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Forest Service Outreach Notices

Before jobs are officially listed on USAJobs, the Forest typically issues an “outreach notice”. Outreach notices can be used to determine the potential applicant pool for a position. By completing the outreach form and returning it to the identified contact you are indicating you are interested in applying for the position when the vacancy opens. The Outreach is not an application for any vacancy.

Search the Forest Service Outreach Database for upcoming Ottawa vacancies.

 

 

 

 

Forest Service Job Listings

For broad Forest Service information about employment opportunities on National Forests across the nation, please visit the national Forest Service Jobs page.  For an extensive list of Forest Service job openings, including any available on the Ottawa, visit OPM's USAJobs website.
 

Current Vacancies

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Temporary/Seasonal - Multiple Locations

Open March 2 - March 8, 2017

 

 

 

Resource Program Seasonal Postions:

Resource Program: Recreation/Trails

  • General Duties: Maintenance of developed facilities, backcountry trail construction and patrol while walking and hiking in variable weather conditions in remote locations through difficult terrain. Interaction with public and enforcement of policies within wilderness areas and designated off highway vehicle areas.

  • Typical Length of Season: May to October

Resource Program: Fire and Fuels Management

  • General Duties: Wildland Fire Fighting, frequent travel, may work in variable weather conditions, at remote locations, on difficult and hazardous terrain and under physically demanding circumstances for long hours.
  • Typical Length of Season: March to October

Resource Program: Timber

  • General Duties: Travel to and from work sites. Working and hiking in variable weather conditions in remote locations on difficult terrain. Daily use of marking equipment to achieve forest management practices.
  • Typical Length of Season: May to October

Resource Program: Plants

  • General Duties: Travel to and from work sites. Working and hiking in variable weather conditions in remote locations on difficult terrain. Daily surveys to achieve forest management practices.
  • Typical Length of Season: May to October

Resource Program: Wildlife/Fisheries/General

  • General Duties: Travel to and from work sites. Working and hiking in variable weather conditions in remote locations on difficult terrain. Daily surveys to achieve forest management practices.
  • Typical Length of Season: May to October

Resource Program: General

  • General Duties: Customer service Provides information about the organization, its functions, activities, and personnel. Arranges displays of informational materials in the reception area.
  • Typical Length of Season: May to October