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U.S. Forest Service begins seasonal, temporary hiring

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GOLDEN — The Rocky Mountain Region of the U.S. Forest Service is proceeding with hiring more than 900 seasonal, temporary employees. Job opportunities are available in a variety of occupations throughout national forests and grasslands in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming.

Job seekers can search for seasonal, temporary jobs at http://www.fs.usda.gov/main/r2/jobs.

Job seekers can apply for trails, forestry, engineering, wildlife, recreation, fisheries, archeology and administrative support jobs between now and Wednesday at http://www.usajobs.gov.

Job seekers who applied for fire jobs and other jobs with early start dates during the initial time frame of Jan. 4 through 13 do not need to reapply. Selections for fire jobs and other jobs with early start dates will take place Tuesday through Friday. Job seekers are encouraged to make every effort to be available by phone and/or email during that time.

Here are some resume tips and application resources to support job seekers in applying for jobs with the Rocky Mountain Region:

• Include all required information (name, address, previous work history with dates and hours worked per week, etc.).

• Tailor your resume to each job announcement.

• Spell out acronyms.

• Be honest.

• Write clear and concise statements.

• Use active verbs.

• Proofread your resume.

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