Forest Service Seeking Candidates for Survey Crew Positions in Marlinton and Elkins

Contact(s): Kelly Bridges, Public Affairs Officer

ELKINS, W.Va., December 2, 2019 – Monongahela National Forest is accepting applications for two Civil Engineering Technician positions on the Forest's Survey Crew. One position will be stationed in Marlinton and the other will be stationed in Elkins. These positions are open to all U.S. citizens. You need not be a current federal employee to apply.

To learn more about the job, see if you have the necessary qualifications, and submit an application, visit

"These entry-level positions are a great opportunity to join the Forest Service," said District Ranger Cindy Sandeno. "If you enjoy working in the woods and have the necessary skills, we encourage you to apply!"

Civil Engineering Technicians are responsible for surveying and collecting data about existing and planned forest roads; designing road structures, such as culverts and retaining walls; and inspecting road construction activities.

For more information on this position, contact John Cooke, South Zone Civil Engineering Tech, at (304) 799-4334 x7995514 or email