Want to Fight Fire? How to Apply for Temp Jobs

The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) – Pike & San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron & Comanche National Grasslands (PSICC) is offering nearly 70 temporary jobs for the 2018 fire season. Locations include Salida, Lake George, Canon City, Buffalo Creek, Monument, Woodland Park, Pueblo and Springfield, Colorado as well as Elkhart, Kansas.

Job seekers can apply for temporary jobs through USAJOBS from December 15-21, 2017.  A list of the jobs available can be found on the PSICC’s website:  PSICC Temporary Fire Positions - 2018 Season

Temporary job opportunities are searchable online at www.fs.usda.gov/main/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.

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