Forest Service hiring 900 people for temporary jobs across the West


DENVER — The Rocky Mountain Region of the U.S. Forest Service is hiring more than 900 people for temporary positions across national forests and grasslands in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wyoming.

The Forest Service is seeking employees for the 2020 field season. Positions are available in a variety of fields, including fire, trails, forestry, timber, silviculture, range, engineering, wildlife, hydrology, recreation, fisheries, archaeology, botany, and customer service.

The Forest Service usually selects applicants in early December. Seasonal employees generally work May through September, but some start as early as March.

A list of available jobs can be found at Applications will be accepted from September 16 to 30 at

Information on how to apply for these jobs is available at The Forest Service will also be hosting a webinar to offer tips for job seekers. The webinar is September 18 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. To access the webinar, visit or call 1-888-844-9904; Access Code 2650892.

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