Rocky Mountain Region begins hiring for 2019 field season

DENVER, Colo., (KEVN) - The Rocky Mountain Region of the U.S. Forest Service announced
today the availability of over 900 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.
Job seekers can apply for temporary jobs through USAJOBS during these time frames:

 September 14 – October 12, 2018: Wildland fire jobs and other early season temporary jobs

 September 14 – September 28, 2018: Recreation, fisheries, forestry, engineering, and other jobs

Temporary job opportunities are searchable online at www.fs.usda.gov/detail/r2/jobs. Job seekers can
apply through USAJOBS during the applicable time frames at www.usajobs.gov. Temporary and
permanent job opportunities can also be found online at: https://fsoutreach.gdcii.com/Outreach.

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.

Here are some tips from the USDA for applicants for 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