The U.S. Forest Service is hiring 1,000 temporary spring and summer jobs in Oregon and Washington, the federal agency announced last week.
Applications will be accepted from Nov. 15 to 21, with positions in fields including fire, recreation, natural resources, timber, engineering, visitor services and archaeology.
Applications must be submitted on www.USAJOBS.gov. Officials suggested applicants create a profile in advance to save time once the hiring process begins, the agency said in a press release.
“Seasonal employment with the Forest Service is a great way to give back to communities, learn new skills, and perform meaningful work,” said Regional Forester Jim Peña.
Search the website using keywords such as "Forest Service" and "Oregon" or other specific locations to narrow down jobs open.
Those interested in finding more information about a specific position are encouraged to contact the National Forests where the position is hosted, the news release said.
Most current and upcoming Forest Service job opportunities across the nation can be found online at: https://fsoutreach.gdcii.com/Outreach.