Forest Service announces additional temp jobs

DENVER, Colo. (KOTA TV) - The Rocky Mountain Region of the U.S. Forest Service 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 exciting and rewarding occupations such as fire, trails, forestry, engineering, wildlife, recreation, fisheries, archaeology and administrative support.

Temporary job opportunities are available at www.fs.usda.gov/detail/r2/jobs and can be applied through USAJOBS at www.usajobs.gov from March 4 through March 6.

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

-Include all required information (e.g., 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

Application Resources:

-Tips for Applicants
-USAJOBS Resource Center
-How to Apply Video

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. The mission of the Forest Service is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.