The US Forest Service is hiring seasonal workers for 2019.

Summer may be coming to an end but if you're looking for a more engaging opportunity next year, the US Forest Service is hiring. There are 1,900 jobs available for the spring and summer of 2019.

Most of the jobs are in the Pacific Northwest but 900 are here in the Rocky Mountain Region. That area encompasses Colorado most of Wyoming, Kansas, plus North and South Dakota. If you're interested, nows the time to take action. The application period started on the 19th and continues through October 2ed.

Most of the jobs are fire, timber, recreation, trails, archaeology, hydrology, wildlife, botany, fisheries and customer service related. The jobs pay between $11 and $20 per hour and are full-time. Some of the opportunities come with health benefits.

For a list of the Rocky Mountain Region jobs, click HERE.  To apply click HERE.

 

Seasonal employment with the Forest Service is a great way to help protect public lands, support local communities and learn new skills. If you’re interested in working with a dedicated team of people who take pride in managing our national forests, we encourage you to consider joining the Forest Service,” says Dianne Guidry, acting regional forester for the US Forest Service

Candidates will be selected after the New Year with work beginning in March and May.

Credit: The Denver Channel