Forest Service hiring 600 temporary employees across Rocky Mountain region

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

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The U.S. Forest Service is hiring more than 600 temporary employees across the Rocky Mountain Region.

The temporary positions are available in a variety of fields, including wildland fire suppression, dispatch, recreation, fisheries, and forestry.

The Rocky Mountain Region covers 17 national forests and seven national grasslands in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wyoming.

Applications for automotive equipment dispatchers, fire dispatchers, fire suppression, and dispatch will be accepted through Tuesday, January 19. The original application deadline was Thursday, but it has been extended.

>> Learn more about the positions. 

>> Apply for a job. 

Applications for non-fire positions in recreation, fisheries, forestry, and engineering will be accepted from February 2-8.

Applications for all other positions will be accepted in early March.

Applicants for all positions must be at least 18 years old and must be U.S. citizens.

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