Stanislaus, Sierra National Forest to Host Virtual Open Houses Supporting Recreation Technician Hiring Event

Release Date: Mar 21, 2023

Contact(s): Benjamin Cossel

Stanislaus, Sierra National Forest to Host Virtual Open Houses Supporting Recreation Technician Hiring Event


SONORA, California, March 21, 2023 – The Stanislaus and Sierra National Forest will host two, virtual open house events (9 a.m. – 11 a.m.  Friday, March 24 and 9 a.m. – 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 28) in support of the recreation technician hiring event currently underway.

“We understand the USAJobs platform isn’t always the easiest to navigate, especially for those unfamiliar with the government hiring process,” explained Stanislaus National Forest Administrative Officer, Shandy Bearden. “And we are doing everything in our power to assist those interested in working for the Forest Service navigate that platform as well as have the opportunity to speak with existing recreation technicians and other forest service employees about what a day in the life might look like.”

Part of a regional effort to hire more than 150 new, entry-level, recreation technicians, the application period opened March 20 and will close on March 30. Those interested in applying should visit

In addition to the open house, a series of helpful job seeker related videos are available on the Stanislaus National Forest’s employment page:

Individuals interested in attending one of the open house events should contact Shandy Bearden ( or Benjamin Cossel( on the Stanislaus National Forest or Barbara Fleming ( on the Sierra National Forest. The events will be hosted via the MS Teams platform and invitations can be sent to those who express interest.

Download MS Teams:

To Attend the March 24 Event

QR Code For RecTech Event


Meeting ID: 225 508 557 984 | Passcode: aNaKe7

Or call in (audio only)  - +1 323-886-7051,,719251452#   Phone Conference ID: 719 251 452#


To Attend March 28 Event

QR Code for RecTech Event


Meeting ID: 239 067 830 00 | Passcode: fFy3tU

Or call in (audio only)  - +1 323-886-7051,,553614403#  Phone Conference ID: 553 614 403#


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