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The Rocky Mountain Region of the U.S. Forest Service is hiring 900+ temporary jobs in a variety of exciting and rewarding occupations for the 2019 field season throughout national forests and grasslands in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and WyomingView available resources, helpful tips, and a list of required materials you’ll need to apply to the USDA  Forest Service.

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Three steps to submit an application for seasonal/temporary jobs:

STEP 1 – SEARCH now for a variety of jobs that will be available in 2020

  • FIRE jobs -- includes, but not limited to hand crews, Interagency Hotshot Crews, engine crews, helitack crews

  • NON-FIRE jobs -- includes, but not limited to: trails, forestry, engineering, wildlife, recreation, fisheries, archaeology, & administrative support.


STEP 3 – APPLY for Job through Submit your application according to the dates below.

Application Period for 2020 temporary jobs in fire & non-fire September 16-30, 2019


Please direct questions about seasonal jobs and applications to  303-275-5354.

Direct questions about permanent career opportunities and applications to Human Resources Management at 1-877-372-7248 (select Option 2 and follow prompts). The Contact Center is open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. (MST) Monday through Friday and closed on all federal holidays.