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Temporary Forest Service jobs opening

The Rocky Mountain Region of the U.S. Forest Service on Jan. 7 it will begin advertising more than 600 temporary positions throughout the region’s national forests and grasslands.

Temporary positions are available in a variety of occupations such as fire, trails, forestry, engineering, wildlife, recreation, fisheries, archeology and administrative support.

“Temporary employees perform crucial work and serve a diverse group of users during the peak summer months,” said Regional Forester Daniel J. Jirón. “We are looking for employees with a wide variety of skills and backgrounds,” added Jiron.

Job seekers can apply for temporary jobs during these time frames:

Jan. 7-14, for wildland fire positions and other early season, non-fire temporary positions.

Early February for most non-fire temporary positions in recreation, fisheries, forestry, engineering, etc.

Early March for remaining positions.

Job opportunities are available online at http://www.fs.usda.gov/main/r2/jobs. Interested applicants will need to apply through http://www.usajobs.gov.

National Forest Service job opportunities can be found online at: https://fsoutreach.gdcii.com/Outreach.

The Rocky Mountain Region comprises 17 national forests and seven national grasslands, located in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming.

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