[3/29/18] US Forest Service Announces 7 Day Application Window For Temporary Seasonal Jobs

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If you’re looking for a job in the great outdoors, this may be just the right fit:

The US Forest Service is now accepting applications for a number of spring and summer temporary jobs at Ranger Districts in your neighborhood…


That’s Deb Kelly, Public Affairs Officer on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest…


Deb said it’s not too early to start thinking about next year’s seasonal jobs…


Applications for this summers seasonal jobs are being accepted Tuesday April 3 through Monday, April 9-

The process begins by filling out a profile online at www.usajobs.gov


********************************************************************************************PRESS RELEASE:

Dozens of Summer Jobs Open with US Forest Service


Wenatchee, WA-The U.S. Forest Service will be accepting applications for a number of spring and summer temporary jobs located at ranger districts in Cle Elum, Naches, Winthop and Tonasket, and other forest service offices in East Wenatchee and Moses Lake, Washington. Positions are available in multiple fields including natural resources, timber, fire and dispatch support, recreation, and visitor services.


“Exciting summer job opportunities are now open. If working on national forest trails or in campgrounds, or in the woods doing range improvement or weed eradication work, or in fire management doing dispatch support sounds like something you’d like to do, please apply,” said Assistant Fire Training Officer Taija Corso.  “The application window is coming up the first week of April.”   


Applications must be submitted on www.USAJOBS.gov between April 3 and 9, 2018. Interested applicants are encouraged to create a profile on USAJOBS now to save time once the hiring process begins.


Individuals interested in finding more information about a specific position should contact the ranger district or office where the position is hosted:


  • Cle Elum Ranger District, 509-852-1101
  • Methow Valley Ranger District located in Winthrop, WA at 509-996-4003
  • Tonasket Ranger District, 509-486-2186
  • Naches Ranger District, 509-653-1401
  • East Wenatchee, Dispatch Office, 509-884-3473
  • Moses Lake Tanker Base, 509-664-9346


More information about temporary employment in the Forest Service’s Pacific Northwest Region can be found at www.fs.usda.gov/main/r6/jobs


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