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USDA Forest Service hiring for 2020 temporary positions for national forests in California

VALLEJO, Calif. – The United States Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service will accept applications for more than 1,500 temporary spring and summer jobs in California from Sep. 16 through Sep. 30, 2019. Positions are available across the state in many fields, including fire, recreation, wildlife and fisheries, botany, timber, engineering, visitor services and archaeology.

The Forest Service is looking for talented, diverse applicants to help us manage 20 million acres of public land in the California. We will be hiring for both fire and non-fire positions with job announcements opening in USAJOBS on Sep. 16 and closing Sep. 30, 2019.

To apply at USAJOBS, create a profile and set up your resume. Be sure to read the job announcement thoroughly for specific information about the job requirements, certifications and materials that need to be included, then carefully follow the instructions on how to apply. Note: not all positions are available in all locations.

More information about the application process and the Forest Service, can be found at  You can also contact Human Resources Management at (877) 372-7248, Option 2.

“The Forest Service was established on the principle of managing the nation’s natural resources ‘for the greatest good, for the greatest number, for the longest time,'” said Randy Moore, Pacific Southwest Regional Forester. “Forest Service employees believe in service, interdependence, conservation, diversity, and safety. If you’re interested in helping us care for our nation’s public lands and serve local communities, I encourage you to consider joining the Forest Service.”

The Pacific Southwest Region of the Forest Service manages 20 million acres of National Forest land in California and assists the State and Private forest landowners in California, Hawaii and the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands. Eighteen national forests are located in this region. The mission of the Forest Service is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.

U.S. Forest Service
Pacific Southwest Region
1323 Club Drive
Vallejo, CA 94592