If you love the outdoors and giving back, a job with the U. S.Forest Service is for you and they're hiring.

The U.S. Forest Service plans to hire 900 new employees in the latter part of this year and early next. The jobs are here in Colorado plus Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wyoming. These jobs are temporary but a great opportunity! Who knows where it might lead.

The Rocky Mountain Region manages resources across more than 22 million acres of forest and grassland in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wyoming. Thes new jobs are in fire protection, timber, recreation, trails, archeology, hydrology, wildlife, botany, range, and fisheries. If you've ever considered a job working with the U.S. Forest Service or a passion for protecting and improving these great natural resources, here's your chance.

Mark your calendar, December 15 is the date to sign up. Job seekers are asked to apply via the federal government employment website. You can find all you need to know by clicking HERE. The application schedule is divided by job type. December 15-21: Wildland fire jobs and other early season temporary jobs. January 26-February 1: Recreation, fisheries, forestry, engineering, and other jobs.

Credit: Fox21