USDA Forest Service hiring for temporary jobs
THE Rio Grande National Forest (RGNF) will soon be hiring up to 35 positions for temporary, or seasonal, jobs along with other units across the Rocky Mountain Region. The positions are in fire, trails, timber, administration, recreation, fisheries, range, archaeology, and heavy equipment. The application period for all positions will be open from Sep. 29 to Oct. 6, 2022.
The 35 positions will be part of next summer’s workforce. Visit the RGNF employment page at https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/riogrande/about-forest/jobs, for a list of available positions and who to contact for more information. It also has instructions on how to apply for these jobs.
All applications must be submitted through USAJOBS. No applications will be accepted at local Forest Service offices.
The Forest Service is a federal agency within 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 Rio Grande National Forest covers 1.8 million acres of some of the most diverse landscapes in Southcentral Colorado. 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.
Temporary positions with the USDA Forest Service are a great way to gain valuable experience, work outdoors, and get exposure to different careers. For information on the Rio Grande National Forest, call (719) 850-2374, visit the forest website