Forest Service hiring 900 temporary employees for 2019 field season

Crews ignite a controlled burn near Mt. Shavano in the Salida Ranger District Wednesday, October 14. _ U.S. Forest Service_107057

September 18, 2018: This story has been updated with new application dates. 

The U.S. Forest Service is hiring 900 temporary employees for jobs in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wyoming. 

The jobs are for the 2019 field season. They’re available in a variety of fields, including fire, trails, forestry, engineering, wildlife, recreation, fisheries, archeology, and administrative support. 

Applications for wildland fire jobs and other early season temporary jobs will be accepted from September 19 to October 18.

Applications for recreation, fisheries, forestry, engineering, and other jobs will be accepted from September 19 to October 2. 

Job descriptions are available at . During the applicable time frames, job seekers can apply at

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