Rocky Mountain Region Hosts Virtual Job Fairs by Phone

Rocky Mountain Region Hosts Virtual Job Fairs by Phone

Over 900 temporary jobs available across national forests and grasslands in

Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming

 

DENVER, Colo., September 6, 2018 – The Rocky Mountain Region of the USDA Forest Service will host virtual job fairs by phone for job seekers interested in working for the USDA Forest Service next year. Over 900 temporary positions are available for the 2019 field season throughout national forests and grasslands in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming.

 

During the one-hour, toll-free call, recruiters will introduce job seekers to the USDA Forest Service; provide information regarding available jobs; provide an overview of the application process; and answer questions.

 

Virtual job fair schedule

  • Every Wednesday from September 12 – October 10 | 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. MDT

 

Call-in Information & Instructions

  • Dial the call-in number: 1-888-844-9904
  • Enter the access code followed by the number sign: 7662084#

 

Temporary jobs are available in a variety of exciting and rewarding occupations such as fire, trails, forestry, engineering, wildlife, recreation, fisheries, archaeology and administrative support.

 

Job seekers can apply for temporary jobs through USAJOBS during these time frames:

  • September 14 – October 12, 2018: Wildland fire jobs and other early season temporary jobs
  • September 14 – September 28, 2018: Recreation, fisheries, forestry, engineering, and other jobs

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

 

Below are resume tips to support job seekers in applying for jobs with the Rocky Mountain Region.

 

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Resume Tips

 

  • Include all required information (e.g., name, address, previous work history with dates and hours worked per week, etc.)
  • Tailor your resume to each job announcement
  • Spell out acronyms
  • Be honest
  • Write clear and concise statements
  • Use active verbs
  • Proofread your resume

 

 

The Forest Service is a federal agency within 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.

 

For questions about the virtual hiring call, accessibility, or to request an accommodation, please contact Lawrence Lujan at (303) 275-5356 or lmlujan@fs.fed.us.

 

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USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.

 





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