USFS ShieldThe Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest offers a variety of employment opportunities ranging from part-time to full-time to volunteer positions. The Forest Service as a whole hires more than 30,000 permanent employees to serve in professional, technical and administrative positions. Learn more about jobs in the Forest Service.

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Note: Some positions can be filled using Unique Hiring Paths such as competitive Service, Public Land Corps eligibility, Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act, Resource Assistant Program graduates, Schedule A (Individuals with Disabilities) or Veterans. These position listing are marked "Unique Hiring Paths" below. Each job vacancy lists the hiring paths that the position is being filled through. For more information on the various hiring paths please visit https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/.

Current Opportunities:

Civil Engineering Technician, GS-0802-07/08/09:  The Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest have vacancies open for three Civil Engineering Technicians, GS-0802-07/08/09. Two positions will be located on the Lakewood-Laona Ranger District and one on the Washburn Ranger District to provide technical engineering work to complete conventional projects of limited scope, or a portion of a larger and more diverse project.  The major duties include, but are not limited to, the following: Interpret engineering project notes, data, and specifications to prepare design and layout of ground facilities such as roads, trails, bridges, drainage structures, and other systems; perform final review of drawings and exercise judgment in selecting best design layouts; provide technical advice in coordinating detailed site surveys and stake setting; monitor projects to assess compliance with contracts and write reports to inform contractor, engineer, and contracting officer representative of quality assurance and control issues; just to highlight a few of the duties.  A full description of the work duties for these positions is described in the vacancy announcement on USAjobs.gov.

The Merit announcement, vacancy number: 20-R9GVAPR-0802-FS2337G-EW, is open from June 19, 2020 to July 7, 2020 and can be found at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/571338400    

The Merit announcement, vacancy number: 20-R9GVAPR-0802-FS2337DP-EW, is open from June 19, 2020 to July 7, 2020 and can be found at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/571338900

Duty Station Locations: Two positions in Laona, WI and one position in Washburn, WI

Point of Contact:  For more information about this position, please contact James Strezishar, Design Engineer, phone: (218) 343-2462  or email: james.strezishar@usda.gov 

Upcoming Positions:

The Forest Service conducts outreach efforts in anticipation of filling a variety of full-time positions.

The purpose of outreaching for positions is to determine the potential applicant pool for each position and to establish appropriate recruitment methods and areas of consideration (e.g. agency-wide, government-wide or Demo) for the vacancy announcement.

A list of potential vacant positions can be found in the Outreach Database.

Below is a list of upcoming positions for the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. If you are interested, please respond to the outreach through the Outreach Database. If you have questions or if the position is not currently listed in the database please feel free to email the contact. 


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