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Hiring for Temporary Jobs with the Forest Service


Sep 05, 2019

The USDA Forest Service is hiring for temporary or seasonal jobs across the nation. Temporary positions with the USDA Forest Service are a great way to gain valuable experience, work outdoors, see beautiful countryside, and get exposure to different careers.

Applications will be accepted on USAJOBS.gov September 16-30. Visit the Forest Service website for job locations and additional requirement information. For more information, contact Forest Service Human Resources Management at (877) 372-7248, Option 2.

To learn more about temporary jobs and how to apply, Forest Service employees will be available to answer questions during two upcoming webinars--September 11 from 9-10 a.m. MDT and September 18 from 5-6 p.m. MDT; the call-in number is 1-888-844-9904 with Access Code 2650892.

Locally, in north central Washington, the US Forest Service and Omak WorkSource will be holding a hiring event on September 17 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for anyone interested in 2020 seasonal jobs with the Forest Service.

A USFS recruiter will be onsite at Omak WorkSource from 9-10 a.m. and 4-5 p.m. on September 17. WorkSource staff can assist anyone wanting more information about the positions, or assistance with the application process.

Positions being hired for are forestry technician positions including climbing ranger, fire dispatch, fire suppression, helitack, hotshot, recreation and trails technicians, biological technician, engineering and surveying technicians, laborers, customer service representatives including information receptionists and visitor information assistants, archaeological technician, hydrology technician, animal packer, range technician, and more.

USAJOBS Application Process

Apply on www.USAJOBS.gov. Establish a profile and build or upload a resume at the USAJOBS site. Schedule enough time to complete your application, it can take several hours to complete.

For assistance, go to: www.USAJOBS.gov/help


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