters will introduce job seekers to the U.S. Forest Service, provide information about available jobs, give an overview of the application process and answer questions.
The first call-in opportunity will be on Thursday, Dec. 7, from 2 to 3 p.m. The second will run from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12. To join, callers can dial 888-844-9904 at the specified times and then dial access code 7662084#.
Temporary positions are available in a variety of occupations including fire, trails, forestry, engineering, wildlife, recreation, fisheries, archaeology and administrative support. Temporary job opportunities are available online at fs.usda.gov/main/r2/jobs.
It would be really hard to spark a wildfire anywhere near Vail Mountain or Beaver Creek right now. Still, unattended campfires will always draw attention.